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Thursday, March 2, 2017

Bernice: Sell the Bierstadts?.. Four land use boards set joint Saturday meeting (public welcome).. Jackie: Survivor: Bame Changers - the Blog Pool opens..

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.


Bierstedt Paintings:  "Plainfield looks to sell million dollar paintings"
Fire "Fire guts abandoned Plainfield home" -- TAPinto has photos here. -- Across from 7th Day Baptist Church.
Rotary of Plainfield-North Plainfield:  "Shirley Weaver Thomspon to be honored at wine tasting event'
Home Invasion:  "Plainfield man charged in home invasion robbery"
Murder:  "Grand jury indicts 3 Plainfield men in Spruce Street murder" -- Ledger | Courier |
School Funding:  "20 districts most reliant on state funding" -- Yes, see #12.
Obituary:  "Earl K. "Chipper" Johnson, 36 years with Fire Division"

Charter Schools --
Morristown:  "Mayor slams fake photo inspiring fear among immigrants"
North Plainfield:  "Music at the Mansion concert series a success"
Product Recall:  "Philips expands lamp recall for fire, injury hazards"
Union County:  "Hillside mayor tapped for freeholder, former Hillside cop for sheriff"

Bridgegate --
2017 Guv Race --
Sen. Booker:  "Cory Booker joins with Bernie Sanders"
Property Taxes:  "Christie shrinking tax relief"
Transgender Students:  "NJ Dems want state protections for transgender students"


[BERNICE]   Sell the Bierstadts?; Four land use boards set joint Saturday meeting (public welcome).

[OLDDOC]   summarizes his day, posts a note from the Plainfield Police Division on disposing of unused meds. (2/27/17)

[Mayor MAPP]  9th Annual MLK Potluck and Food Drive.

[Councilor STORCH] On a Stigma-Free Zone coming to Plainfield. (02/26//17)

[Council President WILLIAMS]  National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2017. (2/01/17)

[DAVID]  Black History Month: The Green Grove Community. (02/24/16)

[JACKIE]  Survivor: Bame Changers - the Blog Pool opens. (3/01/17)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Vision Board Workshop this Saturday. (2/01/2017)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]   UCIAC Tournament Semi-Finals and Final Summary.  (2/26/17).

[Anonymous Gadfly]  Now what happens (in the school district)?. (2/27/17)

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**NOTE: As of Monday, 8/15/16, PolicitckerNJ has become part of the NY Observer's website. (Both are owned by Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner). I have always used the abbreviation 'PolNJ' to point to articles from the site. Things have gotten complicated in the meantime, since Politico, the award-winning national news site, has begun to branch out with a NJ version -- PoliticoNJ. To avoid confusion, I will henceforth refer to PolitickerNJ with the abbreviation "ObsNJ'..  Hope that's not all too confusing. -- Dan