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Posted on: August 28, 2014

Town Hall to close at 3 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, for Labor Day

The Cherry Hill Township Municipal Building will close for the Labor Day holiday at 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 29, and will reopen for normal business hours on Tuesday, Sept. 2.

There will be no trash, recycling or... Read on...

Posted on: August 27, 2014

Mosquito Commission to spray in Cherry Hill on Wednesday, Aug. 27

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The Camden County Mosquito Commission will be spraying in the following areas from 7 to 11 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, weather-permitting:

• Deer Road
• North Kingston Drive
• ... Read on...

Posted on: August 22, 2014

Mayor Cahn completes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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(Cherry Hill, N.J.) – Mayor Chuck Cahn completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Wednesday, Aug. 20, donating to the ALS Association and passing the challenge onto Township Council President David Fleisher, Cherry Hill... Read on...

Posted on: August 20, 2014

Mosquito Commission to spray in Cherry Hill on Wednesday, Aug. 20

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The Camden County Mosquito Commission will be spraying in the following areas from 7 to 11 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, weather-permitting:

• Chelton Parkway
• Rydal Road
• ... Read on...

Posted on: August 13, 2014

Mosquito Commission to spray in Cherry Hill on Wednesday, Aug. 13

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The Camden County Mosquito Commission will be spraying in the following areas from 7 to 11 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, weather-permitting:

• Sheridan Avenue
• Grant Avenue
• ... Read on...

Posted on: August 11, 2014

TRAFFIC ALERT: JCC Maccabi Games in Cherry Hill Aug. 10-15

Cherry Hill and the Katz JCC will host the 2014 JCC Maccabi Games this week, from Aug. 10-15.

Maccabi events are taking place throughout this week at the Katz JCC, the DeCou Sports Complex, and Cherry Hill High School... Read on...

Posted on: July 31, 2014

NJDOT to begin bridge repairs along I-295 in Cherry Hill

The New Jersey Department of Transportation is set to begin bridge maintenance work on stretches of Interstate 295 in Cherry Hill as part of a $2.5 million, federally funded project that is scheduled to run through summer... Read on...

Posted on: July 31, 2014

Cherry Hill OEM updating Hazard Mitigation Plan

The Cherry Hill Township Office of Emergency Management is currently working with the Camden County Office of Emergency Management to update the municipality’s Hazard Mitigation Plan.

The original plan was adopted several... Read on...

Posted on: July 28, 2014

USPS to host meeting on Ellisburg Post Office plans

The United States Postal Service invites residents to attend a public meeting at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 31, to discuss plans for the new Cherry Hill Ellisburg Postal Facility.

The meeting will be held at LouresCare Cherry... Read on...

Posted on: July 24, 2014

Mosquito Commission to spray in Cherry Hill on Thursday, July 24

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The Camden County Mosquito Commission will be spraying in the following areas from 7 to 11 p.m. on Thursday, July 24, 2014, weather-permitting:

• Downs Farm Development
• Oakview Avenue
• ... Read on...

Posted on: July 17, 2014

Mosquito Commission to spray in Cherry Hill on Thursday, July 17

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The Camden County Mosquito Commission will be spraying in the following areas from 7 to 11 p.m. on Thursday, July 17, 2014, weather-permitting:

• Abbey Road
• Europa Boulevard
• ... Read on...

Posted on: July 16, 2014

Mosquito Commission to spray in Cherry Hill on Wednesday, July 16

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The Camden County Mosquito Commission will be spraying in the following areas from 7 to 11 p.m. on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, weather-permitting:

• Deer Road
• Doe Lane
• Fawn... Read on...

Posted on: July 14, 2014

Heat alert in effect until 7 p.m. on Monday, July 14

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The Camden County Health Officer has issued a heat alert from noon to 7 p.m. on Monday, July 14.

The Cherry Hill Office of Emergency Management (OEM) has opened the Township's cooling centers for those who need... Read on...

Posted on: July 10, 2014

Mosquito Commission to spray in Cherry Hill on Thursday, July 10

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The Camden County Mosquito Commission will be spraying in the following areas from 7 to 11 p.m. on Thursday, July 10, 2014, weather-permitting:

• North Valleybrook Road
• West Valleybrook... Read on...

Posted on: July 9, 2014

Mosquito Commission to spray in Cherry Hill on July 9

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The Camden County Mosquito Commission will be spraying in the following areas from 7 to 11 p.m. on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, weather-permitting:

• Rymill Run
• Kingsdale Avenue
• ... Read on...

Posted on: June 27, 2014

Enjoy 'Music Under the Stars' every Tuesday in July at historic Barclay Farmstead

(Cherry Hill, N.J.) – Mayor Chuck Cahn and Township Council are proud to once again offer residents free, live entertainment every week in July at Cherry Hill’s historic Barclay Farmstead.

Expanded to five weeks for 2014... Read on...

Posted on: July 2, 2014

Mosquito Commission to spray in Cherry Hill on July 2 and 3

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The Camden County Mosquito Commission will be spraying in the following areas from 7 to 11 p.m. on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, weather-permitting:

• 7th Avenue
• West 6th Avenue
• East... Read on...

