In Spring 2009, the story started going viral locally, and then even further out... that Disney was planning on building a new Theme Park in the Bellmawr Landfill. A "to be built" Patco station there would connect visitors to the Philadelphia historic sites. Years later it still gets brought up. Was it a rumor? or Real?
The town of Somerdale moves forward on their plans to convert the Our Lady of Grace church property into a mixed use development, with the official filing for a concessionaires alcohol permit for Tori's Bistro, who will be opening in the actual church building. The new Tori's Bistro will be offering a full bar to accompany the restaurant! Tori's is most known for the location on Chews Landing Road. No timetable for the church location will open.
The remodeling project has been taking place for months at the former Friendship Community Church on Cross Keys Road, to turn it into a Renal Dialysis Clinic. The former church property is located right in the heart of the Gloucester Township Cross Keys commercial area, located between Bertucci's (Shoppes at Cross Keys) and a TD Bank.
Taking over a prime free-standing building on Almomesson Road next to a core shopping area, the Deptford School of Rock is targeting a June 2020 opening. School of Rock is the largest after school music education program primarily targeted at children (and also an Adult program)... with classes starting as early as 2 years old, and heading into the older teen years and adults.