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  1. New Jersey High School Closed Tuesday Over Threat  CBS New York
  2. Garfield police say social media threat to high school not credible  NorthJersey.com
  3. Garfield High School in NJ closed as police investigate threat  PIX11 New York
  4. Garfield High School in NJ Closed Tuesday Due to Threat  NBC New York
  5. N.J. high school closed due to threat investigation  NJ.com
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WWII veteran finally walks at graduation, 74 years later  NorthJersey.com

When John Benanti of Garfield enlisted in the Navy in World War II, he didn't expect it to be at the expense of walking at his high school graduation.



Garfield to arm security guards as of June 1  NorthJersey.com

Board President Everett Garnto Jr., who is also a police sergeant in the city, said, "It's a great thing that our guards will start carrying."



Garfield High School Sheltered In Place Amid Series Of North Jersey Lockdowns  Daily Voice

While the vo-techs in Bergen, Passaic & Morris went into lockdown, Garfield High School students and staff were sheltered in place Friday morning after police ...



Jamie's Journey: Cliffside Park Team Joins Their Coach for the Final Miles to Harlem in the MS Run  TAPinto.net

Jamie Woyce heads for the finish line at Harlem Hospital in New York on the seventh day of her 188+ mile MS Run the US on Friday, August 16, 2019. Credits: ...



Why are some Garfield school district phone bills hundreds of dollars a month?  NorthJersey.com

GARFIELD — The school district is investigating unusually high charges run up by several district-issued cellphones, including one phone line that generated ...



Garfield school board passes preliminary budget that would raise taxes by $69  NorthJersey.com

City school officials this year will present to the public a budget that would increase the tax levy by about 2 percent.



Pepper spray used as police break up fight at Garfield High School, two teens charged  NorthJersey.com

Police used pepper spray on a 15-year-old boy as two Garfield teenagers were arrested Thursday night after a fight broke out following a basketball game at ...



Jamie's Journey: Surprise Runners Join in on Day Three of MS Run  TAPinto.net

NORTHAMPTON, PA -- It was another 29 miles for Jamie Woyce on her third day of the MS Run the US. And she was joined by local residents and friends who ...



VIDEO: Rollover Driver Who Hit Sign, Broke Pole Outside Garfield HS Was On Phone, Police Charge  Daily Voice

A 26-year-old Garfield driver who walked away unscathed after her car hit a sign and a utility pole before overturning overnight Monday was illegally on her ...



Pete Santacroce tabbed as new Garfield football coach  NorthJersey.com

Pete Santacroce was a quarterback for the Boilermakers in high school. He takes over for Jeff DeVito.



Garfield High School placed on lockdown, no credible threat, police say  NorthJersey.com

GARFIELD — Garfield High School was placed on lockdown Friday due to a note in the hallway, according to school officials, but police said there was no threat.



NJ football: Garfield 1939 national championship recalled in book  Asbury Park Press

Author Hank Gola puts one of the state's greatest football teams in its proper perspective in `City of Champions'



Garfield joins the ranks of towns banning plastics in North Jersey  NorthJersey.com

GARFIELD — Another North Jersey municipality has hopped on the bandwagon to ban plastics: the city introduced an ordinance Tuesday that would ban ...



Hasbrouck Heights Swim Team to Co-op with Garfield High School  TAPinto.net

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS/GARFIELD, NJ -- The Hasbrouck Heights Board of Education approved a measure at the September meeting to co-op the high school's ...



Garfield looking for changes after violent episodes  NorthJersey.com

A homicide in an illegal apartment and a fight between teens that needed police intervention has left the Garfield council looking for a solution.



Hank Gola book about 1939 Garfield football team harkens back to times of yore, and today  NorthJersey.com

Eighty years later, there's still so much the same about big-time high school football.



Garfield fatal train accident may be related to a homicide, authorities say  NorthJersey.com

One man reportedly stepped in front of a train, and hours later another man's body was found in a city apartment, the county Prosecutor's Office said.



"City of Champions" Commemorates Garfield Football Star Benny Babula  New Jersey Monthly

Benny Babula was the best football player in Garfield history. Hank Gola's book "City of Champions" details a 1939 victory led by Babula.



