February 17, 2012 |
VINELAND - The nearly 200 students gathered in the Sacred Heart High School gym got unusual permission from their usually strict assistant principal Friday. They could use their cell phones, Keith Jones told them, to call their families and tell them what they had just heard from other officials - that the school would not be shut down after all. "I want you to all call your parents and your friends," said Jones, who is also athletic director. "And tell all your younger brothers and sisters to be ready to come to Sacred Heart.
February 13, 2012
VINELAND, N.J.- First-degree murder charges have been filed against a Cumberland County man whose fiancée's body was found in his home. Cumberland County Prosecutor Jennifer Webb-McRae said the body of Britton Loyden, 23, of Vineland, was found Friday, a day after her mother reported her and her year-old son missing. Vineland police later determined the child was unharmed and was at the home of his father, Ismael Pierce, 24, of Vineland. They found Loyden's body in a bedroom.
February 12, 2012
Rachel Bernhardt took first in a pair of individual events and helped host Vineland swim away with the 200-meter medley relay, as the third-seeded Clan slipped past No. 6 seed Atlantic City, 92-78, on Friday in the South Jersey Public A quarterfinals. Bernhardt prevailed in the 50 freestyle in 27.81 seconds, and grabbed the 100 breaststroke gold medal in 1 minute, 17.39 seconds. South Jersey Public B. Emily Rollo won the 50 freestyle (26.33) and the 100 butterfly (1:04.05)
February 10, 2012 |
Rachel Bernhardt took first in a pair of individual events and helped host Vineland swim away with the 200-meter medley relay, as the third-seeded Clan slipped past No. 6 seed Atlantic City, 92-78, on Friday in the South Jersey Public A quarterfinals. Bernhardt prevailed in the 50 freestyle in 27.81 seconds, and grabbed the 100 breaststroke gold medal in 1 minute, 17.39 seconds. South Jersey Public B. Emily Rollo won the 50 freestyle (26.33) and the 100 butterfly (1:04.
February 8, 2012
Highlights of Tuesday's contests can be found at: www.philly.com/rally Here are the pairings for the NJSIAA team swimming championships involving South Jersey schools. Seeded position in parentheses. Boys' Swimming SOUTH JERSEY DIVISION A Feb. 10: Vineland (8) at Cherry Hill East (1); Egg Harbor Township (5) at Atlantic City (4); Southern Regional (6) at Shawnee (3); Clearview (7) at Mainland (2). SOUTH JERSEY DIVISION B Feb. 10: Woodstown (8)
February 4, 2012 |
A former Vineland, N.J., police officer arrested with a massive cache of guns, a teargas canister, and a live grenade at his home in 2009 pleaded guilty Thursday to unlawful possession of weapons and ammunition. Brian Hinkel, 62, of Newfield, pleaded guilty in Superior Court to illegally possessing four assault rifles and 21 large-capacity ammunition magazines, according to a statement from the state Attorney General's Office. Prosecutors will recommend that Hinkel be sentenced to five years in state prison.
January 30, 2012 |
VINELAND - There is probably no one more tied to Sacred Heart High School, Cumberland County's only Catholic high school, than Francis Reilly. The Vineland public-relations executive's mother, back when she was Donata Cirelli, was president of the first graduating class of the school in 1931, and she still lives in Vineland at 98. She married Charles V. Reilly, who last year was posthumously elected to the school's athletic hall of fame....
January 25, 2012 |
Moments after Clearview's McCabe Reim forced overtime with a miraculous half-court shot, there were two voices in the Delsea huddle. One belonged to coach Tom Freeman. The other to senior center Trey Parker. "I'm always yelling at guys," Freeman said after Delsea escaped with a 36-30 victory over Clearview on Tuesday night in a clash of Tri-County Royal boys' basketball contenders. "This was coming from a player. He was the one telling guys, 'Let's go. We've got four minutes to win this thing.' " On the surface, it seems strange that Parker would assume such a vocal leadership role.