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Main Street N.J. launches pop-up stores to celebrate state’s 350th anniversary

The state-run Main Street New Jersey program has created a first-of-its-kind local pop-up store – “New Jersey 350″ – to celebrate and engage the public in the statewide 350th anniversary celebration. Each store features New Jersey memorabilia supplied by the … Continue reading

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Shore tourism officials say they’re not affected by Atlantic City casino closings

Ocean and Cape May County officials and tourism experts say casino closings in Atlantic City are not going to adversely affect the tourism industry at the Jersey Shore. Vicki Clark, president of the Cape May County Chamber of Commerce, said … Continue reading

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Bristol-Myers announces plans for 650,000 sq. ft. Lawrenceville building

Pharmaceutical giant Bristol-Myers Squibb announced Tuesday that it plans to build a 650,000-square-foot office building in Lawrenceville near the intersection of Interstate 295 and the Princeton Pike on company-owned property acquired back in 2001. The new campus, which the company … Continue reading

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Cape planning more maintenance work to aging bridges

Cape May County freeholders continue to make stopgap improvements to the county’s aging network of bridges until a long-term solution is found to raise the estimated $500 million needed to rebuild the oldest among them. The county declared an emergency … Continue reading

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Vineland Developmental Center campus to possibly become rabbinical school

The facility that was once the Vineland Developmental Center’s West Campus is being eyed by a Lakewood-based developer, who wants to turn it into a rabbinical school. State Sen. Jeff Van Drew (D-1) and Rabbi Shlomo C. Kanarek stopped by … Continue reading

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ShopRite of Bordentown has plans to expand, take over vacant Bradlees, mayor says

ShopRite on Route 206 has plans in the works to expand next-door and take over the Bradlees store that has sat vacant for years, Mayor Stephen Benowitz said Friday, though he cautioned that no formal plans have been filed. “It’s … Continue reading

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South Jersey plays catch-up to state’s agritourism industry

New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher recently marked the start of the state’s fall agritourism season while visiting a sunflower maze in Sussex County. Officials with the New Jersey Farm Bureau say that while agritourism – a mix of … Continue reading

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Court pulls plug on NJ’s plan to build new natural-gas power plants

Yet again, a court has struck down New Jersey’s efforts to develop new natural-gas power plants in the state — a strategy relying on extensive subsidies from utility customers to spur developers. In a ruling handed down last Thursday by … Continue reading

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Five Below moving distribution center from Delaware to new 1M sq. ft. building in Oldmans

Cherry Hill-based supply chain firm NFI announced Tuesday that it has broken ground on a new 1 million-square-foot distribution center in Oldmans Township in Salem County. The building is being constructed for Five Below, a retailer of value merchandise for … Continue reading

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Rowan drops test score requirement for many applicants

Rowan University will offer certain applicants this year the option of submitting an additional essay in lieu of SAT or ACT scores, joining a slew of schools that have eliminated or reduced standardized-test requirements for admission. The South Jersey university … Continue reading

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