• Feds Say N.J. Residents Got Home Loans They Didn't Qualify for After Hurricane Sandy

    New Jersey lent almost $1 million in home loans after Hurricane Sandy to residents who were not eligible to receive them, and therefore the state should pay back the money, federal government auditors said. 

  • A Look Back at How New Jersey Has Kicked Butt in Little League World Series

    New Jersey has a rich history of success in the Little League World Series at Williamsport, Pa., including four world titles since 1949. Only California, with seven titles, has more (but they play year-round). Connecticut also has won four world championships.With help from the Little League media guide, here's a look at how the state's 11-… .repubhubembed{display:none;} SNJ Today is a Southern New Jersey news and information source that is dedicated to providing current...
  • From South Jersey to Boston Symphony Orchestra

    The musician’s journey is always one of conviction and commitment. Hours upon hours of practice could go into a single piece of music, all for a single performance that may even be mere minutes long. For local musician Shannon Vandzura, of Minotola, this is no different.

  • Atlantic City Issues No-Fly Restrictions for the Air Show

    Atlantic City officials issue a no-fly restriction during the air show.

  • It's No Jackpot, But Online Gambling Tax Contributes Millions to NJ's Coffers

    Nearly four years ago, when it was first introduced in New Jersey, online gambling missed revenue estimates by more than $100 million. But the gross revenue from New Jersey's legalized online-gambling sites have been totaling at least $20 million the past five months, pushing the total since 2013 to over $600 million.

  • Residents Across South Jersey Urged to Help 'Clear the Shelters'

    There is literally only one empty cage left at the animal shelter and if adoptions or transfers don’t happen soon, the shelter may have to make difficult decisions.

  • Somers Point's Gateway Playhouse Back for Another Act

    Tony-nominee Andrea McArdle — Annie on Broadway — will be opening the renovated Gateway Playhouse on Saturday, August 19th.

  • Bridgeton Chamber of Commerce Hosts Summer Fun Event

    The Bridgeton Area Chamber of Commerce hosted a summer fun night at Landis Links in Upper Deerfield complete with Rita's Water Ice, and a friendly mini golf tournament.

  • Jersey Cape Shell Club Show Starts This Weekend

    The 43rd annual Jersey Cape Shell Club Show kicked off in Stone Harbor offering visitors a chance see a variety of sea shells from around the world.

  • 'American Pickers' Looking for Antiques in New Jersey

    If you're holding onto rare pieces of history now is the time to speak up.

  • Watch Out: Wear Special Glasses During Solar Eclipse

    Officials with NASA are advising viewers to wear specially made eclipse glasses.

  • Rutgers Food Innovation Center to Host Inaugural FoodBIN Conference

    A trip to Bridgeton will be a highlight of an international food business conference put on by Rutgers University next month.

  • Maryland Police Search for Missing South Jersey Man

    Police in Howard County, Maryland received a report that 28-year-old David Gipson-Smith, of Pilesgrove, had not returned home or reported to work after traveling to Maryland to visit a friend. 

  • DUI Checkpoints Planned for Labor Day Weekend in South Jersey

    "Drive sober or get pulled over." Police departments are putting out that warning throughout South Jersey as they gear up for the busy Labor Day weekend, which is about two weeks away.

  • Second Case of Rabies Confirmed in Atlantic County

    Health officials in Atlantic County have confirmed a second case of rabies this year after an infected fox bit a resident's dog.

  • Powerball Jackpot Reaches $510 Million, 8th Largest in History

    Many people across South Jersey are trying their luck to win one of the largest jackpots in U.S. history. 

  • Driver Puts Pedal to Metal as Drawbridge Opens While Crossing

    Officials in Cape May County say operator error is to blame after a drawbridge began to open with a driver still on it. 

  • ACUA, Community Helping to ObLITTER-ate Roadside Trash

    “We make a difference. If we didn’t do this for a year it would be amazing what the roadside would look. This is something you can do in your own community and to make your own area look nice and it doesn’t take a tremendous amount of time.”

  • NeighborWorks America Volunteers Help Give Camden a Makeover

    Officials from NeighborWorks America are hosting a training institute in Philadelphia this week to help provide the staff of other non-profit organizations the resources they need to achieve their missions.

  • Salem College's Community Room Named After Upstanding Citizen

    On Thursday, August 17th, representatives with the Salem County Chamber of Commerce and Salem Community College held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open the 2017 George Reese Chamber of Commerce Community Room. 

