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June 28, 1994 | By Mayer Brandschain, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
Rob Shuey of Bent Creek Country Club, the first-round leader, won the $17,000 Philadelphia PGA Burlington Classic yesterday with a 36-hole score of 6-under-par 134 at Burlington Country Club. In Sunday's first round, Shuey led by 1 stroke with a 5-under-par 65. Yesterday, he shot a 1-under-par 69 after a rain delay of 1 hour, 15 minutes. Willie Scholl of Gulph Mills won the Senior Division by 2 strokes over Dennis Milne of Trenton Country Club with 66-77-143.
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March 1, 1996 | By Sam Carchidi, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
As a desperation three-point shot by a Burlington player fell short at the buzzer, hundreds of Gloucester High fans charged onto the court to celebrate their team's tough win last night. Gloucester had survived, despite being rattled by a furious full-court press that caused it to lose a 13-point lead. Mark Watermasysk, a 6-foot-6 senior center, scored 18 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, while sophomore guard Sean Gorman contributed eight assists, six steals and nine rebounds, helping top-seeded Gloucester outlast eighth-seeded Burlington, 59-56, in a South Jersey Group 1 quarterfinal game.
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January 19, 1986 | By Charlie Frush, Inquirer Staff Writer
A Trenton firm will go before the Burlington City Planning Board Thursday to seek approval of a proposal to build 20 townhouses at Fourth and High Streets. August Fasolino, a principal in V.A.F. Associates of Trenton, said that if approval was received, building would start in the spring, with the houses selling "in the $60,000 range. " The hearing is set for 7:30 p.m. in City Hall. The 1.17-acre site, on the southeast corner of the intersection, extends to Pope Avenue.
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August 29, 1998 | By Joe Fite, FOR THE INQUIRER
Nicholas Poveromo of Burlington carded a net score of 65 to win the Chapman Memorial Tournament yesterday at Kennett Square Golf and Country Club. Poveromo beat J. Fred Christman and James Sherratt by 4 strokes to win the Seniors net competition, for men 55 and over. Fred Klopp of Radley Run took the net in Super Seniors (men 65 and over) with a 65, William Campbell of Wilmington took Seniors gross with a 73, and James Van Zandt from Springhaven won Super Seniors net with an 80.
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August 18, 1990 | By Mayer Brandschain, Special to The Inquirer
Greg Farrow of Burlington (N.J.) Country Club won the Bucks County Open Golf Tournament of the Philadelphia PGA with an 8-under-par 63 yesterday at the Bucks County Country Club. Farrow earned $750 from the $4,975 purse. The second prize of $600 went to Frank Dobbs of Spring-Ford Country Club with a 64. Mark Tingle of Bensalem CC headed the winning team in the pro-amateur event. His team had a two-best-ball score of 110.
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May 20, 2002 | By Rich Fisher INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
The Burlington County College golf team qualified for its 10th straight trip to the NJCAA Division III championships after winning the Region 19 championship on Wednesday, and coach Dennis Gallagher is more excited than ever to make the trip to the Chautauqua (N.Y.) Golf Course on June 3-6. "We're definitely going to do something," Gallagher said. "We went to an invitational up there a few weeks ago and finished fourth out of 10 teams, and that was without [Chris] Binder. " Binder, a Collingswood High graduate, is the Barons' top golfer and was a medalist at the Region 19 tournament, shooting 84-77-161 at Baywood Golf Club in Delaware.
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May 15, 1991 | By Connie O'Kane, Special to The Inquirer
A Burlington City man has been charged with murder in the death of his 7- month-old daughter in March, authorities said yesterday. Raymond Cole, 38, assaulted the girl, Veronica Ayrer, while she was crying and fractured her skull, officials said. Cole then left the house in the 200 block of Mott Avenue for his job as a truck driver, they said. Burlington County Prosecutor Stephen G. Raymond said the child's mother, Martha Ayrer, who lives with Cole, was upstairs at the time of the assault on March 3. She later found that the child was not responding to her and took her to Rancocas Hospital in Willingboro.
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January 15, 1997 | By Marc Narducci, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
Matt Hammond might have been the only player in the gym who wasn't overly impressed by his performance. The 6-foot-7 Burlington junior scored a career-high 34 points to lead the Blue Devils over Palmyra, 90-65, last night in a Burlington County League Freedom Division boys' basketball game. The win gave Burlington the upper hand in the Freedom. The Blue Devils are 5-2 overall and 4-0 in the division. Palmyra fell to 4-3, 2-1. "It's not the best I have played," said Hammond, who shot 15 for 17 from the field.
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November 20, 1988 | By Don McKee, Inquirer Staff Writer
Buena earned a piece of South Jersey football lore yesterday, crushing Burlington by one of the biggest margins in area playoff history. The Chiefs won their Group 2 playoff game in a 48-0 blowout, the second- biggest margin ever recorded in a South Jersey football playoff. The record margin of victory is 52 points, set by Palmyra in a 58-6 win over Florence in the 1975 Group 1 semifinals. The Pals tied that margin by thrashing Point Pleasant Beach, 52-0, in a 1978 Group 1 semifinal.
