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Friends of Foundation Academies Announces New $1,000 ‘Persistence Grants’ for All Graduates

...to Help Cover College-Related Expenses, Support Successful College Completion Microgrants, provided through a new Knight Fund, will be available to all recent and future alumni pursuing college degrees or vocational training TRENTON, NJ – Today, the Friends of Foundation Academies announced that every recent and future graduate of the high-performing public charter network’s high school – Foundation Academy Collegiate – will be eligible to receive a $1,000 ‘Persistence Grant’ in the four years following graduation. The new microgrant program, provided by a newly-created Knight Fund, is designed to help students with college-related expenses that may otherwise prevent them from staying... Read more →


Money awarded to New Jersey health services, fire departments

Friday Federal Spending Watch: People walk down Spruce Street on April 18, 2015, in downtown Paterson, New Jersey. quiggyt4 / Shutterstock.com (The Center Square) – The federal government continues to shower money on the Garden State. Here are some recent announcements. Federally qualified health centers in New Jersey will receive more than $17.7 million in American Rescue Plan (ARP) funds. The centers can use the money for construction, expansion, renovation, and other capital improvements to improve health care infrastructure. The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Bloomfield College a five-year, $3 million grant. The grant, awarded through the U.S. Department... Read more →


Top questions asked about bitcoin trading:

In the digital world of cryptocurrency, bitcoin is considered to be one of the most popular trading currencies leading worldwide. Just like any market in the world, the price movements keep on fluctuating, same is the case with bitcoin. Its value has many ups and downs but in the recent statistical study, it can be seen that bitcoin has made a massive comeback and is now on the upward trends and is now leading. A beginner crypto trader who has just stepped into the market of crypto trading might have a lot of questions going on in his mind. And... Read more →


BITCOIN Strategies For Beginners to Earn

Is there any sensible person who does not want to make money? People are always looking for a good source of income. Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies offer the best opportunities for investors who want to make money. It is a digitally organized money system that operates on the blockchain system, many people invest and earn rewards from it. Many new investors and beginners are attracted to it. You should understand the risks and opportunities in the bitcoin market if you are new. You should research strategies and techniques to take advantage of profitable trading possibilities. There are a variety of easy... Read more →


Everything You Wanted to Know About BITCOIN WALLET 

To protect your cash, you need a wallet or put it in your account to protect it from loss and theft, similar to physical currencies, you must keep your cryptocurrencies, such as bitcoin, in a wallet in which you can store your cash. it is best to understand using the example of a typical physical wallet. They both have valuables one can have credit or cash, and the other has bitcoins. It is a computer application that stores Bitcoins. Anyone who owns a Bitcoin Profit wallet is assigned a unique code that can be used to gain access to the... Read more →


The Cost to Replace Northeast Corridor Portal North Bridge $1.6 Billion; Contract Awarded to Skanska/Traylor Bros Joint Venture

photo courtesy of NorthJersey.com Julio Cortez (The Center Square) – The NJ Transit Board of Directors has approved a nearly $1.6 billion contract to replace an aging bridge over the Hackensack River along the Northeast Corridor. The contract awarded to Skanska/Traylor Bros Joint Venture to replace the 110-year-old Portal North Bridge is the largest in NJ Transit history, officials said. The project is funded by $766.5 million from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) coupled with money from NJ Transit and Amtrak. The new two-track bridge will be 50 feet above the Hackensack River, allowing marine traffic to pass beneath without... Read more →


Top questions asked about bitcoin trading:

In the digital world of cryptocurrency, bitcoin is considered to be one of the most popular trading currencies leading worldwide. Just like any market in the world, the price movements keep on fluctuating, same is the case with bitcoin. Its value has many ups and downs but in the recent statistical study, it can be seen that bitcoin has made a massive comeback and is now on the upward trends and is now leading. A beginner crypto trader who has just stepped into the market of crypto trading might have a lot of questions going on in his mind. And... Read more →


