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Physical Education, Health and Drivers education teacher at TRHSSouth for 33 years.

February 10, 2017 by Barbara Hughes (Register to contact)

Coached field hockey, basketball, soccer, track and field and lacrosse.

Class of 1966 Donation

December 17, 2016 by Karen Fosnaught Mansue (Register to contact)

Class of 1966 made a $500.00 donation to the Ocean County Hunger Relief Organization on Dec. 17, 2016. Recently the Class of 1966 held their 50th Reunion. They collected monies for a class scholarship, which will be given at a later time. They are using left over monies to give to local needs.

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Search underway for missing Toms River teen who vanished after school on Friday  Asbury Park Press

Toms River police have reason to believe the teen may be staying with a friend and do not consider her disappearance to be suspicious at this time.



80 Positions Cut: Toms River Schools Budget Hearing Wednesday  Toms River, NJ Patch

Learn About TR School Budget Cuts Wednesday - Toms River, NJ - While the district keeps fighting state aid cuts, it will unveil specifics Wednesday night at a ...



Toms River teen still missing, says father  Asbury Park Press

TOMS RIVER — The father of Ashley Combs, the Toms River teenager who did not come home from school on Friday, said she was still missing as of 6 p.m. ...



3 Charged In Toms River Girls Disappearance  Toms River, NJ Patch

3 Charged In Toms River Girl's Disappearance - Toms River, NJ - The biological parents of Ashley Combs and a third adult have been charged with interfering in ...



Missing NJ girl reappears at Toms River police station  New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

TOMS RIVER — Missing 17-year-old girl Ashley Combs has been found after five days. Combs was last seen on Friday afternoon after attending classes at ...



Missing Toms River Girls Family: We Just Want Her Home  Toms River, NJ Patch

Missing TR Girl's Family: We Just Want Her Home - Toms River, NJ - "If this were your child, you would be doing everything within your power to have her safely ...



BARONE ENTERS RACE FOR TOMS RIVER COUNCIL  InsiderNJ

BARONE ENTERS RACE FOR TOMS RIVER COUNCIL. March 22, 2019 Toms River, NJ. “I'm IN!” With those two words, Heather Barone entered the race for the ...



Missing Toms River Girls Family: Send Her Home Or We Prosecute  Toms River, NJ Patch

Missing Toms River Girl's Family Issues Ultimatum - Toms River, NJ - The attorney hired says he was brought to help field media inquires and with legal issues ...



Toms River downtown: Post office move could bring high-rise housing  Asbury Park Press

TOMS RIVER - The downtown post office could move to a location near Seacourt Pavilion under a redevelopment plan approved recently by both the township ...



Toms River teen still missing, family's lawyer says  Asbury Park Press

Police have asked anyone with information on Combs to call them at 732-349-0150.



Support Toms River Police In Unity Tour At Dodgeball Tournament  Toms River, NJ Patch

Support Toms River Police In Unity Tour - Toms River, NJ - The dodgeball tournament will bring back all those memories of your childhood and help.



TRAC Hosts TRHS South Student Art Show  Jersey Shore Online

TOMS RIVER – Toms River High School South art students in grades 9-12 are getting an opportunity to have their work on display in the Toms River.



Dodgeball Tourney Rings Up Big Support For Toms River PD  Toms River, NJ Patch

Dodgeball Tourney Rings Up Big Support For TRPD - Toms River, NJ - The event was a fundraiser for police department riders in the Police Unity Tour this ...



The Max Challenge is Stepping Up for TR Field of Dreams  wobm.com

The Max Challenge of Toms River is having a huge fundraiser for Toms River Field of Dreams this weekend!



N.J. family believes missing teen ran off with someone after school  SILive.com

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.-- The family of a missing New Jersey teenager hasn't seen or heard from her for the past four days and believes she ran off with someone ...



Top 50 NJ public high schools for sports: Where does your school rank?  Asbury Park Press

Niche.com is out with its list of the Top 50 public high schools for sports in New Jersey. See the list at the bottom of this story and vote in our poll to tell us which ...



Toms River Regional reveals tax impact of $147 million school repair referendum  Asbury Park Press

TOMS RIVER - Can Toms River Regional convince residents to approve a $147 million referendum for repairs to the district's 18 schools? That's the question ...



Wagner Adds To 2019 Class | College Soccer  TopDrawerSoccer

Wagner head women's soccer coach Phil Casella has announced the addition of Madison Bennert, who has committed to continue her academic and athletic ...



