ROCHELLE PARK, N.J. -- It's always a close one, and it was no different as Rochelle Park police edged their Paramus colleagues in the 3rd annual softball game to benefit Special Olympics New Jersey.
Rochelle Park Pitcher/Dispatcher Tom Breen wiggled out of a 9th inning, bases-loaded jam to earn the complete game 8-6 victory at Carlock Field in Rochelle Park.
More importantly, $3,000 was raised by the players and local businesses.
Police will continue to accept donations up to the date of the June 9 Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics New Jersey.
Rochelle Park Mayor Frank Valenzuela threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Saturday's game.
Borough police thanked the supporting businesses:
- Bergen County Harley Davidson
- Dr. Schepis DMD
- Eli Adams Jewelers
- Allied Carpet
- A&F Auto Body
- Nanni's Ristorante
- Boiling Springs Bank
- New Look Car Wash
- Bruno's Pizza
- Shop Rite of Rochelle Park
- Sam's Bagels
- Ramada Inn
- DD Thai Cusine