What everyone should know about BITCOIN WALLET

As for storing currency, gold, or any other asset, we need a place or wallet with security and under supervision, the same thing needed when someone buys a Bitcoin since the invention of Bitcoin was always a significant challenge is to keep it in safe. Location, it had no physical appearance that is why they cannot be stored anywhere; it is totally a digital asset that cannot be kept in any bank, under the bed, or cannot be hidden underground, each bitcoin has a specific address and keys to enter in it, the main thing is how to ensure confidentiality.... Read more →


Eric Dalius’s Views on Machinery Loans to Succeed in Your Manufacturing Business

You are the owner of a manufacturing plant that builds something like microchips and fabrication devices. Keeping the plant running for several years, you now realize that the equipment and tools working in the plant have become old and outdated. Now, the maintenance team has to devote a lot more than expected time to the repairs and upgrades on the items, which is hampering the overall productivity of the plant. Also, that requires you to spend more money on the repair of the items. Eric Dalius explains the importance of taking equipment loans- The new parts are not fully compatible... Read more →


How to Start a Fleet Management Business

Before you begin, a business plan will allow you to start your business on the right footing. Having a business plan will define where the business goes and how it can reach its goals. A plan written on paper hands you a definite idea about what you would like to accomplish with your business. You need a business plan because many banks and investors won't even consider supporting you without a plan. Financial Analysis You will need to consider how much capital you need to start your fleet management business. Look at the upfront capital and what they require of... Read more →


Like Gambling? Here's The List Of Countries You Should Consider Living In

Gambling is a favorite pastime in countries around the world. The activity is still restricted in many countries across the globe, but many countries have liberal gambling laws. In fact, in some cities and countries, gambling is a main driver of the local economy. United Kingdom From a player’s standpoint, the UK is a great place to gamble. However, UK casinos must adhere to strict rules and regulations to be licensed by the UK’s Gambling Commission (its regulatory body). Gambling is a favorite pastime of those living in the UK, and players enjoy the benefit of not having to pay... Read more →


FEMA EXPLAINS HOW TO APPLY FOR CONTINUED RENTAL ASSISTANCE

FEMA may provide financial assistance to residents of Bergen, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Union and Warren counties who need temporary housing because they are displaced from their primary residence as a result of rains and flooding from remnants of Hurricane Ida. If you received an initial grant of FEMA rental assistance, FEMA may provide Continued Temporary Housing Assistance to eligible applicants based on need and generally only when adequate, alternate housing is not available, or you cannot return to your primary residence. FEMA mails a reminder and an application to households after they receive their... Read more →


GOOD NEWS: Gloucester City Awarded Neighborhood Preservation Grant to Be Disbursed Over Five Year Period

GLOUCESTER CITY NEW JERSEY(October 13, 2021)-- The City of Gloucester City has been awarded a 5-year designation, including an initial $125,000 grant from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs’ Neighborhood Preservation Program (NPP). Pending annual State budget capacity, the City of Gloucester City is anticipated to receive up to $125,000 a year for a total of five years to assist with economic and community development. In addition to funding, the State’s NPP Team of place-based revitalization experts will provide a robust array of technical assistance and training to guide and empower this local effort. The focus will be on... Read more →


Singapore Online Casino

The leading online gambling industry in Singapore has witnessed a taste of satisfaction for the gamers around the world. Here are a few amazing features of this most famous online casino. Reliable, trustworthy Players can rely on them, even if they lose. 24 hours customer support is available round the clock. This is a great feature for a casino that promises its customers a trouble free gambling experience. No deposit bonuses This is a unique characteristic of Singapore online casinos to attract more players. In this regard, you may find no deposit bonuses tempting players at all. However, once you... Read more →


Not-For-Profit-Organizations in Camden County Eligible for COVID Community Recovery Grant Program

Take notice that the County of Camden, New Jersey (“County”) will receive grant proposals from eligible not-for-profit organizations (“organizations”) by November 30th, 2021 at 5:00pm under its COVID-19 Community Recovery Grant Program (“Program”). The County will award grants under the Program on a discretionary basis not-to-exceed $500,000.00 per organization. Organizations must meet all Program criteria and requirements, including, but not limited to, having a physical service address within the geographic boundaries of the County and demonstrating a direct or secondary impact caused by the COVID-19 public health emergency. The primary objectives of grant funds under this Program are to: (i)... Read more →


Need Heating Assistance?

