Municipal property tax rate will increase by 17 percent

Devon Braunstein (’10)/Eastside Community Editor

January 14, 2009

Filed under Community

On Monday, January 12, 2009, the township Council approved the municipal property tax rate increase by 17 percent.  Municipal property tax is tax on housing, otherwise known as real estate tax, and used for town-wide payments...

Cherry Hill Library offers more than just books

Amanda Michelson ('10)/Eastside Community Editor

December 14, 2008

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The Cherry Hill Library located on Kings Highway made its grand opening in 2005, but since then has built up various aspects that contribute to the community's enjoyment. Aside from the typical book clubs that most libraries offer,...

Black Friday Survival Guide: 10 tips to make your shopping experience easier and better than ever

Caroline Babula ('09)/Eastside Entertainment Editor

November 28, 2008

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Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, is the nation’s biggest retail holiday. Mobs of people run out to retailers and malls to commence their holiday shopping on this day, which is both hectic and stressful. However, fo...

Economic recession visible in Cherry Hill

Amanda Michelson ('10)/Eastside Community Editor

November 22, 2008

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Since the beginning of what is known as the "largest economic recession" since The Great Depression, businesses and large corporations have been suffering greatly. Recently, the nearby area has evidently been affected by the...

Cherry Hill one step closer to solving energy crisis with Project Porchlight

Devon Braunstein ('10)/Eastside Community Editor

November 17, 2008

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Project Porchlight, a non-profit, volunteer-based organization committed to spreading awareness about climate change through the distribution of free compact fluorescent (CFL) light bulbs, held an event today, November 16, at...

Unwanted entertainment items sold at Tunes

Caroline Babula (‘09)/Eastside Entertainment Editor

October 25, 2008

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We all buy CDs and DVDs we know we will never watch. Maybe it is because they are on sale; maybe it is because for that split second at the register there was a temporary loss of sanity and  we really did think the chosen item...

Indian Food Restaurants to remind students of summer

Devon Braunstein ('10)/Eastside Community Editor

October 23, 2008

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The time for exotic vacations may come to a close as the summer ends and the school year begins.  However, that doesn't have to stop anyone in Cherry Hill from enjoying an exotic Indian food feast all year round.  Coriander...

Cherry Hill spreads green awareness

Devon Braunstein (‘10) and Karina Korneyeva (‘10)/ Eastside Comuunity Editor and Eastside Photo Editor

October 22, 2008

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As the students of Cherry Hill East take their first steps into the new school year, the community leaps into becoming green. Cherry Hill Township has focused this summer towards building a better and more ecologically-efficient...

Major improvements down the road for Route 70

Mandy Frantz ('10)/ Eastside Community Editor

February 27, 2008

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Improvements on Route 70 in Cherry Hill are long overdue as the landscape of the road has created hazards for drivers and has stayed the same throughout the growth of Cherry Hill.  Mayor Bernie Platt has appointed the Cher...

Short Hills Deli burns down

Moriah Schervone (’11)/ For Eastside

February 17, 2008

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A blaze in the Short Hills Restaurant and Delicatessen on Evesham Road struck and destroyed the popular landmark on Friday, January 4. It is believed that the fire started at 2 p.m from a cigarette that was not fully extingu...

Applebee’s provides flavor without heavy price tag

Charlie Feinerman ('09)/ Eastside Staff

February 12, 2008

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After not having stopped in for quite a while, I recently learned from a trip to Applebee’s that the restaurant still delivers the goods. After a field trip to the movies, 11 friends and I stopped in for a lunch at Applebee...

Fit Fast, another take on healthy eating

Megan Kimmel (’11)/ Eastside Staff

February 11, 2008

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** (out of four stars) Although they have been operating for nearly two years, Fit Fast, located in Eagle Plaza in Voorhees, is (for those seeking a healthy yet quick dining option) a gem that has been discovered by few. Th...

East Junior’s father faces titanic Congressional battle

Mike Feinberg ('08)/ Eastside Staff

November 5, 2007

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UPDATE: Representative Jim Saxton has announced his retirement from Congress because of health reasons. This improves the chances for State Senator John Adler, who is the only declared candidate for the now open Congress seat. ...

Pizza’s popularity in Cherry Hill on the rise

Teresa Avery (’10)/ For Eastside

October 5, 2007

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The demand for pizza has become an epidemic at Cherry Hill East High School. Pizza parlors have developed into one of the top interactive places for East students. Groups of students can be found crowding the pizza shops, whet...

Cherry Hill Mall expansion in the works

Mandy Frantz (’10)/ Eastside Community Editor

August 25, 2007

Filed under Community

It’s almost time for the new school year to start. For some East students, that means that the time has come to start getting their summer work done and do whatever they need to prepare for the first day of school. For other s...

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