Voorhees Township, New Jersey
Voorhees Township, New Jersey
|Township of Voorhees|
|Coordinates: Coordinates: |
|Incorporated||March 1, 1899|
|Named for||Foster McGowan Voorhees|
|• Body||Township Committee|
|• Mayor||Michael R. Mignogna (D, term ends December 31, 2021)|
|• Administrator||Lawrence Spellman|
|• Municipal clerk||Dee Ober|
|• Total||11.64 sq mi (30.15 km2)|
|• Land||11.47 sq mi (29.71 km2)|
|• Water||0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2) 1.44%|
|Area rank||195th of 565 in state|
6th of 37 in county
|Elevation||112 ft (34 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Rank||77th of 566 in state|
6th of 37 in county
|• Density||2,534.9/sq mi (978.7/km2)|
|• Density rank||246th of 566 in state|
28th of 37 in county
|Time zone||UTC−05:00 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−04:00 (Eastern (EDT))|
|GNIS feature ID||0882153|
Voorhees Township is a township in Camden County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the township's population was 29,131, reflecting an increase of 1,005 (+3.6%) from the 28,126 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 3,567 (+14.5%) from the 24,559 counted in the 1990 Census. Voorhees is a New Jersey suburb in the Greater Philadelphia Metropolitan Area.
Voorhees Township was incorporated as a township by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 1, 1899, from portions of Waterford Township. Portions of the township were taken on March 8, 1924, to form Gibbsboro.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township had a total area of 11.64 square miles (30.15 km2), including 11.47 square miles (29.71 km2) of land and 0.17 square miles (0.44 km2) of water (1.44%).
Voorhees has a Humid Continental/Humid Subtropical transition climate according to (Köppen Classification) with mild to very cold winters and hot, humid summers. Temperatures have ranged from 104 °F to -7 °F.
|Climate data for Voorhees|
|Record high °F (°C)||72
|Average high °F (°C)||41
|Daily mean °F (°C)||32.5
|Average low °F (°C)||24
|Record low °F (°C)||−7
|Average precipitation inches (mm)||3.20
|Average snowfall inches (cm)||7.01
|Average precipitation days||11||10||11||11||11||10||9||9||8||7||10||10||117|
|Average snowy days||5||4||2||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||2||13|
|Mean monthly sunshine hours||155.7||154.7||202.8||217.0||245.1||271.2||275.6||260.1||219.3||204.5||154.7||137.7||2,498.4|
|Percent possible sunshine||52||52||55||55||55||61||61||61||59||59||52||47||56|
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1930-1990 2000 2010
The 2010 United States census counted 29,131 people, 11,470 households, and 7,433 families in the township. The population density was 2,534.9 per square mile (978.7/km2). There were 12,260 housing units at an average density of 1,066.8 per square mile (411.9/km2). The racial makeup was 71.77% (20,908) White, 8.70% (2,534) Black or African American, 0.15% (44) Native American, 16.13% (4,700) Asian, 0.04% (11) Pacific Islander, 0.84% (246) from other races, and 2.36% (688) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.43% (998) of the population.
Of the 11,470 households, 30.0% had children under the age of 18; 53.8% were married couples living together; 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present and 35.2% were non-families. Of all households, 29.8% were made up of individuals and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.14.
22.1% of the population were under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 24.4% from 25 to 44, 30.1% from 45 to 64, and 16.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42.6 years. For every 100 females, the population had 90.5 males. For every 100 females ages 18 and older there were 86.8 males.
The Census Bureau's 2006-2010 American Community Survey showed that (in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars) median household income was $82,146 (with a margin of error of +/- $6,405) and the median family income was $107,000 (+/- $4,910). Males had a median income of $72,430 (+/- $6,605) versus $51,322 (+/- $2,170) for females. The per capita income for the borough was $44,169 (+/- $2,717). About 4.0% of families and 6.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.9% of those under age 18 and 12.1% of those age 65 or over.
