Mike McGarry from the Press of AC has a great story about Dan Russo, the head football coach at Vineland, where they have maybe the most beautiful high school football stadium in South Jersey (#controversial) and the strangest mascot (“Poultry Clan”).
According to this, Vineland has never won a playoff game. Ever. And they’ve been playing football since the Grover Cleveland administration.
They play undefeated Williamstown tonight.
Fifteen thousand military veterans in New Jersey are in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, which would be cut under the House version of the Farm Bill, the valuable Spotlight reports.
For more feats of journalism…
2018 NJEA convention in Atlantic City tackles social justice–ATLANTIC CITY — Inside the main hall of the Atlantic City Convention Center, thousands of teachers from around the state collected pens, stress balls and packets of information on new products and services Thursday during the annual state teachers convention. www.pressofatlanticcity.com
Demonstrators urge LoBiondo to protect Robert Mueller–MAYS LANDING — Demonstrators gathered Thursday evening outside the office of U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo on Main Street to urge him to protect Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller from being fired by the Justice Department in the wake of Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ resignation. www.pressofatlanticcity.com
HIGHLIGHTING WOMEN AS ENGINEERS OF NJ’S BLUE WAVE–Now that the blue wave has engulfed New Jersey, flipping possibly four of five congressional seats in favor of Democrats, women who were central to that outcome are ready to bring their fight to Washington, D.C. www.njspotlight.com
Death stalked the Wanaque center. Still, they delayed sending kids to the hospital, workers allege–As a deadly virus started sweeping through a New Jersey pediatric-care facility in late September -- ultimately killing 10 children and infecting 19 others so far -- health care workers repeatedly asked why the sickest of their young patients were not being transferred out to hospitals. www.nj.com