Union Catholic Plans Race To The Gold 5K Run

SCOTCH PLAINS – In the 2012-2013 school year, Union Catholic High School will be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the school’s opening in 1962. As a prelude to this milestone and in keeping with this school year’s theme of “Community”, the school will hold the inaugural Race to the Gold 5K Run on Saturday, Oct. 22, at Union Catholic High School in Scotch Plains.

Middlesex County 4-H Yard Sale

EAST BRUNSWICK – Are you looking for some good fall bargains? Middlesex County 4-H will hold a Fall Yard Sale on Saturday, Oct. 22 (raindate: Oct. 23), from 8 a.m.-2 p.m., at the 4-H Center, 645 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick.

Avans Named NJCU Men’s Athlete Of The Week

JERSEY CITY — Senior forward Walter Avans (Roselle Park /Union Catholic) has been named the New Jersey City University Men’s Athlete of the Week for the second time this season and the fifth time in his career. He scored the only goal for the Gothic Knights in a 2-1 road loss against New Jersey Athletic Conference foe Richard Stockton College on Oct. 1.

Stockton Women Shut Out NJCU

JERSEY CITY–Richard Stockton College surprised #24-ranked New Jersey City University with a 3-0 defeat in a New Jersey Athletic Conference women’s soccer game on Saturday on the Robert L. McNulty Memorial Soccer Field.

Avans Scores Goal In NJCU Defeat

POMONA — New Jersey City University outshot Richard Stockton College, 21-5, but the Ospreys jumped out to a 2-0 lead and held off a late Gothic Knight rally for a 2-1 victory in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game on Saturday.

Climate Change Lessons From Africa

Some years ago I was traveling through Kenya during a ferocious drought. Crossing a desolate landscape, our truck lurched to a sudden halt. We passengers, all westerners, were mystified until our African driver pointed through the shimmering heat to a small figure trudging toward us. A shepherd had flagged us down.