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New Shops Coming to Garden State Plaza

Four popular big-box businesses will be added to The Shoppes at Garden State Plaza along Haddonfield Road next spring.The Cherry Hill Planning Board approved a dine-in restaurant with outdoor seating, two 13,000-square-foot retail buildings sharing a single footprint, a freestanding, 24,000-square-foot retailer, and 465 parking spaces. Elevations for a Shake…
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"Back the Blue" Jeep Ride

The Third Annual Back the Blue Jeep Ride will be taking place this year on Saturday, October 13, 2018. We will be meeting at the Cherry Hill Mall again this year in the back parking lot behind JC Penny’s and Macy’s around 8:00 a.m. and leave the mall parking lot…
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As NJ gas tax hike takes effect, many drivers 'think it's unfair'

If you get your gas in the Garden State, you're going to have shell out a little extra cash beginning Monday. That's when a 4.3 cent hike in the state's gas tax takes effect, which will make New Jersey the fifth highest gas tax in the country. "We were just…
Published in New Jersey

Grant Will Connect Pennsauken to Borough Bike Trail

Pennsauken Township recently announced that they have received a $200,000 design assistance grant from NJ DOT for a multi-use trail connecting Merchantville with Pennsauken. This award combined with an award received in 2015 will provide almost one million dollars to fund the project. This new project will begin at the…
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Riverton CC Bookkeeper Sentenced

A former office manager of the Riverton Country Club was sentenced to a year in jail after pleading guilty to stealing nearly $200,000 from the club, the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office announced Tuesday. Donna Bucia, 59, of the 200 block of Main Avenue in Cherry Hill, Camden County, was sentenced…
Published in Local

CCHS hosts Open House

Meet our students, faculty and coaches, experience our arts offerings, and tour the campus on Thursday, October 25th at 6:30 p.m. Mark you calendars for this important night to experience all that Camden Catholic has to offer. Learn about our excellent academic profile, witness our prestigious performing arts programs, meet…
Published in High School

Blue Shirt Day at MES

The first Monday of every October is World Day of Bullying Prevention. Whether you wear the STOMP Out Bullying "2018 Limited Edition" Blue Shirt or wear your own blue shirt, you'll be using your voice and sending a message that this is the day that bullying prevention is heard around…
Published in Elementary

Summer Reading Rewarded

Merchantville School celebrated the students that completed multiple reading logs over the summer. Why is summer reading so important? Have you heard of the "Summer Slide"? Research has shown that over the summer, students who stop reading can lose up to two months of reading achievement. Due to the summer…
Published in Elementary

Fall Flushing is coming

Hydrant flushing is set to begin again! We will be flushing hydrants September 23rd through October 4th, Sunday through Thursday nights from 7pm to 11pm. To better understand our flushing program, the MPWC will be releasing 10 Frequently Asked Questions to our customers. Stay tuned for the next two weeks…
Published in Boro

It's National Voter Registration Day!

Here are the NJ guidelines: Pre-Registration: 17-year-olds who will be 18 by the next general election can pre-register to vote. On your 18th birthday, your voter registration application will be fully processed. Same Day Registration: New Jersey does not offer the opportunity to register to vote on Election Day. Automatic…
Published in New Jersey

Orchard Ave. fire displaces families

Two families are at least temporarily displaced after a fire ripped through one half of a duplex in Cherry Hill Sunday afternoon. Cherry Hill Fire Department called all hands to the fire around 12:30 p.m., at the dead end of Orchard Avenue near the Merchantville line. Assistant Fire Chief Chris…
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