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Tri-County History Fair for Middlesex, Somerset, ...

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Add to My Calendar 09/28/2019 11:00am 09/28/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Tri-County History Fair for Middlesex, Somerset, and Union Counties

The Plainfield Public Library is excited to announce the fourth annual Tri-County History Fair for Middlesex, Somerset, and Union Counties. Join colleagues, friends, and neighbors for a fun day of historical discovery, resource sharing, raffles, and more. On Saturday, September 28th from 11 am to 3 pm, over 20 local history organizations, museums, and libraries will be exhibiting and promoting ...

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The Athlete of the Week: Samuel Nieves Football Quarterback/Running Back/Corner Back

The South Plainfield Football team battled injuries and numbers all season but remained competitive.  The Tigers finished its season with a win in the annual North vs South game.  One of the leaders for South Plainfield this season was senior Samuel Nieves. 

Sam demonstrated that he was one of the better players in the conference.  For the season at quarterback Sam ...

The Athlete of the Week: Josiah Harvey Football Running Back/Linebacker

The South Plainfield Football team won its final game Friday night in its annual North vs South game.  The Tigers were impressive in their 54-41 win over rival North Plainfield.  South Plainfield was led by senior Josiah Harvey. 

Josiah had an outstanding game against North Plainfield.  He carried the ball twenty-one times for 238 yards while scoring three touch downs.

The Breakthrough Treatment Center - Leading the Fight Against Cancer: AtlantiCast Episode 30

On the latest AtlantiCast, see how the Breakthrough Treatment Center is helping Atlantic Health System lead in the fight against cancer, learn how you can access Atlantic Health System services from everywhere with Atlantic Anywhere, find out if your child has “text neck” and much more!


Atlantic Health System Nationally Recognized with 2019 Healthcare Impact Award

Modern Healthcare, one of the industry's leading sources of healthcare business and policy news, research and information, has recognized Atlantic Health System as one of the Best Website Campaigns of the year for the launch of their interactive mobile-first website.

The Healthcare Marketing Impact Awards are designed to recognize healthcare's best advertising, marketing, promotion and ...


South Plainfield - Anna Serido, 104, passed away peacefully on Monday, November 11, 2019 at her ...
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Letters to the Editor

Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive

November 14, 2019

Dear Friends,

We are approaching the time of year when we very often count our
blessings and think of ways we can share our good fortune with others. 
We hope that you will consider sharing your blessings to help a family
in need.

The Garden State Chiropractic Society, a non-profit state organization,
is sponsoring a statewide food drive.  There will be offices throughout
the ...

Letter from Melanie Mott and Pete Smith

Now that the election is over and things have settled down, we wanted to take a moment to thank everyone for their support last week. We are looking forward to serving the residents of South Plainfield, and we will remember why you elected us. South Plainfield deserves a local government that gets results. To that end, we will continue to work for an affordable South Plainfield, as well as one ...

Property Taxes in New Jersey: Still an Ongoing Issue

Over half of Garden State property tax bills go toward educating the state's nearly 1.4 million public school students.

The average New Jersey tax bill is $8,767. About 52.6% of that, or $4,610, is the taxes the local school district levies on homeowners and property owners, according to data from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.

But the average taxpayers in some ...

Community Happenings

Suburban Woman's Club Hosts Annual Theater Party

November 11, 2019

The Suburban Woman's Club will host its annual Theater Party on Sunday, December 15th at the Historic Edison Valley Playhouse. Tickets for "A Christmas Carol," beginning at 2:00 PM,

are $20.   For tickets please email

Spotswood Department Of Public Works Hiring

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Department of Public Works is seeking a full-time sanitation laborer. The union position comes with benefits and a starting salary of $32,469. Applications can be downloaded online and returned in person to Cate Leedy in the Spotswood Borough Administration Office or emailed to Interested candidates can view the full list of required duties online or ...

TAPinto Reminds Everyone to Turn Your Clocks Back 1- Hour this Sunday

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - It’s time to fall back as Daylight Saving Time comes to an end this weekend. 

TAPinto reminds readers to turn their clocks back one hour at 2 a.m. Sunday morning.

This adjustment typically takes place automatically on smartphones, computers, and tablets. Those with non-automated devices will have to manually change the time.

With the end of ...


Kaitlyn Faustini and Bryan Palacios were married August 3rd

October 24, 2019

Kaitlyn Faustini and Bryan Palacios were married August 3rd at Sacred Heart Church in South Plainfield in a beautiful bi-lingual ceremony officiated by Pastor John P. Alvarado.  Their reception was held at the Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth, NJ.

Faustini and Palacios are both 2014 graduates of South Plainfield High School. Kaitlyn is currently completing her Master’s ...

Sai Datta Peetham Donates Additional Backpacks For Students In Need

The South Plainfield Sai Datta Peetham located on Oak Tree Road, recently donated backpacks and school supplies for children in need in South Plainfield.  Due to the additional needs of students, Debbie Boyle, The Boyle Memorial Foundation, was able to request an additional 16 backpacks.  Debbie was able to donate those backpacks to the South Plainfield School District Director of ...

Join in the Holiday Spirit - Toy Drive

November 13, 2019

Join the Holiday Spirit...the South Plainfield Athletic Department and the South Plainfield High School Athletic Booster Club are sponsoring the annual Toy Drive.

Bring a new unwrapped toy suitable for a Holiday Gift to the South Plainfield Athletic Office. Donations accepted until December 13, 2019.  Donations will be made to families in South Plainfield through the South Plainfield ...

South Plainfield Celebrates Community While Honoring Local Veterans

November 15, 2019

SOUTH PLAINFIELD - South Plainfield came together for a very special event celebrating the community on Nov. 9, sponsored by the South Plainfield Celebrations Committee.  The event kicked off with a salute to veterans service at the Monument Park Helicopter, after which the South Plainfield High School Marching Band led attendees over to Veterans Park for an afternoon of fun.

“It ...


Freeholder Director Rios Encourages Year-Long Support for Vets

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day.  At the first Armistice Day, on November 11, 1919, President Wilson stated:

“To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed ...


It’s time for the latest news from South Plainfield Library:
            First, the Library will be closed on Sunday (Nov. 10th) and Monday (Nov. 11th) in observance of Veteran’s Day.
            We’ll start with a look at our upcoming children’s ...

Press Releases

BSA Honors TAPinto Owner/Editor at Toast to Scouting Awards Dinner

November 14, 2019

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Boy Scouts of America, Patriots’ Path Council will honor local citizens at the Toast to Scouting Awards Dinner to be held on the evening of Thursday, Nov. 21 at the Olde Mill Inn in Basking Ridge at 6:30 pm.

This year’s honorees are Frank DelCore, Rod Hirsch, Maryjane Hydro, John Kitchen, Anthony Raffino, and Neil Van Cleef.

The event recognizes these six ...