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Where Plainfield turns for news.

Monday, September 25, 2017

Noel at HS Sports: Hillsborough's 4 touchdowns too much for Plainfield.. Jackie catches a yuge preying mantis and notes bulbs being replaced at the Plainfield train station..


[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 --

Football:  "Hillsborough at Plainfield"
Plainfield Vision 2025:  "Two listening sessions on tap this week"
Week in Review:  "Sumo at Netherwood opens; Yates on HPC agenda"

Home Depot:  "Suit alleges mouse attacked, traumatized woman in Hackensack store"
Newark:  "DiIonno: City's building boom an echo of its history"
North Plainfield:  "Gov. Livingston beats North Plainfield"
Paterson:  "How 'old school corruption' led to mayor's ousting"
Robocalls:  "Annoying hang-up calls flood NJ phones"
Television:  "Ken Burns 'Vietnam War' tries to get things right in America's 'bad war'" -- Jesuit professor and author Raymond Schroth.

Trump World --
Tom Moran --

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[OLDDOC]  Olddoc surveys US healthcare in the Jewish year 5778. (9/22/17)

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

[Councilor STORCH]  Welcome to the new Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission. (8/21/17)

[Council President WILLIAMS]  Hispanic Heritage Flag Raising nd Celebration Friday. (9/13/17).

[DAVID]  Plainfield commemorates 1967 rebellion. (08/12/17)

[JACKIE]   Catches a yuge preying mantis and notes bulbs being replaced at the Plainfield train station. (09/24/2017)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Tear the Fascists down!. (9/04/17)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]   Hillsborough's 4 touchdowns too much for Plainfield. (9/24/17).

[Anonymous Gadfly]   Just when you thought you had seen it all.  (7/02/17).

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, September 24, 2017

Plainfield 2-year-old struck by car.. Olddoc surveys US healthcare in the Jewish year 5778.. Noel: Marshall's 7 touchdowns leads Linden over Ridge..


[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 --

Plainfield Symphony:  "Metuchen pianist Robert Taub in 98th season opener"
Fig Tree Market:  "Sign now up on former greengrocer's; Now hiring"
Pedestrian Accident:  "2-year-old struck by car on Grant Avenue"
Recreation:  "Rec Division now offering youth wrestling, basketball programs"
McDonalds:  "McDonalds delivers in these 42 NJ towns" -- But Plainfielders will still have to fetch their own.
Product Recall:  "Coffee recalled over concerns of potentially fatal toxin"

Alt-Right:  "Alt-right NJ professor who foresees return of concentration camps under fire"
Drones:  "Drone hits Army chopper on UN duty, emergency landing made in Linden"
Newark Watershed:  "Ex-Watershed director sentenced to 8 years for kickback scheme"
NJ Transit:  "Investigation: NJT facing staffing crisis that could mean more delays"
Paterson:  "Mayor, 3 supervisors plead guilty in overtime scandal" -- Record | Ledger | InsiderNJ |
Pets:  "Playful hound mix needs a new home"
Rutgers --
Scotch Plains/Fanwood HS:  "Students cll for ban of 'racist' symbols"
Trenton:  "$8M project will 'daylight' a creek covered up in 1970s"

2017 Guv Race:  "Murphy takes his town hall to Montclair"
Menendez Trial:  "Menendez says he'd leave trial to vote against Obamacare repeal in DC"
November Elections:  "NJ's best (and worst) political ads - Dem version"

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[OLDDOC]  Olddoc surveys US healthcare in the Jewish year 5778. (9/22/17)

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

[Councilor STORCH]  Welcome to the new Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission. (8/21/17)

[Council President WILLIAMS]  Hispanic Heritage Flag Raising nd Celebration Friday. (9/13/17).

[DAVID]  Plainfield commemorates 1967 rebellion. (08/12/17)

[JACKIE]   Survivor: Heroes-Healers-Hustlers blog pool opens. (09/21/2017)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Tear the Fascists down!. (9/04/17)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]   Marshall's 7 touchdowns leads Linden over Ridge.. (9/23/17).

[Anonymous Gadfly]   Just when you thought you had seen it all.  (7/02/17).

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



Friday, September 22, 2017

Plainfield Today: Plainfield Democrat Committee potluck picnic and meeting Saturday.. 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, September 23; you're on your own with the bloggers. See you Sunday.


[LEDGER] - [COURIER] - [TAPinto]


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[OLDDOC]  Olddoc sends New Year's greetings. (9/21/17)

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

[Councilor STORCH]  Welcome to the new Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission. (8/21/17)

[Council President WILLIAMS]  Hispanic Heritage Flag Raising nd Celebration Friday. (9/13/17).

[DAVID]  Plainfield commemorates 1967 rebellion. (08/12/17)

[JACKIE]   Survivor: Heroes-Healers-Hustlers blog pool opens. (09/21/2017)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Tear the Fascists down!. (9/04/17)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]   Mid-State 38: Week 3 Top Ten. (9/21/17).

