Dawn Watson's Pet Tip of the Week: Canine Good Citizen Accreditation

Dawn O Watson/CNBNews Contributor The American Kennel Club has been around for one hundred thirty-five years. During this time the organization has grown and prospered, offering many services for dog owners, trainers, and breeders. One of the many services they offer is the Canine Good Citizen evaluation, where trained evaluators assess each dog for their obedience, composure, and knowledge of commands. Any dog, no matter if he is a pure bred or a mix, can qualify for this achievement. Canine Good Citizens are recognized throughout... Read more →


ROWAN’S RAISLEY RECEIVES ROBERT HARRIS AND JAMES SHORNOCK SCHOLARSHIPS

GLASSBORO, NJ – Rowan University cross country and track athlete Anthony Raisley was awarded the Robert A. Harris and James Sr. Shornock Scholarships. The Robert A. Harris Scholarship was established in 1999 in memory of Robert “Bob” Harris (’61), former Director of Civic and Governmental Relations, to recognize his commitment and dedication to Rowan University and its athletic programs for 30 years. It is given to a student who has demonstrated academic excellence and is active in the Rowan Community. The James Sr. Shonock is... Read more →


With The Right Equipment Taking Care of Your Yard is Easy

(NAPSI)—These days, many families are spending more time at home and “staycation-ing.” A beautiful landscape improves curb appeal and can increase your home value by as much as 17%, so investing in yard care can be a smart financial decision. An amazing yard extends valuable living space and helps you and your family de-stress and enjoy time outside. With the right equipment, taking care of your yard can be almost as delightful as relaxing in it. The right lawn equipment can make yard work more... Read more →


Dog-to-Human Aging Comparisons Refremaned

NIH researchers Comparing epigenetic differences between humans and domestic dogs provides an emerging model of aging. One of the most common misconceptions is that one human year equals seven dog years in terms of aging. However, this equivalency is misleading and has been consistently dismissed by veterinarians. A recent study, published in the journal Cell Systems(link is external), lays out a new framework for comparing dog-to-human aging. In one such comparison, the researchers found the first eight weeks of a dog’s life is comparable to... Read more →


CNB Hunting PA: Apply Today for Antlerless Deer License

Pennsylvania resident hunters: It’s almost time to put those pink envelopes in the mail to apply for the first round of 2020-21 antlerless deer licenses! Here’s the complete 2020 schedule: 🔸July 13 – Residents; 🔸July 20 – Nonresidents; 🔸Aug. 3 – Unsold, 1st Round; 🔸Aug. 17 – Unsold, 2nd Round. 🔸 Just a reminder, to apply for an anterless deer license, you will have to purchase a new valid hunting license beforehand. 🔸 All antlerless deer license applications must be mailed to a county treasurer... Read more →


ROWAN’S SHIRE AND YANAGISAWA SELECTED TO CSCAA SCHOLAR ALL-AMERICA TEAMS

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – Rowan University’s Chad Shire and Kevin Yanagisawa were named Scholar All-Americans by the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) for the 2019-20 season. Shire was chosen to the Scholar All-America Team and Yanagisawa received honorable mention. The award honors student-athletes that have achieved a 3.50 grade point average or higher and were invited to compete at their respective national championship. Selections represented 209 college and universities and totaled 1,479 swimmers and divers. The honorable mention selections achieved a... Read more →


Mike Giannulis Shares Some Effective Cost-Cutting Tips for Safeguarding Your Business during an Economic Downturn

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 11, 2020)--When the economy is healthy and functioning in a robust fashion, it is quite natural for most businesses to focus their attention on boosting sales. However, when there is an economic recession, times become challenging and businesses focus their attention on shifts. Most businesses examine the way their business is functioning while encountering challenging options on ways to sustain and preserve the organization. When businesses are finding it difficult to survive or sustain an economic downturn, they are determined to use one of... Read more →


Guest Opinion: BPU Wants To Raise Your Rates If You Used Less Power During Pandemic

NJ Sierra Club At last week’s BPU meeting, the board voted on Docket No. AO20060471 – In the Matter of the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities’ Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. This would allow the state’s gas, electric and investor-owned water and wastewater utilities to establish a regulatory asset that would allow the affected utilities an opportunity to defer incremental COVID-19 related expenses. This includes additional costs from employees working from home as well as revenue lost during the pandemic. These utilities would be... Read more →


Why you should carry out police checks when recruiting new staff

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 11, 2020)--Background checks should be a part of just about every employer's recruiting and hiring process. The checks can range from consulting with references to checking a police check. If your employees have contact with the public or financial transactions, you should be particularly thorough about your background checks to avoid negligent hiring claims. Onboarding new employees is an exciting time for organizations. New people bring fresh ideas and new opportunities to a role and to teams. Yet, despite all the positive benefits of... Read more →


