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 2020-04-05 09:22 

Burlington County Times

More turning to faith during coronavirus, say Burlington County religious leaders...

The Burlington County faith community is going virtual for one of its most important weeks of the year. Churches and synagogues are all offering a message of hope and perseverance during a difficult time, and more and more people are tuning in to hear it....

 2020-04-04 22:21 

Burlington County Times

Toilet paper isn't the only thing being hoarded. NJ wine sales shot up due to coronavirus...

New Jersey wine stores and wholesalers saw a jump in sales the week of March 16 — days before Gov. Phil Murphy ordered the closure of all nonessential businesses due to coronavirus on March 21....

 2020-04-04 20:22 

Burlington County Times

Is South Jersey prepared for coronavirus surge?...

New Jersey's COVID-19 caseload is nearing 35,000, according to state health officials. Burlington County has another 98 cases and another resident has died, officials said....

 2020-04-04 19:22 

Burlington County Times

Fighting an invisible enemy: Joint Base air crew works on coronavirus response...

Monmouth native Tucker Hawley was part of an 11-member aircrew from the 6th Airlift Squadron of the 305th Air Mobility Wing, and his team recently transported another megaload of test swabs from Aviano Air Base in Italy back to the United States for use i...

 2020-04-04 17:10 

Burlington County Times

Coronavirus: 98 new Burlington County cases on 'sobering' day in NJ outbreak...

New Jersey's COVID-19 caseload is nearing 35,000, according to state health officials. Burlington County has another 98 cases and another resident has died, officials said....

 2020-04-04 16:21 

Burlington County Times

Moorestown Mall operator braces for COVID-19's financial impact...

Philadelphia-based PREIT — its shopping centers shut due to the ongoing pandemic — has said it will cut spending, boost borrowing and sell assets to bolster cash reserves "during this unique operating environment."...

 2020-04-04 16:14 

Burlington County Times

How to make your own face mask to help stop the coronavirus spread...

The CDC recommends you cover your mouth to protect yourself and others from the coronavirus. Here's a pattern and instructions to make a face mask....

 2020-04-04 16:11 

Burlington County Times

Coronavirus live updates: Cloth masks recommended; FEMA sends medical supplies...

The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus marched to another record-setting pace early Saturday, with nearly 1,200 deaths in 24 hours as federal emergency workers tried to answer desperate pleas for respirators from dozens of states. Many traditions of Ame...

 2020-04-04 10:22 

Burlington County Times

Friedman: Wishing sweet spring would come back...

Columnist Sally Friedman gives readers a look at her world....

 2020-04-04 09:22 

Burlington County Times

Rowan University releases blueprint for 3D printed PPE mask for COVID-19 protection...

Rowan University students — with oversight by engineering and chemistry faculty — designed the masks for health care workers on the front lines....

 2020-04-03 21:02 

Burlington County Times

Air Force and Boeing reach deal on KC-46 fix; new jets will arrive at Joint Base on time...

The current vision system on the jets is flawed and is among the biggest glitch in a series of delays and setbacks surrounding the development of the new tankers, which are intended to replace the Air Force's entire fleet of its 1980s era KC-10 tanker...

 2020-04-03 21:02 

Burlington County Times

Air Force, Boeing reach deal on KC-46 fix; new jets will arrive at Joint Base next year...

The current vision system on the jets is flawed and is among the biggest glitch in a series of delays and setbacks surrounding the development of the new tankers, which are intended to replace the Air Force's entire fleet of its 1980s era KC-10 tanker...

 2020-04-03 19:29 

Burlington County Times

NJ senators blast Trump's decision to keep ACA enrollment closed...

Hundreds of thousands of New Jersey residents are now out of work due to the coronavirus pandemic shutdowns, and there's growing concern that many of them won't have access to affordable health care coverage when they and their families might need...

 2020-04-03 19:21 

Burlington County Times

Florence partners with local food distributor to feed the town...

Bonduelle Fresh Americas, a food distribution company in Florence, is giving away hundreds of cases of free produce to municipal officials during the coronavirus outbreak. The officials, in turn, are using it to help feed as many township residents as pos...

 2020-04-03 17:21 

Burlington County Times

While school's out, Shawnee High nurse works on the front lines at CHOP...

Sue Weimer spends weekends as a per diem nurse at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Her job is more important than ever now....

 2020-04-03 16:42 

Burlington County Times

Murphy: NJ nears 30K coronavirus cases, 650 deaths is one of state's 'greatest tragedies'...

Gov. Phil Murphy announced 4,372 new coronavirus cases in New Jersey on Friday....

 2020-04-03 16:42 

Burlington County Times

NJ reports 73 new Burlington County coronavirus cases...

Gov. Phil Murphy announced 4,372 new coronavirus cases in New Jersey on Friday....

 2020-04-03 16:18 

Burlington County Times

Coronavirus goes to court: After lives and livelihoods come the lawsuits...

