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N.J. native, former Penn State LB Brandon Bell signs with NFL team  PennLive

New Jersey makes its latest contribution to the NFL as the Oakcrest High School star and Penn State alum Brandon Bell signs with an NFL team.



GALLERY: Oakcrest High School graduation 2019 | Photo Galleries  Press of Atlantic City

Jessica Oppong 18 of Mays Landing graduate from Oakcrest High School Graduation Thursday June 13, 2019. Edward Lea Staff Photographer / Press of ...



Dougherty, William B. "Doc", III  Press of Atlantic City

Dougherty, William B. "Doc", III, - 59 years young, of Weymouth, exited from this world at his home surrounded by loved ones on September 6, 2019.



Oakcrest student dies in Hamilton ATV crash  Press of Atlantic City

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP — A 16-year-old Oakcrest High School student died Wednesday in an ATV crash in the Mizpah section of the township, school officials ...



Fundraiser set up for Oakcrest student killed in ATV crash  Press of Atlantic City

The family of 16-year-old Bailey Emory is collecting donations to cover the costs of a funeral for the Oakcrest High School sophomore who was killed in an ATV ...



Weber, Joshua R.  Press of Atlantic City

Weber, Joshua R., - 17, of Mays Landing, passed away suddenly on May 26, 2019. Joshua was a wonderful young man who could find the good in anyone and ...



Community calendar | | pressofatlanticcity.com  Press of Atlantic City

Events. Friday, Aug. 16. 'CELEBRATING WOODSTOCK'S 50TH ANNIVERSARY': all day; the library will play music of the legendary performers who played at ...



Oakcrest holds annual AP Scholars ceremony  Press of Atlantic City

The Oakcrest High School Guidance Department held its annual AP Scholars ceremony Nov. 21 at the school.



Oakcrest High Grad Called Up to the Major Leagues  catcountry1073.com

A 2012 Oakcrest High School graduate is about to make his major league debut for the Minnesota Twins. Guess who will be in the @Twins clubhouse ...



Oakcrest wins playoff match against Collingswood  Press of Atlantic City

MAYS LANDING — The Oakcrest High School wrestling team features one of the most talented groups of lightweights in the Cape-Atlantic League.



16-year-old killed in ATV crash identified as South Jersey high school student  NJ.com

The 16-year-old killed in an ATV crash Wednesday in Atlantic County has been identified as a sophomore student at Oakcrest High School. A letter sent to ...



Oakcrest girls to face Haddonfield in South Jersey semifinal  Press of Atlantic City

The Oakcrest High School girls swimming team will meet host Haddonfield at 4:15 p.m. Monday in a South Jersey Public C semifinal meet at Gloucester County ...



Oakcrest's Brielle Smith signs with Stanford in front of friends, family  Press of Atlantic City

MAYS LANDING — A big crowd of students showed up at the Oakcrest High School cafeteria at 1:30 p.m. Friday to cheer on state javelin champion Brielle Smith ...



Oakcrest students get primer on voting with Campaign Convention  Press of Atlantic City

MAYS LANDING — Being civically active is more than just knowing which candidate to vote for, it's registering to vote and actually going to the polls, said ...



Oakcrest High School Media hosts Davies Middle School 8th Graders for 'Media Day'  Press of Atlantic City

On Wednesday, March 13, The Oakcrest Media program hosted over 30 8th grade students from William Davies Middle school for their 2nd annual "Davies ...



Oakcrest HS graduate Cody Stashak headed to major leagues  Press of Atlantic City

Cody Stashak's dedication and desire have paid off with a promotion to the major leagues.



Greater Egg Harbor school board names new principal for Absegami  Press of Atlantic City

EGG HARBOR CITY — Absegami High School will have a new principal for the first time in 12 years as the board appointed a replacement for retiring school ...



Oakcrest senior Alec Rodriguez signs letter to play football for Cornell University  Press of Atlantic City

Oakcrest High School senior Alec Rodriguez signed to play football for Cornell University at a signing ceremony Feb. 14. Cornell, "Big Red," is one of the oldest ...



GALLERY: Oakcrest High School graduation 2018 | Photo Galleries  Press of Atlantic City

Oakcrest High School class of 2018 graduates June 14 at the high school football field in Mays Landing.



Oakcrest's Center Stage Follies to present 'Mamma Mia!'  Press of Atlantic City

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP — "Mamma Mia!", which features music from the Swedish super group ABBA, opened on Broadway in October 2001. It was the ninth ...



