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Wellwood is the spot for Merchantville's Birthday!

Join in the community fun at Merchantville's 138th BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION! The Birthday Celebration is scheduled for Saturday June 2nd from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at Wellwood Park. Wellwood Park is located between West Maple, Hamilton and Linden Avenues. There will be traditional picnic, games, races including potato-sack, three legged and egg/spoon;…

Click It or Ticket

May 21 through June 3, 2012, has been selected as the national "Click It or Ticket" mobilization enforcement period. In Merchantville and across the country law enforcement officers will actively be participating to ensure all motor vehicle occupants are buckled up day and night to reduce the risk of injury…

Library Book Sale

The Camden County Library System will hold its annual spring book sale on June 8th 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and June 9th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. a the Vogelson Branch Library in Voorhees. More than 50,000 books, CDs, videos, books-on-tape and more will be on sale a…

Veterans Job Fair on the Battleship

Veterans of all branches of service are invited to attend a job fair sponsored by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development on May 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on the Battleship New Jersey, 100 Clinton Street, Camden. For more information, visit the job fair registratration…

6th Legislative District Job & Resource Fair

As representatives of the Sixth Legislative District, we would like to inform you of a job fair that we will be hosting next week. The job fair will be held on May 16, 2012 from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Cherry Hill National Guard Armory 2001 Park Boulevard,…

Kids learn to be safe near water

More than 60 kids poured themselves into the Boys & Girls Club Saturday to learn a few lessons about water safety. Sponsored by the Middle Atlantic Swimming’s Diversity Committee and former Olympic hopeful Danielle Strader-Bordi of Merchantville, Water Safety Day

Camden County Veterans Cemetery Dedication

The Freeholder Board will hold a dedication ceremony for the Camden County Veterans Cemetery at Harleigh on May 26 at 11 a.m. Admiral William J. Fallon, Commander of U.S. Central Command from March 2007 to March 2008, will deliver the keynote address. The Veterans Cemetery is located on Kaighn Avenue…

Council meets tonight to caucus

Borough Council will hold their monthly caucus meeting on Monday, May 7th. Under discussion on the agenda will be updates on unresolved 2011 issues and proposed 2012 capital budget items. Also on the agenda are a proposed Salary Ordinance and an ordinance

RFP released for produce vendor

A new program that would make it convenient for New Jersey residents with limited access to supermarkets to buy fresh produce is looking for a vendor. The nonprofit mobile vendor would visit senior complexes, community centers and other high-traffic areas to sell fresh fruits and vegetables to underserved areas. The…

Central School to be demolished

Central School, which served students in Pennsauken for more than eight decades before being closed in 2007 is set to be demolished by the district. Mold and air-quality problems along with structural damage ultimately shuttered the school at Merchantville and Madison avenues. Saving the 45,000-square-foot structure was deemed to be…

Dancing with the Cherry Hill Stars

Dancing with the Cherry Hill Stars is Sunday, May 6, at 7 p.m. in the New Auditorium at Cherry Hill High School West. Two contestants, Joe DeMarco of DeMarco Dance Center in Merchantville and Jenny Ryan, who publishes SNJ Business People, had not met prior to their first rehearsal. DeMarco…
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