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Posted on: September 24, 2021

Consumers asked to be mindful of prices after tornado

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The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and the NJ Office of Consumer Protection is warning both business and residents of New Jersey’s strong price gouging laws.

The New Jersey law prohibits price increases of more than ten percent during a...

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Posted on: September 23, 2021

Gloucester County Military Service Medal Ceremony scheduled for September 25

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(West Deptford, NJ) – The Gloucester County Military Service Medal Ceremony will be held on Saturday, Sept. 25 at 11 a.m. at the auditorium at RiverWinds in West Deptford.

 This year 37 veterans will be honored at the Gloucester County M...

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Posted on: September 23, 2021

Household Special Waste collection will take place September 25, 2021

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(Swedesboro, NJ)—The County of Gloucester announced the Household Special Waste Collection Day will take place Saturday, September 25 at the Solid Waste Complex at 493 Monroeville Rd., Swedesboro 08085.

Materials will only be accepted at this loc...

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

Gloucester County celebrates Seniors at its Annual Picnic

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(West Deptford, NJ) – The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners held the Annual Senior Citizen Picnic on Sept. 21 at Red Bank Battlefield Park in National Park.

Seniors were encouraged to wear their favorite Philadelphia Sports team’...

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Posted on: September 22, 2021

Gloucester County celebrates 25th Anniversary of the Best of Gloucester County

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The 25th Annual Best of Gloucester County contest has officially named its 2021 winners.

“The Best of Gloucester County contest is an amazing, friendly competition that allows us to shine a spotlight on our local businesses,” said Commissioner Director Rob...

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County News
Posted on: September 20, 2021

GCIT / SSSD awarded $12 million from the Secure Our Children’s Future Bond Act

The Gloucester County Vocational Technical School/Special Services School District (GCIT/SSSD) been awarded funding from the Secure Our Children’s Bond Act grant, announced the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners.

The Gloucester County Vocat...

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County News
Posted on: September 21, 2021

Small Business Administration On Site with Resources for Businesses Impacted by tornado

The Small Business Administration (SBA) has established locations in Gloucester County to make resources available for businesses impacted by Hurricane Ida/Gloucester County Tornado. 

Disaster recovery resources include Federal, State and Local fi...

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County News
Posted on: September 17, 2021

September 2021 Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Month

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The Gloucester County Board of County Commissioners proclaim September as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) Awareness Month in Gloucester County.

 

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD) is an umbrella term describ...

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County News
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Fall Craft Classes to be held at The Whitall House

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(National Park, NJ)—The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners have scheduled Fall Craft Classes at Red Bank Battlefield.

The classes are sponsored by the Gloucester County Certified Gardeners and Gloucester County Parks and Recreation.

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County News
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Gloucester County Animal Shelter will waive all adoption fees during Clear the Shelters event

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(Clayton, NJ) On Saturday, September 18 the Gloucester County Animal Shelter (GCAS) will be participating in the annual Clear the Shelters event by waiving adoption fees on all animals in the shelter. 

Commissioner Director Robert M. Damminger sai...

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County News
Posted on: September 13, 2021

FREE Kids Fishing Contest on September 18

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(Clayton, NJ) - Gloucester County Commissioner Director Robert M. Damminger and Commissioner Jim Lavender announced that the annual free Kids Fishing Contest will take place on Saturday, Sept. 18 at Scotland Run Park in Clayton. 

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County News
Posted on: September 11, 2021

Honoring 9/11 across Gloucester County

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Gloucester County Commissioner Frank J. DiMarco, Commissioner Dan Christy and Commissioner Jim Jefferson joined Surrogate Guiseppe (Joe) Chila and Gloucester County Sheriff Carmel M. Morina attended the 9/11 Memorial at Woodbury Heights Veterans Park.&...

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County News
Posted on: September 11, 2021

Gloucester County honors 20th Anniversary of 9/11

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(Mantua, NJ) – The Annual Gloucester County Patriot Day Ceremony was held Saturday, September 11 8:30 a.m. at the 9/11 Memorial at the Place of Reflection, inside Chestnut Branch Park on Main St. in Mantua. 
 
