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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 ...

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 seniors hope to take next step | High School  Press of Atlantic City

There was barely any need for introductions when the Oakcrest High School football team began its preseason.

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 announces Athletic Wall of Fame inductees | Hamilton Twp.  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 ...

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 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 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 ...

GALLERY: Oakcrest standout Brielle Smith chooses Stanford | Sports Galleries  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.

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 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.

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 ...

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 ...

Freshman Weed leads Absegami football past Oakcrest | Football  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.

GALLERY: Oakcrest vs Egg Harbor Township Football | Sports Galleries  Press of Atlantic City

Oakcrest vs Egg Harbor Township Football. Sept. 21, 2018 (Craig Matthews / Staff Photographer)

Hamilton officers dine with Oakcrest cheerleaders, football team  Press of Atlantic City

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP — More than a dozen Hamilton Township Police Department officers visited Oakcrest High School on Tuesday, Oct. 16 to participate in ...

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 ...

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 ...

GALLERY: Mainland Marching Band | Football |  Press of Atlantic City

Mainland Regional High School band performs during their game against Oakcrest High School, at Oakcrest,

Oakcrest Biomedical Magnet Course holds "Coating" Ceremony  Press of Atlantic City

Oakcrest High School held its second annual Biomedical Laboratory Coat Ceremony at the school Nov. 2.

Oakcrest's Berry, Corbitt win Marinelli titles | Wrestling  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 ...

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

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Oakcrest students gather 250 pounds of goods for food bank  Press of Atlantic City

The holiday season at Oakcrest High School was filled with the spirit of giving. Once again, the Oakcrest student council, in collaboration with members of the ...

South Jersey schools participate in national #Enough walkouts  Press of Atlantic City

Some focused on school security, others on mental health and some on gun control, but for the students who participated in demonstrations Wednesday, the ...

Oakcrest High School celebrates prom 2017 (PHOTOS)

ATLANTIC CITY -- Students from Oakcrest High School celebrated their 2017 prom on Saturday night as they arrived in style at the Sheraton Atlantic City ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

Hamilton, North Wildwood vote Tuesday for school projects  Press of Atlantic City

Hamilton Township and North Wildwood school districts are asking residents to vote Tuesday on whether to approve millions in funding for construction projects.

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.

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.

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

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

Oakcrest holds annual activity fair  Press of Atlantic City

Oakcrest High School Student Council held its annual Activity Fair on Sept. 20 on the school grounds. The afternoon event afforded the freshmen an opportunity ...

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.

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 ...

Oakcrest group to present 'Romeo & Juliet' Nov. 15-16  Press of Atlantic City

Oakcrest High School Center Stage Follies will present "Romeo & Juliet," the timeless classic of two political families and the well-known tragedy of the young ...

ACIT provides tuition relief with extra state aid  Press of Atlantic City

A shift in state aid that pumped extra funding into Atlantic County's vocational school will mean an unexpected drop in tuition prices for sending districts this year.

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,

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.

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 ...

South Jersey wrestler was under 'duress' when he agreed to have dreadlocks cut, lawyer says

Andrew Johnson, the South Jersey wrestler forced to cut his dreadlocks in order to compete, asked to push his hair back but the referee refused because “it ...

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 ...

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 High School Graduation | Graduation Central  Press of Atlantic City

Photo gallery of the Oakcrest High School Graduation 2015.

Jones, Cynthia D.  Press of Atlantic City

Jones, Cynthia D., - 65, of Atco, (formerly of Mayslanding & Elwood) went home to our Lord on August 22, 2018. She was born on May 28, 1953 to Charles and ...

Smith, Dante Lamar  Press of Atlantic City

Smith, Dante Lamar , - of Hammonton, NJ, departed this life suddenly on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 in Somerdale, N.J. Dante attended Mullica Township Public ...

Masarone, Christopher Michael  Press of Atlantic City

Masarone, Christopher Michael, - 29, of Ocala, FL, It is with broken hearts that we share with the world that Christopher Michael Masarone Sr. Aka "CMAZ" born ...

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 ...

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 ...

Oakcrest Cheerleaders socialize with Hamilton Twp. Police | News  Press of Atlantic City

Several Oakcrest HS cheerleaders expressed some fear of police in light of the recent incidents of violence around the country and tonight the Hamilton ...

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 ...

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 ...

