5 Things That You Should Know About Cannabis In 2020

(Gloucestercitynews.net)(April 2, 2020)--Don’t think you know all that you need to about cannabis in 2020? Find out some interesting facts about this hot topic right here in this article. While cannabis is still a touchy subject in many countries around the world, it is something that we should all know a bit more about. Cannabis companies are setting up all around the USA as more states legalize this drug. For many people, cannabis is scary, but it doesn’t need to be. In this article, we... Read more →


Joseph Peter DeStefano of Westmont

WESTMONT NJ--Suddenly, On March 30, 2020. Age 61. Of Westmont section of Haddon Township. In the loving care of his wife of 26 years, Jennifer DeStefano (nee Conn). Cherished father of Jennifer Mary, Stephanie (Jordan), Michele, Ashley (Sean), Helena, Domenic and Joseph. Beloved Son of Joseph DeStefano and Lillian DeStefano (nee D’Amico). Loving Brother of Debra, John and Sandra. Loving Son-In-Law of Theresa D’Amico (Philip) and the late Stephen Conn. Loving grandfather of Helayna, Georgah, Patrick, Marshall, Chase and Connor. Survived by his beloved granddog,... Read more →


Thousands of Free Resources

Xfinity Video Customers Can Say “Education” into the Xfinity Voice Remote to Access Nearly 2,000 Hours of Programming Created in Partnership with Common Sense Media PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Comcast today announced that it has made nearly 2,000 hours of programming and thousands of free titles available to Xfinity video customers to give children and parents quick and easy access to educational programming by grade level as part of the company’s comprehensive response to the COVID-19 crisis. The collection is a joint effort with Common Sense Media, the... Read more →


Pennsylvania Business Files Lawsuit Against Gov. Over Coronavirus Shutdown

By Christen Smith | The Center Square Schulmerich Bells, the world's leading hand bell manufacturer, sued the Pennsylvania governor on Friday over his statewide shutdown order for non-life-sustaining businesses. Schulmerich Bells (The Center Square) – The world’s largest manufacturer of hand bells became the latest company to challenge Pennsylvania’s shut down order for non-life-sustaining businesses, this time arguing that Gov. Tom Wolf’s mandate violates the Fifth Amendment. Schulmerich Bells filed a complaint in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on Friday that alleges the order infringes... Read more →


APRIL Child Abuse Awareness Month

In recognition of Child Abuse Awareness Month in April, the Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office and Child Advocacy Center of Gloucester County is sponsoring a social media campaign to bring awareness to effective child abuse and neglect prevention efforts. Due to the epidemic of the coronavirus and quarantine measures being ordered by the Governor of New Jersey, our public events had to be canceled to protect the safety and welfare of our communities in Gloucester County. Although our public events had to be cancelled, we at... Read more →


VISIT PHILADELPHIA Releases Research to Inform Recovery Planning

Research has always been the foundation for the work we do at VISIT PHILADELPHIA® and now, more than ever, we need to know how people are feeling and what they’re thinking about travel in order to develop a COVID-19 recovery initiative that will spur a regional rebound. We know it will take all of us to create and execute a successful recovery. Today, we’re releasing new insight that will help inform plans for us and our partners — elected officials, hoteliers, restaurant owners, museum and... Read more →


CNB Fishing Delaware: Latest emergency order allows restricted surf fishing for out-of-state visitors;

Out-of-state visitors must self-quarantine for 14 days before engaging in fishing, hunting, golf, visiting state parks and wildlife areas DOVER, Del. – A week after Gov. John Carney issued stay-at-home orders to slow the coronavirus spread, state parks and wildlife areas remain open but now with additional restrictions for residents and visitors. Under the latest directive, anyone who enters Delaware from another state must immediately self-quarantine for 14 days. The order applies to individuals who would like to fish, hunt or intended to visit state... Read more →


Area Teens Finalists in Music Competition

Three Toms River Teens Are Finalists in Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s Statewide Drug Prevention Music Competition Toms River, NJ — Three local teens have earned recognition for their original substance use prevention songs created for the 16th annual New Jersey Shout Down Drugs high school music competition, sponsored by the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ), 95.9 WRAT and the New Jersey Broadcasters Association. The music competition’s Prevention Concert was set to be held on April 3rd at the Two Rivers Theater... Read more →


