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  • Atlantic County to promote tourism beyond Atlantic City

    Atlantic County officials are embarking on a countywide marketing campaign for the first time in decades, arguing the area can no longer rely on Atlantic City’s brand alone to bring tourists and businesses to the region. Earlier this month, the Atlantic County Economic Alliance voted unanimously to spend $40,000 on a one-year marketing campaign headed […]

  • 300 apartments proposed for Cherry Hill site

    A 2-year-old agreement that preserved Woodcrest Country Club could put a new neighborhood next to another golf course. The township’s planning board will consider a proposal to put 300 apartments in a redevelopment area across from Merchantville Country Club. The complex of two-, three- and four-story buildings would rise on 20 acres between Hampton Road […]

  • Long-awaited $128M Jersey Shore beach replenishment to start next month

    Beach replenishment for the northern Ocean County peninsula is set to start the middle of next month, with Ortley Beach as the first spot to get the sand. State environmental protection officials said Weeks Marine Inc., the Cranford-based contractor selected to perform the $128 million project, will spend two weeks beginning mid-April pumping sand onto […]

  • Olive Garden included in $13 million commercial development

    The state on Thursday approved a $13 million development plan that includes construction of what city officials said is a much-desired Olive Garden restaurant. The restaurant, along with a Raymour & Flanigan furniture store, Gabe’s discount clothing store and other businesses, will occupy the Delsea Drive location of a Kmart that closed in October 2015. […]

  • The mysteries of BBC dad viral video have been answered (yes, he was wearing pants)

    The Wall Street Journal snagged an interview with Robert Kelly, the professor and Korea expert whose BBC interview about the South Korean president’s removal from office last week was spectacularly video-bombed by his jaunty daughter Marion, infant son James and finally his horrified wife Kim Jung-A. Here’s what we now know, all of which makes […]

  • Deborah plans new medical facility

    Work has begun here on a new medical building at Deborah Heart and Lung Center. A three-story, 60,000-square-foot facility is to open in the spring of 2018 at the site of the former Eichman Pavilion on Deborah’s Browns Mills campus. The facility “will bring much-needed new services to the area,” according to Deborah. It said […]

  • CRDA hopes master plan streamlines development process

    Live in the city. Work in the city. Play in the city. The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority hopes its 50-page Tourism District Master Plan amendment means more people will do those things, said Lance Landgraf, director of planning for the authority. The authority Monday held its first of two public hearings at the Atlantic City […]

  • Conner Strong, other firms propose $245 million move to Camden

    Insurance brokerage firm Conner Strong & Buckelew, which is led by South Jersey power broker George E. Norcross III, has applied for millions in state tax credits in order to move from Marlton to the Camden waterfront, along with the Michaels Organization and NFI, two other South Jersey corporations. The three companies are collectively requesting […]