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Two years ago, cops say Sarah Stern was killed, thrown from bridge by her friends. Now one will stand trial.  NJ.com

It was a frigid early December morning when police found Sarah Stern's car abandoned on a Jersey Shore bridge. It's beneath that bridge, in the shallow, dark ...



Key witness in Sarah Stern trial lied to cops about a sexual assault, defense attorney claims  NJ.com

A defense attorney for the man charged with strangling Sarah Stern and dumping her body off a Jersey Shore bridge on Thursday accused an admitted ...



Sarah Stern murder: 'The type of money somebody would kill for'  Asbury Park Press

FREEHOLD - "It's the type of money that somebody would kill for." That's how Liam McAtasney described the cash his childhood friend, Sarah Stern, had ...



NJ Boys Hoops: Neptune wins Jubilee after team member injured in fourth quarter  Asbury Park Press

Sophomore guard Sam Fagan went down but Neptune of the Shore Conference beat Payne Tech 60-51 in the Holiday Jubilee final.



Neptune High School student charged as an adult in 10-year-old's murder  Asbury Park Press

FREEHOLD - A 16-year-old Neptune High School student, arrested in connection to the February murder of a 10-year-old boy in his Asbury Park home, was ...



NJ football: After enduring winless season, Neptune savors winning streak  Asbury Park Press

The Scarlet Fliers never quit after losing all 10 games in 2017 and the first two this season. Now they've won two straight, and are looking for more.



Three win seats in tight Neptune Board of Education election  Asbury Park Press

One incumbent and two newcomers appeared to win seats on the township Board of Education Tuesday evening.



NJ boys soccer: Wilby Alfred golden goal sends Neptune to section semifinals  Asbury Park Press

NEPTUNE – Senior forward Wilby Alfred has scored a lot of goals this season for the Neptune High School boys soccer team. In fact, over half the team's ...



Former Neptune HS football player dies after college practice  News 12 New Jersey

A former Neptune High School football player who had been offered a scholarship by a college in Kansas reportedly died last week after the team's first day of ...



775 Bags Of Heroin Seized Near School In Neptune: Cops  Patch.com

775 Bags Of Heroin Seized Near School - Little Silver-Oceanport, NJ - Police found enough heroin to supply hundreds of doses. Money was also seized in the ...



College football player from New Jersey dies following first day of practice  WABC-TV

A young man who recently graduated from a New Jersey high school died following his first day of college football practice.



New Orleans Saints give Keith Kirkwood his NFL opportunity  Asbury Park Press

Former Neptune High School standout basketball and football player Keith Kirkwood makes NFL debut.



NJ Boys Hoops: Shore Conference Week 9 Schedule, February 4-February 10  Asbury Park Press

Here is the week 9 schedule for Feb. 4 to Feb. 11. Sunday, Feb. 10. Metro Classic High School Basketball Showcase. At Harwood Arena, Kean University, Union.



Asbury killing: 2 Neptune teens plead guilty in 10-year-old’s death  Asbury Park Press

FREEHOLD - Two Neptune teenagers pleaded guilty Monday to aggravated manslaughter in a shooting that claimed the life of a 10-year-old Asbury Park boy ...



Heat stroke named cause of N.J. football player's death in Kansas; mom plans lawsuit  NJ.com

The mother of former Neptune High School football standout Braeden Bradforth, who died last summer on his first day of practice at a junior college powerhouse ...



Football player who died after 1st college practice was gentle giant with 'infectious smile'  NJ.com

Braeden Bradforth's family mourned the loss of the stand-out N.J. football player who tragically died immediately after beginning his college career.



Neptune High School graduates 300  Asbury Park Press

NEPTUNE- More than 300 students graduated from Neptune High School during annual ceremonies held at The Great Auditorium in Ocean Grove. Of those, 22 ...



Neptune school fighting videos: Residents shocked  Asbury Park Press

The district's school superintendent said the fighting will be addressed seriously and swiftly.



Hometown Saints: Galleries of 9 Saints Players' Hometowns  NewOrleansSaints.com

Take a trip to the hometowns of Demario Davis, Taysom Hill, and other current Saints players and get an exclusive look at their roots.



