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NJ Announces 1 Billion Water Infrastructure Plan

DEP Seeks Input on Water Infrastructure Investment Plan (WIIP), Commences Virtual Engagement Sessions January 24 and 27 to Assess Needs and Set Priorities for Projects to be Funded by Historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Continuing State Investments TRENTON – New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Shawn M. LaTourette today announced the launch of the state’s Water Infrastructure Investment Plan. This innovative effort aims to better understand and resolve water infrastructure challenges plaguing New Jersey communities and utilities through short- and long-term investments that will create good-paying jobs while delivering safe, reliable drinking water, reducing flooding, and improving the quality... Read more →


CNB Consumer News: IRS Criminal Investigation issues 10 tips to avoid tax season fraud    

PHILADELPHIA – Each year, taxpayers’ personal information is compromised through phishing scams or by unscrupulous tax preparers. With tax season kicking off on Jan. 24, IRS Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI) wants taxpayers to be aware of tax-related fraud. “Tax return preparers owe it to their clients to prepare tax returns that are complete, accurate and in compliance with the law,” said IRS Criminal Investigation Special Agent in Charge Yury Kruty. “Unfortunately, every tax filing season, we see tax return preparers who lie and cheat for a quick buck at the expense of their clients.” Tips to avoid tax season fraud include:... Read more →


HIP! HIP! HOORAY! Can We Get A Shout Out for the Camden County Public Works Department

UPDATED/CORRECTED...with new photos and documents Virtual Town Meeting to Inform Residents of Gloucester City and Brooklawn About Transportation Improvements to CR 551 William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews. December 21, 2018 CNBNews photo GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (December 21, 2018)(CNBNewsnet)—A pedestrian (above, left) was trying to make her way from Brooklawn into Gloucester City via Broadway today around 11 AM. The tide was receding but even so water was up to her knees. Each time a car sped by the wave from the vehicle would stop her from walking any further. The second arrow in the background points to the Little... Read more →


Gloucester City One Of Five Towns In Camden County With The Highest Tax Percentage Increase In 2021

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews TRENTON – Property taxes in New Jersey climbed by nearly 2% again last year, restrained by the cap but still amounting to a $583 million tax hike. The statewide tab now exceeds $31 billion. The tax bill on the average home unofficially rose to $9,266, according to a New Jersey 101.5 review of county abstracts of ratables and Department of Treasury home assessment data. Gloucester City Municipal building, Broadway, and Monmouth Streets. In the background is St. Mary's Church, which was built by Irish immigrants in the late 1800s(CNBNews photo credit) +++++ Looking at... Read more →


NJ Residents Leaving the State Because of High Taxes

By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – While Americans continued to move out of higher taxed blue states in 2021, migration patterns were different than they were in 2020, a report by United Van Lines indicates. United Van Lines customers primarily moved for new jobs or to be near family, resulting in their destination states being more varied than they were in 2020 when they primarily moved to western and southern states from northern states, its 45th Annual National Migration Study found. The annual study tracks the company’s exclusive data for customers’ state-to-state migration patterns... Read more →


PA Continues to Move US Sports Betting Forward

In something of a frustrating case of déjà vu, many of the biggest sporting events around the world are once again facing the risk of postponements and cancellations because of rising numbers once again – despite this many online sportsbooks are thriving with ever growing numbers as players look to the likes of this Ladbrokes review for events still going ahead. With all of the excitement from an uptake in the biggest sports, however, also comes the excitement for new services being launched across the US with changing legislation, and Pennsylvania continues to be a leader within the US for... Read more →


6 Incredible Uses of Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies

image courtesy of unsplash.com When most people think about blockchain, the first thing they often think about is cryptocurrencies. However, the applications of this technology stretch far beyond cryptocurrencies. Its ability to provide fairness and transparency makes it so valuable and useful in numerous sectors. We have rounded up six real-world uses of both blockchain and cryptocurrencies, so you can see how the technologies impact the world. Battling Electoral Fraud Blockchain uses ledgers that cannot be changed. Once data is stored in blocks, it is easy to follow it to see how and when data was added to a block.... Read more →


Peyton and Me Meandering: Gloucester City, Brooklawn and Westville (XVII)

