OLD BRIDGE – St. Thomas the Apostle Church was full on Aug. 28, as parishioners, family and friends gathered to celebrate a Mass of Thanksgiving for Deacon John J. Fitzsimmons’ 33 years of ministry.
UNION– The Kean University women’s tennis team picked up their third win of the season as they defeated New York City College of Technology, 9-0, Friday afternoon from the Alumni Stadium Tennis Courts.
ELIZABETH–Inspiration…endless possibilities…the keen pursuit of careers in science- these hopes and dreams took shape and form when the Rev. Msgr. Manuel A. Cruz, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Newark, dedicated Benedictine Academy’s new interactive science lab on Sept. 15.
LAKEWOOD – For the second year in a row the Lakewood BlueClaws clinched the South Atlantic League Championship, beating the Greenville Drive 4-2 in Game Four Saturday evening.
JERSEY CITY– New Jersey City University junior outside hitter TABITHA JORDAN notched 12 kills in each match and senior setter ALEX JOHANESEN gave out 56 assists in seven sets as the Gothic Knights split a home tri-match on Saturday.
POMONA– Sophomore Kristen Hager scored the game-winning goal with one minute remaining in the game to lift the Kean University women’s soccer team to a 2-1 come-from-behind victory over host Richard Stockton College on Saturday afternoon.
CAMDEN – In the 2010 season finale, the Camden Riversharks defeated the Newark Bears 8-4 on Sunday evening at Campbell’s Field in Camden, New Jersey.
MIDDLE ISLAND, N.Y.– On a historic afternoon for New Jersey City University athletics, the Gothic Knight men’s golf team made its collegiate debut, as NJCU finished seventh overall in its first-ever event at the Golden Eagle Invitational, hosted by St. Joseph’s College (LI) on Friday at the Spring Lake Golf Club.
CLARK — St. John the Apostle School in Clark opened the 2010-2011 school year with a special Mass on Sept. 9. The school’s 392 students received a special blessing from Father Robert McBride, pastor of St. John the Apostle Church.