NJ Youth Soccer and the New York Red Bulls are excited to announce a special group night for all NJYS members. As part of our player development partnership, all teams, players, coaches and families are invited out to Red Bull Arena for the huge matchup against the Columbus Crew at 7:00 p.m. Oct. 3. NJYS affiliates will receive a discount for their entire family, just $14.50 a ticket for upper corner/endline seats or $23 for an upper midfield seat.

Friends, coaches and athletic directors are throwing a sort of retirement party for Bill Bruno. Bruno, a former track and field and football coach, resigned as the athletic director at Brick Memorial High School to take a position with the NJSIAA in charge of track and field and cross-country. The retirement party will be Oct. 4 at the Brick PAL Building, 60 Drum Point Road, starting at 2 p.m. Cost of the party that includes hot and cold buffet, cake, beer, wine, soft drinks, coffee and tea is $35. For more information on the party, contact Denny D’Andrea at 732-278-7276 or

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