Check out the biggest stories in Burlington Township this week
UFOs are reportedly overhead in South Jersey and a Code Blue cold weather emergency is in effect for this weekend. Check out some of the top stories from the past week in the Weekly Roundup.
UFOs reportedly overhead in South Jersey
Burlington Township residents reported seeing unidentified flying objects, better known as “UFOs,” near their home three times last year, according to the National UFO Reporting Center. The most recent Burlington Township sighting was in late December.
Code Blue cold weather emergency effective this weekend
Due to dropping temperatures, Burlington County Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio declared a Code Blue Cold Weather Emergency effective starting Friday, March 3 at 6 p.m. through Monday, March 6 at 7 a.m. Officials will then review and assess upcoming weather forecasts.
Residents continue to express concern to council over homeless housing
At the Feb. 28 township council meeting, resident Joseph Signor expressed his concern for the proposed homeless housing project.
Young School Family Reading Night registration has been extended
The Burlington Township School District will be hosting a Family Reading Night at B. Bernice Young Elementary School on Wednesday, March 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. The deadline to register is Monday, March 6 at noon.
BTPD asking for assistance in identifying shoplifter
The Burlington Township Police Department is asking for assistance from the public in identifying a suspect.