Tag: Benson Street

  • Benson Street

    Benson Street

    Benson Street derived its name from John J. Benson, an agent of the Camden & Amboy Railroad, who played a significant role in the development of the Stevens’ lands. In acknowledgment of his contributions, particularly when the land was divided into building lots, a street was named in his honor.

  • MAGIN PROMOTES 3, REHIRES 3, FIRES 4

    Camden Courier-Post – June 1, 1939 Temporary Laborers Dismissed, While Men Ousted by Hartmann Are Reinstated Three dismissals, three promotions and four reinstatements and two new hirings were announced yesterday by City Commissioner Henry Magin, director of public works. Dismissed were Eugeni Gatti, 208 Washington street; Guilio Marcozzi, 321 Line Street, and George Pollard, 336…

  • Political Paragraphs

    Camden Courier-Post – October 31, 1931 Gloucester Republicans concluded their final Baird rally of the campaign last night at their headquarters, 101 North King Street. Polls throughout the slate will open for the general election Tuesday at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. All voters in the polling place at 8 p.m. or in…

  • MOORE RALLIES TONIGHT IN 3 WARDS, ASHLAND

    Camden Courier-Post – October 31, 1931 Rallies in the interest of A. Harry Moore, gubernatorial candidate, and local candidates on the Democratic ticket will be conducted tonight in Ashland and in three wards of the city. The meetings and speakers are as follows; Sixth Ward Democratic Club, Fourth and Walnut Streets; E. George Aaron, Samuel…

  • Guns Await Sniper in Suburban Towns

    Guns Await Sniper in Suburban Towns

    Camden Courier-Post – February 4, 1928 Mystery Marks 16th Effort as Victim Gives Fake Address With orders to “shoot on sight” issued to suburban police in their search for South Jersey’s “phantom sniper,” that mysterious individual today had a “phantom victim,” At the Haddon Heights police station is a piece of glass with the notation…

  • In Police Dragnet

    In Police Dragnet

    Philadelphia Inquirer – May 14, 1899 Successful Raid on an Alleged Pool Room in Camden Seven Men Captured Keefer, Who Says He Spent His Employers’ Money in the Place, Identifies the Prisoners The Camden police yesterday raided the alleged poolroom at 25 South Third street, where Walter H. Keefer, former manager of the Merchantville Light…

  • New Buildings Going Up

    New Buildings Going Up

    Camden Daily Courier – November 15, 1890 Many Houses Now Being Erected Camden builders do not seem to be deterred by the fear of financial panic or an idea that the McKinley bill presages disaster in business. New operations are in progress, and several extensive ones are contemplated early in the coming year. Charles W.…