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Sat, September 28, 11:00 AM

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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: Jordan Lovett Girls’ Tennis First Singles

While some winter sports were getting underway, conference awards were being finalized.  Senior Jordan Lovett was honored as an All White Division tennis player. Her aggressive style and hard work ensured her this distinction. 

On the season, Jordan was a leader and captain for the Lady Tigers.  Her play on the court earned her the all division award for the second straight ...

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 ...

Meet Claas Ehlers: Three Questions with the Newest Member of the Overlook Medical Center Community Advisory Board

Family Promise CEO Claas Ehlers has been appointed to the Community Advisory Board of Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center, one of the region’s premier providers of health care and home to some of the state’s top physicians.

The board provides a way for the community to help guide Overlook’s development and support its efforts to provide exceptional care.

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!

 

Obituaries

Bluffton, S.C. - Helen (Chwalyk) Costabile, 96, died on Monday, November 18, 2019 at Coastal ...
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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 ...

The Governor and Senate President: Perfect Together??

The 1947 New Jersey Constitution gave our governor enormous power to nominate and appoint people to many state positions: From the Attorney General to all county prosecutors to Superior Court judges to the New Jersey Supreme Court to the Board of Public Utilities to members of Pine Barrens Commission, amongst many many others.  The New Jersey Governor has lots of nominatin' to ...

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 Cotlistheatre2019@gmail.com

Milestones

Ryan deGroot Represents Lebanon Valley College at Programming Competition

November 19, 2019

ANNVILLE, PA (11/14/2019)-- Ryan deGroot of South Plainfield, N.J., is one of nine Lebanon Valley College who recently competed at the Mid-Atlantic regional Collegiate Programming Contest at Wilkes University.

deGroot, a graduate of South Plainfield High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science in computer and data science at LVC.

At the competition, the students worked in teams of three ...

SPHS November Rotary Students of the Month

November 18, 2019

The monthly breakfast was held on November 13, 2019. This month’s recipients were Jordan Lovett and Anthony Laudani. Their profiles are below, pictured is Jordan Lovett, unfortunately Anthony Laudani was not able to attend the breakfast.

Jordan Lovett is a very well-rounded student-athlete. Since her freshman year, she has earned a varsity letter in both tennis and track. She also has ...

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 ...

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It will soon be Thanksgiving!  This means that the library will close early on Wednesday, November 27 at 6 PM.  The library will also be closed on Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29.  We will reopen our normal hours on Saturday, November 30 from 9 AM to 5 PM and Sunday, December 1 from 1:30 to 5 PM. 

Even though it’s a shorter week, there will still be ...

Elks Donate to Toys for Tots

On Sunday, November 17, 2019, the South Plainfield Elks Lodge No. 2298 donated to Toys for Tots.  This donation was made possible through the Veterans Committee.

Pictured from left to right is Margaret Williams, Lecturing Knight and Veterans Committee person, Christine Sauer, Exalted Ruler, reservists Joe and Nick and Veterans Committee Chair Brian Csobar. The lodge is also collecting ...

Press Releases

Saint Joe's Holds The Marisa Tufaro Bowl

November 21, 2019

On Friday, November 22 Saint Joseph High School will hold what they are calling "The Marisa Tufaro Bowl." Students from the flag football intramural club will face off against students from the varsity football team in a game of flag football to compete for the championship cup.

Ron Mazzola of Prestige Imaging in Old Bridge is donating a championship cup to be presented to the ...