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Spotswood Girls Tennis Loses To Bishop Ahr

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - As the fall tennis season dwindles down, so does the opportunities for the Spotswood High School girls varsity tennis team to nail down their first win. Yesterday, the team lost to Bishop Ahr High School, 4-1. Mirit Girgis earned the only match point for the Chargers by winning her first singles match against Alyssa Sierra, (7-5, 3-6, 6-0).

Devin Ryan dropped her second singles match to Isabella DeMesa, (6-1, 6-0) while Gabriela Zeron lost her third singles match to Disnie Thambugala, (6-1, 6-2). Emily Michaels and Alix Lemiere lost their first doubles matchup to Rebecca Yang and Johanna Lu, (6-1, 6-0) and Ashley Murphy and Kaitlin Dwyer lost a tough three set match to Aryanna Dehghan and Lauren Garda, (4-6, 7-6, 10-7). Since the team outcome was already decided, the second doubles teams played a ten-point tie-breaker in the third set to decide the match.

 

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Mascola for Council

October 31, 2017

Candidate: Wayne Joseph Mascola Sr.

Age: 62

Edison Resident: 36 years

Married to Carol Mascola

Father of Four Children:  Nadia age 40, Tara age 39, Wayne Jr. age 36, Kristin age 33

Grandfather: Four grandchildren and two on the way Krystal 20, Alyssa 18, Damian 5, Luke 23 months, two more due January and February

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Elijah's Promise Preps Hundreds of Thanksgiving Meals for Those in Need

November 23, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Elijah’s Promise has built up a reputation as one of the most prominent soup kitchens in the Central Jersey region, and this Thanksgiving, the organizers will have another go at living up to that name.

This Thanksgiving, organizers are expecting to serve hundreds guests, ranging from the homeless to some of the area’s neediest families.

So for the past week ...

New Jersey Tech Council Hosts its 21st Anniversary Awards Celebration

November 18, 2017

SOMERSET, NJ - Hundreds of New Jersey's leaders in technology and life sciences gathered to celebrate the New Jersey Tech Council's 21st Anniversary Awards Celebration, at the Palace of Somerset, Thursday night. 

Statewide and regional companies were recognized and honored for their contributions to the communities they serve. 

"On this stage, we’ll honor some ...

MEDICARE OPEN ENROLLMENT FORUM ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 29

November 22, 2017

Mayor Jimmy Davis announced that the Bayonne Office On Aging will host a Medicare open enrollment forum that will take place on Wednesday, November 29, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the City Council Chambers, City Hall, 630 Avenue C.  City Hall is located on Avenue C between 27th and 28th Streets. The forum is designed to prepare local seniors for the open enrollment period for ...

The Two Family House by Lynda Cohen Loigman

The Two-Family House by Lynda Cohen Loigman (St. Martins Griffin, 2016)

 

Author Lynda Cohen Loigman states, “The Two-Family House is a story I thought about for at least ten years before I ever wrote a word. I spent countless hours over a full decade thinking about how Rose, Helen, Abe, and Mort would behave in difficult situations, and how they would feel when faced with ...