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…
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Inaugural issue for History Alliance

Thanks to the Merchantville Historical Society our borough was included in the inaugural issue of Camden County "Heritage" a publication of the Camden County History Alliance. The Camden County History Alliance was established in February 2016. It is an association of over 30 Camden County (NJ) history organizations,
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Burt German honored by Mayor

Mayor Ted Brennan recently honored long time resident, Burt German, for his 60 plus years of service to the Merchantville community with a framed proclamation. Burt, who has served our community as a Borough councillor, Borough fire commissioner and fire chief of Merchantville's Niagra Fire Company, was just sworn in…
Published in Boro

Regattas returning to Cooper River

After closing in the fall of 2015 for major dredging and environmental cleanup, Cooper River will reopen on March 25th with the first of 12 seasonal regattas, the Murphy Cup. Grants and the Camden County government paid the cost for the the $12 million rehabilitation project.
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Merchantville looks to mobilize marchers

On the Women's March on Washington website Sunday, event organizers unveiled the "10 Actions for the first 100 Days" campaign, an effort to keep those who supported the march focused on joint activism. The first action suggests that women write postcards to their senators, to make it clear where they…
Published in Boro

Merchantville School

The Merchantville School District was founded in 1874. It is a community public school district that serves students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade committed to quality and excellence, will provide a broad-based education, which is responsive to the needs of all students. Working with the community, the district shall: Offer…
Published in Elementary

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Crusemire is in command

Crusemire, a senior lefthander, wasn't a first-team, all-conference selection as a junior and won't be attending college on a baseball scholarship. But if the first two weeks of the baseball season are any indication, Crusemire is set to make some serious noise. And so are the Irish. "He's such a…
Published in High School

Blizzard WARNING

A major snowstorm will hit the area Friday night and last into Sunday morning, with many parts of our area getting 10” or more snow. The storm will be even more severe in the Washington, DC and Baltimore areas and less severe in New York City and Boston. This will…
Published in New Jersey

Art Within Reach

Art Within Reach is proud to present its annual holiday show featuring an array of handmade items, including books, clay, glass, jewelry, leather, mixed media, painting, photography, and wood. Show hours are Friday, December 11 from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 12 from 12:00 to 10:00 p.m. The…
Published in Neighbors
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