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Scotch Plains-Fanwood Raiders Continue Winning Ways

Front Row (kneeling): Matty Margaritondo, Kyle Tannenbaum, Justin Walsh, Graham McAlindin, Spencer Moran Back Row (standing): Coach Doug Ackerman, Ryan Ackerman, Drew Burfeindt, Coach Bruce Moran, Zack Zimmerman, Angelo DiNizo, Coach Burfeindt, Danny Wright, Nick Heil, Aidan Nolte, JJ Stueck, Manager Brian Gechtman   Credits: Courtesy of Doug Ackerman
Sam Beirne deals Credits: Courtesy of Chris Bates
SPFBL 7U plays for the 8U Championship on Wednesday. Credits: Courtesy of Chris Bates

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Three Scotch Plains-Fanwood Baseball League teams continue their winning ways this summer. 

The 13U team won its championship game on Tuesday evening by defeating Cranford Gold, 12-8, in seven innings. 

The SPFBL's 7U Raiders -- who play in the 8U Division -- defeated Summit by a score of 6-4 at Route 22 Field  The team will play New Providence in the championship game on Wednesday, July 30, at 6 p.m., again at Route 22 Field.

Meanwhile, the 12U team plays for their championship versus Ridge Black at 6 p.m. at Memorial Field on Wednesday.

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Summer Life Guard Job Opportunity in Union County

April 10, 2018

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Summer lifeguard positions are available at Union County’s public swimming pool, the Walter Ulrich Memorial Pool at Rahway River Park in Rahway.

“Union County’s Ulrich Pool provides our youth and adult summer job seekers with an opportunity to enjoy working outdoors in the fresh air all summer long while sharpening valuable life skills including leadership, ...

Why We Keep Kosher

Why We Keep Kosher

This week's parshah, Shemini, introduces the Torah's dietary laws. Animals must chew their cud and have split hooves to be kosher, fish need fins and scales, and a list of forbidden fowl is enumerated.

To those of us in Jewish education, it is a continuing source of disappointment that so many Jews still believe the kosher laws to be outdated.

New Jersey’s Out-of-Network Bill Is a Huge Blow to The Middle Class

April 8, 2018

Dear Editor:

As Trenton currently looks to balance the budget, once again it’s our state’s hardest working citizens who will be left holding the bag. This time, though, it will be the hardworking office and ancillary staff from our small business private medical practices. 

A bill called “The Out-of-Network Consumer Protection Bill” ...

Helping Teenagers Deal with Prom Night Stress

April 18, 2018

Prom can be one of the most exciting times for your teenager but at the same time one of the most stressful. 

It can also be very stressful for parents as they prepare themselves to accept that their teenager is graduating and soon going away to school, while planning a weekend away after prom night. Going to the Shore for the weekend or somewhere overnight has become more of the ...

Union County College’s Drama Club to Present “12 Angry Jurors”

April 20, 2018

CRANFORD – Union County College’s Drama Club will be performing for their spring show the play, “12 Angry Jurors,” as adapted by Sherman L. Sergel and based on the Emmy award-winning TV movie by Reginald Rose. The play is based on the same plot as “12 Twelve Angry Men,” but by being named “12 Angry Jurors” both men and women appear in the ...

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