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CAMDEN COUNTY NEWS

LATEST NEWS

Camden County Police Officers Honored for Teamwork in Apprehending Armed Suspects

The Camden County Police Department recognized this week six officers for their teamwork in apprehending two armed suspects: Officers Vaughn Edwards, Jimmy Mercado, Vincenzo Dolce, Urbano Concepcion, Robert Alter and Benjamin Quinones.

Dreary Weather Causes County Events to Cancel and Reschedule

Due to the recent spat of dreary weather, several Camden County events scheduled for have been rescheduled.

Camden County Historical Society Unveils Slave Trade Marker

Camden County, City and State officials, along with the Camden County Historical Society, unveiled the second of three planned historical markers installed at former slave auction sites in Camden City, here on June 17.

Camden County Police Chief Scott Thomson Announces Retirement

County Police Chief Scott Thomson will retire at the end of August after 25 years of serving the City of Camden and Camden County, Camden County Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli Jr. has announced.

Quaker City String Band Concert Postponed to July 11

The Quaker City String Band concert at Cooper River Park scheduled for Thursday, June 13, has been postponed and rescheduled for July 11 at 8:00 p.m.

Camden County Library System to Eliminate Overdue Fines Beginning July 1

The Camden County Library System is getting rid of all overdue fees for books and other items that are returned past their due date starting July 1. The library is eliminating the overdue fees to remove a barrier to its resources furthering its mission to give people equal access to information and services.

County Officials and Supporters March on Gun Violence Awareness Day

County officials marched in support of the 5th Annual National Gun Violence Awareness Day hosted by the Camden County Freeholder Board in conjunction with civic partners like Moms Demand Action and the Center for Family Services on Saturday, June 8.

Campbell Soup Company Awards Thousands in Grants to Local Nonprofits

The Campbell Soup Company has announced grants to 31 nonprofit organizations across the country in the amount of $595,000 in total.

Camden County Addresses Reported Rise in HIV Among Injection Drug Users

The New Jersey Department of Health notified the county that between February 1 and April 30 of this year, ten people in and around Camden County, who have histories of injection drug use, were newly diagnosed with HIV prompting officials to take proactive measures.

Darlingside Concert in Haddon Heights Postponed Due to Weather Forecasts

The concert featuring Darlingside with guest Matt Duke scheduled for today, Wednesday, June 5, at the McLaughlin-Norcross Memorial Dell, here, has been postponed due to stormy weather forecasts.