Tag: Gwendolyn Faison

  • Camden’s Mayors

    Camden’s Mayors

    1828 – 2023 Mayor Term Political Party Samuel Lanning 1828-1830 Gideon V. Stivers 1830-1838 Elias Kaighn 1838-1840 Lorenzo F. Fisler 1840-1844 John K. Cowperthwaite 1844-1845 Richard W. Howell (Declined) Charles Kaighn 1845-1846 Thomas B. Wood 1846-1848 Benjamin A. Hammell 1848-1849 Charles Sexton 1849-1851 Lorenzo F. Fisler 1851-1852 Charles D. Hineline 1852-1853 Lorenzo F. Fisler 1853-1855…

  • New name for Camden street near planned HQ

    New name for Camden street near planned HQ

    Camden Courier-Post – August 10, 2016 CAMDEN – Subaru of America isn’t expected to move here until sometime next year, but the firm’s already had a change of address. City Council members voted Tuesday to rename one block of Mount Ephraim Avenue that runs past the construction site for the auto firm’s future headquarters. The…

  • Camden’s ‘Ugliest House’ a Hazard, But Still Standing

    Camden’s ‘Ugliest House’ a Hazard, But Still Standing

    Philadelphia Inquirer – August 28, 2009 By Matthew Spolar, Inquirer Staff Writer As about 40 people looked on, a Camden activist climbed the step at 923 N. 27th St. in the city’s Cramer Hill section yesterday and tacked a bright-orange “Imminent Hazard” sign to the entrance of the abandoned shell. It wasn’t easy. The unhinged…

  • City Honors Firefighters Retiring after 38 Years

    City Honors Firefighters Retiring after 38 Years

    Camden Courier-Post – September 29, 1989 By SEAN McKINNEY, Courier-Post Staff CAMDEN — It was the end of an era. The city council honored six of its oldest firefighters yesterday, three days before they were set to retire. Each has worked 38 years for the fire department. Also honored was Deputy Chief James McMaster, who…