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Hopeful NJ Teens Get Sneak Peek at Teaching in Urban Environments

A group of South Jersey teenagers who hope to become teachers are getting a chance to practice, with the help of some Camden youngsters and a program based at Rowan University.

07/23/2014

(Gov. Christie speaks at Rowan University's commencement.  Image from Rowan U. TV)

Christie Delivers Commencement Address at Rowan University

Rain this morning forced the commencement exercises indoors at Rowan University, and may have also squelched any planned protests aimed at the guest speaker.

05/16/2014

(Rowan University students at the NJSP recruiting event.  Photo by David Madden)

New Jersey State Police Go Recruiting On Campus Of Rowan University

It’s all part of a drive aimed to not just bolster the ranks of the state police but to diversify it geographically as well.

04/24/2014

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Feds Step In To Clean Up Gloucester County, NJ Hazmat Site

New Jersey officials had been working with the Superior Barrel and Drum Company to address a hazardous material problem on its property — until the owner stopped cooperating.

01/30/2014

Charity Kersey, of Paulsboro, selects from among donated toys for her son and daughter.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

NJ Social Service Agency Distributes Donated Toys to Clients In Need

For this two-day “Santa’s Workshop” at Robin’s Nest, parents come in and “shop” for toys for their children.

12/18/2013

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Fast-Changing Rowan Being Granted New Status In New Jersey

Rowan University, no stranger to bold plans, is promising to double its enrollment in the next decade as it tries to leverage its status as the state’s newest public research university.

06/29/2013

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Fire Crews Battle 2-Alarm Blaze In Gloucester County

Officials are investigating the cause of a two-alarm fire in Gloucester County.

06/15/2013

(Bob's Little Sports Shop in Glassboro, NJ.  Credit: David Madden)

‘Gun Appreciation Day’ Getting Little Attention Across Delaware Valley

January 19th, is “Gun Appreciation Day” in America, and people are being urged to get out and show their support for their weapons and the Second Amendment that protects them.

01/18/2013

(US Sen. Bob Menendez, in file photo, provided)

NJ Lawmaker Thinks Time For Assault Weapon Ban Has Come

US senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) believes there is growing support for reinstating a national ban on assault weapons.

12/17/2012

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1 Injured During Fire In Gloucester County

Firefighters are investigating a fire that occurred Saturday afternoon in Gloucester County.

12/15/2012

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Glassboro, NJ Officials Say Coming Hotel Is Next Step in Downtown Revitalization

Construction is underway on a hotel that will anchor the revitalization effort along Rowan Boulevard in Glassboro, NJ.

10/10/2012

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Rowan University’s Mascot Chosen By Yahoo As One Of Most Unique In College Football

The university’s official mascot, “The Prof,” which is short for “professor,” is represented by an owl named WhooRU.

08/22/2012

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Many Curious About Christie’s Future

For months, members of the media have been asking New Jersey Governor Chris Christie about a possible spot on the Republican Presidential ticket and Christie’s been pretty clear on where he stands. But it appears reporters aren’t the only ones wondering about Christie’s future.

06/17/2012

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Rowan Takeover of Rutgers-Camden Among Christie’s NJ Higher Ed Plans

New Jersey governor Chris Christie says he’ll implement the ideas of a blue-ribbon panel that will dramatically change the look and approach of higher education across the Garden State.

01/25/2012

(NJ state senate president Steve Sweeney, in 2011 file photo.  Photo by KYW's David Madden)

NJ Senate Pres. Pitches DRPA Board For More Light Rail

New Jersey’s state senate president made a surprise appearance on Wednesday morning at the regular meeting of the Delaware River Port Authority to promote a project long close to his heart.

03/16/2011