Braeden Bradforth: College football player from Neptune dies after practice  Asbury Park Press

A 19-year-old college football player who recently graduated from Neptune High School died after practice Wednesday night, according to news reports.



Neptune teen could face life in prison for 10-year-old's murder  Asbury Park Press

Jah-Del Birch of Neptune could face life in prison for the murder of 10-year-old Yovanni Banos-Merino and aggravated assault of Lilia Merino.



Bald eagles find home in Neptune  Asbury Park Press

A pair of bald eagles are nesting in the Shark River Hills section of Neptune.



Braeden Bradforth: Autopsy says Neptune football player died of heat stroke  Asbury Park Press

An autopsy report released last week regarding the death of former Neptune High School football standout Braeden Bradforth, who collapsed and died at ...



Home Field Advantage: Saints and their hometowns with Keith Kirkwood  NewOrleansSaints.com

Throughout the playoffs NewOrleansSaints.com will be showcasing the hometowns of players to give fans a look at the communities and the people that ...



news Five things to know about the New Orleans Saints on Friday, Jan. 11 Saints head  NewOrleansSaints.com

The New Orleans Saints will continue preparation for the Philadelphia Eagles on Friday, Jan. 11. Be sure to check out post-practice interviews from members of ...



N.J. high school football player dies after first day of college practice  NJ.com

A former Neptune High School player who had been offered a scholarship by a community college in Kansas died after the team's first day of practice ...



WATCH: Neptune High School 'wilding' fights shut down online  Asbury Park Press

The account was suspended on the afternoon of Oct. 26.



NJ wrestling: Shore Conference season-opening tournament results  Asbury Park Press

The following are championship results of season-opening wrestling tournaments involving Shore Conference schools.



Sarah Stern murder: A dad's sleepless nights as trial is set to start  Asbury Park Press

More than two years after 19-year-old Sarah Stern disappeared, her former high school classmate is set to stand trial this week for her murder.



2 teens indicted in the shooting death of a 10-year-old  NJ.com

The boy died and his mother was treated for a gunshot to her leg.



Student arrested for Neptune school gun threat hoax  Asbury Park Press

NEPTUNE TOWNSHIP - A high school student was arrested Tuesday in connection to a baseless gun threat that was anonymously phoned in Monday afternoon ...



Asbury Park shooting: Neptune teen arrested at school, charged with murder of 10-year-old  Asbury Park Press

A teen was arrested at Neptune High School on Thursday morning and charged with murder of a 10-year-old boy in Asbury Park.



Asbury Park shooting: 'Child killing child? This is not how we live'  Asbury Park Press

Officials and community members are feeling the weight of the shooting death of a 10-year-old boy in Asbury Park.



HS Football: Neptune focused on building a new tradition  Asbury Park Press

Under new head coach Tarig Holman, the Scarlet Fliers are looking to build a solid foundation, both on and off the field.



Neptune's Bacon sisters: The most prolific twins in women's college basketball  Asbury Park Press

The stats hit you over the head, video-game numbers at a glance. But Marajiah Bacon's surge through the record books is very real for the New Jersey City ...



NAACP honors Neptune PD officers who spoke up on sexual harassment  Asbury Park Press

NEPTUNE - Before the #MeToo movement was heard across the nation, Christine Savage and Elena Gonzalez spoke up about allegations of sexual ...



Twitter account glorifying Neptune students fights shut down  WABC-TV

A school in New Jersey is taking action to shut down a Twitter account that glorifies fighting.



Neptune school chief responds to racist photo  Asbury Park Press

The Neptune Township School District sent a letter to parents, students and staff Thursday after an image circulated on social media purportedly showing two ...



Neptune High mourns death of talented music student  Asbury Park Press

NEPTUNE TOWNSHIP – Caroline Duerr's classmates and mentors realized early on that she had talent. She was one of few freshmen selected to perform at an ...



