Camden NJ

(Camden mayor Dana Redd, back to camera, and schools superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard, in white shirt, work with schoolkids to plant flowers outside the Isabel Miller Community Center.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Camden Opens Another Center To Help Parents And Schoolkids Succeed

The program at Isabel Miller Community Center includes skill-building tips on health and wellness, career readiness, and family bonding.

05/20/2015

President Barack Obama visits Camden, New Jersey on Monday, May 18, 2015. (credit: Cherri Gregg/KYW)

Pres. Obama Visits Camden, NJ To Highlight Policing Improvements

The focus of the president’s visit is the city’s two-year-long effort to rebuild trust between law enforcement and the community.

05/18/2015

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Scores of Teachers Being Laid Off in Camden School District

Camden schools superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard says the evaluation and budget process had been going on since January, and all those who will lose their jobs at the end of this academic year were notified yesterday.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/12/2015

File photo of a Camden County police car.  (credit: Mike DeNardo)

Camden County Police Dept. Expressing Pride in Officers’ Restraint and Professionalism

One statistic: more than 3,800 calls for a “person with a gun,” and not one shot was fired by an officer.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/21/2015

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Judge Nixes Temporary Generator Hookup For Former Revel Casino-Hotel Property

Glenn Straub, who is being fined $5,000 a day while the building’s emergency fire suppression system is without power, wanted to bring in diesel generators temporarily.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/17/2015

(Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Corporate Leaders Hoping To Help Spur Bright Future For Camden, N.J.

Executives and businesspeople gathered today in a conference room at Campbell’s Soup Co. to talk about the steps necessary for revitalizing Camden.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/15/2015

(Father Dennis Bajkowski washes the feet of an inmate who attended his Holy Thursday mass.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

In Camden’s Prison, a Pre-Easter Observance for Inmates

The Holy Thursday mass, behind the walls of the Camden County Correctional Facility, included foot-washing of inmates by a Catholic priest.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/02/2015

(Students at Leap Academy, in Camden, help cut the ribbon on a new health-and-wellness center at the school.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

A Camden, NJ Charter School Gets Its Own, In-House Health Center For Students and Parents

The basement at the Leap Academy building, on Cooper Street, is now a full-service health clinic, run by the school of nursing of Rutgers-Camden.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/02/2015

(Visiting German students getting a briefing at Camden City Hall during their tour of government offices.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

German Students Visiting Camden County Taking Plane Crash News In Stride, Says Teacher

The students, who are being hosted by Collingswood High School and were in Camden today, will be flying back home on Tuesday.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/27/2015

(Dee Bailey, leading the annual "Black History in the Barbershop" event.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Camden Barbershop Becomes a One-Day Black History Museum and Celebration Point For Community Leaders

Dee Bailey, executive director of the business consulting firm Each One Teach, led the activities honoring three local community change makers.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/25/2015

(Shane Streater)

Camden Firefighter Charged With Illegally Claiming Disability Benefits While Healthy

Former Camden firefighter Shane Streater went on disability in 2010, citing two on-the-job vehicle accidents that injured his back and neck. Investigators say he was later engaging in mixed martial arts.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/18/2015

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Cold Case Cracked, Killer Arrested, Say Camden County Cops

Investigators say it’s been 12 years since Angel Pinto shot and killed John Rodriguez Jr. at the Chateau Bar, in Camden, after an argument.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/02/2015

The ten students pose with Camden mayor Dana Redd (back row center) after a meeting of the Rowan University/Rutgers-Camden board of governors at Camden's Waterfront Technology Center.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Ten Camden High School Students Awarded Paid Internships at Area Hospitals

The seniors — five from Woodrow Wilson High School and five from Camden High — have been selected for paid apprenticeships at Cooper, Lourdes, or Virtua hospitals.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/10/2015

(Camden schools superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard, at a community meeting to discuss the district's progress in the previous year.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Camden Schools Superintendent Paints Mixed Picture of District’s Progress Over Past Year

Camden schools superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard noted that the district’s five-part strategic plan, launched last year, addresses safety, facilities, quality of education, family engagement, and efficient use of resources.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/05/2015

(Gov. Christie speaks to New Jersey legislators about the current "state of the state."  Image from NJTV)

Sounding Presidential, Gov. Christie Says NJ “Improving” on Many Counts

Christie’s speech heralded what the governor says were bipartisan accomplishments on taxes, education, and judicial reform.

01/13/2015

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