Weekly Roundup: Voorhees Arts Council plans for grand opening, Eastern senior drafted to MLB

Check out what made headlines this week.

VTPD seeking suspect in armed robbery at Rite Aid

Courtesy of VTPD

On May 23, patrol officers were dispatched to Rite Aid on the 700 block of Haddonfield-Berlin Road for an armed robbery. Police were told that a the male suspect had fled the store on foot after obtaining cash proceeds by threatening the cashier with a knife. Police need your help finding the suspect.

Mayor’s Column: Voorhees adopts municipal budget with no local tax increase

Mayor Mignogna discusses new elements that were added to the township without increasing taxes. The municipal budget accounts for 20.7 percent of this year’s total tax bill.

Voorhees Arts Center and Gallery Grand Opening set for June 29

Made possible by the Voorhees Arts Council, the Town Center will now house an established art gallery with a grand opening scheduled for June 29. The gallery features close to 30 artists from across South Jersey. From mosaics to water colors, various mediums of art will be featured.

Eastern’s Jack Herman confirms he’ll sign with Pittsburgh Pirates

This week, the Pirates selected Eastern Regional senior Jack Herman with their 30th round pick on Wednesday.

Voorhees native Justin Hagenman selected by Dodgers in 2018 MLB Draft

Photo Credit: Penn State Athletics

A former pitcher with Bishop Eustace Preparatory School and currently a junior at Penn State, Justin Hagenman was taken in the 23rd round of the draft on Wednesday.

Samaritan masters the ‘art of healing’

Larry A. Lyons of Woodbury poses in front of his photographs on display at Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice in Voorhees. Lyons is a wildlife photographer.

A new exhibit on display at Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice is intended to soothe patients and their families going through a difficult time.