VINELAND, NJ--A representative from SJ Gas will be available Monday, October 18 at the Inspira IMPACT Family Success Center, 1038 East Chestnut Avenue, Vineland to help with any energy assistance. Please bring any documents with you like ID, rental lease, gas bill, Social security and birth certificates. These documents may help when applying for assistance. The event will be held from 10:30 AM to 12 noon. Read more →


YOUR MONEY: New Jersey sending $10.2 million to help small businesses pay their rent

Gloucestercitynews.net files By Todd DeFeo | The Center Square contributor Oct 6, 2021 (The Center Square) – New Jersey has allocated $10.2 million to help small businesses pay their rent. The New Jersey Redevelopment Authority (NJRA) will use federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding to extend the Small Business Lease Emergency Assistance Grant Program (SBL-EAGP). Under the grant program, which is part of the Main Street Commercial Corridors Relief Package, small businesses adversely impacted by COVID-19 and located in one of 68 designated municipalities are eligible for grants up to $10,000. It will focus on organizations... Read more →


OIG AUDIT: Medicare Overpaid $636 Million for Neurostimulator Implantation Surgeries

Why OIG Did This Audit GLOUCESTERCITYNEWS.NET GRAPHICS FILES The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS's) analysis of past Medicare claims data has identified vulnerabilities in the Medicare payment process that allow billing for neurostimulator implantation surgeries that violate Medicare coverage requirements. Claims for spinal neurostimulator implantation surgeries, involving either the insertion or replacement of neurostimulators, increased by nearly 175 percent between 2007 and 2018, according to CMS. CMS directed a supplemental medical review contractor to conduct postpayment medical reviews of Medicare Part B spinal neurostimulator implantation surgeries. Those reviews found payment error rates as high as 72 percent. Our... Read more →


New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut Join Together to Share Gun Data

New Jersey joins other regional states on agreement to share gun data South Carolina sheriff takes strong stance against laws on gun control ~CNBNewsnet (The Center Square) – New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy and the governors of three other Northeastern states announced a new agreement to share crime gun data, a move they say will help stem gun violence in their states. The governors announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) during a virtual meeting Thursday. Under the accord, law enforcement agencies in the four states will share data in a bid to identify and arrest lawbreakers, including dealers, traffickers and... Read more →


CAIR-NJ Wants Teacher at Seth Boyden Elementary School Who Allegedly Pulled Off Muslim Student’s Hijab Fired

(SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ, 10/8/2021) –The New Jersey chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NJ) today called for the immediate firing of a Maplewood, N.J., teacher for allegedly pulling off the Islamic head scarf, or hijab, of a 2nd grade Muslim student. On Wednesday, the teacher at Seth Boyden Elementary allegedly forcibly removed the student’s hijab. The young student reportedly resisted by trying to hold onto her hijab, but the teacher allegedly pulled it off, exposing her hair to the class. The teacher reportedly told the student that her hair was beautiful, and she did not have to wear hijab... Read more →


$150,000 to Highlight South Jersey’s Role in the American Revolution

CAMDEN, NJ – Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced that the Camden County Historical Society (CCHS) has been awarded a $150,000 Battlefield Interpretation Grant by the National Park Service (NPS). This new grant program funds projects that use technology to bring the stories of sites of armed conflict alive for modern audiences. The funding will be used by CCHS for its Camden County American Revolution Mobile Audio App and Signage Trail Project to highlight the lesser-known stories of the American Revolution in Southern Jersey. Thirty-nine historical places in New Jersey will be marked by signs that link to the... Read more →


