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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…

Reining in Readmissions in NJ

Medicare will soon begin penalizing hospitals for readmitting patients within 30 days of their discharge, and New Jersey hospitals are bracing for what could be thousands of dollars in lost revenue. As they have worked over the past few years to get a grip on this issue, hospitals have come…

2012 Clean Up Day

The Merchantville Task Force is sponsoring a Spring Cleanup Day on Saturday, April 28th from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. Interested residents and neighbors should grab their rakes, brooms and shovels and meet at the gazebo at Centre & Chestnut to help spruce up streets,

Free Document Shredding Day

Destroy your personal documents May 5th from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Camden County College, Peter Cheeseman Road, Blackwood. To help in the fight against identity theft, the Camden County Freeholder Board is sponsoring a free shredding day for Camden County residents wanting to destroy documents containing personal information. Industrial…

Cast your vote for Merchantville

Online voting has begun for the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission’s first ever “I Love Classic Towns” photo contest. The public can vote for their favorite images by visiting the Classic Towns website at www.classictowns.org. The deadline to vote is May 14th.
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