U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01), a member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), joined the crew on the long-running PBS television series This Old House to film episode 1706/3806 “Net Zero Blanket” (Jamestown, Rhode Island part 6 of 13). Norcross spoke with VoTech students about the importance of apprenticeships and assisted with electrical work.
Democratic Congressman Donald Norcross has won his re-election bid for the First Congressional District seat. The incumbent congressman beat challenger Paul Dilks to win his third two-year term.
The First Congressional District includes Camden as well as other parts of Burlington, Camden, and Gloucester counties. Norcross won with over 63-percent of the vote.
“I am humbled by and thankful for the thousands of South Jersey working families, seniors, veterans and students who voted for me today. It’s been my life’s work to fight for them, and the fight continues,” said Congressman Norcross. “As a father and grandfather, my top priority in Congress is making the future better for this generation and the next generation. I look forward to continuing to grow South Jersey’s economy by fighting for good jobs and higher wages, affordable educational opportunities, health care and retirement security, a strong nation and safe neighborhoods.”
Hundreds of people from across Southern New Jersey came together on Sunday night, Oct. 28, at Cong. Beth El in Voorhees to mourn the victims of the Tree of Life synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh. The event, which was co-sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey and the Tri-County Board of Rabbis, featured moving tributes from Federation leadership, area rabbis, and local political leaders.
The Salvation Army recently honored individuals and business who have had an impact on the Camden community at its 4th Annual Expect Change luncheon.
The event was held on Oct. 24 and sponsored by U.S. Facilities, Babst Calland, Rondo-Pak/Contemporary Graphic Solutions and Holman Enterprise.
Speakers included New Jersey American Water President Deborah Degillio, Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) and others, highlighting the Kroc Center’s valued partnerships and greater impact on the Camden community.