Old Bridge Township, New Jersey

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Old Bridge Township, New Jersey is a township of New Jersey.

Notable people[change | change source]

People who were born in, residents of, or otherwise closely associated with Old Bridge Township include:

Education[change | change source]

The Old Bridge Township Public Schools serve students in Kindergarten through twelfth grade. As of the 2011-12 school year, the district's 15 schools had an enrollment of 9,197 students and 684.0 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 13.45:1.[17] Schools in the district (with 2011-12 enrollment data from the National Center for Education Statistics[18]) are twelve K-5 elementary schools — M. Scott Carpenter Elementary School[19] (278 students), Cheesequake Elementary School[20] (302), Leroy Gordon Cooper Elementary School[21] (262), Virgil I. Grissom Elementary School[22] (231), Madison Park Elementary School[23] (298), James A. McDivitt Elementary School[24] (552), Memorial Elementary School[25] (417), William A. Miller Elementary School[26] (313), Walter M. Schirra Elementary School[27] (332), Alan B. Shepard Elementary School[28] (282), Southwood Elementary School[29] (292) and Raymond E. Voorhees Elementary School[30] (390) — both Jonas Salk Middle School[31] (1,035) and Carl Sandburg Middle School[32] (1,182) for grades 6-8 and Old Bridge High School[33] for grades 9-12 (3,031).[34][35]

References[change | change source]

