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CAMDEN COUNTY NEWS

LATEST NEWS

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.

New Survey Data Show Positive Trends For City

Camden City is making positive growth according to recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. The positive trend can be seen in key areas including poverty, educational attainment, employment and unemployment. The findings come as part of a new five-year population estimate produced by the Census Bureau using data derived from the American Community Survey (ACS).

Camden County Freeholder Reassures Residents In Wake Of Recent Hate Crimes

Camden County Freeholder Jonathan Young says he is “sickened and heartbroken” by the events leading up to the attack on Jewish congregants observing Hanukkah at the home of their Rabbi.

Twenty-sixth Annual Kwanzaa Celebration Brings Families and Community Together

The 26th annual Kwanzaa Celebration in Lawnside will take place Sunday, December 29, from 3:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at the Wayne Bryant Center.

Fifty-two New CCPD Officers Sworn In

The Camden County Police Department swore in 52 new police officers on the afternoon of December 19 and, after the swearing-in ceremony, officers were assigned to the police administration building for additional agency training according to a press release from the county.

What’s Good – ‘Nescience Auditions’

Auditions were held for an upcoming play that will focus on the concept of "nescience," which is defined as a lack of knowledge or awareness. The show has been written by Beatrice Alonna of South Jersey, who is trying to show through the medium of theater that nescience is something that affects us all no matter what race, creed, or age we are.

Campbell’s Recognizes Camden Organizations For Improving Lives

Campbell Soup Company and the Campbell Soup Foundation recognized the efforts of organizations that have made a significant impact in the Camden community recently.

Gloucester Township Police Sponsors Police Academy For Residents

In its continuing effort to foster a better police community partnership, the Gloucester Township Police Department is sponsoring a free ten-week Citizens Police Academy beginning January 23, 2020.