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Strawbridge School greets fall

 The Strawbridge Elementary School PTA will host its annual Fall Fair on Sat Oct 1, from 11am to 3pm, at the school playground (307 Strawbridge Ave, Westmont). There will be food, games, music, mums, and raffles (for a list of fabulous prizes, see page 8). Don’t be tardy! School of Rock will take center stage at 12n. For Haddon Township events, see pages 6-9.


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But remember: The festivities on Sat Oct 1 are just the icing on the cake (... or the cover on the book, if you prefer). Events leading up to the big day will include: • The 5k Run & 1 Mile Family Fun Walk on Sat Sep 24, beginning at 8:30am, in Knight Park. Celebrate Collingswood Public Library’s 100th Anniversary by donning your sneakers. See page 12 for details. • Have you read Collingswood’s Town Book? There’s still time! Join your neighbors at Collingswood Public

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 Bibliophiles rejoice! The Collingswood Book Festival is almost here. Join fellow book lovers on Sat Oct 1 for the largest literary event in the region, the culmination of the ninth annual Collingswood Book Festival. Meet authors and illustrators as you stroll Haddon Ave. Take your time browsing thousands of new and used books. You’ll find book-related merchandise and crafts, authors and illustrators, story-tellers, workshops, panel discussions, poetry readings, entertaining exhibits, kid-friendly activities, and more. All events are free. The volunteer-run book bonanza will dominate the streetscape from 10am to 4pm.


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 Small Steps in Speech (SSIS), a non-profit foundation based in Collingswood, will host its second annual fundraiser, “SSIS Oktoberfest,” on Sat Oct 1 at the Paintworks located at Lakeside Manor in Gibbsboro, NJ (10 Foster Ave). Arrive hungry and ready for fun! The Oktoberfest will run from 4 to 9pm. Food, cold drinks/beer, a blackjack table, a Chinese auction, and live music will make the evening complete. Small Steps in Speech was created by speech and language pathologist Amanda Charney to honor the memory of Staff Sgt Marc J. Small. Sgt Small was a Special Forces Operational Detachment-Alpha team medical sergeant assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) in the United States Army. Collingswood residents, Marc Small and Amanda Charney were to be married when he returned. However, on February 12, 2009 Sgt Small was killed while serving his country in Afghanistan. Mark Small loved children and dreamed of helping Amanda Charney open her own speech therapy practice. Small Steps in Speech honors Sgt Small’s memory providing financial assistance for treatment to children with disabilities. Oktoberfest tickets cost $35 each or $60 per couple. Sponsorship opportunities are available. To purchase tickets or make a donation, contact Director Amanda Charney at amanda@ 1-888-5SPEAK6;

Ciao! venture to Italy with lourdes

 Lourdes Wellness Center (located at 900 Haddon Ave, Suite 100, Collingswood) will sponsor a retreat to Assisi Italy, Wed Nov 30 thru Tue Dec 6. The trip will include hotel accommodations with private bath at the four-star Hotel Giotto, breakfast and evening meals at the hotel, the use of the meeting room, and a program track. Make your reservation deposit by Sat Oct 1 and take advantage of earlybird pricing. For more information, call 869-3125.

Enjoy a fish tale at the Scottish Rite

 Collingswood Community Theatre will present Rainbow Fish, the Musical, based on the classic children’s story. Take a magical musical journey under the sea with your little ones on Fri Oct 7 at 7pm, or on Sat Oct 8 at 1pm or 3:30pm. Performances will take place on the Main Stage at the Scottish Rite Auditorium (315 White Horse Pike, Collingswood) Tickets will be sold for $5 each at the door (no advance tickets). For information, contact Mary at or 609-617-2220.

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Around the Towns What’s Your Take?

• Collingswood High School student SAMANTHA FERNANDEZ would suggest Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird. She recalled, “We read it in middle school and it’s one of my favorites.” Meanwhile, middle school student RAHSHAWN THOMAS said that he would like to ask his neighbors to read and discuss The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton.

Be sure to read Collingswood’s Town Book for 2011, Born to Run (see Cover Story), before meeting author Christopher McDougall at the Book Festival on Sat Oct 1.

If you could select the Town Book for 2012, which book would you choose?

• Collingswood’s GREGG ZOCCHI and PAM GESSERT concurred that Erin Gruwell’s The Freedom Writers’ Diary would be a fine choice for Town Book. “It reminded me that everyone has their own story and that things aren’t always as they seem,” said Pam. Gregg and Pam’s kids, ALEX and JULIA ZOCCHI, would likely choose books from the Magic Tree House Series by Mary Pope Osborne. “They’re always pretending they’re Jack and Annie from those books,” said Pam

• Collingswood Middle School’s XAVIER HENDERSON was found reading his library book, Diary of a Wimpy Kid – The Ugly Truth, in Knight Park. Given the chance, he would select a book from the Jeff Kinney’s Wimpy Kid Series for Town Book next year. His brother SEKAI would choose a book called How Everything Works. Audubon’s GABRIEL EICHMANN would select a book called Big Foot and Other Legends, while BELLA KOKOCHA would suggest Mommy’s High Heal Shoes by Kristie Finnan.

• What’s On found residents MATTHEW MESSER and LYNN ORTIZ enjoying an afternoon in Knight Park. Lynn reported that Matthew loves Where the Wild Things Are by MauriceSe ndak. However, she would select a “daily devotional book called Today in Life.”

• Collingswood’s MOLLY PATTON believes that Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat would be a fine choice for Town Book. Her father, MICHAEL, said, “I’ll second that!”

• Garfield Elementary School kindergartner DANNY SHANE WYNNE would encourage borough residents to read A Big Book of Scary Stories or The Teddy Bear Habit. His mother, MICHELLE, would choose The Postmistress by Sarah Blake. DAN, Sr enjoys reading with his son and said, “I guess I’d have to choose A Big Book of ScaryStori es,too!”

