Category: People

Pennsauken’s Bell A 2016 LOFT Video Game Innovation Fellow

The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) and the Hispanic Heritage Foundation (HHF) announced 15-year-old, Pennsauken resident Calvin Bell as a 2016 LOFT Video Game Innovation Fellow. The Fellows, who are minorities age 15-25, were selected for the original video games and

Pennsauken’s Vliet Inducted Into SJU Men’s Soccer Hall Of Fame

Pennsauken native Sean Vliet, a member of Saint Joseph University’s graduating class of 1996, was enshrined in the Saint Joseph’s University Men’s Soccer Hall of Fame at halftime of the Hawks’ game against Duquesne on Saturday, October 22.

Mary Keating DiSabato, Longtime Staple Of Pennsauken Community

Longtime Pennsauken resident Mary Keating DiSabato passed away on Oct. 21. Mary was the beloved wife of Anthony “Sonny” DiSabato, senior coordinator for Pennsauken Township and longtime All Around Pennsauken columnist. She was the mother of Denise Neri, Remo (Patricia)

Remembering Al Segrest, Owner Of Clip Joint

By Frank Sinatra, AAP Editor The sign on the door says, “Death in the family.” They have no idea how right they are. Al Segrest, iconic owner of The Clip Joint in Merchantville, passed away suddenly last night. He was 68

Local Girls Receive Grace-Filled Lessons Through Special Program

By Frank Sinatra, AAP Editor This summer, eight young girls from Pennsauken and Delair took part in a special two-week program designed to help them to achieve their goals through grace-filled adventures and exploration.

Burt German Sworn In For Ninth Consecutive Term As MPWC Commissioner

By Frank Sinatra, AAP Editor Having served eight full terms as a commissioner of the Merchantville-Pennsauken Water Commission and recently been sworn in for a ninth, G. Burt German has achieved quite a milestone: the second-most consecutive years of service

Pennsauken’s Bell Explores STEM Through National Youth Leadership Forum

By Frank Sinatra, AAP Editor Pennsauken resident Calvin R. Bell, III recently joined 300 other young people from across the country to take part in the National Youth Leadership Forum (NYLF): Explore STEM, a unique academic experience that allows students

Pennsauken Residents Awarded Scholarships

Pennsauken residents Jenna Madden and Vanessa Munoz have both been named recipients of $1,500 scholarships from the Camden County Hero Scholarship Fund.  

Merchantville Post Office Dedicates Plaque In Memory of Mark Fillari

By Judith Kristen, AAP Columnist On a beautiful, blue-skied Wednesday morning, July 12, 2016, at precisely 9:00 a.m., a very special and most loving gathering took place at the Merchantville Post Office in honor of a very special and most


Steven James Laning, of Pennsauken, passed away suddenly on July 14, 2016. He was 40 years old. Steven James was the beloved son of Deborah F. Laning (nee Connor) and the late Albert W. Laning, Jr.; loving father of Olivia

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