Where Plainfield turns for news.

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Bernice offers Passover greetings, comment on Camino plan for old DYFS building.. Olddoc responds to a comment on the Iran negotiations.. Jackie: The Amazing Race blog party..

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.


Neighborhood House:  "Dramatic readings by women in NJ politics benefits Plainfield charity"
Boys Baseball:  "Plainfield at Hillside"
Girls Softball:  "Plainfield at Roselle"

Baseball:  "Rare Honus Wagner baseball card, Yankees memorabilia up for auction in NJ"
Bristol-Myers:  "Drug firm named in $1B suit over study that gave 800 people STDs"
Corruption:  "Union City garbageman arrested for taking $300 for side-job"
Good Friday --
Greystone Hospital:  "Preservationists fight to save former NJ asylum"
Jersey City:  "Middle school students win $30K grant in eco challenge"
Montclair:  "Nearly 40 per cent of students opt out of PARCC tests"
Newark --
NY Auto Show:  "Hot cars at the NY Auto Show"
Rutgers:  "RU taps Mayo Clinic dean for med school post"
Somerset County:  "Somerset Dems back Zwicker and Vella in LD16"
Veterans:  "NJ town sets up flea market for vets to sell their wares"

Hillary for President --
  • "Clinton said to rent Brooklyn space for headquarters" -- Politico | NYTimes |
Sen. Menendez --
Media:  "Seymour Hersh: Mainstream media will go out of business" -- The rest of the interview is a good read, too.
Mortgages:  "Revisiting 'subprime' mortgages"
Terrorism:  "Philly woman tried to join ISIL, martyr herself"
Wages:  "Corporate America strikes a liberal not on wages" -- Sort of.


[BERNICE] offers Passover greetings, comment on Camino plan for old DYFS building.

[OLDDOC] responds to a comment on the Iran negotiations.

[Mayor MAPP] posts his weekly email newsletter.

[Councilor STORCH] on the North Avenue demoliition.

[Councilor WILLIAMS] on the need for earned sick days in Plainfield.

[DAVID]  Plainfield kids kick off Month of the Young Child.

[JACKIE]  The Amazing Race blog party.

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

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger] wishes Vincent a Happy Birthday.

[NOEL at PALS] Plainfield overcomes Christ the King.

[PLAINFIELD LATINO] Demands answers on demolition 'fiasco'.