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Sunday, June 17, 2018

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

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.


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 --


[ 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).

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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