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The Conversation Begins with Listening

On Tuesday evening, more than 100 Borough officials, faith based leaders, school representatives and residents came together at a forum in Wellwood Park to discuss, listen and speak about our town and the issue of racism before us in the current social movement. Borough and school officials, many residents, neighbors…
Published in Boro

Graduations Go Virtual

Congratulations to the Class of 2020 from Merchantville School and St. Peter School. Merchantville School celebrated the occasion by sharing a bi-lingual eighth grade graduation video and "babies video" for everyone's enjoyment. Their graduation video begins with a heartwarming message from class keynote speaker, Katherine Santos, who entered 6th grade…
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MEA Farewell Drive-By

The Merchantville Education Association would like to invite students, parents and the community to Merchantville School’s end of year drive-by parade. This parade is to honor and celebrate three of our fabulous teachers - Mrs. Fields, Mrs. Batterman and Mrs. Gandy - who are retiring this year and to give them the proper sendoff they deserve! The parade is also an opportunity for students and staff to wave good-bye before summer vacation begins. The parade…
Published in COVID-19

#uKNIGHTed

On June 4th, Merchantville School's Chief Administrator, Scott Strong, published a letter to acknowledge the senseless murder of George Floyd and express the district's unequivocal commitment to empowering students with the skills and voice to make a change and stand up for what they believe is right. MES provides an environment promoting “No Place For Hate” where people are not only tolerant, but accepting of diversity. Students and teachers stand #uKNIGHTed in making the world…

Happy 146th Birthday!

June is the month we celebrate Merchantville's birth in 1874! While current circumstances have caused states to ban public gatherings, such as parties and celebrations, let's toast the founding of our small but strong borough 146 years ago and, honor the efforts of the many public servants, volunteers and business…
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Retail Co-Op Reopens

On Friday, June 5th, Ryan's Retail, at 22 North Centre Street, held a Grand Reopening to celebrate resumption of business beginning June 10th, when their hours will be Wednesday through Saturday from 10-6 p.m.. Customers were able to peruse and purchase lots of new products like snow peas, bunching onions and fresh herbs from Black Sheep Farm, spa sets by Bear Soaps, fresh chicken and duck eggs from Farm Fresh Butt Nuggets, knitted goods from …

Opening: Math Teacher

The Merchantville School District, located in Camden County, New Jersey, is seeking qualified candidates for the following position: Jr. High Math Teacher (Grades 6 – 8). The district is committed to the students of Merchantville and ensuring their success in the 21st century. This is a maternity leave position starting…
Published in Elementary

NJSFWC President Named

Jan Hanson, member of the Woman's Club of Merchantville, recently became the 57th President of the New Jersey State Federation of Women's Clubs of GFWC, taking over responsibilities from 2018-20 president Mary Wolfe from Vineland. Jan joined the JWCM in 1982 and the Woman's Club of Merchantville in 1994. She…
Published in Local

Thank You, Camden

As a neighboring community, Merchantville appreciates the residents of Camden, Chief Joseph Wysocki, the Camden Police Department for the leadership they demonstrated by marching peacefully in solidarity to protest the killing of George Floyd this past Saturday. Since Camden’s police force disbanded and reformed in 2013 as a county agency,…
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Caring, Generosity for First Responders

The Merchantville Fire Department and Police Department want our community to know how much they appreciate the generosity shown by the individuals and businesses they protect. This past week they offered Facebook "shout-outs" for the PPE provided by Cindy Zimmerman and the Camden City School Nurses who sewed face masks for the patrol division and, the New Jersey Young Democrat Labor Caucus donated KN95 masks to the fire department. Last week Flying Crust Pizza &…
Published in COVID-19

County Covid-19 Reports

Beginning May 23rd, Camden County is no longer announcing new cases and deaths related to Covid-19 on weekends or holidays. All weekend cases and deaths will be announced on the next business day and will be properly attributed to the day they were received. As of Friday, May 29th, Merchantville had 44 confirmed cases of coronavirus and the Camden County Department of Health (DOH) announced 59 additional confirmed cases of the disease. This brings the…
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