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New Jersey Hall of Fame: Class of 2017 SPORTS

originally published: 07/01/2018

New Jersey Hall of Fame: Class of 2017 SPORTS

The members of the New Jersey Hall of Fame Class of 2017 were inducted on Sunday, May 6th in Asbury Park's Paramount Theatre.  The following is a look at the members inducted in the SPORTS category: Al Leiter and Carli Lloyd.

Al Leiter - Alois “Al” Terry Leiter is a former Major League Baseball left-handed starting pitcher born in Toms River, New Jersey.  Leiter pitched 19 seasons in the Major Leagues for the New York Yankees, Toronto Blue Jays, Florida Marlins, and the New York Mets.  He earned two World Series rings during his career.  He is the all-time winningest Major League pitcher from New Jersey with 162 Major League Wins (including the first no hitter in Florida Marlins’ history).  He is currently a studio analyst for MLB Network and a commentator for the YES Network.

Carli Lloyd - From Delran, New Jersey, Lloyd is the all-time leading soccer scoring midfielder and one of the greatest overall goal scorers in U.S. history.  Her many notable goals include the game-winner against Brazil in the 2008 Olympics; two goals in the gold medal win against Japan in the 2012 Olympics; and a hat trick in the 2015 World Cup Final.  She won back to back FIFA Woman’s World Player of the Year Awards in 2015 and 2016 (only the second American and fourth female player to accomplish the feat). Her best selling memoir, When Nobody Was Watching was published in 2016.

 

For more on the New Jersey Hall of Fame, visit www.njhalloffame.org


 








Lunar Eclipse Event, Star Shows, Laser Concerts Set at RVCC Planetarium
(BRANCHBURG, NJ) -- The Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium January programs include a special late-night Total Lunar Eclipse Viewing Party, laser concerts featuring music by Pink Floyd and Bon Jovi, and star shows for audiences of all ages.
RVCC Planetarium Sets Sensory-Friendly Astronomy, Music Show
(BRANCHBURG, NJ) -- The Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium in Branchburg will present “The Sky Above,” Saturdays, January 5 and February 2, both at 5:00pm. The sensory-friendly astronomy and music show, approximately 45 minutes in length, is specially designed for families with children on the Autism spectrum or those with developmental disabilities.
RVCC Planetarium to Present Holiday Shows, Star Shows, Laser Concerts in December
​​​​​​​(BRANCHBURG, NJ) -- The Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium in Branchburg is offering a variety of star shows and laser concerts for the entire family in December, including holiday programs to help make the season especially merry and bright. In addition, a special Winter Solstice Saturday program will feature free, hands-on activities for all ages.


A Look at Newark Centric City
(NEWARK, NJ) -- Newark Centric City officially launched on September 29, 2018, but site owner Suzanne Joblonski has been actively promoting Newark through social media for the past year and a half.  New Jersey Stage spoke with her to learn more about the site.
The 27th Annual Blackwood Pumpkin Festival
Now that summer is officially in the rearview mirror – even with an occasional warm-weather day – the time has come for thoughts to turn to things autumnal. That could mean painting a pumpkin or constructing a scarecrow for Halloween decorating. It might be checking out a craft fair for an early start on holiday shopping. It could involve an outdoor spot with live entertainment to see and hear without slathering on high-number sunscreen. Or maybe it’s just taking in an activity that’s fun for the whole gang, even the four-legged ones.
New Jersey Hall of Fame: Class of 2017 PERFORMING ARTS
The members of the New Jersey Hall of Fame Class of 2017 were inducted on Sunday, May 6th in Asbury Park's Paramount Theatre.  The following is a look at the members inducted in the PERFORMING ARTS category: The Four Seasons, Steven Van Zandt, Gloria Gaynor, and Debbie Harry.
New Jersey Hall of Fame: Class of 2017 ARTS & LETTERS
The members of the New Jersey Hall of Fame Class of 2017 were inducted on Sunday, May 6th in Asbury Park's Paramount Theatre.  The following is a look at the members inducted in the ARTS & LETTERS category: Harlan Coben and Anna Quindlen.
New Jersey Hall of Fame: Class of 2017 SPORTS
The members of the New Jersey Hall of Fame Class of 2017 were inducted on Sunday, May 6th in Asbury Park's Paramount Theatre.  The following is a look at the members inducted in the SPORTS category: Al Leiter and Carli Lloyd.