Posted on: June 24, 2014

Camden County to begin roadway improvements on Springdale Road

The Camden County Department of Public Works is scheduled to begin a roadway improvement project on Springdale Road between Wilderness Drive and Kresson Road the week of June 23, 2014.

The revitalization project will... Read on...

Posted on: June 24, 2014

Attorney Judith S. Charny becomes Cherry Hill’s first female judge

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(Cherry Hill, N.J.) – Mayor Chuck Cahn on Monday appointed Municipal Prosecutor Judith S. Charny, Esq., to serve as a Municipal Court Judge, the first woman in Township history to hold the position.

The appointment was... Read on...

Posted on: June 24, 2014

Council adopts preliminary tax levy with no increase

Township Council on Monday night adopted a preliminary tax levy for fiscal year 2015 with a zero-percent increase.

State law requires a municipality operating under state fiscal year to certify a preliminary tax levy to... Read on...

Posted on: June 10, 2014

Music Under the Stars, new outdoor opera headline 2014 Summer Events

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(Cherry Hill, N.J.) – Cherry Hill Township has released its 2014 Summer Arts & Entertainment schedule, which features a new moonlit trail hike, a free outdoor opera, and the expansion of the popular Music Under the Stars... Read on...

Posted on: June 24, 2014

Mosquito Commission to spray in Cherry Hill on Wednesday, June 25

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The Camden County Mosquito Commission will be spraying in the following areas from 7 to 11 p.m. on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, weather-permitting:

• Surrey Road
• Melody Lane
• Blue... Read on...

Posted on: June 18, 2014

Mayor, Council welcome Whole Foods Market to Cherry Hill

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(Cherry Hill, N.J.) – Mayor Chuck Cahn joined officials from Whole Foods Market and Federal Realty Investment Trust on Wednesday morning to celebrate the Grand Opening of Whole Foods’ newest location, inside Cherry Hill’s... Read on...

Posted on: June 11, 2014

Mosquito Commission to spray in Cherry Hill on Wednesday, June 18

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The Camden County Mosquito Commission will be spraying in the following areas from 7 to 11 p.m. on Wednesday, June 18, 2014:

• Kingswood Court
• Deer Road
• Doe Lane
• ... Read on...

Posted on: June 18, 2014

Heat alert in effect until 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 18

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The Camden County Health Officer has issued a heat alert from noon to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 18.

The Cherry Hill Office of Emergency Management (OEM) has opened the Township's cooling centers for those who need... Read on...

Posted on: June 17, 2014

County Health Dept. confirms rabid bat found in Cherry Hill

(June 17, 2014) - The Camden County Health Department has been notified by the New Jersey Department of Health and Human Services (NJDHSS) that a bat removed from a home in Cherry Hill has tested positive for rabies... Read on...

Posted on: June 6, 2014

LourdesCare receives NJBIA 'New Good Neighbor Award'

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LourdesCare at Cherry Hill has received the New Jersey Business and Industry Association’s 2014 New Good Neighborhood Award, Cherry Hill Mayor Chuck Cahn and officials from Lourdes Health System have announced.... Read on...

Posted on: May 23, 2014

Cherry Hill receives $124K Clean Communities Grant

(Cherry Hill, N.J.) – Cherry Hill Township has been awarded a $124,859 Clean Communities Grant from the State of New Jersey, Mayor Cahn announced this week.

The grant is among $17 million in Clean Communities grants... Read on...

Posted on: May 20, 2014

Mayor's Message: Cherry Hill to honor the fallen at Memorial Day ceremony

For many Americans, Memorial Day signifies the beginning of summer. It’s a day for picnics, barbecues, and family gatherings. It’s a day at the beach; a sign that it’s time to open up the swimming pool; a sign that the kids... Read on...

Posted on: May 16, 2014

Cherry Hill Police Department reminds drivers to 'Click It or Ticket'

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(CHERRY HILL, NJ) -- Law enforcement officers from the Cherry Hill Police Department will be cracking down on unbuckled motorists and passengers as part of the national “Click it or Ticket” campaign.

Beginning May 19 and... Read on...

Posted on: May 16, 2014

Cherry Hill to host JCC Maccabi Games from Aug. 10-15

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(Cherry Hill, NJ) – The Katz JCC invites Cherry Hill Township to join the entire South Jersey community to take part in the JCC Maccabi Games from August 10-15.

The JCC Maccabi Games is the largest annual gathering of... Read on...

Posted on: May 15, 2014

CHPD takes Impaired Driver Program to Cherry Hill East

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The Cherry Hill Police Department gave seniors at Cherry Hill High School East a hands-on lesson about the dangers of distracted and impaired driving during a special session at the school on Wednesday, May 14.

As part... Read on...

Cherry Hill Sun coverage
Posted on: May 13, 2014

NJDOT begins Brace Road reconstruction

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On Monday, May 12, the New Jersey Department of Transportation began long-awaited road repairs along Brace Road in Cherry Hill.

The project, part of a larger $9.2 million NJDOT road resurfacing effort across three... Read on...

