Weekly Roundup: Cherry Hill East musicians perform at White House

In other news, a Cherry Hill college student got a chance to visit a NASA facility and Cherry Hill Police are looking for two suspects in separate theft cases.

A group of Cherry Hill High School East musicians got the opportunity of as lifetime earlier this December, while a Cherry Hill college student got a sneak peak into his dream job. Catch up on the top stories of the week in the Weekly Roundup.

Cherry Hill East singers ring in the holidays with President Obama

A group of 24 Cherry Hill High School East students from the musical groups Belles of East and Voce got the opportunity of a lifetime earlier in December. The students got a chance to perform at a private holiday reception on Dec. 15 at the White House. In addition to performing for the White House’s guests for about an hour, the students had a private meeting with President Barack Obama.

Cherry Hill college student gets a glimpse into life at NASA

Cherry Hill resident Eric Shaw, a sophomore at Rowan College at Burlington County, hopes to work for NASA in the future. This past fall, he got a sneak peak at what life would be like working for the organization. Shaw was selected as a 2016 NASA Community College Aerospace Scholar. As part of the program, Shaw participate in a hands-on workshop at Langley Research Center in Virginia.

Cherry Hill Police searching for suspects in theft cases

Cherry Hill Police released surveillance photos of two suspects as the department investigates two separate theft cases. In one case, police are searching for a man who committed a theft at JC Penney in the Cherry Hill Mall. In a second case, police are on the lookout for a man who committed a theft at Walmart on Route 38.

Cherry Hill Sun wraps up Year in Review series for 2016

The Cherry Hill Sun’s 12-part series reviewing the top stories from 2016 came to a close on Saturday. Last week, the Sun took a look back at the months June through December, reviewing the top five stories for each month of the year. Readers can view the Year in Review stories for June, July, August, September, October, November and December.