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  • Cooper Foundation Receives $982K to Support Urban Health Institute

    A healthcare provider in Camden County has received new funding to support efforts to bring more health-care options to low-income communities. On Tuesday, January 16th, officials with the Cooper Foundation announced that it has received a $982,000 grant from the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation to support the work of Cooper University Health Care’s Urban Health Institute. […]

  • Surfside Park to Offer Something for All Ages

    With funding of nearly $2 million from the Cape May County Open Space Fund, Avalon is set to move ahead with the development of its Surfside Park adjacent to the Boardwalk at 30th Street. The area for the new park currently hosts an aging playground and skatepark that has deteriorated with age under the harsh […]

  • City Hustles ‘Walk Reconstruction; Engineering Phase to Begin

    The iconic “boards” of Wildwood are slated for total reconstruction, according to city commissioners. Business in Wildwood revolves around the Boardwalk, an attraction, and landmark since the early 1900s, providing entertainment for summer guests and income for the city. Due to time and weather events, the boardwalk stands in need of rebuilding. Mayor Ernie Troiano […]

  • Millville in talks to sell former Wheaton Glass factory

    Add another twist to the tangled, long-running legal fight over the ownership and future of 18-odd acres of the former Wheaton Glass Co. factory complex off G and North 2nd streets. The City of Millville, as soon as April, expects a federal bankruptcy court ruling on whether its present ownership of that property is legal […]

  • Redd’s new job: CEO of Rowan-Rutgers board

    Former Camden Mayor Dana Redd, who led the city through eight years that saw the growth of a “meds and eds” corridor downtown, will be the new CEO of the Rowan–Rutgers-Camden Board of Governors. After declining to run for a third term as mayor, Redd was succeeded by longtime City Councilman Francisco “Frank” Moran, who […]

  • Hard Rock looking to hire former Trump Taj Mahal employees

    Hard Rock is looking to hire former Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort employees for its new Atlantic City property. Job opportunities include: food and beverage, hotel operation, table games, slot operations, cage operations, marketing and entertainment. Since July, workers have removed the ruby-red minarets and onion domes that dominate the property’s facade.The rebranded property is […]

  • New Jersey promising billions to get Amazon headquarters

    When it comes to the North American competition to attract Amazon’s second headquarters, New Jersey has put its cards on the table: Officials have promised up to $7 billion in state and local tax credits. New Jersey’s Democrat-led Legislature last week sent outgoing Republican Gov. Chris Christie legislation authorizing $5 billion in tax credits to […]

  • Two Wawas, Lidl supermarket coming to Cinnaminson

    More business revitalization along Route 130 is underway with Wawa construction at two locations and demolition of a motel site that will make way for a Lidl supermarket. German discount grocer Lidl has signed a $3.5 million agreement to purchase the former Garden State Inn property at Highland Avenue and Route 130 from the township, […]

  • 11 ways to maximize your fun in South Jersey this weekend

    WinterFest. Jan. 12, 13, & 14 | Noon-10 PM, Cooper River Park, Pennsauken. Cooper River Park has once again transformed into a winter wonderland with tasty treats and ice skating family fun. WinterFest is the place to spend nights skating with friends and family. While you’re there, make sure you visit The Lodge and Winter […]

  • Legislature passes tax break for aviation district at Atlantic City Airport

    A bill designating the area around Atlantic City International Airport as a Garden State Growth Zone passed the state Assembly on Tuesday and now heads to Gov. Chris Christie’s desk for final approval. The bill, originally introduced by Assemblyman Vince Mazzeo and the late state Sen. Jim Whelan, both D-Atlantic, creates tax incentives for businesses […]

  • South Jersey’s jobless-rate jump is nation’s largest

    South Jersey’s job market, touted for its strong growth early last year, now stands out for the wrong reason, according to a new report from a federal agency. The tri-county area in November had the largest over-the-year jobless rate increase of almost 40 metropolitan areas measured nationwide, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. […]

  • Food distributor eyes $52M project in Camden

    A Pennsylvania-based food distributor is seeking incentives worth $52.4 million for a Camden project. The state Economic Development Authority is to consider the request Tuesday from Benjamin Foods LLC of Hatboro. The company, which also distributes restaurant supplies, has applied for a tax break worth $5.2 million annually for 10 years, according to a preliminary […]