JERSEY CITY—Sophomore forward WALTER AVANS (Roselle Park, NJ/Union Catholic) tied the single-game school record for goals with four and collected the first hat trick by a New Jersey City University men’s soccer player in two years, as the Gothic Knights clipped York College (NY), 5-1, in a non-conference game on Thursday afternoon at the Robert L. McNulty Memorial Soccer Field.
NEW BRUNSWICK– On Thursday, local health care advocates and Rutgers students came together to rally and generate student support for health care reform.
STATE – Later this month, Cablevision is bringing MSG Varsity to central New Jersey. The initiative, dedicated to high school sports and activities, includes a multi-platform suite of services, made up of a 24/7 television network, a comprehensive online destination, and an interactive service — all spotlighting extracurricular activities and events at local high schools.
CRANFORD—The Cerebral Palsy League (CPL) of Cranford celebrated the opening of a new school facility on its Cranford campus Thursday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by education and government officials representing a collective commitment to enhanced learning programs for children with disabilities.
This is in reference to your September 11-17, 2009 article, “Scholarship for Heroism Applications Now Being Accepted.”
MONTVALE – As the economy continues to strain budgets, consumers are more concerned than ever before with saving money and finding ways to get the best deals possible.
CLARK—The Boy Scouts of Troop 310 are kicking off their Trail’s End Popcorn Sale in support of Operation Scouting Cares in conjunction with Operation New Jersey Cares which provides support to troops stationed on foreign ground who have ties to New Jersey.
STATE—With Labor Day behind us and the November elections fast approaching, New Jersey’s leading small business association—the National Federation of Independent Business—has launched a campaign to help focus voter attention on Saving New Jersey jobs.
SCOTCH PLAINS—Union Catholic High School, located at 1600 Martine Avenue in Scotch Plains, has scheduled an Open House for Thursday, Oct. 8, at 7 p.m. for families with children interested in attending the school.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Anthony J. Tomassin, a 2005 graduate of Elizabeth High School, recently reported for duty at Naval Hospital, Jacksonville, Fla.
EDISON — New 2008 Census data released today (from the Current Population Survey) show that poverty in New Jersey is rising.
RAHWAY—Students at Franklin School in Rahway recently returned to school on Sept. 8 after a long summer vacation.
Despite the shouting and name-calling at the town hall meetings, I remain hopeful about health care reform. I have no other choice. As an obstetrician-gynecologist, I spent years learning how to keep women healthy. Too often, I find myself telling patients with easily treatable conditions that I can’t help them—they don’t have the money to get well.