C L I P S

Where Plainfield turns for news.

Monday, September 1, 2014

Olddoc on the Council's Tuesday agenda.. Bernice looks back at newsroom life.. Rebecca on the Council's rules of order (and their violation).. Jackie: BB16 live feeds overnight.. David notes Nelson Hernandez has been found..


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
NEWS --

Weapons:  "Plainfield man arrested, was carrying assault rifle in middle of street"

South Plainfield:  "Labor Day parade steps off at 10 AM"

Bridgegate --
Sen. Booker:  "Enviromnental groups endorse Booker"
Sen. Menendez:  "In Ukraine, he urges Obama to take tough stance on Russia"
Careers:  "Five growing jobs that don't need college degrees"
Media:  "Relevant Radio, a Catholic network, comes to Newark, NYC"
Poverty:  "NJ study: Families earning $64K are 'poor'" -- Courier | Ledger |

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE] looks back at newsroom life.

[OLDDOC] on the Council's Tuesday agenda.

[Councilor WILLIAMS] on the Council's rules of order (and their violation).

[DAVID] notes Nelson Hernandez has been found.

[JACKIE]  BB16 live feeds overnight (and don't miss the 'Brickhenge' photo from Sunday).



Sunday, August 31, 2014

Olddoc on Council agenda: Veto override, Proctor residencywaiver.. Bernice: Council plans veto override, more.. David reports missing protester found, Sunday rally canceled.. Rebecca offers two clips of Bllacks in 1890s films.. Jackie: Week in review plus pix..


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
NEWS --

Murder No. 2:  "Arrest in Evona Avenue murder over dice game" -- Courier | Ledger |

Policing:  "Law professor's Op-Ed on police accountability" -- Arresting and problematic.
Public Buildings:  "Helmetta may ban photos in public buildings" -- After cop caught defaming Obama.
South Plainfield:  "Boro will host 57th annual Labor Day Parade"

2016 Presidential Race:  "Kochs' network wrestles with expectations for presidential primaries"
Red-light Cams:  "One of two companies allegedly bribed NJ officials"

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE] Council plans veto override, plus scavenging, crocheting and Mantises.

[OLDDOC] on Council agenda: Veto override, Proctor residencywaiver.

[DAVID] reports missing protester found, Sunday rally canceled.

[JACKIE] Week in review plus pix.

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger] offers two clips of Bllacks in 1890s films.



Friday, August 29, 2014

Olddoc offers a world potpourri.. Bernice: Is Jerry backing Michelson against Rebecca?.. David notes anti-violence protester has gone missing.. Jackie: BB16 live feeds overnight..


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
NEWS --

Anti-Violence:  "With weekly protests, Plainfield residents hope to stop violence"
Drugs:  "Plainfield man pleads guilty to drug, weapons charges"

Bayaonne:  "Mayor blames lack of teachers contract on 'ego of union president'"
Beach Plum Festival:  "Beach Plums an underappreciated Shore gem"
Franklin:  "Homeowner indicted for Sandy-elated insurance fraud"
Newark:  "Baraka taps Rutgers alum to head Brick City Dev Corp"
North Plainfield:  "Police respond to speed complaints"
Solar Power:  "Solar energy project in 3 counties on hold over financial difficulties" -- Courier | Ledger |
South Plainfield:  "Drowned teen was varsity HS wrestler"
Westfield:  "Massage owner charged with prostitution" -- In Westfield? How tasteless!

Gov. Christie --
American Workforce:  "Underpaid, overworked, stressed, says Rutgers study"
Transportation:  "With closed Mercer bridge as backdrop, Sweeney calls for trust fund replenishment"
OSHA:  "NJ firm fined $52K for construction safety violations"

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE] Is Jerry backing Michelson against Rebecca?.

[OLDDOC] offers a world potpourri.

[DAVID] anti-violence protester has gone missing.

[JACKIE] BB16 live feeds overnight.



Thursday, August 28, 2014

Olddoc: Assyrians, Chaldeans and college sports.. Bernice on overcoming violence.. David notes Plainfield peace protester has gone missing.. Rebecca honors William Greaves, pioneer of modern Black film.. Jackie: BB16 live feeds overnight plus Power of the Veto show..


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
NEWS --

French School of Music:  "Plainfield institution is at crossroads"
Vacant Homes:  "Town approves ordinance targeting vacant, abandoned homes"
Food Recall:  "NJ company recalls chicken cutlets over listeria concerns"

Jersey City:  "$6M in tax credits for firm to move one floor up in same building" -- Hmmmm.
Newark:  "Could NJ's largest city see mass unrest again?"
Scotch Plains:  "Shackamaxon begins construction of pool complex"
Trenton:  "Wells Fargo distributes $1.1M in grants"

Bridgegate --
Politics:  "Four North Jersey county Dem organizations come together"

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE] on overcoming violence.

[OLDDOC]  Assyrians, Chaldeans and college sports.

[DAVID] notes Plainfield peace protester has gone missing.

[JACKIE]  BB16 live feeds overnight plus Power of the Veto show.

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger] honors William Greaves, pioneer of modern Black film.



Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Olddoc on healthcare costs and Deuteronomy on justice.. Bernice: St. Mary's wants LED sign; Preservation rules unheeded.. Rebecca celebrates Williams Greaves, pioneer of modern Black film.. Jackie: BB16 live feeds overnight..


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
NEWS --

House Tour:  "Netherwood Heights house tour set for Sept. 14"
Fire:  "Early morning fire guts Meat City" -- Courier | Ledger | TAP |
McGreevey:  "Former governor wants to recruit police to keep addicts, mentally ill out of jail"
Union County College:  "UCC and Kean U. awarded $3.25M Title V grant"

Air Travel:  "Flight from Newark diverted after fight erupts over legroom"
Jersey City:  "Arts students spend summer painting murals"
Newark:  "Suit says watershed agency was run as 'Mafie-style' racketeering enterprise"
North Plainfield:  "Freshmen to get iPads and mentors at HS orientation"
Nursing Homes:  "DIocese of Camden to sell nursing homes as Medicaid reimbursements fall"
Scotch Plains-Fanwood:  "Raiders coach defends challenge of Rashan Gary transfer"
Trenton:  "Council sets public referendum on paid sick leave"
Union County:  "Mayors, other officials accept the ALS ice bucket challenge"

Red Light Cams:  "Lawmakers debate renewal of expiring red-light cam law"

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE] St. Mary's wants LED sign; Preservation rules unheeded.

[OLDDOC] on healthcare costs and Deuteronomy on justice.

[JACKIE] BB16 live feeds overnight.

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger] celebrates Williams Greaves, pioneer of modern Black film.