The Memorial is a t...
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County News
Posted on: September 10, 2021

Resources available at Gloucester County Library- Mullica Hill Branch

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Gloucester County Commissioner Director announces the establishment of a FEMA Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) at the Mullica Hill Library 389 Wolfert Station Rd., Mullica Hill. 

“FEMA places DRCs in or near affected communities, in an are...

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

Gloucester County Board of Commissioners proclaim September 2021 as Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

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This year, Approximately 248,530 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in the United States alone. One man every 2 minutes, and roughly 34,130 will die this year from the disease- that's 3,000 more than 2020.
Prostate Cancer is the most commo...
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County News
Posted on: September 9, 2021

Commissioner Simmons welcomes Nine Thai to Pitman

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Commissioner Simmons presented a certificate to the owners of new restaurant, Nine Thai, located at 7 South Broadway in Pitman.

Pictured with Commissioner Simmons are Pitman Mayor and Council members with the owners and family of Nine Thai.

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County News
Posted on: September 9, 2021

Mega Job Fair of 2021 coming on October 15

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(Sewell, NJ) Gloucester County will hold a Mega Job Fair on Friday, October 15 from 9 a.m. to noon at the RCSJ Gymnasium.

The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and Workforce Development Board (WDB) encourage residents to attending one of the WDB&...

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County News
Posted on: September 7, 2021

Gloucester County Donation Portal is open

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Under direction from Director Robert M. Damminger, Gloucester County has created a donation request portal for those affected by the Sept. 1 tornado.

“If you are in need of assistance, we are here for you. Our Gloucester County community has been...

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County News
Posted on: September 5, 2021

Director Robert M. Damminger instructs landfill to remain open Monday, Sept. 6

Robert M. Damminger, Director of the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners, has instructed the Gloucester County Solid Waste Complex (Landfill) to remain open on Monday, Sept. 6 from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m. 

“Residents, County Crews and Mun...

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County News
Posted on: September 4, 2021

Debris removal resources provided by Director Robert M. Damminger

Robert M. Damminger, Director of the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners, has donated dumpsters to the Wenonah Borough to clear debris off the streets. 

His statement:

“The Gloucester County Office of Emergency Management and the Dep...

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County News
Posted on: September 4, 2021

Message from Director Robert M. Damminger and Senate President Steve Sweeney

Commissioner Director Robert M. Damminger and New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney are offering assistance to all residents affected by the tornado on Sept. 1, 2021. 

Gloucester County Office of Emergency Medical Services (GCEMS) and Public S...

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County News
Posted on: September 3, 2021

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Commissioner Director Robert M. Damminger statement regarding Atlantic City Electric’s assistance following the September 1, 2021 tornado:

“Atlantic City Electric’s response to the power outages across Gloucester County is dep...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

United Way of Gloucester County is accepting donations for relief

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United Way of Gloucester County is accepting donations to support the immediate and long term needs of the response and recovery efforts from the September 1s tornado and accompanying flooding and high wind damage in Gloucester County. All donations to th...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Gloucester County Update Sept. 4, 6:15 PM

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Gloucester County continues to assess damage and respond to requests from residents and municipalities.Power outages are being reported across Mantua Township, Harrison Twp., Deptford, Wenonah, and Woodbur...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

WE WILL NEVER FORGET - ANNUAL PATRIOT DAY CEREMONY – SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11TH

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(Mantua, NJ) – The Annual Gloucester County Patriot Day Ceremony will take place on Saturday, Sept. 11 at 8:30 a.m. at the 9/11 Memorial at the Place of Reflection, inside Chestnut Branch Park on Main St. in Mantua.  

The ceremony is ope...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Gloucester County Presents Family Health Summit “Be Your Best”

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Gloucester County Department of Health is sponsoring its 2nd Annual Family Health Summit, on Saturday September 18th from 8 am to 12 noon, rain date Saturday October 2nd

The Family Health Summit will be held at Atkinson Park, 138 Bethel Mill Rd ...

