Camden County

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.

County announces email newsletter for seniors

Camden County offering a new e-mail newsletter, Just for Seniors! In this newsletter, seniors will learn about all that Camden County has to offer to our senior citizen community. The Camden County Board of Freeholders is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of our seniors through a wide range…

County plans for tool library

Camden County homeowners, gardeners, and fix-it-yourself types will soon have a new money-saving resource. This summer, county officials hope to launch a tool library in Gloucester Township that can help residents work on home projects without having to buy special equipment. The program will be similar to the West Philly…

Camden County Flu Shot Program

The Freeholders are hosting free convenient flu shot clinic locations across Camden County now through November 5th. On Friday, October 10th, they will be available at the Cherry Hill Township Municipal Building, on Tuesday October 21st

Parenting Conference, back by popular demand

Register today for the 2014 Camden County Parenting Conference. This FREE event features two sessions of interactive workshops, exhibitors, brunch, face painting, balloon animals, fabulous door prizes, childcare and more! The keynote speaker is June Grushka-Rosen, a life coach who will talk about how families can coach each other to…

Lobster Trap will be site of new eatery

The former Lobster Trap restaurant in Cooper River Park will remain closed and undergo extensive renovations before reopening around Memorial Day 2015. The Lobster Trap closed in August, a few months after the death of its longtime operator, Tom Delimaris. But county officials saw the potential for something new, according…

State of the County

For the first time in history, Camden County’s bond rating has been upgraded to AA, the result of smart fiscal practices by our finance and management teams. We see 2014 as the year that economic recovery will take hold in Camden County. Freeholder Carmen Rodriguez, liaison to the County’s Health…

Code Blue ALERT

Freeholder Carmen Rodriguez, liaison to the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services, advises municipalities that Camden County will be under a “Code Blue” severe weather advisory tonight. The Health Officer issued the severe weather advisory for Camden County effective today through Thursday.

Volunteer for Bikeshare

Camden County needs volunteers to help with refurbishing donated bikes for its Bikeshare program, which seeks to provide bicycles on loan or permanent use for people in communities throughout the County that become local BikeShare members. Repairs are done Tuesday evenings from 5:30-8 p.m. and Saturday mornings from 9 a.m.-…
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