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CRDA approves Tropicana’s $35 million renovation

A $35 million renovation plan that will give a fresh look to Tropicana Casino and Resort’s Boardwalk entryway and hotel rooms was approved by the state agency that oversees Atlantic City redevelopment projects. In a separate vote, the Casino Reinvestment … Continue reading

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Inspira and Jefferson University team up in new affiliation for N.J. patients

Inspira Health Network will be partnering with Thomas Jefferson University and Health System in a new affiliation agreement the two entities.It’s creating a best of both worlds mentality, and university expertise with hometown care. The partnership aims to bring critical … Continue reading

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Casino closings have big impact on A.C. property-tax base

The loss of 8,000 jobs in Atlantic City’s casino industry in the last 12 months has sent shock waves through the region’s economy, but an even more precipitous collapse is underway in the city’s property-tax base. Eight or nine years … Continue reading

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Delran sees May opening for long-awaited park

Spring can’t come soon enough in this town. The municipality plans to unlock the gates to the long-awaited Delran Community Park on May 30, weather permitting. Ground was broken about four years ago on the park, which features four fields … Continue reading

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N.J. drinking water / Plan is overdue

You turn on your tap. Water comes out. There’s probably nothing as essential to our lives that we take so much for granted. But behind that simple action is a network of wells, streams, aquifers, purification plants and pipes supplying … Continue reading

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Atlantic City Mayor: At least we’re not Detroit

Leave it to Don Guardian, the feel-good mayor of ailing Atlantic City, to put his city’s woes into context. Atlantic City lost four of its 12 casinos last year, saw 8,000 jobs eliminated, and has lost nearly half its gambling … Continue reading

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Sweeney calls for priority list of transportation projects in need of funding

State Senate President Stephen Sweeney said Wednesday that he’s asked two transportation experts to create a list of top-priority road and rail construction projects that need funding to build a consensus about which big projects will be necessary over the … Continue reading

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Margate beach replenishment can start, but state must follow proper procedures, judge says

A beach replenishment project for Margate can move forward, but the state Department of Environmental Protection has to give property owners in the city the chance to challenge the state’s taking of easements there for the project, a federal judge … Continue reading

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Idea for gas terminal off East Coast rankles fracking foes

All that would peek above the ocean waves off New York and New Jersey would be two small buoys tethered to underwater pipes. But they’re already casting a large shadow, with potential effects on the economy of the New York … Continue reading

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N.J.’s college career centers help current and former students find the right track

About a year after Salem Community College’s Career Center opened, its director, Mary Ellen Hassler said more and more students are starting to utilize the programs and help it provides. Students can be guided through every step of their educations … Continue reading

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