Northern Burlington gets past Cherry Hill West, reaches first-ever SJG3 final
In a game full of adversity on both sides, Northern Burlington did not panic when things got tight. “We know the team that we have,” Northern Burlington head coach Kyle Schreiner said. “We know the guys we have on the court. When we come in the huddle, it’s basically reset, refocus, and play the game the way you know how. Don’t let negative energy spread and let’s take it one point at a time.”
Shawnee uses triple play, Pley’s pitching, to win SJ Group 3 title
It was symbolic of the stellar defense that Shawnee played all day, but could anybody really have expected a triple play?. Shawnee senior second baseman Ashley Murphy used perfect positioning and reactions in recording a triple play in the sixth inning, allowing the Renegades to hold on to a 1-0 lead.
Back-to-back: Don Bosco Prep beats Bergen Catholic, repeats as North, Non-Public A champions
Jonathan Rodriguez took a moment to gather himself before setting up to deliver arguably the biggest pitch of his Don Bosco Prep career. The senior left-handed pitcher came out of the bullpen in the bottom of the eighth inning with his team clinging to a one-run lead against rival Bergen Catholic. All he needed to do was get two outs.
Girls track & field: North 1, Group 1 & 4 championship streaks continue
Clifton Stadium has been a second home to Ridgewood track and field. It’s where the North 1, Group 4 sectional meet has been held since 2018 and Ridgewood’s boys have now won it in three of the five years thanks to a 95-point tie with Livingston.
‘TLC Forever’ free live stream: How to watch online without cable
“TLC Forever″ is airing for the first time on Lifetime on Saturday, June 3 at 8 p.m. You can watch the film on Philo (free trial). Here’s the information you’ll need to watch a free live stream of “TLC Forever″ online without cable. How to...
A place for fun times and life skills, Phillipsburg opens new, state-of-the-art pool
From the zero-entry side of Phillipsburg’s pool separated by a wall from the deeper portion plunging 10-feet-6-inches, Dominique Andre was able to stay dry while keeping a close eye on her kids including 1-year-old Saniyah. The town had not had a swimming pool since the 2019 season, as repairs...
1 dead after fiery crash at N.J. intersection, police say
One person died after a two-vehicle crash early Saturday morning at a Piscataway intersection, officials said. Officers responded around 1:40 a.m. to Stelton Road and Mindy Lane after reports of a collision, according to the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office. Police discovered two vehicles, a Lexus and a Ford Focus,...
Haddon Heights softball completes perfect run to SJG2 title defense (PHOTOS)
Haddon Heights is taking perfection to a whole new level. Sophomore Sophia Bordi struck out 19 batters and tossed her second straight seven-inning perfect game as the top-seeded Garnets converted Gracie Granate’s “Little League home run” into a 1-0 victory over No. 2 Cinnaminson in Saturday’s NJSIAA South Jersey Group 2 final in Haddon Heights.
Is Cy Young winner (who pitched for Yankees and Mets) retiring ... or not? Conflicting reports
Bartolo Colon — a Cy Young Award winner who pitched for the Yankees and Mets and became an internet legend for his waist side and a home run that went viral — has retired, according to MLB Insider Hector Gomez. But MLB Trade Rumors reports Colon is not retiring.
Miss Manners: If I can’t remember someone’s name, is there a polite way to ask?
DEAR MISS MANNERS: I have worked and served in a number of high-profile local positions, and have had the good fortune to meet many wonderful people. I am often approached with greetings when I go to stores, restaurants, etc. The problem is that even though these people look familiar, occasionally...
Retired Super Bowl champ just got a Ph.D. His new career will focus on helping teens.
The moment former NFL Offensive Tackle Kareem McKenzie, 44, of Willingboro, walked across the stage to receive his Ph.D. at Kean University’s Graduate Commencement ceremony on May 16, was bittersweet. “(My) graduation actually took place on the third anniversary of my father’s death. So that in and of itself...
Steinert wins second-straight Central Jersey, Group 3 title with win over Ravens
Revenge was not on the minds of the Steinert softball players Saturday. If you purchase a product or register for an account through one of the links on our site, we may receive compensation.
“The catch” & “the bounce” the difference in No. 1 RBC’s SJNPA victory over St. Joe (Met.)
A highlight reel catch in the top of the sixth and a fortuitous carom in the bottom of the inning helped No. 1 Red Bank Catholic reach the group championship game for the first time since 1997 on Saturday with a 4-1 win over No. 12 St. Joseph (Met.) at Count Basie Park in Red Bank.
Ask Amy: While staying with friends, disparaging remarks are hurled at woman’s husband
DEAR AMY: Five years ago, my husband and I were invited to spend a week at the beautiful home of a couple we know (but don’t know well). They had other guests there, too, and they were wonderful hosts. The last night of our stay, the group (10 adults)...
Stars from the boys tennis sectional semifinals
The stars were out on Thursday for the team state sectional tournament semifinals. See who shined the brightest and who grinded out tough wins to help their teams advance to the final round on Monday. Luke Bysiek and Lisal Goonetilleke, Northern Highlands | N1G3.
A first for American Dream mall as 4 Enrique Cabrera sculptures go on display in 1 place
For the first time ever, four sculptures by international artist Enrique Cabrera will be in the same venue, and it’s right here in New Jersey. American Dream on Friday unveiled one new sculpture and three iconic ones by Cabrera that will be on display in The Avenue, the luxury wind of the shopping, dining and entertainment center in East Rutherford, until June 2, 2024.
Jason Rosado walks it off for St. Mary (Ruth.) in North, Non-Public B finals
Jason Rosado was ready to bunt. With runners on first and second base in the bottom of the 7th inning in a 3-3 tie, Rosado squared for a bunt twice, but pulled back to jump ahead 2-0 in the count in the NJSIAA North Jersey, Non-Public B championship.
Fight over hemp drink brand continues as CEO alleges co-founder owes money
Cannabis entrepreneur Kenneth VandeVrede is fighting back against a lawsuit claiming he stole the popular hemp-infused beverage brand Kaló from his co-founder and misappropriated the company’s corporate assets. In recent court filings, VandeVrede denies all allegations made by Kaló co-founder Kenneth Voorhees III, former president of fragrance manufacturer...
10 most expensive homes sold in the Middletown area, May 22-29
A house in Red Bank that sold for $1 million tops the list of the most expensive residential real estate sales in Middletown area between May 22 and May 29. In total, 11 residential real estate sales were recorded in the area during the past week, with an average price of $581,218, $394 per square foot.
10 most expensive homes sold in the Parsippany-Troy Hills area, May 22-29
A house in Parsippany that sold for $775,000 tops the list of the most expensive residential real estate sales in Parsippany-Troy Hills area between May 22 and May 29. In total, 11 residential real estate sales were recorded in the area during the past week, with an average price of $507,545, $315 per square foot.
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