News

Reflections Program announce awards

Merchantville's 1st PTA Reflections Program, participating in one of the largest student arts recognition programs in the country, has announced the results of the State level judging. Congratulations go to Taylor Meachum and Lea Wehnau who

MES Kindergarten & PreK registration

Registration for children entering preschool or kindergarten in the Merchantville School District will take place on Thursday, March 22nd from 1:15-2:45 p.m. Kindergarteners must be 5 years old and Preschoolers 4 years old by October 1, 2012 to register.

Rowan SAT flap blamed on error

Rowan University’s top administrator blamed “human error” Friday after the school was found to have released a misleading comparison between its students and those at Rutgers-Camden.The fact sheet comparison reflected the negative impact of lower SAT scores for disadvantaged students at Rutgers-Camden, but not at Rowan. That gave a 92-point…

Merging of towns at standstill

Neither the Cherry Hill or Merchantville administration sent representatives to the March 6th commission meeting and it was attended by only a few residents. Mayor North, who in the past has voiced his concerns over who would sit on the commission was not at the meeting and has not heard…

Mame at CCHS

Take a trip back in time to the Roaring 20’s, the stock market crash, the fabulous 40’s, and put it all to the music of Jerry Herman’s MAME. That is the show that the amazing performing arts department at Camden Catholic High School in Cherry Hill will be doing on…

Keeping a flat tax rate hurt Medford

Despite the recent economic turmoil and the township's apparently insatiable demand for amenities, its tax rate stayed flat from 2006 to 2010 and went up only slightly last year. And that is precisely why the community now faces a financial emergency, say leaders of the five-member, all-Republican Town Council and…

Program offers advice on internet safety

The Camden County Library’s M. Allan Vogelson Branch in Voorhees will host a lecture for parents about how they can teach their children to practice Internet safety on Tuesday, March 13, 7:00 p.m. Phyllis Kae who served as a lead independent investigator for the City of Camden and was one

Raise in minimum wage moves ahead

A plan to hike New Jersey's minimum wage by $1.25 to $8.50 an hour is a step closer to approval after the Senate Labor Committee passed it, 3-1, Thursday. The bill, which would peg the wage rate to inflation, passed an Assembly committee last month. Leaders in both Democratically controlled…

Raise in minimum wage moves ahead

A plan to hike New Jersey's minimum wage by $1.25 to $8.50 an hour is a step closer to approval after the Senate Labor Committee passed it, 3-1, Thursday. The bill, which would peg the wage rate to inflation, passed an Assembly committee last month. Leaders in both Democratically controlled…

Christie calls law student veteran an 'idiot'

Gov. Christie told William Brown, 34, a former Navy SEAL and second-year Rutgers-Camden law student on Thursday that his school will definitely merge with Rowan University, sparking a yelling match that led the governor to dismiss him as an “idiot.” Brown, a former candidate for state Assembly who served in…
Go to top