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Harrison man graduates from basic training; Bayonne High School contacts school in France | Journal Entries

U.S. Air Force Airman Abel A. Falen Flores recently graduated from basic military; Ms. Denise Scholz's French classes at Bayonne High School have established ...

Harrison's season comes to an end in North 2, Gr. 2 final (PHOTOS)

The game has been nothing short of beautiful for Harrison boys soccer coach Mike Rusek in his career, evidenced his Blue Tide teams have won several dozen ...

Balance Offense Leads Lourdes to 22-1 Victory over Rochester  13abc Action News

All 12 position players that saw action on Saturday afternoon scored for Lourdes as the Gray Wolves opened up Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference action ...

Botched overtime FG turns into TD to give Michigan HS a playoff win  USA TODAY High School Sports

Harrison HS (Farmington Hills, Mich.) is set to close at the end of the year. The Hawks made sure they got at least one more celebration.

Blue Tide begins new era with alum Hicks at helm  The Observer Online

Danny Hicks literally grew up across the street from the new Harrison High School in the Harrison Gardens housing project. And as a youngster, Hicks had one ...

Harrison High School prom 2017 (PHOTOS)

The students of Harrison High School jumped in on the prom action Thursday night when they headed to the Jersey City Waterfront and celebrated at the Liberty ...

Harrison girls' soccer: Trying to keep it loose in losing season  The Observer Online

The official record may read just 1-12, but the Harrison High School girls' soccer team is still trying its collective best to keep their heads up and maintain a sense ...

Harrison High School football preview 2017


Harrison mayor, council slate win contested primary

Mayor James Fife and his four council allies are expected to win easily in November.

Confessore returns to take over Harrison boys' hoops job  The Observer Online

Over his storied and historic career working in the Harrison Board of Education, from teacher to administrator and finally assistant superintendent of the district, ...

Harrison High School 2016 Graduation (PHOTOS)

The Harrison High School Class of 2016 celebrated graduation last night at the high school.

Two Democrats battle in Harrison mayoral primary

HARRISON — This gritty, formerly industrial town on the western edge of Hudson County is seeing something it hasn't since a Bush was in The White House: a ...

NJ DOE says Title 1 money misspent  The Observer Online

HARRISON — The N.J. Department of Education wants the Harrison Board of Education to pay back $60,335.95 in federal Title 1 funds the DOE says may have ...

For Harrison boys soccer's Mike Rusek, Hall of Fame honor is a family achievement

When Mike Rusek gets inducted into the New Jersey State Coaches Association Hall of Fame on Sunday in Princeton, he won't view it as an individual honor.

World Cup an Obsession in Soccer-Loving New Jersey Towns  NBC 10 Philadelphia

Every four years, around the time the World Cup kicks off, attendance at Harrison High School takes a dive. "Tremendous absenteeism," said Mike Dolaghan, ...

NJ football: Local players nominated for Heart of Giant Award  Asbury Park Press

Football players Joe Ciempola of Somerville and James Snyder of Gov. Livingston are nominated for the Heart of a Giant Award.

School district merger plan doesn't get passing grade in East Newark

Guttenberg and East Newark would lose "home rule" over their small school districts under a tax-cutting proposal made by a panel of politicians, economists and ...

Mullins returns to coach Kearny boys' hoops  The Observer Online

When Bill Mullins stepped away from coaching the boys' basketball program at Harrison High School at the end of last season, he knew in his heart that he was ...

news Giants name Hasbrouck Heights' Nick Delcalzo 2018 Coach of the Year The Giants Foundation and

East Rutherford, NJ – The New York Giants and Gatorade have selected Mr. Nick Delcalzo of Hasbrouck Heights High School (Hasbrouck Heights, NJ) as the ...

Every NJ School Graded In Newly Released State Report: Your Rank?  Toms River, NJ Patch

Every NJ School Graded In Newly Released Report - Toms River, NJ - UPDATE: NJ released its controversial system that grades every school on a 0-100 scale.

New Harrison school to be named after JFK  The Observer Online

The Harrison Board of Education has revived the memory of a former U.S. president by voting to name its newest school – yet to be built – the Kennedy ...

