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Small Business Resurrection: Camden’s Salvation

by Laura Sosa The city of Camden once flourished in business and culture, it was a luring atmosphere, which gave way for growth and prosperity.  A sight that has changed dramatically from how it was back in the 1950’s.  Camden, … Continue reading

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Camden’s Great Depression and Today

by Ben P.                The city of Camden in southern New Jersey used to be a place of prosperity. Shining with opportunity for the surrounding area, people were drawn towards it. Camden was a … Continue reading

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What went wrong during Camden’s rebirth?

By: Yana Ellis In July 2002, New Jersey Governor James McGreevey signed the Municipal Rehabilitation and Economic Recovery Act (MRERA), which “initiated a major redevelopment effort for Camden, one of the poorest cities in the one of the richest states … Continue reading

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Ten Years and $175 Million Dollars Later; Failing Camden

ZP At the turn of the century, Camden was once a prosperous, industrialized city. Major companies were located in Camden such as RCA, Campbell Soup Company and the New York Shipbuilding Corporation. Camden’s major companies were manufacturing phonographs, mass producing … Continue reading

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If it aint broke, don’t fix it: The replacement of Camden city’s police force

by: Philip Anagnostos If it aint broke, don’t fix it: The replacement of Camden city’s police force Introduction             The city of Camden in New Jersey has recently had their police force begin the process … Continue reading

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Campbell’s Soup: A Recipe for Friendship and Disater for the City of Camden

By: Anitra Gilmer Campbell’s Soup: A Recipe for Friendship and Disaster for the City of Camden    The city of Camden benefited greatly while Campbell’s Soup was more present.  Campbell’s  brought revenue into the city of Camden for years.  The … Continue reading

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Camden Police: Reviving the Force

by Nicholas Henry Camden New Jersey, which is still known as one of the most dangerous cities in the United States, is in the midst of abolishing their one hundred and forty one year old police department in favor for … Continue reading

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