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There's a frame behind Sister Lillian Sharrock's desk that reads: "God doesn't give us what we can handle. God helps us handle what we are given."

How Wilt Chamberlain paved LeBron’s path to Los Angeles  The Undefeated

When LeBron James decided to take his talents to Los Angeles, he began retracing the steps of another game-changing player who wanted to move beyond ...

Jack McKeon takes a job with Washington Nationals at 88 | Why the N.J. native feels spry 15 years after beating the Yankees

When he landed his first Major League Baseball managerial job with the Kansas City Royals at age 42 after 18 years as a manager in the minors, Jack McKeon ...

LeBron James: Top moments of the all-time great's career  Sporting News AU

LeBron James has made a compelling case as the greatest player to ever play the game of basketball.

Jersey City residents shocked by news that St. Mary High School will close in June  The Jersey Journal -

Many were shocked to learn that St. Mary High School in Jersey City would close at the end of this school year, as reported by The Jersey Journal. Having ...

St. Mary High in Jersey City to close at the end of the school year, officials say  The Jersey Journal -

Another Catholic school in Jersey City will close at the end of the school year, The Jersey Journal has learned. Three days after St. Patrick's and Assumption/All ...

Teacher/baseball coach accused of having sexual talks with students

A Jersey City middle school teacher and high school coach is facing charges related to sexual conversations with boys.

HS Boys Basketball: St. Mary Sneaks By Hasbrouck Heights, 58-55

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - In the end, Nick Boyd won out.

What you may not know about Jeff Van Drew  Vineland Daily Journal

North Jersey to South, dentist office to political office — it's been a long road for U.S. Rep.-elect Jeff Van Drew.

Lifelong South Amboy resident honored for 60 years of EMS work

A lifelong resident of South Amboy will be honored for 60 years of *service* with the South Amboy First Aid and Safety Squad during which he is estimated to have ...

Another Downtown Jersey City Catholic church closing, building to be sold  Hunterdon County Democrat

The effort to save five Downtown Jersey City Roman Catholic parishes by uniting them as Resurrection Parish has ended and the likely sale of St. Bridget's ...

He truly is a icon: The Rev. John Fallon, former president of St. Marys High School, passed away Saturday  Stockton Record

STOCKTON — The Rev. John Fallon had a style and a unique way of doing things that were all his own. An avid fan of the San Francisco Giants, the president of ...

St. Mary's welcomes first hall of fame members

ELIZABETH -- St. Mary's High School will induct 13 members into its first of hall of fame class this June at its inaugural Hall of Fame Dinner. Being welcomed into ...

Drake loves jerseys: From Skylar Diggins to LeBron, here are his top 6 looks  The Undefeated

I swear sports and music are so synonymous / 'Cause we want to be them, and they want to be us – Drake, 2010's “Thank Me Now” In a November 2017 ...

What 22 Trump Staffers Looked Like in High School  New York Magazine

Life in the Trump administration often sounds like senior spring. There are no expectations, popularity is capital, and the uncertain future is terrifying. The stakes ...

Photos: A look back at the career of LeBron James  The Columbus Dispatch

LeBron James shoots around Hillsdale's Josh Wolf in March of 2000. James wore No. 32 as a freshman at St. Vincent-St. Mary High School. (Beacon ...

People Hudson County lost in 2016

Hudson County saw its share of loss in 2016. People around the globe mourned the deaths of celebrities this past year, and locally residents remember ...

Al LoBalbo, N.J. basketball icon, to be inducted into St. Mary's Hall of Fame

LoBalbo will be inducted into the St. Mary's High School Hall of Fame's first class, along with Hubie Brown and Gerald Bechtle on June 24 at Gran Centurions in ...

100 Best Private High Schools In New Jersey: Hoboken Is 8th

Hoboken, NJ -'s list of the top private high schools includes schools from everywhere in the state.

Beat the Winter Doldrums with An Afternoon of Exciting Basketball at Hoops to End Homelessness January 19

ELIZABETH, NJ – Swish, Slam, Dunk … the 25th Annual Hoops to End Homelessness Charity Basketball Games is coming Saturday, January 19, beginning at 3 ...

