JERSEY CITY—Sophomore striker WALTER AVANS (Roselle Park, NJ/Union Catholic), senior midfielder AWAL AHMED (Elizabeth, NJ/Linden) and rookie forward MANNY ADDU (Belleville, NJ/Belleville) each scored twice as New Jersey City University outshot the College of Staten Island, 45-3, and smothered the Dolphins by a 9-0 margin in the opening game of round one of the 2009 NJCU Liberty Cup, played Saturday at the Robert L. McNulty Memorial Soccer Field.
NEWARK—Freshman forward ASHLEY CUNHA (Edison, NJ/Edison) extended her streak of consecutive games with at least two points to six in a row to open her collegiate career and sophomore forward JULIA CASERES (Union, NJ/Union) added an assist as New Jersey City University scored in the 16th minute and used a strong defensive effort in poor weather to shutout SUNY-Old Westbury, 1-0, in the opening round of the Scarlet Raider Soccer Classic hosted by Rutgers-Newark at Alumni Field.
BROOKLYN, N.Y.—Sophomore forward JULIA CASERES (Union, NJ/Union) had her foot involved in every New Jersey City University goal, bagging her second hat trick in as many games while adding three assists for a nine-point display and freshman forward ASHLEY CUNHA (Edison, NJ/Edison) tacked on two more goals of her own as the Gothic Knights downed Medgar Evers College, 6-2, in a non-conference game on Thursday.
CRANFORD—In what has become a fall tradition at Calvary Lutheran Church, 108 Eastman Street, Cranford, children—and adults—are invited to bring their backpacks, lunchboxes, briefcases and computer bags to worship for a blessing this Sunday, Sept. 20.
ROSELAND – The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) has turned to social networking sites Facebook and Twitter to help meet the urgent and growing need for more and better financial education for adults and children.
RAHWAY—The DownFront Jazz Series, a partnership between Arts Guild New Jersey and the Union County Performing Arts Center, continues on Oct. 16 at 8 p.m. with composer and saxophone player Don Braden.
ROSELAND – New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA) has launched a new feature, the CPA Observation Post, to provide important news to its members, media and the public.
HIGHLAND PARK – New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher toured the Highland Park Farmers Market Friday to encourage customers to support the market throughout the fall.
TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Assemblymen Patrick J. Diegnan Jr., Peter J. Barnes III, Jack Conners and Ruben J. Ramos Jr. to help veterans make the transition from the battlefield to the college classroom was signed into law Sept. 13.
SCOTCH PLAINS– Since Union County has the highest concentration of platelet donors in the state, New Jersey Blood Services (NJBS), a division of the New York Blood Center, has opened a new donor center at 2279 South Avenue in Scotch Plains.
LINDEN – The city’s Department of Public Property and Community Services will offer a complete fitness exercise class for Linden adults. This is a whole-body workout using kick boxing, high and low aerobics, cardio and body toning.
LINDEN—Do you have free time that you would like to donate to a cause? Would you like to meet new friends? The Department of Public Property and Community Services has formed a “Knitting and Crocheting for a Cause” group that is open to all ages, young adult through senior citizens.
LAWTON, Okla.—Army National Guard Pvt. Alfonso A. Pena has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.