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  • May 19, 2016 | Melissa Killeen / The Fix
    Without a mechanism to connect the overdose patients to addiction services, Narcan creates a revolving door in emergency rooms. Many people suffering from opioid dependence are repeatedly treated for overdose, only to return to previous patterns of use once the crisis has passed. Obviously, in many...
  • May 17, 2016 | Event unveils details of a new asset management project with Center For Family Services' Power Corps Program
    VOORHEES, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In conjunction with the national Infrastructure Week observance, taking place May 16-23, 2016, American Water is partnering with the City of Camden, New Jersey and the Value of Water Coalition to participate in the Coalition’s “Local Innovators Tour....
  • May 17, 2016
    CAMDEN - Camden's nearly century old water and sewer pipes snake through the city, with its hydrants, valves and meters scattered across streets and neighborhoods. American Water, the Voorhees based company that took over the city's water and sewer service operations and maintenance in...
  • 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...