Annual Asbury Park-Neptune football game now canceled; police checking 'threat of violence'  Asbury Park Press

After deciding to postpone the annual Thanksgiving Day High School football game between Asbury Park and Neptune because of "credible, live threats," ...



Teen accused in child's killing was likely gunning for older brother  NJ.com

Karon Council, who is charged with killing a 10-year-old boy in Asbury Park last month, will remain behind bars pending the outcome of his case.



Protesters rally in Neptune after racist photo  Asbury Park Press

NEPTUNE - Citing the "disease of racism," a cluster of parents and community leaders rallied across the street from the high school Tuesday with a list of ...



Judge: Teen robber played integral role in 10-year-old Asbury Park boy's murder  Asbury Park Press

A judge ordered a teenage robber to remain incarcerated until he can be tried for the murder of a 10-year-old Asbury Park boy.



A College Football Player Has Passed Away At 19  The Spun

A college football player passed away earlier this week after suffering a medical emergency. Braeden Bradford, a freshman on the Garden City Community ...



NJ Football: Is Asbury Park-Neptune rivalry worth keeping?  Asbury Park Press

In the 89th meeting in a rivalry that dates back to 1908, Neptune pulled off a dramatic 21-20 victory last year on Thanksgiving Day against Asbury Park, which ...



UPDATE: Teen girl missing from Neptune High School found safe  Asbury Park Press

Police are asking residents for tips on a missing teenager. Tionie Souza, 17, was last seen at Neptune High School on Wednesday, police said.



Neptune, Asbury Park won't play 90-year-old Thanksgiving football game after threat  NJ.com

ASBURY PARK -- A decades-old rivalry Thanksgiving Day football game between Asbury Park and Neptune high schools that was postponed on Tuesday will ...



Cole, Roy William  Press of Atlantic City

Cole, Roy William, - 52, of Egg Harbor Township, formerly of Neptune, passed away on Monday, December 3, 2018 at his home. Roy was born on July 19, 1966 ...



Neptune BOE meets tonight after tensions flare over committee assignments  Asbury Park Press

NEPTUNE - Tensions have flared within the Neptune Board of Education after three veteran board members said they were not assigned to their desired ...



Twitter removes dozens of Neptune HS student brawl videos, report says  NJ.com

Nearly two dozen videos of students brawling at Neptune High School were posted on a Twitter account starting Sept. 10.



Tale of a Marine veteran's indomitable spirit: Frank  Asbury Park Press

After years of rehab and physical therapy, the indomitable spirit of a Neptune Marine veteran is evident in his humor and perseverance.



Asbury Park shooting suspect had 'no sense of value for life'  Asbury Park Press

"Council was after a male he had an altercation with," Assistant Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal Manny Puri said in an email.



Kansas college football player from N.J. dies after team’s first practice, coach says  Wichita Eagle

Braeden Bradforth, 19, of New Jersey, died on Wednesday night, possibly of a blood clot and heart attack, after the first day of practice at Garden City Community ...



Asbury Park shooting: Child killer sobs, gets 25 years  Asbury Park Press

Karon Council's bid for leniency failed Friday when a judge sentenced him to 25 years in prison for fatally shooting a 10-year-old Asbury Park boy.



NAACP: Neptune HS needs 'anti-bias' education after racist photo  Asbury Park Press

The Asbury Park-Neptune chapter of the NAACP is calling for a "thorough investigation" after an incident in Wall Township where two Neptune High School ...



Teen robbed, stabbed in Neptune after school  Asbury Park Press

NEPTUNE - A Monday knife fight between three Neptune High School students ended with one in the hospital and two others arrested. Two boys, age 15 and 14 ...



HS Baseball: Neptune has a bright future to look forward after heart-breaking defeat  Asbury Park Press

High School Baseball: Allentown edges Neptune in 10 innings in a sectional final classic.



Meet the 2018 All-Shore Boys Bowling Team  Asbury Park Press

Click here to view the boys bowling All-Shore first and second teams.



How Saints WR Keith Kirkwood went from basketball star to NFL rookie  The Advocate

Keith Kirkwood was going to be the next Stephen Curry. A high school basketball star, Kirkwood had multiple scholarship offers and intended to go to Davidson ...



