Millennials aren’t Migratory?
A report from New Jersey Policy Perspective says Millennials are not leaving the state at high rates relative to previous generations, and levels have been stable since the 1980s.
“We also found that New Jersey millennials aren’t leaving the state at any more a frequency than millennials in New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and those around us,” Cliff Zukin, a professor at Rutgers, said.
Boy there was a lot of water in town the other night! And there are two hurricanes and one tropical storm currently spinning in the Atlantic. So it’s a good time to talk about flooding. The Lobster House in Cape May was flooded Sunday night but opened Monday for lunch. The Army Corps is having a public meeting Wednesday night at the Ventnor Educational Complex, and the big pumps at Melrose and Rhode Island Avenues are working in, allegedly, but there’s some question about how effective they are since the bulkheads are…ineffective apparently.
For more feats of journalism from across the region, see below:
Do teachers make enough?–Statewide, the median salary for teachers last school year was $67,812, up slightly from $66,150 the year before, according to new state data. www.nj.com
STRICTER CHINESE RECYCLING RULES MAKE IT HARDER TO DISPOSE OF WASTE IN NJ–China will no longer accept some materials and wants others to be much cleaner. www.njspotlight.com
South Jersey firefighters remember 9/11–Retired Ventnor firefighter Ernie Tarsitano can still smell the chemicals, ash and burnt flesh that surrounded him and other first responders as they dug through the rubble at the World Trade Center after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. www.pressofatlanticcity.com
O.C. Councilman was operator of vessel that hit sandbar–OCEAN CITY — Third Ward Councilman Tony Wilson, 49, of West 15th Street, was the man arrested for operating a vessel while intoxicated over Labor Day weekend, according to the home address listed on a State Police report. www.pressofatlanticcity.com
Murphy’s AG vows to go after crooked cops and politicians with new corruption unit–New Jersey's top prosecutor is creating a semi-autonomous team in his office to target a wide swath of government wrongdoing, from bribe-pocketing public officials to abusive police officers and wrongful convictions. www.nj.com