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District school budget released

A Public Hearing meeting on the 2012-2013 School Budget was held at Merchantville School on March 27th. The School District proposed programs and services in addition to core curriculum content standards adopted by the State Board of Education. Information on this budget and the programs and services it provides is…

University merger plan gets a legislative hearing

Students, professors and alumni get to tell New Jersey lawmakers what they think of a plan to merge Rutgers and Rowan universities and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. A joint legislative hearing will be held at Rowan's main campus in Glassboro today for the 11 a.m.…

Get your career blooming

The Freeholder Board is presenting a Job Fair on Wednesday, April 11th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Collingswood Ballroom. The Camden County One Stop has a proven track record of hosting successful events aimed at connecting employers and job seekers. This is a great opportunity for employers…

Help Clean Von Neida Park

Join the Freeholder Board, park neighbors, Parks Department, the District Council Collaborative Board, Rutgers Camden Public Safety Class, Coopers Ferry Development Corporation, Father Jud Weiksnar and students from St. Anthony’s Elementary School as they clean up Camden County’s Von Neida Park on Saturday, March 24, from 10:00 AM to 1:00…

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…
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