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Bancroft settles into its new offices

It took 132 years, but Bancroft has at last brought its corporate headquarters under one roof. On Tuesday, with a visit from acting Gov. Kim Guadagno and other officials, Bancroft celebrated its new administrative offices at 1255 Caldwell Road at … Continue reading

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Acme targets South Jersey shore towns for growth

For a store that is perennially the subject of off-season rumors that it is doomed at the South Jersey shore, Acme is acting like it hasn’t read its death notice. Instead of folding in towns where winter populations plummet, offshore … Continue reading

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Turnpike Authority to bankroll $10M AC Expressway overpass

A $10 million pair of overpasses to carry the Atlantic City Expressway over the Garden State Parkway will be bankrolled by the New Jersey Turnpike Authority and it’s tollpayers. The overpass is being replaced on the authority’s dime as part … Continue reading

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College prepares to transition operations to 2nd campus

A southern New Jersey community college is phasing out its 40-year-old campus as it gets ready to transition operations to another site. Rowan College at Burlington County is preparing to move activities from its original main campus in Pemberton to … Continue reading

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Atlantic County wants to contract with more local businesses

Atlantic County freeholders almost seemed to suffer physical pain as they awarded a $105,000 contract for two years of washer and dryer repair to a firm from Feasterville, Pennsylvania. “It’s very disturbing, with all the unemployment we can’t find anyone … Continue reading

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Zombie foreclosures: Why it’s a problem and what one N.J. county is doing about it

RealtyTrac reported in June that 17,000 of the roughly 70,000 homes in foreclosure in New Jersey in the second quarter of 2015 were “zombies.” The current estimate on the number of abandoned or vacant properties in Gloucester County sits at … Continue reading

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New Inspira facility opens with ribbon cutting, tours and refreshments

Inspira Health Network is pleased to open its first Urgent Care facility in Cumberland County. Located at 1297 W. Landis Avenue in Vineland, the community will have convenient access to Inspira’s Urgent Care and Occupational Health services. This event will … Continue reading

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Atlantic County looks to reconstruct old bridges

The county has embarked on a plan to rebuild or rehabilitate a series of aging bridges – but it won’t be easy, quick or cheap. Doug DiMeo, the county’s supervising bridge engineer, estimates the three-year rebuilding program will cost between … Continue reading

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Rowan Boulevard: They’re building it, but will they come?

As construction crews continue to labor away with another building nearing completion, the redevelopment project on Rowan Boulevard is working to reshape a once barren area into a new, vibrant downtown district. Since breaking ground in 2009, the roughly $350-million, … Continue reading

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Rutgers-Camden, Rowan to collaborate on diabetes research

A new diabetes research project aims to develop medicines by marrying chemistry expertise from Rowan University with animal physiology knowledge at Rutgers-Camden. The project was approved this week by the Rowan University/Rutgers-Camden Board of Governors, which is tasked with overseeing … Continue reading

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