Toms River Regional $147M school repair referendum: What you need to know  Asbury Park Press

TOMS RIVER - Voters in Toms River, Pine Beach, Beachwood and South Toms River will be asked Tuesday to decide the fate of a $147 million referendum to ...



Toms River Schools Referendum: Toms River High School East  Toms River, NJ Patch

Toms River Schools Referendum: Toms River East - Toms River, NJ - Here's a look at what projects would be funded under the bond issue if the referendum Jan ...



Toms River Regional could slash 80 jobs, raise school taxes  Asbury Park Press

Toms River Regional lost about $2.8 million in state aid this year and will have to make cuts if the aid is not restored, officials said.



If Not Now, When? TR Referendum Targets Critical School Repairs  Toms River, NJ Patch

TR Referendum Targets Critical School Repairs - Toms River, NJ - The $147 million capital projects referendum is for items that will have to be addressed no ...



Toms River Regional voters asked to pay $147M for school repairs  Asbury Park Press

TOMS RIVER - The Toms River Regional Board of Education voted unanimously Wednesday night to put a ballot question before voters on Jan. 22 that asks for ...



Toms River School Board Honoring Educators Of Year Tuesday  Toms River, NJ Patch

TR School Board Honoring Educators Of Year - Toms River, NJ - The meeting was rescheduled after being postponed amid last Wednesday's storm.



Toms River Sends 27 Buses To Support Our Students Rally  Toms River, NJ Patch

Toms River Schools Rally In Trenton - Toms River, NJ - Toms River officials say 400 staff cuts, elimination of kindergarten and extracurricular activities will result ...



Toms River High School North Students Wins Three Leadership Positions In New Jersey Model Congress  InsiderNJ

On Friday, the 18th annual New Jersey Model Congress got underway in Trenton. Nearly 300 students from across the state met at the State House Annex to ...



Toms River Regional board selects leaders as funding crisis looms  Asbury Park Press

Toms River Regional Board picked Joseph Nardini as president and Russ Corby as vice president for 2019.



Toms River Schools Referendum: A Student Speaks Up  Toms River, NJ Patch

Toms River Schools Referendum: A Student Speaks Up - Toms River, NJ - "Every day something is broken ... we're better than this," writes Toms River North ...



Toms River residents will have say on $147M school district referendum  centraljersey.com

The Toms River Regional School District Board of Education held the third and final town hall meeting in advance of a vote on a $147 million construction ...



Toms River North Poet Heading to Count Basie Regional Competition  Shore News Magazine

On Friday, January 11, 2019, Toms River North held its first New Jersey Poetry Out Loud schoolwide contest. Poetry Out Loud is a national poetry recitation ...



State aid cuts will 'decimate' Toms River schools, officials warn  Asbury Park Press

TOMS RIVER - Warning that state school funding cuts could "decimate" the Toms River Regional district, school board members and administrators urged ...



Toms River Regional: Parents' petition demands more school money from NJ  Asbury Park Press

Bridget Maillard's petition demanding more state aid for Toms River schools has garnered nearly 8000 signatures.



Toms River school board votes to freeze hiring  Asbury Park Press

Toms River school board members hope the hiring freeze will help keep down costs as they face millions of dollars in funding cuts.



Toms River Schools Referendum: When, What, Where  Toms River, NJ Patch

Toms River Schools Referendum: When, What, Where - Toms River, NJ - Voting is Tuesday, Jan. 22 on the district's proposal to spend $147 million on upgrades ...



Count Basie Center will bring at least 20 shows to Toms River arena  Asbury Park Press

TOMS RIVER - The operators of the Count Basie Center for the Arts will book at least 20 shows in Toms River Regional's RWJ Barnabas Health Arena over the ...



Toms River high school students spread Christmas cheer to Montville 1st graders  wobm.com

A class of Toms River East High School students are bringing the magic of the Christmas season to a class of first graders at Cedar Hill Elementary School in ...



Toms River School Board Reorganization Wednesday  Toms River, NJ Patch

Toms River School Board Reorganization Wednesday - Toms River, NJ - New board members will be sworn in and the board will choose a president and vice ...



Toms River school board member apologizes to election rival  Asbury Park Press

TOMS RIVER - A school board candidate apologizing to a competitor at a Board of Education meeting? That's highly unusual, but then again, so is this year's ...



100 Forced From Toms River Apartments By Thanksgiving Fire  Toms River, NJ Patch

TOMS RIVER, NJ — About 100 residents were forced to evacuate early Thanksgiving morning after a fire broke out at the Highland Plaza Apartments, Toms ...



