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Camden Community Leaders To Be Extra Surveillance For Police

Some 100 community leaders from throughout Camden are being trained to be extra eyes and ears for the police.

04/19/2014

(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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Camden Mayor Takes Oath Of Office For A Second Time

In a city where worn down buildings, empty businesses and crime no longer phase residents, there is change on the horizon and some credit Mayor Dana Redd.

01/07/2014

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

Camden, NJ To Hire Former Gang Members For Antiviolence Intervention

”Cure Violence” is already at works in some neighborhoods in several cities, including Philadelphia.

12/20/2013

(Liaqat Ali, owner of Crown Chicken in Camden, says the proposed commercial curfews — 11 PM on weeknights and 12 midnight on weekends — would eliminate 30 to 35 percent of his business.  File photo by Steve Tawa)

Camden, NJ To Begin Enforcing Curfew On Most Downtown Businesses

Under the new rules, most businesses in town will have to close at 11pm on Sunday through Thursday nights, and at midnight on Fridays and Saturdays.

11/07/2013

(Gov. Chris Christie, Mayor Dana Redd, and schools superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard at the Cream Elementary School.  Credit: David Madden)

Gov. Christie Visits Camden Elementary School

The governor’s appearance was part pep talk and part photo op as his re-election campaign moves into high gear.

09/10/2013

(Haddon Farmers Market.  Credit: Justin Udo)

Grand Opening Held For New Farmers’ Market in Camden, N.J.

The 100,000-square-foot retailing center will carry items ranging from food to furniture to beauty supplies.

08/29/2013

(Photo by John Ostapkovich)

Officials Say Camden’s New, County-Based Police Force Is Cutting Crime

The event was not to say “Mission accomplished,” but rather, “Progress made.”

08/06/2013

(Woodrow Wilson High School, in Camden.  File photo)

Camden School District Trims Hundreds of Jobs Just Ahead of State Takeover

The school board voted to trim more than 200 jobs, including 96 teachers.

05/08/2013

(Produce is sold from the new "Mobile Market" trailer in Camden.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Fresh-Deprived Camden Gets a Mobile Fruits-and-Veggies Store

A new mobile produce van made its first stop on Wednesday, selling fruits and vegetables on the streets of Camden, NJ.

05/08/2013

(Camden mayor Dana Redd, in file photo)

A Supermarket For Camden, NJ, At Long Last

The planned Shop Rite store, on the Admiral Wilson Boulevard, will be 75,000 square feet and will anchor a retail strip of stores in the East Camden neighborhood that Mayor Dana Redd believes is long overdue.

03/19/2013

(A Camden Police Department cruiser.  File photo)

Camden City Council Rubberstamps Layoff of City’s Entire Police Department

There was no debate during the special meeting. The vote was 6-1.

01/04/2013

(A Camden police car may soon be a thing of the past when the county takes over policing duties.  File photo from CBS3)

NJ Agency OKs Layoff of Camden’s Entire Police Force

The City of Camden, NJ has received the go-ahead to lay off all of its uniformed police officers, in a step toward creating a new, county-run police force.

01/03/2013

(A new logo was unveiled for the Camden County Police Department, which is being formed to replace the city police department.  Credit: David Madden)

Details Announced On Camden, NJ Police Transition Plan

Officials in Camden, NJ have shared their plan to transition the Camden Police Department from a city-run to a county-run organization.

11/30/2012

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Camden Mayor Working On Plan That Would Lay Off City’s Entire Police Force

The move toward the formation of a Camden County police department, with the City of Camden its sole participant, continues with word that the city’s mayor is working on a plan to lay off the city’s entire police force as soon as the end of the year.

08/08/2012

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