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Durand Glass in Millville to add about 100 jobs

Durand Glass will hire 100 more employees, a workforce expansion welcomed by officials in economically-struggling Cumberland County. “This is the best news that I’ve heard since I’ve been in office,” Millville Mayor Michael Santiago said. “We have a company this … Continue reading

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American Water, lured by tax breaks, moving to Camden waterfront

American Water is moving to the Camden waterfront, the company announced Thursday, becoming the latest New Jersey corporation lured to the city by generous state tax subsidies. Aided by the promise of $164 million in incentives, the Voorhees-based American Water … Continue reading

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No ‘gap period’ affordable housing obligation, says N.J. appeals court

In a ruling hailed by municipalities and denounced as a victory for “wealthy towns,” New Jersey’s Appellate Division ruled Monday that cities and townships are not required to zone for affordable housing needs that went unmet between 1999 and 2015. … Continue reading

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Atlantic Cape Community College offers drone training courses

Atlantic Cape Community College now offers training on using Unmanned Aircraft Systems, or UAS, and Monday led a demonstration on how the drones can be programmed to photograph an accident site. Professor James Taggart said rules released recently by the … Continue reading

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Open online course is first of its kind in the nation

Realizing there is a gap in the public’s understanding of osteopathic medicine, Timothy Tsai, a fourth-year medical student at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, has led a collaborative effort to create a free massive open online course (MOOC) that … Continue reading

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What A.C. needs to do for the Gateway Project to succeed

Atlantic City must become a real city with a bigger population to fulfill the promise of the Atlantic City Gateway Project, according to the head of the organization behind it. People of all economic and educational backgrounds must live there, … Continue reading

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Golf entertainment complex planned for Mount Laurel

A 23.8-acre lot on Centerton Road may be the future home of an upscale golf entertainment complex, if things go according to plan. TopGolf, an international chain with outlets around the country, is seeking preliminary and final major site approval … Continue reading

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New Energy Technology Company Sets Up Campus In Camden

A new company, called Holtec International, is bringing its headquarters to Camden, New Jersey, where it’s expected to create several thousand jobs. “Holtec is a manufacturing company that has designed a modular, nuclear energy unit that will be manufactured and … Continue reading

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Will South Jersey pub make way for Wawa?

A watering hole here could be making way for a Wawa superstore. The convenience store chain is seeking municipal approval to build an outlet at the current site of Clancy’s Pub on Woodbury-Glassboro Road. Representatives of the Pennsylvania-based firm are … Continue reading

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Showboat Hotel to reopen today, developer says

The Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City is reopening Friday afternoon, according to developer Bart Blatstein, who said Thursday that the former casino will now be the largest noncasino hotel in the city. A news release from Blatstein’s company, Philadelphia-based Tower … Continue reading

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