Category: News Articles

  • Attorney General Platkin Announces Racketeering Charges Against Six Defendants in Criminal Enterprise Led by George Norcross

    Conspiracy Spanning Twelve Years Resulted in the Enterprise’s Acquisition of Camden Waterfront Property and Property Rights for Itself and Others through Unlawful Means For Immediate Release: June 17, 2024 Office of the Attorney General– Matthew J. Platkin, Attorney GeneralOffice of Public Integrity and Accountability– Drew Skinner, Executive Director For Further Information: Media Inquiries-Sharon [email protected] TRENTON — Attorney General…

  • Camden renames street for Larry Miles

    Camden renames street for Larry Miles

    Camden Courier-Post – March 5, 2024 Source: https://www.courierpostonline.com/story/news/local/2024/03/05/larry-miles-camden-renamed-a-street-after-him/72804299007/ CAMDEN –- When Larry Miles came to Camden in the early 1970s, he wasn't sure how long he would stay. A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, the Maryland native settled in Camden after active duty and continued his service in the Air Force and Army reserves.…

  • Oldest 100 News Articles

    Oldest 100 News Articles

    The oldest News Articles which have been transcribed and posted Organized by date order (oldest to newest)

  • Aaron A. Thompson Obituary

    Aaron A. Thompson Obituary

    Camden Courier-Post – March 27, 2019 Aaron A. Thompson, 88, former Mayor of Camden, passed on March 17, 2019. A viewing will be held Friday 4-8pm at Carl Miller Funeral Home, 831 Carl Miller Blvd., Camden. Services will be held 11am Saturday at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, Broadway and Royden st., Camden where the viewing…

  • Robert R. Allen Obituary

    Camden Courier-Post – August 11, 2016 Robert R. Allen October 27, 1943 – August 09, 2016 U.S. Veteran Robert passed away on August 9, 2016 at Kennedy Memorial Hospital, Stratford, NJ; of Oaklyn, NJ, age 72 years. Husband of Barbara Allen (nee Olesiewic). Father of Robert, David, Barbara Ann and Amy. He is also survived…

  • New name for Camden street near planned HQ

    New name for Camden street near planned HQ

    Camden Courier-Post – August 10, 2016 CAMDEN – Subaru of America isn’t expected to move here until sometime next year, but the firm’s already had a change of address. City Council members voted Tuesday to rename one block of Mount Ephraim Avenue that runs past the construction site for the auto firm’s future headquarters. The…

  • Camden’s ‘Ugliest House’ a Hazard, But Still Standing

    Camden’s ‘Ugliest House’ a Hazard, But Still Standing

    Philadelphia Inquirer – August 28, 2009 By Matthew Spolar, Inquirer Staff Writer As about 40 people looked on, a Camden activist climbed the step at 923 N. 27th St. in the city’s Cramer Hill section yesterday and tacked a bright-orange “Imminent Hazard” sign to the entrance of the abandoned shell. It wasn’t easy. The unhinged…

  • Site Honors Camco War Dead

    Site Honors Camco War Dead

    Camden Courier Post – May 26, 2008 By KRISTY DAVIES, Courier-Post Staff Second Lieutenant Warren Stafford Jr., of Haddon Heights, was in the Army Air Force when his entire B-17 Flying Fortress crew of 10 men was reported missing on Feb. 3, 1944 during World War II. During World War I, Merchant Marine Charles Daniels,…

  • In a Faded City, Plans to Build a Hotel Build Hope

    In a Faded City, Plans to Build a Hotel Build Hope

    New York Times – May 6, 2008 By Kareem Fahim Camden, N.J.—The old Plaza Hotel downtown is a tomb, sealed shut for more than 20 years now, it’s windows shattered and its green marquee worn and stripped of letters. Trapped inside the hotel are the memories of a once-thriving industrial town, where business people and…

  • CAREY, HOWARD W., JR. ‘COACH CAREY’

    Camden Courier-Post – October 17, 2007 Of Camden, NJ, he passed on October 10, 2007, at the age of 68. He was a 20 year retiree from Camden County Municipal Utility Authority. He is the father of the late Ronald ‘Magic’ Carey. He is survived by his loving wife, Emily Edwards Carey; son and daughter-in-law,…

  • Alexander Finds Positives After Loss

    Alexander Finds Positives After Loss

    Camden Courier-Post – October 12, 2007 By DON BENEVENTO Max Alexander admits he made an earlier than expected departure from the ESPN show “The Contender.” As the competition went on, it appeared the Camden super middleweight had become one of the more popular boxers and it was thought he would remain in the spotlight at…

  • Camden Boxer Turns to High-tech Training

    Camden Boxer Turns to High-tech Training

    Camden Courier-Post – October 12, 2007 by Don Benevento The first thing a boxer has to learn to do well is box. That means there will most likely always be a place for the traditional boxing gyms where prospects go to pound the heavy bag, bat around the speed bag and spar with other prospects.…

  • Fugitive Gets 20 Years for 1997 Slaying

    Fugitive Gets 20 Years for 1997 Slaying

    Camden Courier-Post – July 2, 2007 By Renee Winkler, Courier-Post Staff A Vietnamese immigrant who was a fugitive for nine years was sentenced Friday to 20 years in state prison for killing another Vietnamese man who had attempted to act as a peacemaker. Hieu Thach, 29, was arrested in August in Florida in connection with…

  • Robert V. Aceto Obituary

    Camden Courier-Post – May 5, 2007 ACETO, ROBERT V., JR. – On May 2, 2007 of Pilesgrove. Age 61. Beloved husband of AnnaMarie (nee Scerrato) Aceto. Devoted father of Gina Marie Skourtis (Ralph), Lisa Marie Lee (William) and Robert V. Aceto, III. Loving grandfather of Ashley, Briana, Giana, Nicholas, Ryan and Rachel. Dear brother of…

  • Salem County resident dies when car overturns

    Salem County resident dies when car overturns

    Camden Courier-Post – May 3, 2007 LOGAN – A 61-year-old Salem County man died after the Jaguar he was driving ran off the road and overturned on Interstate 295 Wednesday morning. Robert V. Aceto Jr. of Pilesgrove was declared dead upon officers’ arrival at the scene as a result of injuries suffered in the crash,…