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Former Hackettstown math teacher admits he sexually assaulted a student

Michael J. Martino, a former Hackettstown educator, appears in Warren County court after his arrest in 2015. (Sue Beyer | file photo). 20.

D'Aconti, Tigers walk off against Patriots  New Jersey Herald

HACKETTSTOWN -- Hackettstown scored a walk-off 6-5 win against NJAC Freedom Division rival Lenape Valley in both teams' openers on Tuesday afternoon ...

Braves bolt past Hackettstown in 17-2 rout  New Jersey Herald

HACKETTSTOWN -- Peyton Nolan powered the Newton baseball team's offense, going 4-for-5 with two doubles, three runs and seven RBI in a 17-2 victory over ...

Tigers end Vernon's perfect start with 3-run 1st  New Jersey Herald

HACKETTSTOWN -- The Hackettstown baseball team cashed in on a three-run first inning to deal Vernon its first loss of the season in a 3-1 result on Thursday ...

Grotyohann's two homers lift Rangers over Tigers  New Jersey Herald

HACKETTSTOWN -- Connor Grotyohann's two home runs helped Wallkill Valley to a 10-run rout of Hackettsown on Monday afternoon at Hackettstown High ...

Special Olympics fundraiser raises $1300  New Jersey Herald

SPARTA -- Vendors and crafters, "May the 4th Be With You" T-shirt sales and a bulldog kissing booth all put the "fun" in fundraising for the first Sparta Special ...

Spartans earn first win, route Buccaneers  New Jersey Herald

SPARTA -- Todd Cummings picked up his first career varsity win for Sparta in a 14-1 victory over Blair Academy on Monday afternoon.

Nolan knocks in five, Braves get first win  New Jersey Herald

STANHOPE -- Newton earned its first win of the season on Monday afternoon, 7-5, in a NJAC Freedom Division matchup against Lenape Valley.

Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Hackettstown High Can Proceed: Judge  Hackettstown, NJ Patch

Civil Rights Lawsuit Against HHS Going Forward - Hackettstown, NJ - A lawsuit saying the student was suspended after calling a police officer in a play a "pig" ...

Student punished for calling fictional cop 'pig' can sue Hackettstown school district

A Hackettstown High School student punished for calling a police officer character in a play a pig can sue the school district and officials for her treatment before ...

Judge: Hackettstown student's lawsuit can proceed  New Jersey Herald

HACKETTSTOWN -- A Hackettstown High School student's lawsuit against the district and high-ranking officials alleging she was suspended after being verbally ...

Early Dismissal For Hackettstown Schools Nov. 15  Hackettstown, NJ Patch

Early Dismissal For Hackettstown Schools Nov. 15 - Hackettstown, NJ - Hackettstown schools have called an early dismissal ahead of the impending snow ...

NJ student punished for calling fictional cop 'pig' allowed to sue  New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

HACKETTSTOWN — A federal judge is allowing a civil rights lawsuit to continue against this Warren County town's school district after officials punished a ...

Centenary Pool Closing At The End Of High School Swim Season  Hackettstown, NJ Patch

Centenary University Pool Closing - Hackettstown, NJ - The move has prompted outcry because, for some schools, the closing of the pool leaves the future of ...

At 15, Hackettstown's Weaver already impressing  New Jersey Herald

ALLAMUCHY -- Derek Weaver is only 15 years old, but he's already a veteran on the golf course. And a pretty good one at that.

Hackettstown High School prom 2017 (PHOTOS)

Hackettstown High School students celebrated their prom Friday night at the Mansion at Mountain Lakes.

High school musicals always pose major challenges  New Jersey Herald

High school musicals by their very nature pose a huge challenge for the participants, especially now that schools are staging extravagant, Broadway-like ...

Evans' academic journey shaped by injury on the field  New Jersey Herald

Taylor Evans still clearly remembers the details of the injury that would end up being the most significant of her life, in more ways than one.

Patriots sprint away with 20-13 win over Hackettstown  New Jersey Herald

HACKETTSTOWN -- The Lenape Valley football team's coaching staff began preparing for Hackettstown's triple-option attack when last season came to a close.

