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Sunday, December 9, 2018

Teacher charged with sexual contact with female students.. Sheriff's officer charged with stealing $5K in merchandise from Home Depot.. Olddoc points out Hanukkah is for everybody.. Noel at HS Sports: Pre-season interview with new PHS basketball coach Mike Gordon..

  • After School Program:  Somerset YMCA starts after-school program in Plainfield. Read more here.
  • duCret:  Christmas Tea at duCret Sunday afternoon. Read more here.
  • PRAAR: Rescue group disputes condition of neglected Plainfield dog. Read more here. -- View video here.
  • Union County Sheriff:  Sheriff's officer charged with stealing $5K in merchandise from Home Depot. Read more here.
  • Week in Review:  Plainfield week in review: PSEG remediation project, Board of Ed and PEA, more. Read more here.
  • Green Brook:  Volunteers clean up the Green Brook. Read more here.
  • ICE:  ICE arrests 105 in latest large-scale operation. Read more here. -- War on NJ.
  • Lakewood Fraud:  A $53K check to the state and another guilty plea. Read more here.
  • Newark:  Commission formed to fight gentrification. Read more here.
  • Newark Schools:  Universal enrollment was in danger, so charters started planning a separate system. Read more here.
  • NJCU:  New performing arts center for $400M NJCU project. Read more here.
  • Rutgers:  Fed up faculty protest slow contract talks, threaten a strike. Read more here.
  • Sayreville: Teacher charged with sexual contact with female students. Read more here.
  • South Plainfield:  FBI arrests man on run from the law. -- TAPinto | Courier |
  • WWII Japanese Internment:  A South Jersey town with a hidden history. Read more here.
  • 2018 Mid-Terms:  Menendez sets record for NJ mid-term. Read more here. -- Some would say Trump set the record.
  • Gov. Murphy:  Cammarano stepping down as chief of staff. Read more here.
  • $15 Minimum Wage: Murphy criticizes $15 bill. Read more here.
  • Alvarez Rape Investigation:  Moran: Do women govern differently? Look at Trenton this week. Read more here. Kornacki: Alvarez investigations may become national news. Read more here.
  • Guns: US Appeals Court upholds NJ restriction on ammunition. Read more here.
  • Jared Kushner:  Kushner beach-front strip eligible for rump's poor-area perks. Read more here.
  • [ OLDDOC]  Olddoc points out Hanukkah is for everybody. (12/07/18)
  • [Mayor MAPP]  Mayor Mapp advises he has discontinued his blog.
  • [Councilor STORCH]  Councilor Storch reports Airbnb activity in all four wards. (11/28/18)
  • [Freeholder WILLIAMS]  Jennifer Popper honored as Union County Volunteer. (11/28/18)
  • [SEAN McKENNA]  My vote is for Ron Johnson on Nov. 6. (11/06/18)
  • [JACKIE]  Survivor: David v. Goliath Dec. 5 blog party. (12/05/18)
  • [REBECCA at Bathrobe Blogger]  Black Nativity Holiday Bazaar at FUSP. (11/12/18)
  • [NOEL at Jersey HS Sports]  Pre-season interview with new PHS basketball coach Mike Gordon. (12/08/18)
  • [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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