Posted on: May 13, 2014

Street sweepers making their way across Cherry Hill

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The Township's annual street sweeping program is underway, with crews deployed in neighborhoods across town. This year's effort began on March 14, with three sweepers assigned to remove sand, salt and other debris from... Read on...

Posted on: May 9, 2014

Cherry Hill named South Jersey Magazine’s No. 8 'Top Town' for 2014

Cherry Hill Township is proud to be ranked as one of South Jersey Magazine’s Top Towns for a second consecutive year.

The Township’s No. 8 ranking – six spots higher than in 2013 – was based on several factors,... Read on...

Posted on: May 9, 2014

Cherry Hill moves Election Day voting out of public schools

(Cherry Hill, N.J.) – Mayor Chuck Cahn is proud to announce that Cherry Hill is among the first municipalities in the state to move Election Day voting locations out of public schools, in anticipation of new regulations from... Read on...

New Polling Locations
Posted on: May 5, 2014

Mayor's Message: Cherry Blossoms an annual celebration of community

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They’re one of Cherry Hill’s surest signs of spring: the magnificent, pink-and-white blooms that pop from the branches of the cherry trees along Chapel Avenue and throughout our community.

Despite a later-than-usual bloom... Read on...

To learn more about the Cherry Blossoms...
Posted on: April 22, 2014

Woodcrest Elementary receives $2,900 Recyclebank Green Schools grant

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Mayor Chuck Cahn joined officials from Woodcrest Elementary School, the Cherry Hill School District, Sustainable Cherry Hill and Recyclebank on Wednesday afternoon to present the Woodcrest Elementary Green Team with a $2,914... Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2014

Mayor's Message: Art Blooms, Earth Festival to showcase the best of Cherry Hill

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With spring in full bloom, Cherry Hill is gearing up to showcase all the best that our community has to offer. From April 26 to May 10, our community will once again host Art Blooms, the Township’s annual celebration of art,... Read on...

Posted on: April 21, 2014

USPS: Ellisburg Post Office to relocate on April 28

The United States Postal Service sent the following notice to Cherry Hill residents who utilize the Ellisburg Post Office.

Effective Monday, April 28, 2014, all Ellisburg Post Office operations will be... Read on...

Posted on: March 25, 2014

Cherry Hill adopts ‘Complete Streets’ policy

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(Cherry Hill, N.J.) – Township Council on Monday night adopted a new Complete Streets Policy that will make Cherry Hill’s roads safer and more accessible for everyone, Mayor Chuck Cahn has announced.

The new initiative... Read on...

Posted on: March 18, 2014

Animal Control offers tips to deter skunks, nuisance wildlife

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Independent Animal Control, which provides animal control services to Cherry Hill Township, recommends that homeowners take the following steps to deter skunks and other nuisance wildlife from their properties.

*Please... Read on...

Posted on: April 4, 2014

Cherry Hill Police take part in distracted-driving enforcement campaign

Law enforcement officers from the Cherry Hill Police Department will be cracking down on distracted drivers as part of a new national Distracted Driving Enforcement campaign.

From April 1st through the 21st, this... Read on...

Posted on: March 21, 2014

Save the date for the 5th annual Art Blooms Earth Festival, April 26

(Cherry Hill, N.J.) -- Spring should be in full bloom for families, neighbors, students and friends participating in the 5th Cherry Hill Art Blooms Earth Festival Saturday, April 26 at Croft Farm, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The... Read on...

Posted on: March 17, 2014

Calling all artists: Art Blooms juried art exhibit set for April 26-May 10

The Art Blooms juried art exhibit will be held April 26 - May 10 at the Croft Farm Arts Center, 100 Bortons Mill Road. This annual juried art exhibit will feature original two-dimensional works in watercolor, pastels, oils... Read on...

Posted on: March 19, 2014

South Jersey Gas begins infrastructure project at Evesham & Berlin roads

On March 18, South Jersey Gas began a month-long infrastructure replacement project at the intersection of Evesham and Berlin Roads, on the Cherry Hill-Voorhees border.

For approximately one month, crews will be working... Read on...

Posted on: March 19, 2014

Road reconstruction begins Thursday on Cooper, Harding avenues

The Cherry Hill Department of Engineering is set to begin work on two roads in the Erlton South section of the Township on Thursday, March 20, as part of the 2013 Road Maintenance Program.

Crews will be completing... Read on...

Posted on: March 13, 2014

Paperless billing now available for Township sewer rent

Cherry Hill Township now offers paperless billing for all residential and commercial Township sewer bills, giving property owners the option of replacing traditional paper bills with an e-mail notice.

This new service... Read on...

Posted on: March 13, 2014

PSE&G completing gas repairs along Haddonfield Road

Over the next few weeks, PSE&G will be making repairs to its natural gas facilities on Haddonfield Road in Cherry Hill. Work is scheduled in two different locations.

Work is currently underway in the first area, on... Read on...

Posted on: March 13, 2014

Volunteers needed for Art Blooms Earth Festival, April 26 at Croft Farm

Looking for volunteer hours while engaging with people and working outdoors? With six weeks to go until the 5th annual Art Blooms Earth Festival at historic Croft Farm, Saturday, April 26, organizers are putting together an... Read on...

