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Norovirus sickens 40 Rider University students

Two neighboring New Jersey universities are scrubbing bathrooms and other facilities after suspected outbreaks of Norovirus sickened more than 140 students in the last two weeks. Despite flare-ups at Princeton and Rider universities, the intermittent appearance of the highly contagious bug — often called "stomach flu" — is usual for…

Minimum-wage proposal in N.J. stirs debate, especially in farm sector

They'll start showing up next month on farms across New Jersey. Thousands of seasonal workers will plant fields and trim trees, then tend and harvest crops during the spring and summer. Up to 180 work at Joe Marino's Sun Valley Orchards in Swedesboro, Gloucester County, and many - including migrant…

Additional funds expected for Delaware dredging

Nearly $17 million in federal funds will be allocated by the Army Corps of Engineers to continue deepening of the Delaware River shipping channel by five feet. U.S. Rep. Rob Andrews said Tuesday he has been advised by the Army Corps the money will be released as part of this…

St. Pete's PTA plans Monte Carlo Night

On Saturday, March 3, 2012 from 7:00 p.m. to midnight St. Peter's PTA will host their 2nd Annual Monte Carlo Casino Night at the Lenola Fire Hall in Moorestown, NJ. It’s a casino themed fundraiser where a professional gaming company provides table games for roulette, blackjack, etc. Tickets cost $50…

A gun shop in Merchantville raises questions

A quaint Camden County borough of about 3,800, Merchantville is best known for Victorian architecture and, lately, a move to merge with adjacent Cherry Hill. But unlike the notion of Merchantville becoming one with its far larger neighbor, the RayCo Armory sparked no opposition. Until recently. I hadn't noticed RayCo…

MHS Class of 1960 "Save the date"

Members of Merchantville High School Class of '60 are invited to join us on the weekend of October 5-7, 2012 in celebrating our 70th birthdays. Plans include a Rec Dance on Friday night, a tour of the school, a golf outing on Saturday, a dinner-dance on Saturday night and brunch…

MHS Class of 1960 "Save the date"

Members of Merchantville High School Class of '60 are invited to join us on the weekend of October 5-7, 2012 in celebrating our 70th birthdays. Plans include a Rec Dance on Friday night, a tour of the school, a golf outing on Saturday, a dinner-dance on Saturday night and brunch…

Maple Shade apartment fire

Fire crews from Moorestown, Pennsauken and Merchantville were all called to the scene to assist the Maple Shade department, which left 50 people homeless. read more

Local CCHS student experiences Quebec

Camden Catholic High School French language student, Kelley Davis of Merchantville, experienced total immersion into French culture during the Cherry Hill school's annual trip to the Quebec Winter Carnival, the largest winter celebration in the world. The annual trip organized by French teacher Noemi Merenyi included visits to historic sites…
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