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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Bernice: CBAC, budget consultant report to Council.. Olddoc: Look for a post after the medieval torturers.. DottieG finds two more trash mailer in her mailbox.. Councilor Williams: Vote to stop Jerry Green, vote for change..


[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 --

Family Fun Day:  "Plainfield celebrates ann;ual family fun day"
Road Repairs:  "Plainfield gets no road repairs from Union County in this round"
LD 20 (Eastern Union County):  "Monteiro targets Holley's voter fraud scrape" -- PolNJ | NJSpot |

Amtrak:  "Amtrak to mointor trains with cams" -- Courier | Ledger |
Stee Fulop:  "Fulop psend big on social media" -- The Auditor.
Meadowlands:  "Proposed casino would generate $400M, developers say"
Newark --
North Plainfield:  "New plaques dedicated at memorial"

Christie for President --
Sen. Menendez --
Mental Health Agencies:  "State won't penalize agencies that failed to meet housing deadline"
NJ Lottery:  "'Jackpot fatigue' keeps lottery in a slump"
Soccer:  "FIFA officials arrested in Zurich" -- Record | NYTimes |
United Airlines:  "Will  questionable dealings with airline ciip Christie's wings?"

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE] CBAC, budget consultant report to Council.

[OLDDOC]  look for a post after the medieval torturers.

[Mayor MAPP]  tells the tale of two demolition projects.

[Councilor STORCH]  on what the Dem primary election is all about.

[Councilor WILLIAMS]  Vote to stop Jerry Green, vote for change.

[DAVID]  posts photos of 2nd Ward Family Fun Day.

[JACKIE]  Week in review includes a Red Admiral butterfly.

[JACKIE'S PHOTO BLOG] catches an empty train.

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  notes Hannah Atkins Pool open today.

[NOEL at PALS]  concludes with the 1st Team All-Efficiency for 2014-15.

[PLAINFIELD LATINO]   reports on race relations forum at Crescent Church.

[DOTTIE G SEZ]  finds two more trash mailer in her mailbox.



Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Olddoc on two legal decision affecting police and minorities.. Bernice: Budget meeting tonight; Pictures of Memorial Day obserance; Shakespeare Garden photos..


[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 --

HomeFirst:  "Plainfield social worker gets MSW from Fordham"
NJ Transit:  "Five things you need to know about proposed fare hikes"
Vietnam War:  "The names of all New Jerseyans who dies in the Vietnam War"

Air Travel:  "Frank Pallone's fight to make the skies friendlier for US airlines"
Animal Rescue:  "Group spares lives of 21 dogs"
Oil Trains:  "Oil train disasters sparking concern in NJ and US"
Somerset Patriots:  "Westfield teen lands CEO spot with Patriots"
Tour de Somerville --

Christie for President --
Hillary --
Sen. Menendez --
Iraq:  "Defense Secretary: Iraquis lost 'will to fight' at Ramadi"
JFK Assassination:  "Why the last of the JFK files could embarrass the CIA"
Media:  "What liberals still don't understand about Fox News"
Military:  "Navy's attack submarine will be named for NJ, officials say"
John Nash:  "Why John Nash was important to the world beyond mathematics"
NJ Pensions:  "Christie's payment ramp-up plan could cost NJ billions"
Policing:  "Cleveland reaches settlement with DOJ over police conduct"
Religion:  "Pope's pronouncements making trouble for GOP Catholics"
Tax Incentives:  "NJ's corporate tax incentives by the numbers"

Ireland:  "A landslide for gay marriage in Ireland"

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE]  Budget meeting tonight; Pictures of Memorial Day obserance; Shakespeare Garden photos.

[OLDDOC]  on two legal decision affecting police and minorities.

[Mayor MAPP]  tells the tale of two demolition projects.

[Councilor STORCH]  on what the Dem primary election is all about.

[Councilor WILLIAMS]  on Memorial Day: The last full measure of devotion.

[DAVID]  posts photos of 2nd Ward Family Fun Day.

[JACKIE]  Week in review includes a Red Admiral butterfly.

[JACKIE'S PHOTO BLOG] catches an empty train.

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  notes Hannah Atkins Pool open today.

[NOEL at PALS]  concludes with the 1st Team All-Efficiency for 2014-15.

[PLAINFIELD LATINO]   reports on race relations forum at Crescent Church.

[DOTTIE G SEZ]  has more on election issues, including ballot funny business.



Monday, May 25, 2015

Olddoc offers a Memorial Day lament.. Bernice urges all to remember those who have served and sacrificed.. Councilor Williams on Memorial Day: The last full measure of devotion.. Rebecca notes Hannah Atkins Pool open today.


[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 --

[LEDGER] - [COURIER]

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE]  urges all to remember those who have served and sacrificed.

[OLDDOC]  offers a Memorial Day lament.

