Where Plainfield turns for news.

Monday, April 20, 2015

Olddoc makes the mistake of watching a Council meeting on PCTV.. Bernice reminds all Primary Day is June 2; Hillside Historic District reorganizes.. Mayor Mapp tells the tale of two demolition projects..

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.


Boys Baseball:  "North Brunswick at Piainfield"
Shooting:  "Man hurt in weekend Plainfield shooting"
YMCA:  "Plainfield YMCA celebrates Healthy Kids Day"
Comcast:  "Feds set to oppose Comcast-Time Warner deal"

Coyotes:  "Man is victim of 2nd coyote attack in Bergen County in month"
Newark:  "Hundreds turn out for annual Bloomfest in Branch Brook Park"
Oil Trains:  "Fixing oil tankers alone won't help keep NJ safe" -- Editorial, Ledger.
Port Elizabeth/Newark:  "Creating jobs very much a matter of infrastructure"
Public Records:  "Do municipal Facebook pages and comments count as public records?"
Raritan River:  "Raritan River Week celebrates central Jersey's natural treasure"
Summit:  "30,000 flowers bloom on Daffodil Day"
Technology:  "NJ high school tech club uses 3-D printer to build prosthetic hand"
Union County:  "Union is fourth fastest growing county in state"

Christie for President --
Bridgegate --
Presidential Candidates:  "The presidential religion parade (so far)"
Gov. Corzine:  "Corzine discussing plans to start hedge fund"
Gov. Kean:  "At 80, Kean is still a force to reckon with"
NJ Credit:  "Dems blame  Christie's broken pension promises for latest Moody's downgrade"
Teacher Evaluations:  "Arbitrator slams Newark and state over 'arbitrary and capricious' evaluations"
Wages:  "Adjunct faculty join wage protests across country"


[BERNICE]  reminds all Primary Day is June 2; Hillside Historic District reorganizes.

[OLDDOC]   makes the mistake of watching a Council meeting on PCTV.

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

[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.