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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.

The team’s wins come after an outpouring of financial and moral support which helped get them to the 9-10 Little League Eastern Regional Baseball Tournament in Rhode Island. A Gofundme campaign raised ...

NJ Poison Center Reports Increase in Wild Mushroom Poisoning

 

NEWARK, NJ - The New Jersey Poison Center at Rutgers NJ Medical Center is reporting a sharp increase in wild mushroom poisoning, with 15 cases reported statewide since July 24.

There has been a wide range in the ages of those affected, from 15 months to 75.

The center warns against ingesting wild mushrooms, whether growing in your garden, on your lawn or in the wild.

Several of ...

New Jersey's Cup-Stacking Whiz Kid Brings Home the Gold

ROXBURY, NJ – A local eight-year-old 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.

Aiden Mulholland completed ...

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 ...

Christie Signs New Jersey Library Construction Bond Act

TRENTON, NJ - Gov. Chris Christie has signed Sen.Christopher “Kip” Bateman’s (R-16th) New Jersey Library Construction Bond Act, ensuring it can appear on the ballot in the upcoming November general election.

“Public libraries drive the economy by providing career training and access to technology for people who wouldn’t have it otherwise,” Bateman said.

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