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Monday, June 18, 2018

New board will manage new SID..Chief Tidwell sues city, mayor.. Olddoc looks at several items on Monday's Council agenda.. Mayor Mapp: SROs lead by example..


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
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.

FOLLOW JENN POPPER'S WALK:  Jennifer Popper, editor of TAPinto Plainfield, launched a 400 hundred mile walk Saturday, June 2 to Gouldsborough, Maine. Walking in memory of her late husband who died in a kayak accident in 2016 (in which se also almost lost her life), Jenn has raised more than $15,000 in his memory which will go to two charities supporting the environment and healthy lifestyles. Follow here HERE, and be sure to friend her Facebook page.

NEWS --

Alvernia University:  "Plainfielder Roselyn Korngor named to Circle K"
Father's Day:   "Dads pitch in on Plainfield Habitat house"
Lawsuit:   "Fire Chief Tidwell files suit against city, mayor"
Mayor Mapp:   "School Resource Officers teaching by example"
SID:   "New board will manage Special Improvement District"
Week Ahead:  "The week ahead in Plainfield, June 18-24"

Ft.Monmouth:  "Ex-Army base quarters now single family homes selling for $750K"
Historic Preservation:   "DiIonno: Some historic churches dederve preservation money"
Immigration --
Rochelle Park:   "Ex-mayor who served from Eisenhower to Obama, dies at 102"
Stafford:   "Town tossed outs its leaders for ones that align with Trump"
Trenton--
2018 Senate Race:   "Hugin runs away from Trump in bid to take seat from Menendez"

Trump World --

RECENT BLOG POSTS
--

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc looks at several items on Monday's Council agenda.  (06/17/18)

[Mayor MAPP]  Mayor Adrian Mapp's 10th Annual Community Barbecue August 19. (07/28/17)

[Councilor STORCH]  Storch endorses Linda Carter for LD22 Assembly seat. (05/09/18)

[Freeholder WILLIAMS]  Freeholder Williams  announces Union County Pride Day this Saturday. (6/13/18)

[JACKIE]  Big Brother 20: Cast announcement coming soon. (6/12/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Commemorates the Pulse mass shooting. (6/13/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Banner Boys takes the Friday Night Basketball League banner. (04/05/18).

FACEBOOK PAGES:  City of Plainfield | Plainfield Buzz | Plainfield Community Connect | PHS Educational Community |

**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



Sunday, June 17, 2018

Fire chief Tidwell sues city, mayor.. Alma Blanco first Latina considered for Council..


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
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.

FOLLOW JENN POPPER'S WALK:  Jennifer Popper, editor of TAPinto Plainfield, launched a 400 hundred mile walk Saturday, June 2 to Gouldsborough, Maine. Walking in memory of her late husband who died in a kayak accident in 2016 (in which se also almost lost her life), Jenn has raised more than $15,000 in his memory which will go to two charities supporting the environment and healthy lifestyles. Follow here HERE, and be sure to friend her Facebook page.

NEWS --

City Council:  "Alma Blanco, first Latina ever, being considered for Council vacancy"
Lawsuit:   "Fire Chief Tidwell files suit against city, mayor"
SID:   "New board will manage Special Improvement District"
Vision:   "Fundraiser to help give Plainfield youngster Stephon Roach the gift of sight"
Congress:  "Watson Coleman introduces resolution acknowledging failure of the War on Drugs"
Pulaski Skyway:  "DOT finally commits to Pulaski Skyway reopening"
Suicide: "Help is available for suicide prevention"
Food Recall:   "Kellogg's recalls Honey Smacks after73 fall ill"

Drugs:    "NJ drug deaths soar as US numbers fall"
Immigration:   "Newark's Cardinal Tobin suggests how Catholics should react to Trump's policy" -- All Christians, actually.
Legal Marijuana:   "So you just bought a joint.Where does the money go?"
Rent:   "The rent is 'too damn high' in these NJ towns"
Vintage Photos: "Vintage photos of Americana in NJ"
Watchung:   "Town votes to shut library, residents sue to keep it open"

Gov. Murphy:  "Murphy frustrates rank-and-file legislators"
NJ Budget: "Lawmakers plan to send Murphy their own budget as talks collapse again"-- PoliticoNJ | InsiderNJ | Ledger | NJGlobe |
NJ Supremes:   "Top court issues ruling on when witnesses can testify at detention hearings"
Public Records:  "Group takes Christie to court over OPRA request for his emails"

Trump World --

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc posts some good toons on the Trump-Kim summit.  (06/14/18)

[Mayor MAPP]  Mayor Adrian Mapp's 10th Annual Community Barbecue August 19. (07/28/17)

[Councilor STORCH]  Storch endorses Linda Carter for LD22 Assembly seat. (05/09/18)

[Freeholder WILLIAMS]  Freeholder Williams  announces Union County Pride Day this Saturday. (6/13/18)

[JACKIE]  Big Brother 20: Cast announcement coming soon. (6/12/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Commemorates the Pulse mass shooting. (6/13/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Banner Boys takes the Friday Night Basketball League banner. (04/05/18).

