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Camden County NJ

(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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Camden Mayor Working On Plan That Would Lay Off City’s Entire Police Force

The move toward the formation of a Camden County police department, with the City of Camden its sole participant, continues with word that the city’s mayor is working on a plan to lay off the city’s entire police force as soon as the end of the year.

08/08/2012

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Camden County Begins Enforcement of Smoking Ban In Public Parks

Officials in Camden County, NJ say they are getting serious about a three-year-old ordinance banning smoking in public parks.

07/19/2012

(Graphic by Ed Fischer)

NJ Man Charged With Using Pizza Parlor Investment For Luxury Cars

Giovanni Arena, 56, of Laurel Springs, is facing a 35-count federal indictment charging him with defrauding a would-be investor.

07/13/2012

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Camden County Demonstrates Its New Mobile Ventilation Unit

“The smoke was so dense that you couldn’t see your hand in front of your face,” says Mark Simonetti of the county’s Office of Emergency Management. “We blew out this 12,000-square-foot building in roughly two and a half minutes.”

06/27/2012

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NJ Judge Says No Camden Vote Necessary to Regionalize The Police Department

The “show cause” hearing before Judge Daustino Fernandez-Vina pitted opponents of the regionalized police force against those in favor of it, including Camden mayor Dana Redd.

06/11/2012

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Toddler Drowns In Swimming Pool in Camden County, New Jersey

Officials in Camden County, New Jersey say a 3-year-old girl drowned in an in-ground swimming pool on Saturday night.

05/27/2012

(Credit: David Madden)

Camden County Confab Highlights Rights, Responsibilities of Crime Victims

Camden County, NJ was marking Crime Victims’ Rights Week with a conference in Blackwood that was attended by more than 100 people.

04/27/2012

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Cremated Human Remains Found Buried on Public Property in Blackwood, N.J.

But right now, no one knows whose remains they are.

04/26/2012

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Dozens Homeless After Fire Tears Through Lindenwold Apartment Complex

Dozens of residents were displaced by a blaze at an apartment complex in Camden County early Friday morning.

03/09/2012

(Camden County freeholder-director Louis Cappelli.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Effort To Force Voter Referendum On Camden Police Raises Ire of County Official

Lou Cappelli, leader of the county freeholders, questions the credibility and motive of those who distributed the petitions.

02/01/2012

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Union Official Calls Camden County Policing Plan a Union-Busting Tactic

John Williamson, who heads up the Camden FOP, insists there’s lots of blame to go around but points a specific finger at the State of New Jersey for Camden’s current status as one of America’s “most dangerous” cities.

12/22/2011

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Transition From Citywide to Countywide Policing in Camden, NJ Moves Ahead

Camden County will take control of the Camden city police department by early spring if everything plays out as planned, and other communities could join in later.

12/21/2011

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Consultant’s Plan For Camden County Police Force Is Unveiled

John Timoney, now a Miami-based public safety consultant, has laid out a plan that increases on-street staffing within the City of Camden — the only community to sign up for the proposed force so far — by over 80 percent.

10/06/2011

(Former Philadelphia police commissioner John Timoney.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Former Philadelphia Top Cop John Timoney Advising On Camden Police Force Conversion

Former Philadelphia police commissioner John Timoney is lending his expertise in Camden County, NJ, as the county moves to create a regional police force.

08/16/2011

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