Camden Courier-Post – August 16, 1968
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TRENTON – The Civil Service division announced yesterday that 14 Camden residents have passed examinations for employment in the city fire department.
Four non-residents also passed the firemen’s tests, and three non-residents passed examinations for the city police force.
City residents receiving passing grade for fireman were:
Daniel J. Galasso, 2023 Atlanta Road; George S. Szychulski, 1412 Mt. Ephraim Ave.; Samuel Battle Jr., 1121 Kaighns Ave.; Charles W. Arzillo Sr., 431 Winslow St.; Ronald Angemi, 1306 Merrimac Road, and Sage C. Russell 3rd, 453 Beideman Ave.
Also Robert C. Welch, 1475 Ormond Ave.; Jerome J. Watson, 935 Beideman Ave.; Robert G. and Ronald J. Boyle, 1127 N. 33rd St.; George R. Abbey 3rd, 1 Oak Walk Crest; Michael J. Shue, 1231 N. 32nd St.; Richard C. Arensberg, 2091 Pleasant St., and Thomas J. Boody, 1070 S. Merrimac Road.
Of 43 admitted for the firemen’s test, 18 failed and 11 failed to appear.
Non-Camden residents receiving passing grades were William R. Swan, 32 Marne Gardens, Moorestown; Glenn H. Moore, 142 Chestnut St., Woodlynne; William H. Huelas, 320 E. Bettlewood Ave., Oaklyn, and Marvin W. Bendy, 250 S. 3rd St., Gloucester.
Non-residents receiving passing grade for the city police departments were Ronald C. Rovegno, 14 S. Arlington Ave., Berlin; William R. Swan, 32 Marne Gardens, Moorestown, and Henry F. Stypinski, 112 Delaware Ave., Riverside.
Police Chief Harold Melleby said yesterday that all men who passed the test would be appoint [sic] probationary patrolmen pending investigations of their background. There are now 246 men on the force, Melleby said.
Firemen also will be investigated to fill existing vacancies and supplement the additional staff needed because of a reduction in the work week to 44 hours.
Police and firemen receive starting salaries of $7,145 a year, $8,325 the second year.