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PTA Pumpkin Patch

Please save the date for the Merchantville School PTA's 2nd annual Pumpkin Patch! Saturday, 10/27/18 from 10am - 2pm! - Centre Street Gazebo along the bike path, right across the street from our always wonderful Merchantville Market Off Centre! Our 2018 Patch will feature: Pumpkins to creatively decorate, Fun, Halloween-themed…
Published in Boro

Fire in Cherry Hill displaces two families

Two families are at least temporarily displaced after a fire ripped through one half of a duplex in Cherry Hill Sunday afternoon. Cherry Hill Fire Department called all hands to the fire around 12:30 p.m., at the dead end of Orchard Avenue near the Merchantville line. Assistant Fire Chief Chris…
Published in Neighbors

McFarlan's Market debuts in Collingswood

An upscale food market — once expected to arrive here by the spring of 2015 and again by early 2016 — is finally opening this week. The arrival of McFarlan’s Market fulfills a vision for its husband-and-wife operators — and for borough officials who have long sought to reclaim a…
Published in Neighbors

Mutt Strut Returns!

On Saturday, September 29th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the strut returns. It's been a couple of years since the last Mutt Strut, but several volunteers are working with Merchantville Task Force and Pennsauken-Merchantville Area Chamber Of Commerce PMAC to bring this wonderful event back to town. We would…
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Businessman and resident receives award

Congratulations to fellow P.M.A.C. Member and Chairman, Matt Gaskill of Gaskill-Brown Funeral Home for receiving a well deserved award. The award for community service was presented to Gaskill on September 17th by the Camden County Freeholder Board and the Mayor and Borough of Merchantville.
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Autumnal Equinox

On September 22nd a lazy void of course Moon period impacts early risers. By mid-morning the Moon enters sensitive Pisces. Midday lunar alignments with Uranus and Saturn gracefully boost ambitions. A sense of possibility can be entrancing. Creative individuals find their muses close at hand. If a get together with…
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Get Ready For Fall Holidays

"Pumpkin Painting Party" on Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. for kids of all ages. The library will provide the paint and the pumpkins. You provide the creativity. And, "Not All Brooms are Created Equal" on Monday, September 24, 2018 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. for…
Published in Library

Pennsauken first responders, residents remember lives lost in 9/11 attacks

A6 ABC News covered a South Jersey community puting on a touching display overnight to remember the lives lost in the September 11th terrorist attacks, 17 years ago today. First responders and Pennsauken residents prayed together at the 9/11 memorial on Route 130 and Merchantville Avenue. Before that, the volunteers…
Published in Neighbors

NJ TRANSIT advances Positive Train Control Program

Beginning Wednesday, September 5 and Monday, September 10 and continuing until early 2019, NJ TRANSIT will continue the installation of Positive Train Control (PTC) equipment on its rail fleet throughout the state. To accommodate this critical safety upgrade, all service on the Atlantic City Rail Line (ACRL) will be temporarily…
Published in Neighbors

Montessori owner plans potential Moorestown move

Lydia B. Stokes, a township resident, was a champion for education and a lover of nature, among many other things. The advocate was active from the 1950s until her passing in the 1980s, according to the Lydia B. Stokes Foundation. Maria Montessori, the Italian founder of the education method that…
Published in Neighbors

Merchantville School PTA

Hello families! The long-awaited schedules are active in the Real Time Parent Portal!https://www.fridayparentportal.com/portal/security/login.cfm. Log in using the codes sent in the summer mailing to find out your children’s teachers. Don’t forget to submit a room parent request if you would like to be considered for a Room Parent position for…
Published in Elementary
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