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com MARCH 11–17, 2015 FREE

Taxes Mother and daughter knit at library

No increase projected
in proposed Voorhees
municipal budget
The Sun

The Voorhees Township Com-

mittee officially introduced the
annual budget at its Feb. 23 meet-
Residents will see their munici-
pal tax bill remain flat, with the
local tax rate being 58 cents per
every $100 in value of assessed
As with last year, residents
with a home of the average as-
sessed value of $255,500 will pay
about $1,500 yearly in total munic-
ipal taxes, or about $125 per
The total budget appropria-
tions for 2015 were set at $27.91 ZANE CLARK/The Sun
million, nearly identical to the Drizzling rain and impending snow didn’t stop members of the Voorhees Library’s Crochet and Knit Club from coming out to their
$27.82 million in 2014. weekly meeting on Wednesday, March 3. Weekly participants as well as new attendees are encouraged to bring their latest project and
As such, this year the amount make new friends as the group crochets and knits together. Here, Debbie Geserick and her 18-year-old daughter Ashley spend some
time working side by side.
please see COMMITTEE, page 12


5K returns to town Calendar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Classified . . . . . . . . . . . . 15-17
ARVF 5k set for March 29 Editorials . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
at Virtua Voorhees. PAGE 7 Obituary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
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Musical theater classes April 18
By exclusive arrangement with students ages 12 through 18. Fam- Poppins,” Voorhees Theatre Com-
Design/Build your Additions (your plan or ours) Voorhees Theatre Company, ilies are encouraged to attend. pany’s fall 2015, all-age produc-
Cedar & Mahogany Decks • Trex Decks • Vinyl Railings Broadway teaching artists Julie Selected students will receive tion.
Windows • Doors • Finished Basements • Kitchens Barnes, Catherine Brunell and one-on-one coaching in vocal, Barnes (dance) is a veteran of
Chris Peterson are conducting dance and acting. All students Broadway and London's West
musical theatre master classes will work with instructors on ma- End. Her Broadway credits in-
noon to -6 p.m., April 18, at Osage terial customized for the classes clude: “Mary Poppins,” “The Lit-
School, 112 Somerdale Road, for including scenes from “Mary tle Mermaid” and “Chitty Chitty
Bang Bang.” Barnes also per-
formed in the first U.S. tour of
“Spamalot” and in the West End
productions of “Oklahoma!,”
“Cats,” “Chitty,”
“Joseph…Dreamcoat,” “Evita,”
“Crazy for You” and “Beauty and
the Beast.”
Brunell (vocals) has performed
the title roles in Broadway’s
“Mary Poppins” and “Thorough-
ly Modern Millie” and played the
role of Eponine in the Broadway
production of “Les Misérables.”
Brunell was twice nominated
for a Kevin Kline Award for Best
Actress for her portrayals of
“Laurey in Oklahoma” and Eliza
in “My Fair Lady” at the St. Louis
Peterson (acting) is a per-
former, educator and choreogra-
Peterson played Enjolras in the
original Broadway production of
“Les Misérables.” Peterson
teaches theatre at North Star
Academy in Newark, and served
as teaching artist for the New Jer-
sey Performing Arts Center and
the Walt Disney Company, and as
director of after-school Programs
for the McCarter Theatre Center.
To ensure maximum involve-
ment, each workshop is limited to
the first 25 students who register.
To register, visit voorheesthe- The participation fee is
$30 per class or $75 for all three.
Registration deadline is April 10.
Donations to Broadway Cares /
Equity Fights AIDS, a leading in-
dustry-based non-profit AIDS
fundraising and grant-making or-
ganization, will be accepted.
The Voorhees Theatre Compa-

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phanage will be appreciated.
VBA VBA hosting monthly
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luncheon March 18
The Voorhees Business Associ-
ny is a non-profit community the- ation will be hosting its monthly
atre organization providing op- luncheon on Wednesday, March
portunities for young people to 18 from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at
experience theater as performers, The Mansion, 3000 Main St. in
technicians, managers and audi- Voorhees. The sponsor is Jim
ence members. Hughel from Town Place Travel.

