October 11, 1996 |
Gerald E. Feidt Jr., 58, a teacher and administrator at Cherry Hill High School East for the last 30 years, died Monday at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia from complications of cancer. Mr. Feidt, a Cherry Hill resident for 20 years, was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and previously had lived in Stratford. He was an industrial vocational teacher at Cherry Hill East and was a former chairperson of the department of related arts for the school district. Mr. Feidt was a quiet, hands-on teacher, said Robert Foster, a Cherry Hill East industrial arts teacher.
January 12, 1995 |
Camden County Surrogate and former Cherry Hill Mayor Maria Barnaby Greenwald was killed yesterday when she lost control of her car on the way to a former state senator's funeral, plowing into a tree just two blocks from her home. Greenwald's death was the third in less than a week of a current or former Camden County elected official. The popular, 54-year-old nursery school teacher-turned-politician, a Democrat, was Camden County's first female elected Surrogate (1993) and freeholder director (1990)
October 6, 2009 |
A legal battle between Cherry Hill and a businessman who tried to open a sex shop in the township ended yesterday with an out-of-court settlement, according to documents provided by the mayor's office. Jim Restaino, owner of Route 70 Romantic Video & Boutique, has agreed not to open any "sexually orientated" business at the property he owns on Route 70, in exchange for $612,500. Cherry Hill spokesman Dan Keashen said the terms had been negotiated by the township's insurance provider.
March 28, 2013 |
A sealed-bid liquor license auction held Tuesday by the Township of Cherry Hill drew just one bidder: a company run by the family that owns a group of ShopRite supermarkets. Brett, Jason, and Shawn Ravitz are partners in Empire Liquors L.L.C., which township officials said bid $501,000 on the distribution license. The Ravitzes intend to sell alcohol inside the ShopRite store at the Garden State Pavilion, said ShopRite spokeswoman Karen Meleta. "It's really a convenience to our customers," Meleta said.
November 15, 2014 |
A handful of low-end motels, an abandoned bowling alley, and the site of a former synagogue are among several areas that Cherry Hill officials will soon target for redevelopment. The aging properties - the Hillside Inn, Feather Nest Inn, and Days Inn on Route 38; Baker Lanes and Inn of the Dove on Cuthbert Boulevard; America's Best Value Inn and the former Temple Emanuel synagogue on Route 70; and the former Saunders Publishing buildings on Hampton Road - have for years been considered some of the township's most underutilized real estate, officials said.
May 26, 2010 |
A student Rosa International Middle School in Cherry Hill has been taken into custody in connection with a "note of a threatening nature" found scrawled on the wall of a bathroom stall on Wednesday, officials said. In a letter to parents, principal Edward Canzanese said that the message included names of specific individuals, but he did not elaborate. "No one was ever in danger" during the police investigation of the message, which was brought to the school's attention by students, Canzanese said in the letter.
April 11, 2013
The Cherry Hill school board on Tuesday night asked administrators to review the district's middle school lottery system after a group of parents criticized the process at a recent board meeting. Cherry Hill has three middle schools, one of which - Rosa International Middle School - admits students through a lottery. Students attend the other two schools, Beck and Carusi, based on where they live. The parents opposed to the lottery have children at Johnson Elementary, which sends students to both Beck and Carusi.
March 15, 1992 |
Members of Cherry Hill's newly formed Human Relations Committee met for the first time Monday night to discuss ways of dealing with the recent wave of racist graffiti in the township. "While we're all in agreement that actions of bigotry cannot be tolerated, we don't pretend to have an answer that will solve the problem," said Mayor Susan Bass Levin, who organized the committee. "We do know that we need to make a statement, that Cherry Hill as a community will not tolerate this type of behavior.
January 2, 1991 |
A decisive phase begins today in Cherry Hill's 15-year-long tussle over affordable housing, when the township proposes a specific number of units it should be responsible for providing and a plan to see that the homes are built. The township is to present the voluminous data for the proposal - complete with an inventory of each inch of vacant land in the township - this morning to Judge Anthony Gibson, who is supervising the township's compliance with state affordable housing laws.
October 10, 2002 |
An informed citizenry is the best assurance for good government. A current example of the wisdom of that philosophy is the condition in which Cherry Hill, Camden County's second-largest community, finds itself. Cherry Hill is considered a mature, upscale community. It has gained fewer than 1,000 residents since the mid-1980s, and enjoys an average household income greater than the national figure. Yet its present economic circumstance, brought about by various political calculations, is quite dire.