Weekly Roundup

Catch up on the week that was in Moorestown in the Weekly Roundup.

Moorestown Magic All-Stars to take on Harlem Wizards

After recently earning his 100th win with the Moorestown High School boys basketball team, coach Shawn Anstey is ready for his next challenge — coaching the Moorestown Magic All-Stars to beat the Harlem Wizards, a professional basketball show-team from New York.

MTPS invites purchases of select equiptment

The Tech and Buildings and Grounds departments of the Moorestown Township Public Schools invite community members to purchase various equipment no longer needed by the district.

Kingsway Learning Center receives grant

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Kingsway Learning Center, with locations in Haddonfield and Moorestown, is embarking on a new mission to continue services for individuals beyond the age of 21 thanks in part to a grant from Investors Foundation.

Randy J. and Patti Boyle’s Love Story

Read about how this Moorestown couple met. Help us celebrate Valentine’s Day this year by sending us your special love story so we can share it with everyone.

Moorestown Board of Education discusses preliminary budget

A preliminary presentation, put together by the Board Business Administrator Joanne D’Angelo, was shown at the January BOE meeting, and was designed to provide preliminary budget information to the board, staff and public.

Local students win national awards at 2017 Junior Theater Festival

Students from Moorestown Theater Company, Berlin and Mt. Laurel’s Curtain Call’s Page to Stage Players and Curtain Call’s Spotlight Performers won national awards and recognition at the 2017 iTheatrics Junior Theater Festival Atlanta, which took place from Friday, Jan. 13 through Sunday, Jan. 15 at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, Ga.

Council signs off on Swedes Run Dog Park signage

Last September, Moorestown Council unanimously approved an ordinance to begin construction of the Swedes Run Dog Park last fall. More than four months later, council is one step closer to finalizing this construction as it approved proposed signage for the space its meeting this week.

Friends Enrichment Program celebrates 20th Anniversary

The Friends Enrichment Program (FEP) of Moorestown is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. Created in the spring of 2017, it has since issued enrichment scholarships to 390 underserved, financially disadvantaged Moorestown children, including many who received scholarships year after year. To date, scholarship costs have totaled $209, 960.

“Strawbridge Lake Park — Then, Now & the Future” presentation

Don’t miss the annual joint meeting hosted by the Historical Society of Moorestown, MIA, STEM, Moorestown Garden Club and the Pompeston Creek Watershed Association on Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Moorestown Community House, located at 16 E. Main St.

Burlington County Animal Shelter finds homes for record number of animals in 2016

Burlington County Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio recently announced that 2016 was a record-breaking year for adoptions and rescues at the Burlington County Animal Shelter. In total, 2,751 animals were adopted or rescued.

Community to host Cupid’s Chase 5K

On Saturday morning, Feb. 11, people across 32 cities in 9 states will participate in the 9th annual Cupid’s Chase 5K run, presented by Community Options, Inc. A race in Moorestown has been added to this year’s annual event. The run will take place at Strawbridge Lake, and runners will enjoy a certified course along lake.

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