Bloomfield HS football team looks to regroup

Bloomfield HS football team looks to regroup

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – The Bloomfield High School varsity football team hopes to regroup from its first loss of the season. The Bengals will visit Columbia Friday, Sept. 14, at 7 p.m. at Underhill Field in Maplewood. Both teams are 1-1. Bloomfield is coming off a 39-12 loss at North Bergen Sept. 7. Photos by Jerry […]

A hero, on and off the mat: Howard Kestenbaum

Columbia High legendary wrestler who perished on Sept. 11, 2001, remembered for bravery

A hero, on and off the mat: Howard Kestenbaum

By Jim Van Orden Correspondent MAPLEWOOD, NJ – A cup hanging by a string from his 103rd floor office ceiling swung in a wide arc as the World Trade Center’s south tower swayed in strong winds blowing off the Hudson River. The cup, as well as a high-powered telescope he assembled so employees could view […]

Belleville HS boys’ cross-country enjoys 3-0 start to season

Belleville HS boys’ cross-country enjoys 3-0 start to season

The Belleville High School boys’ cross-country team defeated East Side, West Caldwell Tech, and Payne Tech to begin the season 3-0. Belleville results: Chad Manning, junior, 19:30.8 Joseph Rivera, senior, 21:36.4. Faraz Chowdhury, junior, 23:52.3 Sebastian Mezarescu, junior, 25:00.9 Julian Roca, senior, 26:32.5 2 Mile Run Brandon Sagrista, senior, 12:40.4 Adalberto Reyes, freshman, 17:28.1 Joseph […]

Glen Ridge field hockey team tops Cranford in season openerr

Glen Ridge field hockey team tops Cranford in season openerr

GLEN RIDGE, NJ – The Glen Ridge High School varsity field hockey team defeated Cranford, 3-0, in the season opener Sept. 5 at George Washington field in the debut of Ridgers head coach Christian Fabiano. Gretchen Gilmore, Olivia Carlucci, and Giuliana Cipriano each had a goal; Sarah Looney and Julia Hegarty each had an assist; […]

South Orange Rec presents 19th century baseball game on Saturday, Sept. 15

South Orange Rec presents 19th century baseball game on Saturday, Sept. 15

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – The South Orange Department of Recreation is presenting a 19th century baseball game on Saturday, Sept. 15, at Cameron Field, starting at noon. Part game, part show, part history lesson, and all fun, the Flemington, NJ Neshanock team will play against local volunteers in bare-handed baseball, wearing period uniforms and using […]

Irvington HS cross country teams gear up for seasons

Irvington HS cross country teams gear up for seasons

IRVINGTON, NJ – The Irvington High School boys’ and girls’ cross country teams, under head coach Marvin Hawkins, will begin the seasons Sept. 6. The following are their schedules: Girls cross country Sept. 6, Science Park, Newark Collegiate, Belleville* Sept 12, West Caldwell Tech, Mount St. Dominic, Payne Tech* Sept. 20, Livingston, St. Vincent’s* Sept. […]