Plainfield Democratic City Committee Selects Slate

February 28, 2018

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield's City Committee met on Wednesday evening to select candidates to run for the First Ward seat currently held by Diane Toliver, and for the Second & Third Ward At-Large City Council seat held by Joylette Mills-Ransome.

The PDCC heard from two residents interested in running for the First Ward position. 

Gail Smith Alexander, who has worked for the ...

Senator Cory Booker To Connect With Activists in Live Stream Q&A Hosted by Action Together New Jersey

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ, – Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) will discuss legislation before Congress, update activists on key issues, and take viewers’ questions in a Facebook Live event on Wednesday, March 14 at 7 p.m., hosted by Action Together New Jersey (ATNJ).

The event is the first in a planned series designed to connect activists with politicians and officials, giving them an ...

Plainfield Week in Review: BOE Addresses Safety Issues, Scutari Wins UCDC, and More

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up:

Jade Isle Farewell Extended a Week

Elizabeth Schools Report One Student Has Died from Flu Virus

¡HOPES CAP, Inc. Ofrece Preparacion de Impuestos GRATIS en su Communidad!

Another Holiday, Another Encounter with Marine Life along Jersey ...

Union County Democratic Committee Vote: And the Winner is...

CLARK, NJ – The vote for the Union County Democratic Committee (UCDC) chairmanship came to a conclusion Wednesday night when 748 committee members from the county’s 21 municipalities descended on the Gran Centurions in Clark to vote for their new party leader.

State Senator Nick Scutari came away with a 412-341 victory over Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr in a battle that had become ...

Judge Rules in Favor of Open Ballot in UCDC Chair Election: A Win for Nick Scutari

ELIZABETH, NJ -- Just one day before the Union County Democratic Committee (UCDC) convention to elect a new County chair, Superior Court Judge Katherine Dupuis ruled in favor of State Senator Nick Scutari, who made the case that UCDC bylaws call for an open ballot.

Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr, the acting Chair of the party, advocated the use of voting machines when committee members ...

Plainfield Week in Review: Dudley House, UCDC Endorsements, State of the City, and more

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up:

Letter to the Editor:  Is It Time For PMUA To Clean House?

Yamakaitis endorses Mayor Colleen Mahr for Chair and 
Mayor Armstead for Vice Chair

Bernice Paglia: Plainfield City Council Votes Monday on Cabinet, Vet Home Contract

Union County ...

U.S. Senate: Former Celgene CEO Bob Hugin Announces Republican Candidacy to Challenge Menendez

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – The Elks Club in Springfield on Tuesday was the setting for Bob Hugin of Summit to announce his candidacy as a Republican for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by Democrat Bob Menendez.

The former CEO and Chairman of Celgene, Hugin resigned from the company on February 5 as executive chairman.  The crowd of over 100 was largely enthusiastic party ...

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March 17, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 16, 2018 – Despite her rhetoric, U.S. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, D-12, failed Wednesday to deliver on her promise to make schools safer for our children.

The two-term congressperson was one of only 10 representatives that voted “nay” Wednesday afternoon on the STOP School Violence Act of 2018.

The bill passed the U.S. House of Representatives on a ...