Three's Company? Or One Too Many?

TEWKSBURY TOWNSHIP, NJ — Third party political candidates have always been strange bedfellows in New Jersey politics.

Princess Diana’s quote that “there were three of us in this marriage, so it was a bit crowded” might be how Democrats and Republicans feel about third parties intruding upon their political affairs.

The notion of a state and national ...

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Wed, August 17, 6:00 PM

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LGBTQI+ Youth Support Group

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Thu, August 18, 7:00 PM

Zoom, Plainfield

Plainfield Planning Board

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duCret School of Art, Plainfield

Pride and Prejudice

Bridgeway CEO Celebrates 45 Years as Champion for Mental Health Services

August 11, 2022

UNION, NJ – In 1985 when Bridgeway House became Bridgeway Rehabilitation Services, now CEO Cory Storch was there. Last year, he led the transition to Bridgeway Behavioral Health Services. Through the changes, Storch has remained committed to Bridgeway’s whole-person, evidence-based services. Today, Bridgeway is celebrating his 45 years with the organization, best captured by his ...

Tell City Council to vote “No” on YMCA and HPC ordinances at 8/15 Council Meeting

August 10, 2022

Tell City Council to vote “No” on YMCA and HPC ordinances at 8/15 Council Meeting

Dear Plainfield Citizens:

At the 7/11/2022 City Council meeting, the City Council approved (5 to 2 vote) Ordinances on First Reading as follows: (1.) Approving the City’s purchase of the YMCA building; and (2) approving amendments to the Historic Preservation Commission ordinance. It is ...

NJ State Troopers Save 3 Puppies in a 10-Feet Deep Trench

August 14, 2022

HAMILTON, NJ -- New Jersey State Troopers assigned to Troop "C" Hamilton Station are being credited with rescuing three puppies after responding to a complaint.

The puppies had wandered off into the woods and fallen down an irrigation ditch about 10 feet underground. 

In a social media post praising the action of the Troopers, the State Police noted that "we do not ...

TAPinto South Plainfield Publisher Darlene Tedesco-Cullen Named Grand Marshal of Labor Day Parade

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — When Darlene Tedesco-Cullen received a call from South Plainfield Councilwoman Christine Faustini to talk about the borough's annual Labor Day parade, Tedesco-Cullen thought she knew what it was about.

"Usually I help judge the floats, so I figured she was going to ask me if I was going to be around Labor Day to judge again," Tedesco-Cullen, the ...

Cats in the Navy by Scot Christenson

Cats in the Navy by Scot Christenson. (Naval Institute Press, 2022)

 

Cats in the Navy is one of those unusual little gems  that has appeal for several types of people. If you are a cat lover, check! This book is for you! If you enjoy historical photographs, check! You might want a copy of this volume. If someone in your family is in the Navy or has a nautical background, check! ...

The Hotel Nantucket

 The Hotel Nantucket by Elin Hilderbrand. (Little, Brown, 2022)

 

Ladies,  the latest Elin Hilderbrand novel to tuck into your beach bag has arrived. It is The Hotel Nantucket.  Although this is Hilderbrand’s 27th book about her beloved island, this charming novel has a more whimsical tone than many of the others and will provide a few hours of pleasant romance and ...

An Unorthodox Match and An Observant Wife by Naomi Ragen

An Unorthodox Match (2019) and An Observant Wife by Naomi Ragen (St. Martin’s Press, 2021).

 

Contemporary literature regarding the Orthodox Jewish community is often about young people who want to escape the stringent laws and customs of a restrictive lifestyle. For example, Deborah Feldman’s beautiful book, Unorthodox, followed the escape of an Orthodox woman from her ...

The Hotel Nantucket by Elin Hilderbrand. (Little, Brown, 2022)

          Ladies,  the latest Elin Hilderbrand novel to tuck into your beach bag has arrived. It is The Hotel Nantucket.  Although this is Hilderbrand’s 27th book about her beloved island, this charming novel has a more whimsical tone than many of the others and will provide a few hours of pleasant romance and fun while the ocean laps ...

A Stranger Killed Katy: The True Story of Katherine Hawelka, Her Murder on a New York Campus, and How Her Family Fought Back

A Stranger Killed Katy: The True Story of Katherine Hawelka, Her Murder on a New York Campus, and How Her Family Fought Back  by William D. LaRue (Chestnut Heights, 2021).

 

For true crime buffs, A Stranger Killed Katy: The True Story of Katherine Hawelka, Her Murder on a New York Campus, and How Her Family Fought Back by William D. LaRue, an award-winning journalist, is a ...