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Sunday, January 6, 2019

Clinton School teacher arrested for molesting students.. Video of crashed cars at Netherwood and East 2nd.. Plainfield Animal Hospital sued for not euthanizing rabbit.. Noel at HS Sports: Second unit sparks Plainfield over Roselle..

  • Accident?: Video of crashed cars at Netherwood and East 2nd. Read more here. -- More than 1,700 views. No explanation.
  • City Hall: 100th Celebration --
    • Scenes from the Anniversary Celebration. Read more here.
    • See Alejo Alonso pix here; Councilor Davis pix here.
  • City Council:  Reorganization meeting January 7. Read more here.
  • Down Payment Assistance:  NJHFMA outreach workshop Tuesday in Plainfield. Read more here.
  • Inappropriate Touching: Clinton School teacher arrested for molesting students. -- TAPinto | 101.5 | Courier | Ledger |
  • McGreevey:  Jim McGreevey's career in Jersey City may end Monday. Read more here.
  • Union County Employees:  List of highest paid. Read more here.
  • Week in Review: Plainfield week in review: Teacher charged, Reorganization meeting, more. Read more here.
  • Woodland School: Public information session on the new Woodland School. Read more here.
  • Auto Recall: Ford recalls 953K vehicles with defective airbags. Read more here.


  • Allergic Reaction:  11-year-old NJ boy dies from smell of cooking fish. Read more here.
  • Demographics: More people moved out of NJ than moved in in 2018. Read more here.
  • Dunellen: Art Color demolished to make way for new apartments. Read more here.
  • Mayoral Pay: What mayors of NJ's 29 biggest towns are paid. Read more here. -- Plainfield mentioned in story though not on list.
  • Retail --
  • Somerset County:  Levine becomes freeholder director. Read more here. -- Dems could take over board after 2019.
  • South Plainfield: Plainfield Animal Hospital sued for not euthanizing rabbit. Read more here.
  • Taxes: 10 dig tax law surprises you will face this year. Read more here.


  • Bridgegate:  Baroni throws in the towel; Kelly fights on. Read more here.
  • Congress --
    • This Congress the most diverse ever. Read more here.
    • Trump was elected without ever showing tax returns; Dems want to change that. Read more here.
    • Dems prepare to probe disputed NC election. Read more here.
    • Dems livid after Tlaib vows to 'impeach the motherf--er. Read more here.
  • New Direction NJ --
  • Marijuana:  William Paterson U. launches Cannabis Institute. Read more here.
  • SCOTUS: Supreme Court to take on partisan gerrymandering. Read more here.
  • Schools:  New law requires middle school students learn about managing finances. Read more here.
  • Sports Betting: Christie to states: Don't let Feds take over. Read more here.

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