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Lynn Schoepski

December 8, 2016 by Bill Pollanger (Register to contact)

I will be having lunch with my old band director next week some time he is 88 now ,and still plays tennis and golf. So cool

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Services set for young South Jersey mother who died in Easter Sunday car crash  Cherry Hill Courier Post

Brittany Sorbello was a Paulsboro High School graduate and the mother of two sons.

Paulsboro High School's Class of 2018 graduates (PHOTOS)

Check out our photos of this year's commencement.

Paul Morina wins 700th match as Paulsboro captures 32nd state wrestling title

It seems like just yesterday that Paul Morina won his 600 match as Paulsboro High School head wrestling coach. And while it wasn't that recent, it was only four ...

No. 2 Paulsboro eager for late-season wrestling matchup with No. 1 Bergen Catholic

The Paulsboro High School wrestling team is hoping to party like it's 1999. The 1998-99 Red Raiders were ranked No. 2 in the state and defeated No.

Paulsboro High School celebrates prom 2018 (PHOTOS)

Paulsboro High School students celebrated their prom on Friday night at Nicolosi Caterers.

Suspect at large after former star HS wrestler fatally shot, cops say

A former star high school wrestler is dead and his suspected killer still at large after a fight at a Paulsboro home Saturday evening ended in gunfire, prosecutors ...

South Jersey Football: Paulsboro stands tall, downs West Deptford  Cherry Hill Courier Post

WEST DEPTFORD — The game normally played the day after Thanksgiving is already done this season and for Paulsboro High School, so is a three-year ...

Paulsboro's Brandon Green learns lesson, wins rematch in 170-pound state final

Paulsboro High School junior Brandon Green was devastated after losing the Region 7 170-pound final a week ago, but on Saturday night he didn't mind any ...

'PHS' social-media post prompts concerns at three South Jersey school districts  Cherry Hill Courier Post

A post circulated on social media Tuesday night about a student at "PHS" planning to shoot up a school understandably caused concern. But it also caused ...

Paulsboro grad Julién Davenport will play in front of family when Houston Texans face Eagles

Julién Davenport lived out a dream when he started on Christmas Day last year for the Houston Texans against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Although the offensive ...

Paulsboro man charged with fatal shooting of former wrestler  Cherry Hill Courier Post

Anthony Kille allegedly fled the area after shooting Davontae Randall on Buck Street, authorities say.

Convict couldn't let road rage go. And a former star wrestler allegedly paid with his life.

Davontae Randall's last night alive started out happily as he worked the grill at his mother's house, where friends and relatives celebrated the family dog's first ...

Paulsboro football preview, 2018 (with practice PHOTOS)

The Paulsboro High football team enters the 2018 season being forced to answer the same question it was asked going into last year. Is the hunger still there?

Paulsboro student honored with Brotherhood Award for services and dedication to her school

Paulsboro High School held their 61 annual Brother Ceremony on Friday, May 18. The award was designed by the Paulsboro Mayor's Civil Rights Commission ...

Reagan ready for 1st Woodbury-Paulsboro tilt as head coach in SJT Game of Week

Paulsboro High School football coach Glenn Howard is in his 32nd season, which means he has been the coach for almost one-third of the games between the ...

Prosecutor: 'Red Raider' not a slur on Paulsboro  Cherry Hill Courier Post

PAULSBORO – When investigators announced the results of Operation Red Raider, the months-long drug probe sounded like a complete success.

Manhunt After South Jersey Sports Star Killed: Cops  West Deptford, NJ Patch

Manhunt After South Jersey Sports Star Killed - West Deptford, NJ - The shooter remains at large in what police believe was not a random shooting.

Paulsboro High School celebrates prom 2017 (PHOTOS)

WEST DEPTFORD -- Students from Paulsboro High School celebrated their 2017 prom on Friday night as they arrived in style at the Nicolosi Catering in West ...

Police will conduct 'controlled opening' after bomb threat at Gloucester County school  Cherry Hill Courier Post

HARRISON TWP. - Clearview Regional Middle School students will arrive to a "controlled opening" Tuesday after a note about a bomb was found in a school ...

