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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Council and Board of Ed races.. Trump attacks birthright citizenship.. Olddoc finds hatred and bigotry hogging the news, but still urges being a good citizen..

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.

  • Council Races:  Six questions for Joylette Mills-Ransome. Read more here.
  • Board of Ed Races --
  • Halloween:  Festivities and safety tips. Read more here.
  • NJ Transit:  Portal Bridge stuck for second time, 90 minute delays. Read more here.
  • Charlie Brown's:  Shrinking steakhouse chain closes another NJ restaurant. Read more here.
  • Gender Politics:  Gender politics and the suburbs in the age of Trump. Read more here.
  • Media:  Star-Ledger asks Congress to bail them out. Read more here.
  • Parkway:  Say goodbye to the last exact change lane on the GSP. Read more here.


  • 2018 Public Question:  'Yes' to ballot question will help vo-techs, colleges. Read more here.
  • 2018 Senate Race: Menendez in final stretch, Booker and Murphy are helping. Read more here. Hugin tries to high tail it from Trump on birthright citizenship. Read more here.
  • Analysis: Our GOP problem from hell. Read more here.
  • CD7:  Tittel rails against Greens as 'Trump enablers'. Read more here.
  • Medicaid Fraud: Inspector: They made me a scapegoat in fraud investigation. Read more here.

  • Birthright Citizenship:  Trump announces end by executive order. Read more here. Can he do it? Almost everyone says no. Read more here.
  • White Supremacists:  Does Trump encourage them? Faith groups divided. Read more here.
  • [ OLDDOC]  Olddoc finds hatred and bigotry hogging the news, but still urges being a good citizen. (10/30/18)
  • [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]  Edison secures post-season position with win over Plainfield. (10/28/18)
  • [DAN at Laona Boy] Dan recalls boyhood Halloweens of the 1950s. (10/30/18)
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