  • P.A.L.S. Holds Summer Camp for Children with Disabilities

    The interactive camp allows disabled children that need assistance from augmentative communication (ACC) devices to have a safe place to socialize with their peers.

  • N.J. Lawmakers Request Revisions to Flood Insurance Program

    On Thursday, August 17th, United States Senator Bob Menedez, along with Congressman Frank Pallone, proposed legislation that caps annual flood insurance premium increases and pays for advanced flood-mapping technology. 

  • Pitman Woman Celebrates 107th Birthday

    Gloucester County officials helped a local resident celebrate a birthday milestone Thursday.

  • Stockton University Needs Volunteers for Brain Study

    Stockton University is looking for volunteers for a new research project being conducted in South Jersey.

  • Bayada Founder Announces Big Change on Birthday

    The founder of a national home health care company turned 70 today, and instead getting presents this year he decided to give a gift to the the community.

  • Christie Opposes Trump's Offshore Drilling Plan

    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is making it clear to the Donald Trump Administration that he is standing firm against proposed natural gas and oil exploration off of New Jersey's coast.

  • Bike-Sharing Program Opens in Gloucester Township

    Officials in Gloucester Township launched the new Bike Share Program, which will allow residents to ride bikes for free by signing up through an app on their phone.v

  • Why N.J. Lawmaker Who Helped Trump Just Rejected the President

    A South Jersey congressman and recent beneficiary of a fundraiser hosted by President Donald Trump after helping the president in the Obamacare repeal drama is breaking with him for equating neo-Nazis who marched in Charlottesville with those who came out to oppose them.

  • Experts Discuss Offshore Wind, State's Energy Future

    “To not believe in climate change at this point is ludicrous,” said Patrick Hossay, a professor of sustainability at Stockton University. “You can choose to not believe in gravity, but if you jump off of a building…you’re going to die.”

  • Keeping Students' Noses in Books All Summer Long

    The staff at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School is trying to put a stop to that dreaded summer learning slide.

  • Atlantic City Mayor Condemns Racism, Bigotry at Peace Rally

    "This isn't a discussion about the Civil War or about statues," said Don Guardian, mayor of Atlantic City. "This is a condemnation of racism and bigotry."

  • Rowan Fossil Park Hosts Visually Impaired for Prehistoric Dig

    Officials at Rowan University put together a special program on Wednesday, August 16th, to give some lucky kids a chance to find buried prehistoric treasure.

  • Phil Murphy Visits Vineland for Town Hall

    New Jersey 2017 Gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy made a stop in South Jersey last night to speak with members of the community.

  • NJ Energy Coalition Celebrates 10th Anniversary

    The NJEC was founded in 2007 as a way to bring leaders from various communities together to discuss New Jersey's energy efforts.

  • Campbell Soup CEO Responds to Trump's Comment on Charlottesville

    President Donald Trump announced that he is disbanding a pair of White House business advisory panels after several CEO's resigned from the groups, amid comments Trump made following the violence in Virginia.

  • Federal Judge Denies Margate's Request for Stay

    A federal judge has ruled against the City of Margate's appeal in its case to halt the beach replenishment project.

  • Hurricane Gert Brings High Risk of Rip Currents Along Jersey Shore

    Hurricane Gert may not be a direct threat to the South Jersey region, but it is still causing some major rip-current concerns along the Jersey shore this week.

  • Powerball Jackpot of $430M Ranks as 12th Largest U.S. Lottery History

    Wednesday's Powerball jackpot of $430 million is the 12th largest prize in U.S. lottery history. The drawing, which will be held at 11 p.m. is also the ninth biggest Powerball jackpot. The cash option is $273.4 million.

  • N.J.-Based Spirit Halloween to Hire 30K for Seasonal Stores

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP -- New Jersey-based Spirit Halloween, a costume and specialty retailer, plans to hire 30,000 people this year to work at its 1,300 locations across the U.S. and Canada.

  • South Jersey to View Partial Solar Eclipse Monday

    On Monday, August 21st, millions of people throughout the United States, including many in South Jersey, will have the opportunity to experience a wondrous and breathtaking event—a solar eclipse. “A solar eclipse is when the moon ...

  • Catholics Convene in A.C. to Help Bless New Convent

     But this year’s kickoff to the annual tradition started a little differently, as hundreds of visitors and residents gathered into St. Michael’s Church of Atlantic City on Tuesday, August 15th, to witness the blessing and dedication of a new convent. 

