• Governor Murphy: Push to Legalize Pot is Short on Votes

    Days ahead of a planned vote in the Legislature that would make New Jersey the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana, Governor Phil Murphy said Thursday that the measure is short of the votes needed to pass.
  • United Way, Subaru Unveil Reading Oasis at the Forest Hill Elementary School

    United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey and Subaru of America, Inc., unveiled a new reading oasis for students at the Forest Hill Elementary School to celebrate Read Across America Week.
  • Authorities: Cop Shot in Ambush Justified in Returning Fire

    Authorities have determined a police detective was justified in returning fire when two men allegedly ambushed him and another officer while their vehicles were stopped at a red light last summer.
  • Bill Would Name Part of Route 55 as the 'Mike Trout Interchange'

    A bill passed the Senate Transportation Committee earlier this week could name a portion of Route 55 after Millville native and Los Angeles Outfielder Mike Trout.
  • Coast Guard Helps Rescue Unconscious Man from Cruise Ship

    The Coast Guard has come to the rescue of a man who was found unconscious aboard a cruise ship off the southern New Jersey coast.
  • Referee in Dreadlocks Controversy Files Legal Claim Notice

    A referee who told a New Jersey high school wrestler to cut his deadlocks or forfeit his bout has filed a legal claim preserving his right to a possible lawsuit.
  • AC Electric Giving Free Trees to Help Customers Save Energy

    Atlantic City Electric is giving away 1,000 free trees to residential customers through the Arbor Day Foundation’s Energy-Saving Trees program.
  • Expo-nential Expo-sure at the Cumberland County Business Expo

    The Cumberland County Business Expo offers businesses a way to connect with the community in a personal and effective way.
  • Mayoral Musings: Lease Assistance

    Starting April 1, businesses in Bridgeton, Vineland, Millville, and Salem may be eligible to apply.
  • On the Ave: Rebirth and Renewal

    As you read this, spring will be a day or two away. As I write this, we, in Main Street Vineland, are just coming off of our Volunteer Recruitment Night. All these points have something in common. Spring is the season of rebirth and renewal—getting...
  • Trails to Hidden Gems

    Community activists are uncovering trails that haven’t been accessible since the 1970s.
  • Dwayne Perry is chief of one of New Jersey's three officially recognized Native American tribes.

    NJ Reaffirms Official Status of 2 Native American Tribes

    New Jersey has restored official state recognition for two Native American tribes.
  • Governor Murphy Signs Law Banning Cashless Stores in NJ

    Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation today barring cashless stores in the state.
  • Showboat Owner Looks to Resurrect Gambling at the Hotel

    The owner of the Showboat says he has a plan to bring gambling back to the hotel.
  • NJ Lawmakers to Weigh Bill Legalizing Recreational Cannabis

    New Jersey lawmakers are set to consider legislation legalizing recreational marijuana.
  • Camden County Officials Search for Information on Shooting That Left 1 Dead, 3 Wounded

    Camden County Officials are looking for more information about a shooting at a "residential speakeasy" that left one dead and three wounded.
  • Community Forum About Potential Changing Marijuana Laws to Be Held in Somerdale

    With legalized marijuana for adults on the horizon in New Jersey, the Camden County Mayors’ Association will be holding a community forum later this month to discuss the potential cannabis law.
  • Cape May County to Receive $100,000 Through Innovation Challenge

    The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has announced that Cape May County is one of five communities to receive funding from the Innovation Challenge.
  • N.J. DEP to Use Volkswagen Settlement Fund to Add More Electric Vehicle Charging Stations, Electric Buses

    New Jersey’s Department of Environmental Protection will be giving out $11.2 million from New Jersey’s allocation from the Volkswagen Mitigation Trust to install more electric vehicle charging outlets and new electric NJ TRANSIT buses.
  • Eagles Corey Clement Visits Glassboro Schools During Black History Month

    Eagles Running Back Corey Clement visited his hometown of Glassboro to inspire children during Black History Month.
  • New Jersey Trying to Write Public Waterways Access Into Law

