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Saturday, July 21, 2018

Plainfield Today: Shakespeare Gumbo in Cedar Brook Park Sunday.. No CLIPS Saturday; you're on your own with the bloggers. See you Sunday -- Dan


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
CLIPS is your daily roundup of links to blog posts and news about Plainfield or affecting Plainfielders. Begun in 2003 as an email newsletter to Plainfield city council members when I was Plainfield's public information officer, it was later offered to the general public by email and has been available as a blog since 2007. If you have questions, suggestions or tips, email me at plaindan@gmail.com.

NEWS --

No CLIPS Saturday, July 2s1; you're on your own with the bloggers. See you Sunday.


[LEDGER] - [COURIER] - [TAPinto]


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc catches up on some old blog comments.  (07/18/18)

[Mayor MAPP]  Mayor Adrian Mapp's 10th Annual Community Barbecue August 19.  (07/28/17)

[Councilor STORCH]  Storch endorses Linda Carter for LD22 Assembly seat. (05/09/18)

[Freeholder WILLIAMS]  Williams named a Championd of Equality recipient. (7/18/18)

[SEAN McKENNA]  Sean posts the 3rd of three parts on Plainfield's Branch of Government. (7/13/18)

[JACKIE]  Big Brother 20 live feeds HoH competition. (7/19/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Free Shakespeare this Sunday at Cedar Brook Park. (7/18/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Banner Boys takes the Friday Night Basketball League banner. (04/05/18)
FACEBOOK PAGES:  City of Plainfield | Plainfield Buzz | Plainfield Community Connect | PHS Educational Community |



Friday, July 20, 2018

Muhlenberg property community meeting.. Planning Board wants state agency to appear on new school.. Jackie: Big Brother 20 live feeds HoH competition..Rebecca:Free Shakespeare this Sunday aat Cedar Brook Park..


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
CLIPS is your daily roundup of links to blog posts and news about Plainfield or affecting Plainfielders. Begun in 2003 as an email newsletter to Plainfield city council members when I was Plainfield's public information officer, it was later offered to the general public by email and has been available as a blog since 2007. If you have questions, suggestions or tips, email me at plaindan@gmail.com.

FOLLOW JENN POPPER'S WALK:  Jennifer Popper, editor of TAPinto Plainfield, launched a 400 hundred mile walk Saturday, June 2 to Gouldsborough, Maine. Walking in memory of her late husband who died in a kayak accident in 2016 (in which se also almost lost her life), Jenn has raised more than $15,000 in his memory which will go to two charities supporting the environment and healthy lifestyles. Follow here HERE, and be sure to friend her Facebook page.

NEWS --

DeLeeuw Scholarships:   "$55,000 in DeLeeuw scholarships distributed"
Muhlenberg Property:   "Concerned residents turn out for first community meeting"
Optical Impairment:   "Stephon receives the gift ofsight" -- Thanks to your support.
Planning Board:   "Board wants Schools Authority to come before it regarding new school"
Auto Recall:   "Ford recalls 549,000 vehicles in rollaway concern"

Cardinal McCarrick: "Report: McCarrick now accused of abusing NJ boy"  -- Ledger | NYTimes |
Homestead Credits:  "Extra Homestead Credit in the pipeline"
Medical Marijuana:  "Lawmaker: Murphy catering to 'rich white man' so here's my plan"
Nursing:  "What's causing NJ's growing shortage of nurses?"
Parking Tickets:   "NJ's top court wants to toss out your old parking tickets"
Trump Protest --
"Trump supporters threaten Baby Trump balloon activist's job at homeless shelter"
"Trump supporter raising bail money for future protest has her bubble burst"

Public Unions:  "Murphy agrees to new contract with AFSCME"

Trump World --

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc catches up on some old blog comments.  (07/18/18)

[Mayor MAPP]  Mayor Adrian Mapp's 10th Annual Community Barbecue August 19.  (07/28/17)

[Councilor STORCH]  Storch endorses Linda Carter for LD22 Assembly seat. (05/09/18)

[Freeholder WILLIAMS]  Williams named a Championd of Equality recipient. (7/18/18)

[SEAN McKENNA]  Sean posts the 3rd of three parts on Plainfield's Branch of Government. (7/13/18)

[JACKIE]  Big Brother 20 live feeds HoH competition. (7/19/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Free Shakespeare this Sunday at Cedar Brook Park. (7/18/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Banner Boys takes the Friday Night Basketball League banner. (04/05/18)

