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Advanced Family Dentistry of South Plainfield

www.greatsmileforu.com

When you visit our South Plainfield dental office, your smile is our top priority.  Dr. Nazzaro and his entire team are dedicated to providing you with the personalized, qua...

Affordable & Dignified Cremation Services of NJ

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We are an honest, low-cost New Jersey cremation provider that doesn’t hide costs or omit fees in our advertised prices – a practice not everyone around us follows. We only charge for th...

All Seasons Sports Academy

www.allseasonsportsacademy.com

All Season Sports Academy is a brand new 36,000 square foot South Plainfield, NJ indoor sports facility, centrally located and minutes from Routes 287, 78, 1...

AristaCare at Cedar Oaks

www.aristacare.com

AristaCare at Cedar Oaks is South Plainfield's premier short-term rehab center specializing in orthopedic, cardiac, stroke recovery and alzheimer's memory care. Schedule a tour today to exp...

Edison HVAC

Edison Heating and Cooling, located in Edison, New Jersey, is a full-service residential and commercial HVAC company. We offer HVAC system planning and financing of any upgrade, complete de...

EyeKrafters Medical Optics

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At EyeKrafters Medical Optics, our South Plainfield, NJ optometry practice offers the complete eye care experience to residents of Edison, Metuchen, South Plainfield, Plainfield...

Giving Nest Preschool & Kindergarten

www.givingnestpreschool.com

The Giving Nest Schools have mastered the art of running a safe, nurturing, and academically stimulating preschool for over 20 years. The core of The Giving Nest curriculum is to teach the child...

JFK Hartwyck

www.jfkhartwyck.org

We are a network of nonprofit centers providing the highest quality interdisciplinary medical care and support. Our Central New Jersey network consists of JFK Hartwyck at Cedar Brook JFK Hart...

Jo-Ann's Dance Studio - The Performing Arts Centre

www.joannsdancestudionj.com

Jo-Ann's Dance Studio-The Performing Arts Centre is a full-service dance center in South Plainfield, New Jersey. We are the oldest, most successful dance studio/performing arts centre...

Johanna's Creation

www.johannas.com

Johanna M. Salvemini, founder, is a graduate of Lebanon Valley College and a member of PPFA, Professional Picture Framers Association, for over 10 years.  She has perfected the techniques...

K & S Travel

www.kstravelnj.com

K&S Travel of South Plainfield, NJ. has been in the travel business sine 1972, we take our travel business very seriously. Let us help you book that family dream vacation, that once in a life t...

Kreations Specialties

www.kreationsspecialties.com

Let our team do your next order for Personalized HERSHEY'S® Chocolate Candy Bar Wrapper Favors for all occasions. Also we offer candy bar favor gifts and chocolate candy gift boxes. Ea...

McCriskin - Gustafson Home for Funerals

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Saying a final goodbye is never easy. Let us help you honor your loved one and celebrate a life well-lived by sharing the memorable moments, experiences and relationships that defined that life wit...

Moretti Team at BHHSNJ Properties

www.morettiteam.com

Since 1957 The Moretti Team at Berkshire Hathaway Home Services has been most trusted name in Real Estate leading back three generations.    Guy Moretti, Team leader, has created a u...

Nerger's Auto Care

www.nergersautocare.com

Nerger's Auto Care is a full-service auto repair shop and service center located in Bound Brook, NJ. They are dedicated to delivering exceptional quality, competitive prices, and satisfaction t...

New Image Landscaping and Lawn Service

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New Image Landscaping Company with over 30+ years of experience. We offer a full array of services, lawn maintence, retaining walls, fencing, patios, pavers and walkways. Full Landscaping Services,...

Park Avenue Dental

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Exceptional dental care is a lot closer than you think. Dr. Minni Sharma’s general dentistry and cosmetic dentistry practice in South Plainfield is easily accessible to patients throughout th...

Patti Construction

www.patticonstructionnj.com

Independently owned, Patti Construction places a high value on integrity and professionalism. We make it a point to lead by example and instill the best behavior and qualities in our empl...

Pilates Design Studio

www.pilatesdesignstudio.com

The Pilates Design Studio opened in Watchung in November 2011 and the fully-equipped studio offers Pilates for fitness and rehabilitation for all age groups and physical abilities. Additionally, th...

Presto Printing

www.yourinvitationplace.com/prestoprinting

              For all your Printing needs Commercial and Residential ~ Some of our services include but not limited to the follow...

