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Thursday, February 2, 2012

Olddoc: Council scores one on BOE elections.. Bernice: Council triple-header Monday.. Maria: 3rd-grade test performance; District declared 'in need of improvement'.. PSN: Cardinals bounce Union, plus post-game video interview with Taylor Plummer..

Including three days of Plainfield items since automatic email delivery failed.,

PAAAS:  "Gloria Gaynor visits Plainfield's PAAAS academy"
Sexual Assault:  "Plainfield sergeant accused of sexual assault while on duty" -- Courier | Ledger | News4 |
Hoops Haven:  "Anthony Nelson: Chemistry key as Gill tops R-Prep" -- Nelson testing his wings in sports journalism.
Obituary:  "Bernard D. Shoemake, former Recreation employee"
Late Night Eateries:  "Ordinance limiting hours passes Newark Council unanimously"
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.

Drug Recall:  "Pfizer recalls 1M birth control packs after pill mix-up"

Hospitals --

Johnson & Johnson:  "J&J execs to leave after spate of recalls"
Realogy Groundbreaking:  "Christie speaks at Madison groundbreaking" -- Company owns ERA, Century 21, Coldwell Banker, Burgdorff.
Rutgers:  "Faculty calls for cuts to athletic department subsidies"
Watchung Reservation:  "Major makeover for Union County park's playground"

Gov. Christie:  "Christie's bluster becoming an obstacle" -- Editorial, Courier.
Corruption:  "Jailed ex-Sen. Bryant got $800K from EnCap lawyer" -- 'Retainer fees', but no work ever performed.
ELEC:  "ELEC reduces Rahway Dems' fine to $55,000"
Extortion:  "Former top-level Corrections official admits extorting employee"
Nuclear Power:  "PSE&G must assess earthquake impact on Lower Alloways reactors"
Patronage:  "After blasting Christie over PA jobs, legislators seek same for constituents"
Student Tests:  "Despite aid cuts, NJ students improved scores in 2010-11" -- Check out scores here.
U.S. Senate Campaign:  "Kyrillos talks fiscal responsibility in campaign launch"

Corzine & MF Global:  "Most missing MF Global money found" -- NYTimes | HuffPost | Reuters | Gannett |
Obituaries --

RECENT POSTS: Bernice notes Council triple-header Monday.  Olddoc on BOE election shift, 'chalk up one for the Council'. Maria reports on Plainfield 3rd-graders' performance in 2011 tests; time to talk about Plainfield being a 'district in need of improvement'. At Plainfield Sports News, Cardinal bounce Union, plus post-game video interview with Taylor Plummer.

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