A message from Almost Home Animal Shelter

Dear Friends of Almost Home Animal Shelter: As you may recall, at the end of December 2015, Almost Home was scheduled to close our doors and discontinue helping the animals and people in the community that we have cherished since we began as a “temporary” shelter in 2006. Many of…
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NJ takes steps to keep farmland in the family

Digging up $1.7 million to actually buy a 160-acre spread felt utterly out of reach for Ryan Kocsis and his wife, Kim. They worried a developer might buy the acres. But last year, the Kocsis family applied and qualified for New Jersey’s Farmland Preservation Program. Inspectors checked them out and…
Published in New Jersey

Vigil attracts 100 residents and neighbors

In response to the tragic events that occurred in Charlottesville, VA, residents from Merchantville, Pennsauken, and other neighboring communities gathered along Maple Ave. to remember Heather Heyer, Lieutenant Cullen and Trooper Bates, as well as to promote peace and unity.
Published in Boro

Neighbor spearheads Candlelight Vigil

We invite residents and neighbors to join in a peaceful and silent Candelight Vigil in Merchantville on Wednesday evening, 8/16/17, from 8:00-8:30PM. This vigil is being held in memory of Heather Heyer, Lt. H. Jay Cullen and trooper-pilot Berke Bates who lost their lives in Charlottesville, VA and to express…
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Merchantville Matters

When Merchantville Neighbors announced they were closing, I decided to start a new group. But looks like Neighbors isn't going anywhere. This can be an alternative group to discuss news and goings-on in and around 08109. The only rules are be nice to each other and don't spam the group!…
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Merchantville Living

Merchantville's #1 place to be online! If you reside in Merchantville (or within a 10 mile radius) & want to join our community, message group creator Brent Czar with your major cross-streets (exact address not necessary) to confirm residency. He may send you a message but it will appear in…
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Townsend Inlet bridge reopens

the Townsend Inlet bridge connecting Sea Isle City and Avalon will reopen Friday, after a more than two-month closure. The bridge was shut down indefinitely to vehicle traffic in early April after divers inspecting the support pilings found a crack. The span had been set to undergo repairs in 2017…
Published in New Jersey

Chestnut Station Senior Apartments

Comfortable living and simple elegance is what you’ll find at Chestnut Station Senior Apartments. This charming, four story community is located in the historic village of Merchantville, NJ. Designed for individuals 55+, these apartments offer a full range of on-site services and amenities, along with our fabulous one and two…
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Make Merchantville your home

The Borough of Merchantville is a Classic Town of Greater Philadelphia. Nestled between Cherry Hill and Philadelphia we're a spirited, timeless, family centered community with two K-8 schools. We offer singles, seniors and growing families a wide selection of one-of-a-kind homes with a range of options - fixer uppers, one…
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Students Research Local WW1 Vets

PRESS - Merchantville students research 135 local World War I vets - When the national American Legion was born nearly 100 years ago following World War I, the borough was one of the first to establish a post. In 1919, the 15 local legion founders named Post 68 after Frederick…
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Catholic Schools week events abound

A highlight for staff in the Office of Catholic Schools is taking part in the events and activities in our schools across the diocese. The week was an affirmation of our work and the work of our schools to be “communities of faith, knowledge and service.” At Saint Peter's in…
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