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  • NASA Helps Stockton Students’ Experiment Blast Off into Space

    Students from a South Jersey university were given the chance to send their work out of this world. Two students from Stockton University – based in Pomona, Galloway Township – watched closely as the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) blasted their experiment into space on Monday, August 14th, on board the Falcon 9 rocket to the […]

  • Lourdes using new sensor system to prevent pressure ulcers

    Lourdes Health System has begun using small wireless sensors that stick to the skin and help prevent pressure ulcers in bedridden patients. The painful ulcers, commonly called bedsores, are caused by pressure or stress on skin and tissue typically around bones like heels and tailbone, and result in reduced blood flow to the area. The Leaf […]

  • Comcast gigabit internet service available in Cumberland County

    Comcast has included Cumberland, Atlantic and Cape May counties in its coverage area for a new gigabit Internet service considered among the fastest on the market. The gigabit-per-second service includes access to Comcast’s some 17 million hotspots. According to a news release, Comcast expects to expand the gigabit service to all of its coverage areas […]

  • Palmyra’s new riverfront promenade to be completed in September

    Strolling along Bank Avenue in the borough will soon be an entirely new experience. Construction is underway on the Palmyra Promenade, a riverfront park tucked between Garfield and Morgan avenues. It should be completed around Labor Day, officials said. The 1-acre park will feature paved walkways, patio areas, custom bike racks shaped like fish, and […]

  • EDA approves $2M in incentives for trio of pharma firms

    Three pharmaceutical manufacturers received nearly $2 million in combined Grow New Jersey incentives from the state Economic Development Authority at its Tuesday meeting, the EDA announced. “Manufacturers choose to locate in New Jersey for its convenient location and highly skilled labor pool, and the state is home to 13 out of 20 of the world’s […]

  • Burlington County plans to demolish 5 properties, from summer cabins to chicken coops

    Burlington County plans to demolish structures on five properties, including old summer cottages in Eastampton and two large chicken coops on a preserved Westampton farm. The Burlington County Board of Freeholders will vote Wednesday to award a $172,500 environmental consulting and construction management contract to T&M Associates, of Middletown, Monmouth County, with the goal of […]

  • Cape May County to introduce emergency alert system

    Cape May County will implement a countywide emergency alert system that will be used in advance of major storms. The new system, called codeRed Alert, allows the county to call all landline phones in Cape May County and all cellphones that register for the alerts. The alert will come in as a prerecorded message from […]

  • PSE&G pipe project could create 3,000 NJ jobs

    Public Service Electric and Gas, the state’s largest utility, wants to replace 1,250 miles of old gas mains, a project it says will create almost 3,000 jobs a year while work is done. Newark-based PSE&G said its proposed five-year project, which still must be approved by the state Board of Public Utilities, would cost $2.7 […]

  • Pier AC outdoor bar on Atlantic City Boardwalk opens

    Another outdoor Boardwalk bar has made its way to the resort. Pier AC, sitting at the old Garden Pier between the Showboat Atlantic City hotel and the former Revel Casino Hotel, opened this week and celebrated in a grand opening Friday night. The space at New Jersey Avenue and the Boardwalk brings an outdoor entertainment […]

  • Final approvals in to demolish Centerton Road Bridge

    The historic span has sat unused for more than two years. Recently, though, Burlington County officials received final approvals to tear down the 114-year-old Centerton Road Bridge, which was shut down in April of 2015. The bridge, closed to traffic in April 2015 after being declared “structurally deficient,” connects Mount Laurel to Willingboro and Westampton. “We now […]