ELIZABETH– Community Access Unlimited (CAU) members, staff, family and friends made strides toward allowing people with disabilities to lead more fulfilling lives and at-risk youth to plan for surer tomorrows at the 2009 Ira Geller Memorial Walk-A-Thon held Sept. 26 at Rahway River Park.
NEW BRUNSWICK—Suze Orman, a well-known and often-requested resource on money matters, will be the keynote speaker at the Star-Ledger|NJ.com and TD Bank’s Road to Personal Wealth Financial Conference. Orman will bring her savvy style of straight money talk to the podium at Rutgers University in New Brunswick on Saturday, October 31.
NEWARK—The American Journal of Sports Medicine reports that young athletes who suffer concussions are routinely sent back into the game too soon, risking further injury and possible long-term effects.
CRANFORD—A representative of SCORE will provide a free seminar entitled “25 Businesses You Can Start with Little or No Money” at the Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue, Cranford, on Thursday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m.
RAHWAY—Rahway Middle School held its third annual Road to Success assembly on Sept. 29. Principal John Perillo greeted students and reviewed Rahway Middle School’s Road to Success initiative.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Raritan Bay Medical Center has released a calendar of public events, support groups and classes that will take place on the Pert Amboy and Old Bridge campuses in October.
MAHWAH—The New Jersey City University women’s soccer team outshot Ramapo College, 15-12, and received a goal and an assist from freshman forward ASHLEY CUNHA (Edison, NJ/Edison), but the Roadrunners scored three straight goals to break open a 1-1 game and defeated the Gothic Knights, 4-2, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference game on Wednesday at the Ramapo Athletic Center.
JERSEY CITY—New Jersey Athletic Conference leading scorer Rob Santaniello (Oakland, NJ/Ramapo) scored twice in the second half and the Ramapo College defense limited New Jersey City University to five shots on goal as the Roadrunners defeated the Gothic Knights, 2-0, in an NJAC men’s soccer game on Wednesday afternoon at the Robert L. McNulty Memorial Soccer Field.
SCOTCH PLAINS – This past summer, Union Catholic senior Jonathan Yearwood, of Rahway, took his passion for vocal performance to new levels as a participant in NJPAC Summer Youth Performance Workshop.
RAHWAY – To commemorate October, the Month of the Rosary, Sts. Mary/Mark Parish will hold a Rosary Novena, beginning Friday, Oct. 2 and concluding Saturday, Oct. 10, according to Fr. Dennis Kaelin, pastor.
NEW BRUNSWICK—The month of October is typically awash with black, orange, purple and gold to coincide with Halloween and the fall season, but the color pink also takes center stage to mark National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
UNION—Junior setter ALEX JOHANESEN (Bridgewater, NJ/Bridgewater-Raritan), sophomore outside hitter TABITHA JORDAN (Bayonne, NJ/Memorial) and senior outside hitter MELISSA LOO (Rutherford, NJ/Rutherford) all posted double-doubles as the New Jersey City University women’s volleyball team picked up a crucial New Jersey Athletic Conference road victory, holding off host Kean University, 3-2 (25-15, 19-25, 25-21, 19-25, 15-13), on Tuesday night at the Harwood Arena.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas—Air Force Airman Ignacio B. Livent Payano graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.