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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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January 31, 2016
BASKETBALL NONLEAGUE Seneca 67, Northern Burlington 63: Zach Evans made five three-pointers and Jack Brockett made a pair of threes for the visitors. They each scored 17 points. Maple Shade 58, Camden County Tech 48: George Harris led the visiting Wildcats with 19 points and Hafeez Melvin scored 18 points. Cherokee 49, Kingsway 44: Tyler Tobin led the visitors with 21 points and Steve Gervasi added 10 points. Pitman 59, Gateway 32: Luke Castagna scored 18 points to pace the hosts.
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January 28, 2016 | By Phil Anastasia, Staff Writer
His team trailing by a point with little more than three minutes to play, Cameron Tucker was alone in the right corner with the basketball and the game in his hands. He never hesitated. "That's my shot," Tucker said. "My team counts on me to make that shot. I couldn't let them down. " Tucker splashed the three-pointer and added four free throws down the stretch to power Northern Burlington County to a 63-53 victory over Pemberton in a Burlington County League clash of top-16 teams on Tuesday night.
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January 22, 2016 | By Kevin Riordan, Inquirer Columnist
A fire that ripped through a 19th-century row of houses in Burlington City last week has sparked an outpouring of assistance for 20 displaced residents. "This is just such a supportive community. We pulled 15 people together to help in a matter of hours," says Denise Hollingsworth, president of the Historic Yorkshire Alliance, a nonprofit coordinating grassroots efforts. "Doesn't surprise me at all," says City Administrator David H. Ballard, who is Burlington born and raised. "I love this town, and that feeling is shared.
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January 17, 2016 | By Emily Babay, Staff writer
Three people were injured in a large fire that engulfed four rowhouses Friday morning in Burlington City. Burlington County dispatchers said crews were called to the blaze on the 300 block of St. Mary Street just before 5:30 a.m. Firefighters battled heavy flames in the two-alarm fire affecting four homes, officials said. Dispatchers said three people were taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Willingboro. At least one of them suffered burns. Further details about the victims and their conditions were not immediately known.
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January 16, 2016 | By Matt Breen, Staff Writer
Greg Thurman hit a pair of three-pointers on Thursday night as Willingboro needed overtime to knock off visiting Northern Burlington, 55-48, in a Burlington County League boys' basketball game. Thurman finished with 14 points and James Alexander added a game-high 21 points. Cameron Tucker led Northern Burlington with 18 points. In other Burlington County League action: Dan Dyer hit three threes to help Morrestown win at Florence, 47-41. Dyer finished with 13 points. Dil Alston led the Quakers with 19 points.
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December 24, 2015 | By Mark Whited, Staff Writer
Burlington City coach Paul Collins won his 700th career game Tuesday with a 55-46 victory over Holy Cross in a Burlington County League basketball game. Collins is in his sixth year as head coach at Burlington City. Before that, he coached Willingboro to more than 500 wins and had a stint at Riverside. Collins is the fifth coach in South Jersey boys' basketball history to hit the 700-win mark, behind only Paul Rodio (St. Augustine), Clarence Turner (Camden), Jim Crawford (Camden Catholic)
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November 21, 2015 | By Jonathan Lai, Inquirer Staff Writer
As people flocked to what was Burlington County College's satellite campus in Mount Laurel over the years, one brick building after another popped up, ringed by broad parking lots. The growing community college location was intended to respond to students' needs: Drive in, maybe from a job or caring for a child, park outside a building, walk in for class, then leave quickly afterward. And the school's main campus, in Pemberton Township, became less and less of a draw - it has enrolled fewer students than Mount Laurel for a decade.
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October 26, 2015 | By Trevor Newcomb, Inquirer Staff Writer
Led by Sirvon Wigglesworth's standout performance, a staunch Burlington Township defense dominated in a 15-0 win over visiting Willingboro. Wigglesworth wreaked havoc on the Willingboro offense, making five tackles for loss and a sack in the West Jersey League Patriot Division game. But it wasn't just Wigglesworth making plays. The Falcons defense had eight tackles for a loss, two interceptions, and two sacks. The victory guarantees Burlington Township, The Inquirer's 23d-ranked team in South Jersey, at least a tie for the Patriot League title.
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October 10, 2015 | Adam Hermann, Inquirer Staff Writer
Burlington City's boys' soccer team has followed a simple recipe this season. Pass the ball to Francis Kanu, and then watch him work his magic. Kanu scored three goals Thursday for his fourth hat trick of the season to lead the Blue Devils over visiting Riverside, 5-3, in a Burlington County League match. Kanu, a junior, has scored a team-high 21 goals in 10 games this season, leading his team to a 10-1 record. He also added an assist in the win. Elsewhere in the Burlington County league: Rancocas Valley, which is ranked third in South Jersey by The Inquirer, tied visiting Delran, 1-1. Mike Strohlein scored for Delran and Matt Hannan scored for Rancocas Valley.
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