Category: Public Works

Autumn In Pennsauken: Preparing For Leaf Collection

By Joe Scavuzzo, Director, Department of Public Works I hope everybody is recovering from the humid start that September had. Those that wished for summer to continue had their wishes granted, with temperatures in the mid 90’s and humidity levels

Recognizing Our Staff During National Public Works Week

By Joe Scavuzzo, Director, Department of Public Works This year, the week of May 15 is dedicated as “National Public Works Week.” I’d like to quote the American Public Works Association (APWA): “This week is a celebration of the tens

Spring Cleaning In Pennsauken: Hazardous Waste Collection, Shredding, And More

By Joe Scavuzzo, Director, Department of Public Works Each year, the County sponsors numerous waste collection events to help its residents properly dispose of various items around our homes, garages, and sheds to protect the environment. It may sound like

Valentine’s Day At Public Works: Hold The Snow… Take The Chocolates

By Joe Scavuzzo, Director, Department of Public Works We’ve seen a lot of weather changes in the past two months: 70 degrees on Christmas to frigid days the third week of January. With the looming winter weather bringing us painfully

Falling Leaves: To Bag Or Not To Bag?

By Joe Scavuzzo, Director, Department of Public Works At the end of my October article, I asked if the dry weather of summer and September would continue into a dry fall, causing leaves to fall early. Hurricane Joaquin answered that

Post Storm Township-Wide Cleanup Continues

By Joe Scavuzzo, Director, Department of Public Works Fortunately, the quick, powerful and destructive storm of June 23 was not one that our town witnesses on a regular basis. From power lines arcing against and setting trees on fire in

Properly Disposing Of E-Waste, Community Clean-ups

By Joe Scavuzzo, Director, Department of Public Works Finally bought that sleek, space-saving flat-screen TV you’ve had your eye on? Like many of our neighbors going through this transition from tube to flat, you’re ready to ask the strongest person

Public Works Department Gearing Up For Spring

As we look forward to the sunny days and warmer weather of spring, Old Man Winter leaves us a few reminders of his stay here in Pennsauken.

Public Works Happy To Share The Love This Time Of Year

When it comes to this time of year, you don’t necessarily associate love with the Department of Public Works. And by working together, the residents of our great town and our staff here can develop and maintain a great relationship

Leaf Collection Today, Snow Plowing Tomorrow

By Bernie Kofoet, Public Works Superintendent Articles for All Around Pennsauken are submitted approximately three weeks prior to the publication date. It is difficult to predict what the weather will be that far ahead. Heck, many times the weather people

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