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US News Best High Schools 2019: Heres How 350 NJ Schools Ranked  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

NJ Schools Make Elite US News List - Point Pleasant, NJ - UPDATE: US News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country.

Lacey Performing Arts Students Earn Several Awards  Lacey, NJ Patch

Lacey Performing Arts Students Earn Several Awards - Lacey, NJ - Several Lacey Township High School students earned awards in band, choir and theatre.

NJ football: Jay Graber named Matawan head coach  Asbury Park Press

Jay Graber, who resurrected a long-time dormant Allentown High School football program, was named head coach of th storied Matawan Regional program.

Student brings handgun into Allentown High School, cops say  Asbury Park Press

ALLENTOWN - A 16-year-old student was arrested Wednesday after police say he showed up to the Allentown High School with a handgun, police say.

May 1st Playbook  PoliticsPA

Written by PoliticsPA Staff. A bill to change how the lieutenant governor is selected passes the state Senate, while GOP members bring back a bill to assist gun ...

Allentown vs The Peddie School Girls Lacrosse Preview

Killing Eve costars Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh are back for Season 2 of the hit BBC America spy drama. Ruth Wilson Proves Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction ...

Sound the trumpet for Allentown High horn player Drew Borek (L.A. PARKER COLUMN)  The Trentonian

Chris Borek sounded almost apologetic. "Do you think there may be space in The Trentonian for my son. He was just named to the All-Eastern Honors Ensemble ...

Allentown boys' lacrosse team aiming for big season this spring

After three straight losing seasons in boys' lacrosse, Allentown High School is ready for a breakout campaign. The Redbirds have a roster filled with ...

Upper Freehold Regional school board introduces $43.3M budget

The Upper Freehold Regional School District Board of Education has introduced a tentative budget of $43.36 million to support the operation of the school ...

Upper Freehold School District put on lockdown after threat  News 12 New Jersey

The entire Upper Freehold School District was put into lockdown Tuesday after a threat was made against Allentown High School.

Allentown High School prom 2017 (PHOTOS)

The Times of Trenton and were there to capture images of the students as they arrived for the celebration.

Teen caught in Allentown high school with knife  WFMZ Allentown

School security spotted the teen entering the school and going into a bathroom.

Allentown High School Commencement 2017 (PHOTOS)

Allentown High School held their 2017 commencement exercises at Patriots Theater at the War Memorial in Trenton.

History's Headlines: William Allen archives  69News WFMZ-TV

As a new principal at William Allen High School last summer, Shannon Mayfield was curious. Just off of his office was a large safe-type vault. What was in it?

Allentown singles players looking to lift boys' tennis team into contention

Boys' tennis in Mercer County is almost like football in Texas or lacrosse in Maryland. The residents in the county are very passionate when it comes to tennis.

Four candidates seeking two seats on Allentown Borough Council

ALLENTOWN – Four residents are running for two three-year terms on the Allentown Borough Council in the Nov. 6 election. All four are independent ...

Upper Freehold board considers changes in referendum | Stories

Members of the Upper Freehold Regional School District Board of Education are beginning to plan for a new referendum involving projects at district buildings ...

NJ high school cross country: 4,500 compete at Shore Coaches Meet at Holmdel  Asbury Park Press

HOLMDEL – You won't see him in the upcoming Monmouth County or Shore Conference Championships, but Liam Murphy of Allentown High School, which is ...

Allentown High School Prom 2016 (PHOTOS)

Allentown High school students arrived at Princeton Saturday evening for their 2016 prom.

Allentown High School suspends student who posted 'racial bias' image online  The Trentonian

ALLENTOWN >> Following The Trentonian's news reporting and opinion columns highlighting an incident of racial bias at Allentown High School, school ...

Allentown High School Target of Unfounded Bomb Threat  New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

A Monmouth County school was evacuated for the second day in a row over a bomb threat.

Student suspended for posting 'Last free meal' on pic of black students  New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

ALLENTOWN — A Monmouth County high school student was suspended after posting a meme to Instagram after Election Day in what the school's principal ...

