C L I P S

Where Plainfield turns for news.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Bernice: blogging will be delayed -- check back later.. Olddoc on NH Tuesday.. Council President Storch: Development: Looking into the future.. Councilor Williams: Letters of interest from Dem candidates due Wednesday.. Jackie: The Amazing Race blog pool opens!.. Plainfield Latino: IDs en Plainfield y Como se Obtienen..


[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 --

2015 Murder:  "Plainfield man indicted in New Year's Day murder" -- Courier | Ledger |
Air Travel:  "How long will NJ driver licenses be accepted at airports?"

East Brunswick:  "New mayor sworn in" -- How vacancies are replaced in partisan election towns.

Christie for President --
Pres. Obama:  "Obama signs international Megan's Law"
Bullying:  "NJ's anti-bullying law draws fresh scrutiny"
El Salvador:  "Extradition in Jesuit priest killings could lead to more arrests"
Immigration:  "NJ Spotlight's year-long study of immigration in NJ"
Legislature --
Medical Marijuana:  "Facebook restores two NJ pages, without pics or prices"
NJ Colleges --

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE]  blogging will be delayed -- check back later.

[OLDDOC]  on NH Tuesday. (2/08/16)

[Mayor MAPP]  announces the changed State of the City information. (1/20/16)

[Councilor STORCH]  Development in Plainfield: Looking into the future. (2/07/16)

[Councilor WILLIAMS]  Letters of interest for Council seats due Feb. 10. (2/01/16)

[DAVID]  maps city's new 4-way stops. (2/06/16)

[JACKIE]   The Amazing Race blog pool opens!. (2/08/16)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Latino Action Network Conference. (2/02/2016)

[PLAINFIELD LATINO]  IDs en Plainfield y Como se Obtienen. (2/08/16)

[NOEL at PALS]  Patrick School defeats Plainfield. (2/07/16).



Monday, February 8, 2016

Bernice sends Lunar New Year wishes; notes Council to vote on paid sick leave ordinance.. Olddoc notes 24 hours in a day, most come at wrong time.. Noel at PALS: Patrick School defeats 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:  "Point Pleasant Beach at Plainfield"
Girls Basketball:  "Union at Plainfield"
Obituary:  "Frank Pallone, father of Congressman Pallone" -- Obituary here.
Weather:  "Two storms could bring rain, snow to NJ this week"
Super Bowl 50:  "Broncos beat Panthers, 24-10"

Cuba:  "NJ Jewish Federation delegation visits Cuban Jews"
'Knockout' Assault:  "Teen in Paterson 'knockout' assault to surrender" -- A new 'game'.
Pets: "NJ pets in need, Feb. 8"
Piscataway:  "Court rules against township schools in dispute over charter-school tuition"

Christie for President --
2016 Candidates --
Bridgegate --
Chamber Train Trip:  "Christie to miss this year's schmooze cruise" --The Auditor.
Congress:  "Dem, ex-White House speech writer to contest Rep. Scott Garrett"


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE]  sends Lunar New Year wishes; notes Council to vote on paid sick leave ordinance.

[OLDDOC]  notes 24 hours in a day, most come at wrong time. (2/07/16)

[Mayor MAPP]  announces the changed State of the City information. (1/20/16)

[Councilor STORCH]  on the annual homeless count in Union County. (1/27/16) -- He's the new Council President.

[Councilor WILLIAMS]  Letters of interest for Council seats due Feb. 10. (2/01/16)

[DAVID]  maps city's new 4-way stops. (2/06/16)

[JACKIE]   week in review captures snow fog in the rain. (2/07/16)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Latino Action Network Conference. (2/02/2016)

[PLAINFIELD LATINO]  Residents ask the Plainfields to clean up. (2/05/16)

[NOEL at PALS]  Patrick School defeats Plainfield. (2/07/16).



Sunday, February 7, 2016

Bernice: BOE nominating petitions available; 'In need' study sought for North Avenue.. Olddoc on City Council business, $290K in legal contracts, presidential candidates.. Councilor Williams: Council candidate letters of interested due by Wednesday.. Jackie's week in review captures snow fog in the rain.. David maps city's new 4-way stops..


[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 --

2016 State of the City:  "4 things to consider as Plainfield sheds its bad rap"
PHS Wrestling:  "Harry Frezza honored at Friday's match" -- New BOE member Emily Morgan makes the pix.
Plainfield Symphony:  "PSO to present free children's concert"
Girls Basketball:  "Summit over Plainfield"
2011 Murder:  "Edison man sentenced for Plainfield murder after argument at Kennedy Fried Chicken"
Burglaries:  "Plainfield man suspected in three-county burglaries" -- Courier | Ledger |
Praying Mantises:  "A friend and foe of city gardens" -- This one's for you,Bernice!

