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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 receives $10K grant  Asbury Park Press

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



'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.



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.



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.



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 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 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 ...



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 ...



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.



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, ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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," ...



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.



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.



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 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.



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.



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 ...



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.



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

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 ...



Asbury Park students given access to new scholarships  NJ.com

Asbury Park High School students will have the opportunity to earn "last-dollar" scholarships good for up to 64 credits toward a Brookdale Community College ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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

ASBURY PARK — Most of the people in the meeting room of the Second Baptist Church in Asbury Park on Saturday afternoon were either too young or weren't ...



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.



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.



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...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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.



'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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Mater Dei growing and winning on hardwood | Independent  centraljersey.com

Dennis Kazimir is in his first season as Mater Dei Prep's boys' basketball coach. He is also working with a really young roster, featuring only four seniors.



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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'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.



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, ...



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 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.



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.



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.



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 – 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.



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, ...



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.



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, ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Nicolle Harris: Improving Asbury Park schools  Asbury Park Press

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



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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?  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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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

The Education Law Center says 14 school districts in Monmouth and Ocean counties will lose big under a proposed plan.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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