Testosterone is a crucial hormone for men and plays an important role throughout the male lifespan. Most of a male's testosterone is produced through the testicles. Also called the male sex hormone, testosterone starts playing its part during puberty.
When a male goes through puberty, testosterone helps males develop:
As boys turn to men and men grow older, testosterone levels deplete naturally. Sometimes, events like injuries and chronic health conditions like diabetes can lower testosterone levels. Unfortunately, when a man loses too much T, it results in hypogonadism. When this happens, the testosterone must be replaced, or the male will suffer from symptoms like muscle loss, low libido, and even depression.
TRT is exactly what it sounds like: a treatment option for men that replaces testosterone so that your body regulates hormones properly and restores balance to your life. Also called androgen replacement therapy, TRT alleviates the symptoms that men experience with low T.
Originally lab-synthesized in 1935, testosterone has grown in popularity since it was produced. Today, TRT and other testosterone treatments are among the most popular prescriptions in the U.S.
Without getting too deep into the science, TRT works by giving your body the essential testosterone it needs to function correctly. As the primary androgen for both males and females, testosterone impacts many of the body's natural processes â especially those needed for overall health. For example, men with low T are more prone to serious problems like cardiovascular disease and even type-2 diabetes.
When your body quits making enough testosterone, it causes your health to suffer until a solution is presented. That's where TRT and anti-aging medicine for men can help. TRT helps balance your hormones and replenish your depleted testosterone. With time, your body will begin to heal, and many symptoms like low libido and irritability begin to diminish.
For men, aging is the biggest contributor to lower testosterone levels, though there are other causes like obesity, drug abuse, testicular injuries, and certain prescribed medications. Sometimes, long-term health conditions like AIDS, cirrhosis of the liver, and kidney disease can lower testosterone levels.
When a man's testosterone levels drop significantly, it alters his body's ratio of estrogen and testosterone. Lower testosterone levels cause more abdominal fat, which in turn results in increased aromatase, which converts even more testosterone into estrogen.
If you're concerned that you might have low T, you're not alone. Millions of men in the U.S. feel the same way. The best way to find out if your testosterone is low is to get your levels tested.
For sustainable testosterone replacement therapy benefits, you must consult with hormone doctors and experts like those you can find at Global Life Rejuvenation. That way, you can find the root cause of your hormone problems, and our team can craft a personalized HRT plan tailored to your needs.
One of the most common reasons that men choose TRT is because they have lost that "spark" with their partner. It's not easy for a man to hear that they're not performing like they used to. Intimacy is a powerful part of any relationship. When a once-healthy sex life dwindles, it can cause serious relationship issues.
The good news is that low libido doesn't have to be a permanent problem. TRT and anti-aging medicines help revert hormone levels back into their normal range. When this happens, many men have a more enjoyable life full of intimacy and sex drive.
Weak erections â it's an uncomfortable subject for many men in the U.S. to talk about. It's even worse to experience first-hand. You're in the midst of an intimate moment, and you can't do your part. Despite being perfectly normal, many men put blame and shame upon themselves when they can't achieve an erection. And while the inability to perform sexually can be caused by poor diet, obesity, and chronic health conditions, low testosterone is often a contributing factor.
Fortunately, weak erections are a treatable condition. The best way to regain your confidence and ability in bed is to speak with your doctor. Once any underlying conditions are discovered, options like TRT may be the best course of treatment.
Do you find it harder and harder to work out and lift weights in the gym? Are you having problems lifting heavy items that you once had no problem lifting?
Recent studies show that when men are inactive, they lose .5% of muscle strength every year, from ages 25 to 60. After 60, muscle loss doubles every decade. While some muscle loss is common as men age, a significant portion can be tied to low testosterone levels. When a man's T levels drop, so does his muscle mass.
Testosterone is a much-needed component used in gaining and retaining muscle mass. That's why many doctors prescribe TRT Delaware Park, NJ, for men having problems with strength. One recent study found that men who increased their testosterone levels using TRT gained as much as 2.5 pounds of muscle mass.
Whether your gym performance is lacking, or you can't lift heavy items like you used to, don't blame it all on age. You could be suffering from hypogonadism.
