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Managing Hedge Funds – Outwitting Cybercriminals

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 8, 2020)--The world is seeing rapid growth and development in cybercrime today. The hidden threat that is cybercrime often makes use of computers as the object of the crime or as a tool to commit the offense. These tech-savvy criminals utilize the world wide web and its vulnerabilities to access a wide array of confidential information about a person, business, or government. These crimes are audacious, sophisticated, and organized, with negative impacts which are genocidal in scale. Everyone can be a target and victim... Read more →

Communities Across New Jersey Receive Brownfield Grants, Total $2 Million

NEW YORK (May 6, 2020) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing that the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, the City of Camden, Cooper’s Ferry Partnership, Inc., and the City of Jersey City have been selected to receive a total of $2,099,451 to assess and clean up contaminated properties under the agency’s Brownfields Program. Under President Trump’s Administration, EPA has delivered approximately $287 million in Brownfield grants directly to communities and nonprofits for cleanup and redevelopment, job creation, and economic development through... Read more →

Starting May 8 Pennsylvania to Lift Some Restrictions

in 24 counties By Christen Smith | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Pennsylvania will lift some pandemic restrictions in two dozen counties in the northern and western regions of the state beginning May 8, Gov. Tom Wolf said Friday. The 24 impacted counties show low evidence of community transmission and appear well-positioned to conduct sufficient testing and contract tracing, Wolf said during an afternoon news conference, in addition to maintaining new case counts below 50 per 100,000 residents over the last 14 days.... Read more →

Murphy Wants to Spend Coronavirus Relief Funds to Prop Up State Budget

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square (The Center Square) – The U.S. Treasury Department is expected to release more guidance on how money from the federal CARES Act can be used by the states, according to New Jersey Gov. Phil Gloucestercitynews.net files Murphy. Murphy said last week he was disappointed to learn the money cannot be used to help states with budget shortfalls caused by the coronavirus pandemic. “We just hope that guidance allows us to use all the money that we need to... Read more →

Kevin David the YouTube Money Making Guru

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 6, 2020)--If you have ever looked into any kind of internet mastermind or who the most popular internet marketer is, there is a very good chance that you have come across the likes of Kevin David. Or maybe you tried to start selling some type of product on amazon and were having trouble making any type of real profit, so you did a quick online search for help and came across Keven David. Ever tried to do any kind of Facebook ads or sell... Read more →

Jared J Davis Straight From Ohio: Three Major Reasons Most Small Businesses Fail

(and how to stop it from happening to your business) (Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 6, 2020)--People who catch the entrepreneurial bug quickly discover that the journey is wrought with highs and lows. Hopefully, after putting in the hard work, and the right work, you will be met with joy at the sight of your thriving business. The bliss of every entrepreneur is to count the returns of their labor. Sadly, as many small business owners have come to find out, this is not always the case. What the... Read more →

Murphy Cancels $1.28B Surplus Fund; Closes Schools for Remainder of Academic Year

By Kim Jarrett | The Center Square (The Center Square) – New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy rescinded a 2019 executive order that directed the state treasurer to put aside $1.28 billion surplus by the end of this fiscal year. “Absent significant outside assistance, this surplus is no longer feasible,” Murphy said during his news conference Monday. “We need to have these funds as a safeguard should direct federal assistance to our state fail to surface.” Murphy has consistently said states will need billions to overcome... Read more →

CNB Tips & Snippets: More on GCity Shooting; Lipkin's Closing; Beaches Open; No Matter What!

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews UPDATE ON SHOOTING--Gloucester City Police Lt. Steve Burkhardt, spokesman for the department, was asked for an update on last week's random shooting in the Riverview Heights section of the City. Thursday, April 30 two vehicles parked in the 900 unit block of Powell near Lane Avenue were struck by bullets in the morning. Further investigation by police led to the discovery of a third vehicle and a residence on Lane Avenue near Little Hunter being struck by bullets also.... Read more →

South Jersey Gas to Provide $935 Thousand Bill Credit to Customers

FOLSOM, N.J. – May 4, 2020 – South Jersey Gas, a subsidiary of SJI (NYSE: SJI), announced today that it is issuing a Basic Gas Supply Service bill credit to residential and small commercial customers totaling $935 thousand. The average residential heating customer will receive a bill credit of approximately $2.70 on their billing statement – as the organization passes on the decreases in gas costs to customers. “As we face the COVID-19 pandemic, we remain committed to supporting our customers with safe, reliable, affordable... Read more →

Help Support the Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund on #GivingTuesday!

