Camden Residents Frustrated At Long-Delayed Opening Of Gateway Park WestActivists told the Delaware River Port Authority they were tired of hearing that the west side of Cooper River Park would open "soon."
DRPA Commissioner Defends Payments To His Law FirmThe legal work was reportedly to represent two commissioners in a federal grand jury investigation into politically connected economic development spending by the DRPA.
Camden County Testing Out Ice Skating Rink At Cooper River ParkPhiladelphia’s new rink, built for the winter in Dilworth Park, is getting a challenge from Pennsauken.
DRPA May Bring Back EZ Pass Commuter DiscountsDRPA board vice chair Jeffrey Nash suggests the agency can now afford to restore the discounts after tightening its belt elsewhere.
Cherry Hill Group Wants Defunct Golf Course Used For Affordable HousingAnnounced 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.
Camden County Gets Early Start In Mosquito Population Control After Rainy SpringJune 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.
Municipalities Take Wait And See Approach To Idea Of Camden County Metro Police DivisionCamden 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.
DRPA Board Wrangling Over Pay Raise For Its Inspector GeneralTom 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.
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.
Camden County Begins Enforcement of Smoking Ban In Public ParksOfficials in Camden County, NJ say they are getting serious about a three-year-old ordinance banning smoking in public parks.
Cooper River Park In Camden County To Get $20 Million UpgradeCamden County officials have plans to give Cooper River Park a major makeover.
Mummers Raise Money For Local Food BanksWant in on tomorrow’s Mummers Parade? You can be a member of a comic brigade, and do some good at the same time.
DRPA Donates $2 Million To Food Bank Of South JerseyThe 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.
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.
DRPA Nearly Out Of Economic Development BusinessA 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.