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Friday, November 13, 2015

Olddoc: Potpourri for potpourri's sake.. Bernice: A word for Family Dollar; Hoops Hooray?.. Noel at PALS: Mid-State 38 Playoff preview and predictions..

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.


Cook School:  "Cook School students observe Veteran's Day"
Housing Authority:  "Public housing nationwide may be subject to smoking ban"
Raritan Valley Rail Coalition:  "Group applauds Hudson river tunnels deal"
Food Recall:  "Some SpaghettiOs recalled over choking hazard"
SOA Watch:  "FBI infiltrated nonviolent protest outside George army base" -- Bob and Patty Bender have been longtime participants.

Auto Theft:  "The ten top towns in NJ for auto theft"
Cellphones:  "How many tickets are issued in NJ for talking on cellphones?"
Elizabeth:  "Officials suspect illegal conversions in house that blew up"
JIF:  "South Amboy fixes error that resulted in higher deductible, slams newspaper report"
Hudson County:  "DPW bosses who assigned employees to personal chores get 5 years each"
Hudson River Tunnels:  "Could legalized pot fund tunnels?"
Insider Trading:  "Secret meetings at Grand Central and $5.6M in illegal deals"
Middlesex County:  "Solitary confinement at county jail 'deplorable', suit claims"
Newark --
TCNJ:  "Another NJ college hit with debt-rating downgrade"
Tipping:  "Joe's Crab Shack first major NJ chain to eliminate tipping"

Democratic Debate --
Christie for President --
2016 Candidates --
  • "GOP candidates target immigration policy at litmus test in campaign" -- Politico | NYTimes |
Bridgegate --
Census:  "Is the 2020 Census already in trouble?"
Pension Fraud:  "Court order release of documents in probe tied to Guadagno"  - NJSpot | Ledger |
Trans-Pacific Deal:  "Obama administration: Deal is good for NJ"
Transportation Trust Fund:  "Fund fix must include light rails, lawmakers say" -- PolNJ | Ledger |


[BERNICE]  A word for Family Dollar; Hoops Hooray?.

[OLDDOC] Potpourri for potpourri's sake. (11/13/15)

[Mayor MAPP]  reminds all of the 8th Annual Community BBQ. (8/13/15)

[Councilor STORCH]  offers a post-election Thank You. (11/08/15)

[Councilor WILLIAMS]  thanks Plainfield voters for Dem victory. (11/04/15)

[DAVID]   suffers a fire in his apartment.. (11/05/15)

[JACKIE]   Survivor: Cambodia blog party. (11/11/15)

[JACKIE'S PHOTO BLOG]  Week in review catches a spooky sneaker salesman.  (8/18/2015)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  notes Trunk or Treat and Doggie Howl. (10/24/15)

[PLAINFIELD LATINO]   notes NAACP candidate forum. (10/25/15)

[NOEL at PALS]   Mid-State 38 Playoff preview and predictions. (11/12/15)

[DOTTIE G SEZ]  notes two important meetings coming up!. (8/27/15)