Weekly Roundup: Firefighters donate to underserved nations, Timber Creek graduates look ahead

Check out what made headlines this week.

GTPD assists in seizure of nearly 8,000 units of untaxed tobacco products

An investigation of the Lucky 7 store on Sicklerville Road, which was conducted by GPTD and and the NJ Treasury Office of Criminal Investigations, led to the findings of thousands of units of untaxed tabacco products.

Sun Editorial: Finally all states, including New Jersey, can reap sports betting rewards

State leaders estimate the legalization of sports betting will add $13 million to the state’s treasury in its first year.

Gloucester Township firefighters donate used equipment to less-fortunate countries

From boots to air packs, the township’s fire district and companies are helping to save lives around the world through the 911 Fund — a nonprofit, which was established by former members of the Fire Department of the City of New York in light of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, that collects second-hand emergency service materials and ships them to underserved countries around the world, including Argentina, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, France, Haiti, Panama, Paraguay, Spain and South Africa.

Timber Creek grad speakers reflect on high school, while looking ahead

Timber Creek class president Nya Foster welcomes her fellow graduates, along with their friends and families, to the high school’s 16th annual commencement ceremony.

During graduation rehearsal this week, the class of 2018’s president, valedictorian and two salutatorians sat down with The Sun to reflect on the past four years, attributing Timber Creek to their continuing success.