Federal Funding Tops $175 Million for New Jersey's Disaster Aid

One Month After Ida: TRENTON, N.J. – One month after the federal disaster declaration for the remnants of Hurricane Ida, more than $175.8 million in federal funds have been provided to New Jersey to aid in their recovery. Funds include grants from FEMA, low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration and claims payments from the National Flood Insurance Program: More than $88.5 million in federal grants approved for homeowners and renters. More than $53.1 million in SBA low-interest disaster loans approved for homeowners, renters and business owners. More than $34.1 million paid to NFIP policyholders statewide. “This is... Read more →


$4 Trillion in Prime Waste-Cutting Recommendations

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, at the beginning of fiscal year (FY) 2022, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released Prime Cuts 2021, the latest edition of the group’s comprehensive recommendations to eliminate waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement in the federal government. Here are the facts: Prime Cuts has been published annually since 1993 and addresses every area of government spending. Total savings from Prime Cuts 2021 are $370.1 billion in the first year and $4 trillion over five years. There are 580 recommendations from bipartisan and nonpartisan sources, including the Government Accountability Office, Congressional Budget Office, and the budgets of former... Read more →


Reconciliation Bill would give NJ the highest corporate business tax rate in the World

Government to Taxpayer, WE NEED MORE OF YOUR MONEY! Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files Todd DeFeo / The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – The massive reconciliation bill federal lawmakers are pondering would give New Jersey the highest corporate business tax (CBT) rate in the industrialized world, industry leaders say. The $3.5 trillion bill calls for increasing the corporate income tax from 21% to 26.5%. In a joint statement, New Jersey Business & Industry Association (NJBIA) President and CEO Michele Siekerka and New Jersey Manufacturing Extension Program (NJMEP) CEO John W. Kennedy noted New Jersey has the highest CBT rate in... Read more →


One Month After Ida: Federal Funding Tops $175 Million for New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. – One month after the federal disaster declaration for the remnants of Hurricane Ida, more than $175.8 million in federal funds have been provided to New Jersey to aid in their recovery. Funds include grants from FEMA, low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration and claims payments from the National Flood Insurance Program: More than $88.5 million in federal grants approved for homeowners and renters. More than $53.1 million in SBA low-interest disaster loans approved for homeowners, renters and business owners. More than $34.1 million paid to NFIP policyholders statewide. “This is an impressive milestone to... Read more →


Rules for Using Cell Phones at Work 

Cell phones are incredibly convenient, as family and friends can always reach you, even at work. This constant accessibility impedes professional performance, as the phone distracts you from the tasks at hand. It also annoys coworkers and superiors. Unless your company has a clear policy on cell phone use, here are the main etiquette rules to follow. 1. Limit Phone Use to Important Calls Working hours are not the best time to chit-chat with a friend or partner. Have these conversations during your lunch or on your drive home. Very few calls are really urgent. Unknown callers can put you... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: COVID-19 Community Recovery Grant Program FOR Not-for-Profit Organizations

County of Camden, New Jersey Notice of Funding Opportunity Take notice that the County of Camden, New Jersey (“County”) will receive grant proposals from eligible not-for-profit organizations (“organizations”) by November 30th, 2021 at 5:00 pm under its COVID-19 Community Recovery Grant Program (“Program”). The County will award grants under the Program on a discretionary basis not to exceed $500,000.00 per organization. Organizations must meet all Program criteria and requirements, including, but not limited to, having a physical service address within the geographic boundaries of the County and demonstrating a direct or secondary impact caused by the COVID-19 public health emergency.... Read more →


GUEST OPINION: East Tennessee Schools Are Segregating Students For Not Wearing A Mask

Dear Fellow Patriot, Knox County School District is segregating students based on who does and doesn’t wear a mask. Parents of Knox County, Tennessee, took to Facebook to call out Knox County School District’s treatment of their students for refusing to wear a mask. One school of focus has been West Valley Middle School, located in Knoxville. One parent said kids have been bullied by the administration and were told they would have to eat lunch after everyone else since they didn’t want to wear a mask. Donate Another claimed maskless middle school students were isolated from the rest of... Read more →


NJNBIA/NJMEP Statement on Federal Reconciliation Bill’s Impact on NJ Manufacturers 

