Cookbook for a cause

The Pemberton Area Block Association has supported many causes over its ten years. From their generous contribution towards the Month of the Young Child book drive to their participation in the PMUA Health Fair and collaborations with the Plainfield High School Marching Band and Swim Club, PABA’s twenty-five dues paying members like to make an impact in our…

POP to hold Tuesday press conference at Plainfield City Hall

On Tuesday June 30th, at 5pm, the Plainfield Chapter of the People’s Organization for Progress will be holding a press conference on the steps of Plainfield City Hall regarding next month’s large mobilization in Newark. The Million People’s March against police brutality, racial injustice, and economic inequality will begin at noon at the intersection of West…

PPS Graduation 2015 (photos)

I’d like to thank the school district’s Community Relations Liaison Gloria Montealegre for these photos of Friday’s Plainfield Public Schools graduation ceremony, where over four hundred students received their high school diplomas. Congratulations Class of 2015!!!!

The week in photos 6/5 – 6/14

Fatherhood Rally On the morning of Sunday, June 14, an Urban Reeducation Fatherhood Rally took place on the City Hall steps. You can visit the group’s Facebook page here. Thanks to Elena Rutherford for taking some photos towards the end. The rest of the week #shorecycling #plainfield #longbranch A post shared by David (@dave.marcus) on…

Democratic Primary Election Maps 2015

I find election results hard to grasp, especially in city-wide races. Here are how some of the local elections played out  in each ward and district based on the unofficial results, in map form. Please note that there were ties for the female committee seats in 3-8 and 2-1, which will presumably be fulfilled by PDO candidates due…

Snapshots of a big win!

After only four hours of sleep followed by fourteen on my feet, I’m too exhausted tonight to write about the Progressive Democratic Organization’s sweeping victory of the Green-backed Regular Democratic Organization. Thanks to everyone for all of your support. Here are photos from Cedarbrook School and the celebration at campaign headquarters.

Not afraid to steal elections

I first noticed the electoral anomalies in fourth ward, first district following my loss in the November 2013 Board of Education election. To those in the know, this was no new revelation. Word has been going around about suspicious activities at Neighborhood House for quite some time. Nevertheless, having lost, I didn’t write about what…