Monthly Archives: September 2016

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

Frank_ProfilesmallBy Frank Sinatra, AAP Editor

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.

Teaching Important Lessons In And Out Of The Classroom

John-KneibBy John Kneib, Mayor of Pennsauken Township

Summer is quickly moving into fall and our community is officially in “back to school” mode.” For the most part, our young people are relatively excited to get back to class. While there’s some mixed opinions on homework and projects, children can’t wait to see their friends and start another year of learning. And we all know that their parents are excited that school is starting again, too. So as the kids get back into the school routine, our Pennsauken community should as well.

The Annual Tradition Continues

Local Girls Receive Grace-Filled Lessons Through Special Program

Frank_ProfilesmallBy Frank Sinatra, AAP Editor

This summer, eight young girls from Pennsauken and Delair took part in a special two-week program designed to help them to achieve their goals through grace-filled adventures and exploration.

Pinsetter Bar And Bowl Hosts Eighth Annual Crab-A-Palooza

Pinsetter Bar and Bowl, located at 7111 Maple Ave. in Pennsauken, is hard at work preparing for the “party of all parties,” the eighth annual Crab-A-Palooza, held from 2:00 to 10:00 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10.

Carson Students Grow At Community Garden

carsoncommunitygardenThroughout the summer, the Carson Gifted and Talented program participated in Pennsauken Township’s Community Garden, located behind the Pennsauken Free Public Library. Students prepared and planted their garden plot at the end of the school year and were able to see the fruits of their labor in the summer.  Thank you to Mrs. Tryon and Mrs. Savino for organizing this project!

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.

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