Category: Columns

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

Mama’s Homemade Cookie Lounge Offers Tasty Treats

By Rachael Rivera, AAP Columnist For this month’s article, I got to sit down with Mrs. Ernestine Williams, owner of Mama’s Homemade Cookie Lounge. Ernestine, or “Mama” as she likes to be called, is Philly born but now a New

Autumn In Pennsauken: Leaf Collection Preparation Begins

By Joe Scavuzzo, Director, Department of Public Works Leaf collection operations generally begin in late October and complete around the end of December. Every section of town will have leaf pickup at least twice during this time.

Wedding Announcement: Rivera-Shugars

Reinaldo and Paulette Rivera are pleased to announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Rachael Rivera, to Alexander Shugars, son of Karen Shugars. Rachael is the receptionist for Pennsauken’s Department of Public Works and is the food columnist for All

Trash, Recycling, And Yard Debris Collection Issues

By Joe Scavuzzo, Director, Department of Public Works Many of us have the weekly ritual of placing trash and recycling at our curb the evening before collection day and on Tuesday evenings for yard debris. I’m fairly certain that the

Food Adventures: Merchantville Sweet Shop

By Rachael River, AAP Columnist, In the 1880’s the very first ice cream sundae was born. Since then it has evolved in the best was to incorporate all types of new ingredients from gummy bears to gold flaking! I stopped

Historic Homes Open For Independence Day Celebration

Both the Burrough-Dover House, 9201 Burrough-Dover Lane; and Griffith Morgan House, 243 Griffith Morgan Lane off River Rd., will be open to the public for an Independence Day celebration on Sunday, July 2 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. What could

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