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Take your pet photos VBA at (856) 489-8511 or register
online at www.voorheesbusines-
with the Easter Bunny to reserve seats.
Those who wish to have their Tickets for the luncheon are $18
pets take photos with the Easter for members who pre-register
Bunny will have the chance on and $25 for nonregistered mem-
Monday March 12, 23, and 30 from bers and visitors. Interested busi-
6-9 p.m. at the Voorhees Town nesses may also join the VBA at
Center. The Voorhees Animal Or- this event or online for $105.
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Theodore F. Sulenski City where he played football. He
March 4, 2015 is a U.S. Army World War II veter-
an receiving the Bronze Star. He
Theodore F. Sulenski of was a member of the Toms River
Voorhees and formerly of Jersey American Legion for many years.
City passed away on March 4 at Mr. Sulenski’s family will re-
the age of 90. He was the loving ceive friends on Wednesday,
husband of the late Constance G. March 11 from 11 a.m. to 11:45
(nee Belakowski); beloved father a.m. at the Church of the As-
of Christine Horwitz (Mark) of sumption, 28 Monmouth Road in
Haddonfield and Richard Sulens- Wrightstown, where his mass of
ki (Debra) of Florence, S.C.; dear Christian burial will follow at
grandfather of Gregory Horwitz noon.
of Norfolk, Va., and Katherine Interment will be at B.G.
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he is also survived by many rial Cemetery in Wrightstown.
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Wellness program March 24

Calls will be accepted 8:30 a.m.
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toms caused by diabetes. Those
who suffer from diabetic nerve March 14
pain are invited to come to a free HOPE Church, located at 700
wellness program – “Diabetic Cooper Road, will be hosting its
Neuropathy or Nerve Pain” -- annual Spring Craft and Gift
sponsored by Kennedy Health on Show on Saturday, March 14 from
Tuesday, March 24. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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treatment options for diabetic and home accessories to beauti-
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Hello, spring, are you here yet? 108 Kings Highway East
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Our moods, our businesses, our livelihoods depend on your arrival Dan McDonough Jr.
chaIrman of elauwIt medIa

Tim Ronaldson Joe Eisele

arch 20. Nine more days. It will hopefully turn that around, and
executIve edItor InterIm publIsher
can’t come soon enough. Of- quickly.
ficially, that’s the start of Your thoughts Snow and biting cold have kept peo-
managIng edItor Mary L. Serkalow
InterIm managIng edItor Kristen Dowd
spring. Whether Mother Nature What are you most looking forward to this ple in the mindset of “no end in sight,”
spring? While you are out and about voorhees edItor Zane Clark

agrees, though, is anyone’s guess at enjoying what hopefully will be beautiful and have prevented many from taking art dIrector Stephanie Lippincott