[Anonymous Gadfly]   Just when you thought you had seen it all.  (7/02/17).

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



Firefighters endorse Jerry Green.. Olddoc sends New Year's greetings.. Noel at HS Sports: Mid-State 38: Week 3 Top Ten.. Jackie: Survivor: Heroes-Healers-Hustlers blog pool opens..


[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 --

2017 Election:  "Firefighters endorse Jerry Green in LD22"
Board of Ed:  "Plainfield Board of Ed wins recertification"
FQHCs:  "Health center advocates seek to steer clear of 'fiscal cliff'"
Vision 2025:  "Initial listening session draws engaged crowd"

Amazon:  "Amazon HQ in NJ? Central Jersey woos Bezos"
BOE Ethics Training:  "South Bound Brook, Franklin BOE members punished by state"
Catholic Church:  "Pope Francis admits church waited too long to address clergy abuse"
Equifax Data Breach:  "NJ residents file class action suit over data breach"
Equinox:  "7 things to know on the first day of fall"
Jersey City:  "7th JC cop pleads guilty in off-duty jobs scheme"
Newark:  "Anger, chaos erupt at Council meeting over housing"
Puerto Rico:  "Perth Amboy mayor seeks joint effort to rebuild PR"
Pumpkin Spice Pizza:  "Yes, it's a thing, and NJ pizza chain res responsible for it"
Rosh Hashanah:  "Justice Ginsburg is surprise speaker at Jewish New Year event"
South Plainfield:  "40 displaced after fire in condo complex"
Supermarkets:  "The 10 biggest chains in NJ and the upstarts gunning for them"

Menendez Trial --
2017 Guv Race --
Facebook --
Obamacare --
NJ Supremes:  "Top court will hear suit of woman against Wal-Mart over injury"

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[OLDDOC]  Olddoc sends New Year's greetings. (9/21/17)

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

[Councilor STORCH]  Welcome to the new Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission. (8/21/17)

[Council President WILLIAMS]  Hispanic Heritage Flag Raising nd Celebration Friday. (9/13/17).

[DAVID]  Plainfield commemorates 1967 rebellion. (08/12/17)

[JACKIE]   Survivor: Heroes-Healers-Hustlers blog pool opens. (09/21/2017)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Tear the Fascists down!. (9/04/17)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]   Mid-State 38: Week 3 Top Ten. (9/21/17).

[Anonymous Gadfly]   Just when you thought you had seen it all.  (7/02/17).

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, September 21, 2017

Mayor's Race: Lesniak endorses Mapp opponent.. Jackie: BB19: Season Finale blog party.. Happy New Year to all our Jewish friends..


[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 --

2017 Mayor's Race:  "Sen. Lesniak endorses independent"
Board of Ed:  "BOE resolution to approve Leverett Education Consulting fails"
Boys Soccer:  "Plainfield at Elizabeth"
Girls Soccer:  "Brearley at Plainfield"
Grace Episcopal Church:  "Rev. Dr. Joyce Scheyer joins Grace Church as priest-in-charge"
PHS Class Reunion:  "Plainfield High Class of 1955 plans reunion in October"
Obituary:  "Goldie Norment, taught at Kings Daughters Day School, Neighborhood House"

Dining:  "Taco Bell to dump drive-thrus, add booze"
Edison:  "Local teachers' union backs Republican for mayor"
Jersey City:  "6th cop pleads guilty in off-duty jobs scheme" -- InsiderNJ | Ledger |
Liquor Theft:  "Theft of rare Scotch rocks Jersey superstore"
Perth Amboy:  "City prays for Puerto Rico after Maria spins through"

Menendez Trial --
Obamacare --

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[OLDDOC]  blogging will be limited because of the High Holy Days; he recommends the new PBS series on Vietnam. (9/18/17)

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

[Councilor STORCH]  Welcome to the new Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission. (8/21/17)

[Council President WILLIAMS]  Hispanic Heritage Flag Raising nd Celebration Friday. (9/13/17).

[DAVID]  Plainfield commemorates 1967 rebellion. (08/12/17)

[JACKIE]   BB19: Season Finale blog party. (09/20/2017)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Tear the Fascists down!. (9/04/17)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]   Cardinals upset bid falls short to a stubborn Farmer. (9/16/17).

[Anonymous Gadfly]   Just when you thought you had seen it all.  (7/02/17).

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, September 20, 2017

Plainfield Vision 2025 kicks off tonight.. Jackie: BB19: Live feeds into Tuesday..


