Where Plainfield turns for news.

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Jerry Green: The 'motherf***er' video.. Abbreviated CLIPS...you're on your own with the bloggers today..


Cook School:  "Cook School established honors chapter"
Letter to the Editor:  "Alan Goldstein on Jerry Green's Sweeney mailer, and the 'M-F' video"
Shooting:  "Plainfield police probe Thursday night shooting" -- Courier | Ledger |
Holt Congressional Seat:  "Four candidates vie in tight race" -- NJSpot | Ledger |
Hospitals:  "As healthcare paradigm shifts, NJ hospitals face uncertain future"

Elizabeth:  "Former BOE president sentenced to probation in school lunch scam"
Essex County College:  "ECC graduates largest class in its history"
Hillsborough:  "4 Dems vie for two seats on Hillsborough council"
Illegal Dumping:  "Middletown cops arrest two in illegal dumping crackdown"
New Brunswick:  "City can't fire inspector over race slur"
Police Profiling:  "Mendham officer's suit alleges he was instructed to profile younger drivers"

Food:  "Jersey's Mason-Dixon Line: Mapping the Taylor Ham/pork roll divide"
Hackathon:  "Coders invited to build a comprehensive public transit map at J.C. event"
Port Authority:  "News conference to announce reforms suddenly canceled" -- Ledger| NYTimes | 




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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Olddoc on special Council meeting; his choices for Dem Primary.. Bernice: Council passes budget; Mayor's video stirs disapproval.. Dottie Gutenkauf supports the New Dem slate.. Williams on obstructionists and their sham resolution.. Jackie: What's to like about Furgo, the TV series?..


Green-Mapp Collision:  "Expert says contested Plainfield election helps Watson Coileman"
Boys Baseball:  "Plainfield bests East Brunswick"

Jersey City:  "Billionaires funding 'leadership institute' for city's schools"
Trenton --
2009 Christie Campaign:  "Trooper alleges retaliation for refusing to sign petition"
Adoptee Rights:  "Christie signs law allowing access to birth records"
Environment:  "Christie administration looks to roll back limits on power plant emissions"
Priestly Celibacy:  "Pope Francis' remarks kindle celibacy debate"
State Pension:  "Oversight limited as political donations go unchecked"


[Dottie G Sez] Dottie Gutenkauf will vote for the New Dems on June 3.. (The link is fixed.)

[BERNICE] notes budget passes; Mayor's video stirs disapproval.

[OLDDOC] on Council's special meeting; announces his choices for June Primary.

[Councilor WILLIAMS] on 'the Plainfield obstructionists and their sham resolution'.

[JACKIE] asks what's to like about Furgo, the TV series.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Olddoc offers a post-Memorial Day potpourri.. Bernice on Memorial Day, Carillon Concert.. Storch remembers Donna Vose.. Williams: Mayor's 'Case for Progress' video and more.. David: Week in photos.. Jackie: Big Brother 15 news and stuff.. Rebecca: Primary campaign update; Notes on the past..


Archdiocese of Newark:  "Assistant archbishop's remarks draw look at Myers' retirement residence"
East Orange:  "Memorial Day parade draws hundreds"
Newark:  "African American Day Parade postponed, but festival goes on"
Somerville:  "71st Tour de Somerville is run" -- Courier | Ledger |

7th Congressional District:  "Republicans tout conservative credentials"
Education:  "Debate widens over Common Core"
Flouridation:  "New report says IQ not lowered by flouridation"
Political Messaging --
GI Bill:  "Fulop, an Iraq War veteran, calls for updated GI Bill"
Monarch Butterflies:  "Plant milkweed to help save Monarch butterflies"
State Pensions:  "Chritie eyes shift to 'hybrid' system" | "Two contrasting plans"


[BERNICE] on Memorial Day; note Carillon Concert June 8.

[OLDDOC] reports on the Oh Hellers and offers a post-Memorial Day potpourri.

[Councilor STORCH recalls former Councilor Donna Vose .

[Councilor WILLIAMS] links to Mayor's 'Case for Progress' video; and more.

[DAVID] gives us the week in photos.

[JACKIE] offere Big Brother 15 news and stuff.

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger] updates us on the election campaign, plus notes on the past.

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Bernice: Read ballot and vote.. Councilor Storch remembers Donna Vose.. Councilor Williams is endorsed by ehtical leaders.. David on Dems and Jerry Green.. Jackie's week in review plus pix.. Rebecca on Memorial Day..


