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The Montessori Seeds of Education

The Montessori Seeds of Education was founded on September 2, 2014. It is a is a non-profit 501(c)3 private school in Merchantville, NJ offering authentic Montessori programs for families with children ages 18mo-15 yrs old. Our mission is to create a mindful, collaborative, and authentic Montessori experience for families. Montessori…
Published in Elementary

MES PTA streamlines communication with Konstella

School is almost here and through Konstella, the Merchantville PTA wants to make sure you are set to have all the information you need at your fingertips! One of the first quick and easy things you can do is to assign your child/children to their appropriate homerooms. To do so,…
Published in Elementary

NJ sends Hurricane Sandy teams to Texas

In 2012, the Atlantic coast of New Jersey and southern New York were slammed with Sandy and received aid and rescue help from several states and the federal government. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was particularly appreciative of the help and announced that NJ Task Force 1, comprised of police,…
Published in New Jersey

SPS Cross Country team begins practicing

Join our XC team this fall. Registration is open to all students in grades 3-8 who attend St. Peter School or St. Peter School C.C.D. Our first practice is Monday, August 28th at 6 p.m. at Pennypacker Park on Park Boulevard (Cherry Hill) by the softball field. Parents interested in…
Published in Elementary

New vendor adds foraged foods to the market

Welcome our newest vendor, Bruce Santino, to this coming Saturday's Farmers Market. Bruce is the Sous Chef at Forcella BYOB in Jenkintown who graduated from Pennsauken High and studied culinary arts at The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College. Fresh mushrooms, huckleberries, wild blueberries, cucumbers, squash, squash blossoms and basil…
Published in Boro

A message from Almost Home Animal Shelter

Dear Friends of Almost Home Animal Shelter: As you may recall, at the end of December 2015, Almost Home was scheduled to close our doors and discontinue helping the animals and people in the community that we have cherished since we began as a “temporary” shelter in 2006. Many of…
Published in Neighbors

NJ takes steps to keep farmland in the family

Digging up $1.7 million to actually buy a 160-acre spread felt utterly out of reach for Ryan Kocsis and his wife, Kim. They worried a developer might buy the acres. But last year, the Kocsis family applied and qualified for New Jersey’s Farmland Preservation Program. Inspectors checked them out and…
Published in New Jersey

Vigil attracts 100 residents and neighbors

In response to the tragic events that occurred in Charlottesville, VA, residents from Merchantville, Pennsauken, and other neighboring communities gathered along Maple Ave. to remember Heather Heyer, Lieutenant Cullen and Trooper Bates, as well as to promote peace and unity. http://allaroundpennsauken.com/candlelight-vigil-takes-stand-against-hate/#.Was26ZOGNAZ
Published in Boro

Neighbor spearheads Candlelight Vigil

We invite residents and neighbors to join in a peaceful and silent Candelight Vigil in Merchantville on Wednesday evening, 8/16/17, from 8:00-8:30PM. This vigil is being held in memory of Heather Heyer, Lt. H. Jay Cullen and trooper-pilot Berke Bates who lost their lives in Charlottesville, VA and to express…
Published in Boro

Merchantville Matters

When Merchantville Neighbors announced they were closing, I decided to start a new group. But looks like Neighbors isn't going anywhere. This can be an alternative group to discuss news and goings-on in and around 08109. The only rules are be nice to each other and don't spam the group!…
Published in Boro

Merchantville Living

Merchantville's #1 place to be online! If you reside in Merchantville (or within a 10 mile radius) & want to join our community, message group creator Brent Czar with your major cross-streets (exact address not necessary) to confirm residency. He may send you a message but it will appear in…
Published in Boro
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