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 The employees at Westmont’s Superfresh are coming together for the 5th year to host their Customer Appreciation Day and Chinese Auction on Sat Apr 2, from 10am to 2pm, at the store (650 Cuthbert Blvd E). Proceeds will benefit the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. Stop by and you may leave with a prize basket on your arm! See page 16. For more Haddon Township events, see p. 16-19.

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 Whether you’re a Noble Oenophile, Habitual Tippler, or an Occasional Sampler, be sure to reserve the evening of Fri Apr 8 for exploring various vintages with the venerable Moore Brothers. A wine tasting and lecture event will be held at the Collingswood Community Center (30 Collings Ave) beginning at 7:30pm. Proceeds will benefit the Collingswood Crew Club. Guests will spend the evening swirling, smelling, and tasting wines selected by the world-famous Greg and David Moore. The Moore Brothers are purveyors of select estate-bottled wines. Over the years, they have cultivated personal relationships

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with many small farmer-vinters. The Moores’ attention to detail has earned their stores – located in New Jersey, New York, and Delaware – Zagat’s highest ratings year after year. Greg Moore will discuss the journey of the humble grape ... from the vine to the glass. By the end of the evening, you will learn how to take your dinner parties to the next level, by pairing foods and wines. Tickets are available for a $30 donation; tables of eight can be reserved for $240. The Crew Club anticipates a sell-out crowd. Purchase your tickets in advance by calling Pat Ciervo at 854-8927 or Tom Leonard at (215)605-8070.

Going green is getting easier

 Last year, Collingswood residents recycled plastics labeled #3 thru #7 by voluntarily hauling plastic refuse to the dumpster behind the Bike Share Garage. These efforts kept many yogurt cups, battery packages, milk and juice caps, take-out packages, and toys out of area landfills. Well, giving the planet a break just got easier. Residents can now leave their #1, #2, #4, #5, and #7-plastics curbside! Residents can continue bringing #3and #6-plastics to the dumpster behind the Bike Share Garage. Thanks to singlestream recycling, glass, paper, metals, and plastics can be left together – in the blue recycle bins – at the curb. If you need a few more bins to accommodate your recyclables, call Public Works at 858-0533. To help reduce electronics in our waste stream, e-waste – TVs, computers, and monitors – must be disposed of properly (it’s the law). Collingswood operates an electronics drop-spot – behind the Public Works Garage at 713 Atlantic Ave – to encourage year-round e-recycling. To learn more about these initiatives, visit the “Green Connections” page at


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Around the Towns What’s Your Take?

• What’s On caught up with GREG and MELISSA DZICZEK, of West Collingswood Heights, strolling Newton Lake Park with their 11-week-old, Clara. Greg admitted that he has been known to indulge in “soft pretzels ... and wine and cheese.” Melissa’s weakness is “definitely chocolatechip cookies.”

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What is your favorite indulgence?

• Best friends and co-workers at Westmont’s Pat’s Pizza, EMIL VATSEV and ASHLEY MOHRING agreed that they both enjoy moscato wine and cheese. Ashley added, “The stinkier the cheese, the better!”

• The warm weather can’t arrive soon enough for AUDREY (8) and SARA NELSON (3). Audrey’s favorite treat is swimming; her little sister loves ice cream and Popsicles. Their mom, BETH NELSON, relishes “a glass of wine after dinner.” She added, “My husband and I have been enjoying Cupcake Vineyards lately.”

• KAITLIN RIVA was spotted enjoying a picnic with her aunt, LISA PETTINELLI. Kaitlin explained that her favorite indulgence is french fries. Lisa, a Haddon Township resident, answered, “Wine ... I love a good riesling and I also love visiting local wineries, like Tomasello, to try new things.” Lisa reported that her four-year-old son, DOMINICK, loves “chocolate donuts with sprinkles.”

• RICHARD ROSSI and ANNA VARGAS were found enjoying a brisk walk with their 16-monthold, LYLA. Anna has been known to indulge in “chocolate and wine” from time to time. Richard, on the other hand, replied, “Forget the chocolate, just give me the wine!” Lyla’s favorite indulgence is watermelon.

• Pat’s Pizza’s UMIT CEYLAN admitted that he loves chocolate. Collingswood resident JOHN LIEZE reported that he turned 21 a few weeks ago and now he enjoys an occasional Rolling Rock. Happy Birthday, John!





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Little League fundraiser hits it out of the park

 Picture yourself cheering on the Phillies from your seats in the exclusive Citizen’s Bank Diamond Club – section A; row 13; seats 1 and 2. Now, take steps to make this dream come true. Not once, but 10 times! Collingswood Little League is sponsoring a fundraising raffle. The winner will receive a 2011 Phillies 10-Game Ticket Plan which includes two seats in the Diamond Club section and preferred parking passes for each game. Phans sitting in the Diamond Club section enjoy a private entrance, a private restaurant, roomy seats, and spectacular views (and topnotch bathroom facilities). The total value of this phantastic prize is $2,000. Raffle tickets cost $20 each. Proceeds will benefit the Collingswood Little League which is currently experiencing financial hardship. Call Tom Schmidt at 404-0461 for tickets. The drawing will be held Sat Apr 9. The winner will be notified if not present on the day of the drawing.

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 The Proud Neighbors of Collingswood will host its 25th annual Porch Brunch and House Tour Sun May 15. Discover the history and the style behind the doors of Collingswood’s most charming homes during this wildly popular event. Brunch will be served during two seatings: 11am and 1pm. Brunch will include homemade baked goods, deserts, coffee/tea, and iced tea. Tour homes will be open from 12n to 5:30pm. Advance tour-only tickets are being sold for $12 in Collingswood at Bauhaus Studio (788 Haddon Ave), Borough Hall (678 Haddon Ave), and Grooveground (647 Haddon Ave). On the day of the tour, tour-only tickets for will be sold for $15 at In the Knick of Time (571 Haddon Ave). Combination brunch-and-tour tickets cost $25 per person. Reservations will be accepted beginning on Sun Apr 10. Call 609-238-5407; indicate either the 11am or 1pm brunch seating. Proceeds from the tour will be used to maintain the historic character of Collingswood. A free trolley will transport weary tourists from 12:30 to 5pm. Catch the trolly – and enjoy refreshments – at In the Knick of Time on the day of the tour. Your help is needed to make the tour a success: • Proud Neighbors is looking for tour houses and/or gardens. Drop them a hint about a home that you would like to see included on the tour. 858-1766; • Make a commitment to Proud Neighbors to donate batches of homemade muffins, quickbreads, and/or desserts to be served during brunch. E-mail your commitment to info@ or call 8548891 (muffins) or 609-706-8954 (desserts). • Announce your business or a personal family milestone with a Proud Neighbors booklet advertisement. Advertising rates start at just $50. Call (609)707-3684 for more information.

