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Friday, June 12, 2015

Olddoc has two posts on the Council meeting(s).. Bernice recalls past National Night Out posts, repeats call for civility.. Councilor Storch: Is Council cooperating with Mapp administration? Yes and no.. Jackie offers a timeline for Big Brother 17 stuff..

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.


Asm Jerry Green:  "Green elected chair of Union County Dems" -- The Ledger reports; their reporters were swilling beer in a Union tavern that night.
Prom Pix:  "Plainfield High, Barack Obama prom pictures"
Union County College:  "Westfield couple gives $500K, largest donation ever"
Temple Sholom:  "former Plainfield temple, now in Scotch Plains, receives ABLE award"
NJ Transit:  "Proposed fare hike will not be reduced"

Atlantic City:  "Five bills aimed to boost city clear Assembly"
Jersey City:  "Youth entrepreneurship program to launch"
Newark:  "Three potential landing spots for a Newark casino"
Somerville:  "Racism scandal continues with 5th worker filing suit"
Trenton --

Christie for President --
Bridgegate --
  • "Lawyers oppose feds 'secret' documents request" -- Record | Ledger |
Assembly Races:  "Assembly Republicans say Dems to blame for state of economy" -- PolNJ | Ledger |
Corporate Tax Breaks:  "Lesniak backs off support of tax break moratorium, reforms"
Demographics:  "Report says Census undercounts nixed race individuals"
Drugs:  "Synthetic pot use up 200%, sending many to ERs"
Higher Education:  "NJ last in federal higher ed funding per student, report says"
Immigration Detention Centers:  "Catholic bishops call centers 'a stain' on US administration"
NJ Pensions --

Obituaries --


[BERNICE] Bernice recalls past National Night Out posts, repeats call for civility.

[OLDDOC]  Two posts on the Council meeting(s).

[Mayor MAPP]  says Thank You, Plainfield.

[Councilor STORCH]  Is Council cooperating with Mapp administration? Yes and no.

[Councilor WILLIAMS]  says the people of Plainfield run Plainfield.

[DAVID] offers Plainfield primary election maps.

[JACKIE] offers a timeline for Big Brother 17 stuff.

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

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  posts a pic of Column A at 8:01 PM.

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

[PLAINFIELD LATINO]  notes resident receives Latina Leadership Scholarship from Sen. Menendez.

[DOTTIE G SEZ]  Vietnamese restaurant in South Plainfield to close -- the same family who ran La Viet on Front Street.