Weekly Roundup: Master Plan vote delayed, school bond referendum questions approved

In other news, the Cherry Hill Police Department arrested a resident for robbing two women at area banks on Tuesday.

Residents get more time to review Cherry hill Township’s 2018 Master Plan and the Cherry Hill Board of Education officially approves its questions for Decembers’ bond referendum. Get caught up on the biggest stories from this past week in the Weekly Roundup.

Cherry Hill Planning Board delays vote on Master Plan

More than a year after public input first began on Cherry Hill Township’s 2018 Master Plan, there will be more public deliberation before the Cherry Hill Township Planning Board. After a four-hour meeting on Monday, the planning board opted to not vote on the plan and continue the public hearing on Monday, Oct. 8 at a special meeting.

Cherry Hill Board of Education passes resolution to adopt $210 million bond questions

Cherry Hill residents now know more about what they are voting on in this December’s Cherry Hill Public Schools bond referendum. The Cherry Hill Board of Education adopted a resolution at a special meeting on Tuesday to adopt three questions for the referendum. The three questions total approximately $210 million and consists of a variety of projects the district wishes to pursue.

Cherry Hill Police arrest armed robbery suspect

Members of the Cherry Hill community were alarmed last Tuesday when a suspect robbed two women at knife point at two different banks within an hour. The Cherry Hill Police Department released photos and were able to identify the suspect as Brandon Williams on Wednesday. On Thursday morning, police arrested Williams. He was charged with two counts of first-degree robbery and other associated charges.

Second Cousins for a Cure fundraiser to keep up the fight against mitochondrial disease

After raising about $200,000 during the first ever event in 2016, Cousins for a Cure is making a return this year. The 2018 edition of Cousins for a Cure will take place on Thursday, Nov. 15, from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at Woodcrest Country Club. Proceeds raised at the event will go toward the the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation’s Logan Sloane Aronson Research Fund in honor of Sydney Breslow.

Woodcrest Elementary celebrates 60 years in community

A milestone has been reached at Woodcrest Elementary School as the school has turned 60 years old. To commemorate the occasion, alumni and community members gathered at the school on Friday, Sept. 28 for a special 60th anniversary celebration. Cherry Hill Township Councilwoman Carole Roskoph read a proclamation to commemorate the school’s anniversary and alumni recalled memories they had about their time in the classroom there.