As of the 2000 United States Census there were 28,126 people, 10,489 households, and 7,069 families residing in the township. The population density was 2,424.0 people per square mile (936.2/km2). There were 11,084 housing units at an average density of 955.2 per square mile (368.9/km2). The racial makeup of the township was 78.26% White, 8.00% African American, 0.14% Native American, 11.44% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.55% from other races, and 1.59% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.47% of the population.
There were 10,489 households, out of which 37.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.0% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.6% were non-families. 26.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.60 and the average family size was 3.23.
In the township the population was spread out, with 26.4% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 31.8% from 25 to 44, 24.6% from 45 to 64, and 10.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 92.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.8 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $68,402, and the median income for a family was $86,873. Males had a median income of $58,484 versus $38,897 for females. The per capita income for the township was $33,635. About 3.7% of families and 5.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.7% of those under age 18 and 11.1% of those age 65 or over.
New Jersey American Water, based in Voorhees Township, is the largest water utility in New Jersey, serving over two million people in 176 communities throughout the state. New Jersey American Water is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Water.
Voorhees is the home of the Skate Zone, a training facility for the Philadelphia Flyers of the NHL. Current and former players of the team often become residents of Voorhees. Voorhees includes a community park that includes a running track, children's playground, gazebo, and dedicated areas for dogs.
The Township of Voorhees is governed under the Township form of New Jersey municipal government, one of 141 municipalities (of the 565) statewide that use this form, the second-most commonly used form of government in the state. The Township Committee is composed of five members, who are elected directly by the voters at-large in partisan elections to serve three-year terms of office on a staggered basis, with either one or two seats coming up for election each year as part of the November general election in a three-year cycle. The Mayor and Deputy Mayors are chosen by the Township Committee from among its members during the Reorganization meeting each January.
As of 2020[update], the members of the Voorhees Township Committee are Mayor Michael R. Mignogna (D, term on committee and as mayor ends December 31, 2020), Deputy Mayor Deputy Mayor Jason A. Ravitz (D, term on committee ends 2021; term as deputy mayor ends 2019), Jacklyn Fetbroyt (D, 2022), Michelle M. Nocito (D, 2021) and Harry A. Platt (D, 2020).
Federal, state and county representation
For the 117th United States Congress, New Jersey's First Congressional District is represented by Donald Norcross (D, Camden). New Jersey is represented in the United States Senate by Democrats Cory Booker (Newark, term ends 2027) and Bob Menendez (Harrison, term ends 2025).
For the 2020–2021 session, the 6th Legislative District of the New Jersey Legislature is represented in the State Senate by James Beach (D, Voorhees Township) and in the General Assembly by Louis Greenwald (D, Voorhees Township) and Pamela Rosen Lampitt (D, Cherry Hill).
Camden County is governed by a Board of Chosen Freeholders, whose seven members chosen at-large in partisan elections to three-year terms office on a staggered basis, with either two or three seats coming up for election each year. As of 2018[update], Camden County's Freeholders are Freeholder Director Louis Cappelli Jr. (D, Collingswood, term as freeholder ends December 31, 2020; term as director ends 2018), Freeholder Deputy Director Edward T. McDonnell (D, Pennsauken Township, term as freeholder ends 2019; term as deputy director ends 2018), Susan Shin Angulo (D, Cherry Hill, 2018), William F. Moen Jr. (D, Camden, 2018), Jeffrey L. Nash (D, Cherry Hill, 2018), Carmen Rodriguez (D, Merchantville, 2019) and Jonathan L. Young Sr. (D, Berlin Township, 2020).
Camden County's constitutional officers, all elected directly by voters, are County clerk Joseph Ripa (Voorhees Township, 2019), Sheriff Gilbert "Whip" Wilson (Camden, 2018) and Surrogate Michelle Gentek-Mayer (Gloucester Township, 2020). The Camden County Prosecutor is Jill S. Mayer.
As of March 23, 2011, there were a total of 19,762 registered voters in Voorhees Township, of which 7,392 (37.4%) were registered as Democrats, 3,129 (15.8%) were registered as Republicans and 9,229 (46.7%) were registered as Unaffiliated. There were 12 voters registered to other parties.