Paulsboro High gains 20 points in graduation rate  Cherry Hill Courier Post

Raising its graduation more than 20 points in two years, Paulsboro High School will be crossed off a state list for schools with low graduation rates later this ...

Paulsboro raids target alleged drug ring  Cherry Hill Courier Post

PAULSBORO – Investigators have arrested 21 people and seized drugs, guns and money in raids aimed at an alleged drug ring here. Fourteen suspects are ...

Another VHS assistant principal moves up to top slot  Vineland Daily Journal

Vineland BOE is expected to name a replacement at Wednesday's special meeting.

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 ...

Football: Holloway helps deliver Paulsboro title No. 19  Cherry Hill Courier Post

Red Raiders top Penns Grove, 34-24, in game where star senior grabs three INTs and scores a trio of different ways.

Paulsboro High School teen collapses, dies on basketball court  New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

Paulsboro High School is mourning the death of a student who collapsed and died while playing basketball on Thursday night.

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.

Every NJ School Graded In Newly Released State Report: Your Rank?  Toms River, NJ Patch

Every NJ School Graded In Newly Released Report - Toms River, NJ - UPDATE: NJ released its controversial system that grades every school on a 0-100 scale.

Rest in Peace, Paulsboro Mayor John D. Burzichelli  InsiderNJ

Paulsboro Mayor John D. Burzichelli, the father of veteran Assemblyman John Burzichelli (D-3), died Saturday at the age of 83. He was Paulsboro's ...

Paulsboro hoops coach Quarles gets special opportunity to coach younger brother Holloway  Cherry Hill Courier Post

Paulsboro's first-year boys basketball coach Daryus Quarles gets to coach his younger brother Dehron Holloway on the hardwood this season.

Classes resume today after fumes sickened students, teachers at Paulsboro High School

School officials tell Action News classes will resume Thursday morning at Paulsboro High School after fumes from a nearby refinery sickened more than a dozen ...

Paulsboro High School schedules Sports Hall of Fame Induction Banquet

PAULSBORO -- Six former outstanding athletes and a coach/contributor will be inducted into the 22nd class of the Paulsboro High School Sports Hall of Fame ...

Paulsboro High Sports Hall of Fame Induction Banquet set for Oct. 28

Isaac Redman.jpg. Pittsburgh running back Isaac Redman, a Paulsboro High School graduate, turns the corner during the first quarter of a 2012 preseason ...

Mount Rushmore: VOTE NOW for the four best athletes in Paulsboro history

Paulsboro High School has one of the best athletic histories in the state of New Jersey. Its wrestling team won a national-record 25 consecutive state titles.

Paulsboro teacher guilty of luring after using MySpace to try to have sex with student  The Bridgeton News -

A Paulsboro High School teacher was found guilty Tuesday on charges related to him pretending to be a young boy on MySpace in an effort to have a sexual ...

Paulsboro teachers to retire from district after starting together in 1972  The Bridgeton News -

In September of 1972 Richard Riskie and Randy Staub began their education careers at Paulsboro High School; 42 years later, they will be retiring side by side.

Former Paulsboro teacher Michael Furey gets 7 years for trying to lure student  The Bridgeton News -

Furey, 50, posed as a teenage boy on MySpace to try to lure the female student into a sexual encounter back in 2010.

'Classroom to Courtroom' gives kids up-close look at judicial system, could expand statewide

While most kids probably don't spend much time thinking about how the judicial system works, some children don't really have a choice. If they're caught in the ...

South Jersey high school football scores for Week 0  Cherry Hill Courier Post

Get the latest New Jersey high school football scores & updates from the South Jersey Gridiron Gang.

Paulsboro's Dehron Holloway is The South Jersey Times Defensive Player of the Year, 2017

When Kevin Harvey speaks, people around Paulsboro listen. One of the most celebrated athletes in Paulsboro High School history, Harvey is now an assistant ...

NJ football: Games to watch, schedules across New Jersey in Week 0

With the 2018 high school football season kicking off this week, USA TODAY NETWORK New Jersey takes a look at some of the most intriguing Week 0 games ...

