C L I P S

Where Plainfield turns for news.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Olddoc not pleased with production values of Council DVR, more..


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
  • "School Board meeting" -- check back.
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 --

Arts Center:  "French School of Music facilitates community meeting on a Plainfield Arts Center"
Black History Month:  "'Black History in Plainfield' photos on display at Freeholder Gallery"
Fire Division:  "Plainfield puts Truck 3 in service"
Steve Gallon:  "Sharp debate over Miami-Dade schools' alternative to suspension program"
Plainfield High:  "Immigration workshop for undocumented students to be held at PHS"
Plainfield Symphony:  "PSO presents 'Orchestral Families' on March 11"

Refugees:  "'Refugees Welcome' banner unfurled at Statue of Liberty"

Trump World --
Immigration --
Obamacare:  "Repeal would affect 1M jerseyans, saddle state with $4B annually"


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE]   Rush Holt: Scientists, take a stand.

[OLDDOC]   Olddoc not pleased with production values of Council DVR, more. (2/21/17)

[Mayor MAPP]  9th Annual MLK Potluck and Food Drive.

[Councilor STORCH] New development ordinances come to Council. (02/11//17)

[Council President WILLIAMS]  National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2017. (2/01/17)

[DAVID]  David posts pix of the Feb. 18 anti-violence walk. (02/20/16)

[JACKIE]  Jackie's week in review captures some mysterious tunnel tile art. (2/19/17)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Vision Board Workshop this Saturday. (2/01/2017)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]   Plainfield holds off Roselle's late rally to advance in UCIAC tourney..  (2/15/17).

[Anonymous Gadfly]  State of confusion. (2/18/17)

FACEBOOK PAGES:  City of Plainfield | Plainfield Buzz | Plainfield Community Connect | PHS Educational Community | Queen City Pride |

**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, February 20, 2017

Bernice: Rush Holt: Scientists, take a stand.. Olddoc reads up on some archaeology, catches Council on PCTV and critiques its station calendar.. David posts pix of the Feb. 18 anti-violence walk..


[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 --

Drugs, Guns:  "Plainfield cops seize 2 pounds of pot candy, guns in arrests of four"
Water Theft:  "Plainfield duo charged with stealing water from hydrant" -- Ledger | TAPinto |

EWR:  "Port Authority reportedly mulling $4 surcharge on air fares"
Hopewell Twp.:  "School apologizes for fried chicken for Plack History Month" -- Well, it's a little more complicated.
Kenilworth:  "Girl who sued to get on Catholic school's boys basketball team scores in debut"
Newark --
Pets:  "NJ pets in need, Feb. 20"

Trump World --
Obituary --

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE]   Rush Holt: Scientists, take a stand.

[OLDDOC]   Olddoc reads up on some archaeology, catches Council on PCTV and critiques its station calendar. (2/20/17)

[Mayor MAPP]  9th Annual MLK Potluck and Food Drive.

[Councilor STORCH] New development ordinances come to Council. (02/11//17)

[Council President WILLIAMS]  National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2017. (2/01/17)

[DAVID]  David posts pix of the Feb. 18 anti-violence walk. (02/20/16)

[JACKIE]  Jackie's week in review captures some mysterious tunnel tile art. (2/19/17)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Vision Board Workshop this Saturday. (2/01/2017)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]   Plainfield holds off Roselle's late rally to advance in UCIAC tourney..  (2/15/17).

[Anonymous Gadfly]  State of confusion. (2/18/17)

FACEBOOK PAGES:  City of Plainfield | Plainfield Buzz | Plainfield Community Connect | PHS Educational Community | Queen City Pride |

**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



Bernice: Candidate update... so far.. Jackie's week in review captures some mysterious tunnel tile art.. Anonymous Gadfly: State of confusion..


[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 --

Closed for Presidents Day:  Schools, City Hall, Library, PMUA, banks and US Post Offices.