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Posted on: August 27, 2021

Gloucester County Nutrition Site will re-open September 1

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The Gloucester County Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Senior Services announces that all six congregate Nutrition Sites are re-opening to senior citizens on September 1, 2021.

“The Division of Senior Services staff and volunt...

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Posted on: August 26, 2021

Submit your loved ones to be honored at the August 31 Candlelight Vigil

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(Sewell, NJ)—The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and the Gloucester County Addictions Task Force will hold the 6th Annual Candlelight Vigil on Tuesday, August 31 at James G. Atkinson Park.

This event will raise awareness of opioid overdo...

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Posted on: August 25, 2021

Land your Dream Job with American Job Center

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The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and the Workforce Development Board have free career services at the American Job Center.

September 4, 2021 is the deadline for extended unemployment benefits and the American Rescue Plan Act’s weekly ...

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Posted on: August 19, 2021

Don’t wait for treatment- Help is here today

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The Gloucester County Prosecutor’s Office is partnering with local police departments to help individuals suffering from substance abuse and addiction.

 

Straight to Treatment allows any individual to walk into a participating police depa...

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Posted on: August 18, 2021

Adopt the purr-fect pet for your family

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(Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Animal Shelter (GCAS) is open for animal lovers to walk through our kennels.

The shelter's adoption department is open Tuesday-Thursday 12 p.m.– 7 p.m. and Friday– Saturday 12 p.m.&...

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Posted on: August 16, 2021

Third dose vaccinations are NOW AVAILABLE to immunocompromised at GC COVID-19 Vaccine Site

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Gloucester County’s COVID-19 Vaccination Site will begin administering 3rd doses of COVID-19 vaccinations to the moderately to severely immunocompromised patient on Tuesday, August 17.

 

People who are moderately to severely immunocomprom...

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Posted on: August 13, 2021

Be aware of UNEMPLOYMENT SCAMS! - How to report a scam and what to look for…

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Gloucester County has been made aware of an uptick in reports of phony unemployment claims.

As a result, we are urging the public to report anything suspicious to the appropriate agency, as well as to local law enforcement officials, if required.

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Posted on: August 12, 2021

Save a life- Register for Project Lifesaver

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The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office is committed to our elderly and disabled community and offers Project Lifesaver to protect those who wander due to Alzheimer’s Syndrome, Autism, Do...

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Posted on: August 9, 2021

It is our HONOR to SERVE our VETERANS in Gloucester County…they did THEIR part, we must now do OURS.

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Gloucester County is committed to serving all residents with the best services we have to offer-our Veterans are our Nation’s heroes and it is our priority to care for them. 

The Office of Veterans Affairs is a full-time office working t...

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County News
Posted on: August 6, 2021

See a wounded animal or need help…Here is when you should call Animal Control

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The Animal Control Division provides many animal related services to the residents of Gloucester County. 

When stray animals make their way onto your property, knowing when to call animal control could help you avoid personal injury while helping ...

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Posted on: August 3, 2021

Get lost in the story with StoryWalk

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The Gloucester County Library System, (GCLS) in partnership with the Woolwich Township Parks & Recreation Department recently installed StoryWalk® at Locke Ave Park.

A StoryWalk® is a fun, educational activity that provides a year-round...

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

Help Gloucester County Shed the Stigma! Candlelight Vigil hopes to shed the stigma around substance

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The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and the Gloucester County Addictions Task Force will hold the 6th Annual Candlelight Vigil on Tuesday, August 31 at James G. Atkinson Park.

This event will raise awareness of opioid overdose and reduce the stigm...

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Posted on: August 2, 2021

Are you prepared for an emergency? Take the Hazard Mitigation Plan Public Preparedness survey

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The Gloucester County Office of Emergency Management is leading the update of the countywide Hazardous Mitigation Plan (HMP). This plan is an opportunity to detail a variety of potential hazards that could affect some of our residents and will allow the c...

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

Adopt don’t shop - Check out our adorable furry friends at the Gloucester County Animal Shelter

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(Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Animal Shelter (GCAS) is open to help Gloucester County families find their new furry friends.

 

The shelter's adoption department is open Tuesday-Thursday 12 p.m.– 7 p.m. and Friday&...

