Sports

Gov. Livingston Track and Field Takes Home a Trio of Top Finishes at Blue Devil Classic

e4f80f2b4ece700f8e7b_IMG_8095__2_.JPG
Victoria Vanriele ran the 800 M anchor of the Medley Relay to win first place along with Caitlin Colendenski (200m), Leah Saifi (200m), Danielle Petryk (400m) Credits: S. Johnson
a199fd2ff7b98239ea0c_IMG_8049__2_.JPG
Leah Saifi along with Lauren Saifi won the Pole Value with a combine mark of 21-6. Credits: S. Johnson
95634ac684b03213b722_IMG_8017__2_.JPG
Lauren Boyd and Alexis Salida placed third in shot put. Credits: S. Johnson
072b1940f574f26e49e0_IMG_8059__2_.JPG
A second place finish for the Boys High Jump Relay of Kilian Quinn (6-0) and Darren DelDuca (5-4). Quinn had the second best jump of the meet. Credits: S. Johnson
b6abf5fc90addbc80139_IMG_3398.JPG
Doug Ladzinski hands of to Evan Reiner in the 4 X 400 Credits: Bobbie Peer
0d33f80619bc8f9b8429_IMG_3406.JPG
Credits: Bobbie Peer
d050da590a9061cc8c1d_IMG_3401.JPG
Credits: Bobbie Peer
7fe0a7fe27bf14b5cbc0_IMG_8066__2_.JPG
e4f80f2b4ece700f8e7b_IMG_8095__2_.JPG

WESTFIELD, NJ - The Gov. Livingston boys and girls track team competed in the Blue Devil Classic at Kehler Stadium in Westfield on Saturday, April 22.  The intermittent rain didn’t dampen the team’s spirits or results. There were three first place finishes and two meet best performances.

Leah and Lauren Saifi placed first in the Girls Pole Vault Relay.  Leah had the meet’s top vault at 11-6.  Lauren vaulted 10-0 for a combined relay score of 21-6.

Andrew Aguilera, Doug Ladzinski, and Justin Ladzinski won the Boys 3 X 400 M Hurdle Relay.  Aguilera’s meet best time of 54.75 is a new personal best and the third best time in New Jersey this season.  Doug Ladzinski had the third best time in the meet at 57.16 and Justin Ladzinski ran 1.02.

Sign Up for E-News

The Girls Sprint Medley Relay consisting of Caitlin Colendenski (200m), Leah Saifi (200m), Danielle Petryk (400m), and Victoria Vanriele (800m) placed first in a time of 4:14.69.  Vanriele ran the anchor leg in 2:16 (hand timed).

Other meet highlights include:

  • A second place finish for the Boys High Jump Relay of Kilian Quinn (6-0) and Darren DelDuca (5-4). Quinn had the second best jump of the meet.
  • A third place finish for the Girls Shot Put Relay of Lauren Boyd (35-11.5) and Alexa Salida (28-09.5) and the Girls Javelin Relay of Alexa Salida (100-02) and Nicole Massa (87-07).
  • There were three fourth place finishes: the Girls 4x100m Shuttle Hurdle Relay (Alexandra Cassu, Maddy Forrester, Isabelle Collins, Amanda Quinn), the Girls High Jump Relay (Sara Kelly and Jessica Ripperger), and the Boys 4x110m Shuttle Hurdle Relay (Andrew Aguilera, Doug Ladzinski, Tim Branthover, and Alexander Janiak).
  • A fifth place finish for the Boys Triple Jump Relay of Kilian Quinn (40-10) and Brendan Wojtczak (36-09).
  • The the Girls 4x400m Relay(Caitlin Colendenski, Katie Quinn, Caroline Peer, and Cristal Vilasoa) placed sixth.

The Highlanders will compete next on Saturday, April 29, at the Paul H. Beck Memorial Relays in Millburn.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News

Berkeley Heights

Sleep out at Covenant House

June 18, 2018

I can enjoy the same movies over and over like it were the first time to see them.  My kids roll their eyes at this.  Well, many unimaginable things happen as you become a certain age, and you tend to learn to accept those things graciously as gift.   But I remember the movie “The Blind Side.”  Until I saw that movie, I didn’t know homeless children ...