East Newark officials say Harrison High too pricey, aim to send kids to Kearny

East Newark officials hope to send the first class of borough students to Kearny High School in September.

The 10,000 NJ Teachers Who Make $98K Or More In 2018  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

Top 10000 NJ Teachers Salaries - Point Pleasant, NJ - Here are the 10000 top-paid N.J. public school teachers, a growing club earning $100K-plus a year.

Summer high school sports training: Is it over the top?  The Journal News |

The demands of high school sports have increased. Many teams train all summer, creating problems for kids and coaches who seek vacation time.

Harrison looks to veteran players to lead the way  The Observer Online

The Harrison High School baseball team enjoyed some success a year ago with a roster filled with talented players. Now, a year later, head coach Jairo Mendez ...

The 939 NJ Superintendents, Principals Who Earned $150K Or More  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

Salaries Of 939 NJ Superintendents, Principals - Point Pleasant, NJ - These 939 top-paid NJ school superintendents and principals earned $150K, even if their ...

New leader for Harrison schools  The Observer Online

HARRISON — Last October, Cynthia Baumgartner retired after a lengthy career as educator and administrator, spread between two West Hudson school ...

Harrison schools chief becomes personnel director to avoid salary cap  Hunterdon County Democrat

Former Harrison schools chief James Doran would have had to accept a $72500 pay cut if he remained as the 2400-student district's superintendent.

Noon kickoff set for Ohio State football spring game  The Ohio State University News

The Ohio State University's 2019 LiFESports Spring Game, presented by Nationwide, will kick off at noon on Saturday, April 13, in Ohio Stadium. Parking is free.

Football: Familiar face takes back the reins at Harrison

Coaching high school sports has taken Tom Ferriero all over Hudson County over the past 30 years. Throughout it all, no matter the sport he was coaching or the ...

Harrison football cruises to 3-0 with 27-0 win over Lyndhurst (with PHOTOS)

HARRISON -- Harrison's strong start to the season has likely taken plenty of people by surprise. But for the players on this Blue Tide team, it was expected.

HS Swim Preview: Co-Op With Garfield A New Experience for Hasbrouck Heights Swim Team

GARFIELD/HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - It will be a different year for the fledgling swimming Hasbrouck Heights swim program, as they have entered into a ...

Locals attend, participate in New York City's St. Patrick's Day Parade  The Journal News |

New York City held its 258th annual St. Patrick's Day Saturday.

See school opening by 2019  The Observer Online

HARRISON –. The Harrison public school district is a step closer to seeing a new primary school built – at no additional cost to the local taxpayers. The N.J. ...

Lucas family legacy lives on with Harrison girls volleyball team

HARRISON – Madison Lucas can count on her father to attend almost every one of her volleyball matches at Harrison High School. The same goes for Kierrah ...

Harrison, N.J., Is Back on the Radar  Wall Street Journal

Once known for industry, the town of Harrison, N.J., fell on hard times but new apartment complexes are rising.

Harrison looks to surprise once again in boys' basketball  The Observer Online

The Blue Tide of Harrison High School proved to be one of the biggest surprises in local boys' basketball last year, winning 17 games and finishing second in ...

Harrison's O'Donnell captures Observer Male Athlete of Year  The Observer Online

Harrison High School head football coach Mike Hinchcliffe summed it up perfectly when describing his standout quarterback last season, Mike O'Donnell.

Harrison softball moves on with new coach Sinprasith  The Observer Online

The Harrison High School softball program and in fact, its entire athletic community, was shaken with the news earlier this year that head coach Carmine Ronga ...

THE ROAD TO SAFETY  The Observer Online

Kearny High School sophomores preparing for their learner's permit test were exposed to a very special lesson guaranteed to drive home the point about being ...

Carroll County authorities warn of another possible fake officer  Harrison Daily

BERRYVILLE — Carroll County Sheriff Jim Ross said Thursday that his department is investigating the report of someone impersonating a police officer.

