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  • $430K repaving project beginning in Mantua Twp.

    Work will begin this week on a roughly two-mile repaving project on Jackson Road, county officials announced. The $430,000 job will extend from Route 45 to Breakneck Road and take about three days to complete. The roadway will remain open to traffic throughout the work, with local police assisting in traffic control. Work to replace […]

  • Food Bank of SJ ‘Hope Mobile’ unveiled

    Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, professional basketball player for the Charlotte Hornets, announced his sponsorship of a Food Bank of South Jersey (FBSJ) “Hope Mobile,” an 18-wheel tractor trailer which holds 45,000 pounds of food to distribute to local areas in need. Kidd-Gilchrist unveiled his branded Hope Mobile on May 6 for a food distribution service held at […]

  • Cooper opens its 1st urgent care center in Burlington County

    Cooper University Health Care celebrated the opening of its newest Urgent Care Center, and its first location in Burlington County, on Tuesday. “Cooper’s Urgent Care Center in Cinnaminson will provide a much-needed, convenient service to local residents who need immediate medical treatment,” said Dr. Adrienne Kirby, CEO of Cooper. “As the leading academic tertiary care […]

  • Demolition of Glassboro public housing project begins

    Plans to demolish an old public housing project and replace it with affordable housing began with destruction of the first building at Ellis Manor on Thursday in Glassboro. Known locally as the “Ellis Street projects,” the 60 family apartments and 16 senior units were built on the 76-acre site in the early 1960s. As the […]

  • Hefty Pilings, Deep Water, Rock Removal Play Parts in Ocean Drive Bridge Repair

    Residents of Avalon‘s north-end and Sea Isle City’s south-end gaze wistfully at the closed Townsend’s Inlet Bridge, all most care to know is “When will the Ocean Drive bridge reopen to traffic?” Quick answer: Memorial Day Weekend. The span that links the borough to the city was closed after a diver, inspecting the pilings that […]

  • Urban farm and mortgage firm latest in line for N.J. tax breaks to move to Camden

    Two very different New Jersey businesses — an online mortgage broker and an urban farming operation — are in line for sizable tax incentives from the state’s Economic Development Authority this week to locate operations in Camden. E Mortgage Management LLC of Cherry Hill is awaiting word on a Grow New Jersey Assistance Program Grant […]

  • Deal brokered for large mixed-use redevelopment project

    Mandelbaum Salsburg, a Roseland, based law firm, recently joined two of its existing clients together into a joint venture to be developers of Washington Square Town Center. Washington Town Center is an exciting mixed-use redevelopment project which has received approvals for 260 luxury rental apartments, 100 town homes, a 40,000 square foot medical office building, […]

  • Here’s what else is going in the Egg Harbor Township Wal-Mart plaza

    As the construction work continues on the new Wal-Mart at the corner of Fire Road and the Black Horse Pike, there are other less visible developments underway for the the Oak Tree Plaza shopping center. According to the developer’s website, the center’s list of tenants includes a 17,000-square-foot Planet Fitness and a 12,500-square-foot Petco pet […]

  • Why colleges rely on partnerships for new construction

    When Gov. Chris Christie came to Atlantic City for the official groundbreaking for the Gateway project, he talked about all the partnerships that had brought the $220 million project to fruition. Next to him was a sign listing those partnerships, including Stockton University, South Jersey Gas, the Atlantic County Improvement Authority and the Atlantic City […]

  • Renovations coming to Voorhees library

    Camden County officials are preparing for extensive renovations at the county’s main library here. The changes are intended to create “a modern environment” at the 40-year-old M. Allen Vogelson Library, which serves about 35,000 customers a year, the county said in a statement. The three-story building, on Laurel Road across from Voorhees Town Center, was […]