Upcoming Events

Lunar Eclipse Event, Star Shows, Laser Concerts Set at RVCC Planetarium

Lunar Eclipse Event, Star Shows, Laser Concerts Set at RVCC Planetarium

(BRANCHBURG, NJ) -- The Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium January programs include a special late-night Total Lunar Eclipse Viewing Party, laser concerts featuring music by Pink Floyd and Bon Jovi, and star shows for audiences of all ages.


RVCC Planetarium Sets Sensory-Friendly Astronomy, Music Show

RVCC Planetarium Sets Sensory-Friendly Astronomy, Music Show

(BRANCHBURG, NJ) -- The Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium in Branchburg will present “The Sky Above,” Saturdays, January 5 and February 2, both at 5:00pm. The sensory-friendly astronomy and music show, approximately 45 minutes in length, is specially designed for families with children on the Autism spectrum or those with developmental disabilities.


RVCC Planetarium to Present Holiday Shows, Star Shows, Laser Concerts in December

RVCC Planetarium to Present Holiday Shows, Star Shows, Laser Concerts in December

​​​​​​​(BRANCHBURG, NJ) -- The Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium in Branchburg is offering a variety of star shows and laser concerts for the entire family in December, including holiday programs to help make the season especially merry and bright. In addition, a special Winter Solstice Saturday program will feature free, hands-on activities for all ages.








Event calendar
Sunday, Dec 16, 2018


MUSIC

CHRIS GULLACE BAND - A BENEFIT FOR ST. JUDE @ The Stone Pony, Asbury Park - 2:00pm

SOLAR CIRCUS / DOOBIE DECIBEL SYSTEM @ The Saint, Asbury Park - 7:00pm

ELEVEN ELEVEN @ Lobby Bar at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Atlantic City, Atlantic City - 2:00pm

SUNDAY JAZZ @ Hard Rock Cafe at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Atlantic City, Atlantic City - 10:00am

Joy to the World: A Christmas Suite @ Count Basie Center For The Arts, Red Bank - 4:00pm


THEATRE

Elf, The Musical @ Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven - 2:00pm

A Christmas Story @ Pax Amicus Castle Theatre, Budd Lake - 2:00pm

An Actor's Carol @ Cape May Stage, Cape May - 3:00pm

Seussical @ CDC Theatre, Cranford - 2:00pm

Peter pan @ Axelrod Performing Arts Center, Deal Park - 1:00pm and 5:00pm

A CHRISTMAS CAROL @ Bergen Performing Arts Center (bergenPAC), Englewood - 3:00pm

Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn @ Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn - 1:30pm and 7:00pm

A Wonderful Life @ Broadway Theatre of Pitman, Pitman - 2:00pm and 7:00pm

Junie B. Jones The Musical at Black Box PAC @ Black Box PAC, Teaneck - 11:00am

A Charlie Brown Christmas @ Studio Playhouse Upper Montclair, Upper Montclair - 1:30pm and 3:30pm

Hudson Theatre Works presents "And My True Love Gave To Me" @ Hudson Theatre Works, Weehawken - 5:00pm







DANCE

Cocktail Hour: The Show Featuring the B-Twist Orchestra @ White Eagle Hall, Jersey City - 6:00pm

NEW JERSEY BALLET’S NUTCRACKER WITH NEW JERSEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA @ Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC), Morristown - 1:00pm and 6:00pm

The Nutcracker: The Russian National Ballet @ Prudential Hall @ New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), Newark - 2:00pm and 7:00pm

Carol of the King: The Irish Dance Christmas Spectacular @ The Newton Theatre, Newton - 3:00pm

Bolshoi Ballet: Don Quixote @ Pollak Theatre @ Monmouth University, West Long Branch - 3:00pm


KIDS

Shopkins LIVE! Shop It Up! @ Mainstage @ Union County Performing Arts Center (UCPAC), Rahway - 11:00am

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