FACEBOOK PAGES:  City of Plainfield | Plainfield Buzz | Plainfield Community Connect | PHS Educational Community |

**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



Saturday, June 16, 2018

Plainfield Today: Juneteenth celebration at Shiloh Saturday.. No CLIPS Saturday; you're on your own with the bloggers. See you Sunday -- Dan


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
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.

NEWS --

No CLIPS Saturday, June 16; you're on your own with the bloggers. See you Sunday.


[LEDGER] - [COURIER] - [TAPinto]


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc posts some good toons on the Trump-Kim summit.  (06/14/18)

[Mayor MAPP]  Mayor Adrian Mapp's 10th Annual Community Barbecue August 19. (07/28/17)

[Councilor STORCH]  Storch endorses Linda Carter for LD22 Assembly seat. (05/09/18)

[Freeholder WILLIAMS]  Freeholder Williams  announces Union County Pride Day this Saturday. (6/13/18)

[JACKIE]  Big Brother 20: Cast announcement coming soon. (6/12/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Commemorates the Pulse mass shooting. (6/13/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Banner Boys takes the Friday Night Basketball League banner. (04/05/18).

FACEBOOK PAGES:  City of Plainfield | Plainfield Buzz | Plainfield Community Connect | PHS Educational Community |



Friday, June 15, 2018

PHS' softball coach Huff named Coach of the Year.. Historic Plainfield home will be open to the public this Sunday.. Olddoc posts some good toons on the Trump-Kim summit..


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
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.

FOLLOW JENN POPPER'S WALK:  Jennifer Popper, editor of TAPinto Plainfield, launched a 400 hundred mile walk Saturday, June 2 to Gouldsborough, Maine. Walking in memory of her late husband who died in a kayak accident in 2016 (in which se also almost lost her life), Jenn has raised more than $15,000 in his memory which will go to two charities supporting the environment and healthy lifestyles. Follow here HERE, and be sure to friend her Facebook page.

NEWS --

Clinton School:   "Literacy project at Clinton School"
PHS --
Real Estate:  "Historic Plainfield home will be open to public this Sunday"
Steve Gallon:   "Gallon named 'Educator of the Year'"
Sports Betting:   "Sports betting is off and running in NJ"

Amazon:   "Amazon top open 6th warehouse in NJ"
Dover:  "Incumbents file for recount" -- Hispanics beginning to assert themselves as najority of residents.
FBI:   "Watchdog rips Comey but says bias didn't taint Clinton probe"
Gas Theft:   "Gas station attendant stole $300K by hacking pump computers":  
Hillside:   "Rats overrun Hillside neighborhood as exterminators try to keep up"
Hydroponic Farming:   "NJ school kids give their hydroponic crops to the needy"
Immigration--
North Plainfield:  "Quik Check shoplifter wanted by police"
Offshore Drilling:   "Republicans want to punish NJ for banning offshore drilling"
Paterson:  "Ex-recreation director gets 3 years probation intheftof $11K"
Waterfront Commission:  "Where can you gat a job that pays $477K for washing trucks?"

Trump World --
RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc posts some good toons on the Trump-Kim summit.  (06/14/18)

[Mayor MAPP]  Mayor Adrian Mapp's 10th Annual Community Barbecue August 19. (07/28/17)

[Councilor STORCH]  Storch endorses Linda Carter for LD22 Assembly seat. (05/09/18)

[Freeholder WILLIAMS]  Freeholder Williams  announces Union County Pride Day this Saturday. (6/13/18)

[JACKIE]  Big Brother 20: Cast announcement coming soon. (6/12/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Commemorates the Pulse mass shooting. (6/13/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Banner Boys takes the Friday Night Basketball League banner. (04/05/18).

FACEBOOK PAGES:  City of Plainfield | Plainfield Buzz | Plainfield Community Connect | PHS Educational Community |

**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



Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Historic Districts expansion moves forward..PHS seniors air concerms with PHS administration at BOE meeting.. Freeholder Williams announces Union County Pride Day this Saturday... Rebecca commemorates the Pulse mass shooting..


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
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.

