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Sunday, March 31, 2013
Saturday, March 23, 2013
He'll serve time in state prison, as well as have to register as a sex offender, for assaulting a teenage boy in Wood Park two years ago.
A Cinnaminson man was sentenced to seven years in state prison for sexually assaulting a teenage boy in Wood Park more than two years ago. Daniel Smith, of Lenola Road, was sentenced in Superior Court Wednesday, according to the Burlington County Prosecutor's Office. Smith will serve seven years for sexual assault, in accordance with a plea agreement he negotiated in November 2012. Smith had been free on bail pending the sentencing. He will also be on parole supervision for the rest of his life and be required to register as a sex offender upon his release, according to the Burlington County Times. Smith was arrested in January 2011 after he sexually assaulted the then 14-year-old boy at Wood Park on Dec. 1, 2010. Smith said he contacted …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
The advisory committee meets once a month to discuss park and recreation initiatives.
Field usage is a top priority for the parks and recreation department this year as the group reforms under the direction of Committeeman Don Brauckmann. And Brauckmann, the director of parks and recreation, said that is a “massive undertaking.” “We really want to think of a coordinated approach for field usage,” Brauckmann said “It’s costs a lot of money to light our fields.” With that in mind, Brauckmann and the parks and recreation members have invited all Cinnaminson sports commissioners to their February meeting to “put our heads together and think how can we do this.” Brauckmann said he hopes the group can come up with a master schedule to maximize field usage at Wood and Memorial parks. “Hopefully we can come up with ideas,” he …
Saturday, December 8, 2012
The big man himself—Santa Claus—flew in to Cinnaminson Friday night.
Hundreds of Cinnaminson residents gathered in Wood Park Friday night for pictures with Santa, carriage rides around the park, live music and more at the township's annual tree lighting ceremony. Did you take pictures? Upload them to our gallery! Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Live music, refreshments and carriage rides around the park will also be featured.
Santa Claus will come to Cinnaminson Friday during the township’s annual tree lighting ceremony that not only features pictures with St. Nick, but live music, kids’ activities, horse-drawn carriages and more. “It’s going to be a great night,” said Mayor Don Brauckmann. “I’m really looking forward to it.” The event runs from 6:30 to 9 p.m. by the gazebo at Wood Park. The night kicks off with songs sung by Cinnaminson Middle School choirs. At 6:45, the mayor will speak, and soon after, Santa Claus will arrive. People can start lining up for pictures with Santa—which will be printed out on the spot. The tree will be lit after a group countdown. At 7 p.m., Fralinger String Band will perform on the basketball court. At 7:30 p.m., the Rush …
Monday, October 1, 2012
Thousands gathered in Wood Park for Cinnaminson Day Sunday.
The rain held off and thousands of residents—and non-residents—enjoyed Cinnaminson Day at Wood Park. We've compiled a photo gallery of pictures from the day but we want to see your pictures. Do you have a picture of you in the go-kart courtesy of Speed Raceway, which opens next month where Vanity Fair was? Maybe your son or daughter checked out the DARE car or practiced at the shooting range? Upload your pictures here and we'll feature a new one every hour! Do you "like" us on Facebook yet?
Sunday, September 30, 2012
We have a handy map for you to print out and bring with you.
Businesses, schools, organizations, residents and more will gather for Cinnaminson Day today from noon to 4 p.m. at Wood Park. Showers are in the forecast for this afternoon, after 2 p.m., so Mayor Don Brauckmann is encouraging attendees to get there early. Shown to the right is every vendor who will have a booth at Cinnaminson Day along with their corresponding table number. There are also maps showing attendees exactly where each vendor will be set up for the afternoon. This year, all the exhibitors will be located in the parking lot in front of the new bathroom and concessions building. All the food vendors will be positioned around the bathroom and concessions building, and all the kid activities will be located near the basketball …
Saturday, September 29, 2012
The movie will be shown on a 32-foot screen at 7 p.m.
After rainy weather canceled Cinnaminson's annual movie night two times, Mother Nature should give residents a clear night tonight for movie-goers. According to the National Weather Service in Mt. Holly, Saturday night's forecast is mostly cloudy, with temperatures in the high 50s. Dr. Seuss' The Lorax will be shown at 7 p.m. at Wood Park on a 32-foot inflatable screen. Mayor Don Brauckmann, who also serves as the director of parks and recreation, encourages residents to bring drinks (no alcohol), and lawn chairs or a blanket. Popcorn and cotton candy will be provided, as well as glow sticks for kids.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001, and current emergency workers were honred in a special ceremony Sunday.
Cinnaminson's 9/11 ceremony was held in Wood Park Sunday morning, honoring those lives lost on Sept. 11, 2001, and the current emergency workers here in Cinnaminson. Local police, fire and other emergency personnel were on hand for the memorial as were local Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and singers and musicians from Cinnaminson. The ceremony, now in its sixth year, is organized and run by Cinnaminson resident Scott Lunn, who served as the mayor of Barrington in Camden County during 9/11. Did you take photos at the ceremony? Do you have any stories to share about 9/11? Upload your photos above or leave your stories in the comments section.
Saturday, September 8, 2012
Due to rain, the event has been moved to the end of the month.
With rain in the forecast for tonight, the township's annual move night has been postponed for a second time. Dr. Seuss' The Lorax was set to be shown this evening at Wood Park but with rain in the forecast, FunFlicks, the group responsible for the inflatable movie screen, cancelled. Tonight's showing was a reschedule from Aug. 25. Mayor Brauckmann, who serves as the director of parks and recreation, said the reschedule date is Saturday, Sept. 29 at 7:30 p.m., the night before the annual Cinnaminson Day event. Stay with Patch for more information.