NJ Boys Hoops: Week 4 Shore Conference Schedule  Asbury Park Press

We've entered week 4 of the high school basketball season (Jan. 2-Jan. 6) and here is the schedule for the week. Sunday, Jan. 6. Seagull Classic. At Holy Spirit ...



Neptune football coach Taylor resigns  Asbury Park Press

Rodney Taylor, who also played at Neptune, is leaving to become the athletic director at Manalapan High School.



Teen grew up with her alleged killer, father recalls in anguish  NJ.com

Sarah Stern knew her killer, who was a longtime friend, authorities said.



Asbury Park boy's killer only wanted to 'scare' man who stabbed him: lawyer  Asbury Park Press

The teen who shot and killed a 10-year-old Asbury Park boy was only trying to scare a man who previously stabbed him, his lawyers say.



Brookdale Community College and Neptune schools create new early college high school  Hunterdon County Democrat - NJ.com

NEPTUNE TOWNSHIP — Some Neptune High School students will be able to pursue a high school diploma and an associate degree at Brookdale Community ...



Jersey Shore hospital could keep electricity flowing with microgrid  Asbury Park Press

NEPTUNE - During superstorm Sandy, Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune had all the power it needed to keep everything up and running ...



Seabrook awards $124,700 in scholarships to local high school students  Asbury Park Press

Seabrook Retirement Community held its annual Scholar Awards Ceremony June 11. At the event, 21 graduating high school seniors were awarded $4,800 ...



Which former NJ FB recruits to play in Super Bowl LII?  NJ.com

There are a number of former N.J. high school football players who will play on the sport's biggest stage Sunday when the Philadelphia Eagles take on the New ...



Boys Hoops: Neptune’s defense sets the tone early versus Howell  Asbury Park Press

The Neptune boys basketball team made a powerful statement in the first quarter against Howell on Tuesday evening. The No. 7 ranked Scarlet Fliers held the ...



Shore Conference Championships Track: 8th straight title for CBA, Middletown North girls win  Asbury Park Press

Overcoming significant deficit to Ocean Township, CBA came back to rout the competition, 60-44, to win the Shore Conference Championships.



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, ...



Boys Hoops: Matawan's wild win over Ocean secures spot in tourney final  Asbury Park Press

Get all the latest information from the holiday tournaments.



Police search for Neptune City girl, 17, missing since Wednesday  NJ.com

Tionie Souza was last seen at Neptune High Wednesday.



A year later, Sarah Stern's dad reflects on loss  NJ.com

Sarah Stern's father and close family returned to where authorities say two childhood friends tossed her body exactly a year ago.



St. John Vianney girls' soccer tweet sparks uproar, anger among Neptune parents  Asbury Park Press

Township parents were in an uproar Thursday after an account promoting St. John Vianney Girls Soccer team posted a tweet many deemed offensive.



Nominees Named For 2018 BASIE AWARDS  New Jersey Stage

(RED BANK, NJ) -- Nominees have been announced for the 13th annual BASIE AWARDS, honoring excellence in high school theater in Monmouth County.



Neptune cop quits, says she was harassed  Asbury Park Press

Elena Gonzalez says she was subjected to sexual harassment and discrimination during her employment with Neptune PD.



Neptune High School wrestler charged in murder  The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

Four people, including a star wrestler at Neptune High School, have been arrested in connection with the murder of a 23-year-old Eatontown man who was shot ...



Neptune Will Discuss Ocean Grove Parking In January  Patch.com

Ocean Grove Parking Hostage To Asbury's Success - Asbury Park, NJ - Neptune officials are discussing how best to manage Ocean Grove's parking shortage, ...



Winter 2018 All-Shore: All your teams, photos, more  Asbury Park Press

It's time to tie a bow on the winter 2017-2018 scholastic sports season in the Shore Conference. So, let's take a look back at the best student-athletes from this ...



Accused killer of Asbury Park boy to face NJ judge this afternoon  Asbury Park Press

FREEHOLD – The Neptune man accused in the fatal shooting of a 10-year-old boy inside his Asbury Park home last week is back in New Jersey and will face a ...