Twin City Pharmacy and Surgical

www.twincityrxnj.com

Twin City Pharmacy & Surgical, a family owned business, was started in 1972 with brothers Ralph and Thomas Cassio.  Over the years, the family business grew with the addition of Sandy Ca...

Blue Hills Media LLC

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Blue Hills Media LLC CEO and Publisher Nathan Rudy has lived in Central Jersey since he was two years old, growing up in Berkeley Heights and moving to Gillette in his early 20s.  In 1995 Nath...

Gray's Florist & Garden Center

www.graysflorist.com

Gray's is a full service Florist and Garden Center, open 7/365 and available for special occasion and holiday shopping.  The shop offers fresh flowers and an assortment of fruit and gourme...

JFK Urgent Care Center

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 Located at 1080 Stelton Road in Piscataway (corner of Stelton Rd. and Metlars Lane), JFK is proud to announce we have opened our first Urgent Care Center. The opening of the Center signifies ...

Jo-Ann's Dance Studio - The Performing Arts Centre

www.jo-annsdancestudio.com

Jo-Ann Faulkner began teaching dance in South Plainfield more than 40 years ago. Today Jo-Ann’s Dance Studio – The Performing Arts Centre on South Clinton Avenue offers ballet, pointe, ...

North Plainfield Jr. Canucks

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North Plainfield Jr. Canucks (NPJC) Youth Football & Cheer program serves children grades K-8 in the North Plainfield community. The NPJC organization operates as a NJ public Non-Profit Corpora...

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Forget Pita: Falafel is in Everything

January 14, 2019

Falafel, that tasty vegetarian Mediterranean street food made from chickpeas, isn’t just for pitas anymore. It’s showing up in sub sandwiches, salads, chips, pizzas – even soup.

Why is it so popular?

“It’s vegetarian and a hearty add on,” said David Delinko, owner of The Salad House of Somerville, where customers can get warm pieces of ...

New Jersey Date Night: Keep the Ball Rolling

New Jersey Date Night is a new series on NJ Flavor by relationship writer Craig Rogers.

There are two things we can count on happening when the clock strikes twelve on New Year’s Eve. One is that a big shiny ball will fall on Times Square, signifying the beginning of a … well, new beginning. The other is that we have 365 days ahead of us with which to plan really great ...

Recipe: Pressure Cooker Mushroom Risotto with White Wine and Parmesan

There are some things pressure cookers do really well, and risotto is one of them. No more standing over the pot stirring and stirring and stirring!

Once the lid is on, set it for 10 minutes and come back to a creamy, savory side dish, perfect for chilly days.

This recipe goes great with seafood or chicken.

Pressure Cooker Mushroom Risotto with White Wine and ...

Toxic Stress Causes Lifelong Adverse Effects on New Jersey’s Youngest and Most Vulnerable Children

January 11, 2019

NEW JERSEY -- Dr. Arturo Brito was recently a guest on Caucus: New Jersey with Steve Adubato, where he discussed the effects of toxic stressors on children from the ages zero to three, and how New Jersey lawmakers are helping to combat this critical issue.

Toxic stressors, explained Dr. Brito, are those stressors that can be persistent, chronic and severe. Infants and young children exposed to ...

Nissan Becomes First Japanese Car Company to Enter Formula E Auto Racing Series

NEW YORK -- TAPintoTV spoke with Roel de Vries, VP/Head of Global Marketing at Nissan Motor Company, at the 2018 New York International Auto Show about the 2018/2019 Formula E racing season. Nissan’s new electric racing car marks the first Japanese manufacturer to participate in the global all-electric auto racing series.

“Formula E is a logical extension of our long-term belief in ...

Federal Shutdown Hits and Hurts New Jersey

January 11, 2019

Dear Editor:

New Jersey’s Mayors and local governing bodies don’t always agree on everything. But they know what they need to do to meet the public’s need for essential services. And every year, despite natural disasters, despite fluctuations in the economy, and despite actions taken – and not taken – by other levels of government, they adopt budgets and continue ...

NJ Law Banning Smoking at Public Beaches and Parks starts Today

January 16, 2019

TRENTON, NJ - Legislation signed last summer prohibiting smoking at public beaches and parks in New Jersey goes into effect today. The bill, S-2534, updates the “New Jersey Smoke-Free Air Act of 2006.”

