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Posted on Apr 26, 2017
By Kimberly Kerr/SNJ Today/April 24 2017 CAMDEN, N.J. - As job numbers continue to grow in Camden, small business owners are recognizing what the city has to offer. Just last week, the U.S. Department of Labor ranked the Camden Metro area as No. 1 when it comes to leading the nation in employment...
Posted on Apr 26, 2017
By SNJ Today Staff/SNJ/April 21 2017 CAMDEN, N.J. - Camden is having a resurgence and has the numbers to back it up. The city is currently topping the nation in new employment numbers. According to numbers released Friday, April 21st, by the United States Department of Labor, the Camden "metro...
Posted on Apr 24, 2017
By Allison Steele/Philly.com/April 21 2017 Camden County plans to spend up to $5 million on improving four Camden city parks, with the money going for new playing fields and more for the city’s growing numbers of young athletes. The money will go toward refurbishing Whitman Park, Reverend Evers...
Posted on Apr 21, 2017
By Phaedra Trethan/Courier-Post/April 20 2017 CAMDEN - Anthony Tyson is no stranger to hard work. "I always have two or three jobs going at once," the North Camden resident said. But those jobs – mostly in retail and fast food – weren't enough for the father of three children under the age of 7....
Posted on Apr 21, 2017
By SNJ Today Staff/SNJ Today/April 20 2017 CAMDEN, N.J. - Dozens of new police officers will be hitting the streets of Camden as part of their Neighborhood Response Team. Forty-eight police recruits joined the Camden County Police Department on April 20th. The swearing-in ceremony was held at the...
Posted on Apr 19, 2017
By Nina Baratti/SNJ Today/April 18 2017 Local lawmakers, government officials, and area residents came together to march through the city streets to express their stance against what has been a growing threat in neighborhoods across the nation — gun violence. “No to guns! No to guns! No to guns,” a...
Posted on Apr 07, 2017
By Anjalee Khemlani/NJBIZ/April 5 2017 The Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers and health care services company NJSHINE announced a new data-sharing agreement to better care for patients in South Jersey. This data being shared include visits, labs, tests, medications, emergency department...
Posted on Apr 07, 2017
By SNJ Today Staff/SNJ Today/April 5 2017 The City of Camden kicked off its annual Camden Clean campaign on Wednesday morning, April 5th. Camden Mayor Dana Redd began the event with a pep talk for the volunteers who will be cleaning up Camden's neighborhoods over the next five months. This marks...
Posted on Mar 31, 2017
By David Madden/CBS Philly/March 30 2017 Camden County took time out to honor more than 100 police officers and civilians for work above and beyond as part of the county’s police department Metro Division. 46 specific commendations were handed out. One went to Detective Keith James, a 27 year...
Posted on Mar 31, 2017
By Phaedra Trethan/Courier-Post/March 30 2017 CAMDEN - It is not, Bob Schiavinato said, a social welfare program. "It's a social justice program," he said, sitting in a construction trailer outside what will soon become Camden Prep, a Renaissance school rising on Haddon Avenue in the city's...
Posted on Mar 31, 2017
CAMDEN - It is not, Bob Schiavinato said, a social welfare program. "It's a social justice program," he said, sitting in a construction trailer outside what will soon become Camden Prep, a Renaissance school rising on Haddon Avenue in the city's Parkside neighborhood. "It's getting everyone to the...
Posted on Mar 15, 2017
By Ashleigh M. Albert/Philly.com/March 13 2017 Chris Smith’s route to becoming a doctor was unusual:  beer delivery driver, line cook, press room helper, data analyst, Ikea worker, and office administrator. He collected unemployment for a while. Then he arrived where he is today: about to graduate...
Posted on Mar 13, 2017
By Phaedra Trethan/Courier-Post/March 10 2017 CAMDEN - As big developers like Brandywine Realty Trust and Liberty Property Trust join industries like Holtec International and Subaru of America by investing millions in Camden, one of the biggest questions posed by critics is whether the money will...
Posted on Mar 03, 2017
By Phaedra Trethan/Courier-Post/March 1 2017 PHILADELPHIA - John Gattuso sat in a conference room at his office on John F. Kennedy Boulevard, a wall of windows offering a view of one of Liberty Property Trust's biggest projects, the mammoth Comcast Tower in Center City Philadelphia. But it was...
Posted on Mar 01, 2017
Rutgers-Camden News Now For those whose every day is a financial struggle, Tax Day can be especially daunting. Affording accounting services may not be feasible at all and some commercial preparers prey on filers with low-to-moderate incomes. Through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)...
Posted on Mar 01, 2017
By Carol Comegno/Courier-Post/February 2017 CAMDEN - Construction equipment rumbled Monday at the future site of American Water Co. headquarters along the Delaware River. Nearly 700 employees will call the five-story, 220,000-square-foot building home when it opens late next year. Although...
Posted on Nov 14, 2016
Newsworks.org/November 13 2016 You might call Camden County Freeholders pedal-pushers.  They are working to expand a bike share program to get people up and riding. Freeholder Jonathan Young said 20 reconditioned bicycles are part of the sustainable Camden County program. "Instead of throwing them...
Posted on Nov 14, 2016
By Greg Adomaitis/NJ.com/November 10 2016 CAMDEN – The Camden County Police Department (CCPD) welcomed 58 new police officers on Thursday morning, bringing the total number of sworn members up to 410 — the highest number the department has seen since it formed in 2013. According to county officials...
Posted on Oct 31, 2016
By Phaedra Trethan/Courier-Post/October 31 2016 CAMDEN - The Camden City Historical Commission helped local activists move one step closer to preserving a home where Martin Luther King Jr. once stayed. At its meeting Thursday night, the group officially designated the house at 753 Walnut St. a...
Posted on Oct 24, 2016
By Mike Dougherty/CBS Philly/October 21 2016 Students from Camden Academy Charter High School visited the Campbell’s Headquarters to learn about how science makes for better food. It’s all part of a national initiative to show kids careers in science, technology, engineering and math. Tasty food is...

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