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Reflections on the Passing of Former N.J. Congressman & South Jersey Advocate Bill Hughes

Former New Jersey Congressman William J. Hughes passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Oct. 30, at the age of 87. Hughes represented New Jersey's 2nd District in Congress for 21 years from 1974 to 1995, and afterward served as Ambassador to Panama for the Clinton Administration. He was an active advocate for South Jersey and focused on many issues affecting our region, such as preserving the Jersey Shore and Pine Barrens against pollution and development.

Gov. Murphy Discusses “State of the State” at Rowan University [Video]

Governor Phil Murphy delivered a "State of the State" address at Rowan University on Tuesday, Oct. 22. There, he touched on a variety of topics including education, jobs, taxes, and transportation.

NJ Historical Commission Holding Contest For New Logo

The New Jersey Historical Commission (NJHC) and Crossroads of the American Revolution National Heritage Area are looking for an artist to design a signature logo to embody Revolution NJ, New Jersey’s initiative to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the United States.

Evesham Township Police Department Searching for Man Leaving Anti-Semitic Literature on Vehicles

Officials from the Evesham Township Police Department are searching for a man who was seen leaving anti-Semitic literature on vehicles, he also matches the description of a man from a previous incident on Friday, Oct. 11.

New Jersey’s Unemployment Rate Continues to Drop

New Jersey's unemployment rate is on the decline for the sixth consecutive month.

Cape May County Sheriff’s Office Files Lawsuit Against NJ AG Over Directive Blocking Cooperation with ICE

Cape May County Sheriff Robert Nolan and the County of Cape May government has filed a lawsuit in United States District Court against the Attorney General of New Jersey over the 287(g) agreement being terminated. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal issued Directive 2018-6, known as the Immigration Trust Directive, which prohibits local law enforcement agencies from cooperating with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), as well as voluntarily participating in the 287(g) program.

Rowan University and Rutgers University-Camden Receive Grant Funding for Scientific Research

Congressman Donald Norcross announced on Tuesday, October 8 that two South Jersey universities will be receiving almost $900,000 for their respective Pharmacology, Physiology, and Biological Chemistry Research programs.

Three South Jersey Health Centers to Receive Over $700,000 in Funding

Last week, Congressman Donald Norcross announced that three South Jersey health centers would receive over $700,000 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Health Officials: First New Jersey Vaping-Related Death Announced

Earlier this week, officials from the New Jersey Department of Health announced the first New Jersey death associated with vaping.

Delran Public Schools Kick Off Series of STEM-Focused Events with New Innovation and Fabrication Lab

On Friday, Sept. 27th, the Delran STEM Ecosystem Alliance in partnership with the Delran Township Board of Education, Barnes and Noble of Moorestown, the Delran Education Association, Delran Parent Teacher Organization, and FableVision, kicked off its community event series in the Delran Innovation and Fabrication Laboratory with a special "technology meets literacy" connection.