Education

November 2, 2018

  EAST HANOVER, N.J.-This past summer, John Cirelli from EAST HANOVER, NJ joined outstanding Middle school students from across the nation to take part in a unique academic and career oriented development experience, the Junior National Young Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C. The ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A Montgomery High School teacher who lives in Hillsborough has been arrested and faces charges of sending nude photos of herself and sexually-explicit messages via social media to a Montgomery High School student over a period of several months. Michelina Aichele, 29 of ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.- East Hanover welcomes a new Learning Center in town just in time for Dyslexia Awareness Month. Decoded Learning Center is a multi-sensory based learning center located at 470 Ridgedale Avenue. The center specializes in Multi-Sensory learning and works with kids who are dealing ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University President Robert Barchi has agreed to continue in that position for two more years, university officials said. Members of the university board of governors asked him to remain at least two more years, and he agreed, officials said. “Bob Barchi has been a ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.- Coach Andrew Moore, of Precision Sports Performance in East Hanover was recently appointed to the advisory board of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Moore has been with Precison Sports Performance since it's inception. He has a Bachelor of Science from ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Rutgers University funding-raising efforts brought in $223.4 million for the 2017-18 academic year, more than $10 million above what was raised the previous year and the largest amount ever collected in a single year, university officials said. The donations were 6.8 ...

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Late in August, a meeting was requested  by Thomas Ace Gallagher, to gather law enforcement, community leaders, educators, and public officials, to discuss content for the soon to be launched Morris Area Coalition For Education And Positive Choices on-line home. Gallagher did not expect what ...

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MORRIS COUNTY, N.J.- Lidgerwood Park was the setting for a record setting 29 volunteers getting Narcan certified along with support from Morris County Sheriff James Gannon, Senator Tony Bucco and Morris County Freeholder Doug Cabana. Ricky's Compass is changing the way mental illness is dealt with ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ – While full-term classes have begun at County College of Morris (CCM), there is still time to enroll in the college’s two mid-fall sessions. The 13 Week mid-fall session runs from September 20 - December 20. The last day to apply for 13 Week classes is Thursday, September 13. The ...

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CEDAR KNOLLS, N.J.- Long-time member and Emergency Medical Technician Shirley Bergen received a certificate of appreciation for her participation in  “Partner in Mentoring Students in Career and Technical Education Programs,” from the Morris County Vocational School District.   Bergen was ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Superintendent Michael LaSusa reported that the district is still considering school safety procedures for the upcoming school year, including possible armed Class III officers in every school. If the school district hired Class III offices for every school, LaSusa ...

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RANDOLPH, NJ –  Whether it’s getting a job, obtaining a better job or succeed in an existing one, County College of Morris (CCM) is here to help individuals achieve their personal career aspirations.  CCM has been serving the greater Morris County region for 50 years, including offering workforce ...

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TRENTON, NJ— Some county college students around the state could attend classes in 2019 for free thanks to a pilot program launched by Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration yesterday. The program, the Community College Innovation Challenge, is the first phase of the governor’s initiative to provide ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.- On Tuesday, July 17th 2018, in the middle of  summer vacation, some of the most important people to our community were spending their summer day training for a real life crisis. Thirty  staff members of the East Hanover School District, including the Districts Principals, ...

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CHATHAM, NJ - Chatham Township police are seeking help in identifying three unknown individuals who caused thousands of dollars worth of damage to the back of Lafayette School on July 12. Security cameras captured photos of the vandals during the 3 a.m. mischief behind Lafayette School, where a ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University Board of Governors today approved a 2.3 percent hike in tuition and fees, as well as increases for dorm rooms and meals, for the 2018-2019 academic year. The increase now brings the annual cost for undergraduate students to $14,975, which is $337 more than ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University Board of Governors today approved a 2.3 percent hike in tuition and fees, as well as increases for dorm rooms and meals, for the 2018-2019 academic year. The increase now brings the annual cost for undergraduate students to $14,975, which is $337 more than ...

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MADISON, NJ - Madison resident and author, Trish Lisa Wilson, is the recipient of Creative Child’s Magazine’s 2018 Book of the Year Award, a repeat honor. Wilson’s work, A Penny For Piggy: A Tale of Save, Spend, Share was also honored by the publication in 2014. The book was reviewed by parents and ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The Lake Hopatcong Foundation this spring christened its new Floating Classroom, dubbed “Study Hull,” and has since educated nearly 800 local students aboard the vessel, a 40-foot pontoon boat. As the school year comes to an end, the lessons will continue: the Lake Hopatcong ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – His voice cracked with with emotion, yet he was quick to joke, pausing occasionally to wipe away a tear.  Jim Langenbach shared anecdotes and fond memories of his childhood. He spoke fondly of his best friend, Robert Scherdin, of growing up together as kids in the borough, ...

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BERNARDSVILLE – To hear “Miss Laurie” tell it, it is never too soon to introduce a child to the wonders of birding, even before he or she knows how to say the names of the species. Children as young as one are becoming bird sleuths. The upcoming World Series of Birding (WSB), on Saturday, May ...

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DENVILLE, NJ - Students in the Denville-based Morris County Vocational School's Academy for Environmental Science, offered at Jefferson High School, recently attended a special program focused on clean communities. The students went to the 10th Annual Clean Communities Environmental Student ...

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MORRISTOWN, N.J. - Students from Randolph, Morristown, Florham Park and Madison were honored as Mayo Performing Arts Center's Music Students of the Month - Outstanding Violinists -- prior to the Saturday, April 21 performance by Itzhak Perlman. The students were recognized for their achievements ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Assemblyman Jay Webber’s landmark legislation stopping child predators in schools from easily changing jobs was signed into law April 11 by Governor Phil Murphy. “This is a huge victory for our children, their parents, and our state,” said Webber (R-Morris) in a statement. “This ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - For Evie Shockley, poetry – and her professorship at Rutgers University–New Brunswick – are central to her engagement with a world that needs change and central to the ways she prepares students to do their own engagement. This week, Shockley was selected as a finalist for ...

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CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ -  According to the taskforce facing addiction in the State of New Jersey, addiction to opioids affects people of all genders, races and adults of all ages. In 2015, more than 33,000 people in the United States died as result of opioid overdose, stated the agency. The Youth ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – The Lake Hopatcong Foundation on Wednesday launched onto Lake Hopatcong its long-awaited "floating classroom" educational vessel. The launch took place at Lake Hopatcong State Park in Landing. The 40-foot covered catamaran pontoon boat seats 40. It will be used to teach area ...

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  SOMERVILLE, NJ – Three proud Somerville High School seniors have something tangible to show for their participation in a competitive project in Linda Conklin’s communications design class. Emily Hickson, Gillian Belkin and Junior Ramirez combined their artistic talents to design a limited ...

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EAST HANOVER, N.J.- The East Hanover PTA is sponsoring The Scholastic Book Fair at Frank J Smith School this week, Wednesday and Thursday. Opportunities are still available to volunteer and donations will go directly to books for the school as all donations will be matched by Scholastic. Shopping ...

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ROXBURY, NJ – There are plenty of kids living in Roxbury who’ve never been on Lake Hopatcong, says lake buff Marty Kane. He’s even confident many don’t realize their town borders the big lake. That’s one of the reasons Kane, chairman of the Lake Hopatcong Foundation Board of Trustees, is ...

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