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Cherry Hill Township Weekly Briefing for Nov. 1 to 8, 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.

Municipal offices closed Monday in observance of Veterans Day
The Cherry Hill Township Municipal Building will be closed on Monday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day, and will reopen on Tuesday, Nov. 12. However, trash, recycling, yard-waste and leave collection will proceed as scheduled on Monday.

American Legion ceremony to honor local veterans this SundayFlag.jpg
Councilwoman Susan Shin Angulo will join members of American Legion Post 372 this Sunday to help honor our local veterans in a special ceremony scheduled for 3 p.m. at the Legion's Post, 1532 Martin Ave. Tim Chambers, aka "The Saluting Marine" from Washington D.C.'s Rolling Thunder, will serve as a special guest for the ceremony, and Camden County Veterans Affairs will present several Military Service Medals to local veterans, including past and present American Legion Commanders. A Flag Retirement Ceremony will follow the presentations. For more information, e-mail squinn9807@aol.com or call (856) 495-7270.

Grace period for third-quarter property tax bills extended to Nov. 12
Due to Monday's holiday, the grace period for homeowners to pay their property tax bills for the third quarter of 2013 has been extended until the close of business on Tuesday, Nov. 12. Homeowners can pay their tax bills through this date without penalty. Third-quarter tax payments were due Nov. 1. The Tax Collector's Office will be open for extended hours on Tuesday, from 8 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. For more information, please call (856) 488-7880.

Township co-sponsors shredding, e-waste event Nov. 17 at the JCC Nov 17 Shred Event.jpg
The Township is proud to partner with Sustainable Cherry Hill and the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey to offer Cherry Hill residents a free paper shredding and electronic waste recycling event, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. next Sunday, Nov. 17, at the Katz JCC tennis courts (1301 Springdale Road). This free service is available to all residents and small businesses with less than 50 employees. Electronics will be recycled by E-force Recycling, and shredding will be provided by Recall. We will accept all electronic devices with a plug; however, no smoke detectors, large appliances, CRTs or TVs will be accepted. All data media will be destroyed or wiped. For more information, please call (856) 488-7878. If you can't make it out to our Nov. 17 event, but you would like to recycle your old electronics, remember that you can recycle e-waste for free 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at the Department of Public Works, 1 Perina Blvd. For more information, please call (856) 424-4422.

Road reconstruction scheduled next week on Old Orchard Road
Weather-permitting, the Township Engineering Department is scheduled to begin milling and repaving of Old Orchard Road from Route 70 to Highgate Lane from Monday, Nov. 11, to Wednesday, Nov. 13. During the work period, traffic coming off of Route 70 onto Old Orchard Road will be detoured onto Split Rock Drive; local traffic will still have access coming off of Route 70. Drivers are asked to use caution. This is the first phase in a multi-phase project, funded by municipal aid grant dollars, to repave all of Old Orchard Road. For more information on this or any other road project in Cherry Hill, please call the Department of Engineering at (856) 424-3203. 

Mayor helps celebrate grand openings, renovations at two local ShopRite storesShopRite opening.jpg
This past Tuesday morning, I joined members of the Ravitz family and their ShopRite Supermarkets teams as they debuted major renovations at both of their Cherry Hill locations. The grocery stores celebrated the grand opening of the new liquor store within ShopRite's location at the Garden State Pavilions, and the completion of renovations to the Evesham Road location in a pair of ceremonies early Tuesday morning. I was proud to be a part of the day's festivities, and proud to celebrate yet another local business that has chosen to re-invest and grow right here in Cherry Hill. To read more about the ceremonies and ShopRite's renovations, click here.  

Curbside leaf collection continues; free leaf bags still available
The Department of Public Works will continue curbside leaf collection in several Township neighborhoods next week. Please remember to rake your leaves to the curb ahead of collection date posted in your neighborhood. To aid in this process and give homeowners more flexibility with their leaf collection, free, 30-gallon paper leaf bags are still available for pickup in the Municipal Clerk's Office (Room 107) in Town Hall or at at the Department of Public Works (1 Perina Blvd.). The following neighborhoods are scheduled for collection this week; a second collection is tentatively set for the week of Dec. 9: Brandywoods, Brookdale, Cherry Valley, Apple Hill, Locustwood, Barclay Farms, Barclay Farm Hamlets, Bowling Green, Downs Farm, Ashland, Sleepy Hollow. Please avoid parking cars in the street on scheduled leaf-collection dates, and be sure to remove branches, twigs and other debris from leaf piles to ensure they can be collected. For more information, including the full leaf collection schedule, click here, or call DPW at (856) 424-4422. 

Township now filling part-time crossing guard positions
Cherry Hill Township is looking for part-time crossing guards to temporarily fill vacancies. Crossing guards work assigned school posts for morning and afternoon sessions during the school year. Applicants can click here to download an application online, or pick up an application packet at the Cherry Hill Police Department Records window at the Municipal Building, 820 Mercer St.

