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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as novel coronavirus (Covid-19) is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans. Common signs of infection include respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties. In more severe cases, infection can cause pneumonia, severe acute respiratory syndrome, kidney failure and even death. Standard recommendations to prevent infection spread…
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1st Friday Themes Announced

Mark your Calendars for our 2020 First Friday Markets Season. Downtown Merchantville will host markets each month from June to October with food trucks, vendors, live music, movies and fun for the whole family. Announced themes for this year are May 1st 'Merchantville Art Walk', June 5th 'Summer Kick-Off Bash',…
Published in Boro

Kowal Breaks Record

The Ohio State Buckeyes earned their first Women’s Big Ten Conference title in 34 years this weekend and Merchantville's own Molly Kowal a new pool record. After finishing 3rd last year, Ohio State outperformed defending champion Indiana, and 2016-2018 champion Michigan, winning by a margin of by 197 points. The…
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Mayor Brennan at PMAC

Merchantville's Mayor Ted Brennan spoke at the February PMAC meeting on partnerships to create a thriving downtown. He remarked that Merchantville has worked hard to re-engage with the business community to find opportunities to expand economic development in the Borough by streamlining the process for new businesses and entrepreneurs. Mayor…
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Local Swimmer Shines

The Lehigh women's swimming and diving team had its best day of the week on Friday at the 2020 Patriot League Championships.The highlight of the day came in the final event for the women on day three, as the 200 freestyle relay group broke a school record. Merchantville resident Ann…
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Grant Supports FAST

The Merchantville Education Association and their PRIDE Grant Chairperson Sherry Iannucci, greeted parents during parent conferences. She applied for a FAST grant through the NJEA PRIDE in Public Education program to make this experience more meaningful to parents and students. PRIDE in Public Education is a campaign that shares the…
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Lady Knights beat the Bears

The Merchantville Knights are well on their way to the championships. Coach Andrew Korn, Jerry Bennett, and Regina Lovelidge led the girls to the amazing win against the Brooklawn Bears. In the first quarter the Knights were up by 6 or 8. As the game progressed, the other team had…
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Long-Term Sub Needed

The Merchantville School District is seeking qualified candidates for a 5th Grade Math & Science Teacher at Merchantville Elementary School. This is a maternity leave position from approximately March 25, 2020 through the end of the school year. Salary to be determined by the MEA contract and guide and benefits…
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African American Geneology

The Camden County Historical Society Lecture Series presents Professional Genealogist, Shamele Jordon, who will inspire you with tools to find and tell your family story. Attend the full series or an individual presentation on Sundays from 1:00-2:30 p.m. On February 23rd view the best African-American records from 1850-1950 and learn…
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State Officials Struggle with Loss of Recycling Markets

A decade ago, most towns required residents to separate their recyclables into multiple bins. But in an effort to boost recycling participation, many municipalities switched to a single-stream system, where everything is commingled in one bin, to be sorted later at recycling facilities and the public has become lazy. In…
Published in New Jersey

Take Your Family to School Week

National Take Your Family to School Week at Merchantville School is February 18th - 21st. Each day, from Tuesday through Friday, an exciting opportunity to engage will be offered by the PTA and/or Merchantville School. Please join us for this fun week of events. Everybody loves Breakfast for Dinner! Join …
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