If you're like millions of other men in their late 20s and 30s, dealing with hair loss is a reality you don't want to face. Closely related to testosterone decline and hormone imbalances, hair loss is distressing for many men. This common symptom is often related to a derivative of testosterone called DHT. Excess amounts of DHT cause hair follicles to halt their production, causing follicles to die.
Because hair located at the front and crown is more sensitive to DHT, it grows slower than other follicles and eventually stops growing permanently. Thankfully, TRT and anti-aging treatments for men in Delaware Park, NJ, is now available to address hair loss for good.
While it's true that you can't change your genes, you can change the effects of low testosterone on your body. Whether you're suffering from thinning hair or hair loss across your entire head, TRT and other hormone therapies can stop hair loss and even reverse the process.
Also called "man boobs," gynecomastia is essentially the enlargement of male breast tissue. This increase in fatty tissue is often caused by hormonal imbalances and an increase in estrogen. For men, estrogen levels are elevated during andropause. Also called male menopause, andropause usually happens because of a lack of testosterone.
If you're a man between the ages of 40 and 55, and you're embarrassed by having large breasts, don't lose hope. TRT is a safe, effective way to eliminate the underlying cause of gynecomastia without invasive surgery. With a custom HRT and fitness program, you can bring your testosterone and estrogen levels back to normal before you know it.
Decreased energy was once considered a normal part of aging. Today, many doctors know better. Advances in technology and our understanding of testosterone show that low T and lack of energy often go hand-in-hand.
If you're struggling to enjoy activities like playing with your kids or hiking in a park due to lack of energy, it could be a sign of low T. Of course, getting tired is perfectly normal for any man. But if you're suffering from continual fatigue, a lack of enjoyment, or a decrease in energy, it might be time to speak with a doctor.
Whether you're having a tough time getting through your day or can't finish activities you used to love, TRT could help.
A study from 2011 showed that men who lose a week's worth of sleep can experience lowered testosterone levels â as much as 15%, according to experts. Additional research into the topic found almost 15% of workers only get five hours of sleep (or less) per night. These findings suggest that sleep loss negatively impacts T levels and wellbeing.
The bottom line is that men who have trouble sleeping often suffer from lower testosterone levels as a result. If you find yourself exhausted at the end of the day but toss and turn all night long, you might have low T.
TRT and anti-aging medicines can restore your T levels back to normal, which can help you sleep better with proper diet and exercise.
You're feeling down about everything, and there's no solid explanation for why you're in such a crummy mood. Your daily life is great and full of success, but you can't help but feel unexcited and unmotivated. If you're experiencing symptoms like these, you may be depressed â and it may stem from low testosterone.
A research study from Munich found that men with depression also commonly had low testosterone levels. This same study also found that depressed men had cortisol levels that were 67% higher than other men. Because higher cortisol levels lead to lower levels of testosterone, the chances of severe depression increase.
Depression is a very real disorder and should always be diagnosed and treated by your doctor. One treatment option gaining in popularity is TRT for depression. Studies show that when TRT is used to restore hormone levels, men enjoy a lighter, more improved mood. That's great news for men who are depressed and have not had success with other treatments like anti-depression medicines, which alter the brain's chemistry.
Ask anyone over the age of 50 how their memory is, and they'll tell you it wasn't what it used to be. Memory loss and lack of concentration occur naturally as we age â these aren't always signs of dementia or Alzheimer's.
However, what many men consider a symptom of age may be caused by low testosterone. A 2006 study found that males with low T levels performed poorly on cognitive skill tests. These results suggest that low testosterone may play a part in reducing cognitive ability. If you're having trouble staying on task or remembering what your schedule is for the day, it might not be due to your age. It might be because your testosterone levels are too low. If you're having trouble concentrating or remembering daily tasks, it could be time to talk to your doctor.
Why? The aforementioned study found that participating men experienced improved cognitive skills when using TRT.
Even though today's society is more inclusive of large people, few adults enjoy gaining weight as they age. Despite their best efforts, many men just can't shed the extra pounds around their midsections, increasing their risk of heart disease and cancer.