    Governments as far back as the Roman Empire have recognized it, but New Jersey is trying to enshrine in law the public's right to access waterways and shorelines.
  • Nearly $2 Billion in New Jersey Sport Bets in Nine Months

    Nearly $2 billion has been wagered on sporting events in New Jersey in the nine months since such betting became legal last year.
  • Jersey Reflections: Champion of Women’s Rights

    Cornelius Campbell brought social reformers to Vineland, including suffragist Lucy Stone.
  • Mayoral Musings: Behind the Headline

    The undocumented pay billions into the Social Security Trust fund, monies they’ll never collect.
  • Life Sentences: Glimpsing Spring Flowers

    The charm of having four seasons includes having to endure the winter season.
  • Bay Atlantic Symphony Announces New Leadership

    Bay Atlantic Symphony (BAS) is proud to announce three very accomplished Board of Trustees to its leadership to start the new year. Avid and longtime BAS supporter Thomas A. Giegerich DMD, MS is the newly appointed president; Robert Woodruff, former...
  • On the Ave: Be in the Running

    Last week, I spoke of four words that govern how we should view The Ave—DINE-LIVE-PLAY-WORK. In future columns, I’ll treat each of those words more specifically and show how each plays a role in making The Ave—downtown Vineland—a destination.
  • Got an Hour? Become a Big Brothers and Big Sisters Mentor

    In an age of busy life schedules and crowded social calendars, there are children and teenagers on a waiting list looking to be mentored, encouraged and supported by adults in the Cumberland and Salem County areas.
  • Tara Levitt and Diana Powell with GGB in Thorofare, who held a workplace competition to collect food for the Gloucester County Cares about Hunger Food Drive.

    Gloucester County's 14th Annual Food Drive Provides Over 11,500 Meals for Local Residents

    The United Way of Gloucester County, the Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders’ Human Services Advisory Council and the People for People Foundation held the 14th Annual Gloucester County Cares About Hunger Food Drive from February 25th to March 3
  • New Jersey Takes Big Step Toward Legalizing Recreational Pot

    Governor Phil Murphy and legislative leaders said Tuesday they've agreed on legislation to legalize recreational marijuana for adults.
  • Commission Voids Application for Pipeline Project

    The New Jersey Pinelands Commission has reversed its approval for a planned pipeline project.
  • Miss Cumberland County 2019 Has Been Crowned

    Alyssa Rodriguez of Vineland now wears the Miss Cumberland County crown.
  • Wildwoods to Host The Special Olympics New Jersey Basketball Finals

    The Wildwoods will be hosting The Special Olympics New Jersey Basketball Finals later this month.
  • Gas Prices on the Rise in New Jersey, Across the Nation

    Gas prices are on the rise in New Jersey and across America due to crude oil prices reaching $55 and refineries in seasonal maintenance that can temporarily limit production.
  • Court: Turnpike Authority Must Justify $50 E-ZPass Fee

    The New Jersey Turnpike Authority will have to provide evidence to show why it raised its E-ZPass violation free from $25 to $50, under a ruling by a state appeals court Friday.
  • Meet Your 11th Annual Hometown Hero Honorees

    SNJ Today announces its 11th Annual Hometown Hero honorees.
  • Vineland Officials Announce Registration for Inaugural 'Running The Ave 5K’

    Vineland officials are asking runners to put their running shoes on and register for the first ever Running The Ave 5K.
  • Atlantic City's Arena Football League Unveils Team Name

    The Atlantic City’s Arena Football League (AC AFL) is paying homage to the city’s gambling history.
  • RKB Wealth Management, Cumberland Co. Habitat for Humanity Partner to Fight Inter-Generational Poverty

    RKB Wealth Management LTD awarded Cumberland County Habitat for Humanity, Inc. $3,500 in support of working to end poverty through low income housing ownership.
  • Ready, Set, Grow: The Latest on Vineland's Medical Marijuana Facility

    With a company gaining a permit to open a medical marijuana growing and dispensing facility in Vineland, and area doctors prescribing it, questions loom.
  • Bullock’s Budding Scientists Dig the Fossil Park

    Students had fun digging for fossils and learning more about the park’s previous, prehistoric inhabitants.
  • CASA Open House Set for Dec. 8 in Bridgeton

    On December 8th, CASA will be hosting its first CASA Open House, a holiday event centered around children and the spirit of the season, at 40 E. Commerce St. in Bridgeton.
  • Vineland Rotary Inducts New Member Rev. Heather Sugden

    At a recent membership luncheon, held at the Ramada of Vineland, new member Rev. Heather Sugden was installed.
  • Piano Man’s Man

    Big Shot performs at the Levoy Theatre in Millville on Friday, November 30, 8 p.m., $35, levoy.net.
  • Nor'easter Incoming: Relax, You'll Survive.

