Category: Columns

What To Do About The Flu: Seasonal Flu At Peak Time Of Year

We’re right in the middle of “Flu Season.” While some cases of the flu can start as early October and last through May, the winter months are when you’ll see a peak in flu activity.

Freaky, Fabulous Fries From Pennsauken Eateries

By Rachael Shugars, AAP Columnist The official discovery of the potato, according to the internet, was by the Incan Indians in Peru. It’s the fourth largest crop in the world. In the early 1500s, Spaniards discovered just how delicious they

Casani Candy Company Has A Sweet Thing Going In Pennsauken

By Rachael Shugars, AAP Columnist This month’s featured food destination was one of Hershey Food Company’s very first customers. Family owned and operated, Casani Candy Company has distributed candy, near and far, for over 150 years.

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

Ho Oh No… Dealing With Stress During The Holidays

The holidays. There’s no more special – or stressful – time of year, particularly when it comes to family. During this emotionally charged holiday season, self-control, patience and familial bonds can be put to the test.

Two Festive Food Favorites For The Holidays

By Rachael Shugars, AAP Columnist As a child I’m sure everyone had their favorite holiday treats around the holidays. For this month’s article I decided to highlight the delicious uniqueness of two personal favorites: pfeffernüsse (pronounced fef-er-noos-a) cookies and panettone

Santa Visits Burrough-Dover House During Nighttime Holiday Event

A new holiday tradition in our Township began a couple of years ago when historic Burrough-Dover House opened its doors on an evening in December to welcome Santa and the community for a beautiful evening of cheer. Again this year,

Public Works Weekend Leaf Collection, November 18

This Saturday, Nov. 18, Pennsauken’s Department of Public Works will start collecting leaves in the East Pennsauken/Chadwick/Meadowbrook section of town. For residents in these areas that miss this collection, or for those whose leaves have not yet been picked up,

Food Truck Cooks Up Sweet And Savory Waffles

By Rachael Shugars, AAP Columnist WAFFLES! The word brings with it delicious thoughts of pillowy, slightly crunchy, cake-like bliss. If you had the chance to go to the Pennsauken Harvest Festival, then you may have seen this month’s latest hot

A New Recycling Initiative, Benefiting The Environment And Pennsauken

By Joe Scavuzzo, Director, Department of Public Works The Camden County Division of Environmental Affairs has embarked on a new initiative to expand the recycling efforts of all towns of Camden County. Pennsauken Township has already begun outreach initiatives to

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