Sports

Senior Olympics open Saturday in Woodbridge

More than 1,000 older athletes are expected to participate in three days of events when the 2014 New Jersey Senior Olympic Games open on Saturday, Sept. 6 at 10:00 a.m. during ceremonies outside the Woodbridge Community Center. The competition is a…

Clark girl wins golf tourney

Morgan Favilla, of Clark, won first place in her age group playing in the 2014 Greater Newark Girls Golf Invitational, which was played at Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth, on August 4. The 11-year old champion shot a 46…

Devine advises community to beat heat

Warmer weather is quickly approaching and people who work and exercise outdoors need to become familiar with the signs and symptoms of heat related illnesses and Democrat James J. Devine is sharing ideas about what to do. Muscle cramping might be…

31st Annual Golf Classic slated for September 15

RAHWAY — RWJ Rahway Foundation will host its 31st Annual Golf Classic on Monday, Sept. 15, beginning at 10:30am, at the Echo Lake Country Club, Westfield. Rick Parker, a foundation trustee, said that the honorary golf chairman is Jim O’Connor, national practice leader for…

Super Bowl ticket prices trigger super consumer protection lawsuit

STATE — Josh Finkelman, of New Brunswick, filed a class action complaint in federal court in Newark charging the National Football League (NFL) with violating the New Jersey consumer fraud law by selling Super Bowl tickets at astronomical prices when…

Remembering The Past: The Night Jefferson High Won the County Championship (Part 2)

Remembering the Past by Diane Norek Harrison

by Diane Norek Harrison ELIZABETH-More from Ed Levy from the years 1955-1956: “In preparation for the Championship event, Jefferson scheduled a ‘Pep Rally’ the afternoon before the night of the title game. Normally, the ‘Pep Rallies’ were held during football…

NFL Players Jason & Devin McCourty To “Tackle Sickle Cell” At RWJUH Event

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NEW BRUNSWICK — Twin brothers and NFL defensive backs Jason & Devin McCourty have partnered with Embrace Kids Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, and New York Blood Center on a campaign against sickle cell disease.

Elizabeth High School Super Band

The marching band from Elizabeth High School was featured in The New York Times for performing in Newark as part of the media day festivities for the 48th Super Bowl. Super Bowl XLVIII takes place Sunday at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford.