Tag: 12th Street

  • Mayor, City Aides to Confer Monday on Weed Removal

    Mayor, City Aides to Confer Monday on Weed Removal

    Camden Courier Post – July 22, 1950 Unsightly Grass and Weeds Mayor Brunner announced today he will call a conference Monday to coordinate city departments in the movement to remove unsightly grass and weeds in the city. Attending the conference Brunner said will be Director of Public Works Abbott, his deputy, James Swanson; J. James…

  • $100 in Gems Stolen from Apartment

    Camden Courier-Post – February 7, 1938 Theft at 418 Broadway Reported to Police; other Homes Robbed Two garages and several homes were entered over the weekend by thieves who escaped with cash, jewelry, and other articles. Theft of jewelry valued at $100 and a $5 note were reported to police last night by Mrs. Bernard…

  • P.S. Taxi Transfer Ruled Fraudulent

    P.S. Taxi Transfer Ruled Fraudulent

    Camden Courier-Post – June 28, 1933 Vice Chancellor Orders Transport Corporation to Pay Girl $10,000 Damages Agreeing with the contention that transfer of the Public Service Cab Company to Public Service Coordinated Transport was fraudulent, Vice Chancellor Francis B. Davis late yesterday ordered the latter to pay $10,000 in damages to Ralph M. Chorpenning for…

  • Allen Takes Thumping But Gets Even Break

    Allen Takes Thumping But Gets Even Break

    Camden Courier-Post – September 1, 1928 Former Maine Ringster Wins Four Rounds, Loses Three, Splits One in 8-Round Fuss A chorus of 1500 enraged voices, raised in a discordant unison, greeted the announcement of a draw decision handed down by Referee Ray Smith at the conclusion of eight rounds of legal assault between Roxie Allen…

  • News and Incidents of a Day in Camden

    News and Incidents of a Day in Camden

    Philadelphia Inquirer – March 1, 1905 Attacked at Third and Mickle streets, Camden, late Monday night by a man, Mrs. Bessie O. Day, of Seventh and Clinton streets, had her clothing cutt in strips. The man, said to be a male acquaintance, followed Mrs. Day off a ferryboat and attacked her near the P. R.…

  • The Year 1836 – Camden, NJ

    The Year 1836 – Camden, NJ

    The Camden Cemetery, known in modern times as Old Camden Cemetery, adjoining the Newton Friends’ burying grounds, through an action of a town meeting of the Township of Camden, was founded on March 10, 1836. The control was vested in trustees appointed by the township meeting. A plot of ground containing 2.94 acres was purchased…