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The Benjamin Franklin Bridge, which carries PATCO trains over the Delaware River.  (Credit: Syma Chowdhry)

DRPA May Bring Back EZ Pass Commuter Discounts

DRPA board vice chair Jeffrey Nash suggests the agency can now afford to restore the discounts after tightening its belt elsewhere.

06/05/2014

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Cherry Hill Group Wants Defunct Golf Course Used For Affordable Housing

Announced plans to keep the Woodcrest Country Club in Cherry Hill as a golf course are being challenged by a group that fights for affordable housing in New Jersey.

08/30/2013

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Camden County Gets Early Start In Mosquito Population Control After Rainy Spring

June has been a very wet month around here. So wet, in fact, it’s prompted an early start to efforts in South Jersey to keep the mosquito population in check.

06/22/2013

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

Municipalities Take Wait And See Approach To Idea Of Camden County Metro Police Division

Camden County took control of the Camden City police force this week, but no other municipality in the county has stepped up to join what is the first county police force of its kind in New Jersey.

05/04/2013

DRPA inspector general Tom Raftery.  Credit: David Madden)

DRPA Board Wrangling Over Pay Raise For Its Inspector General

Tom Raftery has now been given the duties and responsibilities of a “senior” manager, but some commissioners are balking over moves to adjust his salary from $130,000 to $165,000.

09/19/2012

(L-R: Somerdale mayor Gary Passanante; Gloucester Township mayor Dave Mayer; Cherry Hill mayor Chuck Cahn; county freeholder Jeffrey Nash, at lectern; Haddonfield mayor Tish Colombi, obscured; and Audubon mayor John Ward.  Credit: David Madden)

Camden County Towns Contract Jointly For Trash Pickups, Saving $$$

“Where some of our towns were paying $72 a ton to empty their trash, Camden County’s communities will now be paying $59 a ton,” says county freeholder Jeffrey Nash.

08/15/2012

(Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Camden County Begins Enforcement of Smoking Ban In Public Parks

Officials in Camden County, NJ say they are getting serious about a three-year-old ordinance banning smoking in public parks.

07/19/2012

(Credit: www.camdencounty.com)

Cooper River Park In Camden County To Get $20 Million Upgrade

Camden County officials have plans to give Cooper River Park a major makeover.

04/01/2012

Annual Mummers Parade (credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Mummers Raise Money For Local Food Banks

Want in on tomorrow’s Mummers Parade? You can be a member of a comic brigade, and do some good at the same time.

12/31/2011

NJ Governor Christie tours the Food Bank of South Jersey in Pennsauken. (credit: Mike DeNardo)

DRPA Donates $2 Million To Food Bank Of South Jersey

The Food Bank of South Jersey is getting $2 million from the Delaware River Port Authority, in what officials call the last of the DRPA’s economic development spending.

12/14/2011

(The DRPA board, meeting today in Camden.  Credit: David Madden)

Del. River Port Authority Approves a Final Flotilla of Economic Development Spending

“I thought we changed our direction, and as I sit here today I’m not sure we have,” Pennsylvania auditor general Jack Wagner said.

12/14/2011

(File photo by KYW's John Ostapkovich)

DRPA Nearly Out Of Economic Development Business

A committee within the Delaware River Port Authority meets this morning to approve a plan that would spend the last almost $30-million of funds that had been earmarked for economic development. Some of that money is still targeted to agencies that have little, if anything, to do with the agency’s core mission.

12/07/2011

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DRPA Comes Under Scrutiny For Millions Earmarked For Economic Development Projects

Triple AAA has chimed in on the battle over how to use more than $29 million in unused economic development money at the Delaware River Port Authority.

11/05/2011

(Jeffrey Nash, center left, heads the DRPA finance committee.  Credit:  David Madden)

DRPA Wrestling With How To Transition Out of Community Project Funding

The Delaware River Port Authority was supposed to be out of the economic development business, but there’s a $29-million pool of unspent funds earmarked for that purpose.

10/19/2011

(A December 2010 meeting of the DRPA.  File photo by David Madden)

Remaining DRPA Board Members Rolling With The Changes

Major changes made on the Pennsylvania side of the table at the board of the Delaware River Port Authority are being welcomed by at least one person who sits on the New Jersey side.

03/01/2011

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