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See the tremendously hilarious Stand Up Comedian Vic Dibitetto of Manalapan, NJ at his six upcoming New Jersey shows Read More: Stand Up Comedian Vic Dibitetto has six upcoming New Jersey shows

in Toms River News

If you love watching and listening to Comedian Vic Dibitetto in his videos on social media then you are going to love his Stand Up which is a different level of humor you need to witness in person.

The good news is that the Manalapan resident has six upcoming shows right here in New Jersey over the next couple of months.

Vic Dibitetto joined us on ‘Shore Time with Vin and Dave’ on 94.3 The Point and 105.7 The Hawk on Sunday morning to discuss his ongoing Stand-Up Comedy Tour and have some fun with us on the air as well.

Toms River Regional urged to bring back Columbus Day holiday for students

in Toms River News

TOMS RIVER – No, Toms River Regional leaders insist, they are not “canceling” Columbus Day by removing it as a holiday from this year’s school district calendar.

Leaders of some Italian-American organizations have strongly criticized the move, even after being told by Superintendent Mike Citta that lessons about Christopher Columbus and Italian heritage will continue to be taught in district classrooms.

They say that eliminating the holiday for students helps feed the growing nationwide controversy that has surrounded the commemoration of the day in 1492 that explorer Christopher Columbus made landfall in the “New World.”

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How much NJ schools actually spend on teaching students: A rank of all districts

in Toms River News

TRENTON – Total spending per student in New Jersey’s public schools increased 7.1% during the 2020-21 school year, according to the annual spending report published by the state.

The statewide average was $24,543.

That measurement is more than the budgetary cost per pupil that districts advertise when publishing their user-friendly budget each spring. The budgetary total excludes costs that are not directly comparable between districts such as transportation, debt for school construction and tuition payments for out-of-district programs.

Sex ed in NJ schools: Fact from fiction — Live 7 p.m. Thursday

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In response to significant changes in the health education curriculum now mandated at all grade levels in New Jersey’s public schools, New Jersey 101.5 will present “Sex Ed in Schools – Separating Fact From Fiction.”

The latest town hall special will broadcast at 7 p.m. and will be carried live on Facebook Live and on nj1015.com.

“There has been a significant amount of misinformation spread about what will be taught at each grade level,” program host Eric Scott said. “We want to empower parents with the facts they need to make informed decisions.”

Ocean County Artists’ Guild Showcase at Ocean County Library in October

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(TOMS RIVER, NJ) — The Ocean County Library Toms River Branch presents “Expressions,” a display by members of the Ocean County Artists’ Guild, throughout the month of October. The exhibit is located in the Branch’s 2nd Floor Gallery, will showcase the diverse talent of the Ocean County Artists’ Guild members. The exhibit will include artwork in oils, acrylics, watercolors, and photographs.

The Island Heights-based nonprofit group was founded in 1957 by local artists who met regularly to paint, to share ideas, and to pursue a goal of promoting visual arts in the community.

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Will Post Office in NJ be able to handle the 2022 holiday season?

in Toms River News

The United States Postal Service is gearing up for the 2022 holiday delivery season. Holiday season preparedness reflects strategic investments and operational precision improvements made as part of Delivering for America, USPS’ 10-year plan.

How is the USPS prepared for the holiday rush?

The 655,000-employee postal service workforce includes 100,000 workers converted to full-time since January 2021, and more than 41,000 part-time workers have been converted to full-time since January 2022, said USPS spokesman, Xavier Hernandez.

With a surge in package and letter volume always around the holidays, Hernandez said the USPS has a plan in place to deliver effectively and on time to America.

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Mom’s 10 Favorite Fall Playgrounds at the Jersey Shore Your Kids Will Love

in Toms River News

It’s almost fall at the Jersey Shore and that means one thing, I don’t care how old you are we are heading to the park. Cooler days just make it even better to play and play at the park. Mom’s and Dad’s get them tired, am I right?

Playgrounds are a lot of fun for kids to run around and meet new friends. And, it’s a great place for us Moms to talk to other Moms and Dads.

Man, something I could never do, the monkey bars. I was amazed when my daughter could do it. I still can’t climb across the bars.

Food Network’s Guy Fieri to Feature Northfield NJ Restaurant Again

in Toms River News

There’s that man again!

The Food Network’s Guy Fieri will once again be bringing his “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” TV show to South Jersey this week as Carluccio’s Coal Fired Pizza in Northfield will again be featured on the show.

The segment, according to Carluccio’s Facebook page, will air this Friday (September 23rd) at 9 pm.  “Tune in…. to see your favorite local pizza shop featured on the show and watch Carluccio in action!!!”

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