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Former N.J. high school football coach sues school board, head coach

SOMERVILLE – A former high school football coach is suing the borough Board of Education and other school officials alleging that he was wrongfully terminated from his position.
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Christopher Casamento and his wife, Patricia Casamento, have filed a lawsuit against the Somerville Board of Education, former Superintendent Timothy Purnell, Somerville High School Principal Gerard Foley, Athletic Director Kyle Franey and current football coach Jeffrey Vanderbeek, former owner of the New Jersey Devils hockey team.
The lawsuit was filed in the civil division of the Somerset County Superior Court in May 2017.
Chris Casamento (left) and Jeff Vanderbeek (right)