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Resident stops alleged purse snatcher

Cherry Hill police report that a purse-snatcher wanted in multiple towns might’ve gotten away, had an alert Merchantville man not chased down the thief. The alleged thief, David Zane Jr., of Westville, was talking with a woman outside Pathmark on Church Road Sunday afternoon, when he suddenly grabbed the woman’s…

Parenting workshop offered by County

The Camden County Board of Freeholders is sponsoring a free interactive conference on parenting for families and kids called “Raising The Next Generation” on Saturday, April 13th, from 8 a.m.-1:15 p.m. at Pennsauken High School. We created this conference to help families raise bright, healthy, happy children. It will be…

LourdesCare at Cherry Hill hosts Open House

LourdesCare at Cherry Hill is a new, state-of-the-art outpatient center at Route 70 and Brace Road where patients can get critical and specialty services at an all-in-one-stop for expert medical care including radiology, cardiac care, lab services and wellness programs. There will be a community open house event on Saturday,…

National Library Week inspires Spring programs

During National Library Week the library’s youngest customers are invited to bring their favorite stuffed animal friends to share a scrumptious spread of treats during our "Brunch with a Buddy" program in Merchantville on Wednesday, April 17th at 3:30 p.m. Brick 4 Kidz will be visiting our branch to challenge…

Record rise in state lottery spending

Walk into Cigar Alley @ The News Nook in Merchantville and the aroma of fine tobacco hits you first. But it is the clipped staccato of the store’s New Jersey Lottery machine that is a constant. Customers are just as apt to buy scratch-off tickets as they are cigars. “We’re…

MES gets increase in state aid

New Jersey school districts will see either an increase in state aid or flat funding for the new year, according to figures released by the state Thursday. Merchantville's aid increased by $237,120 or 13.4%. The district is projected to get increased aid in 2013-14 of $298,845 or a change of …

St. Peter School Open House

Anyone interested in learning more about St. Peter School is welcome to attend our open house on Sunday, March 10th from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Come and see all the great things happening here. Meet our wonderful faculty and enjoy a tour of our school. We will be taking…

Council to caucus tonight

Borough Council will meet on Monday, February 25th at 7:30 p.m. in Borough Hall. During the meeting the West Maple Neighborhood Task Force will provide an update about the community. Also under discussion will be approval of a raffle and 50/50 license for Merchantville PTA, a plaque for fallen servicemen…

N.J. Superior Court finds for eminent domain action

In a recent decision, the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey has held that New Jersey law does not require a condemning authority to negotiate with a mortgagee, which has obtained a final judgment of foreclosure on the subject property, prior to the initiation of an eminent…

Society looks to honor homeowners

The Merchantville Historical Society is searching for candidates to be recipients of an award certificate for the interior or exterior appearance of their homes. It’s our way to reach out to let you know that your efforts have not gone unnoticed or unappreciated. You will be invited to share your…

Get magazines through County Library

Beginning in February, customers with a Camden County Library card will be able to download over 100 popular magazines through Zinio, a digital newsstand offered to subscribing libraries. Magazines will be easy to download and view on a computer or on a range of mobile devices, including the iPad, Android…
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