Memorial Day:  "Union County Memorial Day events" -- Including Plainfield.
Track & Field:  "Plainfield sectional results, both days"
Boys Baseball:  "Plainfield at South Plainfield"
Schools:  "Opinion: Problem with inner-city schools is government neglect"

Bound Brook:  "Polluted ground water seeping into Bound Brook"
Edison:  "Police move to fire two cops"
Education:  "Mercer high school offers program modeled after TV show 'Chopped'"
Newark:  "Special interest money in election fuels debate over campaign reform"
North PLainfield:  "NPHS kicks off Memorial Day ceremonies"
South Plainfield:  "Boro remembers and honors"
Trenton:  "Inaugural Pork Roll Festival draws large crowd"

Gov. Christie:  "Budget woes may hurt more than GWB scandal"
The Auditor:  "Fulop's offer to Christie re-election team?"
Judges:  "Shield NJ judges from political retribution" -- Ledger editorial.
NJ Supremes:  "Christie-Sweeney deal leaves one seat vacant"
Red-light Cams:   "Numbers do little to dampen dispute over cams"

Business:  "Amazon flexes its muscles in fight with publishers" -- Part 1 | Part 2 |
Real Estate:  "Sales up nationwide; foreclosures up in NJ"
Television:  "Binge-watching: How the hungry habit is transforming TV"

[BERNICE] urges all to read their ballot and vote June 3.

[OLDDOC] has 'Oh Hellers' here for the weekend.

[Councilor STORCH remembers Donna Vose] .

[Councilor WILLIAMS] is endorsed by ethical leadership.

[DAVID] on New Dems and JerryGreen.

[JACKIE] posts the week in review plus pix.

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger] posts President Obama's Memorial Day proclamation.

Friday, May 23, 2014

Bernice offers commentary on budget.. Olddoc offers a 'non-controversial' potpourri.. David offers his thoughts on New Dems and Jerry..


Maxson School:  "Eight Plainfield middle school students taken into custody after fight"
Union County College:  "Plainfield student achieves a milestoarrested ne in her dream"
Runnells Hospital:  "Union County sells hospital to private contractor for $26M"
Holt Congressional Seat:  "Analysis: CD12 race" | "Congressional Black Caucus PAC backs Bonnie"
Hospitals:  "The end for LICH" -- Echoes of Muhlenberg.

Memorial Day:  "Central Jersey Memorial Day events" -- No listing for Plainfield.
Newark:  "Moody's downgrades Newark's long-term debt"
Port Authority:  "PA says $400M Jersey City lawsuit is 'without merit'"
Potholes:  "J.C. man sits in pothole to call attention street conditions"
Trenton:  "Biz administrator says delayed state aid is causing financial stress"

Adoptees:  "Adoptees open records bill heads to Christie's desk"
Charter Schools:  "Reform bill could reshape landscape for approvals"
Energy:  "State probes business practices of 3rd-party energy suppliers"
Guns:  "Bill to further limit gun magazine sizes lands on Christie's desk"
Sandy Bill of Rights:  "Sweeney pushes for overturn of Christie veto"
Tax Appeals: "NJ property owners filed near-record number of tax appeals last year"


[BERNICE] posts commentary on the budget.

[OLDDOC] offers a non-controversial potpourri.

[DAVID] on New Dems and Jerry: Why did they get married?

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Olddoc on Council budget meeting; Comments on politics.. Bernice: Robinson-Briggs cahrge against Mapp incorrect.. Jackie: Survivor: Cagayan season finale blog party..


Obituary:  "Rev. Donald Nichols, Sr., pastor of Mt. Olive Baptist Church"
Online Petition:  "Plainfield resident, union organizer, gets degree from Rutgers but loses job"
Survivor Program:  "Jersey City cop wins $1M" -- As a follower of Jackie's blog, you already knew.

Newark --
NJ Waterfront:  "Former workers admit role in waterfront extortion"
North Plainfield:  "Man performed somersaults, backflips on Route 22"
South Plainfield:  "Property taxes cut, but barely"
Trenton:  "Mayor puts $5.7M state aid at risk by not signing agreement"

Energy:  "BPU approves PSEG's 'Energy Strong' initiative"
NJ Credit:  "Christie badmouths credit rating agencies"
NJ Taxes:  "Christie puts off property tax rebates to ease budget crisis" -- Ledger | NJSpot |
Obamacare:  "ACA expected to be boon to urgent care facilities"


[BERNICE] notes Robinson-Briggs charge on Mapp not correct; Plainfield GOP; Romond's update.

