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Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Bernice: Romance or mayhem at PMUA Valentine's Day reorg?.. Mapp thanks all for ton of food donated to Shiloh Food Pantry.. Maria: Fishman Prize; Grade 3 reading level importance; Special-ed audit.. Olddoc on Ground Hog Day, Super Bowl Sunday, and potential GOP political suicide.. PSN prints open letter on suspension of professional women's soccer 2012 season..

Yesterday's automatic email delivery failed, CLIPS for Tuesday is here.

School Board Elections: "Cranford approves November date" | "Berkeley Hts will vote on change Feb. 9"
County Party Committee Funds:  "ELEC releases data on county committees" -- At $348K, Union is near bottom.

Bribery:  "East Orange inspections employee charged with taking $5K bribe from property owner"
Green Brook:  "Bones found off Warrenville Road belonged to man" -- Courier | Ledger |
Montclair State:  "Police investigate anti-gay bias crimes"
Newark:  "Women in Support of Million Man March sued over misuse of funds for afterschool program"
Rutgers:  "Kyle Flood introduced as new RU head coach" -- Ledger | Courier |

Gov. Christie:  "Christie apologizes for gay marriage remarks" -- Ledger | Gannett |
Amtrak:  "Amtrak privatization off the table, for now"
Charter Schools:  "Let voters have say on charters" -- Editorial, Courier.
Energy:  "Utilities argue they don't have to honor no-build option" -- From NJSpotlight.

Gay Marriage:  "Assembly Dems call caucus to discuss; unsure if they have enough votes"

Historic Sites:  "State to begin study of financial needs, first in 22 years"
State Pensions:  "Fitch: Underfunded pension funds to continue"
Superfund Sites:  "NJ to receive compensation from GM for superfund sites"
Veterans:  "Community group will build housing units for homeless NJ vets"

Obama Campaign:  "Former governor Corzine among Obama's top fundraisers"
Spivey on Beer:  "Ranking the nation's top five states for beer" -- Plus Lost Abbey Serpent's Stout.

RECENT POSTS: Bernice ponders romance or mayhem at PMUA's Valentine's Day reorg, plus lessons of le bon roi Dagobert.  Olddoc considers Ground Hog Day, Super Bowl Sunday and the GOP primaries, which he is afraid may lead to political suicide. Maria spotlights $25,000 Fishman Prize for Excellent Teachers (due date near), importance of reading at grade level for Grade 3, and a special-ed audit. Councilor Mapp, at Mapping It Out, thanks all for over a ton of nonperishable food donated to Shiloh Baptist Church's food pantry from the MLK Potluck. At Plainfield Sports News, the open letter from Sky Blue's Hofstetter detailing reasons the League suspended 2012 play.

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