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Elizabeth Meola Aaron Named Summit High School Assistant Principal  TAPinto.net

SUMMIT, NJ - Elizabeth Meola Aaron, who taught for seven years at Summit High School and for four years at Asbury Park High School, has been selected as ...



Summit BOE expected to appoint new high school assistant principal  NJ.com

On Sept. 10, the Summit Board of Education is expected to approve the recommendation of Superintendent June Chang to appoint Elizabeth Meola Aaron as ...



A Celebration of Life for David Royce Aron AKA Dave Dizzle  New Jersey Stage

(ASBURY PARK, NJ) -- David Royce Aron, who was born and raised in Asbury Park, died on March 11, 2019. His career included being a successful American ...



Asbury Park Schools shake-up would close one school, expand high school grades  Asbury Park Press

A major school shake-up is being proposed by the Asbury Park School District that would mean fewer elementary schools and more grades in the high school, ...



Report Says Major Shake-Up Possible At Asbury Park Schools  Patch.com

Shake-Up Possible At Asbury Park Schools - Asbury Park, NJ - A report says a major shake-up could be underway at the Asbury Park School District.



Asbury Park Area Schools Graded In Newly Released State Report  Patch.com

Asbury Park Area Schools Graded - Asbury Park, NJ - NJ released its controversial system that grades every school on a 0-100 scale. Find out how the Asbury ...



How will Asbury Park schools function with a $24M loss in state aid - and could it impact your taxes?  Asbury Park Press

Here's a closer look at how Asbury Park plans to address the financial storm swamping its public schools, for subscribers only.



Asbury Park, N.J.: A Seaside Community Reborn  The New York Times

The once-desolate oceanfront resort is being restored and rebuilt. But some worry that threatens the quirky energy that made it unique.



Asbury Park Superintendent, Principals: 2018 Pay  Patch.com

Asbury Park Superintendent, Principals - Asbury Park, NJ - The NJ Department of Education released its salary list for 2018.



Asbury Park School District: Drug, Alcohol Case Data  Patch.com

Asbury Park School District Drug Data - Asbury Park, NJ - UPDATE: You'll be surprised to see which NJ school districts now have the most — and least — drug ...



Highest-Paid Teachers In Asbury Park In 2018  Patch.com

Teachers' salaries continue to rise, and six-figure salaries are no longer uncommon for educators in New Jersey. In fact, nearly 10,000 teachers make $100,000 ...



Asbury Park Council To Address Members-Only Beach Club Plan  Patch.com

The City Council announced this week that a workshop and regularly scheduled meeting for Wednesday, Feb. 13 will be held at the Asbury Park High School ...



Asbury Park School District receives $10K grant  Asbury Park Press

The Asbury Park School District was awarded the OceanFirst 2018 Model Classroom Grant in the amount of $10000.



Lack of parking could put an end to Asbury Park pool club, opponents say  NJ.com

There could be a legal attempt to stop a private pool club from opening in Asbury Park and has everything to do with parking. A lawyer for opponents of a private ...



One year after murder of 10-year-old boy, is Asbury Park safer?  Asbury Park Press

Shootings and other violent crimes are decreasing in Asbury Park. But raw numbers can't measure the collective grief of decades of gun violence on the city's ...



Weapons Found At Asbury Park Schools During 2016-17 Year  Patch.com

Weapons Found At Asbury Park Schools - Asbury Park, NJ - NJ compiled a list of schools where weapons were found during 2016-17. They include knives ...



Asbury Park kids get a shot a degree in high school  Asbury Park Press

Students in the district need a leg up, but giving them that can be difficult.



'Don't build that wall.' Protestors push back against private pool club  NJ.com

Asbury Park's waterfront developer, iStar, presented plans for a members-only pool club. Dozens of residents said it was not welcome.



Staff Sgt. Tyshawn Jenkins To Be Honored In Asbury Park  Patch.com

Staff Sgt. Tyshawn Jenkins To Be Honored In Asbury - Asbury Park, NJ - The Asbury Park District is holding an event at the Paramount Theatre February 28, ...



Asbury Park residents concerned over plans for private beach club  News 12 New Jersey

Hundreds of Asbury Park residents packed a town meeting Wednesday to voice frustration and concern over plans for a private beach club that could be coming ...



