Category: Community

Special Presentation And Panel On Opioids And Heroin Abuse Held On May 17

Pennsauken Township, the Pennsauken Township Board of Education, and the Pennsauken Police Department are lending their support to a free educational program and forum sponsored by the Diocese of Camden, Discovery Ministries, Inc., and Catholic Charities that is designed to

Woman’s Club Works To Create Awareness During Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, a time to acknowledge the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child abuse and neglect, and to promote the social and emotional well-being of children and families. During this month,

Pennsauken To Mark Earth Day With Special Events

By Frank Sinatra, AAP Editor On Saturday, April 22, Pennsauken will be hosting a variety of events to celebrate Earth Day, a national day to focus on the environment.

Food Bank of South Jersey Seeks Sites for Summer Meals

With more than 57,000 hungry children struggling with food insecurity in South Jersey, the Food Bank of South Jersey (FBSJ) is focused on providing immediate resources to ensure kids are getting the proper nutrition that they need in order to

What To Ask When Hiring A Landscaping Contractor

By Lisa Niessner, John’s Landscaping And Outdoor Services When hiring contractors to work in our homes or yards, we hire them assuming that we are hiring safe, reliable, professional, and honest workers. Unfortunately, that is not always the case; and

The Food Bank Of South Jersey Hosts Fifth Annual “Food Bank Hunger Games” Cooking Competition

The Food Bank of South Jersey (FBSJ) announced their plans to host their fifth annual Food Bank Hunger Games event to be held on Thursday, April 27 from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. at their Pennsauken-based headquarters (1501 John Tipton Blvd.)

Pennsauken Scouts Lose Dedicated Leader, Friend

By Mary Anne McFarland On Saturday, April 1, 2017 after being injured at work, Michael Whelan, Jr., a dedicated leader with Boy Scout Troop 118 and Cub Scout Pack 116, passed away from his injuries.

Senior Spring Fling Held On April 19

Local seniors are invited to attend the annual Senior Spring Fling, held on Wednesday, April 19 from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. at the Collingswood Ballroom, 315 White Horse Pike, Collingswood. Sponsored by Senator Jim Beach, Assembly Majority Leader Lou Greenwald,

PYAA To Hold Tryouts For Travel Soccer Teams

PYAA Soccer would like to announce tryouts for the 2017-2018 Boys and Girls Travel Season. We are seeking local players from Pennsauken and Merchantville that are dedicated to the sport of competitive soccer. The PYAA girls travel teams are members

Saint Matthew’s In Pennsauken Celebrates 150 Years

In 1867, Andrew Johnson was President; trains, boats, and horses were the common means of transportation; and our own Pennsauken Township would not be formed for another 25 years. This was also the time that a small group of Christian-minded

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