  • Annual Wedding of the Sea Held in Atlantic City

    Thousands gathered at Boardwalk Hall to kick off the annual Wedding of the Sea Festival on Tuesday. 

  • Guadagno, Murphy Address South Jersey Business Leaders

    Both of New Jersey's major party gubernatorial candidates got down to business on Tuesday, August 15th, at the Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey's Candidate Forum.

  • New School Aid Funding Promoted at Education Forum

    State and local officials met in one Salem County community on Monday, August 14th, to discuss the positive changes coming to New Jersey's schools.

  • Salem Habitat for Humanity Receives Donation to Replace Stolen Tools

    After its tools were stolen in a burglary earlier this month, a local non-profit that helps families in need is now receiving some much-needed help of its own.

  • Celebrity Judges Announced for 2017 Miss America Pageant

    The team behind the Miss America pageant has announced this year's celebrity judges.

  • Food for Thought: Ice Box Cake

    When we were kids, summer vacation was the highlight of our lives.

  • Portrait of Late State Trooper Frankie Williams Dedicated

    A late New Jersey State Trooper was honored once again with a new drawing dedicated in his memory.

  • Atlantic City Police Officer's Cell Phone Lost in Struggle

    The Atlantic City Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a man suspected of stealing a police officer's cell phone.

  • Overdose Awareness Candlelight Vigil in Millville Aug. 31

    The Candlelight Vigil is an opportunity for the South Jersey and Cumberland County communities to "come together for strength, comfort, encouragement and to learn of practical solutions to prevent overdose."

  • South Jersey Candlelight Vigils Held in Response to Charlottesville Tragedy

    Many across the country, including here in South Jersey, are trying to heal after the tragic events of this past weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia. 

  • Tents on Beaches: Yay or Nay? Beachgoers Share Their 'Unwritten' Rules

    In central New Jersey, one shore town has introduced a resolution to prohibit large tents and canopies from its beaches during the summer months in order to prevent excessive crowding.

  • Bridgeton to Honor Hometown Boxing Great Richie Kates

    In the hearts and minds of Bridgetonians, he was a champion and always will be. That’s why Bridgeton Mayor Albert Kelly wanted to rename Burt Street in Bridgeton City Park “Ritchie Kates Sr. Way” and with the passage of Resolution 17-10 in June, it became official.

  • A.C. Casinos Experience Slight Increase in Earnings

    While casino revenue in Atlantic City was down 4 percent in the month of July compared to last year, the casinos that are still open actually saw a slight increase over that same period.

  • Harlem Globetrotter Visits Market in Egg Harbor Township

    A few lucky fans got the chance to meet one of the players from a world-famous basketball team on Monday, August 14th, in Atlantic County.

  • NASA Helps Stockton Students' Experiment Blast Off into Space

    Two students from Stockton watched closely as NASA blasted their experiment into space Monday on board the Falcon 9 rocket to the International Space Station.

  • Salem County Short Line Railroad Gets $3 Million for Upgrades

    The new funding will be used to make upgrades and improvements to the railroad, which officials say will help better stimulate the economy in the area.

  • Christie, NJ Gubernatorial Hopefuls Denounce Acts of Hate in Charlottesville

    Governor Chris Christie and the two candidates hoping to succeed him in this year's election, all had some strong words to say against white supremacists following this past weekend's violence. 

  • Sailboat Washes Ashore, Officials Rescue Owner

    Officials in Cape May County jumped into action on Friday, August 11th, after a sailboat washed up and became stranded on a local beach.

  • Pig Walks into South Jersey Town, Lassoed by Police

    A few local police were put to the test over the weekend after an adventurous pig decided to leave it's home to take a walk around the neighborhood.

  • Powerball Jackpot Surges to $430M with No Big Winner in Saturday Drawing

    The Powerball drought continues. There were no jackpot winners for Saturday's Powerball drawing. That means the top prize for Wednesday's drawing will leap to $430 million -—one of the largest in U.S. lottery history.

  • New Jersey One of Few States to Win Approval of Fed Education Plan

    New Jersey this week became one of the first states to win federal approval of its latest accountability and monitoring plans - with districts next required to submit their own extensive plans for following the law by the start of the school year. 