In the 2012 presidential election, Democrat Barack Obama received 60.3% of the vote (8,479 cast), ahead of Republican Mitt Romney with 38.7% (5,450 votes), and other candidates with 1.0% (137 votes), among the 14,160 ballots cast by the township's 21,493 registered voters (94 ballots were spoiled), for a turnout of 65.9%. In the 2008 presidential election, Democrat Barack Obama received 61.1% of the vote (9,028 cast), ahead of Republican John McCain, who received around 35.3% (5,216 votes), with 14,768 ballots cast among the township's 19,553 registered voters, for a turnout of 75.5%. In the 2004 presidential election, Democrat John Kerry received 57.5% of the vote (7,835 ballots cast), outpolling Republican George W. Bush, who received around 40.2% (5,475 votes), with 13,628 ballots cast among the township's 18,325 registered voters, for a turnout percentage of 74.4.
In the 2013 gubernatorial election, Republican Chris Christie received 61.4% of the vote (4,679 cast), ahead of Democrat Barbara Buono with 37.4% (2,851 votes), and other candidates with 1.2% (95 votes), among the 7,845 ballots cast by the township's 21,636 registered voters (220 ballots were spoiled), for a turnout of 36.3%. In the 2009 gubernatorial election, Democrat Jon Corzine received 50.% of the vote (4,126 ballots cast), ahead of both Republican Chris Christie with 44.2% (3,645 votes) and Independent Chris Daggett with 3.8% (315 votes), with 8,248 ballots cast among the township's 19,611 registered voters, yielding a 42.1% turnout.
In the 2016 presidential election, Democrat Hillary Clinton received 60.8% of the vote (9,037 cast), ahead of Republican Donald Trump with 34% (5050 votes), and other candidates with 3.0% (447 votes), among the 14,862 ballots cast by the township's 21,393 registered, for a turnout of 69.5%.
Students in pre-kindergarten through eighth grade attend the Voorhees Township Public Schools. As of the 2017–18 school year, the district, comprised of five schools, had an enrollment of 3,028 students and 222.6 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 13.6:1. Schools in the district (with 2017-18 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics) are Edward T. Hamilton Elementary School (with 382 students; in grades K-5), Kresson Elementary School (393; K-5), Osage Elementary School (664; K-5), Signal Hill Elementary School (530; PreK-5) and Voorhees Middle School (1,043 students; in grades 6–8). In 2003, Edward T. Hamilton Elementary School was recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School by the United States Department of Education, one of 233 selected nationwide.
Public school students in ninth through twelfth grades attend the Eastern Camden County Regional High School District, a limited-purpose, public regional school district that serves students at Eastern Regional High School from the constituent communities of Berlin Borough, Gibbsboro and Voorhees Township. As of the 2017–18 school year, the high school had an enrollment of 1,957 students and 145.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 13.5:1. The district's board of education has nine members who set policy and oversee the fiscal and educational operation of the district through its administration. Representation on the Board of Education is determined by the population of each of the three sending districts, with six seats allocated to Voorhees Township.
Voorhees is also the home of two private schools. Kellman Brown Academy (formerly Harry B. Kellman Academy) is a private Jewish day school serving children aged 3 through 8th grade which had an enrollment of 120 students as of the 2017–18 school year. The school was founded in 1958 in association with Congregation Beth El at Parkside in Camden and has been located in Voorhees independently since October 2008 as part of the Solomon Schechter Day School Association.
Roads and highways
As of May 2010[update], the township had a total of 119.81 miles (192.82 km) of roadways, of which 96.90 miles (155.95 km) were maintained by the municipality, 20.50 miles (32.99 km) by Camden County and 2.41 miles (3.88 km) by the New Jersey Department of Transportation.
The only major highway that passes through Voorhees is Route 73 (Berlin-Kresson Road), which travels from the southern border with Berlin Township towards Evesham Township in Burlington County. Interstate 295 and Route 70 provide access to nearby Philadelphia via Cherry Hill Township. Exit 32 of Interstate 295 is partially signed for Voorhees, though motorists can also use exits 29A (U.S. Route 30/Berlin), 31 (Woodcrest Station) or 36 (Route 73) to access parts of the township.