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Searching for your dream job? PFLAG takes on bullying

 Kick your job search into high gear this spring. The Camden County Board of Freeholders will host a Job Fair on Wed Apr 6, from 10am to 3pm, at the Collingswood Grand Ballroom (315 White Horse Pike). Who knows? This Job Fair could be a key stop on your career path. Be sure to dress for success and bring copies of your updated resumé. The event, to be held in conjunction with the Camden County One-Stop Resource Center, is expected to attract approximately 100 employers. Representatives will be on hand to offer jobseekers valuable advice on crafting resumés and navigating the job market. Representatives from the One-Stop Resource Center, along with local salon professionals, will provide wardrobe advice and free makeovers to guests who wish to update their look. Employers are urged to take part in this free event by registering at For further information, contact Debbie Sutherland at 968-4212 or e-mail dsutherland@camdencounty. com. A list of companies attending the job fair will be posted on one week before the event.

 PFLAG Collingswood (Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays), as part of its ongoing Anti-Bullying series, will host a presentation by John and Kim Otto, PFLAG members, on Mon Mar 28, at 6:30pm. The couple, along with their teenage son John, will provide a compelling portrayal of their role in changing the way NJ schools are obligated to protect gay students and others from the cruelty of bullying. From marching in the streets, to testifying before the NJ Senate, the Otto’s story illustrates how a determined grass-roots effort can bring about social change. A support-group session will follow the speakers. PFLAG Collingswood generally meets the 4th Monday of each month at the Collingswood Public Library (771 Haddon Ave), from 6:30 to 9pm. For more information go to

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 Midweek Soup Suppers are being sponsored by area Lutheran Churches on Tuesdays at 6:30pm. Up next: On Mar 22 a supper and worship program, titled “The Faith of Abraham,” will be held at St Paul’s Church (832 Park Ave, Collingswood). 854-0860

Grief support

 Helping Other People Evolve, Inc, known as H.O.P.E., is a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting the recently widowed. Participants are given support and encouragement while evolving through the natural stages of grief. The Collingswood H.O.P.E. chapter meets on Thursdays from 10 to 11:30am at the Camden County Division of Senior Services (700 Browning Road, Suite 11, Collingswood). There are four sessions of the H.O.P.E. program, each with different topics so that members can continue throughout the year without repeating discussions. Groups of eight to 12 people are assembled at the beginning of each session. Participants learn about healing and growth, goal setting, exploring independence, building a personal support network, and more. The cost is $25 per ten-week session. The next session will begin on Thu Apr 7. Call 2342200 or 477-2194.

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 The teens involved in the Collingswood Student Job Pool are ready, willing, and able to help you get your spring projects started – and finished! Yard cleanups, garage and basement organizing, basic painting, weeding, and raking are just a few of the tasks that our town’s teens can do. Services like light housekeeping, babysitting, and tutoring are also offered. The Job Pool is run by the Collingswood Municipal Alliance. Participating students have been coached to be reliable and to provide excellent service. Rates range from $10 to $15 per hour. Call Volunteer Coordinator Marsha Gaspar at 869-3431 for more information.

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 Join the Tatem PTA for a fun, prize-filled evening benefitting William P Tatem Elementary School on Fri Apr 1, beginning at 6pm, at the Community Center (30 Collings Ave, Collingswood). The PTA’s second annual Vera Bradley Bingo event promises a full evening of fun including appetizers, desserts, beverages, and plenty of chances to win. Attendees must be 18 or older. Tickets are being sold in advance for $35. Tickets purchased after Tue Mar 29, or at the door, will cost $40. The ticket price includes 30 game cards. Additional game cards will be available for purchase at the event. Exciting door prizes – plus extra chances to win popular Vera Bradley items – will make the evening complete. Profits will be used to help purchase Smart Board technology. Tickets: 854-5567, mary@

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 Collingswood Firefighters and their supporters will go bald once again to raise money for pediatric cancer research. The annual St Baldrick’s Day fundraising event, an Irish-themed blowout benefiting the St Baldrick’s Foundation, will be held on Sun Mar 20, beginning at 11am at the Grand Ballroom (315 White Horse Pike). While spectators encourage their teams, they will have the opportunity to bid on prizes such as a deluxe 32” television, an Xbox 360 with Kinect, golf outings, and much more. The Broken Shelaighlies will keep the party going with their special brand of festive Irish music. Want to lend a hand (or a head)? Visit the Event Guide on the St. Baldrick’s Web-site, stbaldricks. com, and look for “Collingswood Firefighter’s for a Kid’s Cure.” Volunteer to join a team and get shaved in solidarity with juvenile cancer patients. Or, gather your friends and neighbors and start a team of your own! A $10 donation for guests ages 12 or older will be collected at the door. Kids will be admitted for free. Each ticket covers a free buffet and soft drinks during the event. A cash bar serving $1 beers will run throughout the afternoon. 854-1043 x100

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› The First Thursday Jazz Series will bring music to your ears. On Thu Apr 7, pianist Suzzette Ortiz will tickle the ivories. She will bring her band with her to Collingswood: bassist Rob Hagopain, saxophonist Frank Machos, and drummer Francios Zayas. Latin jazz artist Suzzette Ortiz – a gifted pianist, singer, arranger and composer – has headlined at Zanzibar Blue, West Oak Lane Jazz Festival, Clifford Brown Jazz Festival, the Wilmington Opera House, and at the Per Cuba Jazz Festival in Cuba. Ortiz will play compositions from her new CD. The monthly BYOB events are held at 7:30pm in the Collingswood Community Center. The cost is $10; $5 for students. Refreshments are served. You can help raise money for Jazz Bridge by searching the Internet or shopping online at, powered by Yahoo.

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 If you’re a bookworm on a budget, you owe it to yourself to check out the Collingswood Friends of the Library’s semi-annual Book Sale at the Collingswood Public Library (771 Haddon Ave, Collingswood) on Sat Mar 19, between 10 am to 2 pm. The Friends’ prices and selection can’t be beat! Word has it that the organization will offer an especially good selection of children’s books. Be sure to investigate the Brown Bag Specials. The Collingswood Friends of the Library meets at 7pm on the second Monday of each month at the Public Library. Join members at the Mon Apr 11 meeting and learn how you can get involved, or call Anita at 745-3570.

