Pennsauken School District Launches New Web Site

By the Pennsauken Board of Education: Nick Perry, President; Allyson Meloni-Scavuzzo, Vice President; Cheryl Duffy; Michael Hurley; Diane Johnson; Leona Moss; Meg Snyder; Orlando Viera; and JoAnn Young One of the top More »


Third Annual Pennsauken Job Fair Scheduled For September 15

Pennsauken Township, the Business, Industry, and Government Council of Pennsauken, and Living Faith Christian Center are hosting the Township’s third annual job fair on Thursday, Sept. 15. The event, held from 10:00 More »


Partnerships Mean Progress On Abandoned And Vacant Properties

By Frank Sinatra, AAP Editor With this year’s strong push to tackle the issue of abandoned and vacant properties throughout Pennsauken, the Township announced that in just a few months, 51 properties More »


Pennsauken Holds First-Ever Food Truck Event

Pennsauken’s Bite Night is the Township’s first-ever food truck event. Scheduled for both Thursday, Aug. 18 and Thursday, Sept. 15, the event, which runs from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Pennsauken More »


Pennsauken Police Unveil Safe Exchange Zone

By Frank Sinatra, AAP Editor The Pennsauken Police Department recently created a Safe Exchange Zone for use by members of the community. More »

Living Faith Christian Center to Host Community Event Where Everything is Free

Living Faith Christian Center (LFCC), located at 2323 Route 73 in Pennsauken, invites residents to leave their money at home on Saturday, Aug. 20 for their annual, “What’s Mine Is Yours: Caring Is Sharing,” themed event, where everything is free.

Burt German Sworn In For Ninth Consecutive Term As MPWC Commissioner

Frank_ProfilesmallBy Frank Sinatra, AAP Editor

Having served eight full terms as a commissioner of the Merchantville-Pennsauken Water Commission and recently been sworn in for a ninth, G. Burt German has achieved quite a milestone: the second-most consecutive years of service for a commissioner in the history of the water utility.

Waterlines, August 2016

firehydrantThe MPWC will begin its fall fire hydrant flushing initiative in next month. Don’t forget to “like” us on Facebook to view the day-by-day flushing schedules.

Attention Customers Who Play Pokémon Go

While we know the hunt for Pokémon can be serious business, maintaining the security and safety of our water towers and infrastructure is just as important. Please do not attempt to enter any property owned by the MPWC, as we are required to notify the police of trespassing, regardless of the reason why. Thank you!

Pennsauken’s Bell Explores STEM Through National Youth Leadership Forum

Frank_ProfilesmallBy Frank Sinatra, AAP Editor

Pennsauken resident Calvin R. Bell, III recently joined 300 other young people from across the country to take part in the National Youth Leadership Forum (NYLF): Explore STEM, a unique academic experience that allows students to explore career possibilities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Food Adventures: Cooper River Lunch & Munch

By Rachael Rivera, AAP Columnist

Georgios “George” Horiates and Laura Mortell, the owners and operators of Cooper River Lunch & Munch, took some time to speak with me about their mission and hopes for the future with the food truck.

PYAA Celebrates 60th Anniversary With Special Event

Pennsauken Youth Athletic Activities (PYAA) is celebrating its 60th anniversary with a special event Saturday, Aug.6, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the PYAA Field House, 3501 Elm Ave. All PYAA sports participants, volunteers, coaches, etc. – both past and present – are encouraged to come celebrate with food, games, music, 50/50 drawings, and family fun.

Football And Cheerleading Sign-Ups

PYAA football and cheerleading sign-ups will be every Thursday, 6:00-8:00 p.m., and Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., during August. Sign-ups are held at the PYAA Field House, located at 3501 Elm Ave. All forms of payment will be accepted.

Pennsauken School District Launches New Web Site


By the Pennsauken Board of Education: Nick Perry, President; Allyson Meloni-Scavuzzo, Vice President; Cheryl Duffy; Michael Hurley; Diane Johnson; Leona Moss; Meg Snyder; Orlando Viera; and JoAnn Young

One of the top priorities for the Pennsauken Board of Education is to establish open communication with all individuals who are stakeholders in the Pennsauken School District, including employees, parents, students and community members. An important initiative to increase our communication with the community has been the creation a new District website.

Almost Home Holds Weekly Clinic

Almost HomeAlmost Home Animal Shelter, located at 9140-C Pennsauken Highway, holds an animal clinic every Wednesday from 4:30 to 8:00 p.m.

“If your dog or cat needs vaccinations, microchipping, heartworm or FELV/FIV testing, flea and tick products, and more, our clinic provides cost-effective services to maintain the health of your pet,” explains Nancy Welsh, owner, Almost Home Animal Shelter.

For more information or questions, call (856) 663-3058.

Pennsauken Vision Survey Results To Be Announced August 19

As part of Pennsauken’s initiative to create a clearly defined vision for the town, an online survey was created to poll residents on their opinions about what’s happening in town. Eighty Pennsauken residents completed the form, sharing their thoughts on everything from municipal services to schools; the results from this survey will be shared with members of Township Committee during the public meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 17 and published on the Township’s web site on Friday, Aug. 19.

PennPet Veterinary Clinic Opens In Pennsauken

Frank_ProfilesmallBy Frank Sinatra, AAP Editor

PennPet Veterinary Clinic is a new low-cost surgical outpatient clinic opening in Pennsauken this month, ready to serve the community’s four-legged friends. The clinic is run by Dr. Rebecca Trejo, VMD, who knew at very age that she wanted to take care of animals.

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