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 Great news for local art lovers! Perkins Center for the Arts recently received a $35,000 grant from PNC Arts Alive (pncartsalive. com). The funds will be used to bring a series of exhibits and free handson events to Perkins’ Collingswood location (30 Irvin Ave) through a new program, “Social Artworking.” Thru May 2012, Social Artworking will utilize social media to encourage the public to engage in arts at Perkins Center. Each exhibition at the gallery will feature free entertainment -- such as a concert or a lecture -- as part of a reception on Collingswood Second Saturdays. In addition, free Family Saturdays will provide hands-on art opportunities for adults and children. • Currently at Perkins Center: “Three Dimensions, An Exhibition of Contemporary Sculpture.” Stop by Perkins Center to admire the threedimensional art work of Brian Dennis, Laura Demme, and others. • Next up: “Invitational Oils” will be showcased Sat Oct 8 thru Sat Nov 19. This exhibition will feature works by Paul Dusold (figures and still life), Bruce Garrity (landscapes) and Allan Gorman (industrial landscapes). A free opening reception will take place on Sat Oct 8, from 6 to 9pm. Then, on Sat Oct 22, from 9:30am to 12n, the exhibition’s artists will conduct a free painting demonstration in the gallery and teach parents and children the art blending. The gallery is open on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 10am to 2pm.

A tiny tot hot spot

 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, limited to 12 children, includes simple stories, finger plays, songs, and playtime. Caretakers must register their child each month. No walkins will be permitted. Registration for the October session will begin on Fri Sep 30. The next series of programs will be held on Oct 7, Oct 14, and Oct 21. To register, call Carol or Dot at 858-0649.

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Library (771 Haddon Ave) on Tue Sep 27, at 7pm, to discuss Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen by Christopher McDougall. Then, meet McDougall – and have your book signed – on the big day, Oct 1, at 2pm in Tent 1. • Sages of the Ages, an afternoon devoted to reading and writing interests of seniors and older baby boomers, will be held at the Community Center Wed Sep 28, from 1 to 4pm. Spend a fun-filled afternoon meeting authors, playing games, and winning prizes. Speakers will include Colvin Randall, author of Longwood Gardens Christmas. Sages of the Ages is free, but reservations suggested. Call 8543705. • Don’t forget to venture to the Collingswood Cloud Auditorium on Sat Oct 1, between 10am and 3pm, for the Books 2 Eat Exhibit. Entrees in the The Retrospect’s Best of the Fest “Books 2 Eat Contest” will be on display. Winners will be announced at 12n. Go to for details. • Does you’re book collection include a few treasures that you would like to have appraised? Bring them to the festival. On Sat Oct 1, from 12n to 2pm, John Freas will be on hand to appraise books at the entrance of the Collingswood Library. For a $5 donation, you can have up to five of your rare volumes appraised. • Turn to page 10 to see what the Book Festival has in store for teen and tween book buffs. For a full festival schedule and complete details, visit

The Fall Festival 411

 Welcome fall like you mean it! The Collingswood Junior Women’s Fall Festival will take place on Sat Oct 22, from 12n to 4pm, in Knight Park at the Pavilion. Attendees will enjoy pumpkin painting, live music, hayrides, hot dogs, pretzels, caramel apples, cupcake decorating, and pumpkinthemed games. The Juniors will work with the elementary school PTAs to ensure this Fall Festival is the best yet. Admission to the festival will be free, however those who wish to partake in the hayride will be charged $3 per person (no charge for riders under 2 years of age). Various costs may also be associated with the activities sponsored by the PTAs. In the event of rain, Fall Festival will be held on Sat Oct 29, from 12n to 4 pm, at the same location. For more information, e-mail jodie.farrow@ 609-760-7523

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Walk the Talk for Genisis Centers

 Genesis Center (566 Haddon Ave, Collingswood) will host its annual Walk the Talk – The Christopher Schultes 5k Run/Walk to Change Lives on Sat Sep 17 at Cooper River Park in Pennsauken, NJ. Many individuals and families struggle in silence with mental health and/or substance abuse issues. Genisis Centers strive to ensure that all residents have an opportunity to live healthfully. The Walk the Talk 5k helps fund Genisis Centers’ programs. Adult athletes can register on race day, between 8 and 9am, for $30. Those between 11- and 18-years of age may register for $15. To learn about the services that Genesis offers, visit Breakfast • Lunch • Catering • Wholesale

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 The Vegetarian Society of South Jersey will host a 25th Anniversary Celebration and Gourmet International Vegan Food Tasting event on Sun Sep 18, from 2 to 7pm, at the Collingswood Community Center (30 Collings Ave). The event will include food samplings, speakers, cooking demonstrations, live music, a silent auction, vendors, a 50/50, givaways, a book sale, and networking opportunities. Tickets cost $35 for members and $40 for nonmembers. Seating is limited.;

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 Hey music lovers ... there’s no need to cross the Betsy Ross! On Sat Sep 24, folks will be able to rock out right here in Collingswood. The second annual Before the Bridge Music Festival will combine some of South Jersey’s hottest local sounds with the music of artists from New York and Virginia. The goal of the free festival is to bring a full day of independent, grassroots music to music fans in the ’burbs. Don’t miss performances by artists such as Wakey! Wakey!, Walter Schreifels, If’n, Lowry, Roadside Graves, Gunfight!, Sara O’Brien, Goodnight Lights, and Steve Waitt. Collingswood’s Grooveground (647 Haddon Ave) and Plant Life Music are teaming up to create an event that will not only expose upand-coming musicians, but also bring renowned regional artists to the borough. This year Grooveground and Plant Life are joining forces with Community Rocks, a local non-profit established to connect, strengthen, and educate community through arts and wellnesscentered programs. Community Rocks promotes self-expression, cross-cultural education and environmental awareness ( The festival will run from 12n to 9pm. Music will be the first order of business. Booths set up by vendors and non-profits organizations will add another dimension to the festivities. Food and beverages will be made available to the hungry masses. For those who are not ready to call it a night after the festival, an afterparty will be held at Grooveground from 9 to 11pm. Before the Bridge will take place at the corner of Haddon and Woodlawn Aves. This year’s even is expected to be twice the size of the festival held last fall. For details and a performance schedule, visit In the event of rain, the festival will be held on Sun Sep 25.

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Hoagie heaven learn something new  A Westmont Fire Company No. 1 Ladies’ Auxiliary’s hoagie sale will be held on Sat Oct 15 from 9am until the hoagies sell out. Stop by the Firehouse (120 Haddon Ave) to buy an American hoagie for $4 and support the volunteer firefighters!

