PERTH AMBOY – Approximately 110 of 165 employees at the Gerdau Ameristeel mill in Perth Amboy were laid off Friday as the plant prepares for shutdown, according to a union official.
LINDEN—Linden School No. 9 students Erin Rotter and Nia Dort proudly wave their flags as they honored the heroes of Linden and our country on Friday, Sept. 11.
WOODBRIDGE—If you enjoy singing but can’t find a place to sing outside of the shower, need a new hobby that is interesting and rewarding, or just want to make new friends, then the Woodbridge Community Chorus might be just what…
Sept. 8 at 4:53 p.m. – At Headquarters, Officer Brian Renda arrested Garwood resident Robert Rybeck, 38, on an outstanding warrant for contempt of court/motor vehicle violations. He was subsequently released after posting bail.
NEWARK—Sophomore striker JULIA CASERES (Union, NJ/Union) netted her third hat trick of the season and amassed at least nine points in a game for the second time in three days to claim Most Valuable Player accolades, as the New Jersey City University women’s soccer team scored early and often en route to a 9-1 rout of Philadelphia Biblical University, in round two of the Scarlet Raider Soccer Classic hosted by Rutgers-Newark at Alumni Field on Saturday evening.
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.