Where Plainfield turns for news.

Sunday, July 22, 2018

Back-to-back shootings Thursday and Friday.. Residents question costs of new city charter changes.. Sean responds to the Courier's story on the city charter changes.. Jackie: Big Brother 20 live feeds, Power of Veto Saturday.. Looks iffy for Sunday Shakespeare performance (raining now at 2:30 am)..


[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 Charter:   "Residents raise tax concerns over changes to city charter"
Shootings:   "Back-to-back shootings Thursday and Friday"  --  TAPinto | Courier |
Food Recall:   "Swiss Rolls sold at Walmart, elsewhere recalled over salmonella fears"
Week in Review:  "Plainfield week in review, July 16 - 21"
UC Academy for Information Science:  "Honor student dies, GoFundMe page set up to help family"

Bike Sharing:   "Camden bike share shuts down abruptly after two months"
Booze:  "The growing list of distilleries where you can buy Jersey-made booze"
Cardinal McCarrick --
EWR:   "Passengers complain of bedbug infested seats on international flights"
Job Corps:   "Company warded 2-year contract to run Edison ob Corps"
NJIT:   "Professor claims right-wing views got him ousted from NJIT"
Pets:   "NJ vets are pawing at weed to cure pets"
Salmonella:  "Salmonella outbreak linked to turkey hits NJ"
Watchung:  "Borough's library could have new life"
Window Replacements:   "Don't buy replacement windows for your old home-- Tip o' the hat to Larry Quirk for this one.

Rep. Pallone:  "Pallone takes the lead in battling Trump's environmental policies"
Marijuana:  "'Sex toy oils with marijuana' a concern of Sen. Ron Rice"

Trump World --

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc catches up on some old blog comments.  (07/18/18)

[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]  Williams named a Championd of Equality recipient. (7/18/18)

[SEAN McKENNA]  Sean responds to the Courier's story on the city charter changes. (7/22/18)

[JACKIE]  Big Brother 20 live feeds, Power of Veto Saturday. (7/21/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Free Shakespeare this Sunday at Cedar Brook Park. (7/18/18)

[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, July 21, 2018

Plainfield Today: Shakespeare Gumbo in Cedar Brook Park Sunday.. 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, July 2s1; you're on your own with the bloggers. See you Sunday.


[LEDGER] - [COURIER] - [TAPinto]


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc catches up on some old blog comments.  (07/18/18)

[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]  Williams named a Championd of Equality recipient. (7/18/18)

[SEAN McKENNA]  Sean posts the 3rd of three parts on Plainfield's Branch of Government. (7/13/18)

[JACKIE]  Big Brother 20 live feeds HoH competition. (7/19/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Free Shakespeare this Sunday at Cedar Brook Park. (7/18/18)

[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, July 20, 2018

Muhlenberg property community meeting.. Planning Board wants state agency to appear on new school.. Jackie: Big Brother 20 live feeds HoH competition..Rebecca:Free Shakespeare this Sunday aat 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.

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 --

DeLeeuw Scholarships:   "$55,000 in DeLeeuw scholarships distributed"
Muhlenberg Property:   "Concerned residents turn out for first community meeting"
Optical Impairment:   "Stephon receives the gift ofsight" -- Thanks to your support.
Planning Board:   "Board wants Schools Authority to come before it regarding new school"
Auto Recall:   "Ford recalls 549,000 vehicles in rollaway concern"

Cardinal McCarrick: "Report: McCarrick now accused of abusing NJ boy"  -- Ledger | NYTimes |
Homestead Credits:  "Extra Homestead Credit in the pipeline"
Medical Marijuana:  "Lawmaker: Murphy catering to 'rich white man' so here's my plan"
Nursing:  "What's causing NJ's growing shortage of nurses?"
Parking Tickets:   "NJ's top court wants to toss out your old parking tickets"
Trump Protest --
"Trump supporters threaten Baby Trump balloon activist's job at homeless shelter"
"Trump supporter raising bail money for future protest has her bubble burst"

Public Unions:  "Murphy agrees to new contract with AFSCME"

Trump World --

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc catches up on some old blog comments.  (07/18/18)

[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]  Williams named a Championd of Equality recipient. (7/18/18)

[SEAN McKENNA]  Sean posts the 3rd of three parts on Plainfield's Branch of Government. (7/13/18)

[JACKIE]  Big Brother 20 live feeds HoH competition. (7/19/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Free Shakespeare this Sunday at Cedar Brook Park. (7/18/18)

[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, July 19, 2018

Board of Ed filing date approaches.. Olddoc catches up on some old blog comments.. Freeholder Williams named a Champions of Equality recipient.. Jackie: Big Brother 20 POV Show blog party.. Rebecca: Free Shakespeare this Sunday aat 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.

