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Camden residents were cautioned today by Patrick J. Sullivan, chief of the City Electrical Bureau, to be wary of persons who represent themselves as electrical inspectors.
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City Alerted on Electric Inspectors

Camden residents were cautioned today by Patrick J. Sullivan, chief of the City Electrical Bureau, to be wary of persons who represent themselves as electrical inspectors.

When the air raid sirens sound at noon June 26 in Camden, don't panic. It's not an atomic attack.
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New Schedule Set for Tests of Air Raid Sirens

When the air raid sirens sound at noon June 26 in Camden, don’t panic. It’s not an atomic attack.

A $1,000 increment for all non-uniformed employes over a three-year period is part of a package proposal to be presented to Mayor Alfred R. Pierce Monday.
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City Asked to Provide Increment

A $1,000 increment for all non-uniformed employes over a three-year period is part of a package proposal to be presented to Mayor Alfred R. Pierce Monday.

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Oldest 100 News Articles

A collection of the 100 oldest news articles about Camden, NJ on the site!

Open Fire Hydrant Stock Photo
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Man, Youth Charged in Hydrant Incident

CAMDEN – A 25-year-old Mount Ephraim man and a Somerdale juvenile were arrested by Camden police yesterday and charged with illegally diverting water from a fire hydrant into a truck used for commercial steam cleaning.

Aaron A. Thompson, 88, former Mayor of Camden, passed on March 17, 2019.
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Aaron A. Thompson Obituary

Aaron A. Thompson, 88, former Mayor of Camden, passed on March 17, 2019.

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Robert R. Allen Obituary

U.S. Veteran Robert passed away on August 9, 2016 at Kennedy Memorial Hospital, Stratford, NJ; of Oaklyn, NJ, age 72 years. 

Subaru Steering Wheel Stock Photo
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New name for Camden street near planned HQ

CAMDEN – City Council members voted Tuesday to rename one block of Mount Ephraim Avenue to Subaru Drive.

Phil Cohen, 52, of Pennsauken has created a Web site to honor Camden County veterans who died while serving their country. He wants to keep their memory alive.
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Site Honors Camco War Dead

Second Lieutenant Warren Stafford Jr., of Haddon Heights, was in the Army Air Force when his entire B-17 Flying Fortress crew of 10 men was reported missing on Feb. 3, 1944 during World War II.During World War I, Merchant Marine Charles Daniels, 23, of Camden drowned when he and his brother, George Daniels, were in a lifeboat that capsized after their ship, the SS Atlantic Sun, was sunk by a German submarine. Army Specialist Joseph Tiefenthaler, 21, of Brooklawn, was killed in action during his tour of duty in Vietnam on May 13, 1967.

These veterans, along with more than 1,200 war veterans who died while serving their country, can be found on a virtual memorial complete with names, descriptions, photos and scanned copies of newspaper articles thanks to the dedicated work of a Pennsauken man.

A rendering of a Hilton hotel that is being planned for Camden
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In a Faded City, Plans to Build a Hotel Build Hope

The old Plaza Hotel downtown is a tomb, sealed shut for more than 20 years now, it’s windows shattered and its green marquee worn and stripped of letters.

Max Alexander, October 11, 2007
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Alexander Finds Positives After Loss

Max Alexander admits he made an earlier than expected departure from the ESPN show “The Contender.”

Max Alexander, October 11, 2007
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Camden Boxer Turns to High-tech Training

The first thing a boxer has to learn to do well is box.