  • 6 Exceptional South Jersey Wineries

    South Jersey has plenty of local wineries if you know the right places to look. Here is a small group of the wineries in the South Jersey region to start exploring the region's magnificent wine scene.

  • Rehab Facility Fights to Find Home in Suburb with High Opioid Overdose Rate

    Like many communities nationwide, this Gloucester County town is struggling with the opioid crisis.

  • Margate Business Owners Upset About Controversial Dune Project

    The ongoing battle between officials from the City of Margate and representatives from the state over a controversial dune project has turned another page. 

  • A New Brewery is Ready to Open its Doors in Gloucester County

    A new brewery is ready to open its doors in Gloucester County.

  • Tattoo Artists and Admirers Gather at the Wildwood Tattoo Beach Bash

    The 8th annual Wildwood Tattoo Beach Bash takes place this weekend. 

  • Wildwood City Fire Department Makes Boy's Dream Come True

    Lucky youngsters in Wildwood spent the week learning what goes into being one of their heroes.

  • Officials Urge Locals to Shop Small this Holiday Season

    Have you started your Christmas shopping yet? Some in South Jersey say it's time to start thinking about the busiest day of the year.

  • The Levoy Theatre Soars to New Heights with Peter Pan

    The opening of a new production is taking the Levoy Theater to new heights.

  • Philadelphia Flyers Donation Benefits Cape May County Veterans

     Members from the Flyers charitable organization presented the Cape May County Citizens Veterans Advisory Committee with a $13,500 donation. 

  • 3rd Annual Dylan Fest Rocks on in Atlantic City

    A concert paying tribute to american singer and songwriter Bob Dylan is set to take on Saturday, August, 12th. 

  • Camden County Fire Department to Receive Grant

    Donald Norcross, 1st District Congressman of New Jersey, has announced that one South Jersey fire department will soon be able to add another firefighter to their staff, thanks to a new grant.

  • Salem Middle School Students Find a New Home

    After the ceiling of their school collapsed last year, some South Jersey middle schoolers will once again be heading back to class together.

  • Millville's 27th Annual Car Show Postponed Until August 19th

    The 27th Annual Millville Car Show, slated for Saturday, August 12th, has been postponed until next Saturday, August 19th. 

  • Inmates Receive Mobile Methadone as Part of Pilot Program

    Officials from the Atlantic County Justice Facility have partnered with representatives from the John Brooks Recovery Center to provide their inmates with an outpatient mobile treatment service. 

  • State Officials in South Jersey for National Farmers Market Week

    To highlight all that New Jersey farmers have to offer, the state's secretary of agriculture and health commissioner both visited the Rottkamp's Farm stand in Bridgeton (Cumberland County) on Thursday, August 10th.

  • South Jersey Youth Tackle Junior Police Academy

    Some South Jersey students between the ages of 10 and 16 years old are learning the ins and outs of being a police officer.

  • Powerball, Mega Millions Jackpots Top $350 Million Mark Concurrently

    For the first time ever, the jackpots in Powerball and Mega Millions have topped the $350 million mark at the same time.

  • ExxonMobil Announces Plans to Move Paulsboro Plant

    ExxonMobil officials recently announced plans to shift around the energy giant's operations in New Jersey.

  • Margate Dunes Update: City, State and Federal Entities in Court Friday

    A state judge is calling Margate and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection along with the Army Corps of Engineers back to court Friday, August 11th.

  • Police Looking for Driver, Truck Used in Hammonton Hit and Run

    Police in Hammonton are trying to track down a hit and run driver. 

  • Police Need Your Help in Bridgeton Shooting Investigation

    Police are investigating the shooting of three people in Bridgeton that occurred on Wednesday, August 9th. 

  • Cumberland County-Based F&S Produce to Purchase Vineland Progresso Plant

    After recently shutting down production, officials with the City of Vineland say that the former Progresso plant may soon have a new owner.

  • Rainy Summer Weather Impacts South Jersey Produce

    How has the extra rainfall been affecting South Jersey farms?

  • Salem County Residents Celebrate National Book Lover's Day with Bookmobile

    If you're a book lover in one South Jersey county, those beloved paperbacks, hard covers, and audio books will come to you.  

  • A New Gallery Brings International Art to South Jersey

    A new gallery is bringing an international flair to a South Jersey shore town.

  • Government Asks Federal Judge to Continue Margate Beach Replenishment Project

    The battle over the building of dunes along the Margate beach was back in court on Wednesday, August 9th.

