Friday, August 31, 2007

Read Some Good News

The current issue of “The Positive Community” magazine has several articles featuring Plainfielders or people who are active in Plainfield. It’s available at City Hall and other locations.

The Rev. Gerald Lamont Thomas of Shiloh Baptist Church has a commentary on minorities in the 2008 presidential race.

Nancy Jordan, the Rev. Shirley B. Cathie and Plainfield High students Ce’Rae Tyler and Marc Williams are featured in an article about awards given by the NubianUnion.

Another article details the 50th wedding anniversary and renewal of vows by Malcolm and Flora Dunn, along with some family background.

The Relay for Life event, which raised $40,000 for cancer research, is described in another article by Charlotte Banks of Shiloh Baptist Church.

McDonald’s owner/operator Angela Adderley and Marc Williams are in an article about the company’s Future Achievers scholarships.

A colorful advertisement features Bishop Donald Hilliard Jr. of Cathedral International, which has a Plainfield congregation in addition to its Perth Amboy and Asbury Park locations. The ad is for a leadership conference and also features Bishop Hilliard’s new book, “After the Fall.”

Pick up a copy or click here for the online version and read more about these community figures.

--Bernice Paglia


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