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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Boys Basketball: "Plainfield at North Bergen"
Artificial Turf: "Lawmakers to urge AG to formally investigate FieldTurf"
HS Sports & Racism: "Dover Superintendent files complaint with NJSIAA over Jeffferson student's racist chants"
Jersey City: "Plans for Liberty Science Center expansion clear hurdle"
- "Video shows man punching bishop at Sacred Heart Cathedral"
- "Before attacking bishop, 'Fighting Preacher' makes divisive political, religious beliefs known"
Out of State Colleges: "Top 25 colleges for NJ students"
Pets: "NJ pets in need, Jan. 30"
Trump Travel Ban --
- BREAKING: Trump ousts acting AG who refused to support ban" -- Record | Politico |
- "More NJ House Republicans break with Trump over travel ban"
- "Booker and Menendez aim to block Trump's 'offensive' order"
- "Pallone to towns and counties: Don't cooperate if you don't have to"
- "Mohammed Sanu: I hope we can pray as a country for the world to be united"
- "More than 1,000 gather in JC to protest Trump actions"
- "Christie silent on Trump travel ban"
- "Where the potential next guv of NJ stands on Trump travel ban"
- "NJ's Kal Penn, target of offensive tweet, raises $630K for Syrian refugees"
- "Poll: Trump just set record for fastest majority disapproval"
RECENT BLOG POSTS --
[BERNICE] The struggle is on (waxing poetic over 2017 local politics).
[OLDDOC] on Trump's travel ban. (1/30/17)
[Mayor MAPP] 9th Annual MLK Potluck and Food Drive.
[Councilor STORCH] A report on Plainfield development] . (01/14//17)
[Councilor WILLIAMS] on Thursday's Town Hall. (1/03/17)
[DAVID] ev. Tracey Brown to host Thursday evening conversation. (01/19/16)
[JACKIE] week in review includes note of a trip to the ER this week. (1/29/17)
[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger] thanks Plainfield voters. (11/15/2016)
[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports] Linden's strong 2nd half defense too much for St. Mary's. (1/30/17).
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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