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Monday, June 8, 2015

Olddoc: offers a post-Belmont potpourri, including an Oz update.. Bernice: Political moves looming.. David offers Plainfield primary election maps..

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.


School District:  "Plainfield public schools honors employees at Red Carpet Affair"
Asm Bramnick:  "GOP leader Bramnick wants to debate Dem counterparts"

Asbury Park:  "24th annual Pride Parade attracts thousands"
Edison:  "Three candidates angling for powerful Dem chair"
Elizabeth:  "Portuguese heritage celebrated at parade"
Jersey City --
Liberty State Park:  "Senate panel to meet on park legislation"
Maplewood/South Orange:  "Mayor organizes meeting against violence on guns in schools"
MetLife Center:  "Troopers, fans clash outside Summer Jam concert" -- Record | Ledger | -- photos here.
New Providence:  "10,000 walk in Sharing Network's annual 5K"
Piscataway:  "Three charged after heroin mill busted"
Whistleblower:  "Cop who reported illegal activity gets $350K settlement"

Christie for President --
GOP Candidates --
Hillary --
Bridgegate --
Big Pharma:  "Drug companies seek special trade deal with secret negotiations"
College President Salaries:  "Which public college presidents made the most money last year?"
DRPA:  "Christie hasn't replaced board that angered him five years ago"
Gambling:  "As AC struggles, a bet is made on new casinos"
NJ Transit:  "NJT's safety team staffing is criticized"
School Funding:  "NJ gets high marks in national report"
State Budgets:  "States confront wide budget gaps even after years of recovety"

Obituary:  "Ronnie Gilbert, bold-voiced singer with The Weavers"


[BERNICE] Political moves looming.

[OLDDOC]  offers a post-Belmont potpourri, including Oz.

[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?