this point. Early forecasts show she weather, send us the photos you take day trips to our state’s wonderful good- advertIsIng dIrector Arlene Reyes
along the way, and we’ll be happy to share
will be good to us, but how much can them with the rest of the town. weather spots, or from planning future
we actually rely on forecasts? trips, as well.
chaIrman of the board Russell Cann
Spring is what we all need. We need In a little more than 60 days, the offi-
chIef executIve offIcer Barry Rubens
a nice stroll downtown, in the park or our moods, it has affected our bottom cial start of the summer beach season vIce chaIrman Michael LaCount, Ph.D.
on the boardwalk to reinvigorate us, to lines, too. will be here. Does that even sound
elauwIt medIa group
get us out of the doldrum into which We’ll most likely be paying more in right? publIsher emerItus Steve Miller
winter plunged us. Winter started off taxes, in some way, at some level, for The good news is that it started to edItor emerItus Alan Bauer
just fine, but it put a damper on every- pothole repairs and salt purchases. warm up this week. Spring really does
thing, and everyone, in February and Snow has affected local businesses look like it’s right around the corner. The Sun is published weekly by Elauwit
as well, especially retail shops. Bad Media LLC, 108 Kings Highway East, 3rd
so far this month. Just last week, snow Let’s hope Mother Nature cooperates
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was dumped across the state. weather kept patrons inside for the and doesn’t reverse the tide back to weekly to select addresses in the 08043 ZIP
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Single-stream recycling starts March 31 your name, address and phone number. We
do not print anonymous letters. Send letters
to, via fax at 856-
427-0934, or via the mail. You can drop
On Tuesday, March 31, Voorhees Town- should be kept by residents and used for new green recycle cart. In addition to pro- them off at our office, too.
ship will begin a new single-stream recy- vegetation and yard waste. viding information about items to recycle,
cling collection program. All homes that One 95-gallon green recycle cart will be these guides will provide information The Sun reserves the right to reprint your
have their trash collected in blue trash delivered to each home between March 16 about the disposal of every type of residen- letter in any medium – including electroni-
carts will now have their recycling collect- and March 27. The Voorhees Township tial waste. Please keep these two guides for
ed in green recycle carts utilizing side-arm Guide to Residential Waste Disposal and reference.
trucks. The yellow recycle buckets will no the Voorhees Township Guide to Single
longer be used for recycling collection but Stream Recycling will be attached to your please see VBA, page 14
MARCH 11–17, 2015 – THE VOORHEES SUN 7
County launches Housing First
Victorious 5k set for initiative to end homelessness
By Freeholder Carmen Rodriguez

March 29 at Virtua Voorhees

By ZANE CLARK Township. ry by raising money to install a
I’m proud to be part
of a new initiative
will have an instant im-
the Homeless Trust
Fund into the new
pact on the overall It is estimated that on
The Sun ARVF was founded 12 years “teen lounge” at CHOP where homeless population- any given night, more
ago when 17-year-old Alicia Rose teenagers at the hospital could throughout the county than 650 individuals
Those looking to support a DiNatale, daughter of Gisele Di- have an age-appropriate space to and allow us, as a re- are homeless in Cam-
local charity can now run, or Natale and Voorhees Deputy themselves. Since that time, the gion, to start making a den County. This pro-
walk, to register for the seventh Mayor Mario DiNatale, passed foundation has raised enough
real change on this gram is the first step
annual Victorious 5k Run/Walk away after battling cancer. money to install 61 teen lounges
issue. The program, toward reducing this
taking place on Sunday, March 29 When Alicia was going in hospitals across the country.
Housing First, puts us number and achieving
at Virtua Voorhees. through her cancer treatments at Although the upcoming 5k is
Hosted by the Alicia Rose Vic- the Children’s Hospital of one of the many ways ARVF rais- on the path to ending homelessness our goal of ending homelessness.
torious Foundation, this year Philadelphia, she was often disap- es money for its mission to install in Camden County. Housing First has resulted in plum-
brings two big changes to the pointed there wasn’t any specific teen lounges and create teen kits The New Jersey Department of meting homeless numbers in the
Voorhees-based charity’s event, area set aside for teenagers her (activity kits/care packages Community Affairs, New Jersey De- greater Trenton area and has given
as it will now be hosted in March age, as opposed to the more kid- which the foundation also sends partment of Human Services, Cam- over 800 children a safe place to live.
instead of May, and now for the friendly areas for younger chil- to hospitalized teens across the den County Board of Freeholders, It is much easier to get your life back
first time ever the event will actu- dren. When Alicia passed, her local hospitals, Camden Coalition of on track when you don’t have to
ally take place inside of Voorhees parents chose to honor her memo- please see EVENT, page 11 Healthcare Providers, Southern NJ worry about where your family is
Continuum of Care and local hous- going to sleep at night.
ing providers launched this collabo- In addition to this pilot project, the
Voorhees Middle School Drama Club rative effort to reduce homelessness
across Camden County.
Camden County Housing First
Transformation Project will bring to-
Presents It is an innovative, evidence-based gether stakeholders from across the
approach to ending homelessness city, county and state to participate
that has been effective in communi- in a quarterly leadership council to
ties across the country. These pro- coordinate efforts to continue to in-
grams have been successful in vest in Housing First and to shift the
keeping the costliest, most vulnera- local ecosystem towards a focus on
ble, long-term and chronically home- permanent housing for the most vul-
less patients stably housed, nerable and expensive individuals. It
dramatically reducing unnecessary will also convene a learning collabo-
hospitalizations, emergency room rative for staff and leaders from
visits and incarcerations. A decade local housing and service providers
of evidence has shown that it is more to develop the skills and capacity to
expensive to keep a homeless person serve the most vulnerable homeless
on the streets than it is to get some- individuals through high-fidelity
one into permanent housing, Housing First programs. The Corpo-
through a Housing First approach. ration for Supportive Housing (CSH)
The New Jersey Department of will be providing this training and
Community Affairs and the New Jer- technical assistance.
sey Department of Human Services For more information, visit
are committing 50 vouchers for a If you
Housing First project for high-utiliz- have any questions or comments
ers of the health care system in Cam- about Camden County Services,
den County. A competitive RFP please call me at (856) 225-5575 or
process is expected to open next email me at carmenr@camden-
month with an expected launch date You can also follow us on
this summer The Camden County Twitter at @camdencountynj or like
! Freeholder Board will invest us on Facebook at https://www.face-
! $100,000 of funding from