[OLDDOC] on the Council budget meeting; and comments at Council and on blogs.

[JACKIE] It's Survivor: Cagayan 'Do or Die' season finale blog party.

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger] mmm.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Olddoc on special Council meeting tonight.. Bernice: Jerry Green right or wrong?; Condolences on passing of Rev. Donald Nichols, Sr... Councilor Williams on NAACP leadership; Jerry Green 'the Destroyer' and Sharon's 'resuscitation'.. David: Goodnight (Jerry) Green.. Jackie: 'Do You Believe in Magic?' season finale blog party..


DWI:  "Plainfield driver charged with DWI in Scotch Plains"
Fictitious License Plates:  "Plainfield driver arrested in Berkeley Heights for violations"

"WashPost: Fulop one of top '40 under 40' rising stars in national politics"
Gay Teens:  "Families showing growing support of gay teens"
Hospitals:  "Top Somerset MC execs leaving on merger with RWJ" -- No mention of severance packeages.
Kenilworth:  "State employee will be suspended for theft of gasoline"
Newark:  "About 300 may lose schools jobs through layoffs, retirements"
Newark Liberty:  "NTSB: Planes nearly collided during landing, takeoff"
Public Records:  "Raritan Boro cries poverty in records fight with Gannett"

Bridgegate --
Bail:  "Constitutional amendment to allow judges to deny bail advances"
Guns:  "NJ sued, accused of ignoring 2002 gun law"
Immigration:  "States take on immigration"
Legislature:  "Senate committee OKs ban on smoking in public parks, beaches"
NJ Budget:  "Unions, advocacy groups endorse 'millionaire's tax'"
NJ Finances:  "Why NJ's bond rating was downgraded, and why it matters"
NJ Supreme Court:  "Beleaguered Chief Justice wins fiery defense from GOP former justice"
Schools:  "Vo-Tech schools finally get some respect"


[BERNICE] asks if Jerry Green is right or wrong; Offers condolences on passing of Mt. Olive's Rev. Donald Nichols, Sr..

[OLDDOC] on tonight's special Council meeting on budget.

[Councilor WILLIAMS] criticizes NAACP leadership; Jerry Green 'the Destroyer' and further notes on the 'resuscitation' of Robinson-Briggs.

[DAVID] Goodnight (Jerry) Green.

[JACKIE] 'Do You Beliee in Magic?' season finale blog party.

Monday, May 19, 2014

Olddoc on budget and Oz's Council.. Bernice reposts a Donna Vose guest column.. David: Goodnight (Jerry) Green.. Jackie: 'Do You Believe in Magic' season finale blog party.. Rebecca on Lorraine Hansberry..


Union County Track & Field:  "Ledger blog at Hub Stine"

Gay Teens:  "Today's teens come out to a different world, with new support, more acceptance"
NAACP:  "Newark nonprofit exec named new head of national NAACP"
Newark:  "Old foes Booker, Baraka meet agree to work together" -- PolNJ | Ledger |
Port Newark:  "Giant shipping cranes arrive, heralding post-Panamax era"
Rutgers:  "Kean, LeGrand deliver commencement addresses to largest class ever"

Gov. Christie --
Agriculture:  "Top fruits and vegetables show NJ is still the Garden State"
Broadcasting:  "AT&T ups the ante on cable with $49B purchase of DirecTV"-- Record | Bloomberg |
Energy:  "Clean energy surcharge to remain flat, despite diversion of funds"
NJ Budget:  "Closing the budget gap: Everything is not on the table"
NJ State Dems:  "NJ Dems project strength amid signs of a power struggle"

[BERNICE] reposts a guest column by the late Donna Vose.

[OLDDOC] on the budget and Oz's Council.

[DAVID] Goodnight (Jerry) Green.

[JACKIE] 'Do You Believe in Magic?' season finale blog party.

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger] remembering 'Sweet Lorraine' Hansberry.

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Abbreviated CLIPS today.. You're on your own with the blogs..