[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 --

Vision 2025:  "Plainfield program kicks off Wednesday with focus on health, human and social needs"
Board of Ed Election:  "Eight will be on November BOE ballot"
Career Fair:  "City of Plainfield holds Career Fair Thursday"

Celebrities:  "See the childhood homes of NJ celebrities" -- Springsteen, Whitney Houston and tons of others.
Citizenship:  "Carteret man accused of fraudulently obtaining citizenship"
Scotch Plains/Fanwood Schools:  "Student campaigns to drop Native American symbols, keep Raiders name"

Trump World --
2017 Guv Race --
Menendez Trial --

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[OLDDOC]  blogging will be limited because of the High Holy Days; he recommends the new PBS series on Vietnam. (9/18/17)

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

[Councilor STORCH]  Welcome to the new Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission. (8/21/17)

[Council President WILLIAMS]  Hispanic Heritage Flag Raising nd Celebration Friday. (9/13/17).

[DAVID]  Plainfield commemorates 1967 rebellion. (08/12/17)

[JACKIE]   BB19: Live feeds into Tuesday. (09/19/2017)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Tear the Fascists down!. (9/04/17)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]   Cardinals upset bid falls short to a stubborn Farmer. (9/16/17).

[Anonymous Gadfly]   Just when you thought you had seen it all.  (7/02/17).

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, September 19, 2017

11-year-old Plainfield girl missing after leaving for school.. Olddoc's blogging will be limited because of the High Holy Days; he recommends the new PBS series on Vietnam.. Jackie: BB19: Live feeds into Monday..


[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 --

Career Fair:  "City of Plainfield holds Career Fair Thursday"
Missing Person:  "Plainfield girl,  11, last seen leaving for school is located"
Weather:  "Maria strengthens as East Coast tracks future path"

Equifax:  "After Equifax breach, Sen. Sweeney takes step to help consumers"
Gas Tax:  "Looks like Christie administratiion will not raise gas tax Oct. 1"
George Washington Bridge:  "After 80 years and countles deaths, suicide fence coming to GWB"
Opioids:  "Trump administration, pharma will work together on opioid replacement"
Pets:  "NJ pets in need, Sept. 18"
Real Estate:  "Kushner Cos. to buy large apartment complex for $190M"
Retail:  "Report: Toys R Us may file for bankruptcy before the holidays"
Wantage:  "Anti-Semitic graffiti in restaurant vandalism"

Menendez Trial --
2017 Guv Race --

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[OLDDOC]  blogging will be limited because of the High Holy Days; he recommends the new PBS series on Vietnam. (9/18/17)

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

[Councilor STORCH]  Welcome to the new Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission. (8/21/17)

[Council President WILLIAMS]  Hispanic Heritage Flag Raising nd Celebration Friday. (9/13/17).

[DAVID]  Plainfield commemorates 1967 rebellion. (08/12/17)

[JACKIE]   BB19: Live feeds into Monday. (09/18/2017)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Tear the Fascists down!. (9/04/17)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]   Cardinals upset bid falls short to a stubborn Farmer. (9/16/17).

[Anonymous Gadfly]   Just when you thought you had seen it all.  (7/02/17).

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, September 18, 2017

City sponsors Career Fair Thursday at Library.. Jackie accidentally deletes photos from the memory card (anyone know a recovery trick?)..


[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 --

Week Ahead:  "The week ahead in Plainfield: Sept. 18 - 24"
Career Fair:  "City of Plainfield holds Career Fair Thursday"
Community Food Bank of NJ:  "Job Lot Foundation kicks off '3 Square Meals' drive with 35,000 pound donation"
Evergreen School:  "Hispanic Heritage Month at Evergreen School" -- Scroll down.
Football:  "Union rolls over Plainfield in home opener"
Week in Review:  "TAPinto's Week in Review"
Weather:  "Tropical storm watch issued as Jose heads up East coast"

Accident:  "GOP Latina Assemblywoman unleashes tirade during arrest"
Edison:  "Town pays out $175K to settle suit over firefighter with ADD"
Income:  "Every county ranked by where people make the most money"
Livingston:  "Dogs pawrade around town for charity"
Political Dirty Tricks:  "Clerk who gave confidential records to campaigning mayor has convictions reversed"
Obamacare:  "Two Central Jerseyans' experiences with ACA"
Trenton:  "Why three police shootings weren't captured on body cams"

Trump World --
2017 Guv Race --
Gov. Christie:  "Christie to announce $200M plan to fight heroin epidemic"
Sen. Booker:  "Moran: Booker's bromance with Sanders: Let's hope it's just a fling"

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[OLDDOC]  Olddoc on Council meeting: Why did I go?. (9/12/17)

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

[Councilor STORCH]  Welcome to the new Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission. (8/21/17)

[Council President WILLIAMS]  Hispanic Heritage Flag Raising nd Celebration Friday. (9/13/17).

[DAVID]  Plainfield commemorates 1967 rebellion. (08/12/17)

[JACKIE]   accidentally deletes photos from the memory card (anyone know a recovery trick?). (09/17/2017)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Tear the Fascists down!. (9/04/17)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]   Cardinals upset bid falls short to a stubborn Farmer. (9/16/17).

[Anonymous Gadfly]   Just when you thought you had seen it all.  (7/02/17).

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