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CAMDEN COUNTY NEWS

LATEST NEWS

Camden County MUA Appoints New Executive Director

The Camden County Municipal Utility Authority (CCMUA) has appointed Scott Schreiber as their new executive director effective February 1, 2020, replacing outgoing executive director Andy Kricun, who retired Saturday after more than 30 years of service at CCMUA.

Officials Call For Relief Efforts For Earthquake Torn Puerto Rico

Local, county, and state officials have recently called on the public to support recovery efforts to the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico. For weeks, the island has been hit by earthquakes and aftershocks which have damaged and destroyed homes and other critical infrastructure.

Brothers In Blue MC Donates Hundreds of Teddy Bears to CCPD

Brothers in Blue Motorcycle Club members dropped off 400 donated Teddy Bears to the Camden County Police Departments as part of the club’s nationwide “Freddie’s Teddies” program recently.

County Offers Free Disaster Preparedness Training

As many Americans have become increasingly interested in disaster preparedness and response skills in the wake of extreme weather and other natural events in the US and around the world, the Camden County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) will once again offer a free, 20-hour training curriculum to prepare interested Camden County residents to help protect themselves, their family, and their community during a disaster.

Fourteen County Residents To Receive Recognition For Service To Their Community

Fourteen county residents will be honored for their contributions to improving their community at the 2020 Camden County Freedom Medal Ceremony on Wednesday, January 22.

Camden County College and Rutgers U–Camden Form Premier Partnership

Camden County College and Rutgers University–Camden have formed a new Premier Partnership aligning the two schools to provide residents of Camden County and South Jersey an opportunity to earn both a Camden County College associate degree and Rutgers baccalaureate degree on the Blackwood and Rutgers–Camden campuses.

Camden County Adult Residents Can Explore Training And Apprenticeship Opportunities At Open House

Camden County adult residents who are interested in career training and apprenticeship opportunities can take advantage of an open house hosted by the Career and Technical Institute of Camden County College and Camden County Technical Schools on Thursday, January 16, from 5:30 P.M. to 7:30 P.M. at Camden County Technical Schools.

RU–Camden Nursing Students Give Health Support To Local Elderly

Rutgers University--Camden students in the accelerated bachelor of science in nursing program are among a team of health care workers and social workers who are providing in-home consultations to solve complex care issues for elderly residents in Camden.

County Offers Free Workshops To Help Fight Addictions

The Camden County Addiction Awareness Task Force will begin hosting a number of workshops in its continuing efforts to arm residents in the fight against opioids and other drugs and additions in 2020.

Camden City Experiences Historic Drop In Crime Rate, New Study Claims

The City of Camden has seen an historic drop in violent and nonviolent crime according to a recent Uniform Crime Report (UCR) released by the county.