The coronavirus pandemic is imperiling more than lives and livelihoods. It's also leading to lawsuits.Workers are suing companies. Businesses are suing insurers. Prison inmates and migrants in detention, abortion providers and gun shop owners are suin...

 2020-04-03 16:04 

Burlington County Times

'I just don't understand': Anthony Fauci shows support for more state stay-at-home orders...

WASHINGTON Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said Thursday he doesn't understand why all U.S. states aren't under stay-at-home orders.Asked on CNN whether every state had to be on the "sa...

 2020-04-03 16:03 

Burlington County Times

NJ will offer at-home learning on public TV amid coronavirus school closings...

Garden State teachers, including a handful from Burlington County, will be giving lessons on NJTV, the state's public-access network, in an initiative designed to advance remote instruction at home....

 2020-04-03 15:53 

Burlington County Times

Navy Capt. Crozier, fired for letter about coronavirus on USS Roosevelt, gets big send-off from sailors...

WASHINGTON Videos posted on social media showed a huge send-off for Navy Capt. Brett Crozier, the commander of an aircraft carrier who was ousted Thursday after sending a letter pleading with Navy leadership to protect his crew from the spreading coronavi...

 2020-04-03 15:36 

Burlington County Times

Rancocas Valley student dedicates rendition of Amazing Grace to those lost to coronavirus...

The 16-year-old Burlington County student also wanted to thank those on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic, doctors and nurses....

 2020-04-03 15:10 

Burlington County Times

Coronavirus: By the numbers in NJ and Burlington County...

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 2020-04-03 14:28 

Burlington County Times

Chris Cuomo lost 13 pounds in 3 days due to coronavirus: 'You suffer when you have this'...

Chris Cuomo says he's lost a significant amount of weight in a short time span while battling the coronavirus. The CNN anchor, 49, who revealed he tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, appeared on [...]...

 2020-04-03 14:22 

Burlington County Times

Trump blasts 3M as company says mask demand far exceeds ability to produce them...

President Donald Trump is criticizing 3M over N95 respirator masks as the company revealed demand is "much higher" than its ability to make them during the coronavirus pandemic.In a tweet Thursday night, Trump said 3M "will have a big price to...

 2020-04-03 14:21 

Burlington County Times

Staying connected: Cherokee tech teacher powers through outbreak...

A Burlington County teacher shares how he's engaging Evesham students while coronavirus keeps them learning at home....

 2020-04-03 14:21 

Burlington County Times

Liberty Lake live streaming 'virtual camp' programs for kids amid coronavirus...

Camp staff members have curated video content on social media to recreate the summer camp experience for kids stuck at home while New Jersey is under quarantine....

 2020-04-03 14:08 

Burlington County Times

Pennsauken tutoring company offers free resources during COVID-19 crisis...

The couple, who owns and operates Tailored Tutoring, a community-centered tutoring company based in Pennsauken, began offering free educational resources to help students from grades kindergarten through college, and their families....

 2020-04-03 14:08 

Burlington County Times

Jared Kushner makes coronavirus briefing appearance, draws backlash for 'our stockpile' comment...

WASHINGTON White House senior advisor Jared Kushner made a rare appearance during Thursday's coronavirus task force briefing, an appearance that drew backlash when he referred to the national stockpile of medical supplies as "our stockpile" an...

 2020-04-03 13:50 

Burlington County Times

Facebook pledges $40M for small businesses, introduces new fundraising tools and digital gift cards...

Facebook announced Thursday new updates to its small-business grant program introduced on March 17, including $40 million in grants for small businesses. The grants will go to 10,000 U.S. small businesses in 34 locations that Facebook employees live and w...

 2020-04-03 13:44 

Burlington County Times

Millions of masks, gloves and more are on the way. Here's how NJ decides who gets them...

There are 10 million pieces of personal protective equipment — the gloves, masks and gowns that protect health care workers — on the way and hundreds of people and businesses are making donations....

 2020-04-03 13:28 

Burlington County Times

'Really overwhelmed': Americans are facing mounting issues filing for unemployment during COVID-19 crisis...

To get an unemployment check, you first have to apply. And that's a problem for many people right now.Across the country, Americans are struggling just to start the process as overwhelmed state computer and phone systems have been under siege by an un...

 2020-04-03 13:24 

Burlington County Times

The science of a storm: How a 2% tornado risk turned into seven twisters that killed 25 people and destroyed thousands of buildings...

At 12:41 a.m. on March 3, a 911 operator answered the call of a panicked man under the Jefferson Street Bridge in Nashville."Are there current tornadoes on the ground?" he asked.The operator barely had a chance to respond.In the next instant, a fo...

 2020-04-03 13:19 

Burlington County Times

Leaked memo: Amazon strategy to attack Staten Island strike organizer as 'not smart'...

Amazon had a strategy to smear the organizer of a worker walkout at the online retailing giant's Staten Island, New York, fulfillment center on Monday, according to leaked notes from a company meeting.The notes, circulated as a memo within Amazon, and...

