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County 911 System gets major upgrade

You might not hear the difference on the phone, but 9-1-1 in Camden County has gotten a major upgrade. Emergency responders have a tough job, but it’s a lot harder when they can’t communicate with each other. That was a major technology criticism across the country after 9/11. The $35…

Spring snow storm hits area

Heavy snow has moved into the Ohio Valley and Mid-Atlantic Monday Morning. The heaviest snow will cause some tricky travel for the morning commute, including the 1-95 corridor. Through the day on Monday, snow will expand eastward. Merchantville will experience snow and rain. High of 37F with a windchill as…

Driver remains in rehab

A man remains in a rehab facility awaiting indictment on charges that he was high on PCP and driving the wrong way when he struck and killed a mother and her teenage daughter. Keith Johnson was allegedly driving his Dodge Durango 100 mph in the wrong direction when he struck…

2013 Egg Hunt is on TODAY!

The Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on the lawns of the Merchantville Community Center on Saturday, March 23rd at 10:00 a.m. Children ages 10 and under are welcome to come to scoop up eggs, candies and treats! Bring your brothers, sisters, friends...and parents and make sure to bring…

Council caucus meeting tonight

Monday, March 25th beginning at 7:30 PM Borough Council will consider items for discussion including: Approvals of use of facility for Baseball parade, Handbill Ordinance for the Borough, Boiler repair vs. replace for Borough Hall, Taxi Cab licensing and registering, Budget, Crosswalk in Merchantville, Approval of payment for public events…

Top six finalists named in the Southern Regional Spelling Bee

Junior Membership recently announced the top six finalists in the Southern Regional Spelling Bee. After many eliminations and a very tough competition, “orchid” was the winning word. The winners are listed as follows: 1st Place, Zachary Varela, West Deptford; 2nd Place, Roger Crane, Merchantville; 3rd Place, Isabella Turner, Medford; 4th…

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…
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