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November 21, 2022

CAMDEN, NJ – The city has shown a sharp rebound from the economic doldrums of the COVID pandemic, at least as measured by the estimated unemployment rate. In September, the latest month available, the city's estimated unemployment rate – the percentage of city residents who are in the labor ...

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PRINCETON, NJ – TAPinto Camden won first place honors in the Amiri Baraka Award for Best Coverage of Cities and Suburbs, presented by the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists. The articles by Tony Gallotto and April Saul captured the "snapshots of a colorful city by telling stories, ...

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CAMDEN, NJ – Nonprofit Coriell Institute for Medical Research Inc., which plans new headquarters on Walnut Street, could double its employment over the next decade as it expands cancer research. Although no agreements have been signed, a new Camden Cancer Research Center may be formed next year ...

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Parsippany, NJ – Delta Dental of New Jersey (DDNJ) announced today that it is teaming up with VSP Vision Care, the only national not-for-profit vision benefits company, to launch DeltaVision. The partnership will provide a convenient “one-stop shopping” experience for group vision and dental ...

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CAMDEN, NJ – Prepare your appetites: More food trucks are coming to town. City Council on Tuesday evening adopted an ordinance that allows the number of food-truck licenses to grow to 12 from the seven that were announced when the city's test food-truck program was first approved in May. An ...

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CAMDEN, NJ – The new owners who rehabilitated a troubled 1940s-era apartment complex in the Morgan Village section on Wednesday celebrated a new look and a new name. Hudson Valley Property Group (HVPG), a national affordable-housing developer, spent about $25 million on renovations of the 391 ...

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CAMDEN, NJ – New Jersey American Water on Friday presented a ceremonial $950,000 check in Neighborhood Revitalization Tax Credit (NRTC) funding to Camden Lutheran Housing Inc. to support "My North Camden!," a program to increase homeownership, employment and economic development in North ...

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CAMDEN, NJ – The Cooper Foundation raised $3.5 million at its sold-out 12th Annual Red Hot Gala held on Friday night at the waterfront and attended by more than 900 guests, according to Cooper. “After a two-year hiatus, we are delighted to be gathering together in person once again to support ...

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CAMDEN, NJ – The nonprofit Coriell Institute for Medical Research plans to build a new headquarters in two phases totaling more than 120,000 square feet on  Walnut street behind Campbell Soup, according to Camden Redevelopment Agency documents. Coriell stated in its application that it needs to ...

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CAMDEN, NJ – Step from Westfield Avenue into the Luz Supermarket and the scene is jarring: It looks like a suburban ShopRite or ACME was run through a shrinking machine. Aisles are lined with orderly shelves full of groceries, from Gerber baby food to pancake syrup to peanut butter. A glass case ...

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CAMDEN, NJ – The Coriell Institute for Medical Research, a 70-year-old nonprofit that studies human genes and their role in disease, plans to build a new state-of-the-art headquarters in Camden. The expansion, disclosed in a Camden Redevelopment Agency resolution last month that designates ...

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CAMDEN, NJ – When 22-year-old Cindymarie Roman shared her dreams with a room full of community leaders, she quickly became a celebrity chef, of sorts. "My dream is to actually own a food truck," the Camden native said Monday evening during the question-and-answer session after a panel discussion ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Hopeworks, the city-based tech-education nonprofit, is getting a $500,000 grant from the National Basketball Foundation, its second sizable grant from the national charitable organization chaired by legendary NBA star Michael Jordan. The new Hopeworks grant is part of $20 million ...

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CAMDEN, NJ – When city residents travel north toward Camden, some of them mark the end of their journey when they spot a 30-year-old icon in the distance, clearly visible from the Walt Whitman Bridge. "You know you're home when you see the pink building," says Alyssa Wilds, who grew up in the ...

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CAMDEN, NJ – A proposed building in the Whitman Park neighborhood is the first such development in South Jersey under a state program that subsidizes projects combining affordable housing with medical care to promote the overall health of a community. The developer, 1800 Davis Associates Urban ...

