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January 9, 1986 | By KURT HEINE, Daily News Staff Writer
John Majane hoped for more than a decade that his daughter, who was 15 when he last saw her in Moorestown, N.J., had simply run away. But Carolyn Majane was pretty, popular and happy. And aside from the usual struggles of growing up with four brothers, she had no reason to vanish on her own. "I always hoped that she was alive," said John Majane, a self-employed engineer who now lives with his family in Bethesda, Md. "But after so many years and so many holidays went by without so much as a phone call, I started to realize that she must be dead.
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September 19, 2014 | By Julie Kayzerman, Inquirer Staff Writer
The spur-of-the-moment decision to move sophomore defenseman Nicki Dadino up to midfield during a corner shot worked for the Moorestown field hockey team. Receiving the ball near the right post of Shawnee's cage from senior midfielder Rachel Stefano, Dadino placed the ball perfectly to the left side. Scoring her first high school goal, she helped give the host Quakers a 2-1 win over an old rival, the Renegades, in a nonleague matchup Wednesday. "I had a gut feeling inside of me that it was going to come right to me," Dadino said.
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June 2, 2014 | By Chris Melchiorre, For The Inquirer
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. - When the last second ticked off the first-half clock, Jessica Goralski was prepared for another 25 minutes of dutifully cheering on her teammates from the sideline. Goralski, a freshman goalie for the Moorestown girls' lacrosse team, had yet to see the field. She was expecting more of the same when coach Deanna Knobloch approached her. "Jess," Knobloch said. "You're going in. " And that was it. It was halftime of the Group 3 championship. The game was tied.
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April 24, 2013 | By Phil Anastasia, Inquirer Staff Writer
Alex Campbell drove in the game's first run with a single. He drove in the game-winning run with a sacrifice fly. But the Moorestown catcher's biggest contribution to his team's rousing, 6-4 victory over previously undefeated Rancocas Valley on Tuesday was a diving defensive play. Campbell scrambled to gather an errant pitch, then dived to tag out a runner at the plate for the key out in the seventh inning of a wild Burlco Liberty baseball game at the Red Devils' athletic complex in Eastampton.
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January 11, 2014 | By Phil Anastasia, Inquirer Staff Writer
The season was young, but Thomas Farrior thought Willingboro's habit of losing close games was getting old. "We had to figure out a way to win games like this," said Farrior, Willingboro's versatile senior guard. Farrior had 18 points, six rebounds, and four steals as Willingboro beat Moorestown, 74-72, Thursday in overtime in a Burlington County League interdivision boys' basketball game. Senior forward Terique Robinson also scored 18 and made the only bucket in overtime for Willingboro (5-3)
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October 21, 2012 | The Inquirer Staff
A coaching milestone and a trip to a championship game will be on the line for the Moorestown boys' soccer team Sunday in the semifinals of the South Jersey Coaches Tournament. The Quakers got there by beating Timber Creek, 1-0, in a quarterfinal defensive struggle Saturday, giving coach Mike Sutcliffe his 299th win in a career that goes back to 1990. Ninth-seeded Moorestown will play Lenape, a Friday winner over Haddon Heights, at 2 p.m. at Eastern. Michael Handlan scored the game's lone goal in the 79th minute, winning a race to a loose ball in the box after a failed clearing attempt.
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October 21, 2004 | By Rusty Pray INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
The Traganza property is finally in the hands of Moorestown. The 34 acres on Garwood Road are "some of the most prestigious and pristine property in town," said Dennis Talty, the township solicitor. "It has woods, streams, wildlife. It's really environmentally sensitive. " Township officials had been "pursuing this property for a long, long time," Talty said. Late last week, negotiations were completed to buy the land for $350,000 from PNC Bank, the trustee and executor of Robert and Mary Traganza's estate.
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October 21, 2013 | By Chris Melchiorre, For The Inquirer
Moments before the first goal, a Moorestown assistant coach shook his head and threw his hands in the air. "That's the story of our season," he said as West Deptford's RJ Eckley lined up for a penalty kick, after Moorestown was whistled for a handball in the 18-yard box. Such was the way the game went Saturday morning as third-seeded West Deptford beat No. 14 Moorestown, 2-1, in the first round of the boys' soccer Coaches Tournament. The game featured several fitting examples of the frustration felt by Moorestown (7-5-1)
SPORTS
November 23, 1988 | By Kevin Tatum, Inquirer Staff Writer
After sharing a state Group 2 championship last season, the Moorestown field hockey didn't take any chances on settling for another tie yesterday when it made a repeat appearance in the title game. The Quakers (21-1), ranked No. 4 team in The Inquirer South Jersey top 10, overpowered Wallkill Valley, 4-1, in a game played at Trenton State College. The victory gave coach Joan Lewis her fifth state title in 10 years at Moorestown. "We wanted to come up here and win big," said Lewis, who reminded her team before the game about last year's 1-1 tie with Westwood.
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February 19, 2015 | By Mark Whited, Inquirer Staff Writer
Moorestown defeated Demarest, 111-59, at Raritan Bay YMCA in the state Group B swimming semifinals Tuesday. Alex Martin was part of four victories, including wins in the 50 freestyle (21.23 seconds) and the 100 backstroke (50.45). Boys' Basketball Robby DePersia netted 20 points as Haddonfield won at Lindenwold, 58-55, in the Colonial Conference. Girls' Basketball C.C. Mooney scored 14 points in Haddonfield's 48-10 Colonial win over visiting Lindenwold. Ice Hockey Maurice Finnerty scored on a third-period power play to carry St. Augustine to a 6-5 victory over visiting Bishop Eustace in the Gordon Cup quarterfinals.
