Where Plainfield turns for news.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Bernice: Crossing guard raises; PMUA appointment.. Olddoc on justice.. Councilors Storch and Williams on Dem politics..

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.


LD 20:  "NJEA backs Holley, Quijano in eastern Union County Assembly race"
Union County Freeholders:  "Vo-Tech students make emotional plea for teacher's jobs"
Hudson Train Tunnels:  "Video shows conditions of tunnels that would take billions to replace"
Obituary:  "Grace S. Arnold, worked at Plainfield Woolworth's"

Council Meetings:  "Hightstown split on 'decorum at council meetings' ordinance"
Debt-Relief Scam:  "Maplewood man indicted second time for scamming clients"
Douglass College:  "Rutgers fight with Douglass alumnae may be heading to mediator"
Jersey City:  "JC seeks to creat LGBT advisory board"
Newark --
North Plainfield:  "Lance introduces bill for its own ZIP Code" -- That Lance, fighting for truth, justice and the comics!
Six Flags:  "Environmental groups file suit to halt theme park's solar farm" -- NJSpot | Ledger |
Trenton:  "Former Roebling Steel buildings to be converted to apartments"

Christie for President --
Bridgegate --
Campaign Finance:  "Christie strikes down expansion of pay-to-play rules" -- NJSpot | Ledger |
Corruption:  "Christie administration mentioned in NY corruption case"
Cuba:  "NJ lawmakers push for return of Chesimard"
Policing:  "Police rethink long tradition on using deadly force"
Race Relations:  "Negative view of race relations grows, poll finds"
NJ Supremes:  "Top court reverses decision allowing DWI blood test without warrant or permission"


[BERNICE] Crossing guard raises; PMUA appointment.

[OLDDOC]  invites us to ponder 'justice'.

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

[Councilor STORCH]  Time for Democrats to make a change.

[Councilor WILLIAMS]  on Green mailer (with not-to-miss video).
[DAVID]  on to Nimes, Marseille and Geneva.

[JACKIE]  Loads of flower photos plus a Spanish lesson.

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

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  celebrates WEB DuBois.

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

[PLAINFIELD LATINO]  North Plainfield Schools keeping community clean.

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