Posted on: March 4, 2014

Cherry Hill designated as a New Jersey ‘Healthy Town’

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(Cherry Hill, N.J.) – Cherry Hill has been designated as a New Jersey Healthy Town for its implementation of the Mayor’s Wellness Campaign and the community’s strong support of the program, Mayor Chuck Cahn announced this... Read on...

Posted on: March 4, 2014

Mayor Cahn and Council join Dunkin' Donuts for grand re-opening celebration

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Last Saturday, hundreds of residents packed into a newly renovated Dunkin' Donuts in the Liberty Bell Plaza shopping center.

Mayor Cahn was on hand for the celebration, along with Council President Dave Fleisher,... Read on...

Posted on: March 4, 2014

Mayor, Council celebrate the grand opening of Republic Bank

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On Saturday, March 1, Mayor Chuck Cahn and Councilman Jim Bannar celebrated the official opening of Republic Bank at its newest South Jersey location, 399 Route 70 East.

The daylong event featured family-friendly... Read on...

Posted on: March 4, 2014

Mayor Cahn kicks off Power Train Sports Institute's Wellness Expo

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Mayor Chuck Cahn, Council President David Fleisher and Councilwoman Carole Roskoph were on hand to help kick off a special daylong Fitness and Wellness Expo with the Mayor's Wellness Campaign on Saturday, March 1.

The... Read on...

Posted on: March 5, 2014

Mayor, Council celebrate Student Government Day

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On Wednesday, Feb. 26, Mayor Cahn welcomed 28 Cherry Hill high school students to Town Hall for Student Government Day.

For the last 20 years, Student Government Day has given students from Cherry Hill East and West a... Read on...

Posted on: February 27, 2014

Public tours resume this weekend at Barclay Farmstead

(Cherry Hill, N.J.) – Mayor Chuck Cahn and Cherry Hill Township are pleased to announce the return of public open-house hours at the historic Barclay Farmstead, which resume for the spring season this Sunday, March 2.... Read on...

Posted on: January 30, 2014

NJ American Water continues water main replacement project

New Jersey American Water is continuing a water-main replacement project in several neighborhoods across Cherry Hill.

Work is expected to begin the week of Feb. 24 on Rolling Lane (Gatewood Road to Country Club Drive)... Read on...

Posted on: February 20, 2014

DPW crews work to patch potholes across Cherry Hill

(Cherry Hill, N.J.) – This particularly snowy, icy winter season has spawned an uptick in the number of potholes affecting municipal roadways. In response, the Cherry Hill Township Department of Public Works has launched an... Read on...

Report a Pothole
Posted on: February 3, 2014

Online tax, sewer bill payments now available

(Cherry Hill, N.J.) — As part of Mayor Chuck Cahn’s commitment to making government more accessible, Cherry Hill Township now offers residents the ability to pay property taxes and Township sewer bills online by credit card,... Read on...

Posted on: January 29, 2014

Free tax-prep help available for seniors through April 15

(Cherry Hill, N.J.) – With tax season upon us, Cherry Hill is once again partnering with the AARP to offer Township seniors free tax-preparation services through April 15.

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Tuesday and Friday... Read on...

Posted on: January 17, 2014

Home Improvement Program offers financial assistance to eligible Township residents

(Cherry Hill, N.J.) — Mayor Chuck Cahn announced today the availability of funds for the Township’s Housing Improvement Program (HIP), which provides funds to qualified homeowners looking to rehabilitate their homes.
... Read on...

Posted on: January 17, 2014

Cherry Hill Police to begin using electronic ticketing system

The Cherry Hill Police Department is set to begin utilizing a new electronic ticketing system that streamlines the process of issuing citations and will ultimately allow for more efficient policing, Mayor Chuck Cahn and... Read on...

Posted on: January 13, 2014

AWA spay/neuter campaign: Cat owners can 'Beat the Heat' in February

Warmer weather may still be months away, but Animal Welfare Association’s (AWA) wants you to “Beat the Heat” by spaying your cat in advance of her heat cycle and preventing unwanted litters from being born this spring. ... Read on...

Posted on: January 20, 2014

Snow-removal tips, winter property maintenance guidelines

As we continue through this snowy winter, residents can rest assured that the Township is always ready to respond when Mother Nature rears her head.

Snow preparation begins days in advance, with the Office of Emergency... Read on...

Posted on: December 9, 2013

Cherry Hill's OEM offers tips for winter-storm preparations

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As we enter a winter season that has already shown how unpredictable Mother Nature can be, the Cherry Hill Office of Emergency Management reminds residents that it is important to be prepared for extended power outages and... Read on...

Posted on: December 29, 2013

Mayor Cahn, Council mourn former Councilwoman Joyce Walker

Please see the statement below from Mayor Chuck Cahn, on the passing of former Councilwoman and current Fire Commissioner Joyce Alexander Walker. Joyce served on Council from 1998 to 2005, and was its Vice President from... Read on...

Posted on: December 12, 2013

Teen Scene program receives national recognition

“Teen Scene,” a program developed collaboratively by Cherry Hill High School West students and Cherry Hill Township, recently received national recognition with a “Promising Practices” Award from the Character Education... Read on...