COVID-19 has impacted all of us. The Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund has had to cancel all of our fundraising activities, causing us to lose a considerable amount of money, but your gift on #GivingTuesday can help us to continue our mission in these trying times! Our mission is to provide financial and educational assistance to the families of our police, fire and EMS personnel that have given their lives in the line of duty. Currently we have two students attending college on this program... Read more →

NJ Sierra Club: NJ Transit in Serious Trouble - No Riders, No Money

NJ Transit has lost 98% of its ridership and $29 million in fare revenue during the coronavirus pandemic. Revenue from fares usually make up around 43% of income toward NJ Transit’s operating budget. According to the agency, they have enough money to make it until June, which includes the $1.43 billion in federal CARE act money. They plan to apply for Federal Emergency Management Administration funds. “NJ Transit is in serious trouble. They have lost almost all of their ridership because of efforts to curb... Read more →

Acenda Integrated Health Receives $3.3M Federal Grant

CHERRY HILL, NJ – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced that Acenda Integrated Health, located in Glassboro, will receive approximately $3,352,000 in federal funding over the course of two years from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for a Mental Health & Substance Abuse Service Grant. “This funding will allow Acenda Health, a Gloucester County healthcare facility, to help residents with both physical and mental health needs,” said Congressman Norcross. “Acenda provides crucial services for individuals, veterans and families in our community... Read more →

NJ Residents Can Contact The DOL Directly

(Camden City, NJ) – The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development has launched a new web portal that allows New Jersey residents to contact the Department of Labor directly for assistance with unemployment claims and applications. To submit a message, residents can now visit the “Need Help” page from the drop-down menu on https://myunemployment.nj.gov. By choosing “send an email,” visitors can then submit a message through the Department’s new online form. “New Jersey has had more residents file for unemployment in the last... Read more →

Expat Tax Planning - Everything You Need To Know

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(May 2, 2020)--If you are planning to work overseas or if you want to retire in another country, then you need to know that your tax status will be affected. If you want to make sure that you don’t end up making a bad decision with your money or if you need to try and maximize your finances then you can find out everything you need to know right here. Living and Working Abroad Expat taxes are a very complicated affair. If you do not... Read more →

Philadelphia CBP Seizes $500M in Counterfeit Electronics and Dental Gels Destined to Delaware

PHILADELPHIA – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers in Philadelphia continue to conduct the agency’s vital trade enforcement mission, including intercepting counterfeit consumer electronics that pose a real serious threat to the health and financial security of American consumers. CBP officers completed a seizure April 14 of two shipments from China that contained more than 20,000 pieces representing 35 different counterfeit consumer electronics, including video gaming systems, speakers, watches, cameras, scanners, DVD players, headphones, chargers and other electronics. Additionally, CBP officers seized counterfeit injectable... Read more →

Americans for Tax Fairness: Millionaires Don't Deserve Tax Break, Especially Trump

43,000 Millionaires, Maybe Trump, Get $1.6M Average Windfall This Year, Dwarfing Average American’s $1,200 Check; Billions Wasted As State And Local Governments Struggle Washington, D.C.—Leading members of Congress and a broad coalition of advocacy groups under the Americans for Tax Fairness umbrella have launched a campaign to repeal a huge tax break for millionaires included in the $2 trillion COVID aid package passed in late March known as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The CARES Act was supposed to offer much... Read more →

Top Blunders That Expose You to the Risk of Online Identity Theft 

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(April 29, 2020)--One of the areas that have witnessed the most radical transformation due to digital technologies is the banking and financial services, which has unfortunately also exposed us greatly to the threat of online identity theft and financial frauds. According to https://www.bbc.com, the $3.5 billion worth of cyber-crimes has been reported to the FBI in 2019 alone, most of the scams involving phishing and extortion. The increasing level of sophistication is making it harder for people to distinguish the fake from the real. Some... Read more →

Assemblyman Bergen: The Gov. Should Look at NJBIA Survey of Businesses Ready to Open

