April 30, 2000 |
When the dust cleared on election night nearly two weeks ago, Mike Krusen and Police Chief Christopher Ferrari emerged as clear victors in the race for school board. During the campaign, both men pledged to reevaluate Oaklyn's sending-district relationship with Collingswood and started a sometimes acrimonious debate between the districts about comparative SAT scores, sending-district tuition rates, and the percentage of Collingswood High School students attending four-year colleges.
May 18, 2013 |
James M. Smith Jr. was not just a good quarterback. He was a championship quarterback at Collingswood High School and a record-setting quarterback at Delaware Valley College in Doylestown, his son Andrew, a lawyer for players on the Eagles, said Thursday. On Wednesday, May 8, Mr. Smith, 66, of Collingswood, a high school teacher and coach in South Jersey, died of cancer at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Born in Camden, Mr. Smith graduated from Collingswood High in the mid-1960s, where he was the quarterback for three years.
December 1, 2006 |
Jason Brogsdale has signed a national letter of intent to attend Holy Family University next fall, men's basketball coach Alfred Johnson announced yesterday. The 6-foot-5 Brogsdale, who transferred to Collingswood High School midway through last season from Paul VI High, averaged 14 points per game for Collingswood. "We are truly elated that a player of Jason's basketball and academic talents has not only chosen our program but has decided to sign early, as a belief of faith in the coaching staff and the direction of the program," Johnson said in a statement.
December 16, 1996 |
Donald J. MacGregor, 73, the star fullback for Collingswood High School's undefeated 1942 football team, died Friday at Rancocas Hospital, Willingboro, from injuries sustained that day in an automobile accident on Route 130 in Mansfield Township. A Cherry Hill resident, he was born in Camden and raised in Collingswood. He was a 1943 graduate of Collingswood High School. Mr. MacGregor played on the 1942 Collingswood football team that won the South Jersey football title. The team went undefeated and untied in its regular season before losing an unofficial postseason game to Bloomsburg for state title rights.
December 14, 1993 |
Katharine Tatem Goulburn, 90, longtime former secretary of the Collingswood school board whose family name is synonymous with borough education, died Saturday at home. Collingswood's William P. Tatem Elementary School is named for Mrs. Goulburn's grandfather, and D.A.R. Tatem Shields Auxiliary Post 117 is named for her brother, who died in World War I. The Tatems were the first Collingswood family to receive a telephone in the borough in 1897, and Mrs. Goulburn's father, Henry R. Tatem, was Collingswood's first elected mayor.
September 17, 1993 |
William J. Beck Sr., 70, former Collingswood Borough court clerk and borough clerk who was an outstanding three-sport athlete at Collingswood High School, died Wednesday at his home, in Pine Hill. Mr. Beck was Collingswood's court and violations clerk from 1959 to 1964 when he became borough clerk, a position he held until 1967. His father, the late William H. Beck, had been the borough's longtime police chief. William J. Beck graduated in 1941 from Collingswood High School, where he was a pitcher and outfielder for the baseball team, a forward for the basketball team, and an end on both defense and offense in football.
January 12, 1997 |
HI-NELLA - Hi-Nella was at the ball, and it was nearing midnight. With the sudden poof of a last-minute legal interpretation, the magic of a glass-slipper law the little town was counting on to get its children out of Collingswood and Oaklyn schools and into a much closer high school vanished. On Dec. 30 - one day before the deadline to file notice of the town's intent to send its students to another school - the Camden County Superintendent's Office issued a decision stating Hi-Nella could not legally sever its sending relationship with Collingswood and Oaklyn.
August 31, 1994 |
On the eve of the reopening of school, district officials have received a double dose of bad news: two principals are leaving. It is the second consecutive year that the district has been hit with a principal's resignation just days before school opened. This time, Collingswood High School Principal John S. Bach and Garfield Elementary School Principal Donna Amons are the ones who have resigned. Last year, Edward Barniskis, who held what was then the dual job of principal of the Garfield and Newbie Elementary Schools, announced his departure for the Haddonfield School District.
October 21, 1994 |
Paul David Caruso, 30, a former Collingswood High School standout musician who later sang with the Los Angeles Gay Men's Chorus and worked as a designer of floral arrangements, died Tuesday at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals/Stratford Division of complications from AIDS. A 1982 graduate of Collingswood High School, Mr. Caruso was the marching band drum major in his senior year and was named to the All South Jersey Chorus as a bass singer. He also played the trombone and led the high school dance band.
February 18, 1999 |
Furman J. "Jerry" Sherlock, 84, a Collingswood football and track star who played at Collingswood High School and then at Villanova University, died Monday at his daughter's home in Cherry Hill. He had lived in Cherry Hill since 1956. Mr. Sherlock was a purchasing manager for RCA in Camden for 40 years before retiring in 1979. His work included buying the supplies RCA provided to NASA for the Apollo program. A 1933 graduate of Collingswood High School, he was a left halfback, playing in the shadow of all-state back Jack Earle, on the undefeated 1931 and '32 football squads coached by Skeets Irving.