 Registration for the Haddon Township Adult School is underway! The fall term will begin on Mon Sep 26. Copies of the brochure, with course listings and class information, are available at the High School, the Board of Education Office, Rohrer Library, and at Over 30 classes are being offered, including Basketball, Medicare and Reverse Mortgages Explained, Jazzercise, Zumba, Yoga, Social and Ballroom Dancing, and Sewing for Beginners. All classes take place at the Haddon Township High School unless otherwise noted in course brochure. Register early by mail to ensure a space. Mail forms and tuition by Mon Sep 19. In-person registration sessions will be held on Tue Sep 20 and Wed Sep 21 from 6 to 8pm in the High School Media Center. For details, contact Geri Heenan at 869-7750 x7316 or e-mail

Support at Holy Saviour

› Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Parish of Collingswood will sponsor an eight-week bereavement support group for those who have experienced the death of a loved one. The group will begin meeting on Tue Sep 20, at Parish’s Church of the Holy Saviour Site, McDaid Hall, 50 Emerald Ave in Westmont. The meeting will be held from 7:30 to 9pm. For more information, or to register, call Arlene Williams at 858-0298.

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 The Westmont Farmers’ Market continues to bring fresh foods to the masses. Located at the corner of Haddon and Stratford Aves, the mid-week destination will remain open each Wednesday, from 4 to 7pm, thru October. The main goal of the Market is to bring New Jersey’s freshest fruits and vegetables to local residents. However, the options don’t stop with produce. The wide variety of vendors also offer prepared foods for weary chefs, pet treats, wellness items, grab-and-go snacks, and plants for the garden. Foodies rejoice! The market’s inaugural Fall Festival will take place on Wed Oct 12 (rain date: Oct 19), from 4 to 7pm. Seasonal produce will take center stage: yams, squash, cauliflower, broccoli, roasted corn, and ten types of apples. Festival goers will enjoy free balloons, face painting, live music, an apple pie baking contest, autumn decorations, games, and a pumpkin patch. Pumpkin tortelloni and other fall-inspired entrees will be available. Alert your sweet tooth: Applesauce, breadpuddings, and other homemade baked goods will be sold during the festival. Festival goers will also find freshly baked bread (the perfect compliment to the market’s soups and chili). Seasonal teas, coffee, and apple cider will also be featured. Dogs are welcome to join in the fun! Dogs will receive a free treat bag, while supplies last, thanks to Pat’s Pet Pastries. Put your best pie forward! If you would like to enter the baking contest, contact Marie Bell at 651-8934, or e-mail For further details about the market, contact Market Director Doug Kelly at 854-7774 or at bluecuts@, or visit A note to senior citizens: The Seniors Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program provides financial support to low income seniors who purchase locally grown produce. Call (877) 222-3737.

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 The Haddon Towncar provides free shopping and recreational transportation to Township seniors – aged 60 and over – and those who are certified disabled. Call 854-1176 x4125 for details. • Mon Sep 19 – Wegman’s/Shoprite first pickup at 10am; second pick-up at 11am • Wed Sep 21 – Super Wal-Mart Shopping • Thu Sep 22 – Superfresh, Acme, Thriftway, Library • Mon Sep 26 – Superfresh first pick-up at 10am; Wegman’s second pick-up at 11am • Thu Sep 29 – Superfresh, Acme, Thriftway


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Rocky Mountain High ... right here in Westmont  The Joyful Gathering Spiritual Center will present Chris Westfall in concert on Sat Oct 15 at 7pm. The concert will be held at the center, located at 215 Highland Ave, Suite C, in Haddon Township. An acoustic folk artist, tenor Chris Westfall will perform his original heartfelt compositions and interpret the work of artists like James Taylor and John Denver during this musical event. Westfall’s gentle style encourages the audiences to sing along, often bringing strangers together through music. As Westfall once explained, “Majestic ... that is what I want my music to be called ... like an eagle’s flight ... full of spirit and emotion.” Tickets cost $15 each and may be purchased online at or at the door. To learn more about Chris Westfall, visit 424-1871

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 Rohrer Library (15 MacArthur Blvd, Haddon Township) is making the most of fall! • Celebrate the library’s reopening by learning to belly dance! Fatima Bassma’s classes will be held on Thursday evenings in September at 7pm. • Teens will be encouraged to let their creativity soar during Creative Crafters on Fridays – Sep 16, Sep 23, Oct 14, and Oct 21 – from 3:30 to 4:30pm. • The next installments of the Lego Club for children (eight and up) will be held on Mondays, Sep 19 and Oct 17, at 4pm. • Kids, ages three to five, will love have “Fun with Mo Willems” at Story Time on Tuesdays, Sep 20 and 27, at 10:30am. • Tween Snack and Read Book Club (ages nine thru 14) – Young bibliophiles will meet on Tue Sep 20, at 4pm, to discuss Further Tales Adventure Series by P.W. Catanese. • Mr Malcolm will present a story at the library on Wed Sep 21 at 6pm. Don’t miss it! • The Fourth Thursday Evening Book will celebrate Banned Book Month with a discussion about To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. The group will meet on Thu Sep 22, from 7:15 to 8:45. • Enjoy books, songs, and felt-board fun with your toddler (12- to 36-months) on Thursdays – Sep 22, Oct 6, and Oct 13 – at 10:30am. • Senior citizens are invited to participate in “Seniors on the Web” on Fri Oct 7, from 10am to 12n. Pre-registration is required for this popular beginner class. Call 854-2752. • Kids: Don your boas for a Fancy Nancy Gala on Sat Oct 15, at 10:30am. • Learn to put your best foot forward during a program titled “The Perfect Resume,” led by Robert Marino, on Sat Oct 15 from 1 to 3pm. Space is limited. Regiser by calling 854-2752. • Book Buddies (ages 12 and up/ages five thru seven) – On Tue Oct 18, from 5:30 to 6:30pm, teens will be paired with elementary schoolers to inspire the youngsters to read.

Ritz bits

 The Ritz Theatre Company and the Collaborative Act Studio have revived the Ritz’s Wednesday Evening Theatre Series. • Play Dates by Sam Wolfson will be presented on Sep 28. From the co-creator of Jewtopia comes a funny, provocative, “perfect date” play. Play Dates humorously examines love and relationships from childhood through adulthood. Enjoy Play Dates before it heads to the New York stage in 2012! • On Nov 9 catch Williams on a Wednesday. Tennessee Williams is best known for his award-winning dramas: The Glass Menagerie, A Streetcar Named Desire and Cat On A Hot Tin Roof. But, did you know that Williams wrote countless one-acts, short stories, and essays? Rediscover his illuminating words. For tickets ($12), call 858-5230 or visit The theatre is at 915 White Horse Pike in Haddon Township.