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CAMDEN, NJ – Plans to demolish a vacant office building next to the Ferry Avenue PATCO station and build senior housing and a health care office were delayed by objections from PATCO’s parent agency at the Planning Board on Thursday night. The developer of 1800 Davis St. needs preliminary and ...

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CAMDEN, NJ – A vacant building on Admiral Wilson Boulevard that opened 72 years ago as a car dealership and most recently was a warehouse will be transformed into a self-storage facility, according to plans approved by the Zoning Board of Adjustment. Pennsauken QOZ Self-Storage LLC will ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — When Miguel Arriaga opened Miguel’s Pharmacy in the city's Cramer Hill section in 2013, it was a matter of financial survival. Arriaga, who moved to Camden from Puerto Rico with his parents in 1979, was working at a local pharmacy that was being acquired by a national chain, and he ...

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CAMDEN, NJ – City Hall is hosting a festive outdoor job fair this afternoon to match local job-seekers with eager employers. Mayor Victor Carstarphen teamed up with the Camden County agencies and other community partners to assemble today’s job fair from 3 to 6 p.m. at Roosevelt Plaza Park, off ...

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CAMDEN, NJ – Kris Kolluri, a former state transportation commissioner and now CEO of Camden Community Partnership, has been nominated to head the New Jersey-New York development corporation that is going to build a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River. Gov. Phil Murphy and New York Gov. Kathy ...

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CAMDEN, NJ – More people in this city and across Camden County are working again. That has local officials thrilled. Latest employment statistics from the NJ Department of Labor & Workforce Development show a steady rise since January in the number of people gainfully employed in the ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Camden County thinks it’s got star quality. To capitalize on its photogenic venues and people – and attract more business opportunities and jobs – Camden and Gloucester counties have teamed up to pitch themselves to film and television production companies. The neighboring ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — More people in Camden County and in the City of Camden are back at work, earning paychecks to support themselves and their families. Employment statistics from the NJ Department of Labor & Workforce Development show a significant increase throughout 2021 in new jobs across ...

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The Center for Cooperative Media honored TAPinto Camden with an NJ News Commons Excellence in Local News Awards.  Each year, the Center for Cooperative Media recognizes local news outlets for innovation, collaboration, investigative reporting, campus reporting, sustainability, and ...

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DeCotiis, Fitzpatrick, Cole & Giblin, LLP, is pleased to announce the addition of the Honorable Walter F. Skrod (Ret.) as “of counsel” to the firm. Judge Skrod joined the firm Monday, January 31 after serving nearly seven years as a New Jersey Superior Court Judge in Bergen County. He brings ...

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CAMDEN, NJ – Building Future Legacies for Young Scholars, a woman, and minority-owned college prep and culture-in-tech consultancy, was named the winner of Hopeworks' inaugural Black Enterprise Initiative. It is being awarded a new website valued at $20,000. An applicant review committee ...

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CAMDEN NJ — On a Tuesday morning in May 2018, the first iteration of a new eatery called the Lunch Box opened its doors, establishing a new venue for hungry guests as well as a new meeting spot to create camaraderie in Downtown Camden.  With the financial backing of Cooper Ferry’s partnership, ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — Minority entrepreneurs in New Jersey now have access to consulting services in Camden that will help their businesses grow both financially and online. The Philadelphia-based nonprofit The Enterprise Center held a grand opening on Monday of its new location in Camden at 330 Market ...

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CAMDEN, NJ — New Jersey, American Water held a graduation ceremony at its Camden facility for its Water UP! program in partnership with non-profit Hopeworks, APEX Solutions Group, and Jingoli Construction.  On Dec. 3, eight students graduated and received certificates, as well as OSHA 30 cards, ...

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CAMDEN NJ – City Hall looks financially healthier and better able to repay its long-term debt than Camden has been anytime in the past four decades. That’s the takeaway after Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services (S&P), a global municipal rating agency, gave Camden’s investment-grade bond ...

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