Eastside

Romantic restaurants to try on Valentine’s Day

Laura Kane ('11)

February 14, 2009

Valentine's Day is more than just a holiday to give candy hearts. It's a great chance to try a new and romantic restaurant. Miralle Café is an Italian restaurant on Rt 70 offering a variety of signature and original Italian dishes. It has big open windows in the front entrance leading to an outside...

Michelangelo’s new location satisfies hungry families with rich Italian atmosphere

Rebecca Ohnona ('12)

February 10, 2009

Michelangelo's has been famous for their pizza for the last 20 years. Although they have been very successful, they were receiving some complaints from their customers regarding a shortage of parking spots.Therefore, they made the decision to move a block away. The former pizza place turned heads as...

Share a kiss at the Kissing Bridge

Devon Braunstein ('10)/Eastside Community Editor

February 7, 2009

On this upcoming Valentine's Day, share a kiss with your sweetheart under the Scarborough Covered Bridge in honor of the 50th anniversary of the "Kissing Bridge." Beginning at 11:30 a.m., rain or shine, the Scarborough Covered Bridge is offering a day-long celebration reenacting the 1959 mass Valentine...

Philadelphia Auto Show attracts families, car enthusiasts and celebrities

Amanda Michelson ('10)/Eastside Community Editor

February 1, 2009

Yesterday revved up the grand opening of Philadelphia's annual Auto Show that will be continuing until February 8. The show brings people from all over the tri-state area. According to the Auto Show's information webpage, "The Philadelphia International Auto Show began in 1902, and the Automobile...

Escape the confinement of Cherry Hill by venturing to Philadelphia

Amanda Michelson ('10)/Eastside Community Editor

January 28, 2009

Rather than remaining confined to the borders Cherry Hill all weekend, Philadelphia is a short train ride away that allows a fresh change of scenery to unwind from the long week. In addition to the variety of shops, there are several famous historical landmarks, besides the familiar Liberty Bell. There...

Inauguration comes to Philly

Devon Braunstein (’10)/Eastside Community Editor

January 19, 2009

Although the real 2009 Presidential Inauguration takes place in Washington DC, Philadelphia creates its own ways to celebrate. Beginning at eleven a.m. on Tuesday January 20th, Inauguration Day, the Philadelphia Visitor Center will be projecting the inauguration on a giant screen outside of the bui...

Municipal property tax rate will increase by 17 percent

Devon Braunstein (’10)/Eastside Community Editor

January 14, 2009

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 such as schools, trash and public safety.  According to the Courier Post,...

Cherry Hill Library offers more than just books

Amanda Michelson ('10)/Eastside Community Editor

December 14, 2008

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, the Cherry Hill Library offers a program in which one can subscribe online...

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

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, following these easy tips will greatly reduce hassle and pressure.   1. Know w...

Economic recession visible in Cherry Hill

Amanda Michelson ('10)/Eastside Community Editor

November 22, 2008

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 recession as well. According to the Security Exchange Commission, between...

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

Devon Braunstein ('10)/Eastside Community Editor

November 17, 2008

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 the Camden Country College branch on Route 70 and Springdale. Project Porchlight...

Unwanted entertainment items sold at Tunes

Caroline Babula (‘09)/Eastside Entertainment Editor

October 25, 2008

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 was good. Regardless of the reason, after purchasing the disc, it is doomed...

Indian Food Restaurants to remind students of summer

Devon Braunstein ('10)/Eastside Community Editor

October 23, 2008

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 Indian Bistro, a restaurant located in the Ritz shopping center in Voorhees,...

Cherry Hill spreads green awareness

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

October 22, 2008

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 environment. The best part is that the township is nowhere near stopping. Last...

Major improvements down the road for Route 70

Mandy Frantz ('10)/ Eastside Community Editor

February 27, 2008

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 Cherry Hill Route 70 Task Force, a group of representatives and leaders in the C...