William E. Cleary Sr. I CNBNewsnet A RECENT WINTER DAY IN GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ-Have you given any thought to what job you like to do if you make it to heaven? I have. I like to be in charge of moving the clouds around in the sky. You would get to travel the universe. And, if you get tired just lay down on one of those soft fuzzy clouds. ++++++ POTHOLE SEASON--Watch out, pothole season is here. These two beauties are slowly turning into craters near the intersection of Market Street and Lane Avenue, across from Gentlemen's Den and Anyzek... Read more →


The Story Behind The Story (VIII) Your Money: NJ Prescription Assistance for Elderly and Disabled

Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Contributor On January 6, 2022 Governor Phil Murphy announced that the income limits for prescription assistance had been increased by $10,000. That is true but may be confusing to people who never qualified before. There are actually two levels of assistance. The first is PAAD (Prescription Assistance for the Aged and Disabled) and the second is Senior Gold. It is only the Senior Gold’s income limit which has increased. PAAD’s income limit remains the same. PAAD – In short the requirements are the same as before. The requirements are: NJ Resident 65 and on Social Security... Read more →


The 3PM Manhattan Gang and Their Meetings

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews A Manhattan Cocktail Seeing John Barron’s name today in the comments section of our page reminded me of the 3 O’clock Manhattan gang that was active in the late 70s and 80s in Gloucester City. It was a select group, made up of longtime businessmen, politicians, and residents. Most every day during the week between 3 and 4 PM they would meet at the Brown Street home of John Lincoln or the Highland Blvd., home of Henry Barron. They would discuss what was happening in Gloucester City and at times what was going on... Read more →


Senator Bucco: Gov Murphy Taking NJ Backwards by Declaring New Public Health Emergency

TRENTON, NJ--(January 12, 2022)(CNBNewsnet) Anthony M. Bucco said Governor Phil Murphy has taken New Jersey backward by declaring a new “Public Health Emergency” related to COVID-19: “While Governor Murphy always talks about moving New Jersey ‘forward,’ he’s taking a giant leap backward by reinstating a new public health emergency,” said Bucco (R-25). “Despite what the governor has said, his action was not taken ‘in consultation with the Legislature.’ His own party said they weren’t consulted, and neither were Republicans. In fact, the Legislature chose to not extend his emergency powers when given the opportunity yesterday. Governor Murphy’s decision both circumvents... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: Since Biden's Been In Office, Energy Prices Have Increase 59 %, EIA Reports

By Bethany Blankley | The Center Square contributor Image source Peoples Magazine (The Center Square)(January 11, 2022) – The prices of energy, crude, and gasoline all increased in 2021 from 2020, the U.S. Energy Information Agency reports. Prices increased because of higher demand and a range of other factors. By the end of 2021, commodities on the energy index traded 59% higher than they did on the first trading day last year on the S&P Goldman Sachs Commodity Index (GSCI), the EIA reports. GSCI is a commodity index that tracks the performance of global commodities markets. It’s a weighted average... Read more →


Understanding the Mistakes to Avoid While Purchasing Ethereum

Ethereum is the second-largest cryptocurrency in the world. We know that Ethereum has been stealing the show lately and gaining an edge over Bitcoin. Ethereum hit the headlines recently for reaching a record high of over $4,000. As per CNBC, Ethereum has been up by over 450 percent since the beginning of 2021. Ethereum has been fast gaining traction. If you are thinking of purchasing some Ethereum for your use, here are some common mistakes to avoid. With the recent escalation in Ethereum prices, many of you are assuming that it is the perfect time for buying Ethereum. However, it... Read more →


Sadly Gloucester City 's Waterfront Remains Empty:

Cramer Hill Waterfront Park Built on a Landfill, Will Be The Largest Park in Camden City

Murphy Cuts Ribbon on Cramer Hill Waterfront Park The Landfill-Turned-Waterfront Park Will Be the Largest Park in City of Camden CAMDEN CITY (CNBNewsnet)– In late November Governor Phil Murphy cut the ribbon on Cramer Hill Waterfront Park, a landfill-turned-waterfront park in the City of Camden. The former Harrison Avenue Landfill, which operated from 1952 to 1971, was an 86-acre municipal landfill that was never properly closed and capped, leaving it vulnerable to illegal dumping years later. By Wm. E. Cleary Sr. The first 24 acres of the landfill were cleaned and converted to the Kroc Center in 2014 with $22... Read more →


