Saturday, May 18, 2013
Also, a Delran woman admits to faking cancer for months and Cinnaminson School District honors students and staff.
Cinnaminson School Superintendent Salvatore Illuzzi says the school district is offering a 'substantial cash reward' for information leading to an arrest. The Broad Street restaurant, the creation of a trio of Stephen Starr alumni, opened last fall. Lori Stilley admitted she faked terminal cancer for months, accepting thousands of dollars in cash, free meals and even a free wedding. The school board handed out awards for Teacher of the Year and the annual Achievement Awards. The district will recognize student achievement at next month's meeting. The stretch of highway running through Burlington County has been named one of the state's deadliest for pedestrians the last five years. Cinnaminson High School held its annual People's Choice …
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Also, township committee tries to debunk rumors about redevelopment and a Shamong man is formally indicted for murder in the death of a 1-year-old.
Cinnaminson firefighter Chris Ricciuti passed away recently after giving 20 years to the department. The township once again tried to dispel the rumor that it planned to use eminent to drive out existing businesses on Route 130. Where was Cinnaminson ranked in South Jersey Magazine's list of the top towns in the area? A grand jury indicted Steven Donaldson in connection with the death of 1-year-old Claudia Nunes in Cinnaminson earlier this year, according to authorities. The township is still seeking vendors for its new farmers market, which opens next month. 'It gives me comfort knowing they'll always remember,' says the son of an officer killed in the line of duty. The contract went to Cinnaminson-based Networks Plus, which offered the …
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Also, find out what Cinnaminson business owners are doing to address their concerns over Route 130 redevelopment and which restaurant is celebrating 20 years in business.
Cinnaminson Police are searching for the man who robbed a woman Tuesday outside of a tanning salon. The vacant former auto dealership came down recently, but Cinnaminson Mayor Ben Young says they haven't heard from the developer since last fall. "We're a group of people just looking to defend their livelihoods," says Cinnaminson Riggins owner John Feghali. Cinnaminson Township Committee plans to vote on the contract at its Monday meeting. The Cinnaminson Home and School Association is fundraising for the annual Project Graduation party for high school seniors. Find out how you can help. Michael Shelton admitted Monday to collecting more than $200,000 in Social Security payments issued in the name of his deceased father. "A lot of my …
Monday, April 29, 2013
Readers clicked on these 10 stories the most in April—did you read them all?
Cinnaminson Patch's most-read stories this month include articles about crime, the state of schools, a communitywide event for a sick boy and, most popular, where people like to eat in town. 10. 'Unity' is Keyword of Young Candidate's Campaign 9. Cinnaminson Alum Narrowly Missed Bombs in Boston Marathon 8. 'My Goal is to Just Serve the Residents' 7. Photos: Smile 4 Riley Draws Crowd to Memorial Park 6. Business Owners Upset with Redevelopment Recommendation 5. Man Tried to Lure Boys in Palmyra, Police Say 4. Good and Bad News for Cinnaminson in Education Report 3. Teen Arrested for Carjacking Shopper, Police Say 2. Alleged Carjacker Sought in Ross Department Store Incident 1. What Are the Top 5 Restaurants in Cinnaminson? Cinnaminson Patch…
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Also, find out why the results of the state's School Performance Report were a mixed bag for Cinnaminson and why a township committeeman says fixing the problems with the bus stops in town is 'complicated.'
Cinnaminson Police quickly arrested a Burlington City 18-year-old who accosted a woman inside Ross department store and stole her car last weekend. Cinnaminson is lagging in several areas—while excelling in others—of the state's School Performance Report. What do you think? Based on the comments on this story, 25-year-old Matthew Paterno may have his work cut out for him. In the market for a new home, or just nosy? Check out these houses for sale in the area, including one Cinnaminson home with a home theater and hardwood floors. Cinnaminson and state officials are 'working ardently' together to address the safety concerns associated with the bus stops along Route 130. What do you think should be done? The weather may have turned a little…
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Also, find out which Cinnaminson restaurants your neighbors think are the best and get the latest on the development of Barone's and the Cinnaminson Home site.
Township committee believes the bus stops along Route 130 in Cinnaminson are unsafe for commuters. But getting rid of them may not be a viable solution. Committeewoman Kathy Fitzpatrick will seek a third term, and will have to fend off a challenge from Democratic candidate Matthew Paterno to keep her seat. The township has more remediation work to take care of, while farther up the highway another abandoned gas station awaits its own demolition. Picky eater? Need help figuring out where to get your next meal? Based on your neighbors' Yelp! reviews, here are five of the best restaurants in the area. Tax credits could cover roughly 70 percent of the cost of Lutheran Social Ministries' planned $10 million senior affordable housing complex. …
Saturday, March 30, 2013
Also this week, the school district weighs how to make its students safer and Gov. Chris Christie dropped by Moorestown to say, 'thank you.'
Claudia Nunes turned 1 the day before she died. Authorities have charged 29-year-old Steven Donaldson, of Shamong, with murder. Why are your taxes going up? Because there's no fat in the budget, according to Superintendent Salvatore Illuzzi. Cinnaminson school officials are hoping an up-for-reelection governor will be generous with state aid so they can make some major improvements. The governor stopped by Lockheed Martin in Moorestown this week after the manufacturer was awarded a huge government contract. The board of education has plans to make Cinnaminson's school buildings safer next year. Is it enough? The state Department of Children and Families is investigating the death of 1-year-old Claudia Nunes, who allegedly died at the hand …
Thursday, March 21, 2013
How much is FEMA expected to give the township for Sandy relief? Want to learn more about local watersheds? Read on for some leftover news and notes from the past week.
We brought you plenty of news this week, but not everything makes the cut for a full story. Here are a few other news and notes from around Cinnaminson that you may have missed:
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Also this week, Lutheran Social Ministries goes after big money to complete the Cinnaminson Home project, a Route 130 eyesore is closer to coming down and more.
Who are the new owners? What will it be called? What month is it expected to (re)open? We have your answers. The long-abandoned gas station at Route 130 and Willow Drive is still standing while the owners continue to prep the site for demolition. Lutheran Social Ministries is seeking funding for the senior housing complex, including one source that could cover roughly 70 percent of the cost, says a spokesman. Does Cinnaminson's website need some work done? The township administrator thinks so. Check out our list of drink and dinner specials at area bars and restaurants this weekend—and tell us what we missed. Our series about a local boy fighting a horrible disease shows the amazing fight of this 7-year-old and his family’s struggle to …
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Also this week, a quintuple threat impresses on the music scene, Cinnaminson learns how much school taxes will likely cost and a musician proves Irish music is much more than 'Danny Boy.'
Members of the Cinnaminson Board of Education are considering a proposal that would put a police officer back in the school system, while having—most likely—no immediate impact on the tax rate. The board of education approved a tentative budget Tuesday that will raise taxes $107—below the 2 percent cap—on the average assessed home. Township administrator Frank Locantore says he's trying to get information out to residents who have sustained flood damage in recent years. Rush School fifth-grader Genna Goins was given the rare honor of playing in the Olympic Conference Junior High School Band. Cinnaminson's fifth grade girls travel basketball team won the Inter-County Basketball League Championship (ICBL) on Wednesday, defeating Haddonfield …