Often, male weight gain is caused by hormone imbalances that slow the metabolism and cause weight to pile on. This phase of life is called andropause and happens when there is a lack of testosterone in the body. Couple that with high cortisol levels, and you've got a recipe for flabby guts and double chins.
Fortunately, TRT treatments and physician-led weight loss programs can correct hormone imbalances and lead to healthy weight loss for men.
Sermorelin is a synthetic hormone peptide, like GHRH, which triggers the release of growth hormones. When used under the care of a qualified physician, Sermorelin can help you lose weight, increase your energy levels, and help you feel much younger.
Human growth hormone (HGH) therapy has been used for years to treat hormone deficiencies. Unlike HGH, which directly replaces declining human growth hormone levels, Sermorelin addresses the underlying cause of decreased HGH, stimulating the pituitary gland naturally. This approach keeps the mechanisms of growth hormone production active.
Benefits of Sermorelin include:
Ipamorelin helps to release growth hormones in a person's body by mimicking a peptide called ghrelin. Ghrelin is one of three hormones which work together to regulate the growth hormone levels released by the pituitary gland. Because Ipamorelin stimulates the body to produce growth hormone, your body won't stop its natural growth hormone production, which occurs with synthetic HGH.
Ipamorelin causes growth hormone secretion that resembles natural release patterns rather than being constantly elevated from HGH. Because ipamorelin stimulates the natural production of growth hormone, our patients can use this treatment long-term with fewer health risks.
One of the biggest benefits of Ipamorelin is that it is suitable for both men and women. It provides significant short and long-term benefits in age management therapies, boosting patients' overall health, wellbeing, and outlook on life. When growth hormone is produced by the pituitary gland using Ipamorelin, clients report amazing benefits.
Some of those benefits include:
Whether you are considering our TRT services, HRT for women, or our growth hormone peptide services, we are here to help. The first step to turning back the hand of time starts by contacting Global Life Rejuvenation.
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(22/P028) TRENTON – New Jersey today opened a new trail at the Bulls Island Recreation Area where visitors may enjoy the subtle sounds and stunning vistas of the Delaware River, the Department of Environmental Protection announced.During a ceremonial event this morning, DEP’s Deputy Commissioner for Legal, Regulatory and Legislative Affairs Sean Moriarty and Assistant Commissioner for State Parks, Forests & Historic Sites John Cecil cut the ribbon to the new 1.3-mile trail in Delaware Township, Hunterd...
(22/P028) TRENTON – New Jersey today opened a new trail at the Bulls Island Recreation Area where visitors may enjoy the subtle sounds and stunning vistas of the Delaware River, the Department of Environmental Protection announced.
During a ceremonial event this morning, DEP’s Deputy Commissioner for Legal, Regulatory and Legislative Affairs Sean Moriarty and Assistant Commissioner for State Parks, Forests & Historic Sites John Cecil cut the ribbon to the new 1.3-mile trail in Delaware Township, Hunterdon County.
“Today’s opening of a new Bulls Island Recreation Area trail is yet another reason why New Jersey’s parks are prime destination getaways for residents and visitors alike,” Assistant Commissioner Cecil said. “Bulls Island is a great place to enjoy nature and solitude. Whether you’re out for the exercise, a quiet moment of reflection, or to look for common and unique birds, this new trail at Bulls Island offers all those opportunities.”
The trail is situated along the Delaware River, which overlooks one of the most scenic and historic portions of the Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park. The river was once a critical transportation route and now provides 100 million gallons of drinking water daily for 1 million residents in Central New Jersey.
More than 400 native trees and shrub species, as well as 250 native wildflowers, have been planted along the trail to help reforest the area with native flora. The plantings were done with assistance from a variety of partners including the Delaware Township Environmental Commission, Kingwood Township Environmental Commission, Lower Wild and Scenic Delaware River Committee, AmeriCorps New Jersey Watershed Ambassadors Program, Delaware & Raritan Canal Commission and the New Jersey Forest Service.
From the trail in the northern section of the island, park patrons will be able to see white-capped water as it rushes over the Delaware River wing dam, diverting river water into the nearby feeder canal, and view the original towpath of the 188-year-old canal. The D&R Canal, listed on the New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places, is valued for its natural beauty, recreational opportunities and the reliable supply of drinking water it provides to more than 1 million people per day. The canal region also is home to hundreds of species of wildlife, birds and plants.
