C L I P S

Where Plainfield turns for news.

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Public meeting on historic districts expansion.. Rebecca: Hannah Atkins Pool opens this weekend.. Jackie: Survivor: Ghost Pool season finale and reunion 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 --

2018 Elections:  "Plainfield's primary augurs November success"
Historic Districts:  "Public meeting set to discuss expansion of two historic districts"
Food Recall:  "Stop & Shop recalls frozen broccoli over listeria concerns"

Dildogate:  "Mountainside police chief reomves FB 'like' supporting suspended cop" -- Mountainside = Animal House?
Essex Dems:  "Sen. Ruiz hauls in $100K at Murphy-attended funder"
Linden:  "Armstead makes his case for re-election"
Medical Marijuana:  "Scotch Plains family moves to Colorado for medical pot"
Newark:  "DiIonno: Philip Roth, pride of -- and proud off -- Newark"
North Plainfield:  "Man wanted for stealing Cadillac in borough"
PSEG:  "PSEG hits the lottery: Nuclear, pipelines, renewable energy"
Slave Trafficking:  "Slave-trade ties latest twist in epic battle over historic house"
Support Dogs:  "NJ AG tells housing boards to roll over on support dog ban"

Episcopal Diocese of NJ:  "Presiding bishop to preach at funeral of Bishop Councell"
Gas Tax:  "Is NJ's gas tax about to be pumped up?"
Property Taxes:  "NJ move to save SALT deduction could be killed by Trump administration"
Public Records:  "NJ Supremes rule for plaintiff in sports memorabilia case"
Sports Betting:  "Sweeney calls on states to reject 'integrity fee'" -- NJPolitico | Ledger | -- Big sports, which opposed betting, now wants a cut.

Trump World --

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc on the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem.  (5/19/18)

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

[Councilor STORCH]  Storch endorses Linda Carter for LD22 Assembly seat. (05/09/18)

[Councilor WILLIAMS]   Councilor Williams: Moving forward with Linda Carter in LD22. (5/13/18)

[JACKIE]  Survivor: Ghost Pool seaon finale and reunion blog party. (5/23/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Notes Hannah Atkins Pool opens this weekend. (5/21/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Banner Boys takes the Friday Night Basketball League banner. (04/05/18).

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, May 23, 2018

$450K settlement by city is in the news.. Plainfield man shot to death.. Plainfield man charged in fatal hit-and-run flees country.. REbecca: Hannah Atkins pool opens this weekend..


[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 --

ASSEMBLYMAN JERRY GREEN's POSTS --
Fugitive:  "Plainfield man charged in fatal North Plainfield hit-and-run flees country" -- TAPinto | Courier | Ledger |
Lawsuit:  "Plainfield settles discrimination lawsuit with firefighter for $450K" -- Courier | WPIX |
Motor Vehicle Commission:  "MVC office in South Plainfield opened Monday"
Shooting:  "Plainfield man shot to death outside Elizabeth club" -- TAPinto | Courier |

Baby Names:  "The 35 most popular baby names in NJ in 2017"
Dildogate:  "Mountainside administrator showing support for suspended cop, dildo's owner"
Newark:  "Newark picks its own school superintendent for first time in 22 years"

Rep. Watson Coleman:  "Representative wouldn't remain silent after moment of silence for gun victims"
Pay Equity:  "How NJ's tough new law works"
Solar Energy:  "New drive to finance clean-energy projects with no upfront cost"

Obituary:  "Philip Roth, novelist who sets his stories in Newark" -- LedgerNYTimes | Politico |

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc on the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem.  (5/19/18)

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

[Councilor STORCH]  Storch endorses Linda Carter for LD22 Assembly seat. (05/09/18)

[Councilor WILLIAMS]   Councilor Williams: Moving forward with Linda Carter in LD22. (5/13/18)

[JACKIE]  Survivor: Ghost Pool May 16 blog party. (5/16/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Notes Hannah Atkins Pool opens this weekend. (5/21/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Banner Boys takes the Friday Night Basketball League banner. (04/05/18).

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, May 21, 2018

LWV sets candidate forum.. SSYC kicks off 50th Anniversary celebration with Alumni BBQ.. Rebecca Notes Hannah Atkins Pool opens this weekend..


[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 --

League of Women Voters:  "Plainfield LWV schedules candidate forum for May 30"
Second Street Youth Center:  "SSYC launches 50th anniversary with Alumni BBQ"
Segregated Schools:  "25 districts with fewest white students. Lawsuit says that's illegal" -- Note the makeup of Plainfield.
Week Ahead:  "The week ahead in Plainfield, May 21-27"
Obituary:  "Dorothy A. Henry, retired Plainfield educator" -- Memorial Friday, Crescent Avenue.

