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Free Mammograms for Uninsured/Under-insured

Please share and invite friends! Free Mammograms for uninsured/under-insured residents of Burlington and Camden Counties (ages 40-64). Our mobile mammography van will be at Tabernacle Baptist Church, 150 E 2nd Street, Burlington, NJ on September 19th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please call (856) 247-7388 to sign up. $20…

September 28th Job Fair

Pennsauken Township, the Business, Industry, and Government Council of Pennsauken, P.M.A.C., and Living Faith Christian Center are hosting the fourth annual job fair on Thursday, Sept. 28. The event, held at Living Faith Christian Center, located at 2323 Rt. 73 in Pennsauken from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., will allow…

NJ sends Hurricane Sandy teams to Texas

In 2012, the Atlantic coast of New Jersey and southern New York were slammed with Sandy and received aid and rescue help from several states and the federal government. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was particularly appreciative of the help and announced that NJ Task Force 1, comprised of police,…

A message from Almost Home Animal Shelter

Dear Friends of Almost Home Animal Shelter: As you may recall, at the end of December 2015, Almost Home was scheduled to close our doors and discontinue helping the animals and people in the community that we have cherished since we began as a “temporary” shelter in 2006. Many of…

NJ takes steps to keep farmland in the family

Digging up $1.7 million to actually buy a 160-acre spread felt utterly out of reach for Ryan Kocsis and his wife, Kim. They worried a developer might buy the acres. But last year, the Kocsis family applied and qualified for New Jersey’s Farmland Preservation Program. Inspectors checked them out and…

Townsend Inlet bridge reopens

the Townsend Inlet bridge connecting Sea Isle City and Avalon will reopen Friday, after a more than two-month closure. The bridge was shut down indefinitely to vehicle traffic in early April after divers inspecting the support pilings found a crack. The span had been set to undergo repairs in 2017…

Catholic Schools week events abound

A highlight for staff in the Office of Catholic Schools is taking part in the events and activities in our schools across the diocese. The week was an affirmation of our work and the work of our schools to be “communities of faith, knowledge and service.” At Saint Peter's in…

Kids Smile

As part of National Children's Dental Health Month, Camden County College's dental hygiene and dental assisting students and staff were joined by area dentists to provide free cleanings to local children. The Give-Kids-a-Smile Day program offered preventive care and oral health education to area children aged 12 and younger. Last…

Camden County Library Wins Book Grant from Penguin Random House

Camden County Library is proud to announce that its Riletta L. Cream Ferry Ave. Branch Library is the recipient of a Penguin Random House Library Award for Innovation. The award is being given for the library’s ‘Tutor Time’ program that it operates in partnership with volunteer tutors from the Cooper…

Inaugural issue for History Alliance

Thanks to the Merchantville Historical Society our borough was included in the inaugural issue of Camden County "Heritage" a publication of the Camden County History Alliance. The Camden County History Alliance was established in February 2016. It is an association of over 30 Camden County (NJ) history organizations,

Regattas returning to Cooper River

After closing in the fall of 2015 for major dredging and environmental cleanup, Cooper River will reopen on March 25th with the first of 12 seasonal regattas, the Murphy Cup. Grants and the Camden County government paid the cost for the the $12 million rehabilitation project.
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