Public Notice: Snow Emergency
9:15 AM Update: Merchantville Public Works has been out plowing the roads since 4AM. Each street has been plowed twice. (There has been an issue in gaining access to Merwit Court that is currently being addressed.) Despite these efforts, the roadways still remain in difficult driving condition. It is CRITICAL for the Borough’s snow removal efforts that residents stay off the roads except for emergency circumstances. Merchantville remains under a state of snow emergency as declared by the governor.
 
Blizzard WARNING
A major snowstorm will hit the area Friday night and last into Sunday morning, with many parts of our area getting 10” or more snow. The storm will be even more severe in the Washington, DC and Baltimore areas and less severe in New York City and Boston. This will cause a transportation nightmare for much of the East Coast. The storm will start as snow, but not until after 6pm Friday. Many roads will be pre-treated, so it might take until after midnight before conditions really go downhill. Travel Saturday is simply not recommended for most of the area, and the poor travel conditions may continue into Sunday morning. In New Jersey, a Blizzard Watch is in effect for the following counties - Mercer; Middlesex; Somerset; Camden; Gloucester; Northwestern Burlington; Salem; Atlantic; Cumberland; Ocean; Southeastern Burlington; Western Monmouth.
 
Public Notice: MPWC
The Commissioners and staff of The Merchantville-Pennsauken Water Commission would like to wish you a HAPPY THANKSGIVING! Please note that we will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27.
 
Merchantville Woman’s Club Celebrates 120th Anniversary
To celebrate their 120th anniversary, the Woman’s Club of Merchantville will be hosting a special guest day on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 12:00 p.m. at the Merchantville Community Center, 212 Somerset Ave., Merchantville, NJ. The program will feature a brief history of the Merchantville Woman’s Club and its impact on our local community over the past 120 years. A special display of vintage clothing from Rebecca's Vintage Boutique & Consignment Shop of Bordentown, showing the evolution of women’s fashions from 1894 to 2014 will be presented. Light refreshments will be served. Anyone interested in the club’s activities and scheduled upcoming events may call Jan Hanson at (609) 410-4650 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
 
Sweet Halloween treats

candyapplessmAt more than 90 years old, Aunt Charlotte’s Candies is a fixture in downtown Merchantville. Housed in a beautiful building that was once an 1890's feed store, the Oakford family showcases a bounty of candies, pops, caramels, chocolates, pretzels and butter crunch. Halloween brings seasonal a treat, the candy apple!  Today, third generation owners, Randy Susan Oakford and Penny Oakford Trost are joined by the fourth generation Ryan Trost in continuing their standard of excellence, a "Delight in Every Bite."

 
Public Notice: Snow Storm Parking
The Department of Public Works would like to ask all residents who can remove their cars from the streets to do so in order to assist them with plowing and clearing borough roads. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated. Please please call the Public Works department at 856-665-0590 or the Borough Clerk at 662-2474 x 103 with any concerns regarding plowing or your streets. In the event of an emergency please call 911. For non-emergencies contact the Merchantville Police at 856-662-0500. Residents are also asked to comply with the "No Parking When Road Snow Covered" signs which are posted on Park Avenue, Centre Street and Maple Avenue to assist the snow plows in clearing the roads after a storm. Once the roadway has been plowed "curb to curb", residents may resume parking on these streets. Any questions regarding parking can be addressed to Chief Wayne Bauer at 856-662-0507.
 
2015 Leaf Collection Guide

leavesBeginning the week of October 19, 2015 the Department of Public Works will only accept leaves that are either in a container or bagged. You can bag your leaves in open paper bags or place them in open trash cans at curbside on the week of your Yard Waste/Brush collection day, which is now on alternating Mondays. Residents must comply with the following guidelines to ensure pickup of their leaves.

Guidelines

Leaf Pick Up Calendar

 
PUBLIC NOTICE: Halloween Curfew

tortSafety notice for all parents. Trick-or-Treating in Merchantville will take place on Saturday, October 31st. Merchantville has a Borough ordinance regarding curfew during Halloween. No one under the age of 18 is permitted to be on the streets of Merchantville from 7:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m the following

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Merchantville Station Cafe: Arts Hub as Redevelopment Linchpin

edward-brennanTo Merchantville Mayor Ted Brennan, the Station cafe is the keystone to redevelopment in the heart of his borough’s business district. “For a long period of time, it’s just been corporate offices,” which provide ratables, but which don’t offer a unique cultural aspect, Brennan said. Adding a fine and performing arts space at the center of the borough downtown, however; that’s something he can work with.

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