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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…

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…
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