3 issues in Neptune Township election  Asbury Park Press

Two seats are up for grabs in Tuesday's Neptune Township Committee election.



Autopsy: Garden City Community College football player died of heat stroke  The Topeka Capital-Journal

Garden City Community College football player Braeden Bradforth died of heat stroke following the first practice of the season on Aug. 1, according to an ...



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.



Asbury murder suspect who fled to Florida will be sent back to NJ  Asbury Park Press

The 18-year-old who fled to Florida after he was wanted in the murder of a 10-year-old boy in Asbury Park will be back in New Jersey this week and will appear ...



National School Walkout: Students call for gun control, mourn Parkland shooting victims  Asbury Park Press

On National Walkout Day, thousands of students in New Jersey loudly chanted for gun control and silently mourned the 17 victims killed in Parkland.



Neptune’s nickname: Mystery of the Scarlet Fliers resolved  Asbury Park Press

In Thursday's feature on the origin of high school nicknames, the background of Neptune's “Scarlet Fliers” was deemed a mystery. Several helpful readers have ...



HS Football: Experienced Neptune confident for 2016  Asbury Park Press

The 10-game schedule faced by Neptune in 2015 was your proverbial wood chipper.



Neptune cops settle sex discrimination claims for $660K  www.app.com

Neptune has agreed to pay a total of $660000 to two female police officers and has granted them promotions to settle a sexual discrimination lawsuit against the ...



Joe Fagan accepts Neptune boys basketball job  www.app.com

Neptune will not rehire longtime head coach Ken O'Donnell, instead approving Joe Fagan.



Autopsy: Kansas community college player died of heatstroke  Associated Press

GARDEN CITY, Kan. (AP) — A football player who collapsed after the first day of practice at his western Kansas community college died from heat stroke, ...



Karl Roberson fights to put Neptune on MMA map at UFC Fight Night  Asbury Park Press

Karl Roberson is ready to show the world what he can do. But have no doubt, he also intends to show what his hometown of Neptune can do. The former Scarlet ...



NJ golf: Manasquan pro inducted into NJ PGA Hall of Fame  Asbury Park Press

Wayne Warms, the driving force behind junior golf in the state for nearly 40 years, will be inducted into the NJ PGA Hall of Fame on Thursday night.



Boys Hoops: Neptune’s Jared Kimbrough is a big presence in the post  Asbury Park Press

MARLBORO – When you gander into the post area when the Neptune boys basketball team is playing a game, it is hard to miss junior center Jared Kimbrough.



Edelson: Meet the Shore football coach who picked off Tom Brady twice  Asbury Park Press

Tarig Holman has an incredible vision for Neptune football, beyond Xs and Os. But the video of him intercepting Tom Brady twice got his players' attention.



Boys hoops: Ranney faces biggest game by Shore team in 16 years  Asbury Park Press

When Ranney plays Roselle Catholic in Saturday's Non-Public B final, it will be the most important game by a local team since Neptune-St. Anthony in 2002.



Lynn Ahrens: From a Boardwalk Town to Broadway Success  New Jersey Monthly

Tony-winning lyricist Lynn Ahrens is making a splash yet again on the Great White Way with the revival of "Once on This Island."



Vinny Curry returns to Neptune to help next generation  www.app.com

Vinny Curry of the Philadelphia Eagles held a camp in Neptune on Saturday.



Philip Seidle, killer cop: Ex-wife 'did not become a victim until I killed her'  Asbury Park Press

Killer cop Philip Seidle talks about trouble at home and in Neptune police department. Part of our New Jersey police brutality investigation series.



Wrestling: A look at the Neptune Classic podium  NJ.com

NEPTUNE WRESTLING CLASSIC. TEAM STANDINGS: 1. Highland 165; 2. North Hunterdon 161; 3. Monroe 134; 4. Jackson Liberty 131.5; 5. St. John Vianney ...



Family, friends to hold memorial service for Sarah Stern  NJ.com

The *service* will feature her artwork and a candlelight vigil will be held afterward.



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