  • A.C. Property Owners to Receive 20 Percent Discount on Flood Insurance

    Mayor Don Guardian says that Atlantic City property owners, who have flood insurance through the national flood insurance program, will start seeing a 20-percent discount in May of next year. 

  • 15 Sickened in 3 Weeks in N.J. From Eating Wild Mushrooms

     At least 15 people in New Jersey, including multiple children, have been sickened in the past three weeks after eating wild mushrooms, officials said.

  • New Jersey State Police Train with Special Helper

    According to the N.J. State Police, the troopers were at the Elmer Elementary School when a young man crashed their training.

  • Harlem Globetrotter Breaks Basketball World Record Over Wildwood Boardwalk

    To celebrate the return of the Harlem Globetrotters to Wildwood, one of the team members made an amazing trick shot yesterday from high above the famous Wildwood Boardwalk. 

  • New Jersey Officials Warn of Social Security Phone Scam

    Officials in Gloucester County are joining a nationwide effort to warn the public about scammers targeting individuals' social security information.

  • Courtesy of the Evesham Township Police Facebook

    ATM Skimmer Suspects Targeted Two South Jersey Banks

    Police in South Jersey are on the lookout for a pair of ATM skimming suspects that targeted at least two area banks.

  • Six Deserving South Jersey Kids Visit Eagles Training Camp (PHOTOS)

    Bianca’s Kids, a South Jersey nonprofit organization founded by Debbie Savigliano in 2010, has granted wishes to thousands of children in need. With a mission of bringing hope and joy to all children battling adversity, Savigliano and her team of dream-makers took an excited group of kids to Philadelphia Eagles Training Camp at the NovaCare Center in Philadelphia on Friday, Aug. 4. 

  • Two Children Contract Bacteria at Atlantic County Beach

    Two local mothers are warning South Jersey families and visitors of the area following health issues their children have experienced after swimming at an Atlantic County beach.

  • Restaurants, Customers Take Donations for Food Bank One Step Further

    Fifty local restauranteurs stepped up to the plate to help bring more meals to hungry families, by asking their customers to tack on an extra $5.

  • School Security Safety Conference Held in Washington Twp.

    The event, which was held at Washington Township High School, focused on keeping children safe from a number of dangers including domestic violence and youth suicide.

  • Rep. Norcross Hosts Constituent Services Fair in Camden

    On Tuesday, August 8th, Congressman Donald Norcross (D-N.J.) hosted a constituents' services fair at Camden County College.

  • Part of Route 55 to Be Named After Fallen N.J. State Trooper

    A portion of Route 55 will now be known as State Trooper Frankie L. Williams Memorial Highway now that Governor Chris Christie has given final approval

  • Jewel Thief Sought by Camden Co. Law Enforcement

    Representatives from the Camden County Prosecutors Office say that the robbery happened on Monday, August 7th, at the Jared Jewelers on Haddonfield Road in Cherry Hill.

  • Police: Man Tried to Lure Young Girl in Haddon Township

    The Haddon Township Police Department is warning parents to be on the lookout for a man they say attempted to lure a young girl.

  • Christie Signs 50 Bills into Law, 'Garden State' Official New Jersey State Slogan

    On Monday, August 7th, Governor Chris Christie signed more than 50 bills into law that will have varying effects on the citizens of New Jersey. 

  • Opinion: The Census Matters

    The ramifications of an inaccurate head count could be felt for years—especially in minority communities.

  • South Jersey Nonprofit to Stuff, Distribute Thousands of Backpacks

    The nonprofit organization The Unforgotten Haven has been operating a little under three years, and now they’re getting ready for a big back-to-school donation drive.

  • Free Solar Eclipse Event at Rowan's Edelman Planetarium

    In just two weeks a solar eclipse will be passing its way through North America and right here in South Jersey.

  • National Lighthouse Holiday Celebrated at Hereford Inlet Beacon

    Though the weather was not ideal for climbing to the top of a lighthouse, there are many in South Jersey who did just that in honor of National Lighthouse Day.

  • Local Freeholder Board to D.C. Lawmakers: Keep 'Meals on Wheels'

    While the federal budget is being worked out in Washington D.C., Camden County's freeholders say that one program that is potentially on the chopping block is making a difference in local residents' lives.

  • Community Gulps Down Vineland's First Food Truck Fest

    On Sunday, August 6th, crowds gathered at the inaugural Food Truck Fest in Vineland's downtown.  

