Where Plainfield turns for news.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Olddoc on the Sick Leave ordinance.. Bernice: Council honors Plainfielders; PMUA reschedules meeting.. Noel continues with the 3rd Team All-Efficiency for 2014-15.. Rebecca reminds all tonight's Rotary event honors Mayor Mapp..

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.


Paid Sick Leave:  "Merchants help sink law, but fight not over"
Memorial Service:  "Memorial for Pat Turner Kavanaugh Sunday at W-H"
Attention ex-Brooklynites:  "Junior's cheesecakes to be baked in NJ" --Plainfielders who hail from Brooklyn will be glad to hear the news.

Cranford:  "Redevelopment creates a downtown neighborhood"
Jersey City:  "Teachers win skirmish with district over parent-teacher conferences"
Kenilworth:  "500 marijuana plants found in large grow house"
Newark:  "School board candidates trade barbs"
North Plainfield:  "Boro man arrested, used box cutter in cellphone theft"
Piscataway:  "Former youth minister accused of sex assault" -- Courier | Ledger |
Port Authority:  "WTC contractor with mob ties defrauded PA of $1.5M"
Policing --
Trenton --
Union County:  "Union - Morris budget comparison, 2015" -- Courtesy of CountyWatchers.

Christie for President --
Hillary --
Sen. Menendez --
Sen. Booker --
Gay Conversion Therapy:  "After federal court upholds NJ ban, Congress calls for similar law"
Oil Trains:  "Tanker cars: Retrofit or retire them to make tracks safer, Payne says"
SWATting:  "NJ lawmaker who is combating SWATting gets SWATted himself"
Tax Breaks:  "Organizations want NJ corporate tax breaks frozen"

Obituary:  "Percy Sledge, sang 'When a man loves a woman'" -- NYTimes | Rolling Stone -- with ten must-hear tracks.


[BERNICE]  Council honors Plainfielders; PMUA reschedules meeting.

[OLDDOC]   on the Sick Leave ordinance.

[Mayor MAPP]  Green taking advantage and creating a distraction.

[Councilor STORCH] on what good government should look like.

[Councilor WILLIAMS]  Dem LGBT Caucus needs to call out homophobic comments by pols.

[DAVID] notes Hub Stine sports complex discussion tonight.

[JACKIE]  sees signs of Spring, finally.

[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 3rd 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.