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Camden County NJ

(Newton Lake.  Photo by R. Ratner/ Collingswood Patch, collingswood.patch.com, used with permission.)

Meeting Set To Inform Camden County Residents About Newton Lake Cleanup

Camden County freeholder Jeff Nash says Newton Lake needs to be cleared of algae because otherwise, the lake will slowly fill in.

06/10/2013

(The Camden County emergency operations center.  Photo provided)

Camden County, NJ Expands Its Emergency Operations Center

Officials say they are getting more out of the space they already have, almost doubling the number of workstations, upgrading phones and computers, and installing a new video matrix system.

06/07/2013

(The Benjamin Cooper House, in Camden, in vintage photo)

Two Historic Buildings In South Jersey Among State’s ”Most Endangered”

You’ve probably never heard of the Benjamin Cooper House in Camden, which was a ferry tavern in its heyday.

05/22/2013

Chad Jurman (Credit: Bellmawr Police)

South Jersey Firefighter Admits Embezzling From His Volunteer Company

Chad Jurman, 22, has pleaded guilty to stealing $41,000 from the Bellmawr Park Fire Company while serving as the department’s treasurer.

03/21/2013

(Fr. Felipe Doldan, in file photo, provided.)

South Jersey Priest Delighted to See Compatriot Elevated To Pope

Father Felipe Doldan is from a parish in Buenos Aires that was visited regularly by Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio before he became Pope Francis.

03/14/2013

Chad Jurman (Credit: Bellmawr Police)

Camden County Volunteer Firefighter Accused Of Stealing From Department

A volunteer firefighter in Bellmawr, Camden County is facing charges after he was accused of committing crimes against his own department.

01/12/2013

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2 Women Struck In Camden County Hit-And-Run

Two women were struck by a vehicle Saturday evening in Voorhees, New Jersey, according to authorities.

01/12/2013

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NJ Man Arrested For Sexually Assaulting Mentally Disabled Woman

Camden County officials say a Cherry Hill man accused of sexually assaulting a mentally disabled woman was arrested Friday.

12/22/2012

(The Battleship New Jersey.  File photo by Steve Tawa)

Homeless Vets Getting Free Thanksgiving Meal Aboard Battleship New Jersey

On Thursday, those who have served are being served.

11/20/2012

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Dorm Fire Displaces Rutgers-Camden Students

Some Rutgers-Camden students were displaced Saturday afternoon after a fire broke out in one of the dorms on campus, according to authorities.

11/17/2012

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NJ Police Searching For Man Accused Of Trying To Abduct An 11-Year-Old Boy

Police are searching for a man who they say tried to abduct an 11-year-old boy in Camden County Friday.

11/10/2012

(Credit: David Madden)

Camden County Offers Free Flu Shots at Its Annual Senior Health Fair

This was far more than a bingo game under a tent. The idea here was to promote healthy living among the senior set.

10/10/2012

(The New Jersey Civil Service Commission, facing camera, and staffers, backs to camera.  Credit: David Madden)

NJ Civil Service Board OKs Hiring of Replacement Cops in Camden County

The decision allows the county to bypass many civil service rules for a year to get the force up and running.

10/03/2012

(Haddon Avenue in Collingswood, NJ, in 2004 file photo.)

Camden County Towns Inking Agreement For Shared Services

The towns are motivated by the two-percent cap on property tax increases imposed two years ago by the State of New Jersey.

09/04/2012

(L-R: Somerdale mayor Gary Passanante; Gloucester Township mayor Dave Mayer; Cherry Hill mayor Chuck Cahn; county freeholder Jeffrey Nash, at lectern; Haddonfield mayor Tish Colombi, obscured; and Audubon mayor John Ward.  Credit: David Madden)

Camden County Towns Contract Jointly For Trash Pickups, Saving $$$

“Where some of our towns were paying $72 a ton to empty their trash, Camden County’s communities will now be paying $59 a ton,” says county freeholder Jeffrey Nash.

08/15/2012

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