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Camden NJ

A "tent city" in Camden, New Jersey. (Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Homeless People In Camden Tent City Wonder If ‘Spring Cleaning’ Includes Them

Debate has begun, again, on how to handle residents of a homeless tent city in Camden.

04/11/2014

(Jonathan Jernigan, right, and his sous chefs at Cathedral Kitchen dance for the cameras.  Photo by Tim Jimenez)

Amateur Artistes at Camden Nonprofits Contribute to a Promotional Video For Their City

A few dozen people were the stars of the video. One was Jonathan Jernigan, Cathedral Kitchen’s executive chef and culinary instructor.

04/03/2014

Student Thomas O'Donnell (left) and Coriell CEO Michael Christman (right) at the science fair organized by the Coriell Institute for medical research. (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Brilliant Young Minds Compete In NJ Science Fair

More than 250 students in grades 6 to 12 from several New Jersey counties competed in a science fair Saturday.

03/22/2014

(Sarah Plummer with her three-year-old son, Bobby.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

In Camden, NJ, A Push To Get Low-Income Children Into Early Education

The program is not new, but more than ten percent of the families living in Camden have not yet registered their three- or four-year-olds for the free, all-day preschool program.

03/19/2014

(Officials pose with ceremonial shovels in a Cooper Medical School facility.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Officials Celebrate Start of Construction For New Charter School in Camden

New Jersey governor Chris Christie visited Camden, NJ to help officials break ground for a charter school on a site where a public school once stood.

03/05/2014

(Mike Devlin, founder of the Camden Children's Garden, stands alongside the group's display at the Philadelphia Flower Show.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Its Prospects Bright, Camden Children’s Garden Blossoms at Flower Show

Camden Children’s Garden founder Mike Devlin says the nature education center on the Camden waterfront was looking down the barrel of a gun last year.

02/28/2014

(Camden mayor Dana Redd speaks to high school students.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Camden, NJ Rally Urges High School Students To Apply For College Aid

This high-energy event was a warmup to the all-important step of filling out those free applications for federal student aid known as “FAFSA” — a financial lifeline to college for these largely impoverished students.

02/25/2014

(Snow created problems for drivers on February 3, 2014 in Camden, NJ.  Photo by Tony Hanson)

South Jersey Struggling With Another Round of Snow Preparations

South Jersey is preparing as well as it can for whatever Mother Nature has in store, with a nor’easter on the way.

02/12/2014

(A barricade currently blocks access to the parking area of Cooper River Park West, being evaluated for redevelopment.  Photo provided by Tom Knoche)

Community Group Proposing Variety of Upgrades For a Camden, NJ Park

As support to reopen and improve Cooper River Park West continues to gather, a community meeting will be held Tuesday night to unveil environmental and recreational plan proposals.

01/28/2014

(NJ health commissioner Mary O'Dowd announces the "Partnership for a Healthy New Jersey."   Photo by John Ostapkovich)

NJ Health Commissioner Sees Comprehensive Approach As Key To Chronic Diseases

Health commissioner Mary O’Dowd says the medical community is often prone to “siloing” when treating cancer, diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, stroke, and other conditions.

01/28/2014

Shooting, Crime Scene

Man Critically Wounded In Camden Bar Shooting

Authorities say a man shot inside a South Jersey bar early Saturday is hospitalized in critical condition.

01/25/2014

(Image from Camden County PD video)

Police in Camden Trying To Unravel Bizarre Kidnap Attempt Caught on Video

Camden County police chief Scott Thomson says the incident took place about 9:30am Tuesday, at the Zoujati Salon, on North 6th Street.

01/23/2014

(An African bullfrog, part of the new frog exhibit at Adventure Aquarium in Camden.  Photo by Justin Udo)

New Frog Exhibit Leaps Into Camden’s Aquarium

Called “Frogs: Nature’s Messenger,” the exhibit gives an up-close-and-personal view of more than 20 different species of frogs and toads.

01/16/2014

water rescue

Crews Rescue Woman In Delaware River

Firefighters pulled a woman in need of help out of the Delaware River Saturday night.

01/11/2014

(Credit: Thinkstock)

NJ Trial Set In Unusual White-Collar Mob Case

The son of a reputed Philadelphia-area Mafia boss and six others are scheduled to be tried starting this week.

01/04/2014

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