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Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Olddoc and Bernice: Check back for posts on Council meeting.. David notes Dick Gregory to make Plainfield appearance Saturday..

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.


Asm Jerry Green:  "Mayor Mapp calls out Green for homophobic remarks"
Robotics:  "Plainfield HS takes part in Mid-Atlantic district competitions"
Commuting:  "NJ Transit won't introduce fare hike at April meeting, but one may still come"
Immigration:  "NJ mayors want immediate implementation of Obama's immigration order"
Catholic Church:  "Immigrants cause change in typical Catholic parish" -- Boston College program.

DWIs:  "Union County sheriff's brother to lose license after 3 DWIs, 13 suspensions, 6 accidents"
EWR:  "Newark airport climbs on the 'Bandwagon' with taxi-sharing app"
Greystone:  "Court won't hear emergency appeal to stop sanitarium's demolition"
Heart Health:  "Odds of survival better if heart attack comes while exercising" -- So plan accordingly.
Hillside:  "$100K settlement for school security chief who alleges being fired for being white"
Hospitals:  "Raritan Bay MC readies, medical, surgical pavilion"
Identity Theft:  "Judge tosses data breach suit against Blue Cross"
North Plainfield:  "Bussel in lease for new furniture store" -- Could it be the old Villa Furniture location?
Princeton:  "Recreation director gets 17.5% pay raise to stay with town"
Rahway:  "Century-old Methodist church condemned after ceiling collapse" -- Courier | Ledger |
Rutgers:  "RU bans fraternity, sorority house parties"
Scotch Plains:  "Pool contractor among those cited by state for violations"
Teen Addicts:  "NJ's 'recovery high school' a safe environment for teen addicts"
Trenton:  "Perry Street to be closed Tuesday for 'Blue Mass at cathedral"

Christie for President --
Sen. Menendez --
College Textbooks:  "Rutgers students laud recommendation for open-source textbooks"
Corporate Taxes:  "After Exxon settlement, Sweeney wants to bar tax writeoffs for settlements"
Digital Divorce:  "NY judge says woman can file for divorce by Facebook. Coming to NJ soon?"
Exxon Settlement --
NJ Economy:  "NY Fed chair says NJ's cities could boost state's lagging economic recovery"
NJ Pensions:  "NJ Supremes agree to hear pension payment case" -- Ledger | NJSpot |
UVA 'Rape' Case:  "Rolling Stone and the media's glass house"


[BERNICE] check back for post on Council.

[OLDDOC] check back for post on Council.

[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] notes Dick Gregory to make Plainfield appearance Saturday.

[JACKIE]  The week in review finds a bench with 'Ester' greetings.

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

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger] notes the Rotary Club's Wine Tasting which will honor Mayor Mapp.

[NOEL at PALS] Plainfield overcomes Christ the King.

[PLAINFIELD LATINO] suggests Latino business owners are at risk of being demolished.

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