New Jersey Lottery Walk-in Claims Desk Remains Temporarily Closed

due to Public Health Emergency Lottery Ticket Sales and Drawings will Continue TRENTON (April 1, 2020) – To mitigate further spread of COVID-19 the New Jersey Lottery’s front office remains temporarily closed for the collection of walk-in claims. The front office will remain closed through at least April 17 while we review and revise our protocols for paying claims. Claims less than $599.50 can still be immediately redeemed at any retailer and mailed claims will still be processed in the regular course of business. Winners... Read more →


Mega Millions Jackpot Rolls To $121,000,000

Thousands of New Jersey Players Win Prizes TRENTON (April 1, 2020) – The Mega Millions drawing on Tuesday, March 31, drawing produced seven players that matched four of the five white balls drawn making each ticket worth $500. Three of those tickets were purchased with the Megaplier option, multiplying the prizes to $2,000. Moreover, 16,356 other New Jersey players took home $73,110 in prizes ranging from $2 to $800. The winning numbers for the Tuesday, March 31, drawing were: 08, 17, 51, 57, and 70.... Read more →


NJBIA Statement on NJ Tax Filing Deadline Extension

NJBIA President and CEO Michele N. Siekerka, Esq. issued the following statement regarding today's announcement by Gov. Phil Murphy, Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin to extend New Jersey's tax filing deadline to July 15. "Today's decision to extend the state tax filing deadline to July 15 is a proper one. The disruptions and financial hardships many New Jersey businesses and residents are enduring are simply overwhelming. "This extension will allow many businesses to keep operations running and it will keep disposable... Read more →


Home Nurse Arrested for Sexually Assaulting Severely Impaired Patient

Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina and New Jersey State Police Colonel Patrick Callahan announced that a 33-year-old man working as a caregiver in a Southampton home has been arrested for sexually assaulting a severely developmentally impaired girl under his care. Edmondo DiPaolo, of the 100 block of Daniels Avenue in Pemberton Township, was charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault (First Degree), Attempted Aggravated Assault (Second Degree) and Endangering the Welfare of a Child (Second Degree). He was taken into custody on March 21 and lodged in... Read more →


FOREIGN AFFAIRS: First Look: The Comeback Nation

The Comeback Nation, How U.S. Economic Supremacy Has Proved Declinists Wrong “The 2020s have opened with the sudden shock of a global pandemic. Economists are downgrading their growth forecasts for countries all over the world, and the United States’ record-long economic expansion is at risk of coming to an abrupt end,” writes Ruchir Sharma, chief global strategist at Morgan Stanley Investment Management. “But there is little evidence to suggest that the downturn will hit the United States disproportionately hard.” Sharma observes that “It is hard... Read more →


STATEMENT FROM BRIGID CALLAHAN HARRISON

REGARDING SENATOR CORY BOOKER’S DECISION TO BRACKET WITH HARRISON IN UPCOMING NEW JERSEY PRIMARY [March 31, 2020 – Longport, New Jersey] As first reported today by New Jersey Globe’s David Wildstein, Senator Cory Booker filed a letter to the Division of Elections seeking to specifically bracket with Brigid Harrison in New Jersey’s 2ndCongressional District primary. The decision will ensure that both candidates are grouped together on every ballot in the district for the 2020 Democratic primary. Today’s announcement comes on the heels of Senator Booker’s... Read more →


COVID-19 Threatens Health…of Second Amendment

MONDAY, MARCH 30, 2020 SUPPORT NRA-ILA Our nation continues to struggle with the widespread impact of the COVID-19 virus. By now, everyone should be aware of the new “social distancing” paradigm, where we are all encouraged to avoid large groups of people, and maintain at least six feet of distance between each other when we do interact. Regular washing of our hands—which we should have been doing already—is now the norm, and anyone caught coughing or sneezing outside of the confines of their own elbow... Read more →


Gloucester City Trash Collection Update: Bulk Trash Pickup Suspended Because of Coronavirus

Gloucester City Residents: Due to the Covid-19 Virus affecting all of New Jersey, the city’s trash company, Republic Service, and the city of Gloucester have agreed to suspend the collection of bulk waste for the foreseeable future. It will begin Monday, April 6, 2020 and will continue until the end of this nationwide pandemic. It is a safety measure for all involved so as to minimize contact. Gloucester City is one of the last towns in Camden County to agree to the suspension of bulk... Read more →


Multi-Alarm Fire Damages Two Properties on Orange St.