Posted on: December 9, 2013

Mayor names new Chief of the Cherry Hill Police Department

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(Cherry Hill, N.J.) – Capt. William “Bud” Monaghan has been named the next Chief of the Cherry Hill Police Department, Mayor Chuck Cahn announced this morning.

Monaghan succeeds current Chief Rick DelCampo, who will... Read on...

Posted on: October 10, 2013

Mayor, Council renew vow to fight development at Woodcrest Country Club

(Cherry Hill, N.J.) – Yesterday, Cherry Hill Township was served with notice that the First Montgomery Group, the new owner of the Woodcrest Country Club property, has filed suit against the Township for the right to build... Read on...

Posted on: September 27, 2013

Council adopts second straight budget with no tax increase

(Cherry Hill, N.J.) – There will be no municipal tax increase for Cherry Hill residents for the second year in a row, under the budget adopted unanimously by Township Council on Thursday night.

The approved $64.7 million... Read on...

Posted on: September 27, 2013

Mayor's Message: Preparation is key to helping families, communities during emergencies

In the last several years, Cherry Hill and New Jersey as a whole have experienced our share of emergency events, from significant snowstorms a few winters ago, to Hurricane Irene and Superstorm Sandy in 2011 and 2012.... Read on...

Posted on: September 13, 2013

Free leaf bags now available for pickup; leaf collection begins Oct. 21

Leaf bags have arrived and are now availble for pickup at the Department of Public Works (1 Perina Blvd.) or in the Municipal Clerk's Office (Town Hall, Room 107).

The 30-gallon bags are being provided as a courtesy... Read on...

Posted on: September 10, 2013

Mayor, Council Challenge Country Club Owner’s Appeal of DEP Decision

(Cherry Hill, N.J.) – In response to the First Montgomery Group's appeal of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s decision to continue to exclude the Woodcrest Country Club from the Township... Read on...

Posted on: September 20, 2013

Volunteers to help beautify Cherry Hill’s open spaces on Sept. 28

(Cherry Hill, N.J.) – Cherry Hill residents are ready to roll up their sleeves and get their hands dirty in the name of keeping our community clean and preserving local open space on National Public Lands Day, next Saturday,... Read on...

Posted on: August 20, 2013

Mayor Cahn introduces second straight budget with no tax increase

(Cherry Hill, N.J.) – For the second consecutive year, Cherry Hill residents will see no increase in their municipal taxes under the budget introduced by Mayor Chuck Cahn on Monday night.

The proposed $64,703,621... Read on...

Posted on: August 26, 2013

Animal Control offers tips to deter skunks, nuisance wildlife from your property

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Independent Animal Control, which provides animal control services to Cherry Hill Township, recommends that homeowners take the following steps to deter skunks and other nuisance wildlife from their properties.

*Please... Read on...

Posted on: August 30, 2013

Camden County Health Dept. confirms rabid skunk in Cherry Hill

A skunk removed from Cherry Hill Township on Aug. 25 tested positive for rabies.

The skunk came into contact with a resident’s dog and was subsequently killed. The animal was picked up by the municipal animal control... Read on...

Posted on: July 17, 2013

Mayor's Message: Tips for beating summer's high heat and humidity

Summer is in full swing, bringing with it high heat and humidity. With that in mind, I’d like to share some summer safety tips that will help residents of all ages stay cool and healthy during the next few months... Read on...

Posted on: June 11, 2013

Council adopts preliminary tax levy with no increase over previous year

(Cherry Hill, N.J.) — Township Council on Tuesday, June 11, adopted a preliminary tax levy for fiscal year 2014 with a zero-percent increase over the previous fiscal year.

The preliminary levy will fund municipal... Read on...

Posted on: June 11, 2013

Council takes first step in revitalizing old manufacturing site

(Cherry Hill, N.J.) — Township Council tonight took the first step toward revitalizing two underutilized, stagnant properties in town, with the goal of transforming them into premier corporate and commercial facilities.... Read on...

Posted on: May 25, 2013

Mayor, Council: Work to preserve Woodcrest Country Club property continues

Dear Friends and Neighbors:

As you may know by now, the Woodcrest Country Club was bought at auction on May 20 by the First Montgomery Group, a real estate developer based in Marlton.

Together with Camden County, we... Read on...

Posted on: May 16, 2013

Judge Rules in Favor of Township Council in Haddonfield Lumber Litigation

(Cherry Hill, N.J.) – Township Council has been dismissed from the Haddonfield Lumber litigation.

At a hearing in Superior Court Thursday morning, Judge Faustino J. Fernandez-Vina granted the Township’s motion to... Read on...

Posted on: April 26, 2013

Cherry Hill, Miss Atlantic County partner on distracted-driving awareness campaign

(Cherry Hill, N.J.) – Mayor Chuck Cahn and Township Council on Monday joined Miss Atlantic County 2013 in delivering an important message to Cherry Hill residents: Distracted driving is a dangerous practice that can carry... Read on...