“Bulls Island is a tremendously significant place for understanding the history and the engineering of the Delaware & Raritan Canal,” said John Hutchison, Executive Director of the Delaware and Raritan Canal Commission. “I am thrilled that the public once again has the opportunity to explore the northern end of the island and view these extraordinary historic resources.”
The canal is the heart of the 7,131-acre Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park, which is widely regarded as the second most popular among the more than 50 parks, forests and recreation areas within the State Park Service. The 79-acre Bulls Island Recreation Area is approximately three miles north of Stockton, within Delaware Township.
In 2019, the Delaware & Raritan Canal Commission convened a working group of colleagues within the DEP’s Division of State Parks, Forests & Historic Sites to devise a plan that would allow the northern section of the island, previously a campground, to revert to its natural state while also giving visitors access to the canal’s priceless history and enhancing recreational opportunities. The new trail, shaped like a lollipop, was achieved with minimal tree cutting and encompasses an existing paved road.
To further enhance the new trail, the Delaware & Raritan Canal Commission directed mitigation funds from other state tree-removal projects toward planting new trees including sugar maples, red maples, tulip poplar, white oak, flowering dogwood, Common hackberry and witch hazel. These new trees help provide a lush understory, supporting wildlife that migrate through or reside in the area.
The ribbon cutting comes one day before New Jersey celebrates National Trails Day on Saturday, June 4. Events are scheduled across the state that day to encourage people of all activity levels to try hiking, biking, running and more on New Jersey’s vast trails network.
As an initiative of the American Hiking Society, National Trails Day was first celebrated in 1993 to commemorate the enactment of the National Trails System Act in 1968. This annual event, now in its 30th year, recognizes and promotes the many benefits of trails.
In addition to the annual celebration, the intent of National Trails Day is to develop a public understanding of trails' importance and the perseverance required to establish, preserve, and maintain them throughout the year. Trails provide health and fitness opportunities, outdoor classrooms for nature study, greenways for wildlife conservation, links with New Jersey’s historic past and economic boosts to regional tourism. National Trails Day helps to bring these efforts and values into focus so more of the public is introduced to this type of recreation.
In March, the DEP in partnership with the Trails Task Force of the New Jersey Geospatial Forum announced the release of a first phase of a statewide inventory of public trails in New Jersey. The inventory uses information provided by government agencies and nonprofits to improve, expand and better connect the state’s expansive network of trails, thereby improving trails access for all New Jersey residents. Additionally, the inventory’s data will help planners and advocates identify areas of focus in the state, prioritizing projects and acquisitions that will link to larger trails and advance goals of the New Jersey Trails Plan.
The new Bulls Island trail also supports the goals of the Murphy Administration’s recently announced Outside, Together! recreational initiative, which will bring together the public, local leaders, conservation organizations and the ecotourism industry to develop a Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan.
For a list of in-person and virtual National Trails Day events, visit the American Hiking Society list at National Trails Day: Find an Event Near You (americanhiking.org).
For more about New Jersey’s Parks, Forests and Historic Sites, visit www.njparksandforests.org Like the New Jersey Division of Parks and Forestry page on Facebook at www.facebook.com/newjerseystateparks Follow the New Jersey State Park Service on Instagram @newjerseystateparks
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Photos Page 1: Courtesy of Erica Vavrence, D&R Canal Commission Page 2: Courtesy of Erica Vavrence, D&R Canal Commission Page 3: Courtesy of NY-NJ Trail Conference
You may have heard that as of Memorial Day this year, New Jersey State Parks visitors do not have to pay admission all summer long. As outdoor adventurers and lovers rejoice, it’s worth noting that not all state parks are created equal in New Jersey. Some state parks are great for families and simply enjoying nature, while others are a thrill seeker’s paradise. With over 50 sites in the New Jersey State Park Sy...
