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Waterlines: September 2016

Focus on Safety By Angela Waldron, Administrative Services Supervisor Just as the Merchantville-Pennsauken Water Commission has been committed to providing safe drinking water for its customers for the past ninety years, the More »

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Second Food Truck Event Held September 15

Pennsauken Township is following up August’s successful Bite Night with another food truck event on the third Thursday of September. More »

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Pennsauken Celebrates Fall With Car And Bike Show, Harvest Festival

By Frank Sinatra, AAP Editor Fall is in the air, and with it two annual Pennsauken events are right around the corner: the 24th annual Car, Bike and Craft Show, held on More »

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Monument To Recognize Pennsauken Veterans

By Frank Sinatra, AAP Editor Pete DiAntonio grew up off of Sharon Terrace on 40th St. A member of Pennsauken High School’s Class of ’68, he served in the United States Navy More »

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Pennsauken Holds Special 9/11 Observances For 15th Anniversary Of Terror Attacks

On the 15th anniversary of the terror attacks committed on September 11, 2001, Pennsauken Township will be hosting several events to remember those who lost their lives and reflect on the sacrifices More »

Waterlines: September 2016

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Focus on Safety

By Angela Waldron, Administrative Services Supervisor

Just as the Merchantville-Pennsauken Water Commission has been committed to providing safe drinking water for its customers for the past ninety years, the MPWC is also committed to safety within our workplace.

Online Homework Help At PennsaukenLibrary.org

It’s back-to-school time, which means a return to that dreaded word: homework.

While the kids are gathered at the kitchen table, working on their assignments, there may be one or two things that everyone gets stumped on. The Pennsauken Free Public Library can help; and you don’t even have to be in the building to take advantage of some of our resources.

By visiting PennsaukenLibrary.org, you can access “Homework Help,” links to web pages that will provide you with information to help finish your assignments. Just click on the tabs for “Children” or “Teens,” then click on the “Homework Help” links on the left hand side. And since it’s all online, you can access this helpful information any time during the day!

Senior Health Fair To Be Held In Pennsauken On September 28

SonnyphotoBy Sonny DiSabato, Senior Citizen Coordinator

Hello fellow seniors. The annual Senior Citizen Health Awareness Fair will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Jack Curtis Stadium in Cooper River Park, rain or shine. By showing your Medicare card, Camden County residents can receive a seasonal flu shot for free. In addition, the fair features health information tables, games, and prizes. Health screenings will be provided for issues such as blood pressure, cholesterol, vision, and diabetes. There will also be information about prescription/insurance programs, medical equipment, financial/consumer information, and social service programs.

Food Adventures: Rita Marie’s Eatery And Pizzeria

rachealprofileBy Rachael Rivera, AAP Columnist

This month’s adventuring led me to Rita Marie’s Eatery and Pizzeria at 134 East Park Ave. in Merchantville. This corner foodie hotspot is clean and the staff there is fantastic. I walked in on the day I was to interview them; there were customers at their tables eating and watching the big flat screen in their dining area, some were in line paying for their food, while others perused the menu and boards for their next tasty selection.

Pennsauken-Based “Anthony’s Avengers” Raising Funds For CHOP

On Sunday, Sept. 25, “Anthony’s Avengers” of Pennsauken will rally together for the annual Parkway Run & Walk held at Eakins Oval on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway.  The Parkway Run benefits childhood cancer research and survivorship programs at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s world-renowned Cancer Center. The Cancer Center is one of the largest pediatric cancer programs in the nation, making breakthroughs in cancer treatment that impact the lives of children across the nation and around the world.

Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund Golf Outing Held At Pennsauken Country Club September 20

!cid_image003_jpg@01D168AFThe Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund is hosting its 24th Annual Golf Outing on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at Pennsauken Country Club, 3800 Haddonfield Ave. The event is hosted in conjunction with the Camden County Fire Chief’s and Officer’s Association, the Camden County Police Chief’s Association, the Camden County Firemen’s Association and the George Figueroa Memorial Fund. The proceeds of this event will benefit the families of Camden County’s police, fire and rescue personnel.

Woman’s Club Sponsors Attendees At Girl’s Career Institute

As it does every year, the Woman’s Club of Merchantville sponsored several young women to attend the 2016 Girl’s Career Institute (GCI), a program offered by the New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs for girls who will complete their junior year of high school.

Fire Department Helps To Build Stronger Community During National Night Out

alanheadshotBy Alan Gibson, AAP Correspondent

Pennsauken’s Fire Department opened their doors to the public on Aug. 2 to celebrate National Night Out. Firefighters demonstrated the equipment they use every day to keep Pennsauken’s residents safe. Younger township residents even got hands-on experience with the equipment, trying on gear, operating hoses, and watching rescue equipment in action. There was also plenty of ice cream and soft pretzels for everyone.

Pennsauken Police Hires Mireles As New Officer

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At the Township Committee meeting on July 20, Pennsauken Mayor John Kneib swore in Timothy Mireles as one of Pennsauken Township’s newest police officers.

Pennsauken’s Cub Scouts Plan Activity-Packed Year

Cub Scout Pack 116 Pennsauken has a lot of activities planned for the 2016-2017 year. On Saturday, Sept. 10, Scouts headed to Rowan University’s Fossil Park to participate in a dinosaur dig. They will also be participating in the upcoming Pennsauken Car, Bike and Craft Show on Sunday, Sept. 18.

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