Meet the Paulsboro wrestling team for 2016-2017

The Paulsboro High School wrestling program is arguably the most iconic in the state. It has won 29 state Group 1 titles - 9 more than second-place Phillipsburg ...

Refinery odors 'kind of normal' in Paulsboro, but still cause for concern after 18 sickened

Incidents causing foul smells and problems in Paulsboro have continued for years, but some would like to see that change.

Paulsboro High School teacher Michael Furey set for sentencing in luring conviction  The Bridgeton News -

Michael Furey, 49, was found guilty of posing as a juvenile on MySpace, in an attempt to lure the 17-year-old girl into sex.

Paulsboro wrestling coach becomes all-time wins leader in S.J. history  Cherry Hill Courier Post

Paul Morina had some big wrestling shoes to fill. When he took his first head coaching job in 1986, the Paulsboro alum not only replaced his mentor, he took the ...

Paulsboro schools name new Superintendent

Dr. Laurie Bandlow will take over as Superintendent of Schools at Paulsboro School District.

Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem schedule flu shot clinics

If you don't want to get stuck with the flu, consider getting stuck with a flu shot. Area county health departments are stocking up on vaccines and scheduling flu ...

Paulsboro wrestling rallies to beat Kittatinny, 28-27, for Group 1 title

Rick Eli held on for a 4-3 decision on the final weight and put the Paulsboro High School wrestling team back on top of the Group 1 wrestling world as the No.

Paulsboro freshman softball player relishes 10-RBI, 18-strikeout game

Paulsboro High School freshman Selena Chila entered Friday's game against LEAP Academy with seven RBIs on the season. She left the contest with 17.

Paulsboro wrestling dummy depicted in lynching photo; image being investigated in Phillipsburg  The Bridgeton News -

Administrators in a Warren County school district are investigating a photo that appears to show a group of high school wrestlers posing with a dummy, hanging ...

27 years away from the wrestling mat, Paulsboro's Bob Fredrick still a force in the sport  Gloucester County Times -

Bob Fredrick's legacy at Paulsboro High remains intact today - 27 years after he stopped coaching wrestling.

Gift of the Heart recipients from Paulsboro High School

Thomas and Lee_Paulsboro_Gift of Heart.jpg. This week, the 2016 "Gift of the Heart" Hoffman DiMuzio Community *Service* Foundation recipients are from ...

Glenn Howard of Paulsboro is the South Jersey Times Football Coach of the Year

Glenn Howard had won a lot of games in his career as the Paulsboro High School football coach, a lot of championships too. Since starting in1987, Howard led ...

Paulsboro Mount Rushmore: See who was voted the top four athletes in history

A little less than a week ago, we started with a seemingly impossible task: Choose the top four athletes in Paulsboro High School history. readers have ...

Paulsboro HS student takes first in statewide art contest

PAULSBORO -- A Paulsboro High School senior took first place in a statewide "Patriotism in Art" contest. Allison Coyle took first place in the contest sponsored ...

Paulsboro wrestling clinches first undefeated season in 17 years, wraps up 30th state title (updated)

The No. 6 Paulsboro High School wrestling team completed its pursuit of perfection on Sunday afternoon. The Red Raiders capped a 23-0 season, the ...

Hometown heroes: Current, former NFL players return to small NJ town to coach, train young players

Not every aspiring 6-year-old football player has the chance to play alongside current and former NFL players while he preps for the coming season, but for the ...

Fundraiser launched for funeral of NJ boy, 16, who died in basketball game

Community members are raising money to help the family of Derrius Moore, a 16-year-old Paulsboro sophomore who died Thursday.

Where to see Fourth of July 2018 fireworks in NJ: A statewide guide

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Paul Morina resigns from Paulsboro Council

PAUL MORINA.jpg PAULSBORO — Councilman Paul Morina has resigned. The Paulsboro High School principal and wrestling ...

July 4th in South Jersey: Fireworks, parades and more  Cherry Hill Courier Post

Sure, some fireworks are legal in New Jersey now so youcould put on your own small-scale display for July Fourth. But South Jersey towns' fireworks shows ...

Paulsboro approves $3.1 million bond referendum for 'critical' repairs

Paulsboro approved a bond referendum for improvements to its three schools Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015.