Affordable Housing:  "Decades after Mt. Laurel decision, NJ's housing affordability continues to deepen"
Dangerous Jobs:  "The 20 most dangerous jobs in NJ and why fatalities are rising"
Guns:  "NJ gun owners are right. We've got to fight illegal guns" -- Editorial, Ledger.
Linden:  "Councilman accuses mayor of assaulting him"
Met Museum:  "'Heavenly Bodies' ehibit lacks soul" -- In a nutshell.
Pets:  "Vintage photos of pets and animals in NJ"

Trump World --

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc on the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem.  (5/19/18)

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

[Councilor STORCH]  Storch endorses Linda Carter for LD22 Assembly seat. (05/09/18)

[Councilor WILLIAMS]   Councilor Williams: Moving forward with Linda Carter in LD22. (5/13/18)

[JACKIE]  Survivor: Ghost Pool May 16 blog party. (5/16/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Notes Hannah Atkins Pool opens this weekend. (5/21/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Banner Boys takes the Friday Night Basketball League banner. (04/05/18).

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, May 19, 2018

16-year sentence for attack on Plainfield cop upheld.. Dorothy Henry obituary.. Olddoc on the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem.. Rebecca: NJ State Bicycle Championship and Taste of Plainfield 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 --

Bike Race:  "NJ State Championship Bike Race returns to Plainfield"
Commuting:  "New Goethals Bridge opens to traffic Monday"
Crime:  "Court upholds 16-uear sentence for attack on Plainfield cop"
Royal Wedding --
Wardlaw-Hartridge:  "4th graders promote drug free NJ"
Water:  "NJ American Water hiking rates by 12 percent"
Week in Review:  "Plainfield week in review"
Obituary:  "Dorothy A. Henry, retired Plainfield educator"

Cord-Cutting:   "How to ditch cable and keep all your shows"
Dunellen:  "Former BOE prez Hainey gets 4 years probation in child porn case" -- InsiderNJ | Courier | Ledger |
Whitney Houston:  "New documentary sheds light on her death"
Mountainside --
Newark:  "The 4 school leaders who want to be Newark's next superintendent"
Racial Slur:  "Black athlete wants apology after being called Rosa Parks on bus at crew race"
School Bus Crash:  "Source: School bus driver attempted illegal U-turn"
Texas School Shooting:  "10 dead in Texas school shooting"

Gov. Murphy: "Murphy signs law expanding public worker union rights"
For-Profit Schools:  "We'll crack down if you don't, NJ AG tells Trump administration"
NJ Judges:  "Gov. Murphy grees to pay hikes for NJ judges"
Public Records:  "Yet another attempt to narrow NJ public records gets smacked down"
Sen. McCain:  "John McCain's last fight"

Trump World --

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc on the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem.  (5/19/18)

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

[Councilor STORCH]  Storch endorses Linda Carter for LD22 Assembly seat. (05/09/18)

[Councilor WILLIAMS]   Councilor Williams: Moving forward with Linda Carter in LD22. (5/13/18)

[JACKIE]  Survivor: Ghost Pool May 16 blog party. (5/16/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  NJ State Bicycle Championship and Taste of Plainfield Sunday. (5/17/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Banner Boys takes the Friday Night Basketball League banner. (04/05/18).

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



Plainfield Today: Fish Fry Friendraiser for Ashley Davis Saturday.. Bike Race and Taste of Plainfield Sunday.. 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, May 18; you're on your own with the bloggers. See you Sunday.


[LEDGER] - [COURIER] - [TAPinto]


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc posts a comment by Susan Lattimore Jackson, and finds someihing to like in a Tillerson speech.  (5/17/18)

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

[Councilor STORCH]  Storch endorses Linda Carter for LD22 Assembly seat. (05/09/18)

[Councilor WILLIAMS]   Councilor Williams: Moving forward with Linda Carter in LD22. (5/13/18)

[JACKIE]  Survivor: Ghost Pool May 16 blog party. (5/16/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  NJ State Bicycle Championship and Tste of Plainfield Sunday. (5/17/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Banner Boys takes the Friday Night Basketball League banner. (04/05/18).

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



Friday, May 18, 2018

Plainfield man surrenders after 6-hour standoff.. Rebecca: NJ State Bicycle Championship and Taste of Plainfield Sunday.. Olddoc posts a comment by Susan Lattimore Jackson, and finds someihing to like in a Tillerson speech..


[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 --

Plainfield Public Schools:  "Ceremony recognizes students across District"
Standoff:  "Barricaded man surrenders to Plainfield police after standoff" -- TAPinto | Courier | Ledger |

Hisotric Preservation:  "NJ's ten most endangered sites for 2018"
Mountainside:  "'Dildogate' lawsuit alleges harassment in police department" --  Text of lawsuit is here; video here.
Pets:  "Vintage photos of pets and animals in NJ"
Teacher Unions:  "Teachers resign as union heads after saying they'd 'bend the truth' about abuse"

2018 Dem Primary:  "Scutari makes case for Menendez at top of ticket"
Medical Marijuana:  "NJ dispensary prtners with John Boehner's firm"
NJ Bedget:  "Oliver defends Murphy flat funding for towns, raid on housing aid"
Schools:  "Social Justice group files suit to force NJ to integrate its schools" -- InsiderNJ | NJSpot |

Trump World --

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc posts a comment by Susan Lattimore Jackson, and finds someihing to like in a Tillerson speech.  (5/17/18)

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

[Councilor STORCH]  Storch endorses Linda Carter for LD22 Assembly seat. (05/09/18)

[Councilor WILLIAMS]   Councilor Williams: Moving forward with Linda Carter in LD22. (5/13/18)

[JACKIE]  Survivor: Ghost Pool May 16 blog party. (5/16/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  NJ State Bicycle Championship and Tste of Plainfield Sunday. (5/17/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Banner Boys takes the Friday Night Basketball League banner. (04/05/18).

