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George Jasovsky class of 1966 (I think)

May 10, 2018 by Mark Colasurdo (Register to contact)

George Jasovsky, my brother in-law, passed away on April 13, 2018.
He may have mentioned to me what year he graduated. I think it was 1966.

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Kudos to Jersey City for giving poet voice, platform | Jersey Journal editorial

Thanks to Jersey City and its arts council, a young poet's voice now has a broader reach. Last month, Rashad Wright, 24, was named the city's first poet laureate ...

New school year, new president at Marist High School

Bayonne's only Catholic high school is starting the new year with a new president.

Jersey City has an official poet laureate — this is what he does  New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

JERSEY CITY — At just 24 years old, Jersey City's newly minted poet laureate has made a name for himself as a competitive poet and now wants to use his new ...

Nearly forced to close, this Catholic high school may be getting more good news

The Marist Brothers have vowed to "do everything (they) can to keep Marist High School going."

Class of 2018 graduates from Marist High School (PHOTOS)

Four years of hard work paid off for seniors at Marist High School on Sunday morning.

New school president confident Marist High will thrive

BAYONNE -- One of the four remaining Catholic high schools in Hudson County almost heard its final dismissal bell in June 2017 when it faced financial ...

It's official: Marist High School will remain open next school year

Marist High School has officially received the good news students, parents, staff, and alumni have been waiting.

Class of 2017 graduates from Marist High School (PHOTOS)

Dozens of smiling teens made their way through the the auditorium at Marist High School on Saturday afternoon for the final time.

Miracle at Marist: Bayonne school will stay open

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One of the newest head coaches in New Jersey High School football is coach Dwayne Williams who will be taking over the Barringer head coaching job.

Good news for Marist High School?

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Former Friars settle in at Marist | Faith Matters

Last spring, members of the St. Anthony High School and Marist High School communities were biting their respective fingernails as their futures both hung in ...

What Bayonne schools are doing to beef up security in wake of Parkland massacre

BAYONNE -- The school district and police department have begun implementing a new security measure at Bayonne schools in the wake of the Parkland, ...

Get out the vote for Hudson's rising star | Jersey Journal Editorial

Radharani "RADHA'' Martinez has been belting out big songs on the 15th season of "The Voice."

Marist HS students fight to raise funds, reach out to famous alumni to help save school  New York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV

BAYONNE, N.J. — Bemin Shaker is a sophomore at Bayonne, New Jersey's Marist High School. “This place is so special because it's like a family,” Shaker said.

Teacher/baseball coach accused of having sexual talks with students

A Jersey City middle school teacher and high school coach is facing charges related to sexual conversations with boys.

Marist High School Names Peter G. Kane as President

Marist High School Names Peter G. Kane as President. Seasoned, Catholic Business Leader Suggests a Growing, Productive Future for Marist. Bayonne ...

Bayonne's Marist High School on verge of closing doors

The high school, which opened in 1954, needs $1.5M to stay open for three more years but may not make it.

12-hour dance-a-thon held to save Marist High School from closure  WABC-TV

People were showing off their best dance moves at a fundraiser to save a Catholic high school in New Jersey.

At Bayonne BOE meeting, rough night for novice trustee

Interim Superintendent Wanko and head of district safety Kenny Kopacz assured the audience that additional safety measures are being formulated and would ...

Another Catholic high school will close unless big money is raised

Marist High School will close at the end of this school year if more than $1 million isn't raised by next month.

Spooky and scary or just plain fun: Halloween happenings in Hudson County

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Man sends Walgreens employee to hospital while stealing oral hygiene products: cops

A Jersey City man is facing various charges after he knocked over a female employee while shoplifting $500 worth of oral hygiene products from a Bayonne ...

Friars find a home among Royal Knights | Faith Matters

Both Marist and St. Anthony seemed to be perfect for a merger that was not in the cards.

Bayonne Chamber of Commerce food drive to feed needy during holidays

BAYONNE, NJ – Thanks to the efforts of nearly two dozen Bayonne companies, more than 2,000 meals will be available to Bayonne residents during the ...

Bayonne schools to reopen day after district-wide closure over shooting threats

BAYONNE -- City officials said schools will reopen Tuesday with a strong police presence following Monday's district-wide closure over social media posts ...