2005 Murder:  "DNA leads to indictment in murder of Plainfield woman" -- Courier | Ledger |
Union County Trcack & Field:  "Ledger Boys events blog"

North Plainfield: "Rookie cop saves his trainer's life"




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Friday, May 16, 2014

Olddoc distracted by Yankees/Mets.. Bernice: FOSH garage sale Sunday.. David shares an article on Baraka's Newark victory.. Jackie: 'Straw That Broke The Camel's Back' blog party rolls on..


Union County Track & Field at Hub Stine:  "Ledger: Girls blog" | "Ledger: Boys blog"
NJ Transit:  "Tweets about delays put pressure on NJ Transit"
Pet Food Recall:  "Bravo recalls some dog and cat food"
Vehicle Recall:  "GM recalls another 2.7M cars"

Cranford:  "Owner of home health aide agency indicted for insurance fraud"
Newark:  "Where was Cory?" -- Booker, not Storch.
North Plainfield:  "Boro not expecting much from bulletproof vest settlement"
Scotch Plains/Fanwood:  "Schools to begin charging to bus some students"
South Plainfield:  "Mayor campaigns for community wellness"
Shipping:  "Massive cranes from China to pass under Bayonne Bridge"
Tax Appeals:  "Backlog of tax appeals may cost Hackensack $30M"
Trenton:  "Former mayor Mack and brother sentenced in corruption cases" -- Ledger | NYTimes |
Westfield:  "Temple Emanu-El to hold expert discussion on Israel-Palestine peace talks"

Democratic State Convention:  "A confused party shows up in A.C. after Tuesday elections"
NJ Bar Association:  "Lawyers to highlight jiudicial independence at annual conference"
NJ Pension Funds:  "Mass. Democrat calls for SEC investigation into NJ pension fund investment"
Obamacare:  "Jersey City trains municipal workers to help residents apply for ACA"

Media:  "As Barbara Walters signs off, the big TV interview does, too"


[BERNICE] notes FOSH garage sale is May 18 (Sunday).

[OLDDOC] sidetracked by Mets/Ynkees, says check back later.

[DAVID] shares an article on Baraka's Newark victory.

[JACKIE] 'Straw That Broke The Camel's Back' blog party is on.

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger] offers a commemoration of Emily Dickinson.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Olddoc offers a Plainfield potpourri.. Bernice: Veterans still seek own meeting place.. Jackie: 'Straw That Broke The Camel's Back' blog party..


Business:  "G.O. Keller's celebrates 120 years in business"
League of Women Voters:  "Plainfield chapter of LWV celebrates 94 years"
News:  "Gannett redesigns, relaucnehes MyCentralJersey website"

Insurance Fraud:  "Broker admits pocketing nearly $1M in healthcare premiums"
Newark:  "Baraka takes victory lap, credits ground game"
North Plainfield:  "NJ police departments to get money for defective vests"

Bridgegate --
9/11 Museum:  "Obama and Christie to attend museum opening today" | "About the museum"
'Ban The Box':  "NJ mayors join 'ban the Box' rally in Princeton"
Civil Service:  "Dems may sue over civil service changes"
NJ State Museum:  "Roebling's innovation in Brooklyn Bridge comes to life at museum"
Nonpartisan Elections:  "PolitckerNJ's 'Winners and Losers'"
Prescriptions:  "Tracking prescriptions to reduce opioid abuse gains traction"
Schools:  "Lawmakers consider major changes to teacher evaluation law"

[BERNICE] notes veterans still seek own meeting place.

[OLDDOC] offers a Plainfield potpourri.

[JACKIE] 'Straw That Broke The Camel's Back' blog party.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Olddoc puts up his Council post.. Bernice updates PMUA; Notes Eric Jackson in Trenton mayoral runoff; On comments and civility..


PHS Cardinals:  "Plainfield falls to Roselle"
Shoplifting:  "Plainfield man stole vodka, hit store owner with bottle and fled"

Bridgewater:  "Traffic study finds no negative impact from proposed mosque"
Edison:  "Police unions concerned with long-awaited police ordinance"
Elizabeth:  "Former BOE member Fajardo returns to fill vacant seat" -- Lesniak nemesis.
Flemington:  "Arts is focus of revitalization plan"
Mendham:  "Whitney Houston's family says it is locked out of her house"
New Brunswick:  "Lane changes on Livingston Avenue after fire director's accident"
NYC:  "Changes announced to Puerto Rican Day parade"
North Plainfield:  "Mt. Saint Mary blanks NPHS girls"
South Plainfield:  "Moroney pitches SP to win over Colonia"

Non-partisan Elections --
Bridgegate --
Gov. Christie:  "Christie won't say if he'll sign ammo magazine bill"
NJ Debt:  "Moody's downgrades NJ debt" -- | NJSpot | Ledger |
Sandy Aid:  "Projects in hard-hit towns would get preference under new proposal"

[BERNICE] on PMUA; Jackson in Trenton runoff; On comments.

