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African American Museum lecture cancelled

A presentation from Ralph Hunter, founder and president of the African American Heritage Museum of Southern New Jersey, scheduled for Stockton University's Kramer Hall in Hammonton on Wednesday, March 2, has been cancelled.

Drug prevention program scheduled for Cedar Creek

EGG HARBOR CITY The Spread the Love Foundation and the Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District are teaming up to host a program on teen depression and drug trends March 15 at Cedar Creek High School.

Miss NJ is Hammonton Lions Citizen of Year

Miss New Jersey Lindsey Giannini, who has been working to prevent distracted driving since her high school years, is Hammonton Lions Citizen of the Year.

Civil War brewing over jobs in Atlantic County

HAMMONTON — Community leaders in this western Atlantic County town are trying to stop South Jersey Gas from moving its headquarters and 167 workers from Folsom, just a few miles from downtown Hammonton, to the planned $203 million Atlantic City Gateway Project.

Woman uses photos, memories in building models of early sites

MIDDLE TOWNSHIP — A model of the Odessa Inn in old Whitesboro sits on a table in Shirley Green’s home, next to a reconstructed Whitesboro railroad station and early church.

Atlantic City Electric at work on 7-Mile Island

Atlantic City Electric has informed the Stone Harbor Office of Emergency Management that crews are working on Avalon and Stone Harbor boulevards to restore power to Seven-Mile Island.

Lawsuit filed by accused Hammonton firefighters

HAMMONTON — The Independent Volunteer Fire Company and five of its members have filed a lawsuit, alleging town officials violated their civil rights and state law in handling allegations against them.

Greater Egg teachers protest lack of contract

MAYS LANDING — As union members paraded outside, representatives of the Greater Egg Harbor Education Association and the district school board held their first fact-finding meeting Thursday at the board offices in an effort to settle on a new contract.

Bill to allow soccer on deed-restricted Pinelands farms conditionally vetoed

Gov. Chris Christie on Monday conditionally veteoed a bill to allow more recreation on deed-restricted Pinelands farms.

South Jersey musicians playing here, there and everywhere

For musicians who want to play their own original music, Nashville may seem like the ideal place to live.

Renault Winery still working after foreclosure, sale

EGG HARBOR CITY — Renault Winery, which survived Prohibition to be the second oldest winery in the U.S., has also survived a bankruptcy foreclosure with 150 jobs intact.

South Jersey opens warming centers for homeless as temperature dips

With the wind-chill expected to drop into the single digits overnight Monday, volunteer James Murphy began making preparations to house nearly triple the normal number of homeless at the Atlantic City Rescue Mission.

Three Kings Celebration at St. Nicholas Church

EGG HARBOR CITY — Jayden Llanos couldn’t help but smile as he walked down the aisle Sunday at Our Lady of Perpetual Help’s St. Nicholas’s Church.

November toll traffic down from 2014 on Expressway

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — Toll traffic on the Atlantic City Expressway in November was down by 1 percent over last year’s numbers, according to a report by the South Jersey Transportation Authority.

Hammonton passes property tax abatement program

HAMMONTON — Town Council passed a tax-abatement ordinance Monday night to give five-year property-tax breaks for commercial or residential improvements and new commercial construction.

Noyes Museum may lease space in Hammonton Town Hall

HAMMONTON — The Noyes Museum of Art at Stockton University may move its art collection into the vacant third floor of Hammonton Town Hall, a museum official said Tuesday.

Hammonton police officer indicted in beating of wife

A Hammonton police sergeant has been was indicted on five counts for allegedly beating his wife in their Folsom home in August, according to Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain.

Pinelands Commission may lose authority on protected farmland

PEMBERTON TOWNSHIP — A bill that gives county agricultural boards the power to decide what activities are allowed on deed-restricted Pinelands farmland strips authority from the Pinelands Commission and threatens its mission, officials said at Friday’s meeting.

Hammonton engineering firm plans downtown move, expansion

HAMMONTON — A large engineering firm formally announced Friday that it’s moving almost 100 jobs to downtown Hammonton, but it won’t be a long move for most workers — the company, ARH, is already based in town.

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