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Fired Bound Brook math teacher won't get back pay, state rules

The state Department of Education has ruled that Glenn Ciripompa, a fired Bound Brook High School math teacher, is not entitled to back pay.

NCAA wrestling champ Mekhi Lewis, a N.J. native, won't defend title this year | Find out why

NCAA wrestling champion Mekhi Lewis, a two-time New Jersey state champion from Bound Brook High School, will not compete for Virginia Tech and defend ...

RVCC receives grants for manufacturing apprenticeships

Raritan Valley Community College received two new grants that will open up apprenticeship opportunities for high school students and adults in advanced ...

NJ students: Bound Brook high schoolers help beautify the borough

Members of the Bridgewater-Bound Brook Rotary, the Bound Brook Garden Club and Bound Brook High School students from the Interact Club planted flowers ...

NJ student news: Bound Brook High School Robotics Team blasts past competition

The Bound Brook High School Robotics Team, R.O.B.B.E., Team 56, blasted past the competition on March 16 and 17 at the Bridgewater-Raritan District ...

Wrestling: Bound Brook's Lewis returns to host clinic

Former Bound Brook wrestler and NCAA champion Mekhi Lewis hosted a wrestling clinic on Saturday afternoon.

Branchburg, South Bound Brook School Districts May Be Eliminated  Bridgewater, NJ Patch

Branchburg School District Could Be Eliminated - Bridgewater, NJ - A special panel has put together a possible wish list to study tax and fiscal policy. Merging ...

NJ students: Westfield's STEM Camp concludes 7th successful summer session

There were drones in the hallway and robots in the classroom, marshmallow toasting in hand-made solar ovens and painstaking stop motion animation, as the ...

Bound Brook: Fired high school math teacher loses state teaching license

BOUND BROOK - The state has revoked the teaching license of a tenured high school math teacher who used a district computer to seek sexual services online ...

Bound Brook High School's 1937 state title-winning boys basketball team to be honored

They're all gone now. All who contributed to Bound Brook High School's New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association Group III boys basketball title in ...

NJ girls basketball: Bound Brook’s Jennifer Derevjanik is the CN Coach of the Year

It had been more than a decade since the Bound Brook High School girls basketball team had posted a winning season before Jen Derevjanik took over as ...

Central Jersey Daily Rundown, Saturday, Aug. 10

The newly renovated playground at the Edison Housing Authority (EHA) was recently dedicated to Frank Mistretta. Mistretta, who died in January, lived his life ...

Girls basketball: Bound Brook wins 4th-straight Central Group I title

The top-seeded Bound Brook girls basketball team won its fourth-straight Central Group I title with a 45-31 victory over second-seeded Middlesex.

Retired South Bound Brook cop, a Marine vet with PTSD, suing borough, claiming discrimination

SOUTH BOUND BROOK – A retired borough police officer, a Marine veteran who was awarded a Purple Heart for being injured in Iraq, is suing the borough ...

Boys Basketball: Bound Brook shocks Montgomery in SCT

The No. 7 Bound Brook boys basketball team upset No. 2 Montgomery in the Somerset County Tournament quarterfinals on Tuesday.

South Bound Brook teen struck, killed by train

A 18-year-old South Bound Brook man was fatally struck by a train Thursday, according to an NJ Transit spokesperson.

Bound Brook's 'Movies-in-the-Park' series returns July 10

Bound Brook's free Movies-in-the-Park series shows returns Wednesday nights from July 10 to Aug. 28 on the lawn in downtown Billian Legion Park.

Middle Earth awards scholarships, enrolls Bound Brook High School seniors in college

BOUND BROOK – Middle Earth's Youth College Readiness Program (YCRP) aims to reach students in Bound Brook who ordinarily would feel that college is not ...

Bound Brook: Ex-school board president disbarred for misuse of funds

Martin Gleason, former Bound Brook school board member, has been disbarred for misusing trust funds.

NJ football: Bound Brook falters in key Union Division matchup

The Bound Brook football team fell to Brearley 17-14 in a Union Division game Friday night.

Municipal Arts Group Brings Big Change To Bound Brook  New Jersey Stage

(BOUND BROOK, NJ) -- Anyone wondering how much community impact a municipally-sponsored arts group can have in just one year should observe the ...

Bound Brook students get career advice from J&J professionals

As part of the Bridge to Employment (BTE) Program, 19 Bound Brook High School students visited Ethicon, a Johnson & Johnson company, on April 4 to learn ...

Bridgewater-Raritan Ranked Among Best High Schools In US  Bridgewater, NJ Patch

Bridgewater Ranked Among Best High Schools In US - Bridgewater, NJ - US News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country.

Bound Brook school evacuated after online threat

Community Middle School was evacuated Tuesday morning after an online threat was received.