New Jersey’s Minimum Wage Increased to $13/Hour for Most Employees on January 1, 2022

TRENTON – New Jersey’s statewide minimum wage increased by $1 to $13 per hour for most employees, effective January 1, 2022. The increase is part of legislation signed by Governor Murphy in February 2019 that gradually raises the minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2024 for most employees. When Governor Murphy took office in 2018, the state’s minimum wage was $8.60 per hour; he and the Legislature immediately identified increasing the minimum wage as a legislative priority. “I was proud to sign legislation to put New Jersey on the path to a $15 per hour minimum wage,” said Governor... Read more →


NJ Business Leaders Ask Trenton Politicians to Focus on Making State more Affordable

Business leaders implore New Jersey lawmakers to focus on making the state more affordable By T.A. DeFeo | The Center Square contributor 5 hrs ago (The Center Square) – In the state legislature’s waning days, business leaders say lawmakers should focus on making New Jersey more affordable rather than pushing through legislation that may need to be rectified in the future. That was the message expressed during a press conference earlier this month. “Following a surprising Election Day where many of our legislators noted they heard the voters’ cry for affordability and that they were committed to answering that call,... Read more →


Camden City Council Members Question the Appointment of Norcross Connected Insurance Company

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews CAMDEN CITY, NJ--(December 29, 2021)(CNBNews)--The New Jersey State Insurance Controller found in a recent audit that school employees working for the Pennsauken Public School District paid $1.6 million more in health insurance premiums in the fiscal years of 2014 and 2015. The district's insurance broker, Conner Strong & Buckelew, is connected to the South Jersey Political Boss, George Norcross. THE NORCROSS BROTHERS--(Left to Right)Political Boss GEORGE E. NORCROSS, III who serves as Executive Chairman of Conner Strong & Buckelew, one of the nation's 30 largest insurance, risk management and employee benefits brokerage and consulting... Read more →


When to Hire a Disability Lawyer and Why?

Due to certain medical conditions, you may not be able to attend your work. You can be looking for solutions to fight this situation. For example, you may consider applying for disability benefits. But this tends to be a complex and long-drawn process. Many times, the forms get rejected during the first review stage. You have to make a proper appeal to reach the final level of approval. It can be challenging for any ordinary person to be thorough with the legal aspects. However, if you enlist the help of a qualified specialist, you don't have to take any additional... Read more →


WHY IS THIS HAPPENING?

Migrants Placed in Danger by Smugglers Release Date: December 27, 2021 EDINBURG, Texas –Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents and local law enforcement partners work together to disrupt dangerous human smuggling efforts. On Dec. 26, at approximately 1:00 p.m., the Harlingen Police Department received a 911 call from a Guatemalan migrant who claimed he and others were being held against their will at a home. Harlingen Border Patrol Station agents alongside Harlingen Police Department officers, responded to the residence suspected of harboring illegally present migrants. A total of seven migrants were discovered in the home and safely secured... Read more →


What is the business inflation with bitcoin trading?

At the point when you take a gander at the cryptography-based money market, it looks shocking, significant and baffling simultaneously. The trailblazer, the bitcoin, has acquired a great deal of fame over the most recent couple of years. There is no question that the cash has fallen essentially, however by and by it has recovered its position. Moreover, ICOs for new cryptographic based monetary forms are quickly arising. Visit here to get the bitcoin inflation hedge right here now. There is huge load of cash put resources into the bitcoin business. We can't disregard the way that an enormous measure... Read more →


What are the advantages in bitcoin trading?

Bitcoin was dispatched in 2009 as a private drive. In contrast to conventional monetary forms, for example, the euro, authentic and dollar, it isn't constrained by the focal monetary power. All things being equal, it is enslaved by a distributed organization of its clients' PCs. This is the means by which Skype, a video talk administration, works. The essential unit of significant worth is the bitcoin. In any case, each bitcoin can be partitioned into satoshies. Bitcoins and satoshies can be moved starting with one Internet client then onto the next so labor and products can be paid for at... Read more →


What are the latest crypto currency trading tips and tricks?

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What are the benefits and risks solutions really working with bitcoin trading?