  • Millville Police Looking for Owners of Recovered Property

    Millville Police are looking for the owners of what they believe is stolen property.

  • Hundreds Gather to Walk for Suicide Prevention

    Hundreds of people headed to Cooper River Park on Sunday, August 6th, to help put an end to the rise in suicide rates. 

  • Coast Guard Rescues Sinking Boat Off Brigantine

    The United States Coast Guard came to the rescue of four people after their boat began to sink on Sunday, August 6th.

  • Two Camden Police Officers Struck by Runaway ATV Driver

    Police in Camden are trying to track down the driver of an ATV that struck two officers, sending them both to the hospital.

  • St. Augustine Prep Students Help Residents of Peru

    Every year, a group of students from St. Augustine School travels with Mrs. McSweeny to Villa El Salvador, Peru to do service at a small daycare facility and its surrounding community.

  • Vintage Photos: Music with a N.J. Connection

    A little New Jersey music trivia to go with our gallery about Garden State acts large and small.

  • Grant from PSEG Foundation Funds LGBTQ Youth Empowerment Initiative in Camden

    PSEG has partnered with The Tyler Clementi Center at Rutgers University to expand its LGBTQ Youth Empowerment Initiative to the city of Camden. The goal of the program is to help create more inclusive school communities for the LGBTQ student population and their allies.

  • 7 South Jersey Museums to Explore

    Here are seven museums and attractions to put on your Summer 2017 Things-to-Do list:

  • Here's Who's Playing at 'Roar to the Shore' Biker Event in September

    On Friday, August 4th, officials from Dune Concerts LLC announced who will headline the first ever Rock and Roar concert during the 21st annual Roar to the Shore Biker Weekend to be held September 7th-10th.

  • Norcross, Colleagues Discuss Future of Wages and Labor in N.J.

    New Jersey Congressman Donald Norcross invited some of his colleagues from across the country to South Jersey today to discuss the future of the country’s working class.

  • 6th Annual Kentucky Avenue Renaissance Festival in A.C. Saturday

    Atlantic City is getting ready for an annual festival set to take place this weekend.

  • Eight New Recruits Sworn in by Cumberland County Sheriff's Office

    Officials from the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office inducted eight new recruits to the department on Friday.

  • Bridgeton Gateway CAP Receives $180K Grant

    An organization working to revitalize the South Jersey community has received some new funding to help continue its work.

  • Parts of Expressway Closed for Atlantic City Triathlon This Weekend

    If you're heading into Atlantic City on the morning of Saturday, August 5th, you may want to plan a different route.

  • Camden Police Collect More than 2,000 Firearms

    Earlier this week state officials celebrated the results of the best gun buyback event in history and now Camden County is celebrating its own milestone in relation to the program. 

  • Camden County Police Seek Fleet-Footed Thief

    The Camden County Police Department is investigating a theft that took place in early July and needs your help to identify the suspect.

  • Camden Co. Police Seeking Help ID-ing Burglary Suspect

    Police in Camden County are seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect involved in a recent burglary.

  • First Responders Recover Body of Missing Swimmer in A.C.

    Crews recovered the body of 31-year-old Jeffrey Wilkens from Illinois who has been missing since Tuesday, August 1st, after he entered the ocean near the Steel Pier around...

  • Two Dead in Swimming Accidents in Sea Isle City

    Two families are grieving this week following the death of two beach goers in connection with swimming accidents in Sea Isle City.

  • Thieves Leave Habitat for Humanity Group Without Tools

    When Habitat for Humanity of Salem County crews arrived on their latest construction site in Pittsgrove, N.J., on Monday, July 31st, they noticed something wasn’t right.

  • 'New Jersey Fringe Festival' Back for Second Year in Hammonton

    Since the late 1940s, "Fringe" festivals have been giving rising theatre artists a chance to show their work to new audiences.

  • Perfect Timing: It's National Watermelon Day

    "When we know the watermelons are ready, usually I see my men out in the field actually eating the watermelon — they're the taste testers."

  • Margate Dune Project Delayed So All Sides Can Work on Solution

    Here is the latest on the battle over the dune project in Margate as city officials received a win in court on Thursday, August, 3rd.

  • Ruff Ryders Visit A.C. Boys and Girls Club Before Beach Concert

    On Thursday, August 3rd, the 2017 Beachfest Concert Series ended with a concert featuring the Ruff Ryders.

