In The News

Sunday, September 04, 2016
On any afternoon during the school year, you’ll find a small group of teens – each wearing a tool belt with a staple gun or sander in hand – gathered on the...
Friday, August 12, 2016
A snow-white egret stood silently in the shallows off a bank of the Cooper River as a blue heron dipped below the tree line and flew west. Nearby, a bald eagle...
Monday, March 21, 2016
For the better part of 50 years, when I thought about Camden, N.J. — if I thought about the city at all — I’d envision driving as quickly as possible through a...
Tuesday, June 02, 2015
Last year, when the Chicago Bears came to town to play the Philadelphia Eagles, celebrated Bears cornerback Charles Tillman wasn’t on the field for the pregame...
Monday, May 25, 2015
A procession of UrbanPromise Academy students, local dignitaries, veterans, history buffs and others respectfully filed past rows of several dozen weathered...
Monday, March 02, 2015
"Those are the wing skins," Ira Weissman says, pointing to a short, sleek stack of pearly aluminum panels. "I brought them over here this morning in my Prius...
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
On River Road at the head of Bannard Park in Pennsauken, the Delaware River might as well be a mile away rather than a block. But that perception could change...
Saturday, November 29, 2014
When students at Camden's UrbanPromise Academy high school learned they would have the chance to design Christmas ornaments to be displayed on New Jersey's...
Thursday, August 21, 2014
For the second year in a row, the TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, provided a grant to UrbanPromise Ministries in Camden to...
Monday, June 30, 2014
He is one of 40 interns who went through orientation in preparation for the Monday start of a seven-week camp for 500 kids. The interns come from the U.S.,...

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