Boys Basketball --
"Roselle Catholic at Plainfield"  (Thursday)
"Timothy Christian at Plainfield" (Saturday)
Fire:  "Saturday night fire breaks out at Putnam and Webster"
Mayor Mapp:  "Mapp on the UEZ and 'A Day Without Immigrants'"
Poetry Out Loud:  "PAAAS student Arianna Diaz wins slot to compete in state finals"
Obituary:  "Elizabeth Warrington DuVal, longtime Muhlenberg nurse"

Business:  "Made in Jersey: S&H Green Stamps: Jerseyans were stuck on them"
EWR:  "Why Newark International ranks highest nationwide for departure delays"
Food:  "Deli that invented NJ's Sloppy Joe turns 90"
Immigrants:  "Bloomfield mayor: Police shouldn't do the job of ICE"
Newark --
Real Estate:  "A look at NJ's struggling foreclosure market in 19 charts and graphs"

Trump World --


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE]   Candidate update... so far.

[OLDDOC]    A post 'so you know I'm alive' covers customer services issues we all have faced and TrumpWorld. (2/18/17)

[Mayor MAPP]  9th Annual MLK Potluck and Food Drive.

[Councilor STORCH] New development ordinances come to Council. (02/11//17)

[Council President WILLIAMS]  National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2017. (2/01/17)

[DAVID]  Rev. Tracey Brown to host Thursday evening conversation. (01/19/16)

[JACKIE]  Jackie's week in review captures some mysterious tunnel tile art. (2/19/17)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Vision Board Workshop this Saturday. (2/01/2017)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]   Plainfield holds off Roselle's late rally to advance in UCIAC tourney..  (2/15/17).

[Anonymous Gadfly]  State of confusion. (2/18/17)
FACEBOOK PAGES:  City of Plainfield | Plainfield Buzz | Plainfield Community Connect | PHS Educational Community | Queen City Pride |

**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, February 18, 2017

Bernice: News from the PMUA.. Olddoc: A post 'so you know I'm alive' covers customer services issues we all have faced and TrumpWorld.. Be on the lookout for Jackie's week in review..


[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 --

Wrestling:  "Plainfield sends 13 to District 13 Tournament in Scotch Plains"
Michael Popper Memorial:  "Jenn plans to walk 450 miles of East Coast Greenway in husband's memory" -- And to raise funds for it.
United Way:  "United Way of Greater Union County launches campaign to find Rising Star"
Wardlaw-Hartridge:  "W-H students celebrate World Languages Week"
PA Bus Terminal:  "Murphy vows to fight Cuomo for more bus terminal funding"

Airbnb: "Airbnb booms, generating $50M for NJ renters in 2016"
CYO Basketball:  "Cardinal says removal of girls from team was 'unfair'"
Horizon:  "Horizon fined $1.1M for not protecting customer's information"
Kenilworth:  "Girl can play on boys' team, judge rules in change of mind"
Lead Poisoning:  "NJ child lead law massively underfunded"
Newark:  "Why is the FBI questioning Syrian refugees in Newark?"
North Plainfield:  "NYC man arrested in boro with $80K in cocaine"
Pet Welfare:  "#lastbestdays Rescuers mourn Zeke, NJ dog saved from puddle"
Roseland:  "Pol's racist, vulgar texts made public as infighting boils over"
Trenton:  "Old Trenton Times building gets new life as charter school"
Yahoo Email:  "Hackers may have accessed your Yahoo email without a password"

Trump World --
Gov. Christie:  "Christie boasts about Port Authority capital plan, blasts a familiar foe"
Rep. Lance:  "Anger, frustration develop over Lance's upcoming town hall meetings"
Obamacare:  "Keep, don't replace, Obamacare, Rep.  Payne is told"
Property Taxes:  "7 reasons why NJ's property taxes are highest in nation again"

Obituary:  "Norma McCorvey, the Roe of Roe v. Wade" -- NPR | NBC | CNN | WashPost | Politico |


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE]   News from the PMUA.

[OLDDOC]    A post 'so you know I'm alive' covers customer services issues we all have faced and TrumpWorld. (2/18/17)

[Mayor MAPP]  9th Annual MLK Potluck and Food Drive.

