Weekend News Roundup for May 12-13, 2018

Data Dan on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire! The state Democratic party’s much worshipped data manager was on teevee. Photo: Daniel Ortega

NEW JERSEY

At Business Insider, let’s hope some gazillionaires learn this lesson: Mark Zuckerberg once made a $100 million investment in a major city to help fix its schools — Now the mayor says the effort ‘parachuted’ in and failed. Well, lots of consultants made lots of money. And Oprah was happy.

Running track while black: At Haddonfield Memorial HS: Lacrosse player calls black woman student from another school the ’n-word’. “I was in shock.”

We had a Governor who did that. Did a mayor fill town hall with friends? An investigation is underway

Over the weekend, talking Jersey: Blue Jersey’s Steve Danley in an South Jersey Women for Progressive Change forum called Politics 101: Levers of Power. Updated with Deciminyan’s video.

Changes at the The Record & NorthJersey.com: Dan Sforza, a 24-year veteran reporter & senior investigative editor is promoted to news director. This is all part of Gannett’s consolidation of newspapers. He reports to the editor of the Asbury Park Press, who also runs this USA Today region

Paterson: Mayor-elect Andre Sayegh preps for a job that became others’ downfall

I am guilty myself, but they’re always re-used. The plastic bag scourge: It’s time to declare war. (Star-Ledger editorial)

F-bombs at the Food Fest: Toms River Dem councilman Daniel Rodrick says the township’s longtime director of health and human services publicly berated him at an event, threatening that he’d “never get another senior vote again” if he did not leave a GOP councilman alone

Mayor Fulop calls this a ‘win-win’: Deal made to relocate Katyn memorial

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