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Grand opening of PetSmart in Somers Point

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Thursday, August 21, 2014 04:44 pm

 

SOMERS POINT — A new store will officially open its doors when the national chain PetSmart cuts the ribbon in the Somers Point Plaza on New Road Saturday morning.  PetSmart gutted the former Fashion Bug store that closed several years ago and rebuilt it to fit their needs. The site was under construction for more than a year.  

Mayor Jack Glasser said he is very excited to have a large national company make a decision to open in Somers Point.

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Atlantic City Electric launches new streetlight reporting system

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Written by staff reports Monday, June 30, 2014 12:35 pm

MAYS LANDING — Atlantic City Electric has launched a new streetlight reporting system, a self-service, online map tool that enables customers to report a streetlight outage or problem to Atlantic City Electric through its website.

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Going green earns green for YALE School

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Tuesday, June 24, 2014 12:16 pm

Students Cameron Watts of Pleasantville, left, Travis Graham of Washington Township, YALE teacher from the Williamstown campus, George Candia and Mike Harris of Rio Grande deconstruct and recycle electronic items at the YALE School where a partnership with Green Vision Inc, is working well for students. Students Cameron Watts of Pleasantville, left, Travis Graham of Washington Township, YALE teacher from the Williamstown campus, George Candia and Mike Harris of Rio Grande deconstruct and recycle electronic items at the YALE School where a partnership with Green Vision Inc, is working well for students.

NORTHFIELD—The Y.A.L.E. School (youth adolescent learning experience) on Burton Avenue has partnered with Green Vision Inc, a New Jersey based non-profit company that is helping find alternate uses for electronic items that would normally end up in a landfill. The experience for students working in the program is going green times two.

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Somers Point Economic Advisory Commission considering shop-local tax reward program

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Written by SUZANNE MARINO Thursday, May 15, 2014 04:24 pm


SOMERS POINT – Members of the city’s Economic Development Advisory Commission are working on a plan that could benefit local businesses and taxpayers, City Administrator Wes Swain told City Council at the May 8 meeting.
The commission is looking to establish a program that would reward residents who shop and dine in Somers Point with property tax credits. The businesses would reap rewards through the increase in their business and expansion of their customer base, he said.

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