Posted on: April 8, 2013

Cherry Hill moves to strengthen regulation of vacant properties

(Cherry Hill, N.J.) –Township Council on Monday took the first step toward increasing accountability on the part of owners of vacant homes in Cherry Hill, introducing a comprehensive ordinance that would strengthen the... Read on...

Posted on: April 8, 2013

Council OKs pilot program to track use of resources, reduce costs

(Cherry Hill, N.J.) – Town Council on Monday night approved the creation of a two-year pilot program that will allow the Township to track the way municipal resources are used, and in turn, identify ways to cut costs and... Read on...

Posted on: April 3, 2013

Mayor, Council hope to purchase Woodcrest Country Club

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(Cherry Hill, N.J.) – Mayor Chuck Cahn and Township Council on Wednesday announced that they intend to join in the upcoming auction of the Woodcrest Country Club, and ultimately preserve the property as open space.

See... Read on...

Posted on: March 22, 2013

Cherry Hill website named one of New Jersey’s best

(Cherry Hill, N.J.) – Cherry Hill Township has one of the top municipal websites in the state, according to a study released this week by the Monmouth University Polling Institute and Graduate Program in Public Policy... Read on...

Posted on: March 15, 2013

Mayor's Message: DPW stands ready to repair potholes

It’s a common problem this time of year: You’re driving along a road when, suddenly: BAM! You hit a pothole.

These annoying craters emerge suddenly and without warning, jolting and rattling all who cross them. They are a... Read on...

Posted on: February 14, 2013

Whole Foods Market to open in Cherry Hill in 2014

(Cherry Hill, N.J.) – Mayor Chuck Cahn joined officials from Federal Realty Investment Trust Thursday in announcing that Whole Foods Market, the world’s leading natural and organic supermarket and the country’s first... Read on...

Click here for the official announcement
Posted on: February 14, 2013

Cherry Hill Public Library Board Appoints New Director

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Cherry Hill, N.J. – The Cherry Hill Public Library Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that Laverne Mann, MLIS, has been selected as the new Director of the Cherry Hill Public Library. Mann was appointed by the Board of... Read on...

Posted on: February 8, 2013

Mayor's Message: Township stands prepared for any winter weather

So far – knock on wood – the winter of 2012-13 has been a relatively quiet one. We know, however, that at any moment, Mother Nature could come knocking, bringing with her more than just a little snow, sleet and ice, and... Read on...

Posted on: January 31, 2013

Council OKs new regulations for cash-for-gold stores

(Cherry Hill, N.J.) – In an effort to help police more efficiently monitor transactions at cash-for-gold and secondhand goods stores in Cherry Hill, Township officials are instituting new licensing and reporting requirements... Read on...

Posted on: January 31, 2013

Cherry Hill awarded $20K for special-needs programs

(Cherry Hill, N.J.) – The Department of Recreation has been awarded a $20,000 state grant to support programming for Cherry Hill residents with special needs, Mayor Chuck Cahn has announced.

The grant, awarded through the... Read on...

Posted on: January 31, 2013

Free tax help available for seniors through April 12

(Cherry Hill, N.J.) – With tax season upon us, Cherry Hill and the AARP are once again partnering to offer Township seniors a popular, free tax-help program.

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Tuesday and Friday from Feb. 1... Read on...

Posted on: October 15, 2012

Sign up now to receive electronic tax-bill reminders!

Residents are invited and encouraged to sign up now for Cherry Hill Township’s newest e-mail alert, which will send homeowners a reminder about upcoming property tax and sewer bill due dates one week before payment is... Read on...

Posted on: November 26, 2012

Town Council adopts public smoking ban

Cherry Hill’s parks, playgrounds and other public facilities will soon be smoke-free, under an ordinance that was unanimously approved by Township Council following a public hearing on Monday night, Nov. 26.

The new law... Read on...

Click here for Mayor Cahn's original announceme
Posted on: November 14, 2012

Disaster assistance available through FEMA

FEMA DISASTER ASSISTANCEIf you sustained losses or damage from Hurricane Sandy, you may be eligible for disaster aid. There are several ways to apply.

-- For more information or to apply, go to www... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: October 23, 2012

Cherry Hill awarded $140,641 for recycling efforts

(Cherry Hill, N.J.) – Cherry Hill has been awarded a $140,641 recycling tonnage grant from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Mayor Chuck Cahn has announced.

The Township’s award is the eighth-largest... Read on...

Posted on: November 15, 2012

Mayor Cahn announces 'Smoke-Free Cherry Hill' initiative

(Cherry Hill, N.J.) – Smoke-free Township property and public lands could soon become law, under a proposed policy change announced Thursday by Mayor Chuck Cahn.

The proposed law, aimed at eliminating secondhand smoke... Read on...

Posted on: October 2, 2012

Bond refinance to save Cherry Hill taxpayers nearly $2 million

The Township has secured almost $2 million in savings for Cherry Hill taxpayers through Fiscal Year 2024, thanks to a successful debt-refinancing effort completed on Sept. 27, Mayor Chuck Cahn has announced.

Favorable... Read on...

