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April 7, 2013 by Cyndie Gilbert Zobel (Register to contact)

Am going to our class reunion in Oct. Want to hear from classmates. May get to see you again.

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Riverside High School on Alert After Social Media Rumors About Shooting Threat  NBC Chicago

Social media rumors about a school shooting threat, which authorities said were “completely fictitious,” prompted an increased police presence Thursday at a ...



Class of 2019: Riverside High School  Ellwood City Ledger

NORTH SEWICKLEY TWP. — Riverside High School held its commencement exercises May 31 in Riverside Memorial Stadium.TOP FIVEAlex J. Nour, the son ...



School report cards: 5 takeaways on Burlington County schools' performance  Burlington County Times

School data, including average SAT scores and graduation rates, have been released.



Maroon and White on display for the 75th anniversary of Sports Night in Riverside  Burlington County Times

For two days, girls and a few guys from Riverside High School, danced, sang, performed and even competed in a few sports for the 75th annual Sports Night.



'State Fair' running this week at Riverside High School  Ellwood City Ledger

NORTH SEWICKLEY TWP. — Riverside High School is going for the blue ribbon with this week's production of "State Fair."Under the direction of Brent Rogers, ...



A look back: The history behind Riverside's Sports Night  Burlington County Times

Riverside's Sports Night is now a two-day event, filled with performances, skits and sporting events, but the event grew out of a simple desire to give girls a ...



Florence piles on the points against Riverside - Sports  Burlington County Times

RIVERSIDE — If the coldest Thanksgiving Day in over 100 years couldn't cool down the red-hot Florence offense, Riverside High School had no chance.



161 Students from Across the Country Named 2019 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 55th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their ...



CRAIG M. PENNELL  Burlington County Times

Staff Sergeant Craig M. Pennell, of Riverside, N.J., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, surrounded by his loving fiancé and family at Cooper University ...



Every NJ School Graded In Newly Released State Report: Your Rank?  Toms River, NJ Patch

Every NJ School Graded In Newly Released Report - Toms River, NJ - UPDATE: NJ released its controversial system that grades every school on a 0-100 scale.



Burlington County students, teachers grapple with election season  Burlington County Times

Students are getting more involved in politics, even before they're old enough to vote. For teachers, they're adding to their lessons to make sure their students ...



Rachel's Challenge visits Riverside High School - News - The Times  The Times

NORTH SEWICKLEY TWP. — Riverside High School started off the week with an emotional assembly that resulted in tears, hugs and moments of silence.



Westampton Tech uses any route to win - Sports  Burlington County Times

The Panthers won six of the eight bouts contested to beat Riverside 41-24.



‘You can do the same thing:’ Riverside HS grad set to play in Super Bowl gives back in Milwaukee  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- Playing in the Super Bowl is a dream a Milwaukee teenager turned into reality. Brandon Brooks, a guard for the Philadelphia Eagles, graduated ...



Here are the reasons why 76 teachers lost their NJ licenses last year  NJ.com

One was accused of bending back the fingers and rapping the knuckles of uncooperative students. Another allegedly helped kids cheat on state tests. A third ...



Mancini Awards excite, honor excellence in local high school musicals  The Times

MIDLAND — Loud cheers from the audience, broad smiles from the performers, manic backstage preparations keeping the show running smoothly.The 25th ...



Streaky Burlington City holds off Riverside - Sports  Burlington County Times

RIVERSIDE — Thaw the rock. Both teams had to do it Tuesday. Both shot it, at times, like it was frozen and slippery. Both came around and played some of their ...



Curtains set to rise on 2019 school musicals  The Times

Punxsutawney Phil's prediction of an early spring isn't certain. The 2019 high school musicals are. The curtain rises Thursday and most weekends through early ...



Riverside student to be disciplined for threat - News - The Times  The Times

NORTH SEWICKLEY TWP. — Western Pennsylvania has not been immune to the wave of threats of school violence being reported in the last week in the wake ...



Riverside's Skyler Fox set for USOpen sectional qualifier - Sports - The Times  The Times

NORTH SEWICKLEY TWP. — Skyler Fox, a 16-year-old junior from Riverside High School, is about to embark on the most challenging test of his young golf ...



Three-car crash kills 16-year-old Riverside High School student, critically injuring 15-year-old  NewsChannel 5 Cleveland - newsnet5.com

A car crash claimed the life of a 16-year-old Riverside High School Student and left a 15-year-old boy critically injured.



