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Posted on Dec 05, 2018
American Water HQ officially opened in Camden, NJ on December 4th 2018.  Susan Story president and chief excutive officer modern, envirnoment friendly building now located on the waterfront. They were joined by students, residents, organizations and City government officials. American Water has...
Posted on Nov 19, 2018
Camden Coalition of Healthcare providers partnered with Hopework's Healing 10 and the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice (NJISJ) to open a discussion around incarcerated youth and mental health in our community.  On November 7, 2018 they held an event which invited local organizations and...
Posted on Nov 05, 2018
On Friday November 3rd, 2018 Camden leaders, investors and city departments unvieled phase two for the Branches at Centerville.  Mayor Frank Moran, Congressman Donald Norcross and Deborah Pearson-Polk were just a few of the speakers at the reception located in the first Branch Village building....
Posted on Oct 25, 2018
On October 4th, 2018 Mayor Francisco "Frank" Moran of Camden City annouced a "War on Graffiti." The annoucement took place at the PATCO High Speedline overpass on Mt. Ephraim Avenue.  Mayor Moran was joined by City Council members, the Deparment of Public Works as well as other departments and...
Posted on Oct 01, 2018
The City of Camden celebrated the start of October by presenting Malcolm Jenkins of the Philadelphia Eagles with the Key to the City.  The ceremony kicked off by inviting Camden Creative Arts High school chior to the sing a song to mark the occassion. Their beautiful voices carried across the...
Posted on Sep 24, 2018
The BUILD Health Challenge - Learn more An opportunity for a health grant supported by Campbell Soup Compaany titled Community Health Capacity Building Initiative is now available. The application closes on September 30th, 2018 and will help organizations who want to make sustainable improvements...
Posted on Sep 06, 2018
On Wednesday September 5th, 2018 Camden Leaders reopened and shared with residents particularly the kids the new and improved Alberta Woods Park.  Camden leaders like Mayor Frank Moran, Susan Bass Levin and Jeffrey Nash along with parents and students spoke about what this park meant to them and...
Posted on Sep 04, 2018
Camden's Housing Authority Receives $1.7 million Grant from HUD (U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development. At the grant announcement on September o4, 2018 in Alblett Village Comminuty Center, HUD annnounced Camden would be recieving a Job Plus grant to help public housing residents of the...
Posted on Aug 16, 2018
An old Camden Lab (Camden Labs) is set to be demolished due to the site becoming an illegal dumping ground. The project is spearheaded by Camden Collabative Innitative and has the backing of Mayor Francisco :Frank" Moran. This abbdoned building will be turned into recreational space for the...
Posted on Jul 16, 2018
By George-Woolston/Tap-Into/July-13-2018 CAMDEN, NJ—Camden City School District’s Acting Superintendent Katrina McCombs began a 90-day “Listen and Learn” tour this week, stopping by Yorkship Family School on Friday afternoon to hear the questions and concerns of parents, teachers and community...
Posted on Jul 16, 2018
By Staff/ROI-NJ/July-13-2018 New Jersey American Water will formally announce a nearly $1 million grant to the Cramer Hill neighborhood in Camden on Monday. A grant of $985,000 will be made in conjunction with the Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Credit program, which is designed to foster the...
Posted on Jul 11, 2018
By Staff/ROI-NJ/July-10-2018 Origin  Founded by former journalist Tim Whitaker in 2009 on the premise that teaching kids to write is the most direct way to confront the literacy crisis in the Philadelphia area — and, now, Camden as well. Mission The mission of Mighty Writers’ Camden location will...
Posted on Jun 28, 2018
By Nina-Contento/SNJ-Today/June-21-2018 CAMDEN, N.J. - For many students, school isn’t just a place for learning, it’s also the place where they can get at least one meal for the day. Once the final bell rings and school is out for the summer, many students are unsure of where their next meal is...
Posted on Jun 28, 2018
By George-Woolston/Tap-Into-Camden/June-26-2018 CAMDEN, NJ—A former landfill along the shores of the Cramer Hill neighborhood is now poised to be transformed into a 62-acre park offering access to the Cooper River, miles of trails and unprecedented views. The New Jersey Department of Environmental...
Posted on Jun 11, 2018
By George-Woolston/Tap-Into-Camden/June-9-2018 Camden, NJ—Over $3 million in state funds will be used by Camden County for the conceptual development of eight road projects in Camden City. The eight projects listed were part of Freeholder Jeffrey Nash’s address to the Southern New Jersey...
Posted on Jun 08, 2018
By Staff/Tap-into/June-7-2018 Camden, NJ—Plans to eliminate combined sewage flooding in the City of Camden along with the city’s commitment to provide high-quality parks within a 10-minute walk of every Camden resident were on the agenda at the 2018 Camden Environmental Summit. The summit was...
Posted on May 29, 2018
By George-Woolston/Tap-Into/May-26-2018 Camden, NJ—Community members came out in droves to Cooper's Poynt Waterfront Park Friday night to celebrate the "unofficial" start of summer and kick off the Connect the Lots season. Connect the Lots, a collaboration between Cooper's Ferry Partnership and the...
Posted on May 24, 2018
By Phaedra Trethan/Courier-Post/May-23-2018 CAMDEN — As Dana Redd spoke Wednesday, a construction worker standing four stories above the ground began pounding a steel beam with a sledgehammer, punctuating the former mayor's sentences, the sound echoing off nearby buildings. Back on terra firma,...
Posted on May 24, 2018
By Phaedra Trethan/Courier-Post/May-22-2018   CAMDEN - Lily Rosa isn't sure what she wants to be when she grows up, but the third-grader has plenty of time to decide between her two top contenders: She's either going to be a ballerina, she said Tuesday, or pursue a career in mathematics. "The thing...
Posted on May 11, 2018
By TapInto-Camden-Staff/TapInto/May-10-2018 Camden, NJ—As part of the "10-Minute Walk Campaign," Camden was recently selected to receive technical and $40,000 in grant funding from the the National Recreation and Park Association [NRPA]. The award will be used to support city planning efforts that...

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