Friday, December 14, 2012
The two Cinnaminson businesses are slated to open on the same day.
Today! Both Speed Raceway and 7-Eleven—whose opening dates were pushed back…and back… and back…are slated to open for business today. Speed Raceway is set to open to the public at noon today for go-karters both young and old. It will be open until 11 p.m. “We finally got all the paperwork and everything necessary we needed,” said Brandon Whiting, manager of Speed Raceway, the Denver-based go-kart facility housed in the former Vanity Fair building on Route 130 and Riverton Road. There are some little things that need finishing up though, Whiting said. The merchandise shop probably won’t be open right away and the TVs may or may not be ready to go. But the go-karts are ready and really, that’s all that matters. “People can expect to get …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
The third time wasn't a charm; the convenience store's opening date is pushed back a fourth time.
The opening date of the new 7-Eleven located at the corner of Highland Avenue and Route 130 has been pushed back a fourth time. The new date given from a spokesperson for 7-Eleven Inc. is nearly two months after the store was initially set to open. According to Margaret Chabris, the new opening date is Dec. 13. Chabris said construction issues were still being worked out but just this week—on Dec. 5—the store was turned over to operations. That means employees will be stocking shelves and prepping the store for opening day. It seems like Dec. 13 could stick, but Chabris said that dates can still change. The original date was Oct. 24. That was pushed to Nov. 14 then again pushed to last week—Nov. 30. The store is owned by Lehigh Gas …
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
The new opening date is still this month, though.
Could the third time be the charm? Originally, officials for 7-Eleven Inc. said the new convenience store at Route 130 and Highland Avenue was set to open Oct. 24. A few weeks ago, that date was pushed back to Nov. 14. And now, the new opening date is Nov. 30. But that date could change again, according to Margaret Chabris, spokeswoman for 7-Eleven Inc. “The push back in timing for the opening of this store was due to construction delays,” Chabris said in an email to Cinnaminson Patch. “Opening dates are a moving target.” If that date changes, you can be sure we'll bring you that information. The store is owned by Lehigh Gas Corporation, a group based in Bethlehem, PA. It holds partnerships with several gas station companies including …
Saturday, November 10, 2012
The convenience store should be open this month.
The original opening date of Oct. 24 for the new 7-Eleven store has come and gone, but your Slurpee fix is right around the corner. The new opening date is scheduled for Nov. 14, according to Scott Drake, of the finance and communications department for 7-Eleven, Inc. The newest 7-Eleven location is at 407 Route 130 South at the corner of Highland Avenue. The store is owned by Lehigh Gas Corporation, a group based in Bethlehem, PA. It holds partnerships with several gas station companies including Mobil, Hess and Gulf. The new 7-Eleven will not feature a gas station, however. The store is around 3,000 square feet and will hold 18 parking spots. The 7-Eleven at the Route 130 and Riverton Road jug handle will remain open.
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Construction is nearing completion on the convenience store at Route 130 and Highland Avenue.
The new 7-Eleven store at the intersection of Route 130 south and Highland Avenue is slated to open Oct. 24, according to a communications official with the popular convenience store. Scott Drake, of the finance and communications department for 7-Eleven, Inc., said there's still some construction going on at the store, whose address is 407 Route 130 South. The store is slated to open Oct. 24 with a grand opening event some time in early December. The store is owned by Lehigh Gas Corporation, a group based in Bethlehem, Pa. It holds partnerships with several gas station companies including Mobil, Hess and Gulf. The new 7-Eleven will not feature a gas station. The store is around 3,000 square feet and will hold 18 parking spots. The 7-…
Friday, September 28, 2012
Get your caffeine on and celebrate with a free cup of coffee.
If the first words out of your mouth every morning are, “I’ll have a large coffee”—or if you can’t even speak until after you’ve had your java fix—there's a national holiday created especially for you. America will put staunch tea drinkers to shame on National Coffee Day this Saturday, when coffee fiends can rejoice and celebrate their beloved coffee bean with free brew from national chains. Coffee was first brought to America in the mid-1600s in a shipment en route to “New Amsterdam,” now known as New York, according to the National Coffee Association. We have that shipment and the Boston Tea Party to thank for turning the nation into coffee drinkers. National coffee chains, some with locations in and around Gloucester Township, will be …
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
For its 85th birthday, 7-Eleven is providing free Slurpees.
Even though the temperature may hit 90 on Wednesday, you can stay cool on 7-Eleven Day. On July 11, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. (note the time swap), more than 8,000 7-Eleven locations across the country will be giving out free 7.11-oz. Slurpees for its 85th birthday celebration. But get there early—the Slurpees are only available as supplies last and several locations run out of special 7-Eleven Day cups midday. If you miss out on the free Slurpees, you can munch on a birthday donut, according to the store’s website. The rewards don’t stop there though—you can get two free rewards points on every free cup Wednesday. Slurpee Nation rewards can get you Slurpee iPhone wallpaper, computer backgrounds and ringtones. Also, participating Cinemark …
Friday, March 16, 2012
Barone's, on the jughandle at Highland and Route 130, would be knocked down and the land grassed over.
Township committee will vote Monday on an ordinance authorizing the purchase of the vacant Barone’s Service Center along the corridor at Highland Avenue, using about $350,000 of grant money left over from the township’s Route 130 reconfiguration project. “The plan is to remove the curb cuts, knock the building down and grass it over,” said Deputy Mayor Anthony Minniti, who is also the director of economic development. Township committee secured grant money through the New Jersey Department of Transportation for the corridor project several years ago. Minniti said since that project came under budget, there’s some money left over. After speaking to the township attorney and DOT, Minniti said the township received the necessary approval to …
Monday, August 1, 2011
The old Exxon station on the corner of Highland and Route 130 will be a 7-11.
The Route 130 corridor will get a new 7-Eleven at the corner of Highland Avenue after zoning plans were recently approved. Lehigh Gas Corporation plans to add the convenience store there once all environmental tests are finished and cleanup is done. The store will be around 3,000 square feet and hold 18 parking spots. “What we try to do with our vision on Route 130 is to provide an array of businesses that best serve the needs of residents,” said Committeeman Anthony Minniti, director of economic development. The 7-Eleven location on Route 130 and Riverton Road will remain open for customers traveling on Route 130 north. The new location, which was once home to an Exxon gas station, will also add a ratable to the township’s tax base. “It …