Every NJ School Graded In Newly Released State Report: Your Rank?  Toms River, NJ Patch

Every NJ School Graded In Newly Released Report - Toms River, NJ - UPDATE: NJ released its controversial system that grades every school on a 0-100 scale.

The 10,000 NJ Teachers Who Make $98K Or More In 2018  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

Top 10000 NJ Teachers Salaries - Point Pleasant, NJ - Here are the 10000 top-paid N.J. public school teachers, a growing club earning $100K-plus a year.

Allentown girls' lacrosse advance in state tournament | Examiner

Brett Carroll Staff Writer The Allentown High School girls' lacrosse team has played with “high intensity” as the state tournament moves forward. Allentown ...

Allentown vs Jackson Liberty: First Round of the NJSIAA Group 4 Tournament

Jackson Liberty High School's Hailey McGee dribbles the ball against Allentown's Lauren Coiante during the 64-33 road loss as the Lions were defeated by ...

Liam Murphy of Allentown is No. 1 in the Nation this Season - Atlantic Highlands Herald  Atlantic Highlands Herald

PHOTO: Left to right: Freeholder Gerry P. Scharfenberger, Ph.D., Freeholder Lillian G. Burry, Mike O'Loughlin, Liam Murphy, Freeholder Director Thomas A.

Upper Freehold Regional school board selects Guterl as next superintendent

Mark Guterl has been named the new superintendent of schools in the Upper Freehold Regional School District. Guterl's appointment became official after ...

Residents seeking seats on school boards | Stories

Residents who wanted to run for a seat on their local school board had until July 30 to file a nominating petition. The school board election will be held on.

Rutgers women's soccer unveils 7-player recruiting class

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (Via Rutgers University) – Rutgers women's soccer has officially signed seven highly touted student-athletes to the program as part of the ...

Inaugural District XI Hall of Fame includes 14 local high school coaches, athletes  69News WFMZ-TV

UPPER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa. - Some of Pennsylvania's most notable high school athletes and coaches were inducted into the first District XI Hall of Fame ...

Local High School Trumpet Student Drew Borek Selected to Perform in Prestigious 2019 NAFME All-Eastern Honors Ensembles

Local Allentown High School Student and Hamilton resident, Drew Borek an accomplished trumpet player with the NJ All State Wind Ensemble has been ...

Allentown man charged for calling in fake William Allen HS gun threat  WFMZ Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa. - The man accused of calling a fake gun threat into an Allentown high school also stands accused of punching his stepson in the face.

History's Headlines: Big Bill Taft comes to town  69News WFMZ-TV

In 1913, recently defeated for a second term, former president William Howard Taft came to Allentown to address local college students at Zion's Reformed ...

How a small-town girl with a big-time voice found herself in the spotlight

Growing up as the younger of two sisters in the small town of Allentown, N.J., Georgia Owen Borkowski, 16, was not exactly used to being in the spotlight.

$1B autism bill would bolster support for those who 'age out'  Asbury Park Press

'It's so needed,' said one Monmouth County mom of an 18-year-old with autism who is trying to find a job.

Teachers: Soft touch approach to discipline backfiring  WFMZ Allentown

Allentown School District teachers complain to the school board that the administration's soft touch approach in enforcing student discipline is backfiring, and ...

Allentown star athlete's 30-day suspension for Instagram post overturned by state  The Trentonian

ALLENTOWN >> The state has called foul on a decision by a local school district to suspend a student athlete over a social media post.

3 Monmouth school districts OK spending; LBI rejects school consolidation  Asbury Park Press

Five school districts have referendums in Monmouth County. There is one referendum in Ocean County.

HS Baseball: Neptune has a bright future to look forward after heart-breaking defeat  Asbury Park Press

High School Baseball: Allentown edges Neptune in 10 innings in a sectional final classic.

History's Headlines: Tragedy on the football field  WFMZ Allentown

Football and fall go hand in hand. Since the start of the last century, the sport has been celebrated as just a part of the season. But another thing that has recently ...

Allentown High's Ross Scheuerman wins scholarship  The Times of Trenton -

Ross Scheuerman Martin Griff / The Times of TrentonAllentown High School running back Ross Scheuerman during football practice on Tuesday August 17, ...

