- "Bob Ferraro hospitalized" (from yesterday's posts)
- "Murder of Ras Baraka's friend in Newark shrouded in questions"
Crescent Times: "A New Year's Wish" | "2007 Images You Probably Missed"
Plainfield Trees: "Tulip Trees" -- A new entry the ongoing series on Plainfield's trees.
Councilors are blogging: Check out Cory Storch (here) and Rashid Burney (here).
Council Reorganizations: "New year brings new business for municipalities"
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- Tuesday - January 1. 9 AM. Mayor's New Year's Day Reception. Exchange New Year's greetings with the Mayor and other elected officials. City Hall Library.
- Tuesday - January 1. 11 AM. City Council Reorganization. Council reorganizes: New elected members sworn in, officers elected, appointments made, calendars set, pro forma business conducted. Council Chambers/Couthouse.
- (WashPost): "Newark Is Northeast's Fastest-Growing Big City"
- "City struggles with murder of popular employee"
- "Murders drop in Newark, 1st time since '02"
Year in Review: "The governor survived, and the death penalty died"
Asbury Park: "Guardian Angels aim to aid city" -- Just like they 'helped' Plainfield?
Giants Stadium: "Surprise beer ban a sobering finale for Jets fans"
Neptune: "Neptune expected to name first gay mayor"
Sheneman's Cartoon is here.
Margulies' Cartoon is here.
NATION / WORLD
2008 Primaries --
- Dems: "Democrats Try Various Styles, and Pronouns"
- GOP: "McCain's Unlikely Ties to K Street"
- 3rd Party?: "Bloomberg Moves Closer to Running"
Online Learning: "Colleges expand Web courses"
Miss Manners: Check out the nation's doyenne of conduct here in the Washington Post.
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