Weekly roundup: Residents vote no to Winslow Township fire budget, basketball player scores 1,000th…

Weekly roundup: Residents vote no to Winslow Township fire budget, basketball player scores 1,000th point, Timber Creek girls track win state title top this week’s stories

Check out this week’s stop stories in Sicklerville.

Winslow Township residents vote against 2017 budget for Winslow Township Fire District No .1

827 voted “No” and 689 voted “Yes.” The difference came in the Vote By Mail Ballot, with 599 votes “No” against 447 votes “Yes.” Voters re-elected Robert Sirolli and also elected Joseph M. Duble to the district’s Board of Fire Commissioners.

Winslow Township Girls Basketball player Amiaya Melvins scores her 1,000th point

The milestone happened on Feb. 13 vs. Atlantic County Institute of Technology. Right after she scored her 1,000th point, her teammates ran onto the court and mobbed her. Hugs and cheers ensued, and her coaches presented her with flowers. “I think this is the best thing I’ve ever done because not many people can score 1,000 points,” she said. “This is a big accomplishment for me.”

Timber Creek girls track team captures school’s first State Group 3 Championship victory

The 4×400 relay team of Starnes, her twin sister Adia, Tierra Hooker and Cheyenne Sovae-Beattie came in third place with a time of 4:02.84 to secure the state title. The 4×400 relay team of Kai Starnes, her twin sister Adia, Tierra Hooker and Cheyenne Sovae-Beattie came in third place with a time of 4:02.84 to secure the state title. The team also won the State Group 3 Relay Championship a few weeks prior.