June 11, 2013
Liberty Division girls' track MIDDLE DISTANCE Julie Stratton, Sterling, sophomore Shelby Cain, Haddonfield, junior Megan Malloy, Haddonfield, senior Megan Knoblock, West Deptford, senior HURDLES Olivia Blaber, Haddonfield, senior Alisha Singleton, Sterling, senior Carly Bonnet, Haddonfield, sophomore SPRINTS Shannon Hanna, Haddon Heights, sophomore Dazmonique Carr, Haddon Heights,...
June 10, 2013 |
As Haddonfield celebrates its 300th anniversary, the quiet Quaker borough on Saturday welcomed a new resident wearing only her birthday suit. "Today, we celebrate Uno ," Stuart Harting, chair of the Haddonfield Outdoor Sculpture Trust, announced beside the life-size bronze female statue during an unveiling ceremony at Mechanic Street and Haddon Avenue. Word that a nude would be added to Haddonfield's streetscape prompted speculation about whether it would stir controversy.
June 6, 2013 |
Haddonfield art teacher Hillary Johnston was much loved by students, family, and friends. A talented creator in her own right, she was gentle and strong, with a gift for nurturing children. In 2011, after years of illness, she lost her life to cancer. She is missed. Wednesday evening, she will be remembered in a manner most fitting - at the school where she taught, with the unveiling of a piece of art created in her honor. At 6:30 p.m. outside Tatem Elementary School, there will be a dedication ceremony for a bronze statue made as a memorial to Johnston by the Haddonfield artist John Giannotti.
June 1, 2013 |
Joe Falana, one of the founding fathers of the modern era of South Jersey soccer, has retired after 38 seasons as head boys' coach at Haddonfield. Falana, who took over the program in 1975, won 625 games and led Haddonfield to 24 Colonial Conference championships, 18 South Jersey championships, and seven state championships. "I had the opportunity to coach a lot of nice kids and good soccer players," Falana said Friday. "We had a lot of success. There are a lot of great memories.
June 1, 2013 |
Catherine Diaferia Amilcare, 70, of Haddonfield, owner and operator of the Bag Shoppe there in the 1990s, died of respiratory distress Tuesday, May 28, at Virtua Voorhees Hospital. Born in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., Mrs. Amilcare was a graduate of Wappingers Falls (N.Y.) High School and then an administrator for her family firm, Morgan Fuel Co., in Poughkeepsie. Mrs. Amilcare enjoyed a career in retail sales for several firms, a daughter, Tanya Moore, said. The Bag Shoppe was a handbag and accessories store on Mechanic Street near Kings Highway in Haddonfield that she operated for about four years, her daughter said.
May 30, 2013 |
Keith A. Schwab, 45, president of the Haddonfield Soccer Club since 2010, died of a heart attack Monday, May 27, at his home in Haddonfield. The club offers programs for children ages 5 to 17. A board member of the soccer club since 2009, Mr. Schwab also was a board member of the Haddonfield Youth Basketball Association since 2007. Tish Colombi, who retired as Haddonfield mayor last week, said that Mr. Schwab, as the father of four who was heavily involved in sports teams for youngsters, "was just an extraordinary example of what a good parent does for his children.
May 29, 2013
Re-enactors portraying loyalists to the British crown and rebel New Jersey Volunteers will do mock battle in downtown Haddonfield on Saturday. The event will mark the 235th anniversary of the British encampment in Haddonfield. Starting at 10 a.m., the Continental Army re-enactors will occupy the Historical Society of Haddonfield building at 343 Kings Highway East. The British will be at the Indian King Tavern at 233 Kings Highway East. Re-enactors will cook over fires and guard their camps, and guests are welcome to meet and speak with them.
May 27, 2013
All games Tuesday at 4 p.m. No. 4 seed Williamstown (16-8) at No. 1 seed Eastern (25-3) in South Jersey Group 4 semifinals: The Vikings have game-changing speed at the top of the lineup in Nick Tierno, Ryan Delaney and Tom Flacco. No. 7 Lenape (13-9) at No. 6 Shawnee (15-9) in South Jersey Group 4 semifinals: These school-district rivals split two games in the regular season. No. 9 Kingsway (14-15) at No. 5 Burlington Township (13-7) in South Jersey Group 3 semifinals: The Dragons have made a remarkable recovery from an 0-8 start.
May 27, 2013 |
Donovan Casey knows he has a scoreless-innings streak going for the Sterling baseball team. He just isn't too worried about it. "I just try to keep my team in the game," Casey said. "I don't care whether I give up a run or not. As long as we're winning, I'm happy and everybody should be happy. " The junior righthander went nine innings for the first time in his career on Saturday, leading Sterling to a 1-0 win over Manchester Township in the second round of the South Jersey Group 2 tournament.