JERSEY CITY–Senior setter ALEX JOHANESEN posted a double-double with 17 assists, 11 digs and three service aces and junior outside hitter TABITHA JORDAN had as many kills individually (14) as the entire opposing team as the New Jersey City University women’s volleyball team opened its 28th season of competition with a 3-0 (25-17, 25-12, 25-18) sweep of York College (NY) on Tuesday night at the York College Gymnasium.
EDISON — Pranali Soni of Edison, a sophomore at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison, was one of 107 students from across the nation selected to attend the LeadAmerica Medicine & Healthcare program at Columbia University in New York from July 31 to Aug. 9.
PERTH AMBOY–The 10-day vacation began innocently enough for Robert Murray, but when he returned with foot blisters that later developed into non-healing wounds that he was told could only be treated by amputation, he turned to the Center for Wound Healing at Raritan Bay Medical Center. There he received treatments for his wounds that alleviated the need for amputation.
RAHWAY–Students in Susan Bechelli’s fifth grade at Grover Cleveland School got the school year off to an uplifting start. As part of a science unit on Motion and Design, the class assembled balloon-powered helicopters and launched them on the playground.
EDISON — From June 27 to July 24, Ian English of Cranford, a senior at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in North Edison, served as a counselor at the Eastern United States Music Camp at Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y.
LINDEN – Linden Free Public Library summer reading club members had fun at an Aug. 24 party, which featured a concert starring Big Jeff and the Bouncy People.
HICKORY, N.C. – Trevor May had a record-breaking Wednesday night, and the BlueClaws bats picked up right where they left off in the regular season as Lakewood crushed Hickory 7-0 in Game One of the Northern Division Championship Series.
NEWARK – Travis Garcia lifted a two-run homer with two out in the top of the ninth inning, snapping a 3-3 tie and capping a five-run rally, leading the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs to a 5-3 victory over the Newark Bears Wednesday night at Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium.
UNION – The Kean University soccer team battled FDU-Florham to a 0-0 tie in non-conference action on Wednesday evening at Kean Alumni Stadium