FOLLOW JENN POPPER'S WALK:  Jennifer Popper, editor of TAPinto Plainfield, launched a 400 hundred mile walk Saturday, June 2 to Gouldsborough, Maine. Walking in memory of her late husband who died in a kayak accident in 2016 (in which se also almost lost her life), Jenn has raised more than $15,000 in his memory which will go to two charities supporting the environment and healthy lifestyles. Follow here HERE, and be sure to friend her Facebook page.

NEWS --

Board of Ed: "PHS seniors voice concerns over lack of communication from administrators-- Some serious issues here.
Habitat:  "Plainfield home built by Habitat for Humanity"
Healthy Plainfield:  "Healthy Plainfield launches Aunt Bertha in Plainfield"
Historic Districts Expansion:  "Second HPC public meeting addresses residents' questions"
Primary Election:  "Plainfield official primary results"

Child Support:  "Can I garnish my ex's pension for child support?"
Islamophobia:  "JC students catch man's anti-Islamic rant on video"
South Plainfield:  "Student walkout organizers recognized"

2018 Senate Race:  "Hugin the perfect foil for Menendez"
Guns:  "Murphy signs 6 gun control bills"  -- PoliticoNJ | Ledger |

Trump World --
Obituary:  "Anne Donovan, basketball Hall of Famer, dies at 56"


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc opines on the Trump-Kim summit.  (06/12/18)

[Mayor MAPP]  Mayor Adrian Mapp's 10th Annual Community Barbecue August 19. (07/28/17)

[Councilor STORCH]  Storch endorses Linda Carter for LD22 Assembly seat. (05/09/18)

[Freeholder WILLIAMS]  Freeholder Williams  announces Union County Pride Day this Saturday. (6/13/18)

[JACKIE]  Big Brother 20: Cast announcement coming soon. (6/12/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Commemorates the Pulse mass shooting. (6/13/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Banner Boys takes the Friday Night Basketball League banner. (04/05/18).

FACEBOOK PAGES:  City of Plainfield | Plainfield Buzz | Plainfield Community Connect | PHS Educational Community |

**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



YMCA building to be auctioned off.. Parking meters that mail a ticket to your house?.. Olddoc opines on the Trump-Kim summit.. Jackie: Big Brother 20: Cast announcement coming soon..


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
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.

FOLLOW JENN POPPER'S WALK:  Jennifer Popper, editor of TAPinto Plainfield, launched a 400 hundred mile walk Saturday, June 2 to Gouldsborough, Maine. Walking in memory of her late husband who died in a kayak accident in 2016 (in which se also almost lost her life), Jenn has raised more than $15,000 in his memory which will go to two charities supporting the environment and healthy lifestyles. Follow here HERE, and be sure to friend her Facebook page.

NEWS --

Health Fair:  "Queen City Academy to host 'Unity Fest' health fair"
YMCA:  "Plainfield YMCA building to be sold at auction"

Adjunct Faculty:  "The scandal of adjunct faculty" -- Though this is about Catholic schools, the problem is widespread.
Blood Bank:   "NJ Blood Services declares blood emergency"
Health:  "This breathalyzer aims to detect cancer"
Hudson County:  "Amy De Gise elected first female county Dem chair"
Parking:  "High-tech meters spark parking debate -- Mails a ticket to your home.
Roselle World:  "Murphy's help doesn't help Holley's council candidates"
Rutgers:  "Surge of women candidates puts RU think tank in national spotlight-- Our Ashley Davis is one of them.
Trenton--

2018 NJ Senate Race:  "Menendez attacks Hugin where it really hurts"
NJ Dems:   "Where NJ Democrats' priorities should lie"

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc opines on the Trump-Kim summit.  (06/12/18)

[Mayor MAPP]  Mayor Adrian Mapp's 10th Annual Community Barbecue August 19. (07/28/17)

[Councilor STORCH]  Storch endorses Linda Carter for LD22 Assembly seat. (05/09/18)

[Freeholder WILLIAMS]  Freeholder Williams  debuts her new freeholder blog. (6/07/18)

[JACKIE]  Big Brother 20: Cast announcement coming soon. (6/12/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Posts a tribute to Donald Van Blake. (6/07/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Banner Boys takes the Friday Night Basketball League banner. (04/05/18).

FACEBOOK PAGES:  City of Plainfield | Plainfield Buzz | Plainfield Community Connect | PHS Educational Community |

**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



Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Will you owe an 'exit tax' when you sell your home?.. Sports betting begins Thursday.. West Orange pastor guilty in $700K money laundering scheme.. Oldoc on the Trump-Kim summit,plus a very funny anecdote ..


