Monthly Archives: January 2016
By Michael A. Saraceni, Chief Operating Officer
By now you may have heard that the Merchantville-Pennsauken Water Commission (MPWC) entered the competition for best tasting drinking water at the annual New Jersey Chapter of the American Water Works Association (NJAWWA) conference held in Atlantic City, NJ. Being compared to many other water systems, the judges determined that our water placed first and was the best-tasting! The Commissioners and dedicated employees are very proud of this achievement.
The newest eatery to grace our beloved Pennsauken/Merchantville area is The Kabob House, located at 7 East Park Ave. in Merchantville, right around the bend from McFarlan’s Market.
Mary Anne McFarland, a lifelong Pennsauken resident, has received the Life Achievement Award from the White Horse District of the Boy Scouts of America, which serves all of Camden County, NJ, as well as its 37 municipalities.
The Pennsauken-Merchantville Area Chamber of Commerce (P.M.A.C.) has extended the advertisement deadline for the upcoming 2106 Resource Directory to Monday, Jan. 25.
Public Service Electric and Gas Company (PSE&G), New Jersey’s largest utility, is urging its customers to be alert to scams this season. Customers should be cautious of callers who demand immediate payment via a pre-paid card, and wary of phony utility workers showing up at their door to “check a problem.”
By the Pennsauken Board of Education: Nick Perry, President; Dung Nguyen, Vice President; Armando Diaz; Michael Hurley; Diane Johnson; Allyson Meloni; Leona Moss; Meg Snyder; and Joann Young
It is no secret that social media is changing the way we communicate and interact with others, as well as the way we all learn. Facebook, Instagram, texting, e-mailing, tweeting, and blogs have become an essential part of the way we communicate in our daily life. In fact, one study conducted at the University of California at Berkeley found that social media’s constant and almost instantaneous communication provides an opportunity to improve social skills, helps to develop technology-based skills, and creates new forms of self-expression.