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SPORTS
December 20, 2015 | By Mark Whited, STAFF WRITER
Coming off of a junior campaign in which she averaged 11 points and eight rebounds per game, Holy Cross' Cassy Skelton hasn't missed a beat. In addition to nine points on Saturday, the senior had eight rebounds, two assists, and a pair of steals to pace the host Lancers to a 37-25 victory over Moorestown in a Burlington County League basketball game. Morgan Morocco and Mary Kiefner scored 10 points apiece. Morocco added six steals and five rebounds. MacKenzie Moran added eight points.
FOOD
December 11, 2015 | By Michael Klein, For The Inquirer
Moorestown Mall now has the region's first outpost of Yard House , which offers a staggering 110 beer taps and a pub menu only slightly smaller than most cities' phone book. The Irvine, Calif., chain boasts that it has five miles of individual beer lines encased in stainless steel. Leigh Maida, Brendan Hartranft, and Brendan Kelly (Memphis Taproom, Local 44, Strangelove's, Coeur) have opened Clarkville (4301 Baltimore Ave., 215-387-4992), a bar across from Clark Park in West Philadelphia, just a few blocks from Local 44. The colorful drop-in serves 11 beers, 5 wines, no bottles, no liquor.
NEWS
November 25, 2015 | By David O'Reilly, Inquirer Staff Writer
Alleging that Moorestown has failed to live up to its legal obligation to zone for affordable housing, an advocacy group has asked a Superior Court judge to declare that the township must allow at least 1,521 new low- and middle-income units by 2025. "Moorestown has not proceeded in good faith" with regard to its housing obligation arising out of the Mount Laurel Supreme Court rulings, the Fair Share Housing Center (FSHC) said in a filing last week before Judge Ronald Bookbinder in Mount Holly.
NEWS
November 20, 2015 | By Michael Boren, Inquirer Staff Writer
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.
NEWS
November 19, 2015 | By Michael Boren and Jan Hefler, Inquirer Staff Writers
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.
SPORTS
November 14, 2015 | By Mark Whited, Inquirer Staff Writer
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.
FOOD
November 6, 2015 | Craig LaBan, Inquirer Restaurant Critic
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.
SPORTS
October 24, 2015 | By Phil Anastasia, Inquirer Staff Writer
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.
SPORTS
October 17, 2015 | By Jack Goodwillie, Inquirer Staff Writer
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.
SPORTS
October 15, 2015 | By Jack Goodwillie, Inquirer Staff Writer
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.
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