FOOTBALL PREVIEW: Bound Brook looking to ride experience and depth to keep up winning ways

There's nothing like a little winning to change a program's direction, and after back-to-back 8-3 seasons, each of which saw a conference title and a trip to the ...

NJ Transit: Push for Raritan Valley Line one-seat ride, new tunnel picking up steam

CENTRAL JERSEY – Like an old-fashioned steam locomotive, the campaign for one-seat rides to Manhattan on NJ Transit's Raritan Valley Line is picking up ...

Bound Brook High School alums seeking chums

Graduates and friends of Bound Brook High School are being sought for membership in the BBHS Alumni Association. Which classmates are celebrating ...

Bound Brook students work to improve quality of life in town

The three-pronged approach to beautification and street safety will be implemented throughout the month of July.

Officials: Enterovirus D68 Confirmed At Bound Brook High School  CBS Local

BOUND BROOK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — There has been a diagnosis of Enterovirus D68 at Bound Brook High School in Somerset County, school officials said.

Special start to collegiate year for Brick's Pallante, Bound Brook's Lewis  Asbury Park Press

Nicole Pallante is breaking records for Stockton soccer. Virginia Tech's Mekhi Lewis captured a world title in wrestling. More local alumni updates.

Bound Brook High School Drama Club Chosen To Receive $10000 Grant From NBC  New Jersey Stage

Bound Brook High School (BBHS) has been named a recipient of NBC's R.I.S.E. America grant, administered in collaboration with the Educational Theatre ...

Bound Brook High School Robotics Team caps memorable run at Word Championships

At the conclusion of the Mid-Atlantic Robotics District Championship at Lehigh University, the Bound Brook High School Robotics Team — FRC Team 56, ...

NJ SOFTBALL: Skyland Coaches All-Conference teams released

BOUND BROOK -- The Skyland Conference softball coaches named their annual All-Conference team Thursday during a meeting at Bound Brook High School.

Bound Brook High School Class of 2016

Graduation exercises for the Class of 2016 at Bound Brook High School were conducted on Friday, June 17, at the school. The following is the alphabetical list ...

Creepy clowns spotted in Bound Brook, Spotswood

Spotswood and Bound Brook police investigating reports of clown sightings.

Bound Brook High School Class of 2015

Graduation exercises for the Class of 2015 at Bound Brook High School in Bound Brook were conducted on Friday, June 19.

Bound Brook Marine remembered with scholarship

During an awards ceremony on June 1 at Bound Brook High School, an area Marine was remembered.

Virginia Tech NCAA wrestling champ Mekhi Lewis to appear as counselor at S.J. camp

The former Bound Brook star will return to his home state and help out a former rival in Paulsboro late next month.

Virginia Tech freshman Mekhi Lewis reaches national final, will face Penn State 2-time champion Vincenzo Joseph

The No. 8 seed has been one of the tournament's biggest stories and he will meet two-time national champion Vincenzo Joseph in the final.

Bridgewater High School Student Awarded College Scholarship  Bridgewater, NJ Patch

Bridgewater HS Student Awarded Scholarship - Bridgewater, NJ - Michael Heller of Bridgewater who attends Somerset County Technical Institute received a ...

NJ softball: Inaugural Skyland Conference all-star game set

A Skyland Conference Senior All-Star Softball Game is slated for the first time in the league's history.

Girls Basketball: Bound Brook wins 3rd-straight sectional title

The top-seeded Bound Brook girls basketball team won its third-straight Central Group I title with a 53-32 victory over second-seeded Middlesex.

Former East Brunswick state champ takes over as Bound Brook's head wrestling coach

Former volunteer assistant Darren Schulman has taken over as the Bound Brook High School wrestling program's head coach, succeeding Shaun Cleary.

More than 50 years later, unreleased song written by Bound Brook group airs on radio

52-year-old song written by Bound Brook man airs on radio for first time.

State-championship winning coach becomes Bound Brook athletics director

Jeff Steele, a former North Hunterdon varsity softball coach whose highly successful stint netted a state title, has taken over as the athletics director at Bound ...

Connecticut man gets 6 years for drunk driving death of South Bound Brook man

A 58-year-old Connecticut man has been sentenced to six years in state prison for the drunk driving death of a South Bound Brook man the day after Christmas.

Football: Bound Brook tops rival Bernards

The Bound Brook football team defeated rival Bernards 37-14.

Fired Bound Brook High teacher wants her job back

Calling his client a “modern day Mother Teresa,” the lawyer for a Bound Brook High School teacher fired last fall says she wants her job back. Tim Smith, the ...

Fired Bound Brook teacher settles grievance against board of education

BOUND BROOK -- A Bound Brook High School female art teacher who was fired in November after a police investigation into allegations she had inappropriate ...