You may have heard that as of Memorial Day this year, New Jersey State Parks visitors do not have to pay admission all summer long. As outdoor adventurers and lovers rejoice, it’s worth noting that not all state parks are created equal in New Jersey. Some state parks are great for families and simply enjoying nature, while others are a thrill seeker’s paradise. With over 50 sites in the New Jersey State Park System, being able to enjoy all 453,000 acres of forests, beaches, lakes, and historic sites might prove to be a tad bit challenging. So to ensure you know where to go, here’s a list of the top ten New Jersey State Parks to take advantage of for free this summer and a quick overview of what each of them offers.
With its stunning views from 1,803 feet above sea level, High Point State Park doesn’t disappoint. From the highest point here, park visitors can take in all the spectacular sites of the surrounding area, including rich farmland, lush forestland, soft rolling hills, and picturesque valleys in three states. Visitors can also catch a glimpse of the blue line of the Delaware River here. In the way of activities, High Point offers terrific hiking trails and first-rate camping.
Location: 1480 New Jersey 23, Sussex, New Jersey, 07461.
Contact: (973) 875-4800.
Hours: Gates are open from 8 am to 8 pm daily.
For nature lovers looking for top-tier bird watching and ample acreage filled with meadows, ponds, forests, dunes, and a must-visit beach, Cape May Point State Park is for you. Not only is this beautiful state park right around the corner from historic Cape May and its famed lighthouse, but this park also has stunning beaches, hiking trails, Monarch butterflies, fishing, and so much more.
Location: Light House Ave, Cape May Point, NJ 08212.
Contact: (609) 884-2159.
Hours: Gates are open from 8 am to 8 pm daily.
Here park goers can enjoy front row access to the Atlantic Ocean, the historic Barnegat Bay, sandy white beaches, ample wildlife, and a plethora of native flora. Island Beach State Park visitors can opt to take advantage of the facilities and available summer programs or just explore the various hiking trails at this recreation area. In the way of activities, this NJ State Park also offers guests fishing, waterfowl hunting, canoeing, ocean swimming, ocean picnicking, sailboarding, surfing, scuba diving, and more.
Location: Rt. 35 S., Seaside Park, NJ 08752.
Hours: Gates are open from 8 am to 8 pm Monday through Friday, and 7 am to 8 pm on the weekend.
For travelers looking to marvel at the Manhattan skyline, the Statue of Liberty, and Ellis Island without breaking the bank, then free admission to Liberty State Park can make that a reality this summer. Known as one of NJ’s most dramatic parks, visitors can see the stunning skyline and easily appreciate the green oasis in the heart of Metropolitan northern New Jersey. While visiting, check out the historic Central Railroad of New Jersey Terminal (CRRNJ), the two-mile promenade, the multiple picnic and playground areas, the Nature Center, and the amazing view of the Hudson River.
Location: 200 Morris Pesin Drive, Jersey City, NJ 07305.
Contact: (201) 915-3403.
Hours: Open daily from 6 am to 10 pm.
If you’re looking for fantastic glacial lakes, rivers, ponds, and more, then Kittatinny Valley State Park should be a part of your NJ summer park tour. Here, park-goers can check out a variety of waterways, including the deepest natural lake in New Jersey - Lake Aeroflex. Of course, it almost goes without saying that activities at this gorgeous park include fishing, kayaking, and boating. But visitors can also partake in mountain biking, hiking, birdwatching, wildlife watching, and horseback riding.
Location: 199 Goodale Rd., Newton, NJ 07860.
Hours: Gates are open from 8 am to 8 pm.
For visitors who prefer a one-of-a-kind state park with a good backstory, look no further than Barnegat Lighthouse State Park. Here park-goers can savor the panoramic views of Barnegat Bay, and Island Beach, and of course, appreciate this legendary lighthouse complete with a maritime site on the NJ Coastal Heritage Trail. Visitors should also stop by the Interpretive Center and hear all about the "Story of Barnegat Lighthouse," take a stroll through one of the last remaining Maritime Forest or try their hand at birdwatching and fishing. Ultimately, whatever you decide to do, just don't miss out on free admission to this park this summer.
Location: 208 Broadway, Barnegat Light, NJ 08006.
Contact: (609) 494-2016.
Hours: Gates are typically from 8 am to 8 pm every day.