With regards to exchanging digital currencies, you need to figure whether the cost of the market you have picked will go up or down. Furthermore strangely, you never own a computerized resource. Truth be told, exchanges are made with subordinate items like CFDs. We should investigate the advantages of exchanging digital currencies. Read on to find out additional and get benefits and risks of investing in bitcoin right here. Significant variances in bitcoin trading Despite the fact that cryptographic money is another market, it is dependent upon significant variances because of momentary speculative premium. The worth of the bitcoin dropped... Read more →


State of NJ Adopts Clean Truck Rules

TRENTON – The Department of Environmental Protection today announced the adoption of the Advanced Clean Truck and Fleet Reporting rules, important components of the Murphy Administration’s comprehensive strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, fight climate change and improve air quality in the state. The adoption of these rules establishes New Jersey as one of the first states to require phasing in of clean electric commercial trucks to replace polluting diesel-powered trucks. The Advanced Clean Truck rule requires manufacturers of vehicles more than 8,500 pounds to participate in a credit/deficit program intended to increase the percentage of zero-emission vehicles sold in... Read more →


How bitcoin is the best choice for business investments

For those of you who don't have the foggiest idea what a bitcoin is, you will scarcely believe, bitcoin is a cash that no bank or government can handle, it's essentially a virtual cash and it has genuine cash. Could be bought online based on What are the upsides of having a decentralized cash? Indeed, you can move bitcoin anyplace on the planet for nothing, you can be 100% unknown while executing with an innovation called Blockchain. So what's the serious deal? You might ask, all around let me let you know that when it originally dispatched it had no... Read more →


WHO WILL PAY FOR IT? Jersey City Council Unanimously Approves Medicare for All Resolution  

JERSEY CITY TAKES STEP TOWARDS HEALTH JUSTICE! Jersey City, N.J. – Last weed, the Jersey City Council unanimously passed a resolution in support of a nationwide Medicare for All program. With the effects of the pandemic still being felt across the Garden State, this resolution by New Jersey’s second-most populous city sends a strong message to New Jersey’s congressional delegation that guaranteed health care is needed now more than ever. Gloucestercitynews.net graphic file In 2019, 27,500 Jersey City residents didn’t have any health insurance at all, and thousands more were underinsured, meaning that the out-of-pocket costs with their insurance were... Read more →


City of Gloucester City Sells North Wind Schooner to Gloucester Sail, a Non-Profit Organization

Students aboard the North Wind (photo provide) GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (December 20, 2021)--The City of Gloucester City sold The Schooner North Wind to the Gloucester City Sail organization last month. According to Mayor Dayl Baile, the City had the schooner appraised, and the value of it was $50,000. The City sold it to the Gloucester Sail organization for that amount, $50,000. That money will go back into the City’s Urban Development Action Grant (UDAG)program. Hopefully, Gloucester Sail’s non-profit organization will continue the good work they have been doing for all these years,” said the mayor. In May 2008 the City... Read more →


Why is Esports Betting Gaining More Popularity?

Here Are 5 Reasons Why Gamblers Love To Bet On It One of the hottest topics of late is the topic of "Why is Esports becoming more popular?" Over the course of the last year there has been a noticeable increase of interest in both traditional gambling and the world of "e-sports", which involves online video games. Today, there is no longer an excuse for you not to be able to enjoy the excitement and thrill of online gaming. Whether you are interested in playing video games for money or just simply want to join in the fun, there are... Read more →


How to Choose a Cryptocurrency Trade Bot

One of the most important factors in choosing a cryptocurrency trade bot is how secure it is. There are many different options for choosing a trustworthy crypto trading bot, but you should look for one that has a track record of security and reliability. Fortunately, there are a lot of free tools and resources available online to help you find the best cryptocurrency trade robot. Now, professionals choose 3commas trading bot and there are reasons for this. 3Commas working from 2017 which gives credibility. During this time, thousands of traders or simply newbies in this business have used their product,... Read more →


New Jersey's Employees Pension System Declining Faster Than Other States

(The Center Square) – New Jersey has seen a “more precipitous financial decline” in its pension system since 2001 than other states’ plans. That’s according to a new Garden State Initiative (GSI) report titled “The Looming Tipping Point of New Jersey’s Pension System: the impact of more retirees than employees.” The analysis explored the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS), New Jersey Teachers pension plan (TPAF) and New Jersey Police and Fire (PFRS) pension plan. “New Jersey remains an affluent state with high average incomes but even in that context, New Jersey’s pension funding requirement is concerning,” the report noted. The... Read more →


