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January 9, 2023

A year after kicking off an initiative to improve nutrition at schools in its hometown of Camden, Campbell Soup Co. is getting high marks. And over the next five years, the soup and snack giant plans to invest $5 million in Full Futures...

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January 9, 2023

Today is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, and what better way to celebrate than to talk with with Camden County’s Deputy Chief.  PHL17’s Jennifer Lewis-Hall sat down with Deputy Chief Jannell Simpson this morning to hav...

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January 7, 2023

Getting a hula-hoop to spin above the hips was not an easy task for five-year-old Jared Medina of Camden despite the best instruction from disc jockey Dave Michaels. Medina and dozens of other children spent time on the hoops, trying out limbo...

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January 5, 2023

On a recent summer morning near Camden, New Jersey, two divers from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hovered over a patch of sediment 10 feet below the surface of the Delaware River. With less than 2 feet of visibility in the churni...

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December 21, 2022

Asparagus fries? A hit with kids? The nutritious veggie with Parmesan and honey won over many Camden school district students – more than seven in 10 who tasted it reported in a survey they loved or liked it – in what is believed to b...

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December 20, 2022

Attracting new teachers committed to urban education requires a special effort in the face of a post-pandemic national teacher shortage. That's one of the thorny problems that Giana Campbell says she will attack as the new executive d...

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December 20, 2022

It's been a long time since Gateway Park, the long greenway on the eastbound side of the Admiral Wilson Boulevard, was first envisioned. More than two decades, in fact. Soon, the long wait for the park to become not just a greenway...

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December 19, 2022

South Jersey’s little train that could took a step closer to reality after the approval of a contract to begin design and preliminary engineering on the 18-mile Glassboro-Camden light rail project. See More HERE...

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December 19, 2022

The Sixers are taking on the Toronto Raptors Monday at Wells Fargo Center and the team got a few more players. The Sixers celebrated their eighth annual Holiday Hoopla during which a few local kids got a chance to get on the court and be players f...

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December 13, 2022

Hopeworks has been working since it inception in 1999 to bridge one kind of digital divide by connecting young people in Camden and the surrounding area with the tools and training they need for careers in technology — training that migh...

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