It doesn't get much better for history buffs and outdoor enthusiasts than Allaire State Park. So stop by and travel back to the 19th century and see iron-making at its finest, Allaire Village, and the Pine Creek Railroad. Park-goers can also enjoy quality time at The Manasquan River and partake in some freshwater fishing. Alternatively, if fishing is not your thing, go hiking or blissfully study the over 200 species of wildflowers, trees, plants, and wildlife here.
Location: 4265 Atlantic Ave, Wall Township, NJ 07727.
Contact: (732) 938-2371.
Hours: This park is open daily from 8 am to 8 pm.
Yet another 19th-century iron ore mining area is none other than Hacklebarney State Park. Now a beloved spot for hikers and anglers, this NJ State Park offers visitors a chance to see the gushing Black River gorge in all its beauty (with gray boulders and dark green hemlocks that look almost majestically placed in the river). Visitors can also appreciate this area’s woodlands and stroll along with a diverse group of trails. This little slice of the great outdoors is the perfect escape for anyone looking to reconnect with nature and take a much-need respite from everyday city living.
Location: 119 Hacklebarney Rd, Long Valley, NJ 07853.
Contact: (908) 638-8572.
Hours: Gates are open from 8 am to 7 pm.
Park-goers can experience firsthand General George Washington's historic crossing of the Delaware River on that faithful Christmas Night in 1776 at this renowned state park. Thus, this park is ideal for lovers of history and all things Americana. This is also a great place to take the kids. In addition to this important moment in history, Washington Crossing State Park is a great spot for an afternoon picnic, some fantastic Instagram shots, and some good old-fashioned relaxation. So if you're in the area, check out this state park.
Location: 355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road, Titusville, NJ 08560-1517.
Contact: (609) 737-0623.
Hours: This park is open daily from 8 am to 8 pm.
Last but not least, a preserve for the state’s last untouched section of oceanfront, Corson’s Inlet State Park, is a definite must-see. With its breathtaking scenic beauty, thriving natural habitats, dune systems, shoreline, and more, this park is a true sight to behold. Here, park-goers can go hiking, fishing, crabbing, boating, and sunbathing. That said, it is worth noting that this park does not allow swimming or dogs (no dogs are permitted in the park from April 1 through September 15).
Location: County Hwy 619, Ocean City, NJ 08214.
Contact: (609) 861-2404.
Hours: Main gates are open daily from 8 am to 8 pm.
It takes more than just a collection of talent to win the Carpenter Cup Classic.To win four games in the prestigious 16-team showcase, everyone needs to be on the same page. Sometimes a second baseman will need to play shortstop, a first baseman play third, an outfielder turn into a designated hitter.For the second straight year, Tri-Cape had players willing to make sacrifices. Standouts from the Tri-County Conference and Cape-Atlantic League came together as one and walked off the field as champions.Led by tournament MV...
It takes more than just a collection of talent to win the Carpenter Cup Classic.
To win four games in the prestigious 16-team showcase, everyone needs to be on the same page. Sometimes a second baseman will need to play shortstop, a first baseman play third, an outfielder turn into a designated hitter.
For the second straight year, Tri-Cape had players willing to make sacrifices. Standouts from the Tri-County Conference and Cape-Atlantic League came together as one and walked off the field as champions.
Led by tournament MVP Trevor Cohen (Holy Spirit), Tri-Cape defeated Burlington County 7-1 in an all-South Jersey final Monday at FDR Park’s Showcase Field in South Philadelphia.
“You have to have talent, and then you need talent that can mesh and want to be together,” said Tri-Cape manager D.J. Gore, the head coach at Highland. “From Day 1, they bought in.
“Guys did whatever we needed them to do.”
Tri-Cape is just the second franchise to win back-to-back titles. Olympic Colonial did it in 1991, 1992. The win also marked the fifth year in a row that a New Jersey team won the title - Tri-Cape (2021, 2022), Burlington County (2019), Olympic Colonial (2018) and Jersey Shore (2017).
Sponsored by the Philadelphia Phillies, the showcase debuted in 1986 and has been played every year expect for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Teams come from New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware.
