Weekly Roundup: Sober driving program and Mayor’s back-to-school message

Also read up on road detours, thoughts on the state slogan and an upcoming walk for a little-known condition.

Whether it’s a road repaving or thoughts on the state slogan, catch up on what made The Sun’s headlines this week.

‘Garden State’ is a really boring slogan

The Sun thinks the state can do better than that. Send us your suggestions.

Walking for a cure for a little-known community

Local residents affected by a seldom-known brain condition hope to shed light on the disease through the Philadelphia/South Jersey WALK to End Hydrocephalus, which is set for Sept. 24 at the Philadelphia Zoo.

Mayor’s Column: Before heading back to school, brush up on the basics for success

As summer comes to a close, Mayor Mignogna reminds students and parents of study and safety habits. Sept.7 is the first day for all students attending Voorhees Township Public Schools.

Voorhees Police Department: Traffic Advisory

From today through Sept. 1, Kirkwood Rd will be subject to detours, as repaving has commenced.

Travel will be one-way from Hillards Rd. headed westbound on Kirkwood Rd during the process. Officers will be directing traffic between 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Voorhees Police Department participating in the 2017 Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over program

The following information comes from the Voorhees Township Police Department:

Voorhees police will be participating in the New Jersey DHTS Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over 2017 Statewide Labor Day Crackdown running until Sept. 4 with the deployment of extra patrols for traffic enforcement. The department is promoting the Voorheees/Evesham Safe Ride Program, which offers free designated driver transportation with either Uber or Dryver from any Voorhees or Evesham restaurant to any home in either township.