The week in photos 7/11- 7/19

Photos by David Rutherford. Follow @plainfieldview on instagram.

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On July 18th, two teams battled in a softball league game at Cedarbrook Park. This was a base hit.

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A pitch

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A men’s basketball league plays in front of a crowd on Sunday July 12 by the West Fourth Street subway station in the village.

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A huge crowd assembled on Thursday July 16th to watch Plainfield’s own George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic outside NJPAC in Newark.

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Former Newark mayor Sharpe James was on hand, signing copies of his memoir, “Political Prisoner”

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The man for whom everyone was waiting

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There was this sort of large crowd 180 degrees around the stage

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Starchild’s nemesis, Sir Nose!

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Yes, that is Newark Mayor Ras Baraka in the green tie

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He didn’t see me, but I caught a glimpse of my favorite picture man in Plainfield, Elliott Simmons

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On Thursday, July 16th, Mel serves the last of his popcorn to these two movie-goers during a screening of “The Lego Movie” at Hannah Atkins Park.

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On Saturday July 11, I visited my other favorite city, Philadelphia

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On the Camden side of the Delaware, at least fifty residents gathered in a downtown parking lot and played music on the eve of that city’s Puerto Rican Day parade

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A jump shot at the First Ward Family Fun Day at Milt Campbell Field on Saturday, July 11

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On Sunday July 12, members of the public gathered at Cedarbrook Park to enjoy Romeo and Juliet

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Under beautiful skies, this branch unexpected fell from high above Woodland Avenue on Saturday July 18th.

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Vendors at Cedarbrook Park on Sunday July 19th

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