Welcome to the Borough of Stratford
Borough of Stratford has a population of 7,040 in 1.59 square miles in the
County of Camden,
State of New Jersey,(Census Bureau 2010) founded in 1889 and incorporated by the State Legislators in 1925.
The Borough is bordered by the Borough of Hi-Nella on the north and Gloucester Township on the north and east, the Borough of Somerdale and the Borough of Lindenwold is to the west, and the Borough of Laurel Springs and the Borough of Lindenwold to the south.
Recreational facilities include five parks, play fields and playgrounds. There are various charitable, non-profit organizations such as Stratford Athletic Organization, Tar-Kill (Soccer), Summer Programs, Sterling Youth Athletic Association, the Sterling Kiwanis, and the William Kenney Memorial VFW Post.
The Borough of Stratford is governed under a Mayor-Council form of government. The Council consists of six (6) members elected at large for three year terms. The Mayor is elected to a four year term. The Municipal elections are held on the Tuesday next after the first Monday in November.
Borough Monthly Calendar Dates for September 2014
|August 2014||October 2014|
|September 3 (Wednesday)|
Library Board of Trustees Meeting at Library
Shade Tree Commission Meeting at Borough Hall
|September 4 (Thursday)|
Council Meeting (Agenda) at Justice Facility
|September 9 (Tuesday)|
Council Meeting (Regular) at Justice Facility
|September 11 (Thursday)|
Historic Preservation Commission Meeting at Quaker Store
|September 16 (Tuesday)|
Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting at Borough Hall
|September 18 (Thursday)|
|September 25 (Thursday)|
Joint Land Board Meeting at Justice Facility
Borough Cleanup Weeks
7th and 21st
Borough Announcements, eNews and Upcoming Events
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September 2, 2014
Information regarding Stratford eNews Blast
Dear Stratford eNews Subscribers,
In the ever changing world of social media and on-line communication the Borough of Stratford will be updating our eNews subscriber service which you are part of currently.
In order to accomplish this task you May or May NOT receive an email from our eNews Admin. For more information regarding the change to the Borough's information broadcast (eNews) please [click here]
Up Date ~ Tuesday Septemrber 2nd @ 9:30pm
The eNews up date has seem to have been successful, as well as the import of current (valid) eNews subscribers. According to our records, everyone should have or will the latest eNews blast titled eNews Blast Camden County Women's Center's, by 11:00pm this evening.
If you do not receive this eNews Blast, please check your spam mail folder and if not there please e-mail the eNews admin @email@example.com
Blood Pressure Testing at the Stratford Library
The visiting nurse from Kennedy University Hospital will be at the Library on Thursday, September 18 from 1-3pm. The test is free of charge and open to residents of all ages. High blood pressure usually has no symptons, but can increase your risk of heart attack, stroke, heart failure and kidney failure. Please drop by for a screening. It's important to make sure that your blood pressure is under control!
Miss Stratford Pageant Info
The Miss Stratford Pageant has been scheduled for October 23, 2014 at 7pm at the Yellin Gymnatorium.
Young ladies 8th grade through high school are asked to sign up immediately!
Applications are available at Yellin School, Sterling High School, Borough Hall.
NO talent is required!
Applications are due in by October 6. [Application]
Stratford’s Community Shredding Day Event
Attention Stratford Residents, the Borough of Stratford is sponsoring a Free Community Shredding event as part of the Fall Festival festivities.
Gather all your document that you no longer need and bring them by to the Shredding event.
Going to the Fall Festival? Why not bring the papers to be shredded with you, drop them off at the Shredding event, then head over to the Fall Festival, park and have a great time!
Location: Incollingo’s side parking lot, Longwood Dr., entrance by Evergreen Rd.
Date: Saturday October 4th, 2014
Time: 10:30am to 1:30pm
Event provided by: Guardian Document Destruction Co.
For more information about the shredding event. [flyer]
County Office of Emergency Management
Currently, we are participating with the County Office of Emergency Management to update the municipality’s Hazard Mitigation Plan. The original plan was adopted several years ago and needs to be updated to maintain eligibility for certain federal grants as well as make sure we are working together to reduce the risk from natural disasters and hazards to the extent possible. If you are interested in learning more about this project, please visit the project website at http://nj4hmp.com. The website includes current information and also will allow you to submit any comments or questions.
Last Call for Sponsorships
Dear Stratford Residents,
The residents of Stratford have always been very proud of the rich history of our Borough. From the 19th Century homes that still dot the landscape of our historic district, to our Quaker Store.
Sadly, as we know, there comes a time when economic conditions, deterioration, or both, sweep some of our history from us, leaving only memories. In the wake of such losses, it is important that we
look to the future of Stratford, and to recognize we can create today a part of the history that we will pass on to the generations that follow us.
The Stratford Clock Committee, an all-volunteer organization of Stratford residents, has long desired to help create just such a landmark. The project we envisioned would meet several goals: For mor information [link]
Stratford Library Events
Medicare & You - Educational Seminar
Learn how Medicare works and what your rights and intitlements are, presented by Anthony Williams, BGA Insurance Group, licensed insurance agent on September 13 at 10:30 am at the Library. This event is only for educational purposes and no plan-specific benefits or details will be shared.
Declutter your life & reduce stress - in this workshop to be held, Saturday, September 20 at 2 pm you will learn the signs/symptoms of stress and anxiety and the impace it has on your body. Learn ways to simplify your life and live in the NOW! Learn ways to feel more empowered, motivated and healthier. Remember when we declutter our mind the rest will follow. Presented by Professor Diance Lang, therapist, educator and author with an expertise in multiple mental health, lifestype and parenting needs. In addition to holding mutliple counseling positions, Diane is also an adjunt professor at Montclair State University and Dover Business College.
Please pre-register at the Library or phone them at 783-0602.
The Stratford Police Department is issuing a traffic advisory for a closed roadway.
White Horse Road from Payless Shoe Store over the bridge into Voorhees IS CLOSED FOR EMERGENCY BRIDGE REPAIRS.
WHITE HORSE ROAD WILL REMAIN CLOSED FOR AN UNDERTEMINED PERIOD OF TIME.
Somerdale Road, Evesham Road and Gibbsboro Roads are the North & South alternate routes, so expect delays and congestion.