GLOBAL DATA: Crypto Currencies Need to Improve Stability Before Investors Adopt It

Cryptocurrencies need to improve stability and scalability to see mass scale adoption, says GlobalData Cryptocurrency total sector market cap $2.5 trillion in October 2021. Bitcoin is the leading cryptocurrency with a 46% share of the total cryptocurrencies market. Bitcoin must increase its payments capability to be used on a larger scale. Cryptocurrency networks need to improve their stability and scalability if they want to be adopted as official currency, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. GlobalData’s latest report, ‘Blockchain in Payments’, notes that a lack of international regulations has allowed the cryptocurrency sector to thrive, reaching a market... Read more →


The Trenton Mobility & Opportunity Project

Murphy Administration Announces RFEI for Project to Create the First Autonomous Vehicle-Based Urban Transit System in America TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy and New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti today announced an Request for Expressions of Interest (RFEI) for the Trenton Mobility & Opportunity: Vehicles Equity System (MOVES) Project. Trenton MOVES will act to provide safe, equitable, affordable, and sustainable high-quality mobility through the deployment of 100 Autonomous Vehicles (AVs) throughout the state capital. This on-demand automated transit system will serve 90,000 residents of Trenton. “Since taking office, we have worked relentlessly towards making New Jersey the... Read more →


Making Sense Of Cryptocurrencies

UNDERSTANDING OUR ECONOMY Cryptocurrency is a digital representation of a stored value secured through cryptography, a mathematically intensive encryption process designed to enhance data protection and authentication. "pay with bitcoin online" (NAPSI)—Social and traditional media have been abuzz with articles and information about the rising phenomenon of digital currencies. But what does it all mean and should you buy in? What Is Cryptocurrency? Cryptocurrency, or simply crypto, is one type of digital currency. Cryptocurrencies are distinct from “fiat currencies” such as the dollar, euro or yen. Unlike fiat currencies, crypto isn’t represented or organized by physical paper units or coins.... Read more →


Gloucester City's Winter Wonderland Weekend...special Transportation FOR SENIOR CITIZENS!

HO! HO! HO! MERRY CHRISTMAS from CNBNews...establish 2006 SENIORS!!! Shuttle will continuously run this route from 3-6 pm. Please join us and listen to some holiday music on DECEMBER 10, 2021 - FRIDAY AFTERNOON FROM 3-6 PM. SHUTTLE PICK UP LOCATIONS: Gloucester City Library Gloucester Townehttps://www.google.chttp://www.netanimations.net/Ho-Ho-Ho-Merry-Christmas-to-all-animated-gif-sync.gifom/url? Gorman Manor Proprietor's Park space donated as a public service by CNBNews Read more →


Where is the Money Promised for Schools?

Congress set aside $800 million to help homeless students. Months later, many schools are still waiting for aid. Kalyn Belsha, Chalkbeat Dec 3, 7:00am EST When Rebeka Beach’s phone rings, it’s often a cry for help. One evening last week, the call came from a Cincinnati mother of five school-aged kids. Unable to find an apartment that would take her subsidized rental voucher, she had bounced between motels and shelters since May. But on this night, the shelters were full, and the family didn’t have money for a hotel. They’d been sleeping in her truck and needed help. Beach quickly... Read more →


Snow Birds Leaving NJ and NOT COMING BACK

GSI: Retirees fleeing New Jersey has enormous financial implications for the state’s future T.A. DeFeo / The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – New Jersey policymakers should put a ceiling on property taxes for all seniors and veterans to help the state keep more retirees from moving elsewhere, a new report recommends. The recommendation was included in a new Garden State Initiative (GSI) research report, “Retirees and New Jersey: How we can be Perfect Together,” which concludes the state is losing retirees at a higher rate than peer states. GSI also recommended state leaders build on the state’s strength... Read more →