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
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.

FOLLOW JENN POPPER'S WALK:  Jennifer Popper, editor of TAPinto Plainfield, launched a 400 hundred mile walk Saturday, June 2 to Gouldsborough, Maine. Walking in memory of her late husband who died in a kayak accident in 2016 (in which se also almost lost her life), Jenn has raised more than $15,000 in his memory which will go to two charities supporting the environment and healthy lifestyles. Follow here HERE, and be sure to friend her Facebook page.

NEWS --

Track & Field:  "Plainfield's Amaya Chadwick wins 100 hurdles at Meet of Champions"
Real Estate:  "Will I owe the 'exit tax' when I sell my home?"

Airports:  "Planners: Region's airports unprepared for future growth"
Discrimination--
ICE:  "91 arrested across NJ in 5-day sweep"
IHOb:  "Ledger crew reviews IHOP's new burgers (and name)"
Money Laundering: "West Orange pastor pleads guilty to money laundering, insurance fraud"
Newark:  "In Newark, police cameras, and the Internet, watch you"
Pets:  "NJ pets in need, June 11"
Trenton:  "Mayoral candidates' strategies diverge in final days"

2018 Senate Race:  "Menendez comes out swinging against Trump and Hugin"
2020 Presidential Race:  "Inside Obama's secret meetings with 2020 contenders"
Development:  "NJ lawmakers want more scrutiny of municipal deals with developers-- that adversely impact school districts.
Pollution: "Lawmakers look to create standard penalties for polluters"
Sports Betting:  "Murphy signs sports betting law"--|PoliticoNJ | Ledger | -- You can start betting Thursday; there's a tutorial here.

Trump World --
RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Oldoc on the Trump-Kim summit,plus a very funny anecdote .  (06/11/18)

[Mayor MAPP]  Mayor Adrian Mapp's 10th Annual Community Barbecue August 19. (07/28/17)

[Councilor STORCH]  Storch endorses Linda Carter for LD22 Assembly seat. (05/09/18)

[Freeholder WILLIAMS]  Freeholder Williams  debuts her new freeholder blog. (6/07/18)

[JACKIE]  Survivor: Ghost Pool seaon finale and reunion blog party. (5/23/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Posts a tribute to Donald Van Blake. (6/07/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Banner Boys takes the Friday Night Basketball League banner. (04/05/18).

FACEBOOK PAGES:  City of Plainfield | Plainfield Buzz | Plainfield Community Connect | PHS Educational Community |

**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



Monday, June 11, 2018

Former UC star Sydney McLaughlin going pro.. Local athlete ties record for high jump at Rotary Track Meet.. Affordable housing in Warren?..


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
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.

FOLLOW JENN POPPER'S WALK:  Jennifer Popper, editor of TAPinto Plainfield, launched a 400 hundred mile walk Saturday, June 2 to Gouldsborough, Maine. Walking in memory of her late husband who died in a kayak accident in 2016 (in which se also almost lost her life), Jenn has raised more than $15,000 in his memory which will go to two charities supporting the environment and healthy lifestyles. Follow here HERE, and be sure to friend her Facebook page.

NEWS --

Week Ahead:  "The week ahead in Plainfield,June 11-17"
PSEG: "The next big ask:  $3.5N to upgrade networks" -- Didn't anyone ever hear of that good old-fashioned capitalist tool -- the sinking fund -- -- where the business puts aside money for improvements instead of hitting on the customers all the time?
Rotary Club:  "Rotary Club of Plainfield and North Plainfield adds five new members"
Rotary Track Meet:  "Local school athlete ties record for high jump"
Wardlaw-Hartridge:  "Class of 2018 honored at Senior Farewell Dinner"


Chris Christie:  "Christie sets up law firm in his hometown"
Dogs:  "Dogs have their weekend at massive NJ expo"
Gateway Tunnel:  "Tunnel legislation moves ahead in Senate despite Trump opposition"
Newark:  "Three Council races head to runoff"
Tony Awards:  "DeNiro gets big ovation with a few choice words for Trump"
Trenton:  "Meet the two guys in runoff for mayor"
Union Catholic HS:  "Former UC star Sydney McLaughlin turning pro"
Warren Twp,: "Planning Board to hear affordable housing propsoal" -- So it appears Warren is creating a ghetto for affordable and disabled housing. SMH.
Women in Politics:  "Former Sen. Allen starts PAC to help women get started in politics" -- Regardless of party.
World War II:  "Forbidden Love: Letters between two WWII soldiers discovered -- Could have resulted in both being shot.


