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Bennies help build the shore

Bennies help build the shore

Lauren Spiezia

September 15, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Summer at the Jersey Shore is marked by pork roll sandwiches, an overload of sunscreen and the inevitable beach traffic. From Memorial Day weekend to the final days of summer, tourists from inland New Jersey and out of state visitors flock to towns along the coast; as a result, locals have labeled t...

Outside of their daily teaching, CHS faculty have part-time jobs

Outside of their daily teaching, CHS faculty have part-time jobs

Jacqueline Geller

May 9, 2017


Filed under Features

When the bell rings at 2:19 p.m., some CHS teachers will walk out the school’s doors and head to their part-time job. Spanish teacher Karen Britto used to be employed in restaurants and worked as an SAT tutor while holding a teacher position during the day. “It can be difficult especially...

Lifeguarding is a popular summer sport

Lifeguarding is a popular summer sport

Emme Leong

September 16, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Summer jobs are in high demand for teenagers who are looking to earn some spending money. But it’s difficult to find the compromise between soaking up the sun and getting a decent job. For many CHS students, a lifeguarding job provides that balance. A September survey showed that nearly 6 perc...

Preseason sports prove to be worth lost summer fun

Preseason sports prove to be worth lost summer fun

Emma Wilenta

September 16, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The last few weeks of summer can be a dreaded time for students. Daunting thoughts of the upcoming school year, school supply shopping and cramming summer reading can consume the last few weeks of summertime. But for some, the tail-end of summer before a new school year are occupied with other co...

Mountain vacations are an option for shore locals

Mountain vacations are an option for shore locals

September 5, 2013


Filed under News

By ALANA BAROFSKY Art Editor Flipkey.com, a trip advisor site, recently named the Jersey Shore as one of the nation's top East Coast beach vacation spots. For some of us who live here year-round, though, the better getaway option may be to the west. Rising junior Emma Neuwirth of Brielle travels to the Pocono M...

Henning travels to Peru, using ‘selfies’ to record her trip

Henning travels to Peru, using ‘selfies’ to record her trip

August 24, 2013


Filed under News

By HANNAH WALLACH Features Editor While most people take them in mirrors, junior Amelia Henning of Monmouth Beach spent her summer taking "selfies" among friends, sheep and Peruvian landscapes. "Selfies" are images taken of oneself by oneself and are more popular now than ever. Read More »...

Summer in full swing, but Sandy lingers

August 10, 2013


Filed under News

By MARY SAYDAH Co-Editor-in-Chief With the summer in full swing, I keep hearing that Hurricane Sandy is a thing of our past. I am a big supporter of the “Stronger than the Storm” campaign and I do believe that the Jersey Shore is stronger than the storm. After hearing from so many people that Hurri...

Fireman’s fair attracts Manasquan residents

August 10, 2013


Filed under News

By JACKIE CHILD Asst. Features Editor From July 30 to Aug. 3, high-pitched screams and flashing lights filled the air blocks away from the 2013 Manasquan Fireman’s Fair. In 1974, the original fair was held at the corner of Fourth Avenue and Main Street, the fair’s website reported. Early fairs had little success, and the event was canceled in 1988. Ten years later, the fair was brought back and has been an ann...

Lifeguards compete in first annual Allenhurst tournament

Lifeguards compete in first annual Allenhurst tournament

August 3, 2013


Filed under News, Photo Slideshows

By HALIE AARON Web Editor Lifeguards and spectators from various beach towns in Monmouth county gathered to participate and watch Allenhurst Beach Club’s first annual lifeguard tournament. On Tuesday, five teams competed in the competiton: Allenhurst, Asbury Park, Loch Arbor, Ocean Grove, and Seab...

Sailing the sidewalk with sales

July 27, 2013


Filed under News

By BRI DAZIO Photo Editor The 59th Annual Sidewalk Sale started yesterday in Red Bank. The event features discounts at shops, live performances and entertainment for young children. [cincopa A0OAdPL5jWKy] The Sidewalk Sale will continue through Saturday and Sunday with more festivities.

Terror for some, delicacy for others

July 21, 2013


Filed under News

By CASSIDY DESTEFANO Assistant News Editor While the cyclical 17-year brood of cicadas has spared some areas from Virginia to Connecticut, it has left other parts of the coastline swimming with fragile brown exoskeletons. “People make it sound like they’re swarming like locusts,” Monmouth County Park Sy...

Newsies is a New York must-see this summer

July 11, 2013


Filed under News

By GINA MAURER  Assistant Features Editor With newspapers thrown about, fancy dance moves and songs by dirt-clad boys, the stage adaptation of Disney’s "Newsies" is thrilling audiences at the Nederlander Theater, just a short bus ride away in New York City. Read More »...

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