Monthly Archives: July 2017

National Night Out 2017 In Pennsauken

The Pennsauken Fire Department will open all of its fire stations to the public during National Night Out, Tuesday, Aug. 1, an annual community-building campaign that is designed to make neighborhoods a safer, better place to live.

From 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., Pennsauken’s fire stations will host a variety of activities, including apparatus displays, specialized unit demonstrations, ambulance displays, giveaways and more. Free bottled water, water ice and soft pretzels will be given out while supplies last. Members of the public can also pick up information on fire prevention and volunteer membership.

In addition, officers from the Pennsauken Police Department and members from Pennsauken Town Watch and the Pennsauken Alliance on Substance Abuse (PASA) will be at select locations.

The National Night Out open houses will be at:

  • Fire Station 1, 8362 Stockton Ave.
  • Fire Station 2, 2215 Merchantville Ave. (featuring Town Watch and PASA)
  • Fire Station 3, 5301 Lexington Ave.
  • Fire Station 5, 511 Union Ave.

Part Of River Road Closed Due To Accident

Obituaries: Pennsauken Residents Who Made An Impact

Samuel R. Jurman, age 62 years, of Pennsauken, passed away on July 22, 2017. Beloved husband of Linda (nee Skirpan). Devoted father of Chad Jurman and his wife Melissa, Matthew Jurman and Stefanie Jurman. Loving grandfather of Olivia, Jake and Gianna. Dear brother of Stephen Jurman, Susan Gadoury and Sharon Mitchell. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Christmas In July Luau Benefits Angel Tree Program

The Pennsauken-Merchantville Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Christmas in July Luau on Thursday, July 27, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Inglesby and Sons Funeral Home, 2426 Cove Rd. For a $20 donation, participants will enjoy food, drinks, and entertainment.

Proceeds from the luau benefits Pennsauken’s Angel Tree program, which collects new, unwrapped toys for families in need. Last year, a record number of Pennsauken families were helped during the holidays thanks to generous community and business donations.

More Solar Energy To Be Produced At Pennsauken Sanitary Landfill

By Frank Sinatra, AAP Editor

A new project announced by the Camden County Freeholder Board and the Pollution Control Financing Authority of Camden County (PCFACC) will generate 2,700 kilowatts of solar power to the Pennsauken community.

Keep It Down: Preventing Noise Pollution In Pennsauken

By Frank Sinatra, AAP Editor

There are many things referred to as the sounds of summer: laughing children playing in the park; the crack of the bat and cheering fans at hometown baseball games; and friendly and sometimes animated conversation around the barbeque. But there comes a point when something stops being music to the ears and turns into noise. To prevent the spread of noise pollution, Pennsauken Township has code in place that helps promote some well-deserved peace and quiet for residents.

Fire Department Urges Caution Today

Pennsauken Free Public Library Closed On July 13

PASA, Town Watch Hold Meetings Tonight

The Pennsauken community is encouraged to join the Pennsauken Alliance on Substance Abuse (PASA), as they work to educate the community about ways to stop abuse of drugs,alcohol, and tobacco.

The group’s next meeting is Wednesday, July 12, 7:00 p.m., at Temple Lutheran Church, 5600 Rt. 130.

For more information, e-mail or call (609) 923-4917.

For those residents looking to become more active in the safety of their community, Pennsauken’s Town Watch hosts meetings on the second Wednesday of each month. This month’s meeting occurs on July 12, 7:30 p.m., at the Pennsauken Police Department, Second Floor. For more information, call (856) 488-0080 ext. 2417.


Photo Contest To Capture Residents’ Perspective Of Pennsauken

By Betsy McBride, Mayor of Pennsauken Township

When the Township redesigned its website a few years back, we not only wanted it to provide easy access for residents and business owners to find the information that they need, but also wanted to provide an online “snapshot” of our community for visitors who may be looking to live or start a business in Pennsauken.

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