Scenes from Rockland Boulders Opening Day

Scenes from Rockland Boulders Opening Day

STORY AND PHOTOS BY SARA GILBERT   Though the stadium was only about half full Tuesday night, the Rockland Boulders kicked off the baseball season on a high note by celebrating Rockland veterans Barry Fixler and Sgt. Eddie Ryan, then went on to end the evening with a win against the Newark Bears. The Boulders […]

Reorganization Board to Transform NYRA

Public Control for 3 Year Period to Improve Horse Racing in New York State New York State Press Release Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, and the New York Racing Association (NYRA) Tuesday announced an agreement to establish the NYRA Reorganization Board that will place NYRA under temporary […]

Mets Still in Running at Quarter Pole of Season

David Wright’s on the Right Side of .400 BY JOE RINI In the spirit of this Triple Crown horse racing season, the Mets stride into the quarter pole of the 2012 baseball season in fourth place, a “neck” behind third place Miami, and three “lengths” behind division leading Washington, who battles Atlanta for the lead. […]

Backend of Bullpen Is Frontline Concern For Mets

MLB Awards 2013 All Star Game to Mets BY JOE RINI Sometimes timing and perspective are everything. If some casino owning, roulette swinging, baseball genie asked manager Terry Collins before the season if he’d take a 4 and 2 road trip this past week against the Philadelphia Phillies and Miami Marlins, he undoubtedly would have […]

St. Thomas Aquinas Sweeps Baseball All-Conference Awards

After putting together a record breaking 2012 season, the St. Thomas Aquinas Spartans swept through the ECC Baseball All-Conference major awards as voted on by the conference’s coaches. Senior shortstop, Frank Salerno (New City, N.Y.) is the Player of the Year, senior pitcher Matt Marotta (Suffern, N.Y.) takes home the Pitcher of the Year, freshman […]

Citi Field to Host the Major League All-Star Game In 2013

BY JOE RINI Major league baseball officially announced on Wednesday that Citi Field will host the 2013 All-Star game. This announcement formalizes what had been long expected since Citi Field opened its doors in 2009. Besides the actual game, there will be a number of other related events to entertain the fans, such as the […]

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