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June 17, 2016 | By Emma Platoff, Staff Writer
Next week, Burlington Township Police Department officers will add a tool to their arsenals: body-worn cameras. On Monday, five members of the local force will come to work with baseball-size cameras affixed to their blue uniform shirts. The more than three dozen remaining officers in the department will begin using the cameras by September, after completing individual training. A combination of capital funds and grants amounting to $68,500, including $22,000 from the state Attorney General's Body Worn Camera Assistance Fund, has bought the department 50 cameras for its 43 officers.
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May 26, 2016 | By Jack Goodwillie, STAFF WRITER
The Burlington City pitching combination of Nick Gares and Michael Scott put together a masterful performance Tuesday in the 11th-seeded Blue Devils' 3-0 upset of No. 6 host Riverside in the South Jersey Group 1 playoffs. Gares earned the win by allowing two hits to go with six strikeouts in five innings. Scott entered the game in the bottom of the sixth inning and struck out one batter in earning a two-inning save. The game took two days to complete after it was suspended by rain on Monday.
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May 25, 2016 | By Michael Boren, Staff Writer
Antwan L. Timbers Jr. aspired to join the Army, like his two older cousins. He was in the Junior ROTC class at Burlington City High School, where he would have been promoted Tuesday from staff sergeant to second lieutenant. "He really knew what he wanted to do," said his father, Antwan Sr. The family joined city and school officials at Burlington City Hall to remember the 17-year-old high school sophomore and his dream Monday, one day after an allegedly drunk driver struck and killed him. Police said he was walking home on a sidewalk near southbound Route 130 and Federal Street just after midnight Sunday.
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May 24, 2016 | Jason Laughlin
A Willingboro man is in custody for drunk driving after hitting and killing a teenager Sunday morning, police said. Ricardo Patterson III, 42, was charged with driving under the influence and reckless driving, but authorities would be reviewing the circumstances of the crash to determine whether more serious charges will be filed, a release from the Burlington County Prosecutor's Office stated. Antwan Timbers Jr., 17, was hit by Patterson's vehicle while walking with a friend shortly after midnight off the road at Route 130 South and East Federal Street, authorities said.
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May 19, 2016 | By Jack Goodwillie, STAFF WRITER
Luke Smith proved his value to Delran on Tuesday by allowing just six hits to Northern Burlington over seven innings and hitting a home run. Aside from allowing a first-inning solo shot to Kevin Welsh, Smith limited the damage and struck out eight batters as the visiting Bears won, 2-1, over the Greyhounds. In other Burlington County League baseball action: Damien Bowman Clark had a double and three RBIs and scored a run in host Maple Shade's 14-2 win over Westampton Tech.
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May 19, 2016 | By Phil Anastasia, STAFF WRITER
One hundred hits is the sign of a lot of things for a softball player. A long career. A productive career. And the approach of the end of a career. While the accomplishment is special, it usually carries a bittersweet component: Much more of an athlete's scholastic career is behind her instead of ahead. "Pretty sad," Northern Burlington senior shortstop Megan Mayernik said of the notion that she is entering her final playing days with the Greyhounds and with three remarkable teammates.
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May 2, 2016 | By Walter F. Naedele, Staff Writer
Delphine Olsommer Kipp, 100, of Mount Holly, who grew up poor on a northern Pennsylvania farm, died of pancreatic cancer on Tuesday, April 26, at the Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice in Mount Holly. The cancer was diagnosed less a week before her death, said a daughter, Doris Alaimo. Elisabeth Olsommer, Mrs. Kipp's mother, died of cancer at 36, when Mrs. Kipp was 9 years old, Alaimo said, "and she thought she would die young too. " For her longevity, Mrs. Kipp spoke of early years of "hard work," a lifelong diet free of processed foods, and, Alaimo said, "she did drink milk every day. " So at her mother's death, Mrs. Kipp became the woman of the house, on the family's crop farm in Greentown, Pike County.
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May 1, 2016 | By E.J. Smith, Staff Writer
Burlington City's Nick Gares threw a no-hitter in six innings of work in the Blue Devils' 15-0 win over Medford Tech in a Burlington County League matchup on Friday. Gares, a lefthanded senior commited to Cabrini College next season, struck out nine while walking one in his first career no-hitter. He also chipped in at the plate, going 3 for 4 with two doubles. In other Burlington County League baseball action, Nate Peacock struck out 15 in seven innings in New Egypt's 6-1 road win against Maple Shade BCSL Tournament.
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May 1, 2016 | By Mark Whited, Staff Writer
Mackenzie Fitzpatrick's five-inning one-hitter on Friday wasn't the only highlight for the Burlington Township freshman. Fitzpatrick stuck out seven batters and went 3 for 4 at the plate with an RBI and a run to lead the Falcons to an 11-0 victory at Burlington County League softball rival Maple Shade. Gracyn Banks was 2 for 3 with a pair of runs. Courtney Moreale drove in four runs and scored twice. In other Burlington County action, Alyssa Arnieri drove in two runs and scored four of her own as Delran rolled to an 18-0 victory at Pennsauken.
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April 25, 2016 | By Julie Shaw, STAFF WRITER
A pedestrian was in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle in Burlington County Friday night, authorities said Saturday. The person was struck about 8:30 p.m. on Marne Highway near the Mt. Holly Bypass in Hainesport, and flown by helicopter to the Capital Health Regional Medical Center in Trenton, a Burlington County dispatch supervisor said. The supervisor said he did not know if the driver of the vehicle stopped; 6abc reported that the vehicle stopped at the scene.
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