Eastside

Macy’s light show hits Philadelphia

Leah Downie ('16)/ Eastside Staff

December 1, 2015


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If you get there on time, you are already late. The room filled with what are normally shoe sales is filled with children and adults of all ages. Held in Macy’s Center City, consisting of a fun light set up that surrounds a lit-up Christmas tree, the annual Macy’s light show that starts right after...

Jake Stofman’s 2015-2016 Winter Forecast

Jake Stofman’s 2015-2016 Winter Forecast

Jake Stofman, Eastside Staff

November 30, 2015


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**Stormin Stofman’s 2015-2016** Winter Forecast This is my official Winter Forecast for the 2015-2016 season.  This winter will be very different from winters in the past, but every winter is different in its own way.  I hope that you enjoy reading this as much as I like to look out the window a...

Shangri-La moves location

Shangri-La moves location

Jacob Sobel, Eastside Staff

November 18, 2015


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The lights of the strip mall have almost totally died, extinguished in a wave as nightfall approaches. Darkness pools behind the neon sign outlining the restaurant’s name in bold lettering. Inside is a resolute wall of black. Three meters to the left, the air jostles with activity. Workmen and contrac...

Activist alum takes racial equality from Cherry Hill to the capital

Activist alum takes racial equality from Cherry Hill to the capital

Ilana Arougheti, Eastside Staff

November 18, 2015


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“We will not tolerate the use of any words or actions that put people down because of race, culture, religion, appearance…” says every recent graduate of Cherry Hill High Schools East and West.  This statement is printed in bright yellow on the walls of every classroom at the Cherry Hill High ...

Pope Francis’ visit will impact South Jersey

Pope Francis’ visit will impact South Jersey

Ben Goldsmith, Eastside Multimedia Editor

September 19, 2015


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Pope Francis plans to visit Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the World Meeting of Families on Sept. 26 and 27. While his visit will be located in “The City of Brotherly Love”, the South Jersey Region is also preparing for the impact. Public transportation will be hard to access during the Pope's ...

Cherry Hill doubles spending on road maintenance

Cherry Hill doubles spending on road maintenance

Joshua Sodicoff, Eastside Editorial Assistant

September 2, 2015


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Cherry Hill is a fiscally responsible town. Four the last four years, the budget has not risen, yet the town continues without any deficiencies. The budget remains at 67 million dollars, with 55 percent of this going to the schools, 22 percent to the county, and the rest to the township, including emer...

The Woodcrest Recreation Association continues after recession

The Woodcrest Recreation Association continues after recession

Steve Mirsen, Eastside Multimedia Director

September 1, 2015


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Cherry Hill is home to over 10 swim clubs, but many have noticed that over past years, fewer people who call Cherry Hill home have been at the pools. The Woodcrest Recreation Association (WRA), better known as the Woodcrest Swim Club, is recovering from a many years long “membership recession.” ...

Restaurant Week visits Cherry Hill

Restaurant Week visits Cherry Hill

Matt Kains, Eastside Community Editor

August 24, 2015


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Originating in 1992, Restaurant Week was created to draw publicity towards restaurants in New York City during the Democratic National Convention. Tim Zagat, creator of Zagat Guides, a restaurant reviewing service currently operating in 18 cities, first conceived the idea. His proposal allowed conventio...

Haddonfield Crafts and Fine Arts Festival lights up Kings Highway

Haddonfield Crafts and Fine Arts Festival lights up Kings Highway

Brooke Greenberg, Eastside Community Editor

July 14, 2015


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On the hot summer days of July 12-13 2015, Kings Highway in Haddonfield New Jersey transformed into an arts and crafts marketplace and a playground for fine arts fanatics. Haddonfield commended select artists during the 23rd Annual Haddonfield Crafts and Fine Arts Festival occupying Kings Highway East....

Honeygrow distinguishes itself from its competition

Honeygrow distinguishes itself from its competition

Brooke Greenberg, Eastside Staff

June 15, 2015


Filed under Community, Restaurant Reviews

Nestled in the corner of the newly renovated Ellisburg Shopping Center lies Honeygrow, a new restaurant addition driven to make an impact and change on the community. Holding a location at 1588 Kings Highway North allows the restaurant to serve as a very accessible, new, fresh and organic restaurant. Some...

Woodlands Wildlife Refuge protects animal habitats

Woodlands Wildlife Refuge protects animal habitats

Jennifer Pacitti, Eastside Staff

April 16, 2015


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On Friday April 17 from 6:30-10:30 pm, the Woodlands Wildlife Refuge will host its eighteen Annual Spring for Wildlife Gala. The event will be held at Hunterdon Hills Playhouse in Union Township, NJ. Proceeds will benefit Woodlands Wildlife Refuge, a charitable organization dedicated to the rehabilitation...

The new Bulldogs Pizzeria barks with excitement and fun

The new Bulldogs Pizzeria barks with excitement and fun

Sam Berman, Eastside Staff

April 7, 2015


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As you step into the pizzeria the first thing you see are Bulldogs everywhere: they are on the booths, the pictures on the walls and even the menu. The Bulldogs Pizzeria newly opened pizzeria in Short Hills Town Centre may soon be a hit. First off, the menu has a multitude of phenomenal options. Th...

Winter Update: Major Chance of a Significant Snowfall

Winter Update: Major Chance of a Significant Snowfall

Jake Stofman, Eastside Staff

March 3, 2015


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Good Tuesday afternoon everyone. I hope that you have all had a great first half of the day. Now after today's inch or so of snow the main event comes in Wednesday Night-Thursday. Most models are now in agreement that our area will receive significant snowfall. As you can see on my snowfall map below, we are going to be ...

Local Rick Forman becomes a celebrity on “Undercover Boss”

Local Rick Forman becomes a celebrity on “Undercover Boss”

Ben Silvert, Eastside Staff

February 16, 2015


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One of the most recent episodes of “Undercover Boss” provoked heartwarming emotions from all viewers. “Undercover Boss,” a CBS reality show airing Sunday nights at 8 p.m. serves as a souces for CEOs of large-scale companies to disguise themselves as ordinary employees, perform some grunt work and work...

Stofman predicts the weather situation for the next few days

Stofman predicts the weather situation for the next few days

Jake Stofman, Eastside Staff

February 15, 2015


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Hello everyone and good Sunday afternoon. I hope that you are all enjoying this sunny but cold day. Now, we have a storm coming late Monday night through Tuesday. This storm has two tracks it can take. Track one: The storm comes up from the south but just goes straight off the coast bringing our area a light snow event....

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