Thursday, April 18, 2013
Supporter say varsity coach's disbarring as an attorney should not prevent his reappointment as head varsity fencing coach.
No one disputed on Wednesday night that Vincent Paragano is an inspiring and talented fencing coach whom his supporters say goes well beyond the extra mile for his team members and other young fencers in the school district. "I think he's the best coach I have ever had," Bernards High fencer Jenna Barton said at the Somerset Hills Board of Education meeting, Paragano had left a previous position as a fencing coach at Governor Livingston High School in Berkeley Heights, where he said he started the fencing program that later achieved three state championships, to return to coach fencing in his hometown's school. Under his guidance, the varsity girls fencing team had an undefeated record in regular season this past winter. "I can't tell you…
Monday, February 25, 2013
Resident suggest citizens contact Somerset Hills school board and Bernardsville Council members regarding proposal.
Monday, February 25
Editor's note: The following letter was submitted with comments by a resident of Old Colony Road in Bernardsville regarding plans to construct additional field space on a lower field below the existing turf field at Bernards High School. The Bernardsville Council is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. on Monday night. The meeting's agenda includes a closed-session discussion on contract negotiations regarding a use agreement for the proposed Chestnut Field behind the Bernardsville Middle School, a separate proposal. To the editor, Did you know that within the next week or two, upon final permitting, a controversial cut and fill operation will begin at Bernards High School? The plan, made public and approved all within just the past three weeks by …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Two years of negotiations end with approval by regional school board, education association.
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Hazardous conditions continue after storm, but regional high school due to open Friday.
Bernards High School is scheduled to reopen on a regular schedule on Friday, although all of the regional Somerset Hills district schools remained closed as of Thursday due to hazardous conditions, particularly after an early-season snowfall. However, according to the district website, the high school now is scheduled to open on its regular schedule on Friday. The elementary and middle schools still are without power, the website said as of 9 a.m. on Thursday morning. A further update was promised by 5 p.m. that day.
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Four candidates for three seats in Bernards, no contest in Somerset Hills and Bedminster school district.
This November's school board election in Bernards Township is now officially a contested race following Tuesday's filing deadline, with four candidates seeking three three-year terms. Those who filed, according to the Somerset County clerk's office, include former school board member Bernards Township Bev Darvin Cwerner, 111 Elmwood Ct., Basking Ridge; newcomer Louis J. D’Autorio, 490 B So. Maple Ave., Basking Ridge; incumbent Robin McKeon, 48 Bullion Road, Basking Ridge; and incumbent Audrey Cohen Sherwyn, Basking Ridge. In the Somerset Hills School District, three candidates filed for three three-year seats to represent their towns on the regional school board, including: Bernardsville: Lauriann Swadba, 60 Clark Rd., Bernardsville Far …