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Law Enforcement Exam

If anyone is interested in a career in public safety or law enforcement, the New Jersey Civil Service Commission is accepting applications now through August 31, 2019. The list includes: Municipal Police Officer, County Police Officer, Campus Police Officer Recruit, Police Officer Recruit Human Services, Sheriff’s Officer, County Correction Officer,…

Freeholder Meeting in Merchantville

Camden County's Board of Chosen Freeholders held their monthly meeting at the Merchantville Community Center last evening. Some proposed resolutions included an agreement between the county and Cooper River Yacht Club for kayak rental, $150,000 for countywide dam repairs, $500,000 for youth gang desistance/divergent grant funds, $32,000 for electronic faxing…

Read the Observer

The July issue of the Merchantville Observer has been published online and will be distributed soon. It is published monthly, distributed to households in the Borough and available in stores of advertisers. It is operated by General Manager: Edward H. Bohn III; Editors: Agnes Madden and Jim Madden join Gail…

Summer Library Fun

Summer Reading Fun continues in the Merchantville Library in July. Happy Mail, Rock and Rhyme with Mr. Jon, DIY Paper Mache Telescopes, Candy Sushi, and more! We are halfway through summer and still having fun including lots of programs for little ones. Enjoy Rock and Rhyme with Mr. Jon on …

Summer Art Show

Be a part of the Summer Art Show at Eilandarts Center in August 2019. The theme for this year's Summer show is "Flowers and Trees" and artists can submit up to three pieces. Every piece of art submitted has to have the artist’s name, the title of the piece, and…

Vote for Hopeworks

The polls are still open for 9 Key to Community grants @ Philafound.org and Hopeworks Camden is in the running! For more than a century, Philadelphia Foundation has increased philanthropic investment in the community, fostering the economic, civic and social vitality of Greater Philadelphia. Hopeworks provides a positive, healing atmosphere…

Inquirer Offers NJ, DE Beach Guide

The Philadelphia Inquirer provides a guide to which beaches are open, closed or under advisory, from Atlantic Highlands to Cape May based on live water quality monitoring data from New Jersey and Delaware (Here’s what that means.) You can also use this tool to save your favorite beaches, get driving…

R-Camden Diversity Project

The 11orMore™Project was started by Dr. Cameron T. Whitley in 2018 as an initiative to promote LGBTQIA+ students, faculty, and staff support and acceptance at schools across the country. Rutgers University-Camden is a participating sponsor of this project. The GLSEN 2015 National School Climate Survey suggests that most LGBTQ+ students…

Increased Heat, Humidity July 14-21

The hottest week of the climatological year is upon us according tho NWS Mt. Holly. Temperatures turn warmer this week, but record highs should not be threatened. The problem is the increasing humidity, as heat index values will exceed 100 degrees several days late this week. Today will be another …

Chestnut Ave. Closure

Pennsauken Township will begin replacing a storm sewer on Chestnut Avenue on Monday, July 15th. The project will require a stretch of Chestnut Avenue to close throughout the week. From Monday, July 15th, until Friday, July 19th, crews will fully close Chestnut Avenue between Merchantville Avenue and East Hollywood Circle…

Agnus Dei Concert

The Choir at Mary Queen of All Saints Parish will be hosting a celebration of sacred music on Sunday, July 28th at the 10:30 a.m. Mass, to provide a wonderful musical experience during our celebration. Then, at 2:00 p.m. there will be a free concert of sacred hymns and songs…
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