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Ocean City developer Dean Adams making his mark

The nightmare named Hurricane Sandy that put residents out of their homes in a badly damaged section of the island has put the dream of Dean Adams on a fast track. The developer’s 11-year-old mission to remake Merion Park has hit … Continue reading

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Bass Pro gives big bump to Atlantic City businesses

Bass Pro Shops made a big splash when the fishing giant opened in Atlantic City in April. In two months, the ripples from the store have been felt outside its own doors. Neighboring businesses say they’ve seen a Bass bump since … Continue reading

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Steel Pier’s Observation Wheel arrives in installments in A.C.

A large part of the Steel Pier’s brand new observation wheel arrived Wednesday and another piece is scheduled to be shipped next week, according to Anthony Catanoso, president of the pier. Catanoso said each part represents about a third of … Continue reading

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BCC to change name to Rowan at Burlington

Students at Burlington County College will soon find themselves at a new school: Rowan College at Burlington County. As part of a new partnership with Rowan University, BCC will change its name to Rowan College at Burlington County, the schools announced … Continue reading

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N.J. becoming ideal location for food and beverage companies, report says

New Jersey is becoming more and more popular as a destination for food and beverage companies thanks to cheaper real estate and tax breaks, according to a report by The New York Times. The report comes on the heels of … Continue reading

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Hammonton may buy State Police helicopter hangar for $1.2 m

The town may buy out the private developer of a hangar for the State Police’s South Star Aeromedical Helicopter. Rent from Virtua Health Systems would more than cover the debt payments, said Mayor Steve DiDonato. Virtua provides medical staffing for … Continue reading

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Additional review for $50M request by Rowan-Rutgers board for new Camden facility

A $50 million request made by the Rowan University/Rutgers-Camden Joint Board to build a new health sciences facility in Camden is still under review by the state Economic Development Authority, a university official said Tuesday afternoon. The EDA gave preliminary … Continue reading

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Rowan University scholarship will allow 50 N.J. students to attend for free

Rowan University scholarship will allow 50 N.J. students to attend for free Officials at Rowan University announced on Monday that a major endowment from a nonprofit organization will help the college provide a free education to approximately 50 students. The … Continue reading

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Burlington City eyes $7M waterfront makeover

Local officials have unveiled an ambitious design for a Promenade makeover along the Delaware River. Major features proposed by the OLIN Group architectural firm include an entertainment/concert venue at the river’s edge, shaded meandering paths, more trees and gardens, river … Continue reading

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Two Glouco schools align to make road map for engineering majors

Rowan University in Glassboro counts its engineering program as one of its premiere academic programs and has aggressive goals to expand enrollment. A few miles away, in nearby Deptford, Rowan College at Gloucester County is working to grow its own … Continue reading

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