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, May 17, 2018

Special Convention to fill Jerry Green vacancy set for Saturday.. Storch and Williams endorse Linda Carter for LD22 seat.. Rebecca: Joylette Mills-Ransome for Council feels like déjà vu.. Olddoc on Monday's Council meeting plus some toons.. Jackie: Survivor: Ghost Pool May 16 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 --

Bike Race:  "NJ State Championship Bike Race returns to Plainfield"
Board of Ed:  "School board makes selection to fill open seat"
Hit and Run:  "Hit and run driver kills Plainfield pedestrian in North Plainfield"
NJ American Water:  "State's lrgest water company hikes rates 12%"
Old Homes:  "23 NJ towns with most old homes" -- Plainfield makes the list.
YMCA:  "Y President Ravenell Williams to receive United Way award"

Linden:  "Debate over city mascot ends with Councilman filing simple assault charge against mayor"
South Orange/Maplewood BOE --
South Plainfield:  "Funnel cloud appears over South Plainfield"
Sports Betting:  "The jobs that sports bettin will bring to NJ"
Union Twp.:  "200 staffers on chopping block if school district can't plug budget hole"
Women in Politics:  "Women's Political Caucus of NJ sweats in new officers"

Gov. Murphy:  "Murphy puts tocks in blind trust, discloses hundreds of transactions-- Take that, Trump.
Sen. Menendez:  "Menendez to turn over 6 years of ta returns to media"
House Races:  "What NJ's nti-Trump wave means to Dems in 5 races"


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc on Monday's Council meeting plus some toons.  (5/15/18)

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

[Councilor STORCH]  Storch endorses Linda Carter for LD22 Assembly seat. (05/09/18)

[Councilor WILLIAMS]   Councilor Williams: Moving forward with Linda Carter in LD22. (5/13/18)

[JACKIE]  Survivor: Ghost Pool May 16 blog party. (5/16/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Donate to the Homeless Period at LiVays' Sweet Shoppe this weekend. (5/04/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Banner Boys takes the Friday Night Basketball League banner. (04/05/18).

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, May 14, 2018

LD22 Dems meet Tuesday to fill Jerry Green's vacant seat.. Rebecca Williams and Cory Storch endorse Linda Carter for Green's seat..


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
  • Road work under way on West 3rd Street
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 --

Weather:  "Severe storms could rock NJ Tuesday afternoon"

Sports Betting --

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

OLDDOC]  Olddoc posts a reader's comment on another questionable item, the Yates-North Avenue settlement.  (5/13/18)

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

[Councilor STORCH]  Storch endorses Linda Carter for LD22 Assembly seat. (05/09/18)

[Councilor WILLIAMS]   Councilor Williams: Moving forward with Linda Carter in LD22. (5/13/18)

[JACKIE]  Survivor: Ghost Pool May 9 blog party. (5/09/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Donate to the Homeless Period at LiVays' Sweet Shoppe this weekend. (5/04/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Banner Boys takes the Friday Night Basketball League banner. (04/05/18).

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



Councilor Williams: Moving forward with Linda Carter in LD22.. Olddoc posts a reader's comment on another questionable item, the Yates-North Avenue settlement..


[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 --

Week Ahead:  "The week ahead in Plainfield: May 14-20"

Bariatric Surgery:  "It changed both of our lives, say mother and daughter after surgery"
Dreamers:  "Moran: Scholarships for Dreamers.God bless America!"
NJ's Smallest Town:  "Tavistock, and why you'll probably never live there"
NJPAC:  "NJPAC's 2018-19 season includes must-see events like James Comey"
North Plainfield:  "Library hosts Lego League Expo"
Plastic Straws:  "Why they keep ending up on NJ beaches"
Real Estate:  "NJ Realtors: Low inventory could affect first-time buyers"
Rutgers:  "Nearly 13,000 graduate on Mother's Day"

Trump World --


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

OLDDOC]  Olddoc posts a reader's comment on another questionable item, the Yates-North Avenue settlement.  (5/13/18)

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

[Councilor STORCH]  Storch endorses Linda Carter for LD22 Assembly seat. (05/09/18)

[Councilor WILLIAMS]   Councilor Williams: Moving forward with Linda Carter in LD22. (5/13/18)

[JACKIE]  Survivor: Ghost Pool May 9 blog party. (5/09/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Donate to the Homeless Period at LiVays' Sweet Shoppe this weekend. (5/04/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Banner Boys takes the Friday Night Basketball League banner. (04/05/18).

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