A link to glorious history of Asbury Park HS athletics  Asbury Park Press

Emil Baroska, 92, played on Asbury Park's state championship football team in 1940, and led the basketball squad to a state title in 1943.



Make Asbury Park city pool affordable for everyone: Butch  Asbury Park Press

Let's build a pool in Asbury Park, but let's make it public and affordable.



Lamont Repollet leaving for NJ education chief amid Asbury Park schools resurgence  Asbury Park Press

As Lamont Repollet prepares to take charge of the state's education apparatus, he leaves behind an Asbury Park School District that is simultaneously struggling ...



Asbury Park boy's killer only wanted to 'scare' man who stabbed him: lawyer  Asbury Park Press

The teen who shot and killed a 10-year-old Asbury Park boy was only trying to scare a man who previously stabbed him, his lawyers say.



Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito childhood homes: see where they grew up at the Shore  Asbury Park Press

Danny DeVito grew up in Asbury Park, while Jack Nicholson spent time in Neptune, Neptune City, Manasquan and Spring Lake.



Black residents say pricey pool club will leave them out  NJ.com

The city's waterfront developer will present plans for the club at Wednesday night's city council meeting.



When Eleanor Roosevelt, Babe Ruth visited the Asbury Park Rotary Club  Asbury Park Press

As the club turns 100 this month, a look at its golden-age guest list reveals just how influential the civic group has been.



Jersey Shore Women in Tech Raise Funds to Send Asbury Park Students to Coding Camp  TAPinto.net

Asbury Park, NJ, February 2019 -- Jersey Shore Women in Tech (JSWT), the fast-growing organization dedicated to supporting, educating, mentoring women in ...



This Eagles player made prom night a little more special for these N.J. high-schoolers  NJ.com

Philadelphia Eagles DE Vinny Curry gifted haircuts to students from his hometown as they prepared for their prom.



Interactive Map: 2018 Graduation Rate, NJ's Best in Recent Years  NJ Spotlight

The rate rose for almost every category of graduate. And, after years of not reporting data by gender, 2018 results show girls graduated at higher rate than boys.



Asbury Park High, Monmouth University make debate magic  Asbury Park Press

A mentoring partnership is bearing fruit. Asbury Park's debaters just won a big trophy.



Every NJ School Graded In Newly Released State Report: Your Rank?  Toms River, NJ Patch

Every NJ School Graded In Newly Released Report - Toms River, NJ - UPDATE: NJ released its controversial system that grades every school on a 0-100 scale.



Point Pleasant Area Superintendents, Principals: 2018 Pay  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

Point Pleasant Area Superintendents, Principals - Point Pleasant, NJ - The NJ Department of Education released its salary list for 2018.



Six big Jersey Shore weekend shows you should not miss: Zac Brown Band and more  Asbury Park Press

Owls are known to be creatures of wisdom. If that's the case, there's going to be a whole lot of wisdom at the PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel this weekend as ...



Annual Asbury Park-Neptune football game now canceled; police checking 'threat of violence'  Asbury Park Press

After deciding to postpone the annual Thanksgiving Day High School football game between Asbury Park and Neptune because of "credible, live threats," ...



A Bet That Luxury Can Be a Part of Asbury Park’s Comeback Story  The New York Times

ASBURY PARK, N.J. — For nearly 40 years a plot of land one block from the ocean sat rotting and abandoned, a decrepit visual counterpoint to the mounting ...



Asbury Park fire: Former city official died searching for his wife, friends say  Asbury Park Press

ASBURY PARK - Former Asbury Park city official James Famularo was searching for his wife when he collapsed and died in a fire that broke out in his Park ...



'College Promise' Initiative Launched in Asbury Park  Brookdale Community College Newsroom

The Asbury Park School District, Brookdale Community College and the Jules L. Plangere, Jr. Family Foundation have partnered to launch the “Asbury Park ...



Edelson: For Jaylen Paige, Asbury Park wrestling, a moment to savor  Asbury Park Press

ASBURY PARK - Seated inside the cramped office at Asbury Park High School, it took Jaylen Paige a split-second to blurt out the last name, as if it had been ...



