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May 21, 2002 | By Mary Anne Janco INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
A Haverford Middle School teacher was charged yesterday after allegedly pointing a starter pistol at a 13-year-old student's head last week and threatening to "kill this girl" following horseplay in a classroom after school. The eighth-grade math teacher, identified by police as George Trabosh, 44, of Norristown, was charged with simple assault, making terroristic threats, and recklessly endangering another person, and will be notified by summons. A hearing is scheduled for May 30 in Haverford District Court.
NEWS
September 17, 2004
The Haverford Township Board of Commissioners will meet at 8 p.m. Monday at the township building, 2325 Darby Rd., Havertown.
NEWS
May 29, 1986
All that I know about Drew Lewis is what I have read in newspapers. He is and long has been one of the most proficient hatchet men. Skill in identifying who should be fired is the most important factor in any reorganization. Haverford should have given a doctorate to Drew Lewis as its most proficient alumnus 20 years ago. The Republican Party should have recognized that his skills as a hatchetman are what the nation most needs. His courage in being true to his principles, as in the Haverford commencement, demonstrate why he would be the strongest presidential candidate available.
SPORTS
May 28, 1998 | By Don Beideman, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
When Downingtown took a couple of early leads against Haverford in their opening-round game of the District 1 girls' lacrosse tournament yesterday, memories of last year's stunning first-round loss to Springfield came flooding back for Fords coach Nancy McGoldrick. Some of her players felt them, too. "This time we were determined that wasn't going to happen," said Haverford junior Colleen O'Hara, who helped spearhead a seven-goal surge that turned a tight game into a 14-5 romp for the Fords.
SPORTS
March 20, 1996 | By Ira Josephs, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
The Haverford High ice hockey team answered the doubts with determination, countered the boos with belief. "Everybody out there doubted us," senior captain and right winger Kevin Tallon said. "We were always the bottom dog. " The Fords (15-10-4) aren't barking from the bottom any more. They have qualified for the Flyers Cup, regardless of how they fare against Monsignor Bonner in the Eastern League Tier I championship series. In the best-of-three series, Haverford topped Bonner, 5-3, in Monday night's opener at the Skatium.
NEWS
January 23, 1995 | By Nancy Lawson, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
Calling all wannabe assistant township managers: Haverford is looking for someone to fill a position it hasn't had in a long time, a person who can oversee the public works department and help Township Manager Tom Bannar with administrative duties. Other municipalities, such as Tredyffrin, Springfield and Lower Merion, employ assistant township managers. Haverford Commissioners President Fred Moran suggested creating the position at a meeting Jan. 9, after the death a week earlier of Public Works Director Al DiGirolamo.
NEWS
June 7, 1987 | By Frank Langfitt, Special to The Inquirer
Frances McKittrick Sargent, 74, of Haverford, a homemaker, died June 1 at Bryn Mawr Hospital. Mrs. Sargent was born in 1913 in St. Louis and lived in Paris for three years during the 1920s. She returned from Europe in the late 1920s and settled on the Main Line. She was a graduate of Miss Porter's School in Farmington, Conn., and Miss Wright's School in Bryn Mawr. Mrs. Sargent enjoyed gardening and was involved in a local garden club, according to her son, Samuel P. Howe 3d. She was a member of the Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church and the Merion Cricket Club.
NEWS
February 6, 1986 | By Katharine Seelye, Inquirer Staff Writer
Meeting in closed session with a lawsuit hanging over their heads, the Haverford commissioners this week agreed on a reapportionment plan that board members say more nearly equalizes the populations of the township's nine wards. The Monday night session was hastily called last week after the League of Women Voters filed a suit in U.S. District Court in Philadelphia, contending that the township was violating the voters' equal-protection rights. The timing conflicted with a ice-hockey game played at the Skatium to benefit a Monsignor Bonner High School student who was burned in a school accident.
SPORTS
October 25, 2007 | By Don Beideman INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
The Haverford High field hockey team went to bed last night knowing it will be playing another home game. The Fords will host Hatboro-Horsham tomorrow in the quarterfinals of the District 1 Class AAA playoffs. It's a distinct home-field advantage, too, and the Fords know it. Depending which direction play is going, teams are running and passing uphill or downhill. Yesterday, the fifth-seeded Fords had the downhill roll in the first half, and that is when they did their damage, scoring all three of their goals in a 3-0 victory over Owen J. Roberts.
NEWS
September 13, 1987 | By Kathy Boccella, Special to The Inquirer
One of W. Boulton Dixon's first tasks as the new headmaster of The Haverford School was to clean house. In April, four months before he was officially instated, he fired a good chunk of the staff. Others, sensing that enormous changes were about to take place at the elite boys school, resigned. When the purge was over, 19 of the 90-member faculty had been replaced. Although Dixon maintained in an interview that high turnovers are normal when a new administration takes over, Alfred Rauch Jr., president of the board of the directors, acknowledged that Haverford was looking to hire "new faces with new ideas.
