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County Announces Voter Drop Boxes

Mayor Brennan would like resident to know that "there are plenty of options for dropping off Vote By Mail ballots. For Merchantville, each of our neighboring communities, Camden, Pennsauken and Cherry Hill have drop boxes. These are secure ways to vote by mail should you have concerns about voting through…
Published in Camden County

FREE Food Distribution

Camden County has partnered with Touch New Jersey to bring FREE food distribution to those in need throughout Camden County every Friday at 10:30 a.m. Drive-up and walk-up options available. Everyone must wear a mask and practice social distancing. Computers will be available at the food distribution events through September…
Published in Camden County

International Arrival Changes

Beginning September 14, 2020, the US Government will remove requirements for directing all flights carrying airline passengers arriving from, or recently had a presence in, certain countries to land at one of 15 designated airports and halt enhanced entry health screening for these passengers. Currently, enhanced entry health screening is…
Published in National

United By Irish Dance

This year, the global Irish dance community will all come together for the first time to celebrate International Irish Dance Day - a day for people of all Irish dance affiliations to unite through dance. International Irish Dance Day is celebrated annually on September 17th, also known as halfway to…
Published in National

Prosecutor's Drive a Diaper Drop-Off

The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office is excited to announce its Diaper Drive and proud that police departments across the county have teamed up to participate. You can help by donating diapers - preferred sizes are 4, 5, 6, and pull-ups - and baby wipes in the coming weeks through Sunday,…
Published in Camden County, Life

NJ Issues Lantern Fly Alert

This is the time of the year when the female adult Spotted Lanternfly starts to lay egg masses. Locating and destroying egg masses, as well as destroying adult Spotted Lanternflies, can help prevent the spread of this invasive pest. For instructions on how to scrape and destroy egg masses, you…
Published in New Jersey, Life

County Flu Shot Schedule

Seasonal Flu Shots will be offered to county residents by the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services who recommends everyone get a flu shot this flu season, especially children and seniors who are most vulnerable. The flu shots are provided for no-out-of-pocket cost. Flu vaccinations are provided for…
Published in Camden County, Wellness

NJ Budget Impacts School Aid

The $335 million spending increase for schools that was originally proposed during the Gov. Murphy's budget address in February has been scrapped, the governor said Tuesday during his budget address at SHI Stadium at Rutgers University in Piscataway. The formula funding is part of Murphy’s $32.4 billion budget for the…
Published in New Jersey

Travel to NJ Restricted

As of 7/28/20, travelers from 36 states and two territories who are arriving in New Jersey are asked to self-quarantine and/or get a COVID-19 test. The list includes frequently visited states like Maryland, Delaware and the District of Columbia. People arriving in New Jersey from a state with a COVID-19 positive test rate higher than 10 infected people per 100,000 residents, or a state with a 10-percent-or-higher positivity rate over a seven-day rolling average, are…
Published in COVID-19, New Jersey

Chaos Forces DMV Extensions

On Thursday Gov. Murphy announced additional steps to take pressure off the overburdened Motor Vehicle Commission, once again extending deadlines and expiration dates. Since MVC offices reopened Tuesday, the locations have become more crowded and chaotic, with fights breaking out and people camping overnight on line. Criticism of the MVC…
Published in New Jersey

Virtual Pizza Making

Roll up your sleeves with Merchantville resident and pizzaiolo, Thomas Woltjen, of Mercer Cafe. You're welcome to collect your own ingredients, purchase a pizza kit from Mercer, or just watch & learn. Contact Mercer Cafe to purchase $25 pizza kits that include two (2) 14 ounce dough balls, cheese, sauce,…
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