Garfield Man, 29, Killed In Motorcycle Crash  Daily Voice

Tomasz Dragan of Garfield loved his motorcycle.The 29-year-old took his last ride on May 27, succumbing to his injuries on June 4.More than $10500 had been ...



Half-size replica of Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall makes only NJ stop in Garfield  NorthJersey.com

The Moving Wall, a half-size replica of the Washington, DC Vietnam Veterans Memorial will make its only New Jersey stop in Garfield.



Miles Austin, Garfield native and former Monmouth star, joins 49ers' coaching staff  NorthJersey.com

North Jersey native Miles Austin will be joining the San Francisco 49ers as an offensive quality control coach.



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.



Garfield High School Reportedly Put On Lockdown Friday  Ridgewood, NJ Patch

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ — Garfield High School was placed on lockdown Friday afternoon, but no threat existed at the school, NorthJersey.com reported.



High school sports attendance decline has NJ administrators searching for answers  USA TODAY High School Sports

A look at the numbers reveals that high school sports are experiencing a steady decline in event attendance. Empty seats are plentiful.



Garfield HS Sophomore Chosen For Prestigious Congress Of Future Medical Leaders  Daily Voice

An organization dedicated to identifying prospective medical talent at the earliest possible age has chosen a Garfield High School sophomore as New Jersey's ...



HS Swim Preview: Co-Op With Garfield A New Experience for Hasbrouck Heights Swim Team  TAPinto.net

GARFIELD/HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - It will be a different year for the fledgling swimming Hasbrouck Heights swim program, as they have entered into a ...



Garfield debates expensive high school field and track renovations  NorthJersey.com

GARFIELD — It's been 15 years since the city's high school was able to hold a home track meet. During gym classes, students need to be constantly alert lest ...



Garfield bringing in next class into Hall of Fame in May  NorthJersey.com

Now, there are a lot of Athletic Halls of Fame in North Jersey, but the granddaddy of them all might be Garfield, which will honor it's 37th class this spring.



The 939 NJ Superintendents, Principals Who Earned $150K Or More  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

Salaries Of 939 NJ Superintendents, Principals - Point Pleasant, NJ - These 939 top-paid NJ school superintendents and principals earned $150K, even if their ...



Garfield middle school student charged with making school shooting threat  NorthJersey.com

GARFIELD — A 12-year-old boy faces criminal charges and was suspended after allegedly posting on social media that there would be a shooting at the middle ...



Garfield school board loses money for high school athletic complex  NorthJersey.com

GARFIELD — High school athletes will have to wait for a home track meet after the school board missed a deadline to move forward with renovation of the ...



That Magical Season: In 1939, Garfield HS celebrated Christmas with storybook championship team  New York Daily News

There is a suburban legend in Garfield, N.J., that on Christmas night, 1939, a crack appeared in the floor of the School No. 8 gym. It had nothing to do with ...



The 10,000 NJ Teachers Who Make $98K Or More In 2018  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

Top 10000 NJ Teachers Salaries - Point Pleasant, NJ - Here are the 10000 top-paid N.J. public school teachers, a growing club earning $100K-plus a year.



HS Football: Hasbrouck Heights Freshmen Rally for Win Over Garfield  TAPinto.net

GARFIELD, NJ - It was a Saturday morning slugfest. And the scoring started before everyone had finished their morning coffee.



Lockdown Lifted, Morris County Tech Deemed Safe After Shooting Threat  Daily Voice

A lockdown as the result of an "indirect threat" at Morris County School of Technology ended at 9:20 Friday, authorities said. Denville police and school officials ...



HS Track: Hasbrouck Heights Inducts Four into Track and Field Wall of Fame  TAPinto.net

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - During the Aviator Relays Thursday evening, Hasbrouck Heights inducted four more track athletes into its Wall of Fame. The wall ...



Navy helicopters land at Garfield High School  NorthJersey.com

As part of New York's Fleet Week, Navy helicopters paid a visit to Garfield High School.



Soccer coaches revive player who collapsed on field  News 12 New Jersey

Two Garfield High School soccer coaches are being called heroes after they revived a player who went into cardiac arrest during practice.



