Rebecca Granet

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PARCC Testing Begins In School Districts Across New Jersey

Students in grades three to 11 are taking the new Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, or PARCC exams, this month and again at the end of the school year.

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Kean University - Union, NJ (file / credit: Kean University)

Kean University Mistakenly Sends Out Acceptance Notices To Thousands Of Students

Most of the students who received the email had either incomplete applications or were pending decisions, according to the university.

02/27/2015

Students of William L. Dickinson H.S.  (Credit: Maracaibo Media)

Dickinson H.S. Students Receive Giant Prom Surprise

The five winners of Project Prom receive an all-inclusive prom evening.

02/25/2015

Rutgers campus (credit: Tom Sulcer/Wikimedia Commons)

Petition Opposes Webcam Monitoring Software During Online Tests At Rutgers University

Students taking online courses received an email asking them to download Proctortrack, a software that accesses their personal webcams and monitors their movements while taking online exams.

02/23/2015

Newark public schools stage a sit-in. (credit: CBS 2)

Students Stage Sit-In Demanding Newark Schools Superintendent’s Resignation

Students are staging a sit in at the Newark school district offices in protest of the superintendent’s leadership.

02/18/2015

Rescuers on the scene at Sandy Hook Bay on Feb. 17, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

3 Rescued From Icy Waters Off Sandy Hook Bay In Middletown, N.J.

Footage from the scene showed rescuers, wearing protective gear, dragging one woman across the surface of the icy waters in a basket.

02/17/2015

Snowy roads in Fords, New Jersey on Feb. 17, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

Parts Of Southern, Central New Jersey Hit Hard By Snow

Southern New Jersey was largely spared by snow in winter storms earlier this season, but it was being hit the hardest on Tuesday.

02/17/2015

Carlos Torres piles firewood into the back of his pickup truck. (credit: Rebecca Granet/1010 WINS)

Deep-Freeze, Snow Could Change Some Valentine’s Day Plans Across Tri-State Area

The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory from Thursday night into Friday for many parts of the region. The wind could combine with the cold to make it feel like 15 to 20 degrees below zero.

02/12/2015

FILE -- Brian Williams (credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Brian Williams’ Hometown Has Mixed Feelings About Embattled News Anchor

Before the cameras and the “NBC Nightly News,” Brian Williams spent his days growing up in Middletown.

02/11/2015

Smoke rises from an apartment complex in Edgewater, New Jersey on Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, following a massive fire. (Credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS880)

Yankees Radio Announcer Plans Fundraiser To Help Edgewater Fire Victims

A charity fundraiser is being planned in the form of a celebrity meet and greet in New City.

02/09/2015

Mater Dei Prep in Middletown will close its doors in June soon after celebrating its 50th anniversary. (credit: Rebecca Granet/1010 WINS)

Middletown’s Mater Dei Prep To Close After 50 Years

The Rev. Jeff Kegley wrote parents and students on the school’s website that Mater Dei Prep has been running “large financial deficits” while enrollment numbers have not stabilized to support the school’s viability.

02/04/2015

Snow in Yonkers after the winter storm on Monday, Feb. 2. (Credit: CBS2)

Overnight Flash Freeze Brings Concern After Tri-State Area Is Hit With Snow, Ice

A winter storm is dumping snow and ice across the Tri-State area Monday, causing some dangerous driving conditions.

02/02/2015

John F. Kennedy High School in Paterson, N.J. (credit: Rebecca Granet/1010 WINS)

Union President: Paterson Teacher Allegedly Assaulted By Student ‘Not In Any Shape’ To Return To Work

There is a debate in Paterson over whether a 62-year-old teacher who was allegedly assaulted by a student last week is ready to head back to class.

01/29/2015

Scene of a crash in Upper Freehold, N.J. on Jan. 28, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

8-Year-Old Boy, 2 Women Hurt In Upper Freehold Crash

The two-vehicle accident, involving a Chevy Silverado and Toyota Corolla, occurred around 9 a.m. Wednesday on County Route 539.

01/28/2015

Donations for victims of a massive fire at an apartment complex in Edgewater, New Jersey are seen on Jan. 23, 2015. (credit: Valerie Castro/CBS2)

Donations Pour In For Victims Of Massive Fire At Edgewater, NJ Apartment Complex

Everything from shoes to clothing and even children’s toys filled up a collection center Friday at the City Place shopping center on River Road in Edgewater.

01/23/2015

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