William E. Cleary Sr. | CNBNews The fire started at 214 Orange Street, the unit next to it has water damage. (CNBNews photo) (GLOUCESTER CITY NJ)(April 1, 2020)--Gloucester City Fire Department (GCFD) was dispatched to the 200 unit block of Orange on Monday afternoon, March 31 for a dwelling fire. The fire broke out at 214 Orange Street, a three-story semi-detached wood frame property. It sits at the end of a row of four properties. The adjoining properties suffered water damage.Besides Gloucester City, eight other... Read more →


Almost 9,000 Meals Delivered to Camden County Seniors in first Week of Expanded Service

(Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Division of Senior and Disabled Services has delivered nearly 9,000 meals to seniors in need since March 18 as part of an expanded, unprecedented effort to ensure that no senior goes hungry during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. On Wednesday alone, more than 1,900 individual meals were delivered throughout the county. Last week, all residents previously enrolled in one of the county’s senior meal or dialysis transport programs, equal to roughly 500 residents, automatically began receiving home-delivery of meals.... Read more →


*Sinfully Sweets Fresh Made Candy, Come In An Give Us A Try

RELATED: CNB BUSINESS NEWS Gloucester City News Gloucester City History Former Gloucester City Resident Opens "Sinfully Sweets" Candy Store in Atco Read more →


Home Country: April Fools Day

CNBNews Contributor April First … clear wonderful morning … members of the world dilemma think tank down at the Mule Barn coffee shop looked around. “Anyone seen Dud this morning?” “Not me. Haven’t seen Herb, either, come to think of it.” “Hey, that’s right,” Steve said. “Matter of fact, haven’t seen much of those two all this past week.” “Working, you think?” said Doc. “Those two?” “Yeah. What was I thinking?” They were quiet through the sweet rolls and Steve’s hash browns. “Last time I... Read more →


Health Tips: Take Time to Relax

While adults are home teleworking, and kids are at home participating in online educational instruction (we hope), it’s even more important during these challenging times to take a moment to get out into the family yard. The TurfMutt Foundation reminds families that nature starts right outside your back door. Let the proven benefits green space give us a break from being cooped up inside. Listen to the birds. Watch the trees. Curl your toes in the grass. Work outside planting and preparing for the budding... Read more →


CDC Issues Warning Against Use of Chloroquine Phosphate to Prevent Virus

(Camden City, NJ)(March 30, 2020) – The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has issued an official guidance warning against the use of chloroquine phosphate to treat coronavirus (COVID-19). The CDC issued the alert after learning of a couple that ingested the substance, leaving one dead and another critically ill. Non-pharmaceutical chloroquine phosphate is a chemical intended for use with aquariums. The agency included in its guidance that it is aware of unconfirmed media reports that the commercially available chemicals may be out of stock due... Read more →


How to use alternative face masks and shields

March, 2020 Hans Kellner Board of Health, Department of Public Health PHILADELPHIA PA--As COVID-19 coronavirus spreads in Philadelphia, an increasing proportion of people that everyone encounters is likely to be infected. The City has enacted a “stay at home” order and recommendations on social distancing to reduce the number of person-to-person interactions that could lead to spread of the infection, and no use of personal protective equipment should be seen as an alternative to following these recommendations. However, work or caregiving duties may require some... Read more →


Sheriff Officers Assisting in Patrol of Camden City

(Camden City, NJ) – In an effort to provide additional resources and personnel during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, officers from the Camden County Sheriff’s Office have begun assisting Camden County Metro Officers on patrol in Camden City. The partnership creates a force multiplier for front line policing and helps address the challenges of social distancing measures put in place to reduce the effect of the coronavirus. The Sheriff’s Office typically provides a variety of law enforcement service and support in the county in both civil... Read more →


GOP Women Surpass Previous High for Filed House Candidates;

Filing Deadlines in Nearly Half of States Yet to Pass With candidate filings posted in 25 states, and deadlines passed in an additional two states that have not yet posted candidate lists, 140 Republican women have filed to run for U.S. House seats, a new high since the Center for American Women and Politics began collecting this data in 1990. The previous high for Republican women House candidates was 133, set in 2010. With filing deadlines still open in nearly half of states, including New... Read more →


