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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Plainfield Donut Shop ranked among NJ's top 25.. Woman sues school over 'Rock, Paper, Scissors' group sex attack.. MAGA supporter threatens Bramnick primary challenge.. Olddoc posts a brief note on the Council meeting, Trump's address..

  • Boys Basketball:  Plainfield falls to Union. Read more here.
  • Donuts: Plainfield Donut Shop among NJ's top 25. Read more here. -- Jelly donuts are cited.
  • Facebook Blocking: Federal judge's ruling boosts Plainfielder's suit against Hamilton mayor. Read more here. -- Suit by PRAAR founder Lilas Borsa, whose comments were removed by Yaede.
  • NJ Income Tax: Early filers won't get refunds until March. Read more here.
  • Plainfield Symphony:  PSO's annual free family concert is January 26. Read more here.
  • PMUA:  Paper and cardboard pickup citywide January 9. Read more here.
  • Smoking: NJ's tough new outdoor smoking ban is just days away. Read more here.
  • Union County:  Employees and Confidential employees: Names and salaries. Read more here.
  • Weather: Snowstorm threatens NJ this weekend. Read more here.
  • Obituary: Malcolm Dunn. Read more here. -- Visitation Friday at PHS, funeral Saturday at Fountain.


  • Christmas Tree Recycling:  Hungry goats eat Christmas trees. Read more here.
  • Kenilworth:  Two Ton Brewery opens biergarten, speakeasy in Kenilworth. Read more here.
  • Mortgage Fraud:  Princeton mastermind of mortgage fraud scheme lands prison. Read more here.
  • Newark:  Fate of $10M 'community schools; in doubt. Read more here. -- 'Zero student achievement'.
  • Overdose Deaths:  NJ overdose deaths exceed 3,000 for the first time. Read more here.
  • Ramapo College: Woman sues school over 'Rock, Paper, Scissors' group sex attack. Read more here.
  • Retail: Sears, Kmart face threat of liquidation -- possibly within 30 days. Read more here.
  • Shutdown:  NJ craft brewery feeling effects of government shutdown. Read more here.
  • Alvarez Rape Allegations --
  • Sen. Booker:  Rosario Dawson spotted at the movies with Booker. Read more here.
  • Assemblyman Bramnick: MAGA supporter threatens primary challenge. Read more here.
  • Congress: Universal background checks for guns will be Sherrill's first co-sponsorship. Read more here.
  • NJ Supremes: Top court makes it easier for drug court grads to expunge records. Read more here.
  • Property Taxes: NJ property taxes jumped $639M in 2018. Read more here.
  • Redistricting:  Quigley: Sweeney plot to control Legislature for a decade failed. Good! Read more here.
  • School Security: NJ doubles funding for religious, private schools security. Read more here.

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