FACEBOOK PAGES:  City of Plainfield | Plainfield Buzz | Plainfield Community Connect | PHS Educational Community |

**NOTE: As of Monday, 8/15/16, PolicitckerNJ has become part of the NY Observer's website. (Both are owned by Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner). I have always used the abbreviation 'PolNJ' to point to articles from the site. Things have gotten complicated in the meantime, since Politico, the award-winning national news site, has begun to branch out with a NJ version -- PoliticoNJ. To avoid confusion, I will henceforth refer to PolitickerNJ with the abbreviation "ObsNJ'..  Hope that's not all too confusing. -- Dan



Thursday, July 19, 2018

Board of Ed filing date approaches.. Olddoc catches up on some old blog comments.. Freeholder Williams named a Champions of Equality recipient.. Jackie: Big Brother 20 POV Show blog party.. Rebecca: Free Shakespeare this Sunday aat Cedar Brook Park..


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
CLIPS is your daily roundup of links to blog posts and news about Plainfield or affecting Plainfielders. Begun in 2003 as an email newsletter to Plainfield city council members when I was Plainfield's public information officer, it was later offered to the general public by email and has been available as a blog since 2007. If you have questions, suggestions or tips, email me at plaindan@gmail.com.

FOLLOW JENN POPPER'S WALK:  Jennifer Popper, editor of TAPinto Plainfield, launched a 400 hundred mile walk Saturday, June 2 to Gouldsborough, Maine. Walking in memory of her late husband who died in a kayak accident in 2016 (in which se also almost lost her life), Jenn has raised more than $15,000 in his memory which will go to two charities supporting the environment and healthy lifestyles. Follow here HERE, and be sure to friend her Facebook page.

NEWS --

Board of Ed: "File to run for school board by July 30"

Baby Trump Balloon:  "Fundraising si successful there will be quadruplets"
Chris Christie:   "Christie to offer 'frank appraisals' of Trump allies in new book" -- Including Jared?
Immigration:   "ICE forgot about East Orange immigrant for 15 years. Now they want him out"
Jersey City:  "Time limit on public comment at Council meetings rejected"
National Hot Dog Day:  "NJ's 16 most outrageous dogs"-- Dessert dog? Yikes!
Rutgers:   "RU raises tuition, student fees for 2018-19 year"
Sanctuary Cities:  "NJ sues Trump over withholding millions in sanctuary cities fight"
Soccer:  "Murphy orders players on club he owns be treated like pros"
White Supremacists:  "White supremacist propaganda posted in several NJ towns"


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc catches up on some old blog comments.  (07/18/18)

[Mayor MAPP]  Mayor Adrian Mapp's 10th Annual Community Barbecue August 19.  (07/28/17)

[Councilor STORCH]  Storch endorses Linda Carter for LD22 Assembly seat. (05/09/18)

[Freeholder WILLIAMS]  Williams named a Championd of Equality recipient. (7/18/18)

[SEAN McKENNA]  Sean posts the 3rd of three parts on Plainfield's Branch of Government. (7/13/18)

[JACKIE]  Big Brother 20 POV Show blog party. (7/18/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Free Shakespeare this Sunday aat Cedar Brook Park. (7/18/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Banner Boys takes the Friday Night Basketball League banner. (04/05/18)

FACEBOOK PAGES:  City of Plainfield | Plainfield Buzz | Plainfield Community Connect | PHS Educational Community |

**NOTE: As of Monday, 8/15/16, PolicitckerNJ has become part of the NY Observer's website. (Both are owned by Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner). I have always used the abbreviation 'PolNJ' to point to articles from the site. Things have gotten complicated in the meantime, since Politico, the award-winning national news site, has begun to branch out with a NJ version -- PoliticoNJ. To avoid confusion, I will henceforth refer to PolitickerNJ with the abbreviation "ObsNJ'..  Hope that's not all too confusing. -- Dan



Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Report: Towns use courts as $$$ ATMs and it must stop.. Olddoc posts comments on his recent Council post.. Jackie: Big Brother 20 live feeds into Tuesday.. Rebecca: Thursday move: 'To Sir, With Love' at Aristacare..


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
CLIPS is your daily roundup of links to blog posts and news about Plainfield or affecting Plainfielders. Begun in 2003 as an email newsletter to Plainfield city council members when I was Plainfield's public information officer, it was later offered to the general public by email and has been available as a blog since 2007. If you have questions, suggestions or tips, email me at plaindan@gmail.com.

