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DOH confirms Enterovirus cases

The state Department of Health confirmed Tuesday five new cases of enterovirus D68 in New Jersey, bringing the total to 14 cases in New Jersey. There are two new confirmed cases in Morris County and one each in Camden, Middlesex and Mercer counties. The typical enterovirus season runs from July…

McFarlan's to open 2nd shop

A second McFarlan's Market, originally located in Merchantville, is coming to Collingswood on Haddon Avenue in the shuttered National Market building. "We're excited to take the next step in Collingswood," said Janet Stevens, owner of the McFarlan's Market in Merchantville in a press release. "The support for this project has…

Grant will study extension of rail trail

Pennsauken Township has been awarded a $10,000 Sustainable Jersey Small Grant funded by the New Jersey Department of Health to conduct a feasibility study for the extension of the existing Merchantville rail trail east from Cove Road to Haddonfield Road. The project will promote health and wellness for residents of…

2014 July 4th events

CAMDEN — Camden Waterfront Freedom Festival, with live music, military vehicles, armed forces displays and other attractions 11 a.m-6 p.m. Thursday; 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Saturday, concluding with fireworks.Camden Waterfront, Riverside Drive. camdencounty.com or (856) 757-9400.

Children's Garden awards honorees

The 2014 Champions of Children Awards honored notable individuals, organizations, and corporations who work tirelessly on behalf of the children and residents of Camden, NJ. Mrs. Dorrance Hamilton was presented with Lifetime Champion of Children Award. Other Champion of Children Award Honorees included: Former Mayor Patrick Brennan of Brennan Abstract…

Parenting Conference, back by popular demand

Register today for the 2014 Camden County Parenting Conference. This FREE event features two sessions of interactive workshops, exhibitors, brunch, face painting, balloon animals, fabulous door prizes, childcare and more! The keynote speaker is June Grushka-Rosen, a life coach who will talk about how families can coach each other to…

Lobster Trap will be site of new eatery

The former Lobster Trap restaurant in Cooper River Park will remain closed and undergo extensive renovations before reopening around Memorial Day 2015. The Lobster Trap closed in August, a few months after the death of its longtime operator, Tom Delimaris. But county officials saw the potential for something new, according…

Submit your pet photos

Submit your furry friend to be included in our Top Pet issue! We're looking for your funniest high resolution pet photos to feature in South Jersey Magazine, from your pet's silliest costume or favorite football jersey to a photo that really shows off their lovable, quirky personality. To submit, e-mail…

Country Club unveils new website

Welcome to Merchantville Country Club, the 10th oldest golf course in America! Founded in 1892, Merchantville Country Club is often referred to as “South Jersey’s Best Kept Secret”. Well-manicured grounds, a modern clubhouse, and pleasing dining areas are just some of the highlights. A favorite feature of Merchantville Country Club…

New book

Judith Kristen, long-time columnist for All Around Pennsauken and renowned author, is publishing her newest chil- dren’s book, “The Flower Children: A Story of Peace, Love, and All Good Things.”The story, which has a decidedly Beatles theme, focuses on the impor- tance of family and friendship.

State of the County

For the first time in history, Camden County’s bond rating has been upgraded to AA, the result of smart fiscal practices by our finance and management teams. We see 2014 as the year that economic recovery will take hold in Camden County. Freeholder Carmen Rodriguez, liaison to the County’s Health…
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