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Thursday, April 7, 2016

Bernice takes down her post on the school board candidate forum.. Councilor Williams notes Recreation's Hooked on Fishing program gets under way.. 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.


Housing Authority:  "Plainfield agency gets $120K grant to demolish Elmwood Gardens"

Charter Schools:  "24 new charters proposed, 8 in Essex County"
Drones:  "Keep drones away from NJ forest fires, state warns"
EWR:  "Facing lawsuit, United drops bid to add slots at Newark"
Helmetta:  "Former mayor used police against her adversaries, suit says" -- Hmmmmm.
North Plainfield:  "North Plainfield Business Association holds first meet and greet"
Orange:  "Councilman who is mayoral candidate sues mayor over online porn claims"
Out-of-District Students:  "Roselle BOE to investigate how principal's relative attended her school for free"
Rutgers --
Somerset County:  "County's new website features photos by resident"
Supportive Housing:  "Advocates for disabled housing tout new online resources guide"
Trenton:  "School superintendent finalists face the public"

2016 Candidates --
Gov. Christie --
Atlantic City --
High School Graduation:  "PARCC close to becoming graduation requirement"
Lead Abatement:  "$10M program to come out of affordable housing funds"
Mortgage Fraud:  "Altruism, criminality meet in sentencing of mortgage firm founder"
Municipal Credit Ratings:  "Deadlock over AC threatens other cities' ratings, Moody's says"
Wealthy in NJ:  "Budget office: Ranks of wealthy growing, not shrinking"


[BERNICE]  takes down her post on the school board candidate forum; read why.

[OLDDOC]  On Councilor Taylor's rhetoric, and on National Politics. (4/05/16)

[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]   notes Hooked on Fishing program gets under way. (4/07/16)

[DAVID]  Benefit show tonight, clothing drive Saturday. (4/06/16)

[JACKIE] Survivor: Kaoh Rong blog party. (4/07/16)

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

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