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(Camden mayor Dana Redd, back to camera, and schools superintendent Paymon Rouhanifard, in white shirt, work with schoolkids to plant flowers outside the Isabel Miller Community Center.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Camden Opens Another Center To Help Parents And Schoolkids Succeed

The program at Isabel Miller Community Center includes skill-building tips on health and wellness, career readiness, and family bonding.

05/20/2015

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President Obama Getting Up Close Look At Camden County Police Department

Camden County Police confirmed that President Obama will be in Camden Monday.

05/15/2015

(Gov. Christie speaks to New Jersey legislators about the current "state of the state."  Image from NJTV)

Sounding Presidential, Gov. Christie Says NJ “Improving” on Many Counts

Christie’s speech heralded what the governor says were bipartisan accomplishments on taxes, education, and judicial reform.

01/13/2015

(Mummers' music and sprays of fireworks accompanied the announcement of details for New Year's Eve fireworks on the Delaware River.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Details of New Year’s Eve Fireworks on Delaware Riverfront Announced

As in past years, the soundtrack to those pyrotechnics will be carried on KYW Newsradio 1060.

12/19/2014

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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

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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

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