Boys hoops: Mater Dei Prep hires coach from the college ranks  Asbury Park Press

Dennis Kazimir's previous stops include U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, Seton Hall and VCU. He takes the helm of a powerhouse, replacing Ben Gamble.

Marist partners with HCCC to offer students an associate's degree

Marist High School students will be able to earn an associate's degree from Hudson County Community College while simultaneously earning their high school ...

The 21 top stories in Hudson County from 2017

St. Anthony Women's Guild leader Maryjane Reilly, left, and Chris Hurley, wife of basketball coach Bob Hurley, become emotional during a news conference at ...

Students across New Jersey head back to school  News 12 New Jersey

Many students around New Jersey will be heading back to class in the next few days, and that includes students at Madison Middle School in Morris County.

Newark principal awarded $50K for his free laundry program  News 12 New Jersey

A Newark high school principal was awarded $50000 to honor his free laundry program to help stop bullying in his school.

New Jersey sets guidance for transgender students  News 12 New Jersey

The New Jersey Department of Education announced Thursday new guidance to help schools provide a supportive environment for transgender students.

Marist High carnival: Long weekend of fun, food and games

The Marist High School Carnival -- four straight days of food, fun and games -- got under way this afternoon at the school on Kennedy Boulevard in Bayonne.

Free college tuition for some NJ students closer to a reality  News 12 New Jersey

Free college tuition for some community college students from New Jersey may be coming closer to a reality.

The 14 most famous people from Bayonne

These famous figures were born in Bayonne and some even attended Bayonne High School.

Another Catholic school in New Jersey announces closure  News 12 New Jersey

Another Catholic school announced that it would close, continuing a trend in New Jersey.

2017: Looking back at 4 who give us hope | Faith Matters

Good people get a lot done. That is a theme that ran throughout my columns in 2017 and inspired me, as we turn toward 2018, to look back at four of the people ...

Bloomfield school implements new breakfast program  News 12 New Jersey

Many students who attend a Bloomfield elementary school qualify for a free breakfast.

Congrats to the Hudson County classes of 2018 (PHOTOS)

When the last diploma is handed out at Union City High School Friday night, it will mark the end of the 2017-18 school year in Hudson County.

School district to have several 'homework-free' weekends  News 12 New Jersey

The Wayne Township School District is starting so-called “wellness weekends” for students.

NJ lawmakers hold hearing about future of PARCC test  News 12 New Jersey

State lawmakers held a joint hearing Monday on the future of the state's PARCC tests.

Thousands of NJ students stage walkout to protest gun violence  News 12 New Jersey

Thousands of New Jersey students from schools across the state staged a walkout protest Wednesday in support of stronger gun control and school safety.

Nutley parents hope referendum passes to alleviate overcrowded schools  News 12 New Jersey

Many parents in an Essex County town say they are voting for a referendum that would approve nearly $67 million needed to help alleviate overcrowding in the ...

ACLU sues 12 NJ school districts for undocumented immigrant bias  News 12 New Jersey

A civil rights group has sued 12 New Jersey school districts over enrollment practices that it says discriminates against children of immigrants who are living in ...

NJCU introduces Pat Devaney as head women's basketball coach

Pat Devaney, a former player at NJCU and a former assistant coach with the NJCU women's basketball program, has been named the head coach of the Gothic ...

Atlanta school: No more Pledge of Allegiance to start day  News 12 New Jersey

Students at an Atlanta school will no longer say the Pledge of Allegiance to start their school day.

Sandy Hook father touts anti-bullying program in NJ  News 12 New Jersey

The father of a boy killed in the Sandy Hook mass shooting was in Hunterdon County Monday to talk about the anti-bullying program he started in his son's ...

New Jersey enacts law requiring recess for students in grades K-5  News 12 New Jersey

Young students in New Jersey schools are now guaranteed at least 20 minutes a day of recess.

Bayonne's Marist High School graduates have all been accepted to college

All of Marist High School's graduates have all been accepted to college after graduating last week. And the newly minted college students have more than one ...

School district wants parents to pledge to keep kids off social media until 13  News 12 New Jersey

A Monmouth County school district wants parents to pledge to keep their children off social media websites and apps until they are at least 13 years old.

NJ high schooler accepted to all 8 Ivy colleges  News 12 New Jersey

A New Jersey high school student's hard work has rewarded her with acceptances to all eight Ivy League schools.