County Route 544 (Evesham Road) runs along the border with Cherry Hill on the north side of the township and County Route 561 (Haddonfield-Berlin Road) clips the southwest corner of the township, from Berlin Township in the south, passes through Gibbsboro, reenters the township's northwest corner before heading into Cherry Hill.
People (and animals) who were born in, residents of, or otherwise closely associated with Voorhees Township include:
- Alene S. Ammond (1933-2019), politician known as "The Terror of Trenton", who served in the New Jersey Senate from the 6th Legislative District from 1974 to 1978.
- Ron Anderson (born 1958), played on several NBA teams, as well as in Europe.
- Eli Apple (born 1995), football cornerback for the New Orleans Saints.
- Andrew Bailey (born 1984), All-Star closer for the Boston Red Sox, current coach for the San Francisco Giants.
- Hank Baskett (born 1982), free agent wide receiver who had played for the Philadelphia Eagles.
- James Beach (born 1946), member of the New Jersey Senate.
- Barrett Brooks (born 1972), offensive tackle for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
- Stanley Brotman (1924-2014), Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.
- Chris Canty (born 1976), former professional football cornerback.
- Sarah Chang (born 1980), violinist.
- Prince Chunk (1998–2010), a cat that weighed as much as 44 pounds (20 kg).
- Brian Dawkins (born 1973), former free safety for the Philadelphia Eagles.
- Malik Ellison (born 1996), professional basketball player for BC Kolín of the Czech National Basketball League.
- Pervis Ellison (born 1967), basketball player who played for 11 NBA seasons and was the first player selected in the 1989 NBA Draft.
- Josh Farro (born 1987), former guitarist of the pop-punk band Paramore. Currently in the band Farro.
- Zac Farro (born 1990), drummer with Half Noise who is former drummer of pop-punk band Paramore.
- Joe Flacco (born 1985), quarterback who plays for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League.
- Tom Flacco (born 1994), quarterback for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League. .
- Christina Foggie (born 1992), professional basketball player, who was drafted in 2014 by the Minnesota Lynx of the WNBA.
- English Gardner (born 1992), track and field sprinter who specializes in the 100-meter dash.
- Arie Gill-Glick (1930-2016), Israeli Olympic runner.
- Mike Golic Jr. (born 1989), football offensive guard for the Arizona Rattlers of the Arena Football League.
- Scott Graham (born 1965), former sports broadcaster for the Philadelphia Phillies.
- Louis Greenwald (born 1967), represents the 6th Legislative District in the New Jersey General Assembly.
- Dana Hall (born 1969), jazz drummer, percussionist, composer, bandleader, and ethnomusicologist.
- Leonard Neidorf (born c. 1988), philologist who specializes in the study of Old English and Middle English literature, and is a known authority on Beowulf
- Hébert Peck (born 1958), filmmaker who produced the documentary film, I Am Not Your Negro, which received a Best Documentary Feature nomination at the 89th Academy Awards.
- Ron Jaworski (born 1951), former NFL player on the Philadelphia Eagles.
- Jill Kelley (born 1975), socialite whose emails led to disclosure of the Petraeus scandal.
- Craig MacTavish (born 1958), former NHL hockey player.
- Jimmy McGriff (1936–2008), jazz and blues organist.
- Tommy Paul (born 1997), professional tennis player.
- Raoul Peck (born 1953), award-winning Haitian filmmaker.
- Rev. Scott Pilarz, S.J., (born 1959), Jesuit priest and academic who served as President of Marquette University.
- Mary Previte (1932–2019), member of the New Jersey General Assembly who represented the 6th Legislative District from 1998 to 2006.
- Keith Primeau (born 1971), played on the Philadelphia Flyers.
- Molly Schaus (born 1988), ice hockey goaltender who played for the United States women's national ice hockey team that won the silver medal at the 2010 Winter Olympics.
- Lauren Schmetterling (born 1988), rower, three-time World Rowing Championships gold medalist, Olympic gold medalist.
