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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Olddoc imagines Dems hugging and kissing, plus more.. Bernice on Plainfield Dem reorg..

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.


Exhibit:  "Local clubs and organizations on display at Plainfield Library"

Bridgewater:  "Whole Foods proposed for new center on Route 22"
Edison:  "In stunner, Hahn beats Russomano by two votes for Dem chair" -- PolNJ | Ledger |
Hillside:  "Salters ends the 20-year deFilippo era in Hillside" -- New Dem chair elected unanimously.
Newark:  "Fixing city's neighborhoods a long-term initiative, report says"
Somerset County:  "Family blames county jail after inmate hangs self with shoelace"
Somerville:  "Teachers, school employees rally for fully funded pensions"
Summer Jam Incident:  "ACLU calls on AG to investigate police response at concert"

Christie for President --
Hillary --
Conflict of Interest:  "Former Christie aide pays fine in conflicts law violation"
Construction Codes:  "In aftermath of Edgewater fire, new construction code considered"
Exxon Deal --
Gambling:  "How Trenton is blowing it on casino expansion" -- Editorial, Ledger.
Gay Conversion Therapy:  "At trial, lawyer says group's founder misled about success rate"
'Green' Funds:  "Senate panel considers proposal to block transfer of 'green funds' to general budget"
Guns:  "Christie pardons armored car driver who became a felon for driving with his gun"
NJ Budget:  "Report finds fault in NJ budget strategies" -- NJSpot | Ledger |
NJ Pensions --
Public Records:  "Effort to broaden public records and meetings laws stalls" -- Read details of proposed changes.

Religion:  "Most Americans look so kindly on churches, they might even go sometime"


[BERNICE] on Plainfield Dem reorg.

[OLDDOC]  imagines  Dems hugging and kissing, plus more.

[Mayor MAPP]  says Thank You, Plainfield.

[Councilor STORCH]  A victory for Plainfield.

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

[DAVID] offers Plainfield primary election maps.

[JACKIE] week in review plus gorgeous flowers.

[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]  asks: Democracy or Dictatorship in Plainfield?