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: "File to run for school board by July 30"

Baby Trump Balloon:  "Fundraising si successful there will be quadruplets"
Chris Christie:   "Christie to offer 'frank appraisals' of Trump allies in new book" -- Including Jared?
Immigration:   "ICE forgot about East Orange immigrant for 15 years. Now they want him out"
Jersey City:  "Time limit on public comment at Council meetings rejected"
National Hot Dog Day:  "NJ's 16 most outrageous dogs"-- Dessert dog? Yikes!
Rutgers:   "RU raises tuition, student fees for 2018-19 year"
Sanctuary Cities:  "NJ sues Trump over withholding millions in sanctuary cities fight"
Soccer:  "Murphy orders players on club he owns be treated like pros"
White Supremacists:  "White supremacist propaganda posted in several NJ towns"


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc catches up on some old blog comments.  (07/18/18)

[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]  Williams named a Championd of Equality recipient. (7/18/18)

[SEAN McKENNA]  Sean posts the 3rd of three parts on Plainfield's Branch of Government. (7/13/18)

[JACKIE]  Big Brother 20 POV Show blog party. (7/18/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Free Shakespeare this Sunday aat Cedar Brook Park. (7/18/18)

[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, July 18, 2018

Report: Towns use courts as $$$ ATMs and it must stop.. Olddoc posts comments on his recent Council post.. Jackie: Big Brother 20 live feeds into Tuesday.. Rebecca: Thursday move: 'To Sir, With Love' at Aristacare..


[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 --

Prisoner Re-entry:  "Plainfield part of Union County prisoner re-entry program"
TAPinto:  "Guidelines for writing letters to the editor"
Municipal Courts:  "Report: Courts are used as ATMs by municipalities, and it must stop"

DWIs:  "Court rules 'days off' sentences a no-no for repeat offenders"
Home Purchases:  "Veterans, others aided by this down payment assistance program"
Newark:  "City, Planning Board sued over denial of veterans' housing"
Pets:  "NJ pets in  need, July 16"
Robocalls:  "Dem lawmakers eek probe of GOP robocal that spoofed their office phone nunber"
Soccer:   "Players: Life on Murphy's soccer team is sad and bleak"

2018 Senate Race:   "Menendez anit'Hugin website comes under fire for its news-loike format"
SALT Deduction:   "NJ, 3 other states sue Trump administration over new tax law"

Trump World --

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc posts comments on his recent Council post.  (07/17/18)

[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]  Union County wins 2 awards at national counties conference. (7/15/18)

[SEAN McKENNA]  Sean posts the 3rd of three parts on Plainfield's Branch of Government. (7/13/18)

[JACKIE]  Big Brother 20 live feeds into Tuesday. (7/17/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Thursday move: 'To Sir, With Love' at Aristacare. (7/16/18)

[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, July 17, 2018

Q&A with Councilor Armady.. Plainfield Symphony gala.. Olddoc posts some toons, notes he is getting a new computer.. Jackie: Big Brother 20 live feeds into Monday evening.. Rebecca: Thursday move: 'To Sir, With Love' at Aristacare..


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
  • Playing hooky today -- Dan
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 --

Councilor Armady:   "Q&A with Councilman-at-large Armady"
Plainfield Symphony:   "PSO to honor Swain, Walsh at September gala"
Police Certification:   "Plainfield Police Division to be assessed,public comment welcome"

Drug Recall:  "Heart drug recalled over possible cancer-causing ingredient"
Edna Mahan Prison:  "Sex abuse scandal at women's prison keeps getting worse"
Cardinal McCarrick:  "He preyed on men who wanted to be priests. Then he became a cardinal"
Real Estate:   "NJ still the worst state for foreclosures"
Water Systems:   "Lawmaker proposes taxx on water to fix pipes"
NJ Wines:   "Wineries say road sign limitation keep them hidden"