Harrison girls experience growing pains  The Observer Online

The Harrison High School girls' soccer program is in good hands. The Blue Tide has Raphael Viana, a dedicated soccer coach through and through, a former ...

Andrews named new Kearny football coach  The Observer Online

Stephen Andrews remembers being in seventh grade in the Kearny schools system and being heavily influenced by a teacher and coach. “Coach (Don) ...

Girls Volleyball: Wood-Ridge gets job done this time around, wins NJIC Tournament (with PHOTOS)

Redemption was all that was on Wood-Ridge's mind as it arrived at Harrison High School on Wednesday. A year ago, it was in the same situation and fell to ...

Harrison High soccer player Modou Sowe named Star-Ledger 2013 state player of the year  The Jersey Journal -

The honors continue to be bestowed on Harrison High School soccer star Modou Sowe, who was named the Star-Ledger state soccer player of the year for 2013 ...

12 Shore Conference football players selected for Mini Max Awards

Twelve Shore Conference football players have been selected as 2018 Mini Max High School award winners. On Thursday, the Maxwell Football Club ...

Girls Volleyball: NJIC Tournament seeds and bracket, 2018

The seeds and bracket for the 2018 NJIC Tournament have been released and Wood-Ridge has earned the top seed. On the other side of the bracket, Cresskill ...

NJ TRANSIT hearing today — PTC could cause more delays at first — GAS TAX likely to rise again  Politico

By Matt Friedman (; @mattfriedmannj). So you're a New Jersey Republican and you said little to nothing as New Jersey Transit ...

Former Jersey City councilman to become assistant principal in Harrison  The Jersey Journal -

Steve Lipski.JPG Jersey Journal file photoFormer Jersey City councilman Steve Lipski will head to Harrison High School to become an assistant principal.

Harrison councilman, 67, dies after five-year battle with cancer

Harrison Councilman Victor Villalta was a man filled with pride in his adopted country, his military *service*, his Peruvian heritage and his family. The Second ...

Local athletes honored for their sportsmanship; NA's Hutchinson, Lyndhurst's Radigan named ADs of the Year  The Observer Online

WEEHAWKEN – Every year, the North Jersey Interscholastic Conference holds a very unique luncheon honoring the student/athletes who best personified ...

How to enjoy Fleet Week New York on this side of the Hudson

The 2016 Fleet Week Parade of Ships is seen from Liberty State Park in Jersey City heading up the Hudson River. (Reena Rose Sibayan | The Jersey Journal).

Harrison mayor swears in student 'mayor'

Harrison mayor swears in student mayor of JA BizTown. (Left to right) Stephanie Karpowicz, Director of JA Capstone Programs; Principal Kevin Stahl, Hamilton ...

Blue Tide looks to roll once again on baseball diamond  The Observer Online

It was one of the biggest feel-good stories of the 2016 high school baseball season in northern New Jersey. Harrison High School, known forever for its soccer ...

How Hudson County public high schools scored on the SATs

The state Department of Education released school by school data on SAT scores in it NJ School Performance Report for the 2016-17 school year. In Hudson ...

2018 Metros: Full list of HS musical award nominations  The Journal News |

Sleepy Hollow High School's production of “Beauty and the Beast” leads the nominees for the 20th annual Metro Awards, the high-school equivalent of the Tony ...

Harrison native and grid coach Hinchliffe instrumental in field dedication; Late Mets PR director honored with field named in her memory  The Observer Online

LITTLE FERRY – It was a regular day, just another page in the life of Detective Michael Hinchcliffe of the Little Ferry Police Department. Yes, it's the same Mike ...

New Jersey SAT Scores Released: Every High School Ranked  Toms River, NJ Patch

New Jersey SAT Scores Released: Every HS Ranked - Toms River, NJ - We have the list of each NJ high school's average 2017 scores that were recently ...

These South Jersey Soccer Players Will Play For The Noreasters  Ocean City, NJ Patch

These South Jersey Soccer Players Will Play For OC - Ocean City, NJ - Check here for the list of South Jersey players that will suit up for the Ocean City ...

