April 10, 2016 |
Gabriella Fanelli struck out five batters in six innings for her first career varsity win and visiting St. Joseph topped Cape May Tech, 13-3 in Cape-Atlantic League softball play on Friday. Geena Tartaglia was 3 for 3, and Sara Raubertas was 2 for 5 with four RBIs for St. Joseph. With the win, Wildcats coach Candi Steinhauer earned her 199th victory in her 11th season. Burlington County League. Angie Dunphy allowed two hits and struck out six, and Jalian Young went 4 for 4 with three RBIs, a double, and a three-run home run, as Rancocas Valley defeated Moorestown, 8-3, on the road.
April 8, 2016 |
Bancroft, a historic presence in Haddonfield, has finalized its acquisition of 80 acres in Mount Laurel, school officials announced this week. "It's the closing of the sale, so the property is ours," Bancroft spokeswoman Lori Shaffer said Wednesday. The Burlington County site will be home to the relocated Bancroft School, as well as the Lindens Center for Autism, residences, an enrichment and training institute, and new programs for recreation, socialization, and technical opportunities for children and adults.
April 2, 2016
1.098 OPS (on-base percentage of .533 plus slugging percentage of .565 ) last season for Haddonfield junior shortstop Joey Loperfido, a Duke recruit. 1.01 ERA last season for West Deptford junior lefthander Drew Wilden, a Maryland recruit. 57 Games started in center field the last three seasons by Mainland senior Matt Thomas. 47 School-record number of hits last season by Northern Burlington senior outfielder Zack Wright, a La Salle recruit.
March 29, 2016 |
Haddonfield's Board of Commissioners will hold a special meeting April 6 on proposed plans to buy and redevelop the current site of the Bancroft School. Members of the public will have the opportunity to speak that evening. The commissioners are then expected to give approval to the redevelopment plan for the 19.2-acre site. It will probably be quite a while before specific details of the project are known and approved. But plan approval that night would bring the project further along.
March 11, 2016 |
'This is a raisin seeder," says Don Wallace, a.k.a. the Tool Man. "The seeds in raisins used to be bigger than they are now, and this" - a hand-cranked kitchen press made of cast iron - "would squeeze them out for you. " Who knew? The Tool Man did, and still does. He donated his 3,000-piece collection of antique implements to the Historical Society of Haddonfield. And he's giving me a personal tour. "Don Wallace took the basement of Greenfield Hall, our headquarters, and turned it into a very magical place," society president Carol Smith says.
March 10, 2016 |
Jordan Wallace accounted for more than half of third-seeded Sterling's points Tuesday night in an NJSIAA South Group 2 title game. Wallace scored 23 points to lift the Silver Knights to a 45-34 road victory over No. 5 Haddonfield. Leila Zapata helped Sterling's cause by scoring 10 points. Ke'alohilani Naone-Carter added eights points. C.C. Mooney led the visitors with 13 points and Mary Kelly added 12 points. With the victory, Sterling advances to the NJSIAA Group 2 championship.
March 10, 2016 |
A highly controversial, three-part school-improvement referendum proposal in Haddonfield was approved by borough voters Tuesday. However, multipart referendum proposals in the Gloucester County school districts of Deptford, Kingsway Regional, and Monroe Township all went down in defeat, according to unofficial returns. Haddonfield's three proposals totaled $35.3 million, which will raise taxes on the average home, valued at $484,266, by about $300 a year. The referendum spurred citizens' groups both for and against the measures.
March 7, 2016 |
Taylor Sehdev's first shot, on Haddonfield's first possession of the game, was a smooth corner three that looked almost effortless. It was a rare tranquil moment in a game defined by wild, frenzied, and, at times, head-scratching moments. But for Sehdev, it might have been the most important sequence of the afternoon as her fifth-seeded Bulldawgs upset top-seeded Cinnaminson, 55-43, in the South Jersey Group 2 semifinals. "Once I make my first shot, I always feel so much more calm," Sehdev said.
March 4, 2016 |
Haddonfield School District officials have invited residents to an "open mic" discussion of the school bond referendum Thursday evening at Haddonfield Memorial High School. The $35.3 million referendum question, being put to a vote Tuesday, has proved controversial, with citizens' groups rallying for and against the bond proposal. District officials and members of Citizens for Responsible Investment in Our Schools say the work that would be covered by the proposed bond is essential and is a paring back of an earlier estimate of $80 million in repairs needed at the schools.
February 26, 2016 |
Daniel L. Cheney was a blood bank technician at an Army hospital in West Germany in the 1950s when he became friends with a fellow Army tech, Eugene W. Jackson. After Jackson returned to Philadelphia, he called on Mr. Cheney to join him as a staffer for an in-house magazine, Consultant, at Smith, Kline & French Laboratories. In 1970, they left to form a magazine publishing firm that eventually became Springhouse Corp., in Spring House, near Ambler. After a few ideas didn't seem to work, the pair hit on a monthly magazine for nurses, "to show how to deal with difficult clinical problems," Mr. Cheney's wife, Eleanora, said.