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Art abounds at MES

Merchantville Elementary School students worked hard in Art class throughout the year. As school comes to a close, their students took a moment to show off some of their work. Thank you to Ms. Baker for giving them a great opportunity to show their artistic side. This is Karen Baker's …

Mobile Diner serving GMA

Mary Hilbert, female chef on the food truck, Mary’s Mobile Diner - a fixture at many Merchantville events - will will be feeding the Good Morning America staff breakfast and lunch options Wednesday , Thursday and Friday. This Jersey diner on wheels serves fresh made to order breakfast, lunch and…

Cooper River Dragon Boat Festival

Cooper River is the perfect setting for dragon boat racing, drawing praise from athletes and international experts for its sheltered, minimal current, race course. It will host South Jersey's Premier Dragon Boat Festival on July 27th from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Athletes Village is located on Park Boulevard…

Deputy Chief Jack Weiss, 90

The members Pennsauken Fire Department are mourning the loss today of Deputy Chief Jack Weiss, 90, of the East Pennsauken Volunteer Fire Association, No.1. He was a patriarch, ambassador, teacher, and member the Greatest Generation. Deputy Chief Weiss was immensely loved by his family, friends and decades of members of…

Firemen graduate EMT Training

Congratulations to firefighters Alexander Grant and William Marshall on the completion of EMT Training - including more than 200 hours of coursework and 10 hours of Emergency Room time - through Mt. Laurel Emergency Medical Services. The Emergency Services Training Center is dedicated to providing quality training and education to…

Resident appointed to Military Council

On May 13th, Thomas A. Holland, of Merchantville, was appointed by the Senate president to the New Jersey Military Skills Council. The Council is responsible to assess the condition of military skills and training in the State and to advise the Department of Labor and Workforce Development and the Department…

Grigg Street Dedication

On Saturday May 4th the Borough of Merchantville and American Legion F. W. Grigg Post 68 dedicated a portion of West Chestnut Avenue "Corporal Grigg Way". Mayor Brennan spoke of the positive impact the Post has had on Merchantville and the surrounding communities during the past 100 years. Thanks to…

Story Time at the Market

Join Miss Christen from the Merchantville Branch of the Camden County Library System for an all ages family friendly story time this Saturday, June 8 at 11:00 a.m. at the Merchantville Market Off Centre. We will read stories, sing songs, and shake our sillies out. After the story time, join…

Woods, Perno win Democratic Primary

Ray Woods, was the top vote getter in the Democratic primary election for Borough Council tonight. He is expected to succeed Griffin Kidd, who will step down after one term, in the 2019 General Election. Also elected was incumbent Anthony Perno who resides on Cedar Avenue with his wife, Jen,…

Killion to retire

Jack Killion's column in "All Around Pennsauken" announced that he will retire from his position as the coordinator of buildings and grounds with the Pennsauken School District and Township Committee, where he presides as mayor, on July 1st. He thanked residence for allowing him to serve for almost 20 years.…

Cheers! Merchantville's 145!

Founded in 1874, Merchantville is a spirited community outside of Center City Philadelphia and near Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Historically, Merchantville served as a residential hamlet for wealthy Philadelphia business owners, while others summered in this South Jersey center. With the completion of the Ben Franklin Bridge in 1926, Merchantville…
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