Plainfield Today: (Click HERE to read the posts serially, otherwise take your pick below. There are more stories up than posted below, and more go up during the day. -- Dan)
- "Princeton dog taking a bite out of Assemblyman Green's dog law?"
- "Parents group community forum on schools tonight"
Crescent Times: "340 Franklin Place update" | "Crime update"
Plainfield Trees: "Sugar Maples"
Muhlenberg: "State high court extends angioplasty program" -- Courier | Ledger |
McGreeveys: "Girl gets party dress, parents get dressing-down"
Eminent Domain: "Bill making eminent domain harder dies in committee" -- Ledger | Gannett |
School Funding: "Corzine's new funding replaces Abbotts" -- Ledger | Courier | NY Times
Business: "N.J. businesses not enthused by corruption"
Hospitals: "Medical college looks to acquire bankrupt Bergen hospital for school"
Mortgages: "Treasury and banks work on plan to extend ARMs' introductory rates"
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- Library's Food-for-Fines drive under way thru December 7 -- details here.
- Van Wyck Brooks HD's 'Old-Fashioned Christmas' House Tour -- Advance ticket info here.
- Today - November 30. 6 PM. Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. Program, visit and photo with Santa, and refreshments. Sponsor: Recreation Division. At City Hall steps. (In case of inclement weather, date will be December 7.) FREE.
- Today - November 30. 7 PM. Community Forum on the Schools. Sponsored by Parents Empowering Parents. At Washington Community School, 427 Darrow Avenue. Parking in Spooner Avenue lot. All are invited.
- Today - November 30. 8 PM. Theater: Over the River and Through the Woods. A family comedy. Presented by Act IV Productions. At First Unitarian Society of Plainfield, 724 Park Avenue. $15. Info and reservations: (908) 756-0750 (press 5 and leave message if no one answers).
- Tomorrow - December 1. 11 AM. Memorial Service for Angela Perun. At First Unitarian Society of Plainfield, 724 Park Avenue. Parking in city lot across from church and up driveway.
- Tomorrow - December 1. 8 PM. Celebrate a cappella! A concert by the Harmony Celebration Chorus. An evening of music in the barbershop style, featuring guests Vocal Spectrum, 2006 Men's International Champion Quartet. At: Felician College's Breslin Theatre, 262 South Main Street, Lodi, NJ. Tickets: $15-$30. Info: (908) 755-9654.
- Tomorrow - December 1. 8 PM. Theater: Over the River and Through the Woods. A family comedy. Presented by Act IV Productions. At First Unitarian Society of Plainfield, 724 Park Avenue. $15. Info and reservations: (908) 756-0750 (press 5 and leave message if no one answers).
- Sunday - December 2. 3 - 5 PM. Chamber Music Recital. Works by Quantz, Milhaud, Haydn and Vivaldi highlighting the flute and oboe. Victoria Griswold, piano; Carolyn Pollak, Oboe; Andrea Herr, Bassoon; Laura George, Flute. Sponsor: Plainfield Cultural & heritage Commission. At the Plainfield Public Library, 8th Street and Park Avenue. Reception for the artists follows the concert. FREE.
- Monday - December 3. 7:30 PM. City Council Agenda Session. City Hall Library. 515 Watchung Avenue.
- Tuesday - December 4. 10 AM - 1 PM. Small Business Tax Workshop. Topics include: Reporting business income, filing sales and use taxes, registering your business, types of ownership and the tax consequences of each. Sponsor: NJ Division of Taxation. At the Plainfield Public Library, 8th Street and Park Avenue. Free, but registration is required: (908) 737-4220.
- Tuesday - December 4. 6 PM. The AIDS QUILT. Public viewing of the traveling panel and reception. 7 - 9 PM, a workshop and panel discussion of AIDS and HIV in 2007. Child care provided. At: First Unitarian Society, 724 Park Ave. Information: (908) 756-0750.
- Tuesday - December 4. Chanukah begins.
- Wednesday - December 5. 8 PM. City Council Business Meeting. City Council Chambers/Courthouse. Watchung Avenue and East 4th Street.
7th Congressional District: "Whitman's daughter, Kate, to run" -- Ledger | Courier | NY Times
Linden: "Hit-and-run sends bus careening on 1-9"
Newark: "Kerner Commission panel to update 40-year-old report" -- Public hearing tomorrow.
Princeton Dog Mauling: "Landscaper Mauled, and Outpouring of Sympathy Goes to the Dog"
Rutgers Stadium: "New funding strategy will push work past '08"
..... - Tom Moran: "Restraint on RU stadium is fragile"
Union Twp.: "Cops win one, town wins one"
West Trenton Rail Line: "Price tag of $219M presents a problem"
Comprtoller: "Corzine nominee on hold" -- Ledger | Gannett | -- After questions over meeting with Katz's brother-in-law.
ELEC: "Deadline extended for nonprofit groups' disclosures" -- Looks like the Legislature will kill this.
Health & Senior Services: "Corzine picks aide to lead department"
Special Ed: "Bill gives parents an edge in special-education fights"
Twins in School: "Keeping twins in same class?" -- Passions erupt.
Sheneman's Cartoon is here.
Margulies' Cartoon is here.
NATION / WORLD
2008 Primaries --
- Dems: "Foes Use Obama's Muslim Ties to Fuel Rumors About Him"
- GOP: "Citing Statistics, Giuliani Misses Time and Again"
- Analysis: John Farmer: "Romney fails the all-important authenticity test"
Subprime Mortgage Fallout --
- "Morgan Stanley Exec Ousted After $3.7B Trading Loss"
- "Bracing for Losses, Wells Fargo to Take Big Charge"
- "Freddie Mac Cuts Dividend in Half"
Nixon and Sinatra: "Nixon files show Sinatra was a pen pal"
Staph Infections: "Study finds infections growing from regular and 'super' staph" -- And tips.
Toy Safety: "Producer of Poisonous Toy Beads Issues Apology"
Miss Manners: Check out the nation's doyenne of conduct here in the Washington Post.
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