Category: News Articles
News articles about Camden, NJ
Jews End Campaign to Raise Charity Funds
Camden Courier-Post – June 24, 1933
The Federation of Jewish Charities concluded its campaign for funds Thursday night with a banquet attended by workers and directors of the organization, at the Talmud Torah, 621 Kaighn Avenue.
New ‘Plane Ride’ Thrills Camdenites
Hundreds are learning for the first time on the field opposite Central Airport just what it feels like to be an aviator – without leaving the ground.
Four Camden Men Are Among Those Who Get Paroles
Four well-known Camden county men who had been in the state penitentiary at Trenton for at least one year are now at liberty on parole. It was revealed at Trenton yesterday that the State Board of Pardons had granted paroles last week to Leslie W. Orr, Haddonfield real estate broker; Joseph “Polack Joe” Deven, South Camden sportsman, Jackie Hindle, former Camden cop, and Walter Kennedy, formerly a boxer and cafe owner.
Lindsay Stops Here on Hop to Boston
Sir Ronald Lindsay, British ambassador to the United States, denied while in Camden yesterday afternoon that he had any plan to confer with President Roosevelt at some point along the New England coast.
Mysterious Piece of Paper Enlivens Numbers Trial Here
“What right have you to take a state exhibit and place it in your pocket?” Assistant Prosecutor William C. Gotshalk queried heatedly. “I want that paper.”
DEMOCRATS ARRANGE FOR ‘MALONEY DAY’
“Harry L. Maloney Day” will be celebrated by South Jersey Democrats, Sunday, July 9, when the newly-appointed collector of internal revenue will be guest of honor at a picnic at Silver Lake Park. State leaders of the party will attend. Maloney, Democratic state committeeman from Camden County and Mayor of Bellmawr, was named by President Roosevelt to succeed Edward L. Sturgess and is expected to take office by July 1.
Walkathon Ends; Prize Ball Tonight
Joe Welsh, of Camden, and Helen Stevens, of Philadelphia, last night won the Walkathon contest which has been in progress at Central Airport for 3175 continuous hours, setting up a new record for the East.
Gets High Post
Camden realtor who was yesterday elected vice president of the National Real Estate Board in convention at Gary, Indiana, according to a telegraphic dispatch, Todd has long been active in work of the national board and has served as president of the New Jersey Real Estate Board and of the Camden County Real Estate Board.
Cramer Denies County Relief Bureau Allied With Sweatshops
Wayland P. Cramer, director of the Camden County Emergency Relief Administration, yesterday ridiculed charges his bureau is allied with sweatshops, as publicly issued by the New Jersey Unemployed Union, at a mass meeting here.
Mystery Raid Secrecy Ends At Gloucester
Several requests to the Gloucester City mayor and to the police department all met with the same result — no names because they were “lost.” Then, something happened — the names were apparently “found.”
Hebrew School Marks Graduation
Three students were graduated last night at commencement exercises of Beth El School of the Congregation Beth El, Park Boulevard and Belleview Avenue.
Vocational School to Remain Open
By approving issuance of a $20,000 emergency note, the Camden County Board of Freeholders yesterday afternoon assured continuance of the Camden County Vocational Training School and maintenance of the Agricultural Demonstration Bureau and Home Economic Extension Service until December 31.