- Mel Shaw (1946-2017), racing driver who competed in the 24 Hours of Daytona and died at age 70 in a Trans-Am Series crash at Brainerd International Raceway.
- Devin Smeltzer (born 1995), professional baseball pitcher for the Minnesota Twins.
- Chris St. Croix (born 1979), hockey defenseman.
- Adam Taliaferro (born 1982), played on the Penn State Nittany Lions football team.
- Jeremy Thompson (born 1985), NFL player for the Green Bay Packers.
- Madison Tiernan (born 1995), soccer midfielder who plays for Sky Blue FC of National Women's Soccer League.
- Phil Trautwein (born 1986), offensive tackle who has played for the St. Louis Rams.
- Julia Udine (born 1993), actress who performed as Christine on the North American tour of The Phantom of the Opera.
- John Vukovich (1947–2007), former MLB third baseman, best known for his career with the Philadelphia Phillies.
- Toyelle Wilson (born 1981), assistant basketball coach with the Baylor Lady Bears basketball team.
- Kelsi Worrell (born 1994), American competition swimmer specializing in the butterfly who won the gold medal in the 100-meter butterfly at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto.
- Brandon Wynn (born 1988), artistic gymnast who won a bronze medal in the Still Rings event at the 2013 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships.
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- Staff. "Ron Anderson: Comfortable With His Shot and His Life", The Philadelphia Inquirer, April 27, 1991. Accessed March 17, 2011. "Married soon afterward Ron and Gail now live in Voorhees."
- Pennington, Bill. "In Eli Apple, Giants Add a Defensive Force With 10th Pick", The New York Times, April 28, 2016. Accessed November 15, 2016. "But even Apple, who was raised in Voorhees, N.J., admitted he was surprised. He said the Giants had talked to him only once at the N.F.L. combine."
- Friedman, Jackie. "Voorhees native Andrew Bailey living All-Star Game dream after finding success as Oakland A's reliever", The Star-Ledger, July 13, 2009. Accessed March 17, 2011. "Andrew Bailey and his father Bill drove toward the St. Louis arch during the 17th hour of a 38-hour trek from Voorhees, N.J., to Scottsdale, Ariz., on an especially bitter February morning."
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- Von Bergen, Jane M.; and Naedele, Walter F. "Stanley S. Brotman, 89, longtime federal judge", The Philadelphia Inquirer, February 26, 2014. Accessed October 18, 2015. "Stanley S. Brotman, 89, of Voorhees, a former federal judge in New Jersey, died Friday, Feb. 21, at Kennedy University Hospital in Stratford."
- Staff. "Arrested Player Set for Cotton Bowl", The New York Times, December 20, 1996. Accessed June 4, 2012. "Canty, a junior from Voorhees, N.J., who has 54 tackles and a team-high five interceptions, was arrested early in the morning of Dec. 9 and pleaded not guilty on Wednesday."
- Scher, Valerie. "Violinist's key: Just be a minor -| Gifted Sarah Chang still a teen to the core", San Diego Union-Tribune, October 31, 1995. Accessed March 17, 2011. "'I never play anything the same way twice,' she says by phone from her family's home in Voorhees, NJ."
- Schapiro, Rich. "Prince Chunk's the (fat) cat's meow", Daily News, August 1, 2008. Accessed March 17, 2011. "The cat originally named Powder wound up at the Camden County Animal Shelter last week after his owner, Donna Oklatner, 65, of Voorhees, N.J., could no longer pay the bills."
- Klein, Michael. "Buy Brian Dawkins' house", The Philadelphia Inquirer, July 16, 2009. Accessed March 17, 2011. "Seven-time Pro Bowler and former Eagle Brian Dawkins is with the Denver Broncos now, and so his house in Voorhees is on the market."
- "Catching Up With.....Malik Ellison", Savannah Herald, May 4, 2016. Accessed October 10, 2021. "In high school, Malik played at Life Center Academy. The Voorhees, New Jersey native averaged 20 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists per game as a senior."
- Schwartz, Erik. "Basketball tournament to honor slaying victim", Courier Post, September 15, 2005. Accessed March 17, 2011. "Also expected to appear and sign autographs are Pervis Ellison a Voorhees resident and YMCA member who was the top pick in the 1989 NBA draft."
