Less than a mile of Jarvis Road is set to be rapaved beginning Wednesday.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Thursday, May 9, 2013
The paving work will start May 15 and continue for 45 days.
Camden County submitted the following news release: Jarvis Road (County Route 687) will be repaved from Sicklerville Road (County Route 705) to mile marker .75 in the vicinity of Maynard Drive in Gloucester Township. The work is scheduled to begin May 15, and it is anticipated to last for 45 calendar days. The exact timing of the project is dependent upon the weather and other factors. “The maintenance of county roadways is one of the most important functions for the Freeholder Board and an important investment for the residents and businesses of Camden County,” said Freeholder Ian Leonard, liaison to the Camden County Department of Public Works. “Jarvis Road is one of the better traveled roadways through the southern portion of Camden …
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The county will provide free document shredding Saturday at Camden County College.
Camden County submitted the following news release: To help in the fight against identity theft, the Camden County Freeholder Board is sponsoring a free shredding day for Camden County residents wanting to destroy documents containing personal information. On Saturday, May 11 from 9:00 a.m. to noon, industrial-sized shredder trucks will be in the parking lot of Camden County College on Peter Cheeseman Road in Gloucester Township to destroy private documents. “This is a great opportunity to shred the personal documents that we all save rather than throw in the trash and run the risk of identity theft,” said Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. “Camden County employees have volunteered their time to be on hand to assist residents with …
The Camden County Health Services Center on Woodbury-Turnersviille Road is being sold.
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Lewis failed to show for a court hearing last month, authorities say.
A Barrington woman who authorities said skipped out on a probation violation hearing in Superior Court last month is wanted by the Camden County Sheriff’s Department. Tiffany Lewis, 26, who has addresses in Barrington and Wildwood, was supposed to appear March 15 in Camden, authorities said. Lewis, who authorities said also goes by Tiffany Conover, is 5 feet, 5 inches tall and weighs 125 pounds. She has blue eyes and blond hair. Anyone who knows Lewis’ whereabouts should not attempt to apprehend her. Instead, contact the Camden County Sheriff’s Special Investigations Bureau at 856-225-5283 or the Camden County Sheriff’s TIP line at 856-225-5555. Callers can remain anonymous and a reward is offered for information leading to Lewis’ arrest.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
The technical schools will offer students the chance to get on the path to careers in police, fire and emergency services.
Students in Camden County will have the chance to prepare for careers in law enforcement and emergency services, and the newly formed countywide police department will get a pipeline for future recruits under a plan announced by county officials Tuesday. Camden County Technical Schools will offer a 4-year Law and Public Safety Academy at both the Pennsauken and Gloucester Township campuses starting in September, an opportunity county officials called “unprecedented.” “This will be a historic initiative that will allow students to follow career paths in public safety when they enter high schools,” Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli Jr. said in a statement. “No one ever tells students in high school, and for that matter, college, what the …
Sunday, March 31, 2013
Jax needs a home. He's 12 pounds, loves other dogs and is full of energy.
New Jersey Aid for Animals (NJAFA) board member Kelly Matthews submitted the following to Patch regarding a dog in need of a home: We received a call from a woman who was mugged violently in her home in Camden. She had to move and could not take Jax. The neighbor let Jax stay with them however they too can't provide a very good environment for Jax. The owner begged us to take him immediately. He is an adorable little boy just fully vetted, about 12 pounds, 6 years old and 100% adorable. Loves other dogs, full of energy (living with four fosters). If interested fill out application. Jax can be seen at his foster home in Collingswood. New Jersey Aid for Animals is a Winslow Township-based no-kill animal charity enriching the lives of …
Sunday, March 24, 2013
Boscoe is a 9-year-old dog who weighs about 12 pounds.
New Jersey Aid for Animals board member Kelly Matthews submitted the following to Patch regarding a dog in need of a home: Boscoe is a sweet little chocolate and tan dog. He's housebroken, gets along with other small dogs and is good with cats. He originally was adopted from a rescue, and after eight years his owner could no longer keep him because they were working long hours. Boscoe is about 9 years old but has a lot of love to give still. As with most small dogs, he's probably not the best with small children, but teens he'd be fine with. If you're looking for a little companion for yourself or your small dogs Boscoe may just be the perfect dog for you. Tipping the scales at about 12 pounds he's not tiny but he's also not too big. If …
Sunday, March 17, 2013
The Runnemede resident failed to appear in state Superior Court in Camden, authorities said.
Russell Lloyd, 23, of Runnemede and Franklinville, is wanted by the Camden County Sheriff's Office on a warrant. Lloyd failed to appear in in state Superior Court in Camden on March 1, 2013, on a charge of theft by unlawful taking, authorities said. He is 5 feet, 11 inches tall, weighs 170 pounds and has brown eyes and brown hair. He has piercings in both ears, and under his lower lip. Anyone who knows Lloyd's whereabouts should not attempt to apprehend him. Instead, contact the Camden County Sheriff’s Special Investigations Bureau at 856-225-5283 or the Camden County Sheriff’s TIP line at 856-225-5555. Callers can remain anonymous and rewards are offered for information leading to Lloyd's arrest.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Single lanes of the highway will be closed overnight for the rest of the week as a gas-main installation project continues.
Camden County submitted the following news release: The Camden County Department of Public Works has been notified that an ongoing gas main installation project underneath Route 30 (White Horse Pike) is impacting the state highway this week—requiring single-lane closures—in Camden County. South Jersey Gas is currently upgrading their underground pipeline facilities running below Route 30 between Warwick Road and Brand Avenue through the boroughs of Magnolia, Somerdale, Stratford, Lindenwold and Clementon. The work is being accomplished with single-lane closures on Route 30 in both directions from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. One lane will be maintained on the highway in each direction at all times. “If you need to travel on the White Horse Pike …