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 Center.
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 accredited through PHAB.
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, NJ Conservation Foundation, NJ Tree Foundation and the nonprofit that runs the Camden Children's Garden for projects on or about the city's two rivers.
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 bring nutrition, jobs, and career training to his hometown. Invincible City Farms (ICF), part farm and part retail market, is slated to open in Camden sometime in 2019.
Growth for Camden