Wednesday, May 8, 2013
In the meantime, parking on the street is off-limits until May 10.
Fans of the Collingswood Farmers Market, the soles of your Saturday morning footwear might stumble a little less this week. North Atlantic Avenue is getting a facelift. Resurfacing of the little stretch of road upon which America's favorite farmers market is situated will be completed by week's end, said Mayor James Maley at the May borough commissioners meeting. Collingswood Department of Public Works trucks were lined up outside the borough garage after the meeting Monday night. A big sign outside the Collingswood Community Center proclaimed, "Your Tax Dollars at Work." Parking on the street is off-limits until May 10.
Saturday, April 13, 2013
The Saints Prison Ministry is hosting its 11th Annual Charity Auction on April 13. The Saints have been serving in prisons going on 26 years.
Friday, January 4, 2013
With temperatures around 25 degrees and 15 mile-per-hour winds, brace yourselves for a very cold weekend.
(The following announcement was issued by the Camden County Freeholders.) The Camden County Health Officer has extended the “Code Blue” severe weather advisory for Camden County effective from 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4 to 6 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5 and from 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5 to 6 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 6. The latest forecasts obtained by Camden County are predicting temperatures around 25 degrees with winds up to 15 miles per hour over the weekend with a chance of precipitation Saturday evening into Sunday morning. “When the Camden County Health Officer declares a Severe Weather Advisory, municipalities with homeless populations, situational homeless or transient populations are expected to activate their Code Blue response plan to accommodate …
Friday, August 3, 2012
After that, you can support the Food Bank of South Jersey by buying it in stores.
Bruised, kicked and headed for the dumps in perfectly serviceable condition—even if it wasn't from New Jersey, the story of the local peach wouldn't be out of place in a Bruce Springsteen lyric. Instead, however, the fruit is finding a second act on local supermarket shelves, in salsa form, starting Monday, Aug. 6. The reclamation project is the result of a partnership among the Food Bank of South Jersey (FBSJ), Campbell’s Soup and six local peach farms in South Jersey. Farms like Summit City in Glassboro throw away hundreds of pounds of peaches per year, simply because they are too small or too ugly to sell in local supermarkets. “There are almost a million good peaches that are not quite good enough for retail supermarkets, but they …
Thursday, August 2, 2012
The celebration of public safety runs from 6:30 to 8:30 tonight and features more activities than a county fair.
Like most good ideas, it snowballed. Corporal Tom Hartshaw of the Collingswood Police Department was just caught in the middle of an avalanche. In a meeting with borough leadership, Hartshaw soft-tossed the idea of participating in National Night Out, a community-led public safety event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW). Around the room, heads started to nod, and like that, the wheels of the Collingswood machine lurched into motion. "From Borough Hall to the businesses up on Haddon Avenue, the response has been overwhelming," Hartshaw said. "We’re looking forward to a successful evening." As a first-time participant, Collingswood has the opportunity to win a Rookie of the Year Award (Category 6) from the NATW, …
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Come out to the Collingswood Community Center July 19 to air your concerns to Camden County freeholders.
Camden County's freeholder board will meet with Collingswood residents at the Collingswood Community Center Thursday, July 19, as part of its regular, rotating schedule of meetings. "The Freeholders like to try to hit all portions of the county throughout the year," said Camden County spokesperson Dan Keashen. "They want to really provide access for residents who live in different towns." The meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. with a town-hall-style open forum. At 7 p.m., the freeholders will begin their regular monthly meeting, which is open to the public. A number of roadway projects are on the agenda for Thursday, according to Keashen.