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4 Camden Nonprofits to Share $3M in Neighborhood Aid

April 12, 2021

CAMDEN, NJ —Four private, nonprofit organizations in the city will receive a total of over $3 million in funding through the state Dept. of Community Affair’s Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Credit (NRTC) program.

The money – totaling $3,025,417 for the four nonprofits – comes from corporations and businesses in the Camden area, which receive a 100 percent tax credit ...

Camden Works Successfully Finds More Jobs for City Residents

CAMDEN, NJ –  Camden Works is successfully helping city residents find good jobs at area businesses despite the ongoing pandemic challenges, placing 140 more people between Aug. 1, 2020, and Feb. 28.

That is in addition to 223 city residents that Camden Works helped find gainful employment between March 1–July 31, 2020, at private and public businesses and industries in the ...

$500K Grant to Help Camden Businesses With Low-Cost Loans

CAMDEN, NJ – The city’s Cooperative Business Assistance Corp. (CBAC) is getting a $500,000 grant from Wells Fargo enabling it to offer more low-cost loans that help small business owners rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic.

This new grant and CBAC’s partnership with Wells Fargo “allows us to fill a lending gap that many traditional financial institutions are unable to ...

Judge’s Decision Lets Camden’s ‘Little Nipper’ Court Fight to Move Ahead

CAMDEN NJ –  A Superior Court judge has set the ground rules for a complicated court fight in a long-running financial dispute over the restored “Nipper Building” and the derelict "Radio Lofts’"building a few blocks away.

Superior Court Judge Steven Polansky issued a 39-page ruling on Tuesday saying a jury should decide if Dranoff Properties Inc – ...

Profile: Camden’s Future Relies on “Eds and Meds”

About this profile: TAPInto Camden is publishing an ongoing series about entities that are giving back to Camden through philanthropy, job training and other community supports.

CAMDEN - The latest iteration of “Eds and Meds” was born in Camden nearly a decade ago, when a new state law placed UMDNJ under Rutgers University and gave Rowan University status as a public ...

Own a Local Digital Marketing Business: Start a TAPinto Franchise

Do you want to be your own boss?  Do you want to create financial independence while leaving a lasting legacy?  Are you a community leader?  

If so, owning a local digital marketing business with TAPinto may be a good fit for you.  It's an affordable business opportunity with a low entry cost and high ROI.

Join us for an informational webinar about ...

TAPinto Camden is Hiring

TAPinto Camden, part of the TAPinto network of hyperlocal news sites, is looking for a full-time entry-level reporter to cover Camden, N.J.

The reporter is expected to generate three stories per day from the beat. The reporter will be responsible for covering City Hall, planning board, zoning board with a heavy emphasis on education coverage, including the city’s public school system and ...

Haddon Avenue Lays the Groundwork to Flourish as a Camden Business Destination 

CAMDEN, NJ — Rashaan Hornsby dipped the paint brush until it was soaked blue, taking his time as he applied gentle strokes to get the coating just right. His new boutique will be like his work as a coach, company owner, community leader, and media visionary: deliberate and forward-thinking.

The name of the store, which Hornsby will open next month with partner Amir Gilliams, can also be ...

Camden Eyes Several Thoroughfares to Build Diverse ‘Main Streets’

CAMDEN, NJ — Camden hopes to spur more support for local small and micro-businesses through Main Street designations.

On Tuesday, the City Council gave the green light to the Camden Community Development Association (CCDA), a coalition made up of various neighborhood organizations, to apply for several Camden corridors.

The areas include Haddon Avenue (Parkside), Broadway (Waterfront ...

Profile: The Michaels Organization is a Leader in Camden's Rebuild

About this profile: TAPInto Camden is creating an ongoing series about companies that are giving back to Camden through philanthropy, job training and other community supports.

CAMDEN - The Michaels Organization, a nationwide real estate company headquartered at 2 Cooper St., believes Camden symbolizes the commitment the company makes to cities across the country to create ...

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Find Your Green Thumb: NJ Experts Offer Tips for Starting a Kitchen Garden

May 8, 2021

NEW JERSEY — They don’t call this The Garden State for nothing.

Want to bring out your inner green thumb this season? There’s no better time than now to get started on a kitchen garden.

“There is no mastery of gardening, you just get better at guessing,” said Bloomfield’s L. Be. Sholar, who offers gardening tips on her blog, Farm-Based ...

New Marijuana, Alcohol Laws Handcuff Police Officers

April 22, 2021

By John Zebrowski, First Vice President, New Jersey State Association of Chief of Police

Now that state lawmakers have passed measures to create a marketplace for recreational marijuana in New Jersey – as well as basically eliminated sanctions for underage possession and use of marijuana and alcohol – the big challenge for local police departments is how to enforce these new ...

More than 400 Pennsauken Homes to be Powered by Community Solar

May 4, 2021

Solar Landscape, one of New Jersey’s leading solar developers, today announced one of its first-year community solar projects is energized and delivering clean energy to local residents. The project, located on Sherman Avenue in Pennsauken will generate more than 900,000 kilowatt hours of electricity annually and power more than 100 local homes with its clean solar energy.

 

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The Jaffe Briefing - May 12, 2021

NEWARK – It is a grand and interesting experiment. If you hand a low-income family $500 a month, with no strings attached, will it change lives? That’s the big question in Newark, where city officials are following Paterson to launch a two-year money give-away. Funded through private donations and charity, the city is planning to issue $500 checks each month to 400 households. This ...