2020 Prez Race:   "Warren, Booker.Biden, Harris and Sanders prepare for runs"
Opportunity Zones:   "Can Opportunity Zones revitalize NJ's distressed towns and cities?"
Politics --
Voting Machines:   "How secure are NJ's machines? This report is worrying"


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc notes he is getting a new computer.  (07/16/18)

[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]  Union County wins 2 awards at national counties conference. (7/15/18)

[SEAN McKENNA]  Sean posts the 3rd of three parts on Plainfield's Branch of Government. (7/13/18)

[JACKIE]  Big Brother 20 live feeds into Monday evening. (7/16/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Thursday move: 'To Sir, With Love' at Aristacare. (7/16/18)

[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, July 16, 2018

Plainfield Fire Chief title in jeopardy.. Freeholder Williams: Union County wins 2 awards at national counties conference.. Jackie: Big Brother 20 live feeds into Sunday evening.. Rebecca: Construction Trades pre-apprentice opportunity..


[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 --

Fire Dept.:  "Plainfield Fire Chief title in jeopardy"
Week Ahead:  "Plainfield week ahead, July 16 - 22"

Amazon Prime Day:   "Leaked deals and more"
Animal Shelters:  "Shelter set to defend its euthanasia record"
Paid Sick Leave:   "Almost all NJ workers will get it"
Real Estate:   "The ten towns faring worst since the crash"
Rent Control:   "Rent control now in effect for every senior in East Orange"
Trump Protests:   "London's 'Baby Trump' blimp coming to Bedminster"  -- Ledger | Courier |

2018 Elections:  "I'm still a Republican, but we need to vote in a Democratic Congress -- OpEd,Ledger.
7th CD:   "Dem challenger Malinowski outraises incumbent Lance"
Rep.Watson Coleman:  "Watson Coleman raises $695K this cycle"
Salaries:  "Top Murphy aides and Legislative salaries"
Voting Machines:   "How secure are NJ's voting machines?"


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc om posting comments direct to hisblog and the Washington Follies.  (07/12/18)

[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]  Union County wins 2 awards at national counties conference. (7/15/18)

[SEAN McKENNA]  Sean posts the 3rd of three parts on Plainfield's Branch of Government. (7/13/18)

[JACKIE]  Big Brother 20 live feeds into Sunday evening. (7/15/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Construction Trades pre-apprentice opportunity. (7/12/18)

[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, July 15, 2018

Video of Plainfield cops using force in arrest.. Rebecca:Construction Trades pre-apprentice opportunity.. Olddoc om posting comments direct to his blog and the Washington Follies.. Jackie: Big Brother 20 Power of Eviction Winner bulletin..


[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 --

Arrest:  "Police say they were justified in using force on man" -- with video.
4-way Stops:  "New stop signs at Rick and Myrtle next week"
City Council:   "Council passes resolution honoring Donald Van Blake"
Muhlenberg:  "Hospital plaques, commemorative items made available to public"
Week in Review:  "Plainfield week in review, July 9 - 14"

Animal Cruelty --
Drugs:  "Leader of white supremacist group sentenced for running online drug ring"
Immigrants:  "Renewal of Hudson County contract to house detainees slammed"
Mobile Homes:  "Why trailers could be affordable treasures"
Money Laundering:  "Ex-dentist and crew funneled millions of dirty money through strip club"
Papa Jon's:  "Yankees suspend relations with Papa John's after owner uses N-word"
Polling:   "The perils of partisan polling"
Re-Entry Program:  "Back-to-work program for inmates pays"
Schools:  "How segregated are NJ's schools and what can be done about it?"

2018 Senate Race:   "Menendez fundraising picks up as his ethics woes fade"


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc om posting comments direct to hisblog and the Washington Follies.  (07/12/18)

[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 notes Wednesday matinees for kids at Trailside. (7/05/18)

[SEAN McKENNA]  Sean posts the 3rd of three parts on Plainfield's Branch of Government. (7/13/18)

[JACKIE]  Big Brother 20 Power of Eviction Winner bulletin. (7/14/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Construction Trades pre-apprentice opportunity. (7/12/18)

[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



Friday, July 13, 2018

Buyers for Plainfield Health Center emerge.. Arrest video raises questions.. Olddoc posts a WWII pic he came across.. Sean posts the 3rd of three parts on Plainfield's Branch of Government.. Jackie: BB2o live eviction show blog party.. Rebecca: Construction Trades pre-apprentice opportunity..


