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  • Camden County making pitch for Amazon HQ2

    Camden County freeholders have launched a campaign to lure an Amazon headquarters to Camden.   The county will work with the state Economic Development Authority and Cooper’s Ferry Partnership in an effort to sell the e-commerce giant on a local site.   Amazon, based in Seattle, has said its second headquarters would be a $5 […]

  • Rodgers School Joins Rowan’s Professional Development School Network

    A new school partnership has been put together in order to better the education opportunities for students of all ages in Glassboro. Glassboro’s J. Harvey Rodgers School officially joined the Professional Development School Network in Rowan University’s College of Education. The new partnership will allow Rowan education professors and students to have the opportunity to […]

  • New dock, more sand added to Berkeley beach battered by Sandy

    Located on a narrow spit of land that juts precariously far into Barnegat Bay, Butler Beach always has been vulnerable to storms. But none was as devastating as superstorm Sandy, which badly flooded the Butler Boulevard neighborhood in the township’s Glen Cove section, and severely eroded the small beach at the roadway’s eastern end. It’s […]

  • Rutgers-Camden Receives Academic Research Award

    Rutgers University in Camden has received new funding to help expand student medical research. On Friday, September 15th, Congressman Donald Norcross announced that Rutgers-Camden had been awarded a federal Academic Research Enhancement Award of more than $450,000. The award, provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ National Institute of General Medical Sciences, […]

  • What Rowan University’s campus looked like then, and now

    Rowan University‘s Main campus has grown to more than 200 acres after years of construction, coinciding with a growth of the student population to about 18,000. Over the next few years, the campus will grown even more as the massive development project on Rowan Boulevard continues through its fourth phase. Last month, Nexus Properties, a […]

  • Addition of Byrne Plaza to Improve Downtown Wildwood

    Pacific Avenue in Wildwood was once dubbed the “Block that Rocks,” and now it’s rolling in all the right directions. “Pacific Avenue has always been known for its nightclubs and live music so we thought no better space than to have that feeling, that excitement come back again than right here,” said John Donio, president […]

  • Kennedy Health in N.J. and Jefferson Health in Philly are merging

    The merger of Kennedy Health and Jefferson Health will bring more of Jefferson’s services, including telehealth and clinical trials for cancer patients, to the region. Beyond that, few specifics of the merger were divulged Thursday, when the CEOs of the two health systems as well as the heads of their boards of directors appeared before […]

  • Whelan remembered as one of Atlantic City’s own

    Despite being born in Philadelphia, late state Sen. Jim Whelan’s heart belonged to his adopted home. Whelan was remembered Thursday as a person who had an incredible passion for Atlantic City and worked to make it better as a teacher, lifeguard and lawmaker. “Everything about Jim was Atlantic City,” state Senate President Stephen Sweeney said […]

  • $450K grant to help protect key South Jersey watersheds

    The state has earmarked $450,000 to help agricultural landowners protect the Upper Cohansey River and Upper Salem River watersheds. Funds will be awarded in the form of a grant to the project’s sponsor, the New Jersey Audubon Society, according to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. The money comes from the DEP’s Water Quality […]

  • Could Amazon headquarters be in Atlantic County?

    Atlantic County officials said they want Amazon to make the area home for its second headquarters, a move that could bring needed employment and property taxes to a region with one of the highest foreclosure rates in the nation. Atlantic County Executive Dennis Levinson said the county is prepared to offer an aggressive package, including […]

  • $22M complex will have apartments, service center for veterans

    Ground was broken Tuesday on Camp Salute, which will be a 76-bedroom apartment complex on Delsea Drive behind the Clayton Mews apartments. The buildings will feature 19 apartments set aside for veterans with disabilities, a community room, and the South Jersey Veteran Resources Center. There, staffers from the People for People Foundation will help veterans […]

  • Power in Sewage Sludge?

    The solid, odorous, human-generated material separated from wastewater at the county MUA’s Seven Mile Beach-Middle Treatment Facility may be the source of electricity in a microgrid for all county buildings in the Crest Haven Complex. With a $175,000 grant from the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU), announced Sept. 8, the Cape May County […]