Rutgers-Newark Athletic Field Renamed to Honor Frederick Douglass

July 20, 2018

NEWARK, NJ – Long before Rutgers University-Newark created an athletic field on University Avenue, the abolitionist Frederick Douglass delivered an address in 1849 at a church that once stood there.

Rutgers Board of Governors approved a resolution to rename the field in honor of the time Douglass spent here. The field will now be called the Frederick Douglass ...

NFL's Malcolm Jenkins Films TV Pilot Scenes in Piscataway Park with Neighborhood Children

PISCATAWAY, NJ -- Lights. Camera. Action.

Malcolm Jenkins was back in Piscataway on Thursday as he was filming for a brand-new home renovation television show. The show, which currently doesn’t have a name, will air on CBS Sports this fall. It involves sports stars and a segment takes the players back to places in their hometown.

One of the areas Jenkins stopped by was Hazelwood Park, ...

17 Fascinating Facts About Rutgers Athletics

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - For all the critics of the athletics program at New Jersey’s largest public university, there are more than a dozen reasons to cheer for successes of the sports programs and teams on the playing fields, in classrooms and beyond.

Here are 17 on the field and off the field things this took place this past academic year at Rutgers University:

1. Rutgers had four ...

RU Ready for Rutgers Football? Tickets on Sale Next Week

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - There's a lot of promotions planned this fall as part of the Rutgers football season.

Single game tickets go on sale Thursday, July 12, with seven home games. There's matchups against Big Ten East opponents Michigan and Penn State, and a first-time cross divisional meeting with Northwestern.

If football is not your thing, there's plenty ...

Milltown's Kyle Price Wins 2018 Firecracker 5K

MILLTOWN, NJ - Kyle Price was the first to cross the finish line again for this year's Firecracker 5K. Price finished with a time of 17:06.6. The Milltown native has won the race for the past several years and also serves as an assistant coach for the Spotswood High School track program. Price ran his first ever Boston Marathon back in April, placing 154 in a field of over 30,000 ...

Doug Alongi, Carli Lloyd, Three Others Tapped for Rutgers Hall of Fame

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Two women and men, including soccer star Carli Lloyd, have been selected for the 2018 class of Rutgers Athletics Hall of Fame.

Baseball player Doug Alongi, men's lacrosse player John Howland, wrestler Edward Allan Scharer and women's team swimmer Catherine Whetstone-Battoni were each picked to receive the honors, Rutgers University announced on ...

Tune-in: Piscataway Residents Join 60 Team New Jersey Athletes at 2018 Special Olympics USA Games

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – Piscataway residents, Nicholas Buchek and Louis Fowlkes are two of sixty Team New Jersey athletes and Unified partners headed to Seattle for the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games, states a news release.

From July 1-6, Team New Jersey will join thousands of Special Olympics athletes and coaches from across the nation, along with tens of thousands of volunteers, family ...

US Olympian Nick Thoman Makes A Splash At Brookside Swim Club

MILLTOWN, NJ - The borough's Brookside Swim Club played host to Fitter & Faster's Swim Tour on Thursday with United States Olympian Nick Thoman taking center stage. Thoman has been involved with Fitter & Faster since its inception in 2009.

Fitter & Faster provides swim clinics throughout the United States and Canada with the goal of providing unique learning experiences for ...

Two East Brunswick Volleyball Players Named to All-GMC Team

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Two players from East Brunswick have been named to the Greater Middlesex Conference All-Conference Team for the 2018 season.

Senior Paul Anania has been named to the overall All-GMC Team. Anania led the Bears in kills with 147, and he also finished the season with 91 digs, 12 blocks, 10 aces and six assists.

Junior Ash Calleja of East Brunswick was named to ...

East Brunswick: Summer Sports Camps Schedules

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Attached is a list of Summer Sports Camps that that the Department of Parks and Recreation runs in conjunction with coaches from East Brunswick High School. Click the links to find out more information.  Residents are advised not to delay in registering.

June 25-26:  Girls Basketball Camp
June 25-28:  Boys Basketball Camp, Week ...

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