Monthly Archives: January 2018

Pennsauken Police Release Statement On January 12 Shooting

On January 12, 2018 at approximately 5:44 p.m., there was a shooting on the 2500 block and 2400 block of 45th St. No individuals were struck by the gunfire.

A white sport utility vehicle, a black sport utility vehicle, and a subject on foot were involved in the shooting. The incident is currently under investigation by the Pennsauken Police Department.

If anyone has any information regarding this incident or any surveillance video depicting the incident, please contact Sgt. Phil Olivo at (856) 488-0080 ext 2402.

Have You Seen Danielle?

Danielle Tocco has been missing since December 23, 2017. Her family is very concerned and wants her to come home. Tocco is a Pennsauken native who last seen near Baxter Ave. in town. She was also seen in Camden, NJ.

Any one with information regarding Danielle is asked to contact her mother, Christine, at (609) 678-7515 or the local police where she is located.

Pennsauken Police Department: (856) 488-0080

Camden County Police Department: (856) 757-7400

Airborne Systems Awarded $26 Million Marine Corps Contract

Earlier this month, Airborne Systems of Pennsauken announced that it was officially awarded the contract for an Enhanced Multi-Mission Parachute System (E-MMPS) for the United States Marine Corps (USMC). The contract, which was competitively procured via the Federal Business Opportunities website, is worth over $26 million.

Public Meeting On Bond Referendum Held This Evening

This evening, Monday, Jan. 15, 6:30 p.m., the Pennsauken School District will host a meeting at Longfellow Elementary School, 1400 Forrest Ave., Pennsauken, to discuss the proposed bond referendum and Longfellow Park.

Any Pennsauken resident who has questions about the Longfellow part of the referendum, wants to share their feelings on the subject, or has questions they want answered, is encouraged to attend.

The proposed initiative, which will allocate almost $36 million for various capital improvement projects, will be voted on by the Pennsauken community on March 13. The Pennsauken School District is hosting a variety of different public meetings to help residents learn more about the referendum and make an informed decision.

For more information on the proposed bond referendum, visit GrowningPennsaukenSchools.com.

Notice Of A Special Public Meeting Of Pennsauken Township Committee

In accordance wtih the “Senator Byron M. Baer Open Public Meetings Act,” the Pennsauken Township Committee will hold a special public meeting on TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. The purpose of the meeting will be to consider the adoption of the following resolutions ONLY:

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RESOLUTION OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PENNSAUKEN AUTHORIZING THE SUBMISSION OF A STRATEGIC PLAN FOR THE GOVERNOR’S COUNCIL ON ALCOHOLISM AND DRUG ABUSE GRANT FOR FISCAL YEAR 2019

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RESOLUTION APPOINTING A TENANT MEMBER TO THE RENT STABILIZATION BOARD OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PENNSAUKEN (Allen Calloway)

Formal action will be taken ONLY on these resolutions at this special public meeting.

The special public meeting will be held at the Pennsauken Township Municipal Building, 5605 N. Crescent Blvd., Pennsauken, NJ 08110.

Pennsauken Police’s Nettleton Sworn In As Captain

At December’s public meeting of the Township Committee, John Nettleton was officially sworn in as a captain of the Pennsauken Police Department.

PMAC Welcomes Bayada Home Health Care At January Luncheon

Tom Sibson and Tom Cassidy from Bayada Home Health Care are the guest speakers at the Pennsauken-Merchantville Area Chamber of Commerce (P.M.A.C.) networking luncheon on Wednesday, Jan. 10 at Marco’s at the Pennsauken Country Club, 3800 Haddonfield Rd.

Sibson, the company’s chief financial officer, and Cassidy, the director of procurement and facilities, will be speaking about their move to Pennsauken Township.

Sign-in begins at 11:30 a.m. on Jan. 10, with the meeting starting at noon. Admission is $25 for members, $35 for non-members.

Taylor To Be Honored With MLK Jr. Freedom Medal

Rick Taylorwill be awarded with the Camden County Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom Medal.

Rick Taylor, longtime resident, member of Township Committee, and educator, will be awarded with the Camden County Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom Medal at a ceremony at the Camden County Boathouse on Jan. 17.

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom Medal is presented to county residents who have selflessly contributed their time and effort to better their community in conjunction with the goals of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Thirteen individuals will receive the medal this year.

Rick worked in the School District for 42 years and has been a member of Pennsauken’s Township Committee for 22 years. Last month, it was also announced that as part of the Bond Referendum that the School District has proposed, the state-of-the-art Field House they’d like to build at the high school would be named the Rick Taylor Field House.

Tickets for this event are $25; please contact Mr. Scott Petrozza at (856) 216-8217 or Scott.Petrozza@camdencounty.com to purchase. The deadline to purchase tickets is Friday, Jan. 12 and no tickets will be sold at the door.

Pennsauken School District Holds First Public Meeting On March 13 Bond Referendum

By Frank Sinatra, AAP Editor

Last month, the Pennsauken School District held a packed town hall meeting to share information about the upcoming bond referendum designed to make significant improvements to every public school throughout the Township.

Have You See Our Weekly Round Up?

We’ve started a new feature via Facebook: the AAP Weekly Round Up! Every Friday around noon, we’ll be doing a video recap of what’s happened during the week, as well as a highlight of upcoming events.

Here’s our first installment. If you’ll pardon the excess “ahs” and “ums,” it’s not too bad for our first attempt!

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