  • Free Parking for Veterans at Some Parking Meters in N.J.

    The New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission is taking steps to show gratitude to the state's military veterans.

  • Camden Co. Historical Society to Map Out Revolutionary War-Era Battle

    As part of its American Battlefield Protection Program, the National Park Service awarded the Camden County Historical Society with a $30,000 planning grant so they can begin their project of mapping out the Battle of Gloucester, which took place during the American Revolution. 

  • A.C. Rail Line Resumes Service Between Cherry Hill, Philly

    The Atlantic City Rail Line service has reopened ahead of schedule following an accident that happened on Friday, July 28th, involving a garbage truck.

  • State Settles Tax Appeals with Atlantic City Casinos

    The state of New Jersey has settled tax appeal cases with seven of Atlantic City's casinos.

  • Can Congress Help NJ's Offshore Wind Industry Get Cranking?

    In a push to spur development of an offshore wind industry, bipartisan legislation to extend tax credits for investments in the renewable energy in coastal and other waters across the United States is now before Congress.

  • Powerball Jackpot Jumps to $286M

    The Powerball jackpot has climbed to $286 million after Wednesday's jackpot didn't produce a top prize winner. The cash value of  the next drawing on Saturday is $178 million.

  • South Jersey Habitat for Humanity Chapter Needs Local Artists' Help

    “The concept of Doors for Hope is we build houses. Obviously, the entryway into a house is a door and our homes are built with hope, changing lives.”

  • Margate Seeks Restraining Order to Halt Dune Project

    The war of the dunes between the City of Margate and the State of New Jersey continues.

  • Hair to Stay: The Local Barbershop

    As many small businesses fade in the shadows of big chains, neighborhood barbershops still make the cut for many. 

  • Golden Nugget, Tito's Homemade Vodka Donate $20,000 to St. Judes

    Several delegates representing the Golden Nugget Casino, Hotel, and Marina in Atlantic City and staff members from Tito's Homemade Vodka met with representatives of Saint Jude's Children's Hospital on Tuesday, August 2nd, to award them with a $20,000 donation. 

  • Avalon Hosts Hometown Security Seminar

    On Tuesday, August 2nd, the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (NJOHSP) held a seminar in Cape May County to help prepare the community for various threat scenarios, should they ever occur. 

  • (Left): K-9 Delta; 4 years, 2 months; 4/2013 - 6/2017. (Right): K-9 PApa Bear; 5 years, 3 days; 7/2012 - 7/2017

    Gloucester Co. Sheriff's Dept. Mourns Loss of Two K-9s

    Two of the Gloucester County Sheriff Department’s K-9 dogs, Delta and PApa Bear, have passed.

  • Vineland Hosts 8th National Night Out Event

    Thousands of residents headed to the Vineland High School on Tuesday, August 1st, for some free family fun.

  • 4,700 Firearms Collected in N.J. During 'Guns for Cash' Event

    State and local law enforcement held a two-day gun buy-back event last weekend — Guns for Cash — and the results are in.

  • 'Cold-Hearted' Thieves Steal All of Non-Profit Homebuilder's Tools

    All of the tools used by a South Jersey organization to build homes for the needy have been stolen from a construction site, officials say. 'Just the fact that someone would steal from a non-profit is pretty low,' said Sue Ann Leighty, executive director of the Salem County Chapter of Habitat For Humanity.
     

  • Shrinking School Districts in NJ a Sign of Millennial Shift?

    More than half of New Jersey's school districts have shrunk in the last six years, mirroring wider population moves toward urban areas - and also reflecting net migration from the state. School districts are contracting at a fast clip in the northwest of the state, as well as in southern shore communities such as Avalon, Margate and Ventnor.

  • ID of Suspect in Camden County Armed Robberies Sought

    Officials in Camden County are looking for the public's help in identifying a man suspected of being involved in three armed robberies that took place in the month of June.

  • North Wildwood Beach Closed after Cliff Forms Along Ocean

    The weekend storms are continuing to cause problems and headaches for residents in South Jersey, including at popular beaches along the Jersey shore.

  • Another Swimmer Goes Missing in Atlantic City

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    New Jersey lent almost $1 million in home loans after Hurricane Sandy to residents who were not eligible to receive them, and therefore the state should pay back the money, federal government auditors said. 

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    Along with the check presentation, Gateway will also hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially launch the summer feeding program of the Healthy Food Express.

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