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June Observer Issued

The June issue of the Merchantville Observer is out. 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; New Editors: Agnes Madden and Jim Madden join Gail Meister; Distribution Managers: Jim and Jane…

Universe of Family Stories

Camden County Library System welcomes you to join their 2019 Summer Reading Program! Sign up as a family - and add up to 12 readers - to keep track of your reading this summer. Along the way, you'll reach digital badges and earn small prizes to encourage your family to…

Killion Ends Service

On Thursday, June 20th, Pennsauken Mayor Jack Killion, formally resigned from Township Committee, after 20 years of service, in front of an audience of more than 30 friends, family members, residents and township employees. A proclamation praising his years of commitment to the community and tenacity in tackling issues was…

SW Philly Refinery Explosion

A massive fire has erupted at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery in Southwest Philadelphia shaking nearby homes and sending thick smoke into the air. Homes as far away as South Jersey were rocked by a series of explosions as the blaze, which erupted shortly after 4 a.m., burned. Some residents…

PATCO Service Suspended

PATCO service is suspended this morning, 6/20/19, as a result of issues created by last night's storm. Several stations flooded & track ballast - the stone that holds track in place - in some areas washed away. Repairs & inspections of the line are underway. Storm damage at several NJ…

Easy Ways to Help MES PTA

Did you know that you can help the Merchantville PTA earn money to use for programs for your children by bookmarking our school Amazon link and using that URL every time you make a purchase on Amazon.com? No sign up required, all you have to do is make sure you…

SPS Summer Info

Mrs. DiBease is hosting a summer reading book club for St. Peter students entering 3rd, 4th and 5th grades and Mrs. Roseboro is hosting a math skills program for students entering 2nd through 5th grades. Summer reading saint books will be on sale this Sunday in Pastors' Hall after the…

Parker's Hires Former Resident

Parker’s offers a smart alternative to traditional convenience stores, combining first-class customer service with an uncompromising commitment to quality at their 54 stores across Georgia and South Carolina. On Thursday, 6/13, Dave Meloni was named the company’s new director of personnel development, overseeing the recruitment, training, retention and succession planning…

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…
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