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  • Hard Rock plans gas station for Atlantic City property

    As part of redevelopment of the closed Trump Taj Mahal, Hard Rock International is planning to open a gas station at the corner of Pacific and Virginia avenues, according to plans filed with the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority. The proposed complex, Rockstop Gas & Wash, will feature a convenience store, gas pumps and a car […]

  • Atlantic City Gets Ready for the First Ever ‘Boardwalk Christmas Parade’

    Atlantic City will get a visit from Santa Claus this weekend, and SNJ Today will join in the festivities.   On Sunday, December 10th, join SNJ Today’s Michelle Dawn Mooney and Nor’easter Nick Pittman will host what will be the first ever Atlantic City Boardwalk Christmas Parade. The family-friendly event starts at 2:30 p.m. and […]

  • Bill to spur development around Atlantic City International Airport passes committee

    A bill that would provide tax incentives to businesses in areas designated as Garden State Growth Zones, including Atlantic City International Airport, was released Thursday to the state Assembly for a full vote. The bill is intended to strengthen Atlantic County‘s economy and start a local aviation industry. “Creating a growth zone around the airport, […]

  • Margate Parkway fountains get a makeover before being shut down for winter

    The four fountains that grace the Margate’s Parkway section received a makeover this fall so they will be ready to flow come spring. The ornate fountains, which feature mermaids, fish and frogs, were installed in the 1920s or early 1930s as part of the Parkway section’s original design. Some structural damage that had accrued over […]

  • 4 South Jersey Counties Get $4M Boost for Re-Entry Programs

    New Jersey State Senate President Steve Sweeney, Deputy Speaker John J. Burzichelli and Assemblyman Adam Taliaferro announced Thursday morning, November 30th, that Volunteers of America Delaware Valley, Inc., will receive a $4 million award from the Re-Entry Services program. The funding is part of the FY18 Democratic Budget priorities that will provide funds to operate […]

  • Comcast invests $13M to expand fiber network to NJ

    Comcast will invest $13 million to expand its fiber-based network into New Jersey, the company announced today. Fiber optic cable allows for significantly faster internet speeds for businesses and residential customers. Comcast’s fiber optic network provides speeds as fast as 100 gigabits-per-second. The $13 million investment will be used for expansion throughout the greater Philadelphia […]

  • Sewer construction on Woolwich center could come as early as summer

    Plans for a sprawling complex featuring retail and residential space on Route 322 in Woolwich — called Kings Landing at Woolwich, formerly called the Woolwich Regional Center — are advancing now that a redevelopment agreement to install sewer has been signed. Since 2008, plans have been discussed to bring in a retail center, including shops […]

  • Diggerland digs in with its biggest expansion yet

    Diggerland USA, the construction-themed amusement park, broke ground recently on a multimillion-dollar, 7-plus acre expansion, the largest capital improvement it’s made since opening in 2014, the company said. Construction began Nov. 13 and will continue through the offseason so it won’t interfere with normal park operations. The project is targeted for completion by the end […]

  • Inspira plans to expand Vineland hospital to meet patient demand

    Inspira Medical Center¬†in Vineland is adding two stories to its outpatient wing to be completed late next year, officials announced this month. Demand has grown for both emergency care and inpatient beds at the hospital, which led to plans to add 36 private-patient rooms, two family lounges and a consultation room, officials said. ER visits […]