N.J. man arrested for 1979 death of NYC boy, SEPTA turns to state for help

    Good morning, Feeders! We might be heading into a holiday weekend, but we’re not slowing down.

    Tom MacDonald is off to Maple Shade, N.J., where a man has been arrested for the 1979 death of a young New York City boy. Etan Patz disappeared 33 years ago today.

    Lizz Fiedler will take another look at the case of a Pennsbury student who stands to receive millions for the loss of her leg in a school bus accident. The award would be a precedent-setting case.


    Maiken Scott is working on a story about New Jersey’s involuntary outpatient commitment practices, and she’ll be here Monday for a story on traumatic brain injuries.

    Emma Jacobs will take a look at SEPTA’s budget, what the authority says it needs from the state and how it all relates to the American Public Transit Association conference.

    And since it’s Memorial Day Weekend, let us know what your favorite New Jersey Shore point is. The Wildwoods have been named tops once again in the list of favorite N.J. beaches, but we want to know what you think.

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