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COLLEGE & HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL COMING TO PROVIDENT BANK PARK

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Nearly 80 Exciting Games over the Next 3 Months The Ramapo Local Development Corporation announced today that Provident Bank Park, which is located in the Town of Ramapo, will once again host a series of college and high school baseball games this year. After the weather warms up and the snow clears, St. Thomas Aquinas College, Nyack College, and Dominican College will play a total of nearly sixty games at Provident Bank Park. In addition, Provident Bank Park will host twenty high school baseball games throughout April and May, which will feature top high school…

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Chairman Wolfe Recognizes Suffern HS Girls’ Volleyball State Champions

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Mounties Captured Class AA Championship Title A First for Section 1 New City, NY  (February 4, 2015) -Alden H. Wolfe, Chairman of the Rockland County Legislature presented Certificates of Appreciation to the Coaches and Members of the Suffern High School Girls' Volleyball Team in recognition of winning the Class AA State Championship held in Glens Falls, NY in November.  The recognition ceremony took place prior the Tuesday evening meeting of the County Legislature. "Winning the state finals for any team in any sport is an extraordinary accomplishment," Chairman Wolfe said.  "When the Suffern High Girls' Volleyball Team won the Class…

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Ramsey PD: Game Plan for Super Bowl Sunday: Are You Drinking or Driving?

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Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk Ramsey, NJ – The Super Bowl is America’s most watched national sporting event. On Super Bowl Sunday, February 1, there will be lots of game day socializing that may include drinking. That’s why the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and law enforcement officials are urging football fans to choose sides now: drinking OR driving. If you plan on drinking on Super Bowl Sunday, designate a sober driver to get you home safely. NHTSA’s Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk campaign encourages people to make plans ahead of time that will prevent them from…

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The Helen Hayes Hospital Adapted Sports and Recreation Program Announces 2015 Dates

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The Helen Hayes Hospital Adapted Sports and Recreation Program has announced its 2015 programming dates. Events are open to individuals of all abilities and adaptive equipment will be provided when needed. From handcycling and waterskiing to yoga and gardening, the 2015 adapted sports and recreation calendar boasts activities for people of all abilities and interests: Yoga:     Four-six weeks, every Wednesday beginning January 7th Location: Helen Hayes Hospital Adaptive Rock Climbing: Thursday January 15th 5:30pm-8pm, March 21st 9am-1pm, October 17th 9am-1pm Location: Valhalla, NY Helen Hayes Hospital Adapted Sports Expo:      Saturday, April 11th, 11:00 am – 4pm Location: Helen Hayes…

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RCC Sports Hall of Fame To Enshrine Four New Members

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Induction set for January 17, 2015 at Platzl Brauhaus in Pomona RAMAPO, NY – A pair of women’s tennis aces, a two-sport star and a golf standout highlight this year’s class of induc tees into the Rockland Community College Sports Hall of Fame, announced by the RCC Athletic Department. The eighth annual induction gala takes place Saturday, January 17, 2015, at 7 pm at the Platzl Brauhaus in Pomona, NY. The four alumni athletes are being honored along with the recipient of the Dr. Cliff L. Wood Service Award, joining the 38 members and one team already enshrined. Admission of…

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Tappan Zee Athletics Off the Field

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Last weekend the TZ Boys Basketball baked cookies for the "Baking Memories For Kids Foundation".   The foundation bakes cookies to sell and monies raised goes toward sending families who have children with terminal illnesses to Disney World for an all-expense paid, once in a lifetime trip that creates memories they otherwise may never get to experience.  The TZ Boys Hoops program baked for 7 hours last Saturday resulting in over 38,000 cookies.  For more info about the foundation check out www.bakingmemories4kids.com On a very different but exciting field, TZ Varsity Football Coach Andy DiDomenico was one of…

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Annual Benefit Football Tournament Celebrates 13 Years of Giving

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North Rockland High School, Thiells, NY - Friday, November 28th will represent 13 years since a loyal group of friends first took take to the gridiron in memory of their friend Brian Casey, who was lost to cancer in 1995.  Casey, a 1994 graduate of North Rockland, was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma during the spring semester of his freshman year at SUNY Cobleskill.  One month later, on April 7, 1995, he passed away.  He was 19 years old.   In the early days, this benefit football tournament was simply an informal gathering of a handful of friends and family on…

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Welcome to the Tappan Zee Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2014

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It was an evening of accolades, tributes, praises and awards at the 6th Annual Tappan Zee Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony held on Sunday November 16th at the Colonial Inn in Norwood, NJ.   For the 6th year, TZ Athletics honored "its own", as they welcomed seven individual inductees as well as the 1975 Girl's Swim Team.   The TZ Athletic Hall of Fame committee was established in 2008 with the goal of properly recognizing the accomplishments and contributions of Tappan Zee High School athletes, coaches and administrators to the…

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Pearl River Thanksgiving Weekend Athletic Events

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[Pearl River]¾ The Pearl River School District Athletic Department will hold the following alumni events over the 2014 Thanksgiving weekend. Spectators are welcome at all athletic events. In some cases, there is a nominal admission charge that goes toward the various scholarship funds.   Thursday, November 27th: Alumni Little Brown Jug Football Game vs. Nanuet at PRHS at 10:00 a.m.  All former players who want to participate, contact Craig Griffin at 845-735-5465 or cglawn51@optonline.net.   Friday, November 28th: Shuttleworth Legends Alumni Flag Football Game at Central Avenue Field at 12 noon.  All former players who want to participate, contact Pat Dunleavy at 845-664-0547…

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