Tag: Pierce Avenue

  • A & A Soft Pretzel Baking Company

    A & A Soft Pretzel Baking Company

    Established in South Philadelphia in the 1920s, the Panara family’s A&A Soft Pretzel Baking Company first moved to Camden in 1976. The first location was in the former home of the old Deluxe Italian Bakery Inc. building at 320 Stevens Street. In 1985 the Panara family acquired the buildings at 1100-1106 North 32nd Street, on…

  • Growing up in Cramer Hill

    By Ted Frett Ted Frett grew up in Cramer Hill at North 29th Street and Tyler Avenue, and shared his memories of growing up in Cramer Hill in the 1940s and 1950s. I grew up at the corner of 29th and Tyler Avenue in Cramer Hill across from the athletic fields of Von Nieda Park…

  • Robbery Gang of 4 Given Long Terms

    Robbery Gang of 4 Given Long Terms

    Camden Courier-Post – October 20, 1931 Two Figured in Wounding of Cop and Slaying of Pal Four members of the notorious North Cramer Hill gang, two of them participants in the robbery in which one bandit was killed after wounding a city detective, were sentenced to state prison terms by Judge Samuel M. Shay yesterday.…