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Register to vote

The Camden County Clerk’s Election Division handles a wide variety of services for elections include Vote by Mail registration, accepting nominating petitions, drawing ballot positions, designing and preparing ballots, and tabulating election results. June 4th is Primary Election Day in New Jersey. If you would like to register or declare…

Earth Day giveaway

Earth Day is celebrated annually on April 22nd with events worldwide in support of the environment, and to raise awareness for the care of our planet. Pennsauken Free Public Library is celebrating Earth Day by giving-away Mini Terra Cotta Pot Grow Kits. The giveaway will take place all day while…

2019 Website Relaunch

After two years of restructuring and redesigning Merchantville Online we're back! Over the next few weeks we'll be adding archived articles and tweaking a few things - like the event category - but up and running after a lengthy hiatus.

T.H.E. Council

T.H.E. Council organized a women's personal care drive at Camden Catholic High School for Joseph's House of Camden as a part of their Women's History Month efforts. Thanks to those who contributed to the cause, we will help make some women more comfortable and provide much needed items to them…

Volunteerism is a gift to your community

The power of volunteerism is immeasurable. A society which supports and encourages different forms of volunteering is likely to be a society which also promotes the well-being of its citizens. The Borough is looking for volunteers to assist with future Borough-sponsored public events. Fill out this form or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Blue crab invades Spain

The blue crab is one of the Mid-Atlantic's seafood hallmarks, a staple of Chesapeake Bay ecosystem and a prominent fixture in New Jersey. Identified by its distinctive blue claws, the crab has now become entrenched along the coast of Spain — and not in a good way, according to a…

PYAA looks to expand travel soccer

PYAA Soccer is always looking to grow our travel program. Although our Fall 2019 travel tryouts are not until May, its never too early to start to consider your daughter or son for our program. Tryouts for each travel team will be held in early May. Every exiting travel player…

South Jersey has it all

A more focused message, or branding, effort similar to the one that has helped establish South Jersey as a destination for wine tourism — might be in order. The “Dig South Jersey” concept could be a winner. Or how about highlighting the renewal and distinctive character among many of the…

Take me out to the ballpark

Hey, MES families come enjoy a great night out at the park, on Tuesday, April 9th is Phillies vs. Washington Nationals Dollar Dog Night! The Philadelphia Phillies have had a historical off season with the addition of Bryce Harper, JT Realmuto and Andrew McCutchen. They will be a force in…

Three departments battle fire

Firefighters from three local companies fought against shifting winds and chilly temperatures to suppress a house fire in the unit block of Strawbridge Avenue in Haddon Township Sunday evening. Responders were dispatched to the scene at 10:34 p.m., and arrived to find heavy smoke and fire extruding from the rear…

Knights celebrate Founders Day

St. Peter School Merchantville celebrated our wonderful Knights of Columbus Council on their Founder's Day. We had a special presentation during Mass to thank them for their tireless service to our school and parish. Afterwards the Knights spoke to our students to let them know all about being a Knight…
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