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Sunday, October 28, 2018

Bomb meant for Cory Booker intercepted.. Baraka: Cities need more tax revenue from legal weed.. Campaign Home Stretch: Murphy and Tammy to campaign in all 21 counties..

[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.
  • Fall Expo:  Scenes from the Fall Expo at duCret. Read more here.
  • Girls Soccer:  Roselle Park at Plainfield. Read more here.
  • Hispanic Heritage Month:  Scenes from the Hispanic Heritage Festival. Read more here.
  • Pets: Found in Plainfield. Do you recognize me? Read more here.
  • Wardlaw-Hartridge:  . W-H student from Plainfield excels in international competition. Read more here.
  • Week in Review:  Plainfield week in review: Fall Expo, Hispanic Heritage, more. Read more here.
  • Colleges:  35 NJ colleges ranked by highest-paid graduates. Read more here.
  • Dunellen:  $105M Dunellen Station project receives final approval. Read more here.
  • Fanwood:. Development of downtown, commercial corridor continues. Read more here.
  • Hacker:  Former RU hacker has to pay $8.6M in restitution. Read more here.
  • ICE:  Essex County in nation's top ten of ICE arrests. Read more here.
  • Portal Bridge:  Work on bottleneck bridge on Boston-DC rail reached milestone . Read more here.
  • Marijuana:  Baraka says cities need more tax revenue from legal weed. Read more here.
  • Revolutionary War:  Rare Revolutionary War-era newspaper discovered in NJ. Read more here.
  • Matthew Shepard:  Thousands pack National Cathedral for gay symbol's funeral. Read more here.
  • Election Home Stretch:  Murphy and Tammy to campaign in all 21 counties. Read more here. Analysis: The Blue Wave ebbs into the Red Tide. Read more here.
  • 2018 Senate Race:  Menendez makes it about Trump in his latest ad. Read more here. Hugin jubilant, Menendez not worried after rating change. Read more here.
  • Sen. Booker: Bomb meant for Booker intercepted. Read more here. How Trump went after Booker in days before bombs. Read more here.
  • Alvarez Investigation:  Summary copy of the reso to be considered Monday. Read more here.  Senate Dems divided over investigation. Read more here.
  • Dept. of Education:  Teacher who mocked special ed students fired by DOE. Read more here.
  • Squirrel Hill Shooting: 11 dead in Pittsburgh synagogue shooting. -- Courier | Ledger | Politico | NYTimes | Analysis: Shooting could hurt GOP on election day. Read more here. Alan Steinberg remembers his Squirrel Hill roots. Read more here.
  • [ OLDDOC]  Olddoc engages a reader on 'modernizing dictatorships'. (10/23/18)
  • [Mayor MAPP]  Mayor Mapp advises he has discontinued his blog.
  • [Councilor STORCH]  Storch on the Police Division's accreditation. (09/23/18)
  • [Freeholder WILLIAMS]  'Paint by the Pond' event Saturday. (10/05/18)
  • [SEAN McKENNA]  Sean on street lights out and City's poor repair record compared to PSE&G. (9/18/18)
  • [JACKIE]  Survivor: David v. Goliath blog party. (10/24/18)
  • [REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]   'The Colored Museum' hits the stage this weekend in Plainfield. (9/17/18)
  • [NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Week 8 Mid-State 38 Top Ten. (10/25/18)
  • [DAN at Laona Boy] Dan remembers his childhood church, 1948-61
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