Rita’s begins the season with eight new custard flavors

Rita’s begins the season with eight new custard flavors

Rachel Cogan, Eastside Staff

March 18, 2016

As spring approaches, our desire for refreshing treats grows. Whether one prefers custard or water ice, places like Rita’s are always an excellent choice. The Rita’s located on Haddonfield Berlin Road in Voorhees is taking strides to bring customers a new custard experience. Over the last fe...

Explore the science behind Pixar at the Franklin Institute

Lovers of Pixar films will have the chance to learn about the behind the scenes process of producing their favorite characters.

Gregory Rothkoff, Eastside Staff

February 29, 2016

For a limited time starting this spring and going to the end of the summer, Pixar has an exhibit at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia. This is all part of a project to showcase the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) that go into every single Pixar masterpiece. At this exhibit, favorit...

Mod Pizza comes to South Jersey

Courtesy of geekwire.com

Sara Messinger, Eastside Staff

February 23, 2016

A new, fast, and unique dining option, Mod Pizza, comes to South Jersey. The Seattle-based company, Mod Pizza, has took the nation by storm with locations all over the country including up and down the West Coast, Idaho, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, Oregon, Texas, Virginia and Pennsylvania. Located...

Snow has finally melted away from Snow Storm Jonas

Snow covers the parking lots at Cherry Hill East.

Ezra Nugiel, Eastside Staff

February 8, 2016

After an abnormally barren winter, anticipation for snow finally melted away during the weekend of January 22nd, as snow storm Jonas arrived. No, unfortunately this was not a debut Jonas Brothers album, but a record-holding 22.4 inch snow storm that engulfed the East Coast. This storm ranked as the fou...

Golden Nugget proves to have great authentic Italian food

Golden Nugget Grotto serves authentic italian food.

Nicole Grant, Eastside Staff

February 4, 2016

The Golden Nugget, located in Atlantic City, has an open layout which provides for an open atmosphere. From the table view, one can see the flashing lights of people betting away their money and playing on slot machines. One can even hear the occasional cheers from those who are winning. The view...

Martin Luther King Day: Not Just a Day Off From School

Martin Luther King Day: Not Just a Day Off From School

Sam Grossman, Eastside Staff

January 29, 2016

When it comes to Martin Luther King Day, most students think of a day off from school. However, not everybody is relaxing on the couch, especially the volunteers from Congregation Beth El in Voorhees. On Monday, January 18, over 100 volunteers, including students from Cherry Hill East, woke up early t...

New changes come to the Melting Pot

The Melting Pot in Maple Shade provides customers with a variety of warm and delicious options.

Louis Zimmermann, Eastside Staff

January 24, 2016

The Melting Pot, a restaurant created in 1975, anticipates their 40th anniversary this year, along with other exciting changes. Once located in Philadelphia, the melting pot can now be found in Maple Shade, New Jersey. The Melting Pot is a fondue restaurant beloved by many amongst the students in C...

Final Call on Crippling Storm

A weather map of New Jersey shows a lot of snow coming.

Jake Stofman, Eastside Staff

January 22, 2016

Good evening. I hope that everyone had a great day and is ready for this beast of a storm. This is going to be one for the record books and I know that personally I am very excited. I expect the blizzard watch to go over to a blizzard warning either sometime late tonight or early tomorrow morning. Timing...

East students hear stories from Holocaust survivors

East students hear stories from Holocaust survivors at the Jewish Community Center.

Arya Amaro, Eastside Staff

January 20, 2016

As about a dozen students stepped out into the warm and sunny morning, Dr. Burns led the way. We were thrilled to be out of class on such a gorgeous day, but uncertain about what to expect as we walked from the high school towards the Jewish Community Center. On Oct. 13, several former Rosa Middle Schoo...

Jake Stofman’s Winter Forecast: The first sign of winter

Jake Stofman, Eastside Staff

January 12, 2016

Good evening everyone! I hope that all of you have had a good weekend. Tomorrow, the weather will drop drastically and the high will be in the 2os. Many of you have probably heard about the possibility of a significant storm next weekend. First off, we are finally going to get our first light snow...

Haddonfield’s Signature Candlelight Shopping Celebration excites many

One man sat on a bench playing the Australian wind instrument the didgeridoo.

Gabrielle Boiskin, Eastside Staff

January 6, 2016

Haddonfield is a small and quaint town filled with tons of history dating back to 1682. The town flaunts its 200 small shops that one can visit. Haddonfield holds many events during the year, but is especially vibrant when the holidays come around. Haddonfield’s Signature Candlelight Shopping Celebratio...

Franklin Institute Opens New SportsZone Exhibit

Franklin Institute opens a new Sportszone exhibit.

Rose Ni and Eugene Kim

December 21, 2015

Students in Cherry Hill can fondly remember the field trips to the Franklin Institute during their elementary school years. Some favorites of the museum were the giant, two-storied heart and the surfboard balancing trial. The old surfboard is the only remaining display from the old “Sports Challeng...

Volunteers participate in cook for a friend program

Congregation Beth El is one of several participants in the Cook for a Friend Program

Sam Grossman, Eastside Staff

December 2, 2015

On November 1, 1,190 meals were made and packaged at the Congregation Beth El in Voorhees, New Jersey. The meals were sent to many poverty stricken and needy people in the area. This event was part of the Cook for a Friend program, which is a community based non-profit organization whose volunteers pr...

Macy’s light show hits Philadelphia

Leah Downie ('16)/ Eastside Staff

December 1, 2015

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 Stoffman creates a Winter Forecast for 2015-2016

Jake Stofman, Eastside Staff

November 30, 2015

**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...