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Sunday, October 21, 2018

Teacher who searched for sex parties on school computer stripped of license.. Transit Police seek help in ID'ing man fatally struck near Plainfield station.. Noel at HS Sports: Week 7 Mid-State 38 Top Ten..

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.



  • #metoo: The true meaning of the #metoo movement. Read the story here.
  • Cardboard Challenge:  Students create board games out of cardboard boxes. Read the story here.
  • Defamation.  Judge denies Carteret mayor's motion. Read the story here.
  • Edison:  Five cops indicted on multiple charges including theft, official misconduct. -- Ledger | Courier |
  • Domestic Violence:  Newark Monitor: Cops are rude to victims, especially when other cops involved. Read the story here.
  • HS Football:  Edison's Fulham named NY Jets Coach of the Week. Read the story here.
  • Jobs:  Candy company Ferrero expands Franklin facility. (They make TicTacs.) Read the story here.
  • Meteor Watching:  The Orionid shower is best seen this weekend. Read the story here.
  • Scotch Plains:  "Town outlines ambitious downtown renewal plan. Read the story here.
  • Teaching Certificate:  Teacher who searched for sex parties on school computer stripped of license. Read the story here.
  • Weddings:  Couple thought they were married for 60 years. But they weren't. Read the story here.


  • Murphy's Alvarez Scandal:  Third woman accuses Alvarez. Read the story here. -- NJGlobe |
  • Marijuana: Dems expect delays on weed law as Alvarez hearings loom. Read the story here. Why the delay? Murphy and Sweeney point fingers on final support. Read the story here.

  • Immigration: Why Trump has put immigration and the caravan at the center of the election. 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 7 Mid-State 38 Top Ten. (10/18/18)
  • [DAN at Laona Boy] Dan remembers his childhood church, 1948-61
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