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January events at the Library

Children’s and Family Programs abound in January 2015! Stories with Elsa: Grades Pre-K – 5 on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 3:30 p.m. Come and listen to Elsa the Ice Queen's magical stories and songs. Pine Cone Craft: Grades Pre-K – 5 on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 3:30 p.m. See what you can…

2014 Holiday Events

The Borough's 2014 Holiday festivities are underway including the much anticipated evening parade. Public Events volunteers were busy Saturday trimming the boro tree, hanging seasonal street decor and readying the Santa House for the holidays. Enjoy the schedule of events and experience the difference that shopping in your own home…

School Bond passes

Voters in Merchantville approved a two-phase school proposal estimated at $2 million on a vote of 536 to 239. Phase I projects includes a 40 percent reimbursement from the state totaling $373,062. The vote showed strong support for the school and it's value to the community. Phase I projects include…

The votes are in

Newly elected Borough officials by unofficial vote tally: Mayor - Edward Brennan, 642; Borough Council - Andrew McLoone, 639; Katherine Erhard Swann, 614. For School Board - Henry Kabel, 374; Karen Foster - 426, Steve Morrone - 459. School Bond Question - Yes 541, No 238. Please check www.merchantvillenj.gov for…

School Bond Referendum

In August, the Merchantville Board of Education authorized the inclusion of a bond referendum question on the November 2014 election ballot. It has been 18 years since the Board of Education asked the community to support a referendum.

Camden County Flu Shot Program

The Freeholders are hosting free convenient flu shot clinic locations across Camden County now through November 5th. On Friday, October 10th, they will be available at the Cherry Hill Township Municipal Building, on Tuesday October 21st

DOH confirms Enterovirus cases

The state Department of Health confirmed Tuesday five new cases of enterovirus D68 in New Jersey, bringing the total to 14 cases in New Jersey. There are two new confirmed cases in Morris County and one each in Camden, Middlesex and Mercer counties. The typical enterovirus season runs from July…

SJ towns get $1M in planning grants

Camden's downtown streets could get a makeover, under a new study announced Friday by the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission.The grants of federal and state funds were part of the planning commission's Transportation and Community Development Initiative, which seeks to coordinate local transportation improvements with land-use planning. Merchantville received a…

Safety department hosts meet & greet

The Merchantville Department of Public Safety will host a “Meet and Greet Event” for the residents of the Borough to come out and talk to members of the Police and Fire Departments. The event begins at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 26th, at the old railroad station building on Chestnut…

DEA: Operation Take Back

Got Drugs? Turn in your unused or expired medications at Merchantville Borough Hall on Saturday, September 27th. Operation Take Back is sponsored by the DEA - Drug Enforcement Agency - for residents from the borough and neighboring communities to safely dispose of prescriptions that they no longer need or use.…

McFarlan's to open 2nd shop

A second McFarlan's Market, originally located in Merchantville, is coming to Collingswood on Haddon Avenue in the shuttered National Market building. "We're excited to take the next step in Collingswood," said Janet Stevens, owner of the McFarlan's Market in Merchantville in a press release. "The support for this project has…
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