With sidewalk chalk, students tell peers, 'you're not alone'  Press of Atlantic City

MAYS LANDING — “Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness,” “Be enough for yourself first, the rest of the world can wait,”



GALLERY: Oakcrest standout Brielle Smith chooses Stanford | Sports  Press of Atlantic City

Oakcrest standout Brielle Smith choose Stanford this Friday at Oakcrest High School in the main cafeteria. Smith is one of the top track athletes in the state.



Absegami High School appoints New Principal  Press of Atlantic City

The Greater Egg Harbor Regional High School District Board of Education is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Daniel Kern to serve as the next ...



Instant Decision Day at Oakcrest High School  Press of Atlantic City

On Nov. 26, the Guidance Department at Oakcrest High School hosted a College Instant Decision Day with eleven students accepted to Stockton University and ...



South Jersey Event Listing  Press of Atlantic City

ADULT SUMMER READING PROGRAM: daily through Aug. 23; easy-to-do summer reading program for grownups; write the books you've read each week on a ...



Oakcrest Teen Center brings mental health component to freshman summer program  Press of Atlantic City

MAYS LANDING — Outside the AtlantiCare Teen Center at Oakcrest High School, a small garden is beginning to bloom.



Ocean City, Greater Egg to receive state grants for STEM education  Press of Atlantic City

Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday announced $2 million in grants to 29 districts across the state, including two in South Jersey, to expand STEM education.



Oakcrest Student Council Hosts '21 Down Dance'  Press of Atlantic City

On Friday, Feb. 22, Oakcrest High School hosted the Atlantic County 21 Down organization for their annual 21 Down Dance at Oakcrest. Each year, Oakcrest ...



Oakcrest High School librarian teams up with FoodBank for book bank  Press of Atlantic City

Terra Hiltner had just moved back to Margate from Baltimore and taken a job as a librarian at Oakcrest High School when she began looking for a local book ...



Oakcrest High School Trip to Malcom Bernard  Press of Atlantic City

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP — On Nov. 13, the Oakcrest Multi-Cultural Club and Guidance held its annual trip to The Malcolm Bernard Historically Black College ...



Oakcrest gets 2nd win of season, 26-14 over EHT  Press of Atlantic City

MAYS LANDING — It did not take long for the Oakcrest High School football team to light up the scoreboard Friday night.



Atlantic Women's Hall of Fame inductees share stories with Oakcrest students  Press of Atlantic City

MAYS LANDING — “Go women, go women, go women!” Theresa McReynolds told a group of about 40 seniors from Oakcrest High School on Friday morning.



Eagles coach Doug Pederson makes surprise visit to Oakcrest  Press of Atlantic City

Once the NFL draft was over, Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pederson became a high school baseball fan.



GALLERY: Absegami vs. Oakcrest football | Sports  Press of Atlantic City

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Band Camp at Oakcrest High School  Press of Atlantic City

Oakcrest High School Marching Ambassadors Band held its annual Summer Band Camp for band and color guard members Aug. 13 through 17 at the school.



Oakcrest dance students to present winter concert  Press of Atlantic City

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP — The dance program and Dance Booster Club at Oakcrest High School have a pair of events planned in December.



Some South Jersey girls are tackling the challenge of chess  Press of Atlantic City

MAYS LANDING — Anshruta Chidananda's interest in chess started when she attended elementary school.



Oakcrest High School partners with Shore Medical Center  Press of Atlantic City

MAYS LANDING — Biomedical magnet program students Jenna Steelman, 18, Nicole Emper, 18, and Kayla Epp-Riffel, 18, completed Oakcrest's first ...



Oakcrest welcomes with positive message  Press of Atlantic City

A wall at Oakcrest High School sends positive vibes as it welcomes new and returning students. . School will open Tuesday, Sept. 3, for a full day of classes.



Oakcrest announces Athletic Wall of Fame inductees | Hamilton Township  Press of Atlantic City

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP — The Oakcrest High School Athletic Wall of Fame Committee is pleased to announce the Induction Class of 2018. The inductees are ...



Former Mays Landing resident earned first Grammy Award statue in February  Press of Atlantic City

Darhyl “DJ” Camper Jr., who has had multiple Grammy nominations over the years, has met many starry-eyed teenagers who want to have a career as a ...



