Mayor Brennan extended a special round of applause to the Merchantville School eighth grade students who planned and executed all of the carnival games and relay races we enjoyed at the 150th Birthday Sunday. The 8th grade did a great job coming up with some creative games including: Ducks in a Pond, Mystery Box Guessing, Ping-Pong Toss, Red Cup Stacking, Milk Bottle Toss, Wiffle Ball and Kick Ball. And, some fun competitive races and relay races - Sack Hop, Spoon and Egg, Fireman Costume, Sponge and the Izzy Dizzy Relay

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The Borough is proud to share an upgrade to the swings at Wellwood Park! The new set includes accessible options to bring fun to all. This project was made possible through the NJ DCA Local Recreation Improvement Grant and is the first of several plans in Merchantville to improve accessibility and inclusivity. The Local Recreation Improvement Grant is a competitive grant that supports improvement and repair of public recreation facilities including local parks, municipal recreation centers, and local stadiums. Ensuring public access to community

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May this Easter Sunday and the onset of Spring inspire you to new hope, happiness, prosperity and abundance. This year Easter falls on March 31st, the 90th day in the Gregorian calendar; it marks the anniversary of the official opening of the Eiffel Tower and the first time Daylight Saving Time goes into effect in the United States. Other observances today are: Oranges And Lemons Day traced back to Reverend William Pennington-Bickford’s

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Join us on The Spirit of Philadelphia as we bid a brief Bon Voyage to the Battleship New Jersey as she departs for historic dry dock maintenance for the first time in over 30 years. We’ll have a free Departure Celebration on the Pier on March 21 at 11:00 a.m., with the pier opening at 10 am. The Spirit of Philadelphia offers the unique opportunity to share the river with the Battleship as she makes her historic cruise to dry dock. You’ll not only cruise with the World’s Greatest Battleship on the Delaware River, but you’ll enjoy a delicious

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Mayor Ted Brennan and Former Mayor Frank North proudly awarded Merchantville’s 2023 Volunteer of the Year and the first Business Owners of the Year on Wednesday, March 20th. Congratulations to Robert Hermanns, a 24-year Merchantville Volunteer Fireman, fixer of all mechanical things and elite driver of Santa on the prized Model T. and to the co-chairs of the Merchantville Home Tour, Nicole Eiland of Eilandarts Center and Rita O’Brien

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This week our NJHS students is lead the way spreading the joy of reading during "Read Across Merchantville School Week" and kicked off the festivities with buddy reading sessions, fostering a love for books from elementary to middle school. Our retired teachers - Ms. Fields, Ms. Turan, Ms. Harvey-Wilson, Ms. Ransom, and Ms. Batterman - returned as guest readers demonstrating their dedication to instilling a love of reading and lifelong enthusiasm and commitment to educational learning. And, a huge shoutout to the incredible Merchantville community for joining us as guest readers and exemplifying the importance of fostering a love for literature

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The Station Coffee's next Pop-Up Dinner is on April 27th at 7:00 p.m. featuring Chef Jenny's eggplant camponata, asparagus and potato potage and cauliflower steak. We're taking things in a refreshingly green direction with a meal that will be entirely plant-based, promising a symphony of flavors that celebrate nature's bounty. It was an absolute pleasure having those with us at our last pop-up on March 16th. We hoped everyone enjoyed

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