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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

More on Council meeting from Bernice and Rucker.. Board of Ed budget from Maria and Olddoc.. PSN on Cardinals in 'Tournament of Champions', with brackets and primer..

PHS Cardinals:  "After state win, Plainfield gets pumped for Asbury Park game" -- Pep rally photos here.
Obituary:  "Hugh David Smith, Democratic committeeman" -- Viewing Thursday evening, funeral Friday AM, Mt. Olive Baptist Church.
Health Center Reimbursements:  "Groups ask lawmakers to restore Christie's cuts" -- 10% reimbursement cut to federally qualified health centers, of which Neighborhood Health Services is one.
Schools Construction:  "SDA used subjective criteria to prioritize projects" -- Ledger | NJ Spotlight -- Cook School was shut out.

Bridgewater:  "Council passes law restricting locations of houses of worship" -- Prevents mosque being built.
Cranford:  "Mother: Son's suspected drug use involved in killing of Warren woman" -- Courier | Ledger |
Libraries:  "East Brunswick library launches 'Business Resource Center'"
Newark:  "BOE candidate faces residency questions" -- Voted in Piscataway in 2010 November election.
NJIT:  "NJ high school students in web design face off at NJIT"
Police Overtie:  "Berkeley Heights council questions police overtime"
Shared Services:  "Berkeley Hts, New Providence, Summit get $558K to combine 911s"
Somerville:  "'Defend the Dream' rally protests threats to unions, service cuts" -- Online photos here.
Spicuzzo Case:  "Spicuzzo pleads not guilty to bribery, misconduct allegations"
Union County:  "Freeholders advertise budget hearing, in local Hispanic newspaper" -- Sunshine at work, from CountyWatchers.

County School Superintendents:  "System under review as dozen fill acting slots" -- From NJ Spotlight.
Shared Services:  "Merger mandates could have some benefit -- if done correctly" -- Editorial, Courier.
Special Olympics:  "Planning under way for 2014 games in Newark, Mercer County"
State Worker Benefits:  "Christie refuses to negotiate cost increase with unions"

RECENT POSTS: Bernice has more on Council: commentary on purchasing, rec requests, speakers supporting PMUA's Watson. Olddoc reports on the BOE's budget discussion last night. Maria wrestles with calculating the  schools tax increase that is looming. Tony Rucker, at Queen City Progressive, has two posts on Monday's Council meeting. Plainfield Sports News has two posts -- the brackets and a primer -- to get you ready for the 'Tournament of Champions'.

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