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  • Atlantic County gets ratings boost on economic outlook

    Atlantic County‘s economic outlook got a ratings boost from Standard and Poor’s Global Ratings this month. According to a recent report, S&P raised the county’s economic outlook from “negative” to “stable,” citing strong county management, budgetary flexibility, and stability brought by the payments in lieu of taxes that casinos pay to Atlantic City. “Despite the […]

  • Washington Township development begins despite mayor’s misgivings

    A development project for more than 500 housing units, a medical facility and shops broke ground last week, despite the mayor’s not-so-enthusiastic support. Washington Square, a mixed-use development at Hurffville Crosskeys Road, is approved for hundreds of housing units and 70,000 square feet of medical and retail space on a 35-acre plot between Virtua Health […]

  • Millville Wheels & Wings Airshow featuring the Blue Angels set for May 27-28

    The Millville Army Air Field Museum (MAAFM) will proudly honor the 75th anniversary of Millville Executive Airport when it presents the United States Navy Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Squadron headlining the 2017 Millville Wheels & Wings Airshow — saluting all military and veterans on Memorial Day Weekend 2017. The prestigious U.S. Navy Blue Angels will […]

  • Kennedy Health System unveils $80M expansion at oldest hospital

    A two-year-long renovation at Kennedy University Hospital came to a close Tuesday, as the hospital revealed a sparkling, $80 million addition to its Cherry Hill campus. The day marked the end of the first phase of renovations at the campus. Several hundred people, including hospital administrators, doctors, nurses, community members and elected officials, arrived at […]

  • Construction on Stockton Tech Park officially begins after decade of delays

    After a decade of disappointments and setbacks, federal and local officials broke ground Monday on the Stockton Aviation Research and Technology Park. In the next few weeks, Hessert Construction Group will begin laying the foundation for the three-story, 66,000-square-foot building that will create an estimated 200 to 250 full-time jobs and feature high-speed connectivity to […]

  • Premier Orthopaedic opens expanded Vineland site

    Premier Orthopaedic Associates celebrated the grand opening of its expanded, 11,500-square-foot Vineland facility. The facility can perform same-day outpatient athletic joint replacements and allows for research and procedures such as stem cell transplants, ultrasound guided injections and platelet-rich plasma, or PRP, treatments, according to a statement. The contemporary design of the facility is part of […]

  • Atlantic County to break ground on Stockton Tech Park

    After a decade of delays and legal battles, Atlantic County is scheduled to break ground on the first building of the Stockton Aviation Research and Technology Park. Once completed, the park will providestable, high-paying jobs as county and state officials try to diversify the region’s gaming-dependent economy, which has struggled with the rise of competition. […]

  • $430K repaving project beginning in Mantua Twp.

    Work will begin this week on a roughly two-mile repaving project on Jackson Road, county officials announced. The $430,000 job will extend from Route 45 to Breakneck Road and take about three days to complete. The roadway will remain open to traffic throughout the work, with local police assisting in traffic control. Work to replace […]

  • Food Bank of SJ ‘Hope Mobile’ unveiled

    Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, professional basketball player for the Charlotte Hornets, announced his sponsorship of a Food Bank of South Jersey (FBSJ) “Hope Mobile,” an 18-wheel tractor trailer which holds 45,000 pounds of food to distribute to local areas in need. Kidd-Gilchrist unveiled his branded Hope Mobile on May 6 for a food distribution service held at […]

  • Cooper opens its 1st urgent care center in Burlington County

    Cooper University Health Care celebrated the opening of its newest Urgent Care Center, and its first location in Burlington County, on Tuesday. “Cooper’s Urgent Care Center in Cinnaminson will provide a much-needed, convenient service to local residents who need immediate medical treatment,” said Dr. Adrienne Kirby, CEO of Cooper. “As the leading academic tertiary care […]

  • Demolition of Glassboro public housing project begins

    Plans to demolish an old public housing project and replace it with affordable housing began with destruction of the first building at Ellis Manor on Thursday in Glassboro. Known locally as the “Ellis Street projects,” the 60 family apartments and 16 senior units were built on the 76-acre site in the early 1960s. As the […]

  • Hefty Pilings, Deep Water, Rock Removal Play Parts in Ocean Drive Bridge Repair

    Residents of Avalon‘s north-end and Sea Isle City’s south-end gaze wistfully at the closed Townsend’s Inlet Bridge, all most care to know is “When will the Ocean Drive bridge reopen to traffic?” Quick answer: Memorial Day Weekend. The span that links the borough to the city was closed after a diver, inspecting the pilings that […]