Thursday, October 31
The Gloucester County branch of the NAACP celebrated the unsung heroes of the community at its 2013 Image Awards held on Oct. 27.
I really had to change the way I ate. I used to eat for the taste of the food, instead of stopping when I was full and satisfied.
In Washington, D.C. on October 20th, the Children’s Defense Fund partnered with Washington National Cathedral for a special Children’s Sabbath service and activities, including a forum with leading experts on gun violence as a public health issue where Dr. Mark L. Rosenberg shared his experience.
A new report from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) found that many of the same types of loan servicing problems that affected consumers in the mortgage market are now affecting student loan borrowers.
Wednesday, October 30
Chris Brown’s representatives announced that the troubled star was headed to rehab to "gain focus and insight into his past and recent behavior, enabling him to continue the pursuit of his life and his career from a healthier vantage point."
Tuesday, October 29
One year ago, Hurricane Sandy’s landfall devastated communities up and down the East Coast – a tragedy that demanded massive rescue, recovery, and rebuilding efforts.
Monday, October 28
This week marks the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, one of the nation’s worst natural disasters.
The Bridgeton Legends honored two great men and also raised funds for two worthwhile community organizations on October 5 at the at the Centerton Country Club in Pittsgrove.
Inspira Medical Center Vineland will host a blood drive for donation to the American Red Cross on Friday, November 8 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Trouble keeps finding Chris Brown.
Burlington County College’s (BCC) men’s and women’s soccer teams are headed to the Region XIX Division I Semifinals.
Friday, October 25
[We found that] if we created the right wraparound programs, the right preschool programs that were strong enough and rigorous enough, that fed into a rigorous pre-K through 3 program that fed into a middle school and a high school that actually works and inspired as well as prepared the child, you could have marvelous things happening.
Thursday, October 24
Bishop John R. Gandy, senior pastor at Abundant Life Worship Center, recently received the “Religious Leader of Excellence” award during the 2013 New Jersey State NAACP Convention held at Bally’s Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, Oct. 10-13.
An old adage advises that ‘one man’s pain is another man’s gain’. As consumers nationwide struggle to recover financially from the Great Recession, this adage is also a truism.
After much anticipation and media hype, NBC’s reinterpretation of the classic TV show, “Ironside,” has been canceled after just three episodes.
Wednesday, October 23
Demanding the Washington football team remove the “R” word from its name is a simple request for respect.
Tuesday, October 22
The NAACP has named a former House of Representatives clerk as an interim president and CEO of the nation’s largest and oldest civil right organization.
Monday, October 21
President Barack Obama on Monday acknowledged widespread computer problems still frustrating Americans who are trying to enroll online for insurance plans at the center of his health care law.
Life will come. Life will go. Life will bend into many directions but the trick is to remain still within.
Ebb and flow is the lifeline of any bank. With solid and steady liquidity, banks are able to extend business and personal loans; provide mortgages and extend credit to new or financially strapped businesses.
Friday, October 18
President Barack Obama on Friday nominated former Pentagon lawyer Jeh Johnson as the next Homeland Security secretary.
Camden's Unity Community Center (UCC) recently celebrated its 30th year of cultivating the talents of the city's children.
Usher is known as much for his awesome abs as he is for cranking out R&B hits and he is showing off his incredible physique on the November cover of Men’s Health.
Wednesday, October 16
Congress passed a last-minute agreement Wednesday night on a deal to reopen the government and extend its borrowing authority into February.
Democratic Newark Mayor Cory Booker handily beat his Republican opponent Steve Lonegan Wednesday in the New Jersey special Senate race.
With the national unemployment rate hovering above 7 percent—and the number of people out of work in New Jersey well above that—about 8.6 percent, one of the few employers hiring new workers are small owned businesses.
Tuesday, October 15
Raising the debt ceiling is not a license for unchecked partisan spending. It does, however, ensure that our nation continues to pay our bills and abide by previously reached agreements.
Monday, October 14
Since the government was forced to shut down on October 1st one of the most common refrains has been that some members of Congress are acting like children—or, more accurately, worse than most children.
Saturday, October 12
Halle Berry, 47, gave birth to her second child, a son, on Oct. 5, with her husband, French actor Olivier Martinez. Berry has a daughter, Nahla, 5, with model Gabriel Aubry.
Friday, October 11
Former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal appeared with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Camden Mayor Dana Redd at a Boys and Girls Club in Camden to promote after school activities as an alternative to violence.
Thursday, October 10
Despite being at least 20 percentage poll points behind incumbent Chris Christie, Democratic governor hopeful Barbara Buono is banking on the notion that a history making all female ticket will topple Christie from his perch as head of the Garden state.
Achieving a balance between work and life is more than an ideal that exist only in a perfect world. It is a way of being that is essential to our ability to be effective and to staying healthy.
Democrat Cory Booker and Republican Steve Lonegan sparred in their final debate at Rowan University in Glassboro on Wednesday, Oct. 9.
Wednesday, October 9
If you've been thinking about your current weight, it may be because you've noticed a change in how your clothes fit.
I am not going to tell you who to cast your ballot for, but I will say that is important that you vote.
The old adage, “People don’t plan to fail, they fail to plan,” can be especially true when it comes to finances.
Tuesday, October 8
It's a good chance that historically black colleges and universities can become the heart of a creative center where inventive African American engineers and scientists can create a technology base that could indeed rival Silicon Valley and other nationally recognized computer and technology hubs.
Monday, October 7
Newark mayor Cory Booker and Bogota mayor Steve Lonegan have at least one commonality---they were both born on the same day—April 27—the similarities, however, stop there.
History came to life on Saturday in Mount Laurel as Jacobs Chapel and Fellowship Community Church held its “If These Stones Could Talk” Living History Family Fun Day.
Friday, October 4
The gifts keep coming for “Scandal” creator Shonda Rhimes, 43.
Wednesday, October 2
Payday loans – the small loans that come with big fees and triple-digit annual interest rates – pose serious threats to the financial well-being of borrowers.
Tuesday, October 1
President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged congressional Republicans to “reopen the government” rather than continue to block federal spending to battle the three-year-old Affordable Care Act.
The Justice Department will sue the state of North Carolina for alleged racial discrimination over new laws that limit early voting and require voters to present state-issued proof of identification, an official said.