Northfield Diner, on Route 9 in Northfield, has been closed for some time. Will it stay that way?

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There hasn't been a new post on Northfield Diner's official Facebook page since April of 2016. When researching the establishment on social media, its status remains 'Temporarily Closed'.

Northfield Diner took over the former Athena Restaurant in early 2011. So, when passing by it recently, I started to wonder what could possibly take the diner's place now that it's closed again.

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I was going to ask you if you thought it could be successful as a diner again, should someone purchase it. I even thought it's existing structure, if you think about the restaurants in Hammonton and Mays Landing, would make for a perfect Joe's Maplewood. Or should it become another Family Dollar or Dollar General? Or razed altogether and make space for something entirely new to the area.

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As I stopped the grab a couple photos of Northfield Diner, I noticed there were recruitment signs all along the lawn out front that read 'Now Hiring Server'. I would think that since the diner has been out of commission for a long time, not to mention the COVID pandemic, that if those signs were old, they'd be worn or long gone. However, they look pretty new.

I can't seem to find any confirmation that Northfield Diner IS indeed reopening something soon, but if it is that's really good news.

If you happen to know or have heard anything, let me know in the comment box below. In the meantime, I'll keep digging.

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