August 9, 2016
ISSUE | COLLEGE FUNDING Clarifying grants In a story about a dispute between Mansfield University administrators and the Mansfield Foundation, a university vice president said the foundation made grants in the last fiscal year totaling only $230,000 ("A fund-raising feud," July 31). The university's financial statements show the grants totaled $634,622: "During the years ended June 30, 2015 and 2014, the Foundation paid either directly to the University or on behalf of the University, scholarships, salaries and other administrative expenses, and capital additions totaling $634,622 and $810,487, respectively.
August 1, 2016 |
The 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education have separate nonprofit foundations that act on their behalf to raise money from donors. But that relationship at Mansfield University in north-central Pennsylvania - the second-smallest school in the system - has soured in a big way. The dispute between the Mansfield University Foundation and university leaders became so acrimonious earlier this year that the foundation's three-person staff was forced out of its campus office with just four days' notice.
January 6, 2016
A 68-year-old man was found shot to death in a car on Sunday in Burlington County, authorities said. Police discovered James Dewyer around 4:15 p.m. in his silver Dodge Avenger after someone called police to check on the vehicle, which was parked along Monica Court in Mansfield Township, the Burlington County Prosecutor's Office said. Dewyer lived in area motels in recent years, the prosecutor's office said. His last known address prior to that was in Burlington Township. Anyone with information should call Burlington County Central Communications at 609-265-7113.
January 27, 2013 |
Alberto Munoz scored his 1,000th career point as host Holy Family (11-8, 7-3 CACC) pinned a 69-64 defeat on visiting Bloomfield (10-9, 8-3) Saturday in Northeast Philadelphia. Munoz finished with 14 points. Ervin Ezell (Deptford) had 13 points. Elsewhere: Nelson Torres (Cherokee) hit a jumper with 2.6 seconds left to give host Immaculata (10-8, 9-2 CSAC) a 57-56 win over Baptist Bible (4-15, 2-10). . . . Rashaad Slappy (M.L. King) had 20 points to lead visiting Cheyney (8-9, 6-7 PSAC)
December 9, 2012 |
Despite playing without leading scorer Laura Sweeney (Cherokee) for most of the game, the Villanova women's basketball team managed to earn a 55-51 win at St. Joseph's on Saturday afternoon. The sixth straight victory improves the Wildcats to 7-1 overall and 2-0 in Big Five play, while the Hawks fall to 5-3 overall and 0-1 in City Series action. Sweeney suffered an eye injury diving for a ball at the 17-minute, 14-second mark of the first half and did not return to the game. Elsewhere: Erin Mann (Villa Maria)
June 28, 2011 |
A tractor-trailer and a recreational vechicle collided this afternoon on the New Jersey Turnpike in Mansfield Township, resulting in a fire that snarled traffic. The accident occured around 4 p.m. in the northbound lanes between Exit 5 and Exit 6, said State Police Sgt. Brian Polite. One person was injured and may have a broken arm, according to authorities. After one of the vehicles caught fire, all northbound traffic was halted for a time while crews worked to extinguish the blaze.
February 27, 2011 |
Nolan Mansfield will never forget his first college pitching performance, one four years in the making. A 2007 graduate of Eastern, Mansfield fared much better than his University of Kansas team during an 8-2 loss at TCU on Feb. 18. A righthander, Mansfield threw four shutout innings in relief against a TCU team ranked No. 1 in the nation in two polls. He entered the game with the Jayhawks trailing by 8-1 in the bottom of the fifth inning and allowed just two hits and one walk before a crowd of 6,099 along with more than 20 major-league scouts.
July 29, 2010 |
Two Little League teams from Pennsylvania and four from New Jersey will continue their bids Friday to win state Little League championships and berths in the Mid-Atlantic Regional playoffs next month in Bristol, Conn. Regional champions will advance to the Little League World Series Aug. 20-29 in Williamsport, Pa. Council Rock Newtown will take on defending state champion Moon Township for the Pennsylvania crown in the first game of a best-of-three series starting at 5 p.m. in Mansfield.
December 10, 2009 |
Construction projects in the Bordentown Regional, Mansfield Township, and Berlin Township School Districts were approved in referendums Tuesday. Two local questions were among four statewide that did not pass. In all, New Jersey voters approved 11 proposals representing more than $215 million in school building and renovation projects. Proposals involving solar power proved popular, with six of the seven on ballots statewide earning approval, according to the New Jersey School Board Association.
November 17, 2006 |
Mansfield University, which started playing football in 1891, eliminated its football program yesterday. The university said money had run out. Mansfield is recognized by the College Football Hall of Fame as having hosted the first outdoor game played at night. It was a scoreless tie in 1892 between Wyoming (Pa.) Seminary and what was then known as the Mansfield State Normal School. Mansfield, a Division II school in north-central Pennsylvania, has played football since 1891.