Where Plainfield turns for news.

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Bernice: City mulls recourse for 'lemon' ladder truck; Fencing removed from demolition site.. Councilor Williams: Will the real 'potty mouth' stand up?.. Jackie: Survivor/Worlds Apart season finale blog party..

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.


Union County College:  "UCC's 2015 graduates"
Airbag Recall:  "For drivers, confusion in airbag recall"
Foreclosures:  "The news about foreclosures in NJ isn't getting much better"
Obituary:  "Bettie L. Quin, taught at Hubbard and Jefferson schools"

Bergen County:  "Body cams for sheriff's officers a 'proactive move'" -- Record | Ledger |
Eamail Scam:  "Nigerian man gets three years for 'phishing' scam"
Farmers' Markets:  "Beer could soon be on tap at farmer's markets"
Newark --
New Brunswick:  "City gets grant to improve Lynch Bridge bike path"
North Plainfield:  "Man indicted in box-cutter cellphone robbery"
Meadowlands:  "East Rutherford advances $675M bond for American Dream project"
Paterson:  "Hundreds of teacher layoffs blamed on Christie's funding cuts"
Primary Races:  "Old Bridge GOP in uproar over party chair's dumping of popular candidate"
Down The Shore:  "Summer shore road construction guide"
World Trade Center:  "Views from observatory are expansive"

Christie for President --
Bridgegate --
  • "Prosecutors want to keep secret 1.5M pages of documents until trial" -- Record | Ledger | NYTimes |
Banks:  "Elizabeth Warren blasts bank 'punishment' -- 'It stinks!'"
Cyber Attacks:  "Christie signs order to help protect NJ from cyber attacks"
Demographics:  "NJ's fastest-growing and -shrinking towns"
Gay-to-striaght Therapy:  "As NJ trial looms on 'therapy', more states ban practice"
NJ Pensions:  "NJEA, in new ad, says pension crisis could lead to disaster"
SWATting:  "Interactive map of NJ locations likely tied to nationwide hoaxes"
Tax Relief:  "Too much money going to property tax relief?"

Gay Marriage Attitudes --

[BERNICE]  City mulls recourse for 'lemon' ladder truck; Fencing removed from demolition site.

[OLDDOC]  on the Council's demolition 'investigation'.

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

[Councilor STORCH]  on what the Dem primary election is all about.

[Councilor WILLIAMS]  Councilor Williams: Will the real 'potty mouth' stand up?.

[DAVID]  posts photos of 2nd Ward Family Fun Day.

[JACKIE]  Survivor/Worlds Apart season finale blog party.

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

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  posts pix of Family Fun Day.

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

[PLAINFIELD LATINO]   criticizes the Mapp administration.

[DOTTIE G SEZ]  on the hidden hand behind recent trashy political mailings --  see here.