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June 28, 2022

WAYNE, NJ - “Bye Mr. Johnson, we will miss you!” were the words echoing throughout the hallways of several Wayne Township schools in the final days of this 2022 school year.  Between teachers, students, administration and his fellow co-workers, everyone will miss Walter Johnson's presence as he ...

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On Saturday, June 25th, Belmar’s town council, mayors, the Belmar Historical Society, and members of the community joined together at Memorial Field for a day of baseball, which kicked off with the dedication of a plaque for twelve Negro League players who played at Memorial Field and who were ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Two great weeks of Soccer Camp return to Nutley's Owns Field this Summer with Nutley High School Soccer Coach Mike DiPiano.  For the past 12 years, DiPiano's coed soccer camp has become a township staple with many participants eventually going on to play soccer in high school and ...

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ROXBURY, NJ –The recent softball game between his school and Roxbury was not only the best game ever watched by Nutley High School Athletic Director Joe Piro, but also the “single best display of sportsmanship” he’s experienced in 17 years. That’s according to an email sent by Piro to Roxbury ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The biggest tournament in the world’s most popular sport is coming to New Jersey in a big way. On Thursday officials from FIFA, soccer’s governing body, announced that MetLife Stadium will be one of just 15 locations across North America and 11 in the U.S. to play host to the ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Two great weeks of Soccer Camp return to Nutley's Owns Field this Summer with Nutley High School Soccer Coach Mike DiPiano.  For the past 12 years, DiPiano's coed soccer camp has become a township staple with many participants eventually going on to play soccer in high school and ...

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NEWARK, NJ — NHL All-Star P.K. Subban, best known for his defensive prowess and leadership qualities at the rink, has also showcased himself as a leader in communities like Newark where he competed for three seasons at the Prudential Center arena with the New Jersey Devils. Subban’s ability to ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - Nutley's Joe Delanzo did all that he could against one of the state's best teams on Friday afternoon. Unfortunately, in a scoreless game, the final pitch he threw proved to be the difference. Matt Hollender launched a two-out, two-strike fastball from Delanzo to deep left which ...

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SUCCASUNNA, NJ - It was a game that, quite honestly, neither team deserved to lose. But after two days and 13 innings, unfortunately it was the Nutley High softball team that had its season come to an end on Thursday afternoon in a marathon 2-1 loss to Roxbury in the NJSIAA Group 3 semifinal ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - There was no shortage of drama as the Roxbury High School softball team defeated a good team from Nutley to earn a shot at the Group 3 state tournament finals. Finishing a pitchers' duel game that began Wednesday - but was postponed in the seventh inning due to lightning with ...

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For openers, Nutley's Mike Zitola was on his game. Zitola, a junior right-hander, scattered four hits and three walks over the first six innings and then came through with a big safety squeeze to help eighth-seeded Nutley to a 4-2 victory over ninth-seeded Chatham in the opening round of the ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – An agreement with a leading multi-platform audio content and entertainment company will broadcast Rutgers football and men’s basketball games to more listeners in and around the tri-state area and beyond. A multiyear agreement with Audacy promises to raise the Scarlet ...

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The Nutley High softball team finally has some hardware to show for its efforts. Led by an offense that struck for nine runs over the first three innings and solid pitching once again from senior left-hander Fallyn Stoeckel, the Lady Raiders, seeded second and ranked No. 19 in the state, earned ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers’ new women’s basketball coach has 22 years of coaching experience, was a star player and a trailblazer in the WNBA and is a wife and mother of two. Coquese Washington, who was named as the third full-time women’s basketball head coach in school history, brings an ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley's Matt Pergola played his final high school lacrosse game on Saturday and the multi-talented senior certainly left his mark. Pergola scored five goals in Nutley's 18-16 home loss to River Dell, including the 200th of his career and finished his senior season with 116 ...