FOLLOW JENN POPPER'S WALK:  Jennifer Popper, editor of TAPinto Plainfield, launched a 400 hundred mile walk Saturday, June 2 to Gouldsborough, Maine. Walking in memory of her late husband who died in a kayak accident in 2016 (in which se also almost lost her life), Jenn has raised more than $15,000 in his memory which will go to two charities supporting the environment and healthy lifestyles. Follow here HERE, and be sure to friend her Facebook page.

NEWS --

Prisoner Re-entry:  "Plainfield part of Union County prisoner re-entry program"
TAPinto:  "Guidelines for writing letters to the editor"
Municipal Courts:  "Report: Courts are used as ATMs by municipalities, and it must stop"

DWIs:  "Court rules 'days off' sentences a no-no for repeat offenders"
Home Purchases:  "Veterans, others aided by this down payment assistance program"
Newark:  "City, Planning Board sued over denial of veterans' housing"
Pets:  "NJ pets in  need, July 16"
Robocalls:  "Dem lawmakers eek probe of GOP robocal that spoofed their office phone nunber"
Soccer:   "Players: Life on Murphy's soccer team is sad and bleak"

2018 Senate Race:   "Menendez anit'Hugin website comes under fire for its news-loike format"
SALT Deduction:   "NJ, 3 other states sue Trump administration over new tax law"

Trump World --

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc posts comments on his recent Council post.  (07/17/18)

[Mayor MAPP]  Mayor Adrian Mapp's 10th Annual Community Barbecue August 19.  (07/28/17)

[Councilor STORCH]  Storch endorses Linda Carter for LD22 Assembly seat. (05/09/18)

[Freeholder WILLIAMS]  Union County wins 2 awards at national counties conference. (7/15/18)

[SEAN McKENNA]  Sean posts the 3rd of three parts on Plainfield's Branch of Government. (7/13/18)

[JACKIE]  Big Brother 20 live feeds into Tuesday. (7/17/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Thursday move: 'To Sir, With Love' at Aristacare. (7/16/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Banner Boys takes the Friday Night Basketball League banner. (04/05/18)

FACEBOOK PAGES:  City of Plainfield | Plainfield Buzz | Plainfield Community Connect | PHS Educational Community |

**NOTE: As of Monday, 8/15/16, PolicitckerNJ has become part of the NY Observer's website. (Both are owned by Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner). I have always used the abbreviation 'PolNJ' to point to articles from the site. Things have gotten complicated in the meantime, since Politico, the award-winning national news site, has begun to branch out with a NJ version -- PoliticoNJ. To avoid confusion, I will henceforth refer to PolitickerNJ with the abbreviation "ObsNJ'..  Hope that's not all too confusing. -- Dan



Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Q&A with Councilor Armady.. Plainfield Symphony gala.. Olddoc posts some toons, notes he is getting a new computer.. Jackie: Big Brother 20 live feeds into Monday evening.. Rebecca: Thursday move: 'To Sir, With Love' at Aristacare..


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
  • Playing hooky today -- Dan
CLIPS is your daily roundup of links to blog posts and news about Plainfield or affecting Plainfielders. Begun in 2003 as an email newsletter to Plainfield city council members when I was Plainfield's public information officer, it was later offered to the general public by email and has been available as a blog since 2007. If you have questions, suggestions or tips, email me at plaindan@gmail.com.

FOLLOW JENN POPPER'S WALK:  Jennifer Popper, editor of TAPinto Plainfield, launched a 400 hundred mile walk Saturday, June 2 to Gouldsborough, Maine. Walking in memory of her late husband who died in a kayak accident in 2016 (in which se also almost lost her life), Jenn has raised more than $15,000 in his memory which will go to two charities supporting the environment and healthy lifestyles. Follow here HERE, and be sure to friend her Facebook page.

