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Federal Tipoffs Involving New Jersey Newsletter for Sunday October 13, 2019 ( 12 items )  

Bureau of Labor Statistics Issues Consumer Price Index in New York-Newark-Jersey City for September 2019
NEW YORK, Oct. 10 -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics - New York-New Jersey Regional Information Office issued the following news release: * * * - Area prices unchanged over the month and up 1.4 percent over the year * * * Prices in the New York-Newark-Jersey City area, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), were flat in September, following a 0.2-percent increase in August, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Chief R  more

Bureau of Labor Statistics Issues County Employment and Wages in New York City for First Quarter 2019
NEW YORK, Oct. 11 -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics - New York-New Jersey Regional Information Office issued the following news release: * * * - Manhattan's Average Weekly Wage Increased by 2.1 Percent * * * Average weekly wages in New York County, commonly known as the borough of Manhattan, increased 2.1 percent from the first quarter of 2018 to the first quarter of 2019, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Chief Regional Economist Martin Kohli not  more

Bureau of Labor Statistics: Ocean City, New Jersey, Employment Up 7.0 Percent Over the Year Ended August 2019
WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics issued the following article from The Economics Daily: In August 2019, 52 metropolitan areas had statistically significant over-the-year increases in nonfarm payroll employment and 337 were essentially unchanged. View chart at (https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2019/ocean-city-new-jersey-employment-up-7-0-percent-over-the-year-ended-august-2019.htm#tab-1). View chart data at (https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2019/ocean-cit  more

CRW Airmen Train on Android Tactical Assault Kit App
JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, New Jersey, Oct. 9 -- The U.S. Air Force Air Mobility Command issued the following news: The 621st Mobility Support Operations Squadron received training on the Android Tactical Assault Kit app from Oct 8 - 9. The kits were recently purchased for all Air Mobility Liaison Officers at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. The app will provide Devil Raiders with the capability to rapidly problem solve and perform in the field more efficiently. "This training is to p  more

Delaware River Basin Commission Welcomes Kristen Bowman Kavanagh, P.E. as Its Deputy Executive Director
WEST TRENTON, New Jersey, Oct. 7 -- The Delaware River Basin Commission issued the following news release: The Delaware River Basin Commission is pleased to announce that Kristen Bowman Kavanagh, P.E. has joined the DRBC as its new Deputy Executive Director. "Kristen brings over 25 years of experience in water resource modeling and engineering to the commission," said DRBC Executive Director Steve Tambini. "Her experience and expertise have made her a leader in the water/wastewater industry, a  more

EPA Proposes Updates to Lead and Copper Rule to Better Protect Children and At-Risk Communities
WEEHAWKEN, New Jersey, Oct. 10 -- The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Pete Lopez visited Weehawken Township School District to meet with students and Superintendent Eric Crespo to celebrate Children's Health Month. Weehawken Township schools have worked with EPA in the past to test the district's drinking water through a voluntary program - called the 3T's for Training, Testing, and T  more

N.J. U.S. Attorney's Office Reaches ADA Settlement With Gymnastics Facility to Ensure That Children With Disabilities Receive Equal Access to Its Services
NEWARK, New Jersey, Oct. 11 -- The U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, Craig Carpenito, issued the following news release: The U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of New Jersey has reached an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) settlement with a Bergen County, New Jersey-based gymnastics facility to ensure equal access for children with disabilities, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. The U.S. Attorney's Office determined that Paragon School of Artistic Gymnastics (Parago  more

N.J. U.S. Attorney: Former Assisted Living Facility Business Manager Sentenced to 27 Months Prison For Stealing From Elderly Victim
NEWARK, New Jersey, Oct. 9 -- The U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, Craig Carpenito, issued the following news release: The former business manager of a Morris County, New Jersey, assisted living facility was sentenced today to 27 months in prison for stealing approximately $237,000 from an elderly victim under her care, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Marcella Drakeford, 46, most recently of Fort Pierce, Florida, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Kathar  more

N.J. U.S. Attorney: Former Bordentown Township Police Chief Will Be Retried on Hate Crime, Use of Excessive Force Charges
CAMDEN, New Jersey, Oct. 11 -- The U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, Craig Carpenito, issued the following news release: * * * - Defendant Previously Convicted of Lying to FBI * * * U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today that his office will retry the retired chief of the Bordentown Township Police Department on hate crime and civil rights charges after a jury deadlocked on those counts at his trial. The defendant was convicted by the same jury on Oct. 9, 2019, of lying t  more

N.J. U.S. Attorney: Ringleader of $2 Million Fraudulent Check Scheme Targeting Home Improvement Stores Sentenced to Prison
NEWARK, New Jersey, Oct. 10 -- The U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, Craig Carpenito, issued the following news release: An Irvington, New Jersey, man has been sentenced to 37 months in prison for his role in a phony check scheme that stole more than $2 million in merchandise from multiple home improvement stores throughout the country, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today. Reginald Phillips, 56, of Irvington, New Jersey, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judg  more

USACAPOC Soldier Remains 'Humbled' to Represent the Army Reserve
JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, New Jersey, Oct. 8 -- The U.S. Army Reserve Command issued the following news: An Army Reserve Soldier featured in marketing photos still feels humbled about representing the Army Reserve in advertising materials, more than two years later. The Army Reserve still uses marketing photos featuring Sgt. Mirna M. Averruz - along with Soldiers from other commands - from a July 2017 photo shoot. Recently, one of the pictures appeared on the inside back page of the la  more

White House Issues Press Briefing By ICE Acting Director Albence
WASHINGTON, Oct. 10 -- The White House issued the following press briefing by Immigration and Customs Enforcement Acting Director Matthew Albence ACTING DIRECTOR ALBENCE: I want to take a moment before I begin to recognize and thank the sheriffs joining me today: Sheriff Robert Nolan from Cape May County, New Jersey; Sheriff Bill Waybourn from Tarrant County, Texas; Sheriff Butch Conway from Gwinnett County, Georgia; Sheriff Mike Lewis from Wicomico County, Maryland; and Sheriff Chuck Jenkins f  more