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Friday, October 19, 2018

Tax credit for rehabbing historic properties?.. Canada makes weed legal.. Brawl at Kean homecoming..

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.


  • TD Tree Days: Downtown Plainfield Alliance selected for TD"s tree planting program for Plainfield. Read the story here.
  • Historic Properties:  Plenty of backer for big tax credit to rehab historic properties. Read the story here.
  • Board of Ed:  Updates on facilities, grounds, and bullying. Read the story here.
  • Star Fish:  Star Fish food pantry provides update on Holiday giving and more. Read the story here.
  • PAAAS:  PAAAS piano students to perform for NJ School Boards Ass'n. Read the story here.
  • Weather: El NiƱo is coming, will we have a cold, snowy winter? Read the story here.
  • Judy Blume:  Author grants rights for classic movie. Read the story here. -- Blume's novel Wifey is set in Plainfield.
  • Minority Contracts:  What JC is doing to help local biz get contracts. Read the story here.
  • 2018 Senate Race:  Monmouth Poll: Menendez leads Hugin by 9-12 points.  -- PoliticoNJ | InsiderNJ | Ledger |
  • 2020 Election:  NJ Senate fast-tracks bill to allow Booker to run for two offices. Read the story here.
  • Murphy Campaign:  Campaign had 'toxic workplace issues' says former staffer. Read the story here.

  • [ OLDDOC]  Olddoc offers a rather glum assessment of Plainfield and national politics, but urges all to vote. (10/17/18)
  • [Mayor MAPP]  Mayor Mapp advises he has discontinued his blog.
  • [Councilor STORCH]  Storch on the proposed administrative reorganization. (09/10/18)
  • [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. (10/17/18)
  • [REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]   'The Colored Museum' hits the stage this weekend in Plainfield. (9/17/18)
  • [NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Week 6 Mid-State 38 Top Ten. (10/11/18)
  • [DAN at Laona Boy] Dan remembers his childhood church, 1948-61
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