According to the American Lung Association, more than 480,000 people die from tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke, making it the leading cause of preventable death ...

New Jersey’s $8 Billion Fishing Industry among Top in Nation, Supports 52,000 Jobs

WASHINGTON, DC — New Jersey’s commercial and recreational fishing industries ranks among the top 10 nationally in terms of revenues and employment, according to the latest report by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

In 2016, both saltwater fishing industries in the state generated a total of $8 billion — $6.2 billion in commercial fishing and $1.8 billion ...

Eagle Cam in the Classroom, Free Teacher Training Workshop

January 17, 2019

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce a free teacher training workshop for teachers K-8 on Thursday, March 7 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  The “Eagle Cam in the Classroom” program offers a unique opportunity for formal and non-formal grade school teachers to learn how a wildlife cam can be effectively used as a teaching tool.

“We’re ...

"I’m Glad Somebody Helps"

On December 16, the Watchung Hills Elks #/885 hosted their annual Children's Christmas party, for our Special Children, their families and friends. There was plenty of food to eat while being entertained by Morley the Magician - who did a great show that appealed to all and was tuned for those who have heightened sensitivities to light and sound. Later, Santa and his elves came out to deliver ...

Meet the Master Brewer of Untied Brewing Company, Opening in New Providence

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Untied Brewing Company is gearing up for the opening of their brewery and tasting room to the public very soon. Through meticulous planning with world and national award-winning Head Brewer, Tim Stumpf, Untied has spared no expense in making their brewery the best it can be from the very start.  

Tim Stumpf is a beer, sports and nature lover from Newark, DE with a ...

Plainfield Symphony 99th Season Annual Free Afternoon Family Concert

The Plainfield Symphony’s annual Family Concert will take place on Saturday January 26, 2019 at 3:00 pm under the baton of Maestro Charles Prince. The program will feature two 2018 Young Pianist Competition of New Jersey Prize winners, a renowned saxophone soloist and several fun pieces by David Rimelis.

Pianist Sarah Ouyang will perform the third movement, Rondo Allegro Scherzando, of ...

NJ Law Banning Smoking at Public Beaches and Parks starts Today

January 16, 2019

TRENTON, NJ - Legislation signed last summer prohibiting smoking at public beaches and parks in New Jersey goes into effect today. The bill, S-2534, updates the “New Jersey Smoke-Free Air Act of 2006.”

According to the American Lung Association, more than 480,000 people die from tobacco use and exposure to secondhand smoke, making it the leading cause of preventable death ...

New Jersey’s $8 Billion Fishing Industry among Top in Nation, Supports 52,000 Jobs

WASHINGTON, DC — New Jersey’s commercial and recreational fishing industries ranks among the top 10 nationally in terms of revenues and employment, according to the latest report by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

In 2016, both saltwater fishing industries in the state generated a total of $8 billion — $6.2 billion in commercial fishing and $1.8 billion ...

A Winter Walk Through Central Park

NEW YORK, NY - The iconic Central Park has the familiar Great Lawn, Sheep Meadow, Strawberry Fields, and a zoo, too.  Yet on a brisk Sunday in late December, a Meetup group met for a tour of some lesser known points of interest at the north end of the green space in the center of Manhattan.

Central Park, comprised of approximately 750 acres, was designed by agriculturalist Frederick Law ...

Study Finds NYC Is The Best Place for New Year's Eve, Jersey City and Newark Crack The Top 100

NATIONAL -- With New Year’s Eve around the corner and the majority of Americans spending up to $200 each on the occasion per year, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on 2018’s Best Places for New Year’s Eve Celebrations.

WalletHub compared the 100 biggest cities across 28 key metrics. The data set ranges from legality of fireworks to average ...

Holy Savior Academy to Celebrate Catholic Schools Week 2019 

January 9, 2019

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Holy Savior Academy (HSA) of South Plainfield will join with schools throughout the country on Sunday, Jan. 27 to kickoff the official start of Catholic Schools Weeks 2019. 

According to Carol Woodburn, principal of the preK-3 through eighth grade Middlebrook Deanery Catholic School, the focus of the week long celebration, held annually during the last ...

Holy Savior Offering Super 50/50 Raffle towards Tuition Assistance

The Holy Savior Academy Board of Limited Jurisdiction is holding a SUPER 50/50 Raffle with proceeds going toward Tuition Assistance.   “We know that Catholic Education can be a financial challenge,” said Melissa Katsingris, Chairperson of the Marketing Committee and parent of a student at HSA.  “We are blessed to have such a diverse and dedicated group of students ...