Friends, family mourn death of recent Garfield High School graduate Jennah DiSclafani  NorthJersey.com

Jennah DiSclafani was killed in a one-vehicle car accident on Sunday. The driver of the car is charged in her death.



Community Raises Funds For Former Garfield Football Captain  Fair Lawn-Glen Rock Daily Voice

GARFIELD, N.J.– The community is raising money for a former Garfield High School football player who was injured in a car accident last year.Dave Dishuk ...



Newark Academy Gears Up For National High School Jazz Band Competition with Intensive Workshop  New Jersey Stage

(LIVINGSTON, NJ) -- On Wednesday, March 27, Newark Academy, one of the 15 national finalists competing in Jazz at Lincoln Center's 24th Annual Essentially ...



How teachers are trying to stop the spread of hate  PBS NewsHour

As children in the U.S. woke up and went to school Friday morning, the world was grappling with the news of the mass shootings that killed 49 people at two ...



Significance of the day marked in Garfield's Memorial Day parade  NorthJersey.com

During a holiday weekend often overshadowed by sales and the Shore, the importance of Memorial Day was not lost on the pockets of spectators lining the ...



2 Seattle High School Bands In Essentially Ellington Competition  Patch.com

2 Seattle High School Bands In Competition - Seattle, WA - The prestigious Essentially Ellington competition happens at Lincoln Center in New York in May.



Garfield: Decision on auxiliary school delayed for lack of information  NorthJersey.com

The mayor and council didn't vote on the school stating they have received no information from the school district.



The stories behind North Jersey's wackiest high school sports nicknames  NorthJersey.com

Eastside Ghosts? Fair Lawn Cutters? Mahwah Thunderbirds? At several North Jersey high schools, there are intriguing backstories behind the nicknames.



Girl's heart stopped at soccer practice. Coach's CPR saved her life.  NJ.com

When her freshman soccer player collapsed during practice, Garfield High School Coach Lynette Messina knew what to do to save her.



New Jersey Woman Dies After Falling From IKEA Parking Garage  The Epoch Times

A New Jersey woman fell to her death in the parking lot of a furniture and home appliance store on April 22.



Garfield wrestling team honors eight seniors  NorthJersey.com

The seniors of the Garfield wrestling team have been a big part of the 2016-17 season so far and were honored recently.



The List: The 10 Most Overcrowded Public-School Districts in NJ  NJ Spotlight

Twenty years and $8 billion later, 71 percent of New Jersey's neediest school districts are severely overcrowded. But, where's the money going to come from to ...



Newark Academy Band To Compete In 24th Annual Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition & Festival  New Jersey Stage

(LIVINGSTON, NJ) -- Jazz at Lincoln Center has announced that Newark Academy is among 15 finalists who will compete in the 24th Annual Essentially ...



Three brothers found American Dream at the Marcal Paper Mill. Has the dream ended?  NorthJersey.com

Three brothers came to American 30-plus years ago and found work at Marcal. Now they have no work and no life.



New Jerseys 1,000 Highest-Paid Teachers In 2017  Patch.com

New Jersey's 1000 Highest-Paid Teachers - Toms River, NJ - Here are the 1000 top-paid N.J. public school teachers, a growing club earning $100K-plus a year.



Garfield police work to combat drug overdoses  NorthJersey.com

In 2015, 23 people overdosed in Garfield. Last year, that number spiked to 34 – five of them fatalities.



Garfield's Valdespina settling down in Colorado's thin air  NorthJersey.com

Justin Valdespina's a long way from Garfield, but he's plying his trade in baseball.



Fund Helps Family Of Garfield Teen Killed In West Milford Crash  Bergenfield Daily Voice

GARFIELD, N.J. -- With hundreds of mourners expected, the wake for a popular 19-year-old Garfield soccer player killed in a car crash last weekend will be held ...



N.J. lawmaker: Student athletes shouldn't have to suffer from heat stroke. Here's what we can do about it.  NJ.com

N.J. state senator: The health and well-being of our students must be the priority when determining if field conditions are safe.



Wandscher, Carolyn  Winston-Salem Journal

WINSTON-SALEM July 22, 1947 - March 25, 2019 It is with great sadness that the family of Carolyn Wandscher, announces her passing after a three-year battle ...



