92.7 WOBM News – Flash Briefing June 8
Former FBI Director James Comey's testimony to U.S. Senators regarding President Trump's actions before, and after, his termination, undergoes intense scrutiny. Underlying the session is the question of Comey's dismissal as investigators pored over allegations of Russian interference in the national election, and possible collusion prior to, and after, his election. Comey contended, without specifics, that the President misrepresented and defamed him and the agency. Lawmakers are taking an intense look at Comey's reactions and subsequent moves.
Brick Township school officials say that they'll increase sensitivity training for students and staffers, amid backlash over an eighth-graders decision to impersonate a Brazilian soccer player in a global culture event by blackening his face. Superintendent Thomas Gialanella described it as an innocent mistake.
Renowned skateboarders from all over the US roll into Berkeley Township this Saturday, for the grand re-opening of the newly-rebuilt and expanded skate park in Veterans' Park. Township Councilman Angelo Guadagno says that there are accommodations for skateboarders, in-line skaters, scooters and BMX riders.
K-Mart in Manahawkin is one of 72 casualties nationwide, in a new round of store closures by Sears. Sites in Vineland and Mantua are also among those expected to be shuttered by September.