Weekly Roundup: Security upgrades unveiled at Barclay Center, Cherry Hill East Theatre prepares for fall play
In other news, Cherry Hill West girls soccer players talk about their recent playoff run and Cherry Hill Township Council considers four bond ordinances.
Cherry Hill school officials unveiled changes to the security at Barclay Early Childhood Center and Cherry Hill East Theatre is going the extra mile to help those in need at performances of its fall play. Get caught up on the biggest stories of the week in today’s Weekly Roundup.
Security upgrades completed at Barclay Early Childhood Center
The first step in a large initiative to upgrade Cherry Hill Public Schools’ security was recently completed. School officials unveiled security upgrades at the district’s Barclay Early Childhood Center during a special event on Wednesday. The new upgrades include a security vestibule, card access keys for staff, strobe lights and additional interior and exterior cameras.
Cherry Hill East Theatre hoping to help those in need with fall play, ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’
This year’s Cherry Hill High School East fall play is so much more than show. Cherry Hill East Theatre is asking the community to help in raising money for victims of the various hurricanes that struck Puerto Rico and the United States in 2017. This fundraising campaign will include raffles that take place at Cherry Hill East Theatre’s performances of “It’s a Wonderful Life.”
Strong defense helps Cherry Hill West girls soccer through deep playoff run
Cherry Hill High School West girls soccer had its best run in the postseason since 2010 this fall as the Lions advanced all the way to the South Jersey Group III sectional championship game. A number of factors went into the Lions’ surprise run, including a number of fresh faces on the varsity team and a more aggressive style of play on defense.
Cherry Hill Township Council approves four bond ordinances on first reading
Four bond ordinances were approved on first reading at last Monday’s Cherry Hill Township Council meeting. The bond ordinances would allow the township to borrow up $9.6 million to complete multiple capital projects. The capital projects were included in the township’s adopted Fiscal Year 2018 budget. Council will hold the second reading and public hearing on the bond ordinances Nov. 27.
Cherry Hill Police partnering with Cherry Hill Mall for holiday shopping season
The Cherry Hill Police Department wants shoppers to be safe during the holiday season. The police department is teaming up with the Cherry Hill Mall to provide extra patrols over the next month. Uniformed and plain-clothes police officers will be looking out for thieves and under criminal in high traffic shopping areas. Officers will also be watching surveillance cameras for any suspicious activity