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc offers a toon interlude.  (06/09/18)

[Mayor MAPP]  Mayor Adrian Mapp's 10th Annual Community Barbecue August 19. (07/28/17)

[Councilor STORCH]  Storch endorses Linda Carter for LD22 Assembly seat. (05/09/18)

[Freeholder WILLIAMS]  Freeholder Williams  debuts her new freeholder blog. (6/07/18)

[JACKIE]  Survivor: Ghost Pool seaon finale and reunion blog party. (5/23/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Posts a tribute to Donald Van Blake. (6/07/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Banner Boys takes the Friday Night Basketball League banner. (04/05/18).

FACEBOOK PAGES:  City of Plainfield | Plainfield Buzz | Plainfield Community Connect | PHS Educational Community |

**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



Sunday, June 10, 2018

Hit-and-run fatality in Plainfield.. Union County Dem operative fined $120K for campaign violations.. Olddoc offers a toon interlude.. Rotary track meet results..


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
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.

FOLLOW JENN POPPER'S WALK:  Jennifer Popper, editor of TAPinto Plainfield, launched a 400 hundred mile walk Saturday, June 2 to Gouldsborough, Maine. Walking in memory of her late husband who died in a kayak accident in 2016 (in which se also almost lost her life), Jenn has raised more than $15,000 in his memory which will go to two charities supporting the environment and healthy lifestyles. Follow here HERE, and be sure to friend her Facebook page.

NEWS --

Art Exhibit:  "Plainfield's Mel Holston takes Professional Acrylic prize in County art exhibit"
Campaign Finances:  "Union County Dem operative fined $120K for campaign finance violation-- Jim Devine,known to many in Plainfield.
Events:  "A (busy) day in Plainfield Saturday-- With photos.
Health Benefits:  "Public officials getting health benefits-- Info may be out of date on 2 of 3 Plainfield officials: Bridget Rivers coverage should have ceased when she left office; Diane Toliver's should expire 12/31/18.
Pedestiran Fatality:  "Man struck and killed in accident at Madison and West 8th"  -- TAPinto | Courier|
Rotary Track Meet:  "North Plainfield Middle School dominates at annual meet"
UCDC Chair Scutari:  "Scutari holds sellout fundraiser at Citifield"
Week in Review:  "Plainfield week in review"
Youth Employment:  "Mayor Mapp's letter on youth employment (Spanish)-- link fixed.

Cape May: "Electrical fire heavily damages historic Allen AME Church"
Copyright: "NJ man suing to get his picture off porn site"
GOP NJ Politics:  "Colts Neck woman, Trump appointee, trounced in county committee seat race"
Immigration:  "Dozens rally in Highland Park in support of green card detainee"  -- Courier | Ledger |
Southern Baptist Convention:  "Is the SBC getting amakeover?-- America's largest denomination.
Storm Aid:  "Trump approves aid to NJ after winter storms"

Trump World --

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc offers a toon interlude.  (06/09/18)

[Mayor MAPP]  Mayor Adrian Mapp's 10th Annual Community Barbecue August 19. (07/28/17)

[Councilor STORCH]  Storch endorses Linda Carter for LD22 Assembly seat. (05/09/18)

[Freeholder WILLIAMS]  Freeholder Williams  debuts her new freeholder blog. (6/07/18)

[JACKIE]  Survivor: Ghost Pool seaon finale and reunion blog party. (5/23/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Posts a tribute to Donald Van Blake. (6/07/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Banner Boys takes the Friday Night Basketball League banner. (04/05/18).

FACEBOOK PAGES:  City of Plainfield | Plainfield Buzz | Plainfield Community Connect | PHS Educational Community |

**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



Saturday, June 9, 2018

Plainfield Today: Shakespeare in Bloom at Cedar Brook Park today.. No CLIPS Saturday; you're on your own with the bloggers. See you Sunday -- Dan


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
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.

NEWS --

No CLIPS Saturday, June 9; you're on your own with the bloggers. See you Sunday.


[LEDGER] - [COURIER] - [TAPinto]


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc posts a GOTV blog plus some good political toons.  (06/05/18)

[Mayor MAPP]  Mayor Adrian Mapp's 10th Annual Community Barbecue August 19. (07/28/17)

[Councilor STORCH]  Storch endorses Linda Carter for LD22 Assembly seat. (05/09/18)

[Freeholder WILLIAMS]  Freeholder Williams  debuts her new freeholder blog. (6/07/18)

[JACKIE]  Survivor: Ghost Pool seaon finale and reunion blog party. (5/23/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Posts a tribute to Donald Van Blake. (6/07/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Banner Boys takes the Friday Night Basketball League banner. (04/05/18).

