Archive for Tag: Salem County

Grants are great first step toward solving Salem County’s food desert crisis, says McCarthy Patrick

TRENTON, N.J. – The City of Salem and Penns Grove in Salem County are receiving $125,000 and $100,000, respectively, through a grant program administered by the Economic Development Authority to address the area’s lack of grocery stores and access to fresh food. Assemblywoman Bethanne McCarthy Patrick, who has been...

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Inspira steps in to save South Jersey hospital, Salem County lawmakers applaud

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywomen Beth Sawyer and Bethanne McCarthy Patrick, champions of Inspira Health’s takeover of Salem Medical Center, say the acquisition announced Friday will greatly benefit residents of Salem County and the hospital’s health care workers. Located in Mannington Township, Salem Medical Center will now be known as...

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South Jersey lawmaker says real estate feud with Del. is about securing economic prosperity for Salem County

TRENTON, N.J. – South Jersey Assemblywoman Beth Sawyer says a centuries-old interstate fight with Delaware over the coastline of Salem County is about securing economic prosperity for future generations. “It’s time to bring this agreement into the 21st century and look at what makes the most sense for the...

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