Community Access Unlimited Walk-A-Thon Raises Nearly $37,000

ELIZABETH– For the second consecutive year members, staff, family and friends of Community Access Unlimited (CAU) ignored the dark clouds of both rain and a stubborn economy and proved that the desire to help others is greater than both, raising nearly $37,000 at the 2011 Ira Geller Memorial Walk-A-Thon. The support exceeded last year’s total of $30,000 and the 2009 amount of $20,000.

NJCU’S Filippone Named NJAC Rookie Of The Week

PITMAN — Freshman midfielder Amanda Filippone (Kenilworth/David Brearley) has been selected as the New Jersey Athletic Conference Women’s Soccer Rookie of the Week for week six of the 2011 season after scoring two goals and adding two assists in a 2-1 week of non-conference action for the New Jersey City University women’s soccer team as the Gothic Knights improved to 11-3 overall.

Elizabeth Private School To Hold Open House Events

ELIZABETH — Current 7th and 8th grade female students and their parents are invited to visit Benedictine Academy in Elizabeth as they consider high school options for next year and beyond. Three open houses outlining all the exciting academic, leadership, and extra-curricular programs at the all-female Catholic college prep secondary school will be held on Oct. 16, Nov. 3 and Dec. 3. In addition, a “Discover BA Day” will be held on Jan. 7, 2012.