September 15, 2016 |
Francis Kanu recorded a hat trick in Burlington City's 7-1 soccer win against host Medford Tech in a Burlington County League matchup on Tuesday. Ygor Lemes and Jeshua Roiz scored two goals each in the win. In other Burlington County League action, Tiernan Johnson scored the lone goal in Pemberton's 1-0 win against visiting New Egypt. Girls' Soccer Hailey Russell scored four goals in Riverside's 5-0 road win against Pennsauken. Jewelyana Sharples added 14 saves in the Burlington County League contest.
August 28, 2016 |
A year ago, the historic McNeal Mansion in Burlington City faced demolition after a redeveloper said the cost of restoring the fire-damaged building could approach $10 million. At the time, the city's historic preservation commissioners said they were saddened that the three-story Colonial Revival mansion of Andrew McNeal, who founded what became U.S. Pipe & Foundry Co., might be razed, but seemed resigned to it. But last month, Brahin Properties, the Philadelphia-based redeveloper, bowed out after the city balked at its plans to build a 200-unit townhouse and condominium complex on the 24-acre site.
August 24, 2016
Authorities on Monday captured a man they say fatally shot another man last weekend. Samuel James, 26, of Burlington Township, was arrested in Barrington, Camden County, around 4:15 p.m. Monday, authorities said. He faces murder and weapons charges in the death of Byron Turner, 24. Turner was shot once in the head on the 100 block of East Federal Street around 7 p.m. Saturday in Burlington City, police said. He was pronounced dead at 10 p.m. at Cooper University Hospital in Camden.
August 22, 2016 |
A man was shot and killed Saturday night in Burlington City, and a 5-year-old girl was injured in the attack, authorities said. The nature of the girl's injuries was unclear. The shooting occurred around 6:45 p.m. near the intersection of York and East Federal Streets, Burlington County dispatch said. A search for the killer was ongoing late Saturday night. The investigation is being headed by the Burlington County Prosecutor's Office. The spokesman for the office did not immediately return a phone call for comment Saturday night.
July 5, 2016 |
Emalene Mason Price, 93, an elementary schoolteacher at the former Fort Dix and in Mount Holly, died of congestive heart failure Sunday, June 26, at her home in the senior retirement community of Granville Place in Burlington City. Born on a farm near Blissfield, Mich., Mrs. Price graduated from Blissfield High School and then earned a bachelor's at the University of Michigan in 1945. She moved to Washington to become a government employee, transferred to Hawaii, and met and married William D. Price, an Air Force pilot stationed at the former Hickam Air Force Base there, son James C. said.
May 26, 2016 |
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.
May 25, 2016 |
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.
May 5, 2016
Baseball BCSL TOURNAMENT QUARTERFINALS Northern Burlington 4, Rancocas Valley 3 BURLINGTON COUNTY LEAGUE Cinnaminson 9, Burlington Township 1 COLONIAL CONFERENCE West Deptford 2, Audubon 1 Haddonfield 4, Gateway 2 OLYMPIC CONFERENCE Timber Creek 7, Winslow Township 0 Eastern 2, Cherry Hill West 0 TRI-COUNTY CONFERENCE Clearview 6, Kingsway 4 Pennsville 4, Deptford 1 Highland 7, GCIT 2 ...
May 1, 2016 |
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.