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Posted: March 27, 2015
Great Adventure to cut 18K trees to go solar

JACKSON, N.J. (AP) — A theme park plans to cut down more than 18,000 trees for the construction of what it says will be the largest solar farm in New Jersey.

Posted: March 27, 2015
Controlled burns: Setting fires to prevent them

DENNIS TOWNSHIP — Where there’s smoke, there’s usually fire.

Posted: March 26, 2015
Dennis Township car dealer charged with theft by deception

DENNIS TOWNSHIP — A Seaville man has been charged with theft by deception for selling vehicles on consignment and not paying off the original owners.

Posted: March 26, 2015
Assembly approves bill to let parents say whether kids take PARCC test

Since 1978 state law has required designated public school students receive annual assessments.

Posted: March 26, 2015
Bill to let students opt-out of PARCC tests passes NJ Assembly

Since 1978 state law has required designated public school students receive annual assessments.

Posted: March 26, 2015
Assembly passes bill to help unemployed hospitality workers

More assistance to help unemployed hospitality casino workers moved forward by passing the General Assembly on Thursday.

Posted: March 26, 2015
Former police chief sues Cape May

CAPE MAY — Robert Sheehan has filed suit against the city claiming it violated the state’s “whistleblower act” along with several state statutes leading to his March 3 demotion from police chief back to captain.

Posted: March 26, 2015
Mayor pushes gun-safety classes for children, gunlocks for adults

LITTLE EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — The casings from Deborah Buzby-Cope’s handgun clink on the concrete as she shoots target practice, firing in rapid succession at the gun range.

Posted: March 25, 2015
Report: Cumberland and Atlantic counties are the least healthy counties in New Jersey

An annual national report once again shows that South Jersey continues to be the least healthy region in the state in 2014.

Posted: March 25, 2015
Gov. Christie tours Stafford rehab center

STAFFORD - Gov. Chris Christie toured a new outpatient treatment drug and alcohol abuse center here Wednesday morning as part of in support of the work of the Ocean County Prosecutor to combat heroin in New Jersey.

Posted: March 25, 2015
Report: Cumberland, Atlantic the least healthy counties in the state

An annual national report once again shows that South Jersey continues to be the least healthy region in the state in 2014.

Posted: March 25, 2015
Alleged gasoline thief faces more charges

A Stafford Township man accused of using a modified mini-bus to syphon large quantities of gasoline from South Jersey businesses also faces charges in Camden County.

Posted: March 25, 2015
South Jersey residents work to save landmark dinosaur

BERKELEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Some New Jersey residents want to preserve a dinosaur replica which once marked the halfway point between Atlantic City and New York.

Posted: March 25, 2015
Flat N.J. school aid criticized as not fair to all

Middle Township and Folsom will have fewer choice students next year, but will not lose any state aid.

Posted: March 24, 2015
Event hopes to create planet’s next generation of caretakers

Posted: March 24, 2015
Stafford Republicans endorse Spodofora for mayor

Embattled Stafford Town-ship Mayor John Spodofora Monday night won the endorsement of the Stafford Township Regular Republican Club and he will seek another three-year term.

Posted: March 24, 2015
WOND-AM can now be heard on FM, too

WOND-AM 1400, host network for “Off The Press with Scott Cronick” and other South Jersey talk radio programming, is now broadcasting on more radio waves.

Posted: March 24, 2015
Cost of government: Most tax dollars go toward salaries & healthcare

It’s often the human touch that makes the difference. But making that difference can cost a bundle.

Posted: March 24, 2015
Veterans Affairs relaxes rules, but local veterans might still not benefit

WASHINGTON — Responding to pressure from Congress and veterans groups, the Department of Veterans Affairs is relaxing a rule that makes it hard for some veterans in rural areas to prove they live at least 40 miles from a VA health site.

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