Saturday, February 16, 2013
One incumbent fire commissioner and one newcomer were elected in each of Moorestown's two fire districts.
Voters approved budgets in both township fire districts Saturday, translating to small tax increases for property owners. In Fire District 1, the budget passed by a vote of 103-44. Incumbent Charles Schuster and newcomer Bradley J. Kenney won seats on the board of fire commissioners, each receiving 126 votes. The total budget for Fire District 1 is $2.27 million, of which $1.77 million will be raised by taxation—an increase of just $767 from 2012, according to administrator Chris Chesner. Residents approved Fire District 2's budget by a wide margin, 106-16, according to unofficial results. Incumbent Jacqueline Grant and newcomer William Ruggiano won three-year terms on the district's board of fire commissioners, defeating newcomer …
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The polls open at 2 p.m. Saturday. Read on to find out where and what you're voting for.
Both of Moorestown's fire districts impose only minor tax increases in the budgets that will go before voters on Saturday. The total budget for Fire District 1 is $2.27 million, of which $1.77 million will be raised by taxation—an increase of just $767 from 2012, according to administrator Chris Chesner. Additionally, two people are running for two open seats on the board of fire commissioners: incumbent Charles Schuster and Bradley J. Kenney. Over in District 2, voters will be asked to OK $702,612, an increase of $6,374 (or 0.9 percent) from 2012, said administrator Liz Booth. Three people are running for two open seats on the District 2 Board of Fire Commissioners: incumbent Jacqueline M. Grant and newcomers William F. Ruggiano and …
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
The second public forum on reassessment has been rescheduled. The first is still scheduled for this Thursday.
The public forum on reassessment originally scheduled for 7-9 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Lenola Fire Hall has been moved to Oct. 18. The meeting will be held at the same time and same location and is open to all residents. A public meeting will also be held from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, at the Upper Elementary School. Representatives from Appraisal Systems Inc. will discuss the reassessment program and answer questions from the public at both meetings. Field workers have begun inspections already, with all residential inspections expected to be finished by the end of November. Commercial and industrial inspections should be complete by the end of October.
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
An open house is set for next week at the Upper Elementary School, with another scheduled for the first week in October at Lenola Fire Hall.
The township will sponsor two forums on the reassessment program, with the first scheduled for 7-9 p.m. next Thursday, Sept. 27, at the Upper Elementary School. The second will be held Thursday, Oct. 4, at the Lenola Fire Hall, also from 7-9 p.m. Representatives from Appraisal Systems Inc. will discuss the reassessment program and answer questions from the public. Both evenings are open to all residents. Field workers have begun inspections already, with all residential inspections expected to be finished by the end of November. Commercial and industrial inspections should be complete by the end of October.
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
The money will go toward improvements at the baseball facilities in town.
Adam Gerber, baseball coach and unofficial emcee of Saturday's poker tournament sponsored by Moorestown Youth Baseball, said last week he didn't want to guess how much the group would net from the fundraiser because it was their first try at it. Turns out he didn't have to be modest. The group exceeded expectations, raising approximately $10,000 from the event, the "largest fundraising score in (Moorestown Youth Baseball) history," according to Gerber. "For the first one, and the time we had to plan it and everything, it's amazing." That number hasn't been finalized yet, and Gerber called it "very conservative." He said there were 62 players in the tournament, and a total of about 100 people attended altogether, including former Eagle and …
Friday, January 27, 2012
Payouts for the top five winners, plus door prizes and a silent auction, at Lenola Fire Hall.
Contribute to a good cause while competing to win a bunch of money this weekend at a Texas Hold ‘em poker tournament sponsored by Moorestown Youth Baseball. Adam Gerber, a baseball coach and 2007 U.S. Poker champion, is hosting the event at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at the Lenola Fire Hall. The tournament begins at 6:30 and goes to 10:30. All proceeds from the tournament will go toward improvements and maintenance for the baseball facilities in town, he said. Gerber, who’s played poker professionally since he was very young, has organized roughly 10 charity poker tournaments in the last few years. “We’ve never had a bad one yet,” he said, and doesn’t expect this one to be any different. There are 150 seats available (at $150 apiece, including …