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  1. Virginia Johnston, 82, former medical secretaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 |

    Virginia Chesley Johnston, 82, of Moorestown, a former medical secretary there, died of complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease on Friday, June 24, at PowerBack Rehabilitation in Moorestown. Before retiring seven years ago, Mrs. Johnston was a secretary for 15 years for what is now Advocare Moorestown Pediatrics, daughter Victoria Phelan said.


  2. Eleanore Leavenworth, 92, bookkeeper, grief counselorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 |

    Eleanore Weinstein Polsky Leavenworth, 92, of Maple Shade, a former group leader with a grief counseling group in Moorestown, died Saturday, June 11, at the Medford Care Center. In retirement from her career as a bookkeeper, Mrs. Leavenworth worked with H.O.P.E., which assists recently widowed people of all ages.


  3. New Jersey hiker rescued from mountain in Baxter State Park54 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 |

    Authorities say a New Jersey woman who became ill while hiking on one of the tallest peaks in Maine was airlifted off the mountain in Baxter State Park. The Portland Press Herald reports that the Maine Army National Guard Medevac Unit helped transport the hiker off Pamola Peak on Mount Katahdin on Saturday.


  4. Gusty storms knock down trees, knock out powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 |

    With unexpected ferocity, a potent squall line ripped through the region around lunchtime Wednesday, knocking out power to more than 80,000 utility customers, toppling trees, and causing significant transportation delays. A wind gust of 72 mph was reported in Cumberland County, said National Weather Service meteorologist Patrick O'Hara, and gusts of 50 to 65 mph were common elsewhere on both sides of the Delaware River.


  5. At Marlton synagogue, a changing of the guideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 |

    Rabbi Gary Gans steps up to the podium at the brunch celebration hosted by his congregation May 22, 2016, at the Mansion in Voorhees. "When I came to the wilds of South Jersey, I didn't know I was going to stay," says the Philadelphia native, who became Congregation Beth Tikvah's first ordained rabbi in 1981.


  6. "Movie Irv" Slifkin of Burlington County is running a classic film series in Moorestown.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 |

    In a Northeast Philadelphia apartment nearly 40 years ago, Irv Slifkin and his movie-mad pals pioneered an American pastime: Binge watching. "We had a continuous film festival," recalls Slifkin, 59, describing how a trunk-sized, top-loading VCR, a console color TV, and a stack of newfangled videotapes kept people couch-bound for a long weekend.


  7. Carole Palmer Hare, 75, a DAR leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 |

    Carole Palmer Hare, 75, of Moorestown, a former New Jersey leader of the Daughters of the American Revolution, died at home Friday, May 27, from complications from a fall in April. From 2007 to 2010, Mrs. Hare was regent for the New Jersey State Society of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution.


  8. People on the Move: Aqua America hires chief information officerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 |

    Whitney S. Kellett has been hired as chief information officer at the Bryn Mawr-based water utility Aqua America Inc. She spent the last four years as vice president of information technology at Atlas Energy Group L.L.C. Univest Bank & Trust Co., Souderton, has hired Jane Sobieski as senior vice president in its commercial banking area. She had been a senior relationship manager for Bank of America.


  9. Riordan: It's not good to be a tree in South JerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 |

    Extreme weather, compacted soil, and wayward vehicles make it tough to be a tree on the streets of South Jersey. Age takes its toll as well, particularly in the signature canopies of older communities such as Haddonfield, Moorestown, and Woodbury, where even mighty oaks can't live forever.


  10. Alice Paul finally gets her dueRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 |

    She was left in a Washington waiting room while others were invited to watch the secretary of state sign the constitutional amendment that gave women the right to vote. Then, for more than a decade, her body lay in an unmarked grave behind a Friends meetinghouse after she died in Moorestown in 1977.


  11. Theodore Speer Sr.; owned HVAC firmRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 |

    After turning his heating and cooling business over to his two sons in 1993, Theodore J. Speer Sr. became a docent on the Battleship New Jersey in Camden. And relying on cabinetmaking classes that he had taken in high school, he built a welcoming podium at the spot where visitors first set foot on the ship.


  12. Across the region, it's a dog's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 |

    A new breed of dog parks is popping up in grassy meadows, on unused sections of parks, and on condominium rooftops across the region, reflecting a national trend. Off-leash dog parks are increasing more than any other type of park in America's largest cities, according to the Trust for Public Land, a nonprofit that promotes land conservation.


  13. Moorestown residents group balks at plan to reopen wellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 |

    A plan to reopen wells in Moorestown that were shut because of contamination is drawing continuing resistance from a group of residents. Two wells in the Burlington County township were shut down because they were found to be tainted by the chemical 1,2,3-trichloropropane .


  14. Philip Snyder, 87, electrical engineerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 |

    "One of his brothers taught him how to take apart broken doorbells and clean the connections so they would work again," said a niece, Gail Snyder. One of Mr. Snyder's proudest accomplishments "was that he was able to rewire an entire house when he was a teenager," said Jack Porter, a Wynnewood clinical psychologist, who grew up near Mr. Snyder's home near Third and Wolf Streets in South Philadelphia.


  15. Experts warn: Ash-killing emerald ash borer is at our doorstepRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 |

    Since first spotted in Detroit in 2002, the voracious insect native to East Asia has wiped out ash trees across the northern United States and is now at our doorstep. The species has been spotted in Warrington and Horsham in Central Bucks County, and in Moorestown, N.J. The insect could "kill all the ash trees in the city, starting in five to seven years," Parks and Recreation tree expert Curtis Helm warned the tree-care professionals who gathered Wednesday at Morris Arboretum to discuss methods for combating the pest.


  16. Moorestown Friends endows program aiding students from CamdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 |

    Moorestown Friends School has launched an ambitious campaign to raise funds for a program that has been covering tuition and other costs for low-income students from Camden. The elite Burlington County school has already received contributions totaling nearly $3 million toward endowing its Camden Scholars Program, Head of School Larry Van Meter said.


  17. Stephen Dunbar, 64; led school's library and media centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 |

    Stephen Dunbar, 64, of Moorestown, who retired in 2014 as head of the library and media center at John Witherspoon Middle School in Princeton, died of complications from Lewy body dementia, on Sunday, March 13, at home. After earning master's degrees in video production and in education at Fairfield University, Mr. Dunbar began his teaching career at Moorestown High School in 1979.


  18. Should local ethics boards in N.J. be abolished?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2016 |

    An obscure ethics board in an upscale South Jersey town hastily scheduled a rare special meeting last week to take care of some very old unfinished business. The Moorestown Township Ethical Standards Board announced it would meet "in the Town Hall Donut Room" on Wednesday and noted its first order of business would be to approve the minutes of its Oct. 24, 2012 meeting.


  19. Olive Holmes, 83, Burlington teacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 |

    Olive Holmes, 83, of Willingboro, a former Burlington City elementary-school teacher, died of cancer Saturday, March 5, at the rehab center CareOne at Moorestown. In the 1990s, the Burlington County office of the American Federation of Women named her its woman of the year, Collins said.


  20. Donna Lindsay Civa, 70, dedicated volunteerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 |

    When Francis House opened at St. Anthony of Padua Church in Camden in 1996, only one of its expected guests showed up. But during its peak years, 2005 to 2012, 60 people who were infected with HIV and AIDS, or their friends and family, would show up for meals and fellowship three days a week in the Francis House portion of the former parish convent.


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