New ukulele club hits Van Zant Elementary, Fire District Election set for Feb. 18

Also read how residents used an Evesham Council meeting this week to discuss Mayor Randy Brown’s recent controversial press conference.

There’s a new Ukulele Club at Van Zant Elementary School, a recent controversial press conference held by Mayor Randy Brown remains on the minds of residents and Evesham’s fire district election is coming up soon. Read up on the week that was in the weekly roundup.

Families treated to after-school concert from Van Zant Elementary’s new ukulele club

Families packed the library at Van Zant after school to watch students from the school’s new Ukulele Club dress in Hawaiian-themed clothes and play an array of hits on their stringed instruments. Read how the club began in October with Van Zant classroom aide Michelle Hack’s desire to bring music to students.

A message from Evesham Fire-Rescue Chief Bryan Ward on the upcoming fire district election

This week Evesham Fire-Rescue Chief Bryan Ward released a message regarding the upcoming fire district election on Feb. 18. According to Ward, the district is asking residents to approve the proposed 2017 operating budget with a zero tax increase. Ward said this is the third consecutive year the district has had a zero tax increase.

Evesham police say fingerprints link Camden Man to residential burglary from July

The Evesham Police Department says it has linked a Camden Man to residential burglary from July. An investigating officer lifted possible suspect fingerprints from a home burglary several months ago. Those prints were found to match a man from Camden.

Mayor’s controversial press conference discussed by public at recent council meeting

A controversial press conference recently held by Mayor Randy Brown was on the minds of several members of the public during a special meeting of the Evesham Township Council on Feb. 1. Brown was criticized for the press conference he held on Jan. 12 where he said a female employee of the Evesham Township School District had claimed to him that the ETSD personnel director had allegedly sexually harassed her and other employees of the district in 2015.

A ‘Sweetheart Story’ from our readers: Best friends and beyond

In response to The Sun’s request for ‘Sweetheart’ stories for the upocming Valentine’s Day holiday, Marlton resident Cara Jedlicka has shared a story about how she met her husband Ralph in middle school and got engaged in their senior year of college. They now live in Marlton have three children.