NJMEP CEO John W. Kennedy and NJBIA President and CEO Michele Siekerka issued the following statement regarding the impacts the proposed $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill will have on manufacturers in New Jersey. “As we celebrate Manufacturing Day today here in New Jersey and across the nation, we can be extremely proud of how this industry continues to serve as a major economic driver for our state, providing some 380,000 jobs. “Unfortunately, the reconciliation bill currently being debated among federal lawmakers calls for a massive, 26.5% increase in the corporate business tax (CBT) rate. As New Jersey already has the highest... Read more →


Pennsylvania Paying Parents During Shortage of School Bus Drivers

By Mallory Falk September 30, 2021 HARRISBURG, PA--A nationwide shortage of school bus drivers is pushing Pennsylvania officials to act to help struggling districts. “We’re beginning to understand the magnitude of the problem,” said Noe Ortega, secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Education, at a press conference Thursday. PennDOT is reaching out to around 375,000 residents with commercial driver’s licenses, letting them know about the need for yellow bus drivers and laying out the steps to become one. The state agency hopes to reach drivers who are looking for work or extra income. “We want to do everything we possibly... Read more →


CONSUMER NEWS: 6 Unique Wedding Gifts Everyone Will Want

Times are changing, and so are the wedding gifts AUSTIN, Texas – (September 29, 2021) –According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are over 2 million marriages per year in the country. Times have changed, and so have the gifts that people are giving at those special events. While the most popular weddings gifts for years have included waffle makers and cast-iron skillets, some people are ready to think outside the box and go with something a tad more unique and fun. The good news is that there are some great gifts just waiting to be given... Read more →


EPA Announces Next Phase of Cleanup at the NJ Sherwin-Williams/Hilliards Creek Superfund Site

NEW YORK (October 1, 2021) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized its cleanup plan to address waterbodies of the Sherwin-Williams/Hilliards Creek Site in Gibbsboro, Lindenwold, and Voorhees, New Jersey. The final decision, in the form of a Record of Decision (ROD), calls for the dredging of contaminated sediment, along with the excavation and capping of floodplain soil at Kirkwood Lake (Voorhees and Lindenwold), Silver Lake, Bridgewood Lake and Hilliards Creek (Gibbsboro). “This final decision addresses the communities’ expressed desire that we clean up contamination in these waterbodies and it protects people from exposure to arsenic and lead... Read more →


CITIZENS AGAINST GOVERNMENT WASTE: The Dangers of Government-Run Healthcare

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released a new Issue Brief, “Government-Run Healthcare Will Harm Patients and Eliminate Consumer Choice,” co-authored by CAGW President Tom Schatz and CAGW Director of Health and Science Policy Elizabeth Wright which details why a free market approach to healthcare reform is necessary to ensure individuals have the best care available at a cost they can afford. Tom Schatz and Elizabeth Wright issued the following statement: “Healthcare reform has been a topic of vigorous debate for what seems like an eternity. CAGW has been at the forefront of this debate since the... Read more →


Delaware Approves Diamond State Port Corporation for New Shipping Container Facility

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has issued two state authorizations to the Diamond State Port Corporation (DSPC) toward its redevelopment of the former Chemours Edgemoor industrial site as a shipping container facility. DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin signed an order today approving a subaqueous lands permit, and a federal consistency certification. The plant site, located at 4600 Hay Road, Edgemoor, was sold by Chemours to the DSPC in 2017. The plant was demolished by Chemours prior to the sale, and all applicable permits were transferred to the DSPC. DNREC held a public hearing Sept. 29, 2020,... Read more →


Betting Preview: Kansas City Chiefs at Philadelphia Eagles

A pair of 1-2 teams are set to meet up for a Week 4 matchup in the NFL, and each team is desperately searching for a victory. The Philadelphia Eagles host the Kansas City Chiefs in a matchup of recent Super Bowl champions. Kansas City entered the season as the betting favorite to win the Super Bowl, but they have struggled to begin the season. The Chiefs beat the Cleveland Browns in Week 1, but they have since lost two straight games. Philadelphia was also a Week 1 winner over the Atlanta Falcons, but they have struggled since the season... Read more →


Attention Gloucester City Residents!

