Blast of snow expected

PlowSnow, heavy at times with falling temperatures expected today. Heaviest snow will be from 7am to 1pm. It will taper off to lighter snow from 3pm to 6pm. Totals: Best bet of 8" is central and northern Delaware into southern New Jersey. High: 32 early, then falling.

 

With this significant snow storm approaching, the Borough asks residents to make every effort to move their vehicles from the streets so that our Public Works department can safely and efficiently plow our roadways. As always, we thank you for your cooperation in this effort. During this weather event the Merchantville Police department@ 856-662-0500 and Public Works department @856-665-0590 will be monitoring calls and responding to any concerns or situations that may arise. These are non-emergency numbers. Residents should call 911 for all emergencies.

 

Should believe your street has not been plowed, please take the time to call the Public Works Department. You will get faster results than Facebook. If you have an issue with any activity of our DPW employees call the same # please or contact DPW Director at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 609-929-4735. 

 
AJL Decision Grants Merchantville Severance

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OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW: OAL DKT. NO. EDU 01927-12 INITIAL DECISION by ELIA A. PELIOS, ALJ  March 2, 2015

 

STATEMENT OF THE CASE: Petitioner Merchantville of Education seeks severance of its sending-receiving relationship with respondent Pennsauken Board of Education and seeks to establish a sending-receiving relationship with Haddon Heights Board of Education.

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CCSS & PARCC Information Session

Learn about the Commonc Core Standards and the PARCC assessment on Tuesday, February 24 at 6:30 in the Merchantville Library. The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) is a group of states working together to develop a set of assessments that measure whether students are on track to be successful in college and their careers.

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Winter Storm Warning for New Jersey
PlowDangerously cold weather this morning will be followed by a significant snowfall tonight and early Tuesday, and then a return to excessive cold Thursday and Friday. A Week of high impact Winter weather is at hand. This mornings temperatures are in the process of nearing records. Wind Chill was near 35 below zero in the Poconos and 10 to 20 below zero over much of the remainder of our area. A quick hitting snow event occurs tonight and ends by mid morning Tuesday.
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Advocacy group urges public to vaccinate
Autism Speaks, is urging parents to vaccinate their children amid a measles outbreak that has already reached 14 states and infected 102 people last month. Rob Ring, chief science officer of Autism Speaks, released a statement today stressing that vaccines do not cause autism, and parents should vaccinate. "Over the last two decades, extensive research has asked whether there is any link between childhood vaccinations and autism. The results of this research are clear: Vaccines do not cause autism. We urge that all children be fully vaccinated." http://abcn.ws/1zSBKTD
 
Corinne G. Shirk, 105

Corinne G. Shirk, formerly of Merchantville, NJ and Heron Point’s oldest resident passed away Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 at the age of 105. She was surrounded by her loving niece, Joan, and her caregiver, Pattie. Corrine was a teacher and retired from the Education Department on 07/74 after serving 34 years. Her hobbies were line dancing, handwork, knitting. 

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PTA Night Out
Are you going to Pinsetter's Night Out? On Feb 27th from 7-11pm Pinsetter Bar & Bowl will donate 15%, on all food and drinks, to the Merchantville PTA. Just say that you are with the Merchantville School. The donation does not apply to charges for bowling.
 
Curbing the aging process
brigidMerchantville resident, Brigid Brennan, AHP, CYT, CMT, will be giving a free talk on Ayurvedic Medicine and curbing the aging process at the Haddon Twp. Branch of the Camden County Library System on Wednesday, February 11th, from 10:30 -11:30 a.m. She will discuss herbal remedies as well as lifestyle and dietary practices which encourage the rejuvenative processes of the body and mind.
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Rich's Micro Roast
coffeeRich Curry's quest for a better cup of coffee started out as a hobby last summer. In April he'll be setting up shop at The Station in Merchantville, partnering with Eilandarts. It'll be a space that will include art, culture and coffee. Rich will have a bigger roaster there and will be able to roast up to six pounds at a time. His beans come from all over the world - Ethiopia, Indonesia, Costa Rica, Colombia, Brazil and El Salvador. http://on.cpsj.com/1zrWr8z
 
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