SPORT SHORTS

The Edison Wizards Lacrosse Club is announcing registration for two boys teams: for grades 5-6 and grades 7-8. Players will learn to play lacrosse from experienced coaches and players. The cost of registration is $100. Players are required to supply their own equipment. Practice will be twice a week starting early March 2016. Games will …

Lane has East Brunswick girls off to another strong start

EAST BRUNSWICK By JIMMY ALLINDER Correspondent Flash back to three seasons ago when the East Brunswick High School girls’ basketball team finished with a 3-17 record and a sixth consecutive losing season. Following that dismal campaign, Keith Lane, a longtime coach of boys teams in the district, was chosen to revive the once formidable program, …

Merli Invitational

MATT DENTON Sayreville War Memorial High School’s Franklin Cruz wins his heat in the 400-meter dash at the Merli Invitational Dec. 26 at the John Bennett Indoor Athletic Complex in Toms River.

Chorus schedules tryouts for Jan. 4, 11

Voices Chorale, a community chorus with more than 50 members, will hold auditions 6:30 p.m. Jan. 4 and 11 at Music Together, 225 Pennington-Hopewell Road (Route 654), Hopewell, prior to the group’s 7:15 p.m. rehearsals. Interested singers should call auditions coordinator Susan Evans at 609-291-7456 or email drsevans@comcast.net to set up an audition time.

Evelyn Marie Wenzel

Evelyn Marie Wenzel, 88, passed away peacefully on Dec. 4 at the Seasons Hospice and Palliative Care Center, Naperville, Illinois. Evelyn was born on June 3, 1927, a daughter to the late Michael and Maria (Zachary) Maklary and a sister to the late Louis Maklary from South River. She graduated from South River High School …

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KATHY McBAIN/STAFF Greater Media Newspapers held a holiday food drive in the Manalapan office from Dec. 9-21. Donations were brought to the Food Bank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties in Neptune.

Talk to address life in post-WWII Germany

Guest speaker Sara Langberg will discuss her experiences growing up in Germany after World War II in a program set for 7:30 p.m. Jan. 13 at a private home in East Brunswick. The event is sponsored by the East Brunswick Chapter of Hadassah. For location and more information, call Beth at 908-337-1940.

Stewards will study the environment

The Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County will offer an Environmental Stewards Program at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 27-June 8 at the EARTH Center, in Davidson’s Mill Pond Park, 42 Riva Ave, South Brunswick. The program will introduce non-scientists to the science underlying key environmental issues in the Garden State. Leading authorities from academia will …