[Mayor MAPP]  tells the tale of two demolition projects.

[Councilor STORCH]  on what the Dem primary election is all about.

[Councilor WILLIAMS]  on Memorial Day: The last full measure of devotion.

[DAVID]  posts photos of 2nd Ward Family Fun Day.

[JACKIE]  Week in review includes a Red Admiral butterfly.

[JACKIE'S PHOTO BLOG] catches an empty train.

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  notes Hannah Atkins Pool open today.

[NOEL at PALS]  concludes with the 1st Team All-Efficiency for 2014-15.

[PLAINFIELD LATINO]   reports on race relations forum at Crescent Church.

[DOTTIE G SEZ]  has more on election issues, including ballot funny business.



Sunday, May 24, 2015

Bernice on comments on her blog during silly season.. Jackie: Week in review includes a Red Admiral butterfly.. Plainfield Latino reports on race relations forum at Crescent Church..


[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 --

Track & Field:  "Plainfield's Jaleel Simmons clears 6-8, wins high jump"
Battleship New Jersey:  "Battleship's history, service celebrated"
Memorial Day:  "Interactive map of Jerseyans who lost their lives in Vietnam War"
Observance:  "Parades and ceremonies in central NJ" -- Courier | Ledger |

East Brunswick:  "Community parks, gardens and highways" -- Oh Boy, do they have highways.
Princeton:  "John Naxh, 'A Beautiful Mind' mathematician, killed in taxi accident"
Somerville:  "$1.75  million racial discrimination suit settled"
South Plainfield:  "EPA conducting additional soil sampling at athletic fields"
Rutgers:  "RU unveils NJ's better, more flavorful strawberry" -- For local enjoyment only.
Trenton:  "Pork Roll Saturday: Three festivals, one good time" -- Vid of dueling festivals here.

Christie for President --
Sen. Menendez --
Financial Disclosures:  "The Auditor traces Prieto's financial relationships"
Ireland:  "First country to approve same-sex marriage by vote" -- Irish Times | NYTimes |
Technology:  "The E-notary public is slow to catch on"

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE]  on comments on her blog during silly season.

[OLDDOC]  posts a timeline of US military actions.

[Mayor MAPP]  tells the tale of two demolition projects.

[Councilor STORCH]  on what the Dem primary election is all about.

[Councilor WILLIAMS]  Councilor Williams: Will the real 'potty mouth' stand up?.

[DAVID]  posts photos of 2nd Ward Family Fun Day.

[JACKIE]  Week in review includes a Red Admiral butterfly.

[JACKIE'S PHOTO BLOG] catches an empty train.

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  shares the success of former student Tyrone Wheeler.

[NOEL at PALS]  concludes with the 1st Team All-Efficiency for 2014-15.

[PLAINFIELD LATINO]   reports on race relations forum at Crescent Church.

[DOTTIE G SEZ]  has more on election issues, including ballot funny business.



Saturday, May 23, 2015

Olddoc posts a timeline of US military actions.. Bernice: entering the primary campaign's final stretch.. Rebecca shares the success of former student Tyrone Wheeler..


[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 --

Archdiocese of Newark:  "Plainfield man among twelve to be ordained today" -- Five are from NJ, rare these days!
PAAAS:  "PAAAS prom pictures posted"

Drivers Licenses:  "Dover urges licenses for undocumented"
Hospitals:  "NJ hospitals safer, make fewer errors than most, report says"
Newark:  "Thousands of students leave school in protest, block major intersection"
North Plainfield:  "Boro man faces pill, heroin, cocaine counts"
Police Shooting:  "Prosecutor completes investigation of fatal Bridgeton shooting"
Somerville --

Christie for President --
Menendez Case --
Drones:  "How one NJ company is using drone to revolutionize agriculture"
Gas Stations:  "NJ is full-service island, and likes it"
Ireland:  "Gay marriage appears headed for approval"
Legislature:  "Wisniewski proposes standing committees should have subpoena power"
Sandy Aftermath:  "NJ pays fired housing firm $7M to settle dispute"

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE]  entering the primary campaign's final stretch.

[OLDDOC]  posts a timeline of US military actions.

[Mayor MAPP]  tells the tale of two demolition projects.

[Councilor STORCH]  on what the Dem primary election is all about.

[Councilor WILLIAMS]  Councilor Williams: Will the real 'potty mouth' stand up?.

[DAVID]  posts photos of 2nd Ward Family Fun Day.

[JACKIE]  Survivor/Worlds Apart season finale blog party.

[JACKIE'S PHOTO BLOG] catches an empty train.

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  shares the success of former student Tyrone Wheeler.

[NOEL at PALS]  concludes with the 1st Team All-Efficiency for 2014-15.

[PLAINFIELD LATINO]   criticizes the Mapp administration.

[DOTTIE G SEZ]  has more on election issues, including ballot funny business.



