Category: News Articles
News articles about Camden, NJ
Dzick Appointed Judge of Camden Municipal Court
Camden Courier-Post – May 16, 1950 Prosecutor Replaces DiMona; Anthony Lario Is Chosen Benjamin J. Dzick, city…
Arthur Allen Dies; Fought in War I In 1st Tank Unit
Camden Courier-Post – April 28, 1950 Arthur Allen, 55, who was a member of the first American…
Camden Brewery Pays Annual Tax of $1,100,000
The Camden County Beverage Co., South Jersey’s largest brewery, pays approximately $1,100,000 in federal and state excise taxes annually.
Brewery Head Explains Bock Beer Tradition
Bock beer as a March beer is largely an American tradition, it was pointed out by Fred A. Martin Sr., president of Camden brewery.
Koerner Made Police Chief; Carroll, Mattison Promoted
Camden Courier-Post – November 29, 1949
Capt. Gustav Koerner, youngest of six men holding that rank in the department, today was named Camden police chief.
Van Pfefferle Acting Head of Fire Dept.
Camden has a new acting fire chief today — William Van Pfefferle.
Jail Guards Reminded to Search Visitors
Director of Public Safety Aaron today issued a “refresher” on a standing order requiring the search of all persons entering the visitors’ room of city jail.
Veteran Kills 12 in Mad Rampage on Camden Street
Howard B. Unruh, a mild, soft-spoken veteran of many armored artillery battles in Italy, France, Austria, Belgium and Germany, killed twelve persons in East Camden this morning.
Huge Gambling Joint Raided By State Police
Maple Shade Progress – July 28, 1949
Maple Shade’s so-called “plumbing warehouse” proved to be just what residents suspected it to be – an elaborate gambling establishment.
Beverage Firm Worker Fatally Stricken
John A. Herrmann, 52, Bell avenue, Barrington, and employe of the Camden County Beverage Co., Fillmore and Bulson streets, collapsed and died yesterday while cleaning a vat.
Mrs. Alice M. Rogers
Mrs. Alice M. Rogers, a clerk at the John Wanamaker store, Philadelphia, and resident at 539 Vine street, died yesterday in Cooper hospital.
Life Hereabouts by Charlie Humes
Down Memory Lane with that Old Gang of Yours… in a few of the years when Our Town was as good a sport town as any in the land… from the time that Taylor and Gunnis promoted fights through the years to Roxey Allen… Mickey Blair… Eddie Chaney… Shamus Maguire… Pee Wee Ross… Jackie Hindle… Watson Finch… Georgie Abner… Nick Nicholas… Dixie Allen…