Tag Archives: Can-Am League

Newark Ballpark Re-Development on Deck

The plans for the redevelopment of the Newark Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium property and surrounding area have expanded, and the public will soon get a chance to weigh in on whether it should go forward.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.

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Ramapo Attorney Disbarred for Role in Ballpark Fraud

Former Ramapo Assistant Attorney Aaron Troodler has been disbarred based on his fraud convictions with former Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence, who could face up to 14 years in prison on the recommendation of federal prosecutors.  Read more here.

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Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival at Yogi Berra Stadium Saturday

Tap into the fun at the first annual Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival presented by the New Jersey Jackals (Independent Professional, Can-Am League).  Two great festivals are being combined into one event, and it all takes place on the field at Yogi Berra Stadium.  This all-day party is fun for the whole family.  Parking is free.  Learn more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.

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Boulton’s Goal to Return Baseball to Atlantic City

For a decade, the Atlantic City Surf (Independent Professional, Atlantic League/Can-Am League) called Sandcastle Stadium home.  Since the team folded after the 2008 season, the site has sat vacant except for the occasional college or Babe Ruth league game.  This could soon change, as former Surf owner Frank Boulton wants to bring baseball back to the ballpark.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the link.

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Miners Promote Ferrarella to GM

The Sussex County Miners (Independent Professional, Can-Am League) have promoted 24-year-old Justin Ferrarella from operations manager to general manager.  Read more here.  Thanks to John Cerone for the news.

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Ramapo Wants Share of Ballpark Sales Tax Revenues, County Says No

Ramapo (NY) acting supervisor Yitzchok Ullman seeks a share of estimated $250,000 in sales tax revenues generated by Palisades Credit Union Park, home of the Rockland Boulders (Independent Professional, Can-Am League).  Rockland County Executive Ed Day says he’s not supportive.  Read more and watch video here.

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Developer Details Plans for Newark Bears Stadium Site

The site now occupied by Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium will be a 24/7 community of apartments, office, retail and entertainment spaces comprised of three “blocks” designed by separate architects and surrounding a 1.5-acre courtyard, according to the developer.  Read more and view renderings here.

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