Beer:  "Good time was brewing at the Great Beer Expo"
Chinese New Year:  "Facts about Year of the Monkey"
Development:  "NJ town nears settlement with developer over discrimination suit"
Linden:  "Helicopter crashed during landing at Linden Airport"
Mars Candy:  "Mars to remove artificial colors form M&Ms, other candies"
Trenton --
Union:  "Big Indian food company fired workers for unionizing, feds say"
Westfield:  "Trader Joe's demolished after roof collapse"

GOP Debate --
Christie for President --
2016 Candidates --
Bridgegate --
Legislature --
Property Taxes --
Retirement:  "Garden State residents look to retire elsewhere"

Orthodox-Catholic rapprochement:  "Pope Francis to meet head of Russian Orthodox Church"
Obituary:  "Maurice White, founder and leader of Earth, Wind and Fire"


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE] BOE nominating petitions available; 'In need' study sought for North Avenue.

[OLDDOC]  on City Council business, $290K in legal contracts, presidential candidates. (2/06/16)

[Mayor MAPP]  announces the changed State of the City information. (1/20/16)

[Councilor STORCH]  on the annual homeless count in Union County. (1/27/16) -- He's the new Council President.

[Councilor WILLIAMS]  Letters of interest for Council seats due Feb. 10. (2/01/16)

[DAVID]  maps city's new 4-way stops. (2/06/16)

[JACKIE]   week in review captures snow fog in the rain. (2/07/16)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Latino Action Network Conference. (2/02/2016)

[PLAINFIELD LATINO]  Residents ask the Plainfields to clean up. (2/05/16)

[NOEL at PALS]  Stevens lead Plainfield to overtake Montclair. (2/02/16).



Saturday, February 6, 2016

No CLIPS Saturday; you're on your own with the bloggers. See you Sunday -- Dan


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
  • "See you Sunday" -- 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, February 6; you're on your own with the bloggers. See you Sunday.


[LEDGER] - [COURIER]


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE] on State of City: Mapp says 2016 a 'breakthrough year'.

[OLDDOC]  on Hillary and Sanders town hall. (2/04/16)

[Mayor MAPP]  announces the changed State of the City information. (1/20/16)

[Councilor STORCH]  on the annual homeless count in Union County. (1/27/16) -- He's the new Council President.

[Councilor WILLIAMS]  Letters of interest for Council seats due Feb. 10. (2/01/16)

[DAVID]  catches an aerial view of Plainfield 2016. (2/04/16)

[JACKIE]   Survivor, meeting the cast (Part Three). (2/04/16)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Latino Action Network Conference. (2/02/2016)

[PLAINFIELD LATINO]  Residents ask the Plainfields to clean up. (2/05/16)

[NOEL at PALS]  Stevens lead Plainfield to overtake Montclair. (2/02/16).



Friday, February 5, 2016

Bernice on State of City: Mapp says 2016 a 'breakthrough year'.. Olddoc on Hillary and Sanders town hall.. Jackie: Survivor, meeting the cast (Part Three).. Plainfield Latino: Residents ask the Plainfields to clean up..


[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 --

PHS:  "Plainfield wrestling program to honor Harry Frezza"
Plainfield Area Humane Society:  "Playful dog lost his home"
Asm Jerry Green:  "Green and Lesniak float bill to increase affordable housing" -- NJSpot | Ledger |
Union County Graduation Rates:  "See how Plainfield compares"
NJ Transit:  "Rail strike inches closer as both sides fail to reach deal"
Product Recall:  "Portable heaters sold at Bed, Bath & Beyond recalled for fire risk"
SS United States:  "'America's flagship' will sail the seas again, new owner says"

City Cars:  "Atlantic City bars councilors from using city cars"
Cookware:  "Chinese factories rife with abuse and low pay" -- Making for Macy's, Walmart, Idea.
Newark --
Prayer at Public Meetings:  "Phoenix opts for silence over public prayer"
Westfield:  "Trader Joe's set to be town down Friday"

Christie for President --
2016 Candidates --
Christie Cabinet:  "Hoffman stepping down as AG" -- PolNJ | Ledger | NYTimes |
Legislature:  "Lawmakers act to prevent homelessness for 3K who lost aid"
Obamacare:  "Number of people covered in NJ is increasing"


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE] on State of City: Mapp says 2016 a 'breakthrough year'.

[OLDDOC]  on Hillary and Sanders town hall. (2/04/16)

[Mayor MAPP]  announces the changed State of the City information. (1/20/16)

[Councilor STORCH]  on the annual homeless count in Union County. (1/27/16) -- He's the new Council President.

[Councilor WILLIAMS]  Letters of interest for Council seats due Feb. 10. (2/01/16)

[DAVID]  catches an aerial view of Plainfield 2016. (2/04/16)

[JACKIE]   Survivor, meeting the cast (Part Three). (2/04/16)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Latino Action Network Conference. (2/02/2016)

[PLAINFIELD LATINO]  Residents ask the Plainfields to clean up. (2/05/16)

[NOEL at PALS]  Stevens lead Plainfield to overtake Montclair. (2/02/16).



