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Posted on Oct 20, 2017
By Matt-Skoufalos/NJ-Pen/October-19-2017 With elected officials calling it a catalyst for economic and educational development, shovels hit the ground Thursday in Camden City, as the Rowan University Rutgers-Camden Board of Governors (RURCBOG) broke ground on its $72-million Joint Health Sciences...
Posted on Oct 05, 2017
By Anthony-Bellano/The-Patch/October-4-2017 The Camden County Department of Health and Human Services (CCDHHS) has been nationally accredited through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB), county officials announced on Wednesday. It is one of fewer than 200 health departments that has been...
Posted on Oct 02, 2017
By Rebecca-Everett/NJ.com/September-29-2017 CAMDEN -- Efforts to give city residents better access to the waterfront were boosted this month thanks to millions in grant funding from the William Penn Foundation. The foundation awarded a total of $2.7 million in grants to Cooper's Ferry Partnership...
Posted on Sep 27, 2017
By Bill-Duhart/NJ.com/September-26-2017 Read more: http://www.nj.com/camden/index.ssf/2017/09/rutgers_dedicates_625_nursing...
Posted on Sep 27, 2017
By Christina-Carrell/Jersey-Bites/September-26-2017 He earned a culinary degree, trained in France, owned four restaurants, and has appeared on the Food Network 10 times, but Fredric Byarm has never forgotten his roots. A Camden, New Jersey, native, Byarm plans to open a farm and marketplace to...
Posted on Sep 27, 2017
By Cleve-Bryan/CBS-Local/September-26-2017 CAMDEN, N.J. (CBS)– When Micah Cook walks with his wife April along the Camden Waterfront, he can point to the railings and up at the big “62” on the Battleship New Jersey and say he painted that. “My father told me the city of Camden was hiring for the...
Posted on Sep 27, 2017
By David-Madden/CBS-Local/September-26-2017 CAMDEN, N.J. (CBS) — Camden officials took time out to pat themselves on the back after the latest state test scores showed marked improvements in public and renaissance schools across the city. But there’s still a lot of work to do. Math and literacy...
Posted on Sep 27, 2017
By Kimberly-Kerr/SNJ-Today/September-25-2017 Two hundred American Water employees left their desk behind and rolled up their sleeves to get to work at the Salvation Army KROC Center in Camden, all to help those who need it the most in Camden County. “It is unconscionable that we would have people...
Posted on Sep 25, 2017
By Anne-Forline/South-Jersey-Observer/September-23-2017 CAMDEN - About 600 local residents recently joined the Virtua Camden team for a day of fun and wellness at Virtua Camden Community Day. The event featured free health screenings, health information, and community resources – plus family-...
Posted on Sep 22, 2017
By Kevin-C.-Shelly/Philly-Voice/September-21-2017 CAMDEN - The growing education and medical corridor in downtown will formally add a 107,000 square-foot building on Monday with a dedication of a $62.5 million Nursing and Science Building for Rutgers University-Camden. The high-tech building sits...
Posted on Sep 19, 2017
By SNJ-Today-Staff/SNJ-Today/September-19-2017 CAMDEN, N.J. - One local organization working to better the future of teens in the area has received some much-needed funding to continue its mission. Camden County Freeholder Jonathan Young and representatives with PSE&G met in Camden's...
Posted on Sep 08, 2017
By: Tammy-Paolini/Courier-Post/September-7-2017 CAMDEN - Ain't no jam like a Camden jam. And it's third time's a charm as Camden Jam Arts & Music Festival kicks off at noon Saturday in Roosevelt Plaza Park. The event, which runs til 8 p.m., features live music, cultural arts performances...
Posted on Sep 07, 2017
By Vincent-Calio/NJBiz/September-6-2017 CAMDEN - Camden is getting another economic development boost, this time from the state’s Economic Development Authority. The EDA has announced that it will give grants to small businesses to expand in or locate to selected areas of the city. The expansion...
Posted on Sep 05, 2017
By Carly-Q-Romalino/Courier-Post/8-31-2017 CAMDEN - A thin blue film covers each fluorescent light fixture in Linda Brown-Bartlett's unconventional first-floor classroom.  The blues and greens in her room — striping a hanging hammock in the corner, and papering the bulletin boards — have an...
Posted on Sep 05, 2017
By Jeanette-Reyes/6ABC/8-29-2017 CAMDEN, N.J. (WPVI) -- Students heading back to class got some much-needed help to get themselves ready for the school year, and it's all thanks to some very generous donors. It was like a Christmas present in August at KIPP Cooper Norcross Academy. Except the...
Posted on Aug 25, 2017
By Rebecca Carlbon/Burlington-County-Times/August-25-2017 Rutgers-Camden Center for the Arts’ new exhibit, “Picturing Camden,” will run from Sept. 11 to Dec. 8. The exhibit captures Camden's past and future with works by six contemporary artists, who were invited to share their work. Like many...
Posted on Aug 24, 2017
By Katherine-Scott/6ABC/August-23-2017 CAMDEN, N.J. (WPVI) -- The first day of school at the new Mastery Cramer Hill Elementary in Camden. And students have lots of goals for the school year. Anijae Bethea, an 8th grade student, "Good grades as always and a nice year." The brand new 34-million...
Posted on Aug 11, 2017
By Phaedra Trethan/Courier-Post/August-10-2017 CAMDEN — Like Camden? Why not bike Camden? Starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, cyclists of all ages and abilities can ride through the city's trails for I Bike Camden, a free community event with a 10-mile ride and family-friendly activities. Connect the...
Posted on Aug 01, 2017
By Carol Comegno/Courier-Post/July-31-2017 CAMDEN — The Delaware River Port Authority will consider action Tuesday on construction bids for a long-awaited bike and handicap ramp onto the Ben Franklin Bridge from the Camden side. On Tuesday's agenda of the authority operations and maintenance...
Posted on Jul 31, 2017
By Bill Duhart/NJ-Advance-Media/July-28-2017 CAMDEN -  People stood 12-deep in a line outside an annex of Antioch Baptist Church here Friday afternoon, all of them clutching guns. There were rifles, handguns and shotguns, all cloaked in either form-fitting leather carrying cases, makeshift...

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