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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 ...



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.



Asbury Park Press  Asbury Park Press

Asbury Park High School held its commencement ceremony at the Paramount Theater in Asbury Park on Thursday, June 21, 2018./Russ DeSantis for the Asbury ...



Alum paying for 80 Asbury Park High School students to attend March for Our Lives in D.C.  Asbury Park Press

Ron Taft, a 1962 grad, wants Asbury Park teens to experience the power of mass protest. 'I'm going because I want to be heard,' one said.



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 ...



Asbury Park celebrates homecoming  Asbury Park Press

The Asbury Park Blue Bishops faced off with the Manchester Hawks during homecoming, which was held on Friday, Oct. 5.The Blue Bishops emerged victorious ...



Asbury Park celebrates the life of James Famularo  Asbury Park Press

Hundreds attended a candlelight vigil Thursday night at the Donald Hammary Community Courts on Prospect Avenue, which Famularo helped to refurbish.



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.



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

Editor's note: This is the second in an occasional series looking at where celebrities grew up at the Jersey Shore. Jack Nicholson and Danny DeVito. Both actors ...



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 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.



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.



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.



Track: Asbury Park's Joinvilmar 2nd in Meet of Champions high jump  Asbury Park Press

COLUMBUS - Add another page to the rich history of Asbury Park High School track and field. Blue Bishops senior Davensky Joinvilmar finished second in the ...



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," ...



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 ...



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

Asbury Park's Jaylen Paige hopes to become the school's first placewinner in 81 years at the NJSIAA Championship, while providing a path for others to follow.



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.



N.J. Thanksgiving Day football game postponed due to 'threat of violence'  USA TODAY High School Sports

A day after school officials postponed the annual Thanksgiving Day High School football game between Asbury Park and Neptune, Asbury Park police said they ...



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.



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.



NJ Football: Asbury Park qualifies for playoffs with win over Keansburg  Asbury Park Press

ASBURY PARK - The Blue Bishops of Asbury Park High School secured their second-straight spot in the playoffs thanks in large part to senior Donte Abrams.



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

The teens gathered at the Boys and Girls Club in Asbury Park on a frigid Tuesday night with the mission of creating a healthy city, but to do so they would first ...



GSE's Equality Ball in Asbury Park is sold out in advance  Out In Jersey

Garden State Equality will be holding the Equality Ball on Friday, June 1, 2018. It is their largest annual fundraising event. This year's Ball is sold out! Organizer's ...



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.



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 ...



New schools chief makes gains in Asbury Park  Asbury Park Press

ASBURY PARK - The bell rang, classroom doors swung open, and children in khaki and blue uniforms and hauling backpacks and three-ring binders flooded ...



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, ...



Asbury Park student fell 2 stories to skip PSAT  Asbury Park Press

ASBURY PARK - Officials said a 15-year-old female student tried to climb out of her high school's second-floor window Wednesday morning to avoid taking the ...



Dear Editor: | Letters To Editor  Union Springs Herald

On September 21, 2018, Lt. Marcus Blackmon, son of Lula Blackmon of Asbury Park, NJ and the Late Theotis E. Mabson of Armstrong, AL, was named Captain ...



'Dream Academy' to Offer College Degrees to Asbury Park High School Students  Brookdale Community College Newsroom

LINCROFT, NJ (Aug. 5, 2016) – Officials from the Asbury Park School District and Brookdale Community College signed off Aug. 4 on the Asbury Park Dream ...



Which district tops Shore area schools in spending?  Asbury Park Press

The Asbury Park School District leads Monmouth and Ocean counties once again as the top spender on public schools, at $33,109 per pupil in the 2013-14 ...



WATCH: Unruly teens, fights in Asbury prompt police action  Asbury Park Press

Police have seen an increase in complaints about high school students after dismissal.



Boys hoops: 10 greatest performances ever in SCT finals  Asbury Park Press

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



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...



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.



Monmouth hoops: 5 thoughts, 5 quotes on Hawks' 85-61 loss to Lehigh  Asbury Park Press

Monmouth opened the season with an 85-61 loss to Lehigh at OceanFirst Bank Center.



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.



Jean Dortissant of Asbury Park is Fall Coach of the Season  Asbury Park Press

In his first game as Asbury Park High School's boys soccer coach, back in 2007, Jean Dortissant had no subs available. His team faced Shore Regional with 11 ...



Some Shore gun-control student activists 'demoralized' after Texas shooting  Asbury Park Press

Some felt powerless. But others in favor of more gun control said they hoped the "fire" could be rekindled.



'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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Ex-Asbury Park school worker settles wrongful firing suit for $50K  NJ.com

ASBURY PARK -- A former school employee in Asbury Park who alleged she was discriminated against and then fired after getting pregnant settled her wrongful ...



Asbury Park girls to build leadership skills in Africa  www.app.com

Asbury Park teens will make the 9000-mile trek to the southern regions of Africa.



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.



Students named to Pallone's Youth Advisory Council  NJ.com

Students from Middlesex and Monmouth counties will serve on the 2018 Youth Advisory Council.



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



State graduation rates improve, but not at the Shore  Asbury Park Press

More students graduated from New Jersey high schools last year than did in the three years prior, but that trend did not hold true in Monmouth and Ocean ...



High school graduation rates for Monmouth County  NJ.com

Breakdown of high school graduation rates throughout Monmouth County.



