Monthly Archives: December 2014

Families Can Enjoy A Winter Wonderland At The Library

LibraryIt’s that time of year again, when we gather together to celebrate and enjoy holiday and family traditions held dear. The Pennsauken Free Public Library is here to help you with books, magazines, CDs, and DVDs for planning, preparing, and enjoying your holidays; from cookbooks and craft books to fiction and more.

Additionally, our children’s department invites you to join us for family fun at the Winter Wonderland Festivities on Saturday, Dec. 20 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., held in the children’s area of the Pennsauken Free Public Library. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be there, along with the “Frozen” princesses, Elsa and Anna, as well as some elf friends. During the event, children will be able to make crafts for gift giving. So put us on your calendar and come on out to celebrate with us!

Public Notice For A Proposed Diversion Of Parkland In Pennsauken Township

The Township of Pennsauken, in accordance with N.J.S.A. 40A-13.5 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 7:36-26.8 of the Green Acres regulations, will file a request with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Green Acres Program, proposing to divert a total of approximately 0.17 acres of parkland situated within Block 2218, Lot 1 on the tax maps of the Township of Pennsauken, Camden County.

Crowdfunding Campaign Launched To Transform Merchantville Train Station

An online crowdfunding campaign is underway to transform Merchantville’s historic train station into a cafe/music and arts center.

How DOES Santa Store It All?

Have you ever wondered how Santa stores all of his gifts before his big night? SpareFoot, the world’s largest online marketplace for consumers to find and reserve self-storage units, did some of the math in this fun holiday infographic:

Pennsauken Township To Hold 2015 Reorganization Meeting On Jan. 5

The Pennsauken Township Committee will hold its annual reorganization meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 5 at the Pennsauken Country Club on Haddonfield Road.

The agenda includes the swearing in of a new Mayor, Deputy Mayor and Committee members, as well as Township appointments to various positions. The new committee will then set meeting dates for 2015 for the Township Committee.

All future public meetings, excluding the Reorganization Meeting, are held at the Pennsauken Municipal Building, 5605 N. Crescent Blvd., at the corner of Route 130 and Merchantville Avenue at the times specified.

All Around Pennsauken posts these public meetings in each issue. Meeting dates can also be found at the Township web site, Changes to the meeting schedule will be advertised in the Courier-Post and Retrospect newspapers and will be posted online via the Township’s web site, Facebook page and Twitter feed.

Public Review And Comment Needed For Pennsauken’s Hazard Mitigation Plan

As part of the on-going update of the Camden County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan, a Preliminary Municipal Appendix is available for review that addresses natural hazard mitigation issues for our community. The Preliminary Municipal Appendix can be downloaded by visiting and clicking on the appropriate links.

Comments on the Preliminary Municipal Appendix can be submitted via the “Contact Us” page, located at However, please note that comments must be submitted no later than Friday, Jan. 9.

Operation Santa For 12/16 Is Postponed

The fire department’s scheduled “Operation Santa” detail for this evening in the Highland and Admiral Park subdivisions of Pennsauken are postponed due to inclement weather, as rain is scheduled for our area throughout this evening.

Township Administration To “Adopt” Red Cross On December 19

On Friday, Dec. 19, the members of Township Committee and the staff of Pennsauken’s administrative offices will “adopt” the Red Cross fixed donation site located at 5425 Marlton Pike, directly across from Bishop Eustace High School.

Pennsauken Fire Department Announces Schedule For Annual “Operation Santa”

The Pennsauken Fire Department will once again be escorting Santa Claus throughout town for the enjoyment of children of all ages.

Pennsauken Community Surprises Soldier With Special Welcome Home

Frank_ProfilesmallBy Frank Sinatra, AAP Editor A cold and rainy Saturday in November couldn’t stop the Pennsauken community from coming out to show their support to a local soldier returning home.

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