News Bites: South Jersey Week in Review

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Here's your SNJ Today recap of the third week of August 2017, plus a few things to look out for in the coming week. Although the week has been troubling for many Americans due to recent events this week and last, the southern New Jersey region continues to show its strength as a community, banding together for different positive changes and initiatives. 

Click on the headlines below to read the full stories (and to see related SNJ Today News video). Or, just peruse the list below to catch up on the week's news in South Jersey.

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2. 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.

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3. ANNUAL WEDDING OF THE SEA HELD IN A.C.

Thousands gathered at Boardwalk Hall on Tuesday, August 15th, to kick off the annual Wedding of the Sea Festival, which is a long-standing Catholic tradition dating back to 1,000 AD in Venice, Italy.

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4. CAMPBELL SOUP CEO RESPONDS TO TRUMP'S CHARLOTTESVILLE REMARKS

On Wednesday, the CEO of Camden's Campbell Soup Company announced her resignation from Trump's manufacturing jobs panel.

5. SOUTH JERSEY HABITAT FOR HUMANITY CHAPTER GETS GIFT TO BUY NEW 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.

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6. 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.

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8. CELEB JUDGES ANNOUNCED FOR MISS AMERICA PAGEANT

The annual event is set to take place in Atlantic City on Sunday, September 10th. 

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10. SNJ TODAY SHOW 'ARTC' NOMINATED FOR EMMY 

The Mid-Atlantic Emmys made the announcement on Wednesday, August 16th.  


Al Kelly Bail reform Opinion Column July 2017

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Solar Eclipse 2017 South Jersey Where to Watch See

1. South Jersey to View Partial Solar Eclipse

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.

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Six 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.


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