A shout out to teens

 The Teen Area at the Public Library features Nintendo Wii, video games, a large flat-screen TV, films, comfortable furniture, graphic novels, and other items and activities. Each day after school, admission to the area is limited to the library’s teenage patrons. Check out the following upcoming events: • Hang out with friends while crafting on the second Thursday of the month. Crafternoons will be held at 3:30pm in the Teen Area. Next up: Apr 14. • Have ideas that will make the Teen Area rock? Consider joining the Teen Advisory Board (TAB). The group, open to teens in grades seven thru 12, helps organize programs for the Teen Area, such as game tournaments, movie nights, crafts, and more. TAB meets on the third Thursday of the month at 3:30pm. The next meeting will take place on Apr 21. 858-0649

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 Students at Collingswood High School are taking on the musical masterpiece Guys and Dolls this spring. Audiences will be treated to classic show tunes like “A Bushel and a Peck,” “Luck be a Lady,” and “If I Were a Bell.” Shows will take place at the High School (424 Collings Ave, W) on Thu Mar 24, Fri Mar 25, and Sat Mar 26 at 7:30pm. A matinee will take place on Sat Mar 26 at 1:30pm. Tickets will be available at the door. Adults, $10; children/ seniors, $5. 962-5701

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What’s On: Recurring Events & Activities ADULTS Book Club Last Wed 3:30p Collingswood Manor, Library 854-4331 x204 Book Discussion Group 1st Tue 7:00p St John’s Parish 858-4737 Card Group Every Mon 11:00a to 3:00p Community Center 858-6111 Celebrate Recovery Every Wed 7:00p to 8:00p First United Methodist Church Coffee & Conversation 2nd Thu 7:00p to 9:00p Grooveground Lesbian Social Network of South Jersey


Special Needs Yoga Every Wed 7:15p to 8:15p Jubili Beads & Yarns 240-1558; jubilationcreations. org Swing Dance Lessons 3rd Sat 6:30p; 7:30p Open Swing Dance 3rd Sat 8:30p to 12:30a Collingswood Cloud Lodge Delaware Valley Swing Club 609-519-0793; 858-6753 West Jersey Numismatic Society 3rd Thu 7:00p St Paul’s Lutheran Church 783-8619 Writers’ Series 2nd Tue 7:00p Public Library 858-0649

Audubon Wildlife Society 2nd Mon 7:30p Public Library Bike Share Garage Open Every Tue 6:00p to 8:00p Every Sat 10:00a to 12:00n Next to Community Center 609-440-6977 Book Club Last Wed 3:30p Collingswood Manor, Library 854-4331 x204

Open Meditation Every Sun 2:00p to 3:00p Yogawood 858-YOGA Rise and Shine Exercise Group Every Mon 6:00a Every Wed 6:00a Every Fri 6:00a First Baptist Church, Hall

Farmers’ Market Every Sat 8:00a to 12:00n (except Dec thru Apr) Irvin and Collings Avenue (Along the Speedline) 858-2200

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Food Donation Drop-Off Every Tue 11:00a to 2:00p Every Thu 11:00a to 2:00p St. Paul’s Lutheran Church St. Paul’s Food Pantry 854-0860

Film Society 3rd Mon 7:00p Call for location 858-0649

Friends of the Library 2nd Mon 7:00p Public Library 745-3570

Film/Video Series 4th Thu 7:00p Public Library 858-0649

Green Party of Camden Co 1st Thu 7:00p Public Library 609-462-1781

Open Mic Night Last Thu 7:00p Grooveground PFLAG 4th Mon 6:30p to 9:00p Public Library pflagcollingswood@

Lip Reading Classes Every Thu 7:30p to 9:00p (except Jun Jul Aug) St. Paul’s Lutheran Church SJ Hearing Society 547-8629

Pop Quiz Night Every Mon 7:30p to 9:00p The Pop Shop 869-0111

Open Mic Night Last Thu 7:00p Grooveground

Raisin D’Etre Wine Club 2nd Thu 7:00p Call for location 858-5056

Progressive Democracy SJ 3rd Wed 7:00p Public Library 873-3260

Savvy Sewers 3rd Mon 10:00a Rohrer Library, Haddon Twp 662-6893

Proud Neighbors of Collingswood (except May Jun Jul Aug Nov Dec) 4th Tue 7:00p to 9:00p Public Library 858-1766

Society for Creative Anachronism 2nd Thu 7:00p Public Library

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Film 1st Sun 1:00p Public Library Progressive Democracy SJ 873-3260

Fiber Arts Guild 2nd Tue 7:30p to 9:30p Collings-Knight House 858-2159 or 854-2928


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KIDS Children’s Storytime Every Thu 10:00a Public Library 858-0649 Crafternoons 2nd Thu 3:30p Public Library, Teen Area 858-0649 Cub Scouts Pack 3001 Every Sun 6:00p to 7:30p St. Paul’s Lutheran Church 456-5815

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Commissioners’ Meeting 1st Mon 7:00p Community Center Historic Board 2nd Thu 7:00p Borough Hall

Pajama Party Every Sat 7:30a to 10:30a The Pop Shop 869-0111

Housing Authority (2nd Monday in December) 3rd Mon 4:00p Collingswood Arms 854-1077

Teen Advisory Board 3rd Thu 3:30p Public Library 858-0649

Planning Board 4th Mon 7:00p Borough Hall Shade Tree Commission 3rd Wed 7:30p Community Center 854-0720 x125

Tiny Tots Storytime Every Fri 10:00a Public Library 858-0649 Toddler Playgroup Every Tue 9:30a to 11:00a Every Wed 9:30a to 11:00a Presbyterian Church 796-0251

Zoning Board 1st Wed 7:00p Borough Hall

SENIORS AARP Social Hour/Meeting Last Mon 12:00n/1:00p (except Jun Jul Aug) Community Center 858-0840

American Legion 2nd Mon 7:30p Tatem Shields Post 17 (Atlantic Ave) 854-7402

AARP Tax-Aide Every Fri 12:00n to 3:00p (thru Apr 15) Public Library 858-0649

American Legion Ladies Auxiliary 2nd Mon 8:00p Tatem Shields Post 17 (Atlantic Ave) 854-7402

