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Baseball: Ridge Hits 2 HR, Beats Watchung HIlls, 5-3

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Ridge baseball team rallied from a 3-0 deficit, scoring all its runs in the fifth and sixth innings and hitting two home runs to come back for a 5-3 victory over Watchung Hills on Thursday.

Ryan Gogerty hit a three-run home run in the fifth inning to tie the game, and Jack Peacock's two-run blast in the sixth gave the Red Devils (4-3) a 5-3 lead. Gogerty went 2-for-4 to pace a Ridge offense limited to five hits overall.

Winning pitcher James Crowley raised his record to 3-1. He scattered eight hits, struck out eight and walked none. Watchung Hills is 6-3.

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Somerville HS Teacher of the Year:  An Honor He Chooses To Share with Those Who Taught Him

September 15, 2017

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The electronic horn resonates in the hallways of Somerville High School to signal the end of the school day, but outside Room 214 a crowd of freshmen with backpacks and book bags congregates waiting for the door to open.

The students file in, right arms extended, to fist bump the teacher who greets them just inside the room. It’s the usual routine, every Monday and ...

South Brunswick: Residents Discuss Strategy To Block Trap Rock Quarry Gas Pipeline Project

September 19, 2017

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – When it comes to blocking Williams' Northeast Supply Enhancement project and proposed natural gas Compressor Station 206, which would be located near Trap Rock Industries' Kingston quarry, numbers count, according to a panel of state environmental activists.

More than 150 people from South Brunswick and Franklin townships came out Thursday night to the South ...

U.S. Air Traffic Control Isn’t Working; Here's How to Fix it

September 6, 2017

For over 30 years the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has tried – and failed –to modernize America’s woefully dysfunctional air traffic control system (ATC). It is time to get ATC out from under the thumbs of federal bureaucrats and partisan politicians, and create a completely new structure that will get U.S. air traffic moving.

American ATC is stuck in the 1950s.

Help Save Sabattis Adventure Camp for Our Boy Scouts

September 10, 2017

All of the other troops think that Blackfoot is the worst campsite at Sabattis Adventure Camp. That’s because it’s the furthest walk to the center of camp. Troop 77 knows that Blackfoot is the best campsite at Sabattis. We’ve been camping at that campsite every summer for years, far longer than our current scouts or their older brothers can remember.

Blackfoot is a very ...

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'Mojo' in Full Swing: Second Annual Kirst Golf Out Set for Oct. 10; Limited Foursomes, Sponsorship Opportunities Available

September 15, 2017

SUMMIT, NJ - The second annual Kyle Kirst MOJO Golf Outing will be held October 10 at Suburban Golf Club in Union. The inaugural event raised more than $50,000 for the Kirst Family Education Fund, the event's beneficiary.

Less than 10 foursomes remain for the event, which features a shotgun start at 12 p.m., as well as the following activities / amenities:

10 - 11 a.m. - ...