Buena grinds out win over explosive Oakcrest | Football  Press of Atlantic City

BUENA VISTA TOWNSHIP — The Buena Regional and Oakcrest high school football teams offered up an intriguing contrast of offensive styles Friday night.

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 ...

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 ...

Lieb, Richard Gregory  Press of Atlantic City

Lieb, Richard Gregory, - 67, of Mays Landing, was called home to the Lord at AtlantiCare , Pomona, NJ surrounded by his family on Thursday, July 26, 2018.

Oakcrest graduate Mark Lewis makes his mark on Eagles' sideline  Press of Atlantic City

Bill Lewis thought back to the time he brought his son, Mark, to the Philadelphia Eagles training camp when he was 1 year old.

Michael, Vincent Anthony  Press of Atlantic City

Michael, Vincent Anthony, - 28, of Atlantic City, NJ and Coconut Creek, FL passed away on Saturday, October 27, 2018. He attended and graduated Oakcrest ...

Girls crew preview: A familiar, fast Oakcrest Falcon returns as coach  Press of Atlantic City

Oakcrest High School graduate Ronnie Townsend said she wanted to give back to the sport of crew, which took her to Northeastern University on a scholarship.

Family challenges suicide ruling in death of teen hit by NJ Transit train

A medical examiner's ruling that Tiffany Valiante committed suicide when a NJ Transit train struck her last year never made sense to her family.

The twisting journey Oakcrest star Terrence Smith took to Division I football  Press of Atlantic City

Oakcrest High School graduate and record-breaking running back Terrence Smith will finally get his chance to play NCAA Division I football at the University of ...

SJ Wrestling Hall of Fame to induct 2018 Class on Nov. 3  Cherry Hill Courier Post

The South Jersey Wrestling Hall of Fame will hold induction ceremonies for its Class of 2018 on Nov. 3 at Masso's Crystal Manor in Glassboro. Tickets are $40 ...

Recent spate of teen suicides leaves questions | News  Press of Atlantic City

With the sun setting over Oakcrest High School on Monday night, students and community members milled somberly around the football field with one complex ...

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 ...

Reunions | |  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 High School Prom | Prom Central |  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)

Brandon Bell rejoins Bengals practice squad  Press of Atlantic City

Linebacker Brandon Bell is back with the Cincinnati Bengals.

Oakcrest's Brandon Bell to sign with Cincinnati Bengals  Press of Atlantic City

Former Oakcrest High School and Penn State University linebacker Brandon Bell will sign as an undrafted free agent with the Cincinnati Bengals. Bell said ...

Bordley, Melfreda  Press of Atlantic City

Bordley, Melfreda, - 70, of Egg Harbor Township, passed away peacefully to be with the Lord on Monday morning at Shore Memorial Hospital. She was born in ...

Did local eater chew his way to top of hot dog eating contest?  Press of Atlantic City

Joey "Jaws" Chestnut extended his reign as champion eater at the Nathan's Famous July Fourth hot dog eating contest Wednesday, downing a record 74 ...

Oakcrest's Brandon Bell officially signs with NFL's Bengals  Press of Atlantic City

Mays Landing native Brandon Bell made it official on Tuesday as the Oakcrest High School graduate signed an undrafted free agent deal with the NFL's ...

Family of Mays Landing girl killed by train in 2015 sues to reopen investigation  Press of Atlantic City

A new civil lawsuit filed by the parents of an Oakcrest High School graduate struck and killed by a NJ Transit train in 2015 seeks to reopen the investigation into.

Cimadori, Gary  Press of Atlantic City

Cimadori, Gary, - of Allegan, Michigan, and formerly of Absecon, New Jersey, died peacefully surrounded by his family on June 13, 2018. Born in Atlantic City, ...

NFL's Bengals sign Oakcrest grad Bell from practice squad  Press of Atlantic City

Oakcrest High School graduate Brandon Bell may make his NFL debut Sunday.

Top 221 NJ Schools That Send Students To Elite Universities  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

Top 221 NJ Schools That Send Students To Elite - Point Pleasant, NJ - A new website ranks high schools based on how many students they send to Harvard, ...

Valiantes have more questions than answers in daughter Tiffany's death  Press of Atlantic City

MAYS LANDING — All of her friends and family have moved on with their lives while Tiffany Valiante remains stuck in time: an 18-year-old recent Oakcrest ...

