Author Archives: John McCormick

Pick up mugs Sunday 1-3

Just a short note to say I will be at the Library’s used book sale again on Sunday from 1-3pm so people who ordered mugs can pick them up. There is still a good choice of mugs on hand from which … Continue reading

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Don’t give trashy things

No trashy things here. Just lots of mugs with nostalgic reminders of Riverton, Palmyra, Riverside, and Moorestown. Just closed up shop at the RFL used book sale. Like the proverbial hotcakes, the mugs are selling, and I am getting orders … Continue reading

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Fresh mugs at RFL Sunday afternoon 1-3

Just this short note to tell you that I will be at the used book sale  on Sunday from 1-3pm at Riverton Library with mugs to sell. Just received 17 mugs and more are on the way. Those ordered the … Continue reading

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Boffo box office for Maggie Worsdale’s production of Martha Washington

Well, it would have been boffo box office, but this was another example of your HSR dues dollars at work in partnership with Riverton Free Library in making available to the public a presentation free of charge. Actress Maggie Worsdale played to … Continue reading

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Mrs. Washington and mugs at RFL Tues. night

For one night only, Tuesday, November 17, international performing and recording artist, cabaret and jazz singer, actress, and producer Maggie Worsdale brings her one-woman show to Riverton Free Library as she becomes Martha Dandridge Custis Washington. Be there before 7pm, … Continue reading

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Rites of November

In the week preceding Veterans Day, Indian Summer temperatures finally retreated from this historic borough and the bill came due for living in Tree City – leaves! The spectacular autumn hues were no less evident than at the corner of Second and … Continue reading

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The vessel Sindia, wrecked at Ocean City, NJ 1901

Anyone who ever visits Ocean City has to come away wondering, “Who or what is this Sindia and what is all the fuss about.” The locals and the returning summer renters seem be in on it, but what is the deal? The … Continue reading

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Thank a Vet – See you at the Riverton Memorial Nov. 11

This just in from Mayor Bill Brown: The Veterans Day Observance at the recently restored Riverton War Memorial will include placing the name Richard W. Baskin USMC, Vietnam, on the Honor Roll  displayed there. Also am passing along word that … Continue reading

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Riverton Mug Shots

Guess you heard that the planned Candlelight House Tour had to be cancelled for this year. So the pressure is off for us to coincide the début opening of our space in the basement of the Riverton Free Library with … Continue reading

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Vets Day 2015 is on our radar; please add to your calendar

Mayor Bill Brown tells us of some renovations taking place over at the Riverton War Memorial in time for the upcoming Veterans Day Observance on November 11. As seen in this May 2014 photo, the decaying signage is among the … Continue reading

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