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Why is summer reading so important?

Summer for your child can quickly become an endless stream of television, sleeping in, and video games. A high level of literacy and reading comprehension is one of the best skills a child can develop in our information-rich world. Additionally, summer reading combats “Summer Slide”, a phenomenon that affects children…

Andrews Announces Storm Water Management Project

Congressman Andrews announced that Merchantville will receive $320,000 in federal funds to improve its waste and storm water sewers. The Storm Water Management Systems Improvements Project will alleviate flooding that has caused consistent water damage to homes, cars, and railroads in the community.

Sunset Jazz Series Kicks-Off at Wiggins Waterfront Park

The Camden County Board of Freeholders sponsor their 22nd Annual Sunset Jazz Series beginning on Monday, June 24th at 8:00 p.m. with artist Point Blank. Don't miss some great music with awesome waterfront sunset views! Full series schedule.

Veterans Workshop on June 27th

The Camden County Board of Freeholders, through Camden County’s Office of Veterans Affairs, is sponsoring a Veterans Workshop in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Philadelphia Regional Office on Thursday, June 27th from 10 a.m.- 12 p.m. at Camden County College’s Regional Emergency Training Center 

Hazardous and Electronic Waste Recycling on Saturday

The Camden County Board of Freeholders is sponsoring a Hazardous and Electronic Waste Recycling event at Camden County College on Saturday, June 22, from 8:30 a. m. - 3 p.m. at the Blackwood Campus in the parking lot off Peter Cheeseman Road in Blackwood.

Animal shelter struggling

Begun in 2007 as a temporary stopgap for the animal services needs of several towns along the Camden and Burlington County border, the Pennsauken-based Almost Home Animal Shelter is in dire financial straits, says Executive Director Nancy Welsh. The shelter needs volunteers for any number of tasks. It's not just…

County ready to respond to Andrea

The remnants of Tropical Storm Andrea may cause flash flooding in our area from late tonight through 4 a.m. Saturday morning. The storm is expected to merge with a frontal system tonight and bring our region an extended period of moderate to heavy rainfall. The County’s Public Works Department has…

Merchantville to party on June 1

The Borough of Merchantville kicks off summer this weekend with a variety of community events. The town will hold its birthday celebration June 1 at Wellwood Park with a day of activities planned for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday alsostarts the Merchantville Farmers Market season — a daylong sale…

County offers Gardening Clinics

Do you have gardening questions, sick plants or insects eating up your garden that you can’t seem to get rid of, or other gardening questions? Chances are Camden County’s monthly Plant Clinics hosted by the County’s Master Gardeners can answer them. The clinics are held from 9 a.m.-noon on the…

County Multi-Use Trails Plan meeting

The DVRPC will unveil the final draft of the Camden County Bicycling & Multi-Use Trails Master Plan on Wednesday, May 29th from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at The Camden County Boathouse, 7050 North Park Drive, Pennsauken. A light dinner will be served and the public is invited. The plan will guide…

Learn pasta making from the best!

Joseph and Anna Maria Severino learned the art of pasta making from Umberto Casoli, an artisinal pasta maker in Italy. In 1971 they returned to America with recipes in hand and introduced their uniquely handcrafted pasta products made from 100% semolina flour. For over 35 years the family shop in…
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