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  • Check out Royal Farms, N.J.’s newest convenience store

    Real chicken, real fast could be the mantra for the first of a new line of convenience stores that debuted this week in New Jersey. Royal Farms features fresh, never frozen chicken, prepared and breaded on site in a variety of ways, including off the bone, on sandwiches and in salads. The chain stakes it […]

  • Expanding bank could be Commerce clone

    Some new bank branches in South Jersey might already seem familiar. Free checking? Extended hours? A mascot? Sounds a lot like Commerce Bank, which dominated this area until its sale to TD Bank‘s parent firm in 2008. But the branches – in Cherry Hill, Sicklerville and Medford – were opened this year by expansion-minded Republic […]

  • Crews to begin work replacing railing on Townsends Inlet Bridge

    The Townsends Inlet Bridge will be closed for several hours next weekend so crews can begin the first phase of a $2.67 million project to replace the structure’s railings, Cape May County officials said Friday. It is scheduled to close between 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, and 5 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, according to a […]

  • Will new athletic facility for Rutgers replace Campbell’s Field on Camden waterfront?

    Talks underway to raze Campbell’s Field on the Camden waterfront and replace it with a sports complex for Rutgers-Camden have excited some and concerned others. But a Camden County spokesman says it’s premature to either fear or celebrate what may happen to the valuable eight acres that provide a perch for viewing Philadelphia’s skyline and […]

  • Hungry? 25 food trucks coming to Pitman this weekend

    If you come to Pitman this weekend, you can “travel the world,” or so Pitman Police Chief Dan McAteer says. That’s to say you can taste different cuisines from all over the world, when the town hosts its 2nd annual food truck festival on Saturday to benefit the police department’s K-9 unit and Ranger, its […]

  • CRDA looks to purchase former Ginsburg Bakery

    The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority is exploring the idea of purchasing the former Ginsburg Bakery to house equipment and offices used by the Special Improvement Division. The 59,000-square-foot building has been empty since 2015, when Ginsburg Bakery merged with another bakery and moved to Camden County. During the agency’s meeting in October, the board approved […]

  • NJ invests $8.4M to expand talent development centers

    New Jersey’s Department of Labor & Workforce Development announced an $8.4 million investment of state funds into expanding the state’s talent development centers, which are dedicated to creating partnerships between industries and state colleges to offer training and employment opportunities. The state will create four additional talent development centers that focus on the industries of […]

  • Salem County Railroad’s Facelift Expected to Boost Tourism, Economy

    An old railroad is about to get a new look. On Tuesday, October 31st, the Salem County Board of Chosen Freeholders officially broke ground on a new railway project. “The project encompasses miles of railroad,” said Bob Vanderslice, Salem County Freeholder Director. “It’s estimated to cost about a million dollars a mile.” However, to counter […]

  • Hard Rock developer plans Galloway complex

    A partner in the Atlantic City Hard Rock casino project wants to build more than 32,000 feet of restaurant and retail space in Galloway Township. The development, called Nantucket Galloway, will consist of a 4,500-square-foot “first-class” restaurant, a 4,200-square-foot restaurant, a fast-food eatery and 9,200 square feet of retail space on the 100 acres of […]

  • Atlantic City to upgrade 9,000 streetlights to LEDs

    The City of Atlantic City will upgrade nearly 9,000 of its streetlights to LED bulbs. Mayor Don Guardian signed an agreement with Atlantic City Electric to upgrade 5,683 streetlights at no cost to the city, according to an announcement Friday. The conversion will cost $750,000, which is part of a $2 million grant the New […]

  • New homes coming to Egg Harbor City

    A development of new homes that came to a stop with the death of the initial builder in 2014 has been revived. What was once known as the Neighborhoods of Cedar Creek that was connected to Brad Haber, who died in 2014, will be further developed under the new name, Cedar Creek Estates, with a […]

  • N.J. produce company buys Progresso plant

    A leading New Jersey-based fresh and frozen food supplier has purchased the closed General Mills Progresso Soup plant, with plans to open in the spring. F&S Produce announced it finalized the purchase of the 585,000-square-foot plant earlier this week. F&S Produce will retrofit the former General Mills-owned plant into a production facility for fresh-cut and […]