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Friday, May 15, 2015

Bernice: Sanchez says developers flocking to city.. Councilor Storch and Rebecca on 2nd Ward Family Fun Day 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.


Sex trafficking:  "Plainfield man admits turning girl, 15, into prostitute"
Union County College:  "UCC prez chosen as representative for NJCAA"
Union County Sheriff:  "Sex suit against officer settled just before jury to be picked"
Car Seats:  "What parents need to know about NJ's new car seat law"
Historic Preservation:  "PNJ's 10 most endangered sites for 2015"
Pedestrian Safety:  "Bigger fines may be coming for failing to give pedestrians right of way"
Rep. Leonard Lance;  "Ethics-committee approved trip now under investigaton"

Honeybees:  "Deaths rise, continuing trend, affecting NJ agriculture"
Linden:  "Heist of truck full of pasta lands 4 in hot water"
Morris County:  "Big money from labor unions flows into GOP freeholder races"
Newark:  "Baraka strikes back at violence by 'occupying' a city block"
NJ Transit:  "Mayors, unions ally to fight NJ Transit fare hikes" -- PolNJ | Ledger | NJSpot |
Orange:  "Police director suspended amid allegations, countersuits"
Pension Padding:  "Sayreville mayor's new job means $40K pension after just 4 years"

Christie for President --
Hillary --
Sen. Menendez --
Amtrak:  "Boehner 'stupidly' links funding cuts to derailment"
Ebola:  "Ebola nurse, in article, chastises Christie, calls her quarantine a 'political stunt'"
Exxon Deal:  :"NJ Assembly 'vehemently condemns' Exxon deal" -- Ledger | PolNJ |
Guns:  "Court rules police can't add conditions to state license permits"
Higher Educations:  "Report: NJ higher ed funding way down, tuition way up"
NJ Dems:  "Dean anchors first day of state Dem conference"
NJ Pensions:  "Christie won't make full payment and won't raise taxes"
NJ Tax Incentives:  "Tax breaks working? Back it up, critics say"
Policing:  "Diversity training for police clears Assembly"


[BERNICE] Sanchez says developers flocking to city.

[OLDDOC]  A potpourri, including a cronyism review.

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

[Councilor STORCH]  2nd Ward Family Fun Day Saturday.

[Councilor WILLIAMS]  invites all to a meet-and-greet for Barry Goode at PDO HQ tonight.

[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]  2nd Ward Family Fun Day Saturday.

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

[PLAINFIELD LATINO]   on the nomination of a Latina to the CBAC.

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