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Mayor Brennan at PMAC

Merchantville's Mayor Ted Brennan spoke at the February PMAC meeting on partnerships to create a thriving downtown. He remarked that Merchantville has worked hard to re-engage with the business community to find opportunities to expand economic development in the Borough by streamlining the process for new businesses and entrepreneurs. Mayor…
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Local Swimmer Shines

The Lehigh women's swimming and diving team had its best day of the week on Friday at the 2020 Patriot League Championships.The highlight of the day came in the final event for the women on day three, as the 200 freestyle relay group broke a school record. Merchantville resident Ann…
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Push for Sustainable Certification

Community volunteers from sustainability groups in town are working together to steer Merchantville's effort to become a Certified Bronze Sustainable NJ town. Participating groups include members from municipal and community organizations and schools including: The Merchantville Green Team, The Merchantville Shade Tree Commission, The Merchantville Garden Club, Incredible Edible Merchantville…
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Lucky #13

In 2019, Peter Genovese ate his way around New Jersey with a vengeance. All that research culminated in rankings of the best dishes/sandwiches/meals he ate in 2019 - which, according to Peter, makes them the best dishes you should eat in 2020! These "bests" are spread all over the state…
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Oakford Memorial Planned

Aunt Charlotte’s Candies will be closed on Monday, January 6, 2020 to celebrate the life of their mother, Virginia (Bunny) Oakford, who passed away on December 10, 2019. There will be a visitation from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. and a service immediately following at The First Presbyterian Church, 10 West…
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Town Chef Makes His Mark

Mayor Brennan sent congrats on Twitter to Merchantville’s own Phil Manganaro, Chef/Owner of Park Place Cafe & Restaurant, for his well deserved recognition as one of the 24 most important people on the NJ restaurant scene. We’re lucky to have such talent and shows that Merchantville is a great place…
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12/2019 Observer

The Observer has published their last issue of 2019. It includes articles about Merchantville's BOE discussion on School Choice and keeping the current maximum level of 44 School Choice students from other public school districts; the closure and loss of McFarlans Market after a nine year run in the downtown;…
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Wind Symphony Performance

Wind Symphony of Southern New Jersey will perform a holiday concert at the First Presbyterian Church of Merchantville, 10 West Maple Avenue, on Saturday, December 14th from 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. The concert will begin with a musical tribute to Leon DeLoach, a thirty-year member of The Wind Symphony who…
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Community Center Rededicated

Last evening the Merchantville Community Center was rededicated with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Organizations that use the center regularly, as well as friends of the center, were in attendance as Mayor Brennan gave a special thanks to the Camden County Improvement Authority for their support through funding and management of…
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Council Honors Vets

During the Council meeting on Monday, November 11th, Mayor Brennan and Council extended their thanks to the Borough employees who have served our Country. Kevin Patti - Fire Chief of the Merchantville Fire Department, John Queen - Merchantville Police Patrolman and Municipal Humane Law Enforcement Officer, and Steven Morrone Jr.…
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Musicfest Rocks Out

Attendees at the 6th annual 2019 Merchantville Music Fest were treated to some fun during a 45 minute set with the colorful performers from Candy Volcano. This band features festive tributes to the music of the 1970's glam rock era brought to you by an extensive group of members -…
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