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Philly soccer 100: Opening Day, 1913

There was a great deal of news for Philadelphia soccer fans before the start of league play on Oct. 4, 1913. Belmont Cricket Club, holders of the Mannheim Prize, — the Cricket Club league championship trophy that is still played for today — for four-seasons running and so important to the rejuvenation of the soccer locally through their hosting of the first international friendly in Philadelphia in 1901, moved across the river to Merchantville in New Jersey and would now play under that name after their West Philadelphia grounds had been bought by the city for the recreation center that stands to this day between 49th and 51st streets and Chester and Kingsessing Avenues.

Task Force meetings to continue


At the last meeting for the West Maple Task Force members decided to continue to hold meetings on a quarterly basis until such time that another source of funds becomes available to finance RDG’s professional planning services.  It was agreed that each municipality will take a turn hosting the meetings in its municipality,


TrashRecycleRegular Trash/recycling will take place on Thursday November 1. Department of Public Works crews have been clearing roadways of debris and removing fallen trees since 7 am Tuesday. Fallen trees involving power lines must first be evaluated by PSEG before being removed. Your patience is appreciated.

Merchantville Historical Society Annual Meeting
merch_hx"An Evening with Col. Andrew R. Finayson" highlights the start of a new Merchantville Historical Society season on Thursday, October 10th at 8:00 p.m. the meeting will take place in the Merchantville Community Center. Finlayson, a retired US Marine colonel and Merchantville native,
3/5 Caucus meeting agenda
Borough Council will hold their monthly caucus meeting on Monday, March 5th. Under discussion on the agends will be an update on the sewer relining project including a change orderto the scope of work to be done in completing the slip lining projec tin the amount of $117,960.00. Also on the agenda
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