William Schober Sons was started in 1896 by Hurff’s maternal great-grandfather, the farm’s namesake, who came from Germany.
The two largest bodies of water, the Schuylkill and the Delaware Rivers, don’t have recreational swimming areas, and people drown in both every summer.So many blooms ultimately maturing into fruit in the orchards, and continued good weather — hot, sunny, and with few storms knocking mature fruit off the trees — through the picking season, will mean a larger than usual harvest, Maccherone said.And Garden State peach growers are being handed a double bonus because, despite the abundance, prices will at least hold steady because poor weather has hurt production outside New Jersey.He’d been at work since a.m., cleaning up trash and wearing down his patience. He said he couldn’t imagine spending his summer anywhere else. The lake, and a handful of others that are still open for business in the Philadelphia region, are increasingly rare.“Every day is a new adventure,” observed the retired teacher. They offer an affordable alternative to the Jersey Shore or amusement parks for lower- and middle-income families.