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“The Cross and the Light” Delivers the Modern Interpretation of Jesus’ Death and Resurrection

“The Cross and the Light” Delivers the Modern Interpretation of Jesus’ Death and Resurrection

Jamison Amistoso, Eastside Staff

April 23, 2018


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“The Cross and the Light” (TCTL) Christian production group brought Jesus’ death and resurrection to life at Saint Andrews the Apostle Church in Gibbsboro, NJ on March 1-4, 2018. TCTL is a live musical performance that encapsulates the events from the death of Jesus to the time of Pentecost, the celeb...

Autism Awareness Month

Autism Awareness Month

Joshua Pipe, Nafessa Jaigirdar, Claire Joanson, Jon Calabrese, and Luke Shin

April 16, 2018


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Since its designation as Autism Awareness Month in 1970 by the Autism Society, the month of April has been a time of increased acceptance of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and the unique challenges that those who live with it face everyday. In observance of this month-long celebration and awareness campa...

Altar’d State brings style and charity to The Promenade in Marlton

Altar’d State brings style and charity to The Promenade in Marlton

Sophia Sitnick, Eastside Staff

April 10, 2018


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Fashion boutique Altar’d State believes in giving back to the community and inspiring people to “stand out--for good.” In 2009, Altar’d State launched its business in Knoxville, Tennessee as a modern Christian retail store and coffee shop. While staying true to its conservative roots, the com...

Cherry on Top Column

Cherry on Top Column

Sophia Liang, Eastside Community Editor

March 26, 2018


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Ah, spring break. Most of us have long been counting down the days until March 30, but when it finally arrives, the sheer number of things to do around the community can be intimidating. With so many possibilities and so little time, it’s helpful to find out where East students plan to go during thes...

The Chocolate Expo makes for a sweet time

Defne Alpdogan, Eastside Staff

March 15, 2018


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Sweet smells traveled through the air as thousands of people lined up to enter the annual Chocolate Expo in Edison, NJ on Sunday, March 11. The Chocolate Expo is a convention filled with local chocolate and sweets as well as cheese-makers and winemakers who sample and sell their products. The C...

New Chickie’s & Pete’s restaurant to open in Marlton

New Chickie’s & Pete’s restaurant to open in Marlton

Sophia Sitnick, Eastside Staff

March 13, 2018


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Chickie’s & Pete’s, an iconic Philadelphia area sports bar, will soon open its newest restaurant on Route 73 in Marlton, at the former Champps location. Famous for their secret recipe Crabfries and delicious pub food, Chickie’s & Pete’s has been a favorite gathering place of sports fans for over 40 years. Following the su...

The 2018 Philadelphia Flower Show aims to show the “Wonders of Water.”

The 2018 Philadelphia Flower Show aims to show the “Wonders of Water.”

Allie Graham, Eastside Staff

March 9, 2018


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Have no fear, spring is almost here.The 2018 Philadelphia Flower Show is guaranteed to brighten up any gloomy late-winter day. The show takes place from March 3 to 11 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The theme of this year’s show being “Wonders of Water,” it will surely demonstrate the life-sustaining...

Passariello’s offers a twist on Italian Dining

Passariello’s offers a twist on Italian Dining

Sam Resnick, Eastside Staff

February 21, 2018


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Personally, I love Italian food, be it pasta, risotto or pizza. I have probably been to over 50 Italian restaurants in my life, and none of them have left me disappointed. Trying Passariello’s for the first time made me nervous about losing my streak, but thankfully, I did not. Upon entering, my...

The Marlton Diner “shakes up” the competition

The Marlton Diner “shakes up” the competition

Sophia Sitnick, Eastside Staff

January 28, 2018


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The Marlton Diner is shaking things up in South Jersey with its gigantic, over-the-top, candy-embellished milkshakes. Located on Route 70 West in Marlton, the Marlton Diner is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The menu is largely comprised of typical diner fare, but the newest items that caught...

LaScala’s Fire in Marlton makes an appetizing splash.

LaScala’s Fire in Marlton makes an appetizing splash.

Jaclynn Hernberg, Eastside Staff

November 30, 2017


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LaScala’s Fire opened its doors in 2016 and brought the taste of the Philadelphia tradition to its new home in South Jersey. They serve traditional Italian cuisine and wood fired pizza, while relaxing in their updated modern atmosphere. The restaurant is located in the Promenade off of Route 73 in Ma...

Annual Craft Show comes to Ocean City on October 10th

Annual Craft Show comes to Ocean City on October 10th

Jaclynn Hernberg, Eastside Staff

November 30, 2017


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The annual craft show held in Ocean City, New Jersey will head back to the shore on Saturday, October 10 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. spanning from 5th Street to 14th Street on Asbury Avenue. This craft fair has free entry and parking on all streets and city parking lots because it is open to the public. More ...

Ishita Panwar (’19) and Joyce Park (’19) organize a community-wide fundraiser to raise awareness and help victims of recent hurricanes

Ishita Panwar (’19) and Joyce Park (’19) organize a community-wide fundraiser to raise awareness and help victims of recent hurricanes

Nafessa Jaigirdar, Eastside Webmaster

November 9, 2017


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For Ishita Panwar (‘19), it all started out as another typical August night. With school quickly approaching, she was trying her best to hold onto what little was left of her summer break. Reclining in bed, while trapped in the vortex that is YouTube, she happened upon a series of live footage from the stream of recent ...

Franklin Institute opens its “Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor” exhibit displaying original statues from over 2,000 years ago

Franklin Institute opens its “Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor” exhibit displaying original statues from over 2,000 years ago

Shir Goldfinger, Eastside Staff

November 5, 2017


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From now until March 4, The Franklin Institute will be displaying its “Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor” exhibit. The exhibit highlights the magnificent stone Terracotta Warriors found in the tomb of China’s first emperor, Qin Shi Huang. Over 2,000 years ago, in around 210 B.C.E., Qin Shi Huang ordere...

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