[Councilor STORCH] New development ordinances come to Council. (02/11//17)

[Council President WILLIAMS]  National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2017. (2/01/17)

[DAVID]  Rev. Tracey Brown to host Thursday evening conversation. (01/19/16)

[JACKIE]  Be on the lookout for Jackie's week in review. (2/12/17)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Vision Board Workshop this Saturday. (2/01/2017)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]   Plainfield holds off Roselle's late rally to advance in UCIAC tourney..  (2/15/17).

[Anonymous Gadfly]  The Children. (2/5/17)

FACEBOOK PAGES:  City of Plainfield | Plainfield Buzz | Plainfield Community Connect | PHS Educational Community | Queen City Pride |

**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



Friday, February 17, 2017

Plainfield Today: 'Tuskegee Airmen' at Crescent Church today.. 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, February 18; you're on your own with the bloggers. See you Sunday.


[LEDGER] - [COURIER] - [TAPinto]


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE]   Immigrants rally at City Hall.

[OLDDOC]    Olddoc surveys several Trump issues, wonders about Blackdog's views. (2/15/17)

[Mayor MAPP]  9th Annual MLK Potluck and Food Drive.

[Councilor STORCH] New development ordinances come to Council. (02/11//17)

[Council President WILLIAMS]  National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2017. (2/01/17)

[DAVID]  ev. Tracey Brown to host Thursday evening conversation. (01/19/16)

[JACKIE]  Jackie's week in review captures a jazzy utility box. (2/12/17)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Vision Board Workshop this Saturday. (2/01/2017)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]   Plainfield holds off Roselle's late rally to advance in UCIAC tourney..  (2/15/17).

[Anonymous Gadfly]  The Children. (2/5/17)

FACEBOOK PAGES:  City of Plainfield | Plainfield Buzz | Plainfield Community Connect | PHS Educational Community | Queen City Pride |



'A Day Without Immigrants' observed in Plainfield.. Bernice: Immigrants rally at City Hall..


[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. Green:  "Assemblyman Green joins with housing advocates to announce housing opportunities coming to Union County"
Boys Basketball:  "Plainfield at Scotch Plains-Fanwood, 2nd round UC Tournament"
Black History Month:  "Tuskegee Airmen screening with special guest at Crescent Church Feb. 18"
Product Recall:  "676,000 Britax baby strollers recalled after 26 reported injuries"

Immigrants --
North Plainfield:  "Black History Month event planned for Feb. 19"
Port Authority:  "PA approves plan to build bus terminal, PATH extension" -- PoliticoNJ | Ledger |
Rutgers:  "RU fashion police boot students from job fair for wrong color suits"

Trump World --
Bridgegate --
FBI:  "Two NJ Congressmen want answers on FBI call to refugees"
Walk to Washington --

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE]   PMUA reorg, Planning Board Thursday; City's 1988 taxi ordinance needs review.

[OLDDOC]    Olddoc surveys several Trump issues, wonders about Blackdog's views. (2/15/17)

[Mayor MAPP]  9th Annual MLK Potluck and Food Drive.

[Councilor STORCH] New development ordinances come to Council. (02/11//17)

[Council President WILLIAMS]  National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2017. (2/01/17)

[DAVID]  ev. Tracey Brown to host Thursday evening conversation. (01/19/16)

[JACKIE]  Jackie's week in review captures a jazzy utility box. (2/12/17)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Vision Board Workshop this Saturday. (2/01/2017)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]   Plainfield holds off Roselle's late rally to advance in UCIAC tourney..  (2/15/17).

[Anonymous Gadfly]  The Children. (2/5/17)

FACEBOOK PAGES:  City of Plainfield | Plainfield Buzz | Plainfield Community Connect | PHS Educational Community | Queen City Pride |

**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, February 16, 2017

Bernice: PMUA reorg, Planning Board Thursday.. City's 1988 taxi ordinance needs review.. Olddoc surveys several Trump issues, wonders about Blackdog's views.. Noel: Plainfield holds off Roselle's late rally to advance in UCIAC tourney..


