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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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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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September 14, 2013 | By Phil Anastasia, Inquirer Staff Writer
It was a defensive performance worthy of a legendary linebacker. With Pro Football Hall of Famer Dave Robinson in the house, Moorestown's defense put together a nearly flawless effort in a 7-0 victory over Seneca on Thursday night in the West Jersey Football League opener for both teams. "The strength of our team," new Quakers coach Beau Sherry said of a defense that allowed just two first downs and shut down Seneca's running game. On a rainy night when Moorestown retired Robinson's No. 89 jersey at halftime, the Quakers overcame the elements and the Golden Eagles' sturdy defense with a late touchdown on a 50-yard pass from senior Tyreek Robinson to senior wide receiver Brandon Hammons.
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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)
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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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May 2, 1997 | By Marc Narducci, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
Moorestown coach Bill Donoghue warned his baseball team about the dangers of playing Cinnaminson, and he saw nothing but puzzled looks. After all, Moorestown had pummeled the Pirates, 18-0, on April 8. Donoghue knew what he was talking about. Moorestown escaped with a 2-1 victory yesterday over Cinnaminson in the Burlington County League Liberty Division. Moorestown, which finished last season 6-14, improved to 8-2 overall and 5-1 in the Liberty. Cinnaminson, which starts only two seniors, fell to 6-7, 4-4. "I told our guys that it would be a close game, and they looked at me like I was crazy," Donoghue 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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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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November 8, 2014 | By Mark Macyk, Inquirer Staff Writer
Matt Vitale and Lonnie Moore might as well have been having a catch out there on Friday night. Vitale connected with Moore for touchdowns of 40, 66, 12, and 75 yards in the first half of Paul VI's 63-3 victory at Moorestown in a West Jersey Constitution football game. The Vitale-Moore connection gave the Eagles a 28-0 lead at halftime. Vitale then mixed things up and threw a touchdown to Irv Charles to make it 35-0 in the third. WEST JERSEY CONSTITUTION Triton 24, Seneca 8: Dominic Staiano carried 22 times for 171 yards and two scores and John Butts picked up 49 yards and a score on five carries to power the home team.
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October 26, 2014 | By Phil Anastasia, Inquirer Staff Writer
Austyn Cuneo knew she was close to 300 goals. But she wasn't counting. "I had no idea," Cuneo, a senior at Eastern, said after passing the 300-goal mark in field hockey on Friday. "I wasn't really thinking about it. " Cuneo scored six goals as Eastern, the No. 1 team in the nation in topofthecircle.com's rankings, overwhelmed Moorestown, 12-1, in a battle of unbeatens. Cuneo increased her national-record career total to 302 goals. She has 69 this season. "She constantly amazes me," Eastern coach Danyle Heilig said.
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October 19, 2014
SOCCER SOUTH JERSEY COACHES TOURNAMENT Moorestown 1, Ocean City 0: Kiera Dalmass scored with five minutes left in the second overtime, and the eighth-seeded, host Quakers edged the ninth-seeded Red Raiders. Carlie Blessing made nine saves to record her 10th shutout of the season. Lenape 5, Cinnaminson 1: Kenie Wright had a goal and two assists as the top-seeded Indians took down the visiting, No. 16 Pirates. Washington Township 2, Lower Cape May 0: Marissa Pagano and Marina Smolens scored second-half goals for the sixth-seeded Minutemaids, who blanked the No. 11 Tigers at home.
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