Voorhees Middle School’s Theater, Voorhees, NJ

March 13 at 7:00 PM • March 14 at 1:00 PM & 7:00PM
March 15 at 3:00 PM
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Voorhees Branch Library at 203 1011 Main Street Promenade. Use Branch Library. Meet new friends! tional liturgy and infused with
WEDNESDAY MARCH 11 Laurel Road. VITA volunteers pre- a combination of pilates and yoga We provide the toys and books spirit by upbeat melodies and
pare and process simple tax to strengthen, increase flexibility but no organized programming. camaraderie. 8000 Main St.,
Jump Start Story Time: Ages 13-17 returns. First-come, first-served and tighten. Cost is $60 for six Voorhees.
months. 10:30 a.m. Voorhees
Branch Library at 203 Laurel
basis. No appointments.
Next Chapter Book Club: Adult. 7
weeks. Registration required. For
more information visit
FRIDAY MARCH 13 Hands & Foot Card Game for Sen-
ior Citizens: 1:30 p.m. in room A
Road. Stories, songs, movements
and finger plays! Short stay and p.m. Voorhees Branch Library at Babies' Playgroup: Ages 1-18 or C on the third floor, Voorhees
play afterward. Registration is for 203 Laurel Road. The Next Chap- Free Exercise Class for Active months. 10 a.m. Voorhees Branch Branch Library, 203 Laurel Road.
a three-month session. ter Book Club offers weekly Seniors: 1:45 to 2:45 p.m. every Library at 203 Laurel Road. Little Questions, call Jeanne McCabe at
opportunities for adults and Thursday. Led by Fox Rehabilita- ones meet new friends! The (856) 784-4676.
Little Listener's Lapsit: Ages 6-12 teens with intellectual and devel- tion exercise physiologist at library provide the toys and
months. 11:30 a.m. Voorhees
Branch Library at 203 Laurel
opmental disabilities to read and
learn together, talk about books
Brookdale at Voorhees. Call (877)
407-3422 for more information
books but no organized program-
Road. Stories for babies. and make friends in a relaxed, and to register. Toddler's Playgroup: Ages 18-36 Legomania Club: Ages 5-11. 10:30
community setting. Please con- Voorhees Central Chapter of BNI months. 11 a.m. Voorhees Branch a.m. Voorhees Branch Library at
THURSDAY MARCH 12 tact Rosemary Scalese at 856- Breakfast: 7 a.m. at The Man- Library at 203 Laurel Road. Play 203 Laurel Road. Create and play
772-1636 x7350 or sion, 3000 Main St. BNI is a busi- with new friends! The library pro- with Legos provided by the
AARP Tax Aide: Adults. 10 a.m. rscalese@camdencountylibrary.o ness and professional referral vides the toys and books but no library. Use your imagination or
Voorhees Branch Library at 203 rg for more information. organization. For more informa- organized programming. make something based on the
Laurel Road. Volunteers prepare Voorhees Breakfast Rotary Club: tion visit theme of the day.
and process simple tax returns. Senior Card Group: Adult. 12:45 p.m.
7:15 a.m. at Short Hills Deli & BNI Marlton Regional Chapter Voorhees Branch Library at 203 Mommy and Baby Yoga: 9 to 10
First-come, first-served basis. No Restaurant, 486 East Evesham
appointments. Sign up is at the Lunch: Every Thursday at 11:30 Laurel Road. Seniors meet, week- a.m. at The Ripa Center for
Road, No. 103, Cherry Hill. For a.m. at The Mansion, 3000 Main ly, to play various card games. Women, 1011 Main Street Prome-
information desk on the first more information visit
floor. St., Voorhees. BNI is a business Gaming Fridays: Grades six-12. 3 nade. Total body, mind and spiri-
www.voorheesbreakfastrotary.or and professional networking tual experience for both mom
Ready, Set, Read: Ages 3-5. 10:30 g. p.m. Voorhees Branch Library at
referral organization. Join us to 203 Laurel Road. Drop by The and baby! Focus on breathing
a.m. Voorhees Branch Library at Overeaters Anonymous: 10 to 11 learn more about how to grow techniques and asanas (postures)
203 Laurel Road. This drop in sto- Corner for board games, Wii, and
a.m. at Hope United Church, 700 your business. Call Ray for details XBox 360 fun. for mom. For beginners to
ry time includes stories, songs, Cooper Road. Call 609-239-0022 at (609) 760-0624. advanced. Babies from age 6
finger plays and a craft! or visit Congregation Beth El: Shabbat
Babies’ Playgroup: Ages 1 to 18 service at 6 p.m. based on tradi- please see CALENDAR, page 9
VITA Tax Program: Adult. 4 p.m. Body After Baby: 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. at months. 10 to 11 a.m. at Voorhees

