April 23, 2014 |
CHERRY HILL A satellite Cherry Hill post office at the Ellisburg Circle Shopping Center will move to a temporary trailer at the center, starting Monday. Service will not be interrupted when the current office shuts down Saturday and everything is moved to the 850-square-foot trailer, said Ray Daiutolo Sr., regional spokesperson for the U.S. Postal Service. He said the Ellisburg office's lease expires April 30, and the landlord has another use for the site. "Our lease is ending at the current location," Daiutolo said Monday.
April 20, 2014 |
The following is a no-holds-barred discussion of self-defense techniques. Or, as Israeli Krav Maga instructor Don Melnick puts it, "Get over the 'ick' factor in eye-gouging. " "This is not fluff or a demonstration of skills," but a "real-world way to save your life," says Melnick, who has trained in Israel four times. "Krav Maga is not a strength-on-strength [approach], but techniques. " It's a cold afternoon in Cherry Hill, and 14 real estate agents from Camden and Burlington Counties are lined up in four rows facing Melnick, who begins "awareness training" - the No. 1 aspect of Krav Maga, which in Hebrew means contact combat . Krav Maga is used by the Israeli Defense Forces as well as by police in many countries and by FBI agents.
April 18, 2014 |
David C. Munn, director of the Cherry Hill Public Library from 1980 to 1989, spent many hours watching his son go around in circles. From the time he was seven to 12, son Ward said, "I spent a lot of time in competitive speed roller skating," at rinks in Cherry Hill and Evesham. "He would drive me all over the region, bringing me to speed roller skating events," so many that after a while, "he became a timer for the events. " On Saturday, April 12, Mr. Munn, 72, of Gloucester City, a career public librarian and author of local histories, died of cancer at his home.
April 18, 2014 |
A GATHERING of friends from the Cambodian community turned into a chaotic, bloody scene last month when one man pulled two handguns and opened fire on another man who he believed killed his brother, witnesses said during a preliminary hearing yesterday. Sophal "Paul" Siv, 46, showed no emotion as he listened to testimony that persuaded Municipal Judge Teresa Carr Deni to hold him for trial on murder and related charges. Siv is accused of killing Hai Luu, 39, of Cherry Hill, in the predawn hours of March 30 inside a Logan residence on Old York Road near Ruscomb Street that doubled as a karaoke party bar. Savanary Uk, Luu's fiancee, testified that Luu and Siv had mutual friends and that, initially, everything was fine that night.
April 12, 2014 |
James A. Malick II, 59, of Pennsauken, a designer of fast-food restaurant interiors, died Saturday, April 5, at Kennedy University Hospital in Cherry Hill following a heart attack at Bonair-Nigorski baseball field in Pennsauken. "He was preparing the field for a game" for the Pennsauken Youth Athletic Activities baseball season when he was stricken, his son James III said. Mr. Malick was president of the PYAA Babe Ruth baseball division, for players from 13 to 16 years old, as well as an umpire for their games.
April 11, 2014 |
IS ONE OF OUR "MOB WIVES" leaving our fair city for the Big Apple? A source close to VH1 reality star Natalie Guercio says that for Season 5 of the popular show, Guercio will move to Manhattan and try to open a store with her boyfriend, London Rene . Both of their Twitter profiles list New York and Philadelphia as their places of residence. VH1 and Guercio's publicist deny the move, but my source was quite adamant. Fellow Philly Mob Wife Alicia DiMichele owns the boutique Addiction, with locations in South Philly (1713 S. 12th St.)
April 8, 2014 |
CHERRY HILL Several months after an initial meeting to discuss proposed development of the Woodcrest Country Club property in Cherry Hill, a public meeting will be held Tuesday. The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. at Woodcrest Elementary School. Cherry Hill Mayor Chuck Cahn is scheduled to attend. According to a flier distributed in the area, the meeting's goal is to discuss "the proposed expansive development and its impact on our quality of life: open space, environment, traffic schools, and taxes.
April 7, 2014 |
The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey has sent letters to 136 school districts telling them to stop requiring photo identification from adults registering children for school or risk a possible lawsuit. "This requirement violates constitutional law, state law, and state regulations," wrote Alexander Shalom, ACLU senior staff attorney, in the April 1 letter. "The requirement discriminates against immigrant parents, preventing or discouraging them from registering their children to attend public school.
April 6, 2014
SOFTBALL CAMDEN COUNTY TOURNAMENT Cherry Hill West 5, Haddon Heights 2: Sierra Machinski and Taylor Thompson each went 2 for 3 with an RBI for Cherry Hill West at the Camden County Tournament at Eastern. Machinski had Cherry Hill West's only extra-base hit, a double. Jamie Robertson earned the win and struck out nine. Gloucester Catholic 12, Cherry Hill East 4: Marissa Miller gave up two earned runs over four innings to earn the win for Gloucester Catholic at Eastern. The Rams will play Cherry Hill West for the tournament championship at 4 p.m. Saturday.
April 5, 2014 |
For the fourth year in a row, a Cherry Hill girl is a winner in C-Span's national StudentCam competition. Madeline Bowne, a sophomore at Cherry Hill High School East, will be awarded $1,500 for her second-prize documentary, "Driving Under the Influence (of Cell Phones)," about cellphone use while driving. Bowne's piece will be shown on C-Span on April 14 at 6:50 a.m. and throughout the day. Bowne, the daughter of teachers, has become a regular in the highly competitive contest. As a seventh grader, she took a third prize.