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(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

(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

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, in file photo. (credit: Kena Betancur/ Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Sees Camden, NJ as Model For Positive Policing

With tensions rising between minorities and police across the country, New Jersey’s governor suggests the country look to Camden, NJ as a way for both sides to work together.

12/23/2014

(Class valedictorian Joy Stevenson, at lectern, speaks to her graduation ceremony.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Cathedral Kitchen, in Camden, Releases a New Crop of Culinary Graduates

Cathedral Kitchen helps low-income people who are at risk due to a lack of marketable job skills.

12/19/2014

(Mummers' music and sprays of fireworks accompanied the announcement of details for New Year's Eve fireworks on the Delaware River.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Details of New Year’s Eve Fireworks on Delaware Riverfront Announced

As in past years, the soundtrack to those pyrotechnics will be carried on KYW Newsradio 1060.

12/19/2014

(A "cash for gold" shop in South Jersey.  Photo illustration by Ed Fischer.  File photo by Saul Loeb/AFP/ Getty Images.)

N.J. Cracks Down on Urban ‘Cash-For-Gold’ Retailers, Issuing Thousands of Violations

Steve Lee, acting director of the state’s Division of Consumer Affairs, labels the operation an “enforcement action” to prevent potential fraud.

12/18/2014

(A demonstration against racism at the federal building in Camden.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Philadelphia ‘Die-In’ Causes Gridlock; Camden Demonstration More Orderly

In Camden, a “die-in” was held in front of the courthouse. A Philadelphia group blocked traffic on Broad Street.

12/12/2014

(Officer Gabrielle Camacho reads to a kindergarten student at Bonsall Elementary School, in Camden, NJ.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Camden County Police Offer Reading Mentorship To City’s Littlest Residents

Officer Gabrielle Camacho said she looks forward to her 30 minutes with the students each week.

12/10/2014

(File photo by Mario Tama/ Getty Images)

Tax Deal Pending To Lure Subaru Headquarters to Camden, NJ, From Cherry Hill

Several sources say they expect New Jersey’s Economic Development Authority to approve a ten-year tax credit plan to get carmaker Subaru of America to move its corporate headquarters from Cherry Hill to Camden.

12/04/2014

(Margate's dunes, in Sept. 2013.  File photo by CBS3)

Hearing Postponed in Margate, NJ Proposed Oceanfront Dunes Dispute

The City of Margate, NJ, is continuing its legal battle against the State of New Jersey and the US Army Corps of Engineers, trying to block construction of a proposed dune system.

12/04/2014

(Gov. Christie meets with students at Camden High School prior to announcing $50 million in planned upgrades to the school.  Photo by David Madden)

Camden High School Getting Major Structural and Technical Upgrades

Governor Chris Christie, in announcing the grant today, conceded that the half-century-old building needs a lot of work.

12/02/2014

(The Wilson Building.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Work Begins on New Facility for a Growing Camden, NJ Charter School

The work on the historic “Wilson Building” will be a major milestone in the revitalization of the Cooper Street area.

12/01/2014

(Hopeful recipients line up outside a Price Rite supermarket in Camden, NJ.  The store and prizefighter Bernard Hopkins donated 500 turkeys to be given away.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

In Camden, NJ, Hometown Supermarket and Local Sports Hero Give Away Turkeys

Boxing legend and light-heavyweight champ Bernard Hopkins partnered with Price Rite to give away 500 turkeys for the holiday.

11/24/2014

(Photo by Steve Tawa)

Camden, NJ Agency Sends 13 More Through Its Automotive Training Program

The students got the works: automotive technology fundamentals, learning about engine repair, brakes, suspensions, steering, and electrical systems.

11/21/2014

(Photo by Steve Tawa)

At Camden County Prison, a Job Fair For Former Inmates

“Employers are very much open to giving somebody a second chance,” says Sean Hinnegan, a job developer for Goodwill Industries of Southern New Jersey and Philadelphia.

11/20/2014

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