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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…

Job offerings at MES

Job Posting March 27, 2019 The Merchantville School District is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions. Early Childhood Extended School Year 2019 – Teacher & Aide Dates – July 1 to August 1 - Monday to Thursday excluding July 4th. Student Hours: 9:00 – 11:30. Teacher and Aide Hours:…

MES students celebrate women

On March 27th Merchantville School celebrated Women’s History Month by having our older students read about and act as an influential woman. Thank you to the students that organized this endeavor for the younger students. Great job!

Update your iPhone's security

At the same time Apple was promoting its new streaming TV offerings Monday, it pushed a massive amount of security fixes along with its newest operating system -- 51 to be exact. The company also fixed a problem with the FaceTime app that prevented video chats from pausing when you…

Knights rule

Congratulations to the soccer and basketball champions of Merchantville Elementary School. Mayor and Council presented proclamations at tonight’s meeting. On March 20th, Merchantville School unveiled the championship banners for the Boy's Basketball Team this season. They won the Division and League Championships under Coach Moore and Coach Bennett's guidance and…

MES supports heart challenge

Merchantville School participated in the annual Kids Heart Challenge. Students raised funds for the past month for this worthy cause. Today the students in Pre-K - 4th grade celebrated with hula hoop and jump rope activities in the gymnasium. Congrats to our champions. This is a fun and exciting event…

Observer is hiring

The Merchantville Observer, a free, all-volunteer, monthly publication for town news, is seeking new volunteers to fill several key positions: Editor to identify newsworthy stories around town, assign reporters to cover them, and share in copy editing for a portion of the articles. Three reporters to cover general interest stories…

State House Tours

Located in the heart of Trenton, the New Jersey State House is history come alive. Our State House is the second oldest still in use. (Maryland has the oldest.) For more than 200 years, New Jersey Senators, Assemblymen, and Governors have been making the laws of the state in this…

N.J. close to legalizing weed

Gov. Phil Murphy and state legislative leaders have reached a deal in principle on how to tax and regulate marijuana in New Jersey after months of negotiations, paving the way to bringing legal weed to the Garden State. Multiple legislative and industry sources confirmed an agreement was in place on…
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