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The Athlete of the Week: Jordan Lovett Girls’ Tennis

South Plainfield High School Girls’ Tennis Team had another successful season.  The team had nine wins on the season and qualified for the NJSIAA State Tournament for the first time in years.  The team was once again led by junior captain, Jordan Lovett.

During the season, Jordan excelled for the Lady Tigers.  She has been playing first singles since she was a freshman at ...

The Athlete of the Week: Sam Nieves Football Quarterback/Defensive Back

The South Plainfield Football team stunned the previously unbeaten and #10 ranked team in the State of New Jersey last Friday.  The Tigers won an exciting 17-16 game over West Essex.  South Plainfield will move on to the next round of the state playoffs this week.  The victory was led by junior Sam Nieves. 

Sam had an outstanding game for the Tigers.  At quarterback he ...

Obituaries

South Plainfield – Charles Koestner, 93, died Friday November 16, 2018 in Haven Hospice in ...
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Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor from the Anesh Team

November 12, 2018

Dear Editor,

Now that the election is over and things have settled down, the three of us wanted to take a moment to thank everyone for their support last week.  We were honored that so many people put their faith in us, and we will do our best to live up to your trust.

It’s now time to come together, as a team, regardless of party affiliation, to get the job done for our ...

Letter from Debbie Boyle - 7th Annual Trunk or Treat

Letter to The Editor:

The South Plainfield Borough Public Celebrations Committee hosted the 7th Annual Trunk or Treat.  The weather was very windy and sunny,  but brought out 125 South Plainfield children.  The South Plainfield Music Booster President Bob Rossow, booster parents for all your help and students who participated in Trunk or Treat by decorating their cars and ...

South Plainfield's Taylor Parajon Received a Pharmacy White Coat from University of the Sciences

November 7, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, PA (11/06/2018)-- Taylor Parajon of South Plainfield, NJ, a doctor of pharmacy student in Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at University of the Sciences, received a white coat at a ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. The white coat ceremony is an annual rite of passage for students in their first professional year (third year) of USciences' six-year pharmacy program and ...

Community Happenings

Annual Italian Pig Road

November 14, 2018

The Plainfields' Chapter of UNICO National will be holding its Annual Italian Pig Roast on Friday, December 7, 2018 at 7:30 pm at the Scotch Plains Italian American Club.  Dinner includes antipasto, sufrite, hot peppers, salad, potatoes, vegetable, dessert, beer, wine & soda and, of course, roasted pig.  All for a donation of $45 (at door $55).  Call 908-753-0247 for ...

Holy Savior Academy Gives Back

November 10, 2018

Holy Savior Academy has begun its Season of Giving with three traditional initiatives that allow faculty, students and families to support those in need.

Our Veterans Day collection serves the NJ Veterans Memorial Home at Menlo Park.  This campaign, spearheaded each year by our school nurse, Mrs. Pinto, provides the students and faculty an opportunity to discuss the importance of giving ...

Please Help Keep The Drains Clear Of Leaves Storm

November 5, 2018

Although we have all been enjoying the unseasonably warm weather, we all know colder weather is coming.  The leaves are starting to drop quickly now.   Most of us have begun bagging leaves and will continue to do so for another few weeks. 

Please don’t forget to remove leaves from storm drains while raking leaves from your property.  Storm drains play an ...

Upcoming Events

Sat, November 17, 9:00 AM

Dunellen

Holiday Bazaar @ Dunellen American legion Post 119

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Sat, November 17, 6:00 PM

South Plainfield

Tiger Take Down - Saturday, November 17th

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Sun, November 18, 8:00 AM

South Plainfield

Elks To Host Breakfast For SPHS Girls Soccer

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Sun, November 25

B&N in store on 11/25 and online from 11/25 until 11/29/18, Edison

SPEF Book Fair at Barnes and Noble

Education Giving Back

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Fri, November 30, 3:00 PM

Craft Show, South Plainfied

Holy Savior Christmas Craft Fair

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Sat, December 1, 8:00 AM

Piscataway

Kennedy School Fundraiser - Pancakes with Santa

Columns

Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult

Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult (Ballantine, 2013)

Jodi Picoult is the Law and Order author of our times. She uses stories “ripped from the headlines” as seeds for her plotlines and, thus, presents readers with a framework in which to discuss important societal issues, such as school shootings, teen suicides, and organ transplants. Picoult’s writing is compelling, and many of ...

Bookmarks

The library will be closed Sunday, November 11 and Monday, November 12 in observance of Veterans Day. 

The library will be open on Saturday, November 10; if you come you will be transported to 19th century France in an Armchair Art tour. Explore the world of Paul Cézanne, a painter whose artistic goals took him beyond his Impressionist beginnings as he expressively combined ...

2018 South Plainfield Knights of Columbus Trivia Night Fundraiser

The South Plainfield Knights of Columbus, Council #6203 held their 11th Annual “Trivia Night” Fundraiser at the South Plainfield Senior Center on November 10th.

Twelve teams  - Big Joe and the Mamma’s, Smarties, C&B, The Price is Right, Red Hot Trivia Peppers, Team Sean and Company, Crazy Eights, The Youngers, ARPA, The Blue Horseshoes, The Warlocks and The ...

Press Releases

Ray Negron to Appear at Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment

November 14, 2018

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Ray Negron, NY Times best-selling author and New York Yankees executive, will be making an appearance at the Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment on Saturday, Nov. 17.

Negron will be the “In The Sulky” guest on the pre-game show with Bob “Hollywood” Heyden.  They will discuss Negron’s relationship with George Steinbrenner, his ...

Proper Ventilation During the Holiday Season

With everyone home for the holidays, the extra bodies, shower use, and cooking power in your home can really bring up the heat. While that’s nice for your heating bill, it may cause unwanted ventilation issues in your home.

Kitchen

Remember a few tips for keeping smoke out of your eyes and steam from coming out your ears while your kitchen works overtime:

Use the hood ...