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Sunday, December 23, 2018

Cop charged with DUI; passenger was another cop.. Murphy appoints George Gore to commission.. Scenes from police and fire toy drives.. Pop Warner cheerleaders honored by Freeholders.. Noel at HS Sports: Plainfield holds off Scotch Plains-Fanwood in defensive battle..


  • Basketball:  Plainfield half court trap confounds Hillsborough. -- TAPinto | Ledger |
  • Census:  Gov. Murphy appoints George Gore to Complete Count Commission. Read more here.
  • Holiday Tipping: The Ledger tipping guide. Read more here.
  • Pop Warner:  Plainfield national cheerleading champs honored by Freeholders. Read more here.
  • Toy Drives:  Scenes from police and fire toy drives. Read more here.
  • Week in Review: Luminaries light Netherwood; Man charged in murder; PAAAS student news. Read more here.


  • $15 Wage:  NJGlobe: Ledger endorses $15 wage, pays its drivers far less. Read more here.
  • Animal  Cruelty:  Couple charged after pit bull starves to death in yard. Read more here.
  • Atlantic City:  How Norcross and pals bankrolled the election of now-disgraced Gilliam. Read more here.
  • Bakeries:  The best bakery in each NJ County. Read more here.
  • Christmas Display:  Mercer man lights up the night with over-the-top display. Read more here.
  • Edison:  Cop charged with DUI; passenger was another cop. Read more here.
  • Journalism:  Report: Journalists faced 'unprecedented' hostility this year. Read more here. -- 80 were killed in 2018.
  • Municipal Layoffs:  State aid reduction forces Paterson to draw up layoff plan. Read more here.
  • Newark:  Newark contracts with PR firm for $225K for help with lead messaging. Read more here.
  • Roselle:  Antoine running for mayor of Roselle. Read more here.
  • Trenton:  Mayor Gusciora announces new communications director. Read more here.
  • Wages Suit: Elizabeth car wash workers made $3.50 and hour; ex-boss just had to pay them $5M. Read more here.
  • Weight Loss:  Should you cut carbs, not calories? Read more here.



  • Shutdown:  NJ Dems use same word to describe Trump shutdown: Tantrum. Read more here.
  • Steele Dossier:  A retrospective on the dossier. Read more here. -- After two years, 'the general thrust is credible.'
  • Syria: Trump just messed up the one thing he did better than Obama. Read more here.
  • Visas:  Trump's crackdown hits legal immigrants. Read more here.
  • [OLDDOC]  Olddoc posts some great toons (remember waiting til after 7 PM for long distance?). (12/16/18)
  • [Mayor MAPP]  Mayor Mapp advises he has discontinued his blog.
  • [Councilor STORCH]  Councilor Storch votes 'no' on the South Avenue East plan. (12/11/18)
  • [Freeholder WILLIAMS]  Last performance of 'Black Nativity' at FUSP Sunday. (12/15/18)
  • [SEAN McKENNA]  My vote is for Ron Johnson on Nov. 6. (11/06/18)
  • [JACKIE]  Survivor: David v. Goliath season finale blog party. (12/19/18)
  • [REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Black Nativity Holiday Bazaar at FUSP. (11/12/18)
  • [NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Plainfield holds off Scotch Plains-Fanwood in defensive battle. (12/22/18)
  • [CARL at Plainfield Wildlife] New! YouTube Channel by Plainfielder Carl Monopoli, featuring Plainfield wildlife. . Awesome possum (night camera) here. (11/11/18)
  • [DAN at Laona Boy] Dan recalls boyhood Halloweens of the 1950s. (10/30/18)
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