Friday, May 22, 2015

DottieG on Kobitz and ballot electioneering.. Bernice reports on the Town Hall, Rec's budget hearing and pictures irises..


[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 --

Dem City Committee --
NJ Transit:  "'We will not sit down and shut up', riders protest"

Airline Travel:  "New system, tested at EWR, could ease takeoff delays"
Boy Scouts:  "BSA president calls for end to ban on gay leaders" -- NYTimes | NPR |
Media:  "Ledger Local launched, will replace Independent Press"
Newark --
North Plainfield:  "Indicted man had 515 oxycotone pills"
Seton Hall Priest:  "Newark archdiocese says priest no reassigned over pro-LGBT FB post"
South Plainfield:  "Borough's DARE program will continue, is part of national organizaton"
Trenton --
Veterans:  "Rutgers-operated vets suicide prevention hotline to close"

Christie for President --
GOP Politics --
Bridgegate --
PARCC Tests:  "Board reduces PARCC testing times" -- NJSpot | Ledger |

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE]  reports on the Town Hall, Rec's budget hearing and pictures irises.

[OLDDOC]  on the Council's demolition 'investigation'.

[Mayor MAPP]  tells the tale of two demolition projects.

[Councilor STORCH]  on what the Dem primary election is all about.

[Councilor WILLIAMS]  Councilor Williams: Will the real 'potty mouth' stand up?.

[DAVID]  posts photos of 2nd Ward Family Fun Day.

[JACKIE]  Survivor/Worlds Apart season finale blog party.

[JACKIE'S PHOTO BLOG] catches an empty train.

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  posts pix of Family Fun Day.

[NOEL at PALS]  concludes with the 1st Team All-Efficiency for 2014-15.

[PLAINFIELD LATINO]   criticizes the Mapp administration.

[DOTTIE G SEZ]  has more on election issues, including ballot funny business.



Thursday, May 21, 2015

Bernice: City mulls recourse for 'lemon' ladder truck; Fencing removed from demolition site.. Councilor Williams: Will the real 'potty mouth' stand up?.. Jackie: Survivor/Worlds Apart season finale blog party..


[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 --

Union County College:  "UCC's 2015 graduates"
Airbag Recall:  "For drivers, confusion in airbag recall"
Foreclosures:  "The news about foreclosures in NJ isn't getting much better"
Obituary:  "Bettie L. Quin, taught at Hubbard and Jefferson schools"

Bergen County:  "Body cams for sheriff's officers a 'proactive move'" -- Record | Ledger |
Eamail Scam:  "Nigerian man gets three years for 'phishing' scam"
Farmers' Markets:  "Beer could soon be on tap at farmer's markets"
Newark --
New Brunswick:  "City gets grant to improve Lynch Bridge bike path"
North Plainfield:  "Man indicted in box-cutter cellphone robbery"
Meadowlands:  "East Rutherford advances $675M bond for American Dream project"
Paterson:  "Hundreds of teacher layoffs blamed on Christie's funding cuts"
Primary Races:  "Old Bridge GOP in uproar over party chair's dumping of popular candidate"
Down The Shore:  "Summer shore road construction guide"
World Trade Center:  "Views from observatory are expansive"

Christie for President --
Bridgegate --
  • "Prosecutors want to keep secret 1.5M pages of documents until trial" -- Record | Ledger | NYTimes |
Banks:  "Elizabeth Warren blasts bank 'punishment' -- 'It stinks!'"
Cyber Attacks:  "Christie signs order to help protect NJ from cyber attacks"
Demographics:  "NJ's fastest-growing and -shrinking towns"
Gay-to-striaght Therapy:  "As NJ trial looms on 'therapy', more states ban practice"
NJ Pensions:  "NJEA, in new ad, says pension crisis could lead to disaster"
SWATting:  "Interactive map of NJ locations likely tied to nationwide hoaxes"
Tax Relief:  "Too much money going to property tax relief?"

Gay Marriage Attitudes --
RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE]  City mulls recourse for 'lemon' ladder truck; Fencing removed from demolition site.

[OLDDOC]  on the Council's demolition 'investigation'.

[Mayor MAPP]  tells the tale of two demolition projects.

[Councilor STORCH]  on what the Dem primary election is all about.

[Councilor WILLIAMS]  Councilor Williams: Will the real 'potty mouth' stand up?.

[DAVID]  posts photos of 2nd Ward Family Fun Day.

[JACKIE]  Survivor/Worlds Apart season finale blog party.

[JACKIE'S PHOTO BLOG] catches an empty train.

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  posts pix of Family Fun Day.

[NOEL at PALS]  concludes with the 1st Team All-Efficiency for 2014-15.

[PLAINFIELD LATINO]   criticizes the Mapp administration.

[DOTTIE G SEZ]  on the hidden hand behind recent trashy political mailings --  see here.