Saturday, January 19, 2013
Colombi made the announcement today at the 41st annual Haddonfield Mayor's Breakfast.
Mayor Tish Colombi surprised a capacity crowd of about 200 at the 41st Annual Haddonfield Mayor's Breakfast today by announcing she will not seek another term as a borough commissioner after 28 years. "I've been thinking about it for the last few months and this is the designated time for elected officials to make an announcement," said Colombi, 67, after the breakfast. "If I was going to make a decision based on how I felt today, I'd say 'go for it.' But I have to think about how I'm going to feel two years from now or three. I have to think about if I can do the job the way I'm used to doing it, all out." Colombi has been the mayor for 12 years and a commissioner for 28. She remains the only woman ever elected to the borough Board of …
Thursday, December 27, 2012
The Haddonfield Civic Association was booted from the selection committee this year. Some say it's a big deal, others say it's not.
A growing flap is stirring in Haddonfield over the selection committee for the annual Lions Club Citizen of the Year Award. The Haddonfield Civic Association, one of the borough's oldest and well-regarded groups, was excluded from the selection committee for the citizen of the year after decades of participation, and some are seeing red. "The issue of the Haddonfield Civic Association and their removal from the Citizen of the Year committee shows the pressing need for better communication and support between Haddonfield's many nonprofit town organizations," said Lee Albright, the president of the Historical Society of Haddonfield. "It is a good example of what happens when the lines of communication and mutual concern break down. In this …
Monday, January 23, 2012
Betsy Anderson was grateful and moved to be named Haddonfield's Citizen of the Year.
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Monday, January 23, 2012
Betsy Anderson was named the 2012 Haddonfield Citizen of the Year Saturday at the 40th Annual Mayor's Breakfast. A retiree and tireless community volunteer, Anderson led the annual Holiday House Tour that generated $17,000 toward the renovation of Haddonfield Memorial High School stage and auditorium. The Mayor's Breakfast was held at the First Presbyterian Church.
Sunday, January 22, 2012
Commissioner and Mayor Tish Colombi's address at the 40th Annual Mayor's Breakfast Saturday.
Haddonfield Commissioner Tish Colombi, the mayor and director of public works, State of the Borough report. Delivered Saturday, January 21, 2012 at the 40th Annual Mayor's Breakfast at First Presbyterian Church: Good morning. It's so good to see so many people here, representing the diversity and the goodness of our community. I want to thank the Lions Club for once again hosting the Mayor's Breakfast – the 40th – and for sponsoring the Citizen of the Year Award. We all appreciate the work you do not just on this occasion but throughout the year … for our community, throughout the region and around the world. Let's give the Lions a big round of applause. So here is my State of the Borough report for 2011. Menorahs. Creches. Tanner Street. …