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Jeannine Cook seeks to amplify women's voices at her bookstore

The Philadelphia Tribune 01 Jun 2021
She opened Harriett’s last February in Philadelphia’s Fishtown neighborhood, defying those who told her that opening a bookstore wasn’t a great idea. Now, Cook is gearing up to launch a second indie bookstore in Collingswood, New Jersey named after Ida B ... The work of Brittany Baum, a New Jersey-based artist, will grace the new bookstore’s walls.
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N.J. is pickle paradise. Meet the folks who love rolling out the barrels.

NJ dot com 13 Mar 2021
If you love pickles, New Jersey is nirvana ... New Jersey is not the biggest cucumber grower — about 75 percent of pickling cucumbers come from Michigan, Florida, Wisconsin, Ohio and Texas— but New Jerseyans sure do love their pickles, year-round ... Meet New Jersey’s pickle makers, chatty, charming and not the least bit sour.
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Bordentown, the town that took in exiled Napoleon’s brother

La Prensa Latina 03 Mar 2021
On a hill where Crosswicks Creek surrenders to the current of the mighty Delaware, immortalized by landscape painters of the era, Joseph I built his sumptuous mansion, which came to contain the largest library in the still nascent United States, as Peter Tucci, who for 25 years has been studying the life of Joseph I in New Jersey, tells Efe.
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Barack Obama surprises Black book club, gushes over ‘fashion icon’ wife Michelle Obama

The Grio 03 Feb 2021
When the Black president, well former Black president, makes a surprise visit to a Black-owned bookstore’s book club during Black History Month, it makes major news ... New Jersey community rallies behind Black-owned bookstore following racist threat ... President Obama is not new to the Black bookstore experienced.
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33 Children’s and YA Graphic Novels for Winter 2021

The Beat 03 Feb 2021
A new year has come upon us. Along with it comes a treasure trove of new books for young and old ... Jordan Quinn and Felix Gumpaw launch a new series of books geared towards the youngest of readers ... 5 (Bookstores) ... Karen is just an average thirteen-year-old from New Jersey who loves to play video games with her friends and watch movies with her mom.
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Rep. Watson Coleman tests positive for virus following Capitol riots

The Grio 11 Jan 2021
Coleman was among the first round of individuals to receive the Pfizer vaccine. Rep ... Unfortunately, the New Jersey Representative’s test results came back positive. Read More. Melania Trump used portions of RNC speech for new Capitol mob statement ... Rep ... Read More. New Jersey community rallies behind Black-owned bookstore following racist threat ... .
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A Jersey Shore housing coalition pushes for rent stabilization to stop gentrification from forcing Black ...

The Grio 14 Dec 2020
Jersey advocates believe the city is forcing out less fortunate residents in favor of wealthy newcomers ... Family of Hasani Best, killed by police, sue Jersey Shore city for $25M ... New Jersey community rallies behind Black-owned bookstore following racist threat.
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Ava DuVernay developing DC Comics ‘Naomi’ series for the CW

The Grio 07 Dec 2020
Thanks @DCComics for believing in the vision. Barda. Zee Hernandez ... DuVernay shared the news on Twitter, thanking DC Comics for “believing in the vision.” She also noted that the new series is the third DC project coming out of her production company, Array ... New Jersey community rallies behind Black-owned bookstore following racist threat ... .
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New Jersey community rallies behind Black-owned bookstore following racist threat

The Grio 06 Dec 2020
After receiving a threat, Sandra Dear showed gratitude to customers after receiving support of the Bayonne, New Jersey community. The Black owner of a New Jersey bookstore was the subject of racist threats last month ... Little Boho Bookstore in Bayonne, New Jersey (via Facebook) ... The message was slid under the Bayonne, New Jersey bookstore door.
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N.J. indie bookstores experience stressful highs and lows amid pandemic

NJ dot com 29 Nov 2020
Independent bookstores in New Jersey have experienced a whirlwind year amid the coronavirus pandemic. From being forced to close in March to reopening for in-person browsing in early summer, bookstore owners have navigated new guidelines and gotten creative with events.
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How 4 small businesses have shifted to online sales

Vox 28 Oct 2020
The 20-person bookstore with a new dependency on data With two brick-and-mortar retail locations in Brooklyn and Jersey City, New Jersey, WORD is nothing if not a neighborhood institution ... “There’s this insistence to lump Amazon and bookstores,” he says ... see new stock,” says Weber.
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Local bookstores want you to know they’re struggling

Finance & Commerce 16 Oct 2020
Somebody said to me, ‘Boy, you must be raking it in with all the online business you’re getting,’” said Christine Onorati, an owner of Word bookstores in Brooklyn and Jersey City, New Jersey ... 17 and the new year, that’s going to make a huge difference in us being viable, so we ...
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Can you sue for getting coronavirus at reopened business? This fight could kill new stimulus checks.

Penn Live 24 May 2020
New Jersey businesses fear a rash of lawsuits could force them to close their doors for good ... “How else is the bookstore going to open or the restaurant going to open?” said Eileen Kean, New Jersey director of the National Federation of Independent Business.
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Can you sue for getting coronavirus at reopened business? This fight may kill new stimulus checks.

NJ dot com 24 May 2020
New Jersey businesses fear a rash of lawsuits could force them to close their doors for good ... “How else is the bookstore going to open or the restaurant going to open?” said Eileen Kean, New Jersey director of the National Federation of Independent Business.
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Fethullah Gulen, a self-exiled Turkish scholar, is using his movement to propagate Greater Jihad

Blitz 24 May 2020
In New Jersey alone, they were running over half a dozen organisations, among them a nice bookstore and a publishing house that brings out a bimonthly magazine called The Fountain, a disaster management training centre, a centre for promoting Turkish culture, and a centre for organising dialogue among various religious and ethnic groups in the US.
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