Statement From Freeholders Young and Holcomb Regarding Juneteenth

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    The statement below is by Freeholders Jonathan Young and Barbara Holcomb on behalf of the Freeholder Board regarding Juneteenth. “Today we find ourselves in a moment of reckoning in America. The murder of George Floyd, and other recent highly visible acts of racism, have spurred a national conversation about our history, how we recognize it, ... More

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    Camden, New Jersey, created a brand new police force to forge better ties with its residents. Their aim was for the police to be guardians, not warriors of their community. The city used to have one of the highest crime rates in the United States but now, eight years later, it is seeing its lowest ... More

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    “The Freeholder Board applauds the Supreme Court’s decision to reject the Trump Administration’s attempt to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA). The president’s unlawful attack on this program put in jeopardy the lives of thousands of DACA recipients in Camden County and throughout New Jersey, and we are glad to see their ... More

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    (Camden, NJ) – Governor Phil Murphy today signed Executive Order No. 155, which will allow in-person clinical, lab, and hands-on programming at institutions of higher education as of July 1, with enhanced health and safety protocols. Executive Order No. 155 will also allow trade and training schools to reopen on July 1 provided specific health ... More

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    (Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health (DOH) is announcing 2 new deaths caused by novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Camden County, as well as 19 additional cases of the disease. This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 7,441 in Camden County and 430 total fatalities. The following information is ... More

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    (Lindenwold, NJ) – Freeholder Barbara Holcomb, liaison to the Camden County Department of Public Works, has been notified by Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G) that crews will be conducting a paving restoration at 759 Haddon Avenue beginning Friday, June 19. The project will require a complete closure of a stretch of the roadway ... More

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    (Gloucester Township, NJ) – Since the Camden County Division of Senior and Disabled Services expanded its meal delivery program in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on March 18, more than 177,000 meals have been delivered to Camden County seniors. In total, more than 3,500 individual seniors have received nutritious meals as they navigate the ... More

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    (Gloucester Township, NJ) – The Camden County Department of Health (DOH) is announcing 12 new deaths caused by novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Camden County which occurred between June 1 and June 11, as well as 14 additional cases of the disease. This brings the aggregate number of confirmed positive cases to 7,422 in Camden County ... More

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    (Lindenwold, NJ) – Freeholder Barbara Holcomb, liaison to the Department of Public Works,  has been notified by Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G) that crews will retiring a gas service at 18 West Cuthbert Boulevard in Haddon Township on Thursday, June 18.  The project will require a stretch of the roadway to be closed during ... More

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    (Lindenwold, NJ) – Early Thursday and Friday morning the Mosquito Control Commission will be in the community spraying and surveilling areas throughout Camden County. During the summer and fall months the commission schedules on an as-needed basis based upon the results of their surveillance efforts and input from the public. “The current forecast shows a ... More