EDISON – Second grader Ariya Blow and her sister, Anjali, a third grader, received the highest award granted, “The Award of Excellence,” after competing in the New Jersey Orators, Inc. public speaking competition on Saturday, May 1.
NEWARK – The Newark Bears defeated the York Revolution 6-5 on Sunday afternoon at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium.
CLARK — Strength N Fitness Club is atop the standings in the Clark Men’s Softball League with a perfect 5-0 record.
LAKEWOOD – Sunday was supposed to be a day off for BlueClaws shortstop Jonathan Villar.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — More than three million Americans stutter, with children ages 2 to 5 affected most. Nearly 5 percent of all children go through some period of stuttering. But help for those who stutter is available.
WATCHUNG — Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey is currently taking registrations for the Geek Squad Summer Academy, an exclusive program offered by Best Buy’s Geek Squad Agents.
CLARK — Clark Public Library has expanded its download collection with the addition of eBooks at www.clarklibrary.org. From the comfort of home, cardholders can browse the collection, check out, and download eBooks anytime, anywhere.
SOUTH AMBOY-In honor of National Police Week, May 9-15.
LINDEN—The Linden Department of Public Property & Community Service and American Legion Post #102, co-sponsors of Linden American Legion Baseball, announced that baseball tryouts for the Linden teams will take place on Sunday, May 16, at Veteran’s Memorial Park-Field #1.
WESTFIELD — Members of The Rotary Club of Westfield recently attended Rotary International’s District Conference in Skytop, Pennsylvania.
UNION COUNTY — St. Patrick High School head basketball coach Kevin Boyle has scheduled his summer basketball camp dates in Westfield and Clark locations.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Air Force Airman 1st Class Evelyn Widomski graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
AARP is pleased that just recently, Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver and Senate President Stephen Sweeney announced that the legislature will not consider a budget that does not protect seniors.