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Double duty

On May 30th, Ladder 129 and Squad 1-1 from the Merchantville Fire Department covered the Collingswood Fire Department while they operated at a late afternoon fire in a Collingswood triplex that drew an all-hands response from seven local fire companies to the 100 block of Haddon Avenue. The following day…

MES Science Expo

Merchantville School's Science Expo on 5/30 was a success! Their STEM Escape Room was more challenging—and more humid—than ever, yet all teams thought productively and worked together like champs! Congrats to teams Drama Llama Ding Dong and Taco Cat for escaping the rooms first in their age groups. These groups…

The Observer

The Merchantville Observer is an independent newspaper serving the residents of Merchantville. It is published monthly, distributed to households in the Borough and available in stores of advertisers. It is operated by General Manager: Edward H. Bohn III; Editors: Jeff Bonfield and Gail Meister; Distribution Managers: Jim and Jane Moore;…

Hiring on Agenda

On the BOE agenda for the May 29th public meeting is the approval of two new hires. Krista Travaglini in the newly created position of Director of Equity, Curriculum and Instruction at a starting salary of $87,500, and Nicole Jones for 6 hours a week of instruction for the Summer…

Primary Voting begins

Camden County’s Early Voting Center in Gloucester Township is open to residents to cast their votes early in the 2019 primary election - as an alternative for those who can’t get to the polls on election day. Camden County’s Early Voting Center is located in the Elections and Archives Center,…

Play ball at Wellwood

The backstop at Wellwood Park has been repaired after being damaged by a fallen tree several months ago. Take advantage of this family-friendly field space to enjoy a pick up game of baseball or softball in the park. We look forward to seeing Merchantville Little League return to the park…

2019 Townie Awards

NJ Pen wants you to tell them about the people, places, and members of your community that make it what it is, and they’ll share those stories with their readers. They're asking their readers to help identify the people and places on which they should shine a light to tell…

Rehab project to begin

Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. joined local Pennsauken officials, Betsy McBride and Jack Killion, and representatives from the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) and the New Jersey Infrastructure Bank to announce the beginning of a rehabilitation project on Westfield Avenue from Tinsman Avenue to Rt. 130 in Pennsauken.. The…

MES sweeps essay awards

Congratulations toMerchantville School students Jessica Katzberg, Tim Rocchi and Ava Kelly and teacher, Dina Turan, in winning the 2019 American Legion of Merchantville/Pennsauken essay contest about Americanism. Our MES students took first, second and third place in this annual competition sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary for grades third (3)…

1st Fridays start in June

From June to October, on the First Friday of each month, Merchantville will run a Night Market with fun for the whole family including food trucks, vendors, live music, movies and more in the downtown along Chestnut and Centre streets. Many local food businesses and retail shops will be open…

Open house 5/5/19

Open house this Sunday from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at this absolutely charming and elegant three bedroom two and a half bath center hall colonial in Merchantville. Located on beautiful Saint James Avenue, it features a spacious formal living room with gas fireplace with beautiful mantel, hardwood floors, and french doors leading…
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