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NJ Judge Says No Camden Vote Necessary to Regionalize The Police Department

The “show cause” hearing before Judge Daustino Fernandez-Vina pitted opponents of the regionalized police force against those in favor of it, including Camden mayor Dana Redd.

06/11/2012

Camden Board Of Ed

Camden’s Absentee Superintendent Has Many Outraged

The Camden City School District’s Superintendent Bessie LeFra Young makes more than $240,000 a year. But lately, she hasn’t been showing up for work.

05/15/2012

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Camden Officials, Residents Spar Over Proposed County Police Department

The city of Camden wants to be the first participant in a Camden County police department.

05/03/2012

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Camden, NJ Turns To Secret Video To Catch Illegal Polluters

Authorities in Camden have a warning for illegal dumpers: you are being watched.

04/23/2012

(Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Hundreds Attend Rally to Keep Battleship New Jersey At Its Camden Berth

Phil Rowan, president of the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial, says a North Jersey group has engaged in a letter-writing and publicity campaign, trying to get the historic ship relocated to New York Harbor.

04/03/2012

(by John Ostapkovich)

Groundbreaking On Transitional Facility For Homeless Vets In Camden

It’s barely six months from yesterday’s groundbreaking to the expected September opening of a transitional facility for homeless veterans in Camden.

03/28/2012

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Transition From Citywide to Countywide Policing in Camden, NJ Moves Ahead

Camden County will take control of the Camden city police department by early spring if everything plays out as planned, and other communities could join in later.

12/21/2011

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Amid Rising Tide of Violence, Camden’s Mayor Meets With NJ Attorney General

Camden Mayor Dana Redd says she requested the closed-door meeting with attorney general Paula Dow to address the city’s issues with violence.

12/08/2011

(Photos by David Madden)

Camden, NJ Heralds Coming of Replacement Street Lighting

Four blocks of State Street in North Camden and several blocks along Park Boulevard in the Parkside neighborhood are getting about 50 new streetlamps, to replace those vandalized in recent years.

11/22/2011

(Camden mayor Dana Redd, center of photo, leads ribbon cutting for newly refurbished bookstore in Camden.   Credit:  David Madden)

Camden’s Three-College Bookstore Gets High-Profile Makeover

It’s meant to serve not just the college crowd, officials say, but neighbors as well.

11/03/2011

Camden Mayor Dana Redd says the city is on the rise (File Photo)

Mayor Dana Redd Wants People Who Work In Camden To Live There

She says there are also three local banks willing to provide attractive loan terms to people willing to commit to properties in Camden.

10/27/2011

(Photo by Mark Abrams)

Camden Mayor Relieved Gov. Christie Will Allow ‘Transitional’ State Aid To Flow

Camden’s mayor is expressing relief over a reversal by Gov. Chris Christie after he initially canceled the state’s transitional aid program to distressed communities.

07/20/2011

Camden Mayor Dana Redd (Credit: David Madden)

City Of Camden Sets Up Fund For Families Displaced By Two Fires

Camden Mayor Dana Redd has pledged housing assistance for those without a home right now

06/18/2011

(Photos by Michelle Durham)

Cleanup, Probe Continue At Scene Of Camden’s Second Major Fire in 4 Days

The investigation and clean-up continues in Camden, where the second major fire in a week took place on Saturday.

06/13/2011

Mayor Dana Redd (right) hopes selling rehabbed homes will be the economic boost Camden desperately needs (credit: KYW's David Madden)

Camden Begins Rehab Project For Abandoned Homes To Generate Tax Income

Officials are moving to take over hundreds of abandoned properties across the city, hoping to turn them into occupied and taxable homes. The effort started in the city’s Cramer Hill section.

05/13/2011

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