LeBron James Makes Lakers Debut in Preseason Opener

SAN DIEGO — The LeBron James era of Lakers basketball began on an orange court emblazoned by a silhouette of a surfer. In this unlikely setting, a familiar ...

Through tragedy, UB's Hodge reaches potential | Sports  Niagara Gazette

Khalil Hodge was a born leader. Arriving on August 3, 1997, under the Zodiac sign Leo, a proud, fearless lion, as it's written in the stars.

HS Girls Basketball Preview: Wood-Ridge Anticipating A Bold Move to the Top of Meadowlands

WOOD-RiDGE, NJ - After two losing seasons that saw Wood-Ridge take more than its fair share of losses, Wood Ridge Head Coach David Mosconi is optimistic ...

Fundraising started for LeBron James statue in Akron  ESPN

A GoFundMe page has been created to try to raise money to commission a LeBron James statue that would be displayed in Akron, Ohio.

These Celebrities Married Their High School Sweethearts -- and Some Are Still Together Years Later  The Cheat Sheet

Growing up, we all dream of finding love in high school, living out our dreams, and staying together for life. Unfortunately, things don't always go according to ...

New Jerseys Best Private Schools: Top 100 For 2017

Montclair, NJ - An education and real estate website has come out with a 2017 list of best private schools. See how ours stack up in NJ and the USA.

Reunions: This is Saint Dominic Academy's big weekend

SAINT DOMINIC ACADEMY ALUMNAE ASSOCIATION REUNION WEEKEND Saint Dominic Academy Alumnae Association is holding a reunion this weekend.

College football recruits give LeBron James free agency announcement tips  SB Nation

Soonish, LeBron James will rock the sports world by announcing where he'll play basketball in the 2018-19 season. His recruitment is one of the highest-profile ...

100 Best Private High Schools In New Jersey

Lacey, NJ -'s list of the top private high schools includes schools from everywhere in the state.

2019 Kenny Awards Finalists Announced  Broadway World

The Kenny Awards has announced its 10 program finalists for the 2018-2019 school year. The Kenny Awards, presented by Shea's Performing Arts Center and ...

Cleveland Cavaliers SF LeBron James being recruited to play baseball by Lehigh Valley IronPigs

CLEVELAND -- The future of Cleveland Cavaliers small forward LeBron James has been a much-debated, much-discussed topic since he last signed to remain ...

'No option but to close,' diocese says of McCarrick H.S. decision

Cardinal McCarrick/St. Mary's High School in South Amboy will shut its doors for the final time in June, the Diocese of Metuchen confirmed Wednesday. "This is a ...

Boston Celtics vs. Cleveland Cavaliers RECAP, score and stats, Game 4 (5/21/18) | NBA Playoffs 2018

The Boston Celtics, up 2-1 in the best of seven NBA Eastern Conference Finals, met the Cleveland Cavaliers, led by LeBron James, in Game 4 on Monday, May ...

New Jerseys Best Private High Schools Ranked

Brick, NJ - A new list compiled by, an information *service* provider, ranks N.J.'s best private high schools.

NJSIAA transfer rule benches Wood-Ridge athlete for start of football season

A Wood-Ridge football player and wrestler is attempting to fight the "30-day rule," which will keep him benched for part of the football season after he transferred ...

Community FoodBank of New Jersey surprises Cedar Grove teenager with award

Community FoodBank of New Jersey recognizes Margot Kapusinski of Cedar Grove among 2018 Teens Who Are Changing Hunger in New Jersey.

More than 100 Buffalo priests linked to sex allegations  Buffalo News

The Rev. Norbert F. Orsolits isn't the only priest in the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo who's been publicly accused of inappropriate sexual conduct. More than 100 ...

St. Anthony principal, president replaced with new leadership role

The roles of president and principal at St. Anthony High School in Jersey City will be combined into a single leadership position according to an announcement ... Ranks Top Private Schools in NJ

NEW JERSEY -- has released its ranking of the 2016 Best Private High Schools in New Jersey. The Lawrenceville School, a private boarding school ...