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hire Sarge to “keep watch” of your home.
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Cherry hill east and eastern (EEW ) Is offering free open skate,pizza and skate rental to all who
attend this event. We are doing this in hope to expand our hockey program and to let everyone
know we are still working in the community to provide extra curriculum activity, to all middle
and high school students thru our ice hockey program.
You can visit our website for further information
MARCH 11–17, 2015 – 9

Continued from page 9

weeks to 6 months. Women must

be six weeks postpartum and
have physician approval. Cost is
$60 for six weeks. For more infor-
mation visit
Congregation Beth El: Shabbat
service from 9 a.m. to noon,
including a wide variety of other
services throughout the morning.
8000 Main St., Voorhees.

Ashland Church: Sunday service
and Kids Church at 10:30 a.m. Fel-
lowship at 10 a.m. Childcare and
children services available. 33
East Evesham Road, Voorhees.
Community Gospel Chapel: Wor-
ship at 9:30 a.m. Refreshments
and fellowship at 10:30 a.m. Sun-
day school at 10:45 a.m. Bible
hour at 11 a.m. Bible ministry
meeting at noon. 20 Bergen Ave.,
Heritage Church: Worship service
at 10 a.m. Fellowship following
service. 110 Kresson-Gibbsboro
Road, Voorhees.
Hope United Methodist Church:
Worship services at 9 and 10:30
a.m. Kids Konnect at 9 and 10:30
a.m. Sunday morning prayer
group at 8 a.m. at 700 Cooper
Road, Voorhees.
Kresson Bible Church: Morning
worship from 11 a.m. to noon. Sun-
day school from 9:30 to 10:30
a.m. 329 Kresson-Gibbsboro
Road, Voorhees.
Open Door Alliance Church: Sun-
day school begins at 9:30 a.m.
Worship begins at 10:45 a.m. 904
Cooper Road, Voorhees.