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

Don’t miss out on FREE family fun this August

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Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and Department of Parks and Recreation are celebrating summer with events through the month of August.

 

“We have events for the whole family. Free concerts, fun shows, movies and...

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Posted on: July 21, 2021

Let Gloucester County pay your rent- ERAP Funds are available

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Gloucester County has received funds from the U.S. Department of Treasury to provide rental relief to landlords and tenants through the Gloucester County Emergency Rental and Utility Assistance Program (ERAP).

The County has launched this program to provid...

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Posted on: July 21, 2021

Free Fun for Kids- Don’t miss Gloucester County’s Family Fun Shows

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Searching for the perfect way to entertain kids during the summer- look no further! The best part? It’s free.

The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners have sponsored Family Fun Shows through the rest of the summer.

“Our Family Fun Sh...

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

Stomp out the Spotted Lanternfly

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Struggling with Lanternflies? Here’s how to get rid of them.

The Spotted Lanternfly is a destructive insect that is spreading across several counties in New Jersey, including Gloucester.

The spotted lanternfly causes serious dama...

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Posted on: July 15, 2021

Gloucester County Animal Shelter has barn cats available

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(Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Animal Shelter has barn cats ready to work.

The GCAS Barn Cat Programs place fully vetted cats who prefer the company of other animals into a safe, independent living setting such as a barn.

“These cat...

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Posted on: July 15, 2021

Gloucester County Upcoming Events

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Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and Department of Parks and Recreation are celebrating summer with events through the month of July.

“Free concerts, fun shows, movies and more are on the horizon so breakout your calendar and come out and...

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Tickets now on sale for Senior Citizen Picnic - “Philly, Philly” is this year’s theme

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(West Deptford, NJ) – The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners announced that the Annual Senior Citizen Picnic will be held on Sept. 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Red Bank Battlefield Park in National Park.  The rain date is Sept. 22...

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

The Annual Butterfly Festival this Saturday

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(National Park, NJ -- The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners announced that a Butterfly Festival, hosted by the Gloucester County Certified Gardeners, will be held on Saturday, July 10, 2021 from noon to 4 p.m. at the County's Red Bank Batt...

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

Disability Employment Job Fair and Resource Event scheduled for July 30

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(Sewell, NJ) –On Friday, July 30, the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners will sponsor their annual Disability Employment Job Fair and Resource Event from 9 a.m. to noon at Rowan College of South Jersey’s Gymnasium 1400 Tanyard Rd...

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Posted on: June 29, 2021

Gloucester County Summer Programming

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Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and Department of Parks and Recreation are rolling out programs all summer long.

“Free concerts, fun shows, movies and more are on the horizon so breakout your calendar and come out to celebrate the season...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Heatwave Assistance available for Gloucester County Residents

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With the COVID-19 pandemic slowly subsiding and businesses beginning to open, our service providers have offered an update on options available for those seeking relief from the heat.

Hours of operation vary by site. Please reach out to the site prior to y...

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Posted on: June 25, 2021

Gloucester County Animal Shelter is open for adoptions

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(Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Animal Shelter (GCAS) is open for animal lovers to walk through our kennels.

The shelter's adoption department is open Tuesday-Thursday 12 p.m.– 7 p.m. and Friday– Saturday 12 p.m.&...

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

“Can you do me a favor?” Email Scam targets vulnerable

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Many email scams target the vulnerable by way of telephone or mail, but this scam is targeting individuals via their inboxes.

The email could look like it is from your boss, pastor, principal or mayor of your town. The message will ask you to purchase gift...

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Posted on: June 22, 2021

Annual Whitall Herb & Flower Show set for June 27

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The annual Ann Whitall Herb & Flower Show at the Whitall House at Red Bank Battlefield is set for this weekend, Gloucester County Board of Commissioners announced.

The event will take place Sunday, June 27 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. The Butterfly House wi...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

The Gloucester County Animal Shelter is seeking donations for their animals

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(Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Animal Shelter is currently accepting donations to assist with the care for our cats, dogs and other animals living at the shelter.