Posted on: September 13, 2012

Paper yard-waste bags now available in Town Hall, DPW

FREE paper yard-waste bags are now available in the Mayor's Office and at the Dept. of Public Works. The large biodegradable bags are available to residents as a courtesy, on a first-come, first-served basis. They are... Read on...

Posted on: September 14, 2012

Stay fit and healthy through the fall with our Mayor's Wellness events

With vacations behind us, many people are getting back to the grind of day-to-day life. In the midst of everything else going on in our busy lives, it’s sometimes easy to lose track of what’s really important, particularly... Read on...

Posted on: September 13, 2012

Council adopts Cherry Hill's FY2013 budget with no tax increase

Municipal taxes will not increase for the residents of Cherry Hill, under the municipal budget adopted at the Sept. 10 Township Council meeting, Mayor Chuck Cahn has announced.

The governing body approved the $65,246,228... Read on...

Posted on: August 31, 2012

Weekly Column: Traffic-safety reminders for the back-to-school season

September is here, and with the new month comes a new school year for more than 11,000 boys and girls across Cherry Hill. The return to the classroom means a fresh start and much excitement for students, parents and teachers... Read on...

Posted on: July 18, 2012

Weekly Column: Summer Safety

Summer is the peak season for travel, recreation and much-needed relaxation with friends and family. But whether you’re staying home, visiting a local swim club, or planning a trip out of town, this time of year can also... Read on...

Posted on: July 16, 2012

Weekly Column: Answering Property Maintenance Questions

A well maintained community helps attract business investment and improves the overall reputation of our neighborhoods. For many, homeownership is a life goal, and keeping and maintaining that home is something homeowners... Read on...

Posted on: July 5, 2012

Weekly Column: Building a Healthier Cherry Hill

When we launched the Mayors Wellness Campaign (MWC) in April, the goal was to begin taking steps to build a healthier Cherry Hill by encouraging our residents and businesses to commit to making healthier lifestyle choices. ... Read on...

Posted on: June 20, 2012

Weekly Column: Tips To Beat The Heat This Summer

With summer comes the potential for extremely high and sometimes dangerous temperatures. According to... Read on...

Posted on: June 14, 2012

Weekly Column: Wildflowers will bloom again on Route 70

Over 60,000 drivers travel along Route 70 every day. This major 6.5-mile thoroughfare stretches through Cherry Hill from end to end. Although Route 70 is a state highway maintained by the New Jersey Department of... Read on...

Posted on: June 6, 2012

Weekly Column: Plenty To Do In Cherry Hill This Summer

The temperatures are rising and summer is just around the corner. While many families may travel down the shore or take a vacation, there is plenty to do right here in Cherry Hill with events and activities for residents of... Read on...

Posted on: May 29, 2012

Cherry Hill Township Cooling Centers

Cherry Hill Township has three sites designated cooling centers where people who are in need of a break from the heat can go. These locations have air conditioning and are open during periods of the day when it is the... Read on...

Posted on: May 29, 2012

Weekly Column: Cherry Hill Offers Numerous Opportunities For Seniors

It’s been said that the longer you live, the more beautiful life becomes and in Cherry Hill, we strive to make that statement a reality. Cherry Hill Township offers numerous benefits for seniors and endless chances to be... Read on...

Posted on: May 23, 2012

Town Hall closed Monday; Memorial Day Ceremony - 11am; trash, recycling collection pushed to Tuesday

In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, municipal offices will close at 3:00 pm today, and will be closed on Monday. Please join us on Monday May 28th at 11:00 am on the grounds of the Municipal Complex, 820 Mercer Street... Read on...

Posted on: May 22, 2012

Weekly Column: Memorial Day Is A Time To Remember

For most of us, Memorial Day is a holiday, a day spent with family and friends enjoying all of the things that make Cherry Hill such a wonderful place to live. But we should not forget that it is, first and foremost, a day... Read on...

Posted on: May 14, 2012

Weekly Column: Explore Cherry Hill's Swim Clubs

Summer is fast approaching and high temperatures are just around the corner. A great place to beat the heat and spend time with your neighbors is at one of Cherry Hill’s many swim clubs. Cherry Hill’s neighborhood swim... Read on...

Posted on: May 10, 2012

Weekly Column: Celebrating Cherry Hill's Community Volunteers

Volunteers are the lifeblood of our community, lending their time and skills for the benefit of others. As we finish Volunteer Awareness Month, I wanted to take this opportunity to thank our many volunteers for their hard... Read on...

Posted on: April 27, 2012

Weekly Column: Cherry Hill Announces Project Medicine Drop

What happens when a doctor writes more of a prescription than needed leaving excess medication? Unfortunately, most unused medications are simply dumped down the toilet or thrown in the trash, where they could ultimately... Read on...

Posted on: April 20, 2012

Weekly Column: Launching the Mayor's Wellness Campaign

Wellness is defined as “achieving a healthy balance of mind, body and spirit that results in an overall feeling of well-being.” While there are many factors that contribute to wellness, concentrating our efforts on a... Read on...

Posted on: April 23, 2012

Request for Proposals – Telecommunication Services for the Township of Cherry Hill

The Request for Proposal scheduled to open on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, 11:00 a.m. will be postponed. A new proposal opening date as well as an addendum/clarification will be issued and advertised.