[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 --

A Day Without Immigrants:  "NJ restaurant workers prepare for a day of anti-Trump protests" -- Ledger | Courier -- Will there be a protest in Plainfield?
Board of Ed:  "Plainfield BOE invites public to its annual retreat" -- Friday evening and Saturday.
Business:  "Shoe Soul Society puts its best foot forward"
EZ Ride:  "EZ Ride gets grant to encourage fresh produce and healthy snacks at Plainfield corner stores"
Immigrants:  "Plainfield vows to protect unauthorized immigrants from raids"
PHS:  "PHS Teen Parenting program gets Valentine gift of books, pajamas"
PMUA:  "NJ Comptroller's  audit of PMUA released"

Coed Basketball:  "Cardinal Tobin reverses CYO coed hoops ban immediately"
PSE&G:  "PSE&G gets approval for $740M in infrastructure upgrades"
Sanctuary Cities:  "Millburn a sanctuary city?"

Trump World --
Gov.Christie:  "Christie signs bill limiting painkiller prescriptions to five days"
Rep. Lance:  "Protesters persist in rallies outside GOP lawmaker's office"
Sen. Menendez:  "Prosecutors fighting Menendez bid to throw out corruption case"
Bail Reform:  "Opponents lose first challenge to overhaul enacted by Christie"
Walk-to-Washington:  "Newcomer Cardinal Tobin will mingle with political elite"


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE]   PMUA reorg, Planning Board Thursday; City's 1988 taxi ordinance needs review.

[OLDDOC]    Olddoc surveys several Trump issues, wonders about Blackdog's views. (2/15/17)

[Mayor MAPP]  9th Annual MLK Potluck and Food Drive.

[Councilor STORCH] New development ordinances come to Council. (02/11//17)

[Council President WILLIAMS]  National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2017. (2/01/17)

[DAVID]  ev. Tracey Brown to host Thursday evening conversation. (01/19/16)

[JACKIE]  Jackie's week in review captures a jazzy utility box. (2/12/17)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Vision Board Workshop this Saturday. (2/01/2017)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]   Plainfield holds off Roselle's late rally to advance in UCIAC tourney..  (2/15/17).

[Anonymous Gadfly]  The Children. (2/5/17)

FACEBOOK PAGES:  City of Plainfield | Plainfield Buzz | Plainfield Community Connect | PHS Educational Community | Queen City Pride |

**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



Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Bernice has no Council post but sends a Valentine's Day message.. Noel: Linden's 14-game winning streak interrupted by #3 nationally-ranked Montverde (Fla.)..


[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 --

Black History Month:  "Library continues observance with Lego event Thursday" -- Ages 5 and up.
City Council:  "PIainfield repeals pay-to-play campaign law"
Book:  "County Clerk Rajoppi pens third book, chronicles women surviving the Civil War"
Auto Recall:  "Mazda recalls 174K cars over faulty seat adjustment links"

Refugees:  "Refugees rattled by FBI calls 'to build trust'"
Rutgers:  "White supremacist group's poster found on RU canpus"

Trump World --
Congress:  "NJ Muslims, feeling persecuted tell Congressional delegation "enough is enough""
ELEC:  "Sweeney: Expect watchdog agency's seats filled by mid-March"


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE]   Bernice has no Council post but sends a Valentine's Day message.

[OLDDOC]   Olddoc misses Council; summarizes Flynn imbroglio. (2/13/17)

[Mayor MAPP]  9th Annual MLK Potluck and Food Drive.

[Councilor STORCH] New development ordinances come to Council. (02/11//17)

[Council President WILLIAMS]  National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2017. (2/01/17)

[DAVID]  ev. Tracey Brown to host Thursday evening conversation. (01/19/16)

[JACKIE]  Jackie's week in review captures a jazzy utility box. (2/12/17)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Vision Board Workshop this Saturday. (2/01/2017)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]   Linden's 14-game winning streak interrupted by #3 nationally-ranked Montverde (Fla.).  (2/14/17).

