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Police plan update on missing woman
The mystery surrounding the disappearance Sunday of the executive director of the Camden Children's Garden deepened Tuesday with a police contact group reporting that Valerie Frick was sighted in Pennsauken. The report from the District Council Collaborative Board, distributed via e-mail, came as police announced they would hold a news conference on the matter later Tuesday afternoon.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
42 Indicted in Major Camden Drug Ring Involving Heroin and Cocaine
A State Grand Jury indicted 42 alleged drug dealers on charges including first-degree racketeering in "Operation North Pole," Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman announced on Friday. "Operation North Pole" targeted a violent narcotics distribution enterprise, with ties to Mexican drug cartels, that was dealing millions of dollars a year in heroin and cocaine in Camden.
Air conditioner stolen, child assaulted, DWI on 295 - Logan crimelog
Sept. 5: A Philadelphia man reported that he was assaulted by a co-worker following a dispute on Heron Drive. A citizen complaint was filed and the matter is pending court.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Pennsauken man charged with DUI after crashing twice in Camden
CAMDEN - A Pennsauken man was charged with driving under the influence after he allegedly crashed his SUV twice in a matter of minutes early Thursday, according to police. Marco Torres-Hernandez, 20, struck a vehicle at Dudley Street and Westfield Avenue around 12:20 a.m., according to Camden Police spokesman Mike Daniels.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
9/11 Run Raises Over $8,500, Draws About 340 Participants
Camden County was home to one of 50 locations nationally that played host to the Travis Manion Foundation's seventh annual 5K Race on Sunday, according to camdencounty.com. The run took place Sunday morning at Cooper River Park in Pennsauken.
The Jersey Journal
Miss America 2015: Former Miss says pageant can't be 'tone-deaf' to A.C.
Kate Shindle is remembered as Miss America 1998, the contestant who, as Miss Illinois 1997, stood out of the crowd to take the crown. But Shindle, 37, grew up in New Jersey - right outside Atlantic City - where she experienced the pageant not just as a competitor, but also a part of life.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
New Jersey communities marking 9/11 anniversary
Communities and organizations across New Jersey will be holding events on Thursday to mark the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the U.S. New Jersey was hard hit by the attacks. Among the nearly 3,000 people who died that day, when planes were flown into the World Trade Center towers, were 749 New Jerseyans.
Miss America 2015: A remembrance of Miss New Jerseys past
Sure, the competition left New Jersey for seven years, but the Miss America pageant was born here. So why haven't we seen a Miss New Jersey take the crown in oh-so-long? Our designated representative didn't win last year.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
The Gloucester County Times
Camden County plans mosquito spraying in Pennsauken, Haddonfield
The Camden County Mosquito Commission will conduct spraying in two towns this evening. Spraying is scheduled on an as needed basis based upon the results of their surveillance efforts.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Leonard Zubrzycki, 82, Temple professor
Dr. Leonard J. Zubrzycki, 82, of Pennsauken, who retired in 1994 as a professor of microbiology and immunology at Temple University School of Medicine, died Thursday, Sept. 4, at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden, after a heart attack.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
The Jersey Journal
Insane Inflatable 5k in Seaside Park brings out the grit in runners
SEASIDE PARK - Jennifer Battistoni of Middletown has run obstacle courses before, but not ones as hot and sandy as Saturday's in Seaside Park. "This one's cleaner than a mud run but harder because of the sand," said the 25-year-old veteran of a previous Mudrella obstacle course.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Suit seeks to derail Camden Renaissance schools
A group of Camden public school advocates and parents has filed a lawsuit against the state education commissioner, saying he did not properly assess the "financial and segregative impact" of approving two Renaissance schools to open in the city. Mastery and Uncommon Schools were approved July 7 by acting Commissioner David Hespe and opened elementary schools earlier this month.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Philadelphia Gay News
SJ Pride returns bigger, better
Southern New Jersey LGBTQ Pride will host its annual Pride in the Park this month with two very special guests. Pride founder and chief executive officer DeAnn Cox told PGN exclusively that joining 2014 Mr. Continental Kalil Valentino as headliner will be "RuPaul's Drag Race" contestant Mimi ImFurst.
Pennsauken Man Charged With Robbery of Merchantville Bank
A Pennsauken man has been charged in a bank robbery that took place in Merchantville on Aug. 13, Camden County Prosecutor Mary Eva Colalillo and Merchantville Police Chief Wayne Bauer announced Thursday afternoon. Damon Williams was charged with second degree robbery in the heist of a Bank of America on the first block of West Maple Avenue.
The Jersey Journal
Pennsauken man charged with Merchantville bank robbery
Damon Williams, 35, is accused of robbing the Bank of America in the first block of West Maple Avenue Aug. 13. Authorities said he passed a note to a teller demanding money, then fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. Williams was arrested Thursday around 10:30 a.m. as he reported to a parole office in Camden.
Volunteers Needed For Pennsauken 9/11 Remembrance
Each year, 2,997 American flags, one for each individual who lost their life during the attacks, are placed throughout Pennsauken's 9/11 Memorial, located at the corner of Merchantville Ave. and Rt. 130. Volunteers are needed to help distribute the flags on Wednesday, Sept.
The Jersey Journal
Pennsauken man charged with having gun, pills after being chased on foot in Camden
CAMDEN - A man who allegedly had a stolen, loaded handgun and a large number of pills was chased down and arrested by Ptl. Kenneth Egan Tuesday.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
John C. Sampson, 70, charter bus driver
John C. Sampson, 70, of Pennsauken, a Vietnam veteran and charter bus driver, died of a heart attack at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden on Wednesday, Aug. 27. Mr. Sampson, who had been battling health issues, served in Vietnam for four years as an aircraft mechanic in the Air Force.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Man admits beating daughter while visiting his dying brother
A New Jersey man admitted today he attacked and beat his daughter as they visited his brother's hospital deathbed.
Peter McGuire Labor Day Service Comes to Collingswood Friday Morning
U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, State Sen. President Stephen Sweeney and State Sen. Donald Norcross will speak at the 120th annual Peter J. McGuire Labor Day Observance on Friday.