NEWS --

Councilor Armady:   "Q&A with Councilman-at-large Armady"
Plainfield Symphony:   "PSO to honor Swain, Walsh at September gala"
Police Certification:   "Plainfield Police Division to be assessed,public comment welcome"

Drug Recall:  "Heart drug recalled over possible cancer-causing ingredient"
Edna Mahan Prison:  "Sex abuse scandal at women's prison keeps getting worse"
Cardinal McCarrick:  "He preyed on men who wanted to be priests. Then he became a cardinal"
Real Estate:   "NJ still the worst state for foreclosures"
Water Systems:   "Lawmaker proposes taxx on water to fix pipes"
NJ Wines:   "Wineries say road sign limitation keep them hidden"

2020 Prez Race:   "Warren, Booker.Biden, Harris and Sanders prepare for runs"
Opportunity Zones:   "Can Opportunity Zones revitalize NJ's distressed towns and cities?"
Politics --
Voting Machines:   "How secure are NJ's machines? This report is worrying"


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc notes he is getting a new computer.  (07/16/18)

[Mayor MAPP]  Mayor Adrian Mapp's 10th Annual Community Barbecue August 19.  (07/28/17)

[Councilor STORCH]  Storch endorses Linda Carter for LD22 Assembly seat. (05/09/18)

[Freeholder WILLIAMS]  Union County wins 2 awards at national counties conference. (7/15/18)

[SEAN McKENNA]  Sean posts the 3rd of three parts on Plainfield's Branch of Government. (7/13/18)

[JACKIE]  Big Brother 20 live feeds into Monday evening. (7/16/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Thursday move: 'To Sir, With Love' at Aristacare. (7/16/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Banner Boys takes the Friday Night Basketball League banner. (04/05/18)

FACEBOOK PAGES:  City of Plainfield | Plainfield Buzz | Plainfield Community Connect | PHS Educational Community |

**NOTE: As of Monday, 8/15/16, PolicitckerNJ has become part of the NY Observer's website. (Both are owned by Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner). I have always used the abbreviation 'PolNJ' to point to articles from the site. Things have gotten complicated in the meantime, since Politico, the award-winning national news site, has begun to branch out with a NJ version -- PoliticoNJ. To avoid confusion, I will henceforth refer to PolitickerNJ with the abbreviation "ObsNJ'..  Hope that's not all too confusing. -- Dan



Monday, July 16, 2018

Plainfield Fire Chief title in jeopardy.. Freeholder Williams: Union County wins 2 awards at national counties conference.. Jackie: Big Brother 20 live feeds into Sunday evening.. Rebecca: Construction Trades pre-apprentice opportunity..


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
CLIPS is your daily roundup of links to blog posts and news about Plainfield or affecting Plainfielders. Begun in 2003 as an email newsletter to Plainfield city council members when I was Plainfield's public information officer, it was later offered to the general public by email and has been available as a blog since 2007. If you have questions, suggestions or tips, email me at plaindan@gmail.com.

FOLLOW JENN POPPER'S WALK:  Jennifer Popper, editor of TAPinto Plainfield, launched a 400 hundred mile walk Saturday, June 2 to Gouldsborough, Maine. Walking in memory of her late husband who died in a kayak accident in 2016 (in which se also almost lost her life), Jenn has raised more than $15,000 in his memory which will go to two charities supporting the environment and healthy lifestyles. Follow here HERE, and be sure to friend her Facebook page.

NEWS --

Fire Dept.:  "Plainfield Fire Chief title in jeopardy"
Week Ahead:  "Plainfield week ahead, July 16 - 22"

Amazon Prime Day:   "Leaked deals and more"
Animal Shelters:  "Shelter set to defend its euthanasia record"
Paid Sick Leave:   "Almost all NJ workers will get it"
Real Estate:   "The ten towns faring worst since the crash"
Rent Control:   "Rent control now in effect for every senior in East Orange"
Trump Protests:   "London's 'Baby Trump' blimp coming to Bedminster"  -- Ledger | Courier |

2018 Elections:  "I'm still a Republican, but we need to vote in a Democratic Congress -- OpEd,Ledger.
7th CD:   "Dem challenger Malinowski outraises incumbent Lance"
Rep.Watson Coleman:  "Watson Coleman raises $695K this cycle"
Salaries:  "Top Murphy aides and Legislative salaries"
Voting Machines:   "How secure are NJ's voting machines?"


