Sports

Canucks Fall to South Hunterdon in Softball

May 9, 2014 at 6:32 PM

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ -- The Canucks softball team stayed close to South Hunterdon for six hard fought innings, but couldn't hold the Eagles in the seventh when they gave up eight runs to lose 11-2.

Jordan Rowan pitched well for the majority of the game, giving up only three runs through the first six.  She helped herself with a triple in the fourth, but in the end it wasn't enough and the Canucks went down to defeat.

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Water Main Break in Warren May Impact I-78 and WHRHS School Day

December 5, 2016

WARREN, NJ - A water main break under I-78 in Warren Township may impact the evening commute Monday and impact school openings on Tuesday, especially at Watchung Hills.

The township is hoping to be able to repair the break Monday evening.  However, should the break be more extensive than anticipated, the township may have to shut off water which could impact opening school on time ...

Patricia (Pat) M. Vargo of Bayville, NJ (formerly of South Plainfield)

December 3, 2016

Patricia (Pat) M. Vargo of Bayville, NJ (formerly of South Plainfield) passed away peacefully on December 1, 2016. She was born in Orange, NJ, in 1933 to the late Mary and Irving Freeman.  After graduating North Plainfield High School, she married and raised her family in South Plainfield.  Pat was active in many community activities, including PTA President and started a local Marine ...

East End Principal John Ferguson and Wife Gigi Renew Vows in Honor of 26th Wedding Anniversary

November 30, 2016

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – East End Principal John Ferguson and his wife Gigi recently celebrated their 26th wedding anniversary and on Nov. 25 renewed their vows in a private ceremony held at St. Michael’s Church in Lyndhurst before celebrating with family and friends.

“Gigi is an amazing person. The last 26 years have been the best years of my life,” said ...

Norris McLaughlin & Marcus Welcomes Chief Operating Officer 

December 6, 2016

BRIDGEWATER, NJ –  The Bridgewater-based law firm Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., is pleased to welcome Richard J. Levy as its Chief Operating Officer. Levy brings decades of management experience, most recently as the CEO of Myelin Health. 

“On behalf of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, we are pleased to welcome Rich to our management team as our ...

North Plainfield Recreation Announces Holiday Decorations Contest

December 2, 2016

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Department of Parks and Recreation is sponsoring a town-wide holiday decorations contest for all North Plainfield residents. "Best Holiday Decorated Home"

 The Recreation Department will judge all entries from 12/20 to 12/22. First, second and third place gift cards will be given to the winners. First place is $100, 2nd place is $75 and 3rd ...

Mother Seton High School Honors Veterans

December 4, 2016

The Parents’ Guild of Mother Seton High School is dedicated to pairing all their activities with a community outreach embedding the school’s mission statement of personal growth and service to others nurturing a richly, diverse community.  The annual Pocket Book Bingo, a very successful fundraiser, added a request for participants and students to literally thank New Jersey ...

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Wed, December 7, 10:00 AM

South Plainfield

Puleo International Kicks-Off the “Most Wonderful ...

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Thu, December 8, 6:00 PM

South Plainfield

Holiday Vendor Night and Bake Sale

Sat, December 10, 3:00 PM

SCLSNJ's North Plainfield Memorial Library branch, North Plainfield

Snack & Learn: How to Start Your Own Business

Business & Finance

Sun, December 11, 5:00 PM

Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church, Plainfield

Crescent Concerts Offers Annual Yuletide by ...

Arts & Entertainment

Sat, December 24, 10:30 PM

St. Francis Episcopal Church, Dunellen

Christmas Eve Service at St. Francis

Religions And Spirituality

Sun, December 25, 10:00 AM

St. Francis Episcopal Church, Dunellen

Christmas Day Service at St. Francis

Religions And Spirituality

Sat, January 21, 1:00 PM

St. Luke's Church, Gladstone

Trilogy Repertory presents Cinderella, Cinderella ...

Arts & Entertainment

Sat, January 21, 2:00 PM

SCLSNJ's North Plainfield Memorial Library branch, North Plainfield

Intro to Hypnotherapy

Health & Wellness

The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware (Scout Press, 2016)

Self doubt can be paralyzing. More importantly, the source of self doubt can be even more disturbing and debilitating. In the case of travel writer, Lo Blacklock, a violent home invasion right before the biggest opportunity of her career, leaves her physically and emotionally battered. On edge and sleep deprived, Lo has a destructive ...

The Mommy’s Review - Dear Evan Hansen

I want to tell you everything about Dear Evan Hansen, the new Broadway musical that just opened at The Music Box theater. But I also want to tell you nothing about Dear Evan Hansen, because I don’t want to spoil anything. Let’s see how I can do this…

Dear Evan Hansen is about an anxious, painfully shy high school senior whose therapist wants him to write encouraging letters ...

Girl Scout Gold Award Project Seeks Books for Children’s Specialized Hospital

December 2, 2016

WARREN, NJ– Watchung Hills Regional High School Senior Allison Horvath of Warren Township, a Girl Scout with Troop 65896 is pursuing her Gold Award, a project to hold a book collection to fill new book racks in waiting rooms of all Specialized Children’s Hospital in nearby Mountainside, and other satellite locations including Clifton.

Troop 65896 meets at ...

Jubilee Kicks Off the Holiday Season in Downtown Somerville

SOMERVILLE, NJ - It’s a magical time of the year, and Downtown Somerville is the place to be for family friendly fun plus great holiday shopping and dining. Festive music in the air, a warm glow lights up shop windows, and the delicious aroma of the area’s best cuisine will be the backdrop for Santa’s arrival at the Division Street Plaza for the annual Downtown Somerville ...

Plainfield Mayor Adrian O. Mapp on City's Redevelopment

November 30, 2016

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Jill Horner of Comcast Newsmakers spoke with Mayor Adrian O. Mapp of Plainfield about redevelopment and public safety at the annual New Jersey State League of Municipalities (NJLM) conference in Atlantic City earlier this month.

Topics included the $30 million mixed use redevelopment project in the Fourth Ward, which has not seen redevelopment activity in ...

Bodnar Auctions Unlocks Time Capsule of Museum-Quality New Jersey Americana Collected by Navy Seal

EDISON, NJ - A museum-quality sale of New Jersey Americana accumulated over a lifetime by a former Navy Seal will be sold at no reserve during Bodnar Auction’s Dec. 3 sale at the New Jersey Convention & Exposition Center.

Separate and apart from the Navy Seal’s collection are 46 vintage maps from a separate estate, including 19th-century maps of Somerville and ...