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A Catholic school-saving mission

Given a choice years ago to retire and enjoy life, businessman Robert Healey Sr. decided to dig in. He is on a personal crusade to help save Catholic schools in the region. Healey, 84, of Lumberton, a successful lawyer and entrepreneur, has become a champion for Catholic education, turning around…

Get a Kids Kit today!

Kids Kits are a new service offered by the Camden County Library System at Merchantville and its seven other branches throughout the county. Each pack contains four or five books with a common theme, a list of related songs, rhymes and a suggestion for a simple craft. Members of the…

Volunteer for Bikeshare

Camden County needs volunteers to help with refurbishing donated bikes for its Bikeshare program, which seeks to provide bicycles on loan or permanent use for people in communities throughout the County that become local BikeShare members. Repairs are done Tuesday evenings from 5:30-8 p.m. and Saturday mornings from 9 a.m.-…

Homework Help offered through the Library

With the start of another school year, it’s useful to know how much reliable information younger students and parents can find to do homework from a home Internet connection through services offered by the Camden County Library System. New this year, the library is providing library card holders free access…

Underground utility work continues

PSE&G will be working on the 200 block of Lexington Avenue starting on Monday, September 23rd. Work on the 100 block will not start for 3-4 weeks. It will be a manned 24 hour operation and all driveways and roadways will remail open to local traffic. All issues and concerns …

Grace commits to solar power

During the week of June 17, 2012. Eighty-Six 245-watt solar panels were installed at Grace Episcopal Church, 7 East Maple Avenue, Merchantville, New Jersey. This marks the first such installation at a church in the town of 3,500 residents adjacent to Pennsauken and Cherry Hill.

Enjoy family fun at County 4H Fair

Come to the Camden County 4H Fair and bring your family and friends for a day loaded with 4H events, live entertainment, fair food and so much more! If you like barrel racing and horse demonstrations, pony rides, giant hamster ball rides, face painting,

Towns look to reduce police administration

Politicians in seven Camden County towns have requested a feasibility study to explore a merger of upper-level police management. Audubon, Collingswood, Haddonfield, Haddon Heights, Haddon Township, Mount Ephraim and Oaklyn, collectively known as the Colonial Alliance, will investigate potential savings in paying a smaller administrative force to manage police operations. …

295 Ramp closure

Beginning July 19, the DOT will be closing Interstate 76 eastbound (Exit 1A) ramp connection to Interstate 295 southbound in conjunction with the Direct Connection project. Be aware that the closure will start around 11 p.m. and PKF Mark III, the contractor, is scheduled to close the left-lane ramp connection…

Heat Alert through this weekend

Camden County Health Officer, Carmen Rodriguez, has issued a Heat Alert for Camden County through Friday, July 19, effective noon to 8:00 P.M. each day. The weather forecast for this week calls for the temperatures above 95° and heat indexes over 100°. Municipalities were notified to open municipal cooling centers…

Resident earns scholarship

The New Jersey Utilities Association (NJUA) announced the 2013 recipients of the Association’s James R. Leva Scholarship, Excellence in Diversity Scholarship and Trade and Vocational School Scholarship awards. Jason J. Ramos of Merchantville received the Trade and Vocational School Scholarship, valued up to $6,000. 
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