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Cherry Hill Township Weekly Briefing for September 27 to October 4, 2013

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Welcome to the latest installment of the Mayor's Weekly Briefing, which contains a recap of events and news happening around town, upcoming events and community activities. I hope you will join us at these community events, sign up to receive e-mail updates, follow us on Twitter or like us on Facebook.

Work scheduled on Brace Road, Old Orchard Road next week
Please note the following road project scheduled for the week of Sept. 30 to Oct. 4:

  • Motorists should continue to watch for shoulder closures and lane shifts shifts along Brace Road from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. every day next week. The New Jersey Department of Transportation will be completing work to install and repair handicap ramps, driveway aprons and curbs between Bowood Drive and Haddonfield-Berlin Road, in preparation for future road reconstruction.
  • Additionally, the Department of Engineering is scheduled to  begin the first phase of reconstruction of Old Orchard Road, from Route 70 to Highgate Lane, on Monday, Oct. 7, weather-permitting. The work, which is funded in part by Municipal Aid from the New Jersey Department of Transportation, will include isolated concrete and curb repairs, as well as full road reconstruction. It is the first of several phases of work that will repave the entire stretch of Old Orchard. For more information, please call the Department of Engineering at (856) 424-3203.
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Free flu shots available at Town Hall from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday
In preparation for the 2013 flu season, the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services offer free flu shots to Cherry Hill residents from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, Oct. 10, in the Carman Tilelli Community Center at Town Hall. Shots will be administered on a first-come, first-served basis to residents ages 9 and older. For more information, click
here or call the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services at (800) 999-9045.
                                                           
Dozens of volunteers help celebrate National Public Lands DayNPLD for briefing 10-4.jpg
Last Saturday, dozens of Cherry Hill residents turned out to help beautify the trails and surrounding property at Croft Farm as part of National Public Lands Day. Led by the Cherry Hill Environmental Board and the Cherry Hill Trail Crew, nearly 40 people, including Council President Dave Fleisher, Council Vice President Sara Lipsett, and Councilwoman Susan Shin Angulo helped to paint rain barrels, remove invasive species, and widen existing trails, among other projects. It was a beautiful morning, and a wonderful turnout in support of Cherry Hill's open spaces. Thank you to all who came out, including our Environmental Board and the Trail Crew members, who give their time throughout the year to help make Cherry Hill a better place to live. Click 
here to see more photos from the day.

Tour historic Barclay Farmstead from noon to 4 p.m. this SundayBarclay for briefing.jpg
Dive into Cherry Hill’s history with a visit to our historic Barclay Farmstead this weekend. The Farmstead will be open from noon to 4 p.m. this Sunday for free guided tours of the 19th-century Quaker farmhouse and much more. While you’re there, walk on the surrounding nature trails and enjoy the playground and 32 acres of park land. Can't make it this weekend? The farmhouse is open for public tours the first Sunday of every month through November. For more information, call (856) 795-6225 or e-mail
info@barclayfarmstead.org.

2014 Miracle League Baseball signups to begin Oct. 5 at Challenge Grove Park
Registration begins tomorrow (Saturday, Oct. 5) for special-needs children interested in playing in the newly formed Camden County Miracle League at Jake’s Place for the 2014 season. Registration will take place as part of Bancroft Day, from noon to 5 p.m. at Challenge Grove Park. Any child ages 5 years and up with any disability is welcome to sign up; coaches and player "buddies" are also encouraged to register. Registration is $
20, but no child will be turned away for financial reasons. Click here for more information. 

Photographers, poets, musicians sought for Fall into the Arts events
Photographers of all ages and abilities are encouraged to enter our juried photography show, which runs during the annual Fall into the Arts celebration, from Oct. 12 to 26 at Croft Farm. Intake for the Art exhibit will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. this Wednesday, Oct. 9, at the Croft Farm Arts Center. Intake is open to all photographers; there is a $10 charge per entry, up to a maximum of three entries per artist.
The Cherry Hill Arts Board is also looking for artists to participate in a night of original poetry readings, live music and specialty desserts from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26. Those interested in signing up should email
Arts@chtownship.com with contact information and either a sample poem or a brief description of your music. For more information and complete guidelines, call (856) 488-7868, or email Arts@chtownship.com.

Cherry Hill Public Library hosts Volunteer Fair this SundayLibrary logo small.jpg
If you are looking for ways to help out in your community, stop by the Cherry Hill Public Library’s 8th Annual Volunteer Fair on Sunday, Oct. 6 from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. This event brings together nearly 30 local non-profit and community organizations seeking volunteers. Volunteer managers will be on hand to inform the public about their services and the different opportunities available to become involved. Volunteer organizations scheduled to attend include The Animal Orphanage, Cherry Hill Food Pantry, CONTACT Community Helplines, Holy Redeemer Hospice and Voorhees Pediatric Facility. To view a full list of participating organizations, visit www.chplnj.org. The Volunteer Fair is free and open to community members of all ages and interests. For more information, please contact the Library’s volunteer coordinator, Nancy, at (856) 903-1234.