Local at-risk youth celebrate year of achievements at Community Access Unlimited

June 23, 2018

Community Access Unlimited (CAU) last night celebrated the achievements of a number of at-risk youth who are members of the agency's Transitional Opportunities Program (TOP). Each of these youth are within New Jersey's child services system and faced a number of life challenges before coming to CAU and TOP and since then have made significant progress in plotting a brighter future with ...

Union County Residents Can “Recycle Right” without Plastic Bags

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds residents that plastic bags and other excluded items cannot be recycled through their local curbside pick-up programs.

“Union County residents have a good recycling rate compared to other counties in our state, and we want to improve on this record and set a high bar,” said Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados. “Every ...

Seth Meyers Attends Summit Medical Group Foundation's (SMGF) 5th Annual Gala & Auction

Seth Meyers, host of NBC’s Late Night with Seth Meyers, was recently a special guest at Summit Medical Group Foundation's (SMGF) 5th Annual Gala & Auction where a record-breaking $1.35 million was raised. 

SMGF’s Annual Gala & Auction raises critical funds to ensure the Foundation can continue to offer access to high-quality ...

What Is HIIT and Why All The Buzz?

HIIT stands for High Intensity Interval Training. Many people, especially those with busy schedules, love HITT because they can get maximum benefits in a short period of time! According to Shape Magazine, “Research shows you can achieve more progress in a mere 15 minutes of interval training (done three times a week) than the girl jogging on the treadmill for an hour. And according to ...

Missing in North Plainfield: Have You Seen Angel?

June 21, 2018

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Have you seen Angel?

Angel is a seven year old black and white Husky last seen near Westervelt Ave. and Manning Ave. on June 16. Her family says she is very friendly. 

If found, call Andrea at  888-466-3242.

 

Linden Man Arrested After Explosion in Cranford

June 21, 2018

CRANFORD - On Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 7:06 p.m. the Cranford Police Department received
information that an explosion was heard in the area of Raritan Road and Summit Terrace. Through
a joint investigation with the Union County Prosecutor's Office and Linden Police Department, the
Cranford Police Department Detective Bureau identified a suspect through surveillance video ...

Upcoming Events

Carousel_image_946d04346cba30ae4cb8_st._huberts_3

Sat, June 23, 7:00 AM

Summit YMCA, Summit

Pet Supply Drive at the Summit YMCA to Benefit ...

Giving Back

Carousel_image_946d04346cba30ae4cb8_st._huberts_3

Sun, June 24, 7:00 AM

Summit YMCA, Summit

Pet Supply Drive at the Summit YMCA to Benefit ...

Giving Back

Carousel_image_f22718b50d966a6916f0_tbc_flier

Sun, June 24, 10:00 AM

eMedical Urgent Care, Berkeley Heights

eMedical Urgent Care to Hold Free Teddy Care ...

Arts & Entertainment Health & Wellness

Carousel_image_3e68b1f0c65d22cd79bc_d6a71058d531d31a8cff_achievers

Mon, June 25

Summit YMCA, Summit

June 2018 College Tour

Education

Carousel_image_946d04346cba30ae4cb8_st._huberts_3

Mon, June 25, 7:00 AM

Summit YMCA, Summit

Pet Supply Drive at the Summit YMCA to Benefit ...

Giving Back

Mon, June 25, 9:00 AM

Madison

Kids' Critter Camp

Education

What's Hot and What's Not

Summer is a great time to take a step back, sip a cool beverage, and take a look at what’s going on in the world of college admissions.  Departments use the summer to evaluate how their year went and plan on any changes they want to make for the fall.  Did they over-enroll? Under-enroll?  What application materials were useful to them?  Which were redundant or time ...

Cool Ways to Save Money This Summer

As the summer temperatures rise, home cooling costs rise as well. But there are ways to help save money without sweating the heat:

To increase your cooling system’s efficiency by as much as 20%, get it checked out for summer.  A technician will clean the condenser, make sure you have the optimal amount of refrigerant, and ensure the airflow over the coil is ...