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February 12, 2015 | By Mark Whited, Inquirer Staff Writer
Charlotte Stern scored 15 points to help Moorestown Friends knock off visiting Academy of the New Church, 52-18, Tuesday in the semifinals of the Quaker Cup. Alaina Shivers netted 12 points, sinking four three-pointers in the Foxes' 27-8 first quarter. Moorestown Friends will host George School on Friday in the championship game. Colonial Liberty. Host Overbrook hauled in 43 rebounds to grab a 46-30 victory over Collingswood. Raquel Harris-Scott had 16 points and 10 rebounds. Imani Peterson had a team-leading 13 rebounds.
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February 11, 2015 | By Dwayne C. Nelson, Inquirer Staff Writer
Rory Bushby won by pin in 1 minute, 22 seconds at 160 pounds to help host No. 3 seed Kingsway past No. 6 Moorestown, 59-12, Monday in the first round of the South Jersey Group 4 wrestling tournament. Atlee Cullison (113), Stanley Atkinson (145), Joe Massing (182), and Sean Calhoun (195) also added pins for Kingsway. Tyreek Smith had a pin at 220 for Moorestown. S.J. Group 1 First Round. Chad Watt's pin in 3:22 at 182 pounds gave Woodstown a lead, and the host No. 4 Wolverines held on to knock off No. 5 Schalick, 34-30.
NEWS
January 7, 2015 | By Kevin Riordan, Inquirer Columnist
At 26, Victoria Napolitano says she's prepared to become Moorestown's mayor. "Age isn't everything," notes the first-term Republican councilwoman, who is expected to be sworn in Tuesday during the township government's annual reorganization. Napolitano was the top vote-getter in the 2012 council race; Republicans currently control the council 4-1. Members of the majority generally rotate the office of mayor among them. "The ability to get things done . . . comes from actually doing the work," says Napolitano, who on council has been involved in open space and technology matters.
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January 6, 2015 | By Phil Anastasia, Inquirer Staff Writer
The plan isn't to fall behind and stage a dramatic rally. It just kind of works out that way for the Moorestown High School boys' basketball team. "We're scrappy," Moorestown coach Shawn Anstey said of his team. In a three-week-old season that already has produced a winter's worth of surprising results, Moorestown generated one of the biggest eye-openers by rallying for a 52-50 victory over previously undefeated Haddonfield in a showcase event Monday at Washington Township. On Tuesday, the Quakers fell behind by 21-3 to another undefeated team in Kingsway and rallied for a 61-57 victory in overtime.
NEWS
December 3, 2014 | By Kevin Riordan, Inquirer Columnist
The phone call from New York came in mid-October. Could the Moorestown Theater Company stage a world-premiere workshop production of a new children's musical - before Christmas? "We knew there were a lot of hurdles to clear, but we do that every day with every show," says director Mark Morgan, noting that MTC has 94 shows to its credit. Music Theatre International, which licenses productions of adult and junior versions of Broadway musicals, asked MTC to stage The Magic Tree House: A Ghost Tale for Mr. Dickens, Jr. "as a favor," Morgan says.
NEWS
November 29, 2014 | By Michael Boren, Inquirer Staff Writer
Robert O'Donnell could barely sleep. Along his Moorestown street Saturday evening, at a neighboring home, someone had shattered the glass of two sliding doors, run to the upstairs bedroom, and snatched a necklace - all with the intruder alarm blaring. So O'Donnell, 21, left the kitchen light on and had a buddy stay at his house the next night. A few hours passed, and the basketball hoops and backyard sat unused. The street fell silent. Then, about 4 a.m., O'Donnell heard something.
NEWS
November 25, 2014 | By David O'Reilly, Inquirer Staff Writer
Stroll Moorestown Mall between the food court and Boscov's department store, and that new clothing store, Erdon, might not catch your eye. Its walls are off-white. Some dresses hang from pipe racks. A few black boots and shoes line the shelves. Just another mall store for teenagers, right? Hardly. Go ahead. Step through Erdon's black-framed glass doors and pluck at a sleeve. This black leather jacket by Ivan Grundahl is $1,228. That black cocktail dress is $690. The tailored denim jeans, by Closed, start at $190.
SPORTS
November 17, 2014 | The Inquirer Staff
The Holy Cross girls' soccer team was 2 minutes and 29 seconds away from being named co-state champions Sunday. But the Lancers weren't able to hold off an unbeaten Immaculate Heart team considered one of the best in the country. A foul in the box gave Immaculate Heart a penalty kick, and Alexandria Mesropyan converted for a 1-0 victory in the Non-Public A Final at Kean University. Immaculate Heart (22-0), located in Bergen County, is the No. 1-ranked team in the nation by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
NEWS
November 8, 2014
SOCCER SOUTH JERSEY GROUP 3 QUARTERFINALS Cherry Hill West 3, Moorestown 2 (OT): Austin Mecca never expected to get a clean look. But he knew what to do when the opportunity arose.    Mecca, a senior forward, poked home a goal just 2 minutes and 10 seconds into overtime to lift fifth-seeded Cherry Hill West to victory over fourth-seeded Moorestown.    Mecca scored on a scramble off a restart. Devin Crouch served the ball into the box, and it bounced off Cherry Hill West's Colin McBride.
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