In Haitian Heritage Month, Asbury Park celebrates community's contributions  Asbury Park Press

Haitians have stayed in Monmouth County through the best of times and the worst. On Saturday, locals honored those who uplift their neighbors.



Slain Asbury Park football star was 'big brother'  Asbury Park Press

Community members reeling after a standout athlete was gunned down Sunday afternoon in Asbury Park.



Asbury Park celebrates the life of James Famularo  Asbury Park Press

ASBURY PARK - To the tune of R. Kelly's “I Believe I Can Fly,” a sea of black and blue balloons were released from the Prospect Avenue basketball courts at ...



Asbury Park fatal townhouse fire ruled accidental; 'Catastrophic' damage to one unit  Asbury Park Press

James Famularo, 52, a former Asbury Park assistant city manager, was found dead in the upstairs bedroom of his burned out townhouse, authorities said.



Graduation rates on the rise in New Jersey  Asbury Park Press

TRENTON – More than 90 percent of New Jersey high school seniors graduated in 2016, the highest rate since the state implemented a new methodology for ...



From ward of state to Notre Dame: An Asbury Park triumph  Asbury Park Press

EATONTOWN - Namir Argilagos talks about his life experiences analytically, as if solving a math problem, which happens to be something he's quite good at.



Asbury Park to name stadium after long-time football coach William "Butch" Bruno Friday  NJ.com

ASBURY PARK — The 92-year-old Asbury Park High School Stadium will be named in honor of one of the school's greatest athletes and coaches Friday night.



Slain Neptune man's family begs the public: No more killing  Asbury Park Press

NEPTUNE - The murder of Randolph "King" Goodman outside his home on Saturday has left his family begging the public not to get revenge for his unexpected ...



Where are they now? Catching up with Bryan Spoonire  Asbury Park Press

The track legend from Asbury Park High School and Seton Hall University made a run at the Olympics. It proved costly.



Lessons to fix Asbury Park schools  Asbury Park Press

At Robert Treat Academy Charter School in Newark, poverty, single parent homes and neighborhood crime are no excuse f...



Man, 19, slain in Asbury Park remembered as 'amazing kid'  NJ.com

The man found slain Monday night at a Ridge Avenue apartment was a former Asbury Park High School football player, officials said.



Will Casino be restored to its former glory in Asbury Park?  Asbury Park Press

Asbury Park City Historian Werner Baumgartner talks about the history of the Casino building in Asbury Park. Tanya Breen, @tanyabreenphoto. Asbury Park ...



More Asbury Park deadly violence on the docket  Asbury Park Press

Prize Johnson was fatally stabbed in 2015 on the same Asbury Park street where a 10-year-old boy was fatally shot last week.



Asbury Park man charged in shooting of former star athlete  Asbury Park Press

An Asbury Park man has been charged with the shooting death of former star athlete, Jamar Small, and wounding of another.



Jersey Shore best town: Readers name final four  Asbury Park Press

The Asbury Park Press is searching for the best town at the Shore. Now is your turn to vote for the final two.



Officials ID man found dead in SUV in Asbury Park  News 12 New Jersey

Officials have identified a 27-year-old man as the victim of a late-night shooting in Asbury Park.



Asbury Park man gets 16 years in prison in killing of star athlete  Asbury Park Press

FREEHOLD – A judge on Monday sentenced a 23-year-old Asbury Park man to 16 years in prison for a double shooting that took the life of a star ...



Asbury Park sets out on ambitious program to improve health  Asbury Park Press

More than 80 organizations in Asbury Park have come together to try create a healthy city.



New Education Boss Would Take Seat in Trying Time for State's Schools  NJ Spotlight

Murphy names Asbury Park's Lamont Repollet as commissioner of education.



Asbury Park bald eagles: What would you name them?  Asbury Park Press

ASBURY PARK – To welcome our new friends to the city, let's give them some honorary names. This week word got out that two bald eagles have been ...



Asbury Park's Tim Fosque tackles Shore's most important job  Asbury Park Press

Having walked the same path as his players, new Asbury Park football coach Tim Fosque is already making a difference in the toughest job at the Shore.



