Part-time mayor, Full-time salary

Plainfield Mayor Adrian Mapp and the Plainfield City Council want a raise. Most notably, Mayor Mapp would like he and his mayoral successors to make $75,000. The $145,000 in raises for elected officials come with no increase in responsibilities. They are still part-time positions. If this ordinance passes on second reading, our part time mayor…

Plainfield Commemorates 1967 Rebellion

On the afternoon of Saturday, July 15, around thirty residents gathered at the corner of Plainfield Avenue and West Fourth Street to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the Plainfield rebellion of 1967. The commemoration was lead by the Plainfield Anti-Violence Coalition. Elena Rutherford and I took the pictures you will see here. I apologize for…

Rebellion to be Commemorated Today

Today, Saturday July 15, the Plainfield Anti-Violence Coalition will lead a commemoration of the Plainfield Rebellion, which took place exactly 50 years ago. The commemoration will take place at the corner is Plainfield Avenue and West Fourth Street at 5pm, and attendees are asked to bring non-perishable food items if possible.

Fourth of July 2017

On Tuesday starting at 10am, Plainfield held its 94th annual Fourth of July Parade. I took some pictures along the route down Front Street. Sorry for the lackluster captions and narrative as didn’t have much time after editing.    

Opening Day!

While I’m no photographer, let alone a sports photographer who can handle noon-time shadows, it’s still fun to take pictures of children having a good time. On Saturday, I decided to take in the Queen City Baseball League’s opening day and share it with you. For more information about the league, please click here.