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10U Little League Troopers From Elizabeth Become Mid-Atlantic Baseball Champs

August 15, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Elmora Youth Little League Troopers made team history Friday when they became Mid-Atlantic Regional champions, but fell short in gaining the top tournament title.

MORE: State Little League Champs in Elizabeth Need Help Getting to Regionals

The team’s wins come after an outpouring of financial and moral support which helped get them to the 9-10 Little League ...

Berkeley Heights Ninja Anthony DeFranco Advances to 'American Ninja Warrior' National Finals

Update as of August 14, 2017 at 10:17 p.m.

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Gov. Livingston alumn Anthony DeFranco advances to the 'American Ninja Warrior' National Finals in Las Vegas, NV to be aired on September 4, 2017 at 8 p.m. on NBC.

DeFranco placed 9th in the City Finals in Cleveland [aired Monday, August 14, 2017], making it to the Nail Clipper obstacle in a ...

Berkeley Heights Ninja Anthony DeFranco Competes in 'American Ninja Warrior' City Final; Airing Monday, Aug. 14 on NBC

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Local fans are tuning into NBC's "American Ninja Warrior" to see if hometown favorite Anthony DeFranco will make it to the Vegas Finals of the NBC summer hit show.

For the second year in a row, Anthony DeFranco earned the "Fastest Run of the Night," tying Ninja Weatherman, Joe Moravsky that aired on July 10.

After ...

Berkeley Heights Crew Sets their Sights on Philmont

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - "Who's not ready?" comes the call from the Crew Chief. Before he's even finished, we've already started hiking. We travel the trail worn and true, seeing the grandiose sight of Mount Baldy in the distance. The smell, the sounds, the sights - everything screams the outdoors. This is the experience at Philmont Scout Ranch.

On June 30th, Berkeley ...

Berkeley Heights Boy Scout Troop 68 travels to New Mexico

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - Packed with eager Scouts and leaders, a bus travels in the southwestern wilderness. It is a cool, cloudy day. The road is straight, and mountains pass in the distance . The bus stops at an entrance sign shoe-tossed too many times to count. The sign reads “Philmont Scout Ranch.”

Philmont Scout Ranch is a camp attended by Boy Scouts from around the country. The ...

Roxbury's Cup Stacking Whiz Kid: 8-Year-Old Aiden Mulholland

ROXBURY, NJ – A Roxbury boy is making a name for himself in the world of sport stacking, having won two gold medals at last month’s AAU Junior Olympics in Detroit, where he also broke the national record in his age group.

Sport stacking is a timed competition in which competitors stack plastic cups, in various combinations, at blazing speeds.

Succasunna 8-year-old Aiden ...

State Little League Champs in Elizabeth Need Help Getting to Regionals

ELIZABETH, NJ -  The Elmora Youth League Troopers baseball team overcame several obstacles in their rise to undefeated state champions this season, but now they face another hurdle: raising enough funds to help them get to regionals.

“Obviously, we hoped to get this far, but we never expected it and a week of hotel stays,” said  Vanessa Cangas Garcia, whose 10-year-old ...

Minisink Swim Club Hosts 62nd Annual Town & Country All Team Meet

The Minisink Swim and Tennis Club, at 1 Princeton St. in Chatham, selected its 30 best swim team performers to represent the club and hosted the 62nd annual Town and Country League All-Team Meet on Saturday, July 29, at the Club’s compound. Threats of rain and cold temperatures did not deter this year's swimmers, and the races were exciting.

The Town and Country League ...

Highlander Basketball Camp Brings on Fun Competition

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - One thing is certain, the 73 participants of the Highlander Basketball Camp love to play basketball. The camp was held at Gov. Livingston High School July 24 through July 28.

Fact is, Coach Chris Loeffer couldn't get these kids to put the balls down at the end of the camp -- which is what he wants.

"They love playing the games -- at the same ...

Brendan Tevlin Lacrosse Festival to be Played on New BPT Memorial Field

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The fourth annual Brendan Tevlin Lacrosse Festival will be the first to be held on the brand new Brendan Patrick Tevlin Memorial Field at Seton Hall Prep’s (SHP) Kelly Athletic Complex at 11 a.m. on Aug. 5, with a barbecue to be held at the Shillelagh Club immediately following the lacrosse games to continue the “good vibes.”

“Seeing the support ...

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Volunteers Needed for Fall Adapted Horseback Riding Program

August 14, 2017

No Equestrian Experience Required to Assist Individuals with Developmental Disabilities

The Somerset County Park Commission Therapeutic Recreation Department and Lord Stirling Stable are seeking volunteers to assist with the T.R.A.I.L.S (Therapeutic Recreation Adapted Instruction at Lord Stirling) program on Tuesday or Wednesday evenings beginning September 12 and 13. Two class ...