Tag: Collings Road

  • Time and Place Lounge

    Time and Place Lounge

    1199 Chase Street The building at 1199 Chase Street, in the heart of what was the predominantly Polish Whitman Park section of Camden, was the home of a saloon as early as 1918. Joseph Brzozowski was the proprietor then, and remained as such through 1921. City Directories from 1924 through 1928 list Simon Sochanski as…

  • Robert E. Allenbach

    Robert E. Allenbach

    ROBERT E. ALLENBACH was the Chief of Police in Camden, New Jersey from 1998 through 2004. The crime rate plummeted during his tenure and the community, he was well respected in the community, but fell victim to the partisan politics that have crippled Camden for much of the past 30 years. Robert E. Allenbach was…

  • C. Richard Allen

    C. RICHARD ALLEN was a prominent attorney in Camden County during 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s. He was a veteran of World War I and was very active in American Legion affairs, serving as Commander of Fairview Post 71 in Camden rising to Department (state) Commander. His wife Minerva was at one time was county president…

  • Fairview Legion Plans Amateur Boxing Meeting

    Camden Courier-Post – February 28, 1936 Competition to be Held In Camden for Three Nights in May Blanks to Enter Are Now Ready Fairview Post No. 71, American Legion, will stage what promises to be the biggest amateur boxing tournament ever held in New Jersey on the nights of May 12, 13 and 16, at…

  • Babies Born in April Get B&L Stock Shares

    Camden Courier-Post – June 10, 1933 The first payment on one share of stock in the Kearsarge Building and Loan Association has been offered to parents of the following children born in the Fourteenth ward during the month of April:

  • Legion Auxiliaries Plan June Events

    Camden Courier-Post – June 7, 1933 Both the Fairview and Mt. Ephraim American Legion Auxiliaries have scheduled events for this week. This evening the Fairview group will have its Installation of officers, and tomorrow evening the last of a series of monthly card parties will be held by the Mt. Ephraim women. Mr. C. Richard…

  • Fairview Legion Post Installs Officers

    Camden Courier-Post – January 13, 1928 C. Richard Allen, commander and other new officers of Fairview Post No. 71, American Legion were installed last night in the Legion home, 1392 Collings Road. The installing officers were Herbert A. Blizzard, state vice-commander and Dr. Samuel Loveman, past state adjutant. In addition to Allen, the new commander,…