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Community Happenings

Power Outages, Trees Down in South Plainfield

August 4, 2020

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Borough officials are encouraging all South Plainfield residents to stay off the roads and indoors. There are multiple downed trees and live wires, they said.

According to officials, there are residents experiencing power outages. Crews are on scene and responding. 

Residents are asked to reserve calling the South Plainfield Police Department for ...

South Plainfield Senior Center Drive Thru Cookout a Huge Success

July 30, 2020

SOUTH PLAINFIELD – The South Plainfield Senior Center staff was determined to hold their annual picnic this year, and on July 22, the smell of burgers and hot dogs on the grill filled the air along with patriotic music for the Senior Center Drive Thru Cookout.  Over 125 seniors turned into the center’s lot once again, welcomed by staff members excited to see them and ...

Forging New Friendships with SP Pen Pal Program Initiated by South Plainfield Senior Center and Recreation Department

SOUTH PLAINFIELD – The SP Pen Pal Program was created by the South Plainfield Senior Center and Recreation Department to connect the community during these uncertain times.  Individuals from different generations are being paired together to share words of inspiration, the goal being to provide personal connection amidst social distancing.  Participants of all ages are ...


The Source by James Michener

Retro Review

The Source by James Michener, 1965. 


It is nearly impossible to describe the scope of The Source, a remarkable historical novel by James Michener. Nearly 1000 pages long, the rich details about the evolution of humanity, from the days of the cave dwellings till the modern era, Michener regales us with details of the many civilizations that have dwelled in the ...


We are smiling behind our masks. We are welcoming patrons back into the library—for specific purposes and limited amounts of time. It is great to be helping patrons in person again.

There are some rules to ensure that everyone stays safe and healthy.  Patrons may use the computers and copier, browse for books, or have something notarized. Only a limited number of people are allowed ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Darlene Cullen of TAPinto South Plainfield

The featured TAPinto franchisee for the month of August 2020 is Darlene Cullen, who owns and operates TAPinto South Plainfield.  With a background in business development, Cullen has built a profitable online local news business while providing high-quality, objective local news for the residents of South Plainfield.   

Q. Why did you want to franchise a ...

Press Releases

South Plainfield Recycling Complex Closed Tuesday August 4th Due to Storm

August 4, 2020

Due  to the incoming tropical storm, the South Plainfield Recycling Complex will be closed on Tuesday, August 4th.  

We expect to be open as usual on Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Expanded, Modernized Valerie Fund Children’s Center Opens at Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children’s Hospital

Morristown, New Jersey, July 30, 2020 – To meet demand for the comprehensive medical care needed for children and adolescents with cancer and blood disorders, Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children’s Hospital today announced the opening of its expanded Valerie Fund Children’s Center.

The new Valerie Fund Children’s Center at Goryeb Children’s Hospital ...

Middlesex County Prosecutor, Middlesex County Association of Police Chiefs, the NAACP, NOBLE, and NCLO Host a Virtual Community Listening Session on the Use of Force.

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Middlesex County Prosecutor Yolanda Ciccone in partnership with the Middlesex County Association of Police Chiefs, the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People), NOBLE (the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement), and NCLO (the National Coalition of Latino Officers) invites you to join in a virtual Community Listening Session on the Use of ...