FACEBOOK PAGES:  City of Plainfield | Plainfield Buzz | Plainfield Community Connect | PHS Educational Community |



Friday, June 8, 2018

Vets home proposal voted down.. Rebecca posts a tribute to Donald Van Blake who passed away Tuesday.. Freeholder Williams debuts her new freeholder blog..


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
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.

FOLLOW JENN POPPER'S WALK:  Jennifer Popper, editor of TAPinto Plainfield, launched a 400 hundred mile walk Saturday, June 2 to Gouldsborough, Maine. Walking in memory of her late husband who died in a kayak accident in 2016 (in which se also almost lost her life), Jenn has raised more than $15,000 in his memory which will go to two charities supporting the environment and healthy lifestyles. Follow here HERE, and be sure to friend her Facebook page.

NEWS --

Veterans Home Proposal:  "Plainfield Zoning Board denies Yates project"
Weekend:  "Things to do in Plainfield this weekend,June 8-10"

Illegal Boarding Houses: "Woodbridge targets illegal boarding houses"

2018 Primaries:  "Who's Up and Who's Down: Primary Edition"
2018 Senate Race--
Legislature:   "Weinberg bill would bar non-disclosure clauses in sex harassment suits"
Sports Betting:  "Lawmakers give final approval for sports betting" -- PoliticoNJ | Courier | Ledger |

Trump World --

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc posts a GOTV blog plus some good political toons.  (06/05/18)

[Mayor MAPP]  Mayor Adrian Mapp's 10th Annual Community Barbecue August 19. (07/28/17)

[Councilor STORCH]  Storch endorses Linda Carter for LD22 Assembly seat. (05/09/18)

[Freeholder WILLIAMS]  Freeholder Williams  debuts her new freeholder blog. (6/07/18)

[JACKIE]  Survivor: Ghost Pool seaon finale and reunion blog party. (5/23/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Posts a tribute to Donald Van Blake. (6/07/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Banner Boys takes the Friday Night Basketball League banner. (04/05/18).

FACEBOOK PAGES:  City of Plainfield | Plainfield Buzz | Plainfield Community Connect | PHS Educational Community |

**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



Thursday, June 7, 2018

PMUA looking for a new executive director..Girls wrestling weighed as a HS sport.. More election outcomes..


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
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.

FOLLOW JENN POPPER'S WALK:  Jennifer Popper, editor of TAPinto Plainfield, launched a 400 hundred mile walk Saturday, June 2 to Gouldsborough, Maine. Walking in memory of her late husband who died in a kayak accident in 2016 (in which se also almost lost her life), Jenn has raised more than $15,000 in his memory which will go to two charities supporting the environment and healthy lifestyles. Follow here HERE, and be sure to friend her Facebook page.

NEWS --

PMUA:   "Plainfield's Utilities Authority seeking a new executive director"

Bagels: "23 bagel flavors, ranked best to worst"-- Besides plain, onion, garlic and poppy seed, why any others?
Demographics:  "New Jerseyans return to the cities"
Dover:  "Insurgents win big, booting white leadership in town with 69% Hispanics"
High School Sports:  "State officials weigh H.S. girls wrestling as an official sport"
Linden:  "Armstead wins bid to defend mayor's seat"
Miss America:  "Will Miss America contest be a TV flop with swimsuits gone?"
Mountainside:  "Dildogate scandal puts GOP seats at risk"
Roseland:  "DiVincenzo beats Codey in Roseland Dem fight"
Soccer:  "NJSIAA approves penalty kicks for soccer state finals"

2018 Senate Race:  "Moran: Menendez vs. Hugin. Is this the best Jersey can do?"
State Primaries:  "The most important results -- and what they mean"

Trump World --

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc posts a GOTV blog plus some good political toons.  (06/05/18)

[Mayor MAPP]  Mayor Adrian Mapp's 10th Annual Community Barbecue August 19. (07/28/17)

[Councilor STORCH]  Storch endorses Linda Carter for LD22 Assembly seat. (05/09/18)

[Councilor WILLIAMS]   Councilor Williams: on Joylette Mills-Ransome for Council.. (5/17/18)

[JACKIE]  Survivor: Ghost Pool seaon finale and reunion blog party. (5/23/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Notes Hannah Atkins Pool opens this weekend. (5/21/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Banner Boys takes the Friday Night Basketball League banner. (04/05/18).

FACEBOOK PAGES:  City of Plainfield | Plainfield Buzz | Plainfield Community Connect | PHS Educational Community |

**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



Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Elections results.. House fire seriously burns Plainfield woman.. Olddoc posts a GOTV blog plus some good political toons..


