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Site Work Underway at East Greenwich Royal Farms Location

Site work is now underway for the Royal Farms that will be constructed at the location of the closed Berkley Diner in East Greenwich.

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South Jersey Observer Wins Prestigious Tim O’Brien Journalism Award

South Jersey Observer (SJO) has won the prestigious 2017 Tim O’Brien Award in the annual NJ Society of Professional Journalists contest. The Tim O’Brien Award is awarded annually for the best use of open public records law.

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Thanks to a $10,000 Grant, Patience & Perseverance, Bellmawr Will Finally Have a Community Garden To Call Its Own

The Borough of Bellmawr is the recipient of a $10,000 Sustainable Jersey Grant, which is funded by the PSEG Foundation. The funds will be used to build a community garden on the property of the Bellmawr Senior Housing Center.

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Bellmawr Waterfront Development BDA Steering Committee Presentation

A Brownfield Development Area (BDA) Committee Meeting was held on May 15, 2017 for the purpose of proving an update on the remediation efforts at the Bellmawr Waterfront Redevelopment area.

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Philadelphia Man Convicted of Arson & Aggravated Assault On Oak Valley Volunteer Firefighter

Bret Henderson was convicted of arson and aggravated assault on a volunteer firefighter, who was burned while extinguishing a fire that Henderson had set.

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Report Evaluates Bellmawr’s Building, Construction & Enforcement Bureau

A recent report received from the Insurance Services Office evaluated Bellmawr’s building, construction, and enforcement bureau.

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Paulsboro Mayor Reveives Merit of Excellence Award

Paulsboro’s Mayor Gary Stevenson recently received Atlantic City Electric’s 11th Annual Merit of Excellence Award for Commitment to Public Safety. Mayor Stevenson has a long career in fire service and was recently credited with helping to save a life.

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Camden County Surrogate Offers New Gloucester Twp. Wedding Venue

Looking for a place to tie the knot in South Jersey? Beginning June 1, Camden County couples will have the option of tying the knot at the Regan Building on Camden County’s Lakeland Campus in Gloucester Township.

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SJO’s Guidelines For Comments and Letters to the Editor

You’ve read an article on SJO and have something to say about it? Great! But, before you sound off, please keep in mind that SJO reserves the right to edit a comment or not post a comment that may contain libelous or slanderous information.

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Mt. Ephraim School District Announces April, 2017 Students of the Month

The Mt. Ephraim School District has announced its students of the month for May, 2017. The eight hard-working students were recognized during the May 8 monthly Board of Education meeting.