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  • Stockton, Atlantic Cape program to streamline transfer process

    Students who enroll at Atlantic Cape Community College will have a clear pathway to a four-year degree from Stockton University with a new partnership between the two post-secondary institutions.   Stockton always has accepted transfer students from Atlantic Cape, but the partnership will make the transition easier to transfer credits, waive fees and offer scholarship […]

  • OceanFirst Foundation Awards $43,000 in Grants to Charities Serving Military Families & Veterans

    OceanFirst Foundation of Toms River awarded $43,000 in grants to 13 charities from Central and Southern New Jersey that serve members of the military through its Home Runs for Heroes Program. The program, now in its ninth year, is a partnership between OceanFirst Foundation, Townsquare Media and the Lakewood BlueClaws, a minor league team of […]

  • Vineland approves $5 million bond for capital improvements

    Vineland City Council approved a $5 million bond ordinance designated for capital improvements across various Vineland departments.   The largest chunk of money – more than $2 million – is earmarked for the Vineland Fire Department and will cover, among other things, a new ladder truck, engine and personal protective equipment for firefighters.   The Public […]

  • Wastewater for electricity: South Jersey utility in swap deal with trash-to-energy plant

    Camden County is putting its waste to work on overtime.   The Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority, the agency that treats most of the county’s sewage, launched a project Thursday to swap one million gallons a day of effluent from its Camden wastewater treatment plant for energy produced by a nearby power plant, whose primary […]

  • Glassboro releases app to keep residents in the know

    Glassboro has launched it’s first Borough App specifically designed for Glassboro residents, businesses, and students on the move and in the know, who are never far from their smartphones.   You can follow events, get news, and receive app only discounts and special offers to your favorite businesses in Glassboro, right on your screen. When […]

  • Urgent care chains spread through South Jersey

    It’s not quite a rash, but South Jersey’s seeing an outbreak of urgent care centers.   At least seven walk-in medical facilities are currently in the works in the region, which already holds dozens of similar facilities.   Among local operators, Virtua plans to open two centers before year-end – at Route 130 and Fairview […]

  • Rutgers touts ‘meds and eds’ at $62.5M nursing building dedication in Camden

    A new $62.5 million Rutgers University Camden nursing and science building was dedicated Monday in downtown Camden. The 106,700-square-foot building was hailed as another step in the restoration of one of the poorest cities in America and a sign of the commitment Rutgers-Camden has to the region. “As the city grows, Rutgers grows,” said Rutgers […]

  • Planning to preserve some of New Jersey’s last million acres

    One-third of New Jersey’s land mass is developed and another third preserved, a Nature Conservancy representative told the Pinelands Municipal Council Tuesday night. For decades, a 20,000-square-foot space in the shopping center at 498 Beverly Rancocas Road which used to house an Acme, has been empty after failed attempts at several other stores. That leaves […]

  • Wildwood moving forward with $10 million project to revamp Rio Grande entrance

    Cape May County and Wildwood officials are finalizing details on a $10 million project to revamp the Rio Grande entrance to the city and mitigate flooding that commonly shuts down the George Redding Bridge. On Tuesday, County Engineer Dale Foster unveiled renderings of the proposed project to the Cape May County freeholders that showed Rio […]

  • Towns in Pa., NJ, including Camden, ready to woo Amazon

    As Amazon plays “The Bachelorette,” perusing the nation for a location to build a second headquarters, Bensalem, Pennsylvania, hopes to be rewarded with a rose, but it will have some competition from right across the river. More than 100 municipalities and states nationwide, including Camden in South Jersey, New Brunswick in Central Jersey and reportedly […]

  • Newcomers arriving in Cherry Hill marketplace

    Call them the out-of-towners. Two merchants based far from South Jersey – fashion retailer Zara of Spain, and Texas-based home-décor chain At Home – are opening here soon. Zara, which sells apparel and accessories for women, men and children, will debut Thursday at Cherry Hill Mall. At Home will see its first customers Oct. 18 […]