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LaScala’s Fire in Marlton makes an appetizing splash.

LaScala’s Fire in Marlton makes an appetizing splash.

Jaclynn Hernberg, Eastside Staff

November 30, 2017


Filed under Community, Showcase

LaScala’s Fire opened its doors in 2016 and brought the taste of the Philadelphia tradition to its new home in South Jersey. They serve traditional Italian cuisine and wood fired pizza, while relaxing in their updated modern atmosphere. The restaurant is located in the Promenade off of Route 73 in Ma...

Annual Craft Show comes to Ocean City on October 10th

Annual Craft Show comes to Ocean City on October 10th

Jaclynn Hernberg, Eastside Staff

November 30, 2017


Filed under Community, Showcase

The annual craft show held in Ocean City, New Jersey will head back to the shore on Saturday, October 10 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. spanning from 5th Street to 14th Street on Asbury Avenue. This craft fair has free entry and parking on all streets and city parking lots because it is open to the public. More ...

Ishita Panwar (’19) and Joyce Park (’19) organize a community-wide fundraiser to raise awareness and help victims of recent hurricanes

Ishita Panwar (’19) and Joyce Park (’19) organize a community-wide fundraiser to raise awareness and help victims of recent hurricanes

Nafessa Jaigirdar, Eastside Webmaster

November 9, 2017


Filed under Community, Showcase

For Ishita Panwar (‘19), it all started out as another typical August night. With school quickly approaching, she was trying her best to hold onto what little was left of her summer break. Reclining in bed, while trapped in the vortex that is YouTube, she happened upon a series of live footage from the stream of recent ...

Franklin Institute opens its “Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor” exhibit displaying original statues from over 2,000 years ago

Franklin Institute opens its “Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor” exhibit displaying original statues from over 2,000 years ago

Shir Goldfinger, Eastside Staff

November 5, 2017


Filed under Community, Showcase

From now until March 4, The Franklin Institute will be displaying its “Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor” exhibit. The exhibit highlights the magnificent stone Terracotta Warriors found in the tomb of China’s first emperor, Qin Shi Huang. Over 2,000 years ago, in around 210 B.C.E., Qin Shi Huang ordere...

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


Filed under Community, Showcase

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...

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