 

“Before animals find their forever homes, they are in the ...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

Department Spotlight: Economic Development

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Gloucester County Department of Economic Development will foster public/private partnerships in order to create an environment of sustainable growth through retaining, expanding, and attracting quality businesses (Business Development) and by developing a...

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Department Spotlight: Sheriff’s Office

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The members of the Gloucester County Sheriff's Office are dedicated to protecting life and property. We are committed to providing all citizens with the highest quality law enforcement services and strive to perform our duties in an efficient and...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

Department Spotlight: Red Bank Battlefield

Located on the waterfront of the Delaware River, Red Bank Battlefield played a crucial role in the Revolutionary War when Hessians attacked Fort Mercer on October 22, 1777.

The park is home to the James and Ann Whitall house. Built in 1748, the Whitall Hou...

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

Department Spotlight: DREAM Park Boarding and Lessons

The Gloucester County DREAM Park was created to provide opportunities for those who own horses to have a place to participate in shows and competitions, and also as a place to allow the public to experience the magnificence and beauty of these animals fir...

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

GCVTSD/Special Services School District Receives Secure Our Children's Future Bond Act

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The Gloucester County Vocational-Technical School District (GCVTSD) and Gloucester County Special Services School District (GCSSSD) has received funding from the Secure Our Children’s Bond Act grant, announced the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners....

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

Gloucester County’s Small Business Recovery Grant launches for local businesses

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The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners is launching the Small Business Recovery Grant in response to the economic hardships experienced by small businesses due to the pandemic.

 

“Our program will assist businesses in retaining jobs...

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Gloucester County Summer Programming

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Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and Department of Parks and Recreation are rolling out programs all summer long.

“Free concerts, fun shows, movies and more are on the horizon so breakout your calendar and come out to celebrate the season...

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County News
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Donation at Vaccine Site at Gloucester County Public Works Complex

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On Saturday, June 5, Jace and LJ Hagan donated coffee and donuts to the nurses, National Guard and volunteers at the Gloucester County Public Works Complex.

 

“On behalf of the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners, I would like to tha...

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Posted on: June 7, 2021

Department Spotlight: GCIA Office of Recycling

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From the Port of Paulsboro – to the Shady Lane Nursing Home – to the DREAM Park in Logan Township, the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners are working in tandem with the Gloucester County Improvement Authority (GCIA) to provide ou...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

Summer 2021 Programs are here- in-person registration June 5

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The Board of Commissioners and the Department of Parks and Recreation will hold in-person registration for their summer camps on Saturday, June 5.

 

Individuals interested in attending our 2021 summer camps can register in person at James G. Atkins...

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

Gloucester County Animal Shelter welcomes new arrivals

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(Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Animal Shelter has animals available for you and your family.

The Gloucester County Animal Shelter’s adoption services are open Tuesday-Thursday 12 p.m.– 7 p.m. and Friday– Saturda...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

DREAM Park Announces June Programming

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(Logan Township, NJ) – The Gloucester County DREAM Park is hosting many of the top-rated horse shows in the northeast.

“The public is welcome to visit the DREAM Park and enjoy the free programming that will be attracting participants fr...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

WaterFest is on for this weekend- Sunday, June 6

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(Clayton, NJ)—Gloucester County announced that the Annual Gloucester County Water Fest will be held on Sunday, June 6, at Scotland Run Park from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.Water Fest is the County’s largest environmental fair featuring animal ex...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Gloucester County holds annual Memorial Day Ceremony

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The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners gathered to honor veterans at the annual Memorial Day Ceremony at the Gloucester County Veterans Cemetery.

 

“Each year we gather to pay our respects to the men and women who have bravely serve...

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Posted on: May 28, 2021

Department Spotlight: Fire Marshal's Office

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Gloucester County is committed to serving our residents and providing them with the best services we have to offer.

 

As Director of the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners, I have the privilege to oversee all departments that serve the reside...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

Gloucester County Animal Shelter welcomes in-person visitors

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(Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Animal Shelter is now welcoming individuals to the shelter to visit our animals in person.