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc om posting comments direct to hisblog and the Washington Follies.  (07/12/18)

[Mayor MAPP]  Mayor Adrian Mapp's 10th Annual Community Barbecue August 19.  (07/28/17)

[Councilor STORCH]  Storch endorses Linda Carter for LD22 Assembly seat. (05/09/18)

[Freeholder WILLIAMS]  Union County wins 2 awards at national counties conference. (7/15/18)

[SEAN McKENNA]  Sean posts the 3rd of three parts on Plainfield's Branch of Government. (7/13/18)

[JACKIE]  Big Brother 20 live feeds into Sunday evening. (7/15/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Construction Trades pre-apprentice opportunity. (7/12/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Banner Boys takes the Friday Night Basketball League banner. (04/05/18)

FACEBOOK PAGES:  City of Plainfield | Plainfield Buzz | Plainfield Community Connect | PHS Educational Community |

**NOTE: As of Monday, 8/15/16, PolicitckerNJ has become part of the NY Observer's website. (Both are owned by Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner). I have always used the abbreviation 'PolNJ' to point to articles from the site. Things have gotten complicated in the meantime, since Politico, the award-winning national news site, has begun to branch out with a NJ version -- PoliticoNJ. To avoid confusion, I will henceforth refer to PolitickerNJ with the abbreviation "ObsNJ'..  Hope that's not all too confusing. -- Dan




Sunday, July 15, 2018

Video of Plainfield cops using force in arrest.. Rebecca:Construction Trades pre-apprentice opportunity.. Olddoc om posting comments direct to his blog and the Washington Follies.. Jackie: Big Brother 20 Power of Eviction Winner bulletin..


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
CLIPS is your daily roundup of links to blog posts and news about Plainfield or affecting Plainfielders. Begun in 2003 as an email newsletter to Plainfield city council members when I was Plainfield's public information officer, it was later offered to the general public by email and has been available as a blog since 2007. If you have questions, suggestions or tips, email me at plaindan@gmail.com.

FOLLOW JENN POPPER'S WALK:  Jennifer Popper, editor of TAPinto Plainfield, launched a 400 hundred mile walk Saturday, June 2 to Gouldsborough, Maine. Walking in memory of her late husband who died in a kayak accident in 2016 (in which se also almost lost her life), Jenn has raised more than $15,000 in his memory which will go to two charities supporting the environment and healthy lifestyles. Follow here HERE, and be sure to friend her Facebook page.

NEWS --

Arrest:  "Police say they were justified in using force on man" -- with video.
4-way Stops:  "New stop signs at Rick and Myrtle next week"
City Council:   "Council passes resolution honoring Donald Van Blake"
Muhlenberg:  "Hospital plaques, commemorative items made available to public"
Week in Review:  "Plainfield week in review, July 9 - 14"

Animal Cruelty --
Drugs:  "Leader of white supremacist group sentenced for running online drug ring"
Immigrants:  "Renewal of Hudson County contract to house detainees slammed"
Mobile Homes:  "Why trailers could be affordable treasures"
Money Laundering:  "Ex-dentist and crew funneled millions of dirty money through strip club"
Papa Jon's:  "Yankees suspend relations with Papa John's after owner uses N-word"
Polling:   "The perils of partisan polling"
Re-Entry Program:  "Back-to-work program for inmates pays"
Schools:  "How segregated are NJ's schools and what can be done about it?"

2018 Senate Race:   "Menendez fundraising picks up as his ethics woes fade"


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc om posting comments direct to hisblog and the Washington Follies.  (07/12/18)

[Mayor MAPP]  Mayor Adrian Mapp's 10th Annual Community Barbecue August 19.  (07/28/17)

[Councilor STORCH]  Storch endorses Linda Carter for LD22 Assembly seat. (05/09/18)

[Freeholder WILLIAMS]  Freeholder Williams notes Wednesday matinees for kids at Trailside. (7/05/18)

[SEAN McKENNA]  Sean posts the 3rd of three parts on Plainfield's Branch of Government. (7/13/18)

[JACKIE]  Big Brother 20 Power of Eviction Winner bulletin. (7/14/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Construction Trades pre-apprentice opportunity. (7/12/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Banner Boys takes the Friday Night Basketball League banner. (04/05/18)

FACEBOOK PAGES:  City of Plainfield | Plainfield Buzz | Plainfield Community Connect | PHS Educational Community |

**NOTE: As of Monday, 8/15/16, PolicitckerNJ has become part of the NY Observer's website. (Both are owned by Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner). I have always used the abbreviation 'PolNJ' to point to articles from the site. Things have gotten complicated in the meantime, since Politico, the award-winning national news site, has begun to branch out with a NJ version -- PoliticoNJ. To avoid confusion, I will henceforth refer to PolitickerNJ with the abbreviation "ObsNJ'..  Hope that's not all too confusing. -- Dan