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Battleship New Jersey Celebrates 72nd Anniversary Of Commissioning

The Commissioning ceremony featured speakers including a purple heart recipient and a casting of a memorial wreath into the Delaware River, remembering crew members who have passed.

05/23/2015

(File photo.  Credit: CBS)

Preparations Underway in Phila. and Camden For New Year’s Fireworks Shows

For the 24th consecutive year, fireworks will herald the arrival of the new year along the Delaware waterfront. A 6pm show will also be offered again this year.

12/29/2014

Francis Beach (L) with Captain Walt Urban (USN-ret), Battleship New Jersey's Military Liaison. (credit: Tim Jimenez)

Battleship New Jersey Commemorates 73rd Anniversary Of Attack On Pearl Harbor With Wreath Casting

Sunday marked the 73rd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. To honor those who lost their lives and those who served, a memorial wreath ceremony took place on the Battleship New Jersey.

12/07/2014

Veteran Motorcyle groups help welcome vets and active military to the Battleship New Jersey. (credit: Cleve Bryan)

Military Vets Treated To Thanksgiving Dinner Aboard Battleship New Jersey

More than 200 active duty and retired military veterans got a special Thanksgiving dinner Thursday on the Battleship New Jersey.

11/27/2014

(Members of painters' union District Council 711 apply a fresh coat of paint to the Battleship New Jersey, berthed on the Camden waterfront.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

For Area Painters’ Union, Battleship-Sized Job is a Labor of Love

District Council 711 of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades is donating its services to repaint the historic ship, based in Camden.

09/29/2014

(credit: John Ostapkovich)

Laser Scans Being Used To Create 3D Virtual Tour Of The Battleship New Jersey

Jack Willard says it was an idea proposed by the West Jersey chapter of the New Jersey Society of Professional Land Surveyors that brought about laser scans of the battleship.

08/23/2014

(EYE ON THE BALL:  A youngster bats a tennis ball into the Delaware River from the deck of the Battleship New Jersey.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Camden Riversharks And Fans Share Batting Practice Aboard Battleship NJ

The event was a home run for the young baseball fans who took part.

07/18/2014

Soul Quarterback Dan Raudabaugh (credit: Philadelphia Soul)

The Soul Have Some Tricks Up Their Sleeves

The Philadelphia Soul have a new video that they have released that is sure to garner some attention from fans. The team sent out QB Dan Raudabaugh and DB Rayshaun Kizer to check out some of the city’s top spots while performing a few trick passes.

07/08/2014

(Pearl Harbor survivor Alex Horanzy, 92, joins in a salute during ceremonies aboard the Battleship New Jersey.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

NE Phila. Man, a Pearl Harbor Survivor, Attends Battleship NJ Ceremonies

Aboard the Battleship New Jersey on the Camden waterfront, a ceremony was held that included one of the dwindling number of remaining Pearl Harbor survivors.

12/06/2013

(Credit: Pat Loeb)

Turkey Dinner Aboard Battleship New Jersey Gives Thanks To Those That Serve

An annual Thanksgiving dinner for active military and veterans in the region got a new home this year — aboard the Battleship New Jersey, on Camden’s waterfront.

11/28/2013

(credit: Marshall Spevak)

Thanskgiving Table Set Aboard Battleship New Jersey

A nearly decade-long Thanksgiving tradition is coming to an end in New Jersey, but a new one is taking its place.

11/24/2013

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Barricade Situation Reported In Pemberton, N.J.

A barricade situation has been reported in the Pinefield Apartments on Junction Road near Pine Cone Drive in Pemberton Township.

11/11/2013

The 17th annual Garden State Craft Brewers Guild Beer Festival took place Saturday June 22 on the Battleship New Jersey. (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Beer Lovers Gather In Camden To Sample Popular NJ Brews

The 17th annual Garden State Craft Brewers Guild Beer Festival took place Saturday on the Battleship New Jersey.

06/22/2013

The Battleship New Jersey, docked in Camden, New Jersey. (Credit: Randall E. Scott)

Dozens Of Military, Museum Vessels To Participate In Worldwide ‘On-The-Air’ Event

Radio operators from the Battleship New Jersey are trying make contact with dozens of military and museum vessels from around the world by way of ham radio.

06/01/2013

Men and women who served in the U.S. Armed Forces are honored during a Memorial Day ceremony aboard the Battleship New Jersey.
(credit: Dan Wing)

Servicemen And Women Honored With Somber Ceremony Aboard Battleship New Jersey

One of the more somber ceremonies to mark Memorial Day was held Monday on the Camden riverfront aboard the Battleship New Jersey.

05/27/2013

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