BE Modern Man: Meet Mr. Riverside High Darryl J. Mack, Sr.  Black Enterprise

Meet Daryl J. Mack Sr., part of the 2018 BE Modern Man cohort. He is an assistant principal working with at-risk students, helping them build self-confidence so ...



Riverside BOE thanks town vets with lifetime game passes  Burlington County Times

The Riverside Board of Education launched a program Thursday in which the township's retired *service* members will receive a pass that guarantees lifetime ...



Indian-American students among US Presidential Scholars  India New England

Washington– Indian-American students accounted for more than 10 per cent of the 55th class of the 2019 US Presidential Scholars, according to the Department ...



Coyne, Panthers shine at Beaver County track meet  The Times

NORTH SEWICKLEY TWP. — Riverside senior Jackson Coyne had quite a day Saturday at Riverside's Memorial Stadium.The day started with Coyne handling ...



Riverside's Justin Hand: 'My game has been clicking lately'  The Times

Every so often, Justin Hand plays golf with a flair for the dramatic.For example, there's the sizzling 9-under 63 he shot at Fox Run Golf Course in September.



Riverside High School names top five graduating seniors  Ellwood City Ledger

NORTH SEWICKLEY TWP. — Riverside High School will graduate five top students during commencement exercises at 6 p.m. Thursday.The top students ...



Nominations announced for Mancini Awards - Entertainment & Life - The Times  The Times

MIDLAND — Nominations were announced Saturday for the 25th annual Henry Mancini Musical Theatre Awards. Students from 17 schools in Beaver, Butler ...



Photos: Gobbler's Gallop 2018  Ellwood City Ledger

Here's a glance at some of the moments from the 2018 Gobbler's Gallop 10K and 5K races Thursday morning. The proceeds from the annual event benefit the ...



Ellwood City Area School Board hires pair of armed school police officers  Ellwood City Ledger

ELLWOOD CITY — The Ellwood City Area School Board has hired two men to serve as armed school police officers next year.Robert Lagoon of Zelienople and ...



Riverside's Skyler Fox advances at U.S. Open local qualifier  The Times

Skyler Fox has passed the first test of the U.S. Open qualifying process.Fox, a junior at Riverside High School who's just 16 years old, was one of seven golfers ...



Riverside High School teacher sentenced to 2 years probation in death of 5-month-old baby  KVIA El Paso

Wakesha Ives, the Riverside High School teacher convicted of criminal negligent homicide in the death of her baby, has been sentenced to two years probation, ...



Photos: Riverside High School Promenade 2018  Ellwood City Ledger

Riverside High School's Promenade and Coronation was held at the school Friday night, and the theme was “Le Jardin de L'Amour.” Adam Saunders and Alivia ...



After three days of rain, some relief ahead  Ellwood City Ledger

Whoever said it can't rain all the time never came to western Pennsylvania in May.Thursday's weather brought another round of storms, but the National Weather ...



Texas teacher who tried to report undocumented students to Trump on Twitter loses job  New York Daily News

The Fort Worth Independent School District voted unanimously to fire a Texas teacher who tweeted information about undocumented students, believing she ...



Riverside attorney sworn in as workers' compensation judge  Burlington County Times

Robert Prisco, who had served on the township committee since 2008, was sworn in Thursday s a state workers' compensation judge. RIVERSIDE — The snow ...



Events coming to and around Burlington County - News  Burlington County Times

BENEFITS & FUNDRAISERSPuppapalooza at the Pier: 6-9 p.m., Aug. 30, Morgan's Pier, 221 N. Christopher Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia. Cost: $40, general ...



Lehigh women's soccer program reveals 2019 recruiting class  Soccerwire.com

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (Via Lehigh University) – Lehigh head women's soccer coach Eric Lambinus announced the Mountain Hawks' incoming class of 2023 on ...



Super 25 Boys Basketball Expert Rankings  USA TODAY High School Sports

Result: PR: 1. Last game: Beat No. 3 DeMatha Catholic High School (Hyattsville, Md.) 73-50. Next: Lake Forest (Ind.) Academy. 2 ...



Riverside's 'Drowsy Chaperone' brings jazz-age music to life  Ellwood City Ledger

NORTH SEWICKLEY TWP. -- An award-winning, yet seldom-recognized, musical set in the 1920s, “The Drowsy Chaperone,” has Riverside students on stage ...



Disqualification at U.S. Open qualifier a learning lesson for Skyler Fox  The Times

NORTH SEWICKLEY TWP. — After an unfortunate incident at a U.S. Open qualifier that went viral, Skyler Fox wants to move on to his next challenges on the golf ...



