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Enjoy these Library Programs in February

Jewelry Craft: Grades Pre-K 5 on Wednesday, February 6th, 3:30 p.m. Make and take bracelets and necklaces. Happy Valentines Day: Grades Pre-K 5 on Wednesday, February 13th, 3:30 p.m. We're decorating cookies to take home!

State plans to uproot the Children's Garden

In a letter sent last week, the New Jersey Department of Treasury ordered Children's Garden director Michael Devlin to remove all property, including the facility's amusement rides, gazebo, and giant dinosaur, by March 31. The nonprofit Camden Children's Garden has two months to vacate most of its state-owned property before…

County’s Code Blue Advisories assist homeless

The Camden County Health Officer has issued a “Code Blue” Severe Weather Advisory for extreme weather conditions. The Health Department and the Office of Emergency Management have worked with each municipality to ensure they have the proper resources to respond to these severe weather situations as part of their individual…

Merchantvile gets funding for firefighting

Fire departments in Merchantville and Audubon will receive approximately $486,000 in federal funding to hire firefighters and purchase equipment. The grants announced on Wednesday, 1/23, will be used to add three firefighters in Merchantville and 33 self-contained breathing apparatuses in Audubon, according to U.S. Rep. Rob Andrews, D-N.J. Merchantville is…

Merchantville School CSA addresses closing

January 10, 2013Dear Merchantville Community, As you are aware, Merchantville School was closed unexpectedly on Thursday, January 10. At the end of the school day on Wednesday, January 9th a threat, not directed at any person or group, was found to be written on the bathroom wall. The police were…

Actress revolutionizes role in 'Cinderella'

 Susan Riley Stevens, who wowed audiences last year on the Walnut Street Theatre stage in “God of Carnage’’ is back as the wicked step-mother in "Cinderella". Her family’s move from South Philly to Merchantville last year boosts the belief that there are many cultural treasures on this side of the…

Mayors seek gun control

Four Camden County mayors, Maley of Collingswood, Cahn of Cherry Hill, Redd of Camden, and North of Merchantville, have added their signatures to those of more than 750 other mayors

New technology in County allows 911 texts

Camden County's ability to accept 911 text messages this summer will lead the state with a technology advance that will better protect residents. Supporters say the text service would be useful to those with speech or hearing problems, or could prove crucial in circumstances - such as a burglary -…

Faith and fellowship open house

Come grow with the Vine Community at Friends of L'Arche, 35 West Maple Avenue, Merchantville. We are committed to building communities of faith and lifelong homes for adults with disabilities. Join us on December 8, 2012 to foster “Faith & Fellowship” among persons with disabilities, their families,

Dancer proposes more savings

Assemblyman Ronald S. Dancer has recently proposed expanding and extending New Jersey’s online purchasing program that has become a successful revenue tool for local governments and property taxpayers. According to the Department of Community Affairs’ Division of Local Government Services: Merchantville received $7,500 for an old fire pumper truck sold…

Small Biz Saturday

Saturday, November 24, 2012 is Small Business Saturday® - a day to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for their communities. Please join the SBA and organizations across the country in supporting your local small business
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