The goal of healthy eating is progression, not perfection. As long as you’re choosing healthier options about 80 percent of the time, you can incorporate treats into your diet without diminishing the results you’re looking for.
Camden City saw reductions in homicides, shootings, and overall crime in 2020 according to Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR), a Federal Bureau of Investigation program that generates statistics of crime data for use in law enforcement.
The Atlantic County Division of Public Health, in cooperation with Atlantic Cape Community College, has begun administering COVID-19 vaccinations by appointment to eligible community healthcare workers (Phase 1A) at the college’s Mays Landing campus.
I’ll admit: I was nervous about traveling out of state during 2020 – the year when the world was turned upside down because of the coronavirus pandemic. But I kept my eyes peeled for possible, drivable getaways to relatively nearby destinations with low numbers of COVID-19 infections.
The Freeholder Board has sworn in Al Dyer, a Pennsauken resident who was elected in November to fill the unexpired term of former Freeholder Susan Shin Angulo. Dyer’s term begins today and will end in December 2021.
"Perhaps the government should consider how to offer help in a way that might include a joint application from tenants, who do want to have the fallout from an eviction, and landlords, who simply want their back rent paid."
The Foundation for Success Program sponsored by the Atlantic County Workforce Development Board in cooperation with Atlantic Cape Community College will offer a minimum of 100 qualified unemployed or dislocated Atlantic County residents will have an opportunity to receive education, training and support services.
Patricia Lorentzen may be Jefferson Health – New Jersey’s biggest fan – even though the 65-year-old grandmother lives 1,000 miles away in Florida. Lorentzen was a New Jersey resident in 2018, when she faced an avalanche of health problems.
The Gloucester County Cultural and Heritage Commission awarded a grant to Gloucester County Parks and Recreation for the creation of a mural on the stairs to the Butterfly and Children’s Gardens at the Red Bank Battlefield Park.
As the end of the college semester approaches, a semester that held challenges and frustrations well beyond academia due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students can be found frantically cramming for exams and furiously writing papers, many doing so in isolation.
The Camden County Library System now offers a new hotspot lending program for remote workers and learners. The program comes in addition to a variety of new digital services already made available through the library system as part of its ongoing effort to bridge the digital divide widened by the pandemic and to support the community during this crisis.
Children and families have been impacted by the current pandemic in a number of ways including loss of income, illness, and death on top isolation. The Atlantic County Juvenile/Family Crisis Intervention Unit (FCIU) offers help to families who are experiencing serious difficulties in managing the behavior of children 10-17 years old for whom they are responsible.
The Gloucester County Animal Shelter (GCAS) will continue to offer discounted adoption fees for the animals at the shelter. Animals six years old and younger will have their adoption fees reduced to $35. Dogs and cats six years and older will have their adoption fees completely waived.
In today’s day and age, modern teen fashion has become something that might seem unrecognizable from what it was just a little while ago. It has evolved in the sense that it has been more about the clothing’s sense of unity and cohesion rather than name brands and expensive material.
Have you ever noticed that in the winter you are more congested, or have a runny nose? That’s because the body naturally warms and moisturizes (humidifies) air as it travels through the nasal passages, throat, and upper airway. As temperatures drop, dry, cold air can cause this moisture to evaporate quicker, causing irritation, nasal congestion, runny noses, and other difficulties breathing.
Jefferson Health – New Jersey’s 11th Annual Cancer Center Tree of Lights event – which gives area residents the opportunity to honor, remember, and celebrate the lives of loved ones who have battled cancer – will be held virtually this year at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center – Washington Township on December 2.
Here in New Jersey, Murphy’s Law has taken on a whole new meaning. With people encouraged not to travel and families being told to not gather outside those who live in the household, it is difficult for some to see anything to be thankful for or joyous about.
Self-care swiftly became a top priority for many people at the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Stress levels naturally rose in response to the extraordinary uncertainty of what was to come. For those who thought everything would be back to “normal” by now, it’s essential to keep using healthy coping mechanisms to maintain your mental and emotional well-being.
A mural has been completed on the outside perimeter wall of the Camden County Correctional Facility. The design was chosen from a county-wide contest which invited local artists to enter submissions for the project.
Coming from a Mexican family full of immigrants, I never quite understood why people dislike immigrants. Of course, when I was younger, I didn’t understand at all, but even now as a teenager, I still have some trouble trying to comprehend the fact that there are people against immigration.
Construction for the Cumberland County Veterans Burial Pavilion will be under way in the near future as plans are being made. Located at the Cumberland County Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery in Hopewell Township, the pavilion’s goal is to keep visitors of the cemetery inside and out of possible precipitation.
In a continued attempt to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, on November 12, Governor Phil Murphy signed a state-wide executive order that will allow for more restrictions to be placed on non-essential businesses.
Governor Phil Murphy is adding $60 million in Coronavirus, Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding for the fulfillment of grants under Phase 3 of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority’s (NJEDA’s) Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program.
November is National Adoption Month, which is an initiative of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’s Children's Bureau whose goal is to increase awareness of the need for permanent families for children and youth in the U.S. foster care system according to the department’s website.
Cooper University Health Care in conjunction with the Camden County Freeholder Board and Camden County Department of Health have opened a testing site on the Cherry Hill Campus of Camden County College.