Columbia HS Athletic Hall of Fame class unveiled

Now in 12th year, induction banquet will be held May 5 at Maplewood Country Club

MAPLEWOOD/SOUTH ORANGE – The Columbia High School Athletic Hall of Fame is proud to announce its 2016 Induction Class. The Hall of Fame committee is now in its 12th year of inducting some of the greatest athletes that went to Columbia High School. The induction banquet will be held Thursday, May 5, at The Maplewood […]

Columbia HS wrestlers gain honors this season

Columbia HS wrestlers gain honors this season

MAPLEWOOD – Columbia High School’s Kevhan Bent, Devin Rocha and Blake McGowan have earned Worrall Media All-Area wrestling honors this season. Bent, a senior competing in the 285-pound heavyweight class, won the Essex County Tournament championship and made first team All-Super Essex Conference-Colonial Division, finishing with a 22-8 record. He took second place at both […]

Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center hosting Kids’ Character Program on March 13

UPPER MONTCLAIR – The Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center will be conducting one of its series of new Character Development Programs for children in grades 3-5 this Sunday, March 13 at 1 p.m.  Developed by the Museum’s team of educators, the dynamic, innovative workshops help promote the honorable values – respect, courage, inclusion and […]

Seton Hall University to induct five members into its Athletics Hall of Fame

By Thomas Chen/SHU Assistant Athletics Director for Digital Media & Communications SOUTH ORANGE – Five influential individuals who made a significant impact on Pirate Athletics have received the call to be inducted into the Seton Hall University Athletics Hall of Fame, including Kristen Downing ’97 of women’s tennis, Andre McCloud ’86 of men’s basketball, Father Frank […]

Columbia HS girls’ basketball team stuns top-seeded Bayonne in state tournament first round

MAPLEWOOD – The 16th-seeded Columbia High School girls’ varsity basketball team stunned top-seeded Bayonne, 50-41, in overtime in the first round of the state North Jersey Section 2, Group 4 tournament on Tuesday, March 1, at Bayonne. The Cougars trailed 19-17 at halftime and 32-25 at the end of the third quarter, but outscored Bayonne, […]

Former Mets star Mookie Wilson to appear at Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center for book signing of ‘Kings of Queens: Life Beyond Baseball with the ’86 Mets’

UPPER MONTCLAIR – On April 7, former Mets star Mookie Wilson will appear at the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center with best-selling author Erik Sherman to discuss and sign copies of Sherman’s new book, “Kings of Queens: Life Beyond Baseball with the ’86 Mets.”  This year marks the 30th anniversary of the infamous world […]

Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center to host screening of ‘Fastball’ on March 22

UPPER MONTCLAIR – Just in time for the upcoming baseball season, the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center, located on the campus of Montclair State University, will host a special screening on March 22 of the acclaimed documentary “Fastball,” which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2015. Featuring  MLB stars and 20 Hall of […]

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