Afternoon Break

  • Grand opening for trailhead parking and nature trail

    This spring, construction of a new, 24-spot public parking area was completed on the north side of High Hill Road, across from Frederick Boulevard in Woolwich Township. The parking area will serve as a trailhead and public access point to several adjacent properties acquired by the township in recent years for park and recreational purposes. […]

  • This Jersey Shore town now offers free Wi-Fi access on its boardwalk, beach

    Ahead of the 2017 summer season, officials announced Tuesday free Wi-Fi is available along the beachfront. “Our new wireless network brings much-desired connectivity to residents and visitors, giving them more freedom to enjoy our wonderful beaches,” Deputy Mayor Amy Quinn said in a press release. “This Wi-Fi access means residents and visitors don’t have to […]

  • Report: Tri-county area shows job gains

    A federal report on job growth in South Jersey shows economic development efforts are working in Camden City, officials asserted Friday. The number of jobs in the tri-county area rose by 3.7 percent between February 2016 and 2017, the largest such gain among the nation’s metropolitan regions, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. […]

  • Haddon Towne development opens

    The ribbon was officially cut Friday on Haddon Towne Center, the long-awaited mixed-use development on the site of a former diaper cleaning facility. The project was stalled by the need for soil and other environmental remediation, then later the collapse of real estate markets in the 2008 recession, Mayor Randy Teague recalled. Disputes over how […]

  • March of Dimes’ biggest fundraiser at Rowan University

    Thousands of families and local business leaders from Gloucester and Cumberland Counties will join together on Sunday, April 30 at Rowan University for the 2017 March for Babies, the nation’s oldest fundraising walk, which helps more babies survive and thrive. The fundraising festivities are scheduled for Sunday, April 30, in the Rowan University football stadium […]

  • ACDevco, Christie celebrate groundbreaking of Gateway project

    The Atlantic City Development Corp. hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the Gateway project on Thursday, with dignitaries including Gov. Chris Christie, ACDevco Chairman Jon Hanson, South Jersey Industries CEO Michael Renna and Stockton University President Harvey Kesselman. “This 675,000-square-foot project is the first major non-casino development seen since the completion of The Walk, which, unbelievably, […]

  • Amazon opens largest N.J. facility, announces plans for 3 more in state

    Amazon has opened its largest fulfillment center in the state in Carteret — a 1-million-square-foot facility bustling with more than 2,000 employees in the heart of New Jersey’s industrial hub. Amazon also announced plans to open three additional fulfillment centers in Cranbury, Edison and Logan, creating more than 2,500 new, full-time jobs, according to a […]

  • FAA Tech takes lead on NextGen research

    The William J. Hughes Technical Center has been at the forefront of the Federal Aviation Administration’s research since its inception in 1954, evolving its mission as technology changes. But now, as the agency is spearheading the latest innovation in air traffic control, it’s fallen into the crosshairs of critics, including President Donald Trump, who’ve questioned […]

  • CRDA approves master plan amendments

    In an effort to streamline the development process, the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority approved Tourism District master plan amendments they hope will attract new businesses. The board approved the amendments during its hearing Tuesday afternoon. They will be used to develop land-use ordinances over the next year. Under the amendment, new zones would allow mixed […]

  • Woodbine Airport Recieves $338,913 from NJDOT for Construction Project

    The Woodbine Municipal Airport has been selected to received grant funding in the amount of $338,913.06 (Grant) from the New Jersey Department of Transportation’s FY2017 Airport Improvement Program for Taxiway A Rehab: Stage II Construction. Taxiway A is essential to the Airport’s taxiway system. Taxiway A renders an important role providing access to Runway 1 […]