 

The shelter's adoption department is open Tuesday-Thursday 12 p.m.– 7 p.m. and Friday&...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Gloucester County August Vaccination Schedule

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Vaccinations are available at the Gloucester County Public Works Complex.
The Gloucester County Public Works Complex is at 1200 N Delsea Dr, Clayton, NJ 08312.
The site is supported by the Gloucester County Health Department and is operated Tuesday through ...
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Posted on: May 26, 2021

Gloucester County Sheriff's Office receives donation from Fletcher Cox

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Sheriff Carmel M. Morina presented Philadelphia Eagles player Fletcher Cox with a certificate for his extremely generous donation on behalf to the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office.

Mr. Cox has given a german shepherd dog named Trell to K9 hand...

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

Commissioners attend Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting

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Deputy Director Frank DiMarco and Commissioner Heather Simmons attended the Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting held outdoors on Rowan Blvd in Glassboro, Tuesday May 19, 2021. Commissioner Simmons addressed the crowd with a welcome and co...

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Posted on: May 24, 2021

Department Spotlight: Gloucester County Library System

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Gloucester County is committed to serving our residents and providing them with the best services we have to offer.

 

As Director of the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners, I have the privilege to oversee all departments that serve the reside...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Department Spotlight: Surrogate Court

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Gloucester County is committed to serving our residents and providing them with the best services we have to offer.

As Director of the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners, I have the privilege to oversee all departments that serve the residents of Glo...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

Department Spotlight: Adopting at the Animal Shelter

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Gloucester County is committed to serving our residents and providing them with the best services we have to offer.

As Director of the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners, I have the privilege to oversee all departments that serve the residents of Glo...

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Posted on: May 18, 2021

Summer 2021 Programs are here

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The 2021 Summer season is almost here and the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners are excited to announce summer programming.

The Board of Commissioners and the Department of Parks and Recreation will hold various summer camps, family fun shows, free ...

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County News
Posted on: May 17, 2021

Department Spotlight: Office of Emergency Management

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Gloucester County is committed to serving our residents and providing them with the best services we have to offer. 

As Director of the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners, I have the privilege to oversee all departments that serve the reside...

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County News
Posted on: May 14, 2021

Gloucester County Mega Vaccination Site begins vaccinating individuals 12 and over

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(Sewell, NJ)—Commissioner Robert M. Damminger announces the Gloucester County Mega Site is now vaccinating individuals 12 years old and over.

Individuals 12 and older are eligible to receive the Pfizer vaccine at the Gloucester County Mega Site u...

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

Department Spotlight: James G. Atkinson Park

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Gloucester County is committed to serving all residents with the best services we have to offer.

As Director of the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners, I have the privilege to oversee all departments that serve the residents of Gloucester County.&...

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

Department Spotlight: Environmental Health

Gloucester County is committed to serving all residents with the best services we have to offer.

As Director of the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners, I have the privilege to oversee all departments that serve the residents of Gloucester County.&...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Gloucester County’s Pitman Golf Course is open for golf year round

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Located in beautiful Gloucester County, New Jersey, the Pitman Golf Course offers players of all abilities the opportunity to have a fun and challenging game of golf all year round. 

This public facility has a regulation 18-hole golf course, a pra...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Gloucester County DREAM Park will hold Layover and Learn clinics

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(Logan Township, NJ) – The Gloucester County DREAM Park partners with GEAR to present Layover and Learn on Monday, May 31 and Wednesday, June 2.

In addition to horse shows and trials, DREAM Park will present two Layover and Learn clinics with Jon...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Updates at the Gloucester County Mega Vaccination Site

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Gloucester County Commissioner Director Robert M. Damminger announced updates to the Gloucester County Mega Vaccination Site’s upcoming schedule.

The site is operating on a revised schedule due to holidays and college activities and renovations. ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Department Spotlight: Veterans Affairs

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Gloucester County is committed to serving all residents with the best services we have to offer.

As Director of the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners, I have the privilege to oversee all departments that serve the residents of Gloucester County.&...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Homebound vaccination appointments available to Gloucester County residents

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Gloucester County Commissioner Director Robert M. Damminger announces that the Gloucester County Mega Site will begin scheduling homebound vaccinations on Monday, May 3, 2021.