A Toms River student's take on $147 million bond referendum: Letter  Asbury Park Press

Every day something is broken and it impedes the progress of the teachers and students in Toms River schools. Vote for the $147 referendum.



Every NJ School Graded In Newly Released State Report: Your Rank?  Toms River, NJ Patch

Every NJ School Graded In Newly Released Report - Toms River, NJ - UPDATE: NJ released its controversial system that grades every school on a 0-100 scale.



Toms River school board member files ethics charges over critic's Facebook posts  Asbury Park Press

Toms River Board member Christopher Raimann says board member Daniel Leonard's Facebook posts are leaking "confidential information."



Toms River East Football Player Nominated For Heart Of A Giant  Toms River, NJ Patch

TR East Football Player Nominated For Award - Toms River, NJ - Fabriola Andre's dad left when she was 12. She works a job to help her mom, studies, and is a ...



Todd Frazier urges residents to support Toms River school-repair referendum  Asbury Park Press

New York Mets third basemen and Toms River resident Todd Frazier urged residents to vote 'yes' on the Jan. 22 referendum for school repairs.



Todd Frazier, TR Teachers Union Chief Urge Passage Of Referendum  Toms River, NJ Patch

Teachers Union Chief Urges Passage Of Referendum - Toms River, NJ - Scott Campbell, the union president, said a yes vote is critical to keeping Toms River ...



Toms River High School South 2018 graduation  NJ.com

Toms River High School South held its commencement ceremony on Friday at the school.



Toms River Schools To Join Brick In Lawsuit Over State Aid  Toms River, NJ Patch

Toms River Schools To Join Lawsuit Over School Aid - Toms River, NJ - Other districts reportedly are planning to join the lawsuit, according to one of the lead ...



Toms River Regional board approves superintendent's $10K bonus  Asbury Park Press

Merit pay for superintendents was instituted by Gov. Chris Christie's administration after he capped school chiefs' salaries in 2011.



NJ Football: Meet APP editor Hollis Towns at Toms River South, APP's Game of the Week!  Asbury Park Press

NJ Football: Sister schools Toms River East and Toms River South will be featured on this week's Asbury Park Press Red Zone Road Show.



NJ football: Late field goal boots Freehold Township to upset of Toms River North  Asbury Park Press

NJ football: Three field goals by second-year placekicker Colin Taptich, including one give Freehold Township upset of Toms River North.



High School North Wins Funds For Outdoor Classroom  Jersey Shore Online

TOMS RIVER – Toms River High School North is 1 of 11 schools awarded a $10000 grant from Sustainable Jersey for an outdoor classroom.



Former Kennedy campaign worker sees shades of RFK in Toms River teen  Asbury Park Press

Toms River North senior Zachary Dougherty recently received a gift from a fan who worked for John F. Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy in the 1960s.



Toms River Police Holding Dodgeball Tournament  Jersey Shore Online

TOMS RIVER — Toms River PBA 137 and Toms River Police Foundation have put together a dodgeball tournament to raise funds for the annual Police Unity ...



Cops in schools  Asbury Park Press

Toms River Police Patrolman Graham Borg keeps his eyes on student traffic in the hallways at Toms River High School North in New Jersey, Oct. 9, 2018.



Class Of 2018: Angelica Huston, Toms River Intermediate South  Patch.com

Class Of 2018: Angelica Huston, TR Intermed. South - Toms River, NJ - We asked you to share your photos and congratulatory messages to the graduates in ...



Find Your Future At College Fair Tuesday Night In Toms River  Toms River, NJ Patch

College Fair Tuesday Night At Barnabas Arena - Toms River, NJ - Whether you're a high school student or an adult looking for a new career path, come take a ...



Toms River the latest NJ town to add armed police officers in schools  wobm.com

Toms River has joined a list of New Jersey towns who have or will be adding armed police officers to their schools. The township council approved an ordinance ...



From NCAA to MMA: More college wrestlers are fighting on  ESPN

Want to see the future of mixed martial arts? Look no further than the NCAA wrestling championships: A growing number of competitors there will eventually fight ...



Toms River Seeking Public Input On Bike-Pedestrian Planning  Toms River, NJ Patch

TR Seeks Public Input On Bike-Pedestrian Plan - Toms River, NJ - The group working on a comprehensive plan for bicycle and pedestrian access in Toms River.



