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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Bernice: Special council meeting fails for lack of quorum.. Revisit Mayor Mapp's post on demolitions.. Rebecca celebrates WEB DuBois..

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.


NJ Transit:  "Starting today, all tickets can be bought through MyTix smartphone app"
Douglass Alumnae:  "Douglass grads use social media to fight RU overhaul plan"

Edison:  "Lawyer sentenced for convincing people IRS was after them" -- At $20K per victim.
Elizabeth:  "BOE looks to vcreate 'no bully zone' at meetings"
EWR:  "Newark airport monorail scheduled for scrap heap; cost $345M to build"
Group Homes:  "Princeton council  contributes to buying, renovating property for group home"
Home Depot:  "Scammers used elaborate scheme to clip chain for %500K in goods"
Kean:  "Negotiations over Merck property fail, case back in court'
North Plainfield/Scotch Plains:  "Station owner fined for selling aviation fuel as gas"
Rutgers:  "RU's internet on the fritz again" -- Courier | Ledger |
Seton Hall:  "Kathleen Boozang named new dean of law school"
Westfield:  "Notable Homes tour set for May 9"

Christie for President --
Guv Race --
Sen. Booker --
Baltimore:  "National Guard sent to quell riots" -- Record | NYTimes | Politico | WashPost |
DEP:  "Commisioner defends siphoning money to pay park salaries"
Gangs;  "Police union warns gangs may unite to 'take out' officers after Baltimore disturbances"
Loretta Lynch:  "Lynch sworn in as US Attorney General"
NJ Pensions:  "NJ Supremes say Sweeney, Prieto can weigh in on pension lawsuit"
Republicans;  "Kids of Republicans pull parents to left on gay marriage"

Grateful Dead:  "Fans celebrate long, strange trip"
ISIL/ISIS:  "Islamic State's sophisticated recruiting program persistent threat in US"


[BERNICE] Special council meeting fails for lack of quorum.

[OLDDOC]  Special council meeting tonight on road repair bonds.

[Mayor MAPP]  tells the tale of two demolition projects.

[Councilor STORCH]  thanks retiring police chief Ed Santiago.

[Councilor WILLIAMS]  Essex County College offers studrents free, confidential immigration consults.

[DAVID] goes to Annecy.

[JACKIE]  Week in review spots a robin.

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

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  celebrates WEB DuBois.

[NOEL at PALS]  concludes with the 1st Team All-Efficiency for 2014-15.

[PLAINFIELD LATINO]  John Campbell Sr. joins school board.

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