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Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Bernice offers commentary on Reid situation.. Olddoc shares some good political toons.. Noel at PALS: North Plainfield girls fall to Westfield in tournament..

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.


Earned Sick Time:  "Plainfield 12th NJ community to pass earned sick time" -- PolNJ | Courier |
Police Investigation:  "Plainfield mayor seeks reversal on police investigation vote"
FEMA:  "FEMA criticized on flood policies"
NJ Transit:  "Unions set to begin voting on NJT contract"
Union County --

Bound Brook:  "Boro faces 5-8 percent tax hike"
Duke Farms --
EMS Convention:  "Second annual convention helad at Meadowlands" -- Photos.
Hunger Strike:  "Court could decide if prison can force-feed hunger striking pirsoner"
Liberty Science Center:  "LSC to create nation's largest planetarium with $5M donation"
Native Americans:  "NJ Pow Wow to draw hundreds from across US"
Newark --
Overlook Hospital:  "Happy ukelele helps kids at Overlook"
Public Records:  "Court rules volunteer fire department records are public"

2016 Candidates --
Gov. Christie --
  • "Christie: I was never going to slain trooper's funeral" -- Ledger | NYTimes |
Ebola Suit:  "'Ebola nurse' says Christie's quarantine made in bad faith"
Ferguson, MO:  "Ferguson approves federal overhaul of police, courts"
Lead Contamination:  "Lawmakers: Test for lead at every NJ school"
NJ Supremes:  "Christie attorney sends Sweeney a letter in Supreme Court fight"
Sexual Abuse:  "Charges filed against Franciscan Friars in Pennsylvania" -- NCR | NYTimes |


[BERNICE] offers commentary on Reid situation.

[OLDDOC]  shares some good political toons. (3/15/16)

[Mayor MAPP]  announces the changed State of the City information. (1/20/16)

[Councilor STORCH]  Development in Plainfield: Looking into the future. (2/07/16)

[Councilor WILLIAMS]   15 Minute Child Break at SSYC Tuesday. (3/14/16)

[DAVID]  Demanding educational due, resistance starts locally.. (3/07/16)

[JACKIE]  Week in review features a magical image of Watchung Avenue. (3/13/16)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  celebrates author Octavia Estelle Butler. (2/24/2016)

[NOEL at PALS]  lNorth Plainfield girls fall to Westfield in tournament. (3/15/16)