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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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Christie: ╦ťEverything is on the table” for Atlantic City

Gov. Chris Christie pledged his full support to help rescue Atlantic City from its economic crisis, but stopped short of offering any specific proposals following a closed-door summit Monday with top political, casino and labor leaders. The governor repeatedly said … Continue reading

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Could Glassboro be the next Collingswood?

Five years ago, construction started on Rowan Boulevard, a street surrounded by shops and student housing adjacent to Rowan University‘s Glassboro campus in Gloucester County, N.J. Now, the project – designed to resemble a downtown corridor, not unlike the Voorhees … Continue reading

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Report: Florida company is eyeing Showboat for $20M project

The newly shuttered Showboat Casino Hotel has drawn interest from a Florida company that builds restaurants and entertainment complexes, a published report said. The site is one of three locations in Atlantic City that Jacksonville-based Latitude 360 is considering for … Continue reading

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