Garfield’s Iannotta takes Paralympics gold in Rio  NorthJersey.com

Gianfranco Iannotta must've blinked a million times and still was convinced his eyes were telling a lie.



Garfield Mom Keeps Son's Memory Alive By Helping Others Follow Dreams  Garfield Daily Voice

GARFIELD, N.J. – Cassita Massiah remembers Oct. 12, 2007 like it was yesterday.The Garfield resident was substitute teaching for a 4th grade class in Harlem, ...



Opinion: Why I am celebrating ‘Black Lives Matter at School’  PBS NewsHour

We worried that when the day actually came, few might be bold enough to publicly proclaim their belief in the value of black lives. Then the t-shirt orders started ...



Garfield woman charged in Paramus fatal crash  NorthJersey.com

Jasmine Cruz, a Garfield resident, was the driver of the Ford Mustang, when the car crashed and killed two Garfield women.



Los Angeles teachers will be back in class after reaching tentative deal with school district  ABC15 Arizona

The United Teachers Los Angeles union and the Los Angeles Unified School District have reached a tentative deal that will get teachers back into their ...



Archive: The origins of the Verona Hillbillies mascot  NorthJersey.com

Verona High School features one of the most unique mascots in the state. Verona is home to the Hillbillies.



See how every NJ public high school scored on the SATs  NJ.com

Even if your high school didn't make the list of N.J.'s 50 best SAT scores, there's a chance its results were still pretty good. The state's Class of 2107 posted an ...



New Jersey SAT Scores Released: Every High School Ranked  Toms River, NJ Patch

New Jersey SAT Scores Released: Every HS Ranked - Toms River, NJ - We have the list of each NJ high school's average 2017 scores that were recently ...



Sullivan: Miles Austin still a hit with kids in Jersey  NorthJersey.com

Former Cowboys' Pro Bowler returns to roots to help kids become leaders.



Pasta On Pizza? Garfield Restaurateur Makes Dreams Come True  Fort Lee Daily Voice

GARFIELD, N.J. – Chicken marsala, alfredo ravioli, cheese steak and baked ziti all sound delicious on their own.But what if you were to put each on top of pizza?



Threat Made Against Watchung Schools Found Not Credible: Police  Patch.com

WATCHUNG, NJ — A threat made against the Watchung School District late on Friday was found not to be credible, police said in an alert to the public on ...



Three charged in large Paterson drug raid  NorthJersey.com

A drug raid in Paterson Thursday resulted in the seizure of heroin, cocaine and ecstasy, police said.



Family Mourns Teen Who Died After Getting Hit By Pitch  CBS New York

GARFIELD, N.J. (CBS 2) — Family and friends were gathering at a funeral home Monday night to mourn the loss of a talented teenage athlete. A padded chest ...



During snow events, high school students help seniors  NorthJersey.com

During recent snow storms, youth power was enlisted to dig out seniors and the disabled. Programs in Garfield, Teaneck and Rutherford are pairing up those in ...



February 2019: 28 Hottest New Restaurants  New Jersey Monthly

Our 28 Hottest Restaurants issue runs the culinary gamut from fine dining to fast casual with many globally inspired ports of call in between. Dig in!



Scholarship open for applications  New Jersey Herald

The John Cocula Memorial Scholarship Fund is accepting applications from Vernon and Garfield High School Students who will graduate in 2018 and attend ...



Two people caught with heroin in Wayne, police charge  NorthJersey.com

Two people were found with heroin in their car while driving on Route 23 in Wayne Thursday, police said.



Police Step Up Patrols At Bergen County Schools Following Bomb Threats  CBS Local

HACKENSACK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Bergen County police have beefed up patrols at schools after several bomb threats. As CBS2's Andrea Grymes reported, ...



HUMC Honors First Responders From Around Bergen County  TAPinto.net

HACKENSACK, NJ – First responders from throughout Bergen County were recently honored by Hackensack University Medical Center for their hard work and ...



Garfield to rename street after Navy sailor killed in 2007 tonight  NJ.com

Freddie Porter Jr. was killed during a Navy Seals training exercise in Virginia.