Oakcrest students' videos focus on local businesses and organizations  Press of Atlantic City

Recently, the Oakrest Honors Digital Video and Editing class has been out in the community producing video projects for local area organizations and ...



Sisters charged with assaulting Oakcrest employees after fight at school, police said  Press of Atlantic City

MAYS LANDING — Two sisters have been arrested after physically assaulting faculty after a fight involving multiple students at Oakcrest High School last month, ...



Controversial N.J. referee makes wrestler cut dreadlocks or forfeit match  USA TODAY High School Sports

A high school wrestling referee in New Jersey made a wrestler choose between cutting his dreadlocks or forfeiting his match on Wednesday. Buena (N.J.) ...



Oakcrest Marching Ambassadors capture Atlantic Coast Championship  Press of Atlantic City

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP — On Saturday, Oct. 27, the Oakcrest High School Marching Ambassadors competed against 29 other bands in the Tournament of ...



Oakcrest High School Graduation | Graduation Central  Press of Atlantic City

Photo gallery of the Oakcrest High School Graduation 2015.



Oakcrest inducts Athletic Wall of Fame members  Press of Atlantic City

Oakcrest High School held its annual Athletic Wall of Fame induction ceremony Friday, Oct. 5. Following a dinner reception at Mays Landing Country Club, the ...



Oakcrest's Berry, Corbitt win Marinelli titles | High School  Press of Atlantic City

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — Oakcrest High School's Keevon Berry and Kal-El Corbitt won championships at the Arthur O. Marinelli Wrestling Tournament on ...



Oakcrest's Brielle Smith is The Press 2018-19 Female Athlete of the Year  Press of Atlantic City

Brielle Smith got inspired every time she walked by the Oakcrest High School Wall of Fame.



Freshman Weed leads Absegami football past Oakcrest | High School | pressofatlanticcity.com  Press of Atlantic City

MAYS LANDING — Watching him make play after play Wednesday night, it must have been easy to forget Ray Weed is just a freshman.



Oakcrest grad Bell promoted to Bengals active roster  Press of Atlantic City

Linebacker Brandon Bell could be playing for the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday.



Oakcrest High School Prom | Prom Central | pressofatlanticcity.com  Press of Atlantic City

Saturday May 10 2014 Oakcrest High School Prom at Flanders Hotel in Ocean City. (The Press of Atlantic City / Ben Fogletto)



Oakcrest High School inducts five into Athletic Wall of Fame  Press of Atlantic City

Five new members have been inducted into the Oakcrest Athletic Wall of Fame at Oakcrest High School in Mays Landing.



New lawsuit, $20K reward in 2015 death of Mays Landing teen Tiffany Valiante  Press of Atlantic City

MAYS LANDING — Four years after her death, the family of Tiffany Valiante is keeping hope alive that someone has more information about how the 18-year-old ...



Oakcrest students graduate with spirit  Press of Atlantic City

Lucie Pham. Rank: 1. Hometown: Mays Landing. Your Morning Kickstart is delivered to your inbox 7 a.m. daily. Make sure you don't miss out on the latest in ...



Oakcrest students attend mindfulness workshop for test prep  Press of Atlantic City

At Oakcrest High School, freshmen and sophomores enrolled in the Academic Foundations course participated in a mindfulness miniworkshop in preparation for ...



Mays Landing's Stashak Debuts Against Yankees, Twitter Explodes  catcountry1073.com

Oakcrest High School graduate Cody Stashak made his major league debut last night for the Minnesota Twins, pitching in relief against the New York Yankees!



Oakcrest wins its 24-year-old Hedelt Tournament for first time  Press of Atlantic City

MAYS LANDING — The Oakcrest High School baseball team climbed a huge summit on its own turf Sunday afternoon, and the longtime host Falcons left ...



David Tobias, Oakcrest High School's band director for 47 years, prepares for his final spring concert  Press of Atlantic City

MAYS LANDING - David Tobias sat behind the drums in the Oakcrest High School band room and tapped out the opening to his signature finale, "On Broadway ...



Oakcrest students test out Popsicle bridges in CADD class  Press of Atlantic City

MAYS LANDING — Students in a computer-aided drafting and design class tested triangle truss bridges that they designed and constructed using Popsicle ...



NJ Community Comes Forward To Support Principal Put On Leave Without Explanation  CBS Local

By Trang Do. MAYS LANDING, NJ. (CBS) — A cross-section of students, parents and teachers came out to Oakcrest High School in Mays Landing, NJ, Monday ...



