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Friday, April 24, 2015

Olddoc on Campbells and the BOE.. Bernice: Brangaccio at Swain's; Budget deliberations set..

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.


Board of Ed:  "Plainfield GOP leader joins wife on board"
Bank Robbery --
PAHS:  "Elkhound mix needs room to run"
Judy Blume:  "Blume launches latest novel" -- The author once lived in Plainfield, where "Wifey" is set.
Comcast:  "Comcast said to end bid for Time Warner Cable"
Douglass College:  "Douglass grads protest RU plan to overhaul alumae group"

Hillside:  "New Hillside Civic Association aims to build community"
Jersey 'Borders':  "Where are North, Central, South Jersey borders?"
Newark --
NJ Marathon:  "More than 28,000 expected to attend this weekend's Shore marathon"
Politics:  "Housing authority director previously guilty of wrongfully releasing docs faces new trial"
Teacher Contracts:  "Princeton HS students stage walkout in support of teachers"
Trans Youth:  "Transgender conference brings hope, solidarity"

Christie for President --
Sen. Menendez --
Obama Cabinet --
Binge Drinking:  "County-by-count binge drinking in NJ" -- Union fares well, sort of?
College Curricula:  "Most colleges don't require Shakespeare, study reports"
Drones:  "'Deadly mistakes' killing of hostages renews debate over drones" -- Record | NYTimes |
Synthetic Marijuana:  "Health warning issued about use of synthetic pot"
NJ Employment:  "NJ's GOP state senators say they have 36 ways to grow jobs"
NJ Judiciary:  "Task force defends how Jersey picks its judges"
NJ Pensions --
PARCC Tests:  "Christie warns opting-out could trigger reduced services, higher taxes"
Police Shootings:  "At least 15 shot, killed by NJ police is last two years"


[BERNICE] Brangaccio at Swain's; Budget deliberations set.

[OLDDOC]   on Campbells and the BOE.

[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]  Cavaliers fan David takes a weekend getaway.

[JACKIE]  Survivor-Worlds Apart blog party.

[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]  John Campbell Sr. joins school board.

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