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Fall Fair fun at Strawbridge School

› The Strawbridge Elementary School PTA will host its annual Fall Fair on Sat Oct 1, from 11am to 3pm, on the school playground (307 Strawbridge Ave, Westmont). Arrive at Strawbridge School ready for fun! There will be food, games, entertainment, and raffles. Prizes will include four Disney World Park Hopper Passes, an American Girl Doll, gift cards to local restaurants and salons, theater tickets, and more. Music lovers take note: School of Rock will entertain the crowd beginning at 12n. And ... you don’t want to buy your fall mums until you visit the Strawbridge Fall Fair! Proceeds from this rain-or-shine event will benefit Strawbridge students by funding PTA programs. For information, e-mail

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 Township’s Environmental Commission spons neighborhood clean-ups on the second Saturday of each month, from 9am to 12n, rain or shine. Wear appropriate clothing and bring a water bottle. Next: Oct 8, Bettlewoods. 854-1176 x4303;

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 Tee up for a good cause. The ninth annual Golf Outing for the Danielle Kousoulis Cup will be held on Mon Sep 26 at Scotland Run Golf Club (Route 322 and Fries Mill Road, Williamstown). Danielle Kousoulis, a graduate of Haddon Township High School, died during the September 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Center. The Danielle Kousoulis Memorial Scholarship Fund was formed to honor her spirit of caring and generosity. Each year the scholarship fund awards academic scholarships to two Township graduates and a member of Danielle’s church. This year’s rain-orshine event will be held on what would have been Danielle’s 40th birthday. Registration will take place from 11am to 1pm. The game will begin with a shotgun start at 1pm. Cocktails will commence at 6pm; followed by dinner, sponsor recognition, awards, a raffle, and a silent auction. The cost for the event is $185 per golfer or $720 per foursome. Dinner-only tickets cost $50 per person. Sponsors are also needed. The deadline for sponsorships is Mon Sep 16. To sponsor or participate, contact Eleni at 610668-1320 or Peter at 904-4483 or peteykous@

 Golfers of all ages and experience levels will take to the greens at Ramblewood Country Club (200 Country Club Pkwy, Mt Laurel) on Mon Sep 19 during the Kiwanis Club of the Haddons’ ninth annual Golf Outing. The event – complete with a 1pm Shotgun Start – will raise funds to support the Children’s Specialized Hospital, local scholarships for college-bound seniors, and projects benefiting the youth of Camden County. The cost per golfer is $100 which will cover greens fees, carts, a snacks, dinner, and prizes. Those who wish to simply attend dinner may do so for $30. Register by calling Anthony Marino at 251-3189 or visiting Sponsorship opportunities begin at $100. Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to helping children and communities. The Kiwanis Club of the Haddons meets each Friday, at 12:15pm, at Tavistock Country Club. Look for members of the Kiwanis Club during Peanut Days in Haddonfield and Westmont, Fri Sep 30 and Sat Oct 1. Since 1951, Kiwanis Peanut Days have helped clubs raise millions of dollars for local charities.


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Joyful concert

› The Joyful Gathering Spiritual Center, located at the Starting Point in Westmont, will sponsor a concert extravaganza fundraiser featuring the soulful stylings of The Alexis P. Suter Band on Sat Sep 17, at 6pm, at the Unitarian Universalist Church (401 Kings Hwy, Cherry Hill). Bass/baritone powerhouse Suter and her band began wowing audiences in the northeast six years ago at various venues and festivals. To learn more about Suter, visit alexispsuter. com. Tickets cost $30 at the door.

Attn: Writers

› Whatever’s Write, a prose-writers’ critique workshop group, holds free meetings on the first Thursday of each month, from 7 to 9pm, at Rohrer Library (15 MacArthur Blvd, Westmont). Since 1995, the group has offered critique, resources, and camaraderie to journalists, storytellers, playwrights, and writers of vignette and essays, literary and mass-market fiction, short-short fiction, memoir, and children’s literature. Whatever’s Write serves writers in Camden County and beyond. 983-6966

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 Haddon Township’s 22nd annual Block Party will be held on Sat Sep 24. Mark your calendars for this annual family favorite. From 12n to 6pm, Park Blvd W (starting at the corner of Crystal Lake Ave) will bustle with revelers. The streetscape will be dominated by art vendors and booths set up by local community and school groups. A car show will ensure fun for all. Children will surely find the Block Party’s amusements and rides to their liking. Bracelets will be sold in advance for $7 per child at the Municipal Building (135 Haddon Ave). Bracelets will also be sold at the block party ($10). The bracelets allow children to unlimited access to all of the rides for one low price. Families with four or more kids can purchase a family package of bracelets, in advance, at the Municipal Building, for $25 (bring identification). In the event of rain, the Block Party will be held on Sun Sep 25. For information about reserving booth space, visit

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Attn: Paul Vi alumni

 Whether you groved to the Beatles or the Backstreet Boys, a class reunion may be in the works for you! • The Paul VI High School classes of 1971, 1976, and 1981 are planning reunions. To ensure you receive an invitation to your reunion, visit pvihs. org and click on “Alumni Registration” to update your contact information. • The Class of 1986 is planning at 25year reunion for Sat Nov 26 at 7pm at the Venetian Ballroom at Lucien’s Manor (Berlin, NJ). For information, contact Steve Iatarola atpaulvi1986@yahoo. com. • The Class of 1997 is planning a 15-year reunion. For more information, contact Father Christopher Markellos at paulviclassof1997@ or call 6296142 x12. • The Class of 2001 is planning a 10-year reunion. To help plan the event, contact Nicole Sorgentoni at • Class of 2002 is planning a 10-year reunion for Sat Nov 17. For more information, or to volunteer, contact Nicole Estrella at Note: If your class is planning a Paul VI reunion, assistance is available from the Institutional Advancement Office. Email


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› School is back in session, book reports are due, and the days seem to be getting shorter. Luckily, the Collingswood Community Theatre has a sure cure for the autumn blues. Collingswood Comedy Cabaret will soon have residents rolling in the aisles! On Fri Sep 30 at 8pm, the a comedy extravaganza will take center stage at the Collingswood Grand Ballroom (315 White Horse Pike). The event will be hosted by Collingswood’s own Carolyn Busa and feature some of the area’s funniest talent. The parade of comedians will include John McKeever, Mary Radzinski, Chip Chantry, and Dennis Horan. Tickets may be purchased at the door for $10 per person. Wine and beer will be sold at the event. Proceeds from the show will benefit the community theatre

