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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Another storm coming.. Our own Chris Estevez in Ledger on growing segregation in schools.. Olddoc reviews Tuesday's Council agenda..


[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 --

Girls Basketball:  "Plainfield bests Brearley"
Drake House:  "Historical Society presents 'Discovering Immigrant Origins' lecture"
Plainfield's Christian Estevez:  "Murphy must address growing segregation in schools-- OpEd, Ledger.
PARCC Test:  "Is PARCC dead? Gov. Murphy calls for change" -- Ledger | Courier |
Rep. Watson Coleman:  "With Washington stepping down, NJ must step up its civil rights agenda-- OpEd, Ledger.
Weather:  "Snow prediction rises as winter storm bears down on NJ"
Food Recall:  "29,000 cases of ice cream bars recalled over listeria fears"

EWR:   "Hundreds march at Newark airport for higher wages" -- InsiderNJ | Ledger |
Fanwwod:  "Man killed by NJT train in Elixabeth identified as Fanwood 24-year-old"
High School Sports:  "Christie pocket vetoes NJSIAA cooperative sports bill"  -- Ledger | Courier |
MLK Day --
Newark:  "Facing re-election in May, Baraka says it's not time to change quarterbacks in midstream -- Hmmm...
Wrestling:  "Union County 2018 Tournament results, medal winners"

Gov. Murphy --
Sen. Booker:  "New podcast lets Booker lift his voice in advance of 2020 race"
Guns:  "Bump stocks banned in NJ after Christie signs bill"


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[OLDDOC]  Olddoc reviews Tuesday's Council agenda.  (1/15/18)

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

[Councilor STORCH]  On illegal conversions of residential buildings. (10/15/17)

[Councilor WILLIAMS]   Councilor Williams wishes all a Happy New Year, notes new beginnings. (1/01/18)

[DAVID]  After nearly a 4-month hiatus, David is back with 'Part-time mayor, full-time salary'. (12/03/17)

[JACKIE]  The Amazing Race 30: January 10 blog party. (1/10/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Rebecca celebrates the New Year, and reclaiming her time. (1/01/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Linden over Plainfield. (01/14/18)

[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, January 15, 2018

Former Plainield man found dead after ex-girlfriend killed in Trenton.. Noel at HS Sports: Linden over Plainfield..


[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 --

Boys Basketball --
Girls Basketball:  "Plainfield trounces Rahway"
FACE Corp:  "FACE Corp keeps kids and families active and engaged"
PAAAS:  "Arianna Diaz advances in Poetry Out Loud competition"
Suicide:  "Former Plainfield man found dead after ex-girlfriend killed in Trenton"

CHIP:  "200K NJ kids could lose health insurance coverage"
MLK Day:  "Central Jersey events on MLK Day"

Gov. Murphy --
NJ Finances:  "Moran: Dems take control ... of an empty treasury


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[OLDDOC]  Olddoc: Go Eagles, Whoa Trump! (1/13/18)

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

[Councilor STORCH]  On illegal conversions of residential buildings. (10/15/17)

[Councilor WILLIAMS]   Councilor Williams wishes all a Happy New Year, notes new beginnings. (1/01/18)

[DAVID]  After nearly a 4-month hiatus, David is back with 'Part-time mayor, full-time salary'. (12/03/17)

[JACKIE]  The Amazing Race 30: January 10 blog party. (1/10/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Rebecca celebrates the New Year, and reclaiming her time. (1/01/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Linden over Plainfield. (01/14/18)

[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, January 14, 2018

Olddoc: Go Eagles, Whoa Trump!.. Noel at HS Sports: St.Mary's over Union Catholic..


[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 --

City Council --
Plainfield Symphony:  "PSO'a annual free concert is 'A Family Affair'"
Obituary --

MLK Commemoration:  "On King holiday, religious groups look to 50th anniversry of assassination"
Middlesex Borough:  "School district joins fight against state's school funding formula" -- Ledger | Courier |
NJ Transit:  "Ex-official files federal safety complaint against NJ Transit"
Pep Boys:  "Pep Boys to pay $80K in price violations suit"
Piscataway:  "Best Buy distribution center coming to Piscataway"
South Plainfield:  "Borough names TAPinto its official electronic news source"
Trenton:   "DEP rips Trenton about water, says it's risking health of 225K people"
Wealth:  "19 wealthiest towns in NJ, ranked"

Gov. Murphy --
Gov. Christie:  "The 40 best Christie beach memes"
Poll:  "The first Oprah vs. Trump poll"

Trump World --

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[OLDDOC]  Olddoc: Go Eagles, Whoa Trump! (1/13/18)

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

[Councilor STORCH]  On illegal conversions of residential buildings. (10/15/17)

[Councilor WILLIAMS]   Councilor Williams wishes all a Happy New Year, notes new beginnings. (1/01/18)

[DAVID]  After nearly a 4-month hiatus, David is back with 'Part-time mayor, full-time salary'. (12/03/17)

[JACKIE]  The Amazing Race 30: January 10 blog party. (1/10/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Rebecca celebrates the New Year, and reclaiming her time. (1/01/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  St.Mary's over Union Catholic. (01/13/18)

[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



Saturday, January 13, 2018

Plainfield Today: MLK community potluck/food drive Saturday, hosted by Mayor and First Lady Mapp.. 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, January 13; you're on your own with the bloggers. See you Sunday.


