Copestone wins Kearny Minor League championship

The Copestone Masonic Lodge team are the 2022 champions of Kearny Minor League baseball and finished the season with an 8-1 record. Members of the team are:

Top row, from left, Assistant Coach John DeRay, Head Coach Jack Corbett Jr., Assistant Coach Jack Corbett Sr. Middle row, from left, Kyle Patterson, Joseph Distano, Finn Corbett, Bo Shockley, Shayne Roberts. Front row, from left, Nicholas DeRay, Aydin Hattem, Mateo Lopez, Noah Kaminski. Not in the photo is Leo Andrade.

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Kevin A. Canessa Jr. is the editor of and broadcaster at The Observer, a place where he has served on and off since 2006. He is responsible for the editorial content of the newspaper and website, the production of the e-Newspaper, writing several stories per week (including the weekly editorial), conducting live broadcasts on Facebook Live, including a weekly recap of the news — and much more behind the scenes. Between 2006 and 2008, he introduced the newspaper to its first-ever blog — which included podcasts, audio and video. Originally from Jersey City, Kevin lived in Kearny until 2004, lived in Port St. Lucie. Florida, for four years until February 2016 and in March of that year, he moved back to West Hudson to return to The Observer full time. Click Here to send Kevin an email.