Paulsboro (N.J.) wrestling coach Paul Morina becomes all-time wins leader in South Jersey history  USA TODAY High School Sports

Paul Morina had some big wrestling shoes to fill. When he took his first head coaching job in 1986, the Paulsboro alum not only replaced his mentor, he took the ...

Filmmakers capture Paulsboro pride with wrestling documentary  Gloucester County Times -

The film documents the 2011 Paulsboro wrestling season, where the team became the third in the country to reach 1000 wins.

Paulsboro's Chazz Witherspoon back in ring Saturday in A.C.  Press of Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY — Paulsboro heavyweight Chazz Witherspoon will be back action after a two-year layoff Saturday at The Claridge — A Radisson Hotel.

Paulsboro High School takes part in No-Name Calling Week

Photo providedOne of the banners made by PHS students for No-Name Calling Week (Jan. 23-27)PAULSBORO — Paulsboro High School students took part in ...

Paulsboro dad, 24, shot to death on Father's Day

John Gardner, 24, was shot multiple times on Pine Street Sunday night.

Paulsboro's Nick Duca is's 2015-2016 Colonial Conference Wrestler of the Year

It was a typical wrestling season in many respects in the Colonial Conference. The Paulsboro High School wrestling team continued its overall dominance of the ...

Paulsboro High School graduate Isaac Redman ready for star role with Pittsburgh Steelers  Gloucester County Times -

View full sizeAssociated Press PhotoPittsburgh Steelers running back Isaac Redman (33) goes through drills in front of running backs coach Kirby Wilson during ...

Boys Basketball: WATCH Paulsboro highlights from their state title victory

PISCATAWAY - Sunday was four years in the making for the Paulsboro High School boys basketball team. If you missed any of the action, here is just a snippet ...

Wrestling Welcomes Incoming Class  Rutgers Scarlet Knights

July 30, 2015 PISCATAWAY, N.J.- Head Rutgers wrestling coach Scott Goodale announced.

Kingsway, Paulsboro High students receive award  Gloucester County Times -

View full sizeKingsway Regional High School senior Shaleen Patel (left) and Paulsboro High School senior Carissa Oliveri (right) are pictured with award ...

Paulsboro High School's Joe Duca is Gloucester County's wrestler of the year  The Star-Ledger -

Joe Duca's accomplishments this season were many, but until the end he only cared about the one he hadn't achieved. As he won his fourth district and region ...

Paulsboro Police Youth Camp seeks to instill discipline, set goals for local kids

The students also engage in physical training and military-style drills, along with classes on CPR, fire prevention and life goals.

Paulsboro legend Kevin Harvey finally earns his due as member of Gloucester County Sports Hall of Fame  The Bridgeton News -

The Gloucester County Sports Hall of Fame honored one of the greatest athletes in county history at a recent banquet.

Paulsboro, Phillipsburg wrestling match won't happen this year after controversial photo  The Bridgeton News -

paulsboro phillipsburg wrestling. Phillipsburg's Stephen Friedman wrestles with Paulsboro's Juan Rivera during a 132 pound bout Saturday afternoon in ...

Paulsboro Wrestler and Family to Sue Phillipsburg Wrestlers for Lynching Photo – Valid Lawsuit? [POLL]  New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

Do you feel the lawsuit against the Phillipsburg wrestlers by an African American family claiming emotional distress is valid?

Paulsboro High School product Isaac Redman has risen to Pittsburgh Steelers starter  Gloucester County Times -

There was a time when the preseason opener meant everything to a player like Isaac Redman. Now, the fact the exhibition opener means little or nothing is a ...

Anthony Averett and strong defense leads Woodbury High School football past Paulsboro

PAULSBORO — Defense was the key Saturday afternoon as the Paulsboro High School football team hosted Colonial Conference Patriot Division foe ...

NFL free agency: 12 unsigned targets for Giants from 3rd wave of market | Plenty of options on offensive line, defense

New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman signed free-agent safety Antoine Bethea to a two-year contract.

High School Wrestlers in New Jersey Apologize for Photo Seen as Racist  New York Times

Members of the Phillipsburg High School wrestling team apologized after they were accused of staging a racist photo and barred from coming district ...

