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.