Alzheimer’s Association Support Group 4th Mon 4:00p (except Jul Aug Dec) Collingswood Manor 854-4331 x302 Legal Advice for Seniors (by appointment) Every Tue 9:00a to 11:00a Parkview on the Terrace Camden County Division of Senior Services 1-800-955-AGING Line Dancing for Seniors Every Fri 3:00p to 4:00p Collingswood Manor 854-4331 x303 Senior Citizens Meeting 3rd Wed 1:30p Community Center 854-4440



Collingswood Chapter of Deborah Hospital 3rd Tue 7:00p Rohrer Library, Haddon Twp 546-8841 Junior Women’s Club 3rd Tue 7:30p Public Library 858-0980 Lions Club 1st Tue 6:30p (except Jul Aug) 3rd Tue 6:30p Tap Room, Haddon Twp 854-4700 Order of the Eastern Star 2nd Thu 7:30p Collingswood Cloud Masonic Temple Chapter 150 722-9150 Rotary Club Every Wed 12:15p Cafe Antonio 854-1043

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Sons of Italy Lodge 494 3rd Wed 7:00p Community Center 854-3076

SPIRITUAL Mondays with Mary 1st Mon 10:30a to 12:00n (except Jul Aug Sep) Lourdes Wellness Center, Little Portion Mystic Merton: Entering the School of Your Experience 2nd Thu 7:00p to 8:30p (except Jul Aug Sep) Lourdes Wellness Center, Little Portion Praying with Francis of Assisi 3rd Tue 10:30a to 12:00n (except Mar thru Sep) Lourdes Wellness Center, Little Portion Taizé Prayer Service 3rd Sun 2:00p St. Luke’s Lutheran Church 858-1819 Thomas Merton: Living Your Deepest Desires 2nd Tue 10:30a to 12:00n (except Jul Aug Sep) Lourdes Wellness Center, Little Portion Transitions: How to Cope with Life Changes 1st Thu 7:00p to 8:30p (except Jul Aug Sep) Lourdes Wellness Center, Little Portion The Twelve Steps: A Scripture Prayer Pattern 3rd Thu 7:00p to 8:30p Oct Nov; Jan thru Jun Lourdes Wellness Center, Little Portion Walk With Jesus Program 4th Wed 6:30p St. Luke’s Lutheran Church 858-1819 Women at the Well: Group Spiritual Direction 1st Tue 10:30a to 12:00n (except Jul Aug Sep) Lourdes Wellness Center, Little Portion

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18 Passover 22 Good Friday 24 Easter

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#213 • MARCH 18 to APRIL 1, 2011

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Taizé prayer at St. Luke’s

 St Luke’s Lutheran Church, located at 710 Collings Ave in West Collingswood, will offer Taizé prayer services on Sundays, Mar 20 and Apr 17, at 2pm. Taizé prayer is a method of Christian prayer which originated in Taizé, France. It combines Bible readings with silences and chanting. Participants will use icons, candles, and other objects to focus their prayer. Call 858-1819 for details and further information.

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 St Luke’s Lutheran Church, located at 710 Collings Ave in West Collingswood, offers an ongoing series of workshops called the Healing Place. The Stress Management workshop, originally scheduled for January, will take place on Tue Apr 12 at 7pm. The workshop presenter will be Carole Rocco, a community health and wellness manager with the Moorestown Visiting Nurse Association. Rocco will offer a step-by-step guide to identifying and dealing with life stressors. 858-1819

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 Holy Trinity Church’s Mission Possible Committee is collecting items for the Collingswood Food Pantry. Each month, the group adopts a different theme. The donation theme for March is “Laundry Detergent.” Leave donations in the church tower. Items will be collected at the end of the month and delivered to the Food Pantry for distribution. Plan your next shopping trip with the Collingswood Food Pantry in mind. The theme for April will be “Peanut Butter and Jelly.” The theme for May will be “Cleaning Supplies.” 858-0491

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 The Collingswood Branch of Lourdes Auxiliary is planning a lively Silent and Live Auction Cocktail Party at Foster-Warne Funeral Home (820 Haddon Ave, Collingswood). Join in the fun on Sat Mar 26 from 6 to 8pm. Live entertainment will be provided by Hotsy Totsy (check them out at Tickets cost $20 each; each guest will receive a complementary drink and hors d’oeuvres will be served. 854-0152

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#213 • MARCH 18 to APRIL 1, 2011

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Hey, tiny tots! Rotary 411  Tiny Tot Storytime, for little ones ages 18 to 35 months, meets three Fridays per month at the Collingswood Public Library at 10am. The program is limited to 12 children. Caretakers must register their child each month. Call Carol or Dot at 858-0649.

 The Collingswood Rotary Club meets at 12:15pm on Wednesdays at Cafe Antonio (827 Haddon Avenue). For more information, contact John Amet at 854-1043. For details about Rotary International, visit

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 On Fri Mar 18, from 6 to 9pm, Emmanuel  The Collingswood United Methodist Public Library’s Church will host a free Storytime – designed “Parents’ Night Out” for local preschoolers event. – is heating up! Each Parents and Thursday, starting at guardians are invited 10am, tots get together to bring their children for stories, songs, finger to the church and have plays, a snack, and a dedicated churchplay period. A themeschool teachers provide related craft is given fun activities, games, to each child to take and videos. home. Adults can relax Take time to enjoy with a cup of coffee. dinner, a movie, or a The themes of the shopping trip while free programs will your children are include: cared for in a safe • Mar 24 – My environment. The Garden church is located at • Mar 31 – Favorite the corner of Johnson Fairy Tales and East Cedar Aves in • Apr 7 – Little Red Haddon Township. Riding Hood For further To register, call Carol information, call Carol or Dot at 858-0649. Doron at 854-6875.

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 The Collingswood Shakespeare Company will hold open auditions for Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest at The Collingswood Public Library on Sun Mar 20 at 1pm. Callbacks will be held on Mon Mar 21 at 7pm. The Shakespeare Company is looking for two women, ages 19 to 25; two men in their early 30’s; and two women and three men between the ages of 50 and 60. For further information, contact Mariann at 858-0576 or Gerald at 261-1673.

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 The Collingswood High School Student Council will host its 9th annual Senior Citizens’ Prom on Tue Mar 29 from 5:30 to 8pm at the Collingswood Community Center (30 Collings Ave). Senior citizens living in Collingswood, Oaklyn, and Woodlynne are invited to enjoy an evening of dinner and dancing. Look sharp and maybe you will be crowned Prom King or Prom Queen! If you plan to attend, RSVP by calling the Community Center at 854-4440.

