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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…

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…
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