Monthly Archives: November 2016

Pennsauken Tree Lighting And Food Truck Event Held December 1

Pennsauken Township will be holding a tree lighting ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 1, from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. at the Township Municipal Complex, 5605 N. Crescent Blvd.

Local Small Business Saturday Specials


Cooper River Park Ice Rink To Open On November 25

The Freeholder Board is bringing the Winterfest Ice Skating Rink back to Cooper River Park this year to provide family fun from Nov. 25 to Feb. 14. The celebration kicks off at 6:00 p.m. on Nov. 25 with carolers and a tree lighting.

New Program Offers Cooked Sushi To Staff, Students

Thanks to a new program offered by the Pennsauken School District’s Nutrition Department and Wegman’s, students in the Intermediate School, Howard M. Phifer Middle School and Pennsauken High School, as well as teachers and support staff throughout the District, can choose cooked sushi for lunch once a week.

Creating All Things Beautiful At Aster’s Florist

JudithphotoBy Judith Kristen, AAP Columnist

My old Flower Child heart skipped a beat when, right here, in our own neighborhood of Pennsauken/Merchantville, I spied a new florist shop named, Aster’s Florist. The store is STUNNING!

Pennsauken Events Kick-Off Holidays, Season Of Giving

By Frank Sinatra, AAP Editor

It’s that most wonderful time of the year: the start of the holiday season. Pennsauken Township truly embraces the holidays with events that not only provide the perfect opportunity to come together as a community, but also to remind residents about the importance of giving back.

All Around Pennsauken To Highlight Holiday Specials For Small Business Saturday

For the second year in a row, All Around Pennsauken will highlight local deals and specials in both Pennsauken and Merchantville as part of Small Business Saturday. Held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, Small Business Saturday encourages shoppers to patronize small “brick and mortar” businesses in their community.

Pennsauken Loses To Freehold In 125 Point Playoff Game

albertdadson2By Albert Dadson, AAP Intern

You would think that if a football player scored eight touchdowns all by himself, his team would win the game. But what do you do when a player on the other team scores 10 touchdowns?

This was the case at the first round of the NJISAA playoffs in Pennsauken, NJ where Freehold Borough beat the Indians 69-56.

New Faces Of PHS Basketball Take The Lead

By Eric Mossop, Athletic Director, Pennsauken High School

When fans come to the gym to watch the PHS boys and girls basketball programs this coming winter season, the first thing they might notice are the new faces on the benches leading each respective program. The boys basketball team will be led by new head coach Al Fisher. Coach Fisher is a proud alumnus from the Class of 2004, graduating as the leading scorer in PHS history, a record he still holds to this date. Coach Fisher played collegiately at Kent State University and professionally overseas before coming back to his alma mater to lead the Indians!

Pennsauken’s Vliet Inducted Into SJU Men’s Soccer Hall Of Fame

Pennsauken native Sean Vliet, a member of Saint Joseph University’s graduating class of 1996, was enshrined in the Saint Joseph’s University Men’s Soccer Hall of Fame at halftime of the Hawks’ game against Duquesne on Saturday, October 22.

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