Global Crossing Airlines Signs Airport Use Agreement  with Atlantic City International Airport 

(JET: TSX-V) MIAMI, FLORIDA, July 8, 2020 - Global Crossing Airlines Inc. (JET: TSX-V) (the "Company" or "GlobalX") is pleased to announce the signing of an Airport and Terminal Use agreement with Atlantic City International Airport ("ACY") in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey. GlobalX is also exploring with the South Jersey Transportation Authority, the owner and operator of ACY, the potential signing of a Land Lease agreement for the development of a new hangar and maintenance facility at ACY. "We are thrilled GlobalX has chosen... Read more →


When Schools Reopen in New Jersey, Will Teachers Play Hooky?

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. JOHN MOONEY | JULY 10, 2020 | Some educators want state to more clearly map out what school will look like in the fall before committing to coming back A great deal has been said about reopening New Jersey schools in the fall while ensuring that children remain healthy and safe. But worries are also... Read more →


Port Condition Whiskey for the Port of Delaware Bay and New Jersey

PHILADELPHIA–JULY 10, 2020– The Captain of the Port, Delaware Bay, set modified Port Condition WHISKEY for the New Jersey and Delaware area due to the potential for severe weather from Tropical Storm Fay in the next 24 hours. The Captain of the Port has determined the Delaware shore, Delaware Bay, and New Jersey shore areas will likely experience heavy rains, gale-force winds, increased seas and surf. Members of the port community should take adequate precautions and review the Severe Weather Contingency Plan. Ports are currently... Read more →


FOREST FIRE ALERT:Pinelands Fire in Ocean County

(Jackson Township, NJ)(July 10, 2020)--Yesterday a forest fire started in Jackson Township in Ocean County. The fire has already burned at least 204 acres through the Colliers Mill Wildlife Management Area outside of Cassville. No roads have been closed, and the Department of Environmental Protection has reported that containment is at 80 percent. They expect incoming Tropical Storm Fay to finish the job. “This forest fire in the pines of Ocean County is another example of the impacts of climate change. Thankfully, the fire is... Read more →


FOUR ROWAN WOMEN’S SWIMMERS AND DIVERS NAMED TO CSCAA SCHOLAR ALL-AMERICA TEAMS

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – Four Rowan University women’s swimmers and divers earned Scholar All-America honors for the 2019-20 season from the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA). Abigail Brous was named to the CSCAA Scholar All-America first team while Corinne Finkbinder, Klaudia Rzotkiewicz and Carlee Timmins received Scholar All-America honorable mention. It was the second straight year Brous was chosen for the honor The award recognizes student-athletes that have achieved a 3.50 grade point average or higher and were invited to compete... Read more →


Killens Pond State Park Water Park to Open Saturday

Safety Measures, Including Limited Capacity and Hours, in Effect Until Further Notice DELAWARE--The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will reopen the Killens Pond State Park Water Park on Saturday, July 11, with measures in effect to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. The Water Park will limit its hours and offer two sessions per day, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., and will be closed Wednesdays and Thursdays. Visitor capacity at the water park will be... Read more →


Barbara L. Pilarz, of Bellmawr, age 80

Barbara L. Pilarz (nee Mataushek), on July 9, 2020, of Bellmawr. Age 80. Beloved wife of John. Devoted mother of John Jr. (Kathleen), Mary-Lou Tupper (Eric), Matthew (Rob Drennan), and J Bellmaeennifer Sebastian (Michael). Loving grandmother of Lauren and Megan Pilarz, Riley, Avery, and Aidan Tupper, and Hunter P Sebastian. Dear sister of Caryl Krupinski and the late Carl Mataushek. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. There will be a viewing from 9:45am to 10:45am Monday at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, BELLMAWR, 200 S. Black... Read more →


One New Jersey Lottery Ticket Wins $500,000

TRENTON (July 9, 2020) – One New Jersey Lottery ticket matched four of the five white balls and the Powerball drawn for the Wednesday, July 8, drawing winning the $50,000 third-tier prize. The ticket was purchased with the Power Play multiplier, multiplying the prize to $500,000. The winning ticket from Wednesday night’s drawing was sold at D & L Meat and Deli, 598 Jackson Ave., Elizabeth in Union County. The winning numbers for the Wednesday, July 8, drawing were: 03, 10, 34, 36, and 62.... Read more →


