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Blood drives scheduled

New Jersey Blood Services is asking for help to maintain an adequate supply of all blood types, but especially O-negative – the “universal” blood which can be transfused into anyone in an emergency. In addition, hundreds of additional blood drives…

Horizon executives honored as diversity leaders

Two directors for Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey have been recognized as DiversityMBA Magazine’s 2014 Top 100 Under 50 Diverse Executives & Emerging Leaders. Maureen Martin, director of service operations, and Vincenza Cruz, director of talent acquisition, were honored…

Walk-a-thon raised $40,000 to support services

With Aretha Franklin on the public address system calling for “R-E-S-P-E-C-T,” members of Community Access Unlimited (CAU), along with friends, family, volunteers, staff and donors, recently stepped off the line for the 16th Annual Ira Geller Memorial Walk-a-Thon held at…

IRA warns taxpayers about scam

WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service issued a fraud alert for international financial institutions complying with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). Scam artists posing as the IRS have fraudulently solicited financial institutions seeking account holder identity and financial…

Hoffman tops 500-save threshold

by Ira Thor for NJCUGothicKnights.com CAMDEN, NJ | Three-time All-New Jersey Athletic Conference goalkeeper Brittany Hoffman (McMurray, PA/Peters Township) surpassed the 500-save threshold for her career and her nine stops, including a penalty kick save, kept the New Jersey City University women’s…

Marijuana should be legal

Democrats should lead a nationwide push to reduce penalties for minor drug possession, acknowledging that former President Richard Nixon’s war on drugs has been less successful than the Prohibition on alcohol, which gave vast power to organized crime. America’s prisons…