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They’re back! More Portuguese man-of-wars pop up along N.J. beaches

Ann Delaney said she finds all sorts of interesting things when she walks the beach every morning. But on Sunday, the life-long Stone Harbor resident said she found something very unusual – a Portuguese man-of-war. Delaney said she thought it … Continue reading

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Not a baaaad deal: N.J. solar farm uses sheep to maintain lawn

As the solar panels tilt toward the welcoming sun, sheep lay pleasantly in the shade and nibble at the clovers and grass on the ground. Without the sheep there, the grass would grow as tall as a person’s knee across … Continue reading

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Mantoloking to build $5 million borough hall

Yes, Mantoloking does need a nearly $5 million full-service borough hall to house its police department, municipal offices, and a community room that would be used for municipal court, council meetings and other borough events. The Borough Council, at a … Continue reading

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Rock for food

Rock For Food, which helps fill the pantry at the Food Bank of South Jersey in Pennsauken, was held Saturday at the Flying W Airport in Medford. The Super Summer Jam 2015 included the bands One Hot Mess, Diamond Dogs, … Continue reading

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New distillery opens in Wildwood

The owners of the Lazy Eye Distillery in Atlantic County opened a satellite tasting room and distillery this month on Spicer Avenue in Wildwood. It’s the first legal tasting-room distillery to open in Cape May County since Prohibition, owners Nick … Continue reading

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$50 million makeover for Cherry Hill site

A long-vacant clothing store will become a medical complex under a $50 million project announced by township officials Saturday. The former Syms store on Route 70 will be redeveloped by an affiliate of the University of Pennsylvania Health System, officials … Continue reading

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Christie slashes tax hikes, signs $34B budget

Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie used his veto pen Friday to strip more than $1.6 billion from the 2016 budget approved by the Democratic-controlled Legislature and signed a roughly $34 billion budget into law. Christie vetoed an income tax … Continue reading

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NJ millennials drive apartment building surge

New Jersey developers during the past three months received the most building permits since the 1980′s housing boom, a report released this week said. The surge was led by demand for apartments, mostly in cities. Single-family housing permits declined in … Continue reading

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Grand opening shows what The Playground has to offer

With eight distinct venues – six with live music – it’s impossible to peg a particular theme to The Playground, which opens tonight at the site of the former Pier Shops at Caesars. There’s the rough-hewn honky tonk TAG – … Continue reading

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Tall ships sailing onto Delaware River

An international fleet of tall-masted ships will be docked this week on the Delaware River, accompanied by an oversized bath toy. The World’s Largest Rubber Duck and the dozen other seaworthy vessels are part of the Tall Ships Philadelphia Camden … Continue reading

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