Camden County

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David Madden
May 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Public school officials in Camden have revised the future, a bit, for a pair of schools targeted for closure come the fall to bridge a $27 million deficit. The Cream School will still be converted into an early childhood facility and the Veterans School will be closed...
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Chris Christie and Phil Murphy
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Mike Dougherty
May 09, 2019 - 3:24 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The back and forth between Camden County elected officials and Gov. Phil Murphy continues, as the Democrats say Republican Chris Christie did more for Camden than the current governor is doing. In Camden County, there's a belief that Murphy suffers from "geographic...
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What had become a 35-acre dump site along the Delaware River in Camden’s Cramer Hill section is now a nature preserve.
Courtesy of Michael Hogan/South Jersey Land and Water Trust; David Madden/KYW Newsradio
David Madden
May 01, 2019 - 4:50 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — What had become a 35-acre dump site along the Delaware River in Camden’s Cramer Hill section is now a nature preserve. The site along 36th Street just off the border with Pennsauken was home to a sewage treatment plant long since torn down. Over the last several years...
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New Jersey country road
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David Madden
April 05, 2019 - 12:26 pm
EAST ORANGE, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey plans to hand out $161 million to fund municipal road and bridge repair projects in 95 percent of the state. Money will go to 537 towns for various projects that have been in the pipeline for months. The idea, according to Gov. Phil Murphy, is to take...
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N.J. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal announces the first “ghost gun” seizures and arrests, under a new law banning untraceable weapons.
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Steve Tawa
March 18, 2019 - 2:06 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The first arrests under a New Jersey law criminalizing "ghost guns" happened in Camden County. It is now illegal to build or sell guns from online kits. N.J. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal says "ghost guns" are not registered and do not have serial numbers. Grewal...
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Camden County jail warden Karen Taylor.
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Paul Kurtz
February 27, 2019 - 3:57 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Camden County jail is expanding what appears to be a successful treatment program for inmates who enter the prison addicted to drugs or alcohol. The jail is using a $200,000 grant from the New Jersey Department of Corrections to offer inmates medication-assisted...
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 Jordan Grabelle, 14, has spent half of her life promoting literacy.
Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
February 19, 2019 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Jordan Grabelle, 14, has spent half of her life promoting literacy. It all began at age 7, when she volunteered for her sister Alexa's effort, called Bag of Books. Over the years, as Jordan helped distribute books, she noticed a problem among younger kids in at-risk...
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Code Blue
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Rachel Kurland
February 18, 2019 - 12:33 pm
GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The Camden County Department of Health and Human Services has advised a Code Blue to go into effect Monday at 7 p.m. until 7 a.m. on Tuesday. "Temperatures are expected to drop well below freezing," said Freeholder Carmen Rodriguez in a press release. "...
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Jennifer Klein getting fitted
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David Madden
February 12, 2019 - 2:05 pm
PENNSAUKEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A boathouse along the Cooper River has been turned into a makeshift bridal salon, where hundreds of women are picking up gowns donated after a shop closed in Cherry Hill a little more than a year ago. It’s so popular, the one-day event was extended to two. The...
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The Camden County Board of Freeholders and M&M Realty Partners, LLC are donating over 500 bridal gowns, special occasion dresses and bridal accessories to veteran families in Camden County.
Camden County
David Madden
February 08, 2019 - 11:51 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Need a wedding or a formal dress? Camden County has a few hundred to give away. But there’s a catch. You have to be a veteran or have a connection to one to sign up for a one-time event on Tuesday at the Camden County Boathouse on Park Drive in Pennsauken. Freeholder...
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