Education

August 17, 2018

NEWARK, NJ - A group of parents is appealing to the state Supreme Court to hear their case challenging state laws that require newer teachers be laid off first without considering job performance.   The case, filed in 2016, has already been dismissed by the state superior and appellate ...

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STAFFORD - The Manahawkin Cub Scout Pack 61 is conducting a Pop Rocket Derby and Fall Recruiting Fair this Sunday, August 19 at the Ocean Acres Community Center. The events begins at 12 p.m. Students will build a soda bottle rocket and the rockets will be launched for all to see. Pizza, snacks ...

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Cutting Edge Partnership is Moving to Lincroft LINCROFT, NJ – The educational landscape just shifted in Monmouth County as Rutgers University and Brookdale Community College launches a truly innovative partnership.  According to the partnership, this fall, area students will be able to earn ...

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STAFFORD - Stafford Township’s Project Aware team invited administrators, staff and first responders from several other school districts in Ocean County to attend the Project Aware Workshop at the Stafford Township Arts Center (STAC) on Tuesday, July 31, 2018. Project Aware is a heart wrenching ...

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STAFFORD AND LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP - Senator Christopher J. Connors, Assemblyman Brian E. Rumpf, and Assemblywoman DiAnne C. Gove lambasted the signing of S-2/A-2, a school funding bill that will mandate funding cuts for 14 school districts in the 9th Legislative District. Governor Murphy’s ...

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LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP - Family Promise is holding a Stand Up Paddle Board Family Event on Tuesday, Aug 14, at 6 p.m. in Bayview Park, Long Beach Township,. The organization is planning on providing entertainment which includes music and face painting. There is a cost of $30.00 per person for ...

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STAFFORD- The brand new Cedar Bonnet Island Environment Trail is now open for the public to enjoy. It was officially opened by state, federal and local officials on June 27. The property was purchased by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in the early 1990's. When the state purchased it, the ...

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STAFFORD - Southern Regional eighth grader Joseph Rainone's dreams are coming true.  The local 13 year-old dirt bike racer has qualified for the largest amateur motocross race in the world, the 37th Annual Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA Amateur National Motocross Championship, presented by Lucas Oil.  ...

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BARNEGAT - Registration now open for the Bayside Chapel in Barnegat Vacation Bible School  You can register your child at  https://baysidechapel.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/132/responses/new VBS 2018 will be August 6 through August 10 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. each day.  The school is open to youth ...

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STAFFORD - This past week the Southern Regional High School football coaches, alumni, players and guests had the opportunity to pour into the lives of 122 young athletes at the annual Southern Regional Youth Football Camp on the Rams campus. Young players in grades 1-8 had the opportunity to ...

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STAFFORD —The College at Brockport women's basketball team in Brockport, New York announced this week the addition of Allison Spaschak to the coaching staff for the 2018-19 season. Allison had a great career at Southern Regional High school and for the Ithaca College Bombers. Spaschak was named ...

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STAFFORD - Kyle Casaletto, a former Souther Regional star wrestler, died suddenly on Thursday, May 31.  He was a 2011 graduate of Southern Regional High School. He was a three time place winner in the NJ State Wrestling Championships. Kyle made a lasting impression on all those who watched him ...

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STAFFORD - On Thursday evening, the Southern Regional High School held their annual Scholarship Awards program.  Many businesses, individuals and families expressed their generosity by presenting scholarships to students in Southern's Class of 2018.  On Thursday evening, over $611,000 dollars ...

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STAFFORD -Southern Regional's three sport senior athlete August Gugliemini was recently honored by being named  an NJSIAA Scholar Athlete award winner. He is pictured with Volleyball Head Coach Eric Maxwell.         August is a member of the boys soccer, boys basketball and ...

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Stafford's own Martin Truex Jr., the 2017 NASCAR champion was honored on Monday at the White House by President Trump.  The President welcomed Martin, his girlfriend Sherry and the entire Furniture Row Racing Team and congratulated them on a great season.   The President began ...

