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Update your iPhone's security

At the same time Apple was promoting its new streaming TV offerings Monday, it pushed a massive amount of security fixes along with its newest operating system -- 51 to be exact. The company also fixed a problem with the FaceTime app that prevented video chats from pausing when you…
Published in National

Knights rule

Congratulations to the soccer and basketball champions of Merchantville Elementary School. Mayor and Council presented proclamations at tonight’s meeting. On March 20th, Merchantville School unveiled the championship banners for the Boy's Basketball Team this season. They won the Division and League Championships under Coach Moore and Coach Bennett's guidance and…
Published in Elementary

MES supports heart challenge

Merchantville School participated in the annual Kids Heart Challenge. Students raised funds for the past month for this worthy cause. Today the students in Pre-K - 4th grade celebrated with hula hoop and jump rope activities in the gymnasium. Congrats to our champions. This is a fun and exciting event…
Published in Elementary

Observer is hiring

The Merchantville Observer, a free, all-volunteer, monthly publication for town news, is seeking new volunteers to fill several key positions: Editor to identify newsworthy stories around town, assign reporters to cover them, and share in copy editing for a portion of the articles. Three reporters to cover general interest stories…
Published in Boro

State House Tours

Located in the heart of Trenton, the New Jersey State House is history come alive. Our State House is the second oldest still in use. (Maryland has the oldest.) For more than 200 years, New Jersey Senators, Assemblymen, and Governors have been making the laws of the state in this…
Published in New Jersey

N.J. close to legalizing weed

Gov. Phil Murphy and state legislative leaders have reached a deal in principle on how to tax and regulate marijuana in New Jersey after months of negotiations, paving the way to bringing legal weed to the Garden State. Multiple legislative and industry sources confirmed an agreement was in place on…
Published in New Jersey

PATCO releases new schedule

New schedule as of 2/18/19. AM Rush Hours: Two westbound Woodcrest local trains added. Due to these two added trains, the 7:38 a.m. & 8:29 a.m. westbound departures from Lindenwold will now operate as express trains. A 9:02 a.m. eastbound departure from 16th & Locust was also added. Weekday Daytime…
Published in Local

Winter weather advisory 2.10.19

Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 10:00 PM EST until Monday, 12:00 PM EST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service. Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations up to two inches expected and ice accumulations of a light glaze possible. Precipitation is expected to be mainly snow north of Delmarva but may…
Published in New Jersey

Recycling firm moves to The Victor

A lofty plan to honor the musical legacy of Camden’s Victor building is being scrapped as a recycling firm, EMR Eastern, is moving in. Located at Front and Cooper Streets, the historic recorded music building is where the Victor Talking Machine Company built a music dynasty in downtown Camden, churning…
Published in Local

MES Basketball wins Championship

Congratulations to our boys basketball team on their big division championship win over Alice Costello Elementary School in Brooklawn. Carrying on their winning tradition Merchantville School's boys basketball team defeated Brooklawn. The 1947 boys' basketball team won the Group II state championship in 1947 vs. Weehawken High School, and again…
Published in Elementary

Take Your family To School Week

February 11th through 15th Merchantville School celebrates "Take Your family To School Week" featuring a daily menu of special events. Join your fellow families for an evening of ‘Breakfast for Dinner’, pancakes, french toast, eggs, fruit, and breakfast meats, all provided by Amy’s Omelet House. BYOG! Wear your PJs and…
Published in Elementary
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