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Mother's Day 2021

Mother's Day is a celebration honoring the mother of the family, as well as motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. It is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world, most commonly in the months of March or May. It complements similar celebrations honoring…
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Letter to Mom

Recently The Collingswood Patch asked readers in more than 1,000 communities to share what their moms mean to them in "Love Letters To Mom". Almost 200 people responded, paying tribute not just to moms but sometimes to grandmas, sisters and daughters who deserve recognition for Mother's Day on May 9,…
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Hospital Worker Freebies

The Macaroni Kid shared some information about Philadelphia museums offering nurses and hospital workers FREE admission to honor them and their work for National Hospital Week. The Academy of Natural Sciences invites hospital workers and up to 3 guests free admission to the museum. The Franklin Insitute invites hospital workers…
Published in Arts, Neighbors

County Covid Reports

The Camden County Office of Emergency Management will no longer be providing a Situation Report daily via email to municipalities. The Camden County Website can be monitored for any COVID-19 updates. The most recent Weekly Situation Reports on Merchantville Borough announced 7 new cases between April 06, 2021 – April 12, 2021; 6 new cases between April 13, 2021 – April 19, 2021; and, 8 new cases between April 20, 2021 – April 26, 2021.…
Published in COVID-19, Camden County

$200M School Relief

New Jersey's Department of Education will receive $2.765 billion to allocate to school districts and Camden County public schools can expect more than $200 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds to get students back in buildings and on track academically after more than a year of learning disruptions. Merchantville School District is slated to receive $779,000. Disbursements to districts vary and are based on a funding formula accounting for the number of students enrolled in…
Published in COVID-19

TREX Challenge

The Green Team is kicking off our 6 month TREX Recycling Challenge this Saturday, April 24th at the Community Recycling Event from 10am-2pm, sponsored by The Station Coffee. One of the three 55 gallon TREX Collection bins will be located at The Station Coffee for the entire 6 month period…
Published in Boro

Plant Swap

Garden enthusiasts love to get together to talk about the splendor of the garden. They also love to gather to share plants. Incredible Edible Merchantville and The Merchantville Garden Club will host Plant Swaps at the gazebo on the Chestnut Avenue bike path and Wellwood Park on Saturday on Saturday,…
Published in Boro, Stewardship

JFKLiving in d'Ville

Meet Jeremiah, Pip, Melisa, and Justin - a real estate team that lives and breathes South Jersey. They recently finished a sales video highlighting many of Merchantville’s businesses for one of our most impressive historic residences, 5 East Chestnut Avenue, in the historic Cattell Tract District. Combining Montana grit, British…
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Back in Session

Merchantville School re-opened after Spring Break on Monday, April 12th and starting today, Friday, April 16th, in-person students from Kindergarten to 8th Grade will attend 5 days a week from 8:20 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. or 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Their Re-Opening plans are published in English and Spanish…
Published in Elementary, COVID-19

March 2021 COVID Update

In the month of March, there were a total of 30 new COVID-19 cases reported in Merchantville by the county, three more cases than in February. On March 1, 2021 there were 289 cases and on March 31, 2021, 319 cases. Nearly 2 million people in New Jersey have been fully vaccinated with more on track to get the shot soon, as Gov. Phil Murphy announced earlier this week that all New Jersey residents ages…
Published in COVID-19

Scholastic Book Fair

Merchantville Elementary School is hosting an Online Book Fair from Tuesday, April 13th through Monday, April 26th. This Book Fair helps our students discover new books, favorite characters, and more. Every purchase earns our school rewards for much needed resources. To participate you can set up a safe, cashless way…
Published in Elementary
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