In-home vaccinations are available for homebound Gloucester County residents who...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

DREAM Park May Events

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(Logan Township, NJ) – The Gloucester County DREAM Park is hosting many “free to spectate” top-rated horse shows and competitions this May.“DREAM Park has become a major tourist destination and has brought in many p...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

The Whitall House opens new exhibit this Spring

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(National Park, NJ)—The Whitall House will be opening a new exhibit called "Whispers of the Past: Archeology at Red Bank Battlefield.”

The exhibit features over 50 objects documenting the Battle of Red Bank, the Whitall family farm...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Department Spotlight: Senior Services

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As Director of the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners, I have the privilege to oversee all departments that serve the residents of Gloucester County. 

In 2021, we will be shining a spotlight on our departments and the services they can offer...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Join Gloucester County for Earth Day Celebrations

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In preparation for Earth Day 2021, the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners will hold Earth Day Celebrations across the County.

Earth Day clean ups will take place on Saturday, April 24 at the following times and locations:

Scotland Run Park Clean Up

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Posted on: April 19, 2021

Lose your CDC Card? Here’s what to do

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Gloucester County Mega Site is urging residents who lost their CDC cards to visit the New Jersey Immunization Information System (NJIIS).

If you lost your COVID-19 vaccination card after receiving your second dose, you can request your immunization record ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Trout Season begins at Gloucester County Parks

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The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and Department of Parks and Recreation announce trout season will begin on Saturday, April 10.

“Beginning Saturday, April 10 at 8 a.m., licensed sportsmen and women are encouraged to get outside and st...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Gloucester County launching COVID-19 Microenterprise Grant Program

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The Gloucester County Board of Commissioners is launching the COVID 19 Microenterprise Business Assistance Program in response to the economic hardships experienced by small businesses due to the pandemic.

“This program has been launched in an ef...

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Posted on: March 6, 2021

Gloucester County Mega Site opens vaccine eligibility

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(Sewell, NJ)—Gloucester County Mega Site will expand its vaccine eligibility beginning Monday, March 15 and again on Monday, March 29.When Senate President Steve Sweeney approached the Gloucester County Board of Commissioners and Gloucester Coun...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Gloucester County Animal Shelter has animals looking for forever homes

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(Clayton, NJ)—The Gloucester County Animal Shelter (GCAS) is open to help Gloucester County families find their new furry friends.

Adoption hours have been updated at the Gloucester County Animal Shelter to Tuesday through Thursday noon to 7 p.m....

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Change your career path with Gloucester County

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(Sewell, NJ)—The Gloucester County Department of Economic Development has developed a survey for individuals that are currently unemployed.

By completing this brief 90-second questionnaire you will provide the American Job Center of Gloucester County with ...

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

An update on Second Doses at Gloucester County Mega Vaccination Site

(Sewell, NJ)—Any individual who received their first dose at the Gloucester County Mega Vaccination Site will be accommodated for their second dose at the site.

 

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All individuals who received a Moderna vaccine at the Gloucester Cou...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

An update from the Gloucester County Mega Site

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On Thursday, January 28, 2021 the Gloucester County Mega Site was operating smoothly with the State’s New Jersey Vaccine Scheduling System (NJVSS). Around 10 a.m., their system glitched and we had to begin operating our backup system. 

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

Commissioner Jim Jefferson attends Habitat for Humanity home dedication

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Commissioner Jefferson attended the Habitat for Humanity Home Dedication for the Abouhali Family Tuesday, January 19 in Woodbury, NJ.

Through hard work, savings and 350 hours of sweat equity,  Khalid and Hakima Abouhail have purchased a 2 story, 1...

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Posted on: December 7, 2020

Gloucester County Honors the 79th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

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The Gloucester County and Camden County Freeholder Boards in partnership with Senate President Steve Sweeney, Senator Cory Booker and Congressman Donald Norcross mark the 79th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, December 7th 1941 with a pre-recorded program desi...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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