  1. Staff. "Hurt so good", Home News Tribune, March 14, 2008. Accessed February 7, 2011. "Spatola and Ansley (bass) both grew up in Old Bridge and went to shows and performed at the former Birch Hill Night Club in the township..."
  2. Theodore Frank Appleby, Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Accessed August 30, 2007.
  3. Press Release, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, October 19, 2000. Accessed February 7, 2011.
  4. Tejada, Miguel Cruz. "Junot Díaz dice “en RD hay muchos quirinos”; escribirá obra inspirada en caso", El Nuevo Diario (Dominican Republic), August 11, 2008. Accessed August 25, 2008. "Hizo el bachillerato en el Cedar Ridge High School de Old Bridge, Nueva Jersey, en 1987, y se licenció en inglés en la Universidad Rutgers (1992), e hizo un Master of Fine Arts en la Universidad de Cornell."
  5. "OFF THE RECORD: A Fine New Jersey 'Colleen'", Irish Voice, May 1, 2001. Accessed August 10, 2007. "COLLEEN Fitzpatrick, a comely lass from Old Bridge, New Jersey, is the media dynamo behind the concept known as Vitamin C."
  6. Celano, Claire Marie. "Young author offers tips to audience at workshop: Caren Lissner says love of writing should be first ingredient toward success", News Transcript, July 30, 2003. Accessed August 25, 2008. "Lissner, 31, grew up in Freehold Township and attended the Laura Donovan School and the Barkalow Middle School.... She later graduated from high school in Old Bridge."
  7. Cahillane, Kevin. "For the Stars of ‘Clerks,’ It’s Take Two", The New York Times, July 14, 2006. Accessed June 8, 2008. "Mr. O’Halloran, a resident of Old Bridge since age 13, has not had to go the McJob route."
  8. "Jodi Lyn O'Keefe about Hallmark Movie Class", Official Site Jodi Lyn O'Keefe. Accessed November 6, 2010.
  9. Mifflin, Lawrie. "Doing a Star Turn for the Home Team, at Last", The New York Times, August 18, 1996. Accessed March 11, 2012. "Giants Stadium is a short trip up the turnpike from Old Bridge, where Mr. Ramos lives with his wife, Amy -- a former North Carolina State University soccer player like her husband -- and their 16-month-old son, Alex."
  10. "RJ Allen. New York City FC. Defender. 27"
  11. Galdden, Michelle. "Show benefits those with ALS, other illnesses", Asbury Park Press, May 7, 2005. Accessed November 3, 2012, "'The idea is that the money is not earmarked just for research,' said George Rizzi of Old Bridge and a member of The Happenings."
  12. Weinraub, Bernard. "Jersey Girl Makes It Big, at Least on TV", The New York Times, June 20, 2000. Accessed November 25, 2012. "After years of struggling as a writer and working as a waitress and bartender in and around the working- and middle-class North Jersey towns North Arlington and East Rutherford, Ms. Ruggiero (ROUGE-ear-oh) has been plucked from obscurity to write and help produce a new autobiographical television comedy series, That's Life, on CBS."
  13. Singerman, Philip. "FIELD OF DREAMS THIS BASEBALL SEASON, THESE THREE MEN SHARE LIFE IN THE MINOR LEAGUES. BUT THEIR SIGHTS ARE SET HIGHER:TWO IN THE FUTURE, ONE IN THE PAST.", Orlando Sentinel, August 11, 1985. Accessed February 15, 2011. "It's always that way for Oujo, 26, a native of Old Bridge N.J. now in his fifth season as a professional umpire... His next door neighbor Ed Sanicki a former major-league player with the Philadelphia Phillies told him that umpiring Little League games would be a much better way to earn extra money than working in a McDonald's..."
  14. Rose, Lisa. "Once 600 pounds, mom from Old Bridge puts down the fork and turns off the webcam", The Star-Ledger, December 18, 2011. Accessed January 30, 2012. "A mother of two from Old Bridge became a tabloid phenomenon last year after saying she was proud of her 600-pound physique, and wouldn’t mind getting bigger. Donna Simpson capitalized on the notoriety that followed, as her internet modeling career took off and traffic increased on her website, where voyeurs could watch her eat on camera for $19 a month."
  15. Smith, Jessica. "TV news reporter recalls how her career took off: OBHS grad became first helicopter reporter to win national Emmy", Old Bridge Suburban, July 3, 2008. Accessed February 7, 2011. "OLD BRIDGE - Though Emmy Award-winning television reporter Shannon Sohn always has a "Plan B" in case things do not go her way, everything seems to have fallen into place quite nicely for her."
  16. William Halstead Sutphin, Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Accessed August 30, 2007.
  17. District information for Old Bridge Township School District, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed September 23, 2014.
  18. School Data for the Old Bridge Township Public Schools, National Center for Education Statistics. Accessed September 23, 2014.
  19. M. Scott Carpenter Elementary School, Old Bridge Township Public Schools. Accessed August 6, 2013.
  20. Cheesequake Elementary School, Old Bridge Township Public Schools. Accessed August 6, 2013.
  21. Leroy Gordon Cooper Elementary School, Old Bridge Township Public Schools. Accessed August 6, 2013.
  22. Virgil I. Grissom Elementary School, Old Bridge Township Public Schools. Accessed August 6, 2013.
  23. Madison Park Elementary School, Old Bridge Township Public Schools. Accessed August 6, 2013.
  24. James A. McDivitt Elementary School, Old Bridge Township Public Schools. Accessed August 6, 2013.
  25. Memorial Elementary School, Old Bridge Township Public Schools. Accessed August 6, 2013.
  26. William A. Miller Elementary School, Old Bridge Township Public Schools. Accessed August 6, 2013.
  27. Walter M. Schirra Elementary School, Old Bridge Township Public Schools. Accessed August 6, 2013.
  28. Alan B. Shepard Elementary School, Old Bridge Township Public Schools. Accessed August 6, 2013.
  29. Southwood Elementary School, Old Bridge Township Public Schools. Accessed August 6, 2013.
  30. Raymond E. Voorhees Elementary School, Old Bridge Township Public Schools. Accessed August 6, 2013.
  31. Jonas Salk Middle School, Old Bridge Township Public Schools. Accessed August 6, 2013.
  32. Carl Sandburg Middle School, Old Bridge Township Public Schools. Accessed August 6, 2013.
  33. Old Bridge High School, Old Bridge Township Public Schools. Accessed August 6, 2013.
  34. Schools, Old Bridge Township Public Schools. Accessed August 6, 2013.
  35. New Jersey School Directory for the Old Bridge Township Public Schools, New Jersey Department of Education. Accessed August 6, 2013.

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