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 Collingswood Manor (460 Haddon Ave) offers oodles of activities for local seniors: • Line Dancing – Cut a rug each Friday from 3 to 4pm in the 3rd floor activities room. • Lunch-n-Learn – Collingswood Manor will host a lunch and information session on Thu Apr 7 from 10am to 2pm. Call Barbara at 854-4331 x115 to reserve your spot. • Open House – Visit on Tue Mar 22 or Tue Apr 19 – between 10am and 2pm – and learn much more about the Manor! Tour the facility, hobnob with the residents, and enjoy snacks.

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#213 • MARCH 18 to APRIL 1, 2011

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 On Sat Mar 26, beginning at 2pm, United Methodist Homes will sponsor a concert by the Wiley College A Cappella Choir at Collingswood Manor (460 Haddon Ave, Collingswood). This free event will highlight the works of European composers, traditional Negro spirituals, and modern gospel. The 2008 film The Great Debaters focussed worldwide attention on Wiley College, a historically African-American college located in Marshall TX. Its rich tradition of nurturing singers and composers dates back to the 1800’s. The present-day Wiley College A Cappella Choir carries on the school’s rich musical heritage. The concert will be conducted by Stephen L. Hayes, director of music and a visiting lecturer at Wiley College. Professor JuYeon Julia Lee, an organist and pianist, will accompany the choir.; 854-4331

 The Collingswood Fire Department recently launched its first Web site. Visit collingswoodfire. com to see what our heros have been up to, get the latest news on the St. Baldrick’s Festival, or learn about fire safety. 854-7447

› The Friends of the Collings-Knight House have a few special events planned for the spring. Pay a visit to the colonial farmhouse – located at the corner of Browning Road and Collings Ave – for a dose of local history. • The Friend’s Spring Tea will be held on Sun Apr 10, from 2 to 4pm, at the Collings-Knight  Collingswood is where you want to eat this spring! From Sun Mar 20  The Dean Burgon House. Guest will enjoy thru Fri Mar 25, many of Collingswood’s acclaimed BYO’s will craft special Society will present its a three-course sit-down menus and offer great deals during Taste of Collingswood Restaurant Week. 33rd annual conference event complete with “Our restaurants offer such a broad range of cuisine,” said Collingswood at Bible Presbyterian savories, scones, and Church (1115 Haddon Mayor Jim Maley. “This is a great opportunity to shake off winter and visit sweets. Call for reservaAve, Collingswood) town, do some shopping and have a great time,” he added. tions, Alice (429-3776) on Wednesday and Nearly all of the borough’s bistros will participate, offering three- or or Patty (854-2803). Thursday, Jul 27 and four-course menus at discounted prices ($25 to $35 per person). There’s Seating is limited. never been a better time to dine at an old favorite or try out a Collingswood Jul 28. The society will • The Collings-Knight newcomer. celebrate the 400th House will open its Reservations are recommended. Select prix fixe menus are located at Anniversary of the King doors to the public and James Bible. 854-4747 offer free tours on Sun May 15, from 1 to 5pm. Be sure to make Noted addiction specialist time for this Open for the addict, their families & others House event during the Proud Neighbors Porch Specializing in: Brunch and House • Alcohol • Drugs Tour. • Sex • Gambling • The Friend’s annual • Computer Addiction Author Dinner will take • Computer Sexual Addiction place at the CollingsJohn J. O’Connor Knight House on Tue PhD, CAS, CBT, CRPS, CSAT Jun 7, beginning at Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist 6pm. CALL 856 854-3155 x111 Diane Maxwell will 215 Highland Ave. • Westmont, NJ • discuss her book, New Jersey Hillbillies, which recounts her family’s journey through the 20th century. Bring along your copy for signing or buy one during the event. Dinner will be catered; tickets cost $17 per person. Reservations must be made by Wed Jun 1 by calling Alice at 429-3776. The Friends of the Collings-Knight House are looking for volunteers of all ages to serve as tour guides, housekeepers, greeters, and to perform clerical duties. Gardeners and seamstresses are also being sought. Call 858-6205 and leave a message if you are interested in helping make history come alive. collingsknighthouse. org

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 When Alexandra “Alex” Scott decided to erect a lemonade stand in the frontyard of her Wynnewood PA home in 2000, she visited her local Superfresh with her mother to purchase lemonade and cups. After Alex and her mom explained to the manager that her cart was loaded with supplies for her lemonade stand, which she was holding to raise money to help kids with cancer, the manager donated the supplies. Inspired by Alex’s story, and emboldened by the loss of a co-worker’s son to neuroblastoma in 2005, employees at Westmont’s Superfresh are gearing up to host their fifth annual Customer Appreciation Day and Chinese Auction to benefit the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. The extravaganza will be held on Sat Apr 2, between 10am and 2pm. The store is located at 650 Cuthbert Blvd E, Westmont. Be sure to wear your lucky socks! Tickets will be sold in batches of 18 for $5. More than 40 filled baskets, gift cards, and gift certificates will be awarded to lucky winners. Prizes have been donated by employees and  On Thu Mar 24, beginning at 7pm, the Camden surrounding businesses. Prize baskets include: a Cookware Basket, a County Cultural and Heritage Commission will Tailgate Basket, a Chick-Filet Basket, a Men’s Hair and Grooming Basket, and present “Irish Delights” with L.E. McCollough and a Game Basket. You could walk home with an iPod Nano or a free-standing Lisa Bansavage. basketball net! McCollough and Bansavage will deliver a Arrive hungry! Lunches (hot dogs, chips, and soda) will be sold for $1. program of traditional Irish music, poetry, and The drawing will be held at approximately 1:30pm; winners will be dramatic monologues. Their music will cheer notified. your soul ... their stories will touch your heart! Proceeds will benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. The program will take place at Hopkins House, Prize donations and monetary contributions may be made at Superfresh 250 Park Drive S, Haddon Twp. For further or mailed to Superfresh, 650 Cuthbert Blvd E, Westmont, 08108; Attn: ALSF. information, call 858-0040. For further details, call 869-9727.


› Photographs by Collingswood resident Chris Wagner are currently on display at Blue Salon & Gallery, located at 43 Haddon Ave in Westmont. Hurry up! The photographs will be shown thru Mon Mar 21. After that, you can visit

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 On Sat Mar 19, from 1 to 3pm, the Camden County Cultural and Heritage Commission sponsor a discussion featuring Antonina Bellesorte. Bellesorte, a native of Italy, is an accomplished interpreter and chef. She will present “A Discussion/An Understanding/A Glimpse ... of Italian Culture and Language.” The program will take place at Hopkins House, 250 Park Drive S, Haddon Twp. For further information, call 858-0040.