Cherry Hill Alliance presents 'Boys Night Out' this Wednesday night
Don't miss a special Boys Night Out, "Who's in the Game? Balancing Winning and Losing" - an interactive presentation hosted by George Zografos, Assistant Principal of Rosa International Middle School on Wednesday, October 9, from 7-9:30 p.m. This free presentation is open to boys in grades 4 through 12 and their parents. For more information or to register, call (856) 488-7889 or email Alliance@chtownship.com. This evening is presented by the Cherry Hill Alliance on Alcohol & Drug Abuse. Click here for more information.


Leaf bags now available for pickup; leaf collection begins Oct. 21
Leaf bags are now available for pickup in the Municipal Clerk's Office (Room 107) in Town Hall, and at the Department of Public Works (1 Perina Blvd.). The 30-gallon bags are being provided as a courtesy in preparation for this year’s leaf season, which begins the week of Oct. 21. The bags are available free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis, thanks to a partnership with RecycleBank. Bagged leaves can be placed at the curb on your scheduled trash collection day, giving residents more flexibility as to when leaves can be cleaned up. For more information on leaf-collection or the leaf bag program, please call the Department of Public Works at (856) 424-4422.

The latest news from the Cherry Hill School District
Now that school is back in session, it's an excellent time to become reacquainted with the District's weekly e-newletter. Click
here for the latest edition of the Cherry Hill School District’s e-news update, which contains news, information and events from around the district.

Are you following Cherry Hill on Facebook, Twitter and by e-mail? 
There are many avenues for you to get updates on what's going on in Cherry Hill: 
  • You can like us on Facebook;
  • You can follow us on Twitter at @CherryHillTwp;
  • You can sign up to receive e-mail updates on our website by clicking "notify me."

For up-to-the-minute updates on any subject, call my office at (856) 488-7878, visit our municipal Web site at www.CherryHill-NJ.com, like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter (@CherryHillTwp). If you know someone who would like to receive this weekly briefing, please refer them to the "notify me" section on our website.

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Welcome to the latest installment of the Mayor's Weekly Briefing, which contains a recap of events and news happening around town, upcoming events and community activities. I hope you will join us at these community events, sign up to receive e-mail updates, follow us on Twitter or like us on Facebook.

Work scheduled on Brace Road, Old Orchard Road next week

Please note the following road project scheduled for the week of Sept. 30 to Oct. 4:


Motorists should continue to watch for shoulder closures and lane shifts shifts along Brace Road from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. every day next week. The New Jersey Department of Transportation will be completing work to install and repair handicap ramps, driveway aprons and curbs between Bowood Drive and Haddonfield-Berlin Road, in preparation for future road reconstruction.


Additionally, the Department of Engineering
is scheduled to begin the first phase of reconstruction of Old Orchard Road, from Route 70 to Highgate Lane, on Monday, Oct. 7, weather-permitting. The work, which is funded in part by Municipal Aid from the New Jersey Department of Transportation, will include isolated concrete and curb repairs, as well as full road reconstruction. It is the first of several phases of work that will repave the entire stretch of Old Orchard. For more information, please call the Department of Engineering at (856) 424-3203.




Free flu shots available at Town Hall from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday

In preparation for the 2013 flu season, the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services offer free flu shots to Cherry Hill residents from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday, Oct. 10, in the Carman Tilelli Community Center at Town Hall. Shots will be administered on a first-come, first-served basis to residents ages 9 and older. For more information, click here [http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=387] or call the Camden County Department of Health and Human Services at (800) 999-9045.

Dozens of volunteers help celebrate National Public Lands Day
Last Saturday, dozens of Cherry Hill residents turned out to help beautify the trails and surrounding property at Croft Farm as part of National Public Lands Day. Led by the Cherry Hill Environmental Board and the Cherry Hill Trail Crew, nearly 40 people, including Council President Dave Fleisher, Council Vice President Sara Lipsett, and Councilwoman Susan Shin Angulo helped to paint rain barrels, remove invasive species, and widen existing trails, among other projects. It was a beautiful morning, and a wonderful turnout in support of Cherry Hill's open spaces. Thank you to all who came out, including our Environmental Board and the Trail Crew members, who give their time throughout the year to help make Cherry Hill a better place to live. Click here [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cherry-Hill-Township/134342599655?ref=hl#!/pages/Cherry-Hill-Township/134342599655?id=134342599655&sk=photos_stream] to see more photos from the day.

