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New Providence PAL 8U Softball captures second place at the Cranford Summer Slam Tournament

June 21, 2017

CRANFORD, NJ - This past weekend, the New Providence 8U Green softball team battled their way to a second place finish at the Cranford Summer Slam Softball Tournament.  The Pioneers picked up multiple wins, including an epic rally in the bottom of the sixth to advance to the championship game.

After playing three games during opening round play, New Providence earned the ...

Lauren Pope and Hudson Barth Win Scholar-Athlete Award

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The 2017 Union County Interscholastic Association Conference Scholar-Athlete award has been earned by seniors Lauren Pope and Hudson Barth, as they have both excelled on the field athletically and off the field academically over the course of their four years in high school.

“It means a lot to win something like this,” said Barth.  “It’s nice ...

New Providence Sophomore Cheney Price Places In Meet Of Champions

COLUMBUS, NJ - Last week, rising star Cheney Price was the only New Providence spring track athlete, amongst a program that won sectional titles on both the boys and girls side, as he tied for sixth place at the pole vault event, that saw him reach 14 feet, an astonishing feat that only a handful of other pole vaulters could accomplish in the state.

There is no saying what Price ...

Chatham Becomes First New Jersey High School to Make Paddle Tennis a Varsity Sport

CHATHAM, NJ - The Chatham Board of Education voted 6-0 to officially approve Platform Tennis, more commonly known as Paddle Tennis, as an official varsity sport for the 2017-2018 school year.

"It's the first varsity paddle tennis team in the state of New Jersey, and, possibly the country," Paul Ivans, Chatham parent who helped organize the team. "We've been talking to ...

New Providence Boys and Girls Track and Field Captures Championship Titles at NJSIAA North II Group 1 Sectionals with 11 First Place Finishes

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - New Providence boys and girls Track and Field teams won 11 sectional titles and both teams were crowned the NJSIAA North II Group 1 Sectional Champions at the NJSIAA North II Group 1 Sectional Championships held on Friday and Saturday, May 26 and 27, at Ridge High School in Basking Ridge.

Senior Mark Pasquariello was crowned the championship ...

Katie Kinum Among Students Recognized for Accomplishments During Annual NJSIAA Scholar-Athlete Luncheon

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - New Providence senior Katie Kinum was among the high school students honored by the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) for their achievements as Scholar-Athletes at the 24th Annual Scholar Athlete luncheon at the Pines Manor in Edison, NJ on Sunday, May 21.

Since 1993, administrators at each NJSIAA member high ...

Boys Tennis Reaches Group Final, Gets Eliminated By Mountain Lakes, 5-0

WEST WINDSOR, NJ - For the first time since 2014, the New Providence boys’ tennis team had a chance to claim a group title when they faced Mountain Lakes, but was unable to do so as they fell 5-0 to the powerhouse from northern New Jersey.

Before they reached that match, the Pioneers first had to take on Highland Park in the group 1 semifinal at Mercer County Tennis Center in West ...

Tour of Somerville: USA Collegiate Cycling Champion Determined to Arrive on Time From Ireland

SOMERVILLE, NJ – National Collegiate Cycling Champion Noah Granigan’s transatlantic journey to participate in the 74th annual Tour of Somerville senior men’s bike race will add yet another rich chapter to the extraordinary history of what has been described as the Kentucky Derby of Competitive Cycling.

For Granigan, the grueling marathon begins early on Memorial Day, May 29, ...

New Providence Girls' Lacrosse Stunned In Season Finale Against Rival Governor Livingston

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ - A last-minute surge by New Providence was not enough, Lindsay Gerrato’s seven goals proved to be too much as Governor Livingston edged their bordering rivals in New Providence, 10-9, in both teams' season finales.

The Lady Pioneers got off to slow starts in both halves with tensions and emotions running high on both sides, as they trailed 4-0 early on in ...

South Plainfield Tigers Get Back On Track, Beat New Providence 8-1 in First Round of State Playoffs

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield High School varsity baseball team ended its two-game losing skid just in time for the first round of the NJSIAA Central Jersey, Group 2 playoffs. The Tigers (17-9, seeded #2 in the tournament) rode a three-run first inning rally and ten strikeouts by starter Jean Sapini to a resounding 8-1 victory at home over the 15th seeded New Providence Pioneers ...

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Summit Area YMCA Launches New Mobile App

June 22, 2017

When it comes to accessing the Summit Area YMCA’s programs and services, it is important that we provide the most efficient, user-friendly experience for our members and community.  We listened to your feedback and have enhanced the customer experience to better suit your needs. With this in mind, the Summit Area YMCA is  launching its new mobile app for Apple and Android which ...