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Have "You've Been Booed!"

COMING SOON to a Monsterville front door near you are "We've Been BOOed!" signs that make their magical way from house to house. First one neighbor, then another - then, before you know it, it's your house! Welcome to the wonderful world of Halloween BOO-ing. This secret tradition of friendly…
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Pedestrian Crossing Signal Sought

Join the cause! More than 15 residents and neighbors have filled out the form below to request the installation of walk/don't walk signals at Browning Road (CR-612) and Maple Avenue (CR-537). It is a very busy intersection and incredibly difficult to see the light when crossing. In addition, these four…
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Gazing at Morning Glories

Thanks to Dorothy Foley and Cynthia Hertneck the sunflower garden has transformed into a spectacular morning glory garden! You can check it out the corner of Browning and Chestnut. Volunteers from IE Merchantville and the Garden Club gathered to get their hands dirty helping to plant Merchantville's first Sunflower Garden…
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Pumpkin Painting Contest

Kick off Merchantville's October 2019 Monsterville at a First Friday Pumpkin Painting Contest. Stop by the Monsterville pumpkin patch and pick a pumpkin out then, grab some paint and let your creative juices flow. The contest will take place on Saturday, October 4th from run from 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12.Judging…
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Charlie's Craving Ideas

Charles Koory, chef/owner of Charlie's Crepes on the Merchantville Circle is looking for suggestions on how to use their beautiful yard and pergola patio to pump up their customer base and fill their parking lot! A recent facebook post by Charlie posed the question - "Should Charlie’s Crepes become Charlie’s…
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Boo . . . Are You Ready?

Halloween has always been a special holiday in Merchantville. Our beautiful tree lined streets, carpeted with autumn leaves, and victorian homes, in close proximity to one another, allow our walkable community to capitalize on the Halloween theme and welcome gobs of trick or treaters from our borough and surrounding towns. …
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Old Pill Collection Box

The Merchantville Police Department would like to remind residents that we now have a permanent pill collection container located in Borough Hall, 1 West Maple Avenue. In the past, we collected old or unused drugs twice per year. Now, expired or unused medications can now be turned in during normal…
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Estate Sale 9/13 and 9/14

A couple in Merchantville is downsizing and selling the contents of their home at an estate sale on Friday, September 13th and Saturday, 14th from 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Items include furniture, pictures, lamps, area rugs, bar stools, glassware, decorative bar accessories, dining room furniture, kitchen furniture, family room…
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Back-to-School Backpack Blessing

For some of us, the advent of a new school year is exciting. School shopping is the absolute best – bouquets of pencils delight us. We just can’t wait to organize our new assignment planners. For others, a new school year brings nothing but trepidation and an onslaught of anxious…
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2019 Turkey Trot Scheduled

Begin your Thanksgiving Day with a 5K dash through scenic Merchantville at our 3rd Annual Turkey Trot, or if you prefer, a 1-mile "Fun Run/Walk". The 5k begins at 9:00 a.m and the Fun Run/Walk at 9:15 a.m. Advanced online registration is recommended. Fees: $20 for adults, $10 for students,…
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Chapel Ave. Repair Monday

PSE&G crews will be repairing a gas main on Chapel Avenue in Merchantville, on Monday, Aug. 19. While crews are at work, Chapel Avenue will be closed to all traffic between Clayton Avenue and Stanley Street. On Monday, Aug. 19, crews will close the affected stretch of roadway from 9:00…
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