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Camden NJ

A Camden County police car.  (credit: Mike DeNardo)

Police ID Victim In Fatal Camden Hit-And-Run

A hit-and-run in Camden left one man dead on Memorial Day,

05/26/2014

The Benjamin Franklin Bridge, which carries PATCO trains over the Delaware River.  (Credit: Syma Chowdhry)

Commuters Between Philadelphia And New Jersey Face Rough Summer

Commuters between southern New Jersey and Philadelphia are in for a rough summer this year.

05/25/2014

(A DRPA board meeting.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

DRPA Takes Up, Gingerly, Thoughts of Having Septa Run Patco Line

The idea of Septa running Patco is a concept that’s closer to the “floating the idea” stage than anything definitive.

05/22/2014

(Judge Stuart Rabner, center, thanks Gov. Christie, left, and state senate president Steve Sweeney, right, for his reappointment nomination.  Image from State of NJ TV)

Ending Impasse, Gov. Christie Tightens Imprint on NJ Supreme Court

New Jersey governor Chris Christie has renominated state Supreme Court chief justice Stuart Rabner, and has nominated a Camden County judge to fill a vacancy on the high court.

05/21/2014

(Credit:  Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Camden Diocese Consolidating More Churches

The latest mergers, which take effect June 30, involve several churches in Camden County.

05/10/2014

Susan Rose, right, president of the Lauren Rose Albert Foundation, gives a gift bag to Ginelli for her mother, who is standing behind her.   Photo by John McDevitt)

South Jersey Organization Marks 14th Year of Support For Mothers

At Cooper Hospital in Camden, a local organization distributed gift bags for Mother’s Day.

05/09/2014

(US attorney Paul Fishman speaks to reporters in Camden, NJ.  Photo by David Madden)

Alleged South Jersey Drug Ring Smashed; More Suspects Sought

According to authorities, two gangs teamed up to turn several blocks of Sheridan Street in Camden into an open-air drug market, specializing in crack cocaine and heroin.

05/07/2014

(File photo. Credit: Thinkstock)

NJ Inmate Sentenced For Attacking Guard Over Haircut

A South New Jersey jail inmate who attacked a corrections officer who wouldn’t let him get a haircut has been sentenced to three years in prison.

05/03/2014

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

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