Aid for Camden County Businesses

(Camden City, NJ) – Camden County businesses impacted by COVID-19 now have access to a variety of new programs through the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA). The NJEDA Board passed the measure last Thursday to give businesses facing financial hardship access to initiatives ranging from grant programs for small businesses and zero-interest loans for mid-sized companies to funding for entrepreneurs and support for private-sector lenders. “Camden County is home to many family-owned companies who rely on their business for their livelihood,” said Freeholder Director... Read more →


New Drive-Up Coronavirus Testing Site Opens Today in Camden City

(Camden City, NJ) – Cooper University Health Care, Virtua Health, the Camden County Freeholder Board, and Camden County Health Department have collaborated to open a new drive-up coronavirus (COVID-19) testing site in the city of Camden beginning April 1, 2020. “We are proud to work with two of our outstanding regional health systems, Cooper and Virtua, to open this new COVID-19 testing site to serve the needs of the citizens of Camden County,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “As the entire country and state... Read more →


A month of hope for children and youth

Dear American Legion Family and Friends, April is the month we raise attention to American Legion programs and services for children and youth. For Children & Youth Month this year, we need to raise more than attention. The coronavirus pandemic has created an urgent need to financially assist military and veteran families with children at home, whose lives have been turned upside-down in recent weeks. They need our help now, and they will need it for months to come. American Legion Temporary Financial Assistance grants... Read more →


OAKLYN SETTLES $250,000 LAWSUIT with Woman Involving Borough Cops and K-9 Police Dog

By John Paff Post dateMarch 25, 2020 | NJ Civil Settlements On February 3, 2020, the Borough of Oaklyn (Camden County, NJ) agreed to pay $250,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a Collingswood woman who claimed that Borough cops sicced a police dog on her after chasing her home because she parked incorrectly in a 7-Eleven parking lot. In her lawsuit, Natalie Diaz said that in the early evening of February 2, 2016, she went to the 7-Eleven in Oaklyn to purchase a cup... Read more →


Mary A. Moran, former Gloucester City Municipal Clerk, Active Member of St. Mary's Parish

GLOUCESTER CITY NJ--On March 29, 2020. Age 94 (nee Tyrrell). Of Gloucester City. Beloved wife of 54 years to the late Thomas F. Moran, Jr. In the loving and devoted care of her children: Thomas M. Moran (late Veronica) of Florida, Patrick J. Moran (Deborah) of Pennsauken, Paul B. Moran (Debra) of West Deptford, Denis J. Moran (Maureen) of Gloucester City and Eileen Moran of Gloucester City. Cherished grandmother of Tiffany (Richard), Jamie (Kevin), Kyle, Kevin (Bridget), Jeff (Kate), Sean (Christina), late Matthew, Zach, Abby... Read more →


The Latest Coronavirus Developments in NJ

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 KIMBERLEE BONGARD | MARCH 31, 2020 New measures in New Jersey as well as the latest on closures — and exceptions — in response to the COVID-19 pandemic In an attempt to slow the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, Gov. Phil Murphy has signed a number of executive orders over... Read more →


Tracking Cases of COVID-19 County by County in NJ

MARCH 31, 2020 |COLLEEN O'DEA 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 Since New Jersey logged its first case of COVID-19 in Bergen County almost four weeks ago, the number of people testing positive has risen exponentially. The number of cases surpassed 100 on March 16, the day Gov. Phil Murphy imposed the first expansive social-distancing measures that included closing all schools,... Read more →


Find the Best Place to Shop for Beauty Supplies: Online Makeup Shop Review

There are many different shops where you can purchase makeup, that it becomes hard to pick the one that will definitely provide you with the best beauty accessories and products that are worth the money. This article is going to help you find the right store that will not disappoint you. Read more about the shop that sells the best beauty supplies - GoodBeautyProducts.com. Find out about a place where you can find the nicest matte foundations and primers for all skin types! GoodBeautyProducts Reviews:... Read more →


Camden County Coronavirus March 30 Update; 1st Case Reported in Brooklawn

(Gloucester Township, NJ) –The Camden County Department of Health is announcing 2 new deaths caused by novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Camden County. The first patient was a male resident of Gloucester Township in his 60s, the second was a female resident of Pine Hill in her 60s. “We are incredibly saddened by these tragic losses, and on behalf of the Freeholder Board and certainly the entire Camden County community, we send our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased,” said Freeholder Director... Read more →