Brian Colombana Shares Top 4 Things You Should Check Before Moving Abroad

Deciding to shift abroad is a both scary and exciting time of your life. Therefore, you need to take various precautions to ensure your journey, as well as the living, is smooth. While moving abroad, you need to remember many things. Not just only flight ticket booking, but you also need to find a new home. Before you leave your country, you need to create a plan and ensure all the documents are in the proper place. Here are the top 4 essential things you need to check before you move abroad. Get Vaccinated Make sure you through a full... Read more →


Murphy and NJ Legislators Agree to Spend $700 Million of Your Money on Economic Growth and Public Health

image courtesy of https://www.huffpost.com/ IT IS YOUR MONEY: The above image is $100 million dollars...$100,000,000 - Plenty to go around for everyone. $100M Fits nicely on an ISO / Military standard-sized pallet. The couch is made from $46.7 million of crispy $100 bills. Edwin J. Torres / NJ Governor’s Office (The Center Square) – Gov. Phil Murphy and legislative leaders agreed to allocate nearly $700 million for initiatives they say will help “stimulate economic growth and improve public health.” The funding includes $435 million from the New Jersey Debt Defeasance and Prevention Fund and $262.6 million from the American Rescue... Read more →


Independent: State Interest-Rate Caps over Payday Loan System Do Not Help Borrowers

The recent analysis conducted by the Independent journalists did not prove the interest-rate caps applied in some US states to be very effective. According to the head of the Online Lenders Alliance, Andrew Duke, borrowers still cannot leave the lending loop. The investigation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau showed that 80% of all payday loans are taken to repay the previous loans. How does it happen, and why do the interest caps not help? What Are Interest-Rate Caps? In some US states, the activity of land-based and Internet companies that provide people with small payday loans online no credit... Read more →


Audits of Pennsylvania Volunteer Firefighters Relief Associations Produce Wide Range of Findings

By Victor Skinner | The Center Square contributor (The Center Square) – Audits of dozens of Pennsylvania volunteer firefighters’ relief associations uncovered an array of issues, from unauthorized and undocumented expenses to noncompliance with prior audits and failures to maintain accurate equipment and volunteer rosters. Pennsylvania Auditor General Timothy DeFoor released audit reports over the past two weeks for 27 volunteer firefighters’ relief associations (VFRAs) in 25 counties. The associations are funded by the Department of Auditor General through a 2% tax on Pennsylvania fire insurance policies sold by out-of-state companies. The auditor general sent $54 million this year to... Read more →


Gloucester City New Mayor and Councilman Take Oath of Office; Permanent City Administrator Job Still Vacant

Mayor Dayl Baille and Councilman at Large Robert Page GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ(Nov. 28, 2021)(CNBNews)--Prior to the beginning of the November 23 Gloucester City Council meeting, Dayl Baile and Robert Page took the oath of office for mayor and council. Baile was elected on November 2 to the one-year unexpired term of the former mayor, Dan Spencer, and Page was elected to the one-year unexpired term of Patrick Keating. Both positions will be up for election in November 2022. All the seats on the seven-member council are held by Democrats. In other matters, an Ordinance amending the salary ordinance for the... Read more →


THE STORY BEHIND THE STORY (Chapter III):

Medicare Coverage Plans

by Dorothy Philbin | CNBNews Contributor There are only a few days left before those of us who are over 65 or disabled can change Medicare coverage plans. This is a very difficult decision. There are many health insurance companies who will provide coverage, usually better than the government's, but at a premium. The government's plan leaves a lot to be desired. To start, let's look at what Medicare does not cover.1 1. Medical needs incurred outside the United States. If you plan to travel and you have kept the government's plan, make sure to buy travel insurance. Although it... Read more →


Crypto Trading Aggregator TabTrader Raises $5.8M

AMSTERDAM, Nov. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Cryptocurrency trading mobile app TabTrader announced today that it closed a $5.8M series A round led by BitMEX Ventures and joined Hashkey Capital, Spartan Capital, SGH Capital, SOSV, and Artesian Venture Partners. The Amsterdam-based company has more than 400,000 active users and plans to expand its 20-person team and focus on global expansion, including aggregation of decentralised crypto exchanges, starting with Solana based Serum, Raydium, and Orca. Alexander Höptner, CEO of BitMEX said, "TabTrader revolutionises the entire crypto trading experience by enabling traders to manage all of their exchange accounts through a unified interface.... Read more →


Aron Govil On What You Must Consider While Hiring a Tax Accountant

The majority of us would acknowledge that dealing with your taxes might seem to be a difficult task. Whether it's preparing your tax returns or staying abreast of your deductions, you'll need the assistance of a professional. Even if you believe you are capable of handling the operation, a tiny mistake might turn out to be considerably more expensive than you anticipated. To avoid finding yourself in a tough position, you should seek the advice of an experienced tax accountant. It will be beneficial if you concentrate on a variety of approaches before moving forward. image courtesy of dreamstime.com You... Read more →


Are vinyl or fabric shower curtains better for you?

