Weekly Roundup: Evesham Police hold National Night Out, eight candidates running for Evesham BOE

A Marlton home also caught fire from a lightning strike.

National Night Out, thunderstorms and lightning strikes, BOE candidates and more. Catch up on the week that was with The Sun’s Weekly Roundup feature.

Evesham Township Police Department holds annual National Night Out to grow closer to community

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The Evesham Township Police Department joined communities across the country this week by holding its annual National Night Out event. Police estimated some 2,000 people attended the event to learn more about local law enforcement agencies and other first responders.

Eight candidates running for three seats in election for Evesham Township School District BOE

There are eight candidates running for three seats in November’s board of education election for the Evesham Township School District, according to documents posted by the Burlington County Clerk’s office. Incumbent board members Elaine Barbagiovanni and board vice president Sandy Student will run against Christopher Ackley, Sean Flanagan, Janis Knoll, Jayesh C. Parikh, Bennie Roberson and Lea Ryan.

Marlton home catches fire from lightning strike during storms this week

Evesham Fire-Rescue is reporting that the department tackled a house fire in the unit block of Paddock Road around 230 p.m. on Aug. 2. According to those with Evesham Fire-Rescue, the Evesham Fire Marshal has ruled that the fire began due to a lightning strike.

Promenade at Sagemore shopping center in Marlton continues free summer concerts through August

August is here, and The Promenade at Sagemore shopping center in Marlton is continuing with its 14th annual Summer Concert Series through the end of the month on Aug. 30. Every Wednesday night from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., music fans of all ages are invited to enjoy a variety of styles at shopping center, including popular rock and roll, country, blues and more.

Evesham Township Police Department to launch 2017 series of ETPD trading cards

A popular community-policing program returns as officers and civilian employees with the Evesham Township Police Department begin carrying the new 2017 series of ETPD trading cards. Each card features an officer or civilian employee on the front with department members distributing cards to any child willing to ask for a card.

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