Article has been updated to include new information. During its Reorganization meeting on January 4, Bellmawr Council voted 3-2 in favor of appointing former councilman, Josh Tregear, as the new Borough Administrator. Prior to council voting on the appointment, Borough Clerk, Chuck Sauter, read a letter from Tregear resigning from his councilman position effective December […]
Bellmawr’s AJ Gonzales is battling Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP), also known as “Stone Man Syndrome.” FOP is one of the most rare and disabling genetic conditions known to medicine and causes bone to form in muscles, tendons, ligaments and other connective tissues.
May 29, 2015 was declared “A.J. Gonzales Day” and Mayor Frank Filipek signed a Proclamation making it official. During the May 28, 2015 council meeting, week’s council meeting, A.J. was introduced to the Borough of Bellmawr’s elected officials and also to local law enforcement officers who were in attendance. Several agencies from surrounding areas came […]
A lawyer representing a Borough of Bellmawr employee has put the Borough on notice that she intends to institute a lawsuit against the Borough and Councilman Paul Sandrock for alleged criminal acts and official misconduct. The attorney, Cheryl Cooper, also urged the Borough to conduct its own investigation into Sandrock’s alleged activities. Via letter dated […]
Despite delays, the doors to Bellmawr School District’s Early Childhood Center (ECC) finally opened for students on November 16. As was previously reported, historic fill (dinner plates and bottles) had been unearthed during the early excavation work at Bellmawr Park. Because of that, construction had to stop while the site was remediated. The final cost […]
School superintendent, Annette Castiglione, stated that despite delays, the Early Childhood Center will be ready for students on November 9. Castiglione said at last week’s Board of Education (BOE) meeting that she recently did a walk-through of the center and the furniture is in and the custodians have been cleaning the rooms. “The siding should […]