Cherry Hill Public Library hosts Volunteer Fair this Sunday


If you are looking for ways
to help out in your community, stop by the Cherry Hill Public Library’s 8th
Annual Volunteer Fair on Sunday, Oct. 6 from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. This event
brings together nearly 30 local non-profit and community organizations seeking
volunteers. Volunteer managers will be on hand to inform the public about their
services and the different opportunities available to become involved.
Volunteer organizations scheduled to attend include The Animal Orphanage, Cherry Hill Food Pantry, CONTACT
Community Helplines, Holy Redeemer Hospice and Voorhees Pediatric Facility. To
view a full list of participating organizations, visit www.chplnj.org [http://www.chplnj.org/] . The Volunteer Fair is free
and open to community members of all ages and interests. For more
information, please contact the Library’s volunteer coordinator, Nancy, at
(856) 903-1234.

Tour historic Barclay Farmstead from noon to 4 p.m. this Sunday

Dive into Cherry Hill’s history with a visit to our historic Barclay Farmstead this weekend. The Farmstead will be open from noon to 4 p.m. this Sunday for free guided tours of the 19th-century Quaker farmhouse and much more. While you’re there, walk on the surrounding nature trails and enjoy the playground and 32 acres of park land. Can't make it this weekend? The farmhouse is open for public tours the first Sunday of every month through November. For more information, call (856) 795-6225 or e-mail info@barclayfarmstead.org [mailto:info@barclayfarmstead.org] .

2014 Miracle League Baseball signups to begin Oct. 5 at Challenge Grove Park

Registration begins tomorrow (Saturday, Oct. 5) for special-needs children interested in playing in the newly formed Camden County Miracle League at Jake’s Place for the 2014 season. Registration will take place as part of Bancroft Day, from noon to 5 p.m. at Challenge Grove Park. Any child ages 5 years and up with any disability is welcome to sign up; coaches and player "buddies" are also encouraged to register. Registration is $20, but no child will be turned away for financial reasons. Click here [http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=396] for more information.

Photographers, poets, musicians sought for Fall into the Arts events
Photographers of all ages and abilities are encouraged to enter our juried photography show, which runs during the annual Fall into the Arts celebration, from Oct. 12 to 26 at Croft Farm. Intake for the Art exhibit will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. this Wednesday, Oct. 9, at the Croft Farm Arts Center. Intake is open to all photographers; there is a $10 charge per entry, up to a maximum of three entries per artist.
The Cherry Hill Arts Board is also looking for artists to participate in a night of original poetry readings, live music and specialty desserts from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26. Those interested in signing up should email Arts@chtownship.com [mailto:Arts@chtownship.com] with contact information and either a sample poem or a brief description of your music. For more information and complete guidelines, call (856) 488-7868, or email Arts@chtownship.com [mailto:Arts@chtownship.com] .

Cherry Hill Alliance presents 'Boys Night Out' this Wednesday night
Don't miss a special Boys Night Out, "Who's in the Game? Balancing Winning and Losing" - an interactive presentation hosted by George Zografos, Assistant Principal of Rosa International Middle School on Wednesday, October 9, from 7-9:30 p.m. This free presentation is open to boys in grades 4 through 12 and their parents. For more information or to register, call (856) 488-7889 or email Alliance@chtownship.com [mailto:Alliance@chtownship.com] . This evening is presented by the Cherry Hill Alliance on Alcohol & Drug Abuse. Click here [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cherry-Hill-Recreation-Department/153392904854925?ref=stream#!/photo.php?fbid=167638546763694&set=a.153402198187329.1073741828.153392904854925&type=1&theater] for more information.



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

Leaf bags are now available for pickup in the Municipal Clerk's Office (Room 107) in Town Hall, and at the Department of Public Works (1 Perina Blvd.). The 30-gallon bags are being provided as a courtesy in preparation for this year’s leaf season, which begins the week of Oct. 21. The bags are available free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis, thanks to a partnership with RecycleBank. Bagged leaves can be placed at the curb on your scheduled trash collection day, giving residents more flexibility as to when leaves can be cleaned up. For more information on leaf-collection or the leaf bag program, please call the Department of Public Works at (856) 424-4422.

The latest news from the Cherry Hill School District

Now that school is back in session, it's an excellent time to become reacquainted with the District's weekly e-newletter. Click here [http://www.cherryhill.k12.nj.us/news/news/enews.cfm] for the latest edition of the Cherry Hill School District’s e-news update, which contains news, information and events from around the district.

Are you following Cherry Hill on Facebook, Twitter and by e-mail?

There are many avenues for you to get updates on what's going on in Cherry Hill:






You can like us on Facebook;

You can follow us on Twitter at @CherryHillTwp;

You can sign up to receive e-mail updates on our website by clicking "notify me."





For up-to-the-minute updates on any subject, call my office at (856) 488-7878, visit our municipal Web site at www.CherryHill-NJ.com [http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/] , like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter (@CherryHillTwp). If you know someone who would like to receive this weekly briefing, please refer them to the "notify me" section on our website.


Sincerely,


Chuck Cahn

Mayor








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