Little Duplo Builders: Ages 3-5.
10:30 a.m. Voorhees Branch
Library at 203 Laurel Road. Make
new friends while you create and
play with Duplo Blocks provided
by the library.
Read to a Therapy Dog: Ages 5-11.
Voorhees Branch Library at 203
Laurel Road. Read to a therapy
dog and make a craft. Bring your
please see CALENDAR, page 10
10 THE VOORHEES SUN — MARCH 11–17, 2015

CALENDAR Focus Group: ESL Conversation
Class: For adults. 10:30 a.m. to
Continued from page 9 noon at Voorhees Branch Library.
Practical and everyday topics as
favorite book or choose one at well as pronunciation are the
the library. focus. For non-native English
Voorhees Toastmasters meeting: speakers. No registration
7:30 p.m. at Heritage Church, 110 required.
Kresson-Gibbsboro Road. Visit
for more information.
Exercise Class for Active Seniors: AARP Tax Aide: Adults. 10 a.m.
8:30 to 10 a.m. every Monday. Voorhees Branch Library at 203
Led by Fox Rehabilitation exer- Laurel Road. Volunteers prepare
cise physiologist at Fox Rehabili- and process simple tax returns.
tation, 7 Carnegie Plaza, Cherry First-come, first-served basis. No
Hill. Call (877) 407-3422, ext. appointments. Sign up is at the
5795 for more information and to information desk on the first
register. floor.
Breastfeeding Support Group: 5:30 Shake Your Sillies Out: Toddlers,
to 6:30 p.m. at The Ripa Center Preschool, Children. 10:30 a.m.
for Women, 1011 Main Street Voorhees Branch Library at 203
Promenade. Join other breast- Laurel Road. Sing, dance and
feeding mothers for fellowship enjoy stories in this active story
and support at this informal time.
weekly meeting. Professionals on Art Hour: Ages 8-12. 6:30 p.m.
hand to offer advice and answer Voorhees Branch Library at 203
questions. Free, but registration
please see CALENDAR, page 13
required at

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Complete Lawn
Event will be held on March 29 Fertilization Programs
Core Aeration/Seed
around the hospital will be a Awards, T-shirts, refresh-
Environmentally Aware
EVENT “nice little adventure” and said
ARVF had been getting great sup-
ments, gift bags, entertainment
and more will be provided at the Serving All of South Jersey
Continued from page 7 port from Virtua regarding
things such as security and other
event, and a pre-race packet pick-
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tween 3-7 p.m. at the ARVF office
in Voorhees Town Center.
cial because it’s the foundation’s DiNatale said last year’s event More information is also avail-
most family-oriented event. brought in about 400 participants, able at
“We have other events that are and this year, the foundation is
adult oriented, and this we really hoping to meet that number
love, because from the young to again and maybe even pass it.
the old, everyone gets to partici- “She (Alicia) was into track
pate,” she said. “You don’t have to and field and she was a runner for
be an athlete. You can run. You most of her teen and young adult
can walk. It’s a beautiful course.” life,” DiNatale said. “It’s really fit-
For that reason, DiNatale said ting to have an event that res-
it was great the event was now in onates to our daughter.”
Voorhees Township, where many The event will be held Sunday,
of the foundation’s volunteers are March 29 at 10 a.m. at Virtua Hos-
from. pital of Voorhees.
“This started very grassroots, Those looking to register for
very community based, our foun- the run/walk, a USA Track &
dation, and grew from that basis, Field certified course, can visit
based on Alicia, our daughter, and search for Vic-
who went to school here, so this torious.
really is a perfect venue for us to Registration for the run/walk
be able to engage families,” DiNa- will cost $15 for those ages 5-18,
tale said. and $25 for those ages 19 and
DiNatale also said the course above.


