Sunday, November 4, 2012
The mayor and manager praise township workers for their response to Hurricane Sandy, council awards the fifth liquor license to East Gate for $1 million+, and more.
For those who couldn’t make it to this week’s township council meeting, there were a few interesting items that didn’t make it into a full story, but were nonetheless noteworthy. Here are a few leftover tidbits from the meeting: - Mayor John Button and township manager Scott Carew showered praised on the emergency responders, public works employees and township officials who worked tirelessly throughout Hurricane Sandy. "They really have not only put in dozens and dozens of hours in a row, they've done so in many cases by putting themselves in harm's way," said Carew, who was particularly complimentary regarding Moorestown Police Sgt. Lee Lieber, the township's emergency management coordinator, and public works director Ken Ewers. "I don't…
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Get the latest information on reopenings, road closures, power outage problems and more.
Moorestown officially moved into storm recovery mode Tuesday afternoon as cleanup efforts began. The township’s emergency operations center closed at 1 p.m. and resources have been redirected to cleanup. While Moorestown didn’t suffer much flooding, the township “took a pretty significant beating as far as trees down and wires down,” Det. Sgt. Lee Lieber of the Moorestown Police said. Part of the town is still blanketed in darkness with power outages, according to Lieber. An outage map on PSE&G's website indicates there are between, 2,001 to 5,000 customers in Moorestown without power. If you spot any downed power lines or trees on power lines, do not approach them. Assume that all lines are electrified and call PSE&G at 800-436-7734 to …
Share your photos of Sandy damage around town.
Sandy is gone, but its effects will be with us for days, most likely. Much of Moorestown is without power Tuesday, thanks in part to a number of trees down around town. Add your pictures of Sandy damage to our gallery by clicking "upload photos and videos."