Hackettstown student files discrimination complaint  New Jersey Herald

HACKETTSTOWN -- A Hackettstown High School student who claims to have been verbally harassed by high-ranking school officials has filed a legal complaint ...

Hackettstown High School graduation 2017 (PHOTOS)

Hackettstown High School students celebrated their commencement at the school.

Hackettstown Student Suspended For Calling Fictional Cop Pig  Long Valley, NJ Patch

Student Suspended For Calling Fictional Cop 'Pig' - Long Valley, NJ - A lawsuit filed against the school says the student was suspended after calling a police ...

Teen Distributed Xanax In Hackettstown High, Police Say

Teen Distributed Xanax In Hackettstown High - Hackettstown, NJ - A 16-year-old was arrested.

Former Hackettstown High School teacher indicted for sexual assault of student  New Jersey Herald

A Warren County Grand Jury has indicted the former Hackettstown math teacher arrested in August 2015 on charges that he sexually assaulted a student over a ...

District fencing tournaments set to begin Saturday

The first of five district championships is set to begin this Saturday in Hackettstown High School. The Chatham boys and West Morris Mendham girls look to ...

Hackettstown High School Class of 2016: Graduation: June 21, 2016  New Jersey Herald

Valedictorian: Sydney B. Rickard. Salutatorian: Caroline Elizabeth Ulm. Bryan Alexander Acevedo. Christina Marie Ackerman. Precsilla Rose Acuria.

NJSIAA Fencing team tournament brackets, boys and girls, 2019

The fields are set for the NJSIAA team tournaments in boys and girls fencing. The boys tournament has a preliminary round set to be played by Wednesday, Feb.

Eye (and heart) of the Tigers  New Jersey Herald

HACKETTSTOWN -- If you have been involved in Hackettstown High School athletics in any way, shape or form over the past 42 years, you know who Mel Smith ...

O'Melia adapts to reach excellence in school, sport  New Jersey Herald

Eddie O'Melia is willing to adapt to any role if it puts him, his teammates or his classmates in a better position to find success.

Centenary president resigns  New Jersey Herald

HACKETTSTOWN -- The reaction to the announcement of Centenary University President Dr. David P. Haney's resignation to the Board of Trustees on Friday ...

Hackettstown boys basketball falls to Newark Central in sectional final

By Andrew Koob | NJ Advance Media for on March 06, 2018 10:00 AM, updated March 06, 2018 10:28 AM. 0 comments ...

Teen Girl Reportedly Kidnapped Thursday: Hackettstown Police

Teen Girl Says She Was Kidnapped Thursday: HPD - Hackettstown, NJ - The girl told police a man "forced something over [her] mouth," and then she passed out ...

N.J. suspends teacher accused of sex assault on student

The Hackettstown educator has denied the charges.

She called a cop a 'pig,' then got suspended from school, according to her lawsuit

A Hackettstown High School student was suspended from school for a day after she referred to a police officer as a "pig" during an English class discussion, ...

Hackettstown High School graduation 2014 (photos)  The Express-Times

Hackettstown High School said farewell to the Class of 2014 tonight during a commencement ceremony at Morrison Field. Check out the celebration by scrolling ...

Centenary to close pool and use space for sports programs  New Jersey Herald

HACKETTSTOWN -- Centenary University plans to permanently close its pool on about March 31 next year and use the space for other sports programs.

WATCH: Hackettstown football plays for first sectional title since 1981

Hackettstown High School's football team is playing for its first NJSIAA sectional championship since 1981, and you can watch the Tigers' pursuit right here.

Hackettstown High School senior, 17, dies, and a community mourns  Warren Reporter

An audience of about 1000 filled the gymnasium at the high school on Tuesday night.

Condoms, chickens and water guns: 11 N.J. school pranks that ended poorly

Hey kids, it's cool to be excited about summer. But make sure your prank doesn't end with the cops showing up.

Freddy Awards 2017: Meet dancing feet on '42nd Street,' Hackettstown (PHOTOS)

Hackettstown High School invites audiences to put on their dancing shoes and tap along to the music when it presents the Broadway hit "42 Street" as part of the ...

