June 27, 2015 |
When Marilynn Schmidt Malony was diagnosed May 21 with terminal lung cancer and given perhaps six weeks to live, she told her family about her priority. And it was not her. The shower for a granddaughter, Beth Malony, was set for May 31. Beth's wedding to David Koscielny was to be on June 20. Mrs. Malony's son Steve said she told his daughter, Beth: "No matter what happens, the shower goes on and the wedding goes on. " And so they did, as planned. Mrs. Malony died a week after her diagnosis, on Thursday, May 28, at the Hospice of Philadelphia in East Falls.
April 14, 2015 |
Kevin Lammers liked the open spaces in the outfield of the Audubon High School baseball complex. He liked the fast track on the base paths, too. Lammers showed his blazing speed in the field and on the bases Sunday in sparking Bishop Eustace to a 10-1 victory over Audubon in the championship game of the 20th annual Ralph Shaw Classic baseball tournament. Lammers, a junior centerfielder, made a pair of running catches and rapped two hits, including a three-run triple, before a large crowd on a warm, sunny afternoon at Audubon's Hank Greenberg Field.
April 4, 2015 |
Nicole Davidson, Mackenzie Lafferty, and Erica Tompkins each knocked in two runs and Triton pulled out an 8-6 softball win over Audubon at Eastern in the Camden County Tournament on Friday. Davidson and Thompkins, along with Holly Heintz, doubled. Lafferty pitched the top of the fifth and earned the win. Triton scored twice in the bottom of the fifth to take the lead before the game was called because of inclement weather. BOYS' LACROSSE NONLEAGUE West Deptford 11, Middle Township 7 - Host West Deptford received balanced scoring, with three goals each from Paz Gismondi, Michael Groves, and Ryan Mefaffey.
February 22, 2015 |
After they had finished the final story of a long-running investigation published in the Camden Courier-Post, Lee Daniels and Jim Riggio went out to celebrate. But instead of then going home, the pair went back to the newsroom and promptly fell asleep at their desks, Riggio said from his home in Billings, Mont. The next morning, a top editor woke them and showed them a photo that had just been taken of them. "The next time one of you clowns asks for a raise," Riggio recalled him saying, "this is what you'll get - a photo of you sleeping at your desks.
February 11, 2015 |
David E. Field was a chemical engineer and design manager, but those were not his first loves. "He always had a shop in the basement" where he made dulcimers, daughter Caroline Dillon said. "And he would come home and after work go down and work in the shop. " Mr. Field produced and sold more than 400 dulcimers, Dillon said, playing some of them with groups in South Jersey and Pennsylvania. "He made dulcimers for Judy Collins, Doc Watson," and others, some of whom "would come and play music at our home in Pitman" in the 1960s.
February 2, 2015
A 51-year-old man was shot and killed inside an apartment in Audubon Borough, Camden County apartment Saturday afternoon, police said. Police found the body of Steven Johnston inside the upstairs apartment, in the 400 block of the South White Horse Pike, after they were called to the scene shortly before 3 p.m. An adult male suspect was taken into custody without incident at the scene, police said. A spokesman with the Camden County Prosecutor's office said charges are pending.
February 2, 2015 |
A 50-year-old Audubon man was charged with murder Saturday night after police said he shot his roommate in the head during an argument in their Camden County apartment. William A. Clark 3d was being held in the Camden County Jail on $500,000 bail after he was charged in the 3 p.m. incident, according to Andy McNeil, the spokesman for the county prosecutor's office. The victim was Steven Johnston, 51. After Clark called 911 and reported the shooting, he was taken into custody without incident, police said.
December 7, 2014 |
The Red Knot, a shorebird which has undergone a drastic decline in recent years, will be listed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act, according to the New Jersey Audubon. The action, which is expected to be announced next week, is a critical step toward the long-term protection and recovery of the species, said New Jersey Audubon, which has long addressed issues related to the Red Knot and other shorebirds. The listing would mean that the species meets the Endangered Species Act criteria of being likely to become in danger of extinction in the foreseeable future throughout all or a significant portion of its range.
November 21, 2014 |
Chelsea Fadio said her team "played our hearts out. " Bill Scully said he was "extremely proud" of his team. Audubon's run through the Group 1 state girls' soccer tournament ended with a 2-0 semifinal loss to Shore Regional Wednesday night at Eastern. Grace Borden made 13 saves for Audubon. "Grace played a great game," Scully said. "Our girls kept battling right to the end. " Shore used its short-passing game to maintain possession and limit the scoring opportunities for Fadio, Audubon's all-time leading scorer.
November 19, 2014 |
This has been a season of great accomplishments for the Audubon girls' soccer team, one that has included a school record for wins, the 200th career victory for its head coach and the first sectional title in the 16-year history of the program. One has to wonder: What would have happened if the Green Wave had better health? Despite various injuries along the way, Audubon (19-3) will meet Shore (17-5-1) Wednesday at 5 p.m. in the state Group 1 semifinal at Eastern. One Audubon player who has overcome adversity is Maria Granato, who scored the winning goal with 12 seconds left in a 1-0 South Jersey Group 1 championship win over Haddon Heights.