Tag: 21st Street

  • Herman F. Niessner

    Herman F. Niessner was born on March 8, 1891, in Pennsylvania to German immigrant parents. His father, Frederick Niessner, worked as a machinist for Baldwin Locomotive in Philadelphia and moved the family to the Cramer Hill section of Camden in 1894. That year, Frederick purchased a lot from Alfred Cramer and built twin houses at…

  • Brown Street

    Brown Street in Camden’s Fourteenth Ward is one of two streets bearing that name. It is listed in Camden’s 1906 City Directory and is depicted on a map published in 1914. Originally located in Camden’s Eighth Ward, it became part of the Fourteenth Ward when Yorkship Village was incorporated into Camden after World War I.…

  • The Streets of Camden

    Note: All numbered streets in Camden, NJ are “North” if above Federal Street and “South” if below Federal St. As an example, “North 4th Street” would mean that it’s north of Federal, while South 8th street would mean it is south of Federal. Street Name Also Known As First Appears Last Appears Notes 2nd Street…

  • Fire at 2014 and 2016 Howell Street

    May 7, 2012 By Phil Cohen Long vacant and the seen of many fires over the years, the abandoned row-houses comprising 2004, 2006, 2010, 2012, 2014, and 2016 Howell Street were scheduled for demolition in March of 2012. Fires were set in these vacant building twice in March, and on the night of April 9,…

  • Head of Pyne Poynt Garden Group Says Relief Job Needs “More Heart”

    Head of Pyne Poynt Garden Group Says Relief Job Needs “More Heart”

    Demand that Dr. Arthur L. Stone be retained as Camden city director of emergency relief was made by Walter S. Agin, president of the Pyne Poynt Garden Club, at a meeting of the Cox Garden Club at Twenty-first Street and Harrison Avenue. “The city gardeners ask John Colt, state director of relief, to refuse to…

  • Boy’s Brutal Murderer Collapses At Hearing

    Boy’s Brutal Murderer Collapses At Hearing

    Coursey Breaks Down While Story of Cold-Blooded Killing of Karl Kellmann is Told by Detective; Two ‘Pals,’ Too, Accused of Crime Collapsing when arraigned in Police Court this morning before Recorder Stackhouse on the charge of killing Karl Kellman, aged 18 years, of 2919 High Street, at Twenty-seventh and Sherman streets, shortly before midnight Saturday,…