Jefferson falls to Hackettstown in football opener | Franklin Hamburg Lafayette NJ | Sports  The Advertiser News South

OAK RIDGE — Hackettstown High School defeated Jefferson Township High School in varsity football on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018. The final score was 7-3.

Tigers' softball team earning stripes  New Jersey Herald

Christina Sykora wants to build a championship culture with the Hackettstown softball team.

Morris Hills girls capture District 1 championship (PHOTOS)

Morris Hills won foil and epee on its way to winning the District 1 tournament at Hackettstown. Morris Hills won 62 of an 81 possible bouts, beating second-place ...

Mini Winter Carnival at Hackettstown High School on March 22 to benefit Arc

Pix-0218MiniCarnival.jpg The Key Club of Hackettstown High School and the Kiwanis Club of Hackettstown present the annual Mini Winter Carnival of ...

Ex-Hackettstown teacher didn't commit sex assault, attorney says

Michael J. Martino, 41, of East Stroudsburg, is accused of having sexual contact with the high school student on multiple occasions.

Heart-shaped pizza fundraiser to benefit Hopatcong school group  New Jersey Herald

HOPATCONG -- For anyone who would love to support the Hopatcong High School Parent Teacher Student Organization, a heart-shaped pizza purchased from ...

The Week Ahead: Jan. 21-26, 2019 - MyVeronaNJ  My veronanj

If you hike or bike the Hilltop Reservation, you need to know that Essex County has begun its annual deer hunt there. The reservation will be closed on ...

Hackettstown school lockdown has ended, gun threat was 'unfounded,' officials say  The Star-Ledger -

A school lockdown sparked by reports of a man armed with a rifle is now over, and students are being released from Hackettstown schools and the Centenary ...

Hackettstown's Cole Reardon set the tone in team's successful campaign  New Jersey Herald

There is nothing Cole Reardon cannot do on the soccer field. The senior was not just an attacker, a midfielder or a defender, but played the entire field.

N.J. schools report cards: Hackettstown performs well; Phillipsburg, Franklin rank low  The Express Times -

The Hackettstown High School was among the highest-ranking Warren County schools under the New Jersey School Performance Reports released earlier this ...

Hackettstown High School lists class of 2011, graduates this evening  Warren Reporter

Hackettstown High School Hackettstown High School graduates this evening. Be sure to log on to this web site tonight for a graduation photo gallery. The class ...

Hackettstown vs. North Star Academy in N2G2 semis postponed to Sunday

Due to a power outage at Hackettstown High School, the North 2, Group 2 semifinal game between fifth-seeded North Star Academy and top-seeded ...

Hackettstown boys soccer team wins Group 2 title in coach Gary Thomas' last game

It was about heart for the Hackettstown High School boys soccer team. It's been that way all season. And under the bright lights at Kean University, the Tigers ...

Hackettstown High School lists first marking period honor roll  Warren Reporter

Hackettstown High School has announced its honor roll for the first quarter of the 2009-10 school year. High Honor Roll Grade 9 — Catherine Allan, Karl Biemer, ...

Morris Hills boys win District 1 for third straight year (PHOTOS)

Morris Hills had a perfect record in epee to help secure its third-straight overall District 1 championship. With a total of 58 victories, Morris Hills edged Chatham ...

Local students plan 'walkout' events in response to Florida shooting  New Jersey Herald

At the local level, many students have worked with their school administrators to organize speeches, demonstrations and protests to be held at the time of the ...

Hackettstown schools locked down following reports of area man with a rifle

Centenary College was placed on lockdown around 10 a.m. this morning, and all area schools remain locked down after a man told police he had an assault ...

Hackettstown boys soccer team advances to Group 2 final with win in penalties  The Express-Times -

The Hackettstown High School boys soccer team's historic run continued in dramatic fashion on Wednesday night. The Tigers defeated Ramsey 1-1 (4-1) in ...

Hackettstown High School dedicates football field press box to former principal

Patricia Cashill-Takeuchi couldn't have her wedding in the fall. Her late father, William F. Cashill, didn't want to miss calling a Hackettstown High School football ...