Hailey Hernandez, Lyle Yost Named NISCA National High School Diving Champions  SwimSwam

The National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association (NISCA) has announced 200 divers as high school All-Americans for the 2018-2019 season.



Circle of Achievement: Five honorees, championship team among inductees into the Larry Bruno Foundation  The Times

BEAVER FALLS — The Larry Bruno Foundation will induct five honorees and one team into its 2019 Circle of Achievement this weekend.The event will take ...



Cicchinelli graduates with top honors from U.S. Merchant Marine Academy  Ellwood City Ledger

Dante Luciano Cicchinelli graduated magna cum laude from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, N.Y.Cicchinelli, a son of Ron and Joanne ...



Renee Bartkowski, 87, author of seven children's books, six religious books  Buffalo News

April 2, 1932 — April 6, 2019 As a child, Patricia Bartkowski read the book Our World of Color and Sound dozens of times before she realized something unus…



JA & JROTC: A partnership of citizenship and service  NJ.com

Connections come alive in New Jersey classrooms when trained cadets from the Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (JROTC) partner with Junior ...



Heavy rains wreak havoc on Ellwood City, northern Beaver County  Ellwood City Ledger

Meteorologists are hoping that the rest of the week's storm fronts are more mobile than Tuesday's stationary ones that stayed put and dumped buckets of rain on ...



Freedom makes its point in 43-0 win over Riverside  The Times

FREEDOM — Often after a team wins a championship, players and coaches pose for a photo that will forever capture the moment.The Freedom Bulldogs didn't ...



Photos: PHOTOS: Storms tear through Beaver, Lawrence counties  Ellwood City Ledger

Powerful storms with large amounts of rain ripped through the area Tuesday and Wednesday, with more storms on the way. Buy Photo. [1/20]. Soccer equipment ...



New Jersey SAT Scores Released: Every High School Ranked  Toms River, NJ Patch

New Jersey SAT Scores Released: Every HS Ranked - Toms River, NJ - We have the list of each NJ high school's average 2017 scores that were recently ...



Riverside's Justin Hand savors first Oakmont experience - Sports - The Times  The Times

OAKMONT — Time will tell if Justin Hand ever plays Oakmont Country Club again.But for as long as he lives, he'll never forget his first experience at one of the ...



HOWARD KENNETH KORTMAN - Obituaries  Burlington County Times

Howard Kenneth Kortman of Leisure Town, Southampton, age 75 years, passed away March 14, 2018. He was a lifelong resident of Riverside, a 1960 graduate ...



Nothing sleepy about 'The Drowsy Chaperone' at Red Barn Theater  Ellwood City Ledger

FRANKLIN TWP. — Despite its title, there is nothing sleepy about the Red Barn Theater production of Tony Award-winning “The Drowsy Chaperone,” opening ...



SAT Scores For All N.J. High Schools Released: How Did Yours Do?  Patch.com

SAT Scores For All N.J. High Schools - Point Pleasant, NJ - Here are lists of the best and worst performances by New Jersey school districts on the state's annual ...



James A. Bucci  Burlington County Times

James A. Bucci of Delanco, N.J., passed away suddenly on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017. He was 52.He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.Jim was a ...



'Kait's our hero': Emotional tribute to the late Kait Francis on Friday night  The Times

ELLWOOD CITY — The lights were dimmed and candles lit as tears welled up in the eyes of both Lincoln and Riverside high school students.Walking into the ...



Community rallies around paralyzed Riverside athlete - Lifestyle - The Times  Timesonline.com

FRANKLIN TWP. -- When Anthony Tollari III's sister first bumped into him floating in a pool the evening of July 22, she did not know he had just had a ...



Riverside mock accident delivers stark warning - News  Ellwood City Ledger

NORTH SEWICKLEY TWP. -- In what would be any parent's nightmare scenario, John and Krissy Leavens got to Riverside High School on Friday morning just ...



Riverside graduate plays sax with professionals - News  Ellwood City Ledger

MARION TWP. — Musicians know those musical moments. Those almost out-of-body experiences where, finally, the world makes sense.Four minutes.



122 to receive diplomas during Riverside High School commencement  Ellwood City Ledger

NORTH SEWICKLEY TWP. – A total of 122 Riverside High School seniors will receive diplomas during commencement exercises Wednesday evening at ...



