Burlco Buzz Archive: August, 2011

Blue Comet Lives on in History, The Sopranos, and E-Bay

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The wreck of the Blue Comet in 1939 made history (read an account by one of the last eyewitnesses) and now lives on in a chilling Sopranos... Read more

Eyewitness recalls the 1939 wreck of the Blue Comet in a drenching rain

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An eyewitness to the Aug. 19, 1939 wreck of the Blue Comet, a once famous luxury train, recalls how the train was surrounded by waist-high... Read more

Delaware River mishaps

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There was lots of speculation when Palmyra Police reported finding an unidentified body in the Delaware River hours after Philadelphia Marine... Read more

West Nile Mosquitos Are Here as Insect-Eating Bats Disappear

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Marilyn Schmidt, the owner of the Chatsworth General Store in the Pinelands, has a hunch as to why the mosquitos are so bad this year. She's... Read more

Town That Vanished Returns

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Nearly 100 signs that appear unexpectedly along roads in Cherry Hill, Moorestown, Cinnaminson and Pennsauken suggest their neighbor, Maple... Read more

Only the Golden Arches Remain

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For 44 years, the Golden Arches have been part of the landscape in the Lenola section of Moorestown. That's a lot of cheap burgers, fries and... Read more

Captain of the Kayak

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Lots of dogs love to swim. Our yellow lab takes dips in our pool and even dove off the board a few times. It wasn't her idea. My children... Read more

Stop texting! Stop emailing! Prosecutor Warns Town Officials

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Lots of people in Marlton don't want a helipad to be built on a parking lot off Route 73. The copters are noisy. Geese might fly into the... Read more