[Anonymous Gadfly]  The Children. (2/5/17)

FACEBOOK PAGES:  City of Plainfield | Plainfield Buzz | Plainfield Community Connect | PHS Educational Community | Queen City Pride |

**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



Bernice: Taxi ordinance up for first reading.. Olddoc misses Council; summarizes Flynn imbroglio.. Councilor Storch: New development ordinances come to Council..


[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:  "Plainfield at Linden, Prime Time Shootout"
Schools:  "PAAAS student Arianna Diaz wins poetry competition"
Valentine's Day:  "Six inexpensive things to do in Plainfield this Valentine's Day"

Immigrants:  "Madison votes to be a 'welcoming community' to immigrants"

Trump World --
2017 Guv Race --
NJ Schools:  "Bullying down, violence up in NJ schools" -- Ledger | NJSpot |
Public Records:  "Bill to restrict OPRA in NJ advances, draws criticism"
Sanctuary Cities:  "NJ Dems say state should pay to protect sanctuary cities from Trump"




RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE]   Taxi ordinance up for first reading.

[OLDDOC]   Olddoc misses Council; summarizes Flynn imbroglio. (2/13/17)

[Mayor MAPP]  9th Annual MLK Potluck and Food Drive.

[Councilor STORCH] New development ordinances come to Council. (02/11//17)

[Council President WILLIAMS]  National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2017. (2/01/17)

[DAVID]  ev. Tracey Brown to host Thursday evening conversation. (01/19/16)

[JACKIE]  Jackie's week in review captures a jazzy utility box. (2/12/17)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Vision Board Workshop this Saturday. (2/01/2017)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]    Hot shooting leads the Patrick School over Plainfield.  (2/11/17).

[Anonymous Gadfly]  The Children. (2/5/17)

FACEBOOK PAGES:  City of Plainfield | Plainfield Buzz | Plainfield Community Connect | PHS Educational Community | Queen City Pride |

**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, February 12, 2017

Bernice: City Council meetings for the rest of the year.. Olddoc reviews Monday's Council agenda (with comments) and Trump hijinx of the past few days.. Jackie's week in review captures a jazzy utility box..


[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 announces Plainfield Promise initiative"
Queen City Baseball League:  "Register for baseball and softball pre-season clinics"
Boys Basketball:  "Union County Tournament: Plainfield defeats Roselle in first round"
Career Opportunities:  "State Police accepting job applications"
Product Recall:  "Sargento cheese recalled over potential Listeria contamination"

Animal Welfare:  "Sen. Menendez joins groups protesting removal of USDA info from website"
Coed Basketball:  "Coed CYO team defies archdiocese's order to kick girls out, forfeits season"
Elizabethport:  "3 containers loaded with cars knocked into Newark Bay"
Grammies:  "24 Grammy winners with ties to NJ"
Wedding Cancelled:  "$325K wedding cancelled after rehearsal dinner brawl-- Each family suing the other.

Trump World --
Public Records:  "Christie acts to clear names of NJ defendants found not guilty"


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[BERNICE]   City Council meetings for the rest of the year.

[OLDDOC]   reviews Monday's Council agenda (with comments) and Trump hijinx of the past few days. (2/11/17)

[Mayor MAPP]  9th Annual MLK Potluck and Food Drive.

[Councilor STORCH] A report on Plainfield development]  . (01/14//17)

[Council President WILLIAMS]  National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2017. (2/01/17)

[DAVID]  ev. Tracey Brown to host Thursday evening conversation. (01/19/16)

[JACKIE]  Jackie's week in review captures a jazzy utility box. (2/12/17)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Vision Board Workshop this Saturday. (2/01/2017)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]    Hot shooting leads the Patrick School over Plainfield.  (2/11/17).

[Anonymous Gadfly]  The Children. (2/5/17)

FACEBOOK PAGES:  City of Plainfield | Plainfield Buzz | Plainfield Community Connect | PHS Educational Community | Queen City Pride |

**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