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Jersey Joe Unveiling

The Camden County Historical Society is making sure the legacy and history made by boxing trailblazer Arnold Cream, best known as “Jersey Joe Walcott,” will never be forgotten. On Saturday, the group, along with the county’s Board of Commissioners, unveiled an 8-foot tall bronze statue of the Camden County native…
Published in Camden County

Move To Open Ports 24/7

Waiting for a Halloween costume or Christmas gift? The White House says it's helped broker an agreement with Walmart, FedEx and UPS for the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to become a 24-hour, seven-days-a-week operation supply chain in an effort to relieve supply chain bottlenecks and move stranded…
Published in National

Pledge A Paw

The countdown is on for our Pet Costume Parade and 5K Run/Walk and Trunk or Treat Car Show. Join the fun at Cooper River Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 23rd. Bring your little love bug, or bee or pumpkin (or witch or goblin) and enter…
Published in Local, Life

Drag Queen Brunch

On Sunday, October 24th, join us at the Tortilla Press Cantina for Brunch is a Drag – HalloQween Spooktacular hosted by: Astala Vista. Enjoy hilarious Halloween themed performances and costumes by some of the Tri-State area's best Drag Entertainers! From Glamourous Ghouls to Wickedly Beautiful Witches, get ready to experience…
Published in Neighbors

Poll Workers Pay Increase

With poll workers needed across the region, Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order on Thursday, October 7th, increasing the pay from $275 to $300 for Election Day poll workers and increasing the hourly rate by a commensurate amount for those who work during the early voting period of October…
Published in New Jersey

2021 Cooper Norcross Run

Sunday, October 17th at 11:59 p.m. is the last day to register for the 2021 Cooper Norcross "Run The Bridge". The in-person 10K will cap out at 2000 participants and the in-person 2 Mile Walk will cap out at 250 participants. There will be no in-person registration for the 10K…
Published in Local

Camden County 4-H Haunting

Do you like a good scare? Then join Camden County 4-H for their annual haunting on Friday, October 22nd and Saturday, October 23rd from 7-10:30 p.m. in Blackwood. This year’s Haunting returns as a Haunted Walk in and around the Camden County Office of Sustainability at 508 Lakeland Road. 4-H…
Published in Camden County

Vaccinating the Homebound

New Jersey has launched a new process to help individuals who are homebound to obtain COVID-19 vaccination. Homebound individuals or their caregivers can now go tohttps://covid19.nj.gov/homeboundvax, or call 1-855-568-0545, to complete a form to request in-home vaccination. Once the completed form is submitted, NJDOH will forward the form to a home health agency, local health department or other vaccination provider, and the individual who submitted the form will be contacted to schedule an in-home vaccination…
Published in COVID-19, New Jersey

County History Month

The Camden County History Alliance invites the public to join us for Camden County History Month in October. Thirty participating historic sites and history organizations throughout Camden County will be open with special exhibits, reenactments, and guided tours for adults and children. Camden County History Month is hosted by the…
Published in Camden County, History

SJIHP Research Grants

The South Jersey Institute for Population Health (SJIPH), established by the the Rowan University/Rutgers-Camden Board of Governors (Joint Board) to improve health outcomes in our region, is pleased to announce its inaugural funding initiative for 2021. SJIPH’s Call for Proposals will fund research projects that involve collaborations between Rowan University,…
Published in New Jersey

2021 County Flu Clinics

The Camden County Department of Health and Human Services recommends everyone get a flu shot this flu season, especially children and seniors who are most vulnerable. The flu shots are provided for no-out-of-pocket cost. To pre-register click here: https://bit.ly/3zblA9s, for further information, contact the Camden County Flu Hotline at 856-374-6365.…
Published in Camden County
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