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Townsend Inlet bridge reopens

the Townsend Inlet bridge connecting Sea Isle City and Avalon will reopen Friday, after a more than two-month closure. The bridge was shut down indefinitely to vehicle traffic in early April after divers inspecting the support pilings found a crack. The span had been set to undergo repairs in 2017…
Published in New Jersey

Chestnut Station Senior Apartments

Comfortable living and simple elegance is what you’ll find at Chestnut Station Senior Apartments. This charming, four story community is located in the historic village of Merchantville, NJ. Designed for individuals 55+, these apartments offer a full range of on-site services and amenities, along with our fabulous one and two…
Published in Boro

Make Merchantville your home

The Borough of Merchantville is a Classic Town of Greater Philadelphia. Nestled between Cherry Hill and Philadelphia we're a spirited, timeless, family centered community with two K-8 schools. We offer singles, seniors and growing families a wide selection of one-of-a-kind homes with a range of options - fixer uppers, one…
Published in Boro

Students Research Local WW1 Vets

PRESS - Merchantville students research 135 local World War I vets - When the national American Legion was born nearly 100 years ago following World War I, the borough was one of the first to establish a post. In 1919, the 15 local legion founders named Post 68 after Frederick…
Published in Elementary

Catholic Schools week events abound

A highlight for staff in the Office of Catholic Schools is taking part in the events and activities in our schools across the diocese. The week was an affirmation of our work and the work of our schools to be “communities of faith, knowledge and service.” At Saint Peter's in…
Published in Neighbors

Kids Smile

As part of National Children's Dental Health Month, Camden County College's dental hygiene and dental assisting students and staff were joined by area dentists to provide free cleanings to local children. The Give-Kids-a-Smile Day program offered preventive care and oral health education to area children aged 12 and younger. Last…
Published in Camden County

Transformer blows during storm

On February 9th during the snow storm Engine 12-91 was dispatched around 8:45AM for a wires call. When the Engine arrived on location the top of the pole at Chapel Ave and Spruce St. was on fire. Crews secured the area until PSE&G could secure the power. While awaiting their…
Published in Boro

Irish Basketball on the right track

In a season where it’s experienced ups and downs, the Camden Catholic High School boys’ basketball team looks to have taken a turn for the better. Winners in six of their last seven, including three straight, the Irish find themselves a much different team than the one that lost by…
Published in High School

Just Kids before and after school care

The Just Kids' mission is to work in collaboration with the hosting 13 school districts to provide quality school-based childcare to children attending the specific elementary/ middle school. This service ensures child safety while providing a relationship building and child enrichment curriculum. Archway has over 20 years of experience providing…
Published in Elementary

Camden County Library Wins Book Grant from Penguin Random House

Camden County Library is proud to announce that its Riletta L. Cream Ferry Ave. Branch Library is the recipient of a Penguin Random House Library Award for Innovation. The award is being given for the library’s ‘Tutor Time’ program that it operates in partnership with volunteer tutors from the Cooper…
Published in Camden County

Programs abound at the library

Merchantville Public Library has been part of the Camden County Library system since 1928. It is located on the first floor of the Merchantville Public School and has been a joint project between the Merchantville Board of Education and the Camden County Library system since 1998. Merchantville may be the…
Published in Library
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