The Collingswood Book Festival woos young literature lovers

 Kids: Plan to celebrate your summer reading on Sat Oct 1. Thanks to the organizers of the Collingswood Book Festival, young bookworms will have the opportunity to meet the authors of some of their favorite books. The following events will be offered free throughout the day and open to all students who attend the festival: • Nancy Viau will be on hand to discuss her book Samantha Hansen Has Rocks in Her Head with fourth and fifth graders. • Sixth graders will have an opportunity to meet Leslie Connor for a discussion of her award-winning books Crunch and Waiting For Normal. • Popular writer Adele Griffin – the author of Tighter, Where I Want To Be, and many teen thrillers – will conduct a discussion with eighth grade students. Copies of these books are available at the Collingswood Public Library (771 Haddon Ave). Once school starts, these books will be available to Collingswood Public School students thanks to the Collingswood Book Festival Committee. At the end of the day, the KidLit Authors Club’s young-adult authors will discuss their work and the writing process. The panel will include Ellen Jensen Abbot, The Centaur’s Daughter, Watersmeet; Cyn Balog, Fairy Tale, Sleepless; Margie Gelbwasser, Inconvenient; Alissa Grosso, Popular; Amy Holder, The Lipstick Laws; Jennifer Hubbard, The Secret Year; and Keri Mikulski, Stealing Bases, Head G. The authors will be available to sign books from 10 am to 4 pm. Bring your friends!

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 Enjoy an afternoon of bowling, food, and Eagle’s football – while supporting the Collingswood Holiday Parade – on Sun Oct 16 at Pinsetter Bar & Bowl (7111 Maple Ave, Pennsauken) From 1 to 4pm, guests will enjoy unlimited bowling and shoe rental, an open buffet (two hours), cash bar, a Chinese auction and a 50/50 raffle, and the Philadelphia Eagles vs. the Washington Redskins on the big screens. Tickets are being sold for $20 each at Collingswood Borough Hall. 854-6282

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Strike up the bands!

 The Seventh Annual Collingswood High School Band Bash, one of the CHS Band Boosters’ biggest fundraisers of the year, will take center stage on Sat Oct 1 at 6pm (Collingswood’s band will perform last, around 9 pm). Guests will be treated to the music of 10 to 12 marching bands competing under the stadium lights. “Our students have spent summer evenings practicing … learning their music and drill,” said spokeswoman Peg Schnyer. Tickets will be sold for $10 (adults)/ $5 (students). The Band Boosters will make sure that the concession stand is buzzing by offering an array of hot foods and baked goods. Water Grams (a water bottle), and Candy Grams (a candy bar), and Air Grams (short messages) will be sold for $1 each. Show your favorite band student you care as they prepare to perform. Peg Schnyer: 952-7083.

Collingswood Night

 Celebrate Collingswood Night at PPL Park (2501 Seaport Drive, Chester PA) on Thu Sep 29 at 8pm when the Philadelphia Union take on DC United. Hurry! Fifty tickets in section 119 (rows J, K, and L) have been reserved for Collingswood revelers. Tickets are available for $30 each at Collingswood Borough Hall. Parking passes for lots A, B, or C ($15) can also be purchased in advance. Note: Ticket holders must arrange their own transportation for this event. For information about PPL Park, visit 854 0720 x110

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› Savor an afternoon of friends, fashion, and refreshments on Sun Oct 23. The Haddonfield Auxiliary of Virtua Health System will host an “Afternoon Tea, Jewelry & Accessory Show,” from 1 to 4pm, at Tavistock Country Club. Guests will enjoy a sumptuous afternoon tea, including scones with Devonshire cream and fresh fruit preserves, assorted tea sandwiches, quiche, pastries and petit fours. Teas, coffee, hot chocolate, and Perrier will be served. A cash bar will be available. Lynda Kane and the staff of Aenigma Jewelry & Accessories of Collingswood will present a stunning array jewelry, purses, jackets, and scarves. During the afternoon, guests will learn how to wear scarves and shawls like the pros as well as how to stylishly (and easily!) transition from day to evening. Would you like to take center stage during the Afternoon Tea, Jewelry & Accessory Show? Don a black outfit and offer to volunteer at the show upon your arrival. You may be chosen to model the latest in jewelry and accessories. Chances to win gift baskets and 50/50 opportunities will make the afternoon complete. Reserve tickets in advance ($35) by calling 5475139. Proceeds will benefit Virtua Health System.

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Struttin’ on Powell

 This summer, Collingswood put yet another spin on free, family friendly fun. On the fourth Wednesday of each month, Mummers string bands have performed on Powell Lane from 7 to 9pm. The last string band in the series, South Philadelphia (southphillystringband. com), will strut its stuff on Wed Sep 28. Get comfortable and enjoy a perfect evening out on the town. The Mummers events are BYOC (Bring Your Own Chair). The Mummers Series has been being presented by the Borough of Collingswood, Kitchen Consigliere, and 1st Colonial National Bank. Concerts are cancelled in the event of rain; visit for status updates.



Take your marks for the library

 On Sat Sep 24, beginning at 8:30am, athletes of all ages will take to the streets during Collingswood Friends of the Library’s 5k-Run & 1-Mile Family Fun Walk. Events will commence in Knight Park. Celebrate Collingswood Public Library’s 100th Anniversary by donning your sneakers and grabbing a water bottle. Same-day registration for the walk and run will begin at 7:30am ($25/$15 for participants under 18). Those who wish to take part in the Family Fun Walk will pay $5 (or $20 for families of four or more). Medals will be awarded to male and female winners in 13 age categories; trophies will be given to overall winners. For details, e-mail or call 858-0649.