Five ways to improve storage at home

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 10, 2020)We all want to have a clean and tidy home in which we can live. That can be easier said than done if you have children running about and playing around you—or even with a hobby or two that means you need a lot of space. So, living with a bit of clutter is just an inconvenience that we can deal with, right? It might be that you haven’t yet found quite the correct storage solution for your family or ongoing projects. There... Read more →


NJ Students Named to Albright College Deans List

READING, PA (07/09/2020)-- Local students have been named to the spring 2020 Dean's List honors at Albright College. To be eligible for the Dean's List, Albright students must earn a GPA of 3.75 or better while taking a minimum of three letter-graded courses during a semester. These students earned Dean's List honors regardless of all classes transitioning online after Spring Break due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Corrine Harrington of Elmer, N.J. (08318). A graduate of Arthur P Schalick High School, Harrington studied Psychology at Albright... Read more →


Make big money from fixing and flipping houses

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 10,2020)--Across Gloucester City, South Jersey, and Philadelphia, there are tons of big, beautiful homes with even bigger price tags. Some homes may have gone unloved for a few years or even decades. These homes might not be attracting many house buyers, but they’re full of potential for anybody who wants to invest in a renovation project. Here’s how to make money by fixing and flipping houses. Choose the right property for you The most important first decision to make before you even view any... Read more →


Girls Softball Tournaments in South Jersey Next Week

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 10, 2020)--Gloucester High is host six other teams at the Gloucester City Ponytail field on Johnson Boulevard for a 12 game tournament that will be played over four days. There will be no tournament champion. Also in South Jersey next week, according to NJ Advance Media, Woodstown and Schalick will play their local rivalry game at Elmer Little League on Wednesday at 7 p.m. The spring season was canceled because of the coronavirus, and by NJSIAA rules high school coaches aren’t permitted to coach... Read more →


George I. Morgey, of Bellmawr. Age 75.

George I. Morgey, on July 9, 2020, of Bellmawr. Age 75. Beloved husband of Nancy (nee Weeks). Devoted father of April Gray (George, Jr.) and Kimberly Morgey (Keith). Loving Pop Pop of Jillian and George, III. Dear brother of the late JoeAnn McDermott. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. George worked for the Philadelphia Navy Yard for over 25 years. There will be a viewing from 6 to 8pm Sunday eve at GARDNER FUNERAL HOME, RUNNEMEDE. Funeral Mass 10am Monday at St. Joachim Parish,... Read more →


The Public Hasn't a Clue How Much Will Be Saved from Deals Between State and Unions

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. JOHN REITMEYER | JULY 8, 2020 TRENTON NJ (July 8, 2020)(Gloucestercitynews.net)--Savings of hundreds of millions of dollars have been touted, but the Murphy administration has refused requests for background information underlying some of the projections High-profile collaborations between influential public-worker unions and some of New Jersey’s top elected officials are projected to save hundreds of... Read more →


You Can Now Buy All-American Gold Nuggets Online

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 10, 2020)--Due to the higher quality and ease of availability, Australian gold nuggets are preferred in general over those from any other nation. Even in the US, Australian nuggets are generally held in higher regard than their American counterparts, but those who are more inclined to support the American economy through and through can now choose to buy All American gold nuggets online. This is also relevant to collectors since international importation has ceased for the time being. Understanding the Uniqueness of Gold Nuggets... Read more →


Delaware's Wild Turkey Harvest State's Fourth Highest

Delaware’s 2019/20 Deer Harvest Sets Record High Gloucestercitynews.net files Harvests from two of Delaware’s most popular hunting seasons – deer and wild turkey – reflect continued conservation management by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control in making the state a successful destination for deer and turkey hunters. A record 16,969 deer harvested for the 2019/20 hunting season helps move management of the deer population to a level that provides quality hunting opportunities while also reducing deer conflicts with humans. The 643 wild turkeys... Read more →


5 Tips for Building Trust with Your Customers

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 10, 2020)--Before someone spends their hard-earned money with you, they’ve first got to trust you. If there isn’t this trust, then people are always going to be wary about dealing with your business. Building trust is a process, though, and there are some simple steps you can take to help build strong relationships with your customers. These 5 tips will not only help build trust, but also allow you to convert more leads, and keep customers coming back time and again. Show You Take... Read more →


Gloucester City Teacher Honored by SONIC Drive-In

SONIC Drive-In thanks teacher in Gloucester City with $112 donation to aid distance learning In honor of Teacher Appreciation Month, SONIC is providing teachers with necessary supplies for students to continue learning at home OKLAHOMA CITY (July 8, 2020) – To recognize the entrepreneurial spirit driving teachers to meet their students' distance learning needs during this difficult time, SONIC® Drive-In matched all donations to DonorsChoose on Teacher Appreciation Day, giving Amy Brown in Gloucester City, New Jersey $112. Through Limeades for Learning®, SONIC donated $1... Read more →