Harrison picks ex-principal Fife to succeed McDonough as mayor  The Jersey Journal

Former Harrison High School Principal James A. Fife was selected by the Harrison Town Council yesterday to succeed Raymond J. McDonough as mayor.

Congrats to newest member of Hudson's 2,000-point club | Jersey Journal editorial

Amanda Ulrich has been a star on the basketball court since her freshman year.

Harrison High School football preview 2012

The Harrison High School football team can't go anywhere but up after last season's 0-9 record. Sophomore quarterback Jason Sheppard enters his second ...

Open House: After Hard Times, Harrison, N.J., Is Bouncing Back  Wall Street Journal

The once-industrial town of Harrison, N.J., is in the midst of a major redevelopment, with about 700 new residences and a new PATH station.

Harrison High School soccer players to take on Tony Meola, other legends during MLS All-Star Game festivities  The Star-Ledger -

A group of Harrison High School soccer players will get the chance to test their mettle against some of the sport's most famed American players next week.

Winter workouts begin for Buckeyes  247Sports

Ohio State released its new roster on Friday, and sent out information regarding what the Buckeyes are doing now as part of winter conditioning.

James Fife wins Harrison mayoral election; other results from around Hudson County  The Star-Ledger

Following the sudden death of Harrison Mayor Raymond McDonough in February, James A. Fife was tabbed by the Town Council and a county committee to fill ...

Harrison Teen Turns Heads As Lone Girl On Huskies’ JV Football Team  CBS Local

HARRISON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — From the sidelines to the 50-yard line, a high school student has made a difficult sports transition. “The fact that people told ...

Edgemont Named 1 Of Best High Schools For 2018: U.S. News

Hudson Valley's Best High Schools 2018: U.S. News - Bronxville-Eastchester, NY - The annual list is out and 25 Hudson Valley schools rank among the Top 100 ...

Harrison mayoral race to highlight West Hudson elections  Hunterdon County Democrat

Harrison Mayor James A. Fife, who was appointed to his seat by the town's Democratic County Committee in February following the sudden death of Mayor ...

Hudson Valley Has 12 U.S. News Best STEM High Schools For 2018  New City, NY Patch

HV Has 12 Best STEM Schools For 2018 - New City, NY - U.S. News ranked the best schools for science, technology, engineering and math in the country.

"The Observer Online" featured Pace University's defensive football player Dustin Huseinovic in "Harrison's Huseinovic enjoys great freshman year at Pace"  Pace News

When Dustin Huseinovic decided to take a football scholarship to play for Pace University, the former Harrison High School didn't know what the future held.

258th annual NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade  The Journal News /

Hundreds of thousands of people lined Fifth Ave. in Manhattan for the 258th annual St. Patrick's Day Parade Saturday.

161 Students From Across the Country Named 2018 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their ...

Blue Tide looks to roll with new coach Hinchcliffe  The Observer Online

Amidst all the turmoil surrounding the hiring and then subsequent dismissal of Tom Ferriero as football coach at Harrison High School, Mike Hinchcliffe ...

Marion County Judge Terry Ott: 'It's been a ride'  Harrison Daily

YELLVILLE — Terry Ott seemed to enjoy his last meeting as Marion County judge more than he has enjoyed any meeting this year.

Harrison Councilman Victor Villalta dead at 67  The Observer Online

Victor B. Villalta, a Democrat who for the most part of the last decade served Harrison as Second Ward councilman, died Tuesday, May 24. He was 67.

Belleville's Castro: The Buccaneers' silent assassin  The Observer Online

A little over a year ago, Hector Castro's mother, Francine Torres, thought it was a wise idea to move her five children from the tough streets of Paterson to ...

Maxwell Football Club announces 2018 Mini Max High School Award winners  South Jersey Local News

Maxwell Football Club President, Mark Dianno, announced the 2018 Mini Max High School Award winners for the state of New Jersey. The sixty-two players ...

Ohio State announces date for 2019 spring game  247Sports

Mark your calendars, Buckeye fans. Ohio State has announced that the 2019 spring football game will be held on Saturday, April 13 at Ohio Stadium. The time ...

