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Stafford and LBI Fans Are Looking Forward to Mike Gesicki's Senior Football Season at Penn State

August 22, 2017

STAFFORD - Mike Gesicki, who was an all state basketball, football and volleyball star at Southern Regional High School a few years back is heading into his senior season at Penn State University.  Gesicki is as an outstanding tight end at Penn State University.  

Penn State opens their season on Saturday, September 2 in a nationally broadcast game on ABC.  They ...

Long Beach Island Schools Hoping Taxpayers Approve $18.4 Million Dollar School Addition and Renovations

LONG BEACH ISLAND - On Sept. 26, taxpayers in the Long Beach Island Consolidated School District’s five sending municipalities – Barnegat Light, Harvey Cedars, Long Beach Township, Ship Bottom and Surf City – will be asked to vote on a two-question, $18.4 million bond referendum.

A sample ballot for the special election is now available on the website of the Ocean County ...

Reality Defies Perception: New Jersey's Public Schools are Still Top Performers

STAFFORD, NJ - The New Jersey Public Education system has once again risen to the top in a national evaluation by WalletHub, an online credit evaluation/promotion service used by some consumers and realtors to indicate "the best bang for the buck" for tax revenue. 

In a report issued yesterday, WalletHub released the result of its national review of the public schools.

Recycling Project Takes Clam and Oyster Shells from Restaurants to the Bay

LONG BEACH ISLAND - When customers at several Long Beach Island restaurants order clams or oysters this summer they are also helping a Stockton University project to restore oysters to the Southern Barnegat watershed.

The used clam and oyster shells are being collected by Long Beach Township employee Joe Mangino three times a week and delivered  to Parsons Mariculture, where they will ...

Long Beach Township Beach Patrol Issues Important Reminder About Digging on Beach

LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, NJ - The Long Beach Township Beach Patrol issued the following statement Wednesday on their Facebook page.

"You're here to relax and kick back - leave the ditch digging to the pros. Usually out of view of lifeguards, we find a wild number of these projects when we are patrolling the beaches. Chief Harrison managed to snap a pic of this one while on ...

ESCNJ Expansion To Support Independent Living Skills

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Construction is underway at the Educational Services Commission of New Jersey’s (ESCNJ) Piscataway Campus for a 50,000 square foot addition to provide more space to help additional higher functioning classified students meet the challenges of independent living, announced commission officials.

A major influence for the expansion project is the trend towards ...

Southern Alum Frank Miele Captures New Jersey State Powerlifting Championship

STAFFORD - Frank Miele, a 2012 Southern Regional graduate recently won the New Jersey State Powerlifting Championship. 

Frank competed at the 105 kg senior lifter. His results were 132 kg PR Snatch and a 168 kg PR Clean and Jerk.  His 300 kg PR total gained him the victory.  Miele also completed 6 of 6 lifts on the day to become the New Jersey Powerlifting State ...

Rutgers Ranked Best 4-Year College in New Jersey

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University- New Brunswick has been ranked the No. 1 college in New Jersey by a national online education service.

The rankings released Monday by schools.com are based on an analysis of 13 different criteria.

Thirty-three 4-year schools in New Jersey were each scored on a 100-point scale using the most recent data available from government sources and based ...

Southern Regional Youth Football Camp Impacts Young Lives

STAFFORD - This week the Southern Regional High School football coaches, alumni, players and guests had the opportunity to pour into the lives fo young athletes at the annual Southern Regional Youth Football Camp on the Rams campus.

Young players in grades 1-8 had the opportunity to learn skills in preparation for the upcoming AYF youth football season.  There were athletes from the ...

Bill Introduced by Rep. John DiMaio to Protect Intramural High School Players with Concussions

TRENTON, NJ - Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill that expands concussion precautions for high school students, and was introduced by Rep. John DiMaio, R-23.

With the new bill, high school students who suffer a concussion during intramural sports will be protected by the state's student-athlete head injury safety program bill, according to a release.

The bill was signed ...

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