Weekly Roundup: Lenape’s Kendall Keyes hits 1,000th point, police warn of distraction burglaries

A Special Needs Resource Fair is also set for Feb. 13 at Mt. Laurel’s Larchmont Elementary School.

Lenape High School senior Kendall Keyes soars through the air as the ball heads toward the hoop for her 1,000th point in Tuesday’s game against Shawnee High School.

Whether its sporting news from the local high school, news from the police department or even just news about upcoming events in the township, residents can always catch up on the week that was with The Sun’s “Weekly Roundup” feature.

Versatile Kendall Keyes showcases skill in 1,000th point milestone game

Keyes has kept opponents on their toes in 2017–18 by driving to the hoop more than in past seasons.

Lenape High School senior Kendall Keyes made a name for herself in high school as a dynamic three-point shooter. In her career, Keyes has made more than 150 shots from beyond the arc. However, fans at this week’s game between Lenape and Shawnee High School got to see the new addition to Keyes’ game when she scored her 1,000th career point early in the fourth quarter on a drive to the hoop and layup.

Mt. Laurel Police Department alerts residents to dangers of distraction burglaries

The Mt. Laurel Police Department is warning residents to be aware of falling victim to a type of crime known as a “distraction burglary.” The department defines distraction burglaries as incidents where perpetrators attempt to have residents leave their home on a false pretense or attempt to gain entry into a residence under a false pretense to enable a crime. Check here to learn about a recent incident and to read tips to help keep safe.

Special Needs Resource Fair set for Feb. 13 at Mt. Laurel’s Larchmont Elementary Schoo

Mt. Laurel Schools Special Services Department is teaming up with the district’s Special Education Parent Advisory Committee to host a free Special Needs Resource Fair & Sensory Experience event on Feb. 13 at Larchmont Elementary School from 6:30 to 9 p.m. According to the district, the fair will provide one centralized location where families of children with special needs will have access to 75 groups, organizations and businesses that provide special needs services.

Mt. Laurel Police Department reports credit card fraud, shoplifting and more in recent blotter

This week the Mt. Laurel Police Department reported on incidents such as credit card fraud, shoplifting and more in the department’s most recent blotter. Check here for recent reports on file with the Mt. Laurel Township Police Department.

Rowan College at Burlington County students have winning essays in contest for distance learning

Pictured: (center) Rowan College at Burlington County’s National Distance Learning Week Scholarship Essay Contest winners Catherine Jewett and Lavyona Andrews are congratulated by (left to right) RCBC Dean of Learning Resources Dr. Martin Hoffman, RCBC Acting President Michael Cioce, RCBC Bookstore Manager Jamie Young, and RCBC Distance Education Adjunct Instructor and Library Technical Paraprofessional Mary Bavi.

Lavyona Andrews, of Willingboro, and Catherine Jewett, of Mt. Laurel, took first and second place, respectively, in Rowan College at Burlington County’s National Distance Learning Week Scholarship Essay Contest. The contest was sponsored by the RCBC Distance Education Office, the RCBC Foundation, and the College Bookstore, which is managed by Follett.