NEWARK– This week, the Newark Bears signed a pair of Union County pitchers: right-hander Pedro Rivera from Elizabeth and left-hander Luis Fernandez of Union. They will both be making their professional debuts in the Atlantic League debuts in 2010.
ANNVILLE, Pa. – Right-handers Courtney Smyth and Cassie Shotwell each tossed complete game shutouts to lead the Kean University softball team to a doubleheader sweep of host Lebanon Valley College in non-conference action on Thursday afternoon.
ROSELLE – On Friday, April 30, at 9:30 a.m., Morning Star Community Development Corporation’s Center for Employment, Education & Training (CEET), in partnership with the NJ Department of Labor, will host an information session for businesses and entrepreneurs at the Amalfe Community Center located at 1268 Shaffer Avenue, Roselle.
CLARK—On Sunday, April 18, from noon to 4 p.m., the Dr. William Robinson Plantation & Museum will host a “Sheep to Shawl” demonstration.
NEW PROVIDENCE—“View from the White House: The First Ladies from 1920-2010” will be the subject of a talk sponsored by the Leagues of Women Voters of Union County at the New Providence Memorial Library, 377 Elkwood Avenue, at 7:30 p.m. April 19.
CAMDEN – Kean scored nine runs over the final three innings to break up a one-run pitchers’ duel and went on to defeat Rutgers-Camden, 10-2, in NJAC action Thursday afternoon at Campbell’s Field.
WESTFIELD — Westfield Community Players (WCP), one of the oldest continuously operating community based theater organizations in New Jersey, is celebrating their 75th anniversary season with drama, pathos, comedy and mystery.
NORFOLK, Va.—Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Jerry Melvin, a 1999 graduate of Elizabeth High School, and nearly 1,000 sailors and Marines attached to USS Bataan (LHD 5) recently returned to Norfolk, Va. after 10 weeks, supporting Operation Unified Response in Haiti.
SCOTCH PLAINS—Union Catholic High School, located at 1600 Martine Avenue in Scotch Plains, has scheduled an Open House for Tuesday, April 27, at 7 p.m. for families with children interested in attending the school.
RAHWAY—Kristine Richert’s second grade students at Franklin School in Rahway recently learned about animals that live under the sea, in order to help keep Superintendent Frank Buglione safe as he explores the ocean.