TRENTON, N.J. (April 28, 2020)--– Assemblyman Brian Bergen said that Gov. Phil Murphy and his newly appointed commission to advise on the restart of the state’s economy should first look at the report released by the New Jersey Business and Industry Association Tuesday. “The debate will only intensify over the next couple of weeks unless we figure out how to help businesses survive and keep jobs for people,” said Bergen. “The biggest problem with the state’s approach is that we aren’t listening to businesses right... Read more →

New Jersey Receives $9M in Disaster-Relief and Unemployment Services

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced today that the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development will receive up to $9,000,000, with $3,000,000 released initially, in funding for the National Health Emergency Dislocated Worker Grant (DWG) administered through the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). The grant will support disaster-relief jobs and provide employment services to eligible individuals in New Jersey communities affected by the health and economic effects of widespread opioid use, addiction and overdoses. This new award mirrors the programming... Read more →

Mayor Kenney Announces $10 Million Small Business Loan Fund

PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney today announced a partnership with Goldman Sachs and Lendistry to provide $10 million in potentially forgivable SBA Paycheck Protection Program loans to help Philadelphia small businesses, including non-profit organizations, weather the economic impact of COVID-19. Building upon its 10,000 Small Businesses initiative, Goldman Sachs has committed the funding for loans for small businesses in the Philadelphia region, with a focus on urban marginalized communities, in a partnership with Lendistry, a leading community development financial institution (CDFI). Businesses can apply... Read more →

Philly Property Tax Deadline Extended to June 15

hiladelphia property tax due date extended to June 15 (Philadelphia PA)(April 27, 2020)--Due to the COVID-19 emergency, the deadline to pay Philadelphia property tax has been extended to June 15. Gloucestercitynews.net graphic files If you haven’t paid your 2020 Real Estate Tax bill already, you now have an additional month and a half to do so. This is the second time we’ve moved the deadline in response to the pandemic. If you can pay before June 15, please do so. Real Estate Tax revenue is... Read more →

Small Businesses in NJ Trying to Survive

This story was written and produced by NJ Spotlight. It is being republished under a special NJ News Commons content-sharing agreement related to COVID-19 coverage. To read more, visit njspotlight.com How Small Businesses in NJ Go from Survival Mode to Recovery Mode JOHN REITMEYER | APRIL 27, 2020 | As they look to do better from latest federal aid package, the big question for small business owners concerns access to working capital The adoption of a new federal aid package with billions of dollars in... Read more →

The Legal Side of Freelancing: 4 Things to Consider 

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(April 27, 2020)--The gig economy has never been more encouraging for freelancers. Today, it is as easy as registering on a freelancer marketplace to start your self-employment career. Oftentimes, these platforms take care of every single aspect of your job, including the contract and working terms, leaving you plenty of room to focus on your work. However, not every freelancing gig happens through these networks. You could meet clients outside these platforms with whom you enter into long-term working relationships. Or, you have established yourself... Read more →

Labor Department Posts Guide to Help Unemployed Workers Claim Weekly Benefits 

TRENTON (April 25, 2020)– The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development has posted step-by-step instructions for the more than 550,000 workers who will go online to claim their weekly unemployment benefits starting Sunday. The easy-to-follow guide can be accessed here. Gloucestercitynews.net graphics Workers must certify their eligibility and availability for work each week in order to continue receiving benefits, in accordance with federal labor department rules, and the Labor Department strongly encourages them to do so online at myunemployment.nj.gov. Certifying in New Jersey... Read more →

PPE Equipment Delivered to Camden County Long-Term Care Facilities

(Camden City, NJ) – Last week the Camden County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) will be delivering approximately 25,000 pieces of assorted personal protective equipment (PPE) from its inventory to 18 long-term care facilities in Camden County. The deliveries will be made to local OEMs who will then distribute directly to each facility. The critically needed supplies were provided by the New Jersey Office of Emergency Management to be distributed to long-term care facilities. Each facility has different needs based on the resources already in... Read more →

A Message Louis Cappelli, Jr. CC Freeholder Director

Federal SMART Fund Proposal (Camden City, NJ)(April 23, 2020)--States, counties, and local governments have been on the front lines of the war against coronavirus, fighting to secure testing and making extremely difficult decisions regarding stay-at-home orders and business closures. Unfortunately, as this pandemic rages on, the long-term effects that measures taken to protect public health have on governments are becoming clearer. Without assistance from the federal level, many local governments nationwide will face enormous budgetary shortfalls because of unprecedented revenue loss. The Freeholder Board is... Read more →

