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Camden Schools Host Enrollment Fair Today

August 2, 2022

CAMDEN, NJ — With 37 days of summer still left until schools reopen, the city’s School District hosting fairs to encourage more students to enroll in its schools.

Today, from 10 am to 2:30 pm, the district will hold a fun, outdoor enrollment registration fair at the Catto Family School, 3100 Westfield Ave.

This fair will feature food, music, games, and raffles with free ...

Mi Casita Celebrates 50 Years of Caring for Children

CAMDEN, NJ – When Ana Trotter was a preschooler in the 1970s, one of her earliest memories was being picked up by a small bus to take her to the Mi Casita Day Care Center, even though she did not live far from the Spruce Street building.

Trotter’s two adult daughters also went to Mi Casita before they were old enough to attend school.

And Trotter’s four grandsons are ...

Camden Sisters Earn ‘Full Ride’ to Rowan

CAMDEN, NJ — Two city scholars and sisters are the 2022 recipients of full scholarships to Rowan University recently awarded by Pennsauken-based MHS Lift, a national warehouse and distribution solutions provider.

Sisters Emani Baines, 23, and Essence Holman, 19, will both enroll at Rowan University this fall courtesy of financial support from MHS Lift’s fourth annual scholarship ...

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Stratford Woman Honored by Private Special Education School

August 8, 2022

Stratford resident, and Camden County Purchasing Agent, Anna Marie Wright, is the recipient of the 2022 Paul Porado Humanitarian Award from the Larc School in Bellmawr.

The award recognizes Wright for her longtime support of the school for individuals with disabilities, including her involvement coordinating volunteers in Larc's annual Cooper Norcross Run the Bridge presented by ...

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New Jersey's 2023 State Budget Passed With a Lack of Transparency

At the end of June, New Jersey lawmakers passed the $50.6 billion state budget for the fiscal year 2023. Governor Phil Murphy (D), Senate President Nicholas Scutari (D), and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin (D) negotiated the budget behind closed doors. Unfortunately, the budget was passed with a lack of transparency for the people, the advocates, and many lawmakers.

On June 27th, the budget ...

ICYMI: Real Talk with Fernando Uribe Hosts Butler Mayor Ryan Martinez

Last week's Jersey 1st TV episode of Real Talk With Fernando Uribe featured an interview with the mayor of Butler (NJ), Ryan Martinez. The two covered a wide array of relevant political topics at different levels of government, offering their thoughts on the most important issues facing not only New Jerseyans but all Americans. 

The duo begin by breaking down the mayor's ...

Solar Landscape Announces Community Solar Projects Saving Lower-Income Residents 20% Annually on Electricity Bills

August 11, 2022

Asbury Park, NJ – August 11, 2022 – Solar Landscape, New Jersey’s largest community solar owner and operator, announced today that its statewide community solar projects have saved its low- and moderate-income (LMI) customers an average of 20% on the cost of their electricity usage.

“We know the guaranteed savings from our community solar projects make a big ...