Neptune Black History Month Event

The Neptune Township Board of Education is hosting its 15th annual Black History Celebration with this year’s theme Black Migrations on Sat. Feb. 16 at the Michael T. Lake Performing Arts Center, 56 Neptune Blvd. There will be a reception with light refreshments at noon, with art and music by students. At 12:30 p.m. Senior […]

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Ocean Student Receives Highest Award from Foundation

Vivian Parkin DeRosa of Ocean Township, a student at Communications High School in Wall Township has been named a 2019 National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) Finalist in both Novel and Short Story, the organization’s highest honor. Selected from thousands of applications, DeRosa has been recognized for her outstanding artistic achievements and joins 710 of the nation’s […]

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$1,000 Grant to Ocean School for New Uniforms for Track and Field Teams

  Athletes at the Township of Ocean Intermediate School will benefit from the 2018 California Casualty Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grant program. The cross country and track and field teams received $1,000 to help purchase uniforms for the growing program. Applicant Lori Fornicola said having new, matching uniforms will increase school spirit and promote pride […]

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Newest City Charter School Moves into New Facility

  College Achieve Greater Asbury Park Public School has opened its new campus at 508 Third Avenue. The school has an additional location at Grand Avenue. The new building will house more than 200 students in grades kindergarten through second grade. For the remainder of this school year, however, it will be only through first […]

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New School Chief in Asbury Park

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI The Asbury Park School District has a new superintendent filling the position vacated by Dr. Lamont Repollet after he was named Commissioner of Education by Governor Phillip Murphy. Sancha K. Gray, who has been acting superintendent since January, was appointed to the position at a recent Board of Education meeting. […]

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Slight Increase in Neptune School Tax

  If the school budget is approved next week the school tax rate in Neptune will drop by about six cents this year although the average homeowner will pay an extra $66 in school taxes due to the increased value of homes in the township. The total $91.5 million budget, to be voted by the […]

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