New policy for cheerleading team angers girls who made the squad  News 12 New Jersey

A group of high school cheerleaders addressed officials at a board of education meeting in East Hanover Wednesday evening about their disappointment over a ...

Report: Over 100 New Jersey schools make list of best in US  News 12 New Jersey

U.S. News and World Report has released its report of the best public schools in the country, and schools in New Jersey have made the list.

Booker pushes to allow vets more time to complete education  News 12 New Jersey

Sen. Cory Booker says that he wants to see laws change in order to allow veterans more time to complete their education.

New Jersey plans to phase out PARCC test for students  News 12 New Jersey

New Jersey will begin phasing out a controversial standardized test, Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy said Tuesday.

Reunions: It's the 55th year for this Bayonne High School class

BAYONNE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1960 The Bayonne High School Class of 1960 will celebrate its 55th reunion on June 20. For more information, call ...

Spooky, scary fun: Halloween events

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Line of march for Bayonne St. Patrick's Day Parade

The 37th annual Bayonne St. Patrick's Day is set for March 18, stepping off promptly at 1 p.m. at Fifth Street and Broadway.

Monmouth University suspends all fraternities, sororities  News 12 New Jersey

Monmouth University in West Long Branch has indefinitely suspended all of its fraternities and sororities for what school officials say was an inadequate ...

Murphy conditionally vetoes school safety bill; wants better funding source  News 12 New Jersey

Gov. Phil Murphy has conditionally vetoed a bill that would have installed silent panic alarms inside of every school in the state.

Marist High School of Bayonne takes Non-Public South B baseball championship; to play for state title Saturday

By Josh Friedman The Vineland Daily Journal. PINE HILL -- Ron Hayward looked like he was going to pass out from the excitement. The Marist High School ...

Bill named for school bus crash victim would notify employers of  News 12 New Jersey

A bill named for a victim of a deadly school bus crash on Interstate-80 earlier this year was touted in Lodi Tuesday.

Lawsuit: Bergen Catholic HS covered up wrestling coaches' abuse  News 12 New Jersey

A former HS wrestler has sued his Catholic high school, claiming that the school and church officials conspired to cover up sexual and verbal abuse in its ...

10 Hudson County stories that warmed our hearts in 2017

They are the stories that give us hope, leave us with feeling proud, and quite simply, make us feel good.

Newly renovated Veterans Stadium in Bayonne opening in September

With its new field turf now installed, Veterans Stadium is nearing the end of its multi-million dollar renovation, according to city officials.

Dumont HS student in custody after reported social media threat  News 12 New Jersey

A Bergen County high school student was taken into custody Monday after a reported social media threat that prompted a lockdown and a SWAT team response.

Rutgers president calls for changes into sexual harassment investigations  News 12 New Jersey

The president of Rutgers University is called for changes to take place into how the university investigates sexual harassment and assault claims.

US PIRG: Some back-to-school supplies contain dangerous materials  News 12 New Jersey

The back-to-school shopping season is underway and parents across New Jersey have started to purchase new items for their children.

New Jersey law lets students without legal status get aid  News 12 New Jersey

Gov. Phil Murphy has signed legislation into law that permits students without legal status in the United States to apply for state financial aid.

Martial arts program teaches students how to defend against bullying  News 12 New Jersey

A martial arts program in Dunellen is teaching students how to defend themselves, mentally and physically.

Basketball camp for middle school girls to be held at Marist High School in Bayonne

The Marist High School Lady Knights will hold a two-day girls basketball camp for middle school girls in July. The camp takes place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 1 ...

Marist parent wants 'Game of Thrones' scribe to save school from closure

The parent of a Marist High School sophomore is offering a public plea to the Catholic school's most famous alumnus in hopes he will help save it from closing.

Monmouth University acquires aquatic research vessel  News 12 New Jersey

A new teaching tool is making waves at Monmouth University in Long Branch.

Threats lead to more lockdowns at New Jersey schools  News 12 New Jersey

Several more schools in New Jersey were under lockdown Thursday due to threats allegedly made against the school.

Judge orders Jersey City teachers back to work Monday following  News 12 New Jersey

The Hudson County Superior Court has ordered Jersey City teachers to end their strike and go back to work on Monday.

Eastside HS undergoes cleaning after rodent droppings found  News 12 New Jersey

Paterson's Eastside High School is undergoing a major clearing operation after rodent droppings were round in four of the school's kitchens.