Brigantine Council - At-Large (Vote 2)  Press of Atlantic City

Incumbent Republican Vince Sera, 42, was elected to Brigantine City Council in 2014. Sera currently serves on the Beach Committee as well as the Cultural Arts ...

Eagles Super Bowl win tops list of local sports feats: Weinberg  Press of Atlantic City

If you're an Eagles fan under 50 years old, 2018 was the best sports year of your life.

Hamilton detective helped 3 boys finish school  Press of Atlantic City

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP — Detective Frank Schalek remembers the first time he saw Dylan Vargas at the boy's home on Cloverleaf Drive in Mays Landing.

New Mays Landing drug treatment center breaking ground soon  Press of Atlantic City

Construction on a new, $16 million drug treatment center in Mays Landing will begin in the coming month.

Pleasantville principal pleads not guilty to child pornography charges  Press of Atlantic City

MAYS LANDING — Pleasantville High School Principal Edward James Bonek pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of possessing child pornography and ...

Mays Landing competitive eater devours his competition  Press of Atlantic City

For most people, the mere thought of eating more than 60 hot dogs — with the buns — in 10 minutes is awfully tough to stomach.

HERO Campaign turns to youth to spread sober-driving message  Press of Atlantic City

MAYS LANDING — Sometimes a message resonates more with young people when it comes from their friends. That is the hope of the HERO Campaign's new ...

See election results from NJ primary  Press of Atlantic City

The Press is providing up-to-the-minute coverage of primary results.

South Jersey students stay in class on National School Walkout day  Press of Atlantic City

While nearly 3000 high schools and colleges across the nation participated Friday in the National School Walkout to protest gun violence, students in South ...

Hamilton police ease cheerleaders' fears of officers  Press of Atlantic City

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP — Madison Machado, a Hispanic sophomore at Oakcrest High School, said she is afraid of the police.

Track and field: Oakcrest boys win fourth straight Atlantic County title  Press of Atlantic City

BUENA VISTA TOWNSHIP - The Oakcrest High School boys track and field team cheered louder than usual when it learned it had won its fourth straight Atlantic ...

Hamilton Mall hosts Coffee with a Cop  Press of Atlantic City

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP — More than a dozen members of the Police Department gathered at the Hamilton Mall on Tuesday to meet with residents and other ...

My Life: Oakcrest senior Taylor Phy | High School  Press of Atlantic City

Taylor Phy stepped to the bulletin board as a sixth-grader and looked at the list of the students who made the Williams Davies Middle School girls soccer team.

30 NJ Towns With The Most Heroin Abuse In New 2018 Report  Point Pleasant, NJ Patch

30 NJ Towns With The Most Heroin Abuse - Point Pleasant, NJ - Each year, the list of NJ communities — large, small, urban and suburban — with the most ...

Bias tainted Tiffany Valiante death investigation, forensic pathologist said  Press of Atlantic City

A former Atlantic County forensic pathologist says investigators already believed Tiffany Valiante, 18, committed suicide, skewing the results before they began ...

Girls soccer: Barber, Oakcrest shut out Hammonton in first round  Press of Atlantic City

MAYS LANDING - Dominique Barber was getting knocked around Tuesday.

Egg Harbor Township students win region's app challenge  Press of Atlantic City

A three-student team from Egg Harbor Township High School was chosen Monday as winner of the South Jersey region for the fifth-annual Congressional App ...

Oakcrest grad Brandon Bell talks about life on the Bengals' practice squad  Press of Atlantic City

Oakcrest High School graduate Brandon Bell — an underrated linebacker and leader on Penn State's 2016 Big Ten championship-winning defense — is testing ...

Goal of the Week: Haleigh Whitcraft, Oakcrest | Soccer  Press of Atlantic City

Haleigh Whitcraft. Oakcrest. The Oakcrest High School girls soccer team had never been in the South Jersey Soccer Coaches Association Tournament before.

Joe Callahan signs with Tampa Bay; Abdullah Anderson enjoying rookie year with Chicago  Press of Atlantic City

Quarterback Joe Callahan is going to get another opportunity to play in the NFL.

RICHARDS, MICHAEL KYLE  Press of Atlantic City

RICHARDS, MICHAEL KYLE, - 33, of Mays Landing, passed away on October 10, 2016. Kyle graduated Oakcrest High School in 2001 from Johnson and Wales ...

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