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High School East students pose questions to Toms River mayoral and council candidates during Town Hall events held this week.

Oct. 4, 2019-- This week, political and legal education (PLE) students at High School East held two Town Hall events, hosting the mayoral and council candidates for Toms River Township.

Democratic candidates were hosted Tuesday Oct. 1 and the Republican candidates visited the school Oct. 3. Under the direction of PLE teacher Kevin Kanarkowski, and inside the Toms River Schools TV (TRSTV) studio, office seekers were introduced and answered a series of student questions.

The events were co-produced by the student crew at TRSTV, led by Director Chip Phillips, and CAST program lead Kyle Austin. Each Town Hall event can be viewed below.