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Federal Tipoffs Involving New Jersey Newsletter for Sunday November 17, 2019 ( 14 items )  

$5.8 Million Funding Available for Head Start Services in Burlington County, New Jersey
WASHINGTON, Nov. 15 -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families announced that it expects to award up to two discretionary grants for head start services in Burlington County, New Jersey. The estimated total program funding available was cited as $5,838,427. The agency said the grant was associated with income security and social services. The funding is open to state, county, city, township governments; independent school districts; private, p  more

Air Force Air Mobility Command: Success Follows Fort Sill Joint Training Exercise
FORT SILL, Oklahoma, Nov. 12 -- The U.S. Air Force Air Mobility Command issued the following news: Airmen with the 6th Airlift Squadron assigned to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, and Soldiers with the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment assigned to Fort Sill, Oklahoma, conducted an air-ground joint training exercise on Fort Sill, Nov. 5. The goal of the joint exercise was to familiarize new Soldiers in 3-2 ADA BN with their first hands-on experience of what they ha  more

Bureau of Labor Statistics: Nonfarm Employment Rises 9.4 Percent in Ocean City, New Jersey, Over the Year Ending September 2019
WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics issued the following article from The Economics Daily: Nonfarm payroll employment increased over the year in 56 metropolitan areas and was essentially unchanged in the remaining 333 areas. The largest over-the-year percentage gains in employment occurred in Ocean City, New Jersey (+9.4 percent), Ithaca, New York (+6.5 percent), and Wilmington, North Carolina (+6.4 percent). View chart at (https://www.bls.gov/opub/  more

DLA Troop Support Clothing and Textiles Industry Event Affirms Strong Partnerships With Military Customers, Vendors
PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, Nov. 14 -- The U.S. Department of Defense's Defense Logistics Agency issued the following news: Strong partnerships was the central theme of a Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support Clothing and Textiles military service and industry engagement event Nov. 6-7 in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. More than 800 representatives from DLA, the military services and American clothing and textiles industry attended the fifth annual Joint Advanced Planning Brief for Industry. "Stro  more

EPA Awards $7.8 Million to New Jersey to Improve Air Quality
NEW YORK, Nov. 12 -- The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it has awarded the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) $7.8 million to support the state's air pollution control and air monitoring programs. "Since the implementation of the Clean Air Act in 1970, air quality has drastically improved and our state partners play a key role in reducing harmful air pollutants throu  more

EPA Finalizes Cleanup Plan to Address Lead Contamination in Soil at the Matteo & Sons, Inc. Superfund Site in West Deptford, New Jersey
WEST DEPTFORD, New Jersey, Nov. 12 -- The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized a cleanup plan to address lead and other contamination on a portion of the Matteo & Sons, Inc. Superfund Site in West Deptford, New Jersey. The portion of the Matteo site includes the Matteo facility at 1692 Crown Point Road as well as a property across the street formerly occupied by Mira Trucking. Former operations in this ar  more

McCarthy Selects Seven as New Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army
WASHINGTON, Nov. 15 -- The U.S. Army issued the following news: The U.S. Army appointed seven new Civilian Aides to the Secretary of the Army during an investiture ceremony Nov. 13 here in the Pentagon. The Honorable Ryan D. McCarthy, Secretary of the Army, selected the following to represent the following states or territory: Michael B. Brown, Oklahoma (South); Steven Castleton, New York (South); Dan Dederick, North Carolina (East); Landy Dunham, Florida (Central); Beresford F. Edwards, Virgi  more

N.J. U.S. Attorney: Former Financial Advisor Admits to Engaging in Ponzi Scheme Targeting Elderly Investors
TRENTON, New Jersey, Nov. 14 -- The U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, Craig Carpenito, issued the following news release: A Somerset County, New Jersey man, today admitted to engaging in a Ponzi scheme targeting elderly investors and to subscribing to a false tax return, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Daniel Rivera, 60, of Hillsborough, New Jersey, a former financial advisor, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Anne E. Thompson in Trenton federal court to a supersed  more

N.J. U.S. Attorney: Fort Dix Correctional Officer Admits Accepting Bribes in Exchange for Delivering Contraband to Inmates
NEWARK, New Jersey, Nov. 14 -- The U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, Craig Carpenito, issued the following news release: A Camden County, New Jersey, man who worked as a corrections officer at a federal facility admitted today that he accepted cash bribes in exchange for delivering contraband to inmates, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Paul Anton Wright, 34, of Berlin, New Jersey, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Esther Salas in Newark federal court to Count 1 of   more

N.J. U.S. Attorney: Georgia Woman Admits Using NBA Player's Stolen Identity in Scheme to Obtain $2.5 Million Loan
NEWARK, New Jersey, Nov. 15 -- The U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, Craig Carpenito, issued the following news release: A Georgia woman today admitted using a National Basketball Association (NBA) player's stolen identity to attempt to obtain a $2.5 million loan, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Annie M. Ford, 51, of Atlanta, Georgia, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Kevin McNulty to an indictment charging her with one count of wire fraud and one count of aggravat  more

National Park Service Seeks Public Comment on Site for Future National Emergency Medical Services Memorial
WASHINGTON, Nov. 15 -- The U.S. Department of the Interior's National Park Service issued the following news release: The National Park Service (NPS) and the National Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Memorial Foundation are accepting public comments on potential future sites for the proposed National Emergency Medical Services Memorial through Dec. 14, 2019. Three locations within the District of Columbia have been identified for consideration as a site for the memorial: * Site L at the inter  more

Stratotanker's Cousin Extender Visits Grissom
GRISSOM AIR RESERVE BASE, Indiana, Nov. 13 -- The U.S. Air Force's 434th Air Refueling Wing issued the following news: It's normal to see Grissom's 16 KC-135R Stratotanker's on the parking ramp, but recently a closer look at a tanker at the base revealed a close relative not often seen. A KC-10 Extender from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, spent the night here departing Nov. 6 in support of the Denton Program. The Denton program is a Department of Defense humanitarian assistance  more

U.S. Army Solicitation: "Next Generation Squad Weapons Innovative Designs & Engineering Assessment Program"
WASHINGTON, Nov. 15 -- The U.S. Army Contracting Command has issued a federal contract opportunity for "Next Generation Squad Weapons (NGSW) Innovative Designs & Engineering Assessment (IDEA) Program." The contract notice, published on Nov. 14, states: The U.S. Army Contracting Command-New Jersey (ACC-NJ), on behalf of the Project Manager Soldier Weapons, is seeking information on new, innovative, enabling technologies that can be applied to Next Generation Squad Weapons (NGSW) weapons, fire c  more

U.S. Attorney's Office Reaches Agreement With Nationwide Daycare Provider to Ensure Equal Rights for Children With Disabilities
NEWARK, New Jersey, Nov. 13 -- The U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey, Craig Carpenito, issued the following news release: The United States has entered into an agreement with a national daycare provider to resolve an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) lawsuit filed by the government, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today. The government alleged that Spring Education Inc. (SEI), formerly known as Nobel Learning Communities Inc., discriminated against a 3-year-old girl (M.M  more