Asbury man pleads guilty to killing local star athlete  Asbury Park Press

Diquan Speights, 23, pleaded guilty to killing Jamal Small and injuring Tyreek Small.



Brookdale, Asbury Park Announce New 'Dream Academy'  Brookdale Community College Newsroom

Officials from the Asbury Park School District and Brookdale Community College signed off Aug. 4 on the Asbury Park Dream Academy Early College Program, ...



Her grandfather was a legend. Her dad was a state champ. Now it's this N.J. thrower's turn  NJ.com

This one was special for Abby Nonnenberg. The Wall junior and top discus thrower in the state this season has won plenty of meets before and she'll win plenty ...



Will $3.4M effort teach Asbury Park children to read?  Asbury Park Press

District will pay education and publishing company $3.4M for four-year reading initiative.



Nicolle Harris: Improving Asbury Park schools  Asbury Park Press

Nicolle Harris has a passion for serving her community in both the schools and churches.



Asbury Park police chief to retire  Asbury Park Press

Asbury Park Acting Police Chief Anthony Salerno is retiring. Mayor John Moor said Captain David Kelso has been promoted to Deputy Chief, and will run the ...



75 years ago, The Glenn Miller Band made Asbury swing  Asbury Park Press

The Glenn Miller Band was the most popular band in the land when they played in Asbury Park in the early 1940s.



Former Asbury Park star athlete killed in shooting  Asbury Park Press

Two people were shot Sunday afternoon at the 1000 block of Summerfield Avenue, Asbury Park Police Officer Michael Casey said.



How NOT to avoid a test: NJ student jumps from 2nd-floor high school window  New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

A New Jersey teenager takes a desperate action to avoid taking a test on Wednesday, police said.



Let the Games Begin! NJ Sharing Network Celebrates One Year Countdown to 2020 Transplant Games  TAPinto.net

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - A press conference for the one-year countdown to the 2020 Transplant Games of America was held last week at the NJ Sharing ...



See Judi's HS yearbook picture ... before she takes it down  New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

Never before revealed, I'm sharing it with you now. Peek at your own risk.



NJ schools: PARCC penalties makes good schools look bad  Asbury Park Press

Colts Neck High. East Brunswick High. Two great schools that are getting less-than-stellar state scores because of a PARCC penalty. Here's how.



Victim Identified in Early Morning House Fire in South Orange on July 5  TAPinto.net

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – The South Orange Fire Department a call from central dispatch reporting a structure fire at 231 Ward Place at 2:39am. Arriving at the site, ...



Makin Waves with Black Suburbia Music Group: Sound, culture and vision  New Jersey Stage

Influential Black Suburbia Music Group have unified the Asbury Park rap and rock music scenes with mixed bills and features, along with Chris Rockwell, Chill ...



South Orange and Maplewood Local Leaders Hope to Finalize Fire Department Merger  TAPinto.net

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – Village President Sheena Collum wants the South Orange and Maplewood Fire Departments to merge together by Jan. 1.



18 hours in Asbury Park: A guided tour of the Jersey Shore's revitalized hub  The Star-Ledger

After 18 hours in Asbury Park, a look at the best, and most unique places that have rebuilt the waterfront into New Jersey's most eclectic beachfront hub.



High school graduation rates for Monmouth County  NJ.com

New Jersey's statewide graduation rate continued to climb to 89.7 percent in 2015. The graduation rate is measured by the number of students who started high ...



Asbury Park Legend Leon Trent Releases "Hangin On By A Thread"  New Jersey Stage

(ASBURY PARK, NJ) -- New Jersey's own James Brown - Leon Trent - has recorded his latest release "Hangin On By A Thread" at SONY Studios in Nashville, ...



Maplewood Firefighters Strike Down Overnight Fire at 7 Brown St.  TAPinto.net

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Maplewood Fire Department responded to a working fire at 7 Brown Street shortly after midnight on Sunday. Members of the Orange ...



March for Our Lives 2018: Ocean, Monmouth students want more gun control  Asbury Park Press

Students from Monmouth and Ocean counties will be participating Saturday in various March for Our Lives demonstrations for restrictions on guns across New ...