A Year of Miseducation  The Atlantic

From Lauryn Hill to Cameron Post to Tara Westover, 2018 repeatedly asked the question, What does it mean to teach a person to surrender?

Greatest baseball lineup in Middlesex County history

Players had to reach major leagues and have participated on Middlesex County high school baseball team to be considered.

Jersey City employee Megan Outlaw, 28, succumbs after 4-year battle with breast cancer; funeral tomorrow  The Jersey Journal -

A 28-year-old Jersey City resident died Thursday after a 4-year struggle with breast cancer, family members said this week. Megan Outlaw most recently worked ...

New Jersey alumni to reconnect at school reunions

Schools and camps throughout New Jersey are planning reunions this fall to bring old friends and classmates back together. Among the upcoming events are ...

LeBron James said he had to learn how to trust white people at school  Daily Mail

James went to St Vincent-St Mary High School in Akron, Ohio for basketball. The school was a predominantly white Catholic high school and James said it took ...

Seattle's 5-foot-9 giants: Johnny and Eddie O'Brien, the dual-sport twins who took this city by storm  Seattle Times

A quick conversation during a summer-league baseball game worked out for Seattle University and the O'Briens, who led the school to new heights in basketball ...

Enes Kanter: Knicks have a 'good chance' to land LeBron James this summer  USA TODAY

It appears as though New York Knicks big man Enes Kanter has moved on from trolling LeBron James to legitimately recruiting him.

Jayvon Graves, from Akron, Ohio to Buffalo is building a legacy for himself  The Daily Orange

UPDATED: Monday, Dec. 25 at 6:38 p.m.. High above an arena in northeast Ohio, once home to a wooden set of bleachers with no railing and basketball hoops ...

Names released of 42 Catholic priests accused of child sex abuse

According to a spokesperson for the Buffalo Diocese, the priests were either removed from ministry, retired, or left after allegations they sexually abused children.

Florida Gators lacrosse signs 13 for 2019 class

Special report on the Florida Gators lacrosse team: GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida's women's lacrosse team has added 13 newcomers for the ...

St. Vincent-St. Mary leads seven Super 25 teams in state tourney action Wednesday  USA TODAY High School Sports

Wednesday is a busy day for Super 25 boys basketball teams with state championship aspirations. The highest-ranked team of the six in action is No.

Report: LeBron James Autographed High School Jersey on Sale for $50K  Bleacher Report

For the low, introductory price of $50000, you can own what's alleged to be an authentic LeBron James St. Vincent-St. Mary High School jersey...

Second gang member gets 30 years in 2004 killing of Jersey City teen mistaken for intended target  The Jersey Journal -

A Bloods gang member who pleaded guilty to murdering a teenage boy in a case of mistaken identity eight years ago was sentenced yesterday to 30 years in ...

LeBron welcomed back as hero in return to Cleveland

LeBron returns home to hero's welcome, leads Lakers to 109-105 win over Cavaliers.

LeBron James Career Timeline: Here's a Comprehensive Look Back at the Cavs Star's Career  Newsweek

From 2003 to 2018, these are the biggest moments in the career of LeBron James.

Joe Starkey: LeBron James and Sidney Crosby — still amazing after all these years  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

They were the first mega-hyped teenage athletes of the Internet age. And when I say mega-hyped, it's only because I cannot find an adjective that comes close to ...

Josh Hart: Atmosphere for LeBron James' first home Lakers game was 'different'  Yardbarker

The Lakers' matchup with the Nuggets Tuesday didn't feel like a typical preseason game, according to Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN. A sellout crowd filled the ...

Going strong: N.J.'s 15 active football coaches with the most wins

There are three coaches with at least 300 wins and 14 with at least 200. To make this list, it takes more than a good game plan.

LeBron James breaks Michael Jordan's record for most consecutive double-digit scoring games  USA TODAY

LeBron James broke another NBA record on Friday night, toppling an impressive record set by Michael Jordan in a testament to durability and reliability.

Giving 2019: Jay and Jeanie Schottenstein Share Why They Give  Columbus Monthly

In a rare interview, philanthropists Jay and Jeanie Schottenstein share their philosophy of generosity.