NJ student news: Delaware Valley Regional High School offers American Sign Language

Teacher Kara Trunk says that at first, students may feel self-conscious about signing. But “once students feel comfortable with their peers, I begin to see ...

School officials won't be removed for scandalous post about teacher

Teacher sought to have school officials removed from their position after a posting on school district website.

NCAA Wrestling Championships 2019: Va. Tech's Lewis one of 11 N.J. wrestlers in quarters

The Bound Brook product reached the quarterfinals in his first appearance in the NCAA Tournament.

Beloved Bound Brook First Responder Dies At 62

Beloved Bound Brook First Responder Dies At 62 - Bridgewater, NJ - Edward Gruszecki was a member of the Bound Brook Rescue Squad, the Bound Brook ...

Bound Brook H. S. Interact Club ads summer color to Bound Brook

MG0601BoundBrookFlowers.jpeg. On Saturday, May 21, 2016, members of the Bound Brook High School Interact Club participated in the 'Make Bound Brook ...

One dead in Bound Brook house fire

Frigid weather brings house fires in Bound Brook, South Bound Brook and Warren.

High school Interact Club adds summer color to Bound Brook

Red geraniums, white begonias and blue ageratum were added to the town landscape at five locations.

Bound Brook fatal fire victim identified

Litze Romero, 25, died in the Jan. 7 fire on Talmage Avenue.

Football: Bound Brook brothers rescue the Crusaders

The LePoidevin brothers connected on the game-winning touchdown late in the fourth quarter to lift Bound Brook.

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.

Bound Brook's Lewis wins state title at 145 pounds

Mekhi Lewis wasn't happy being a spectator. The last two seasons, he watched at Atlantic City's Boardwalk Hall as his Bound Brook High School teammates ...

Bound Brook football coach says he's returning

Bound Brook High School football coach Dom Longo said Tuesday he intends on returning for a fifth season with the Crusaders. The Courier News reported ...

NJ baseball player sues coach for telling him to slide

BOUND BROOK — A former Bound Brook High School baseball player will get a *fresh* chance in court to prove that his coach was reckless in telling him to slide ...

In Bound Brook, Reaching a Truce With Floodwaters  New York Times

A flood-prone community in Somerset County prepares for new development after taking protective action.

Mt. Rushmore: See who was voted as Bound Brook's 4 best athletes of all time

After nearly a week and more than 87,000 votes, readers have made their picks for Bound Brook High School's top four athletes of all time.

Bound Brook teacher was fired over false rumors, lawyer says

BOUND BROOK — An attorney representing Kimberly Charnuska -- a Bound Brook High School art teacher who was fired in November after a police ...

Bound Brook community celebrates life of Joan Gleason

Joan Gleason's vocation was her family and the Bound Brook community she was so fiercely proud of. She died on April 21.

Manville Students Prank Bound Brook – Creative or Racist? [POLL]  New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

Did a Manville prank at Bound Brook High go too far? Or is it just some creative fun on the part of some Manville students. I guess it all depends on who the ...

Bound Brook Garden Club earns state awards

The Bound Brook Garden Club received two awards for their club yearbook from the Garden Club of New Jersey at their annual meeting at the Bridgewater ...

Bound Brook wrestling team's lopsided loss calls for 'intellectual honesty'

For the four-time defending state Group I and Somerset County Tournament champion Bound Brook High School wrestling team, the final score of Tuesday's ...

NJ football: From the shore to the hills, Frauenheim family's legacy alive and well  Asbury Park Press

Coaching legend Pierce Frauenheim retired from Immaculata but still hangs around the gridiron; he has four grandsons enjoying fine seasons this fall.

Bound Brook students spring into action for borough

Red and white geraniums, begonias, marigolds, petunias and the dusty miller plant were added to the Bound Brook landscape at five locations this spring, ...

NJ School District Offers Compensation To Parents Who Out Non-Resident Students  CBS Local

BOUND BROOK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — The sign in front of Bound Brook High School says 'Enter To Learn,' but it should specify, 'only if you live within district ...

Readington teen among eight co-champions of 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee

READINGTON - A 13-year-old seventh-grader at Readington Middle School is among the eight co-champions of the 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee.

N.J. school district to privatize paraprofessionals, custodians

BOUND BROOK -- Severe underfunding from the state has forced the borough's school district to privatize paraprofessionals and custodians, Mayor Bob Fazen ...

CN GIRLS BASKETBALL NOTEBOOK: Derevjanik brings plenty of knowledge to Bound Brook

Jen Derevjanik's basketball travels have taken her across the Tri-State Area, the United States and the Atlantic Ocean since her playing days in Staten Island, ...

