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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Tales of the Plainfield Democrats.. Olddoc on the Democratic convention.. Council President Storch on supporting our youth.. Councilor Williams: 'Long Walk to Freedom' at United Presbyterian July 28.. Jackie: BB18 live feeds into Tuesday morning..


[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 --

Asm Jerry Green:  "Ever the statesman, Green assails tone taken over Wasserman Schultz affair"
Bike Giveaway:  "Salvation Army, Dairy Queen set to give away 200 bikes"
Police:  "7 arrests, 3 loaded guns, drugs, 2 cars, cash seized by police"
Unaccompanied Immigrants:  "Children of Fear: Who speaks for America's youngest immigrants?"

Elizabeth:  "Frank Capece acquitted in school lunch case"
Newark:  "'Nuns on the Bus' stop at St. Lucy's in social justice tour"
North Plainfield:  "Rookie cop save elderly man in Regency Village fire"
Orange:  "Feds raid Orange Library"

2016 Presidential Race --
Democratic National Convention --
Business Taxes:  "Lesniak wants to stop companies shifting revenue to states wilth lower taxes"
Campaign Finance:  "Man admits funneling foreign funds to Obama 2008 campaign"
Gas Tax Plan:  "Christie: Dems' tax plan 'dead on arrival'"


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE]   Tales of the Plainfield Democrats.

[OLDDOC]  on the Democratic Convention.  (7/26/16)

[Mayor MAPP]  Plainfield Summer: Public Safety, Education, Redevelopment, and Quality of Life. (7/18/16)

[Councilor STORCH]  on supporting our youth. (7/26/16)

[Councilor WILLIAMS]  'Long Walk to Freedom' at United Presbyterian July 28. (7/25/16)

[DAVID]  on his Montréal vacation. (7/19/16)

[JACKIE]  BB18 live feeds into Tuesday morning. (7/26/16)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Shakespeare's '12th Night' at Cedar Brook Park Sunday. (7/19/2016)

[NOEL at PALS]  YES basketball tournament, 6th-8th Grade Division. (3/26/16).



Monday, July 25, 2016

Bernice: Taking a 'heat dome' day; Charter school seeks to build on Dunn property; New road repair program sought.. Olddoc on the Dem Convention, plus a little bragging about his great-granddaughter.. Councilor Williams: 'Long Walk to Freedom' at United Presbyterian July 28.. Jackie: BB18 live feeds into Monday morning..


[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 --

Junior Olympics:  "Cedarbrook's Jarvis to attend 2016 Junior Olympics"
UEZ:  "Help NJ's urban business base by extending the UEZ program" -- Our UEZ expires 12/31.

Essex County College:  "After firing president, 21 others, college intent on rebuilding"
Foreclosures:  "NJ continues to lead in foreclosures as country rebounds"
Jersey City:  "O'Dea taking lead among mayoral hopefuls"
North Plainfield:  "Two dead as fire rages through apartment complex"  -- Ledger | Courier| TAP | Eyewitness News |
Pets:  "NJ pets in need, July 25"
Property Taxes:  "NJ towns where taxes hurt the most" -- Some surprises here.

Democratic National Convention --
Attacks on Police:  "GOP shut down program that might have prevented Dallas or Baton Rouge"
Roads:  "Some NJ towns weigh whether to defy construction ban"
Zika Virus:  "NJ gets more federal funds for study, prevention"


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE]   Taking a 'heat dome' day; Charter school seeks to build on Dunn property; New road repair program sought.

[OLDDOC]  on the Dem Convention, plus a little bragging about his great-granddaughter..  (7/24/16)

[Mayor MAPP]  Plainfield Summer: Public Safety, Education, Redevelopment, and Quality of Life. (7/18/16)

[Councilor STORCH]  in support of Anderson-Hurtt-Pile for school board. (4/20/16)

[Councilor WILLIAMS]  'Long Walk to Freedom' at United Presbyterian July 28. (7/25/16)

[DAVID]  on his Montréal vacation. (7/19/16)

[JACKIE]  BB18 live feeds into Monday morning. (7/25/16)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Shakespeare's '12th Night' at Cedar Brook Park Sunday. (7/19/2016)

[NOEL at PALS]  YES basketball tournament, 6th-8th Grade Division. (3/26/16).