- Condran, Ed. "Paramore movin' up, just not movin' out", Bucks County Courier Times, February 25, 2006. Accessed March 17, 2011. "The Farro brothers who were born in Voorhees NJ met Williams four years ago."
- Joe Flacco, Pro-Football-Reference.com. Accessed January 31, 2017.
- "Tom Flacco could follow in his brother’s footsteps", The Sun Newspapers, February 26, 2013. Accessed April 30, 2021. "Unlike Joe, an Audubon High School alum, Tom went to Camden Catholic High School until he moved to Voorhees in August 2011. Tom become the starting quarterback for the Vikings his sophomore year, according to Eastern Regional High School Vikings head coach Dan Spittal."
- Ervin, Phil. "Lynx pick up Duke G Tricia Liston in first round", Fox Sports North, April 14, 2014. Accessed October 19, 2015. "Foggie, a 5-9 Voorhees, N.J. native, will leave Nashville as the Commodores' all-time leader in career 3-pointers made."
- Goe, Ken. "Charismatic Oregon sprinter English Gardner fights back from injury and lives up to her mother's premonition", The Oregonian, May 25, 2011. Accessed October 19, 2015. "Between English Gardner's attention-grabbing first name, her talent, her charismatic presence and a tears-to-triumph back story, she is making a name for herself that extends beyond Eugene and her hometown of Voorhees Township, N.J."
- Feiner, Lauren. "Arie Gluck, 86; former Olympian, camp director", The Philadelphia Inquirer, June 29, 2016. "Arie Gluck, 86, of Voorhees, a member of Israel's first Olympic track team and a legendary director of a summer camp in the Poconos, died Thursday, June 23, at Virtua Voorhees Hospital."
- Mike Golic, NFL.com. Accessed October 19, 2015.
- Bracy, Aaron. "Phils may alter lineup -- in booth", Courier-Post, November 16, 2006. Accessed March 17, 2011. "Graham 41 of Voorhees has worked in the Phillies broadcast booth for the past eight years after starting his career with the Phillies in 1991..."
- Assembly Member Louis D. Greenwald, Project Vote Smart. Accessed August 8, 2007.
- Visiting Artist: Dana Hall, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, backed up by the Internet Archive as of July 12, 2014. Accessed October 19, 2015. "He moved to Voorhees, New Jersey, at age 12 and began studying drums in junior high and oboe in high school."
- Krum, Logan. "From Eastern to Harvard to China", Berlin Sun, June 28, 2017. Accessed August 27, 2020. "When he went to Eastern Regional High School, Leonard Neidorf wasn’t always the most motivated student.... Neidorf does not reside in Voorhees — he moved to China in 2016 to become an English professor at Nanjing University."
- Hyman, Vicki. "A Rutgers filmmaker's controversial movie about race could win an Oscar", NJ Advance Media for NJ.com, February 25, 2017, updated January 16, 2019. Accessed May 2, 2020. "Pay close attention to the red carpet during Sunday evening's Oscars, where alongside Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, Nicole Kidman and Denzel Washington sporting Gucci, Prada and Marchesa, you might just spy Rutgers University staffer and longtime Voorhees resident Hebert Peck."
- Garber, Greg. "With Adrenaline Gone, Throwing Will Be A Pain", Hartford Courant, November 25, 1998. Accessed March 17, 2011. "'I broke every finger on my passing hand at least once -- some of them twice and three times,' Jaworski said Tuesday night from his Voorhees, N.J., home. 'Let me tell you, it's awful hard to throw a football without all your fingers. Any other position out there, it doesn't matter. But for a quarterback, a broken finger is a killer.'"
- Ron Jaworski speaker profile, Leading Authorities. Accessed March 17, 2011. "A proud family man, Ron Jaworski currently resides in Voorhees, New Jersey with his wife, Liz."
