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Cherry Hill Linked to Times Square Bomb Attempt

The FBI searched two properties in South Jersey Thursday as a part of a group of raids associated with the foiled Times Square bombing terrorist plot. Executing search warrants given by the New York FBI field office, federal agents moved in on a Cherry Hill, N.J. condominium and a Camden printing company. Both properties belong to […]

Voters kill the current School Budget

With the unofficial tally in, the school budget was voted down by nearly 400 votes in yesterday’s election.  That means its back to the drawing board. Does this mean that Mt. Misery will finally be dropped?  It will be a sharpening of the pencils over at Mahlberg to figure out how to proceed from here. […]

The Mayor and the Winter Fiasco

Well, I have to say, all of this brew-ha-ha about the mayor’s support personnel "misspeaking" the whereabouts of the mayor during the recent slew of snow storms has been enlightening and entertaining at the same time.  The primary point that created all of this uproar was the fact that more than one person in the […]

1st Annual Food Challenge – Cherry Hill West

On Friday, February 5th, 2010 at 7:30 PM Cherry Hill West High School is hosting the !st Annual Food Challenge where local non-professional bakers will be showing off their baked goods.  The baked goods will be judged by professional bakers from Frog Commissary Catering, Classic Cakes, and Charlene Kronk of Chery Hill West. Bakers may […]

Hoax Puts School In Lockdown

Today, January 7, 2010 the Beck Middle School went into lockdown mode when graffiti of a threatening nature was found in the girl’s bathroom.  This set the school’s lock down operations into motion and the police were called to the building. The district notification system was activated and parents were called by phone to alert […]

Mt. Pisgah Church of Haddonfield Re-opens Its Doors

The Greater Mt. Pisgah Church of Haddonfield re-opened its doors to the public Sunday, December 27, 2009.  The church burned down 3 1/2 years ago and was thought by many local residents that the church would not open again. However, thanks to the diligent work of Pastor Mark-Anthony Rassmann the church has risen up from the ashes and is reborn […]

How come the schools were closed?

When Cherry Hill had 24 inches of snow over the weekend of December 19-20, 2009, the road crews were out in full force plowing and getting all of the major roads in the area cleared for travel.  They did an excellent job given how much snow fell in the area. On the following Monday, the […]

Covered Bridge Road Repair Coming Spring 2010

The Township was recently notified by the state Department of Transportation that it would receive $250,000 to complete the reconstruction of Covered Bridge Road to the intersection of Forge Road. This heavily traveled local street is a vital piece of Cherry Hill’s 260 miles of local roadway connecting Route 70 to Kresson Road. This will […]

Limited H1N1 Flu SHot vaccinations by Camden County Dec 4th.

On Dec. 4, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services will be hosting an age and demographically limited H1N1 vaccination clinic at the   in the municipal complex (820 Mercer Street). This clinic will be focused on pre-set ages and demographics considered to be at the most risk […]

Mayor Calls for Tax Cut

How is this for helping out the average Joe. Believe it or not Mayor Bernie Platt proposed a 3 cent cut in the tax rate Septe 14th.  This 3 cent cut in the tax rate will result in a $52 savings for the average home owner in Cherry Hill with a house rated at $140,000. […]