Home Improvement Funds Available

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--Homeowners in Gloucester City! Is your home in need of repairs to address code violations and major system improvements? Gloucester City’s Housing Rehabilitation program may be able to help. Homeowners interested in the program must meet applicable guidelines and income restrictions. The City of Gloucester is accepting applications to participate in the RCA Housing Rehabilitation Program for low-income homeowners in the form of a deferred loan payment. The purpose of the program is to address code-related items and weatherization needs. The types of repairs covered are electric, plumbing, heating, roofing, structural issues, windows, doors handrails, steps, smoke and... Read more →


Local Freight Impact Fund applications being accepted

for $30.1 million in FY22 grants Program provides funds to improve local roads and bridges with heavy truck traffic (Trenton) – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced the grant solicitation period for the Fiscal Year 2022 Local Freight Impact Fund program is open, with applications being accepted through November 26, 2021. “Our state and regional economies require an integrated transportation network that depends on safe truck routes to efficiently move goods to and from New Jersey’s seaports, airports, and rail yards,” NJDOT Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti said. “The Local Freight Impact Fund provides grants to municipalities and counties... Read more →


Local Bridges Fund applications being accepted for $47.3 million

Program provides millions to each county to improve local bridges (Trenton) – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced the grant solicitation period for the FY22 Local Bridges Fund program is open with applications being accepted through November 19, 2021. “The New Jersey Department of Transportation provides grants to counties through the Local Bridges Fund to make critical improvements to bridges under their jurisdiction without burdening local taxpayers,” NJDOT Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti said. “The Murphy Administration is committed to ensuring all roads and bridges in New Jersey are safe and reliable, whether they are maintained by the State... Read more →


What Does a Good Access Control Policy Look Like And Why is it Important?

LeoWolfert/Shutterstock.com Access control is paramount for good cybersecurity, whether this relates to a small business or a larger corporation. A smaller business generally means one that employs below 10,000 employees, whereas a larger multinational corporation can employ hundreds of thousands of personnel. Adequate data security, referred to in the industry as information security, is a key part of modern company management for any modern business dealing with a large amount of corporate/sensitive data. Billions of users are online today, and millions of organizations have a digital presence which would be an out-of-control cybersecurity situation if it were not for access... Read more →


10,000 Acres of Atlantic White Cedar Forests to be Restored in the Pinelands

TRENTON – A component of the Murphy Administration’s strategy to ensure New Jersey becomes more resilient to climate change, the Department of Environmental Protection will restore 10,000 acres of globally threatened Atlantic white cedar forests to the state’s Pinelands region, Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette announced today as part of the State’s recognition of Climate Week. New Jersey’s Atlantic white cedar forests have been adversely impacted by climate change, including by sea-level rise and storm surge that have brought saltwater into these fragile freshwater ecosystems, leaving ghost forests where thriving Atlantic white cedars once stood. “This is the largest forest restoration... Read more →


A Beginner's Guide to Stocks and Assets

The world of investment is constantly changing and evolving. However, those who are able to grasp the fundamentals and the various asset classes can benefit substantially over the long run. Bonds The term "bond" refers to a type of debt instrument that is a loan granted through an investment company to the borrower. A typical bond is either a company or a government agency. In either case, the lender will offer an interest rate fixed on the loan to the lender, in return for their capital. They are widely used by organizations that use them to finance purchases, operations, or... Read more →


How to Make Your Business More Profitable 

There are many different career paths that people choose to go down. Some people want their career to speak to their personality. This can often lead to people following hobbies and creative interests into becoming an artist or a writer. In contrast, other people want to chase a certain kind of lifestyle. This can then lead to jobs such as a lawyer or doctor. These differences in preference are good, as it leads to massive variety in the world. However, one of the more popular career paths people choose to go down is that of a business owner. Challenges You’ll... Read more →


Public Hearing on Two Bond Issues Totaling $2,250,000 to be Held Thursday Night in Gloucester City Council Chambers

