Monthly Archives: January 2017

Pennsauken Native Looks For Perfect Match In MTV Reality Show

Pennsauken native Kam Williams is one of 22 contestants looking for love – and a cash prize to go along with it – in season five of MTV’s “Are You the One?,” a show that takes the matchmaking process to a whole new level.

After The Ball Drops, New Year’s Resolutions Soon To Follow

By Frank Sinatra, AAP Editor 

Santa came and went in a cookie-fueled, toy-laden sojourn ‘round the globe; the giant ball dropped at Times Square at the stroke of midnight January 1, 2017; and we don’t have to listen to Jenny McCarthy blather on for at least another 360 or so days. We are now free to take a deep breath and get ready to pick up the soon-to-be broken pieces of our New Year’s resolutions. They. Just. Don’t. Last.

Pennsauken High School’s Classes of ’62, ’63 To Hold Reunion

Pennnsauken High School’s classes of 1962 and 1963 are holding a reunion on Saturday, April 22, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Marco’s Restaurant at the Pennsauken Country Club, 3800 Haddonfield Rd.

The cost is $40 per person, $75 per couple. Please make checks payable to “PHS Class of ’62” or “PHS Class of ’63,” based on the attendee’s graduating class. All payments should be sent to Norma Pearlstein Kamis, ’63 at 2337 Finlaw Ave., Pennsauken, N.J., 08109 by Wednesday, March 1.

For questions, contact Norma at (856) 662-7916 or e-mail Alumni from these classes are encouraged to share this information with as many of their fellow classmates as possible and visit PHS Sensational 60’s Class Reunions on Facebook for additional details.

Ushering In The New Year With Hopes For A Mild Winter

By Joe Scavuzzo, Director, Department of Public Works

We awoke on December 15, 2016 to a dusting of snow and some black ice in spots of town. Although plowing operations won’t begin until three to four inches of accumulation, your Department of Public Works has the two-story rock salt storage building filled to the brim and ready for whatever conditions the winter throws our way.

CERT Training Held January 13-15

The Camden County Community Emergency Response Team will be conducting a training class from Friday, Jan. 13 through Sunday, Jan. 15. Learn valuable skills that will enable you to assist families and friends in the event of an emergency. The class will be held at the Mt. Ephraim EOC, located at 508 Lambert Ave., Mt. Ephraim, N.J.  Friday night’s class starts at 7:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday’s classes begin at 8:00 a.m. and run until 4:00 p.m. Anyone interested in taking the class is asked to register no later than Monday, Jan. 9 at Please make sure to provide your name, age, and contact information.

Obituary: Juan Perez, Longtime Pennsauken Resident

Juan Perez, 68, of Pennsauken, passed away on December 28, 2016.

Beloved husband of Isolina; Devoted father of John, Stephen and Erik; Loving grandfather of Alisson, Iliana, Alyssa, Marisa, Jordan, Sophia, Vanessa, Kara and great grandfather of Gabriella; Son of Moncita Perez. Dear brother of Gladys, Lourdes and the late William; Also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, and friends.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his visitation on Tuesday, Jan. 3 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. and Wednesday, Jan. 4 from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Inglesby and Sons Funeral Home, 2426 Cove Rd. in Pennsauken. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 10:00am at the Church of St. Peter, 43 West Maple Ave. in Merchantville. Interment will follow at Lakeview Cemetery in Cinnaminson. To post photos, share a memory or send an online condolence, please visit

A New Year, A New Board Of Education

By the Pennsauken Board of Education: Nick Perry, President; Allyson Meloni-Scavuzzo, Vice President; Cheryl Duffy; Michael Hurley; Diane Johnson; Leona Moss; Meg Snyder; Orlando Viera; and JoAnn Young

As we usher in a New Year, the Pennsauken Board of Education will start 2017 with its annual reorganization meeting. The purpose of the reorganization meeting is to certify and accept the November election results, officially install those individuals who were successfully elected in November and to appoint the Board of Education’s President and Vice president for the upcoming year. For districts that hold their elections in November, this special meeting must, by law, occur during the first week of January.

Community Input On Pennsauken’s 125th Anniversary Due January 13

Pennsauken Township is just a little over a month away from a very big birthday.

Pricing Changes To Occur For Residents Enrolled In Energy Aggregation Program

Residents Continue To Pay Less Than Those On PSE&G’s Default Service

Information Provided By T&M Associates And Talen Energy

Talen Energy is informing customers currently enrolled in the Pennsauken Township Community Aggregation Program about price changes for the supply portion of your electricity bill. Although the contracted price is not intended to fluctuate, there are variables and regulatory changes outside of our control.

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