Devin Funchess Signs Indy Colts: 2019 Production Odds  WSN

Check out the odds and predictions of wide receiver Devin Funchess' 2019-20 season production after being signed by the Indianapolis Colts.

Pearl River On List of Best High Schools: US News & World Report  Pearl River, NY Patch

Pearl River, NY -- U.S. News and World Report has crunched the numbers for 2018, releasing its annual list of best high schools in the country. Schools are ...

Harrison boys volleyball team sweeps Garfield for coach's 100th victory

After sweeping both sets of yesterday's matchup with Garfield at Harrison High School, 25-16, 25-13, the Blue Tide have started the season a perfect 3-0.

Track: Loucks Games honors its former stars, including world champions and Olympic winners  The Journal News |

Eight former Loucks Games stars, including those who became Olympic gold medalists, were honored Saturday during the 51st annual Loucks Games.

Sunday, the Tonys; Tonight, the Metros  The Journal News |

One night after Broadway's celebration, the Lower Hudson Valley's high-schoolers have a party of their own.

Blank the OT hero for Brewster in playoff win over Harrison  USA TODAY High School Sports

Senior attack scores six of his eight goals after the first half, including the tying goal, in 13-12 win.

Purchase, N.Y.: A Celebrity Sanctum With Wide-Open Spaces  The New York Times

This hamlet in the town of Harrison has both college and corporate campuses.

ESPN unveils 2017 GEICO ESPN High School Football Showcase schedule  USA TODAY High School Sports

ESPN has unveiled its 2017 GEICO ESPN High School Football Showcase Schedule, featuring seven schools currently ranked in the Super 25 football rankings ...

Belleville girls' soccer: Gaining momentum  The Observer Online

The Belleville High School girls' soccer team posted a 13-5 record a year ago, which was the best record the program ever produced. Veteran coach Beth Ann ...

Softball: Young guns lead by example for Harrison  USA TODAY High School Sports

Harrison freshmen drove in four runs and picked up the victory in an 8-5 win over Eastchester on Thursday.

Hudson County high school graduation photos 2016

High school graduation season in Hudson County is nearly complete as the now graduated seniors can enjoy their summer breaks now that their momentous ...

Rat Race honors U.S. Navy SEAL Tom Ratzlaff  Harrison Daily

The Rat Race in honor of U.S. Navy SEAL Tom Ratzlaff will be held Saturday, June 23, at Green Forest.

Garden State of Mind: A photographer finds beauty, and a refuge, in the Meadowlands

Ron Shields, a retired high school principal, paddles the marshes in search of wildlife, and a little peace and quiet.

Bears halfback Tarik Cohen has career day in loss to Giants

In the week leading up to their game against the Bears, the New York Giants insisted the toughest thing about playing against Chicago halfback Tarik Cohen ...

East Brunswick police promote 2, welcome new officer | Middlesex County  MonroeNow

Sgt. Tom Kienle was promoted to lieutenant, Patrolman Jason Rios was promoted to sergeant and Ptl. Gabriel Gausachs was welcomed to the force.

Home, Health & Garden Show set for February  Harrison Daily

It's never too cold to dream of spring and warm weather projects to improve the value of our homes,” Donna Braymer, Daily Times promotions and events ...

Harrison boys basketball team receives valuable lessons in OT win over University

With seven first-year varsity players and a roster nearly devoid of seniors, this basketball season has been one of full of teaching moments for Harrison and head ...

Fast start sees Tappan Zee past Harrison  USA TODAY High School Sports

After a tough start to the season, Dutchies score early, take control in 3-0 win over cross-county Class A opponent.

Harrison coach Louis Kail ejected before game starts  USA TODAY High School Sports

Harrison varsity girls basketball coach Louis Kail was ejected from coaching his game Friday night after being issued two bench technicals during the junior ...

Dirty work sends Byram Hills, White Plains to final  The Journal News |

It wasn't pretty, but Byram Hills beat Harrison and White Plains topped Peekskill in OT of the Harrison tournament.

With threat looming, Harrison just wants to win  USA TODAY High School Sports

Because of the uncertainty, Farmington Hills Harrison has suffered a couple of key transfer losses.

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