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  • Inspira unveils emergency room for senior patients

    Emergency hospital care here came full circle on Wednesday with the opening of the Rose and Graziano Rossi Senior Emergency Department, a $6 million addition to Inspira Medical Center Vineland that fits into a national trend in health care for the elderly. Inspira officials cut a ribbon to officially introduce to the public the 7,000-square-foot […]

  • West Wildwood creating “Living Shoreline” to save peninsula and buffer wave action

    The borough is in the planning stages of a project that will help save the peninsula that buffers wave action for homes in front of the West Wildwood Canal. The project, which is strongly supported by South Jersey Congressman Frank LoBiondo, aims to create a “living shoreline” that uses natural structures to protect the peninsula […]

  • Animal shelter expansion will include space to meet cats, triage room

    Gloucester County is expanding its animal shelter. The county Freeholder board approved a contract this week with Joseph Porretta Builders Inc. for construction of a pre-engineered metal building shell at a cost of $165,493. The new, 2,400-square-foot space will allow for a triage room where all animals will be evaluated when they first arrive at […]

  • 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 […]