Monthly Archives: January 2017
BAYADA Home Health Care, a national provider of home health care services to children, adults, and seniors from over 310 offices in 22 states, will host a ceremony on February 1 at 12:30 pm to mark the start of renovations on its new office space at 4300 and 4350 Haddonfield Road in Pennsauken.
PYAA Soccer is currently taking registration for the spring 2017 season. Pennsauken and Merchantville resident boys and girls are invited to join.
One of the county’s largest economic engines is currently finalizing an underwater makeover that will attract some of the largest national rowing events in the country. With the return of competition in 2017 more than 12 regattas have already been scheduled on the Cooper River for the upcoming rowing season. While the remainder of the spoils are transported offsite, and grading and landscaping begin, the dredge is officially out of the water and recreational and competitive rowing can commence.
By Tracey Howarth, Pennsauken Township
At the beginning of this initiative, it was agreed that the Township needed to make progress quickly, so we set a few reasonably achievable goals: get a good count of how many properties we had to deal with; map them out for a visual of where the hardest hit areas are; ensure that we had all the necessary resources in place, such as the most up-to-date ordinances to move forward; and identify and hold accountable the banks and property maintenance companies for as many of the vacant properties as we could. Once those goals were achieved, our mission was to put together a comprehensive program that would help to streamline the vacant and abandoned property processes with the ultimate goal being to sell them, rehab them, and occupy them.
So let’s see how we did…
The Freeholder Board has launched Smart911 in Camden County to save critical time in emergency situations and encourages county residents to register with the program. Smart911 is a free nationwide service that allows users to create a Smart911 Safety Profile, which provides vital information to emergency dispatchers and first responders during an emergency. Camden County is the first in the state to introduce the technology.
Since the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service on Jan. 16 is a holiday, does it affect trash pickup? Who do I talk to about a business that doesn’t maintain their property? Who do I call about a question I have about my upcoming court date? These are just some of the questions residents may have this month. Sometimes, finding the answers are easy. Other times, residents may not know where to go to get the information they need. Fortunately, Pennsauken Township has a variety of online tools available that help residents keep informed.
The Pennsauken-Merchantville Area Chamber of Commerce (P.M.A.C.) will be unveiling its new web site at its first networking luncheon of the year, held on Wednesday, Jan. 11 at the Pennsauken Country Club, 3800 Haddonfield Rd.
The meeting’s guest speaker will be fellow P.M.A.C. member Joseph Welusz, managing partner and co-founder of Accularis Marketing Solutions, southern New Jersey’s only full-service marketing, advertising and public relations agency.
Bryson’s Irish Pub, located at 3402 Cove Rd., is holding a fundraiser on Wednesday, Jan. 11 for Pennsauken native Desiree Fantini, who is currently battling breast cancer.