[LEDGER] - [COURIER] - [TAPinto]


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[OLDDOC]  Olddoc has two posts: about Muhlenberg development and Oprah for president. (1/10/18)

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

[Councilor STORCH]  On illegal conversions of residential buildings. (10/15/17)

[Councilor WILLIAMS]   Councilor Williams wishes all a Happy New Year, notes new beginnings. (1/01/18)

[DAVID]  After nearly a 4-month hiatus, David is back with 'Part-time mayor, full-time salary'. (12/03/17)

[JACKIE]  The Amazing Race 30: January 10 blog party. (1/10/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Rebecca celebrates the New Year, and reclaiming her time. (1/01/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Plainfield defeats East Pramge om overtime. (1/09/18)

[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 |



Friday, January 12, 2018

Plainfield MLK commemorations.. Trump tax bill and your property taxes.. Olddoc lists topics he wants to address..


[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 --

MLK Commemorations:  "Plainfield commemorations of Martin Luther King"
Property Taxes:  "You should know this about Trump tax law before filing your NJ return"
Obituary:  "Joseph Blumetti, classical guitarist, teacher at French School of Music"

Asbury Park:  "Former Housing Authority head admits stealing $90K"
Linden --
Rahway:  "Rahway fire chief charged with DWI"  -- 101.5 | Courier |
Trenton:  "All eyes on Jackson"
Women's March:  "Phil and Tammy Murphy to appear at Women's March on NJ"

Gov.-elect Murphy:  "Murphy names communications team"

Trump World --
  • "NJ to Trump: If you're banninb oil drilling off Florida, ban it here too" -- Ledger | NJSpot |

RECENT BLOG POSTS
--

[OLDDOC]  Olddoc has two posts: about Muhlenberg development and Oprah for president. (1/10/18)

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

[Councilor STORCH]  On illegal conversions of residential buildings. (10/15/17)

[Councilor WILLIAMS]   Councilor Williams wishes all a Happy New Year, notes new beginnings. (1/01/18)

[DAVID]  After nearly a 4-month hiatus, David is back with 'Part-time mayor, full-time salary'. (12/03/17)

[JACKIE]  The Amazing Race 30: January 10 blog party. (1/10/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Rebecca celebrates the New Year, and reclaiming her time. (1/01/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Plainfield defeats East Pramge om overtime. (1/09/18)

[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, January 11, 2018

Towns with highest violent crime in each county.. Olddoc has two posts: about Muhlenberg development and Oprah for president.. Jackie: The Amazing Race 30: January 10 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 --

De Leeuw Scholarships:  "Applications now open to Plainfield area students for De Leeuw Scholarships"
Girls Basketball:  "Plainfield tops Elizabeth"
Income Tax:  "NJ income tax refunds to be delayed"
Vision Boarding:  "Free Vision Boarding workshop Jan. 20 t Emerson School"

7 Eleven Stores:  "ICE targets 7 Eleven stores for immigration violations" -- Including NJ.
Beer:  "Country's best beer is from NJ, says top beer magazine"
Marijuana:  "Two NJ towns announce they want weed sales"
NJ Transit:  "Purge of senior staffers under way at NJ Transit"
Rahway:  "Cursed seat? After back-to-back mayors resign suddenly, 3rd takes office"
South Plainfield --
Violent Crime:  "Town with highest violent crime rate in each county"


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[OLDDOC]  Olddoc has two posts: about Muhlenberg development and Oprah for president. (1/10/18)

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

[Councilor STORCH]  On illegal conversions of residential buildings. (10/15/17)

[Councilor WILLIAMS]   Councilor Williams wishes all a Happy New Year, notes new beginnings. (1/01/18)

[DAVID]  After nearly a 4-month hiatus, David is back with 'Part-time mayor, full-time salary'. (12/03/17)

[JACKIE]  The Amazing Race 30: January 10 blog party. (1/10/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Rebecca celebrates the New Year, and reclaiming her time. (1/01/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Plainfield defeats East Pramge om overtime. (1/09/18)

[Anonymous Gadfly] Inaugural blog post.

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, January 10, 2018

Dawn Patrol: Early morning doctor's appointment



 
Taking a day off -- early doctor's appointment. See you tomorrow. -- Dan


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