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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...
Posted on May 01, 2018
By Leah-Mishkin/NJ-Online/April-27-2018   The choir was singing. The crowd was seated. Cue the unveiling of Subaru of America’s new corporate headquarters in Camden. “In this area initially we’re going to have 600 people moving in, we can have up to 900 people into this building. Our commitment is...
Posted on Apr 26, 2018
By US-Environmental-Protection-Agency/TapInto.net/April-25-2018   New York, NY - Camden was among 144 communities selected for Brownfields Environmental Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund, and Cleanup grants. The two grants totaling $400,000 will provide the community with funding to assess, clean up...
Posted on Apr 09, 2018
Camden, NJ is moving forward with a plan that is touting 10,000 jobs in the next decade with over two billion dollars in investment with the help of tax credits. This week we update our viewers on the massive redevelopment plan underway in Camden, New Jersey after speaking with officials and...
Posted on Mar 22, 2018
By Leah-Mishkin/NJTV-News/March-20-2018 Seventeen-year-old James Norman is on the honor roll in the Camelot program at Woodrow Wilson High School. He has dreams of becoming a singer one day. “Two years ago, I lost a friend to gang violence and that hit me, life isn’t a joke. You can be here one day...
Posted on Mar 16, 2018
By Mark-Abrams/CBS-Philly/March-14-2018 CAMDEN, NJ. (CBS) — After-school programs at a Camden elementary school are getting a financial boost thanks to the Subaru of America Foundation.The Subaru Foundation presented a check for $10,000 Wednesday to EducationWorks, which runs the after-school...
Posted on Mar 05, 2018
By Melanie-Burney/Philadelphia-Inquirer/March-2-2018 High school senior Vaughn Williams has plenty of law enforcement officers in his family, but the Camden teen had never thought about following in their footsteps — until now.After spending several hours Friday with the Camden County Police...
Posted on Mar 02, 2018
By Jason-Laughlin/Philadelphia-Inquirer/March-1-2018The process of building Camden a better transit hub got an assist this week from $2 million in federal money that will help design an upgrade for the Walter Rand Transportation Center.The money will pay for preliminary design work, said Dan...
Posted on Feb 23, 2018
By SNJ-Today-Staff/Southern-New-Jersey-Today/February-22-2018 CAMDEN, N.J. -Youngsters in Camden County had special visitors stop by their classrooms.On Thursday, February 22nd, officers with the Camden County Police Department grabbed a book and visited schools throughout Camden City to read...

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