Asbury Park Students Cook Up Healthy Foods

  While healthy eating can be a challenge for kids and parents, elementary school students in Asbury Park used their creativity and culinary skills to make healthy comfort food recipes in the 2017 “Sodexo Future Chefs Challenge.” The national initiative, now in its seventh year, was created to get students thinking about making healthy food […]

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Providing Warmth in Winter

  By JOANNE L. PAPAIANNI Bags of hats, gloves, mittens and scarves hung on the fence outside Our Lady Mt. Carmel School in Asbury Park this week as part of the school’s Community Service Club celebration of Catholic Schools Week. A sign on the fence said “Pplease take one” indicating that the bags were there […]

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$1,000 Fine Withdrawn for Ocean School Board

  By DON STINE A state Administrative Law Judge and the acting state Commissioner of Education have ruled that the Ocean Township Board of Education does not have to pay a $1,000 fine over a lawsuit filed against the district for a former student survey policy. “The district complied with everything once the problem was […]

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Ocean Twp. Class of ’80 rocks it out!

  By DON STINE The 1980 graduating class of Ocean Township High School had a rockin’ good time in Asbury Park last Friday night. The high school class’s popular band, Nightfall, hit the stage at the Wonder Bar in Asbury Park and played before its fellow classmates for the first time in 36 years. “It […]

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All Ocean Students Will Have Their Own Computers

  By DON STINE Improving reading, technical skills, and facility improvements are high on the list as Ocean Township opens its schools next month. “There’s lots of good stuff going on at Ocean right now,” Superintendent of Schools James Stefankiewicz said. This year the school district is introducing a new kindergarten through fifth grade literacy […]

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