November 20, 2015 |
On the first floor of the Moorestown Community House, where the organization the Tender Inc. has cared for dementia patients for nearly 40 years, Barbara Fetty could only stand for a few minutes Wednesday without coughing. The acrid smell of smoke from a fire Tuesday evening had settled over the room. Fetty, the nonprofit's CEO, doubted whether her patients could ever return. They range in age from 55 to 93, and are dropped off each day by family members before work. "This is a pretty fragile population," Fetty said.
November 19, 2015 |
Fire struck Moorestown's Community House, a 90-year-old landmark in the center of town, late Tuesday afternoon. Before firefighters quelled the blaze, eyewitnesses reported seeing flames bursting through the roof of the brick and stone building on East Main Street. Firefighters responded just before 5 p.m. and had the two-alarm fire under control an hour later. No one was injured, according to Deputy Fire Chief Chris Chesner. Police assisted in evacuating the building, which had some employees in it at the time, Chesner said, adding that he wasn't sure how many.
November 14, 2015 |
The Moorestown Friends' boys' and girls' soccer teams each left Holmdel on Thursday night with a South Jersey Non-Public B championship. Chloe Jones scored the winner for the top-seeded Foxes off a rebound to seal a 3-2 double overtime victory over third-seeded Holy Spirit, earning the girls team their second consecutive title. Chloe Chen and Alyssa Runyan also scored. In the boys' matchup, Chris Grahn and Eric Price scored for the third-seeded Foxes in a 2-0 win over No. 8 Holy Cross.
November 6, 2015 |
Here is an excerpt from Craig LaBan's online chat of Nov. 3, 2015: Craig LaBan: In what might come as a shocker to many, the Vetri group announced last week it is closing its Osteria location in the Moorestown Mall, citing other expansion projects on its table with Pizzeria Vetri and Amis (a branch of which is coming to a new development in Devon). The closure, no doubt, comes as a bit of a blow to those who'd hoped the future of mall dining was getting more ambitious.
October 24, 2015 |
Pawlikowski has been known for most of his career as an offensive player. But he's been making a major impact on the defensive side during Seneca's three-game winning streak. In victories over Moorestown, Cherry Hill East and Cherry Hill West, Pawlikowski has registered a total of six sacks and eight tackles for losses from his outside linebacker position. In a 30-0 victory over Cherry Hill West in Seneca's last game before a bye, Pawlikowski was credited with 21 tackles - nine individuals, including three sacks, and 12 assists.
October 17, 2015 |
Nina Nelson scored with 11 minutes remaining on Thursday to send ninth-seeded Moorestown to a 2-1 victory at No. 8 Bishop Eustace in the first round of the South Jersey Coaches Tournament. Moorestown's Quinn Nicolai scored the tying goal before halftime. Gabby Pitrangelo scored on a breakaway 1:30 into the game to give Eustace an early lead. Burlington County League. Freshman Hailey Russell scored three times as host Riverside defeated Maple Shade, 5-1. Russell now has 20 goals for the season.
October 15, 2015 |
The second doubles team of Sarah Mounzer and Maddie Sherman rallied to win, 4-6, 6-0, 7-5, as top-seeded Moorestown defeated No. 2 Hightstown, 3-2, at home in the final of the Central Jersey Group 3 tennis tournament. South Jersey Group 4. First doubles team Lauren Romisher and Natalie Yanosov won, 6-4, 6-3, and No. 1-seed Cherry Hill East defeated No. 2 Lenape, 3-2, at home. First singles Stephanie Yanosov won, 6-0, 6-2. Rachel Phan also cruised to a 6-1, 6-1 victory at third singles.
September 30, 2015 |
Alexis Kasper scored a second-half goal off an assist from Micaela Coll to give Moorestown Friends a 1-0 victory over visiting Holy Spirit in a nonleague soccer match Monday. Gaelyn Gregory made 11 saves to earn the shutout. Also in nonleague play, Abby Corrato and Devon Fitzpatrick scored in the first half of host Cherokee's 2-1 victory over Williamstown. Olympic. Amirah Ali netted a hat trick in Eastern's 6-0 shutout at Camden Catholic. Maria Kokolis, Kate Lesniewski, and Rachel Wood also scored.
September 29, 2015 |
Bill Fisher was starting to think of ways to perk up his players. "Fourth and 18, I'm standing there thinking: 'What am I going to tell these kids at 0-3?' " said Fisher, Seneca's head football coach. Who knows? Fisher might have unfurled some masterful words of wisdom. But as it turns out, he didn't need them. Seneca converted that fourth and 18 in overtime, scored the tying touchdown two plays later, and added the decisive extra point to emerge with a 28-27 victory over Moorestown in a pulse-pounder on Friday night.
September 24, 2015 |
Jalian Young scored the game's lone goal and two goaltenders combined for seven saves as Rancocas Valley beat Moorestown, 1-0, in a Burlington County League field hockey game Tuesday. Kristen Adams made four saves and Alexis Chmiel three for the Red Devils. In other Burlington County League action, Marlene Costa scored twice in Riverside's 4-0 win at Medford Tech. Haley Mitchell and Kaitlyn Schneider also scored. Colonial. McKenna Caswell, Kristin Freas-Papa, and Jessica Minniti each scored to carry Gateway to a 3-0 win at Woodbury.