Where Plainfield turns for news.

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Bernice notes Garden Club, cricketers open the season; Earth Day the 22nd.. Jackie: Week in review finds forsythia blooming.. Noel: the 2nd Team All-Efficiency for 2014-15..

CLIPS is your daily roundup of links to blog posts and news about Plainfield or affecting Plainfielders. Begun in 2003 as an email newsletter to Plainfield city council members when I was Plainfield's public information officer, it was later offered to the general public by email and has been available as a blog since 2007. If you have questions, suggestions or tips, email me at plaindan@gmail.com.


Animal Welfare:  "GIrl, 10, launches Operation Critter nonprofit to give 'extra comforts' to shelters"
Municipal IDs:  "Newark council weighs pros, cons of giving undocumented ID cards"
Asm Jon Bramnick:  "Bramnick  re-issues challenge to debate Dem leaders 'anytime, anywhere'"
Historic Preservation:  "A bungalow that cna change owners, but little else"

Childhood Obesity:  "TCNJ tests SNACK program in elementary schools"
Edison:  "At large events, some pay for extra police, others don't"
Mixed Martial Arts:  "NJ MMA fighter George Sullivan beaten in Newark"
NJPAC:  "Price Is Right Live! taped in Newark"
Parks:  "Warm weather brings colorful booms to NJ parks"
Port Elizabeth:  "Lack of transportation funding could hurt port growth, Sweeney says"
Sleep Apnea:  "To avoid sleep apnea, take up the tuba"

Christie for President --
Hillary --
Bridgegate --
Legislature:  "NJ grapples with how, whether to regulate Uber, Lyft"
PARCC Tests:  "PARCC testing takes toll on some schools"
Policing:  "Unions, facing public anger, rethink how to address shootings"
Property Taxes:  "Pension fight stalls lawmakers' plans for property tax relief"
Real Estate:  "Fraud fed the mortgage crisis" -- Wowee!

Parenting:  "'Free-range' flap fans flames of national debate"


[BERNICE] mmm.

[OLDDOC]   Last word on sick pay (and Councile rules).

[Mayor MAPP]  Green taking advantage and creating a distraction.

[Councilor STORCH]  thanks retiring police chief Ed Santiago.

[Councilor WILLIAMS]  Obama honors paid sick leave advocates.

[DAVID] notes Hub Stine sports complex discussion tonight.

[JACKIE]  Week in review finds forsythia blooming.

[JACKIE'S PHOTO BLOG] catches an empty train.

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger] notes Mayor to be honored tonight at Rotary dinner.

[NOEL at PALS]  continues with the 2nd Team All-Efficiency for 2014-15.

[PLAINFIELD LATINO] has moved to a new Web address.

[DOTTIE G SEZ] reposts a Blue Jersey story on Jerry Green's bizarre attack.