A knockout performance

In theaters now By Paul Hall www.channelguidemag.com Creed is the latest installment of the extremely successful Rocky series of films. While Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) is back for this film, the focus is on Adonis Johnson (Michael B. Jordan), the son of the late Apollo Creed. Adonis never knew his father — Apollo died before …

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SCOTT FRIEDMAN The last of the fall foliage takes on many hues in Central New Jersey.

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STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER ERIC SUCAR A flag hangs on the wall of names during the Veterans Day ceremony that was held at the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial, Holmdel, Nov. 11.

LeGrand brings inspirational story to area high school

By JENNIFER ORTIZ Staff Writer Former Rutgers University football player Eric LeGrand speaks to students at Allentown High School on Nov. 2. JENNIFER ORTIZ/STAFF In October 2010, Rutgers University football player Eric LeGrand collided with Army’s Malcolm Brown during the fourth quarter of a game at MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford. The collision caused an injury …

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SCOTT FRIEDMAN Tasty homemade apple pies tempt visitors attending the 50th Apple Festival sponsored by the Madison Township Historical Society, Old Bridge, on Nov. 8.

Pediatrician supports purchase of tobacco at 21

According to the American Heart Association, smoking is responsible for killing more than 480,000 Americans annually – including 11,800 New Jerseyans – making it the number one cause of death. It’s no secret smoking results in heart disease, stroke, cancers and many other devastating health issues. Yet smoking remains a crisis in the Garden State, …

Perfect form

STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER ERIC SUCAR Jay Williams runs a drill with a group of students at the soccer and basketball Pro- Camp held at Middletown High School South Oct. 14. More than 400 fourth- and fifthgrade students in the Middletown Township School District participated in the free joint soccer and basketball camp led by New Jersey …