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Georgian Court president planning to step down

5-7-14
LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — The longtime leader of a private Catholic university in southern New Jersey is planning to leave her post. Sister Rosemary Jeffries announced Wednesday that she will step down next year as president of Georgian Court ...

UMaine-led offshore wind project loses key grant

5-7-14
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A University of Maine-led offshore wind pilot project has failed to a win a key $47 million grant from the federal government. The Department of Energy said Wednesday that the Maine Aqua Ventus project was selected as an ...

More room found for students at sold-out prom

5-7-14
BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — There should be room enough for everyone at a New Jersey high school's prom after all. Bordentown Regional High School's interim superintendent Joseph Miller says Wednesday that Adventure Aquarium has made space ...

Texas Tech invites Rice as commencement speaker

5-6-14
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech University has invited ex-Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to take her pick and speak at summer, fall or 2015 graduation ceremonies after protests against her planned appearance at Rutgers University. Chancellor ...

Ex-teacher admits touching, texting student

5-6-14
MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A fired West Central High School teacher in Morris County has admitted sexually touching and texting a 15-year-old female student. Thirty-one-year-old David Scheck of North Brunswick pleaded guilty on Monday to criminal ...

Kean replaces Rice as Rutgers commencement speaker

5-5-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers University says former New Jersey Gov. Tom Kean will deliver the commencement address at this month's graduation ceremony. The announcement came Monday afternoon, two days after former Secretary of State ...

Healthier school meals: How 5 districts are faring

5-5-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two years in, schools are having mixed success putting new healthier school lunch rules in place. Some report that students are excited about a variety of healthier options and have barely noticed the changes. Others say some kids ...

Ex-band director surrenders on sex assault charge

5-5-14
MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) — A former southern New Jersey high school band director accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old student has turned himself in to authorities. Atlantic County prosecutors say 26-year-old Jason Koenig of Hammonton ...

Man faces numerous counts in frat party shooting

5-5-14
HILLSIDE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man who allegedly started shooting after he was thrown out of an off-campus fraternity house party last month is now facing four counts of attempted murder. The Star-Ledger (http://bit.ly/1idWfBc) reports ...
The Jefferson Township winning team accepting their tablets and check, along with Verizon representatives, Principal, Assistant Superintendent, and faculty members.

Jefferson Twp. Middle School Wins Verizon App Challenge

5-5-14
Jefferson Township Middle School was named one of eight national winners of the Verizon Innovative App Challenge for the second year in a row.