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Seton Hall Prep Dedicates Tevlin Memorial Field and Zimmermann Scoreboard

May 22, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The family, friends, teachers and teammates of Brendan Tevlin (Class of 2013) and Billy Zimmerman (Class of 2011) gathered at the Seton Hall Preparatory School’s (SHP) Kelly Athletic Complex on Saturday as the high school officially dedicated the Brendan Patrick Tevlin ’13 Memorial Field and Billy Zimmermann ’11 Scoreboard.

The ceremony marked a ...

Tour of Somerville, Oldest Bicycle Race in the USA Will Broadcast Live - Around the World – on Memorial Day

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The Tour of Somerville, a tradition in bicycle racing since 1940, will be broadcast live on Memorial Day, the first time in 74 years of international competition that the signature race will be seen around the world in real time on several platforms, including YouTube and Twitch.

Cameras will be positioned at strategic locations throughout the race course in ...

Vendors Get Ready for Start of New Jersey Seafood Festival in Belmar

BELMAR, NJ — The countdown has begun to the start of the New Jersey Seafood Festival, which will held from Friday, May 19 through Sunday, May 21 at Belmar’s Silver Lake Park.

With tents already in place around the lake, vendors started arriving on Thursday — a busy early-season beach day, due to the sultry temperatures — to begin their preparations.

The three-day ...

WWII Love Letter Finally Delivered After Westfield Moms Facebook Group Gets to Work

WESTFIELD, NJ — It was marked “return to sender.” Melissa Fahy, a sixth grade science teacher at Roosevelt Intermediate School, and her husband were doing extensive renovations on their home on Hazel Avenue this week when they came upon a 72-year-old letter hidden inside a stairwell.

It was Melissa Fahy’s father, in town to help the couple with the work, who ...

Charter schools moratorium sparks sparring at Democratic gubernatorial primary debate

The question of whether there should be a moratorium on charter schools sparked heated discussion among the four major New Jersey Democratic gubernatorial primary candidates gathered at a television debate in the studio of NJTV in downtown Newark on Thursday night, putting a direct spotlight on a critical educational issue in the state's largest city. 

While the candidates were led ...

Long Blue Line of Police Cyclists Stretches Through Somerville; Police Unity Tour Heads to Nation’s Capital to Honor Fallen Officers

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Borough police officer Vitorio Spadea, along with hundreds of police officers from scores of police agencies throughout New Jersey rode into town Tuesday, May 9 on their way to Washington, DC where they will join with police from across the country to honor their brothers killed in the line of duty.

Spadea normally rides with fellow Somerville police officer Tim Franks ...

Tour of Somerville Cycling Series Expands Racing into Raritan, Bound Brook

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Competitive cyclists from throughout the world will again converge in central New Jersey Memorial Day weekend to compete in the 74th edition of one of America’s classic cycling events, the annual Tour of Somerville on Monday, May 29.

Re-branded as The Tour of Somerville Cycling Series, sponsors have extended racing over the course of three days, with racing events ...

NJ State Surfing Championships: Back to Belmar Beach This Weekend

BELMAR, NJ — The New Jersey State Surfing Championships is making a comeback, returning to Belmar on May 6 and 7 for the first time in 25 years.

Open to both professional and amateur surfers in New Jersey — adults, children and teen-agers alike — the event’s registration deadline is Wednesday, May 3 at 5 p.m.

“The forecast for waves is getting better and ...

Belmar is Backdrop for Lawmakers Who Pledge to Ban Offshore Oil and Gas Drilling

BELMAR, NJ — Standing on an oceanfront deck of Belmar’s new Taylor Pavilion, Sens. Robert Menendez and Cory Booker, and Rep. Frank Pallone, 6th Dist., held a news conference to announce plans to continue the fight to ban offshore oil and gas drilling in the Atlantic Ocean.

Following the opening of the Taylor Pavilion on May 1, the lawmakers said they will reintroduce the Clean ...

Rumors of Poisoned Animals Spread After Two Dead Deer Were Found in Kenilworth

KENILWORTH, NJ- Rumors of poisoned animals are spreading after a post in the Union County Lost Pets Facebook Group showed a photo of two dead deer on a Kenilworth street. The resident who posted the photo also claimed that there was a dead cat in the same area.

According to comments on the Facebook page, the animals were found on Michigan Avenue and the deer show no major signs of ...

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