Where Plainfield turns for news.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Bernice on budget hearings; Mi Buenaventura reopening.. Olddoc has visiting family.. Jackie: Survivor/Worlds Apart blog party.. Rebecca notes youth fishing derby Saturday..

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.


Bank Robber:  "Plainfield man, suspected serial bank robber, nabbed in Linden" -- Courier | Ledger |
Municipal IDs:  "Newark's ID program for undocumenteds survives first hurdle"
NJ Transit:  "Will NJT board's earlier meeting time shut out fare hike commenters?"

Douglass College  --
Medicare:  "The most expensive,most prescribed Medicare-covered drugs in NJ"
Middlesex County:  "Sheriff's office settle sex harassment suit for $250K" -- Ledger | Courier |
Newark:  "Crump stays as Council prez, Amador gets VP"
Trenton:  "Rev. Al Sharpton: STEM education is a civil rights issue"

Christie for President --
Bridgegate --
2016 Races --
Environment:  "Brad Campbell, former DEP head who blasted Christie, to head conservation group"
Exxon Deal:  "Questions linger over 16 sites included in deal"
NJ Lottery:  "State treasurer defends Christie on lottery deal"
NJ Pensions --
Police Abuse:  "Chicago pays $5M to victims of police abuse"

Unaccompanied Minors:  "Judge tentatively rules against restrictive detention"
ISIS:  "From hip-hop to jihad, how ISIS became a magnet for converts"


[BERNICE]  on budget hearings; Mi Buenaventura reopening.

[OLDDOC]  has visiting family.

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

[Councilor STORCH]  Dem team for Plainfield's future is in Column C.

[Councilor WILLIAMS]  on Green mailer (with not-to-miss video).

[DAVID]  on to Nimes, Marseille and Geneva.

[JACKIE]  Survivor/Worlds Apart blog party.

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

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  notes youth fishing derby Saturday.

[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.