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Blue crab invades Spain

The blue crab is one of the Mid-Atlantic's seafood hallmarks, a staple of Chesapeake Bay ecosystem and a prominent fixture in New Jersey. Identified by its distinctive blue claws, the crab has now become entrenched along the coast of Spain — and not in a good way, according to a…
Published in New Jersey

PYAA looks to expand travel soccer

PYAA Soccer is always looking to grow our travel program. Although our Fall 2019 travel tryouts are not until May, its never too early to start to consider your daughter or son for our program. Tryouts for each travel team will be held in early May. Every exiting travel player…
Published in Neighbors

South Jersey has it all

A more focused message, or branding, effort similar to the one that has helped establish South Jersey as a destination for wine tourism — might be in order. The “Dig South Jersey” concept could be a winner. Or how about highlighting the renewal and distinctive character among many of the…
Published in Local

Three departments battle fire

Firefighters from three local companies fought against shifting winds and chilly temperatures to suppress a house fire in the unit block of Strawbridge Avenue in Haddon Township Sunday evening. Responders were dispatched to the scene at 10:34 p.m., and arrived to find heavy smoke and fire extruding from the rear…
Published in Neighbors

Update your iPhone's security

At the same time Apple was promoting its new streaming TV offerings Monday, it pushed a massive amount of security fixes along with its newest operating system -- 51 to be exact. The company also fixed a problem with the FaceTime app that prevented video chats from pausing when you…
Published in National

State House Tours

Located in the heart of Trenton, the New Jersey State House is history come alive. Our State House is the second oldest still in use. (Maryland has the oldest.) For more than 200 years, New Jersey Senators, Assemblymen, and Governors have been making the laws of the state in this…
Published in New Jersey

N.J. close to legalizing weed

Gov. Phil Murphy and state legislative leaders have reached a deal in principle on how to tax and regulate marijuana in New Jersey after months of negotiations, paving the way to bringing legal weed to the Garden State. Multiple legislative and industry sources confirmed an agreement was in place on…
Published in New Jersey

PATCO releases new schedule

New schedule as of 2/18/19. AM Rush Hours: Two westbound Woodcrest local trains added. Due to these two added trains, the 7:38 a.m. & 8:29 a.m. westbound departures from Lindenwold will now operate as express trains. A 9:02 a.m. eastbound departure from 16th & Locust was also added. Weekday Daytime…
Published in Local

Winter weather advisory 2.10.19

Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 10:00 PM EST until Monday, 12:00 PM EST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service. Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations up to two inches expected and ice accumulations of a light glaze possible. Precipitation is expected to be mainly snow north of Delmarva but may…
Published in New Jersey

Recycling firm moves to The Victor

A lofty plan to honor the musical legacy of Camden’s Victor building is being scrapped as a recycling firm, EMR Eastern, is moving in. Located at Front and Cooper Streets, the historic recorded music building is where the Victor Talking Machine Company built a music dynasty in downtown Camden, churning…
Published in Local

Chapel Avenue road improvements

Camden County and Cherry Hill will host a public information meeting about Chapel Avenue roadway improvements on February 5th at Carmen Tilelli Community Center on Mercer Street. French & Parrello Associates was retained by Camden County to provide concept development, along with preliminary and final design for the improvements to…
Published in Neighbors
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