Clifton student questioned by cops after Parkland shooting comments  NorthJersey.com

CLIFTON — Law enforcement officials reported that a Clifton High School student was questioned after making comments on Feb. 15, the day after the Parkland ...



Maywood women charged with shoplifting $1,000 in JCPenney merchandise  NorthJersey.com

Two Maywood women allegedly stuffed $1000 in merchandise into bags at JCPenney in a shoplifting attempt, said police.



SAT Scores For All N.J. High Schools Released: How Did Yours Do?  Patch.com

SAT Scores For All N.J. High Schools - Point Pleasant, NJ - Here are lists of the best and worst performances by New Jersey school districts on the state's annual ...



Teacher-student texting grows, but so does concern about the trend  NorthJersey.com

More teachers are embracing text messaging as classroom tools, often encouraged by students and parents, but with safeguards.



Back at Monmouth University, Miles Austin has found a new calling -- mentoring  Asbury Park Press

The former Dallas Cowboys star held a workshop for high school athletes at his alma mater. 'I want these kids to know I'm someone who has their back.'



New Jerseys 500 Highest-Paid Teachers  Patch.com

Long Valley, NJ - Here are the 500 top-paid N.J. public school teachers, a growing club that earns $100K-plus a year. Below is the list and their districts.



Fire breaks out in vacant Paterson home  NorthJersey.com

No injuries were reported at the house fire in Paterson.



Book Signing by Parsippany Author Hank Gola  Parsippany Focus

PARSIPPANY — Award-Winning Sports Journalist & Author, Hank Gola, will be signing copies of his newly-released and highly acclaimed book, City of ...



Walkout Wednesday: Students march out of schools nationwide to protest gun violence  Los Angeles Times

Students nationwide are planning to leave school today to participate in a national school walkout against gun violence. Organizers chose March 14 because it ...



NJSIAA tweaks football classifications in reponse to WW-P North decision  NJ.com

The NJSIAA make revisions to the 2017 football classifications in wake of the West Windsor-Plainsboro North decision to drop football.



Protest Started by Colin Kaepernick Spreads to High School Students  The New York Times

Like the San Francisco 49ers quarterback, football players across the country are silently taking a knee during the national anthem to protest racism.



N.J. Teacher Attendance Rates, School-By-School  Patch.com

N.J. Teacher Attendance Rates, School-By-School - Barnegat-Manahawkin, NJ - The annual "School Performance Reports" are out. Patch has a list of schools ...



15 public high schools with the highest dropout rates in Bergen County  NJ.com

By Sara Jerde | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com. On Tuesday, New Jersey's Department of Education released performance reports for schools for the 2015-16 ...



East Rutherford's Dick Vitale to receive Sports Emmy lifetime achievement award  NorthJersey.com

ESPN college basketball commentator Dick Vitale, a North Jersey native, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Sports Emmy Awards.



Prof. Sree Sreenath inducted into Cleveland International Hall of Fame  newsindiatimes.com

Prof. Sree Sreenath, President, Sewa International, and long-time faculty at Case Western Reserve University, was inducted into the Cleveland International Hall ...



These 83 N.J. schools just won funding for field trips  NJ.com

Hundreds of New Jersey students will be going on field trips this year from the Liberty Science Center to the Cape May County Zoo thanks to $45,000 in grants.



Celebrities, politicians and athletes who call North Jersey home  NorthJersey.com

Bergen, Essex, Passaic and Morris counties feature dozens of celebrities who were born and raised in North Jersey.



Lyndhurst eliminates graduation gowns by gender with one unifying color  NorthJersey.com

Aiming for a more unified Class of 2018, Lyndhurst High School seniors will receive their diplomas in new unisex gowns.



PARCC Math Results: 389 N.J. High Schools, From Best To Worst  Patch.com

Hoboken, NJ - You may be surprised to see the newly released PARCC Math test results. We have the list of high schools, from best to worst.



How would NJ schools handle a LA-like bomb threat?  NJ.com

New Jersery's public schools received nearly 800 bomb threats over the last decade, according to state statistics.



HS Sports: Hasbrouck Heights Honors Outstanding Teams, Athletes at Awards Banquet  TAPinto.net

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ - How do you mark the end of the athletic season that has seen state, sectional, group and league titles won school and county ...



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