Government

April 26, 2018

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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Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman today released the following statement on Jerry Green, who passed away on Wednesday evening at the age of 79. “I have known Jerry Green for a great number of years.  His passing creates a void that will be felt by all those he touched.  That list has thousands who may ...

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Long-time friend and party leader remembered for investing in Suburban victories and being a statewide leader in fight for affordable housing (LINDEN) Today, Union County Democratic Committee Chairman and 22nd District Senator Nick Scutari released a statement regarding the passing of ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Assemblyman Jerry Green (D-22) has died at age 79, according to an email to TAPinto Plainfield from Councilwoman-at-Large Rebecca Williams. (Williams also shared the information on her Facebook page.) On Jan. 24, Assemblyman Jerry Green (D-22) resigned as Chairman of the ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield’s City Council and its Citizen Budget Advisory Committee began reviewing the 2018 budget Monday with a look at the Department of Public Works & Urban Development. The department, one of three mandated in the city’s special charter, includes Inspections, City Yard, ...

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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 Design Your Own T-Shirt, Part I, at 4 p.m. in the computer lab at Plainfield Public Library, 800 Park Ave. Baseball:  4 p.m. away game at ...

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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: Pitch in for Earth Day: Bring your HH Hazardous Waste to Free Recycling Event in Scotch Plains, April 14 Spring Break with First Responders Program Concludes with ...

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TRENTON, NJ – Legislation sponsored by Assembly Democrats Eliana Pintor Marin, Raj Mukherji and Reed Gusciora to reinstate until Dec. 31, 2023 each urban enterprise zone that has expired, and require a report on the effectiveness of the program, was approved Thursday by the Assembly, and will head ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - It was Yates House versus Dudley House Wednesday in testimony at Plainfield’s Zoning Board of Adjustment. While the Yates House for Military Veterans was seeking approvals for a 25-unit home at 810 Central Avenue, the city took steps to convert a former substance abuse facility ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - After months of hearings by ​Plainfield's Historic Preservation Commission and Zoning Board of Adjustment, plans for a veterans’ home in the Van Wyck Brooks Historic District go back to the Zoning Board tonight (April 11). The meeting is 7 p.m. in City Hall Library, 515 Watchung ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Three Plainfield residents spoke out at Monday's City Council meeting against parking restrictions that took effect in November. Their complaints echoed what five residents said in March, mainly that parking is scarce, they are forced to park farther from home and they don't ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield’s Citizen Budget Advisory Committee will review the 2018 Municipal Budget at three sessions in April and deliver recommendations to the City Council on May 7. Each of the seven CBAC members was named by a council member. They are: Sameerah Privott, named by ...

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RAHWAY, NJ - Plainfield Mayor Adrian O. Mapp will join other mayors from Union County municipalities in signing the 'Mayors Against Illegal Guns Statement of Principles'. The mayors will officially commit to the Statement of Principles and make brief remarks on April 11, from 7 to 9 p.m., at ...

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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: Plainfield PAAAS Teacher Arrested Plainfield Public Schools' Interim Superintendent Statement Regarding Arrest of Teacher New Jersey State Bicycle Championships ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - Triggered by the Parkland High school shooting in Florida this past February, New Jersey high school students and public officials, including members of Governor Murphy’s administration, gathered together at Kean Universities roundtable to discuss the ongoing gun violence issue ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - An ordinance to restructure Plainfield’s Special Improvement District will be up for first passage on April 9, over objections from the current SID board president. The SID, which includes the downtown and a section of South Avenue, is presently governed by a board of directors, ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The deadline to file to run in the June primary election was Monday afternoon, with petitions due to the Plainfield City Clerk's office. Incumbent Diane Toliver and Ashley Davis, who won the endorsement of the Plainfield Democratic City Committee against Gail Alexander at its ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield Mayor Adrian O. Mapp is asking the City Council to fill one of the most important seats in his cabinet with his nomination of Valerie Jackson as deputy city administrator for economic development. The nomination will be considered at the April 2 agenda-fixing session, ...

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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: Plainfield's Easter Egg Hunt at Cedar Brook Park #MarchForOurLives Students Lead ‘March for Our Lives’ in Westfield Protestors Gather in Somerville to Proclaim ...

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TRENTON, NJ -   A bill proposed which would prohibit children under the age of 12 from participating in tackle football in the New Jersey Assembly is beginning the path through the New Jersey Legislature.  The Bill  (A-3760) has been proposed by and is similar, but not identical, to bills proposed ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Property owners around two Plainfield historic districts will soon receive notice of hearings to be held by the Historic Preservation Commission on the districts’ proposed expansion. The commission’s preservationist, Barton Ross, made a survey last year of all 249 properties ...

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