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ARTICLES FROM 2006 FEATURING CAMCONNECT
Murder Mysteries - Camden: Slayings and other crime are down reasons remain elusive.
Camden (January 1, 2006) - A small mercy could be found in the numbers at Sister Helen Cole's annual vigil for
Camden murder victims this weekend at St. Joan of Arc Church. In 2004, the number of people slain in the city was 54.
For 2005, it was 38."I've been doing this for a little over 10 years, and I tell families they will ache until they go
to the graves themselves," Cole said...
School troubles in Camden trigger a mini-exodus
Camden (July 22, 2006) - Anthony Mazzarelli and his wife, Joanne, invested $200,000 almost two years ago to buy
a house in Camden's newly refurbished Cooper Grant neighborhood.
Both are doctors, he in the emergency room in Camden's Cooper University Hospital and
she at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. They were active in
Camden, with Anthony serving on the Camden Redevelopment Agency.
Their neighborhood, an enclave between the city's redeveloped waterfront and Rutgers
University, has been described by Philadelphia developer Carl Dranoff as "the Society Hill
A Mexican migration - Mexicans boost local population
Camden (August 15, 2006) - An influx of Mexican immigrants to the Pennsylvania suburbs - spawning Spanish-language
soccer leagues in Norristown and bulging elementary schools in Avon Grove - is
highlighting the growth in the region's Latino population, new census data show.
In Chester County, the Mexican population doubled to more than 10,000 between 2002
and 2005, according to the data. The Mexican community there, the largest outside
Philadelphia, accounted for more than half of the county's Latinos...
Hooray, we're not No. 1! - Camden thrilled to shed 'most dangerous' title
Camden (October 29, 2006) - Here is one No. 1 Camden will be glad to be rid of. The beleaguered city will likely shed its infamous two-year title as America's Most
Dangerous City when national crime rankings are released tomorrow by a Midwestern research firm, according to an Inquirer analysis...
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