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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.
NEWS
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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October 13, 2014 | By Jan Hefler, Inquirer Staff Writer
Hours before Burlington City's historic fire hall and emergency squad headquarters were sold, a group of first responders gathered one last time in the belly of the old brick building with the weathered steeple and wide doors that once accommodated horse-drawn fire wagons. "It's kind of funny. . . . It's like moving out of a house where you had a lot of memories and where you met most of your friends," said David Ekelburg, who first unpacked his coat and boots at the Endeavor Fire Company and Emergency Squad hall 40 years ago when he was a volunteer.
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October 2, 2014 | By Christian Hetrick, Inquirer Staff Writer
Faruk Ozdemir did what his coach told him to do. Facing a bigger goalie in Palmyra's James Brett, Ozdemir kicked a low, hard shot six minutes into double overtime. The ball stayed along the ground and went into the net, giving Burlington City a 1-0 victory against visiting Palmyra in a Burlington Freedom boys' soccer game Tuesday. "We wanted to keep the ball low," Blue Devils coach Dennis Hardies said. "[Brett] has got a big wingspan. " The goal was Ozdemir's second overtime winner this season.
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September 30, 2014 | By Phil Anastasia, Inquirer Staff Writer
After a tough loss to a powerful Hopewell Valley team in the season opener, Burlington Township coach Tom Maderia saw the worst-case scenario pass before his eyes. "I'm thinking, 'We easily could be 0-3,' " Maderia said. Instead, the Falcons are 2-1 after consecutive victories over rivals Moorestown and Northern Burlington. In Friday night's 24-6 triumph over the then-No. 15-ranked Greyhounds, Burlington Township controlled the game with defense and special teams. "We had great field position for most of the game," Maderia said.
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September 27, 2014 | By Julie Kayzerman, Inquirer Staff Writer
Jessica Diamond contributed four goals, Logan Fugh scored two, and Diamond's sister Macey recorded one in Burlington City's 7-3 win over visiting Life Center in a nonleague girls' soccer matchup Thursday. Boys' Soccer Sal Zampirri, Jackson Rogers, and Chris Roche scored to give Wildwood Catholic a 3-1 victory over host Bridgeton in a Cape-Atlantic matchup. Zampirri's younger brother, Anthony, made 10 saves for the Crusaders. Burlington Patriot. Zach Shontz scored on a direct kick in Holy Cross's 1-0 win at Bordentown.
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September 18, 2014 | By Mark Whited, Inquirer Staff Writer
Northern Burlington did something Tuesday night that it hadn't done in 11 years. It defeated Moorestown. Alex Fitzpatrick scored in the second overtime as the Greyhounds defeated the host Quakers, 2-1, in a Burlington County Liberty girls' soccer game. Ty Horne tied the game after Jessi Button had scored a second-half goal for Moorestown. Burlington County Freedom. Kenzee Hudson netted her first goal of the season to lead Riverside over visiting Burlington City, 1-0. Burlington County Patriot.
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September 12, 2014 | By Jonathan Lai, Inquirer Staff Writer
With a whir reminiscent of science-fiction movies, 15 minutes, and a well-designed model in the computer, Burlington County College's newest piece of equipment created a small, plastic machine part Wednesday morning. The school's new 3-D printer, donated by a local defense contractor, will be at the center of a workforce development program the college hopes will train students in the three-dimensional scanning and printing technologies that have gained popularity in recent years.
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September 10, 2014 | By Jan Hefler, Inquirer Staff Writer
An investor from Australia, who co-owns a vineyard Down Under and three restaurants outside London, is now turning his attention to a restaurant district anticipated to take root in Burlington City. Adrian Thomas, who currently lives on a farm in New Hope, Pa., purchased the iconic Cafe Gallery in Burlington for $750,000 late last month. The price includes a liquor license, he said last week during an interview inside the 35-year-old restaurant on the Delaware River. The French restaurant closed nearly a year ago, striking fear in local officials who were in the midst of making ambitious plans to revitalize the city.
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September 6, 2014 | By Edward Colimore, Inquirer Staff Writer
When the invasive beetle turned up in Somerset County last spring, state officials were immediately concerned. The emerald ash borer had already killed tens of millions of ash trees across 23 states and two Canadian provinces and spread across Pennsylvania and New York. Its first New Jersey appearance - detected in May by a landscaper working at a strip shopping center in Bridgewater and later in Bernards Township - meant the pest would likely move south. This summer, those fears were realized.
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