The Athlete of the Week: Moshood Adebule Boys’ Basketball Forward

This week the South Plainfield Boys’ Basketball team continued their winning ways.  The Tigers won both the games they played. On Monday, South Plainfield defeated rival Dunellen by a score of 68-61.  Saturday the Tigers avenged their lone loss on the season beating Metuchen by a score of 50-42.  This brings South Plainfield’s record to 8-1 on the season.  Senior ...

The Athlete of the Week: Katelyn Luster Competition Cheer

Katelyn Luster was awarded and selected by the New Jersey Cheerleading and Dance Coaches Association (NJCDCA) to become a recipient and member of the NJCDCA All-State team. Katelyn Luster becomes the fourth member of the South Plainfield Competition Cheer team to receive this prestigious award. With over 50 applicants, Katelyn was one out of the twenty-nine recipients in the state to receive this ...

Obituaries

South Plainfield – Pauline Bullwinkel, 94, passed away Friday, February 19, 2012 at Jersey ...
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Letters to the Editor

Mayor's Wellness Committee To Host Live Video Workshop on Mental Health

February 15, 2021

 

Mayor’s Wellness Committee to Host Live Video Workshop:  Maintaining Emotional Health & Wellbeing During COVID-19.

The South Plainfield Mayor’s Wellness Committee will host a live video workshop on Maintaining Emotional Health and Wellbeing During COVID-19 on Thursday, 2/25/21 at 7:00 PM. 

The workshop will be lead by Dr. Stephanie Marcello, Ph.D. of ...

Community Happenings

Upcoming Virtual Events Include Black History Month Trivia, Mental Health Workshop, Exercise and Reiki Energy Healing Classes

February 22, 2021

SOUTH PLAINFIELD – In efforts to continue to keep residents engaged and in good health during COVID restrictions, many South Plainfield community organizations have gone virtual. At the Council meeting on Feb. 15, several virtual events and activities were announced. The Mayor’s Wellness Committee will host a Live Video Workshop called “Maintaining Emotional Health & ...

South Plainfield Elks Annual Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner

South Plainfield Elks 2298, located on New Market Avenue in South Plainfield will be hosting a Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner on Saturday March13, 2021 from 4 to 8PM

Tickets $15.00

Take out ONLY

Tickets available until Saturday, March 6th

Veterans are still free but need to pick up tickets at the Elks Lodge  in advance

Any Questions please call ...

“OUTDOOR” FREE RABIES CLINIC FOR CATS & DOGS

Date: Saturday, May 1, 2021

Time: 9:00 a.m. thru 12:00 Noon

Location: South Plainfield Borough DPW Garage at the Corner of Spicer & Belmont Avenues

Fees: 2021 pet licenses will be available payable by cash or check. The fee is $15.00 for spayed/neutered pets or $20.00 for nonspayed/non-neutered pets.

Instructions: 1. ALL Cats MUST be in a carrier 2. ALL Dogs MUST be on a leash. 3.

South Plainfield Music Department Pledge to Practice Fundraiser to Benefit South Plainfield Community as well as Students

February 25, 2021

SOUTH PLAINFIELD – In honor of “Music in Our Schools Month,” the South Plainfield High School (SPHS) Music Department is holding a “Pledge to Practice” fundraiser throughout the month of March. Sponsored by the Tri-M Music National Honors Society, the fundraiser will not only raise funds for student accounts and the SPHS Music Department, but half the proceeds will ...

South Plainfield Senior Center Holds "Everything from Soup to…Crackers" Drive-By Event 

February 15, 2021

SOUTH PLAINFIELD – The South Plainfield Senior Center was at it again with another drive-by event for their members. On Jan. 22, members lined up in their cars to stop by the center for the first ever “Everything from Soup to…Crackers” drive-by. Seniors were given hot soup and tea, sweet treats, handmade crochet scarves and hats as well as a municipal directory ...

Upcoming Events

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Fri, February 26, 5:00 PM

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THE 2021 Sacred Heart Lenten Fish Dinners

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Thu, March 4, 5:00 PM

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THE 2021 Sacred Heart Lenten Fish Dinners

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Fri, March 5, 5:00 PM

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THE 2021 Sacred Heart Lenten Fish Dinners

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Thu, March 11, 5:00 PM

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THE 2021 Sacred Heart Lenten Fish Dinners

Thu, March 11, 6:30 PM

Event in Online, New Brunswick

RU Ready to Garden Webcast returns for Spring of ...

Education Green Home & Garden

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Fri, March 12, 5:00 PM

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THE 2021 Sacred Heart Lenten Fish Dinners

Columns

The Lost Boys by Faye Kellerman

The Lost Boys by Faye Kellerman. (Harper Collins, 2021)

 

Faye Kellerman began the Peter Decker- Rina Lazarus series in 1986. In the first novel, police officer, Detective Peter Decker of the LAPD, is called in to investigate the rape of a woman, who was going home after taking a mikvah, the cleansing bath, that Orthodox Jewish women take once a month. This is an unthinkable crime, ...

Bookmarks

We are welcoming patrons back into the library—for specific purposes and limited amounts of time. 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 in the building, so we recommend making an appointment.  If there is space, you ...

‘All News Is Local’ is More Applicable than Ever Before

There’s a famous saying that “All politics Is local.” As politics has become nationalized and even local candidates are now being forced to follow or defend the pronouncements of the national political parties, the adage is seemingly less accurate.  Meanwhile, COVID-19 has caused the news industry to be turned on its head as all news is becoming local.

For instance, when ...

Press Releases

Grow Your Business with TAPinto, a Trusted Marketing Partner for Businesses and Organizations

February 24, 2021

Growing your business with TAPinto is easy, affordable and effective.  Businesses can tap into our highly engaged local audience with a variety of marketing options, including content marketing, email marketing, social media marketing, sponsorships, banner advertising and more. 

TAPinto provides a trusted place for businesses and organizations to advertise their products and ...

Sweeney Mourns the Passing of Peter Barnes III

TRENTON, NJ  – Senate President Steve Sweeney issued the following statement on the passing of Peter Barnes III, the former New Jersey Senator, Assemblyman, Edison Councilman and, most recently, Superior Court Judge:

“I am terribly saddened at the passing of Peter Barnes. He was a truly honorable man who gained the respect and admiration of every life he touched in a ...

Middlesex County officials provide a COVID-19 vaccine update

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - “The COVID-19 vaccine has given residents around the nation and our County the hope that they have been longing for throughout this COVID-19 pandemic. Middlesex County has been committed to ensuring everyone that wants a vaccine receives a vaccine; however, unfortunately, the County is not immune to the vaccine supply challenges, including those caused by recent ...