Monthly Archives: March 2016
By Frank Sinatra, AAP Editor
On March 16, Pennsauken’s Township Committee held a special public meeting, where residents and members of the local business community were invited to an initial discussion on creating a clearly defined vision for the town.
Pennsauken Township and the Pennsauken Environmental Commission will be hosting a shredding event for residents on Saturday, April 23 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Pennsauken Township Municipal Complex, located at 5605 North Crescent Blvd.
Pennsauken children now have a chance to put a spotlight on the man or woman in their lives who they think should be named the Best Mom, Dad or Guardian in Pennsauken.
Residents of Pennsauken will soon enjoy lower electric rates, thanks to a new cost-saving program by the Township.
By Eric Mossop, Athletic Director, Pennsauken High School
The Pennsauken High School indoor track team put together another solid performance at the NJSIAA Group III State Championship meet in Toms River. In the 400 meter race, senior standout Marquan Jones took home a state championship, and junior Martin Booker finished fifth. In the 55 meter dash, junior Martin Booker ran a time of 6.4 seconds to finish second in the state, followed by Marquan Jones in fifth, and Nazhir Russell in sixth. All now qualify to run in the prestigious Meet of Champions!
With his state championship run, Marquan Jones also became the first male individual indoor track state champion in our school’s history. Congratulations, Marquan!
Unemployed and underemployed residents can make a good impression at upcoming job interviews, thanks to help from a local business.
$1.99 Any Garment Cleaners, located at 5287 Marlton Pike West in the Point Shopping Center in Pennsauken, is offering a special dry cleaning service to those in need.
By contacting Kevin at firstname.lastname@example.org 72 hours before a job interview, unemployed and underemployed customers can discreetly arrange to have a shirt, suit, and tie cleaned and pressed at no charge.
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The 2016 Journey to Healing bowling benefit will be held on Sunday, March 13 at Pinsetter Bar and Bowl, 7111 Maple Ave. in Pennsauken, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Proceeds from the event, which features three hours of bowling, a two-hour buffet, Chinese auction, and a 50/50 raffle, benefit the Ree Wyn Foundation, an organization that helps provides education, promotes awareness, and supports research efforts for thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura (TTP), a rare blood disorder.
Beginning this month, Pennsauken Township Department of Parks and Recreation, along with the Pennsauken Environmental Commission, will continue its bike share program, giving Pennsauken residents, age 18 or older, access to a convenient, healthy, and affordable transportation option.
Pennsauken Mayor John Kneib and members of the Township’s Economic Development Department were on hand for the official ribbon cutting of Maa’s Furniture, located on 5921 Westfield Ave. The store, which opened in early February of this year, offers a wide variety of furniture and bedding.
United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey and The Work Group, along with partners including the Campbell Soup Company, Holman Automotive Group, Investors Bank, Roma Bank, Fulton Bank and the Jewish Community Fund, recently unveiled Thrift Works, an innovative job skills training initiative. The retail venture, located at 3700 Marlton Pike in Pennsauken, will serve as a training center to equip students of The Work Group with valuable, real-life job training and experience – empowering them to build the foundation for lifelong financial stability – while providing an affordable shopping opportunity to the local community.