[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 --

Arrest:  "Plainfield arrest video raises questions"  -- Courier | TAPinto |
Burglary:   "Plainfield man arrested on burglary charges"
HOPES Head Start:   "Zoning board wants traffic study at armory site"
Neighborhood Health Center:  "Buyers emerge for health center"
PNC Bank:  "PNC Bank celebrates new downtown location"
Food Recall:  "Kellogg's Honey Smacks recalled, sickened 33"

Bribery:  "Bloomfield councilman who demanded $15K bribe gets 5 years"
Stormy Daniels:  "Stormy Daniels to dance in Wayne" -- Yes, that Stormy Daniels.
Fast Food Chains:   "Seven fast food chains agree to end 'no poaching' policy"
Whitney Houston:   "Cissy Houston's emotional statement about claim Whitney was molested"
Johnson & Johnson:  "J&J ordered to pay $4.7 billion in baby powder case"  -- Ledger | Courier |
PSEG:   "Daughter: PSEG told of mom's illness in June" -- She died after PSEG cut electric.
Tax Incentives:  "Lesniak: Ta incentives are vital to NJ"

Congress:  "At chaotic House hearing, Watson Coleman asked Congressman if he 'needed his medication"


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc posts a WWII pic he came across.  (07/12/18)

[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 notes Wednesday matinees for kids at Trailside. (7/05/18)

[SEAN McKENNA]  Sean posts the 3rd of three parts on Plainfield's Branch of Government. (7/13/18)

[JACKIE]  Big Brother 20 ive eviction show blog party. (7/12/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Construction Trades pre-apprentice opportunity. (7/12/18)

[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, July 12, 2018

Plainfield man charged in home burglary.. Sean posts the first 2 parts of a series on Plainfield's Branch of Government.. Queen City Film Festival Friday at FUSP.. Jackie: Big Brother 20 Power of Veto blog party.. Rebecca: Thursday's movie: LEGO Ninjago at Hannah Atkins..


[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 --

Burglary:   "Plainfield man charged in home burglary"
Queen City Film Festival:  "Premiere outing features independent films by local artists" -- Friday evening at FUSP.
Obituary:  "Donald Jackson Van Blake, memorial service planned"-- This is the family's memorial, July 30.

MLB:  "Pascrell pushes Congress to honor NJ's Larry Doby, who followed Jackie Robinson by 3 months"
Newark:  "Newark wants Amazon, to the tune of $1 billion"
Retail:   "Annie Sez to close by end of July"

Affordable Housing:  "Bramnick leads charge to wrest affordable housing from courts"
Infant Mortality:   "How NJ will counter 'shameful' mortality rate of Black babies"
PARCC Tests:   "Not everyone is happy to see PRCC go"
Pensions:   "Senate inaction leaves vacancies on investment council"

Trump World --

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc considers his choice to attend Monday's Council meetinga bad one.  (07/10/18)

[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 notes Wednesday matinees for kids at Trailside. (7/05/18)

[SEAN McKENNA]  Sean posts the first 2 parts of a series on Plainfield's Branch of Government. (7/12/18)

[JACKIE]  Big Brother 20 Power of Veto blog party. (7/11/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Next Thursday's movie: LEGO Ninjago at Hannah Atkins. (7/06/18)

[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, July 11, 2018

Guns: Plainfield man faces gun charges.. Olddoc considers his choice to attend Monday's Council meetinga bad one.. Sean launches his new blog with an intro and a critique on Monday's Council meetin.. Freeholder Williams notes Wednesday matinees for kids at Trailside.. Jackie: Big Brother 20 live feeds into Tuesday evening..


