Catch up on the week that was in Moorestown in the Weekly Roundup.
Lyme in the Pines
According to the Centers for Disease Control, approximately 300,000 people are diagnosed with Lyme Disease each year in the United States. However, Medford resident Libby Majewski has been trying to spread awareness of the impact of the disease at the local level stemming from the 8-year misdiagnosis of her son, Liam.
Burlington County Sheriff’s Department to host Senior Citizen’s Police Academy
Burlington County Undersheriff Bryan Norcross announced that the Sheriff’s department will be conducting its Senior Citizen’s Police Academy on seven consecutive Thursdays beginning on March 9 and running through April 20.
Shawnee High School celebrates Read Across America
On Monday, Feb. 27, Shawnee High School students celebrated the birthday of Dr. Seuss by participating in the nationwide Read Across America program. Sponsored by the National Education Association, the mission of this program is to promote reading at an early age with the hope that reading becomes a life-long activity.
MTPS Board of Education now using BoardDocs
In an effort to continuously advance technology to the school district’s benefit, Medford Township Public Schools has implemented a new Electronic Board Meeting System called BoardDocs. The system’s use began at the Feb. 27 Board of Education meeting.
Medford Seniors of Cranberry Hall present AARP Fraud presentation
Speaker Chairwoman June Ramondetta of the Medford Seniors of Cranberry Hall is pleased to present a timely presentation on Thursday, March 30 at 2 p.m. provided by the AARP Fraud Watch Network. This presentation, held at Cranberry Hall, located at 17 North Main Street, will touch on a number of vital subjects aimed at protecting yourself during a heightened fraud ridden environment.
Renagade Report: One Terrific Sister Act
Read what Shawnee High School Renagade Report editor, Charlotte Mandy, thinks of the upcoming school musical.
BCLS celebrates Women’s History Month
The Burlington County Library System is pleased to present a full calendar of special programming in March that will celebrate the past and highlight the future. In honor of Women’s History Month, BCLS will offer a series of events focusing on the accomplishments of women and their important contributions to American history.
Burlington County Freeholders announce small business expo on March 6
Burlington County Freeholder Linda Hughes has announced that small business owners, entrepreneurs and those considering growing their business are invited to attend the Burlington County Small Business Expo on Monday, March 6, at Burlington County Library Main Branch located at 5 Pioneer Blvd in Westampton starting at 6:30 p.m.
Slideshow: Pinewood Derby Grand Race
On Saturday, Cub Scout Troops from Shamong and Medford gathered for the first Pinewood Derby Grand Race. Organizers hope that this will become a yearly event. Pictures of the event are in the slideshow below. More info about Saturday’s event will be coming soon.
Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio Announces First Shred Event of 2017
Burlington County Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio announced that the first shredding event of 2017 will be held on Sunday, March 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will be held rain or shine at the Burlington County Resource Recovery Complex, located at 22,000 Burlington-Columbus Road in Mansfield.