Tag: Edward C. Garrity

  • Meeting is Conducted Orderly by Mayor Despite Difficulties

    Meeting is Conducted Orderly by Mayor Despite Difficulties

    Camden Courier-Post – June 10, 1960 Greeted by 500 Amid Applause and Cat-calls Mayor Pierce was determined to run an orderly meeting and he did Thursday night when his fellow commissioners stripped him of his duties as public safety director. When Pierce entered the commission chambers, bulging at the seams by an overflow crowd of…

  • Pierce is Ousted as Safety Head

    Pierce is Ousted as Safety Head

    Camden Courier-Post – June 10, 1960 Amid cheers and boos from spectators, Mayor Pierce was switched from director of public safety to public affairs director at a commission meeting Thursday night. Pierce lost control of the police and fire departments by a 4-1 vote. The motion to divest the mayor of the public safety department…

  • Commission Department Assignments

    Camden Courier-Post – June 10, 1960 This is how the departments were assigned to the commissioners Thursday night: Mayor Pierce, director of public affairs: the director’s office, revaluation program, visiting nurses, public assistance, Camden County Historical Society, charitable institutions, parking authority, civil defense and’ celebration of public events, anniversaries and holidays. Commissioner Garrity, director of…

  • Take Me Out to the Ball Game

    Take Me Out to the Ball Game

    Camden Courier-Post – August 12, 1950 “TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALL GAME” was the theme song of 1500 girls and boys who were guests of Deputy Public Affairs Director Edward C. Garrity at the Phillies-Giants game today. Alongside Garrity, who is handing a bag of peanuts to Joseph Foster, 639 Walnut Street, are William…