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NEWS
August 12, 2016 | By Tirdad Derakhshani, Staff Writer
'I like money," investment banker Naomi Bishop ( Breaking Bad 's Anna Gunn) declares at the opening of Equity , a supremely intelligent Wall Street financial thriller. One of four smartly dressed female executives chairing a women's mentorship event, Naomi explains how her top salary helps pay for her brother's schooling while also keeping her in good shoes. Women, Naomi adds, need to stop being ashamed of money. Of having it, making it, spending it. No, this isn't the second coming of Gordon Gekko and his entreaty that "Greed is good.
SPORTS
August 3, 2016 | By Erin McCarthy, STAFF WRITER
In his first Haverford High School swim meet, Shane Ryan dove in for the 50-yard freestyle, and Haverford coach Matt Stewart just knew. Ryan was something special. "He beat a senior from another team," Stewart said, "and I was like,'Whoa, we might have something here beyond just a pretty good swimmer.' He just took off from there. " Ryan's rise has been unconventional. After high school, the 22-year-old Havertown native swam at Penn State for three years. Ryan, a dual Irish-American citizen, then moved to Ireland to train with its national team.
NEWS
June 27, 2016 | By Susan Snyder, Staff Writer
Even colleges with endowments as large as Haverford's are not immune to the financial challenges hitting universities across the country. Haverford's board of managers this month approved a plan to set an annual cap on the college's mushrooming financial aid budget and increase the size of the freshman class by seven students a year for five years in an effort to balance the budget. The plan has proved controversial because it includes modifying the college's long-held policy of admitting students regardless of ability to pay and giving them enough financial aid to attend.
SPORTS
May 24, 2016 | By Aaron Carter, STAFF WRITER
Culver Academy goaltender Matt Schmidt was pinned deep in his own zone with a Haverford School defender closing quickly when he launched the ball up for grabs in the third quarter of the Inter-Ac Challenge championship Sunday at Villanova. When it finally returned from orbit, the ball bounced off a Haverford School defender's stick and right to Culver's Brodie Gillespie, who flipped it to Wheaton Jackoboice, who scored the final Culver goal in its thrilling, 8-7 victory against the Fords.
SPORTS
May 20, 2016 | By Aaron Carter, STAFF WRITER
Defenders who wield a long pole in lacrosse rarely get to wind up and whip a shot on goal. Haverford School senior defender Jack Marshall, however, got the opportunity on Wednesday in the third quarter of the Fords' 13-4 quarterfinal blowout of Penn Charter in the Inter-Ac Challenge at the Proving Grounds in Conshohocken. Marshall, who will play at High Point next year, had a running start before he wound up and fired from about 25 yards away from the goal. "It's fun to run down and get a shot," Marshall said.
SPORTS
May 1, 2016 | By Aaron Carter, Staff Writer
When the Haverford School lacrosse season began without 22 seniors from last year's undefeated squad, coach John Nostrant knew Keyveat Postell would be an important piece to the Fords' puzzle. Friday afternoon against Inter-Ac rival Malvern Prep, Postell was just that, netting five goals as the Fords jumped ahead early and held on late for a 16-12 triumph over the visiting Friars. "We've been looking forward to this game for a while," said Postell, a senior and Haverford School lifer.
NEWS
April 21, 2016 | By Robert Moran, STAFF WRITER
A 39-year-old police officer in Haverford Township died Sunday after a sudden illness, his department announced Tuesday. William Albertus, a seven-year veteran of the force, suffered a medical emergency April 10 while playing ice hockey in a police league, said Chief John Viola. Albertus, who was married with three young children, died of natural causes at Crozier-Chester Medical Center, where he had been hospitalized for a week, Viola said. "He was a great family man," Viola said.
SPORTS
April 15, 2016 | By Trevor Newcomb, Staff Writer
Haverford School scored only two runs Wednesday in a 2-1 victory over Strath Haven, but those two runs were all Grady Nance needed. Nance tossed seven innings of one-run ball, striking out nine Panthers and surrendering only four hits. David Hogarth knocked in one run in the fourth inning and Tommy Toal drove in the go-ahead run for the host Fords in the fifth. Isaiah Winikur hit a double for Haverford School in the nonleague game. Friends' Schools League. Tommy Kumar powered George School to a 5-4 victory at Westtown by going 2 for 2 with a pair of RBIs.
SPORTS
April 14, 2016 | By Aaron Carter, Staff Writer
Tommy McNamara could be excused for his incredulity. The Haverford School senior hasn't played much lacrosse at rival Malvern Prep, let alone scored a game-winning goal. On Tuesday, however, the Notre Dame recruit was momentarily stunned after netting back-to-back goals in the final minute of the Fords' improbable come-from-behind 10-9 victory. "Wow, did that really just happen?" McNamara recalled thinking after his goal with 3.9 seconds remaining gave the Fords (6-3, 1-0) the lead for good.
SPORTS
March 31, 2016 | By Rick O'Brien, Staff Writer
Longtime Haverford High baseball coach Paul Bogosian showed up at school Saturday afternoon and found infielders Nick Cerelli, Dylan Resnick, and Luke Marmer taking extra batting practice. That dedication paid off in the Central League opener Tuesday, with the trio combining for five of the Fords' eight hits in a 4-3 victory over top-notch hurler Mike Bechtold and Garnet Valley. "We have the bats to do well this year," Cerelli said. "Another thing is, we're real connected as a team.
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