51 N.J. Public High Schools Rank Among Nations Best In Newsweeks 2016 List

Westfield, NJ - Breaking: Newsweek's annual ranking of public high schools has just been released, and 51 in N.J. made the cut. Find out which ones here.

New Jersey SAT Scores Released: Every High School Ranked  Toms River, NJ Patch

New Jersey SAT Scores Released: Every HS Ranked - Toms River, NJ - We have the list of each NJ high school's average 2017 scores that were recently ...

Big first half from Merkel, Queen power Allentown past Hopewell Valley (PHOTOS)

UPPER FREEHOLD -- Freshman quarterback Dan Merkel and junior wide receiver Sadiq Queen were on the same page Friday. Merkel threw four first-half ...

Allentown softball seeks first victory in state tourney

Brett Carroll Staff Writer Now is the time for the Allentown High School softball team to finally deliver that elusive victory in the state tournament. “We never won a ...

Mercer County students using expanded School Choice program, but local districts aren't biting  The Times of Trenton -

The state Department of Education projects 114 Mercer County students will utilize the school choice program to attend public school outside their home district ...

Allentown's Graber prepared for test  The Times of Trenton -

No one realizes how competitive he is,” longtime Allentown High School assistant football coach Joe Murphy said. “You would never know it."

Alex Moore of Allentown helps North Carolina women's lacrosse team to national title

Alex Moore got to live out a dream Sunday when the Allentown High School product and her teammates on the University of North Carolina women's lacrosse ...

Appeal focuses on Newtown officials' actions before shooting  69News WFMZ-TV

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut appeals court is set to hear arguments in a lawsuit alleging Sandy Hook Elementary School officials failed to order a ...

Both sides want Weinstein hearing closed to press, public  WFMZ Allentown

NEW YORK (AP) - Both sides in Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault case want the media and the public barred from the disgraced movie mogul's next court ...

Wisconsin senator proposes tougher asylum requirements  69News WFMZ-TV

WASHINGTON (AP) - Senate Homeland Security Chairman Ron Johnson says he is working on legislation to help stem the flow of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico ...

Prosecutors: Wisconsin teen typed plan to kill grandparents  69News WFMZ-TV

APPLETON, Wis. (AP) - Prosecutors say a 17-year-old accused of killing his grandparents in eastern Wisconsin typed out plans for the shootings. Alexander M.

Huerta, Hansberry documentaries among Peabody Award winners  WFMZ Allentown

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Profiles of activist Dolores Huerta and writer Lorraine Hansberry are among the Peabody Award winners for documentary programs.

Democratic candidates raising less money as donors sit out  69News WFMZ-TV

WASHINGTON (AP) - The crowded field of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates is showing early signs of money trouble as donors sit on the sidelines to ...

O'Rourke says he gave more to charity than tax returns show  69News WFMZ-TV

FREDERICKSBURG, Virginia (AP) - Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke says his family donated more to charity than reported on past tax returns ...

Mnuchin says Fed independence is important globally  WFMZ Allentown

WASHINGTON (AP) - Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Monday that the Federal Reserve's independence is important globally, while refusing to ...

Cuomo: NY to waive tuition for fallen service members' kids  69News WFMZ-TV

NEW YORK (AP) - New York state will grant free state tuition and room and board to the families of New York military members killed or disabled while on duty, ...

Trump speaks with Jimmy Carter about China trade  69News WFMZ-TV

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump spoke over the weekend with former President Jimmy Carter about his China policies and "numerous other topics ...

New Jerseys 1,000 Highest-Paid Teachers In 2017

New Jersey's 1000 Highest-Paid Teachers - Toms River, NJ - Here are the 1000 top-paid N.J. public school teachers, a growing club earning $100K-plus a year.

Growth of Germany's foreign population slows in 2018  69News WFMZ-TV

BERLIN (AP) - The number of foreigners living in Germany increased by 2.7% last year, a slower rate than in previous years although there was a marked ...

Prison for Conn. man in St. John Vianney, Allentown HS swatting  Asbury Park Press

A Connecticut man was sentenced to federal prison for hoax threats to schools including two in Monmouth County.

