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Middle Twp Boys Basketball Program Hires New Coach

Tom Feraco, 63, one of the most successful basketball coaches in South Jersey history, announced that he will not return for the 2021-2022 season as coach of the Middle Township High School boys basketball team, will be replaced by one of his former players, LaMarr Greer. Greer finished his high...
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COVID-19 Outbreak Flares Up At 6 NJ Schools Including Two in Atlantic County

COVID-19 just won't go away. Cases have been rising thanks to the Delta variant which has caused concerns again especially now that school is back in session. According to a report from, 6 schools in the Garden State including two in Atlantic County and one in Cumberland, Morris, Monmouth, and Union counties have experienced a Covid outbreak affecting teachers, students, and staff.
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LaMaar Greer is the new boys basketball coach at Middle Township High School.’s Brian Cunniff reports that the Middle Township Board of Education approved Greer’s hiring Thursday night, replacing Tom Feraco who retired. Middle Township went 2-4 in the pandemic-shortened season last winter. For more, see Brian’s coverage on...

High School Football Stat Leaders

After three weeks of WJFL action, Cedar Creek’s J.C. Landicini has the most passing yards and TD passes by a QB at a Cape-Atlantic League school. His Pirates teammate, JoJo Bermudez, has the most receiving yards. And running back Jaquan Howard is fifth among running backs. That trio has helped...

3 Free credits and a laptop available for Atlantic Cape students

MAYS LANDING – It’s not too late to register for fall classes at Atlantic Cape Community College. The college is offering two abbreviated semesters: a 13-week Cape May Seasonal Session starting Sept. 20 and an 8-week “Second Start” fall session starting Oct. 25. In-person, online, and hybrid classes are available...
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Jersey Shore Federal Credit Union collects 'Tools for School'

Staff and members of Jersey Shore Federal Credit Union donated backpacks and school supplies to the Lower Township School District for the 2021-22 school year. Staff from the school district expressed their gratitude to the credit union for their support of the students in the community and for their donation of white boards, masks and other school supplies.

6 outbreaks reported at N.J. schools where kids or teachers caught COVID at school

At least six New Jersey schools have had outbreaks of COVID-19 among students, teachers and school staff since the start of the school year, state officials said Wednesday. The outbreaks — which are defined as cases where three or more unrelated people contracted the virus in a K-12 school setting — include two schools in Atlantic County and one each in Cumberland, Morris, Monmouth and Union counties.
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One of the top basketball players in Cape-Atlantic League history returns to take over Middle Township

Basketball has taken LaMarr Greer around the world. Now, it's taken Greer, one of the most accomplished players in Cape-Atlantic League history, back to where his career began. The Middle Township Board of Education approved Greer as the Panthers boys basketball coach Thursday night. "I'm extremely proud," Greer said Thursday...
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Absegami Senior chosen as delegate to Girls State

The 2021 delegate to Girls State for American Legion Kenneth B. Hawkins Post 61, based in Atlantic City, is Kennedy Sidibe, a senior at Absegami High School. She was chosen to participate because of her excellent academic skills, character and work ethic, said post leadership. The mission of Girls State...
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St. Augustine Prep edges Egg Harbor Township 2-1

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — It turned out to be a classic battle between the St. Augustine Prep and Egg Harbor Township High School soccer teams, two of the best programs in the Cape-Atlantic League. The teams have developed a rivalry over the years, usually resulting in intense and exciting games....

Cumberland Regional School District Welcomes Bridgeton High Principal Dolente as Superintendent

Cumberland Regional School District’s incoming superintendent is focused on the future and eager to enhance pathways to success for Cumberland Regional’s students and educators. “We need to continue exposing today’s students to the opportunities that await them and provide them with every tool they’ll need to pursue their dreams and...
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Hammonton edges EHT 2-1 in boys soccer: Late Monday roundup

The Hammonton High School boys soccer team scored two first-half goals and beat host Egg Harbor Township 2-1 on Monday. Gavin West and Tyler Lowe each scored for the Blue Devils (2-1), and Marco Schiano had one assist. Chris Volk recorded the win with six saves. Jackson Griffith scored in...
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New curriculum supervisor at Absecon schools

Jessica Schwartzer has been appointed as the new PK-8 curriculum supervisor for the Absecon Public Schools. In this new role, Schwartzer will work closely with all teachers in their classroom and professional learning communities (PLC’s) to ensure the implementation of best practices in education, specifically with a hyperfocus on literacy, mathematics, and aligning the curriculum to the Student Learning Standards in these content areas.
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New principal of the H. Ashton Marsh Elementary School

On Tuesday, Aug. 31, the Absecon Board of Education unanimously named Leslie Satt as the new principal of the H. Ashton Marsh Elementary School. Leslie graduated from Albright College in 1998 with a BA in Spanish and teaching certifications in Early Childhood, Elementary Education and Spanish K-12. In 2003, she completed her Masters of Science in Educational Leadership from Capella University. Most recently, she completed a graduate certificate in Applied Educational Neuroscience through Butler University.

Atlantic Cape announces the reopening of Careme’s

MAYS LANDING — Atlantic Cape Community College’s high-end and affordable, student-run restaurant Careme’s reopened for lunch on Sept. 13. Dinner service will begin on Nov. 3. Often touted by loyal customers as the “best kept secret in Atlantic County,” Careme’s will be open for lunch 11 a.m. to 2 p.m....

Phase 2 of Amherst Avenue reconstruction to impact Margate school

MARGATE – The Margate Board of Commissioners announced Thursday, Sept. 2 that it will soon award a contract for Phase 2 of a major road reconstruction project on Amherst Avenue. According to engineer Ed Dennis Jr., the project management team has met with Margate school administrators because the project will...