Inter-faith clergy joined together in prayer at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Market Street Saturday to help save hundreds of police and firefighters’ jobs.
Camden Mayor Dana Redd announced Wednesday that the city will lay off half of its police force and a third of its firefighters as will as several positions in every city office. Nearly 400 people are expected to receive pink slips.
Mayor Redd said the cuts were necessary to fill the city’s $26.5 million budget gap.
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