[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 --

Cedar Brook Park:  "Plainfield park contributes floral fireworks to July 4th festivities"
Guns:  "Plainfield man faces weapons charges after Manville fight"
HOPES Head Start:   "Plainfield Head Start program seeks expansion" -- At the old Armory building.
Hot Dog Joints:  "NJ's best: 50 semi-finalists" -- Judges will visit Texas Weiner I Tuesday, July 17.
Queen City Film Festival:  "Plainfield-centered film festival this Friday at FUSP"
Union County:  "Former Linden police chief becomes UC undersheriff"

Death Penalty:  "Angry NJ drug company tells Nevada not to use its drug in execution"
Larry Doby:  "US House honors MLB's second Black baseball player"
Elizabeth:   "NAACP goes after police chief who allegedly called Black cops 'lazy'"
Freehold:  "Man indicted on possibly racially-motivated attack on stranger"
Jersey City:   "Ex-cop avoids jail in theft of $167K from off-duty jobs program"
Trump Protest:  "NJ artist carves gigantic message in cornfield outside Bedminster golf course"

Scutari on Murphy:  "Two out of three ain't bad"
PARCC Tests:  "Murphy begins to wind down PARCC testing" -- NJSpot | Ledger |
SCOTUS:  "Kavanaugh's four hurdles to the Supreme Court"


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc considers his choice to attend Monday's Council meetinga bad one.  (07/10/18)

[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 notes Wednesday matinees for kids at Trailside. (7/05/18)

[SEAN McKENNA]  Sean launches his new blog with an intro and a critique on Monday's Council meeting. (7/11/18)

[JACKIE]  Big Brother 20 live feeds into Tuesday evening. (7/10/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Next Thursday's movie: LEGO Ninjago at Hannah Atkins. (7/06/18)

[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, July 10, 2018

Texas Weiner I a semi-finalist in NJ's Best Hot Dog Joint competition.. Olddoc casts a wary eye on Monday's Council proceedings.. Jackie: Big Brother 20 live feeds into Monday evening.. Rebecca:Thursday's movie: LEGO Ninjago at Hannah Atkins..


[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 --

Charter Revisions:  "Plainfield restructuring draws suspicion"
NJ's Best Hot Dogs:  "Texas Weiner I a semi-finalist" -- but you have to vote, folks.

Assemblyman Holley:  "Holley lands seat on Health and Senior Services committee"
Pets:  "172 cats rescued form 'horror movie' house need your help"
Straws:   "Starbucks drops straws, moves to sippy lids" -- My sister is on the anti-straw bandaagon.

Fast Food Workers:  "NJ looks into no-poach rules by major fast food chains"
Gateway Tunnel:  "NJ agencies try to calm Trump hostility to Gateway project"
NJ Politico Parties:  "Independent parties double registration since Trump election"
PARCC Exams:  "Murphy plans to kill four PARCC exams"
SCOTUS:  "TRump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to SCOTUS"  -- Ledger | Politico | NYTimes |


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc casts a wary eye on Monday's Council proceedings.  (07/09/18)

[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 notes Wednesday matinees for kids at Trailside. (7/05/18)

[JACKIE]  Big Brother 20 live feeds into Monday evening. (7/09/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Next Thursday's movie: LEGO Ninjago at Hannah Atkins. (7/06/18)

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

[Anonymous Gadfly] Inaugural blog post.

[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 notes Wednesday matinees for kids at Trailside. (7/05/18)

[JACKIE]  Big Brother 20 blog party into Sunday evening. (7/08/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Next Thursday's movie: LEGO Ninjago at Hannah Atkins. (7/06/18)

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

[Anonymous Gadfly] Inaugural blog post.

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, July 9, 2018

Al McWilliams' son AT published in the New Yorker.. First Black man in US to cast a vote is commemorated.. Jackie: Big Brother 20 blog party into Sunday evening.. This Thursday's movie: LEGO Ninjago at Hannah Atkins..


[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 --

A.T. McWilliams:  "What Antwon Rose's poetry tells us about being Black in America" -- A.T. is Mayor Al McWilliams' olest son (and Annie's brother); this article was published in the New Yorker. Go AT!
Drake House:   "Lecture: The chain that saved the Colonies" s.
Week Ahead:   "The week ahead in Plainfield, July 9 - 14"

Immigrants:  "Immigrant detainees have a friend in Kearny organization"
Language:   "Top 20 towns where English is not the dominant language"
Perth Amboy:   "First Black man in US to cast a vote is  honored"
PSEG:   "Grandmother on oxygen dies after PSEG cuts off power"
Union County:  "Danni Newbury's office supports LGBT community"

Murphy & Norcsross:  "Max Pizarro's analysis"


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[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 notes Wednesday matinees for kids at Trailside. (7/05/18)

[JACKIE]  Big Brother 20 blog party into Sunday evening. (7/08/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Next Thursday's movie: LEGO Ninjago at Hannah Atkins. (7/06/18)

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

[Anonymous Gadfly] Inaugural blog post.