[OLDDOC] posts on Monday's Council as promised.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Olddoc will post later on Council.. Bernice notes Habitat 'blitz' to build house in one week; First instalment on Council meeting.. Rebecca snaps New Dems billlboard.. David posts a week in photos..


Elections:  "Last day to register for June Primary Election is Tuesday"

Budgets:  "Princeton passes $59.2M budget"
Elizabeth:  "Interactive map and guide to 2014 Tour de Elizabeth"
Newark:  "New Yorker story on Booker, Christie, Facebook founder is talk of the town"
Perth Amboy:  "Former administrator ordered to repay $125K in pension money"
Schools:   "Camden superintendent announces 241 layoffs" -- Ledger | NJSpot |
South Plainfield:  "School tax to go up $110"
Teaneck:  "Mayor calls for civilian board to review how police handled prank"

Bridgegate --
Christie Cabinet:  "Transportation chief Jim Simpson to step down"
Fracking:   "NJ Senate approves bill banning fracking waste" -- Ledger | NJSpot |
Sandy Aid:  "Christie conditionally vetoes Sandy Bill of Rights" -- Ledger | NJSpot |
State Budget:  "Christie changes course on fee hikes"


[BERNICE] notes Habitat 'blit' will build a house in one week; First instalment of Council meeting.

[OLDDOC] will post on Council meeting later; notes link to article on fiestas from David.

[DAVID] posts a week in photos.

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger] posts a photo of the New Dems billboard -- with four E's.

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Olddoc on Monday's Council agenda, plus a Mother's Day toon.. Bernice: Summer events; Fiesta one-upmanship; Health officer rant; Mother's Day greetings.. Jackie's week in review plus Mother's Day wishes..


PHS Baseball:  "Canucks over Cardinals, 5-1"
Union County Parks:  "$4M renovation at Warinaco Park" -- When is Plainfield's turn?

Fanwood:  "A future coupled with transit"
Newark:  "Baraka and Jeffries at end of old school battle with new cash" -- Candidate positions here.

Marijuana:  "Pot candles, wax add fuel to NJ's marijuana fight"
Nonpartisn Elections:  "Few NJ towns left with nonpartisan elections on Tuesday"
Real Estate --
Transportation:  "NJ's transportation system needs to be put on track"


[BERNICE] Summer events up for approval; Fiesta one-upmanship; Healath officer rant; and Mother's Day greetings.

[OLDDOC] on Monday's Council agenda; plus a Mother's Day toon.

[JACKIE] Week in review with pix, plus Mother's Day greetings.

Friday, May 9, 2014

Olddoc: Postal workers' annual food drive Saturday.. Bernice: Zoning Board remembers Mel Cody; April tested citizen endurance.. Daivid posts PCTV vid of April Council meeting.. Jackie: 'Havoc To Wreak' blog party under way..


PHS Football:  "Plainfield names Glezman as football coach"
Real Estate:  "NJ still drowning in 'underwater' mortgages"

Edison:  "Economic forum looks at policies, innovations needed for jobs growth"
Elizabeth:  "Former BOE president  to be sentenced today in school lunch scam"
NFL:  "NJ's $7M Super Bowl tax rebate to NFL stirs anger"
'Stressed Out Cities':  "Two NJ cities among top 10 'most stressed out' in country"
Trenton:  "Mayoral hopeful Eric Jackson garners legislative support"
Two Hundred Club:  "Officers who responded to Fanwood shooting to be honored"

Affordable Housing:  "Revised guidelines for NJ's affordable housing cause confusion"
Charter Schools:  "Closing of two charters shines light on wider issue"
Energy:  "Reading 'fine print' could help combat shady 3rd party suppliers"
Freight Trains:  "Feds tighten rules on oil trains passing through NJ and other states"
Motor Vehicle Fines:  "Bill allowing installment payment of surcharges passes Assembly"
NJ Budget/Credit:  "NJ credit could be downgraded if pension payment skipped"


[BERNICE] notes Zoning Board remembers Mel Cody; April's test of citizen endurance.