Posted on: April 16, 2012

Weekly Column: Mayor Cahn marks 100 days serving Cherry Hill

The first 100 days of my administration have been busy, exciting, rewarding and productive. While the work continues, I wanted to recap some of the promises kept as we reach this milestone and highlight some of the progress... Read on...

Posted on: April 26, 2012

Statement from Mayor Cahn regarding issue at Horace Mann Elementary School

The Township of Cherry Hill has zero tolerance for bullying of any kind. Similarly, verbal abuse and humiliation of a child by an adult is inexcusable. Allegations of bullying by an adult in our schools are extremely... Read on...

Posted on: April 19, 2012

NJ Division of Consumer Affairs Expands “Project Medicine Drop” to Cherry Hill

CHERRY HILL – Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa and the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs today expanded “Project Medicine Drop,” a statewide initiative to help everyday citizens join the fight against the abuse of... Read on...

Posted on: April 5, 2012

Weekly Column: The Cherry Hill Business Council

The first 90 days of my administration have been extremely busy and fruitful. We have launched many initiatives and begun to streamline our operations to ensure our government operates more effectively and efficiently. We... Read on...

Posted on: April 3, 2012

Weekly Column: The Mayor's Wellness Campaign

Recent national and state statistics show that an extraordinary number of American citizens and New Jersey residents are currently obese or overweight; specifically, sixty-two percent of adults, thirty-four percent of... Read on...

Posted on: March 30, 2012

Earth Day Festivities Kick off Art Blooms Week

Earth Day Festivities Kick off Art Blooms WeekEvent to Start With a Family Fun Bike Ride and Launch of Mayor’s Wellness Campaign

Cherry Hill, NJ –Cherry Hill Township,... Read on...

Posted on: March 27, 2012

Cherry Hill Welcomes Home International Pianist Greg DeTurk For Concert

Cherry Hill Welcomes Home International Pianist Greg DeTurk For ConcertGraduate of Cherry Hill High School West returns home for performance

(Cherry Hill) The Cherry Hill Arts... Read on...

Posted on: March 23, 2012

Weekly Column: Creating A Virtual Town Hall

As Mayor, I have consistently reiterated the importance of improving and increasing our communication with members of the community. That is why I am excited to announce that we have begun rolling out our new Township... Read on...

Posted on: March 21, 2012

Cherry Hill Launches New Website Creating Virtual Town Hall

Cherry Hill Launches New Website Creating Virtual Town HallRedesigned site provides twenty-four seven access to Township information and services

(Cherry Hill, NJ) Mayor Chuck... Read on...

Posted on: March 17, 2012

Join us for Cherry Hill Night at the Riversharks!

Please join us for Cherry Hill Night at Campbell's Field on May 22nd!! Mayor Cahn will be throwing out the first pitch and we encourage you to bring your friends, family and your neighbors for a night out full of... Read on...

Posted on: March 15, 2012

Weekly Column: A more "Community Friendly" and "Business Friendly" Government

Over the past year, I listened as many residents and business owners complained about how Cherry Hill Township was not “business friendly” or “community friendly” when it came to our development – or, more specifically, how... Read on...

Posted on: March 8, 2012

Weekly Column: Improving Cherry Hill Parks and Recreation Facilities

Within our “Quilt of Neighborhoods,” Cherry Hill’s parks and playgrounds often serve as the seams where families gather for entertainment and activities. Cherry Hill is unique in that we are home to fifty-two Township parks... Read on...

Posted on: February 25, 2012

Cherry Hill Arts Board Seeking Volunteers

The Cherry Hill Arts Board is seeking volunteer members of all ages to help further their mission to spotlight and present the work of dedicated artists and performers of all ages and to bring quality arts programming to... Read on...

Posted on: March 1, 2012

Weekly Column: Student Government Day at Town Hall

For over a decade, Cherry Hill Township’s Student Government Day has offered Cherry Hill students the opportunity to learn first-hand about the processes and daily happenings of local government. Working with Township staff... Read on...

Posted on: June 3, 2011

Barclay, Croft Farm sites named ‘National Recreation Trails’

Two Cherry Hill trail sites have been designated as National Recreation Trails by the United States Department of the Interior.

The trails – located at the historic Barclay and Croft Farm sites – are the only New Jersey... Read on...

Posted on: February 25, 2012

AARP Tax Help For Seniors At Township Hall

AARP continues to offer free tax help in room 208 of Cherry Hill Town Hall, 820 Mercer Street on Tuesdays & Fridays until April 17. From 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, AARP will help prepare federal and state tax returns, along with... Read on...

Posted on: February 17, 2012

Weekly Column: Focusing on Education

Education is critical to ensuring the continued long-term success of our community. As a product of Cherry Hill Public Schools myself, I recognize that a quality education is the key to unlocking future opportunities for our... Read on...

Posted on: February 10, 2012

Weekly Column: Mayor Cahn Launches the Citizen's Cabinet

As a candidate, I spoke regularly about the need to further engage our community in the process of governing our Township. No matter where I traveled, be it community gatherings, Chats with Chuck, meetings with local... Read on...