2 Grand Marshals To Lead Veterans Day Parade In Toms River  Toms River, NJ Patch

Veterans Day Parade In Toms River - Toms River, NJ - The parade will be held Monday; if bad weather disrupts it, there will be a ceremony indoors.



Toms River school board candidate has conflict, must resign, rival claims  Asbury Park Press

Former board member Robert Onofrietti, who is running again this year, says board member Christopher Raimann has a conflict and should resignn.



Toms River accident: Lakewood mourns victims of deadly crash  Asbury Park Press

Kevin Quispe-Prieto, Jimmy Quispe-Prieto, Victor Lugo and Robert Ordenana were killed Wednesday in a Toms River accident on the Garden State Parkway.



Toms River Elves Write To Kids Who Were Told Santas Not Real  Toms River, NJ Patch

'Elves' Writing To Kids Told Santa's Not Real - Toms River, NJ - The Toms River East students are writing to Montville first-graders as part of their Elf Letters ...



New Jersey schools split on Native American sports mascots, logos  MyCentralJersey.com

The juxtaposition of the Toms River South Scotch Plains-Fanwood shows the dichotomy throughout New Jersey about the use of Native American school ...



Toms River Schools Referendum: Intermediate East  Toms River, NJ Patch

Toms River Schools Referendum: Intermediate East - Toms River, NJ - Here's a look at what projects would be funded under the bond issue if the referendum ...



Piper Perabo Toms River event postponed: Was it scheduling or politics?  Asbury Park Press

TOMS RIVER - A scheduled Oct. 15 appearance by actress Piper Perabo at a High School North assembly for seniors was canceled abruptly on Sunday, but will ...



Should Toms River double open space tax? Voters will decide  Asbury Park Press

TOMS RIVER - Voters will get to decide in November if Toms River should double its open space tax — from 1.5 to 3 cents — to provide more money for the ...



Toms River Republican Leadership Takes on Trenton to Fight Murphy’s School Funding Disaster  Shore News Magazine

TRENTON-Last year, Governor Phil Murphy's state budget decimated funding for Toms River's regional school district. Now, Toms River Republicans are ...



School Aid Cuts Impact: Toms River Puts Referendum On Hold  Toms River, NJ Patch

Toms River Schools' Referendum On Hold - Toms River, NJ - As district officials wait and hope for emergency aid, needed repairs for aging buildings are being ...



Toms River begins its $763K robotics, computing project  Asbury Park Press

Toms River Regional Schools have begun their work on a $763k project, a plan they hope will open up jobs to their future graduates.



Residents Await Word Following Toms River Apartment Fire  Toms River, NJ Patch

Residents Await Word After TR Apartment Fire - Toms River, NJ - About 10 to 15 residents remained out following the fire that forced 100 into the cold early ...



Toms River Schools To Present Plan To Address $2.3M State Aid Cut  Toms River, NJ Patch

TR Schools To Present Plan On $2.3M Aid Cut - Toms River, NJ - The $2.3 million cut in 2018-19 is just the start; a new state law demands a property tax levy ...



Toms River briefs: Find out what's happening in the township  Asbury Park Press

The former Pine Belt Arena is now named the RWJBarnabas Health Arena after workers from the school district changed the name on the 20,000-square-foot ...



Toms River Schools Referendum: East Dover Elementary  Toms River, NJ Patch

Toms River Schools Referendum:East Dover ES - Toms River, NJ - Here's a look at what projects would be funded under the bond issue if the referendum Jan.



NJ school aid: How will your district be impacted by Phil Murphy’s new funding formula?  Asbury Park Press

Most of the 84 districts in Monmouth and Ocean counties are getting less. Check out our chart to see how your child's school district fares.



Toms River revives deputy police chief job, promotes cops for school security  Asbury Park Press

Michael Brosnan, who has been with the Toms River Police Department since 1994, was sworn in Aug. 28 as deputy chief.



Should we pay for police in schools? Some experts say 'no'  Asbury Park Press

Some experts say police in schools could create hostile environments. Here's why.



Toms River now owns 'nuisance' motel; Red Carpet Inn to be torn down  Asbury Park Press

Toms River plans to tear down the Red Carpet Inn after environmental reviews of the property are finished.



Toms River Board, Superintendent Face Sexual Harassment Suit  Toms River, NJ Patch

Lawsuit Seeks Release Of TR Schools' Leak Report - Toms River, NJ - Ann M. Millard accuses the board of inadequately addressing her complaint alleging ...