Hidden priests, secret pasts: Church silent about where it houses credibly accused clerics  Hunterdon County Democrat -

Eleven years after the nation's bishops confronted the clergy sex abuse crisis, the church continues to struggle with where to place suspended priests.

Who is Maverick Carter on The Shop? Net worth, background and other details about LeBron James' childhood...  Monsters and Critics

The Shop on HBO has everybody buzzing and while everyone knows about LeBron James, there have been questions about his co-host, Maverick Carter.

LI's Gilroy to live out dream of playing in Olympics  Newsday

Ever since he was a 9-year-old hockey player in North Bellmore, Matt Gilroy has kept his word, and his number. He vowed always to wear No. 97, his late ...

Delaware Valley High School's visiting artist series features stuntman

Delaware Valley High School junior Gino Colucci probably has the coolest dad in Hunterdon County, possibly in all of New Jersey — and he came to school on ...

Lakers fan buys four billboards trying to recruit LeBron James to Los Angeles  USA TODAY

An enterprising Los Angeles Lakers fan, taking cues from like-minded people in Philadelphia, is using billboards in Los Angeles to woo LeBron James.

North Jersey students test their STEM skills with bridge-building contest

The competition pitted students from eight North Jersey schools against one another in a race to build a prototype of a cable-stayed bridge.

Jersey City teen may have been killed as part of Bloods gang ritual  The Jersey Journal -

Officials announced yesterday that two men already charged with killing a Jersey City teen in 2004 may have killed the boy as part of a Bloods gang ritual, ...

Pleasants County Development Authority rolls out incentives program  WV News

ST. MARYS — “It pays to live in Pleasants County” isn't a metaphorical statement thanks to a new program to entice new residents to move to the county and ...

2018 NBA draft projections - Kevin Pelton on Luka Doncic, Marvin Bagley and Deandre Ayton  ESPN

When I first posted statistical projections for the 2018 NBA draft back in March, I included only those for college prospects, which left a Luka Doncic-sized hole at ...

Hoophall West Brings Hall of Fame Lineup to Arizona  FloHoops

Hoophall West is heading to Arizona to deliver another hall of fame-caliber high school boys basketball showcase on December 9-10.

#PhillyWantsLeBron: Company buys billboards in Cleveland to lure LeBron James to 76ers  USA TODAY

A Pennsylvania-based company is trying to persuade LeBron James to sign with the Philadelphia 76ers in free agency by putting up billboards next to a ...

2018 NHL Draft: Consensus Last Minute Mock  The Hockey Writers

With the 2018 NHL draft now less than a week away, I've revised my original mock based on feedback from sources and further research to reach a consensus.

No miracle this year for QPHS  The Observer Online

NORTH ARLINGTON — Three days after officials from the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark announced, via email, that Queen of Peace High School ...

Services set for Dr. Sharon M. Curlik, 64, psychiatrist to the elderly

Services are set for Saturday, Oct. 14, for Dr. Sharon M. Curlik, 64, of Philadelphia, a respected geriatric psychiatrist who died Sept. 3 of complications from a ...

Six Big-League Careers From South Amboy  New York Times

South Amboy, N.J., a town whose population has never exceeded 9500, has sent six players to the major leagues, three who reached the World Series.

$16K Donated For Bergen Drowning Victims Funeral

More Than $15K Donated For Drowning Man's Funeral - Englewood-Englewood Cliffs, NJ - Luke Rambharose, 18, who just graduated from Leonia High School ...

LeBron James Foundation to help launch new public school in Akron  USA TODAY

James is partnering with Akron Public Schools to help at-risk kids from his hometown.

Life and hockey: Jim Neilson's story prompts a push for the Hall  Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Jim Neilson grew up in a P.A. orphanage before launching an lengthy NHL career. His family is making a push for the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Final 2014-15 MaxPreps Top 25 high school boys basketball rankings  MaxPreps

MaxPreps News - Run of dominance continues for head coach Kevin Boyle and the Eagles.

Once more for The Land  Crain's Cleveland Business

We've been really lucky to watch LeBron at The Q the last four years, and for 11 of his 15 NBA seasons, and there are instances in which we need to recognize ...