Sunday, July 24, 2016

Bernice: Charter school seeks to build on Dunn property; New road repair program sought.. Olddoc on Trump's vision for America.. Jackie: Week in review: Jackie orders a Mimosa; BB18 live feeds into Sunday..


[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 --

Business:  "Two Plainfield entrepreneurs celebrate their new swimwear line"
Carjacking:  "Plainfield man accused of carjacking. shooting waives extradition" -- Ledger | Courier |
Vintage Photo:  "Bikers ready to ride in 1966 photo" -- Thanks, Bill!
NJ Transit:  "Two NJT unions ratify new contract, ending strike threat"

Beer:  "Lone Eagle Brewing off to flying start in Flemington"
Johnson & Johnson:  "J&J to pay $18M in whistleblower lawsuit"
Newark:  "Drive to make neighborhoods safer nets 24 arrests"
Olympics:  "Union Catholic's Taylor McLaughlin takes silver at World Championships"
QuickCheck:  "From its start in Dunellen to national leader"
Technology:  "Pokemon Go to be used as organizing tool for protest march"
Trenton --

2016 Presidential Race --
Democratic National Convention --
Campaign Finance:  "P2P laws are wolves in sheep's clothing" -- OpEd, PolNJ.
Gas Tax --
Trump's Wall:  "Migrants and smugglers won't be stopped by wall, ranchers say"


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE]   Charter school seeks to build on Dunn property; New road repair program sought.

[OLDDOC]  on Trump's vision for America.  (7/22/16)

[Mayor MAPP]  Plainfield Summer: Public Safety, Education, Redevelopment, and Quality of Life. (7/18/16)

[Councilor STORCH]  in support of Anderson-Hurtt-Pile for school board. (4/20/16)

[Councilor WILLIAMS]  'Inside Out' at Seidler Field July 21. (7/18/16)

[DAVID]  on his Montréal vacation. (7/19/16)

[JACKIE]  Week in review: Jackie orders a Mimosa; BB18 live feeds into Sunday . (7/24/16)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Shakespeare's '12th Night' at Cedar Brook Park Sunday. (7/19/2016)

[NOEL at PALS]  YES basketball tournament, 6th-8th Grade Division. (3/26/16).



Friday, July 22, 2016

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


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
  • "Shakespeare in the Park Sunday" -- Post coming later, 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.

NEWS --

No CLIPS Saturday, July 23; you're on your own with the bloggers. See you Sunday.


[LEDGER] - [COURIER]


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE]   Planners, pastor aim to improve East End neighborhood.

[OLDDOC]  on GOP Convention.  (7/21/16)

[Mayor MAPP]  Plainfield Summer: Public Safety, Education, Redevelopment, and Quality of Life. (7/18/16)

[Councilor STORCH]  in support of Anderson-Hurtt-Pile for school board. (4/20/16)

[Councilor WILLIAMS]  'Inside Out' at Seidler Field July 21. (7/18/16)

[DAVID]  on his Montréal vacation. (7/19/16)

[JACKIE]  BB18 live eviction. (7/21/16)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Shakespeare's '12th Night' at Cedar Brook Park Sunday. (7/19/2016)

[NOEL at PALS]  YES basketball tournament, 6th-8th Grade Division. (3/26/16).



Bernice: Planners, pastor aim to improve East End neighborhood.. Olddoc on GOP Convention.. Jackie: BB18 live eviction..


