Letters to the Editor

South Plainfield Suburban Woman’s Club gently used clothing accessory drive

March 27, 2023

The South Plainfield Suburban Woman's club is hosting a used clothing and accessory drive on April 1st & 2nd from 9 AM to 2 PM in the South Plainfield Columbia Bank parking lot located on Oak tree Road.  We accept women’s, men’s, & children's clothing, coats, jackets, shoes, boots, blankets, and quilts.

For further information, please ...

Upcoming Events


Mon, April 03
06:00 PM — 08:30 PM

Muslim Center of Middlesex County, Piscataway

Annual Interfaith Iftar Dinner at the ...


Tue, April 04
06:30 PM — 08:00 PM

Preschool Information Session


Thu, April 06
07:00 PM — 08:30 PM

Grief in the Latinx Community Webinar


Fri, April 07
All day

South Plainfield

Good Friday Municipal Offices closed

Press Releases

Middlesex Community Health Team Connects 50,000 People with Vital Resources

March 31, 2023

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — The Middlesex County Community Health Team has marked a major milestone, making over 50,000 critical resource connections with residents in just one year.

The Community Health Team initiative, which launched in February 2022, is a pilot program designed to connect residents with critical resources like COVID-19 vaccinations, flu shots, emergency rental assistance, ...

South Plainfield Library to Host Physical Therapy Workshop Sponsored by Healthy Walk Physical Therapy Group and AristaCare at Cedar Oaks

South Plainfield, NJ -  The South Plainfield Public Library is set to host a physical therapy workshop sponsored by Healthy Walk Physical Therapy Group and AristaCare at Cedar Oaks. The workshop is open to anyone interested in learning about physical therapy and its benefits, particularly those recovering from an injury, dealing with chronic pain, or interested in preventing injuries.

The ...

2023 Election Policies

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An Ocean of Collected Souls by Stephen Grand

An Ocean of Collected Souls by Stephen Grand. CHB Media, 2023.


The year is 1966. Picture a girl, 15 years of age with black hair, parted in the middle, tumbling to her waist. Today she is to meet a young man who is in college already, studying mathematics. She does not realize that this brilliant and very funny fellow will have a profound and enduring impact on her life. She is too ...

Home of the Week: 32 Summit Rd Verona Twp., NJ 07044

Come see 32 Summit Road in Verona; open house this Sunday 3/26 1-4pm. In the desirable Afterglow section, located on a cul-de-sac lies this beautiful Center Hall Colonial. Sitting on a 1/3 acre, you’ll enter through a many-windowed entry with heated floors into the foyer. The heart of the home is the chef’s kitchen with Wolf and Viking appliances, an eating area, and a beautiful view ...

Hiel Fires a 37 To Spark Union Catholic Golf Team To First Win Of The Season

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Henry Hiel fired a 37 to help spark the Union Catholic golf team to its first victory of the season on Thursday when the Vikings defeated New Providence, 164-188, at the Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth.

The Vikings, now 1-2 on the season, also received strong rounds from Kate LaBarge (41), Brooke LaBarge (42) and Kurtis Blouin (44).

UC will back in action ...

Feature Friday: Kevin Caffrey Has Made His Presence Felt At Union Catholic In Many Ways

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - In our latest installment of Feature Friday, we shine the spotlight on Union Catholic senior Kevin Caffrey.

Caffrey is an Honor Roll Student, a member of the Performing Arts Company, a Student Ambassador, a member of the forensics team, and a member of the National Honor Society.

Here is our Q and A with Caffrey:

Which character are you playing in the Spring Musical, ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Students Honor March Celebrations

Middle School students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison covered a wide range of topics highlighting important March celebrations at their divisional meeting during the week prior to Spring Break. With school closed for about half of the month, the students packed much information into the meeting in the Berry Performing Arts Center.

The meeting included an observance of ...

Falcon Profile: Mark Gialluisi - An Unlikely Falcon Star

Mark Gialluisi was a highly sought-after baseball player by high schools all around New Jersey during his middle school years. But Saint Joseph’s High School was not in the plan for his future.

As he grew up, so did his skills and recognition. Traveling to Florida for a 14u National Showcase event in 2018, Gialluisi showed out as one of the best catchers ranking No. 3 in pop time and No.

Help Wanted - South Plainfield Recycling Center

HELP WANTED P/T South Plainfield Recycling Complex. Outdoor work helping residents, grounds keeping and litter patrol.  7-19 hours/week; varies weekly and seasonally. Call the Recycling Coordinator at 908-226-7621 or email atempel@southplainfieldnj.com to inquire and apply. 

Community Happenings

Milltown's Michelin Field/Park Getting Safety Upgrades and Makeover

March 20, 2023

MILL TOWN, NJ - Michelin Field has a long history in the borough. It is one of nine parks and recreation spaces available in Milltown, dating back to 1917. The field was originally constructed so that Michelin factory workers would have a place to play baseball. Over the years, it's become a popular spot for borough kids to play pickup games and practice. Michelin Field also hosts Spotswood ...

More Columns


Well, March is just about done with, and April starts Saturday.  But, before that day starts and you’re not sure what’s serious or joking, here’s some accurate news from South Plainfield Library:
            The big news is the long-awaited Friends of the Library Book Sale, starting Saturday.  They’ll be ...

Looking Forward

Hello, TAPinto reader and Looking Forward: Opportunities for Job, Career, Business, and Investment Seekers listener! 

Have you ever thought about writing a book... maybe even self-publishing that book? And, even if you don’t want to write a book, are you aware of the many opportunities that exist worldwide in the book publishing industry? That’s just some ...

Taking Care of Yourself While Taking Care of Others

Around the world, women take care of other people. It’s a natural human expression of love that can be a source of great joy – and a source of exhaustion and stress over time. Although men are taking on more caregiving for children and family, women still handle the majority of childcare, elder care, and informal care to spouses, parents, in-laws, friends, and neighbors.

So, if ...

National Borinqueneers Day ― April 13, 2023

 In April 2016, the U.S. Army’s 65th Infantry Regiment was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal. And, as part of the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act, Congress designated April 13 as Borinqueneers Day.

Members of the 65th Infantry Regiment fought in both World Wars and the Korean War and were known as “The Borinqueneers” and “el sesenta y cinco de ...

TAPinto Journalists Recognized for Excellence by The Center for Cooperative Media

ISELIN, NJ — TAPinto journalists were recently honored by The Center for Cooperative Media with NJ News Commons Excellence in NJ Local News Awards.

"Thank you to the Center For Cooperative Media for recognizing the outstanding local journalism being produced here in New Jersey," TAPinto Founder and CEO Michael Shapiro said. "Congratulations to all the winners including our ...