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Businessman and resident receives award

Congratulations to fellow P.M.A.C. Member and Chairman, Matt Gaskill of Gaskill-Brown Funeral Home for receiving a well deserved award. The award for community service was presented to Gaskill on September 17th by the Camden County Freeholder Board and the Mayor and Borough of Merchantville.
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Autumnal Equinox

On September 22nd a lazy void of course Moon period impacts early risers. By mid-morning the Moon enters sensitive Pisces. Midday lunar alignments with Uranus and Saturn gracefully boost ambitions. A sense of possibility can be entrancing. Creative individuals find their muses close at hand. If a get together with…
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Collins Hall Gets Historic Marker

On September 6, 1886, John S. Collins acquired land in Merchantville from Senator Alexander G. Cattell. Collins was a founder and developer of Miami Beach and Collins Avenue, there, bears his name. In 1887, carpenters built a lumber yard complex on this site. Fire, in 1892, destroyed the existing main…
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Municipal Building Summer Hours

Please be advised that beginning Tuesday, May 29th, Borough Hall will be on the follow summer hours schedule: Monday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm; Tuesday, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm; Wednesday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm; Thursday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm; and Friday, 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Vacancy on BOE

Merchantville School has an open seat on the Board of Education. This is an immediate opening until December 2018. Interested Merchantville Borough residents who meet the following requirements should send a letter of interest by Tuesday, June 19, 2018 to Greg Gontowski, Board Secretary, Merchantville Board of Education, 130 S.…
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Vote Merchantville in Classic Towns Contest

With Round One of the first People’s Choice Contest concluded, we are excited to kick-off Round Two. Your votes helped decided the winners from each town and now they’ll compete to be the best of the best. Round Two—the Best of the Classic Towns—begins on May 8th and continues to…
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2018 Borough Memorial Day Services

Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 28th at 10:00AM. in Wellwood Park at Linden and Maple Avenues. Borough Hall will be closed on Monday in observance of Memorial Day. The public is invited to join Merchantville American Legion Post #68 for our annual Memorial Day program in Wellwood Park (Maple…
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PD Swears In Two New Policemen

The members of the Merchantville Police Department would like to congratulate their two newest members on their swearing in at last evenings at the April 23rd Borough Council meeting. Ptl. James Burkhardt and Ptl. Tyler Beach were both sworn in during the meeting with many family and friends in attendance.…
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Classic Car Show Returns

Mark your calendars! The Merchantville Classic Car Show will be held on Saturday, July 14th, 2018! Event details are developing.The Merchantville Classic Car Show is powered by the Merchantville Task Force a Borough of Merchantville non-profit organization positioned to support local businesses, public events and other charitable efforts. Stay tuned…
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Clean Up Day

Thank you to all of the dedicated volunteers that came out on Saturday for clean up day in Merchantville, especially Merchantville 6th, 7th and 8th grade students and Boy Scouts. The Borough looks beautiful.
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Classic Towns Review

Merchantville is where memories are made. Founded in 1874, Merchantville is a spirited community outside of Center City Philadelphia and near Cherry Hill, New Jersey. Historically, Merchantville served as a residential hamlet for wealthy Philadelphia business owners, while others summered in this South Jersey center. With the completion of the…
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