Author Archives: John McCormick

HSR Meeting May 24 to discuss cycle events and vote on Board seats

What better place for a discussion of upcoming cycling events than Nellie Bly’s Olde Tyme Ice Cream Parlour? The Annual Meeting of the Historical Society convenes on Tuesday, May 24 at 7pm. Iris Gaughan, our cycling event liaison, explains our need for … Continue reading

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Totally worth it

The rain held off this morning and even when it came it was just intermittently drizzly. Soon we almost had enough people to convene a meeting of Retired Riverton School Teachers. It was great to catch up with RPS alum, Kim Piotrowski, with … Continue reading

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Rain, rain, go away, so the Garden Tour continues Saturday

During the Porch Club sponsored 2016 Garden Tour on Saturday, May 20, we plan to have a table set up on the Porch Club lawn with other vendors to have mugs available for purchase. More info about the Garden Tour here, but we hope … Continue reading

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Lest we forget

The meticulously cared for Memorials to veterans in Riverton and Palmyra show the high regard and great respect with which citizens of these sister towns hold their veterans. The Riverton Memorial Day service will be held on Sunday, May 29, at 10:30 AM. … Continue reading

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Historic Riverton Century riders arrive in one month

In just one month a gutsy crew of cyclists participating in the Historic Riverton Century will meet at High Gear Cyclery parking lot, 20 Main Street, Millburn, NJ at 8 am and pedal 101.8 miles to Riverton. Their goal is to again celebrate the … Continue reading

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Gaslight News – May 2016

Save the dates for these goings-on coming up in May and June such as Garden Tour May 21, HSR Annual Meeting at Nellie Bly’s May 24, Historic Riverton Century and 3-Mile Community Ride June 11, and Historic Riverton Criterium June 12 Click here to view issue #165_Gaslight_News May16

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Mug sale at RFL Sunday 1-3pm

Tomorrow’s sale will the last chance to buy a mug until the Garden Tour in May.

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Belated Antique & Collectible Event recap from Harvey and Phyllis

Reporting on the outcome of he March 19 HSR Antique & Appraisal Event is yesterday’s newspapers now, but I have an excuse. I was otherwise occupied that day with using a video camera and projector to show close-up views of the items at Ron … Continue reading

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Boston Strangler at the Red Dragon Canoe Club April 20

You’re thinking, Ewww! But not really – it’s just a free lecture about him, an Open House of the historic Shipman Mansion, and dessert. BONUS! So, yeah, it’s history, albeit history of a scary time. For a generation that lived during the 1960s, it … Continue reading

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A free and fun community event coming up two months from today

Just picked up the posters for Rob’s event at Joie Budget Printing. He sends this blurb below about plans for the 3-Mile Community Ride on June 11.  – JMc The century riders will start in Millburn, NJ that morning and bike 101.8 miles … Continue reading

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