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Thursday 04/24/2014
Bill would increase how much towns can give to volunteer fire departments

Local lawmakers recently proposed a bill they say would benefit towns by updating how much municipalities can spend on their volunteer fire responders – and thus save on full-time crews.

Mother Nature may have final word on what appears at farm markets

New Jersey’s roadside farm markets are beginning to open for the season, an annual treat for residents looking to buy the fresh fruits and vegetables that help give the Garden State its nickname.

Volunteer fire companies look for new ways to attract members

All of his paperwork has been submitted and approved. Now, Joel Hatch just has to wait.

Cole Bros. Circus coming to Vineland

The oldest American circus will visit Vineland next month as it celebrates its 130th anniversary.

Area schools testing for drugs, alcohol at proms

When students at Egg Harbor Township High School arrive for the prom at the Wildwood Convention Center in June they may first have to show they have not been drinking.

State Forest Fire Service bans all outdoor fires on Thursday

No outdoor burns. No agricultural burning permits. And no camp fires.

South Jersey counties lag state in children's health, welfare issues

Atlantic and Cumberland counties rank the lowest for child welfare according to the New Jersey Kids Count report released today. Cape May and Ocean counties both improved their rankings.

Wednesday 04/23/2014
Search on for new leader of Stockton's aviation research park

An aviation research park is looking for a new chief executive as it shakes off its troubled past and moves toward construction on a complex of high-tech laboratories next to Atlantic City International Airport.

Egg Harbor City Community School gets a visit from New York Jets players

Egg Harbor City Community School eighth-grader Stephen Murphy, 14, let his classmates hold the autographed football he won Wednesday in a trivia contest, after hearing Jets placekicker Nick Folk and punter Ryan Quigley share stories of how physical activity was part of their childhoods.

2nd District Democratic Chairs announce support for Bill Hughes

The Democratic chairs of the eight-county 2nd Congressional District today announced their support for former federal prosecutor Bill Hughes in his Congressional bid. 

Poll: New Jersey not back to normal post-Sandy

NEW BRUNSWICK - A new poll finds that two-thirds of New Jersey residents believe the state is not back to normal 18 months after Superstorm Sandy.

Tuesday 04/22/2014
For New Jersey toll cheats, no more free rides

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — Be careful, motorists, someone may be watching you.

Vineland Council OKs budget that avoids layoffs, raises tax rate 6 percent

VINELAND — City Council on Tuesday approved a municipal budget that raises taxes for local residents.

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