Student charged after email prompts lockdown at 2 Lakewood schools  News 12 New Jersey

Police say one student is facing charges after an emailed "threat to cause harm" prompted a lockdown Tuesday at two Lakewood schools.

Gov. Murphy wishes to see pre-K programs at all NJ schools  News 12 New Jersey

Gov. Phil Murphy says that he would like to see all New Jersey school districts have a pre-K program within the next four years.

Parents frustrated, angry after asbestos once again found in school  News 12 New Jersey

Parents of students at a Woodbridge elementary school say that they are frustrated and angry with administrators after asbestos was found inside the school for ...

Armed police officers to be assigned to Marlboro schools  News 12 New Jersey

Armed police officers will now be stationed at each school in Marlboro Township to provide security.

N.J. Catholic School Students, Parents Fuming Over Rival School’s Effigy-Burning  CBS Local

BAYONNE, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Is it school spirit, or does it cross the line? As CBS 2's Christine Sloan reported, students and parents have been asking that ...

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Lacey school district revises policy banning guns outside of school  News 12 New Jersey

An Ocean County school district has revised a policy that banned students from having guns outside of school.

Union City middle school grows fresh produce for the community  News 12 New Jersey

A Union City middle school teaches students about the importance of growing *fresh* produce, while also giving back to the community.

Mercer County college students train to be commercial pilots  News 12 New Jersey

Nearly 100 Mercer County Community College students are on the path to becoming commercial airline pilots thanks to a partnership with the college and a ...

Students, parents angered over SAT test curve  News 12 New Jersey

Some students and parents in New Jersey saw that they are disappointed over last month's SAT grading system.

Rutgers University approves 2.3 percent tuition increase  News 12 New Jersey

Rutgers University has approved a tuition increase for the upcoming school year.

Marist High's baseball team has welcome mat out in Bayonne for South Jersey teams it's playing in tournament

Ron Hayward walks by the banner inside the Marist High School gymnasium every day, but the school's baseball coach hasn't spent much time admiring it lately ...

Students hold gun violence rally outside Hoboken City Hall  News 12 New Jersey

Students rallied outside Hoboken City Hall Friday afternoon as part of a nationwide rally against gun violence in schools.

Murphy: NJ community colleges could be tuition-free by 2021  News 12 New Jersey

Gov. Phil Murphy has pledged to make New Jersey's community colleges tuition-free by 2021.

Marist dismisses entire baseball coaching staff 5 games into season

Marist High School dismissed its entire baseball coaching staff Thursday afternoon, citing “philosophical differences.” Head of School Alice Miesnik confirmed ...

Marist High School may shut down if unable to raise $1.5 million by April 24  The Hudson Reporter

Bayonne — Marist High School may be at risk of closing if unable to raise about $1.5 million by April 24, according to a press release issued on March 21.

Bayonne holds promotion ceremony for police captains and lieutenants  The Hudson Reporter

On Thursday, February 8, the City of Bayonne held a promotion ceremony for four new police captains and five new police lieutenants. They attained their new ...

Hackettstown mom petitions school board for better security  News 12 New Jersey

A Hackettstown mother is petitioning the school board for better security in the wake of several high-profile mass shootings.

NJ 8th-graders' concussion-detection device earns them national  News 12 New Jersey

Four eighth-graders from Bergen County have gained national recognition for designing a device that fits into a football helmet that can detect concussions.

Student/Partner Alliance Celebrate 25 Years Of Mentoring Students

Student/Partner Alliance Celebrate 25 Years - Summit, NJ - Based in Summit, S/PA offers tuition assistance and mentors inner-city high school students in New ...

Keyport HS students return to classes after ceiling cave in  News 12 New Jersey

Students at a Monmouth County high school resumed classes at Tuesday after an impromptu extended winter break after part of the building's ceiling caved in.

Celebs donate items in Bayonne to benefit special kids

A signed photo of New York Yankees Derek Jeter, an autographed Kanye West T-shirt, and a round of golf at exclusive Trump's Bedminster Golf Club are among ...

Hudson's five Catholic high schools may be cut down to three

With last week's news that another local school could be forced to close next year, Hudson County could soon be left with only three Catholic high schools.

Denville schools implement ALICE program for school safety  News 12 New Jersey

A Morris County school district is using a national program to protect its students and staff.

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