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  • RUMSON PRINCIPAL AND ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL APPOINTED

    On May 29, the Rumson Board of Education appointed Shari Feeney as  principal for Deane-Porter School and Amy Romano as district-wide Assistant Principal.  Shari Feeney was chosen to replace Rich Karas, who has accepted a position in Jackson, NJ.  Ms. Feeney began her career in education in Rumson as a student teacher in the first grade at Deane-Porter and has spent the last 20 years in service to the students and families of Rumson.  Over the years, she has taught the fifth, sixth, and ...
  • HOLMDEL DOMINATES DISTANCE EVENTS AT STATE SECTIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS by Les Pierce

    The dominance of Holmdel distance running was confirmed at the NJSIAA Group 2 CJ State Sectional Championships, as the Hornets won every distance race at the meet.  Sophomore Marin Warner started the Holmdel streak when she captured the 1600 meter on day one of the venue.  Warner clocked in at 5:08.39 and was followed across the finish line by teammate Lennon Cooper, who was timed at 5:14.59.  Jacqueline Gottuso of Rumson–Fair Haven took the bronze.  Warner came back on day two to ...
  • FOUR CANDIDATES VIE FOR POSITIONS ON HOLMDEL BOARD OF EDUCATION by Joanne Colella

    Four candidates have filed nominating positions to run for three seats on the Holmdel Board of Education.  Incumbents Ana Vander Woude, the current board president, Dennis Pavlik, the current vice president, and board member Mike Sockol are all seeking reelection for three-year terms of office. Mr. Pavlik and Mr. Sockol are each finishing up their first terms on the school board, while Ms. Vander Woude is finishing her second. They are being challenged by Peter Reddy, who made an unsuccessful ...
  • ASSEMBLYWOMAN MARY PAT ANGELINI ACCEPTS DONATION FROM RCDS STUDENT FOR HURRICANE SANDY RELIEF FUND

    Assemblywoman Mary Pat Angelini recently accepted a contribution for the Hurricane Sandy New Jersey Relief Fund from a Rumson Country Day School student who organized a benefit concert to raise money for the fund.  Ms. Angelini, who filled in for First Lady Mary Pat Christie, praised the student, Max Kyrillos, for his efforts to help those impacted by the storm. “I am so impressed by such selfless acts of kindness and compassion from Max and everyone else that helped make this event such ...
  • SCIENCE FAIR AT LINCROFT SCHOOL By Les Pierce

    Where do science and fun come together?  The answer is – at a science fair!  There has not been a science fair at Lincroft School in over 20 years.  Lincroft School PTA President Debbie Piperno spearheaded the concept of the venue and hopes it will become an annual event. Christy Jenkins joined Ms. Piperno in the development and design of the fair.  This work began with the review of about 200 popular experiments.  Based on several factors, including level of difficulty and availabi...
  • ENERGY AND ENTHUSIASM ABOUND AS “SOMEONE SPECIAL NEEDS YOU” KIDS AND BUDDIES ENJOY END-OF-THE-SEASON PARTY By Tony Senk

    Just watching the “Someone Special Needs You” kids and their buddies bounce in the bouncy house and slide down the giant slide at “Pump It Up,” an indoor play palace in Freehold, could tire you out!  But, a couple hours of heavy-duty bouncing and jumping, running and sliding didn’t tire out the kids at all -- or at least it wasn’t evident till they got in the car to go home. For the SSNY kids and their buddies, the Christmas party with Santa is cool and the Easter party with the ...
  • RIVER PLAZA STUDENTS RAISE WHOPPING $14,300 FOR HEART HEALTH; RANK #1 IN MIDDLETOWN

    This spring, the students of River Plaza Elementary collected a record-breaking $14,301 during their Jump Rope for Heart event, earning more than any other Middletown school.  The annual event promotes physical fitness and heart health through activities like jumping rope, while raising funds for the American Heart Association. Under the direction of physical education teacher Jennifer Turiello, the children jumped at the chance to make a difference and help other kids suffering from heart-r...
  • STUDENT TALENT SHOWCASED AT ANNUAL BASIE AWARDS By Laura Kolnoski

    Today’s high school theatrical productions are definitely not your parents’ school plays. This was evidenced during the Eighth Annual Basie Awards Ceremony at Red Bank’s Count Basie Theater in late May, honoring excellence in Monmouth County High School Dramatic and Musical Theater. Skilled student troupes commanded the stage in an enthralling evening of rousing song and dance numbers. Initiated in 2006, the highly-anticipated Basie Awards are a component of the theatre’s community ...
  • RFH BOYS’ LACROSSE TEAM MAKES HISTORY BY CLINCHING THIRD CONSECUTIVE SHORE CONFERENCE VICTORY

    The Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School boys' lacrosse team won the Shore Conference Tournament for the third consecutive year, making them the only team in shore conference history to achieve this feat.  In addition to their historic win of three SCT titles in a row, the RFH Bulldogs have played in the Shore Conference Tournament a record seven times. They are joined by Christian Brothers Academy as the only four-time winners of the boys' lacrosse SCT title. The Bulldogs faced Jackson ...
  • FOUR CANDIDATES FILE TO RUN IN COLTS NECK BOARD OF EDUCATION ELECTION IN NOVEMBER

    Four candidates seeking three three-year seats on the Colts Neck Board of Education have applied for the seats up for grabs in the annual school election on November 5.  The seats on the board currently held by board members Greg Beriont, Michelle Sidisin-Tan, and Kimberly Eydelman will be on the ballot.  Mr. Beriont and Mrs. Sidisin-Tan have not filed to seek another term, while Mrs. Eydelman will be looking to keep her seat. Mrs. Eydelman has served on the board since last May, when she ...