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STAFFORD, NJ -The Southern Regional School District announced their traditional Memorial Day Field of Flags Service this Friday, May 25 at 10:30 a.m.   The service takes place to pay tribute to the military men and women who have given their lives in service to our country. One 12” x 18” ...

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TOMS RIVER, NJ - Peaceful Birth NJ is offering a 5-week class series on HypnoBirthing® at Array of Light NJ, located at 511 Dover Road in Toms River.  Christina Ha of Peaceful Birth NJ offers birth services as a labor doula and as a HypnoBirthing® practitioner. "My passion for ...

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STAFFORD -On Saturday, April 28, 2018, SNN brought home the Best Drama and Audience Choice awards at the 2018 Ocean County Library Film Festival for the short film "ELLA". Written by Senior's Vincent Ferman and Mary Newman, it is a heartwarming story of two students who work through adversity to ...

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STAFFORD - On May 2 the Southern Regional Board of Education unanimously approved the 2018-19 budget. The maintains all programs and services found in this school year's budtet. “The tax levy is capped by the state of New Jersey, and it can only go up by 2 percent each year,” Southern Regional ...

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STAFFORD - Southern Regional Boys Basketball Head Coach Eric Fierro announced recently the schedule for a number of weeks of basketball instruction this summer at the Southern Regional campus. Southern Boys Basketball Camps are designed to introduce area youth basketball players to the skills ...

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STAFFORD - The Stafford and Long Beach Island community has had a wonderful time watching the football career of Mike Gesicki.  Mike was a star football, basketball and volleyball player at Southern Regional High School. Mike continued in college as a standout Tight End for Penn State ...

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STAFFORD- Are your children interested in a different type of summer camp?  Does your child show an interest in law enforcement?  If so, this may be the summer experience for your child. The Stafford Police Department is offering an innovative option for area youth entering grades six and seven ...

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STAFFORD, NJ - Bellarine Theatre Company sets sail for their 2018 season this week aboard the SS American with the young performers edition of ANYTHING GOES, featuring 6th-9th grade performers from around Southern Ocean County. ANYTHING GOES is a wacky shipboard farce featuring romance, ...

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RUTLAND, VERMONT — Richard Monroe pleaded guilty on Wednesday in the U.S. District Court in Rutland, Vermont for the murder of Stafford resident Kevin DeOliviera.  In a news release issued by the U.S. Attorney's Office, Burlington Police Chief Brandon del Pozo said, "We will investigate ...

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BRANT BEACH, NJ - Are you looking for a safe and fun-filled place for your child this summer?  The St. Francis Center Vacation Club is Long Beach Island's summer camp for children, ages 5 to 13.  Vacation Club starts on June 18 and runs through August 30, 2018. Children will have a great time ...

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STAFFORD - Southern Regional High School Supervisor of Athletics, Chuck Donohue Jr. was recently honored by the IAABO Shore Basketball Officials Board #194 as the 2018 Jim Sullivan Award recipient. The Sullivan Award is the highest honor presented to a person connected with basketball who has ...

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STAFFORD - The Southern Regional High School Class of 2021 is holding a Food Truck Fest on the Southern Regional Campus. The event will be held on Saturday, May 12 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the 9/10 Grade building parking lot. The cost for admission is only $3.00 per person.   There will ...

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BRANT BEACH - Are you ready for sun and warmth?  Spring and summer fun is not that far away even though the weather has been so cold recently. The St. Francis Community Center is offering a Basic Boating Safety Course in May.  Registration is open for the course that is being held on Tuesday, ...

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NEW YORK, NY - TAPintoTravels is at the New York Auto Show and we found a virtual reality program that may just save your young driver’s life. Please check out AT&T’s It Can Wait virtual reality program.  It should stop your child’s texting while driving.  It is that impactful. The ...

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BRANT BEACH, NJ - Nick Sauter, a Brant Beach and Little Falls resident is in need of a kidney transplant and looking for a donor match. Sauter has been vacationing down LBI with family for the past 26 years and bought a condo in Brant Beach with his wife 10 years ago, where they visit frequently ...

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