Centerville Neighborhood Celebrates Grand Opening of New Affordable Apartment Community

Posted by Digital-Journal/January-17-2018

Camden, NJ - January 17, 2018 - ( 

​​​​​​With the snip of a red ribbon, the City of Camden today celebrated the latest milestone in the revitalization of the important and historic neighborhood of Centerville, at a grand opening ceremony for The Branches at Centerville. The new development brings 50 modern, energy efficient, high-quality affordable rental apartment homes to a site formerly occupied by obsolete public housing.

New Effort in Camden to Help Most Vulnerable Cardiovascular Patients

By Lilo-H-Stainton/NJ-Spotlight/January-18-2018


Initiative will focus on underlying factors, give extra clinical and social support, and attempt to drive down healthcare costs.

Camden-area patients struggling to avoid heart attack or stroke could benefit from a new suite of services that will be designed to help address the underlying factors associated with cardiovascular disease, thanks to an effort associated with Cooper University Hospital.


Education Progress Is One Key to Camden's Turnaround

By Kate-King/The-Wall-Street-Journal/January-17-2018

Gains in education have been critical to helping reduce violence in Camden, according to officials, residents and social service providers.


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Camden homicides hit 30-year low

By Jim-Walsh/Courier-Post/January-2-2018

CAMDEN - Homicides fell to a 30-year low in the city last year, even as the number of shooting incidents edged up, Camden County police said.
Year-end tallies show an overall drop of 7 percent for violent crime, which had climbed by 3.6 percent in 2016.

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