Top 10 NBA High School Successes (And Top 10 High School Busts)  TheSportster

It's been long debated whether or not NBA hopefuls should be able to make the leap from high school directly to the league.

LeBron James, still in 'championship mode,' begins next stage of career in search of talent  Sporting News

CLEVELAND — LeBron James checked out with 4:03 remaining to a round of applause from the crowd at Quicken Loans Arena. The 2018 NBA Finals against ...

LeBron James reaping the benefits of groundwork laid years ago -- NBA  ESPN

From his childhood in Akron to his Olympic days in Beijing to a summer of film study, LeBron James long ago planted the seeds for long-term success. Now in ...

LeBron James, SpringHill Entertainment to produce Ben Simmons-inspired sitcom for NBC  USA TODAY

The three-time NBA champion has another project under the wing of his production company.

Shaka Smart shares incredible story from LeBron James’ high school days  FOX Sports

Smart knew LeBron way back when. And boy, does he have a story to tell.

A TIMELINE of GREATNESS | A look at key dates in LeBron James' life  Youngstown Vindicator

Dec. 30, 1984: LeBron Raymone James is born at Akron City Hospital. July 1999: With friends Sian Cotton, Dru Joyce and Willie McGee, James, at age 14, helps ...

History of LeBron’s first games

LeBron is ready for another first game, check out his previous first games.

Final evaluation period brings back 2002 LeBron James memory

It was 13 years ago this week that I was in Las Vegas, following then Arizona's two biggest club basketball teams -- the Stars and the Heat -- for research on the ...

Remembering King James, Before and After His Crowning  New York Times

Before we could suggest that northeast Ohio was on the verge of its worst depression since the great one of the 1930s, we consulted with Dru Joyce II, who ...

Top 30 Most Overlooked High School Recruits to Go Pro Since 2000

Recruiting is an inexact science. Which unheralded high school recruits blossomed into stars at the college level andmade the NFL?Every February, thousands ...

LeBron James didn't seem to appreciate reporter's question at media day  AOL

During Monday's press conference, James faced many interesting questions about his next chapter -- including one he didn't take kindly to.

Hurricane Sandy: Bergen County closures for Tuesday

BERGEN COUNTY — Schools, daycares and government offices around the county were closed Monday as Hurricane Sandy arrived in the area, flooding ...

Trade deadline roundtable: What do deals mean for LeBron James' future with the Cavs?  USA TODAY

USA TODAY's NBA insiders broke down what Thursday's trades mean for the Cavs, Lakers and LeBron's future.

Summer Jam 2016: Dougie F, former stadium employee, becomes main event

Dougie F grew up in Orange and worked as a concessions porter at Giants Stadium before starting a career in music. On Sunday he'll be returning as a ...

The custom Hummer LeBron James got for his 18th birthday goes up for auction  Daily Mail

The custom 2003 Hummer H2 that Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James famously received for his 18th birthday is going up for auction, and is expected to ...

Boston Marathon bombing survivor returns to Sacramento to share best-selling kids' book  Sacramento Bee

Jessica Kensky and her husband Patrick Downes make appearances at Shriners Hospital, Barnes & Noble as a part of national book tour. The couple survived ...

Akron basketball grew into a MAC powerhouse with a little help from LeBron James  SB Nation

The revival of Akron basketball has been sparked by hometown kids, fueled by the most famous one of them all.

Student news: Union schools take part in Basketball Classic to help homeless coalition

The 23rd Annual Hoops to End Homelessness Basketball Classic to benefit the Elizabeth Coalition to House the Homeless will be played on Jan. 28.

Warren students receive letters from French students

The Warren students wrote to their counterparts in Paris after the November attacks, to express sympathy and solidarity.

The magazine cover LeBron James got tatted on his back  The Undefeated

He arrived alone, promptly at 8 a.m. No parents, coach, teammates or friends. It was just high school junior LeBron James, ready to pose for an ambitious ...

LI Catholic high schools' enrollment going strong  Newsday

Bucking a national trend, enrollment at most of Long Island's Catholic high schools is strong and holding steady, even as falling numbers of students in the ...

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