    Is it bad that it's not even Winter yet and I'm already tired of talking about these storms? Unfortunately it looks to be a very active season so chances are you'll be reading A LOT of these blogs straight through March. I'm a fan of storms, I think any w
  • Let’s Talk Turkey

    With two turkey drives in Cumberland County, Thanksgiving just got better for hundreds more.
  • Nor'Easter Nick's Winter Outlook: Cold & Snowy or Warm and Dry?

    It’s that time of year again, kids! So exciting to take a peek into the future and TRY to uncover what may play out in terms of weather over the next few months. I say try because, well, as you’re well aware, weather forecasting is at times di
  • Ghostly Tour in Millville

    Millville brings its history to life this Friday with chilling stories. A fun costume contest tops off the night.
  • Portrait of an Artist: Diane Roberts

    A mainstay on the region’s art scene for years, Diane Roberts is finally getting a solo exhibit of her own. 
  • 44th Annual Shell Club Show August 10-12 in Stone Harbor

    Ocean and shell lovers will be gathering to check out the 44th annual Jersey Cape Shell Club show happening at the Wetlands Institute this month.
  • Stockton University Event Discusses Legalizing Marijuana in New Jersey

    An event at Stockton University discussed the potential impact the legalization of marijuana could have in the state.
  • Rita Rudner

    Lively Rita: Comic Rita Rudner Heading to Millville's Levoy Theatre July 14

    Rita Rudner is working on several projects. Along with performing her comedy act around the country—as she’ll be doing Saturday, July 14, at the Levoy Theatre in Millville—the veteran comic is doing a lot of writing.
  • GCIT Hauls in 15 Medals from the SkillsUSA National Leadership Conference

    The Gloucester County Institute of Technology’s SkillsUSA Chapter won big at the SkillsUSA National Leadership Conference in Louisville, Kentucky.
  • Dr. Franklin, I Presume? The Founder Who Could Have Been Our 'Founding Physician'

    When Benjamin Franklin deferred to Thomas Jefferson in the drafting of the Declaration of Independence, he did so for multiple reasons.
  • Weekend Shooting at Trenton Arts and Music Festival Leaves One Dead, 22 Injured

    Tragedy struck a 24-hour arts festival in Trenton over the weekend.
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  • Bill Would Name Part of Route 55 as the 'Mike Trout Interchange'

    Bill Would Name Part of Route 55 as the 'Mike Trout Interchange'

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 4:32 PM EDT2019-03-20 20:32:33 GMT
    A bill passed the Senate Transportation Committee earlier this week could name a portion of Route 55 after Millville native and Los Angeles Outfielder Mike Trout.
    A bill passed the Senate Transportation Committee earlier this week could name a portion of Route 55 after Millville native and Los Angeles Outfielder Mike Trout.
  • Expo-nential Expo-sure at the Cumberland County Business Expo

    Expo-nential Expo-sure at the Cumberland County Business Expo

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 1:10 PM EDT2019-03-20 17:10:18 GMT
    The Cumberland County Business Expo offers businesses a way to connect with the community in a personal and effective way.
    The Cumberland County Business Expo offers businesses a way to connect with the community in a personal and effective way.
  • Mayoral Musings: Lease Assistance

    Mayoral Musings: Lease Assistance

    Tuesday, March 19 2019 11:04 AM EDT2019-03-19 15:04:44 GMT
    Starting April 1, businesses in Bridgeton, Vineland, Millville, and Salem may be eligible to apply.
    Starting April 1, businesses in Bridgeton, Vineland, Millville, and Salem may be eligible to apply.