Avans Still Among Division III Leaders In Scoring

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — New Jersey City University men’s soccer tri-captain Walter Avans (Roselle Park/Union Catholic) continues to rank among the Division III leaders in scoring, according to the fifth weekly national statistical report for the 2011 season, released by the NCAA on Tuesday for games played through Oct. 9.

SBA Opens Business Recovery Center in Union County

UNION COUNTY — The U.S. Small Business Administration opened a Business Recovery Center in Plainfield and other parts of the state today. These centers will provide one-on-one assistance to business owners seeking disaster assistance for losses caused by Hurricane Irene that occurred between Aug. 27 and Sept. 5.

Footsteps for Families Walk-a-Thon Raises Over $10,000

NEW BRUNSWICK – Families, friends, and advocates across New Jersey gathered at the Bergen Town Center in Paramus on Saturday, Oct. 1 for Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey’s “Footsteps for Families” walk-a-thon. With donations and sponsorships collected both online and offline by walkers, over $10,000 was raised to support the organization’s strong prevention programs throughout the state.