Check out the library this spring

 Rohrer Library is greeting spring with a jam-packed program schedule. • This winter, the library started an afternoon Lego Club for children (eight and up). The next meeting will be held on Mon Mar 21 at 4pm. The theme will be “Silly Skyscrapers.” Rohrer Library is seeking Legos for its collection. • Your little lizzards, kids ages three to five, will love “Reading Reptiles” at Story Time on Tue Mar 22, at 10:30am. • Tween Snack and Read Book Club (ages nine thru 14) – Young bibliophiles will meet on Tue Mar 22, from 4 to 5pm, to discuss Each Little Bird That Sings by Deborah Wiles. To fuel literary discussion, snacks will be served. • The Fourth Thursday Evening Book Discussion Group will meet on Thu Mar 24, from 7:15 to 8:45, to discuss Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese. • Climb your family tree at the library on Fri Apr 1, at 10:15am. “Ancestry. com 101” will be offered. Space is limited, call 854-2752 to register. • Tweens and Teens: Let yourself be heard! The library will host its next Teen Advisory Board meeting on Thu Apr 7 at 4pm. • Enjoy books, songs, and felt-board fun with your toddler (12- to 36months) on Thursdays, Apr 7 and Apr 14, at 10:30am. • Senior citizens are invited to participate in “Seniors on the Web” on Fri Apr 8, from 10am to 12n. Pre-registration is required for this popular beginner class. Call 854-2752. • Tweens and (ages 10 and up) will be encouraged to let their creativity soar during Creative Crafters on Thu Apr 14 at 4pm. • Children (kindergarten thru grade 5) are invited to bring their American Girl Dolls to the library for tea and stories on Sat Apr 16 at 3pm. For information about library programs, call 854-2752.

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› The Westmont Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary will welcome spring with the first of three hoagie sales on Sat Mar 19, starting at 10am. Support the firefighters by purchasing an American-style hoagie for $4. 854-1444;


Spiritual direction

 Do you have a sense that God is inviting you into a closer relationship? Do you want to start paying closer attention to your prayers? Do you want to embark your spiritual journey with a trusted companion? You are invited to learn more about spiritual direction during a free informal presentation on Sun Apr 3, from 2:30 to 4:30pm, at the Starting Point (215 Highland Ave, Haddon Twp). This program is open to people of all faith traditions. If you plan to attend, e-mail Sharon at or call Debbie at 795-0921.






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Take a walk down memory lane for the Historical Society

 Dig out those photo albums and dust off your memorabilia boxes, the Haddon Township Historical Society and Arcadia Publishing have a job for you! The Historical Society has teamed up with the publishing company to create an Images of America book about Haddon Township. If chosen, your keepsakes will be included in a book that will be distributed all over the country. Pre-1970’s items (photos and documents) are being sought. Of particular interest are photos depicting local landmarks, homes, and recreational activities. The Historical Society will not keep any submitted items; they will scan them and return them to you. This process will not harm your pictures. You will receive written acknowledgement for your contribution to the book. Just imagine the bragging rights! Proceeds from the book will benefit the Haddon Township Historical Society and other local causes. The deadline for submissions is Sat Apr 30. 854-7391;



Don’t miss an evening with the stars

 Beware of paparazzi! On Sat Apr 2, the Knights of Columbus will present “An Evening With the Stars” at club headquarters, 350 Crystal Lake Ave, Haddon Township. Spend a Saturday evening enjoying a tribute to the music of the Beatles and Frank Sinatra. Dinner will begin at 7:30pm and the show will commence at 9pm. Tickets are being sold for $25 per person. Call Dan at 854-7630.

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Upcoming municipal meetings Stomp out hunger on Apr 9

 Don’t miss a beat. Meetings are held at the Municipal Building (135 Haddon Ave, Westmont) unless otherwise noted. 854-1176 • Board of Commissioners – Tue Mar 22, 7pm. • Shade Tree Commission – Wed Mar 23, 7pm, Annex Building (10 Reeve Ave, Westmont). • Planning Board Work Session – Mon Mar 21 at 7:30pm. • Planning Board – Thu Apr 3, 7:30pm. • Commissioner’s Caucus – Tue Apr 12, 7pm. • Environmental Commission – Wed Apr 20 at 7pm, Rohrer Library (15 MacArthur Blvd).

 The Food Bank of South Jersey will sponsor a Walk Against Hunger Walk-A-Thon on Sat Apr 9, beginning at 9:30am, at Haddon Township’s Newton Lake Park. To register and to obtain your pledge packet, visit Participants are asked to bring their walk-a-thon pledge donations to the event the prior to the 9:30 start time (registration will begin at 8am). Participants will walk a 1- or 3-mile course. Donations will help feed more than 100,000 families across South Jersey.

Wake up and smell the pancakes!

 The Westmont Lions Club will hold its annual Pancake Breakfast on Sun Mar 27, from 9am to 1pm, in the Haddon Township High School Cafeteria. Admission to the all-you-can-eat breakfast bonanza – which will include piles of pancakes and sausage – will cost $4 for children, $6 for adults, and $5 for seniors. The proceeds will benefit Lions Club causes – locally, nationally, and internationally – with a special emphasis on sight charities. The Eye Mobile will be on site during the breakfast event, from 10am to 1pm, to serve those who would like a free comprehensive vision screening. The Westmont Lions Club meets on the first and third Monday of each month, at 6:30pm, at the Taproom (427 Crystal Lake Ave W). For details, call Bob Morris at 858-8240. Former IRS Agent Enrolled to practice before the IRS

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Creeky clean

 The Haddon Township Environmental Commission will again sponsor neighborhood litter clean-ups on the second Saturday of each month, from 9am to 12n, rain or shine. Dress appropriately. • Apr 9 – McDonald’s area/Newton Creek; call for verification 854-1176 x4303. • May 14 – West Collingswood Heights Woods/ Ballfields • Jun 11 – Lees Lane Woods • Call TIM MAU RO for Pricing on Parts & Service • Factory-Train ed Jaguar Technic ians • FREE Estimat es

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Hot shots

 Haddon Township’s Annual Rabies Clinic will take place on Sat Mar 19 at the Public Works Garage (504 Oneida Ave). Bring your furry friend to the garage between 10am and 12n. The supply is limited to 120 vaccines. Details: 854-1176 x4151.

