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Camden Man Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison for 2nd Degree Armed Robbery

The Gloucester County Prosecutor announced today that Brian J. Robinson, 35, of Camden was sentenced on October 14 to eight years in New Jersey state prison after pleading guilty to a charge of second-degree armed robbery. Robinson acted alone or with a co-defendant in four convenience store armed robberies that occurred in Deptford, Westville, and […]

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Bellmawr BOE to Vote on Supt. Merit Goals 

The Bellmawr Board of Education (BOE) is set to vote on the 2016-17 merit goals for School Superintendent, Annette Castiglione, according to the October 19 meeting agenda that has been posted on the district’s website. The superintendent stands to earn a merit increase totaling $18,110.50 if all of the goals are met for the 2016-17 school […]

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Keep Children Safe From Fire & Burn Injuries on Halloween

Children love costumes, treats, going door-to-door, and the friendly frights of Halloween parties. These can all be safe and fun activities for all of us, even younger children. However, flames can quickly ruin Halloween festivities. Keep children safe from fire and burn injuries by following these six tips: Use battery-powered candles or flashlights to decorate […]

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Woodbury Man Receives Six Year Sentence for Supplying Ambien to Minors

(Woodbury, N.J.) The Gloucester County Prosecutor’s office announced that Curtis M. Campbell, 46, of Woodbury N.J. was sentenced today to six years in New Jersey state prison for distributing a controlled dangerous substance to two minors. By pleading guilty on February 16, 2016 to two counts of third-degree distribution of a controlled dangerous substance, Campbell […]

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New Action to Save MLK’s Former Camden Home

(Camden, N.J.) Today, Rep. Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced that Cooper’s Ferry Partnership, a non-profit corporation, has offered to become custodian of a Camden City property that was once home to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., while King studied at the former Crozer Theological Seminary in Upland, Pennsylvania in the 1950s. The action comes three weeks after Rep. Norcross […]

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Atlantic City Electric to Donate 2,800 Long-Life Fire Safety Alarms

Through its Emergency Services Partnership Program, Atlantic City Electric will donate 2,800 10-year long-life fire safety alarms to Fire Marshals in the eight counties the company serves. Camden County will receive 350 smoke alarms. An Atlantic City Electric representative will donate the alarms at the Camden County Freeholders’ meeting on October 20. The smoke alarms […]

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Glou City Resident Questions School Board About Zero Tolerance Policy

  Gloucester City resident, Steve Cowgill, spoke during the public portion of Tuesday’s Board of Education (BOE) meeting to ask about an alleged incident that recently occurred on Gloucester High property and involved Gloucester Catholic Cowgill asked about the zero tolerance policy, saying he received a zero tolerance letter “within 5 days” for an incident […]

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Four Fire Facts You Should Know

Every day, Americans experience the horror of fire but most people don’t understand fire. Here are four facts about fire that you should know: Fire is fast. There is little time. In less than 30 seconds, a small flame can get completely out of control and turn into a major fire. It only takes minutes […]

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Bridge Improvement Projects in Camden County

(Lindenwold, NJ) – The Freeholder Board’s Department of Public Works is improving two bridges in Camden County. Maple Avenue Bridge (CR 537) The Maple Avenue Bridge (CR 537) over the South Branch of the Pennsauken Creek in Cherry Hill and Pennsauken Townships is being improved.  Concrete will be used to repair the span’s east abutment […]

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Create & Practice Your Home Fire Escape Plan

In the event of a fire, remember that every second counts. Just like companies such as Jim’s Fire Safety who understand the importance of fire safety/prevention, this is something that you and your family must always be prepared for. You might find that as you go through fire training building escape plans help you get […]