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Rahway Races

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Runners take off at the start of the PowerBar Mayor’s Trophy 5K Run on Memorial Day in Rahway. The winners of the race were G. G. John of East Orange and Almlemtseh Misganaw of Ethiopia. (Photo courtesy of the Rahway Recreation Department)

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WOODBRIDGE– Flanked by Senior Olympians and Olympic volunteers, Woodbridge Mayor John E. McCormac and the New Jersey Senior Olympic Committee announced that the township will again host the New Jersey Senior Olympics on Sept. 11, 12 and 13.

In announcing details of the upcoming New Jersey Senior Olympic games from the Woodbridge Community Center and YMCA – the central headquarters and main sporting venue for the upcoming senior competition – McCormac said that the senior games track the goals of the “Mayor’s Wellness Campaign” which encourages township residents, regardless of age, to engage in a healthy and fit lifestyle.

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Walk-Off Win

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Walk-Off Win – Trenton Thunder players celebrate their 4-3 victory over the Binghamton Mets on Mother’s Day. Catcher Jose Gil (38) hit a walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to break the 3-3 tie. The Thunder players wore special pink jerseys that were auctioned off during the game. The proceeds benefited the Cancer Institute of New Jersey Hamilton, which is affiliated with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton. (Photo credit: Paul Hadsall)

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baseball(as of 5/10/09)

1. Clark Circle Liquors (4-0)
2. East Coast Conditioning (2-0)
3. Breeze Eastern (1-0)
4. Chili’s(3-1)
5. Arena Sports Connexion (2-1)
6. Wealth Management Group (2-1)
7. Prince & Portnoi Attorney’s at Law (1-1)
8. Jabs Personal Stitch (1-3)
9. The Crossroads Restaurant (0-1)
10. Wray’s Diggers (0-2)
11. Senorita’s Mexican Grill (0-3)
12. The Kilkenny House (0-3)

Check www.leaguelineup.com/cmsl for more info. on the Clark Men’s Softball League

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baseball(as of 5/3/09)

1. Clark Circle Liquors (3-0)
2. Arena Sports Connexion (2-0)
3. East Coast Conditioning (2-0)
4. Breeze Eastern (1-0-1)
5. Prince & Portnoi Attorney’s at Law (1-0)
6. Chili’s (2-1)
7. Wealth Management Group (1-1)
8. The Crossroads Restaurant (0-0)
9. Jabs Personal Stitch (1-3)
10. Wray’s Diggers (0-2)
11. The Kilkenny House (0-3-1)
12. Senorita’s Mexican Grill (0-3)
For more information on the CMSL,  go to www.leaguelineup.com/cmsl

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Pomp & Pageantry

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Pomp & Pageantry—Newark Bears announcer Spencer Ross (left), General Colin Powell (center) and Newark Bears President/CEO Jim Wankmiller stand in awe of Patti LaBelle’s extraordinary talent as she sings the national anthem on the opening day of the Newark Bears 12th season on Friday, May 1. The former U.S. Secretary of State, General Colin Powell, tossed out the ceremonial first pitch and received a donation in the amount of $7,500 for America’s Promise Alliance, the national children’s advocacy organization that Powell founded. (Photo credit: Gordon Forsyth)

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Bill Reichle

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LINDEN—Pingry boys’ varsity swimming head coach Bill Reichle, a resident of Linden, has been inducted into the New Jersey Scholastic Coaches Association’s (NJSCA) Hall of Fame. He was one of 38 inductees on March 29, out of almost 8,000 head varsity coaches in the state. 

He has been coaching swimming for more than 40 years. For the past 22 years, he has coached at Pingry, where he also teaches Algebra. His teams have won six state group championships and four county titles, among other championships, and he was honored by The Star-Ledger as state “Coach of the Year” in 2008. 

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