C L I P S

Where Plainfield turns for news.

Friday, October 31, 2014

Olddoc makes a final comment on the elections later.. Bernice ponders Park & 7th; pictures South Avenue.. David: Video of Cornel West in support of Children First Team.. Noel on Mid-State 38 Top 10, Week 7..


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]..
NEWS --




Edison:  "Police probe latest home invasion"




RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE] ponders Park & 7th; pictures South Avenue.

[OLDDOC] makes a final comment on the elections later.


[DAVID] Video of Cornel West in support of Children First Team.


[NOEL at PALS] on Mid-State 38 Top 10.



Thursday, October 30, 2014

Olddoc World Series bumps blogging.. Bernice: More on candidate forum; and spammers.. Rebecca urges 'yes' vote on public questions.. David reminds all of Cornel West event tonight.. Jackie: Survivor blog party..


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
NEWS --

Halloween:  "Mischief night? Cabbage night? Goosey night? What's it all mean?" -- Maps of how NJ talks here.
Open Space:  "Legislators, environmentalists split on open space referendum"
School Security:  "Report shows increased protections, higher costs"

Elizabeth:  "Lesniak SuperPAC sued by Board of Ed candidates"
Newark:  "State searching for firm, auditor to oversee city's finances"
South Plainfield:  "Home invasion robberies target Indian-Asians" -- Courier | Ledger |

Gov. Chrisite:  "Christie tells heckler to 'sit down and shut up'" -- Courier | Ledger |
Sen. Booker:  "Celebrity senator takes on a low profile in DC"
Business:  "Apple CEO Tim Cook announces he is gay"
Disaster Recovery:  "Why does NJ keep getting disaster recovery wrong?"
Early Voting:  "The big role of Black churches in early voting campaigns"
Ebola --
Superstorm Sandy:  "60% of victims still need money to rebuild or elevate homes"
'Tax Climate':  "NJ dead last on Tax Foundation's annual list"
Wall Street Banks:  "Prosecutors suspect repeat offenses on Wall Street"

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE] More on candidate forum; and spammers.

[OLDDOC] World Series bumps blogging.

[DAVID] reminds all of Cornel West event tonight.

[JACKIE] Survivor blog party.

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger] urges 'yes' vote on public questions.




Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Olddoc disappointed by Forum turnout.. Bernice reports on the LWV candidate forum.. Councilor Williams asks if the Dems support Derek Armstead.. David on Mr. (Jerry) Green's neighborhood..


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
NEWS --

Charter Schools:  "Study: Charters serve smaller portion of poor and special needs students"
Robbery:  "Bridgewater man arrested in Plainfield, Green Brook robberies"
Obituary:  "Albert Knight, formerly with Plainfield DPW"

Elizabeth:  "Five charged in MS-13 'initiation' killing"
Hospitals --
Kean U:  "Kean announces the Michael Graves School of Architecture"
North Plainfield --
Trenton:  "School board threatens former members with legal action over unreturned iPads"

Ebola --
Politics:  "Bon Jovi to hold event with potential Dem candidate for governor"
Superstorm Sandy --

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE] reports on the LWV candidate forum.

[OLDDOC]  disappointed by Forum turnout.

[Councilor WILLIAMS] asks if the Dems support Derek Armstead in Linden.

[DAVID] on Mr. (Jerry) Green's neighborhood.




Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Olddoc offers thoughts on quarantine plus a potpourri.. Bernice offers a nature note.. Councilor Williams on Jerry Green: Powerful or pathetic?.. David invites all to an evening with Cornel West Thursday..


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
NEWS --

1-seat Ride:  "Evening one-seat ride to be added to Raritan Valley Line in January" -- Yup, that's me in the front row.
Boys & Girls Club:  "Plainfield club to host Haunted House activities"
Gun Buyback:  "480 guns collected in Union County gun buyback"
McGreevey:  "Jim McGreevey quietly makes a statehouse appearance"
Robbery:  "Plainfield man gets 18 years for knifepoint robbery" -- Courier | Ledger |

Dog Gym:  "Zoom Room, NJ's first public dog gym opens"
Exhibit:  "Princeton U map exhibit tracks NJ's development through the years"
School Lunch Fraud:  "District disciplines employees in alleged school lunch fraud"
Somerset County:  "News of open-space deal leads to ethics complaint"

Ebola --
Open Space:  "New debate over protecting NJ's open space"
Port Authority:  "Reform bills approved by Assembly panel"
Red Light Cams:  "Towns with cams lobby for extension of program"
Vo-Techs:  "Lawmakers follow words of support with legislative action"
RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE] offers a nature note.

[OLDDOC] offers thoughts on quarantine plus a potpourri.

[Councilor WILLIAMS] on Jerry Green: Powerful or pathetic?.

[DAVID] invites all to an evening with Cornel West Thursday.




Monday, October 27, 2014

Bernice notes LWV forum tomorrow; reminds all voters are in charge at polls.. Olddoc offers a followup on his Gloria Taylor post.. Councilor Williams: Jerry shows himself fake Dem, craven huckster in Linden race.. Rebecca: Jerry Green and the Race Card.. David: Cornel West visits Plainfield Thursday..


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
NEWS --

Union  County --
Elections:  "How effective are those political signs popping up?"

Cricket:  "Earl Daley still an all-rounder"
Iselin:  "Gender-bending square-dancers whirl through four-day event"
Jersey City:  "Lawsuit accuses city school of grouping pre-Kers by race"
Newrk --
West Orange:  "Four-way mayoral debate tonight"

Gov. Christie --
Ebola:  "Feds press NY, NJ to reconsider mandatory quarantine"
Sports Betting:  "Live video chat with Sen. Lesniak at 11:30 this morning"

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE] notes LWV forum tomorrow; reminds all voters are in charge at polls.

[OLDDOC] offers a followup on his Gloria Taylor post.

[Councilor WILLIAMS] Jerry shows himself fake Dem, craven huckster in Linden race.

[DAVID] Cornel West visits Plainfield Thursday.

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger] Jerry Green and the Race Card.




Saturday, October 25, 2014

Olddoc follows up on the 'Parasite' post.. Bernice on Furoshiki, plus comments to commenters.. David reminds all Cornel West will be in Plainfield next Thursday.. Jackie: The Amazing Race blog party..


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
NEWS --

Neighborhood Health Center:  "Regional director visits Plainfield health center"
Raritan Valley Line:  "NJT seeks federal funds for one-seat ride" -- A Hail Mary pass before Monday's meeting...

Bayonne:  "City eyes deal to develop more housing at old military terminal"
Burglaries:  "Bronx man linked to 50 burglaries in Union,, Middlesex counties"
Dodge Poetry Festival:  "At NJPAC, veterans and newcomers take stage"
Ebola:  "Christie, Cuomo impose new policy; Newark passenger hospitalized" -- Record | Ledger |
Edison:  "Four cops indicted on conspiracy, misconduct charges" -- Courier | Ledger |
Jersey City:  "Zip Cars zoom into JC"
Middlesex County:  "County lawyers argue sheriff could fire investigators in bribery scandal case"
Newark --
2016 Race:  "Top NJ Dems meet to plan for Clinton 2016"
Bullying:  "Expert: Sayreville super's stand had domino effect"

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE]  on Furoshiki, plus comments to commenters.

[OLDDOC] follows up on the 'Parasite' post.

[DAVID] reminds all Cornel West will be in Plainfield next Thursday.

[JACKIE] The Amazing Race blog party.

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger] mmm.