Who is the greatest New Jersey high school wrestler of all-time?

Paulsboro High School coach Paul Morina has over 600 career wins and is the second-winningest coach in New Jersey state history. He was a state finalist ...

Which Gloucester County high school musical should we photograph? -

It's that time of year again -- costumes are being sewn together, sets are being built and for a few months now, Gloucester County high school students have ...

SJT Game of the Week: Pennsville, Paulsboro ready for rematch

When the Pennsville and Paulsboro High School football teams met in the South Jersey Group 1 semifinal last year, it was just the second-ever playoff meeting ...

A murder, a trial, an acquittal, and a father's endless agony

Ted Little, whose oldest child was gunned down on a Paulsboro street nearly 16 years ago, sees but one path to peace of mind.

NJ wrestling legend 'Pretty Boy' Larry Sharpe dead at 66

The retired pro-wrestler was battling liver cancer, according to one report.

Paulsboro wrestler Ronnie Gentile commits to Rutgers  Today's Sunbeam -

Ronnie Gentile's wrestling goals most of his life were to win a state title and compete in college at the highest level. Heading into his senior season, the ...

Gateway's Antonio Mininno is the Colonial Conference Wrestler of the Year

The Paulsboro High School wrestling team continued its domination with a second straight undefeated season and the scary part is it could be even better next ...

Stockton men's basketball schedule looks a little different this year  Press of Atlantic City

Stockton University's men's basketball team's schedule will have a different look this season.

Former Paulsboro student and Army Captain tells current students about military life

PAULSBORO — Army Capt. Mark Quint visited his Alma Mater Thursday to give some of its students a first hand account of the military, deployment and the two ...

NJ Train Derailment; Bridge collapses, chemicals spill  New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

A train has derailed in Paulsboro into Mantua Creek releasing toxic chemicals into the air with residents urged to stay indoors.

Paulsboro native elected 25th Bishop of UAME Church  The Star-Ledger

Dr. Rev. Adolphus Scott Jr., of Paulsboro, was elected the 25th Bishop of the Union American Methodist Episcopal Church Inc. He will preside over churches in ...

Paulsboro High School football sophomore Deshaun Burgess has breakout game vs. Haddon Heights

PAULSBORO — Deshaun Burgess was hopefully going to get some carries this season behind senior veteran Dimere Turner, nice experience for a sophomore ...

South Pacific Island Dancers to host fundraiser for the Paulsboro Wrestling Club

PAULSBORO — The South Pacific Island Dancers are hosting a fundraiser for the Paulsboro Wrestling Club this Saturday from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the ...

Paulsboro Boys & Girls Club unveils Teen Center project  The Star-Ledger

B&G Teen Center B&G Club 2. Boys & Girls Club of Gloucester County Board Member Jeff Sanders and donor John Eppehimer discuss plans for the new Teen ...

Paulsboro man finds success as filmmaker  Gloucester County Times -

Michael Lucas always knew he wanted to be involved in a career that allowed him to be expressive, but didn't feel he had the ability to act or draw, so he turned ...

These high school seniors are entering the military (PHOTOS)

Gloucester County holds an event each year to honor seniors who have unlisted in the U.S. military.

Gloucester County announces flu clinic schedule

WOODBURY -- Gloucester County has announced its list of free flu shot clinics for county residents. The county will administer up to 15,000 immunizations this ...

SCHOLASTIC ROUNDUP: Paulsboro High School runs all over Haddon Township  Cranford Chronicle -

The Paulsboro High School football team scored early and often to defeat Haddon Township, 42-13, in Colonial Conference action on Saturday. De'shaun ...

Paulsboro's Ronnie Gentile wants to write another ending  Today's Sunbeam -

Paulsboro High School junior Ronnie Gentile admits his loss in last year's 132-pound state final still haunts him. “Sometimes I just wake up in the middle of the ...

Dream comes true for Silvestro  Gloucester County Times -

View full sizeCourtesy the New England PatriotsPaulsboro High School grad (second from right) and current New England Patriot Alex Silvestro poses with ...

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