Columbia HS girls’ volleyball impresses to start season

Columbia HS girls’ volleyball impresses to start season

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – After the cancellation of the Sept. 6 match at Irvington (reschedule is still to be determined), Columbia High School girls’ volleyball finally got on court Saturday, Sept. 8 against West Essex. Columbia varsity fought a tough three-setter to win 25-17, 24-26, 25-20 and the Junior Varsity beat its counterpart in straight sets […]

NJSIAA Hall of Fame Class for 2018 announced

Late Columbia HS coach Eugene Chyzowych, former Seton Hall Prep star Rick Porcello among the local inductees

NJSIAA Hall of Fame Class for 2018 announced

A stellar group of 16 individuals has been selected to comprise the 2018 induction group for the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) Gallagher/Bollinger Hall of Fame. The class was chosen by a statewide committee made up of media members and active and retired school administrators, and was chaired by NJSIAA assistant director Jack […]

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 […]

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 […]

Two Towns Triathlon for Kids to take place September 8

Two Towns Triathlon for Kids to take place September 8

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – The community is invited to come out and support participants in the 5th Annual Two Towns Triathlon for Kids this Saturday, September 8, 2018. This event is sponsored by the South Orange and Maplewood Departments of Recreation & Cultural Affairs to promote and foster an increased interest in overall health and […]

Columbia HS boys’ soccer team features solid experience this season

Columbia HS boys’ soccer team features solid experience this season

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – The Columbia High School varsity boys’ soccer team, under fifth-year head coach Josh Russotto, returns a strong group from last year’s team that finished with a solid 10-7-1 record. All of the eight returning players have starting experience. The senior captains are Sam Maidenberg, Frederick Hoffman, Ethan Pidgeon, and Julian Lyons. Maidenberg […]

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