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Thursday, April 28, 2016

Bernice: Ken Robertson stepping down from planning board after 30 years.. Jackie: Survivor: Kaoh Rong blog party..

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.


Accident:  "Car crashes into Watchung Avenue building"
AKAs:  "More than 300 turn out for AKA Black History program"
House Tour:  "Historic Plainfield home featured on May 7 Tour"
PAAAS:  "'A Song for Coretta' to be presented at PHS this weekend"
Food Recall:  "Millions of pounds of Pilgrim's Pride chicken recalled"
Ford Recall:  "Ford issues second largest recall"

Amazon:  "Amazon to open 2 new NJ facilities, one in Middlesex County" -- 2,000 full-time jobs.
Distracted Driving:  "Texting while driving? Watch out for the Textalyzer"
Elizabeth:  "Two charged with voter fraud in school board election"
Essex County:  "Campaign charges against DiVicenzo dropped on technicality"
Jersey City:  "Plan to require 3-hour minimum work week gets initial approval"
McDonald's:  "McDonald's test 'new' concept: Walk-up" -- The first McDonald's I ever ate at in the late 1950s was a walk-up.
Mercer County:  "Nonprofit at center of corruption probe has strong ties to county"
The Mob:  "Scotch Plains man among 10 Genovese family members charged"
Newark --
Penn Relays:  "Everything you need to know about this year's Penn Relays"
Racial Profiling:  "Bloomfield police again accused of racial profiling"

2016 Candidates --
Legislature:  "Weinberg: Ousting Prieto no answer to legislative disagreements"
Medicare:  "NJ hospitals in line for $33M in extra Medicare funding"
PARCC Tests --
Politics:  "Christie blasts NJ Dems and unions, warms 'animals are at the gates'"
Port Authority:  "NJ, NY legislators ask Christie to sign PA reform" -- NJSpot | Ledger |
Privacy:  "House passes email privacy bill, 419-0"
Water:  "What will it take to repair NJ's aging water infrastructure?"

Obituary:  "Rev. Billy Kyles, civil rights leader witnessed death of MLK"


[BERNICE]  Ken Robertson stepping down from planning board after 30 years.

[OLDDOC]  Hw and Dawg offer a short potpourri. (4/26/16)

[Mayor MAPP] Mayor Mapp squelches misleading Board of Ed election rumors. (4/11/16)

[Councilor STORCH]  in support of Anderson-Hurtt-Pile for school board. (4/20/16)

[Councilor WILLIAMS]  on Ecuador relief event at City Hall. (4/24/16)

[DAVID]  supports Wilma Campbell. (4/17/16)

[JACKIE]  Survivor: Kaoh Rong blog party. (4/27/16)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Prince: Genius of Realness. (4/22/2016)

[NOEL at PALS]  YES basketball tournament, 6th-8th Grade Division. (3/26/16)