April 25, 2014 |
Thomas G. Santoro, 64, of Philadelphia, a retired Cherry Hill history teacher, died Saturday, April 12, of multiple myeloma at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Mr. Santoro taught in the Cherry Hill school system for more than 30 years at Joyce Kilmer Elementary and Carusi Middle Schools. He made ancient history come alive for his students. For example, for a lesson on Greek culture, students were allowed to dress up as Greek gods and goddesses. The death of Julius Caesar was told through a newspaper produced by students.
January 30, 2016
A 25-year-old woman died Thursday after firefighters found her unconscious in the second-floor bedroom of a Cherry Hill home. The fire was reported about 10 a.m. in the 400 block of Sheffield Road after the woman's mother came home, Chief Thomas Kolbe said. Firefighters reached the young woman about 10:20 a.m. She was pronounced dead at Kennedy University Hospital in Cherry Hill, the fire department said in a statement. It did not name her. The blaze started in the kitchen and appeared to be accidental, though its cause was still under investigation, officials said.
January 8, 2015
One person was killed in an accident involving multiple cars in Cherry Hill on Tuesday. The accident occurred sometime before 10 a.m. on Haddonfield-Berlin Road. Police did not identify the person killed on Tuesday afternoon, and said they were trying to notify the family. Up to five vehicles may have been involved in the accident. The cause of the accident was being investigated. The crash came during the season's first considerable snowfall. Michael Boren
October 17, 2012
A man was killed today when his motorcycle struck a vehicle near the intersection of Kings Highway and Tampa Avenue in Cherry Hill, authorities said. The rider, who was traveling north on Kings Highway, was thrown from the motorcycle around 4:22 p.m. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital, police said. The male driver of the vehicle was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. He was pulling out on Tampa Avenue when the crash occurred. Authorities are withholding the names of the victims pending the notification of family members.
January 24, 2016 |
A high school student in Cherry Hill has been found to have whooping cough. Officials at Cherry Hill High School East wrote in a letter to parents that the student with the confirmed pertussis case was in the building during the week of Jan. 11, but had not been in school since Jan. 15. The highly contagious disease is spread through the air by coughing or sneezing. "We continue to monitor the situation at school, and if additional actions to control the spread of pertussis among pupils become necessary, we will again notify parents," the principal, Lawyer Chapman, wrote in the letter.
January 25, 2000 |
Purebreds and mixed-breed cats competed Saturday and Sunday at the Jersey State Feline Fanciers' annual Championship and Household Pet Cat Show in Cherry Hill. About 5,000 people attended, organizers said. In addition to the judged competitions, the event had cat toys, cat paraphernalia and cats themselves for sale. It was held at Garden State Park.
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.
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.