Hackettstown High School holds memorial for Ryan Cameron  The Express Times -

Some 1000 students, friends, relatives and neighbors packed the school's gymnasium in memory of the 17-year-old senior, who died Monday.

Hackettstown High School's Gary Thomas is The 2012 Express-Times Boys Soccer Coach of the Year

Thomas guided the Tigers to their 25th trip to state playoffs in 28 years while finishing 18-3-1.

Lockdown lifted at Hackettstown schools, threat "unfounded" officials say  New Jersey Herald

HACKETTSTOWN — The lockdown has been lifted at Hackettstown schools and Centenary College after almost four hours, according to official reports.

Newcomer takes trophy at K-Golf Classic  Daily Record

JEFFERSON - Derek Weaver is “always the smallest kid” on the golf course. A Hackettstown High School freshman with braces that flash when he smiles, ...

Hackettstown High School class of 1951 and 1952 hold combined 60th reunion  Warren Reporter

HACKETTSTOWN — The Hackettstown High School classes of 1951 and 1952 had a combined 60th reunion on Saturday, Sept. 24, at the Comfort Inn in ...

Hackettstown school board names new high school principal  The Express-Times

Matt Scanlon comes from Kinnelon High School, where he served as vice principal.

N.J. School Ethics Commission complaint filed against Hackettstown school board member  The Express Times -

A complaint has been filed with the New Jersey School Ethics Commission against Hackettstown Board of Education member and local attorney Damian ...

Hackettstown High School rededicates baseball field to Arthur J. Dimiceli  Warren Reporter

pix-0906HACKrededication B.jpg. Arthur J. Dimiceli. The Hackettstown High School baseball program and the community came together to rededicate the ...

Hackettstown High School Class of 1959 celebrates 50th reunion  Warren Reporter

The Hackettstown High School Class of 1959 held its 50th class reunion Oct. 3 at the American Legion in Hackettstown. Of the 112 members who graduated, ...

Freddy Awards - Videos, Photos, Awards and Performances -  WFMZ Allentown

North Warren Regional High School: Mamma Mia! | 2019 Freddy Awards participating high school. Read More » · Bangor Area High School: Mamma Mia!

Hackettstown School Board member Damian Fracasso answers ethics violation allegations

Ed Chmielewski, of Independence Township, filed a complaint against Fracasso with the New Jersey School Ethics Commission.

Hackettstown grad to be memorialized with World Trade Center steel as 9/11 attack anniversary nears  The Express Times -

The Hackettstown native died in the south tower of the World Trade Center.

Jeremy DelValle scores 1000th career point as Hackettstown boys basketball team cruises past North Warren

It's been quite a senior year for Jeremy DelValle. In the fall, the Hackettstown High School athlete was an integral part of the Tigers' run to the NJSIAA Group 2 ...

Allamuchy BOE needs 3 seats filled; one candidate on ballot  New Jersey Herald

Three, three-year terms on the Allamuchy Board of Education are up for election this year as the three incumbents -- Francis Gavin, Diane Clark and Brant Gibbs ...

Hackettstown women helping others live their dreams  Daily Record

As the chairwoman for the Soroptimists' 'Live Your Dream Award,' Debbie Kling takes special pride in what the scholarship can do for the recipient.

Hackettstown school district considering reorganization plan

The Hackettstown school board will hold a public meeting 6 p.m. Dec. 10 to discuss options.

Hackettstown couple offering scholarships to local students  Daily Record

Hoping to inspire students entering the mental health field, the Center for Assessment and Treatment in Hackettstown is offering scholarships to help with the ...

Former Hackettstown High School field hockey coach Gina DiMaio discusses her ouster  Warren Reporter

Gina DiMaio, whose contract as Hackettstown High School field hockey coach was not renewed, is seen on the sidelines during a contest last year. Story Written ...

Catching Up With: Hackettstown High School's all-time leading basketball scorer, Christina Fowler  The Express Times -

Fowler is the director of The Porch, a holistic and multi-church youth ministry.

