Here are some fun stories on school funding! One’s on the tension between local school districts and county vocational schools, and one’s about how much the state says it should give each district versus how much schools actually get. You should read them.
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The valuable NJ Spotlight has a list of the highest-paid New Jersey CEOs and how much they make compared to their average worker. The CEO of Johnson & Johnson for instance makes 452 times what the average worker gets paid, which sounds fair.
On the other hand, the winners of the Cowtown Rodeo the other night each took home $1,173.70 in prize money.
Elinor has a Route 40 story on the new project the Schiffs are doing on the boardwalk between Tennessee and St. James. Their lawyer says they were inspired by the biergarten between California and Iowa. Lance Landgraf said they should check out SoulBerri in Brigantine.
Another Development In Wings For Atlantic City’s Tennessee Ave Beach Block
Elsewhere in Developers, Philly Mag did an interview with John Longacre, who’s set to open The Anchor Rock Club on the boardwalk in July.
For more feats of journalism, see below:
Wading River Bridge ‘Chaos’–BASS RIVER—A reportedly temporary weight-limit reduction imposed on the Wading River Bridge, which connects Bass River Township with Washington Township, has drawn the ire of Bass River officials who allege county officials have left them in the dark about what is going on. pinebarrenstribune.com
Debt collectors are calling 1 in 4 New Jersey residents. How much do your neighbors owe?–More than one in four New Jerseyans have delinquent debt that has gone to collections with a median bill due of $1,114. www.courierpostonline.com
Lenni-Lenape share rich culture at annual pow-wow (PHOTOS)–The rich history of the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape tribe is on display this weekend at the annual pow-wow. www.nj.com
This powerful N.J. Republican could have voted to block drilling off the Jersey Shore. He didn’t.–WASHINGTON -- Efforts to keep the Atlantic Coast closed to offshore oil drilling -- something pushed by advocates of the Jersey Shore -- came up for a vote this week. www.nj.com
As Philly, NYC look at supervised injection sites, should NJ do the same?–Drug overdoses killed more than 63,000 Americans in 2016, and as the addiction epidemic reaches new heights, some cities across the country are looking at bolder ways to curb overdose rates by proposing supervised injection sites. www.pressofatlanticcity.com