Bay Head, New Jersey

The Cole and Sadi Foundation will be hosting the ‘Cole and Sadi Memorial Paddle Out’ on Saturday, August 20 at Mount St. Beach in Bay Head.

The event will take place on the one year anniversary of the passing of Point Pleasant high school graduates Cole Young and Sadi Connors.

Young and Connors along with their dog Maezy were tragically killed in an accident during a cross-country trip together in August 0f 2021.

The surrounding towns, family members, friends, and many more will paddle out this weekend to honor their lives.

The foundation is now selling shirts for participants to wear during the paddle out with all proceeds being used to create and maintain local scholarships in their memory.

The Cole and Sadi Memorial Paddle Out is open to the public, however, it is suggested to RSVP on The Cole and Sadi Foundation Facebook page.


New Jersey Hall Of Fame Announces 2022 Class Of Inductees

The New Jersey Hall of Fame (NJHOF) has officially announced its 2022 class of inductees showcasing a wide range of talent across the Garden State.

There are a total of 12 inductees in the five categories being honored for 2022. This year’s selections include a drummer, nurse, politician, comedian, and more.

New Jersey is never at a loss for heroes and role models for coming generations,” says Jon F. Hanson, chairman of the NJHOF in a press release. “We are honored to celebrate the lives and contributions of these notable New Jersey luminaries throughout the state, at our terminals and Parkway service areas, and next year at our Entertainment and Learning Center at American Dream.”

Although the 14th Annual Induction Ceremony will be virtual, it will be made widely available to the public with a date to be announced.

The NJHOF officials look forward to holding a live ceremony once again in 2023.

The New Jersey Hall of Fame Class of 2022 is:

  • Sports

  • Ron Jaworski (Vorhees)

    Former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback and National Football League (NFL) analyst.

  • Heather O'Reilly (East Brunswick)

    Professional soccer player and three-time Olympic medalist.

  • Enterprise

  • Ralph Izzo (Cranbury)

    Businessman and former nuclear physicist.

  • Dr. Roy Vagelos (Westfield)

    Physician and business executive.

  • The Unanue Family (Alpine, Ridgefield Park)

    Founder of Goya Foods.

  • Performing Arts

  • Chelsea Handler (Livingston)

    Award-winning comedian, television host, best-selling author and advocate.

  • Max Weinberg (Newark)

    Drummer and television personality.

  • Public Service

  • Governor Richard J. Hughes (Florence Township)

    Lawyer, politician, and judge.

  • Dorothea Dix (Trenton)

    Nurse and advocate for the mentally ill.

  • Arts & Letters

  • Margaret Bourke-White (Bound Brook)

    Photographer and documentary photographer.

  • Walter Dean Myers (Jersey City)

    Writer of children’s books and young adult literature.

  • The 12 inductees were chosen out of 50 nominees after a public vote. #NJHOF2022