Tunney II, "Master" C. Richard  Press of Atlantic City

Tunney II, "Master" C. Richard, - 68, of Mays Landing, passed peacefully into eternal rest on December 8, 2018 with his loving wife and daughter by his side.



Judge allows Valiante family suit against NJ attorney general to go forward  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — A Superior Court judge has denied the New Jersey attorney general's motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought against the office by the family of ...



Oakcrest senior Ionyonia Alves standing out among the rest: My Life  Press of Atlantic City

Ionyonia Alves' basketball career got off to a shaky start.



Dixon, Catherine "Cath" "Cathy Dowling" (nee Ireland)  Press of Atlantic City

Dixon, Catherine "Cath" "Cathy Dowling" (nee Ireland) , - 67, of Mays Landing, passed away with her husband and children by her side on May 23, 2019. Born in ...



Oakcrest Junior ROTC honors veterans with breakfast  Press of Atlantic City

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP — Oakcrest High School Air Force Junior ROTC hosted a special Veterans Day Breakfast on Nov. 7 at the school, honoring local ...



Oakcrest boys win South Jersey Group IV basketball opener against Millville  Press of Atlantic City

MAYS LANDING - Oakcrest High School's boys basketball team took the first step in what it hopes will be a history-making run through the South Jersey Group ...



Family Sues to Overturn Suicide Ruling for Teen Whose Shorts and Phone Were Gone Before She Died  The Daily Beast

Tiffany Valiante's family wants the medical examiner to list her cause of death as 'undetermined' after they said investigators missed key details leading up to her ...



Deaf Oakcrest student improves, sets example through reading  Press of Atlantic City

Kimbsia Demosthenes (left) with her teacher, Deborah Lee of Millville discuss reading projects in the school library. Wednesday May 20 2015 Oakcrest High ...



Man peed on memorial for dead 9-year-old and 'it's sickening,' boy's family says  NJ.com

A video showed the man saying "in memory" as he urinated on the memorial at a local park.



Oakcrest's 'Shrek: The Musical' entices students to become part of production  Press of Atlantic City

Oakcrest High School senior Quincey Hughes never acted on stage before, but when the title of this year's Drama Club show was announced, he knew he had ...



Oakcrest's Brielle Smith, A.C.'s Claudine Smith, Prep's Sincere Rhea win at Meet of Champions  Press of Atlantic City

MANSFIELD TOWNSHIP — Sincere Rhea, Claudine Smith and Brielle Smith capped their decorated high school track and field careers with Meet of Champions ...



Oakcrest adds Wall of Fame members  Press of Atlantic City

When Carol Rott was named Teacher of the Year at Oakcrest High School in 1993, she knew she had to use that honor to benefit the entire school.



Atlantic County freeholders get first all-woman leadership  breakingac.com

Amy Gatto knew her future was in politics in eighth grade. As part of Youth in Government Day, she followed around Hamilton Township's then-Deputy Mayor ...



County officials outline Hamilton bridge closing plans | Hamilton Township  Press of Atlantic City

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP – Representatives from Atlantic County Government, County Engineer Mark Shourds and Director of Regional Planning and ...



Everyone Has A Story: Teen center director gets Oakcrest students to wear neckties, aim high  Press of Atlantic City

Parents often asked Darrell Edmonds, 34, to mentor their teenage sons, and one of the first things the Oakcrest High School teen center director would teach ...



McGeary Jr, Thomas J  Press of Atlantic City

McGeary Jr, Thomas J, - 61, of Egg Harbor City, passed away peacefully at home on March 29, 2019. A life-long resident of Egg Harbor City, Tom attended St.



Oakcrest grad MacGyver Hay wraps up impressive first season with FDU-Florham lacrosse  Press of Atlantic City

Freshman longstick midfielder MacGyver Hay wrapped up an impactful first season for the Fairleigh Dickinson University — Florham Campus men's lacrosse ...



STOPit app lets students anonymously report problems  Press of Atlantic City

A smartphone app is making it easier for students to anonymously report problems or concerns at their schools.



New Greater Egg Harbor superintendent questioned on issues at Oakcrest, other schools  Press of Atlantic City

MAYS LANDING — The Greater Egg Harbor Regional School Board on Tuesday approved hiring John Keenan, currently the superintendent of the Northern ...



