Haddonfield

Reminder: Cub Scouts holding flower sale and fundraiser until April 20

Haddonfield’s Cub Scout Pack 65 is celebrating spring with its Annual Flower Sale and Fundraiser, which is going on until April 20. A variety of flowers are available in hanging baskets, annual flats, or traditional pots. Please visit www.CubPack65.com to order, or donate to the scouts. For more information, please email cubpack65@gmail.com.

Did the gamble on Atlantic City not pay off?

The numbers don’t lie – not only is Atlantic City failing, so is gambling nationwide. Even in Las Vegas, the gambling capital of the world, gambling revenue was down to “only” $6.5 billion last year.

Seniors Computer Club meeting April 16 at 10 a.m.

The Computer Club for seniors will meet at the Mabel Kay Senior Center on April 16 at 10 a.m. The club is not exclusive to Mabel Kay residents. All area seniors are welcome to attend the club, which is both informative and social. Instructors will lead discussions and answer computer-related questions. No preregistration is required. For more information, please call (856) 354 8789.

Hopkins Lane closed for emergency repairs

Hopkins Lane remains closed as repairs continue on the outfall pipe from the Hopkins Pond Dam. The dam structure itself is in excellent condition, and there is no danger to health, safety and welfare of residents. It is anticipated that the work will be completed by the end of the week. The exact timing of the project is dependent upon the weather and other factors.

Bancroft employee honored with Philadlphia 76ers award for heroes in the community

At the April 14 Philadelphia 76ers basketball game against the Boston Celtics, Burlington County resident and Bancroft of Haddonfield employee, Eric Eberman, will be honored with the Sixers “Heroes Among Us” award.

The award is given to people in the greater Philadelphia area who have made exceptional and overwhelming contributions to better the lives of children in the community.

Keeping watch, increasing safety

To help prevent crime, Haddonfield Civic Association’s Neighborhood Watch program is attempting to keep Haddonfield and its residents as safe and sound as possible, while also bringing together an already responsive and friendly community.

Retailers hosting scavenger hunt downtown from April 12 to May 3

From April 12 to May 3, participating retailers throughout downtown Haddonfield will be hosting a town-wide scavenger hunt.

Obituary: Susan Perry

Susan Perry, age 63, of Cherry Hill, an advocate for adoptees rights for the past 10 years, passed away Monday, April 7, after an eight-month battle against melanoma. Mrs. Perry was adopted by a Haddonfield couple in 1950 when she was 3 months old, and with them and her older brother Doug, she spent summers on Long Beach Island, where she learned to water ski on the cove in Harvey Cedars.

Obituary: Theda E. Abbott

Theda E. Abbott (nee Zaleski), of Haddonfield passed away at age 67 on April 5, 2014Abbott was the wife of the late Anthony, and beloved mother of Antoinette (James) Hamilton of Voorhees. Memorial donations may be made in her name to Friends of the Haddonfield Library, 60 Haddon Avenue, Haddonfield, NJ 08033.

Obituary: Marilyn F. B. McKenney

On April 5, at the age of 84, Marilyn F. B. McKenney (nee Brown) of the Evergreens in Moorestown, former longtime resident of Haddonfield, and longtime member of Tavistock Country Club, passed away.