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Veterans Medal Ceremony in Merchantville

Freeholder and Merchantville resident, Carmen Rodriguez, presented seven Camden County Military Service Medals to veterans, and their surviving family members, during Merchantville’s 14th Annual Car and Bike Show on July 21st. For the last 14 years Camden County has worked with the Borough of Merchantville to honor our veterans and…

Merchantville School picked for pilot program

Six South Jersey school districts will take part in the state's expanding teacher-evaluation program, and one has been selected for a new pilot program to evaluate principals, education officials said Tuesday. Of 70 districts that applied for the evaluation program, nine districts

Program transitions dropouts to college

Camden County College will begin offering high school dropouts throughout the County the opportunity to earn a high school diploma and get a jump start on college through its new Transition to College Program beginning this fall. This new initiative is a commitment from the Freeholder Board and the college…

Car Show returns for 14th year

After a one week rain delay the 2012 Car Show is scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 21st in downtown Merchantville, NJ. Registration is from 12:00-3:00 p.m. at the show entrance on Alexander Avenue and the event runs from 3:00-9:00 p.m. The Car Show features family fun including a…

No Smoking in the Parks policy

On July 19th the American Cancer Society launched a public awareness campaign on the County’s No Smoking in the Parks policy. Signs are being posted in all our parks to make sure residents understand that Camden County’s parks are smoke-free. The Freeholder Board has banned smoking in all locations within…

Central School fire suspicious

A long-vacant elementary school on Merchantville Avenue caught fire Tuesday night and officials say the smoky blaze could be suspicious in nature.Pennsauken Fire Chief Joseph Palumbo reported no injuries and said no one was inside the Central School when the fire broke out. The fire is believed to have started…

Haddonfield-Berlin Road Improvements

Camden County will begin roadway improvements this summer on Haddonfield-Berlin Road (Route 561) from Evesham Road to Laurel Oak Road. The $2.5 million project will be completed at night to lessen its impact on motorists and area businesses. The improvements include the resurfacing of the roadway, drainage improvements and streetscape…

Heat Alert Extended for Camden County

With temperatures expected to reach 99 degrees over the next two days the Camden County Health Department has issued a Heat Alert for today and tomorrow effective noon until 8:00 P.M. Please remember to check on elderly relatives and neighbors, and do not

Firemen injured in Merchantville blaze

Two firefighters were injured fighting a fully-involved house fire in Merchantville at late Monday night. The fire was first reported about 10:15 p.m. in a single-family home in the 100 block of East Maple Avenue. Fire crews reported heavy fire and thick smoke billowing from the two-story house when they…

Save the Dates

Café BellaVita will be hosting two different events in July and we want you to save the dates to experience Carlo’s talented cooking. Thursday July 19 features a Pork Dinner where Carlo will be serving a full picnic roast for parties of 4 and more. Round up the family and…

Christie's temper flares again on the boardwalk

Gov. Christie got into a verbal smackdown on Thursday with a man who reportedly made snide remarks about his education policies. A video posted on the TMZ website shows Christie gripping a vanilla ice cream cone as he strides down the Seaside Heights boardwalk while joining a battle of words.…
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