Weekly Roundup: Longtime Lenape BOE member honored, Friends of Mt. Laurel Library sale

Elderly resident scammed out of $2,000 by man claiming to be her grandson.

This week a longtime Lenape Regional High School District BOE member was honored for his service to the board

Lenape Regional High School District BOE honors board member Joseph Borucki

At its Dec. 21 regular meeting, the Lenape Regional High School District (LRHSD) Board of Education and administration thanked long-time member representing Evesham Township, Joseph Borucki, for his service. Borucki, who served for 18 years, chose not to run for another term in the November election. Learn more about the warm thanks offered to Borucki.

Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice welcomes physician and Mt. Laurel resident John Bertagnolli Jr.

John Bertagnolli Jr., DO, of Mt. Laurel, has joined Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice as a hospice physician. He is the fifth staff doctor at the Marlton-based not-for-profit, whose 329 employees provide a range of services for people with serious illnesses and their families. Check here to learn about Bertagnolli’s work.

Friends of the Mt. Laurel Library Bargain Book & Media Sale set for Jan. 25 to Jan. 28

The Friends of the Mt. Laurel Library Bargain Book & Media Sale will take place at the Mt. Laurel Library from Wednesday, Jan. 25, through Saturday, Jan. 28. Members of the Friends are also invited to a special preview night on Wednesday evening, Jan. 25, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. New members are welcome to join then.

Mt. Laurel Library to hold special New Years event for preschoolers on Dec. 31

On Dec. 31 the Mt. Laurel Library will be holding a special event for those kids aged 2 and 1/2 to 6. From 11:30 a.m. to 12:05 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 31, young visitors can learn about counting by counting down to noon instead of midnight.

Elderly resident scammed out of $2,000 by man claiming to be her grandson

On Dec. 13, police say a 94-year-old victim received a phone call from a man posing as her grandson. Police say the the woman later discovered that her grandson was not in jail and that she had been scammed. The man claimed that he was in jail in Virginia and needed $2,000 for bail.