Where Plainfield turns for news.

Friday, May 8, 2015

Olddoc on the "Citizens" budget advisory committee.. Bernice: Former JC DPW head is new PMUA exec; Greaves names CBAC choice.. Rebecca: 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.


Queen City Baseball League:  "Summit baseball mentorship program donates to Plainfield league"
Bank Robber:  "Bank-robbing Plainfield man attempts hospital escape" -- Courier | Ledger |
Union County:  "Economic development agency quietly stripped of its funding"
Union County Improvement Authority:  "UCIA hires a helper for Linda Stender" -- From CountyWatchers.

Gas Stations:  "No way Jerseyans will pump their own gas, officials say"

Banakruptcies:  "Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase agree to erase canceled debts from credit reports"
Berkeley Heights:  "Boro mulls property reval, will have to act on affordable housing"
Elizabeth:  "Pols at forum say support licenses for undocumented drivers"
Ellis Island:  "'Peopling of America' exhibit set to open"
Hospitals:  "St. Michael's Hospital faults study data that recommends closure" -- NJSpot | Ledger |
Hudson River Tunnels --
Nail Salons:  "The price of nice nails" -- And what you can do.
Nepotism:  "Saddle Brook council decides against anti-nepotism measure"
Perth Amboy:  "New leaders sought for school accused of using corporal punishment" -- That is corporal punishment?!
Policing:  "Policing scandals threaten to overwhelm DOJ" -- 21 reviews begun under Obama.
Trenton:  "Council approves $144K in settlements for sexual harassment, unpaid bills"

Christie for President --
Demographics:  "Millenials first NJ generation without a white majority"
Exxon Deal:  "Lawmakers: Christie administration won't release deal's details"
Fire Safety:  "Christie torches bill requiring new homes have sprinklers"
Legislature --
NJ Pensions:  "Sweeney once again pushes for millionaire's tax to help pensions"
Paternity:  "One womb, two dads: Judge rules man must support only once twin" -- NJLaw | Ledger |
School Lunches:  "Christie nixes bill that would allow vegetarian lunches" -- NJSpot | Ledger |
Tax Abatements:  "Lesniak wants to freeze tax breaks until Christie releases new data"

Obituary:  "Guy Karawan, taught a generation 'We Shall Overcome'"


[BERNICE]  Former JC DPW head is new PMUA exec; Greaves names CBAC choice.

[OLDDOC]  on the "Citizens" budget advisory committee.

[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.