In 1856, 96 students were enrolled in the first class, which was Kindergarten through eighth grade.
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The city’s firefighting history is on display in a historic building which for a short time served as a firehouse in the 1880s.
Lakehouse Music Academy was founded in 2011 by locals determined to preserve music history in Asbury Park.
The Trenton-based nonprofit offers adolescents an after school destination that teaches circus, culinary and life skills.
Approximately 70 New Jersey residents under the age of 30 were diagnosed with the disease in 2015, which is three times the number of cases diagnosed a decade ago.
The Bancroft School opened a new campus in Mount Laurel to service children with autism and special needs.
Ringside Rescue empowers and educates kids and teens through mixed martial arts and boxing.
Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey is an interfaith nonprofit dedicated to providing assistance to the elderly, veterans and caregivers.
Garden State's only Royal Governor’s Mansion is still standing in Perth Amboy.
New Jersey Red Cross volunteers work to fulfill the organization's goal of reducing fire-related deaths and injuries by 25 percent.
The nonprofit's CEO says students learn the skills of resilience, persistence, cooperation and collaboration through the glassmaking process.
Different versions of Irish soda bread was on display for Belmar's first Irish Soda Bread Throwdown.
HomeFront, a social service agency that serves the working poor and homeless families, offers culinary classes at its Family Campus in Ewing at no cost to its clients.
The program is focused on teaching girls life skills like decision making, business ethics and goal-setting.
Soles4Souls sells the shoes to micro-entrepreneurs and small business owners in developing countries who typically make $10 to $12 per pair at their local market.