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Nico Hischier, Devils' 1st Overall Draft Pick, Welcomed by Newark, Introduced at Press Conference

June 29, 2017

NEWARK, NJ — The New Jersey Devils franchise has never had the No. 1 overall pick in the NHL Draft, so of course Nico Hischier deserved to be treated like royalty Monday. 

And royal treatment he received, as Hischier, the Devils’ and NHL’s first pick in this year's draft, was welcomed by the city of Newark and introduced to the media in a press conference at ...

Congressman Lance Speaks at American Legion Jersey Boys State

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – U.S. Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ) returned to the place where he started his political career Sunday, the podium at American Legion Jersey Boys State.

The 1969 delegate of the nationwide government-in-action program spoke to the nearly 1,000 rising senior boys at Rider University, professing his love for the program that launched his government ...

Saint Joseph High School Celebrates the Class of 2017

METUCHEN, NJ – Saint Joseph High School graduated the Class of 2017 with a Baccalaureate Mass on May 21st at Church of the Sacred Heart in South Plainfield recently.

The accomplishments of this year’s class are in keeping with the academic traditions of the school.    The private, all-boy school boasts 100% college acceptance rate amongst other academic ...

Raritan Valley Rail Coalition Urges Funding for Gateway Project

SOMERVILLE, NJ - President Trump’s Transportation Infrastructure plan is being rolled out this week, and for New Jersey that means that all eyes should be on securing funding for the long-awaited Gateway Project, according to the Raritan Valley Rail Coalition.

“The Gateway Project is the most important transportation infrastructure project in the United States and includes new ...

Summit's Family Promise Launches Home Ownership Pilot Program for Homeless Families in Three, Out-of-State Markets

SUMMIT, NJ - Family Promise, the Summit-based national non-profit with a mission to help homeless families achieve sustainable independence, has launched announces the 'Partners in Housing' program, designed as an innovative solution to assist families experiencing homelessness the opportunity to transition quickly to owning homes of their ...

St. Joseph High School Student Who Battled Cancer Will Be Featured on CBS This Morning

CLARK, NJ -- St. Joseph High School student Matt Hall will be featured in a story highlighting the work of  The Valerie Fund on CBS This Morning Saturday between 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

In October 2016, Hall, a Clark resident, had just started his junior year and was in the middle of Cross Country track season, when he started having back ...

Seton Hall Prep Dedicates Tevlin Memorial Field and Zimmermann Scoreboard

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The family, friends, teachers and teammates of Brendan Tevlin (Class of 2013) and Billy Zimmerman (Class of 2011) gathered at the Seton Hall Preparatory School’s (SHP) Kelly Athletic Complex on Saturday as the high school officially dedicated the Brendan Patrick Tevlin ’13 Memorial Field and Billy Zimmermann ’11 Scoreboard.

The ceremony marked a ...

As Protesters Gather at His Westfield Office, Congressman Lance Releases Statement on Investigating Trump’s Ties to Russia

WESTFIELD, NJ – Protestors took to the sidewalk in front of Congressman Leonard Lance’s offices in Westfield and Flemington Tuesday to demand an investigation into President Trump’s ties with Russia.

The protests follow Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey and the Washington Post story that said the President shared classified information with the Russian ...

Union County Gubernatorial Candidates Forum Held in Springfield: “To Build a Thriving New Jersey”

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Union County Gubernatorial Candidates Forum held at the Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Springfield on April 25 focused on affordable housing.  The event was called “The Union County Candidates and Community Leader’s Forum to Build a Thriving New Jersey”.

All gubernatorial candidates were invited to speak or send a representative. The ...

Wardlaw-Hartridge School Hosts Clean Water Action Conference

EDISON, NJ - The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison hosted a Clean Water Action’s 31st annual conference on April 8. This annual event brings together over 200 residents, organizational leaders, scientists, policymakers, teachers and students who are focused on protecting water and creating more resilient and healthy communities.

W-H teachers Katherine Heiss of Red Bank and Donna ...

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