Avans Strikes Twice To Tie, But Pioneers Edge NJCU, 3-2

WAYNE—Sophomore striker WALTER AVANS (Roselle Park, NJ/Union Catholic) chalked up two goals in a span of 4:12 early in the second half to force a 2-2 tie before William Paterson University got the game-winner in the 75th minute and defeated New Jersey City University, 3-2, in a New Jersey Athletic Conference men’s soccer game on Wednesday night at Pioneer Soccer Park.

Students Make Use Of Smartboards

RAHWAY—Colleen O’Hara’s third graders at Roosevelt School In Rahway are using their new smartboard in their classroom this year. Smartboards are interactive whiteboards and can accommodate different learning styles.

Rutgers University’s Unconventional Chaplain

NEW BRUNSWICK—Rutgers University has an atheist chaplain. Barry Klassel, an avowed atheist, is the state university’s first humanist chaplain and one of only four on a college campus in the entire country. [smartads] “Secular humanists don’t look to gods or…

Pumpkin Painters

LINDEN—Thirty of Linden’s youngest citizens recently took part in a pumpkin painting contest organized by the city’s recreation department and Halloween Parade Committee. All of the children were declared winners.

Program Explores Back Condition

SCOTCH PLAINS – Lumbar spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spinal causing a wide range of symptoms. Find out how this condition can be treated at a free program November 4 at the RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center.