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Jogging path at Cooper River rerouted

The walking and jogging path circling Cooper River Park has been rerouted near Route 130 to avoid the roadway construction project. A temporary bridge now provides uninterrupted access to the path for your workout and recreational enjoyment. The Route 130 bridge is being replaced and the project will also include…

Crime prevention urged by police

There were two more burglary attempts over this last weekend, in all cases they tried to open or unlocked doors and windows. It is extremely important to make sure your doors and windows are secure. If you are going away for a weekend or vacation, please notify the police department.…

More effective 911 response planned

Each month, the Camden County Communications Center answers more than 50,000 calls, dispatches police for 33 departments, and dispatches fire and emergency medical services to all 37 municipalities. Soon, thanks to a new state-of-the-art Public Safety Radio Communications project, our first responders will have better tools to serve you. Camden…

Merchantville merger effort ends, for now

The question of whether Cherry Hill and Merchantville ought to merge won't be on the November ballot. Cherry Hill Mayor Chuck Cahn has effectively pulled the plug on a planned municipal-consolidation study that Merchantville Mayor Frank North didn't support earlier.

Exploring poverty through priest's eyes

The Voorhees branch of the Camden County Library System will host a screening and discussion about “Poet of Poverty” on Saturday, September 22, 2012, 2 p.m. “Poet of Poverty” is a documentary film exploring the experience of poverty in the City of Camden through the writings of a resident Catholic…

9/11 Tree Planting at the Victims Memorial

The Camden County Freeholder Board is partnering with Rutgers University School of Social Work, AmeriCorps Healthy Futures initiative and the New Jersey Tree Foundation to plant 11 trees at the Victims of Terrorism Memorial in Cooper River Park on Sept. 11th at 10:00 a.m. Traditionally, this is a day of…

2012 Women’s Health Conference

The Freeholder Board’s Annual Women’s Health Conference will be held on Sept. 29, at Eastern Regional High School in Voorhees. The conference includes workshops on mind and body, health and fitness and personal safety. The Conference is FREE to residents of Camden County. Continental breakfast and a healthy lunch will…

Temporary pedestrian bridge in the works

As part of the roadway widening and drainage improvement project on Route 130 from the former Collingswood Circle to North Park Drive, a temporary pedestrian bridge will be installed over the Cooper River. This temporary structure will be in place during the road construction to allow uninterrupted access to Cooper…

Classic Town Gallery on display

DVRPC and the “I Love Classic Towns” Photo Contest judges have selected 51 photographs for inclusion in the touring gallery show. The exhibition will make its way through 10 towns inluding Merchantville - from Setptember 1st through 30th - during the coming year and features photos taken between January 1,…

PTA plans Carnival

The Merchantville PTA would like to put together a carnival in October for the school community to enjoy together. If you are able to help or know someone who can supply an item in any of the following areas please email Linda Klein at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Taste

Come join us for the next Taste of Sicily the evening of August 23. Chef Carlo will be preparing an all seafood menu. Appetizer is Grilled Octopus Salad, First Course includes Risotto al frutti di mare, a risotto with fresh seafood in our homemade marinara sauce, our Second course is…
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