Camden County NJ

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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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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

(Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

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

(Credit: Mike DeNardo)

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

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