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  • In Glassboro, Rowan’s boulevard of dreams may be coming true

    Angelo’s Diner hasn’t changed much since it was built in 1951. “We still don’t take credit cards,” Mary Ann Justice, the owner, says.   But through the classic diner’s windows along North Main Street in Glassboro, the view is dramatically different from decades past: A stylish park where a nuisance bar and an abandoned gas […]

  • FEMA 2017 FMA Grant Application Opportunity for Elevations

    Cape May County and the municipalities of Ocean City, Sea Isle City, North Wildwood, West Wildwood, City of Cape May, Upper Township, Stone Harbor and Egg Harbor Township are coordinating an effort to develop a FEMA Flood Mitigation Assistance (FMA) grant application to elevate severe repetitive loss structures. The FMA program provides 100-percent funding of […]

  • Paper PATCO schedules to make way for digital upgrade

    Starting today there will be a months-long, semi-permanent change in the weekday schedule that will extend train departure times by one to three minutes because of a $14 million train track replacement project that will slow trains down near the Westmont station. Every time there is a schedule change for any reason – construction, snow, […]

  • CRDA to spend up to $3.7 million on Boardwalk Hall and Conventions Center repairs

    The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority has approved spending up to $3.7 million over the next two years for maintenance and upgrades at Boardwalk Hall and the Convention Center. During the meeting Tuesday, the board approved several contracts for as needed HVAC work, plumbing, painting, concrete and structural engineering services at the two properties. “We are […]

  • Medford approves redevelopment for three properties set for affordable housing

    The township is making strides to satisfy its court-ordered affordable housing obligations by approving plans to redevelop three properties for planned projects. Medford is one of 10 Burlington County towns that negotiated out-of-court settlements after the New Jersey Supreme Court took over affordable housing compliance from the state Council on Affordable Housing, when the agency […]

  • Food trucks coming to Croft Farm

    Make the most of the cooler summer evenings while skipping a stint in the kitchen. Cherry Hill’s Al Fresco Affair offers a chance to dine out with friends and neighbors at Croft Farm, where food trucks will do all the cooking. Fund organizers are working with the Community Foundation of South Jersey and Creative New […]

  • 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 […]