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Excel Basketball Camp in New Providence Brings Tradition of Excellence

August 12, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Excel Basketball Camp recently completed its 38th year in New Providence offering a series of "instructional camps geared to provide instruction in basketball fundamentals to boys and girls in grades one through 12."

Since 1981, Excel has been a summer basketball tradition as thousands of boys and girls have learned the game and essential lifeskill ...

Local Sports Writing Legend Art Polakowski Still Stands as Chatham's Most Knowledgable Sports Historian

A two-sentence response to newspaper ad led to a remarkable 44-year career of covering high school sports in Chatham and the surrounding areas for Art Polakowski.

Helen Vance Levenson, the founder of the Independent Press had published the ad for a part-time sports reporter and the Chatham Township resident, a computer programmer at the time, responded.

"I saw the ad and had no ...

Explore New Fall Programs For Teens at the Summit Area YMCA

Looking for something fun to do after school for your teen? The Summit Area YMCA offers engaging and educational programs, special events, workshops and trips to help teens discover and explore their interests and talents outside the classroom. At the Y, we’re committed to keeping teens involved in a variety of fun activities that not only build healthy bodies, but stronger minds ...

Reds Romp Rays, Win Round 1 Playoff Game

The New Providence Reds Baseball Team defeated the Jersey City Rays 9-2 on Sunday in the first round of the New Jersey Amateur Baseball League playoffs.  The Reds were led by dominate pitching and timely hitting in the victory.

Prior to the game New Providence PAL Baseball player Brody D’Amico threw out the first pitch, an honor he won at a recent Brooke Healey Foundation Casino ...

The Connection’s Fall Class Schedules Now Available

The Connection is preparing for a busy Fall with classes running for children from September 4th through November 11th. Registration begins August 14, class schedules are now available. The fall schedule features both returning favorites and new specialty, gym, swim and dance classes.

Children can strengthen their summer swim skills all year long at The Connection’s indoor pool. Trained ...

New Providence 14U Enjoys Best Season In Years

The New Providence PAL 14u baseball team recently put the finishing touches on a season in which the team advanced to the North Jersey State Final and a deep run in the Babe Ruth Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournament.

Even though New Providence fell short in the North Jersey State Final and just missed qualifying for the Mid-Atlantic Regional Final, this season is arguably considered the best in ...

Union Catholic Grad and Olympian Sydney McLaughlin Turns Pro, Signs With Talent Agency WME

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Olympian and Union Catholic High School alum Sydney McLaughlin, who turned pro after one of the greatest "one and done" seasons in NCAA Track and Field history at the University of Kentucky, has signed with talent agency WME (William Morris Endeavor), according to a report in Sports Business Daily. McLaughlin turned pro after a dazzling freshman year at ...

New Providence PAL 8U softball wraps up summer season with a 2nd place finish in the playoffs

New Providence, NJ - The New Providence Pioneers 8U softball team completed the summer softball season with a second place finish in the D2 Parkway League playoff tournament.

After finishing the regular season in a three-way tie for first place, the Pioneers earned the top overall seed for the playoffs thanks to a strong defense that allowed just 2 runs a game on ...

Boys & Girls Invited to Free Summer Adventure Nights

Events Will Include STEM, Shooting Sports, Games and More!

Time for the whole family to experience adventure this summer!  Have some free summer evenings and ready for a summer evening of family fun?!  Families are invited to attend any of the Family Adventure Nights at Camp Wheeler or Watchung Day Camp at no cost. Program consists of archery shooting, STEM activities, BB shooting, ...

New Providence PAL Scholarship Award Winners

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The New Providence PAL is proud to honor four exceptional athletes for both their merits on and off the field.  NPPAL awarded $4,000 in scholarships to individuals who exemplify everything that the PAL organization stands for:  PAL participation, PAL volunteerism, community service, and academic performance.  This year the scholarships ...

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Explore New Fall Programs For Teens at the Summit Area YMCA

August 10, 2018

Looking for something fun to do after school for your teen? The Summit Area YMCA offers engaging and educational programs, special events, workshops and trips to help teens discover and explore their interests and talents outside the classroom. At the Y, we’re committed to keeping teens involved in a variety of fun activities that not only build healthy bodies, but stronger minds ...