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Cherry Hill history, memorialized in stone

CHERRY HILL - The cars whiz by on Route 38, some slowing to ferry movie-goers to the Loews Theatre, diners to TGI Friday's and shoppers to the Cherry Hill Mall, Kohl's or Target. Most, though, are just a blur on one of South Jersey's busiest stretches of commercial highway. If any of the people in t

COURIER-POST - 2017-09-19 20:59:47

Cherry Hill to host its first public conversation on diversity issues

CHERRY HILL - The township and its human relations advisory committee will host a town hall-style "Community Conversation" focused on diversity and human relations issues at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, at the Carman Tilelli Community Center, 820 Mercer St. The event is free and open to the public.

COURIER-POST - 2017-09-18 22:12:33

Zara debuts at Cherry Hill Mall on Sept. 28; King of Prussia store to follow

Suzette Parmley is the retail reporter. She began her career at the Inquirer after internships at the Los Angeles Times and Boston Globe. She has covered general assignment news on the city desk, Statehouse politics in Trenton, and the casino industry on the Business desk. Her career highlight was s

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-09-18 16:27:00

Cherry Hill police to community: 'Run with us, not away from us'

Cherry Hill may seem like an unlikely place for a community policing campaign. There have not been any protests or backlash against the suburban police force. Still, Police Chief William P. Monaghan wants to build an even better relationship with residents in the sprawling Camden County township of

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-09-18 06:00:00

Boxing Hall of Famer David Bey Killed in Construction Accident

Valeria Gonzalez A former heavyweight boxing champ who was defeated by Larry Holmes died in a construction accident on Friday. David Bey, 60, of Philadelphia, was struck by a piece of metal and killed while working on a mixed-use real estate development project in Camden, according to the Occupation

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2017-09-19 16:41:37

Gunman Kills Man Inside South Philadelphia Home

The gunman shot a 20-year-old man once in the chest inside a home on the 700 block of Winton Street at 3:34 p.m. A gunman shot and killed a man inside a South Philadelphia home Tuesday afternoon. The gunman shot a 20-year-old man once in the chest inside a home on the 700 block of Winton Street at

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2017-09-19 22:25:24

At MacArthur's office, a skirmish in the health-care battle

The little group met up outside Rep. Tom MacArthur's district office in Marlton just before 11 a.m. Health care was back on the national political agenda - in an unwelcome way in their opinion - and these constituents of the Republican congressman from Burlington and Ocean counties were back on resi

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-09-20 18:06:00

How a Google Earth search led a veteran back to Vietnam to track down mass graves

The search consumes him now, almost 50 years after Bob Connor smelled the stench of their piled, rotting bodies from across the base and then went back to his duties. For hours on end and days that bleed into nights, the 70-year-old retired facilities manager sits at the computer in his Maple Shade,

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-09-20 06:00:00

These 2 towns figured out a way to reduce DWIs, so they're going to keep at it

EVESHAM -- A program that allows residents to grab free Uber rides after a night on the town will be extended following two years and more than 5,000 safe rides. Officials from Evesham, as well as Voorhees, which later joined the program, announced the renewal of Evesham Saving Lives Tuesday. When

NJ.COM - 2017-09-19 22:42:20

Bryan Colangelo: Sixers 'don't foresee' minutes restriction for Ben Simmons

When the Sixers regular season tips off on October 18, 2016 first overall pick Ben Simmons will have nothing holding him back. "I don't force any restrictions with Ben," general manager Bryan Colangelo told the media on Wednesday. "He's been playing five-on-five and competing for some time now." Co

NJ.COM - 2017-09-20 20:39:51

PATCO to reopen Philly's Franklin Square station

The station was closed years ago due to low ridership, but the DRPA will soon award a contract to restore the stop. Video by Jose F. Moreno/Gannett A sealed hatch atop a coffin-like concrete structure above ground leads to a steep stairway descending into a cavernous and ghostly underground, an aba

COURIER-POST - 2017-09-20 14:09:16

'We're Walking Around With A Scarlet Letter': Dreamers At Rutgers Urge Reform During Meeting With NJ Congressman

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A group of Dreamers who attend Rutgers University got to meet with New Jersey Congressman Donald Norcross Wednesday, urging him to push for reform. Their nerves were on edge. "We're walking around with a scarlet letter." A graduate student at Rutgers Camden - this young man want

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-20 23:48:00

Vandals in vehicles cause damage in 2 counties

Highlights of this day in history: Magellan begins globe-trotting voyage; Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal dies; Actress Sophia Loren born; Billie Jean King beats Bobby Riggs in 'Battle of the Sexes'; Singer Jim Croce dies in plane crash. (Sept. 20) AP Authorities are asking for the public's help to id

COURIER-POST - 2017-09-20 20:17:30

Lunacy Brewing Co. opens doors to new Haddon Heights digs

When the door opens into Lunacy Brewing Company's new tasting room and brewery, the Talking Heads are playing through the sound system. I'm not sure if that was deliberate or a coincidence, but the tables of the brewery feature mannequin heads, each one wearing red baseball caps. More: 8 drinking ex

COURIER-POST - 2017-09-20 20:16:40

Theater: 'Rumors' at Oaklyn's Ritz Theatre

According to that ancient Roman philosopher Seneca, "One of the most beautiful qualities of true friendship is to understand and be understood," but the friends who are the characters in Neil Simon's farce "Rumors," now running at Oaklyn's Ritz Theatre through September 24, fail at both understandin

NJ.COM - 2017-09-20 11:00:00

Voorhees High School has 82 AP Scholar Award recipients

Eighty-two students at Voorhees High School have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP Exams. The College Board's Advanced Placement Program provides willing and academically prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous college-level courses while

NJ.COM - 2017-09-19 23:08:50

Sixth annual Touch A Truck event comes to Moorestown

MOORESTOWN - You want to see some really big trucks and all different kinds of trucks? Oaks Integrated Care will host its sixth annual Touch A Truck event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the parking lot of the Moorestown Mall. The rain-or-shine event will be in the parking lot on the Route 38 sid

COURIER-POST - 2017-09-20 17:20:45

Camden's Amazon bid could be good, but a joint proposal with Philly would be better | Kevin Riordan

I love the audacity of Camden entering the national sweepstakes to land Amazon's second U.S. headquarters. I love the why not-ness of Camden, once famously if not fatuously "rated" as the absolute worst of America's most awful cities, making such a play. Tuesday's unanimous vote by the Camden County

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-09-20 09:42:00

Camden Makes Pitch To Be Amazon's Headquarters

CAMDEN, N.J. (CBS) - Camden is making a pitch to house one of the most sought after companies in the world. On Tuesday night, the Freeholder Board voted unanimously to work with the state Economic Development Agency to craft a proposal making Camden the best site for Amazon's second North American h

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-20 03:23:00

In Philly galleries now: A print show by the 'Bling' sculptor, and serious color at Locks

Martin Puryear's regal, monumental sculpture, Big Bling, which will preside over its grassy spot along Kelly Drive through November, isn't the only Puryear in town. There is also, of course, Puryear's permanently installed Pavilion in the Trees near the Horticulture Center in West Fairmount Park. An

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2017-09-20 19:01:00