Jordan, Johanesen Lead NJCU Volleyball To Sweep Of York

JERSEY CITY–Senior setter ALEX JOHANESEN posted a double-double with 17 assists, 11 digs and three service aces and junior outside hitter TABITHA JORDAN had as many kills individually (14) as the entire opposing team as the New Jersey City University women’s volleyball team opened its 28th season of competition with a 3-0 (25-17, 25-12, 25-18) sweep of York College (NY) on Tuesday night at the York College Gymnasium.

Hospital-Based Wound Center Saves Patient from Amputation

PERTH AMBOY–The 10-day vacation began innocently enough for Robert Murray, but when he returned with foot blisters that later developed into non-healing wounds that he was told could only be treated by amputation, he turned to the Center for Wound Healing at Raritan Bay Medical Center. There he received treatments for his wounds that alleviated the need for amputation.

Up, Up and Away

RAHWAY–Students in Susan Bechelli’s fifth grade at Grover Cleveland School got the school year off to an uplifting start. As part of a science unit on Motion and Design, the class assembled balloon-powered helicopters and launched them on the playground.

Benitez Blows Save; Bears Lose 5-3

NEWARK – Travis Garcia lifted a two-run homer with two out in the top of the ninth inning, snapping a 3-3 tie and capping a five-run rally, leading the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs to a 5-3 victory over the Newark Bears Wednesday night at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium.