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SPORTS
June 21, 2014 | By Rick O'Brien, Inquirer Staff Writer
Hours before graduating from Cinnaminson High, Christian DeLuca enjoyed a solid showing at the plate in his first appearance at Citizens Bank Park. The centerfielder went 3 for 3 and scored two runs Thursday to help lift Burlington County to a 6-5 victory over Suburban One League National/Bicentennial in the semifinals of the 29th annual Carpenter Cup Classic baseball tournament. "I was a little nervous coming here, but it was a great experience," said the 6-foot, 210-pounder.
NEWS
December 9, 2014 | By Jacqueline L. Urgo, Inquirer Staff Writer
BRICK TOWNSHIP, N.J. - You won't be able to see it when it's finished, because the seawall that extends three and a half miles through two beach towns will be covered in sand and is being rooted 30 feet below sea level. It will act as an invisible barrier against future storms such as Hurricane Sandy along a stretch of the Jersey Shore that was arguably the most devastated by the October 29, 2012, storm that did $38 billion worth of damage in the state. The new steel seawall lines a beach-ward section of Route 35 and runs through Mantoloking and the Normandy Beach section of Brick Township.
NEWS
May 28, 2012 | By Michael Smerconish, For The Inquirer
Don­na Summer died too soon at age 63. The mo­ment I heard of the dis­co diva's pass­ing, I im­me­di­ate­ly thought of a recurring scene at the An­chor­age in Som­ers Point, N.J., at the height of her pop­u­lar­i­ty. In the late 1970s and ear­ly 1980s, the icon­ic Jer­sey Shore bar nicknamed one por­tion of its in­te­ri­or "Ralph's Lounge," a tip of the hat to an epon­y­mous bar­tend­er whose bushy black mus­tache and leath­er avi­a­tor's cap I can still pic­ture to­day.
NEWS
June 28, 2010 | By Marc Narducci, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
When the simple act of throwing a baseball became a major challenge, Greg Welsh knew it was time to head to the dugout. Welsh, the Council Rock South senior lefthander for the Suburban One League National/Bicentennial team, was on the mound Monday during a brief but heavy storm that suspended semifinal play of the 25th annual Carpenter Cup baseball tournament at Citizens Bank Park. The SOL National/Bicentennial holds a 4-3 lead over the SOL American/Continental in the bottom of the seventh inning.
NEWS
November 21, 2013 | By Jonathan Lai, Inquirer Staff Writer
As the world this week mourned the 50th anniversary of her great-uncle's assassination, the newest Kennedy was born at the Jersey Shore. Nora Kara Kennedy was born 3:11 p.m. Tuesday at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center-Mainland Campus, the daughter of former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy and his wife, Amy. Nora weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 18¼ inches. Nora's birth comes three days before the anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the 35th president and her great-uncle.
REAL_ESTATE
July 7, 2014 | By Sally Friedman, For The Inquirer
One day back in October 2012, Stokes Carrigan and Diane Carter were sitting in their part-time home - a cattle ranch in Mundubbera, Australia - watching television. They were looking at images of a marauder named Sandy wreaking havoc on the Atlantic coast of the United States. Theirs was more than a passing interest: The focus of the report was on their other hometown, Beach Haven, N.J. Carrigan and Carter had moved to Beach Haven in 2009, after years of summering there. They divide their time between Long Beach Island and Carter's native Australia.
NEWS
July 29, 2010 | By Michael D. Schaffer, Inquirer Staff Writer
The boys and girls of Jersey Shore arrive in Miami Beach Thursday with more baggage than a sold-out jumbo jet. We're talking heavy emotional baggage here, folks, not just the suitcases and duffel bags that the young sophisticates used to lug their shorts and thongs down to Florida for their latest hot-tub hiatus. We're talking about Sammi "Sweetheart" Giancola and her ex, muscle-bound Ronnie "Fist Pump Brah" Magro, both of them still raw from their breakup, becoming housemates again.
NEWS
June 26, 2012 | By Morgan Zalot and Daily News Staff Writer
Beachgoers at the Jersey shore looked to the sky and found an unpleasant sight Saturday afternoon — but it wasn't seagulls circling or dark storm clouds breaking the sun-soaked summer day. It was two swastikas — one inside a Star of David — flown on a plane-led banner above the beach like an ad for a bar's karaoke night or a restaurant's seafood special. "First I was like, ‘Did I just see what I thought I saw fly by?'? " said Kim Silverman, 54, a Philadelphia woman who was enjoying the waves at Harvey Cedars on Long Beach Island around 3 p.m. when she looked up to see the symbol, long associated with the horrors of Nazi Germany, traveling across the blue sky. "I was shocked.
NEWS
June 24, 2014 | By Edward Colimore, Inquirer Staff Writer
SEA GIRT, N.J. - The Coasties in the watchtower of the Sea Girt Lighthouse could see the bright flash and hear the massive explosion. Seven miles offshore, the Standard Oil tanker R.P. Resor had been hit by a torpedo from a German U-boat and was taking on water. Two members of the crew survived and 47 died on the night World War II came to the Jersey Shore - just three months after the Pearl Harbor attack. The strike was a wake-up call for the U.S. War Department in late February 1942 and is still remembered by some Shore residents, said Bill Dunn, historian and author of a new book, Sea Girt Lighthouse - The Community Beacon.
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