Monthly Archives: January 2018

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 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!

Waterlines – January 2018

In this installment of Waterlines, the Merchantville-Pennsauken Water Commission discusses efforts to be compliant with 2017’s Water Quality Accountability Act, the importance of “adopting” a hydrant, and more.

Pennsauken Public Schools Are Closed Friday, January 5

Pennsauken Public Schools Closed Friday January 5

Pennsauken Public Schools Closed On Thursday, January 4

Pennsauken Public Schools Closed Thursday, Jan. 4 because of anticipated accumulating snow.

Angel Tree Helps Dozens Of Families During Holidays

By Frank Sinatra, AAP Editor

Thanks to the generosity of the local community, Pennsauken’s Angel Tree program was one of the most successful it’s ever been. Last month, over 50 families in need were helped during the holidays.

Energy Assistance, Preventive Services Available For Seniors

By Sonny DiSabato, Senior Citizen Coordinator

Hello fellow seniors. Hoping all is well.

You may be eligible for some help keeping your home warm during the winter, thanks to several government-sponsored programs.

When Pennsauken Was 125… It Was A Very Good Year

By Joe Scavuzzo, Director, Department of Public Works

I hope that you and your loved ones found the holiday season to be enjoyable! We at the Department of Public Works look forward to serving you again this year. As we hope for a mild winter, here are a few items we’d like to share with Pennsauken residents.

A New Year With New Activities From The Friends Of The Library

By Arlene Miller, Friends of the Pennsauken Free Public Library

Happy New Year! Whew! Isn’t it nice that things have settled down somewhat now that most of the holidays have passed for another year? And to make things even better, the Friends of the Pennsauken Library have a few things in store that you’ll not only enjoy, but will help you start your 2018 relaxed and hassle-free after last month’s hustle and bustle.

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