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  • Jan 26, 2016 | Phaedra Threthan/Courier Post
    CAMDEN — While New Jersey residents are unlikely to see Gov. Chris Christie ride into Margate with a mop, U.S. Senator Cory Booker appeared in Camden Tuesday morning, two snow shovels slung over his shoulders. The Democrat and former Newark mayor joined Camden Mayor Dana Redd, Camden...
  • Jan 20, 2016 | Darnell Moore/ Mic.com
    A 13-year-old boy from Camden, New Jersey, was buried on Monday. Nathaniel Plummer Jr., described by family members in a local newspaper as a "phenomenal writer" and "good boy," was fatally shot a short distance from his grandmother's house on the evening of Jan. 7....
  • Dec 01, 2015 | NJ.com/Greg Adomaitis
    CAMDEN-What can state Senate President Stephen Sweeney — and the rest of the New Jersey, for that matter — learn from Camden? That comprehensive community care to those of all ages, such as what's offered within the Cooper Lanning "Promise Neighborhood" Sweeney visited...
  • Oct 31, 2015 | Jenny Wagner - Burlington County Times
    NORTH BRUNSWICK - As a first-year medical school student at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Hay Darji worries a lot about his family's health. Until last month, the 25-year-old Lumberton resident was uninsured for about a year and a half, and his parents still don't have...
  • Oct 29, 2015 | Kevin Riordan - Philadelphia Inquirier
    Crystal Allen was 6 when a Glassboro shelter for domestic violence survivors became her home. Her mother, Laura, a drug addict married to a drug addict, needed a safe place to live with her three young daughters. Crystal Allen doesn't remember much about those dark times in 1989, but she hasn...
  • Sep 25, 2015 | South Jersey Times - Kelly Roncace
    There were death spirals, risky lifts, and special guests at this year's Dancing with the Gloucester County Stars finale Thursday night at Auletto's Catering in Deptford. This was the 10th season for the Greater Woodbury Chamber of Commerce fundraising event, and the stars shined both...
  • Jul 27, 2015
    The teen volunteers of Center For Family Services - Quixote Quest program, are focused on an ongoing effort to address hunger issues that affect children in Camden. This is specifically in response to the concern that school nurses and key teachers have expressed about certain children not getting...
  • Jul 23, 2015
    CAMDEN, NJ— The Mayor’s Office, the Philadelphia 76ers, officers from Camden County Police Department, and community leaders joined today in the city’s sixth annual Camden Clean Campaign. Today served as the tenth event out of eleven that are taking place throughout the summer in...
  • Jul 14, 2015 | Courier Post-Celeste Whittaker
    CAMDEN-A Center for Family Services building was abuzz with activity Tuesday as workers put together furniture, hung paintings and brightened a place up that eight young men call home.   The center was one of 42 charities across the country to receive an IKEA makeover and product donations for...
  • Jun 23, 2015 | Featuring Richard Stagliano
    For Richard Stagliano, making a difference and giving back are the cornerstones of his approach to creating Impact. "It means a tremendous amount to me to work toward improving lives in our community," he shares. "It's a commitment in my professional and personal life." This...