Where Plainfield turns for news.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Plainfield Symphony house tour announced.. Boys Soccer: Plainfield tops Elizabeth.. PARCC testing compromise reached.. Jackie: Survivor: David v. Goliath blog party..

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.


Boys Soccer:   "Plainfield tops Elizabeth"
Halloween:  "Ledger guide to Halloween events"
Plainfield Symphony:  "'Homes for the Holidays' house tour announced"
Sears Location:  "Chick-fil-A proposed for former Sears location"

Expungement:  "Criminal expungements in NJ just got easier"
Film:   "How filming 'The Joker' came to NJ"

Fraud:  "Middlesex County sheriff's officer charged with medical insurance fraud"
Hoops Scandal:  "NJ witness details secret payments in college hoops scandal"
ICE:  "Hudson County wants to stop holding detainees. Where will they go?"
Newark:   "Swanky new high-rise at NJPAC is finally here"
Paid Sick Leave:  "Nearly all NJ workers will soon be eligible for paid sick leave"
Parking:   "How an app makes parking easier in Hoboken"
Perth Amboy:  "City settles cop's racial harassment suit for $125K"
Photography:  "'Super' rainbow caught by NJ photographer gains worldwide fame"
Real Estate:  "What goes for $1M in Montclair" -- Dozens similar in Plainfield for far less, and with better grass.
Rutgers:  "RU immediately revamps sexual harassment policy after Ledger story"
Toys 'R' Us:  "Toy firm not dead yet after surprise move to cancel bankruptcy"
Trenton:   "Councilwoman pushed to change president's term to one year"

2018 Senate Race:   "Quinnipiac Poll: Menendez has 11-point lead" -- NJGlobe |
Christ Christie:  "Echoes of the old, shades of the new-- Atlantic interview.
PARCC:  "Compromise reached on PARCC testing"  -- NJSpot |

Trump World --

  • [ OLDDOC] . Olddoc posts a short note on Monday's Council meeting. (09/30/18)
  • [Mayor MAPP]  Mayor Mapp advises he has discontinued his blog.
  • [Councilor STORCH]  Storch on the proposed administrative reorganization. (09/10/18)
  • [Freeholder WILLIAMS]  Union County Fall Fishing Derby a great success. (9/23/18)
  • [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. (10/03/18)
  • [REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]   'The Colored Museum' hits the stage this weekend in Plainfield. (8/17/18)
  • [NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  JP Stevens holds off Plainfield. (09/29/18)
  • [DAN at Laona Boy] Dan remembers his childhood church, 1948-61. (08/17/18)
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