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Holiday Bazaar @ Dunellen American legion Post 119

Sat, November 17, 9:00 AM

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Holiday Bazaar @ Dunellen American legion Post 119

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The Scouts of the American Legion will host their 6th annual Holiday Craft & Vendor Fair on November 17 & 18, 2018, from 9 am – 3 pm on both days. The fair will include unique handcrafted and commercial items including apparel, jewelry, home decors and much more! Homemade delights and treats! The event will take place at the American Legion Post 119, 137 New Market Rd, Dunellen, NJ ...

137 New Market Rd Dunellen, NJ 08812
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Sat, November 17, 6:00 PM

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Tiger Take Down - Saturday, November 17th

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South Plainfield Wrestling Club will be hosting - Tiger Take Down on Saturday, November 17th at the American Legion on Oak Tree Road in South Plainfield, Cost is $10.00 per person, tickets will be sold at the door. Tickets includes the Game Rider Truck, Basket Raffles, Cash Bar, Soft Drinks, Water, Coffee and Tea will be provided. Feel free to bring your own food and refreshments. Super 50/50 ...

American Legion - Oak Tree Road South Plainfield, NJ 07080
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Sun, November 18, 8:00 AM

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Elks To Host Breakfast For SPHS Girls Soccer

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The South Plainfield Elks will host a breakfast to benefit the SPHS Girl's Soccer Team on Sunday, November 18th from 8 am-Noon. The all-you-can-eat breakfast (all you can eat is dine-in only; take out will be charged the posted price) features eggs made to order, pancakes, french toast, bacon, sausage, home fries, toast, juice and coffee. Unfortunately, due to the rising costs of food, we ...

South Plainfield Elks - 1254 New Market Avenue South Plainfield, NJ 07080

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The Athlete of the Week: Hallie Bisgaard Girls’ Bowling

The South Plainfield Girls’ Bowling Team is in a rebuilding year.  The Lady Tigers are looking to continually improve as the season progresses.  Against Mother Seton, South Plainfield was able to win the team’s first game of the season ending with a tie for the match.  Senior Hallie Bisgaard looks to help lead the Lady Tigers to another successful season.

Hallie had ...

The Athlete of the Week: Lauren Hutchison Girls’ Soccer Middle Field

Last week while winter sports were getting underway, conference awards were being finalized.  Sophomore Lauren Hutchison was honored as an All Blue Division Girls’ Soccer Player and also recognized by the New Jersey Girl Soccer Coaches Association.  Her aggressive style and hard work ensured her this distinction. 

During the season, Lauren helped contribute for the Lady ...

Obituaries

Frank Wrublevski, turned 100 years old on November 18. He passed away on Friday, November 30, 2018 ...
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Letters to the Editor

Letter from the Education Foundation

November 28, 2018

The South Plainfield Education Foundation has held our telethon every year for many years.  Due to the cost of mailings, we were unable to mail a letter to all homeowners this year.  If you would like to donate to the South Plainfield Education Foundation this year, our pledge letter and the pledge form is located on our website.  You can mail a check to us to this ...

The South Plainfield Suburban Woman’s Club Donate a Family Dinner

The South Plainfield Suburban Woman’s Club continues their annual collection of funds given by members,  to purchase a dinner for a family, which is donated to The South Plainfield Social Services.  Sharon Miller (not pictured), Jessica DeSanctis Spina an Debbie Boyle shopped for the products, which included a $25.00 ShopRite gift card. Submitted by Debbie Boyle, Suburban ...

Welcome Matthew Robert Bengivenga

December 5, 2018

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Proud parents Robert Bengivenga and Priscilla LaPorte Bengivenga are happy to announce the birth of their beautiful son Matthew Robert Bengivenga. Matthew Robert was born on November 28 at 7:09 pm at Overlook Hospital. Matthew Robert weighed 6lbs 7.4 ox and measured 19 ¾ inches long.

Matthew Robert was named in memory of ...

Community Happenings

South Plainfield Looking for Volunteers on Boards and Commissions

December 7, 2018

Dear Neighbor

This past year I had several residents ask how they could get involved with the Borough. Community involvement, at the local level, is tremendously rewarding and the most often fun. The Borough has an array of boards, commissions and committees.  There are some committees that require little commitment and others that require more.  The best way to know how things works ...

7th Annual South Plainfield Model United Nation Conference

December 2, 2018

     The South Plainfield High School Model United Nations club tackled challenge after challenge over the course of more than 12 hours of heated debate at the seventh annual South Plainfield Model United Nations Conference(SPMUNC VII), which took place at South Plainfield High School on November 17 and 18, 2018. The conference, which was organized by Executive Board members ...

Breakfast with Santa at Holy Savior on December 16th

December 4, 2018

Holy Savior Academy is hosting Breakfast with Santa on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018 from 9 am to 11 am.  Families can have breakfast (bagels, munchkins, orange juice, and coffee/tea will be served), take pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus (a volunteer can take pictures for you, but please bring your own phone/camera), and do Christmas crafts and games!  Free parking, and the cost is $10 ...

South Plainfield Participating in 'Toys for Tots'

December 3, 2018

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield Borough Hall once again will be the drop-off point for the annual Toys for Tots drive. The drop-off point will be at a box in Mayor Matthew Anesh’s office in Borough Hall. Toys can be dropped off now through Dec. 13.

“Last year, we collected over 1000 toys due to an overwhelming response from the community, said Mayor’s secretary.

Columns

All the Stars in the Heavens

All the Stars in the Heavens by Adriana Trigiani (Harper, 2015)

 

When I was a little girl, before there was colored television, sometimes I would watch a show where a beautiful, mature lady would enter a room through French doors, and greet her tv audience. The woman wore spectacular gowns that clung to her  curvy shape and sported big satin bows in the back. Her cheeks were like ...

Bookmarks

Come join us for Monday Night Movies!  On Monday, December 17 at 6:30 PM, we will be showing the new release based on Laura Hillenbrand’s novel Unbroken.  This movie continues where the first one left off, following Louis Zamperini after he returns home from years of torture during World War II.  If you cannot make it to the Monday night showing, there is a second screening ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Bobbie Peer

This week's featured franchisee owns not one, not two, but three TAPinto franchises! Find out what she loves about owning and operating her own business, how she got started, and how she manages, TAPinto Berkeley Heights, TAPinto New Providence, and TAPinto Mountainside full-time.

Q: When did you join TAPinto.net?

Bobbie Peer: I started as a sales ...

AT&T Employees/Knights of Columbus Members Supporting our Vets at the Menlo Park Veterans Home Inbox x

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - On November 30th AT&T employees & South Plainfield Knights of Columbus members went to the Menlo Park Veterans Home and supported our Veterans. A great time was had by everyone who attended, the AT&T & Knights Volunteers helped transport the Veterans from their rooms, helped them play bingo, then sat and talked to them and then transported them back to ...

Press Releases

One Call Electric, Heating and Cooling Lights Up Fire Department Memorial

December 11, 2018

Fire Department officials knew when the need arose to replace the lighting at the Fire Department Memorial that there was only One Call to make to allow that to happen.  President James Buckelew contacted Mark Hollain of One Call Electric, Heating and Cooling to consult on the job and provide his recommendations.  Mark setup a meeting with his contact from RAB Lighting of ...