Join the Cherry Hill Trail Crew for a session from 9 a.m. to noon tomorrowTrail Crew.jpg
Residents interested in helping to enhance and maintain Cherry Hill's vast system of nature and walking trails are invited to check out the Cherry Hill Trail Crew. The crew's next session is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon tomorrow, Nov. 9, at the Borton's Mill Trails, a popular dog-walking trail system. A full slate of projects are planned for tomorrow's session, including installing trail signs, removing invasive plant species, and marking out improvements to the trail system. If you plan to attend, please meet in the parking lot on Borton's Mill Road, near the Brace Road intersection. To learn more about the trail crew and stay up-to-date on events, click here. For more information, please contact Jay at (856) 470-8967, or e-mail chtrailcrew@gmail.com.

Friends of the Cherry Hill Public Library host book sale Nov. 13-16
Now that fall is here, there's no better time to curl up and enjoy a great book! The Friends of the Cherry Hill Public Library will host a special book sale from Wednesday, Nov. 13, to Saturday, Nov 16. The sale starts with a special pre-sale for Friends members only, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13. It opens to the public during library hours on Thursday, Nov. 14, and Friday, Nov. 15. On Saturday, you can fill a bag with books for just $5, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come check out the wide variety of books available, as well as DVDs, CDs and records that will also be offered. For more information, call (856)667-0300 or e-mail cherryhillfriends@gmail.com

Celebrate Holiday House at the Barclay Farmstead, Nov. 22-24Barclay snow.jpg
The Friends of Barclay Farmstead extend a warm "Williamsburg" welcome to all during this year's Holiday House festivities, which run from Friday, Nov. 22, through Sunday, Nov. 24, at the historic farmhouse. The house will be decorated in traditional colonial style with elegant flourishes and simple candlelight. "American Girl" Felicity and some of her friends will make an appearance to help put the finishing touches on decorations! While you're there, shop the Museum Shop for holiday gifts made by local craftspeople. Holiday House is free to attend, but a $2 donation at the door is appreciated, and will help support the Friends of Barclay Farmstead. Hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 22; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23; and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 24. Barclay Farmstead is located at 209 Barclay Lane. For more information, call (856) 795-6225, or e-mail FarmsteadPrograms@yahoo.com.

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:    

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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 of 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.

Municipal offices closed Monday in observance of Veterans Day

The Cherry Hill Township Municipal Building will be closed on Monday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day, and will reopen on Tuesday, Nov. 12. However, trash, recycling, yard-waste and leave collection will proceed as scheduled on Monday.

American Legion ceremony to honor local veterans this Sunday

Councilwoman Susan Shin Angulo will join members of American Legion Post 372 this Sunday to help honor our local veterans in a special ceremony scheduled for 3 p.m. at the Legion's Post, 1532 Martin Ave. Tim Chambers, aka "The Saluting Marine" from Washington D.C.'s Rolling Thunder, will serve as a special guest for the ceremony, and Camden County Veterans Affairs will present several Military Service Medals to local veterans, including past and present American Legion Commanders. A Flag Retirement Ceremony will follow the presentations. For more information, e-mail squinn9807@aol.com [mailto:squinn9807@aol.com] or call (856) 495-7270.

Grace period for third-quarter property tax bills extended to Nov. 12
Due to Monday's holiday, the grace period for homeowners to pay their property tax bills for the third quarter of 2013 has been extended until the close of business on Tuesday, Nov. 12. Homeowners can pay their tax bills through this date without penalty. Third-quarter tax payments were due Nov. 1. The Tax Collector's Office will be open for extended hours on Tuesday, from 8 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. For more information, please call (856) 488-7880.

Township co-sponsors shredding, e-waste event Nov. 17 at the JCC

The Township is proud to partner with Sustainable Cherry Hill and the Jewish Federation of Southern New Jersey to offer Cherry Hill residents a free paper shredding and electronic waste recycling event, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. next Sunday, Nov. 17, at the Katz JCC tennis courts (1301 Springdale Road).
This free service is available to all residents and small businesses with less than 50 employees. Electronics will be recycled by E-force Recycling, and shredding will be provided by Recall. We will accept all electronic devices with a plug; however, no smoke detectors, large appliances, CRTs or TVs will be accepted. All data media will be destroyed or wiped. For more information, please call (856) 488-7878. If you can't make it out to our Nov. 17 event, but you would like to recycle your old electronics, remember that you can recycle e-waste for free 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at the Department of Public Works, 1 Perina Blvd. For more information, please call (856) 424-4422.

Road reconstruction scheduled next week on Old Orchard Road

Weather-permitting, the Township Engineering Department is scheduled to begin milling and repaving of Old Orchard Road from Route 70 to Highgate Lane from Monday, Nov. 11, to Wednesday, Nov. 13. During the work period, traffic coming off of Route 70 onto Old Orchard Road will be detoured onto Split Rock Drive; local traffic will still have access coming off of Route 70. Drivers are asked to use caution. This is the first phase in a multi-phase project, funded by municipal aid grant dollars, to repave all of Old Orchard Road. For more information on this or any other road project in Cherry Hill, please call the Department of Engineering at (856) 424-3203.

