Cooper River

(A rowing crew from Philadelphia takes a workout in the Cooper River after the Schuylkill became unusable due to recent rains.  Credit: David Madden)

Cooper River Dredging To Begin Next July

The Cooper River will be dredged beginning next July and that means the rowing community is going to have to look for other venues for 2014.

12/08/2013

(The Baird Boulevard Bridge, under reconstruction.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

To Drivers’ Relief, Camden’s Baird Blvd. Bridge Set To Reopen

“It looks like the bridge will be open by the end of this week, or at the latest probably Saturday,” says Camden County freeholder Ian Leonard.

09/03/2013

(The State Street Bridge in Camden, closed for repairs.   Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Camden’s State Street Bridge Will Be Both New and Old When It Reopens Next Month

After a year and a half of construction, the State Street Bridge, spanning the Cooper River, is expected to reopen by August 1st, as two bridges.

07/05/2013

(credit: Justin Drabick)

Cooper River Park Concert Cancelled Due To Tornado Watch

Camden County officials have announced that Thursday night’s Cooper River concert has been cancelled.

06/27/2013

(A rowing crew from Philadelphia takes a workout in the Cooper River after the Schuylkill became unusable due to recent rains.  Credit: David Madden)

Water Management Paying Dividends at Cooper River Park in South Jersey

With all the rain we’ve had around here this week, some wonder why there hasn’t been a lot more flooding. The answer, in some cases, is water management.

06/13/2013

(Registration for Heather's Walk 2011.  File photo provided)

Annual Walk For Lung Cancer Awareness is Saturday Morning in Pennsauken, NJ

Registration is at 9am. The walk starts at 10am, at Jack Curtis Stadium in Pennsauken.

11/02/2012

(Credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Boil Water Alert Canceled For Camden Neighborhoods West Of Cooper River

An advisory issued earlier in the week for all Camden neighborhoods west of the Cooper River to boil their water before usage has been rescinded.

06/23/2012

(Photo illustration by Ed Fischer)

Camden Water Emergency Throws Rutgers Into Turmoil

Camden’s advisory to boil tap water for consumption by residents west of the Cooper River remains in effect, along with a ban on non-essential use, despite improvements in water pressure levels after Thursday’s dangerous drop.

06/22/2012

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Boil Water Alert Issued For Camden, New Jersey

Officials are asking that all Camden neighborhoods west of the Cooper River boil their water before it is used due to low water pressure and levels.

06/21/2012

(credit: John Ostapkovich)

Cooper River Hosts Area’s Other Major Regatta

Over the next few days, college rowers will be racing along a river in our area, and it’s not the Schuylkill.

05/30/2012

(Heather Saler, right, in 2004.  Source: heatherswalk.com)

Annual Lung Cancer Walk Is This Saturday In Pennsauken, NJ

Quick question: what causes lung cancer? Smoking, right? Not necessarily.

11/03/2011

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