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

The Zac Brown Band takes over the PNC Bank Arts Center.

Asbury Park Area Schools Graded In Newly Released State Report

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 ...

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 School District: Drug, Alcohol Case Data

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 ...

Asbury Park Superintendent, Principals: 2018 Pay

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

Highest-Paid Teachers In Asbury Park In 2018

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 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 Council To Address Members-Only Beach Club Plan

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 ...

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 ...

A Message From The Asbury Park Principal

A Message From The Asbury Park Principal - Asbury Park, NJ - Here is a welcome-back-to-school message from the Asbury Park High School principal, Kathy ...

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

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

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

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

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.

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 ...

Staff Sgt. Tyshawn Jenkins To Be Honored In Asbury Park

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 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.

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.

Black residents say pricey pool club will leave them out

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Manasquan-Belmar Area Superintendents, Principals: 2018 Pay  Manasquan, NJ Patch

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

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

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

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 ...

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 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.

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.

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," ...

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.

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 ...

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 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 ...

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.

Threats Prompt Cancellation Of 90-Year-Old Thanksgiving Day Football Game  CBS New York

ASBURY PARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Safety concerns have forced school administrators to cancel an annual high school football game. Threats targeted both ...

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.

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.

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.

'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 ...

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.

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 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.

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

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.

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...

Athletic standout killed in Asbury Park shooting was a 'shining star'

Jamar Small, 24, was on his way to a promising career, those close to him say, but he never forgot where he came from.

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 man pleads guilty to killing local star athlete  Asbury Park Press

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

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.

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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, ...

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.

In Martin Luther King Jr. style, Asbury Park residents dream of a better life

When nearly 200 residents from Asbury Park and neighboring Neptune Township took to the city streets minutes after West's address, they also took with them ...

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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 ...

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 – 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.

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, ...

Nicolle Harris: Improving Asbury Park schools  Asbury Park Press

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

Friends, school mourn Asbury Park stabbing victim  Asbury Park Press

ASBURY PARK – Friends and family of Prize R. Johnson, the victim of the fatal stabbing Monday in Asbury Park, described him as a star — a budding musician ...

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 ...

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.

Asbury Park girls to build leadership skills in Africa

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

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 ...

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

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.

Student jumps from 2nd-floor school window to avoid test, cops say

ASBURY PARK -- An Asbury Park High School student was injured when she jumped out a window to avoid taking a test Wednesday morning, police said.

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.

High school graduation rates for Monmouth County

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Man indicted in killing of former Asbury Park football player

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

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

ASBURY PARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — There is sadness in several New Jersey communities following the death of a popular football coach who was killed ...

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 ...

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.

THANK YOU Shout out to TAPinto Readers, Salon Concrete, Painting With a Twist, Colts Neck Dance, Camp Coconuts, Frutta Bowls: Together You Collected Over 300 Gowns + for Lunchbreak's Prom Drive

RED BANK, NJ: On Monday, April 15th and Monday April 22, The Woman's Club of Red Bank hosted Lunchbreak's Annual Prom Giveaway! The Lunchbreak ...

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.

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 ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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

LONG BRANCH – For 67 years, the Monmouth County Cotillion Ball has served as a monumental step for some teenagers here on their path to adulthood.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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