Weekly Roundup: Paws Farm Nature Center under new management, LRHSD readies for coming year

The Sun also looks back on 2016 in its Year in Review series

Garden State Discovery Museum is taking over management of Paws Farm Nature Center in Mt. Laurel, and with this change are plans to revamp the center and expand its offerings. Check out this story and more in the Weekly Roundup.

Garden State Discovery Museum to manage Paws Farm Nature Center

Paws Farm Nature Center management is changing hands. Garden State Discovery Museum, based in Cherry Hill, will be taking over the day-to-day operations at the center. Mt. Laurel Township will retain ownership, and the center will also keep its six part-time employees. Garden State plans to improve exhibits and animal enclosures, add party rooms and more.

Looking back at 2016 in Mt. Laurel

From the hiring of a new superintendent to the expansion of the “Safest Community Initiative,” Mt. Laurel was filled with news during 2016. The Sun looks back at the year’s biggest stories in a series of articles.

LRHSD readies for coming year

The Lenape Regional High School District is ready to take its programming and projects into 2017. “Our goals remain pretty consistent … which is to continue the high quality of programs associated with the LRHSD while remaining conscious to the ever-changing world of the 21st century,” Seneca High School Principal Jeffrey Spector said.