Some 100 community leaders from throughout Camden are being trained to be extra eyes and ears for the police.
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.
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.
”Cure Violence” is already at works in some neighborhoods in several cities, including Philadelphia.
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.
The governor’s appearance was part pep talk and part photo op as his re-election campaign moves into high gear.
The 100,000-square-foot retailing center will carry items ranging from food to furniture to beauty supplies.
The event was not to say “Mission accomplished,” but rather, “Progress made.”
The school board voted to trim more than 200 jobs, including 96 teachers.
A new mobile produce van made its first stop on Wednesday, selling fruits and vegetables on the streets of Camden, NJ.
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.
There was no debate during the special meeting. The vote was 6-1.
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.
Officials in Camden, NJ have shared their plan to transition the Camden Police Department from a city-run to a county-run organization.
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.