The 939 NJ Superintendents, Principals Who Earned $150K Or More  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

Salaries Of 939 NJ Superintendents, Principals - Point Pleasant, NJ - These 939 top-paid NJ school superintendents and principals earned $150K, even if their ...

Times of Trenton Football Players of the Week: Allentown's Merkel, New Egypt's Healy

TIMES OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK Allentown quarterback Dan Merkel will put up some eye watering numbers over the next three-plus seasons of his ...

Allentown's Palladino finishes Muhlenberg career as a record breaker

Moravian - Muhlenberg football. Muhlenberg's Nick Palladino throws against Moravian Nov. 12, 2016 at Rocco Calvo Field in Bethlehem. (Chris Post ...

Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly steps down  WFMZ Allentown

NEW YORK (AP) - The CEO credited with reviving a struggling Best Buy is stepping aside. Hubert Joly, 59, is handing leadership of the reinvigorated electronics ...

Millstone Boy Scouts complete projects to attain rank of Eagle Scout

MILLSTONE – Five young men who are members of Boy Scout Troop 116 in Millstone Township have attained the rank of Eagle Scout. The scouts who ...

Former Allentown High football coach LaCava was more prepared for Colts Neck

Feature story on former Allentown High football head coach Greg LaCava.

History's Headlines: The USS Allentown  WFMZ Allentown

The late John F. "Jack" McHugh regarded his Allentown High School teacher from the 1940s, Miss Joyce E. Beary, with respect. “Miss Beary was an excellent ...

Hacker group posts hundreds of law officer records  69News WFMZ-TV

BOSTON (AP) - A hacker group has posted online the personal information of hundreds of federal agents and police officers apparently stolen from websites ...

Japan reports exports, trade surplus slid in March  WFMZ Allentown

TOKYO (AP) - Japan's exports declined in March as shipments to China dropped more than 9%, pulling the nation's trade surplus sharply lower. The data ...

Photos: Allenton High School prom 2013 at the Westin

Allentown High School hosted its 2013 senior prom tonight at The Westin at Forrestal Village.

Caesars names veteran of Vegas Strip as new CEO  WFMZ Allentown

NEW YORK (AP) - Caesars Entertainment is appointing a veteran of the Las Vegas Strip as its new chief executive. The casino giant named Tony Rodio as CEO ...

Four candidates running for Bordentown Township Committee  Community News Service

Four candidates — Steve Benowitz, Kyle Melander, Vanessa Meades and Eric Holliday — are up for two seats on the Bordentown Township Committee.

Egypt lawmakers pass amendments now headed to referendum  WFMZ Allentown

CAIRO (AP) - Egypt's parliament on Tuesday passed amendments to the constitution that could see President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi remain in power until 2030.

Gallery to Highlight Artwork by High School Artists and Their Teachers in 'Passing the Palette' Nov. 16 to Dec. 8  MCCC News

West Windsor, N.J. – The latest art exhibit coming to the Mercer County Community College (MCCC) Gallery shows that artistic expression can be a beautiful ...

Football: Allentown head coach Jay Graber wanted a challenge, Middletown South provided it  The Star-Ledger

MIDDLETOWN -- The Allentown High School football team was at the Shore Tuesday, but it was no day at the beach for the Redbirds. Allentown head coach Jay ...

Red Cross, New Zealand hope for info on nurse held in Syria  WFMZ Allentown

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - New Zealand's foreign minister has confirmed a New Zealand nurse has been held captive by the Islamic State group in ...

Algerian President Bouteflika won't seek fifth term  69News WFMZ-TV

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has announced that he will not seek a fifth term in office, after weeks of protests surrounding his candidacy.

Allentown Police Chief Glen Dorney is retiring  WFMZ Allentown

Allentown Police Department Chief Glen Dorney will soon have a new job with a similar title; police chief for the South Whitehall Township Police Department.

Nottingham High School 'Slave Auction' post sparks racial outrage  The Trentonian

HAMILTON >> The racially charged post was created at a time the school was celebrating Black History Month.