- Mucha, Peter. "Philly's Jill Kelley finally dishes about Petraeus scandal", The Philadelphia Inquirer, January 23, 2013. Accessed November 7, 2013. "Kelley, who grew up in Voorhees and Northeast Philadelphia, unwittingly helped bring the affair to light when she reported threatening e-mails to a friend in the FBI, which traced them to Broadwell."
- Anderson, Dave. "Sports of The Times; MacT's Muscular Art: The Crucial Face-Off", The New York Times, May 22, 1995. Accessed August 20, 2013. "Despite their age difference, MacTavish and the 22-year-old Lindros are roommates on Flyer road trips, and the Flyer captain often hangs out at the MacTavish home in nearby Voorhees, N.J."
- Ratliff, Ben. "Jimmy McGriff, 72, Jazz and Blues Organist", The New York Times, May 28, 2008. Accessed September 22, 2019. "Jimmy McGriff, who since the early 1960s was one of the most popular jazz and blues organists, died on Saturday in Voorhees, N.J. He was 72 and lived in Voorhees."
- via Associated Press. "Jazz, blues organist Jimmy McGriff dies at 72", WPVI-TV, May 26, 2008. Accessed June 4, 2012. "McGriff's death on Saturday from multiple sclerosis was confirmed to The Associated Press on Monday by his wife, Margaret McGriff. At the time of his death, McGriff lived in the Philadelphia suburb of Voorhees, N.J."
- via Associated Press. "Federer back in semis; He will face Andy Murray after dispatching Gilles Simon.", The Philadelphia Inquirer, July 9, 2015. Accessed October 19, 2015. "Tommy Paul, 18, a Voorhees native, advanced to the fourth round of the boys' championship with a 6-3, 6-1 win over Johan Nikles of Switzerland."
- Raoul Peck profile Archived June 7, 2011, at the Wayback Machine for the film Lumumba, Zeitgeist Films. Accessed March 17, 2011.
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- "Yale's Ingalls Rink to host CWHL game featuring 14 Olympians, 26 National Team members Friday", Boxscore World Sportswire, November 25, 2011. Accessed November 7, 2013. "The Blades' roster includes 10 2010 U.S. Olympic silver medalists (two of whom, Erika Lawler and Gigi Marvin, are currently injured): ... Molly Schaus (Voorhees, N.J./BC)"
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- Kent, Spencer. "Longtime racecar driver from N.J. reportedly dies in crash at Minnesota event", NJ Advance Media for NJ.com, July 3, 2017. Accessed September 3, 2017. "Mel Shaw, 70, of Voorhees, who was described as a veteran racer for more than 40 years, died while participating at the Sports Car Club of America race at the Brainerd International Raceway, according to startribune.com.... He and his wife Debbie -- with whom he had been married for more than 27 years -- lived in a home together in Voorhees."
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- Friedman, Sally. "From an early age, it was clear Phantom star belonged center stage", Courier-Post, March 30, 2014. Accessed November 22, 2015. "And this Voorhees native sometimes has to pinch herself, at least figuratively, to realize that yes, that's her name in bold print on the program, and she's up there facing thousands and thousands of audience members as she marches on through a national tour."
- Mandel, Ken. "Phils pay respect to Vukovich", Major League Baseball, March 9, 2007. Accessed March 17, 2011. "A private funeral will be held Tuesday near Vukovich's Voorhees, N.J., home, and many members of the Phillies organization are planning to attend by traveling to Philadelphia on a chartered flight."
- Toyelle Wilson, Baylor Lady Bears basketball. Accessed December 15, 2014. "A native of Voorhees, N.J., Wilson earned a bachelor's degree in business management from Manhattan College in 2003 and was a four-year letter winner for the women's basketball team."
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- Staff. "Ex-Ohio State gymnast Brandon Wynn makes U.S. national team", The Columbus Dispatch buckeyextra, August 20, 2013. Accessed November 7, 2013. "Former Ohio State gymnast Brandon Wynn retained his spot on the U.S. men's national team with a fifth-place finish in the all-around standings at the P&G Championships in Hartford, Conn. Wynn, a native of Voorhees, N.J., will be among six Americans participating in the world championships in Antwerp, Belgium, from Sept. 30 to Oct. 6."
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