Weekly Roundup: Seneca student selected by Red Sox, NMG acquires Hudson Reporter, Seneca alumna…

Weekly Roundup: Seneca student selected by Red Sox, NMG acquires Hudson Reporter, Seneca alumna receives Fulbright Award

Catch up on what happened this week in Tabernacle.

Seneca’s Nick Decker selected by Boston Red Sox in second round of MLB Draft

Seneca High School outfielder Nick Decker was not available for long in the 2018 Major League Baseball Draft.

After being ranked as a top-100 player in his draft class all spring, Decker was selected by the Boston Red Sox in the second round of the 2018 MLB Draft shortly before 11:30 p.m. on Monday night. Decker was the 64th overall pick of the draft.

Newspaper Media Group acquires the Hudson Reporter newspaper chain

Hudson Reporter Publishers Lucha Malato and David Unger have announced the sale of their company, Hudson Reporter Assoc. LP, to the Newspaper Media Group (NMG) of Cherry Hill. NMG is the publisher of more than 50 weekly, community newspapers in Southern and Central New Jersey, as well as in the Greater Philadelphia market. In addition, NMG also publishes a monthly B to B newspaper on Staten Island.

The Hudson Reporter currently publishes eight community newspapers, including the Bayonne Community News, The Hoboken Reporter, The Jersey City Reporter, The North Bergen Reporter, The Secaucus Reporter, The Weehawken Reporter, The West New York Reporter and The Union City Reporter. The group also publishes three glossy community magazines, all in Hudson County — 07030 Magazine, Jersey City Magazine, and Bayonne: Life on the Peninsula.

Seneca alumna takes teaching skills to India with Fulbright Award

Molly Garthwaite is pictured above.

Recent graduate of the University of Mary Washington and Shamong native Molly Garthwaite will take her knowledge to India after earning a master’s degree in secondary education and receiving a Fulbright U.S. Student Program Award to India.

Garthwaite will be an English teaching assistant, where she will have her own class of sixth, seventh and eighth graders to teach literature to, as well as spreading cultural knowledge to those students.