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Pennsauken and Merchantville Natives Inducted Into CCHS Hall Of Fame

On Saturday, April 29 Camden Catholic High School, Cherry Hill, will induct the 11th class of inductees into its Hall of Fame for academic, arts and athletic accomplishments. Several Pennsauken and Merchantville natives will be inducted this year into the

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.

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 Native Inducted Into CCHS Hall Of Fame

Pennsauken native Maureen Lee Behm is one of 13 individual inductees into the Camden Catholic Hall of Fame for 2016. Behm will be installed in the Green and White Hall of Fame for Athletics.“We are pleased to announce the tenth

Pennsauken Talent At Camden Comic Con

By Frank Sinatra, AAP Editor This Saturday, some homegrown talent will be among the dozens of artists, creators, and vendors at the Camden Comic Con, an annual comic convention that celebrates the artistry and cultural phenomenon of comic books and

Pennsauken Native Debuts First Album, “Homemade”

By Frank Sinatra, AAP Editor Dennis Crocker’s musical experience has its start in Pennsauken. Growing up in town, he learned violin and trombone in elementary school, moving on to acoustic and electric bass in high school. The member of Pennsauken

Through Tragedy And Joy, Life Of Pennsauken Native Connected To 9/11

By Frank Sinatra, AAP Editor During the terror attacks on September 11, 2001, 10-year-old Daniel Jimenez was a little too young to understand the true gravity of the moment. But an image from that day has stuck in the mind

Local Native Shares Wartime Experiences Aboard Battleship

By Frank Sinatra, AAP Editor With the kids off from school for the NJEA Conference, we decided to take advantage of one of the Pennsauken Free Public Library’s museum passes and headed off to Camden to tour the Battleship New

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