Tag Archives: John McCormick

The HSR sends a heartfelt Thank-You to Carlos Rogers

HSR President Phyllis Rodgers and newsletter editor John McCormick verrry gratefully accepted a check this afternoon on behalf of the Society from Carlos Rogers, creator of the Historic Riverton Criterium  – our biggest contribution ever! This evening, Phyllis messaged her fellow … 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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Gear up, Rivertonians. The Great Riverton Cycling Weekend looms

The Great Riverton Cycling Weekend is coming up in just ten weeks, and the HSR is on board to help promote and support both events. Rob Gusky, Riverton Favorite Son and organizer, is planning now from his home in Wisconsin for … Continue reading

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The last refuge of the unimaginative

Widely regarded as the most banal topic for conversation in the world, nevertheless, many people find themselves mentioning the weather every day. Oscar Wilde declared that conversation about it was the last refuge of the unimaginative. It is the default small talk topic. Even … Continue reading

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Post Office may be ‘Snowed Under’ but it still delivers

“Post Office Snowed Under With Parcels” read the headline in the old yellowed newspaper stored in our archive box in the Library basement. I first saw this when working a few years ago on a piece about the Riverton Post … Continue reading

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You won’t find these gifts at Macy’s

Need a gift idea? We have about 35 mugs  featuring vintage images from our archives on hand and ready to go. See the samples in this earlier post. I just sent in another order for shoppers who stopped in today at the Riverton … Continue reading

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Mugs at RFL used book sale today 1-3 pm

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Scholars glean new understanding of region’s role in the Civil War

Learn how a church cemetery in Cinnaminson and a young black man from Riverton are linked to the decision to enlist African Americans into the Union army and to train them just across the Delaware River in Camp William Penn. … Continue reading

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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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