Meet local kid Elizabeth Boyd, a future geologist who loves to spend her time playing softball and collecting rocks

Spotlight:       Name: Elizabeth Boyd Age: 8 Grade/school: 3rd/Orange Avenue School Family Member Names: John, Robin and Jackson Something unique about me: My dad is in the Army and on a Military Deployment in Uzbekistan. When I grow up, I want to be: Geologist. I love to collect and investigate different types of rocks.  I am very interested in learning about the history of the earth. Favorites Activities/Hobbies: Playing softball and basketball.  I love to ride my bike, hike, camp, swim, paint/draw, and play with my big brother. Animal: Tiger Color: Blue Food: Ice cream Movies: Mutant Ninja...

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Meet local kid Grayson Van Dyk, a Cranford second grader who recently ran the 1500m in the 8 and under division at the USATF Junior National Championships in Eugene, Oregon.

Name:  Grayson Van Dyk Age: 7 Grade/school: Second Grade/ Hillside Ave School Family Member Names:  Adam, Colin and Isaac (twin brother) Pet’s Name/type: None Spotlight:       I ran the 1500m in the 8 and under division at the USATF Junior National Championships in Eugene, Oregon on July 29th.  To qualify, I had to place top 6 at the New Jersey state meet and then top 6 at the regional meet. Something unique about me: My brother Isaac and I are twins. When I grow up, I want to be: Marine Biologist that studies sharks.   ...

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Meet Local Kid Zach Gaydos

a sports fanatic who loves hockey, hanging out with friends, and the NJ Devils. Spotlight Name: Zach Gaydos Age: 10 Grade/school: 5th/Orange Avenue School Family Member Names: Mom –  Monika, Dad – Drew, Grandma – Barbara, Grandpa –  Andy Pet’s Name/type: Cat –  Mickey Something unique about me: I play hockey, lacrosse, and soccer. When I grow up, I want to be: A hockey player. Favorites Activities/Hobbies: Playing with my friends and sports. Animal: Monkeys Color: Red Food: Sushi Movies: Sandlot and Mighty Ducks Music: Pop and rock Place to play: Sky Zone and Yestercades Sports teams: NJ Devils,...

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Meet local kid Teagan Freeman, an art and crafting enthusiast who aspires to be a Creative Director when she grows up

Name: Teagan Freeman Age: 10 Grade/School: 4th / Brookside Place School Family Member Names: Brian (Dad), Jen (Mom), Addison (Sister)Pet’s Name/Type: No pets Something unique about me: I am creative. I can do lots of arts and crafts and always have a project going When I grow up, I want to be a Creative Director because I like art.Favorites Activities/Hobbies: Swimming, Surfing, Soccer, Skiing, Lacrosse, Puzzles, Sewing Animal: Tiger Color: Teal Food: Hamberger Helper Movies: Gremlins Music: Taylor Swift Place to play: My neighbor’s backyard with all the fun dogs. Sports teams: Philadelphia...

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