Compete to beat cancer

 The American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life is one of the country’s largest fundraising events. Locally, the relay is scheduled for Sat Jun 4 to Sun Jun 5 at Haddon Township High School. The event will bring family, friends, and neighbors together to celebrate those who have survived cancer and remember those who have not. The next Planning Committee meeting will be held on Thu Mar 24 at 7:30pm at Rohrer Library (15 MacArthur Blvd). haddonnj.

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› Taxes got you down? Never fear ... AARP is here! The AARP Tax-Aide Program, in conjunction with the Internal Revenue Service, is providing low- and moderate-income senior citizens with free assistance throughout tax season. AARP Tax-Aide is a free service provided by volunteers who are trained to answer questions and prepare Federal and New Jersey income tax returns, Tenant Rebate forms, and Property Tax Reimbursement forms. Electronic filing and direct deposit are also available. Complex returns, such as those involving businesses and rental income, will not be prepared. Be sure to bring a copy of last year’s return, all relevant tax statements, receipts, and forms, and a Social Security card or SSA-1099 form for each taxpayer and dependent in your household. If you received a Property Tax Reimbursement form in the mail, bring it along. The program will be held in Haddon Township at Rohrer Library (15 MacArthur Blvd) on Tuesdays from 12n to 4pm. It will also be held at the Collingswood Public Library (771 Haddon Ave) on Fridays from 12n to 4pm. The AARP Tax-Aide program will run thru Fri Apr 15. For details, call 1-888-AARPNOW or

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Emerging artists shine at Perkins Center

 Perkins Center has teamed up with Gloucester County Cultural and Heritage Commission, Gloucester County College, the Noyes Museum’s Hammonton Gallery, and Rowan University to put emerging local artists in the limelight. The “Yo Emerging Artists! Project”, also known as “The YEA! Project: New Voices, New Vision,” is a multiple-venue juried exhibition which affords emerging artists the opportunity to show their work in established galleries. Two- and 3-D work, in all media, is being showcased at Collingswood’s Perkins Center (30 Irvin Ave) thru Fri Mar 25. Perkins Center’s gallery is open Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 10am to 2pm and Saturdays, from 10am to 1pm.

Sweet tooth?

 Hop out of bed early and grab your basket on Sat Apr 23. The Easter Candy Scramble, will begin at 10am in Knight Park. The Scramble is intended for Collingswood residents up to age 8. Pre-register, with proof of residency, at Borough Hall.

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Single Lessons or Package Rates Available Sarah R. Atlas (856) 546-4712

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Parker & Russo Assoc. 3 Small-business and financial consulting. Payroll. Individual, partnership, and corporate accounting and tax returns. 132 Kings Hwy E Ste 102, H’field 856 795-7976 Sinclair Associates LLC 1 Tax and accounting service. Small business and individual. 101 Windsor Ave, Haddonfield 856 354-2266 .

Budget Cleaning 1 We take the industrial approach to cleaning your home! 609 792-8709 Covenant Cleaning 1 Residential and commercial. Dedicated to excellence. Affordable. Fully insured. 856 769-3536 Rich and Linda HOME CLEANING SERVICES Reliable. Responsible. Reasonable rates. References. Free estimates. 856 770-9231 LINDA’S SPARKLING 2 CLEANING $80 and up to clean entire house. 856 742-1862 Linda Upstairs Downstairs 4 OF Haddonfield Housework getting you down? Try us. You won’t be disappointed. Since 1980. Bonded. 856 428-9153 Stefanie Stevens .

Clean Sweep Gutter cleaning and repairs. Chimney and duct cleaning. 856 354-0675, 546-4606 Harry Haeffner III .


Peak Financial Services 1 Specializing in small business (2 to 20 employees), AFLAC, Medicare Advantage plans. Ask for a free evaluation of your existing plan. 609 790-4940 Mark Murphy .

APARTMENTS Pewter Village COLLINGSWOOD Apartment community exclusively for adults aged 55+. 1058 Eldridge Avenue. 856 854-8878 3 .

ARCHITECTS Thomas B Wagner AIA Architecture, interior design, preservation, consulting. 856 795-4550 (Haddonfield) .


AUTO SERVICE Grove Auto Service Foreign and domestic. ASE master technicians. 75 Grove Street, Haddonfield 856 616-8140 Jim or John .


BATHTUB REFINISHING ARS Tub Refinishing Quality workmanship 20 years tub and tile refinishing. 856 854-6350 Steve .


CHILD CARE Neighborhood Nannies 1 In-home care. Full-time, parttime, temporary, occasional. Members, Int’l Nanny Assn. 856 795-5833 S. Costantino

CHIMNEY SERVICES Clean Sweep 4 Chimney repairs and relining. Animal removal. Duct cleaning. 856 354-0675 546-4606 Harry Haeffner III .

CAMTech Computers 3 Computer sales, repairs, eBay selling, training, networking. Web site design. 681 Haddon Ave, Collingswood 856 858-2005 Siebold IT Services 3 Certified residential computer repair, networking. Part-time hours, low rates. Haddonfield. 856 873-5821 Dan Siebold .

CONCRETE All-Phase Masonry LLC 1 Brick, block, concrete step repairs, pointing, pavers, patios, driveways. No job too small. Visa MasterCard. Insured. NJ Lic # 13VH00676600

856 933-1436 Carmen Sarno GABRIEL MURACA CONCRETE 30 years’ experience in residential concrete, walks, driveways, curbs, patios, steps. Reasonable rates. 856 423-6891 .

DUCT SERVICES Clean Sweep 4 Duct cleaning. Chimney repairs and relining. Animal removal. 856 354-0675 546-4606 Harry Haeffner III .

ELECTRICIANS Chet’s Electric LLC 4 Residential design, repair, installation. Free estimates. All calls returned. Small jobs welcome. Insured, bonded. 856 931-0201 Chet Rietheimer Lic: 15747

Quintus Electric LLC 3 Residential, commercial wiring. Quality work. Reliable service. Fully insured. Bonded. 856 663-5590 Steven Quintus Lic: 15265

S & V Electric Lic: 11797 4 Residential, commercial, contracting. Design, repair, installation. Insured, bonded. 856 786-7961 Randy Shipley Spotlight Electric LLC 1 Residential, commercial. Insured, bonded. No job too small. We put your electrical needs in the “spotlight.” 856 429-3339 Chris Davis Lic: 9484



HANDYMEN/WOMEN Bright Star Handyman 1 Home maintenance since 1998. Repairs to remodeling. 856 858-2957; 856 448-6148 Lic: 13VH01392900

Joseph Neel 3 Christian handyman. No job too small. Local references. 609 405-5355 or 856 429-4495 Neighborhood Handyman 1 Affordable, reliable. No job too small! Handyman/carpenter. Bob Kitch 609 922-0098 .


