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Thursday, June 11, 2015

Olddoc reviews the Council's budget amendments, plus a goof-off day post.. Bernice reports Robinson-Briggs and council allies challenge Mapp administration..

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.


YMCA:  "Plainfield YMCA secures grant for renovation"
Library Grants;  "Union County offers grants to libraries for children's services"
Sen. Lesniak:  "If offered the Senate presidency, I would decline"

Air Travel:  "New industry guidelines for carry-on bags could cost fliers money"
American Dream Project:  "State financing for Meadowlands project set, could open in 2017"
Bergen County:  "DeCotiis settles lawsuit with county over malpractice, negligence"
Bound Brook:  "Council overrides mayor's veto of PILOT" -- Gives up $20M over time for $800K now.
Hoboken:  "Resident wants to put NJ on NYC subway map"
Jersey City:  "After marathon debate, council OKs new historic district"
Johnson & Johnson:  "J&J starts project to prevent Type 1 diabetes"
Medical Fraud Scheme:  "WNY mayor won't have to step down if convicted, lawyer says"
Newark --
NJ Transit:  "Commuters, Sweeney call on Christie to prevent NJT fare hike"
Port Authority:  "Where the PA really makes its money"
Roselle:  "Former PTO president stole thousands, prosecutor says"

Christie for President --
Exxon Deal:  "'Green' coalition files to block Exxon deal in court"
NJ Budget --
NJ Economy:  "NJ ranks in bottom five states in growth, latest figures show"


[BERNICE] reports Robinson-Briggs and council allies challenge Mapp administration.

[OLDDOC]  reviews the Council's budget amendments, plus a goof-off day post. -- Great to see Olddoc at Council meeting!

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