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March 3, 1989 | DENISE GELLENE, Times Staff Writer
While students and teachers watched in shock, a troupe of Latin dancers ended a performance at Eastside High School in Paterson, N.J., by stripping down to their G-strings. Now, two weeks later, the school board must decide whether to punish the school's controversial principal, Joe Clark.
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January 17, 2001 | Associated Press
Dajuan Wagner, considered one of the best high school players in the country, scored 100 points Tuesday in Camden's 157-67 victory over Gloucester Township Technical School. Wagner, whose father Milt starred at Louisville, will attend Memphis, where his father is on Coach John Calipari's staff. "I felt it today," Wagner told the Courier-Post of Cherry Hill. "Once the game started, I knew I was going to have a good day."
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ENTERTAINMENT
March 3, 1989 | NIKKI FINKE, Times Staff Writer
Sidney Poitier turned it down. Bill Cosby and Eddie Murphy had other commitments. Danny Glover was briefly considered. But Norman Twain, producer of "Lean on Me"--the new movie about Joe Clark, the controversial Paterson, N.J. high school principal--said, "I never thought of anyone to play him but Morgan Freeman." And yet Clark, principal of Eastside High, didn't even know who Freeman was. "But my youngest daughter had seen him on 'Sesame Street' and liked him," he said.
NEWS
May 25, 1996 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A federal appeals court declared unconstitutional a New Jersey school district's policy of allowing high school seniors to vote on whether to include a prayer in graduation ceremonies. The ruling by the U.S. 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia upholds an against the policy of the Black Horse Pike Regional Board of Education in Camden County, N.J.
NEWS
May 25, 1996 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
A federal appeals court declared unconstitutional a New Jersey school district's policy of allowing high school seniors to vote on whether to include a prayer in graduation ceremonies. The ruling by the U.S. 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia upholds an against the policy of the Black Horse Pike Regional Board of Education in Camden County, N.J.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 3, 1996 | BILL BILLITER
A New Jersey high school's band soon will be visiting Cypress. And Cypress High School band members are hoping for a reciprocal visit to their New Jersey counterparts at Ridgewood High this year and a possible appearance in the nation's most famous Thanksgiving parade. "Our Cypress band hopes to be invited to perform in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City," explained Shen Yeh, a band parent who is spokesman for the high's school Band & Pageantry Boosters.
SPORTS
January 17, 2001 | Associated Press
Dajuan Wagner, considered one of the best high school players in the country, scored 100 points Tuesday in Camden's 157-67 victory over Gloucester Township Technical School. Wagner, whose father Milt starred at Louisville, will attend Memphis, where his father is on Coach John Calipari's staff. "I felt it today," Wagner told the Courier-Post of Cherry Hill. "Once the game started, I knew I was going to have a good day."
SPORTS
December 21, 2005 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The New York Yankees grabbed center fielder Johnny Damon away from the rival Boston Red Sox, reaching a preliminary agreement Tuesday night on a $52-million, four-year contract. Details of the deal were still being negotiated and Damon must pass a physical, a baseball official said. Moving from Fenway Park to Yankee Stadium will mean a change of style and scenery for the long-haired, bearded Damon -- a fan favorite in Boston for his scrappy play and scruffy look.
SPORTS
February 26, 1988 | Mal Florence
Ireland's Marcus O'Sullivan has been unbeatable in the mile during the indoor season and is heir apparent to the title Chairman of the Boards, a distinction held by his countryman, Eamonn Coglan. O'Sullivan also ran the third- fastest indoor mile of all time, 3 minutes 50.94 seconds in the U.S. Olympic Invitational meet Feb. 13 at East Rutherford, N.J.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 3, 1996 | BILL BILLITER
A New Jersey high school's band soon will be visiting Cypress. And Cypress High School band members are hoping for a reciprocal visit to their New Jersey counterparts at Ridgewood High this year and a possible appearance in the nation's most famous Thanksgiving parade. "Our Cypress band hopes to be invited to perform in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City," explained Shen Yeh, a band parent who is spokesman for the high's school Band & Pageantry Boosters.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 3, 1989 | NIKKI FINKE, Times Staff Writer
Sidney Poitier turned it down. Bill Cosby and Eddie Murphy had other commitments. Danny Glover was briefly considered. But Norman Twain, producer of "Lean on Me"--the new movie about Joe Clark, the controversial Paterson, N.J. high school principal--said, "I never thought of anyone to play him but Morgan Freeman." And yet Clark, principal of Eastside High, didn't even know who Freeman was. "But my youngest daughter had seen him on 'Sesame Street' and liked him," he said.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 3, 1989 | DENISE GELLENE, Times Staff Writer
While students and teachers watched in shock, a troupe of Latin dancers ended a performance at Eastside High School in Paterson, N.J., by stripping down to their G-strings. Now, two weeks later, the school board must decide whether to punish the school's controversial principal, Joe Clark.
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