July 16, 2000 |
The Trenton Thunder scored the only run in the bottom of the ninth inning last night as they beat the Reading Phillies, 1-0, in an Eastern League game at Waterfront Park. Shawn Hillenbrand started the Thunder's winning rally by reaching on a two-base throwing error by Reading shortstop Brian Harris. R.J. Johnson ran for Hillenbrand. Johnson went to third on a fielder's choice by Steve Lomasney, who was safe at first. The Thunder then loaded the bases on an intentional walk to Tony DeRosso.
August 12, 1995 |
Righthander Jared Fernandez held the visitors to one run and Shayne Bennett picked up his second save in as many nights as Trenton (60-58) moved into first place in the Eastern League's Southern Division with a 2-1 win over visiting Portland last night. Portland (72-47) leads the Eastern League North. Trot Nixon and Bill Selby drove in runs for the Thunder. CANTON-AKRON 10, READING 8 READING - Rod McCall tied the game with a two-out homer in the ninth and Don Wakamatsu followed with a game-winning two-run blast.
June 27, 2001 |
Marlon Byrd's fifth-inning home run became the deciding run as the Reading Phillies beat the Harrisburg Senators, 6-3, in the Eastern League last night. Byrd was 4 for 4, with a pair of runs scored and three RBIs. The homer was his 16th of the season. Starting pitcher Carlos Silva went eight innings and gave up six hits en route to his ninth victory. Ron Calloway's leadoff homer in the fourth for the Senators ended a 20-inning scoreless streak by Silva. Akron 3, Trenton 0 AKRON, Ohio - Jason Phillips and three Akron relievers combined on a five-hit shutout as the Aeros beat the Thunder in the Eastern League.
February 24, 1986 |
Their successful staging last summer of the William Mastrosimone play, "The Undoing," has encouraged seven Trenton area theater cognoscenti to found a not-for-profit professional theater company in the New Jersey capital. The Passage Theatre Co., as they have decided to call it, will "focus on the development of new plays and establish an ongoing relationship with a select group of emerging and recognized writers. " The company will use the city-owned Mill Hill Playhouse at Front and Montgomery streets in downtown Trenton until it acquires permanent quarters of its own. The Mill Hill is a converted church building with a capacity of 120 to 150, depending on the desired performance configuration.
May 31, 2007 |
TRENTON - Gov. Corzine is back in the building. Or at least he was. Corzine yesterday returned to the Statehouse for the first time since a serious April 12 highway accident to talk with legislative leaders about the state budget. "It's good to be back to work," he told a throng of reporters waiting for him as he emerged, on forearm crutches, from the governor's office around midday. "It's good to be back here. " For nearly a month after the accident - which landed Corzine in intensive care and on a ventilator with a snapped left femur, 11 broken ribs, and a fractured breastbone and collarbone - Senate President Richard J. Codey (D., Essex)
June 26, 2003 |
READING - Jorge Padilla's triple with two outs in the ninth gave the Reading Phillies a 2-1 win over the Altoona Curve last night in the Eastern League. Trenton 7, Norwich 2 TRENTON - The 4,000,000th fan in the franchise's 10 seasons saw the Thunder win the Eastern League game behind Brad Halsey's seven shutout innings. Scranton 5, Indianapolis 4 Indianapolis002001001 -472 Scranton/W-B000001301 -5101 WP: Wayne Gomes (4-2). LP: Ben Ford (1-3). HR: SWB-Damon Minor (5)
May 3, 1996 |
Matt Guiliano's two-out, ninth-inning single scored Scott Shores from second and gave the Reading Phillies a 4-3 Eastern League victory over the Bowie BaySox yesterday. NORWICH 5, TRENTON 1 NORWICH, Conn. - The Thunder (17-6) lost their second straight after winning 13 in a row. SCRANTON 3, RICHMOND 2 MOOSIC, Pa. - Glenn Murray and Gene Schall hit homers in the ninth to tie the score and set the stage for the Red Barons' 10-inning win. WILMINGTON 3, DURHAM 2
September 5, 1996 |
Todd Carey and Andy Abad hit sixth-inning home runs to spark Trenton to a 6-2 victory over Harrisburg last night, and the Thunder tied the Eastern League's Southern Division playoffs at one game each. Brian Rose got the victory, and Scott Gentile, who gave up both homers, took the loss. Harrisburg won the best-of-five series opener, 9-2, Tuesday. Portland evened the Northern Division playoffs with a 3-2 win over visiting Binghamton.
October 19, 2011 |
TRENTON - The policing situation in New Jersey's capital has become so bad, even cops are worried about walking the streets. In a span of a month, Trenton's embattled mayor dismissed a third of the force, tried to restructure the department and appointed his fourth police director. The changes come on top of scores of demotions made months ago to save money on command-staff salary. "It's been a roller coaster," said Sgt. Mark Kieffer, president of the Superior Officers Association.