News Room

  • Cumberland County College campus seeing more students, more to come

    At the front of the Millville Clay College’s main studio, students began to bring out their projects to the tables at the Clay College’s main studio. The clay college is part of the 30,000-square-foot Millville Arts and Innovation Center – the new Cumberland County College campus – which is attracting more and more students and […]

  • Inspira Rising with Vineland Expansion

    Inspira Health Network has been growing rapidly in Cumberland, Salem, Gloucester and Camden counties. With a high volume of patients coming into the facility in Vineland, Inspira officials realized it’s time to expand. But instead of growing outwards, they’re growing upwards. Workers were out putting down steel on Tuesday, November 14th. This part of the […]

  • Seaport Pier Gets OK from Planners

    Called the “most significant” commercial endeavor in decades, BG Capital’s site plan for the Seaport Pier Redevelopment got a green light Nov. 9. The North Wildwood Planning Board held a special hearing, offering team members of BG Capital an opportunity to present its site plan and forum for public comment. A vacant space of wood […]

  • New York-based group eyes Atlantic City project

    Keating & Associates LLC, a New York-based private investment firm, has acquired the development rights to the yet- to-be-built Metropolitan at Revel Beach, according to a statement from the company. The project, located adjacent to the closed Revel Casino Hotel, is zoned for a 30-story mixed-use residential/retail tower with beach and Boardwalk access. Keating hopes […]

  • Mt. Laurel firm seeks $15.6M tax break for Camden project

    A Mount Laurel firm wants a $15.6 million tax break for a Camden project, according to the state Economic Development Authority. The EDA’s board will consider the request from Corporate Synergies Group LLC at its monthly meeting Tuesday, according to a preliminary agenda for the session. Corporate Synergies is a “national insurance and employee benefits […]

  • Food desert relief: Camden local wins award for building an urban farm in the city

    One in five American children suffer from “food insecurity,” meaning an individual does not have reliable access to food. Cities across the country are known as “food deserts,” when nutritious food is produced far outside the reach of inner city inhabitants. Residents of food deserts tend to rely on processed foods like boxed macaroni and […]

  • Middle Seeks to Be Business Friendly

    Middle Township wants to be seen as business friendly. Expressing pride in the number of new businesses that have opened in the county in recent years, Economic Development Coordinator Nancy Sittineri called the achievement impressive. Yet the need for a renewed focus on economic development is also apparent. The municipality started a process to update […]

  • Sharrott Winery breaks ground on expanded tasting room

    This past week, surrounded by local dignitaries along with family and friends of Sharrott Winery, the Sharrott’s broke ground on an expansion that will take their winery and tasting room from 2,200 square feet to 7,300 square feet. The winery’s 2007 inaugural bottling was 9,600 bottles. In 2017, it will produce over 100,000 bottles. Their […]

  • Backyards Become Mini Farms in South Jersey Man’s ‘MicroUrb’ Concept

    For one Camden County-based software developer, gardening was once just a hobby. Now he’s turned his hobby into a business and residents across Camden and Gloucester counties are watching closely, as organic produce is grown right in their own backyards. “I think a lot of people’s perception is that if you don’t have some huge […]