 2020-04-03 13:13 

Burlington County Times

'The pandemic is like a punch in the mouth': Medicaid faces new challenges amid US coronavirus outbreak...

As the coronavirus roils the economy and throws millions of Americans out of work, Medicaid is emerging as a default insurance plan for many of the newly unemployed. That could produce unprecedented strains on the vital health insurance program, according...

 2020-04-03 13:06 

Burlington County Times

FDA authorizes first coronavirus blood test, a key step for showing immunity and testing for vaccines...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized the first test for coronavirus that measures antibodies in the blood. Such tests could identify people who have recovered from COVID-19, a key for knowing who's immune and for developing a vaccine.C...

 2020-04-03 12:59 

Burlington County Times

Tests of potential coronavirus vaccine spur growth of virus-fighting antibodies...

A potential vaccine for COVID-19 has been developed and tested successfully in mice, researchers reported Thursday."We';d like to get this into patients as soon as possible," said Andrea Gambotto, associate professor of surgery at the Universit...

 2020-04-03 12:53 

Burlington County Times

Mnuchin promises stimulus checks for many in 2 weeks after Democrats warn it could be months...

WASHINGTON Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced Thursday that many Americans reeling from the financial impacts caused by the coronavirus outbreak can expect to see their one-time stimulus checks of up to $1,200 show up in their bank accounts in ab...

 2020-04-03 12:41 

Burlington County Times

Trump hasn't ordered any ventilators from GM, despite saying he was using wartime powers to force production...

An earlier version of this story misstated Sen. Ted Cruz's experience with coronavirus. The Texas Republican self-quarantined after interacting with a person who later tested positive.WASHINGTON Nearly a week after invoking his powers under a Korean W...

 2020-04-03 12:34 

Burlington County Times

'This will blow over': In states without stay-at-home orders, Americans celebrate freedom as death toll climbs...

As of midday Thursday, 90% of the nation — that's roughly 300 million citizens — was under either a state- or city-mandated shelter-in-place order in an effort to halt the spread of novel coronavirus.So what's life like for the other 1...

 2020-04-03 12:28 

Burlington County Times

Navy fires USS Theodore Roosevelt captain days after he pleaded for help for sailors with coronavirus...

WASHINGTON The Navy fired the captain of the USS Theodore Roosevelt on Thursday, four days after he pleaded for help as the coronavirus ravaged his crew, the Navy announced.Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly announced that Navy Capt. Brett Crozier was rel...

 2020-04-03 12:22 

Burlington County Times

Trump rails against 'witch hunts' after Pelosi announces committee to oversee coronavirus response...

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump warned against "witch hunts" during the coronavirus pandemic after Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said she will create a bipartisan House Select Committee to track the federal response to the outbreak. The commit...

 2020-04-03 12:14 

Burlington County Times

U.S. exported millions in masks and ventilators ahead of the coronavirus crisis...

U.S. exports of surgical masks, ventilators and other personal protective gear to China skyrocketed in January and February, when the coronavirus was wreaking havoc in the country where it began and as U.S. intelligence agencies warned it would soon sprea...

 2020-04-03 11:21 

Burlington County Times

Pets of the week: Cuddle with a cutie during quarantine...

Are you working from home right now? Consider providing a short-term foster home for a Burlington County Animal Shelter pet. Because the shelter is closed to the public, animals are not moving out as quickly as usual....

 2020-04-03 09:22 

Burlington County Times

Service continues on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst as despite coronavirus cases there...

As of March 26 the base was reporting 18 confirmed cases of coronavirus involving military members, dependents or civilian workers assigned to the installation....

 2020-04-03 09:22 

Burlington County Times

Service continues on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst despite coronavirus; installation further restricts access...

As of March 26 the base was reporting 18 confirmed cases of the coronavirus involving military members, dependents or civilian workers assigned to the installation....

 2020-04-02 23:39 

Burlington County Times

First $82M in coronavirus stimulus grants awarded to NJ...

The awards include a nearly $900,000 Community Development Block Grant for Burlington County, which is experiencing a rapid increase in coronavirus cases....

 2020-04-02 21:00 

Burlington County Times

Should you wear a mask to fight coronavirus? New Jersey officials weigh in...

New Jersey officials said special equipment needed to fight the coronavirus, such as N95 masks, should not be used by the general public....

 2020-04-02 19:14 

Burlington County Times

Murphy, Menendez tour Meadowlands pop-up field hospital built to manage coronavirus surge...

The 250-bed hospital, the first of four planned for New Jersey at three sites, is intended as a "step-down" facility that would take patients from area acute care hospitals to make room in those hospitals for coronavirus patients during the expect...

 2020-04-02 18:12 

Burlington County Times

Coronavirus live updates: Democrats delay convention; unemployment claims soar; Dr. Fauci gets security after threats...

Jobless numbers soared, Democrats delayed their national convention, and the nation's preeminent coronavirus expert required a security detail Thursday as the coronavirus death toll stretched beyond 5,000.More than 1,000 people died of the coronavirus...

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