Camden NJ

(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

(Scene of the stabbing of Camden social worker Leah Coleman.  File photo by CBS3)

After Social Worker Stabbed in Camden, Union Worries About Ongoing Safety

CWA state president Hetty Rosenstein says security in the building where Coleman works has now been beefed up, but she’s not sure for how long.

11/19/2014

(File Photo, Credit: CBS)

Man Arraigned In Fatal Shooting Of Camden Woman

A man charged in the shooting death of a Camden woman has been arraigned on murder charges.

11/08/2014

(The Price Rite supermarket in Camden, NJ.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

At Long Last, Camden, NJ Gets A New Supermarket

Camden has been without a single supermarket for more than a year, when a Pathmark closed.

10/14/2014

(Joe Schultice, readying for this weekend's "Beer and Bacon Festival" at Nick's Roast Beef, in Old City.  Photo provided)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Bacon Fest, Gourmet Mexican, and Hunger Awareness

This week Hadas takes a look at a new Mexican restaurant in King of Prussia, a beer-and-bacon festival in Old City, and some help coming to a Camden organization that feeds the hungry.

10/02/2014

(Gov. Christie shakes hands in Camden, NJ.  File photo by David Madden)

Gov. Christie Visits Camden, Touting Improvements and Initiatives

The governor noted that crime is down a lot since the new Camden County Police Metro Division took over patrols, and there are two major economic development projects in the works.

09/24/2014

(The Camden Sophisticated Sisters with Queen Latifah on her national talk showing, airing on CBS-3.  Photo provided)

Camden, NJ Group Gets Big Boost on National TV Show

What the Camden Sohisticated Sisters drill team didn’t know: there was a $10,000 donation provided by Queen Latifah. The segment airs today at 3pm on CBS-3.

09/17/2014

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

Camden County Police Work To Tackle Rise In Missing Persons Cases

The number of juvenile missing persons cases is on the rise in Camden, jumping more than 20-percent in the past year.

08/21/2014

(Credit: CBS3)

Fire Truck, NJ Transit Bus Involved In Camden Car Accident

A car crashed into a fire truck then a New Jersey Transit Bus in Camden Saturday night.

08/16/2014

(Photo provided by Camden County sheriff)

Accused East Camden Drug Dealer Recaptured After Missing His Trial

Alexander Pagan was awakened from a sound sleep by Camden County sheriff’s deputies and promptly placed in handcuffs.

08/15/2014

(Participants in the Symphony in C summer camp rehearse for their final recital on Saturday.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

South Jersey Summer Music Camp Readies For Final Concert of Season

Sixty students who play string, woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments spent two intense weeks studying with professional musicians from Camden’s “Symphony in C.”

08/14/2014

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