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
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.

FOLLOW JENN POPPER'S WALK:  Jennifer Popper, editor of TAPinto Plainfield, launched a 400 hundred mile walk Saturday, June 2 to Gouldsborough, Maine. Walking in memory of her late husband who died in a kayak accident in 2016 (in which se also almost lost her life), Jenn has raised more than $15,000 in his memory which will go to two charities supporting the environment and healthy lifestyles. Follow here HERE, and be sure to friend her Facebook page.

NEWS --

Elections --
Fire:  "Woman seriously burned in Plainfield house fire"  -- TAPinto | Courier |
Obituary:  "Rupert Patrick Crawford, Stone Square member, former LWV president" -- Services Saturday at Grace Episcopl Church.

2018 NJ Primaries --

Trump World --

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc posts a GOTV blog plus some good political toons.  (06/05/18)

[Mayor MAPP]  Mayor Adrian Mapp's 10th Annual Community Barbecue August 19. (07/28/17)

[Councilor STORCH]  Storch endorses Linda Carter for LD22 Assembly seat. (05/09/18)

[Councilor WILLIAMS]   Councilor Williams: on Joylette Mills-Ransome for Council.. (5/17/18)

[JACKIE]  Survivor: Ghost Pool seaon finale and reunion blog party. (5/23/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Notes Hannah Atkins Pool opens this weekend. (5/21/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Banner Boys takes the Friday Night Basketball League banner. (04/05/18).

FACEBOOK PAGES:  City of Plainfield | Plainfield Buzz | Plainfield Community Connect | PHS Educational Community |

**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



Tuesday, June 5, 2018

(Election Day) Freeholder Williams takes part in Pride Flag raising.. New MVC opens in South Plainfield -- with computers down..


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
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.

FOLLOW JENN POPPER'S WALK:  Jennifer Popper, editor of TAPinto Plainfield, launched a 400 hundred mile walk Saturday, June 2 to Gouldsborough, Maine. Walking in memory of her late husband who died in a kayak accident in 2016 (in which se also almost lost her life), Jenn has raised more than $15,000 in his memory which will go to two charities supporting the environment and healthy lifestyles. Follow here HERE, and be sure to friend her Facebook page.

NEWS --

Motor Vehicle Commission:  "South Plainfield MVC has grand opening" -- And guess what? The computers were down.
Plainfield Public Library:  "Senior Space: Weekly activities for seniors"
Pride Month:  "UC Freeholders celebrate LGBTQ community  Pride flag raising" -- Including our own Freeholder Rebecca Williams.
TAPinto:  "75 TAPinto news sites earn Facebook Verification Badges"
Voting:  "How you can vote in NJ primary if you'renot registered with either party"

Dem Primaries:  "Sweeney wades into Roseland  Dem fight" -- That's North Jersey, right?
NJ Politics:  "How NJ breaks red and blue in all 21 counties"
Springsteen:  "Bruce to appear at Asbury Lanes this month (really). How to get tickets"

Trump World --
RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc on Assemblywoman Carter, Freeholder Williams and the YMCA.  (5/31/18)

[Mayor MAPP]  Mayor Adrian Mapp's 10th Annual Community Barbecue August 19. (07/28/17)

[Councilor STORCH]  Storch endorses Linda Carter for LD22 Assembly seat. (05/09/18)

[Councilor WILLIAMS]   Councilor Williams: on Joylette Mills-Ransome for Council.. (5/17/18)

[JACKIE]  Survivor: Ghost Pool seaon finale and reunion blog party. (5/23/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Notes Hannah Atkins Pool opens this weekend. (5/21/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Banner Boys takes the Friday Night Basketball League banner. (04/05/18).

FACEBOOK PAGES:  City of Plainfield | Plainfield Buzz | Plainfield Community Connect | PHS Educational Community |

**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



Monday, June 4, 2018

Plainfield man busted for $16K in child support.. Scenes from Rescue Squad open house.. Scenes from Saturday concert at Cedar Brook Park..


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
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.