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The jazz scene

 Mark your calendars! The ninth season of Jazz Bridge’s First Thursday Collingswood Jazz Series will commence in October. Jazz Bridge, Philadelphia’s most prolific jazz presenter, is opening its next performance season with neighborhood concert series taking place in Collingswood, Media, Philadelphia, Kennett Square, and Cheltenham PA. A non-profit organization, Jazz Bridge is committed to helping local jazz and blues musicians in crisis while presenting some of the best music this region offers. To view the entire Collingswood lineup, visit Locally, concerts take place at the Collingswood Community Center (30 Collings  Are you bonkers for › Started in 1969 by Church World Service to alle- Ave) on the first Thursday of each month, the Beatles? Still stuck viate poverty, CROP Hunger Walks are now conbeginning at 7:30pm. As in years past, admission on Steely Dan? Jonesing ducted in more than 2,000 communities across will be $10 per person ($5 for students). These for some Journey? the United States each year. events are BYOB; free soft drinks are served. The Scottish Rite will Those who participate and donate to CROP On Oct 6, legendary drummer Charlie Rice kick-off Tribute events (Communities Responding to Overcome and his All Stars – pianist Don Wilson, bassist Ed Thursdays in October Poverty) are often inspired by the motto: We Walk Wise, saxophonist Bob Howell, and trombonist by welcoming eight Because They Walk. Clifford Adams – will dominate the stage. 91cover bands to the “They” refers to the staggering number of year-old Charlie Rice has been a mainstay of the borough. people who are forced to walk long distances for Philadelphia scene since performing with the Tickets are being food, water, and firewood; those who must walk housebands at the Downbeat Club and Club 421 sold for $20, $25 or to escape violence and seek shelter; those who in the late 1940’s. 215-517-8337 $30 at the box office must walk to farm their fields; and those who (315 White Horse Pike, must walk to seek employment or go to school. Collingswood; 858-1000) “They” are also the 600 hungry families in and Ticketmaster Collingswood and the surrounding communities (; who seek help from Collingswood Food Pantry at 800-745-3000). St. Paul’s Church (832 Park Ave, Collingswood). Do the math: Each Six of Collingswood’s churches will join forces show will feature two with the First Baptist Church of Collingswood bands. That means you – the event’s host church – to make the CROP can see eight concerts Walk a success. Twenty-five percent of the profor just $80 (or just pick ceeds from the walk on Sun Oct 9 will benefit the your favorites)! ProCollingswood Food Pantry. The walk will begin ceeds will benefit the at 12:30pm. Send donations to the First Baptist Collingswood FoundaChurch, 23 Frazer Avenue, Collingswood 08108tion for the Arts. 1528 (Attn: CROP Walk). 854-1540 All shows will begin at 8pm. The line-up: • On Thu Oct 27, BE PREPARED FOR A Beatlemania Again ( and the Glimmer Twins ( will pay tribute to the Beatles and the Stones. 25% off Color & Haircut • On Thu Nov 3, first time guests Sounds of Society Offer valid with select stylists. Must present ad. ( and Count- 4 Powell Lane Collingswood, NJ down to Ecstasy 856.858.0911 (countdowntoecstasy. com) will pay tribute to To take the first steps towards Chicago and Steely Dan. smiling with confidence in • On Thu Nov 17, only 6 months*! Kick it Out (kickitout*average length of treatment and Separate Ways (separatewaystheAffordable Massage • Chi Balance will honor Only $1 / Minute • Accupressure Heart and Journey. • Swedish • On Thu Dec 1, FREE Green River Band • Deep Tissue MASSAGE (greenrivertributeband. Buy 10 Massages, • Healing Stone/ Get 11th FREE com) and Hotlanta (hotDr. Brady Sherly, DMD Corn Therapy Ask for our loyalty card honor Creedence Clearwater 856-854-0416 OpEn DAily 9:30 am - 10:00 pm • Walk-ins Welcome and the Allman 144 Kings Highway E. • Haddonfield • 856-520-8838 332-A Haddon Avenue • Westmont, NJ 08108 Brothers.

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 St Luke’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, located at 710 Collings Ave in Collingswood, has a full fall schedule planned. Activities include: • The Blessing of the Back Packs on Sun Sep 18 at 10am (during worship service). Students will be invited to bring their school bags forward for a blessing at the start of a new school year. • In honor of St Francis, the Blessing of the Pets will be held on Sun Oct 2, at 12:30pm, in the courtyard. Pets should be caged or leashed. The blessing will take place in the narthex in the event of rain. • St Luke’s Fall Bazaar will take place on Sat Oct 8, from 9am to 2pm, at the church. Shoppers will enjoy an array of crafts, books, baked goods/ foods, clothing, yard sale items, and jewelry. Donations of these items are being sought currently – call 858-1819. Set up for the bazaar will take place on Fri Oct 7 at 6pm. • Members of St Luke’s Church will participate in the CROP Walk on Sun Oct 9 at 12:30pm. See page 12 for details. Call Pastor Judy (858-1819) if you would like to walk or make a donation. • A Taizé prayer service will be held on Sun Oct 16 at 2pm at the church. Taizé is a group prayer method that combines Bible readings, silences, and chanting.

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Business Directory ACCOUNTANTS CKZ BOOKKEEPING Customized accounting and bookkeeping for individuals and businesses. 20 years’ experience. 856 858-2023 Cynthia Zippilli PARKER & RUSSO ASSOC. Small-business and financial consulting. Payroll. Individual, partnership, and corporate accounting and tax returns. 132 Kings Hwy E, Haddonfield 856 795-7976 SINCLAIR ASSOCIATES LLC Tax and accounting service. Small business and individual. 101 Windsor Ave, Haddonfield 856 354-2266 APARTMENTS ROGER’S WALK Brand new, one- and twobedroom apartments. 2100 Deal Drive, Mt. Laurel 856 778-1750 ARCHITECTS JAY REINERT Architectural design and project management for fine residential, commercial, retail. Historic preservation. (no “m”) 856 383-9003 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 PRO IMPORTS Specializing in repairs to all foreign cars. 309 Haddon Ave, Collingswood 856-751-9400 Tim Mauro BATH & KITCHEN DESIGN WEINSTEIN’S SHOWROOM Come in and browse our bath and kitchen designs. 816 Haddon Ave, Collingswood 856-833-1576 BATHTUB REFINISHING ARS TUB REFINISHING Quality workmanship 20 years tub and tile refinishing. 856 854-6350 Steve CHILD CARE NEIGHBORHOOD NANNIES In-home care. Full-time, parttime, temporary, occasional. Members, Int’l Nanny Assn. 856 795-5833 S. Costantino CHIMNEY SWEEPS CLEAN SWEEP Chimney repairs and relining. Animal removal. Duct cleaning. 856 354-0675 546-4606 Harry Haeffner III CHIROPRACTORS DR SHARI SALUCK From auto to sports injuries, arthritis or back pain, kids thru seniors. Handling all your needs. 340-A Haddon Ave, Westmont 856 833-9390C

