Queen City Motorcycle Association Ride (photos)

On Sunday, the Queen City Motorcycle Association held a rally followed by a ride through scenic parts of our area. The ride ended in front of the Kingsmen MC Clubhouse where attendees enjoyed food and fun for a cause, as all the ride’s proceeds benefitted the Plainfield YMCA Summer Camp. I took a few photos.

KYSS suspends protests indefinitely, aims to retool

At the fourth and latest KYSS anti-violence protest on Sunday, September 14th in front of Plainfield High School, the Plainfield Police came to shut down the demonstration early in the afternoon. The officer said that the honking of the horns in support of the group were a violation of the noise ordinance. “It just seemed like we were…

Second Ward Family Fun Day; PABA block party (photos)

Yesterday the City of Plainfield and the City Council sponsored the Second Ward Family Fun Day & Community Picnic at Leland Avenue Park. Afterwards, the Pemberton Avenue Block Association had its 11th Annual Block Party. Here are a few photos from both. Second Ward Family Fun Day & Community Picnic Pemberton Avenue Block Association

The Patronage Mill

I’ve heard the question posed time and time again. “Why do people support Jerry Green and his candidates?” Rarely is a cohesive response given in return. “Haven’t we learned?” these inquiring minds wonder. Of course, there are many factors contributing to how the machine keeps its grip, and how Jerry Green maintains a solid following in…

Happy Birthday Plainfield View

I’d like to wish Plainfield View a happy first birthday – its first post was September 5 of 2013. It may seem odd to speak of one’s own website, or blog, as a separate being, but from my vantage point it sure feels that way. To me, it seems like it has a mind of…

September 7th KYSS protest photos

This Sunday marked the third anti-violence protest by Keeping Youth & Streets Safe in four weeks. Members of Decarcerate NJ made the trip to Plainfield to demonstrate with KYSS. Here is some of what took place.     One of yesterday’s protesters, Bishop the Eastside Nappyhead, recently made a music video about violence in Plainfield and…