[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 --

Obituaries -- Services for both are today.
School Funding:  "Mapp among urban mayors speaking out against Christie funding plan"
PA Bus Terminal:  "NY lawmakers call for scrapping design contest for new terminal"
Auto Recall:  "289K GM cars recalled for faulty sensor"

Elizabeth:  "Former DPW supervisor admits to defrauding city"
EWR:  "Newark's new USO lounge a 'taste of home' for military"
K9s:  "Officers and their canine partners graduate from academy"
Kean U.:  "Kean receives $1.7M from alumna"
NBA:  "All-Star Game slated for Charlotte pulled in stand for LGBT rights"
Newark:  "Can citizen intervention teams help curb crime?"
New Brunswick:  "Hundreds march to protest police shooting of Franklin man" -- Ledger | Courier |
Pet Hoarding:  "100 animals rescued from Newark, Irvington houses"
Trenton:  "City picks YMCA to run pools after fallout with vendor"

2016 Presidential Race --
Republican National Convention --
Gov. Christie --
2017 Guv Race:  "Murphy loans his campaign $10M"
FOX News:  "Roger Ailes resigns amid sexual harassment charges" -- Ledger | Record | Politico | NYTimes | Bloomberg |
NJ Roads:  "Christie makes Senate new offer to end road projects shutdown" -- Politico | Ledger | NJSpot |


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE]   Planners, pastor aim to improve East End neighborhood.

[OLDDOC]  on GOP Convention.  (7/21/16)

[Mayor MAPP]  Plainfield Summer: Public Safety, Education, Redevelopment, and Quality of Life. (7/18/16)

[Councilor STORCH]  in support of Anderson-Hurtt-Pile for school board. (4/20/16)

[Councilor WILLIAMS]  'Inside Out' at Seidler Field July 21. (7/18/16)

[DAVID]  on his Montréal vacation. (7/19/16)

[JACKIE]  BB18 live eviction. (7/21/16)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Shakespeare's '12th Night' at Cedar Brook Park Sunday. (7/19/2016)

[NOEL at PALS]  YES basketball tournament, 6th-8th Grade Division. (3/26/16).



Thursday, July 21, 2016

Bernice: City releases service schedule for Eric Watson; Take part in National Night Out.. Olddoc posts GOP convention-themed toons.. Councilor Williams: What to do if live wires hit your car.. Jackie: BB18 live feeds into Thursday..


[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 --

Mayor Mapp:  "Mayor lays out summer programs"
Junior Olympics:  "Cedarbrook 5th-grader to compete in Junior Olympics"
Obituaries --
EWR:  "17 faster TSA lanes coming to Newark"

Hillside:  "Battle over police chief becomes game of musical chairs" -- Turmoil in the land of Charlotte.
L'Affaire:  "Stage House Inn to convert banquet hall to third location"
Newark --
Rutgers --
Scotch Plains --
Trenton:  "City pools to close indefinitely until vendor is paid"

2016 Presidential Race --
Republican National Convention --
Gov. Christie --
NJ Supremes:  "Top court: Cops can't search car simply because high beams are on"
Port Authority:  "Christie stands by 'friend' Samson, says Fox convicted of nothing"
Racial Discrimination:  "Poll: Voters think racial discrimination has worsened"


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE]   School Board needs to post meeting schedule.

[OLDDOC]  Considers Monday's Council meeting a waste; The Republican Convention (toons).  (7/19/16)

[Mayor MAPP]  Plainfield Summer: Public Safety, Education, Redevelopment, and Quality of Life. (7/18/16)

[Councilor STORCH]  in support of Anderson-Hurtt-Pile for school board. (4/20/16)

[Councilor WILLIAMS]  'Inside Out' at Seidler Field July 21. (7/18/16)

[DAVID]  on his Montréal vacation. (7/19/16)

[JACKIE]  BB18 live feeds into Wednesday morning. (7/20/16)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Shakespeare's '12th Night' at Cedar Brook Park Sunday. (7/19/2016)

[NOEL at PALS]  YES basketball tournament, 6th-8th Grade Division. (3/26/16).



Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Bernice: School Board needs to post meeting schedule.. Olddoc: Considers Monday's Council meeting a waste; The Republican Convention (toons).. Jackie: BB18 live feeds into Wednesday.. David on his Montréal vacation.. Rebecca: Shakespeare's '12th Night' at Cedar Brook Park Sunday..


[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 --

Storm Fatality:  "Plainfield woman electrocuted in Fanwood identified" -- Ledger | Courier |

Jersey City:  "JC aims for inner city rebirth with city hall annex plan"
New Brunswick:  "City workers shoplift then threaten to halt store's garbage pickup"
North Plainfield:  "Neighbors raise almost $4K on GoFundMe for family displaced by fire"
Scotch Plains:  "Township names new chief of police"

2016 Presidential Race --
Republican National Convention --
Bridgegate --
FOX News:  "Ailes on the way out" -- Ledger | Record | NYTimes | Bloomberg | Politico |
NJ Supremes:  "Top court rules man charged with DWI has right to see police video if it exists"
Police:  "NJ police go to Dallas for officers' funerals, prep for Baton Rouge"
School Funding:  "NJ Senate Dems on tour to promote their school funding plan" -- At Rutgers-Newark.
Transportation Trust Fund:  "Split over funding appears to be growing"

United Methodist Church:  "First openly LGBT bishop: 'This is the time'"


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE]   School Board needs to post meeting schedule.

[OLDDOC]  Considers Monday's Council meeting a waste; The Republican Convention (toons).  (7/19/16)

[Mayor MAPP]  Plainfield Summer: Public Safety, Education, Redevelopment, and Quality of Life. (7/18/16)

[Councilor STORCH]  in support of Anderson-Hurtt-Pile for school board. (4/20/16)

[Councilor WILLIAMS]  'Inside Out' at Seidler Field July 21. (7/18/16)

[DAVID]  on his Montréal vacation. (7/19/16)

[JACKIE]  BB18 live feeds into Wednesday morning. (7/20/16)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Shakespeare's '12th Night' at Cedar Brook Park Sunday. (7/19/2016)

[NOEL at PALS]  YES basketball tournament, 6th-8th Grade Division. (3/26/16).


Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Bernice: Skate park design contract approved.. Olddoc: Condolences on Eric Watson's passing; These weeks of turmoil.. Mayor Mapp: Plainfield Summer: Public Safety, Education, Redevelopment, and Quality of Life.. Councilor Williams; 'Inside Out' at Seidler Field July 21.. Jackie: BB18 live feeds into Tuesday morning.. Rebecca: American Crucible: The NYC Draft Riots..


[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 --

Assault:  "Plainfield man pooped his pants to avoid being arrested, Linden cops say"
Monday Storm --
Animal Cruelty:  "Story of abuse inspires campaign to end animal cruelty"
East Orange:  "Is city becoming millenial rental hotspot?"
Newark --

2016 Presidential Race --
Republican National Convention --
Christie Cabinet:  "Christie's labor commissioner to step down" -- Going to Parole Board.
Baton Rouge Shootings:  "Online trail illuminates gunman's path"
Policing --

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE]   Skate park design contract approved.

[OLDDOC]  Condolences on Eric Watson's passing; These weeks of turmoil.  (7/18/16)

[Mayor MAPP]  Plainfield Summer: Public Safety, Education, Redevelopment, and Quality of Life. (7/18/16)

[Councilor STORCH]  in support of Anderson-Hurtt-Pile for school board. (4/20/16)

[Councilor WILLIAMS]  'Inside Out' at Seidler Field July 21. (7/18/16)

[DAVID]  Pix of Monday's Plainfield March for Equality. (7/13/16)

[JACKIE]  BB18 live feeds into Tuesday morning. (7/19/16)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  American Crucible: The NYC Draft Riots. (7/18/2016)

[NOEL at PALS]  YES basketball tournament, 6th-8th Grade Division. (3/26/16).