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NEWARK, NJ - The Nutley High softball team went toe-to-toe with Mount St. Dominic in the championship game of the Essex County Tournament for the second straight year. And unfortunately for Nutley, for the second straight year the Lady Raiders came up just short in the latter ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The New York Yankees have promoted Patriots' LHP Ken Waldichuk and infielder Derek Dietrich to Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre. The Yankees also announced that RHP Carlos Espinal, RHP Jose Mujica and RHP Carson Coleman have been assigned to the Double-A affiliate Somerset ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - The Township of Nutley Board of Commissioners honored hometown sports legend Doug Edert with a proclamation during the May 17, 2022, open public meeting.  The proclamation reads: WHEREAS, Douglas Ryan Edert, a lifelong resident of Nutley was born March 5, 2000 to Allison and ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – A team of Piscataway teachers and administrators beat alumni softball and baseball players, 11-5 in a ball game played as part of Piscataway’s tribute to Jackie Robinson, who 75 years ago, made his debut as the first Black player in Major League Baseball, breaking the color ...

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NEWARK, NJ - It was well worth the wait for the Nutley High softball team. After having its Essex County Tournament semifinal contest with second-seeded and 20th ranked Livingston postponed twice because of weather, the third-seeded Lady Raiders posted a 3-2 upset victory on Sunday afternoon at ...

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VERONA, NJ - While the Nutley High baseball team was seeking its fourth championship round berth in the Greater Newark Tournament over the last 10 tournaments, it was its opponent - and neighboring rival - Bloomfield that punched its ticket for the first time in a quarter of a century. Led by a ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ - Joe Delanzo pitched a two-hit shutout and Nutley pushed across the only two runs of the game in the top of the seventh inning to lift the sixth-seeded Raiders to a 2-0 upset victory over third-seeded Caldwell in the quarterfinal round of the 89th Greater Newark Tournament on ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ - The first Jersey City marathon will be held on April 23, 2023.  Steve Lipski, a former Jersey City Councilman, who currently serves as Jersey City Road Runners Executive Director made the announcement last week. The event is expected to draw thousands of runners and ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Jermain Johnson has been appointed the new varsity football coach for Montclair High School Mounties, effective July 1, school district officials announced. Montclair Public Schools Superintendent Jonathan Ponds announced that Johnson was appointed during the May 4 Board of ...

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KENTUCKY -  A New Jersey family is preparing to cheer on its own horse at today's 2022 Kentucky Derby. Bridgewater residents Tom and Carol Hopkins are part owners of Donegal Racing’s Mo Donegal, a 3-year-old horse set to compete in the Derby. Tom Hopkins has been interested in racing since ...

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NUTLEY, NJ - Matt Pergola continues to play at a very high level. And while he and his 12th-seeded Raider teammates fell to fifth-seeded Columbia in the opening round of the Essex County Tournament on Saturday morning, the senior continued his assault on New Jersey lacrosse record ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – C. Vivian Stringer, a Rutgers icon, a trailblazer in women’s basketball and the first Black coach (man or woman) to reach 1,000 wins in Division I competition, has announced her retirement. Stringer, who also coached at Cheyney State and Iowa during her Hall of Fame career, ...

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Jahan Dotson is a son of East Orange and the product of two hardworking parents who raised a very talented and humble son. Thursday night, the Washington Commanders picked the receiver number 16 in the first round of the NFL draft. While many athletes anticipate draft night, texting all their ...

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BELLEVILLE, NJ - When this year's Essex County Tournament gets underway next week, the Nutley High softball team will be once again looking to make a deep run. On Wednesday afternoon the Lady Raiders won their season-high fourth straight game, earning an 18-2 five-inning victory over Belleville ...

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CLIFTON, NJ - The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) will be playing at the Upper Montclair Country Club in the LPGA Cognizant Founders Cup tournament from May 9-15.  Organizers state that participants will vy for a $3 million dollar purse, which is the largest of any LPGA Tour event ...

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