Asbury Park natives' nonprofit provides hope in crime-ridden city  NJ.com

After a life surrounded by guns, drugs and violence, four Asbury Park men are trying to right the ship in the city they call home.



Man charged in stabbing death of former Asbury Park HS football player  NJ.com

An Asbury Park man was arrested Thursday in the stabbing death of a former Asbury Park High School football player, authorities said.



Gonzaga Madness: NJ coach loving his former team's rise  Asbury Park Press

Lennie Parham's phone started buzzing Saturday night, shortly after Gonzaga punched its Final Four ticket. His old college basketball teammates and coaches, ...



Pickett's Village Bar To Open May 3  TAPinto.net

MAPLEWOOD, NJ – Pickett's Village Bar, an exciting new destination for awesome food and drink, opens May 3 at 2208 Millburn Ave., a short walk or drive from ...



Weapons Found In These 578 NJ Schools During 2016-17 Year  Middletown, NJ Patch

NJ Schools With Weapons - Middletown, NJ - NJ compiled a list of schools where weapons were found during 2016-17. They include knives, pepper spray and, ...



Arguments About Trump Have Been Ruining the Jersey Shore All Summer  VICE

Supporters and opponents of the president have been rubbing elbows at the beach, with combustable results.



NJ boys hoops: 10 most amazing performances in SCT finals  Asbury Park Press

A look at 10 iconic individual efforts in the Shore Conference Tournament boys basketball final over the years.



Essex County Residents Invited to Computer and Electronics Recycling Day  TAPinto.net

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Essex County residents are encouraged to participate in this weekend's Essex County Computer and Electronics Recycling Day, ...



Softball: 2017 APP All-Sophomore Team unveiled  Asbury Park Press

The second-year standouts listed below made incredible impacts on their clubs and emerged as cornerstones for their respective programs. For their impressive ...



New Thrift Store Headed to Old ShopRite Site in Union  TAPinto.net

UNION, NJ – The empty building at the intersection of Morris and Liberty Avenues, known as the 'old ShopRite' site, will become home to a new thrift chain store, ...



How much money would needy school districts lose under Christie's funding plan?  Asbury Park Press

Fourteen school districts in Monmouth and Ocean counties would lose nearly $89 million in state aid under an overhaul of the school funding formula being ...



Former Press publisher Jules L. Plangere Jr. dies  Asbury Park Press

A major benefactor of Monmouth University and other Shore-area institutions, Jules L. Plangere Jr. was 95.



Billionaire Ron Baron started in Asbury Park  Asbury Park Press

Ron Baron is a one-percenter who hasn't forgotten his roots, growing up in and around Asbury Park. The 1961 Asbury Park High School alumnus and Hall of ...



MLK assassination: How the Jersey Shore mourned 50 years ago  Asbury Park Press

Jersey Shore residents learned of the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. 50 years ago the way most Americans learned of important events by the ...



The Pair Of Asbury Angels Who Directly Changed My Life  New Jersey Stage

(OCTOBER 2, 2017) — I woke up this morning to the news about the devastating Las Vegas shooting and later heard of Tom Petty in the fight for his life.



Who were the Shore's best linebackers, defensive backs?  Asbury Park Press

Covering five decades and a lot of Shore Conference history, here are 10 of the best ever at the Jersey Shore.



Asbury Park's Monterrosas rock the stage and the Boho Hair Salon  Asbury Park Press

Albie and Sally Monterrosa will rock you on stage — and in the hair salon. The Monterrosas take their Latin rock group, the MonteRosa Band, to Springwood ...



Asbury Park – A revival of arts and economy at the shore  The College Voice

Street art near the Casino on Asbury Park Boardwalk – DAY OUT – Asbury Park PHOTO – Jasmine Santalla. Joggers on Asbury Park Boardwalk in the morning.



Dream Academy Students Prep for First Semester  Brookdale Community College Newsroom

The newest – and youngest – members of the Brookdale community were welcomed to campus last week, as the Asbury Park Dream Academy Early College ...



SAT Scores For All N.J. High Schools Released: How Did Yours Do?  Patch.com

SAT Scores For All N.J. High Schools - Point Pleasant, NJ - Here are lists of the best and worst performances by New Jersey school districts on the state's annual ...



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