Shower curtains give a sense of privacy and comfort in the bathroom. Vinyl and fabric shower curtains might be made from similar materials but there are some differences that you must consider. If you're looking to buy a new curtain, read on and learn what makes each type unique. Vinyl: - Environmentally friendly; can be more durable than fabric; easier to clean; doesn't fade easily. - A common complaint is that they do not absorb water like fabric ones do, which can make for puddles around the tub after every shower. Vinyl Shower curtains are often made with PVC, are... Read more →


UPDATED: Gloucester City Asking Residents for their Views on Improving the Neighborhoods in Irishtown

GLOUCESTER CITY. The City of Gloucester City is seeking feedback from people who live, work, shop, and eat in Irishtown for the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs’ Neighborhood Preservation Program (NPP). As stated by our new Mayor Dayl R. Baile, "Gloucester City's Mayor and Council value our neighborhoods and our businesses. The NPP program proves Gloucester City is where great things are happening!" The online survey will help determine the projects and priorities designed to revitalize and rejuvenate the areas which incorporate the following: a small portion of Powell Street and Market Street to the South; Market Street to... Read more →


New Jersey Lottery Brings Back the Raffle for the New Year with 39,468 Prizes Waiting to be Won!

2022 New Year’s Raffle Tickets Are Now on Sale! TRENTON (Nov. 22, 2021) – Starting today, tickets are on sale for New Jersey Lottery’s New Year’s Raffle! Only 500,000 tickets will be available for sale, with a New Year’s Day Grand Prize Drawing for $2,000,000! In addition to the Grand Prize Drawing, five “early-bird” drawings will be held each Monday for a $25,000 prize. Tickets are only $20 each and when purchased they become eligible for all future drawings. The first early-bird drawing will be Monday, November 29. Additionally, up to 38,462 tickets will win a $50 prize! “It’s been... Read more →


Who Will Pay For Gov. Murphy Greenhouse Gas Reduction?

T.A. DeFeo / The Center Square contributor Nov 19, 2021 (The Center Square) – Gov. Phil Murphy has signed an executive order to establish a new interim greenhouse gas reduction target for the state, but some associations are questioning the cost to New Jerseyans. Murphy has set a target of achieving an 80% “reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.” Executive Order No. 274, which the governor signed last week, sets an interim target of 50% “below 2006 levels by 2030.” Murphy also announced $13.7 million for electric buses and trucks to reduce emissions and improve air quality in “overburdened... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: $10 Million Distribution for Food Banks

11/18/2021 The Emergency Food Assistance Program Allocates Funds To Aid Food Insecure TRENTON – New Jersey Department of Agriculture Secretary Douglas Fisher announced today that $10 million from American Rescue Plan State Fiscal Recovery Funds is being distributed to emergency feeding organizations throughout the state. The funds were provided to the New Jersey Department of Agriculture through a Memorandum of Understanding with the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs and will be allocated through The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP). The amount given to each of the six emergency feeding operations is based on the number of people they serve.... Read more →


YOUR MONEY: $66.5 Million Being Spent to Strengthen Vaccine Conference Among Minorities

NOVEMBER 16, 2021|JUDICIAL WATCH In the next few months, the Biden administration is doling out $66.5 million to community organizations and “minority-serving institutions” that will help “strengthen vaccine confidence” among racial and ethnic minority groups as well as underserved communities. The allocation is part of a broader, $143.5 million initiative launched by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) this month to “address barriers to COVID-19 vaccination.” Under the plan an HHS offshoot called Health Resources and Services Administration that aims to “achieve health equity” will keep disbursing funds throughout the fiscal year to expand “community-based efforts” to vaccinate... Read more →