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Electric outages reported

The interactive PSE& G Outage Map showed that fewer than 5 customers had reported they were affected by the storms that blew through the borough a fer hours ago. The outages were first reported around 5:18 a.m. and electricity is expected to be restored by 10:30 a.m. The reports are…

Social media outages

Facebook Inc’s social networking site has been inaccessible to some users across the world on Sunday since 6:28 AM EDT. Are you also affected? According to Downdetector.com, a website which monitors outages. The outage tracking website showed that there are more than 9000 incidents of people reporting issues with Facebook.…

Pennsauken Trails project

Opening Day for Trails is the national kickoff celebration for the spring trail season. Started by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Rails-to-Trails Conservancy in 2013 and encourages people to get outside and celebrate America’s exceptional trails and trail systems. On Saturday, April 13th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00p.m. Pennsauken will celebrate at Madison…

Disney+ $6.99, Netfix $12.99

Disney just showed everyone how it plans to beat Netflix. Create an exclusive home for some of the world's most popular movies, shows and characters, and charge a shockingly low price for it. On Thursday they unveiled their long-awaited streaming service, Disney+. It will cost just $6.99 per month —…

Multi-Family Yard Sale

Shop for you and your Easter basket, too. Stop by our huge multi-family sale on Saturday, April 20th, featuring household goods and decor, art/craft supplies, vintage books, tools, and clothing PLUS baked goods and Easter basket chocolates. All proceeds benefit the homeless pets at AWANJ the Animal Welfare Association in…

New PATCO schedule 4/15

PATCO shifts to a new weekday schedule beginning on Monday, April 15, 2019. The highlights of the schedule include increased early A.M. service including increased westbound service to every 10 minutes between 5:00 a.m. – 5:40 a.m., increased westbound service to every 8-9 minutes between 5:40 a.m. – 6:56 a.m.…

PTA Derby fundraiser

Ladies, flaunt your hats, and gents, don that bow tie! Merchantville School's largest fundraiser of the year is almost here. The PTA's Kentucky Derby Benefit & Auction is scheduled for May 4th, 4:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the Merchantville Community Center, 212 Somerset Ave. This basket fundraiser is held on…

Curriculum at MES

This video describes the philosophy behind the development of Merchantville School's curriculum and instructional practices. Goal #1: Improve student achievement at all grade levels for all students and decrease achievement gaps where they exist. Goal #2: Implement high-quality instruction in every classroom that promotes innovative educational practices to meet the…

Holistic Street Festival coming

Mystical May Holistic Street Festival will be a unique street fair experience with a mind, body, spirit theme. Various local holistic practitioners will participate from various modalities including Reiki, IET, Reflexology, Herbalism, and yoga. Find angel card and tarot readers, mediums and psychics. Also featured an array of handmade and…

Aid in dying law

Gov. Phil Murphy is soon expected to sign the “Aid in Dying” law, making New Jersey the eighth state to permit people with a terminal diagnosis to end their own lives using a prescription from a doctor. On March 25, when the bill won final passage, Murphy said, “Allowing terminally…

Is NJ next?

The outbreak affecting ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities in Brooklyn has gotten so bad that New York City officials on Tuesday declared it a public health emergency and ordered mandatory vaccinations. Though New Jersey hasn’t been hit nearly as hard as New York City, cases have continued to crop up, which is…
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