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Developer Beats Union League and Cherry Hill in Battle Over Woodcrest Country Club

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The contested Woodcrest Country Club was won at auction this morning by Cherry Hill Land Associates, which prevented Philadelphia’s Union League–as well as Camden County–from acquiring the land. The Union League had pledged to keep Woodcrest as a golf course, while the mayor and county officials were interested in preserving the land as green space.

This is a terrible blow for Cherry Hill’s mayor, who launched a fierce campaign to raise enough money for the bid. It’s unknown what the developer, a subsidiary of First Montgomery Group AMO, plans to do with the land, though they have said it won’t be golf-related.

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Cherry Hill Mayor Chuck Cahn: Not So Fast, Union League

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In the wake of yesterday’s report that Philadelphia’s Union League will be one of the bidders at the May 20th auction of the Woodcrest Country Club, Cherry Hill Mayor Chuck Cahn and the Township Council announced that they too will bid for the club. As explanation, Cahn and members of the Council sent a letter to neighbors outlining their priorities.

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