2015 All-Herald Golf: Hackettstown's Frangipane is Golfer of the Year  New Jersey Herald

Sevian Frangipane is well aware that golf is an individual sport.

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.

Hackettstown schools lockdown: Caller alleges he was armed, upset and Swedish  The Express Times -

The man has yet to be located or identified. Four schools were on alert. See PHOTOS from the police response.

Former Hackettstown teacher accused in civil lawsuit of inappropriate sexual contact with student  The Express Times -

A former Hackettstown art teacher whose teaching license was revoked by the state a year ago is the target of a lawsuit alleging sexual advances toward a high ...

Freddy musicals continue with one show this weekend  Allentown Morning Call

The Freddy Awards musical theater season continues with one show this weekend. North Warren Regional High School in Hackettstown presents "Footloose."

Cops say Warren County teen made up abduction. Now she faces charges

A Hackettstown teenager was arrested Friday over an alleged made-up report that she'd been abducted, which led to a manhunt and a nearly weeklong ...

Sparta High School Special Olympic Track and Field Team Brings Home the Hardware

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ – For the first time athletes represented Sparta High School at the New Jersey Special Olympics Track and Field competition at ...

Hackettstown Trinity House holds first gathering for middle school students  The Express Times -

Gatherings for middle school students one Friday a month at the church property are intended to be fun, safe and to introduce future classmates to one another.

Did N.J. school mislead parents about PARCC tests?

A letter to parents said students who skip the exams will be ineligible to graduate.

Seniors hit court one last time in All-Star game  New Jersey Herald

HACKETTSTOWN -- After a long, grueling four-month basketball season, the scoreboard could have been turned off in the gym on Wednesday night at ...

She gets it done on every level  New Jersey Herald

Stefanie Jaxheimer has adapted to every role that has come her way throughout her high school career at Hackettstown. On the volleyball court, that has meant ...

Hackettstown High School Class of 2008

Hackettstown High School held its graduation ceremony Friday. Meet the graduates: Larissa Kim Ackerman, Meg Charlotte Alexander, Kevin M. Altamura, ...

Boys Soccer: Experienced Hackettstown squad on a tear, 10-0  New Jersey Herald

The Hackettstown boys soccer team is off to the best possible start so far this season.The Tigers sport a perfect 10-0 record. They are undefeated through 10 ...

Hackettstown boys basketball pulls away from Voorhees in HWS second round

HACKETTSTOWN -- Jelani Awai missed school Friday with the stomach flu. Early on in Saturday's Hunterdon/Warren/Sussex Tournament second-round ...

Hackettstown Middle School teacher dies at age 34  The Express-Times

A teacher and coach in the Hackettstown area has died at age 34. Stentzee B. Woepple, a health and physical education teacher at Hackettstown Middle School ...

Hackettstown Spring Festival runs today through Sunday  New Jersey Herald

HACKETTSTOWN -- Despite a forecast that includes some rain, a full slate of activities is on tap for the 25th annual Hackettstown Spring Festival.

Hackettstown teacher and coach remembered: 'She always made everyone feel better ...'  The Express-Times

Stentzee Woepple, who went to Pen Argyl Area High School and worked in Hackettstown, died earlier this week at age 34.

Friendly's restaurant donates to Hackettstown High School Athletics Department  Warren Reporter

The Hackettstown Friendly's restaurant recently awarded the Hackettstown High School Athletics Department with a donation of $500 to assist in the remodeling ...

Is This the Answer to Drug Use?  New York Times

For middle and high school students in about two dozen districts in New Jersey, random drug tests have become routine.

Centenary College announces Hackettstown H.S. Scholarship Award Winner

Centenary College has announced the recipient of the Hackettstown High School student scholarship for the fall semester of 2015 -- Jessie Ervey.

Sparta's new super always gets his birthday off  New Jersey Herald

SPARTA -- Michael Rossi Jr. thought he wanted to be a lawyer, even getting his first college degree in political science.

Boys basketball: Hackettstown hoping for some Lady Luck vs. Pope John in HWS final  New Jersey Herald

Hackettstown's boys basketball team has done something no previous Tiger basketball team has done — get to the Hunterdon Warren Sussex Tournament ...

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