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Ground broken on Rowan’s new business college site

With a heave of chrome shovels, the leadership of Rowan University and local politicians ceremonially broke ground Friday for a new home for the Rohrer College of Business. When completed in spring of 2017, the four-story, 96,500-square-foot building will have … Continue reading

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Stockton completes purchase of Showboat

The Showboat’s transformation from a Mardi Gras-themed gambling destination into a college campus can now begin. Richard Stockton College announced Friday that it had completed a deal, made public last month, to purchase the Boardwalk casino-hotel for $18 million. “Stockton … Continue reading

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$3M bet on a new A.C.: Housing transformation targets millennials

LPMG Companies, a developer known for reviving Philadelphia neighborhoods, plans to do the same in Atlantic City, beginning with a $3 million transformation of the historic Morris Guards Armory building on New York Avenue. John Longacre, LPMG president, said he’s … Continue reading

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Westampton OKs affordable housing land donation

The Township Committee has approved a land donation agreement that will provide the municipality with a site for its next round of affordable housing. The township plans to acquire two lots off Woodlane Road across from Stemmers Lane, a total … Continue reading

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Salem Health and Wellness Foundation and Community Foundation of NJ grant awards

The Salem Health and Wellness Foundation and the Community Foundation of New Jersey have announced $122,500 in grant awards to the following organization. The grants come from the Salem Health and Wellness Fund at CFNJ, which was created as part … Continue reading

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Vineland City Council re-appropriates $577K for building improvements

The City of Vineland is using some unused funds to fix municipal buildings after council adopted an ordinance re-appropriating more than half-a-million dollars at Tuesday’s meeting. The re-appropriated $577,331.89 will go toward projects like completing a facility needs assessment for the … Continue reading

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Legislative bailout plan for Atlantic City might keep Taj Mahal casino open

Atlantic City might not lose a fifth casino this year after all and the city’s tax-burdened residents may finally get some relief if a set of reforms designed to stabilize the struggling resort town’s finances continues its steady glide path … Continue reading

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Feds OK beach replenishment for Long Beach island

The federal government has approved $128 million for the latest beach replenishment project on Long Beach Island. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Tuesday it has awarded a contract for 12.7 miles of beach widening and dune restoration in … Continue reading

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FEMA Grant to Raise Neptune Avenue

West Wildwood, Cape May County’s second smallest municipality, is located on an island in the back bay, connected to the larger Five Mile Island by one two-lane bridge. It is not surprising that the community of year-round and vacation homes … Continue reading

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Subaru relocating to former Sears site in Camden

Subaru of America plans to move its headquarters from Cherry Hill to Camden, the company said Friday, and set up operations at the site of the former Sears store. To make the move, Subaru has requested $118 million in tax … Continue reading

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