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  • N.J. produce company buys Progresso plant

    A leading New Jersey-based fresh and frozen food supplier has purchased the closed General Mills Progresso Soup plant, with plans to open in the spring. F&S Produce announced it finalized the purchase of the 585,000-square-foot plant earlier this week. F&S Produce will retrofit the former General Mills-owned plant into a production facility for fresh-cut and […]

  • Key Jersey Shore bridge to close Friday through spring

    The closure of the Thomas A. Mathis Bridge, the causeway that connects Toms River, New Jersey with the Barnegat Bay Island, is once again set to begin Friday as another construction season will commence soon, state officials announced. The project contractor, Schiavone Construction Company, is scheduled to close Route 37 eastbound at the intersection of […]

  • Program offers Camden students free medical career training

    Leaundra McCullough had never heard of medical coding before she entered a new program at Hopeworks ‘N Camden, a nonprofit that trains young city residents for tech jobs. With the launch of the Cooper Health Careers Initiative, announced at the hospital Tuesday, McCullough will have more than a new skill: Upon completion of the program, […]

  • Cumberland improvement authority spent $109M on these 9 projects

    The Cumberland County Improvement Authority released the findings of an economic study it conducted of nine completed projects at a total cost of $109 million. The projects included the building of the Cumberland County Technical Education Center, the East Point Light House Restoration and a solid waste treatment plant. “When the Improvement Authority became responsible […]

  • Burlington Township in midst of retail resurgence

    Retail growth along a heavily traveled corridor between Burlington City and Mount Holly could lead to a job boom here. Development is huddled along Burlington-Mount Holly Road (Route 541) on both sides of the intersection with Interstate 295 at Exit 47 and within a mile of the New Jersey Turnpike. A coffee stop, cellphone store […]

  • Senior housing construction begins in Bordentown Township

    The first phase of planned affordable housing – a piece of the long-envisioned Bordentown Waterfront Community development – is underway. A 70-unit senior housing complex will be built by Volunteers of America on seven acres on Burlington Road. Crews broke ground last week, and the project is expected to be completed this time next year, […]

  • Groundbreaking Held for Joint Health Sciences Center in Camden

    Two major universities and one community college are joining forces to bring more opportunities to the area for students studying health sciences. On Thursday, October 19th, Governor Chris Christie, Congressman Donald Norcross, and several other state and local officials joined with representatives from the Rowan University and Rutgers-Camden Board of Governors for a groundbreaking ceremony […]

  • Cumberland County makes bid for Amazon HQ2

    A proposal landing today at Amazon says Millville Municipal Airport’s location, capacity, and access to land make it a perfect site for research and development work, transportation needs, and other auxiliary programs that would help the company secure its future. The Cumberland County Improvement Authority outlines the specific advantages in its proposal: Cumberland County is […]

  • Gloucester County Town Entices Developers to ‘Come Grow with Us’

    On Wednesday, October 18th, several developers jumped aboard a trolley to get a closer look at what Williamstown has to offer during the town’s second annual, Grow with Williamstown Developer Tour. “It’s key to take them around to locations and show them the vast opportunities that we have in Williamstown here for them to “Come […]