Pressley and Smart-El bring NFL player to talk to youth  Press of Atlantic City

MAYS LANDING — Cincinnati Bengals linebacker and former Oakcrest High School football standout Brandon Bell looked at the sea of 160 elementary, middle ...



Oakcrest grad Mark Clements ready to write the next chapter  Press of Atlantic City

Mark Clements' Twitter handle is @AskBoutMark. The answers will stun, sadden and ultimately inspire you. University of New Haven football coach Chris ...



Referee in wrestler dreadlocks controversy alleges emotional distress, $100K loss  Allentown Morning Call

New Jersey referee Alan Maloney, sidelined after making a Buena Regional High School wrestler choose between having his dreadlocks cut or forfeiting a ...



My Life: Oakcrest's Brielle Smith can throw javelin, make saves  Press of Atlantic City

Brielle Smith is pretty sure she was a handful as a young child.



Graduation ceremony honors 271 William Davies Middle School graduates  Press of Atlantic City

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP — For the past few years, Hamilton Township Board of Education President Eric Aiken provided the customary presidential address at ...



Jersey Shore Federal Credit Union Announces Scholarship Winners  Press of Atlantic City

Jersey Shore Federal Credit Union is excited to announce the recipients of their various Scholarship Programs. These students have demonstrated outstanding ...



Nehr, Michele (nee Champion)  Press of Atlantic City

Nehr, Michele (nee Champion), - 53, of Marmora, passed away suddenly at home on November 26th, 2018. She was the youngest daughter of Daniel and Marie ...



Oakcrest Select Choir performs with Barry Manilow at the Borgata  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY - The Oakcrest High School Select Choir, along with some former graduates, joined Barry Manilow on stage on July 6th and 7th at the Borgata ...



Some South Jersey schools prepare for an early opening  Press of Atlantic City

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP — The Oakcrest High School Welcome Wagon toured Mays Landing on Wednesday afternoon, as busloads of students, escorted by ...



Reunions | | pressofatlanticcity.com  Press of Atlantic City

UPTOWN 4 LIFE FAMILY REUNION EXTRAVAGANZA: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 20, Gardner's Basin, New Hampshire Avenue, Atlantic City. 609-432-2984.



Oakcrest Welcome Wagon greets incoming freshmen  Press of Atlantic City

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP — Four busloads of Oakcrest High School band members, cheerleaders, athletes and club members left the high school late in the ...



Valiante family agrees to dismiss lawsuit, turns to Crime Stoppers for help  Press of Atlantic City

Instead of going through the courts, the parents of Tiffany Valiante, the 18-year-old Oakcrest High School graduate who died after being hit by a train in 2015, are ...



Tiffany Valiante's death not suicide, ex-Atlantic County medical examiner says  Press of Atlantic City

Oakcrest High School graduate Tiffany Valiante likely did not take her own life in July 2015 when she was fatally struck by an NJ Transit train in Galloway ...



Mays Landing woman dies in motorcycle crash near Hamilton Mall  Press of Atlantic City

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP — A passenger on a motorcycle died and the driver was injured in a May 18 accident on the Atlantic City Expressway eastbound ...



Oakcrest plants flags to honor 'Forgotten Soldiers' who died by suicide  Press of Atlantic City

MAYS LANDING — Throughout February, those driving up Dennis Foreman Drive will see a very patriotic display as they make the turn toward Oakcrest High ...



Joanna Coe wins PGA Women's Stroke Play Championship, earns spot in LPGA major  Press of Atlantic City

Joanna Coe earned one of the biggest victories of her golf career Tuesday.



Greater Egg Harbor, ACIT school officials debate budget issues  Press of Atlantic City

MAYS LANDING — Administrators from the Greater Egg Harbor Regional and county vocational school districts met Monday to discuss the impact of tuition ...



Lang, III, Walter  Press of Atlantic City

Lang, III, Walter, - 32, of Mays Landing, sadly passed away August, 2018. Walt was born in Somers Point, NJ on July 26th, 1986. He was raised in Mays Landing,



Wimberg, Joseph Friedrich  Press of Atlantic City

Wimberg, Joseph Friedrich, - 58, of Egg Harbor City, passed away unexpectedly. Joe was a graduate of Oakcrest High School and played Baseball with the ...



Oakcrest grad Clements tackles much adversity on and off football field  Press of Atlantic City

Mark Clements celebrated his 23rd birthday earlier this month by watching Super Bowl LI with some football teammates and friends at New Haven University in ...



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