Community Announcements

Heim Sisters Attend Rutgers Program “You Need to be on Broadway”

Rosalind Heim (second from the left) and Stephanie Heim (fourth from the
right), current South Plainfield High School students, just completed an
exhaustive, five month program called "You Need to be on Broadway."  The
program was held at Rutgers University by the Mason Gross School of Arts
Extension Division, and headed by its Assistant Director Mr. Alistair
Williams.  The highlight of the event was a pair of performances by the cast
on January 17 and 18, where all of the performers were most fortunate to
have received valuable input from Broadway talent scouts, casting directors,
and agents.

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The Athlete of the Week Joe Sacco Wrestling

The South Plainfield Wrestling Team had an exciting week of action where they faced some top competition in the state of New Jersey. The Tigers got things rolling by defeating Edison 51-21 on Wednesday and then Jackson Memorial 45-18 on Friday. On Saturday, the Tigers traveled to Newton high school to battle in the Henry Boresch Duals. They beat Mahwah in the opening round 51-18 and then followed ...

Letters to the Editor

Freeholder Director Rios: Public Safety Assessment Improves Defendant Processing

January 6, 2017

On Jan. 1, 2017 Criminal Justice Reform legislation went into effect in the State of New Jersey. This reform was established to change the procedure of setting bail as a condition of release. 

One feature of the Criminal Justice Reform, known as the Public Safety Assessment (PSA), is a risk assessment system that helps determine a defendant’s risk level including how likely it ...

Community Happenings

Clothing Drive at Pop Warner Field House

January 3, 2017

The South Plainfield Tigers Junior Varsity Cheerleaders will be holding a clothing drive this weekend at the Pop Warner Field House located on Kenneth Avenue to help offset the cost of their trip to Nationals in Orlando, Florida. Clothes, shoes, jewelry, handbags, hats, gloves, belts, bedding and stuffed animals will be accepted in any size tied plastic bag. All ...

SPMS Wrestling Update

January 3, 2017

During the winter break the MS team took on Bridgewater, Long Valley, and East Brunswick defeating all of them and wrestlers Anthony White, Jake Delvecchio, Xavier Santos, and Nick Loniewski continue their winning streak.

Also, the team traveled to Southern Regional High School to compete in the 45th annual Southern Slam where it took home the team title. The team wrestled extremely well with ...

Class of 2007 Reunion

January 14, 2017

Who: The Class of 2007, spouses, significant others and little ones!

Where: Forest Lodge 11 Reinman Rd. Warren, NJ

When: September 3rd 2017 11:30am-5pm

Why: Because Why Not It’s Been 10 years!

How Much: Adult ticket prices will be $70, but for a limited time there will be an early pay discount of $65 through January 31st.

What’s in the Box?: Forest Lodge will be the ...

Community Development Block Grant Public Hearing

A public hearing for the 2017 Community Development Block Grant has been scheduled for Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 6:45 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the South Plainfield Municipal Building, 2480 Plainfield Avenue. The purpose of this hearing is to discuss projects to be considered for inclusion in the 2017 Community Development Block Grant Application. Public input on projects will be ...

Upcoming Events

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Tue, January 17, 7:30 AM

Apa Hotel Woodbridge, Iselin

ACG Breakfast Meeting January 17, 2017

Business & Finance Food & Drink

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Tue, January 17, 7:30 PM

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South Plainfield Cultural Arts Commission Meeting

Wed, January 18, 5:30 PM

ALL SEASON SPORTS ACADEMY, South Plainfield

Yoga with Kara Unal

Health & Wellness Sports

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Fri, January 20, 6:00 PM

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South Plainfield Junior Baseball Club (SPJBC) In ...

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Sat, January 21, 9:00 AM

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First Baptist Church Children's Clothing Drive

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Sat, January 21, 9:00 AM

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South Plainfield Junior Baseball Club (SPJBC) In ...

Columns

Falling by Jane Green

Falling by Jane Green (Berkley, 2016)

 

Every now and again I just love a mindless romance novel, and I've been a huge fan of Jane Green's since her first book, Jemima J: A Novel About Ugly Ducklings and Swans. Despite being classified as “chick lit,” the character and plot of Jemima J. has stayed with me for sixteen years after first reading it because the story ...

Bookmarks

Did you miss a movie that you wanted to see in the theaters and don’t want to pay to rent it or for the DVD?  Come to “Monday Night Movies” at the library.  It’s all the fun of a movie theater but none of the cost.  We are showing brand new releases every Monday night and we will be providing popcorn for all who attend. The next movie is January 23 and stars ...

The Mommy’s Review - Hidden Figures

The new movie Hidden Figures is now open in theaters nationwide, and I urge all parents out there to take your children to see it. It is a wonderful film with a wonderful message, not to mention a great endorsement of all things related to STEM.

Hidden Figures brings us to Langley, VA in the 1960s, just as NASA is preparing to launch its first Americans off of the planet and into the unknown.

South Plainfield Junior Baseball Club (SPJBC) In Person Registration Signups

The South Plainfield Junior Baseball Club (SPJBC) will be having In Person Registration Signups on Friday January 20th from 6-9pm and Saturday January 21st from 9am to 1pm at the SPJBC Clubhouse on Lorraine Ave

You can also sign your kids up online at the SPJBC Website:  http://www.leaguelineup.com/spjbc (online forms tab) or you can mail the form to SPJBC, PO Box 166, South Plainfield NJ ...

Press Releases

Century Church Leads Effort To Inspire Hospitalized Children

January 15, 2017

Make good on your new year's resolution to get more involved in the community this year!  Century Church, South Plainfield, invites you to participate in the Love For Kids project, collecting wish list items for the children at Bristol-Myers Squibb Children's Hospital, New Brunswick.  The church's first outreach of the year comes as a result of a 7 year old ...