CLEANING SERVICES BUDGET CLEANING We take the industrial approach to cleaning your home! 609 792-8709 COVENANT CLEANING Residential and commercial. Dedicated to excellence. Affordable. Fully insured. 856 769-3536 Rich and Linda GREEN-N-CLEAN Concerned about your health? Call for a FREE 2-hour cleaning on your first service with our non-toxic products. 856 625-1094 Chrisoula HOME CLEANING SERVICES Reliable. Responsible. Reasonable rates. References. Free estimates. 856 770-9231 UPSTAIRS DOWNSTAIRS OF HADDONFIELD Since 1980. Housework getting you down? Try us. You won’t be disappointed. Bonded. 856 428-9153 Stefanie Stevens

FINANCIAL ADVISORS SCOTT GUTMAN Representing EdwardJones. Making sense of investing. 810 Haddon Ave, Collingswood 856-833-1099 JIM PECKA Member, Ed Slott Elite Advisor Group 36 Tanner Street, Haddonfield 856-354-0988

COMPUTER SERvICES SIEBOLD IT SERVICES Certified residential computer repair, networking. Part-time hours, low rates. Haddonfield. 856 873-5821 Dan Siebold

HANDYMEN & WOMEN BRIGHT STAR HANDYMAN Home maintenance since 1998. Repairs to remodeling. 856 858-2957; 856 448-6148 Lic: 13VH01392900 JOSEPH NEEL Christian handyman. No job too small. Local references. 609 405-5355 or 856 429-4495 NEIGHBORHOOD HANDYMAN Affordable, reliable. No job too small! Handyman/carpenter. Bob Kitch 609 922-0098

CONCRETE ALL-PHASE MASONRY LLC 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 COUNSElING MIRIAM BRODERICK Counseling for individuals, couples, families. Substance abuse & addiction treatment. 856 520-8737 Haddonfield Miriam M Broderick MTS LCADC CCS DUCT SERVICES CLEAN SWEEP Duct cleaning. Chimney repairs and relining. Animal removal. 856 354-0675 546-4606 Harry Haeffner III ELECTRICIANS CHET’S ELECTRIC LLC Residential design, repair, installation. Free estimates. All calls returned. Small jobs welcome. Insured, bonded. Lic: 15747 856 931-0201 Chet Rietheimer S & V ELECTRIC Residential, commercial, contracting. Design, repair, installation. Insured, bonded. Lic: 11797 856 786-7961 Randy Shipley SPOTLIGHT ELECTRIC LLC Residential, commercial. No job too small. We put your electrical needs in the “spotlight.” Insured, bonded. Lic: NJ 9484 PA: 37989 856 429-3339 Chris Davis GUTTER SERVICES CLEAN SWEEP Gutter cleaning and repairs. Chimney and duct cleaning. 856 354-0675, 546-4606 Harry Haeffner III

FRAMING TRAVELING FRAMER We give new customers $25 off first custom framing order. 554 Haddon Ave, Collingswood 856-854-3727 Stan FURNITURE REPAIR HAVE A SEAT CANING CO All types of seat weaving. Hand and pressed cane, natural and fibre. Rush and flat reed work Satisfaction guaranteed. 856 224-1047 Diane Wagner

HEALTH INSURANCE PEAK FINANCIAL SERVICES 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 HOME HEALTH CARE FREEDOM/CAREMORE NJ’s premier home hleathcare resource. Licensed, bonded, insured. Free RN assessment. 856 346-4484 HOMEWATCH CAREGIVERS Hourly and live-in. Caregivers are insured, bonded, and licensed. 856 833-9449 HOME IMPROVEMENT LEONETTI BUILDERS Custom kitchens and baths, addition specialists for over 60 years! 856 428-4190 Rich NUSS CONSTRUCTION CO. Additions, basements, kitchens, bathrooms, playrooms. 856-988-9982 INSURANCE CONNELLY INSURANCE Need to lower your car insurance premium? Call us! Friendly, independent broker. 44 W. Atlantic Ave, Audubon 856 547-3135 JOHN KOCH / ALLSTATE Auto, home, life, commercial. 316 Haddon Ave, Westmont 856 833-1820 INTERIOR DESIGN INTERIOR ART AND DESIGN Decorative painting. Faux finishes. Venetian plaster. 856 663-2914 Moss Marris

LAWN & LANDSCAPE ALPINE LAWN CARE Complete lawn maintenance. Residential and commercial. Call now for seasonal clean-ups. 856 795-9868 HORTICULTURALIST FOR HIRE Design, custom installation, garden maintenance 856 220-0049 Aimee KYLE WRIGHT’S LAWN CARE Lawn care done wright! A locally rooted company. You name it – we do it. 856 547-0101 Kyle Wright RUTNYA LANDSCAPING INC Complete lawn, landscaping maintenance. Custom landscape design and construction. 856 547-5040 Charles Rutnya MUSIC INSTRUCTION KATHLEEN MAYES Lessons and performance on guitar and lute. 856 858-8902 NICHOLAS WATTS STUDIO Suzuki and traditional piano instruction for age 3 and up. 609-706-7012 OPTOMETRISTS HADDONFIELD VISION Eye exams, contact lens fitting. Contacts, eyewear. 856 427-0788 NJ Lic OA-04481 Dr Judson Moon OD PAINTERS DAVINCI PAINTING Quality work, reasonably priced. Licensed and insured. Free estimates. 856 341-4861 TOM’S CUSTOM PAINTING 30 years’ experience in quality interior/exterior work. Power washing. Small home repairs. 856 220-1131 PASTA ETC SEVERINO HOMEMADE Pick up dinner on your way home! 110 Haddon Ave, Westmont 856 854-7666 PAYROLL SERVICES USA PAYROLL 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 PERSONAl TRAINING SCHOCK FITNESS Personal training services. Call Rebecca for a free consultation. 215 356-5500 PEST CONTROL UNITED EXTERMINATING CO Visit our website for a free online estimate: 856-428-2511

