Sunday, October 31, 2010


Tuesday, November 2nd, is Election Day. President Obama is under attack, and he needs our help. The so-called "Tea Party" Republicans are trying to derail the Democratic reform agenda. Our Congressman, Frank Pallone, is one of President Obama's strongest allies in the House. We have to keep Congress Democratic, but we can only do this if YOU come out to vote. Plainfield is crucial to Rep. Pallone's victory, as we all know. We need folks to come out. Our great city showed its support for the President two years ago--this year, your support for our congressman is how you can show that you still support President Obama.

I am urging you to vote for Frank Pallone for Congress--he is at the top of the Column A ticket. I am also on the ballot, running in Column A for the 2nd and 3rd Ward At-large city council seat. 

Please don't forget to read and vote on the ballot measure, the "New Jersey Wage Assessment Amendment," (Public Question 1). I am urging you to vote YES on this question!

I would also like to invite you to join me, along with my campaign team, friends, and supporters, along with my special guests Councilman Cory Storch and Councilman Adrian Mapp, at the New Democrats Headquarters (110 East 7th Street) as we watch the election returns come in. We will be gathering at about 7:30 pm with food, drink, music, and camaraderie as we await the election results.

All best,


Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Fall Library Grounds Clean-Up: Community Service

On a beautiful autumn day last weekend, a group of community volunteers got together and performed a clean-up of the Plainfield Public Library exterior grounds. We met on the steps outside the library and focused on the parking lots at the 8th and 9th Street entrances and the rest of the grounds surrounding the building. With the help of many community volunteers, we were able to get the area cleaned in a little over an hour. Below are photos of some of the folks who came out to help.

In addition, I want to make another plug for the "Library Champion" initiative--here is the link once again:

Many thanks to Cricket, Jim, Julie, Shari, Tom, Tressa, Adrian, Craig, Jon, Lamar, Tony, Cory, Joan, Piv, and Carmencita and the girls! 


Monday, October 4, 2010

Library Grounds Community Clean Up Saturday, October 9

Library Grounds Community Clean Up

Saturday, October 9, 2010, 10 am – 12 pm

Volunteers Meet on Library Steps at 9:45 am

Gloves, rakes, bags will be provided

Contact: Rebecca Williams
Tel: 908-447-6268; Email:
Hey, Plainfield residents! It's that time again! The Community Service Team of the New Democrats for Plainfield club will be leading the fall volunteer library grounds clean up this coming Saturday, October 9th, beginning at 10:00 am.* All interested residents are welcome to join as as we beautify the grounds by removing the litter, raking, and and sweeping. 
We will meet on the steps outside the library at 9:45 am to clean the areas around our wonderful library--the parking lots at the 8th and 9th Street entrances, respectively, and the rest of the grounds surrounding the building. If enough folks join us, we should have the areas spic-n-span in just a couple of hours! 
In addition, if you haven't already done so, you can sign up to be a "Library Champion" and show your support Here is the link to the Plainfield Public Library's new initiative:

Come out and support YOUR library!
All best,
*It's supposed to be a beautiful autumn day, but in case of heavy rain, we will reschedule!