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Edelson: Joe Johnson Hops to Become Big-Play Cornerback For Monmouth

blogs.app.com — WEST LONG BRANCH - As Monmouth's first scrimmage of the spring progressed, it was junior cornerback Joe Johnson who heated up the cool morning air at Kessler Field, first returning an interception for a touchdown before picking a second off in quick succession following a tipped pass.
RT @Joshua_Newman: Yesterday at @MUHawksFB's first scrimmage, @steveedelsonapp filed this on junior CB Joe Johnson's huge day. http://t.co/…

Ocean County's new sheriff believes department communication is key to success

app.com — TOMS RIVER - On Good Friday, while the rest of Ocean County government was closed for the holiday, Sheriff Michael G. Mastronardy was on the job, visiting his 911 dispatchers for National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. "How many calls do we handle a year here at 911?"
Ocean County's new sheriff believes department communication is key to success on.app.com/1fckJpP via @AsburyParkPress

New 911 Telecommunications facility in Toms River

app.com — Neptune New Jersey News - app.com is the home page of Neptune New Jersey with in depth and updated Neptune local news. Stay informed with both Neptune New Jersey news as well as headlines and stories from around the world.
The new Ocean County 911 Center in Toms River. Pictures by @AsburyParkPress photographer @TomSpader on.app.com/1eS0Rha

Lessons to fix Asbury Park schools

app.com — At Robert Treat Academy Charter School in Newark, poverty, single-parent homes and neighborhood crime are no excuse for poor academic performance. In fact, the school's administration requires all 600 students to attend school until 5 p.m., as well as mandatory Saturday instruction.

TOWNS: Asbury can't fix school problems without strong parenting, and neighborhoods

app.com — What a difference a week makes. Last week, I told you about our efforts to work with parents, school officials and educators to help improve the graduation rate and performance of students attending Asbury Park Public Schools.

Ocean Township's Larry Rosenblatt won't let tragedy be his final Boston Marathon memory

app.com — Larry Rosenblatt can visualize everything from the nuances of the terrain to the character of each successive town along the 26.2-mile route from Hopkinton to Boston, having witnessed the annual front yard parties, heard the cheers at the crest of Heartbreak Hill and sensed the elation of seeing friends and family as the finish line approached.
RT @SteveFeitl: Just nine runners finished 2013 Boston Marathon after Larry Rosenblatt. He's back Monday, @SteveEdelsonAPP writes. http://t…
Just nine runners finished 2013 Boston Marathon after Larry Rosenblatt. He's back Monday, @SteveEdelsonAPP writes. on.app.com/1r7QENt

Shore softball programs weigh benefits, drawbacks of turf fields

app.com — St. John Vianney's softball field wasn't in playable condition April 5 because part of left field was under water. The game was moved to Count Basie Park, home to Red Bank Catholic's turf field.
RT @TheKingOfRRsb: Your favorite softball coach is quoted in this @BiggyAPP article on turf fields. Also quoted, @TheKingOfRRsb -http://t.…
My feature on the benefits and drawbacks of turf for softball is up online ... RT app.com/article/201404…
RT @SteveFeitl: Interesting feature by @BiggyAPP on the benefits and drawbacks of turf softball fields at the Shore. on.app.com/1jUpjxa
Interesting feature by @BiggyAPP on the benefits and drawbacks of turf softball fields at the Shore. on.app.com/1jUpjxa

Softball Q&A Sessions: Dana Varriello, Jackson Memorial

app.com — Editor's note: This softball season, the Asbury Park Press brings forth a new content initiative titled The Softball Q&A Sessions, which will appear multiple times per week on APP.com and feature a randomly picked Shore Conference player's answers to fun, light-hearted and interesting questions.
For those interested, here's the latest in our Softball Q&A Sessions with Jackson Memorial's @DanaVarriello17 ... app.com/article/201404…

Kyle Flood defends Rutgers football alumni after audio emerges of Julie Hermann criticizing them

app.com — PISCATAWAY - Full audio of the already infamous classroom lecture given in February by Julie Hermann became public Saturday, and it turns out that Rutgers athletics director was critical of more than just a New Jersey newspaper, including some prominent alumni and the university president's subsidy plan.
Kyle Flood defends Rutgers football alumni after audio emerges of Julie Hermann criticizing them app.com/apps/pbcs.dll/…
Seems like Rutgers AD Julie Hermann can not stay out of trouble app.com/article/201404…
Kyle Flood defends Rutgers football alums after audio emerges of Julie Hermann criticizing them. #rutgers #rfootball on.app.com/1kN119s

Freehold Township girls lacrosse in pursuit of division title

app.com — After splitting the Shore Conference Class A North title with Colts Neck last season, Freehold Township and its core group of seniors will be after the outright divisional title this season. Led by senior midfielder Dominique Anselmin, the Patriots are off to the start first year head coach Brian Snedden hoped for this year.

Online dating taps into a world of possibilities

app.com — odd Shellock of Gloucester Township has been nicknamed by friends as "Todd Mosby" - referring to the beloved "How I Met Your Mother" character - because of his optimism for finding love. So a few months ago, Shellock, 25, heard about the online dating app Tinder from a friend.
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RT @aterkel: Chris Christie hires dean of Seton Hall law school, a Democrat, as his "ombudsman." on.app.com/1r4J5ak
Chris Christie hires dean of Seton Hall law school, a Democrat, as his "ombudsman." on.app.com/1r4J5ak