Four Tips for Gardening on a Budget

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 10, 2020)--Gardening is a fantastic hobby that is also extremely beneficial, especially if you’re growing food. It can become expensive if you are unsure of where to start, or don’t watch your spending. There is a slight investment involved when getting started, but it can be minimal if you know where to look and the right things to buy. By using these tips, you can fund your hobby without spending much at all: Plant from seeds While it can be tempting to take the... Read more →


Judicial Watch Sues for Biden's Senate Records

WASHINGTON DC--“Let’s say he [Biden] wins this November… that means decades will pass before we can see these documents,” said Tom Fitton, head of Judicial Watch in last week’s Weekly Update regarding the lawsuit for the ex-VP’s records. Gloucestercitynews.net files Judicial Watch is “in court right now in Delaware to find out the full truth about Biden’s record as US senator,” Fitton states. Judicial Watch first requested the documents through an April 30, 2020 FOIA request, but was met with resistance from the University of... Read more →


SONIC Drive-In Donate Money to Local Teachers to Aid Distance Learning

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Month, SONIC is providing teachers with necessary supplies for students to continue learning at home OKLAHOMA CITY (July 8, 2020) – To recognize the entrepreneurial spirit driving teachers to meet their students' distance learning needs during this difficult time, SONIC® Drive-In matched all donations to DonorsChoose on Teacher Appreciation Day. Through Limeades for Learning®, SONIC donated $1 million to public school teacher requests across the country on Teacher Appreciation Day – Tuesday, May 5, 2020 – supporting their endeavors to... Read more →


Why Online Casinos Are Investing In Mobile Casino Gaming

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(July 10, 2020)The online gambling industry is one of the most innovative and competitive sectors in the world. Finding what the consumers want is one of the necessities for online casinos. This has led to the development of mobile casinos and apps that allow players to gamble on the go. There are various reasons as to why online casinos are investing big in mobile casino technology. Read on to know more about them. Changing consumer preference The generations are changing and the way people view... Read more →


Two Delaware Residents Indicted for Robbery of American Sportsman Dealer; 35 Firearms Stolen

WILMINGTON, Del. – On July 7, 2020, a federal grand jury indicted Nahsiem McIntosh, 21 years old, and Derris Lloyd, 35, both of Wilmington, Delaware, for offenses related to the May 31, 2020, burglary of the American Sportsman, a federal firearms dealer in Newark, Delaware. According to the Indictment, 35 firearms were stolen. McIntosh and Lloyd are charged with: (1) theft of firearms from a federal firearms licensee and aiding and abetting the theft; (2) possession of a firearm by a prohibited person; and (3)... Read more →


Officer Down: Chief Deputy Lee Weber Presumed Drowned Trying To Save His Son

Chief Deputy Lee Weber HUGHES COUNTY, SD-Chief Deputy Lee Weber is presumed to have drowned in the Missouri River two miles north of Fort Pierre while attempting to rescue his 8-year-old son who had fallen out of a moving boat. Multiple agencies are involved in search and recovery efforts for his body. Chief Deputy Weber dove into the water without a life jacket in an attempt to reach his son but was swept away by the current. His son was rescued by other nearby boaters.... Read more →


Rowan Football and Brown & Gold Gridiron Club Deliver over 5000 Cans of Food to Community Food Banks

Rowan football coach Jay Accorsi with Betsy Foster, director of The Shop at Rowan GLASSBORO, NJ (July 8, 2020)--– The Rowan football program teamed up with its Brown & Gold Gridiron Club to deliver over 5,000 cans of food today to two community food banks in Glassboro. Head coach Jay Accorsi delivered the canned items to the Kitchen of Hope at St. Thomas Episcopal Church as well as to The Shop at Rowan. Rowan football alumnus Zaire Pollard organized the food drive, coordinating the donation... Read more →


NJ Makes Changes to Reduce MVC Blacklog

TRENTON (July 9, 2020)--– Acting on a commitment to improve service and reduce long lines at MVC agencies, Governor Phil Murphy and Motor Vehicle Commission Chief Administrator Sue Fulton today announced a furlough exemption for MVC agency employees as well as extended expiration dates for licenses and registrations. “After three months of pent up demand, I completely understand the frustration felt by every MVC customer forced to wait in long lines as we reopen agencies,’’ said Governor Murphy. “To ensure that the MVC does not... Read more →