The cybesecurity incident at the Galloway Township School District involved two fraudulent wire transfers of $200,000, Lynda Cohen reports.
One of them was recovered.
Moody’s upgraded the City of Atlantic City’s creditworthiness from one set of letters beginning with “C” to the shorter, sweeter “B2” you see above.
On the other hand, a decade ago they said something called a “CDO-squared” was super awesome.
Watery Mystery Music
In what is surely the strangest story I’ve read this fiscal quarter, some aquatic DJ has been playing weird music over the Delaware Bay straight into the homes of people down near Carneys Point.
“It was like a sickening pulsing heartbeat. We turned up our television, but could not overpower the throb,” Bill Gallo reports one resident’s saying.
Penns Grove police say they’ve narrowed the source down but aren’t yet making any announcements.
Tough but Fair
That Facebook is a Hellhole is both undeniable and the premise of this delightful essay in The Baffler, which posits that young people are abandoning Facespace because of all the old-person anger. “What once resembled an online high school reunion now feels now like the 5 p.m. bitch session at the Peoria Applebee’s.”
For more feats of journalism from across your region…
Cop cleared in fatal shooting of driver following South Jersey shoplifting–A grand jury has decided not to indict a police officer who shot and killed a woman as she drove an SUV toward him while fleeing a shoplifting in June, authorities announced Thursday. www.nj.com
Legislature to look into viral outbreak that led to 10 deaths at N.J. pediatric facility–The state Senate is planning a hearing to look into what factors may have contributed to the deadly viral outbreak at a pediatric healthcare facility that has so far claimed the lives of ten children, and continues to grow. www.nj.com
Murphy on $15 minimum wage: I have my signing pen ready to go–Gov. Phil Murphy, on the day Amazon will raise its minimum wage for all of its New Jersey employees to $15 an hour, pushed the Legislature to match the rate for all state workers. www.roi-nj.com
Civil rights activist Hamer remembered with event room at Stockton AC–ATLANTIC CITY — Juanita J. High was a teacher in Atlantic City when Fannie Lou Hamer made her famous remarks during the 1964 Democratic National Convention at Boardwalk Hall. www.pressofatlanticcity.com
NO BLUE WAVE NEEDED IN CD-2 FOR VAN DREW TO CARRY ON ITS CENTER-RIGHT TRADITION?–As Republican Seth Grossman and Democrat State Sen. Jeff Van Drew come to the close of their 2nd Congressional District campaign, the candidates are trying to use whatever weapons they have to win — although there is a huge gap in ammunition between them. www.njspotlight.com