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Multi-Family Yard Sale

Shop for you and your Easter basket, too. Stop by our huge multi-family sale on Saturday, April 20th, featuring household goods and decor, art/craft supplies, vintage books, tools, and clothing PLUS baked goods and Easter basket chocolates. All proceeds benefit the homeless pets at AWANJ the Animal Welfare Association in…

New PATCO schedule 4/15

PATCO shifts to a new weekday schedule beginning on Monday, April 15, 2019. The highlights of the schedule include increased early A.M. service including increased westbound service to every 10 minutes between 5:00 a.m. – 5:40 a.m., increased westbound service to every 8-9 minutes between 5:40 a.m. – 6:56 a.m.…

PTA Derby fundraiser

Ladies, flaunt your hats, and gents, don that bow tie! Merchantville School's largest fundraiser of the year is almost here. The PTA's Kentucky Derby Benefit & Auction is scheduled for May 4th, 4:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the Merchantville Community Center, 212 Somerset Ave. This basket fundraiser is held on…

Curriculum at MES

This video describes the philosophy behind the development of Merchantville School's curriculum and instructional practices. Goal #1: Improve student achievement at all grade levels for all students and decrease achievement gaps where they exist. Goal #2: Implement high-quality instruction in every classroom that promotes innovative educational practices to meet the…

Holistic Street Festival coming

Mystical May Holistic Street Festival will be a unique street fair experience with a mind, body, spirit theme. Various local holistic practitioners will participate from various modalities including Reiki, IET, Reflexology, Herbalism, and yoga. Find angel card and tarot readers, mediums and psychics. Also featured an array of handmade and…

Aid in dying law

Gov. Phil Murphy is soon expected to sign the “Aid in Dying” law, making New Jersey the eighth state to permit people with a terminal diagnosis to end their own lives using a prescription from a doctor. On March 25, when the bill won final passage, Murphy said, “Allowing terminally…

Is NJ next?

The outbreak affecting ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities in Brooklyn has gotten so bad that New York City officials on Tuesday declared it a public health emergency and ordered mandatory vaccinations. Though New Jersey hasn’t been hit nearly as hard as New York City, cases have continued to crop up, which is…

Calling all innovators

Take fun to the next level with Invention Project®, a one-of-a-kind program for students entering grades 6-9. Invention Project empowers each student to be an innovator by bringing new ideas to life while tackling real-world topics and offers empowering STEM activities for middle school students. Merchantville School is hosting Invention…

Round-up a success

Merchantville School hosted the new student Pre-K and Kindergarten Round-up on Wednesday, April 10th. It was exciting to meet our new students that will be joining us in September. Enrollees and their parents had an opportunity to meet teachers, classmates and get the lay of the land! As you can…

#7 and climbing

Best South Jersey towns for families: Where does yours rank? Well according to NJFamily.com now there's a list that ranks the family-friendliness of more than 500 towns across the state. The site assigned ratings to towns with populations of 1,500-plus based on factors such as schools, safety, affordability and diversity.…

Events abound this Saturday

Saturday, April 13th is sizing up to be a beautiful day and the borough has quite a line up of fun events for Merchantville kids and adults. The day starts at 10:00 a.m. with the Borough's Annual Egg Hunt at the Community Center where kids age 10 and under are…
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