State of the County

For the first time in history, Camden County’s bond rating has been upgraded to AA, the result of smart fiscal practices by our finance and management teams. We see 2014 as the year that economic recovery will take hold in Camden County. Freeholder Carmen Rodriguez, liaison to the County’s Health…
Published in Camden County

Wicked nor'easter to strike Wednesday

Nor'easter arrives Wednesday night after 8 p.m. and continues through the day on Thursday. The biggest impact will be seen north and west of Philadelphia. Snow will overspread the region on Wednesday from south to north starting between 8 and 10 p.m. accumulating snow 4-6 inches by 5 a.m. From …
Published in New Jersey

School Closings & Delays

Camden Catholic High School, Merchantville School, St. Peter School, Pennsauken Public Schools, St. Stephen's School, Bishop Eustace, Camden County Technical School, Audubon School District and Paul VI High School.
Published in Boro

Design intervention for a vacant church

An interior designer saw vast potential in a former Merchantville church that sat vacant for years. Most people would have seen the former Wesleyan Methodist Church in the Georgian and Victorian Stick style (a term often used to describe a Victorian not of the gingerbread/ornamental variety), and not have given…
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2012-2013 NJ School Performance Report

The New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) is pleased to present these annual reports of School Performance. These reports are designed to inform parents, educators and students about how well a school is preparing its students for college and careers. Merchantville Boro The new School Performance Reports seek to: Focus…
Published in Elementary

School team identifies special education needs

Project CHILD FIND is a program established by the New Jersey Department of Education to assist in the identification of un-served/underserved youth with a delay or disability from 3 through 21 years of age. The Merchantville School District provides free programs and services for children from age 3 up through…
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Our School

Merchantville School is a one district school that lies at the physical and emotional heart of this historic town. It benefits from unusually high levels of community involvement. Parents, community members, teachers, students, and staff all take an active role in how the school operates and work to maintain and…
Published in Elementary

Snow squalls expected today

This storm will not be a monster like the one our area experienced earlier this week, but, depending on where you live, you could see accumulations up to 5 inches, NBC10 First Alert Weather Meteorologist Glenn "Hurricane" Schwartz said. By lunchtime snow should be falling in the Philadelphia area with…
Published in Boro

Murder remains a mystery

Thirty years after her husband’s murder, Nancy Groom makes clear what she wants. “I would like an answer before I die, for heaven’s sake.” Edward Bauer was found shot to death Jan. 23, 1984 in his Merchantville auto repair shop. His slaying remains the tiny borough’s only unsolved homicide. Merchantville…
Published in Boro

Winter Storm WARNING

Significant snowfall expected today and tonight followed immediately by bitterly cold air. A fast moving but potent weather system will bring snow to our entire area today into this evening. As the storm strengthens to our East later today, the winds will increase resulting in areas of blowing and drifting…
Published in New Jersey

Community activists honored for work in Camden

Four community leaders were honored last week by the philanthropic arm of one of Camden's most prominent corporate citizens for working to improve life in the city. The Campbell Soup Foundation presented awards to Anthony J. Perno 3d, Curtis Myers, Bridget Phifer, and Sabine Mehnert. Perno, a councilman in Merchantville,…
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