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (September 22, 2021)(CNBNews)--Gloucester City council will hold a public hearing on two million dollar plus bond issues on Thursday evening, September 23, at 7:30 PM in the council chambers at the Gloucester City Police Administration Building, 313 Monmouth Street, Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files The first bond ordinance totaling $1,050,000 will pay for the replacement of sewer mains at various locations, including, but not limited to, Barnard Avenue totaling $950,000, and $100,000 of the bond will pay for the construction of a new pole barn for the sewer and water utility department. A section of the ordinance outlining the... Read more →


What’s Hiding behind Cash Advance Online Loans Taken from Apps

image unsplash.com While the coronavirus pandemic hasn’t gone anywhere, direct lenders became the only solution for many people. For more convenience, instant cash advance online loans are now provided in a mobile format. Apart from a mobile browser, clients can also use mobile apps for sending an online application and receiving approval. Just take a look at Instant Сash Advance. This online service has already adjusted its financial services to the mobile format. When financial technology companies started offering alternatives to predatory payday loans, the apps like Earnin, Dave, and Branch were brought to the market. The major issue standing... Read more →


Farm Financing: Tips on How to Get an Agricultural Loan

Image source Need to buy farm equipment, livestock, or finance an operation? Do you own and operate a farm and need financing? As a farmer, you know that your business requires a lot of supplies to be productive. However, you may not have the necessary funding to acquire the equipment you need for your operation. And obtaining a farm loan might be your first option. An agriculture loan can help you get started or expand your farm business. However, the process of applying for an agriculture loan can sometimes be tricky because your operation is unique. There are several factors... Read more →


House America Initiative to Address Homelessness Crisis in Newark and Elsewhere

House America leverages American Rescue Plan and other federal resources to immediately re-house and build additional housing for people experiencing homelessness Newark, NJ - Today, City of Newark Mayor Ras J. Baraka joined U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Marcia L. Fudge at a virtual event to launch House America: An All-Hands-On-Deck Effort to Address the Nation’s Homelessness Crisis. House America is a national partnership in which HUD and USICH invite mayors, county leaders, Tribal nation leaders, and governors to use the historic investments provided through the American Rescue Plan to address the crisis of homelessness through... Read more →


Newark School Staffing Shakeup Continues, 15 new principals to take the helm

By Devna Bose /CHALKBEAT Newark Superintendent Roger León has filled open principal positions for the upcoming year with mostly internal hires. From left: Kyle Brown, Amy Panitch, and Rose Monteiro-Inacio. Newark Public Schools & Twitter/@AmyPanitch Newark’s newest school leaders include a dozen people who have worked their way up through the district’s ranks, the former principal of a local charter school, and an educator who is returning to the helm of one of the city’s most struggling high schools after nearly a decade. With school starting in less than a month, Newark Public Schools has announced its principal lineup for... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: Federal Assistance After Hurricane Ida Tops $23.5 Million

Trenton, NJ – More than $23.5 million in federal assistance has been approved for New Jersey survivors of Hurricane Ida two weeks after landfall. More than 42,000 News Jersey residents have registered for FEMA assistance. FEMA has approved more than $11.7 million to more than 2,700 families in New Jersey including: More than $10.8 million in Housing Assistance grants for repairs to primary residences or for rental of temporary housing. More than $950,000 for grants to repair or replace damaged personal property or to pay for disaster-related necessary expenses and other serious needs. Other assistance provided also includes: More than... Read more →


Survivors Who Are Not U.S. Citizens Could Be Eligible for Disaster Assistance

Survivors of Tropical Storm Ida, including those who are not U.S. citizens, may be eligible for disaster assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Residents of any of the designated New Jersey counties for FEMA’s Individuals and Households Assistance Program – Bergen, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic, Somerset and Union counties – are encouraged to apply for assistance by going online at disasterassistance.gov or by calling 800-621-3362 (TTY: 800-462-7585). Help might be available to non-citizen nationals and qualified aliens. Their status will not be jeopardized by requesting disaster assistance. A “qualified alien” generally includes: Individuals who are... Read more →