Ranney downs Roselle Catholic to claim Non-Public B, Tournament of Champions berth  USA TODAY High School Sports

After defeating Roselle Catholic in the Non-Public B state championship, Ranney School will advance to the Tournament of Champions.



Frankie Edgar and Mets Todd Frazier Spar with Conservative Radio Host over Toms River School Referendum  Shore News Magazine

TOMS RIVER, NJ-Bill Spadea has been at it all week against the Toms River School Board whose $147,000,000 maintenance referendum was passed on ...



Toms River cancer cluster: Will environmental rollbacks bring back 'toxic' town?  Asbury Park Press

Twenty-two years after reports of elevated childhood cancer levels rocked Toms River, activists fear long fought-for environmental protections are being eroded.



Toms River Regional: Budget includes armed guards at every school  Asbury Park Press

The budget includes 50 percent funding to put armed officers in each of the district's elementary schools. The district's 4 towns will pay the rest.



Toms River North junior was going to skip giveaway; instead, she won a car  Asbury Park Press

Ruppert was the winner of the Driven to Excellence contest, a program that enlists teachers and staff to nominate students monthly for a chance to win a car.



Baseball: Jared Bellissimo hits and pitches Toms River North to second straight SCT title  Asbury Park Press

Baseball: Toms River North makes it consecutive Shore Conference championships with Jared Bellissimo leading the way.



NJ midterm election results: Will you pay more for school projects?  Asbury Park Press

Did your school district ask to raise taxes for new facilities projects, security upgrades of police officers? Here are the results.



Toms River 2018 Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration Friday  Toms River, NJ Patch

TR 2018 Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration - Toms River, NJ - The annual event in Downtown Toms River will include food and dessert trucks as well as ...



Preview Thursday's NJSIAA girls basketball Tournament of Champions semifinal  NorthJersey.com

The NJSIAA girls basketball Tournament of Champions semifinals are Thursday at the RWJ Barnabas Health Arena on the campus of Toms River High School ...



Toms River Officers Receive Valor Awards In 2017 Incident  Toms River, NJ Patch

Officers Awarded Medal Of Valor In 2017 Incident - Toms River, NJ - The Medal of Valor is the Toms River Police Department's highest award; the officers were ...



Storm Floods Toms River Roads: Photos, Video  Toms River, NJ Patch

Storm Floods Toms River Roads - Toms River, NJ - Tuesday's deluge made roads impassable throughout Toms River.



NJ Football: Alex Smith of Toms River East voted Player of the Week  Asbury Park Press

NJ Football: Toms River East running back Alex Smith voted he Asbury Park Press Player of the Week.



From Ken Frank to Todd Frazier, film describes culture of Toms River South baseball  Asbury Park Press

TOMS RIVER - Ken Frank was not interested when the subject of doing a documentary on him and the Toms River High School South baseball program was ...



Side streets along Toms River High School East to see new speed limits  wobm.com

Some good news for teachers, parents and guardians and a warning of caution for student drivers trying to get into the parking lot at Toms River High School ...



Colgate-Bound Jenna Paul Breaks TRN All-Time Scoring Record  Shore News Magazine

TOMS RIVER-One of the top division 1 collegiate basketball prospects at the Jersey Shore has just broken the all-time scoring record at Toms River High School ...



Toms River receives grant for downtown redevelopment work  wobm.com

Plans to redevelop the downtown Toms River area are moving full steam ahead as we head into 2019. Toms River has been awarded a $5,660,000.00 grant, ...



Jersey Shore schools ask voters for more money for security, facilities  Asbury Park Press

School districts in Monmouth and Ocean counties will ask voters to approve more than $60 million to upgrade facilities, install security equipment and, in some ...



NJ wrestling: Southern wins Group V championship  Asbury Park Press

Southern, behind pins from John Stout, Ben LoParo and J.T. Cornelius wins the NJSIAA Group V wrestling championship.



Toms River North's Victoria Kwortnik Is Our Student of the Week  wobm.com

92.7 WOBM and Gateway Toyota of Toms River honor VICTORIA KWORTNIK of Toms River High School North as the Student of the Week.



Toms River North Theatre Teacher Receives National Honor  Toms River, NJ Patch

Toms River Theatre Teacher Receives National Honor - Toms River, NJ - Carolyn Little is the Toms River North Nautical Star Theatre Company director; her ...



NJ wrestling: NJSIAA Team Tournament pairings  Cherry Hill Courier Post

Here are the pairings for the NJSIAA team wrestling tournament. More than 30 Shore Conference teams have qualified.



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