NEWS --

Mayor Mapp:  "Mapp willing to seek higher office"
Council Vacancy:  "Mapp will present three names to City Committee for vacancy" -- PDCC meeting set for June 12.
Child Support:  "Plainfield man arrested in Watchung for $16K in child support"
Concert:  "Scenes from the Rhythm and Blues By The Brook concert"
Plainfield Rescue Squad:  "Scenes from Sunday Open House"

D-Day:   "DiIonno: Remembering D-Day" -- June 6 marks the anniversary of the invasion of Europe that ended WWII.
Guns:  "Bonnie Watson Coleman:  What NJ is doing on guns and 5 more things we can do"
Immigration:  "When kids cross the US border alone, thousands end up in these 10 NJ counties"
Linden:  "Councilman wants to fire Scutari"
Marijuana:  "Ex-NBA player says leglaizing weed in NJ would 'right some wrongs'"
Newark:  "A look at the hydroponic farming of AeroFams in Newark"
Policing:  "How a hacker proved cops used secret government phone tracker to find him" -- May changes how cops surveil.
Retail:  "Corporate raiders ruined lives as they destroyed Toys R Us, politicians say"
South Plainfield/Edison:  "Dismal Swamp project getrs $200K in funding"

2018 Senate Race:  "Menendez: Hugin's money could make a dent"
NJ Politics:  "Moran: Sweeney v. Murphy, the duel is arranged"

Trump World --

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc on Assemblywoman Carter, Freeholder Williams and the YMCA.  (5/31/18)

[Mayor MAPP]  Mayor Adrian Mapp's 10th Annual Community Barbecue August 19. (07/28/17)

[Councilor STORCH]  Storch endorses Linda Carter for LD22 Assembly seat. (05/09/18)

[Councilor WILLIAMS]   Councilor Williams: on Joylette Mills-Ransome for Council.. (5/17/18)

[JACKIE]  Survivor: Ghost Pool seaon finale and reunion blog party. (5/23/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Notes Hannah Atkins Pool opens this weekend. (5/21/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Banner Boys takes the Friday Night Basketball League banner. (04/05/18).

FACEBOOK PAGES:  City of Plainfield | Plainfield Buzz | Plainfield Community Connect | PHS Educational Community |

**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



Saturday, June 2, 2018

Mapp willing to seek higher office.. Mapp will submit 3 names for Council on June 12.. Plainfield Rescue Squad open house Sunday.. One more legal hurdle for Muhlenberg project..


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
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.

NEWS --

Mayor Mapp:  "Mapp willing to seek higher office"
Council Vacancy:  "Mapp will present three names to City Committee for vacancy" -- PDCC meeting set for June 12.
Freeholder Williams:  "Plainfield's Rebecca Williams named to Freeholder board" -- UCNJ | Courier | NJGlobe |
Muhlenberg Property:  "Hospital redevelopment faces one final legal obstacle"
Plainfield Rescue Squad:  "Rescue squad holding open house on Sunday"
Urban Enterprise Zone:  "Murphy agrees to reduce sales taxes in 5 town" -- Plainfield included.
Week in Review:  "Plainfield week in review"

Collectibles:  "The Hess truck is back with its 2018 mini collection"
Dunellen:  Former recreation director gets 52 years in sex abuse case" -- Courier | Ledger |
Edison:  "5 cops charged with misconduct and theft" -- it's the old off-duty jobs scam again.
Horizon Blue Cross:  "Medical Society: What is Horizon hiding from its customers?"
Linden:  "Off the line, Mayor Armstead battles for renomination"
North Plainfield:  "Cops look for thief who burglarized car, pooped in driveway"
Piscataway:  "Town's gun-sale restriction plan draws fire from the NRA"
Roselle:  "Two state agencies investigating goings-on at Roselle school district"
School Security:  "An inside look at how authorities train for school shootings"
Trenton:  "'Trenton Makes' bridge shines like never before" -- Video.

2018 Elections:  "Menendez predicts a wave year"
2020 Presidential Race:  "NJ Dem chair Currie all in for Booker in 2020"
NJ Budget:  "Murphy prepares for shutdown after budget talks end in drama"  -- PoliticoNJ | Ledger |
Out-of-Network Bills:  "NJ just took big step to stop surprise medical bills"

Trump World --

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc on Assemblywoman Carter, Freeholder Williams and the YMCA.  (5/31/18)

[Mayor MAPP]  Mayor Adrian Mapp's 10th Annual Community Barbecue August 19. (07/28/17)

[Councilor STORCH]  Storch endorses Linda Carter for LD22 Assembly seat. (05/09/18)

[Councilor WILLIAMS]   Councilor Williams: on Joylette Mills-Ransome for Council.. (5/17/18)

[JACKIE]  Survivor: Ghost Pool seaon finale and reunion blog party. (5/23/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Notes Hannah Atkins Pool opens this weekend. (5/21/18)

[NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Banner Boys takes the Friday Night Basketball League banner. (04/05/18).

FACEBOOK PAGES:  City of Plainfield | Plainfield Buzz | Plainfield Community Connect | PHS Educational Community |

**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