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  • State approves Mullica Hill hospital

    Health Commissioner Cathleen D. Bennett has approved Inspira Health Network’s application to build a new 204-bed hospital on Routes 322 and 55, next to property owned by Rowan University in Mullica Hill. In a statement released Saturday, Inspira’s president and CEO, John DiAngelo, called the approval a “significant step” in the process to build a […]

  • Over 200 Attendees at Two-Day Legislative Conference in Atlantic City

    More than 200 public officials and business leaders gathered in Atlantic City for one of the largest, two-day legislative conferences in the region.   On Wednesday morning, March 8th, the second day of the 35th annual Sound Off for South Jersey Legislative Conference was held at Resorts Casino Hotel. New Jersey Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno […]

  • EDA extends deadline for Camden project

    The state Economic Development Authority has pushed back a deadline for bidders looking to buy part of of North Camden’s waterfront. The extension came after the response to an initial request for bids fell below expectations, according to the authority. “Given the recent economic activity in the city of Camden, the EDA wants the market […]

  • CCC celebrates opening of Arts & Innovation Center

    The public is invited to celebrate a milestone in Cumberland County College‘s 50-year history with the grand opening of the new Arts & Innovation Center, 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, March 24. Located at 321 N. High St. in Millville’s Glasstown Arts District, the new facility boasts 21,000 square feet of educational, training, retail […]

  • A residential community college? Gloucester County school eyes ambitious development plan

    Rowan College at Gloucester County, entering its fifth decade, is rethinking itself. A plan unveiled by its president Tuesday would expand the community college’s campus with seven new buildings, including student apartments to make the school a residential college. “Community colleges are commuter schools. What we’re proposing is to change that paradigm,” Frederick Keating, the […]

  • $400M set for road and bridge work, none for NJ Transit

    Senate President Stephen Sweeney unveiled a measure Tuesday to appropriate $400 million from the state’s Transportation Trust Fund for “immediate bridge and road repairs,” addressing some of the infrastructure investments Gov. Chris Christie called for in his budget address last month but notably omitting additional funding for NJ Transit. “The funding will come from existing […]

  • Controversial Absecon Island dune building, beach replenishment project to begin next month

    A controversial beach replenishment and dune building project on Absecon Island will begin next month, officials announced. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last November awarded a $63.3 million contract to the Cranford, N.J. based Weeks Marine Inc. The work, a joint project by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and the Army Corps, involves […]

  • N.J. explains why Revolutionary War house had to come down

    The now-demolished Hugg-Harrison-Glover House wasn’t historic, after all, and it was in pretty poor condition. That’s according to the state Department of Transportation, which late Friday afternoon explained why it “removed” the apparently dilapidated structure where a Revolutionary War militia head once lived in the early 1700s and fought British soldiers. “NJDOT has followed the […]

  • ‘American steel’ starts at Paulsboro port

    Men in tailored wool coats and women in high heels sat in folding chairs on the Port of Paulsboro‘s wharf. At the side of the port’s first docked cargo ship, senators and port officials spoke eloquently at the microphone Thursday. The Delaware River’s first port in a half-century was built on hard-fought negotiations, a $200 […]