Afternoon Break

  • Construction Begins on $10 Million Food Specialization Center

    Officials gathered in Bridgeton for a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off construction of a new food specialization facility. The Cumberland County Improvement Authority (CCIA) along with several other organizations are funding the project, which is expected to cost $10 million in total. The opening of the Food Specialization Center will allow companies that graduate from […]

  • Five years after Sandy, PSE&G completes upgrades to withstand another superstorm

    Five years after Superstorm Sandy, Public Service Electric and Gas has completed infrastructure investments that will help protect the state’s power distribution grid withstand another major storm. During and after Superstorm Sandy, 2 million PSE&G customers were left without power – some for days. The investments were made as part of the PSE&G’s $1.2 billion […]

  • Private developer planning bayfront housing for Stockton students in AC

    A coveted piece of bayfront property may soon be the site of an off-campus housing complex for Stockton University students, as developers are working on a plan to bring more than 100 beds to North Trenton Avenue. Donald Haviland, President & CEO and General Manager Ron G. Ruffner Jr. of Light House Properties unveiled plans […]

  • 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 […]