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PATCO’s ‘Phantom Station’ could make comeback

PATCO’s ‘Phantom Station’ could make comeback

Joshua Pipe, Eastside News/Features Editor
July 30, 2017
Filed under Community, Showcase

A PATCO train races down the tracks, fresh off the Ben Franklin Bridge, barreling toward the 8th and Market stop. A look out the window would greet riders with the pitch darkness of a subway tunnel, except in one place. Underneath the intersection of 6th and Race streets, right on the edge of Philadel...

Longwood Gardens’ Main Fountain Garden receives renovations

Longwood Gardens’ Main Fountain Garden receives renovations

Sophia Liang, Eastside Community Editor
July 25, 2017
Filed under Community, Showcase

This season, birds are singing, flowers are blooming and excitement is bubbling at Longwood Gardens in Chester County, Pennsylvania. The historic gardens have long been known for their stunning assemblage of flora, but this summer is particularly special because it marks the premiere of the new Sum...

A concert for a good cause

A concert for a good cause

Julia Benedetto, Eastside Community Editor
July 23, 2017
Filed under Community, Showcase

On Sunday July 16, a backyard benefit concert was held in Fox Hollow to help raise funds for cancer research. The benefit concert, Stand Up to Cancer,  was founded by Patricia Irwin, 19, who graduated from Cherry Hill High School East in 2015. She now studies musical theatre and vocal performance a...

Soho Park serves up New York styled cheesesteaks

Soho Park serves up New York styled cheesesteaks

Jared Fisch, Managing Editor
July 22, 2017
Filed under Community, Restaurant Reviews, Showcase

Growing up in the Philadelphia area, I know to stay away from “Philly cheesesteaks” outside of Philly but nobody ever said anything about New York cheesesteaks. With the temperature nearing triple digits, I needed an escape. My stomach growling, my back sweating, the clock ticking...it was alre...

Baby gorilla at the Philadelphia Zoo makes headlines

Baby gorilla at the Philadelphia Zoo makes headlines

Ali Koenig, Eastside News/Features Editor
June 26, 2017
Filed under Community, Showcase

How does one become famous? If you’re Justin Bieber, you post a video on YouTube. If you’re Anna Kendrick, you audition for a Broadway musical. If you’re the latest baby gorilla at the Philadelphia Zoo, all you have to do to receive national attention is be born. On Thursday, June 1, a 17-ye...

Chabad Lubavitch celebrates its building expansion

Chabad Lubavitch celebrates its building expansion

Chelsea Stern, Eastside Community Editor
June 15, 2017
Filed under Community, Showcase

Chabad Lubavitch, a Cherry Hill synagogue and learning center for the Jewish community, celebrated the progress in its building expansion with a groundbreaking ceremony on Sunday, June 14.  Two hundred representatives of Jewish community kicked off the construction project with a night complete with...

Students can participate in local summer reading program

Students can participate in local summer reading program

Claire McFadden, Eastside Staff
June 12, 2017
Filed under Community, Showcase

Summer is known as the season of swimming, going to the beach and relaxation. Every school year students are always looking forward to the glorious last day of finals, when they can put down their pencils, pack up their binders and close their books until September arrives. This time of year has finally...

Take time to indulge yourself at Massos Water Ice and Custard in Gibbsboro

Take time to indulge yourself at Massos Water Ice and Custard in Gibbsboro

Maddy Kagan, Eastside Staff
June 8, 2017
Filed under Community, Showcase

This past Sunday, I visited Massos Water Ice Shop in Gibbsboro. I had previously been to this water ice store, but that was a while ago. My dad and I were deciding between Massos and Maple Shade Custard. We usually go to Maple Shade Custard so we decided to switch things up for a change. I pulled up next to ...

JCC develops a teen leadership program for ninth graders

JCC develops a teen leadership program for ninth graders

Naomi Korn, Eastside Staff
June 3, 2017
Filed under Community, Showcase

If teens want to learn how to play tennis, they can sign up for a tennis clinic. If they want to learn how to play the clarinet, they can enroll in clarinet lessons. However, it is not as easy for teens that want to become better community leaders to find a place to turn. Recognizing this, the Katz JCC ...

Phillies Phestival makes for a phenomenal event

Phillies Phestival makes for a phenomenal event

Drew Hoffman, Eastside Sports Editor
May 5, 2017
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On Thursday, May 11 at Citizens Bank Park in South Philadelphia, the 2017 Phillies Phestival will take place. The Phestival is a gathering that provides  Phillies fans with the opportunity to receive autographs from players and win auction prizes.  During the festival, the whole stadium is open for guests to walk ar...

Nike set to launch the Pro-Hijab in 2018 for female athletes that are Muslim

Nike set to launch the Pro-Hijab in 2018 for female athletes that are Muslim

Nashita Ali, Eastside Staff
April 11, 2017
Filed under Community, Showcase

In the spring of 2018, Nike’s latest project will be released, revolutionizing the ability to exercise for muslim women around the globe. For centuries, women who chose to wear a hijab (a veil worn by muslim women to cover their head and chest) have struggled to find a suitable head scarf to wear w...

The first day of Spring with Ilana

The first day of Spring with Ilana

Ilana Arougheti, Eastside Community Editor
March 22, 2017
Filed under Community, Showcase

This morning’s Google Doodle was adorable. It featured a mouse emerging from their little underground den, complete with a fishbowl and a calendar, to drag a disproportionately large daisy back into their den and place it in a vase of water. Sure, it’s PARCC season, there’s still snow on the ground,...

Mrs. Paula Saillard, from Woodrow Wilson High School in Camden raises money in an effort to take her French-speaking students on a trip to Paris

Mrs. Paula Saillard, from Woodrow Wilson High School in Camden raises money in an effort to take her French-speaking students on a trip to Paris

Ali Koenig, Eastside Staff
March 20, 2017
Filed under Community, Showcase

Five weeks before spring break, Mrs. Paula Saillard and her French students at Woodrow Wilson High School in Camden, NJ received exciting news: They had raised enough money to travel to Paris. Saillard, who taught French at Cherry Hill East for 16 years, has been wanting to take her students to Paris...

Cibo by Illiano offers a wide variety of Italian style dishes

Cibo by Illiano offers a wide variety of Italian style dishes

Maddy Kagan, Eastside Staff
March 16, 2017
Filed under Community, Showcase

Cibo by Illiano, in Short Hills, Cherry Hill, is on the brink of becoming something big. This authentic Italian restaurant is full of dishes that will keep your mouth watering. When you first enter the store, you are surrounded by the aroma of freshly made pizza and garlic knots. The restaurant is...

Stormin Stofman: Major winter storm expected to strike the area later tonight

Stormin Stofman: Major winter storm expected to strike the area later tonight

Jake Stofman, Eastside Staff
March 13, 2017
Filed under Community

We have a major snow storm coming our way Monday night into Wednesday morning. Green: coating-2 inches Light blue: 2-5 inches Second blue: 5-10 inches Dark blue: 10-16 isolated 20 inches Pink: 18-26+ isolated 30 inches ...

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