Boys Athlete of the Week: Versatility key to success for Hopewell's David McDonald  The Times

HOPEWELL TWP. — David McDonald's versatility in track & field allows him to run, jump and throw.He's a rare breed of athlete who placed in four different ...



Fox falls short at qualifier - Sports - The Times  The Times

Skyler Fox, a junior at Riverside High School, had a tough day at the U.S. Open sectional qualifier in Rockville, Md.It was actually a short-lived Monday because ...



N.J. Teacher Attendance Rates, School-By-School  Patch.com

N.J. Teacher Attendance Rates, School-By-School - Barnegat-Manahawkin, NJ - The annual "School Performance Reports" are out. Patch has a list of schools ...



No smoke and mirrors: Youth vaping increases 78 percent in one year nationwide  The Times

The youth vaping epidemic is no smoke and mirrors. Local school districts attest that teenage e-cigarette use has more than doubled over the last few years.



Busy first year for Club Hope Foundation - News  Ellwood City Ledger

ELLWOOD CITY — It has been a busy year for Club Hope Foundation.The local nonprofit, which provides encouragement, hope and services to families ...



Rancocas Valley's Red and White Night inspires community ties  Burlington County Times

In its 24 years, Rancocas Valley Regional High School's annual "Red and White" night has inspired its own student community and even helped impact Northern ...



Legionella Bacteria Found In Cooling Tower In Riverside High School In Yonkers  CBS Local

YONKERS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The bacteria that cause Legionnaires' disease were found this week at the cooling tower at Riverside High School in ...



New York teacher fired for making African-American students act as slaves in mock auction  MEAWW

A teacher in a New York school has come under fire for reportedly singling out African-American students and casting them as slaves in a mock "auction" as part ...



Ellport man leading charge to save Ellwood City festival fireworks  Ellwood City Ledger

ELLWOOD CITY — When the news exploded over the weekend about fireworks being canceled at the borough's annual arts festival, Eric Rayner of Ellport could ...



North Sewickley declares state of emergency - News  Ellwood City Ledger

NORTH SEWICKLEY TWP. — The township has joined other communities in the area to declare a state of emergency in response to damage caused by storms ...



Ellwood City Area Meals on Wheels restarting - News  Ellwood City Ledger

ELLWOOD CITY — The Ellwood City Area Meals on Wheels is getting back on the road Monday.And the program's new home will look familiar to a lot of ...



Students take the stage in 2018 spring musicals  The Times

Finally, it's time to sing into spring.Now through April, area high school students will be on stage singing and dancing and performing musicals certain to make ...



Burlington County savors experience despite falling short in Carpenter Cup final (PHOTOS)  NJ.com

Frank Doelling has great seats for Monday's Phillies-Yankees game at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, in section 138 down the third-base line. But nothing ...



Local schools' selections for 2018 Best of the Class  6abc.com

For more than 30 years, 6abc has coordinated The Best of the Class Event - a free daylong celebration of academic achievement inviting high school ...



New Ellwood City Area Chamber leaders want to draw young people to community  Ellwood City Ledger

ELLWOOD CITY — The new co-executive directors of the Ellwood City Area Chamber of Commerce are looking to bring a youthful perspective to the role of ...



For NJ transgender students, a roller coaster on their rights  Asbury Park Press

Christie signed two laws protecting transgender rights, one of which opens bathrooms and locker rooms to transgender students at public schools.



New Jersey man charged in sexual assault of Loudoun juvenile  Loudoun Times-Mirror

A New Jersey man who traveled to Loudoun County and sexually assaulted a juvenile he met through a mobile messaging app was taken into custody last week ...



NJSIAA tweaks football classifications in reponse to WW-P North decision  NJ.com

The NJSIAA make revisions to the 2017 football classifications in wake of the West Windsor-Plainsboro North decision to drop football.



Response: We Must 'Notice the Uniqueness in Each Student'  Education Week

(This is the third post in a seven-part series. You can see Part One here and Part Two here.) The new question-of-the-week is: What are the best ways to build ...



Taliaferro Classic: Six to be inducted into South Jersey Football Hall of Fame  NJ.com

Six men will be inducted into the South Jersey Football Hall of Fame on Tuesday night in a banquet at Masso's. Sam Carchidi (Distinguished *Service*), Greg ...



Riverside students celebrate Christmas Dickens-style - News  Ellwood City Ledger

NORTH SEWICKLEY TWP. -- In England during the mid-19th century, when Charles Dickens wrote “A Christmas Carol,” residents of “Olde Londontown” lived to ...