Mayor helps celebrate grand openings, renovations at two local ShopRite stores
This past Tuesday morning, I joined members of the Ravitz family and their ShopRite Supermarkets teams as they debuted major renovations at both of their Cherry Hill locations. The grocery stores celebrated the grand opening of the new liquor store within ShopRite's location at the Garden State Pavilions, and the completion of renovations to the Evesham Road location in a pair of ceremonies early Tuesday morning. I was proud to be a part of the day's festivities, and proud to celebrate yet another local business that has chosen to re-invest and grow right here in Cherry Hill. To read more about the ceremonies and ShopRite's renovations, click here [http://cherryhill.patch.com/groups/business-news/p/ravitzes-debut-liquor-store-renovated-shoprite?ncid=txtlnkusaolp00000593] .

Curbside leaf collection continues; free leaf bags still available
The Department of Public Works will continue curbside leaf collection in several Township neighborhoods next week. Please remember to rake your leaves to the curb ahead of collection date posted in your neighborhood. To aid in this process and give homeowners more flexibility with their leaf collection, free, 30-gallon paper leaf bags are still available for pickup in the Municipal Clerk's Office (Room 107) in Town Hall or at at the Department of Public Works (1 Perina Blvd.). The following neighborhoods are scheduled for collection this week; a second collection is tentatively set for the week of Dec. 9: Brandywoods, Brookdale, Cherry Valley, Apple Hill, Locustwood, Barclay Farms, Barclay Farm Hamlets, Bowling Green, Downs Farm, Ashland, Sleepy Hollow. Please avoid parking cars in the street on scheduled leaf-collection dates, and be sure to remove branches, twigs and other debris from leaf piles to ensure they can be collected. For more information, including the full leaf collection schedule, click here [http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=402] , or call DPW at (856) 424-4422.

Township now filling part-time crossing guard positions

Cherry Hill Township is looking for part-time crossing guards to temporarily fill vacancies. Crossing guards work assigned school posts for morning and afternoon sessions during the school year. Applicants can click here [http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/admin/%20http://www.cherryhill-nj.com/jobs.aspx] to download an application online, or pick up an application packet at the Cherry Hill Police Department Records window at the Municipal Building, 820 Mercer St.

Join the Cherry Hill Trail Crew for a session from 9 a.m. to noon tomorrow

Residents interested in helping to enhance and maintain Cherry Hill's vast system of nature and walking trails are invited to check out the Cherry Hill Trail Crew. The crew's next session is scheduled for 9 a.m. to noon tomorrow, Nov. 9, at the Borton's Mill Trails, a popular dog-walking trail system. A full slate of projects are planned for tomorrow's session, including installing trail signs, removing invasive plant species, and marking out improvements to the trail system. If you plan to attend, please meet in the parking lot on Borton's Mill Road, near the Brace Road intersection. To learn more about the trail crew and stay up-to-date on events, click here [https://www.facebook.com/CherryHillTrailCrew?fref=ts] . For more information, please contact Jay at (856) 470-8967, or e-mail chtrailcrew@gmail.com [mailto:chtrailcrew@gmail.com] .

Friends of the Cherry Hill Public Library host book sale Nov. 13-16

Now that fall is here, there's no better time to curl up and enjoy a great book! The Friends of the Cherry Hill Public Library will host a special book sale from Wednesday, Nov. 13, to Saturday, Nov 16. The sale starts with a special pre-sale for Friends members only, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13. It opens to the public during library hours on Thursday, Nov. 14, and Friday, Nov. 15. On Saturday, you can fill a bag with books for just $5, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come check out the wide variety of books available, as well as DVDs, CDs and records that will also be offered. For more information, call (856)667-0300 or e-mail cherryhillfriends@gmail.com [mailto:cherryhillfriends@gmail.com] .

Celebrate Holiday House at the Barclay Farmstead, Nov. 22-24
The Friends of Barclay Farmstead extend a warm "Williamsburg" welcome to all during this year's Holiday House festivities, which run from Friday, Nov. 22, through Sunday, Nov. 24, at the historic farmhouse. The house will be decorated in traditional colonial style with elegant flourishes and simple candlelight. "American Girl" Felicity and some of her friends will make an appearance to help put the finishing touches on decorations! While you're there, shop the Museum Shop for holiday gifts made by local craftspeople. Holiday House is free to attend, but a $2 donation at the door is appreciated, and will help support the Friends of Barclay Farmstead. Hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 22; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23; and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 24. Barclay Farmstead is located at 209 Barclay Lane. For more information, call (856) 795-6225, or e-mail FarmsteadPrograms@yahoo.com.

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 of our website.


Sincerely,

Chuck Cahn

Mayor






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