Press of Atlantic City: Cumberland


Cumberland County plans to lay off 55 more workers

Cumberland County freeholders plan to lay off 55 more employees and take other money-saving steps to balance their budget, county officials said.

To save money, more municipalities closing town hall doors

Municipalities throughout the area have developed numerous ways to deal with their budget crises.

Vineland to hire six new principals

VINELAND - The Board of Education approved the hiring of six new principals Wednesday night.

Vineland Board of Education member outlines alternate budget plan

VINELAND - Board of Education member Brian DeWinne defied a threat of ethics censure Wednesday and publicized his plan to balance the city school budget without layoffs or program cuts.

Vineland police officers, City Council clash over potential layoffs

VINELAND - Vineland police officers and City Council members clashed verbally Tuesday night after police learned city officials were preparing the groundwork for layoffs.

Vineland school board member proposes alternative to job, program cuts

VINELAND - School board member Brian DeWinne has proposed balancing the school budget using anticipated surpluses and spending cuts that would eliminate the need to cut jobs or programs.

Millville seeks UEZ funds despite threat program will be eliminated

MILLVILLE - Even with the ultimate fate of its Urban Enterprise Zone unknown, and its current existence in a kind of bureaucratic limbo, the city continues to avail itself of the program's resources, at least in theory.

Millville plans to lay off 15 workers, cut City Hall hours

MILLVILLE - The Millville Commission approved a resolution Tuesday that will likely lead to the layoffs of 15 city employees and a reduced workweek that could close the doors of City Hall for one day each week.

Millville schools to cut 28 teachers, 15 support staff

MILLVILLE - The Millville School District will lay off 43 employees, including 28 teachers, under a spending plan approved Thursday by the Board of Education that calls for no tax increase.

Vineland school staff, public urge board to rethink cuts

VINELAND - Sara Cano sat quietly in the back of Landis Middle School's auditorium Tuesday night with a small sign posted to her shirt asking that school board members not cut the district's adult education program.

Expected large turnout prompts Vineland school board to move tonight's budget hearing to larger auditorium

Vineland school officials expect a big enough crowd for tonight's school budget hearing that they booked a bigger venue to host it.

School budget slashing hits grown-ups, too, with $10 million in cuts to adult education

Davina Sanderlin planned for the day she would lose her job at Shieldalloy Metallurgical Corp., because she knew it would happen eventually. The aluminum-manufacturing company had closed its Newfield, Gloucester County, plant and was laying off its office employees one after another.

Proposed Vineland school budget cuts 82 jobs to make up for for $13 million in lost aid without raising taxes

VINELAND - Vineland School District officials are considering cutting 82 of the district's 2,038 employees as part of their proposed budget.

21 Vineland cops could lose jobs because of Christie's cuts to Urban Enterprize Zones

VINELAND — Twenty-one Vineland police officers could face layoffs due to proposed cuts of Urban Enterprise Zone funds used to pay them.

Bridgeton's Nehemiah Project asks the community to fill gaps where state cuts

BRIDGETON - The Nehemiah Project is looking for donations - but not money.

Vineland schools plan to cut programs, maybe still staff, to balance budget

VINELAND - Vineland school leaders plan to eliminate the district's summer school, adult education and intramural sports programs but have not eliminated the possibility of layoffs as a means to balance their budget.

Christie's budget gets raves from conservatives initially reluctant to praise governor

In the days since unveiling his first state budget Tuesday, Gov. Chris Christie has heard some long-awaited plaudits from his conservative base.

Vineland's school board faces tough budget cuts

The Vineland Board of Education will meet Monday evening to adopt a new budget that could be slashed by cuts due to the loss of state funding.

Workers across southern New Jersey protest Governor Chris Christie's proposed budget cuts

State employees across southern New Jersey protested proposed state cuts to benefits and funding outlined earlier this week by Gov. Chris Christie.

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