PARCC Math Results: 389 N.J. High Schools, From Best To Worst  Patch.com

Hoboken, NJ - You may be surprised to see the newly released PARCC Math test results. We have the list of high schools, from best to worst.



Buckcherry singer talks new album, departure of North Sewickley guitarist  The Times

MARSHALL TWP. — We're nearing the 20th anniversary of Buckcherry's debut album. Time has zipped by since the Los Angeles band burst onto the scene, led ...



Eleven Riverside athletes poised for state track meet  Ellwood City Ledger

NORTH SEWICKLEY TWP. -- For Chuck Kotuby, Riverside High School boys track coach, heading to the state finals this year is a culmination of a milestone ...



ADAM J. ZILKA  Bucks County Courier Times

Adam J. Zilka, 26, of Conway, passed away on Saturday, November 3, 2018, as the result of an automobile accident. Adam was born on December 25, 1991, ...



High School Research Teachers Conference  Science News for Students

On September 27-29, 2019, the Society for Science & the Public (the Society) will welcome 200 science research teachers at all levels of experience to gather in ...



Loudoun Soccer announces April Heinrichs as upcoming guest speaker  Soccerwire.com

LEESBURG, VA (Via Loudoun Soccer) – Loudoun Soccer has announced former U.S. Women's National Team head coach April Heinrichs as guest speaker in ...



US&J 2018 Local Sports in Review, Part 2 FIELD OF DREAMS COME TRUE  Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Sure, it may have taken longer that most area sports fans would have wanted, but Oct. 6, 2018 will do — a perfect day, in fact, for Lockport to showcase.



Country musician Tony Barge's songs still stay with fans in retirement  Ellwood City Ledger

ELLWOOD CITY — Country musician Tony Barge is officially retired, but that doesn't mean you can't still hear him play. The Ellwood City native's songs are ...



Delsea Regional High School's Rifle Team builds sharpshooters, competition winners  Gloucester County Times - NJ.com

Delsea Regional's JROTC Rifle Team, a newer extra-curricular program in the district, is firing away the competition, and putting team members in positions for ...



Football salaries highest among scholastic sports coaches, Beaver County-area analysis finds  Timesonline.com

Under the Friday night lights of western Pennsylvania, football is king. Turns out, the same is true when it comes to coaches' salaries. A Times analysis shows ...



World Cup 2019: Carli Lloyd almost quit soccer. Now, the pressure makes her 'dig extra deep'  Cherry Hill Courier Post

As the US Women's Soccer team looks to defend their World Cup title, Carli Lloyd relishes "every challenge that's in front of her."



Millville speech teacher killed in Galloway crash, Lindsey Sickler mourned by school staff  The Bridgeton News - NJ.com

The Millville speech teacher set to graduate from the Richard Stockton College this Sunday was killed in a single-vehicle car accident Wednesday in Galloway ...



America's 9/11 ride to roar through Leesburg once again  Loudoun Times-Mirror

America's 9/11 Ride will be roaring through Leesburg again on Aug.17 after a one-year hiatus. The motorcycle tour to the three 9/11 memorial sites, founded to ...



Retired teacher writes food-themed books to teach children  Ellwood City Ledger

ELLWOOD CITY — Retired teacher Teresa Gaydosz continues to encourage children to read and learn by writing books for children.Gaydosz's newly published ...



Beaver County wind symphony returns to Ellwood City Community Plaza  The Times

Editor's Note: This story was updated on July 5, 2018, to correct the name of the symphony founder.ELLWOOD CITY — The Beaver County Symphonic Wind ...



Hopewell's Dantae Ranieri, Beaver's Tyler Wallace shine at county meet  The Times

NORTH SEWICKLEY TWP. — Confidence is a major part of any competitor's success.But few enter a competition with the same level of confidence as Hopewell ...



Crew teams race to top finishes at VRA Regatta Championships  Loudoun Times-Mirror

Loudoun crew teams made their mark at the 2018 Virginia Rowing Association High School Regatta Championships. The competition was held May 5 and May ...



Football to Honor 31 Seniors on Saturday  Columbia University Athletics

Thirty-one seniors will be honored by Columbia Football in a pre-game ceremony prior to Saturday's season finale against Brown at Robert K. Kraft Field. All 31 ...



Determined South Jersey woman conquers Ironman  Cherry Hill Courier Post

Joelle Kenney, a Moorestown native, was a two-sport athlete at Rutgers-Camden and recently completed the Ironman Maryland.



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