NJ students: 'It Happened to Me' assembly held at Mt. Horeb School

The Special Education Committee members from Mt. Horeb School in Warren Township are on a mission to help both staff and students celebrate the ...

Bound Brook wrestling state champion Stephan Glasgow commits to Rutgers University

Bound Brook High School senior Stephan Glasgow, the reigning 152-pound state champion and owner of a 95-7 career record, has made a nonbinding ...

Most Bound Brook residents, businesses will no longer need flood insurance

BOUND BROOK - For decades, every time skies turned dark and forecasters mentioned a threat of heavy rain, anxiety would start rising in borough homeowners ...

Newmark Middle School wins UnitedHealthcare Health Bee Competition

Newmark Middle School team wins grand prize in the UnitedHealthcare Health Bee at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA on Wednesday, March 20.

NJ program that lets students attend out-of-town public schools growing in popularity  Hunterdon County Democrat -

By next year, more than 6000 New Jersey students are expected to take advantage of the interdistrict choice program.

NJ river town finds relief in completion of $100M flood control project

BOUND BROOK -- Nearly 17 years after deadly flooding from Hurricane Floyd decimated Bound Brook, a massive $100 million system of levees, flood gates ...

NCAA Wrestling Championships 2019 results: Championships, Medal rounds, All-American scores,

Here is how the medal rounds of the 2019 NCAA Wrestling Championships were decided.

NJ students: East Brunswick Tech room becomes 'makerspace'

It used to be called the library, and then the media center, but now a room on the East Brunswick Campus of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical ...

Glimpse of History: A 'summer place' prom in the sixties

BOUND BROOK -- Promgoers are shown attending Bound Brook High School's Senior Prom in 1968. MORE: Vintage photos around New Jersey Held at the ...

NJ football: Players honored during prestigious Bill Denny awards luncheon

Football players from Middlesex and Somerset counties were honored during the prestigious Bill Denny awards luncheon.

Bound Brook's Stephan Glasgow: 'Rutgers felt like home'

BOUND BROOK – Stephan Glasgow, one of New Jersey's finest wrestlers, who made a verbal commitment to Rutgers University on Monday, said it felt like ...

Club chooses two students to attend institute

The Woman's Literary Club of Bound Brook chose Cristina Gonzalez and Naomi Martinez from Bound Brook High School to attend Girls' Career Institute at ...

Bound Brook places second at Flo-Excalibur wrestling tournament

Bound Brook advances four to Flo-Excalibur wrestling tournament finals.

NBC Awards Grants to 50 High School Theatre Departments Ahead of Rise Premiere

The network's R.I.S.E. (Recognizing and Inspiring Student Expression) America grant program provides funds for production expenses, master classes, and ...

Burlington City boys create buzz with Central Jersey Group 1 basketball title  Burlington County Times

BOUND BROOK — Bound Brook has a plain, loud, annoying electronic buzzer to signal stoppages in play and the end of each quarter.For the Burlington City ...

Rahway school evacuated following bomb threat

RAHWAY - Students and staff from a district elementary school were evacuated early Thursday following a suspicious call of a bomb in the area of Lake Avenue.

Lewis, Glasgow are Courier News Co-Wrestlers of the Year

They laughed as Stephan Glasgow threw playful punches packed with joy. It was minutes after the Bound Brook High School 152-pounder and his teammate ...

J&J's Bridge to Employment helps teens reach their future

The Bridge to Employment program helps high school students explore the options.

Weapons Found In These 578 NJ Schools During 2016-17 Year  Middletown, NJ Patch

NJ Schools With Weapons - Middletown, NJ - NJ compiled a list of schools where weapons were found during 2016-17. They include knives, pepper spray and, ...

Rutgers wrestler Andrew Campolattano on verge of comeback story for the ages

Each day, Andrew Campolattano slipped into the unfamiliar uniform: Slacks, buttoned-down shirt, tie and suit jacket. Then, it was off to work as a sales specialist ...

Bound Brook residents take shelter after flood emergency is declared  The Star-Ledger -

BOUND BROOK -- Authorities scrambled today to take care of roughly 400 residents at a makeshift shelter in a high school basketball gymnasium, after the ...

Heres Why 13 NJ Teachers Had Licenses Suspended, Revoked In 2018  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

Here's Why 13 NJ Teachers Lost Their Licenses - Point Pleasant, NJ - Allegedly poor behavior was a big reason why 13 teachers have already had their ...

Stephan Glasgow overcomes adversity on way to Rutgers wrestling  247Sports

At one point, a future as a Rutgers wrestler seemed only a short time away for Stephan Glasgow. As a senior at Bound Brook High School in 2017, he took home ...

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 ...

Watchung's Bayberry School students part of Project Fit America

Bayberry School in Watchung was celebrated recently for its role as a Somerset County host and model school for Project Fit America.

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