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, July 8, 2018

Elevator closed at main train station.. Muhlenberg commemoratives offered to public.. Olddoc notes Council reso on re-examining the plan for Front/Grove/2nd/Madison blocks.. Freeholder Williams notes Wednesday matinees for kids at Trailside.. Jackie: BB20 Power of Veto winner.. Rebecca Next Thursday's movie: LEGO Ninjago at Hannah Atkins..


[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 --

Main Train Station:  NJ Transit issued a notice Friday that the westbound elevator is out of service until further notice.
July 4th:   "Scenes from Plainfield's July 4th Celebration"
Muhlenberg:  "New owners offer commemorative items to the public"
Obituary:  "James 'Pop' Parello, retired city employee"

Bedminster:   "As Trump returns to Bedminster, so do protesters"s
Bridgewater:  "Ivanka Trump makes surprise appearance at animal shelter"
Crossing Guards:  "Wayne crossing guards form union, demand raise, contract"
Education Levels:  "The least educated  town ien each of NJ's counties" -- A list we are NOT on!
Whitney Houston:  "10 revelations from new comprehensive and bleak documentary"
Newark:   "Superintendent: District-Charter enrollment system is here to stay"
NJ Transit:  "White paper recommends fixes should start with diversifying board--Fat chance.
Real Estate:  "Only these two towns have fully recovered from real estate crash"
Soccer:   "Sad day for Brazil fans in Ironbound"

EPA:   "Gov. Whitman: Pruitt's replacement could be even worse"
Food Stamps:  "How could Congressional action affect NJ recipients?"
Immigrants: --
Local Journalism:  "NJ poised to invest $5M in local journalism-- Please make check payable to "Dan Damon".
Pharma:  "Pharma giant Ciba moving to NJ, creating hundreds of jobs" -- The jobs part is suspect.
Retirement Communities:  "Bill on Murphy's desk would offer seniors some protections"
School Taxes:  "NJ may force districts to raise school taxes"
Transgender Rights:  "Murphy sings transgender rights bill"

Trump World --

RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc notes Council reso on re-examining the plan for Front/Grove/2nd/Mdison block .  (07/07/18)

[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 notes Wednesday matinees for kids at Trailside. (7/05/18)

[JACKIE]  Big Brother 20: Power of Veto winnery. (7/07/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Next Thursday's movie: LEGO Ninjago at Hannah Atkins. (7/06/18)

[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, July 7, 2018

No CLIPS Saturday; you're on your own with the bloggers. See you Sunday -- Dan


[PLAINFIELD TODAY]
  • "See you Sunday" -- Dan
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, July 7; you're on your own with the bloggers. See you Sunday.


[LEDGER] - [COURIER] - [TAPinto]


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc loses one post but puts up some humor for the heat wave.  (07/01/18)

[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]  Hospitality industry hiring event at Union County College July 17. (7/04/18)

[JACKIE]  Big Brother 20: Power of Eviction blog party. (7/04/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Wishes all a Happy 4th. (7/04/18)

[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 |



Thursday, July 5, 2018

July 4 Parade photos.. Freeholder Williams: Hospitality industry hiring event at Union County College July 13.. Jackie: Birg Brother 20: Power of Eviction blog party.. Rebecca wishes all a Happy 4th..


[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 --

Parade:   "Plainfield celebrated 95th annual July 4 Parade-- Photos here.
Fireworks:  "Fireworks to celebrate July 4" -- Well of course they did.
Girl Scouts:  " Heart of New Jersey opens Camp DeWitt Conference Center"
Independence Day:   "Happy Independence Day from TAPinto"

Citizenship:   "42 become citizens in Kuly 4 ceremony"
Employment:  "NJ's unemployment rate falls to 10-year low"


RECENT BLOG POSTS --

[ OLDDOC]  Olddoc loses one post but puts up some humor for the heat wave.  (07/01/18)

[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]  Hospitality industry hiring event at Union County College July 17. (7/04/18)

[JACKIE]  Big Brother 20: Power of Eviction blog party. (7/04/2018)

[REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Wishes all a Happy 4th. (7/04/18)

[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