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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…

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…
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