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August 28, 2022

Preliminary plans to demolish part of the 80-year-old Ablett Village public housing complex in Cramer Hill and build 78 affordable-housing townhomes have been approved by the city Planning Board. Demolition of 10 existing buildings and new con...

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August 26, 2022

New Jersey’s own Campbell Soup is celebrating a big birthday this month. They are celebrating the 125th birthday of condensed soup. Condensed soup was a big breakthrough in helping homemakers serve up a great meal. One can of condensed soup wi...

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August 23, 2022

Camden-based American Water launched its charitable arm in 2010 to support the communities it serves.  In that vein, the American Water Charitable Foundation announced Aug. 23 that it had awarded a total of $1.5 million to 36 organization...

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August 18, 2022

Camden Mayor Vic Carstarphen told an audience at Camden High School on Thursday that the state of the city is “Camden Strong.” Prior to that several officials — including Camden City School District Superintendent Katrina McCombs, City Council Pre...

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August 18, 2022

Although it was the mayor’s State of the City address, the packed Camden High School auditorium on Thursday evening felt more like a pep rally for a team heading to the state finals. After his introduction, the lights came up, and Mayor Victor...

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August 11, 2022

Cooper University Health Care celebrated 135 years of providing high-quality, care to the residents of Camden and all of southern New Jersey on Aug. 10. See More HERE...

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August 10, 2022

Neighbors, politicians, government workers and business representatives came to sweat and clean the community on Wednesday, but the city’s ninth neighborhood cleanup this summer did not get started until a visiting celebrity got handshakes, hugs ...

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August 2, 2022

The Camden County Police Department and Camden County Board of Commissioners hosted several Metro and Community National Night Out events Tuesday night in Camden City. National Night Out is a nationwide event which promotes positive relationships ...

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August 1, 2022

Following a highly competitive selection process, Kevin Lutz, a 16-year veteran of the Camden County Police Department and former U.S. Marine, was sworn in as Rutgers University–Camden chief of police on Monday, August 1. Lutz comes to Rutgers–Camden...

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July 31, 2022

Kristine Smalls is actually a shy person. So when she saw her mother’s graduation surprise to her — 14 feet high and 48 feet across, towering above bustling Route 130 outside her hometown of Camden — Smalls was shocked. “OMG, I’m on a billb...

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