Government

May 15, 2018

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Two proclamations were read at Monday's city council meeting, the first to honor three Plainfield detectives for bravery and dedication to duty, and the second to recognize a record-breaking performance by swimmer Sincere Malone. Plainfield Police Director Carl Riley read the ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto what's going on in and around town this week.  Read on to learn more about upcoming Plainfield news and events.  There's something for everyone! MONDAY The Plainfield City Council meets at 8 p.m. in the municipal court, 325 Watchung Ave.  Download the agenda in ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - If the Plainfield City Council approves a $450,000 settlement with Deputy Fire Chief Jeffrey Courtney tonight, will it cause a budget amendment? The governing body agreed last week to move the settlement to the agenda and also heard recommendations from the Citizens’ Budget ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up: Joylette Mills-Ransome: My Work as a Councilwoman Bernice Paglia:  Site of Former Plainfield Businesses Up For Redevelopment Study Meet Cameron E. Cox Last ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield Mayor Adrian O. Mapp said Thursday a pedestrian mall at the city’s main train station would bring a “plethora of opportunities,” but merchants and landlords had questions about parking and other daily challenges. Mapp envisioned people arriving by train to go to ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Democratic City Committee met on Tuesday evening to discuss the process for filling the LD-22 vacancy after the passing of Assemblyman Jerry Green in April, and potentially for a Union County Freeholder position. Chairman Adrian O. Mapp led the PDCC meeting, and ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto what's going on in and around town this week.  Read on to learn more about upcoming Plainfield news and events.  There's something for everyone! MONDAY The Plainfield City Council's agenda fixing session starts at 7:30 p.m. in municipal court.  Download the ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - A Plainfield tract that held two longtime businesses may be studied for new uses if the City Council agrees at Monday’s agenda-fixing session. The meeting is 7:30 p.m. in Municipal Court, 325 Watchung Ave. Items moved to the agenda will be up for a vote at the regular meeting, 8 ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ – The city of Plainfield will receive $100,000 through the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders’ fourth annual Union County Infrastructure grant that will include improvements to Sumner Avenue. The annual grant is dedicated to funding projects aimed towards economic ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up: Union County Launches New Recycle Coach Mobile App Joylette Mills-Ransome: Political Involvement Select the Best Tomatoes for Your Garden and ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The city of Plainfield will hold a public hearing on its concept plan for a new pedestrian mall at North Ave. and Gavett Place, near the downtown train station. In October 2017, Public Works Director Oren Dabney Sr. said, "The City of Plainfield has received a grant in the ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - A long-running quest for approvals to open a veterans’ home in Plainfield added a chapter Wednesday with testimony from a planner before the Zoning Board of Adjustment, with an outcome now expected in June. As promised at the April ZBA meeting, attorney Steven Rother submitted a ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - A letter from Carlos N. Sanchez, Plainfield's City Administrator, arrived in the mail on Tuesday, alerting residents to the fact that the city council has adopted an ordinance requiring landscapers doing business in town to be licensed.  It was passed, the letter noted, to help ...

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TRENTON), NJ -  Central New Jersey Assemblymen Roy Freiman (D-16th) and Andrew Zwicker (D-16th) have introduced a bill to raise the minimum age to buy rifles and shotguns in New Jersey. Under current law, handguns cannot be sold to anyone under 21 although licensed gun dealers in the state are ...

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ELIZABETH/WESTFIELD, NJ - Vote-By-Mail ballots will be available in Westfield and Elizabeth beginning on Tuesday, May 1 for the 2018 Primary Election. The US Senate and House of Representatives will top this year’s Primary election to be held on Tuesday, June 5. County Freeholders and local ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up: Joylette Mills-Ransome: Dedicated to Community Service Plainfield Serial Burglar Admits to Multiple Break-ins Plainfield Students Invited to Meet Pope Francis in ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - During their Thursday night meeting, Union County Freeholders officially recognized Thursday, April 26, 2018, as “Lesbian Visibility Day.”  Union County Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados and Freeholder Linda Carter presented resolutions to TAPinto Roselle/Roselle Park and ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced that the 17th Annual National Arts Program Exhibit for County of Union Employees is now on display in the atrium of Liberty Hall Center in Union Township, at 1085 Morris Avenue. The art exhibit, presented in ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield’s Citizens Budget Advisory Committee has now heard from all three city departments and will give its recommendations on the 2018 budget on May 7. The committee heard budget requests from Public Works & Urban Development last week and Public Affairs & Safety ...

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CLARK, NJ - Union County Freeholder Linda Carter announced her candidacy on Thursday for member of the General Assembly in the 22nd Legislative District to fill the vacancy caused as a result of the passing of Assemblyman Jerry Green.  Prominent supporters include Union County Chairman Nick ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi has announced that Gold Star Parent identification cards are now available from her office, for mothers and fathers of military service members who died while on active duty. A new state law authorizes counties in New Jersey to issue the card, ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Union County Freeholder and Plainfield's own Linda Carter will run for the LD22 open seat, according to a report, after the passing of Assemblyman Jerry Green, who was laid to rest on Wednesday in a private service. MORE:  Public Memorial Planned for Longtime New Jersey Leader, ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ  - B. Sue Fulton is just beginning to find her away around her new office in Trenton , but the newly-sworn director of the Department of Motor Vehicles found her way to Somerville Saturday at the invitation of state Sen. Christopher Kip Bateman for a visit to the local DMV office on ...

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PHILLIPSBURG, NJ -- New Jersey Rep. Leonard Lance (R-7th) will host his 47th in-person town hall meeting on Friday, April 27 beginning at 5:30 pm at Phillipsburg High School. During the town hall meeting, Lance will take questions on the important issues facing Congress and the American people.  ...

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LINDEN, NJ - On Monday, Union County Democratic Committee Chairman and 22nd District Senator Nick Scutari released a statement regarding the memorial for Assemblyman Jerry Green. "I personally wish to thank the hundreds of friends, colleagues, and constituents of Jerry Green who have contacted ...

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TRENTON, NJ - Governor Phil Murphy issued an executive order on Monday for New Jersey flags to be flown at half-staff at all state buildings and facilities on the day of the upcoming General Assembly session, scheduled for May 7, in memory of Plainfield's Assemblyman Jerry Green who passed away ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto what's going on in and around town this week.  Read on to learn more about upcoming Plainfield news and events. MONDAY Budget deliberations continue, with Public Affairs & Safety / Economic Development on the agenda.  The meeting takes place in City Hall ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up: The Passing of Assemblyman Jerry Green: Plainfield's Assemblyman Jerry Green Is Dead at Age 79 Scutari Mourns Loss of Assemblyman Jerry Green Rep. Watson Coleman ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield Mayor Adrian O. Mapp released a statement on the passing of Assemblyman Jerry Green.  I am deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Assemblyman Jerry Green.  For decades his advocacy on behalf of Plainfield has been a driving force for change and progress.  He ...

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Democratic Members of the New Jersey Assembly mourn the passing of Speaker Pro Tempore Jerry Green. Plainfield's Assemblyman Jerry Green Is Dead at Age 79 Governor Murphy Issues Statement on the Passing of Assemblyman Jerry Green Rep. Watson Coleman Statement on Jerry Green Scutari ...

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