Rowan College at Burlington County also announced a 5 percent enrollment increase over last fall this week.
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Partial resurfacing of Centerton Road and Marne Highway expected to begin Sept. 25
Freeholder Director Bruce Garganio has announced that resurfacing of a 0.7-mile portion of Centerton Road and a 0.8-mile portion of Marne Highway in Moorestown and Mt. Laurel Townships is expected to begin on Sept. 25. The project involves pavement milling and overlay of Centerton Road from County Route 537 to County Route 615 and pavement milling and overlay of Marne Highway from Briggs Road to County Route 619 in Moorestown and Mount Laurel Townships.
Rowan College at Burlington County announces 5 percent enrollment increase over last fall
Burlington County Freeholder Linda Hughes and Rowan College at Burlington County (RCBC) acting president Michael Cioce have announced that the college’s enrollment increased 5 percent this fall, compared to the fall of 2016. Officials attribute the increase to the transformation of the college’s Mt. Laurel Campus, now the college’s main campus, and the college’s 3+1 program, which allows students to remain at RCBC for their junior-year for credits toward a Rowan University bachelor’s degree.
Mt. Laurel MUA to close Hartford Road between Route 38 and Union Mill Road on or about Oct. 4
The Mt. Laurel Municipal Utilities Authority (MUA) has begin construction on the sewer main on Hartford Road between 6th Avenue (just south of Route 38) and Union Mill Road. The construction will require Hartford Road to be closed. The road is expected to be closed from Oct. 4 until January 2018.
Lenape Marching Band to host annual band competition on Oct. 7
The Lenape Marching Band is set to host its annual band competition on Oct. 7 at Lenape Stadium at Lenape High School starting at 5:30 p.m. According to the school, there will be 12 local bands at this year’s event. Ticket prices are $10 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens. The theme of this year’s show is “Abracadabra!”
Lenape Regional High School District holds fundraisers to support hurricane victims
Officials with the Lenape Regional High School District are commending those at the district’s four schools who have taken the initiative to support the victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. According to the district, most of the activities have been student-driven and have quickly garnered widespread support from students, staff and community members.