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Committee passes tether ordinance

contributions for health benefits. not be tethered at any time, and
COMMITTEE Spellman and township finan-
cial officials said the property
those who are spayed or neutered
cannot be tethered with a tether
Continued from page 1 revaluation from several years weighing more than one-eighth of
ago also helped the township deal their weight.
with tax appeals, which before The tether must also be at least
15 MINUTES WILL EARN YOU to be raised by taxation is set at were costing the township any- 15 feet long with an operative
$15 DOLLARS $18.72 million, almost exactly the where from $1 million to $1.5 mil- swivel, with the dog always hav-
Visit The Gene Casole Agency To Receive A Quote same as the $18.71 million raised lion annually. ing access to food, water and shel-
On Your Auto & Home Insurance And Receive A by taxation in 2014. A public hearing on the budget ter, and the dog cannot be teth-
“As introduced, there’s no mu- is set for March 23, and if there is ered for more 24 hours at a time.
1228 Haddonfield Berlin Rd, $15 GIFT CARD nicipal tax increase in this budg- no need for any changes, commit- The collar used with the tether
Voorhees, NJ 08043 WIth this Voorhees ad Quote must be completed at the et,” said Larry Spellman, admin- tee can adopt the budget that cannot be a slip collar, prong col-
Farmers Insurance branch located at 1228 Haddonfield- Berlin Rd, Voorhees, NJ 08043. Not valid for phone or istrator of Voorhees Township. night as well. lar or choke chain collar, and teth-
Mon-Fri 9am-2pm • Sat 10am-2pm internet quotes. Current auto & home policy declarations “We’re proud of that.” In other news: ers cannot be used where the teth-
must be submitted at time of quote. Expires 3/11/15
According to Spellman, several • Committee adopted a new or- er could be tangled around ob-
factors from the previous several dinance outlining new regulation jects such as stakes, tree, poles
years have come together to help for how dogs can and can’t be and fences.
keep taxes flat in the 2015 budget, tethered in the township. The ordinance gives local law
including reductions in township Under the ordinance, which enforcement and animal control
staff, the tax collection rate going took effect immediately, un- the authority to take reasonable
up and an increase in employee neutered or un-spayed dogs can- measures to remove the animals
from the tether and take them to
Don’t wait for the pound if the ordinance is vio-
another storm! lated.
• Upon the recommendation of
Voorhees Township Police De-
partment Chief Louis Bordi, com-
mittee approved the promotion of
Anthony Russo to the rank of ser-
Call us today for lunch and a personal tour. • Committee approved the re-
newal of a liquor license for Pub
Management LLC at 2011 Main
St. for the renewal fee of $2,500.
• Committee passed a resolu-
tion declaring solidarity and sup-
port for law enforcement officers
by recognizing their “distinctive
service and dedicated efforts,”
which have earned from the com-
mittee “highest respect and deep-
est gratitude.”
Committee was approving the
resolution as certain public offi-
cials and other public figures
across the nation have perpetuat-
ed “false narratives” that have
OLD WORLD CRAFTSMANSHIP made law enforcement officers
targets of reprisals.
amily Owned
Owned And
And Operated
Opeerrated • Over
Over 60
60 Years
Years Experience
Experience The resolution states it is in-
cumbent upon public officials
and the law-abiding public to
• Expert Shoe Repair • Sports Equipment Repairs “proactively support our law en-
Service While "U" Wait! forcement officers,” who face dan-
ger and regularly place their lives
in jeopardy.
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cers for “selfless and heroic serv-
ice” and “invaluable contribu-
tions” upholding the law protect-
ing the innocent in Voorhees
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Continued from page 10
To have your meeting or affair listed in the Calendar or Meetings,
Laurel Road. Get creative and information must be received, in writing, two weeks prior to the
make unique works of art. Each date of the event.
month will feature a different
activity. Send information by mail to: Calendar, The Sun, 108 Kings Highway 2
Real Life Reads Book Club: Adult. 7
p.m. Voorhees Branch Library at
203 Laurel Road. “Breaking
Night: a memoir of forgiveness,
East, Haddonfield, NJ 08033. Or by email: Or you can submit a calendar listing
through our website (
survival, and my journey from We will run photos if space is available and the quality of the photo
homeless to Harvard” by Liz Mur- is sufficient. Every attempt is made to provide coverage to all
ray. The memoir of a young organizations.
woman who at age 15 was living
on the streets but survived to
make it to Harvard. Murray's sto- Senior Citizen Club Social: 11:30 a.m.
ry was featured in the Lifetime to 3 p.m. at Lions Lake Park Ban-
Original Movie "Homeless to Har- Mothers of Preschoolers meeting:
9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Hope United quet Facility, 101 Dutchtown Road.
vard." For more information call (856)
Methodist Church, 700 Cooper
Meditation for Relaxation: Noon to Road. Childcare available. For 429-4703.
1 p.m. at Cooper Community more information, visit Free Exercise Class for Active
Health Education Center, 931 Cen- Seniors: 1:45 to 2:45 p.m. every
tennial Blvd. Free class for cur- Tuesday. Led by Fox Rehabilita-
rent cancer patients. Learn to Voorhees-Gibbsboro Rotary Club
meeting: Filomena's Restaurant, tion exercise physiologist at SServing
erving B urlington
nurture and support yourself
through life’s stresses and joys. Berlin. 7 to 8:30 p.m. For more Brookdale at Voorhees. Call (877)
407-3422 for more information
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VBA to host annual Bowling Fundraiser March 27