PET SERVICES ANIMAL LOVERS Daily dog walks and puppy care in Haddonfield and Collingswood areas since 2005. Insured and bonded. 856 428-3200 ARFER (Always Ready For Every Rover) Exercise. Play dates. Meds. 19 years of service. Insured. 856 429-3712 Joan, Steve Chovit SCAMPER’S PALS Loving pet care in your home. Serving Haddonfield only! Walks, feed, meds, play dates. 856 354-9216 Maryann Campling DOG DIRT DOCTOR “Pooper-Scooper” service. From $10 per week. 856 488-7151 Brian PHOTO RESTORATION CUSTOM PHOTO SERVICES Restorations on the premises. Hours by appointment only. 856 854-7318 Carol Sweeney PHOTOGRAPHY SILVER IMAGE PHOTOGRAPHY Family/children’s portraits, weddings and special events. 120 N Haddon, Haddonfield 856 616-0094 SWEIGART PHOTOGRAPHY Portraits, family, children, engagements, weddings, more. Located in Collingswood 856 220-9859 Jon Sweigart PLASTER & DRYWALL JOHN BAPTISTE PLASTER Specializing in interior walls, custom plaster/drywall repairs, home renovations. Insured. 856 546-7979 POWERWASHING PRESTIGE POWERWASHING “Get rid of mildew.” Homes, decks, patios, fences, etc. Fully insured. Free estimates. 856 547-5098 PRINTING & COPIES KWIK KOPY PRINTING 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 Printing, copying, color copies, digital printing, large document copies. Free parking. 116 Haddon Ave N, Haddonfield 856 429-8644 Joe McElroy REAL ESTATE SUSAN GARRA At Prudential Fox & Roach. Real estate expertise plus home staging flair can help your home sell sooner and for a higher price. 856 616-7046 DAVID GOTTARDI At Prudential Fox & Roach. Your old home specialist. 856 616-7017 LENNY, VERMAAT & LEONARD Since 1954, the area’s fullservice real estate broker. 90 Tanner Street, Haddonfield 856 428-5150 MAIN STREET REALTY Area specialists. 730 Haddon Ave, Collingswood 856 858-2200

REAL ESTATE continued CONNIE NELSON At Lenny, Vermaat & Leonard. 856-428-5150 PRUDENTIAL FOX & ROACH Averaging two transactions a day, every day, 7 days a week! 41 S. Haddon Ave, Haddonfield 856 428-2600 KATE MASTER SIEDELL Prudential Fox & Roach 856 616-7040 JEANNE “LISA” WOLSCHINA Haddonfield-area specialist. It’s time to love your Realtor! Keller Williams, Cherry Hill 856 321-1212; Cell 856 261-5202 ROOFING & SIDING R KALLER & SONS Repairs, replacement, historical restoration. 856-429-8841 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 SCHOOLS THE BEECHWOOD SCHOOL 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 Residential oil tank removals and installations. Free estimates. NJDEP-certified. 856 662-2002 Jim Moore TITLE INSURANCE SURETY TITLE AGENCY Title insurance agent. Searches, settlement services. 9 Tanner Street, Haddonfield 856 429-0900 Karen Stevenson TUTORING CONFIDENT KIDS One-on-One Tutoring Learn, gain confidence, have fun Reading, math, writing, subjects, learning differences 518 Maple, Haddonfield email: 856 216-1153 Mindy Klarin, MA, M. Ed JOY OF LEARNING TUTORING Need an academic boost in reading, math or science? Certified PA and NJ teachers Julia or Anthony, 856-962-9428 POWER TUTORING One-on-One Assistance in reading, writing, comprehension and language arts. Kindergarten readiness. Never settle for B’s and C’s — Achieve academic excellence. Call 609-332-0203 TREE SERVICES C. C. TREE EXPERTS Tree removal. Pruning. Hazard tree evaluation. Two NJcertified tree experts on staff. 856 858-1165. THE HADDON TREE COMPANY Local tree service company for all your arbor needs. 24-hour emergency service. 856 795-3333 WRIGLEY TREE SERVICE Trimming of trees and shrubs. Free estimates and consultation. Insured. 856 429-1899 Stan


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 The fall line up at the Scottish Rite (315 White Horse Pike, Collingswood) is coming together. The following shows will be sponsored by the Camden County Board of Freeholders: • On Sun Oct 23, Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Ani Difranco will pass through Collingswood. Her show will start at 7:30. • On Fri Oct 28, Italian rocker Zucchero Fornaciari will roll to the Rite. Catch his show at 8pm. • Let Little Feat take you back to the ’70’s – in a good way! – on Fri Dec 30 at 8pm. For information on these shows, visit Stay tuned to What’s On for further information on these and other shows.

 Collingswood’s Garfield Elementary School PTA will sponsor a family friendly Zombie Chase 5K Run and Trick-or-Treat Walk in Knight Park on Sat Oct 29 at 8:30am. There will be awards for athletic performance (top three in each age group) and costumes (both individual and group). Registration will begin at 8am. Costumes are encouraged but not required. The entry fee for those participating in the 5k run is $25. Individuals participating in the Trickor-Treat Walk will be charged $10; $20 per walking family. Dave Sullenberger; 858-6134

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Organized by the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Musée du Louvre, Paris, and the Detroit Institute of Arts, and supported by The Pew Charitable Trusts, the Robert Montgomery Scott Fund for Exhibitions, the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities, Carol Elizabeth Ware and the Marian S. Ware 2006 Charitable Lead Annuity Trust, and generous individuals, and by a grant for conservation from the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. Head of Christ (detail), c. 1648–50, by Rembrandt van Rijn (Staatliche Museen Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Gemäldegalerie, Berlin, inv. 811C). Photograph © Bildarchiv Preussischer Kulturbesitz / Art Resource, NY

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 Keep your mind, body, and spirit in tip-top shape this fall at The Little Portion of Lourdes Wellness Center (1049 Haddon Ave, 2nd floor, Collingswood). The Spirit Alive program is hosted by Sr Ruthann O’Mara. Call (888) LOURDES to register for: • The Thomas Merton Series continues. “Discovering the Hidden Ground of Love” will be held on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month, from 10 to 11:30am, thru Dec 13. Donation: $90 for the series or $15 per session. “Becoming Who You Already Are” will take place on select Thursday evenings, from 7 to 8:30pm, thru Dec 1. Donation: $90 for the series or $15 per session. • “The Discernment of Spirits: An Ignatian Guide for Everyday Living” will take place on the first Saturday of each month, from 10am to 12n, thru Jun 2, 2012. Donation: $200 for the series or $20 per session. • Christian Meditation will be held on the first Tuesday of each month, from 10 to 11am, thru Dec 6. Donation: $10 per session. lourdeswellnesscenter. org



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