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2013 Egg Hunt is on TODAY!

The Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on the lawns of the Merchantville Community Center on Saturday, March 23rd at 10:00 a.m. Children ages 10 and under are welcome to come to scoop up eggs, candies and treats! Bring your brothers, sisters, friends...and parents and make sure to bring…
Published in Boro

Council caucus meeting tonight

Monday, March 25th beginning at 7:30 PM Borough Council will consider items for discussion including: Approvals of use of facility for Baseball parade, Handbill Ordinance for the Borough, Boiler repair vs. replace for Borough Hall, Taxi Cab licensing and registering, Budget, Crosswalk in Merchantville, Approval of payment for public events…
Published in Boro

Top six finalists named in the Southern Regional Spelling Bee

Junior Membership recently announced the top six finalists in the Southern Regional Spelling Bee. After many eliminations and a very tough competition, “orchid” was the winning word. The winners are listed as follows: 1st Place, Zachary Varela, West Deptford; 2nd Place, Roger Crane, Merchantville; 3rd Place, Isabella Turner, Medford; 4th…
Published in Elementary

Resident stops alleged purse snatcher

Cherry Hill police report that a purse-snatcher wanted in multiple towns might’ve gotten away, had an alert Merchantville man not chased down the thief. The alleged thief, David Zane Jr., of Westville, was talking with a woman outside Pathmark on Church Road Sunday afternoon, when he suddenly grabbed the woman’s…
Published in Neighbors

Parenting workshop offered by County

The Camden County Board of Freeholders is sponsoring a free interactive conference on parenting for families and kids called “Raising The Next Generation” on Saturday, April 13th, from 8 a.m.-1:15 p.m. at Pennsauken High School. We created this conference to help families raise bright, healthy, happy children. It will be…
Published in Camden County

LourdesCare at Cherry Hill hosts Open House

LourdesCare at Cherry Hill is a new, state-of-the-art outpatient center at Route 70 and Brace Road where patients can get critical and specialty services at an all-in-one-stop for expert medical care including radiology, cardiac care, lab services and wellness programs. There will be a community open house event on Saturday,…
Published in Neighbors

National Library Week inspires Spring programs

During National Library Week the library’s youngest customers are invited to bring their favorite stuffed animal friends to share a scrumptious spread of treats during our "Brunch with a Buddy" program in Merchantville on Wednesday, April 17th at 3:30 p.m. Brick 4 Kidz will be visiting our branch to challenge…
Published in Library

Record rise in state lottery spending

Walk into Cigar Alley @ The News Nook in Merchantville and the aroma of fine tobacco hits you first. But it is the clipped staccato of the store’s New Jersey Lottery machine that is a constant. Customers are just as apt to buy scratch-off tickets as they are cigars. “We’re…
Published in New Jersey

MES gets increase in state aid

New Jersey school districts will see either an increase in state aid or flat funding for the new year, according to figures released by the state Thursday. Merchantville's aid increased by $237,120 or 13.4%. The district is projected to get increased aid in 2013-14 of $298,845 or a change of …
Published in Boro

St. Peter School Open House

Anyone interested in learning more about St. Peter School is welcome to attend our open house on Sunday, March 10th from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Come and see all the great things happening here. Meet our wonderful faculty and enjoy a tour of our school. We will be taking…
Published in Elementary

Council to caucus tonight

Borough Council will meet on Monday, February 25th at 7:30 p.m. in Borough Hall. During the meeting the West Maple Neighborhood Task Force will provide an update about the community. Also under discussion will be approval of a raffle and 50/50 license for Merchantville PTA, a plaque for fallen servicemen…
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