HOME HEALTH CARE CareMore In-Home Services SJ’s premier eldercare service. Licensed, bonded, insured. Free RN assessment. 856 346-4484 Pat Dengler 4 .

HOME IMPROVEMENT Leonetti Builders Custom kitchens and baths, addition specialists for over 60 years! 856 428-4190 Rich .


Lawn/LANDSCAPE Kyle Wright’s Lawn Care 1 Lawn care done wright! A locally rooted company. You name it – we do it. 856 547-0101 Kyle Wright Rutnya Landscaping Inc 2 Complete lawn, landscaping maintenance. Custom landscape design and construction. 856 547-5040 Charles Rutnya .

MORTGAGE SERVICES Fairway Mortage First and second mortgages. Refinancing, consolidation, home equity. Low rates. Fast closings. 856 428-3010 .

OPTOMETRISTS Haddonfield Vision 3 Eye exams, contact lens fitting. Contacts, eyewear. 856 427-0788 NJ Lic OA-04481 Dr Judson Moon OD .



DaVinci Painting 3 Quality work, reasonably priced. Licensed and insured. Free estimates. 856 341-4861 Tom’s Custom Painting 2 30 years’ experience in quality interior/exterior work. Power washing. Small home repairs. 856 220-1131 .

Lenny, Vermaat & Leonard 1 Since 1954, the area’s fullservice real estate broker. 90 Tanner Street, Haddonfield 856 428-5150 Main Street Realty 1 Area specialists. 730 Haddon Ave, Collingswood 856 858-2200 Prudential Fox & Roach 1 Averaging two transactions a day, every day, 7 days a week! 41 S. Haddon Ave, Haddonfield 856 428-2600 .

PaYROLL SERVICES USA Payroll 3 Celebrating over 14 years of service. Complete payroll, tax, and human resource services. Personalized service with cutting-edge technology. 856 665-5600 Mary or Frank .

Pet Sitting Animal Lovers Pet Sitting Services 1 Daily dog walks and puppy care in Haddonfield and Collingswood areas since 2005. Insured and bonded. 856 428-3200 Scamper’s Pals 1 Loving pet care in your home. Serving Haddonfield only! Walks, feed, meds, play dates. 856 354-9216 Maryann Campling .

PET WASTE REMOVAL Dog Dirt Doctor “Pooper-Scooper” service. From $10 per week. 856 488-7151 Brian .


Photography Silver Image Photography Family/children’s portraits, weddings and special events. 120 N Haddon, Haddonfield 856 616-0094 2 SWEIGART Photography 1 Portraits, family, children, engagements, weddings, more. Located in Collingswood 856 220-9859 Jon Sweigart

Plaster repair/ Drywall John Baptiste Plaster 4 Specializing in interior walls, custom plaster/drywall repairs, home renovations. Insured. 856 546-7979 .

PRINTING & COPIES Kwik Kopy Printing 1 Printing, color copies, blueprints, banners. Rubber stamps, business cards, legal forms. 8 Haddon Ave S, Haddonfield (a few doors from Starbucks) 856 428-7391 Dan and Peg Professional Printing 1 Printing, copying, color copies, digital printing, large document copies. Free parking. 116 Haddon Ave N, H’field 856 429-8644 Joe McElroy .

ROOFING/SIDING Wurster Roofing Co Since 1919. All types of asphalt roofing, low-slope roofing, skylights, gutters, windows, siding, slate, copper, and tin. 227 Highland Ave, Westmont 856 854-2783 2 .

SCHOOLS The Beechwood School 4 Half- and full-day classes. 2-1/2 years thru Kindergarten. 441 Beechwood Ave, H’field 856 429-0303 Marge McElroy .

TANK REMOVAL Moore’s Tank Services Inc 4 Residential oil tank removals and installations. Free estimates. NJDEP-certified. 856 662-2002 Jim Moore .

TAXES Taxes Done Right New clients, seniors: Mention this ad get 25% discount. 856 833-0864 Karen .


TITLE INSURANCE Surety Title Agency Title insurance agent. Searches, settlement services. 1 9 Tanner Street, Haddonfield 856 429-0900 Karen Stevenson .

TREE SERVICES C. C. Tree Experts 3 Tree removal. Pruning. Hazard tree evaluation. Two NJcertified tree experts on staff. 856 858-1165. The HADDON TREE COMPANY 1 Local tree service company for all your arbor needs. 24-hour emergency service. 856 795-3333 .

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The Rite rocks

 Check out the line up at the Scottish Rite, located at 315 White Horse Pike, Collingswood: • The Kansas concert originally scheduled for Sat Oct 30 has been rescheduled for Fri Mar 18. All tickets from Oct 30 will be honored. • An Evening with Linda Eder will be held on Sat Mar 19 at 8pm. Tickets to see the actress/ songstress perform cost $38, $48, and $68. • The calendar may say March, but it will feel like the month of May when The Temptations swoop into the Scottish Rite on Sun Mar 20 at 7pm. Tickets cost $29.50, $39.50, and $49.50. • Al Jarreau & the George Duke Trio will perform their hits with a jazzy, unplugged slant. Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime experience on Fri Mar 25 at 8pm. Tickets cost $39.50 and $49.50. Tickets:, at Ticketmaster outlets, and 800-745-3000.

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 Look around ... historic Collingswood has welcomed a modern amenity to its shopping district. Ten new parking kiosks – nine along Haddon Ave and one in the soon-to-open LumberYard parking garage – will replace the traditional coin-eating machines the heart of the business district. “We have the enviable ‘problem’ of tight parking in Collingswood, which means people are still coming to shop, dine and do business in our town,” said Collingswood Mayor Jim Maley. “Parking advances like kiosks and the garage will make it easier for people to come and enjoy Collingswood,” he added. The kiosks use a pay-and-print system in which users print a parking slip to display on their dashboard. Parking rates will be $.50 per hour – for a maximum of three hours – and the kiosks will accept bills, coins, and credit cards. “This new system is extremely userfriendly,” said Collingswood Police Chief Richard Sarlo who oversaw the project. Traditional coin meters will still be in use in Collingswood past Powell and Fern Aves and in the Borough Hall and Atlantic Ave lots, underneath the Speedline. The Borough anticipates the new parking garage, part of the LumberYard Condo development, will open in this spring and add more than 100 public spaces to the mix. Bargain Alert: There will be a rate incentive to encourage visitors to park in the LumberYard garage rather than along Haddon Ave.

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