American Water building underway in Camden

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 construction began more than two months ago, leaders of business, government and labor held an official groundbreaking ceremony Monday. The American Water building and other development on the waterfront were hailed as significant steps toward the rebirth of the city.

Camden County bike-share program helping people get to work

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 away, putting them in the landfill, they donate them to our sustainability department," he said. "We refurbish them, get them ready to put them on the road."

In this case, the bikes are going to Power Corps members who are working in Camden.

Camden Students Visit Campbell’s HQ To Learn The Science Behind Food

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 a science, especially when making enough soup to fill thousands of cans. Starches and enzymes must be just right, or the whole batch is ruined.

Sophomore Jarlina Lahara hopes to work here someday.

Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden Receives $200,000 New Jersey Nursing Initiative Grant

By Tom McLaughlin/Rutgers-Camden News Now/October 20 2016

Across the nation, school nurses are critical to health of their students and their communities. Thanks to a $200,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Rutgers School of Nursing–Camden will bolster its mission of educating school nurses to address the complex and increasingly demanding health needs of students and their communities within the state.

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