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News articles about Camden, NJ
Source of Fire Obscure
The intense heat of a fire that killed four children here yesterday caused so much damage to their Erie Street row home that authorities are having trouble determining the cause of the blaze.
4 Children killed, 2 other persons injured in Camden fire
Four children were killed and two persons were injured early yesterday when a fire swept through a brick rowhouse in a low-income neighborhood here just north of the Banjamin Franklin Bridge.
The Grim Shadow of Death Stalks Fireman’s Family
It was not until a bitterly cold night in January 1964, a night where the temperature dropped to 1 degree above 0, that the Iannelli family began to think that fate had singled them out.
Fireman Dies After City Blaze
A Camden fireman collapsed and died of an apparent heart attack early today after returning from the scene of a two-alarm fire that severely damaged a city warehouse.
Who Killed Margaret Day?
On May 3, 1974 a 19-year old student at Rutgers University in Camden, Margaret Day, was murdered by an unknown assailant. The murdered approached Miss Day as she approached The Grille, a bar at 213 North 6th Street that was frequented by Rutgers students at that time.
False Alarms Cut, 8 Suspects Seized
In an effort to reduce false alarms in Camden, the city fire and police departments are embarked on a program which resulted in the arrest of eight juveniles since July 1.
Camden Bank, Business Bldg. Targets of Two Firebombings
There was a loud bang from the back room of the Third National Bank of New Jersey, Camden at 7:34 am. today, just after Miss Sara Matthews, head bookkeeper, had left and shut the door.
The Miracle of Easter
Manpower of two Engine Companies get big line into service and give fire “a dash” from the street before attempting interior attack at Fourth Alarm, North 6th & Penn Streets, March 30, 1970.
Camden Trust Profits Increased in 1st Half
Camden Trust Co. increased first half net earnings to $1,878,000, or $1.92 a share, from $1,536,000, or $1.57, in the same six mouths of 1968, the bank reported last week.
Eleven Recruits Join Fire Dept.
Eleven men today were sworn in as members of Camden’s Fire Department. But despite the additions, the city’s force still remains at six men less than full strength, Fire Chief Edward Michalek Sr. noted. New firemen from Camden are John J, Nicholson, 22; Howard P. Murphy, 23; Joseph A, Broccoli, 28; Michael J. Deets, 21; Donald Jankiewicz, 21; Robert Allen, 24; Parris Branch, 24; Joseph Rotchford, 22; James Gallagher, 27; and George Jackson, 29.
Police Seek Aid in Murder Probe
Camden police will stop buses passing Market st. Monday as part of a murder probe of Martin Baskow, a tavern owner.
Crippled Children’s Party Tomorrow
Erial Fire Company will pick up the children for a ride to the Nike Missile Base in Erial, then onto Clementon Lake Park. Following dinner in the Chick Barn at Silver Lake Inn, the youngsters will return to the Elks’ Home.