The Athlete of the Week: Antonella Notino Girls’ Gymnastics

This year, the South Plainfield Girls’ Gymnastics Team has been competing in the winter due to Covid-19.  The Lady Tigers have been getting better as the season progresses.  South Plainfield is a young team with most novice gymnasts.  They have a season high score of 91/1 vs East Brunswick.  Leading the way for South Plainfield this year is junior Antonella Notino.

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The Athlete of the Week Kenny Clevenger Wrestling

The South Plainfield High School Wrestling Team has continued their winning ways through the first 7 duals meets of the year. So far this season, the Tigers gained some revenge knocking off Red Division Rival Monroe High School 53-19, perennial state power Southern Regional 40-19, and Red Division Foe Old Bridge High School 65-9.  The win against Southern vaulted the Tigers into the top 5 in ...

Obituaries

South Plainfield – Paul Cooper, 69, passed away on Thursday, April 15, 2021 at the Center of ...
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Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

April 18, 2021

Even the COVID 19 couldn’t stop the 16 th Annual Sacred Heart Church/South Plainfield Knights of Columbus Lenten Fish Dinners in 2021!

 

Due to the pandemic, this year’s Lenten Fish Dinners were available for take-out only.  In total 934 dinners were served.  Grand Knight, Tom Berry, would like to thank Bill Butrico for organizing the event and to Joe ...

Community Happenings

1st Annual SPPPA Cornhole Tournament and Spring Fling

April 19, 2021

South Plainfield Parents Ponytail is hosting a Cornhole Tournament Fundraiser on June 5 (rain date June 6). 
Pros, beginners and families are welcome. We will have great food, beer, 50/50 raffles, basket raffles, vendors, and more. 

To play, register online at https://tinyurl.com/spcornhole. 

Mother's Day Breakfast "To Go"!

South Plainfield Elks #2298 will be hosting their annual Mother's Day Breakfast "TO GO" this year due to the pandemic.
The Drive-Up event is hosted by the Past Exalted Rulers and will be held on Mother's Day - Sunday, May 9th, 2021. Drive-up Hours will be 8:00am - 12 Noon. 
The cost of the breakfast is one price only - $8 and will include the following ...

April 17 is South Plainfield Volunteer Litter Clean-Up Day

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Come out for the Borough-wide litter cleanup on Saturday morning, April 17.  Volunteers can collect equipment at the municipal building at 2480 Plainfield Avenue from 9 to 10 a.m.  We will be clearing litter and trash from roadsides, parks, streams, and vacant lots during the morning. Preregistration is required to maintain Covid-safe protocols. 

Call ...

Joseph Behr Earns 2021 Hampshire Honor Society Recognition

SAYREVILLE, NJ -- The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced its members of the 2021 Hampshire Honor Society on Wednesday, April 14, and senior defensive back Joseph Behr, a Sayreville native, who played his high school football at St. Joseph (Metuchen), was among the names receiving the honor from across all divisions of football.

Behr was among ...

South Plainfield Recycling Groundskeeper Part Time Position

The Borough of South Plainfield is looking for a part-time Groundskeeper to work at both the recycling center and at the Borough Compost.

Candidates shall maintain a valid NJ driver’s license. Customer service or landscaping experience is preferred. Please send resume to: Borough of South Plainfield, 2480 Plainfield Avenue, South Plainfield, NJ 07080. Attn: Alice ...

Upcoming Events

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Thu, April 22, 10:00 AM

South Plainfield Public Library, South Plainfield

Virtual Magic with Anthony Salazar

Arts & Entertainment

Thu, April 22, 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, April 23, 10:00 AM

South Plainfield Public Library, South Plainfield

Virtual Magic with Anthony Salazar

Arts & Entertainment

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Fri, April 23, 3:30 PM

South Plainfield Public Library (via Zoom), South Plainfield

Indoor Scavenger Hunt

Other

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Sat, April 24, 10:00 AM

South Plainfield Public Library, South Plainfield

Virtual Magic with Anthony Salazar

Arts & Entertainment

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Sat, April 24, 11:00 AM

South Plainfield Public Library (via Zoom), South Plainfield

Propbox Players Virtual Theatre presents "The Old ...

Arts & Entertainment

Columns

The Persian Always Meows Twice

The Persian Always Meows Twice: A Cat Groomer Mystery by Eileen Watkins.        (available on Amazon).

 

        Cassie McGlone needs to start over, escape from an abusive ex-boyfriend, and establish a business of her own. An independent woman, Cassie moves to Chadwick, New Jersey (a fictional town somewhere near Morristown) ...

Bookmarks

Bookmarks

By Danielle Aronowitz

 

We are welcoming patrons back into the library—for specific purposes and limited amounts of time. The doors are now unlocked so patrons do not have to ring the doorbell to enter. 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.

The Value of Sponsorship

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Why do businesses sponsor sporting events, township recreation events, and other initiatives?  Of course they sponsor to show their public support.  But there’s much more to it.  

Importantly, business owners want to align their business’s brand with the reputation and credibility of the event or initiative they are sponsoring.  They ...

Press Releases

Russ Berrie Making a Difference Award Announces Honorees for 25th Annual Ceremony

April 21, 2021

24 selfless New Jerseyans will be celebrated for dedication to their communities in a trying year

MAHWAH, N.J. – This past year, as communities across New Jersey and the country faced an array of challenges caused by the pandemic, concern over racial injustice unrest and natural disasters, unsung heroes stepped up to help feed, comfort and educate their neighbors, and in other ways ...

Rider University’s Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) Program Fuses Business and Tech to Give Graduates a Powerful Advantage in Today’s Market

Technology is everywhere. Amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, it has been reinforced how integral technology is to our everyday lives and business operations.

New business environments have embraced connectivity to gather an advanced understanding of analytics, information systems and revenue. As a result, employer demand for digitally-savvy candidates to assume non-technical roles has ...

Updates from PSE&G

South Plainfield, NJ - PSE&G has announced that over the next two weeks work crews will be replacing services on Central Avenue, Pemberton Avenue and Kenyon Avenue. (South Plainfield and Plainfield)

 

All gas main installations associated with this project are complete.

 

Other work activities may be seen on Field  Avenue near Central Avenue, Wadsworth Avenue ...