Cohen, an outfielder who will play at Rutgers, was sensational at the plate en route to earning MVP honors. In four games, he batted .667 (8-for-12) with two doubles, a triple, two runs scored and five RBIs.
“Trevor was our guy. We leaned heavily on Trevor,” Gore said. “Three multi-hit games, three games with big hits in big situations. We don’t win without players like that, and we don’t win unless players buy in and do what we asked them to do.”
Cohen drove in Cohl Mercado (St. Joseph, Hamm.) with the game’s first run on a sacrifice fly in the first inning.
“It’s huge. What I wanted from the second I stepped on the field was MVP,” said Cohen, a Brigantine resident. “I’m seeing the ball really well right now. My swing feels great, everything feels great. I want to keep it going all summer and into college.
“It’s my last time wearing a Holy Spirit hat. I took a lot of pride in that. I wanted to show out for Holy Spirit, my town and show what I could really be as a player.”
Tri-Cape collected eight hits in the final, scoring four runs on four hits in the third inning to take command. At that point, they never looked back.
Jake ?lusarski (Williamstown) smacked a two-run triple over the head of the right fielder to highlight the outburst. Gavin Healy (Oakcrest) added an RBI single, while Damon Suriani (Gloucester Catholic) and Vince Davis (Highland) also singled and scored.
“I didn’t expect to be in this. I just did my job, tried to do the best I could,” said Slusarski, who hit .420 during a breakout sophomore season. “I got a good hit, knocked a few guys in.
“I’m really glad I was here, thankful for it. This is one of the best experiences of my life.”
Tri-Cape added single runs in the seventh and ninth innings on sacrifice flies by Nick Spaventa (GCIT) and Wayne Hill (Millville). Mercado tripled and scored in the first inning for Tri-Cape’s initial run.
Winning pitcher Landon Edwards (Kingsway) struck out six and allowed two hits over the first three innings. Owen Davenport (Highland), Joey Fanelli (Kingsway), Tommy Finnegan (Ocean City) and Tanner Nolan (Gloucester Catholic) combined for six innings of scoreless relief and allowed just two hits.
“Pitching has been dominant,” Gore said.
For a franchise that’s had its share of early losses in its tournament history, Tri-Cape has flipped the coin the last two years. It’s proven to be a big deal.
“When you get selected to this, the goal is to win the tournament,” Gore said. “Another great group of kids who were extremely talented, very coachable and that happened from Day 1. That’s why we’re standing here today.
“The nice thing that Billy Kern (Mainland) and myself have been able to do from last year’s run to this year’s run is to balance it out. There were years where we would front-load things or back-load things and put ourselves in a bad spot. In the last eight games in this tournament, it’s been pretty balanced.”
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PGIM Real Estate, the asset management arm of Prudential Financial, is part of a joint venture that purchased Garden State Logistics Park, a 282-acre industrial site by the Delaware Memorial Bridge in Pennsville.Newark-based PGIM combined with California-based CT Realty to buy the property, which will be develope...
PGIM Real Estate, the asset management arm of Prudential Financial, is part of a joint venture that purchased Garden State Logistics Park, a 282-acre industrial site by the Delaware Memorial Bridge in Pennsville.
Newark-based PGIM combined with California-based CT Realty to buy the property, which will be developed into a 1.7 million-square-foot logistics park, featuring two warehouses: one that will be approximately 1.2 million square feet and another that will be approximately 500,000 square feet.
Terms of the purchase were not disclosed.
The buildings, which already are under construction, will have 40-foot ceilings. They are expected to be ready in the fall of 2023.
The project was approved for a New Jersey PILOT agreement (payment-in-lieu-of-taxes) in 2021, a tax incentive that spurs development and employment, and one that reduces the occupancy cost for new users.
The Salem County property, which is about a half-mile from the bridge, is on the site of a former power plant, North Broadway. And, while the site has a number of environmental challenges, it clearly is a key area for e-commerce distribution.
Rob Huthnance, who heads development on the East Coast for the Newport Beach-based CT Realty, said the opportunity to obtain such a large park was too good to pass up.
“This is an exceptionally rare opportunity to assemble a critical mass of land and create a top-flight logistics project in the second-largest industrial market in the country,” Huthnance said.
