Category: Columns

Summer Storms, Yard Debris And Tree Contractor Precautions

By Joe Scavuzzo, Director, Department of Public Works Friday, June 23 will mark the second anniversary of the short but expansive storm our region sustained damage from. You may recall that day, when massive winds came through for about 20

The Start Of Summer And New Beginnings In Pennsauken

EDITOR’S NOTE: In the print edition of the paper, the date of the Community Service Office Hours hosted by Congressman Norcross’ staff was incorrect. The event will actually be held at the Library on Wednesday, June 21. The date is

Celebrating National Public Works Week In Pennsauken

By Joe Scavuzzo, Director, Department of Public Works The week of May 21 is dedicated as “National Public Works Week.” To kick off this article, I’d like to quote the American Public Works Association (APWA). “This year, National Public Works

Food Truck And Touch-A-Truck Event Cancelled

As several food trucks have backed out because of the weather forecast and there is a threat of thunderstorms late afternoon/early evening, the Food Truck/Touch-A-Truck event scheduled for May 25 has been cancelled.  

Author Judith Kristen To Discuss New Book On Bereavement

Local author and All Around Pennsauken columnist Judith Kristen will be discussing her latest book, “The Art and Grace of Communication: Healing Broken Hearts After the Loss of a Loved One,” on Thursday, May 4, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at

Life And Events From 1892 In Pennsauken – Part II

By Robert Fisher-Hughes, AAP Columnist and Amateur Historian The creation of Pensauken Township in 1892 was only one way the world was changing in that era. Looking back on 1892, on the doorstep of the 20th Century, we can see

Food Adventures: It’s All Good Soul Food Comes To West Maple Avenue

By Rachael Rivera, AAP Columnist This month’s food adventure takes me to It’s All Good Soul Food and Catering, located at 618 West Maple Ave. in Merchantville. This unassuming little shop front is home to some truly awesome soul food.

Spring Cleaning In Pennsauken: Not Looking Too Bad For 125

By Joe Scavuzzo, Director, Department of Public Works As 2017 pushes onward, ushering my fellow residents and I along our town’s 125th anniversary or “quasquicentennial,” I step back to take a look at our big picture. As with most weighing

Looking Back On A Well-Lived Decade, With Much More To Come

By Judith Kristen, AAP Columnist Well, here it is, April of 2017. And on April 3, it will be my 69th birthday, the last of my 60’s and one more move closer to the BIG 7-0.

Celebrating Saint Patrick’s Day In Pennsauken

By Rachael Rivera, AAP Columnist This month, some people will be focusing on basketball and all the March Madness. Others will be awaiting the glorious holiday that is Saint Patrick’s Day. There are many different ways to celebrate this fun

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