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Campbell Soup Company Appoints Chief Marketing Officer

July 12, 2018

CAMDEN, NJ—Campbell Soup Company today announced the appointment of Diego Palmieri as vice president and chief marketing officer of U.S. Meals and Beverages, effective July 18, 2018.

Palmieri will be responsible for all aspects of marketing and consumer connection in the United States across the division’s portfolio of brands, which includes Campbell’s, Chunky, Well Yes!, ...

Acting CCSD Chief Heads Out Into Community to 'Listen and Learn'

July 13, 2018

CAMDEN, NJ—Camden City School District’s Acting Superintendent Katrina McCombs began a 90-day “Listen and Learn” tour this week, stopping by Yorkship Family School on Friday afternoon to hear the questions and concerns of parents, teachers and community members.

McCombs, who was appointed by the state board of education two weeks ago to serve a one-year ...

Acting CCSD Chief Heads Out Into Community to 'Listen and Learn'

CAMDEN, NJ—Camden City School District’s Acting Superintendent Katrina McCombs began a 90-day “Listen and Learn” tour this week, stopping by Yorkship Family School on Friday afternoon to hear the questions and concerns of parents, teachers and community members.

McCombs, who was appointed by the state board of education two weeks ago to serve a one-year ...

Katrina McCombs Wants the Challenge of Leading the Camden Schools

CAMDEN, NJ—Katrina McCombs was an undergraduate at Lehigh University in the late 1980s when she realized how those from outside of Camden perceived those from the city.

The several decades of headlines highlighting the city’s crime and poverty problems created a stigma. Her classmates had trouble believing she was from Camden.

“I was like, wait a minute, you ...

Hopeworks N' Camden Expanding Thanks to Impact100 Grants

July 6, 2018

CAMDEN, NJ—The three-story single family home standing at 543 State St. is fairly unremarkable in the North Camden neighborhood. It has a faded brick facade, a cement porch and a burnt orange front door. Next to that door hangs a small wooden sign with “Hopeworks” singed across.

However once inside, one immediately notices walls filled from floor to ceiling with ...

New Police Video Gives Insight Into Barclay's Arrest

July 11, 2018

CAMDEN, NJ—Former state assemblyman Arthur Barclay, who is charged with simple assault, told police he was defending himself from the woman he was living with when he accidentally hit her in the face, according to video footage obtained by TAPinto Camden.

As Barclay awaits a July 20 municipal court date on the charges, new details have emerged surrounding the June 7 ...

Norcross Visits With Immigrant Teenager Separated at Border

CAMDEN, NJ—After two weeks and the introduction of a legislative bill, U.S. Donald Norcross was able to visit a South Jersey facility that houses children separated at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Norcross held a press conference on the porch of the Camden-based Center for Family Services late Monday afternoon to talk about what he had seen on his visit.

“What I saw was a ...

Menendez, Norcross Warn SCOTUS Pick Could Hinder Women's Access to Health Care

CAMDEN, NJ—U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez and U.S. Rep. Donald Norcross visited the CAMcare Gateway Health Center on Federal Street Monday afternoon to highlight the importance of access to affordable healthcare.

According to both Democratic officials, President Donald Trump’s impending U.S. Supreme Court Justice nominee is a threat health care rights for women, protections for patients ...

New Police Video Gives Insight Into Barclay's Arrest

July 11, 2018

CAMDEN, NJ—Former state assemblyman Arthur Barclay, who is charged with simple assault, told police he was defending himself from the woman he was living with when he accidentally hit her in the face, according to video footage obtained by TAPinto Camden.

As Barclay awaits a July 20 municipal court date on the charges, new details have emerged surrounding the June 7 ...

Authorities Looking to Identify Man Involved in Fatal Camden Shooting

July 13, 2018

CAMDEN, NJ—A 25-year-old Camden man who was shot on May 10 died from his injuries on Tuesday, the Camden County Prosecutor's Office announced. Officials are now seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a man who may have been involved in the fatal shooting.

On May 10, Nuquan Reddick, 25, of Camden, was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds when Camden County Police ...

Camden County Police Seeking Information on River Road Robbery

CAMDEN, NJ—The Camden County Police Department is asking for help from the public to identify two people who robbed two victims by gunpoint in early June.

According to a release from the CCPD, the incident occurred on June 2, 2018, at approximately 12:53 a.m. in the area of 3265 River Road. At that time, two victims were approached by two unknown male suspects, one who brandished a ...

17 Fascinating Facts About Rutgers Athletics

July 10, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - For all the critics of the athletics program at New Jersey’s largest public university, there are more than a dozen reasons to cheer for successes of the sports programs and teams on the playing fields, in classrooms and beyond.

Here are 17 on the field and off the field things this took place this past academic year at Rutgers University:

1. Rutgers had four ...

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N.J. Expands Vital Hepatitis C Treatments for Medicaid Enrollees

July 12, 2018

(TRENTON) – The New Jersey Department of Human Services on Tuesday announced expanded hepatitis C treatments for all Medicaid enrollees in the state, a policy facilitated by increased funding in the fiscal year 2019 budget. The improvement comes amid ongoing concern about increased infections due to the opioid epidemic and a growing focus on identifying and treating hepatitis C infection ...