[OLDDOC] on the annual letter carrier food drive this Saturday.

[DAVID] posts PCTV vid of April Council meeting.

[JACKIE] 'Havoc To Wreak' Survivor blog party under way.

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Olddoc offers a healthcare potpourri.. Bernice: Zoning Board approves PSEG substation upgrade.. Jackie: Survivor's 'Havoc To Wreak' blog party breaks out..


PHS Cardinals:  "Jason Glezman chosen to guide Plainfield football program"
Food Recall:  "Organic mangoes recalled for Listeria risk"

Development:  "Avalon Bay plans to file suit against Princeton"
Holland Tunnel:  "Some Holland Tunnel history"
Hunterdon County:  "Ex-prosecutor who accused Christie denied access to grand jury records"
Newark --
New Brunswick:  "Hundreds protest after fire director hits 3 children with SUV"
North Plainfield:  "Man charged with attacking man in closet " -- Hmmmm.....

Bridgegate --
Sen. Sweeney:  "Sweeney to take part in White House panel on minimum wage increase"
Birding:  "Nature lovers prepare for 24-hour marathon, World Series of birding"
Energy:  "Feds to fund offshore wind pilot project up to $47M"
Healthcare:  "Jerseyans select costliest health plans in nation"
State Budget:  "NJ treasurer lays out possible cuts to fill $800M budget gap"


[BERNICE] notes Zoning Board approves PSEG substation upgrades.

[OLDDOC] offers a potpourri on healthcare.

[JACKIE] Survivor's 'Havoc To Wreak' blog party breaks out.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Olddoc's Council post gets overwhelming response.. Bernice: CBAC and consultants target cabinet positions; Praying Mantises spotted..


Road Repairs:  "Plainfield gets largest grant of transportation funds in Union County"
1996 Murder:  "Shooter of Plainfield man not serving excessive sentence, court rules"
Drugs:  "Plainfield man charges with drugs at Watchung Square Mall" -- Courier | Ledger |

Hospitals:  "55 hospitals in program will get funds tied to how well they perform"
Hunterdon County:  "Decision due in case of prosecutor who accused Christie"
Newark --
New Brunswick:  "Fire Director strikes 3 children with SUV"
South Plainfield:  "AristaCare takes rehab to the next level"
UC Vo-Tech:  "Ground-breaking for West Hall expansion at Vo-Tech"

Bridgegate --
Climate Change:  "National report: NJ already seeing effects of climate change"
Guns:  "SCOTUS declines to take up NJ man's gun case"
Health Insurance:  "Some groups paying more under ACA"
Port Authority:  "Christie, Cuomo form panel to look into PA"
Sewers:  "What to do about NJ's multi-billion dollar sewer problem"
Water:  "Clean drinking water for NJ comes at steep price"

[BERNICE] notes CBAC, consultants target cabinet jobs; Mantises spotted.

[OLDDOC] gets overwhelming response to post on Council; SCOTUS and prayer.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Bernice, Councilor Williams (twice) on the Liberty Village PILOT vote.. David's vid of Congressman Holt's meeting.. Olddoc does both meetings.. Jackie: TAR's 'Bull Down' blog party rolls on..


Prayer at Public Meetings:  "Plainfield practice cited in SCOTUS decision story"
Union County:  "Authorities collect $67K in child support during amnesty program"

Bicycling:  "J.C. bike lanes on wrong side of street, bicyclists say"
GPS:  "NJ Transit uses GPS to root out fraud, waste and abuse"
Merck:  "Consumer care division sold to Bayer for $14B"
Newark:  "Eva Langoria endorses Jeffries" -- Poll results here.
Rider U.:  "Growing interest spurs offer of sports management major"
Rutgers:  "Former governor Kean to replace Condoleezza Rice at commencement"

Bridgegate --
  • "Bridge scandal committee to hear first witness today" -- Ledger | PolNJ |
Education:  "State BOE considers changes to charter school regs, teacher evaluations"
State Budget:  "Aid payments to schools may bear brunt of state budget crunch"

[BERNICE] notes the Liberty Village PILOT is passed.

[OLDDOC] reports on Congressman Holt's meeting, then the Council.

[Councilor WILLIAMS] posts her flyer on the Liberty Village PILOT.

[DAVID] posts video of Congressman Holt's Town Hall.

[JACKIE] TAR's 'Bull Down' blog party continues.

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger] reflects on the Liberty Village vote.