Thursday, February 4, 2016

Bernice: Paid sick leave ordinance up for vote; Council seeks retreat; Snow smoke?.. Councilor Williams: Letters of interest for Council seats due Feb. 10.. David catches an aerial view of 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 --

2013 Murder:  "Plainfield man killed mother with dumbbell, jury rules" -- Courier | Ledger |
High School Graduation Rates:  "See your school's graduation rate" -- NJSpot | Ledger |
PARCC Tests --
Weather:  "East Coast may get storms next week"

Black Culture:  "From 'Shaft' to 'Fat Albert",  duo preserves 70s Black pop culture"
Flemington:  "Consultants recommend BID board be dissolved, replaced"
Liberty State Park:  "Star Wars party set"
South Plainfield:  "Library officially reopens"
Waitressing:  "At 90, NJ waitress has no plans to retire soon"

2016 Candidates --
Bridgegate --
Air Traffic Control:  "Should a private corporation be in charge?"
First Amendment:  "Offensive trademarks and the First Amendment"
Islam --
Marijuana Wax:  "7 things you may not know about this potent drug"
Medical Marijuana:  "Facebook shuts down medical marijuana pages in NJ"
Transportation Trust Fund:  "Depleted fund creates fiscal crisis for towns"
Tyler Clementi Case:  "NJ Supremes ruling casts shadow on Tyler Clementi convictions"
Zika Virus:  "Virus now found in Jamaica, CDC expands travel warning"


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE]  Paid sick leave ordinance up for vote; Council seeks retreat; Snow smoke?.

[OLDDOC]  More on Council session; Iowa caucuses impact. (2/02/16)

[Mayor MAPP]  announces the changed State of the City information. (1/20/16)

[Councilor STORCH]  on the annual homeless count in Union County. (1/27/16) -- He's the new Council President.

[Councilor WILLIAMS]  Letters of interest for Council seats due Feb. 10. (2/01/16)

[DAVID]  catches an aerial view of Plainfield 2016. (2/04/16)

[JACKIE]   Meeting the cast for Survivor: Kaoh Rong, Part 2. (2/01/16)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Latino Action Network Conference. (2/02/2016)

[PLAINFIELD LATINO]  Pastora Tracey Brown invita a registarse para votar. (2/02/16)

[NOEL at PALS]  Stevens lead Plainfield to overtake Montclair. (2/02/16).



Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Bernice on State of City address; Budget preparations; Lead hazards; Election season comments.. Olddoc: More on Council session; Iowa caucuses impact.. Noel at PALS: Stevens lead Plainfield to overtake Montclair..


[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 --

PARCC Tests --
Raritan Valley Coalition:  "Rail coalition launches video, petition to expand one-seat ride"
NJ Transit:  "NJT rail strike seen as likely"
Flooding:  "Nearly half of NJ under flood watch from melting snow"

Bonnie Brae School:  "Bonnie Brae marks 100 years of helping boys in trouble"
Linden:  "$3.4M verdict upheld in deaths of two workers from toxic fumes"
Newark:  "Director to unveil 45-day plan to cut crime"
North Plainfield:  "Robert Lake talks coaching career, goals"
Policing:  "Former cop gets $300K settlement in case over ticket to mayor's son"
Princeton:  "Sign welcoming Syrian refugees stolen from church, police say"
Rutgers:  "Why RU profs dislike system that tracks their work"
South Plainfield:  "Cruz NJ chairman makes appearance at Sherban's Diner"

Christie for President --
2016 Candidates --
NJ Politics:  "Winners & Losers, post-Iowa edition"
Gig Economy:  "Uber drivers and others take a stand"
Heroin Addiction:  "Obama to seek $1B for treatment of heroin addiction"
Sandy Aid:  "Is Christie or Obama to blame for NJ getting so little aid?"


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE]  on State of City address; Budget preparations; Lead hazards; Election season comments.

[OLDDOC]  More on Council session; Iowa caucuses impact. (2/02/16)

[Mayor MAPP]  announces the changed State of the City information. (1/20/16)

[Councilor STORCH]  on the annual homeless count in Union County. (1/27/16) -- He's the new Council President.

[Councilor WILLIAMS]  Letters of interest for Council seats due Feb. 10. (2/01/16)

[DAVID]  posts pix from Snowmageddon 2016. (1/23/16)

[JACKIE]   Meeting the cast for Survivor: Kaoh Rong, Part 2. (2/01/16)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Latino Action Network Conference. (2/02/2016)

[PLAINFIELD LATINO]  Pastora Tracey Brown invita a registarse para votar. (2/02/16)

[NOEL at PALS]  Stevens lead Plainfield to overtake Montclair. (2/02/16).