“This project is at the gateway to southern New Jersey and will serve as a distribution hub for the entire Northeast, able to serve 66 million consumers in a single day’s truck drive.”
Huthnance said the existence of a PILOT helps tremendously, too.
“In an ultra-tight industrial market marked by upward pressure on rents, the PILOT designation produces a meaningful cost savings for large tenants,” he said. “The ability to deliver this tax benefit in brand new building designs with cutting-edge functionality presents a compelling case for this project.”
CBRE’s Brian Fuimara brokered the sale — and CBRE will market the property going forward.
CT and PGIM purchased the plot from the Deepwater Investment Group, an affiliate of the Pennsylvania-based D2 Organization.
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Beginning this weekend, paddlers who want to camp overnight along the Delaware River within the national recreation area, must have a reservation and pay a fee.An increase in visitors to the area who choose to stay overnight has prompted the move.The 62 primitive river campsites within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area will cost $16 per site, per night. Starting in 2015, the park piloted a similar system for six of the sites known as Alosa. This new change brings all river campsites under that system....
Beginning this weekend, paddlers who want to camp overnight along the Delaware River within the national recreation area, must have a reservation and pay a fee.
An increase in visitors to the area who choose to stay overnight has prompted the move.
The 62 primitive river campsites within Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area will cost $16 per site, per night. Starting in 2015, the park piloted a similar system for six of the sites known as Alosa. This new change brings all river campsites under that system.
“Falling asleep and waking up at a primitive boat-in campsite along the banks of a nationally designated scenic and recreational river is a unique and special experience, particularly within one of the most densely populated areas of the country,” said Elizabeth Winslow, fee program manager.
Because the Water Gap is part of the National Park Service, the announcement this past week by New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy that entrance fees at state parks are being lifted this summer does not apply.
The Water Gap does not charge an entrance fee, but does have several areas, such as boat launches and beaches, which have user fees.
Winslow said there are several concerns about the primitive sites, such as flooding, resource protection and operational issues, which have reduced the number of official river campsites over the past 20 years and, at the same time, demand for camping by those making longer trips on the river has increased.
"This has resulted in conflicts among visitors, resource damage and inappropriate disposal of trash and human waste," she said. "All of which is made worse by high-water events associated with storms."
The expanded reservation and campsite fee were included in the park’s Visitor Use Management Plan to improve access and enhance visitor experiences while also protecting fragile resources along the Middle Delaware National Scenic and Recreational River, which divides the park.
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That plan was put in place before the COVID-19 pandemic, which led to increases in visitors seeking activities to participate in while still being socially distanced.
Winslow said park staff will monitor the effectiveness of this expanded pilot program as it relates to improving visitor experiences and reducing negative impacts on sensitive resources and may make changes to the program along the way based on feedback and observations.
The new system divides the Delaware River into five zone and reservations can be made for one of the zones. Individual sites are then taken upon arrival. The zoned system is intended to disperse use throughout the entire 40-mile river corridor, whereas current use has been concentrated in a few areas where the impacts of overuse are evident.
The five zones are: Zone 1, Northern park boundary to Milford Beach; Zone 2: Milford Beach to Dingmans Boat Launch; Zone 3: Dingmans Boat Launch to Bushkill Boat Launch; Zone 4: Bushkill Boat Launch to Smithfield Beach; and Zone 5: Smithfield Beach to Kittatinny Point.
“Campers are advised to choose a site early in their trip in the event that sites further downstream within the zone for which they have a reservation are already occupied,” Winslow said. “Reservations for one zone are not valid in another.”
Reservations must be made in advance via Recreation.gov. Reservations cannot be made in person and cell phone reception in the area is poor.
Fees for parking at launch areas still apply in addition to the campsite fees.
Revenue collected through campsite fees goes back to the park to help monitor, maintain and improve existing river campsites.
Those wanting to reserve a specific site rather than make that choice upon arrival may reserve individual sites at the Alosa campsites on the Pennsylvania side of the river through the same reservation system and at the same price.
Reservations can also be made for the Rivers Bend and Valley View Group Campsites, both of which are open this summer. The cost for group campsites remains $100 per site per night.