Slimemeister Green and Gibson's true cost.. Plainfielder pilots space shuttle today.. Abduction thwarted.. Courier attacks BOE contract..
- Next Tuesday's Primary Election --
Plainfield Plaintalker: "Gallon reaffirms commitment"Today: "Slimemeister Green avoids Gibson's true cost to taxpayers"
Friday: "Plainfield's 'Corruption Tax', the Platters and You"
Thursday: "Gibson and Muhlenberg: Sleeping through the crisis"
Wednesday: "The Buying and Selling (out) of Plainfield"
Tuesday: "Primary A Referendum on Assemblyman Jerry Green"
Crescent Times: "BOE: Past Financial Woes" | "Pondering Dems" | "Science Fair Slideshow"
Doc's Potpourri: "Nostalgia: East 4th & Watchung"
Save Muhlenberg: Follow the fight to save Muhlenberg here.
Plainfield Trees: "Horse Chestnuts" is tree guru's newest entry.
Councilors are blogging: Councilor Cory Storch posts his view of the downtown March and Rally to Save Muhlenberg (here); and Councilor Rashid Burney blogs (here).
Primary Election - Letter, CN: Marjorie Green: "Plainfielders can choose candidates to change course" -- In support of Annie McWilliams and Adrian Mapp.
Schools - Editorial, CN: "Contracts not just a language problem" -- Grinding their ax.
Attempted Abduction: "Authorities say they foiled kidnap attempt" -- Courier | Ledger |
Auto Fatality: "Pedestrian run over multiple times" -- Apparently a Plainfield man, Rt. 22 & Somerset Street.
Space Shuttle: "Shuttle to lift off, piloted by Plainfielder" -- Is this the sleeper story of the century, or what? Where have the media been?
McGreeveys: "Matos: Debt mounts $2,400 monthly" -- $26,000 on clothes?
Home Heating: "Homeowners facing huge heat increases" -- 22% more this coming winter.
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- TODAY. 5:30 PM. FREE Community Barbecue honoring City Council candidates Adrian Mapp and Annie McWilliams. North Carolina-style Chicken and Fish Fry. At the home of Adrian & Amelia Mapp, 535 West 8th Street. All are welcome.
- Today - May 31. 1 - 6 PM. Benefit Wine Tasting for the Red Cross. Help support the Tri-County Red Cross. At Wine Country, Route 22 West, North Plainfield. Admission free. For more information, see the Red Cross website.
- Tomorrow - June 1. 1 - 4 PM. Beer, Blues & BBQ. Sample award-winning, specialty and seasonal beers from around the world, along with your favorite summertime BBQ foods and the live music of Barry Blues and Guests. Sponsored by the Friends of the Plainfield Public Library. Proceeds will help fund renovation of the Library's Children's Room and support literacy efforts. At The Pillars, 922 Central Avenue. Tickets: $25/adult, $12.50/12 and under. Info: (908) 756-0310.
- Monday - June 2. 6:30 PM. Save Muhlenberg Planning Meeting. 'Save Muhlenberg' participants meet to continue planning for the June 5 hearing at Plainfield High School. Want to get reps from surrrounding communities to this meeting to get the word out and guarantee another full house for the State's second hearing. At duCret School of the Arts, 1030 Central Avenue.
- Tuesday - June 3. 6 AM - 8 PM. Primary Election Day.
Elizabeth Schools: "Branding Elizabeth resistant, state demands records"
Franklin: "Newark mayor helping children improve public speaking skills"
Hillside: "Mayor ordered to give files to council"
Corzine-Katz Emails: "Judge orders emails be made public" -- Ledger | NYTimes | Gannett |
Child Advocate: "State child advocate quits post early"
U.S. Senate Race Debate: "Andrews makes Lautenberg's age an issue" | "Candidates clash over toll plan"
Sheneman's Cartoon is here.
Margulies' Cartoon is here.
NATION / WORLD
2008 Campaigns --
Dems: "DNC meeting could hasten end of race" -- Politico | WashPost |National Security: "Official Sees Little Progress Before Bush Exits"
Obama: "Obama plans election kick-off at GOP convention site"
Clinton: "Bill Clinton’s enemies list?" -- With link to audio of conference call.
McCain: "Kerry Criticizes McCain’s Use of Petraeus Photo"
Books: "Scott McClellan's 'What Happened'" -- WashPost | NYTimes | Editor & Publisher |
Cigars: "Baltimore Bids to Ban Selling Small Cigars Individually"
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