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  • New Welcome Center Opened at Rutgers University-Camden

    Rutgers University-Camden opened up a new Welcome Center for prospective students on Monday, June 19th. The University held a ribbon-cutting to officially open the new Welcome Center on Cooper Street in Camden. The center was built in hopes of providing a one stop shop for the schools growing campus to find all the information and […]

  • Airport Incubator OK’d, Board Hopes Jobs Grow

    In anticipation that technology and drone-related businesses will hatch at the Cape May County Airport, freeholders approved the creation of an incubator to nurture those entities June 13. It is the hope of the board and Freeholder Will Morey who heads Economic Development and who introduced the resolution, that firms which have tested unmanned aerial […]

  • Hammonton is becoming a cultural hub

    Hammonton is often called the blueberry capital of the world, but the Atlantic County town is experiencing a bit of a cultural renaissance to add to all those blues. Kathedral Event Center, or just simply Kathedral, became part of the growing arts and entertainment scene in Hammonton with its grand opening earlier this spring. The […]

  • EDA approves $18.3M for Camden hotel

    A state agency has approved an $18.3 million tax break for a Camden Waterfront hotel proposed by an investor group affiliated with Democratic power broker George E. Norcross III. The Economic Development Authority, which endorsed the incentive at a June 13 meeting, earlier this year backed a $245 million tax break for a Waterfront office […]

  • South Jersey Gas lends a hand to Meals on Wheels of Salem County

    With its freezer broken for the past year, Meals on Wheels of Salem County had difficulty storing meals for its elderly and disabled clients and had to depend on a local supermarket for freezer space. Now, with a $5,000 grant from South Jersey Gas, the program bought a brand new industrial freezer that holds dozens […]

  • Inspira using $1M gift to pay off student loans for med students who commit to four years in Vineland

    Inspira Health Network is announcing Thursday afternoon a new program that will pay off a yet-undetermined portion of student loans incurred by medical students if they commit to working in Vineland for four years. Inspira CEO John D’Angelo told NJBIZ exclusively Thursday that the announcement is coming as the result of one of Inspira’s very […]

  • N.J.’s newest cat cafe opening this summer

    Cat lovers, rejoice! Your chance to have your morning coffee alongside a furry friend could be just a few weeks away. Purrsonal Space, a nonprofit, cat adoption center and lounge, plans to open in Palmyra on Market Street, just past the Palmyra-Tacony Bridge, later this summer. The lounge follows a trend that began in Japan […]

  • $500 Million Slotted For Sewage-Treatment, Drinking-Water Systems

    The state plans to help finance more than a half-billion dollars in clean water projects next year to reduce pollution from sewage treatment plants and to upgrade drinking-water systems. A legislative package to provide money – funded by federal grants and repayment of loans – to scores of facilities won approval yesterday from the Assembly […]

  • County receives $163,000 in state funding for Clean Communities program

    Gloucester County Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger announced that Gloucester County is the recipient of $136,881 in New Jersey Department of Environment Protection (NJDEP) funding to continue its Clean Communities Program. This is the fifth highest grant award amount in the state. Freeholder Damminger said, “Gloucester County was in the top five for grant funds […]

  • NJ towns convert empty lots to pop-up fun

    There were few reasons to spend time in the parking lot behind a shuttered Woodbury fitness center. Weeds grew between asphalt cracks. On occasion, it served as a short cut between West Center Street and Towne Liquors. But in 2016, Lot 323 found new life. The city’s FAF (formerly Fall Arts Festival) Coalition transformed the […]

  • As its Camden factory grows, Holtec looks to fill jobs in city

    Dozens of Camden residents interviewed Tuesday for jobs at Holtec International as the company makes efforts to become one of the largest employers in the city. Holtec, a company that designs equipment for power plants, held interviews at the Camden County One-Stop Career Center for labor, welding, machinist, and technician jobs. About 40 people interviewed, […]