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Lynn Probst, 82

PROBST, Lynn C. on April 6, 2019, of Anna Maria Island FL, formerly of Berlin NJ. Age 82. Beloved husband of Joan Probst (Magill). Loving father of Carol Lynne Yavalar and Lynn S. Probst, II and his wife, Mary. Dearly loved grandfather of Burak, Alexia and Tyler Yavalar and Claire and Lauren Probst. Dear brother of Cynthia P. Bradley (Wilson) and Roy S. Probst (Pamela). Lynn was a graduate of Merchantville High School, Lock Haven University and Rutgers University. He was a longtime golf coach at Pennsauken High School, teacherand administrator in the Pennsauken School district from 1960-1994. Full obituary.

Italian Folk Magic

Explore the colorful history of Italian folk magic in this interactive workshop. This class is an examination of the the magical folklore, and healing traditions of Italy. The discussion will focus on the unique Italian methods of magical protection, divination, and spell work for love, seduction, protection, and bouncing back negative energy. Hosted by Aradia's Treasure Metaphysical Shop on Friday, May 31st from 7:00-1:00 p.m.

Wine, Cheese & Art

On Sunday, May 19, Inglesby & Sons Funeral Home, will host a fundraiser for the Friends of the Pennsauken Free Public Library. It will provide a wine and cheese tasting event along with a silent art auction to help raise funds for the Library’s Museum Pass program. The museum passes permit Pennsauken Library patrons to visit 16 different local attractions for free, including the Battleship New Jersey, Academy of Natural Sciences, Independence Seaport Museum, and Grounds for Sculpture. The Friends of the Free Public Library is the designated support organization for the Pennsauken Library. Membership is open to all those who wish to support the Pennsauken Public Library financially and/or as a volunteer at Friends of the Library events. 

Sample Local Cuisine

The Woman’s Club of Merchantville’s Evening Membership Department (EMD) is hosting its fourth “Taste of Pennsauken 2019” and neighboring communities on Monday, April 29, at the Pennsauken Country Club, 3800 Haddonfield Rd., from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Come out, sample foods and experience the tastes of local restaurants. Tickets will be sold at the door, or purchased before the event from club members for just $20. There will be a cash bar available and all proceeds will go to local charities and scholarships. Vendors include: Macaro’s, H & H Deli, McFarlan’s Market, 45th Street Pub, Marco’s, Montegrillos, Chik-Fil-A, Tortilla Press Cantina, The Pennsauken Sweet Shop, La Cocina and The Station Coffee. For more information, to register a restaurant, sponsor a table for $40, or to order tickets, contact Jan at (609) 410-4650 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Home Run Derby

Merchantville little League will host their first annual Home Run Derby Fun Day at the Community Center's Roecker Field on Sunday, 4/28/19 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.. There will be face painting, an obstacle course bounce house, speed pitch competition and food. Times for each age group for the home run derby have been posted here. Get ready for a fantastic day with friends and family at Roecker Field!

Crafting Workshop

Walk-ins are Welcome for a Spring Break Kids Crafting Workshop this week at Ryan's retail in the old post office at 22 North Centre Street. Dannette Strader will host a three day drop-off program with crafts, games and more from 10am to 12pm this Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday. You can do one day for $12 or all three for $30. Please text the day or days, time and kids names to Dannette - the recycled craft lady - at 215-764-0959 or complete a registration form at Ryan’s Retail and drop off payment.

Pick Up Pickleball

The game of pickleball is the latest rage in South Jersey and has a growing following in Pennsauken - especially for seniors. Pickleball is taught and played at the Browning Road and Chestnut Avenue courts on Thursdays at 4:30-6:30 and Saturdays at 10:30-12:30. Pickleball is a sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong that can be played both indoors and outside by all ages. 

All Scale Swap Meet

The Cherry Valley Model Railroad Club will host an All Scale Swap Meet on Saturday, May 4th from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. This is a community swap meet featuring all scales including O, HO, N, and Z scale. There will be plenty of vendors with both new and used stock and plenty of rolling stock parts for your usual repair needs. The event will take place at Grace Church, 7 E Maple Ave, Merchantville, New Jersey 08109. Admission is $5.00. You may register for this event at all.events.in

Peter Mroz, 85

Peter V. Mroz Jr., of Pennsauken passed away Friday, April 19, 2019. He was 85. A longtime area resident, Peter was an avid sports fan who loved playing cards and watching baseball and game shows on TV. He is survived by his loving wife of over 62 years, Phyllis (nee Messick); a beloved daughter, Denise Brouse (John); three cherished grandchildren, Jonathon Brouse, Benjamin Brouse (Lauren), Elizabeth Brouse; and a caring sister, Rose Gallante. His Requiem Eucharist will be celebrated 11 am, Tuesday, April 23rd at Grace Episcopal Church, 7 East Maple Avenue, Merchantville. Relatives and friends may visit with the family at the church from 9:00 am until time of service. Full obituary.

Healthy TogetHER Expo

Shannon Watts, founder of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, will be the keynote speaker at the Camden County Women’s Health Expo on Saturday, May 18th. This FREE event is presented by the Camden County Board of Freeholders and will take place from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Camden County College Blackwood campus. This year, we will tackle public health crises from gun violence and the opioid epidemic to the prominence of heart disease in women. Don’t miss this empowering and enlightening day that will have you seeing life in a whole new way. Register today.

 

James P. Corbett, 67

James Patrick Corbett, age 67 years of Pennsauken, passed away on April 15, 2019 at Virtua Hospital in Marlton, New Jersey. Beloved son of the late Patrick and Dorothy (nee Loughlin). Loving brother of Patricia Marie Corbett, Mary Corbett Dymond and her husband John, Thomas Patrick Corbett and his wife Monica and Edward Patrick Corbett.  Dear uncle of Meghan, Patrick, Kathryn, Michelle, Elise, Jack, Maureen and Patrick and great uncle of Rose Dorothy, Ronan and Eilis. Full obituary.

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