Camden panel OKs apartment complex plan near town hall

CAMDEN — Pending next month’s likely approval, it appears a new apartment complex is coming to town. On Wednesday night, Camden’s planning commission unanimously approved a final site plan for a project earlier presented as a 192-unit apartment complex near town hall, East and William streets. The King Property item will become official upon approval […]

Best Bets: Rockshop closing its doors tonight

Friday will be bittersweet at The Rockshop Performing Arts Center in Camden as the doors will close after tonight’s event. Stanton’s 4th Wall’s “On The Air: An Old Time Radio Show,” will be the final production for the venue, which opened in April of 2017 next to B&B Music at 3395 S. DuPont Highway. Music […]

Camden to discuss proposed apartment complex

CAMDEN — Plans to build a 192-unit apartment complex are in the site approval application phase and could be affirmed Wednesday night. The town of Camden will hold its regularly scheduled Planning Commission meeting at 7 p.m. at 1783 Friends Way, just a short distance from the proposed new construction plot. The new business agenda […]

Barbie’s timeless lure draws in Camden collector

CAMDEN — It was a Sunday morning in 1994 when Rebecca and Emory Gordon saw a news story discussing a milestone anniversary of Barbie. In its original case, they learned, a 1959 Barbie doll would be worth thousands of dollars. “My husband and I said, ‘Well, I think we should collect those,’” Mrs. Gordon said. […]

Dover man dies in four-vehicle crash

CAMDEN – A 35-year-old Dover man died in a four-vehicle chain reaction crash on U.S. 13 early Monday night, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Marcus Smith was driving a 2003 GMC Sierra southbound when a 2013 Chevy Express Van rear ended his vehicle approaching Thomas Harmon Drive at approximately 5:51 p.m., […]

Camden Police officer placed on administrative leave

CAMDEN — A Camden Police officer was placed on paid administrative leave Friday following a misconduct charge associated with his previous job in Maryland, authorities said. On Saturday, Camden Police Chief Marcus Whitney said an internal investigation was initiated regarding the status of Mike Petyo. Mr. Petyo arrived in Camden after earlier serving as chief […]

Camden-Wyoming

Lee Mullarkey of Dover took this picture in Camden-Wyoming earlier this month. To contribute your scenic photos of our area, email newsroom@newszap.com. Photos must be at least 200 dpi and include your name, where and when your photo was taken, where you live and your phone number. To see more Scenic Delaware photos, visit the […]

Missing Trees

Dave Tally of Camden took this photo titled “Missing Trees” in Camden on July 12. To contribute your scenic photos of our area, email newsroom@newszap.com. Photos must be at least 200 dpi and include your name, where and when your photo was taken, where you live and your phone number. To see more Scenic Delaware […]

Roundup: Camden-Wyoming falls to Massachusetts in Junior League baseball Eastern Regional

Camden-Wyoming was limited to just a pair of hits in falling to Massachusetts, 3-1, in the Junior League baseball Eastern Regional on Saturday evening. The loss drops the Delaware state champions to 1-1 in the double-elimination, 10-team tournament being played in Freehold, N.J. Camden-Wyoming is slated to play again today at 10 a.m. against New […]

Scenic Delaware: Down the path

John Mrsich of Dover took this photo at Brecknock Park in Camden on July 24.