Guide to Help Unemployed Workers Claim Weekly Benefits Available

April 25, 2020, 4:39 pm Labor Department Posts Guide to Help Unemployed Workers Claim Weekly Benefits TRENTON – The New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development has posted step-by-step instructions for the more than 550,000 workers who will go online to claim their weekly unemployment benefits starting Sunday. The easy-to-follow guide can be accessed here. Workers must certify their eligibility and availability for work each week in order to continue receiving benefits, in accordance with federal labor department rules, and the Labor Department strongly... Read more →

Friday's Message from Rep. Norcross

New Jersey and the nation is in the midst of a grave health emergency and an economic crisis. Health care providers, small businesses and working families urgently need relief, and today, Congress passed an interim package to provide some much-needed relief. I want to provide you with an update on what exactly was included in today's bill. CARES Act 1.5 This afternoon, Congress passed the CARES 1.5 Interim Relief Package, a bill that builds off of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act,... Read more →

Top 5 Things Car Owners Should Regularly Check Before Driving a Car

Driving a car may become a danger without regular checking. Keep reading to find out the top 5 things car owners should regularly check before driving a car. (Gloucestercitynews.net)(April 24, 2020)--Do you know that maintaining a car is more important than curing a broken car? However, many car owners sometimes ignore their car maintenance. The quality of a car often depends on the number of kilometers you drive, the style of driving, different parts of a car, etc. What things should I check before driving... Read more →

$1.8 Million Designated for New York, New Jersey and Puerto Rico to Clean School Buses

EPA Awards $11.5 Million to Clean Up 580 School Buses in 43 States NEW YORK (April 23, 2020) Today, in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) awarded $11.5 million to replace 580 older diesel school buses. The funds are going to 157 school bus fleets in 43 states and Puerto Rico, each of which will receive rebates through EPA's Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) funding. The new buses will reduce pollutants that are linked to health problems... Read more →

Working with a bail bond company – The points to consider

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(April 24, 2020)--No one wants to see their loved one in jail! In an attempt to get the loved one out of jail, their family gets in touch with a bail bond company. The defendant's family might have their savings or can count on a relative for the cash. Even then, it is always best to opt-in for the services of a bail bond company. And just in case you have decided to opt-in for a bail bonds company, you need to make the following... Read more →

Norcross Announces Over $2.5M in CARES Act Funding for Health Care Providers

to Fight COVID-19 CHERRY HILL, NJ – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced today that South Jersey health care facilities will receive over $2,500,000 in federal funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act – a $2 trillion federal relief package passed by Congress in late March in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The CARES Act allocated approximately $200 billion for hospitals, health systems and health research, including expanding funding for the personal protective equipment desperately needed by our health care workers,... Read more →

Today, at 2PM EIP Discussion with IRS

A Message from Congressman Norcross As many Americans begin to receive their stimulus checks, many people still have questions about whether or not they are eligible, when they should expect to receive their check, how they will receive the payment, how to protect themselves from scammers, and more. With that in mind, I wanted to let you know of an event the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will be hosting tomorrow to answer these questions and respond to you directly. Ask the IRS Directly Thursday, April... Read more →

Rutgers-Camden Receives $188,253 for COVID-19 Research

CHERRY HILL, NJ – U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced today that Rutgers University–Camden will receive $188,253 in federal funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a project titled “RAPID: Factors Contributing To Sequence Conservation in the SARS-CoV-2 Genome.” This research will investigate the biology of COVID-19 and its interactions with the human host to stem the spread of the disease and mitigate its devastating impacts on the global human population. “To fight this disease, we must first understand it. The work being done... Read more →

No Tax Increase for Avalon Residents

Avalon Council Approves 2020 Municipal Budget; General Obligation Serial Bonds Paid Off AVALON, NJ--The Avalon Borough Council unanimously approved the 2020 municipal budget during its meeting on Wednesday, April 8th. The new budget includes no tax increase, the elimination of the last general obligation serial bond, and finances necessary capital improvement projects needed in the community. There is no increase in the water and sewer rates charged in Avalon in 2020. “Avalon made a promise to work towards the elimination of these general obligation bonds... Read more →