partment on each truck, the new may be used for vegetation/yard the carts. the world.
VBA system is more efficient and
needs only a truck driver. Work-
waste disposal.
• Recyclable items
• Leave a four-foot
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**The Voorhees Business Asso-
ciation’s Annual Bowling
Continued from page 6 ers thus become available for left on the ground will cart (recycle and trash) Fundraiser will be held on Friday,
other DPW needs. not be collected. so that they can be col- March 27 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at
Please keep these points in • Cardboard should lected in a safe manner. 30 Strikes Lanes, 501 S. White
Over the last three years, our mind for the new single-stream be flattened when Any questions con- Horse Pike in Stratford. Bowling
community has recycled 62 per- recycling program: placed in the green re- cerning the new single- lanes will be available for individ-
cent of all residential waste, sav- • Only recyclable items placed cycle cart. stream recycling pro- uals and groups with a maximum
ing the township $2,536,288 in in the green recycle cart will be • Your trash and re- gram can be directed to of six bowlers per lane. For $20,
trash disposal fees. These recy- collected. cycle collection day the Voorhees Township an individual bowler will be
cled materials were re-used in • Do not place trash or vegeta- will remain the same. Department of Public teamed up with other bowlers. A
product manufacturing and tion in the green recycle cart. • Each home will Works at public- $95 donation gets one lane for six
helped the environment by pre- • Place the green recycle cart receive one green re- bowlers and includes pizza and a
venting tons of CO2-equivalent curbside instead of the yellow re- cycle cart, which is or (856) 428-5499. pitcher of soda.
gases from entering the atmos- cycle bucket. bar coded and as- Thank you to all For $100, a corporate sponsor-
phere. • Recyclable items placed in the signed to your home. Voorhees residents for ship, the group gets one lane and
Unlike our present recycling yellow bucket will not be collect- If you move, the cart Michael your recycling efforts. signage. A $150 corporate spon-
program that requires three ed. must remain at the Mignogna **The 7th Annual sorship gets one lane with sig-
members of our Public Works De- • Your existing yellow bucket original address. MAYOR’S MESSAGE Alicia Rose Victorious nage, bowling for up to six
• Additional recy- 5k Run/Walk will be bowlers, a free pizza and a pitcher
cle carts can be pur- held on Sunday, March of soda.
chased through the tax office by 29 beginning at 10 a.m. at Virtua There will also be a basket auc-
calling (856) 429-7762. The cost is Hospital, 200 Bowman Drive in tion and a 50/50 raffle. For more
$65 per cart. Voorhees. information about the event or to
• Green recycle carts will be The cost is $25 for participants register, visit www.voorheesbusi-
collected the same way as the blue 19 and older and $15 for ages 5 to or send a
trash carts. A driver will operate 18. The ARVF installs Teen check to the VBA, PO Box 349,
a side-arm recycle truck to collect Lounges in hospitals throughout Voorhees, NJ 08043.

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