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Friday, December 2, 2011

Maria digs into question of District Affirmative Action Officer.. Bernice notes new City Administrator meets Planning Board, sets up office.. Olddoc, waiting for Council agenda, surveys GOP presidential candidates.. Renata reminds all of tomorrows Parents Conference..

Obituary:  "Plainfield mourns loss of recently married young couple" -- Obituary here; 'Mark', grandson of Harvey and Susan Judkins and his newlywed wife 'Ibti' were killed in a tragic car crash; service tomorrow, 9 AM, at Covenant United Methodist Church, 631 East Front Street.
Liquor Store Heist:  "Plainfield man arrested in Watchung liquor store robbery"
Raritan Valley Line:  "Nationwide rail strike that could have affected NJT averted"

Bid Rigging:  "Contractors plead guilty in Scotch Plains, Westfield schools scheme" -- Courier | Ledger |
Elizabeth:  "Success in a hardscrabble city school, one student at a time" -- St. Mary of the Assumption HS.
Newark:  "Tax ad blunder costs city $72K, sparks panic and outrage" -- Three whole sections of yesterday's Ledger.
North Plainfield --

Rahway:  "Capodagli's 'Water's Edge' gets planning board approval" -- Note: A ten-year PILOT only.
Red Light Cams:  "Jersey City issues 3,000 tickets in first month of red light cams"
Union County:  "Citizens Forum probes Freeholder issues" -- Short video clips on several issue, from CountyWatchers.
Warren:  "Township asks state to pull plug on JCP&L" | "BPU looks into JCP&L's earnings"

2012 Presidential Race:  "Dem pollster says its 'Advantage Obama'"
Charter Schools:  "Head of NJ's charter school office steps down"
NJ National Guard:  "Longtime Guard commander resigns after alleged affair"
'Notario' Scam:  "Feds announce campaign to educated undocumented on scams"
Port Authority:  "Lawmaker demands probe of PA toll-hike discrepancy"
Sales Tax:  "Municipal revenue struggles" -- Story suggests taxing online sales would help local merchants; taxes would, however, go directly to the state.
School Vouchers:  "2,500 attend Trenton rally in support of vouchers" -- Mostly parochial school students.
SuperPACs:  "FEC deadlocks on PACs coordinating ads with candidates" -- Once the camel gets his nose under the tent...

Politifax Truth-o-Meter: True, False, or other...? (The national factfinding service is now in the Ledger)
RECENT POSTS: Bernice  notes new DPWUD Director Berry meets Planning Board, has office in City Hall.  Olddoc looks forward to the Council agenda for Monday, covers the GOP presidential candidates meanwhile. Maria digs into the question of the District's Affirmative Action Officer; plus a post on proposed change of BOE elections to November. Renata, at Standing in the Gap, notes District's Parents Conference is tomorrow (has been on my Events calendar for some time).

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