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

Diquan Speights of Asbury Park gets a prison term for fatally shooting Jamar Small, a star athlete who returned to Asbury Park after college to mentor youths.



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.



Former Asbury Park School Board member dies  Asbury Park Press

Former Asbury Park School Board member Joseph Raines Jr., who died April 15 after a long battle with Lupus, will be remembered in services Friday. Raines ...



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.



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.



Man charged in stabbing death of former Asbury Park H.S. 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.



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.



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, ...



Helping Hands: Plangeres, community pitch in for Asbury students  Asbury Park Press

Three high school seniors are headed for an all-American football game in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.



HS Wrestling: Focus pays off for Jalen Paige  Asbury Park Press

High School Wrestling: Jalen Paige of Asbury Park named Most Outstanding Wrestler in District 23.



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.



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.



SOMA School Group Wants Principal Back, Plans Rally  Maplewood, NJ Patch

SOMA Group Wants Principal Back, Plans Rally - Maplewood, NJ - CHS Principal Elizabeth Aaron has reportedly been reassigned. Hundreds of people in South ...



Brick apartment fire: 'Smoking materials' the cause  Asbury Park Press

The building is home to a range of residents of various ages who are on a fixed income and have special needs.



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 ...



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.



N.J.’s school-funding puzzle: Study shows aid isn’t a cure-all  Asbury Park Press

The 31 school districts that receive billions of dollars in extra court-ordered state education aid each year have not narrowed the gap with the rest of the state ...



Murder rap, doctored records, Snooki's revenge on the docket  Asbury Park Press

Prize Johnson was an aspiring rap artist who used the stage name, “Star.'' He played football for Asbury Park High School. He wrote music and produced ...



Asbury Park doing big things on the baseball field  www.app.com

The Asbury Park Middle School Baseball Team just wrapped up their regular season with a 12-7 victory over Henry Hudson, enabling them to win their first ...



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 ...



10 classy, kooky, wacky, rocking and time-traveling Jersey New Year's Eve parties  Asbury Park Press

Southside Johnny, Remember Jones, "Twilight Zone" and much more on tap for New Year's Eve.



Man indicted in killing of former Asbury Park football player  NJ.com

Tyreek Williams was charged with stabbing 19-year-old Prize Williams to death in 2015.



Nicolle Harris: Improving Asbury Park schools  Asbury Park Press

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



'March for Our Lives' in NYC, NJ Expected to Draw Thousands Saturday as Students Demand Gun Reform  NBC New York

Numerous sibling marches for gun safety are now scheduled for Saturday across the world, including one in New York City. These March For Our Lives rallies, ...



Teaching Trump: How schools tackle 2016 election  Asbury Park Press

STAFFORD – Southern Regional Middle School teacher Bill Smith is hoping to catch red, white and blue lightning in a bottle. The students have spent the ...



Students Earn Full Scholarships Through 'College Promise' Initiative  Brookdale Community College Newsroom

ASBURY PARK, NJ (June 8, 2017) – For five local high school seniors, college is now free. The students, inaugural graduates of the new Asbury Park College ...



Cotillion helps prepare next generation of Monmouth County leaders  Asbury Park Press

Monmouth County's future leaders took their first steps into adulthood.



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, ...



Deal Lake finally scheduled for post-Sandy dredging  NJ.com

The Deal Lake Commission had pushed for the project to go another seven blocks further west to Asbury Park High School but that would have cost more than ...



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.



7 ways to go to college tuition-free in N.J.  NJ.com

New York isn't the only state offering ways to go college tuition-free.



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.



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 ...



Seashore Day Camp celebrates 90 years of happy campers  Asbury Park Press

An iconic Jersey Shore camp is celebrating 90 years with a special open house on Feb. 6.



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.



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.



N.J. Football Coach Struck And Killed By Car On Garden State Parkway  CBS New York

The pain was written on their faces on Monday. Football players were told how their beloved assistant coach was killed on the Garden State Parkway.



NJ Today: Central Jersey Daily Rundown, Tuesday, April 24  MyCentralJersey.com

Oliver Corona and Christian Menjivar, 16-year-old students at Plainfield Public School's Barack Obama Academy for Academic & Civic Development, have been ...



How It Works  NJ.com

Parents and Fans. Can't get there? Never miss another game. Catch the action live on your computer, tablet or phone. Relive the moment… again and again.



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

MonteRosa Band to play Springwood Avenue Park in Asbury Park show.



Babe Ruth part of rich baseball history at Jersey Shore  Asbury Park Press

When Babe Ruth made played three games at the Jersey Shore during his barnstroming tours, they were huge events for the area.



HS Football: Manalapan's Pimentel earns Defensive Game Ball  Asbury Park Press

MANALAPAN – In the opening quarter of Manalapan's meeting with nonconference foe Old Bridge, Braves linebacker Jon Pimentel went to work. “Unfortunately ...



The Boys of Winter: Yankees, Giants at Shore during WWII  Asbury Park Press

With travel restricted due to the war, the Yankees trained in Asbury Park, the Giants in Lakewood.



Billionaire Ron Baron started in Asbury Park  Asbury Park Press

Ron Baron, CEO of Baron Capital Group, grew up in and around Asbury Park.



HS Football: Can anyone upend Shore in Class B Central?  Asbury Park Press

Shore Conference Class B Central consists of the six smallest schools enrollment-wise in the Shore Conference. But, it also has a program in Shore Regional ...



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