Missing New Jersey high school student Sarah Townsend found dead after 4-day search  New York Daily News

The body of a New Jersey high school student who has been missing since Monday has been found, police said Friday.

Allentown High School senior leads football team onto field with bagpipe tune  The Times of Trenton -

The piper is Taylor Owens, and every game, home and away, the senior leads the team from the school to the field. Reaching the turf, the players, walking ...

Allentown PD: Pursuit ends in crash, drug arrest  Asbury Park Press

ALLENTOWN - An attempt to flee a downtown traffic stop came to a crashing halt and a drug arrest Wednesday, police said. Police arrested 32-year-old Keith P.

Fundraisers set for Hamilton Teacher who lost everything in house fire

Two local residents, Mark Van Wagner and David Henderson, who are very active in the Hamilton community have come together in an effort to raise funds for a ...

Not just any crutches: Allentown teen and her family decorate crutches for wounded soldiers  The Times of Trenton -

Genevieve Finn of Allentown and her family decorate crutches by hand and send them to wounded soldiers adjusting to life after war.

35 of the best things to do this weekend in NJ — May 18-20  New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

Looking for some springtime fun this weekend? We've got you covered. Check out our complete list of great events and fun things do right here in the great ...

Millstone teen killed in crash had future in law enforcement ahead of him  Asbury Park Press

Alexander Pannizzo, 18, hoped to pursue a career in criminal justice and work for the Department of Homeland Security.

Delaware Valley Gets First Taste Of Wintry Weather This Season  CBS Philly

Follow CBSPHILLY Facebook | Twitter. PHILADELPHIA (CBS/AP) –Residents across the Delaware Valley dealt with their first taste of wintry weather this season ...

NJ School Districts Asking Voters for $320M for Renovations and Repair  NJ Spotlight

Projects in 15 districts range from windows and ceiling tiles to building expansion, high-tech installations, and enhancements to make schools world class.

Allentown boys basketball edges Hopewell Valley 58-56 behind Bekim Nikovic's 22 points

ALLENTOWN -- Coming off of three straight losses, including a 5-point loss to Manasquan on Wednesday, the Allentown High School boys basketball team was ...

Early College Programs to Launch in Manasquan, Matawan-Aberdeen, Upper Freehold  Brookdale Community College Newsroom

LINCROFT, NJ (Feb. 12, 2018) – Students in three Monmouth County school districts will have the opportunity to earn an associate degree before graduating ...

Irish Eyes all smiles for Hamilton St. Patrick's Day Parade

Hamilton St. Patrick's Day Parade Chairman Vince Mckelvey summed it up best. “The Irish Gods were shining down on us today and gave us a beautiful day on ...

Florence teen Sarah Townsend had cocaine in her system when she drowned herself in pond, authorities say  The Times of Trenton -

Burlington County authorities also said yesterday for the first time that Townsend left a suicide note in her car, which was found abandoned near Sherman's ...

South County Fab Five advance to state championship meet  Star-News

Their names are Justin Mulvany, Mariana Beltran-Picos, Luz Mercado, Estela Bustillos and Drake Prince. What they have in common is they will all be ...

Reading announcer Pat McCarthy looking to make his own mark in broadcast game

TRENTON--Despite the fact that it is only his first season on the minor league circuit, Pat McCarthy has the game of baseball in his blood. While it may have took ...

AROUND THE VALLEY: Several area athletes shine on the slopes  Allentown Morning Call

In recent weeks, area athletes have earned individual and team championships in sports such as wrestling, swimming and basketball and the season continues ...

Kluchinski, Roszels Honored for Distinguished Service to Agriculture - Atlantic Highlands Herald  Atlantic Highlands Herald

Awards Presented During State Agriculture Convention.

NJ high schools implement 'One School, One Book' curriculum  The Star-Ledger -

Every Wednesday morning during homeroom at Allentown High School, students have 20 minutes to read from a novel about a teenage girl's encounters with a ...

Jay Graber inserted as Allentown's head basketball coach, Jason Malloy to lead Hamilton  The Times of Trenton -

Jay Graber and Jason Malloy share a lot in common, most of which centers around the game of basketball and passing on the ample knowledge they've ...

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