Forum for Parents and Teens Targets Drug Abuse

January 17, 2019

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Parents and their teenage sons and daughters are invited to a frank and open discussion on the ramifications of drug abuse and ways to prevent it at the Somerville YMCA from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 30.

The event is free and open to the community; the Y is located at 2 Green Street on the corner of North Bridge Street.

Parents and teens will discuss the ...

North Plainfield Police Department to be Assessed by NJLEAC

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Police Chief William G. Parenti announced on Monday that a team of assessors from the New Jersey Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission “NJLEAC” will arrive in the Borough of North Plainfield on Sunday, Jan. 20. 

The assessors will re-examine all components of the Police Department’s policies, procedures, management, operations, and support ...

Sisters Leaving Immaculata Community after 61 Years

SOMERVILLE, NJ  - The Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary will end their association with Immaculate Conception School and Immaculata High School after 61 years and will be reassigned to other responsibilities at the end of the school year.

The Sisters had met with Msgr. Seamus F. Brennan last month to inform him of their decision, which was based on numbers – too few ...

Warren Township Committee Appoints Mayor and Deputy Mayor for 2019

 

WARREN, NJ - Warren Township has a new mayor and deputy mayor for 2019. Mayor Victor Sordillo nominated longtime township Committeeman Gary DiNardo for mayor and chairperson of the township committee and DiNardo nominated Michael “ Mick” Marion for the position of deputy mayor and vice chairperson of the township committee at the committee’s 2019 ...

Somerset County Prosecutor Investigates Jan. 9 Shooting Death

BOUND BROOK, NJ – A 29-year-old Old Bridge man is dead following a shooting incident at residence on Farm Lane in Bound Brook on Jan. 9, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, and Bound Brook Chief of Police Vito Bet confirmed the death of Terrence C. Coulanges.

Robertson provided the following details:

Middlesex ...

Warren Yuletide Bonfire, Winter Festival & Fireworks Set for Saturday

 

WARREN, NJ - The Warren Recreation Department's annual Yuletide Bonfire, Winter Festival & Fireworks extravaganza is set to warm up residents with a sense of community on Saturday.

 

Come out and enjoy the 11th Annual Winter Festival, Bonfire and Fireworks this SATURDAY, January 12, 2019 (rain date January 19).  

 

The event will take place at the ...

The Far Side of Progress

There are lots of exotic places I would like to visit before I die. The far side of the moon is not one of them.

But I understand that traveling to distant lands is a calling unique to the individual. It explains why there are people in the world who seek to explore the Mariana Trench or the Greenland Ice Sheet or Des Moines, Iowa. So I guess China has its reasons for going there.

Despite ...

Rutgers Student Turns Microorganisms Into Works of Art

January 16, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - A doctoral student in ecology and evolution is turning microorganisms into art, and her hobby into a powerful tool for genomics studies at Rutgers University–New Brunswick.

Julia Van Etten’s Couch Microscopy Instagram page has attracted close to 18,000 followers in a year and a half, thanks to her breathtakingly detailed videos and photos of diatoms, algae, ...

Board of Ed Votes on PEA President Eric Jones’ RICE Charges, North Plainfield Education Association Lends Support

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Board of Education met on Tuesday for its first Work & Study session of the new year after its reorganization.  But it wasn’t a typical meeting as board members dealt with RICE charges served on Plainfield Education Association President Eric Jones.

Prior to the meeting, Jones received letters of support from education associations across the ...

Overview Information Presented on Plans for New Valley Road Bridge Between Bernards and Long Hill

BERNARDS TWP., NJ -- Conceptual details on an $8.5 million replacement bridge for a crumbling 1931 structure on Valley Road that crosses over the Passaic River and links Bernards and Long Hill townships were presented at Tuesday night's Township Committee meeting, with a key part of the proposal being a promise to keep two lanes open throughout the ...

New Jersey’s $8 Billion Fishing Industry among Top in Nation, Supports 52,000 Jobs

WASHINGTON, DC — New Jersey’s commercial and recreational fishing industries ranks among the top 10 nationally in terms of revenues and employment, according to the latest report by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

In 2016, both saltwater fishing industries in the state generated a total of $8 billion — $6.2 billion in commercial fishing and $1.8 billion ...

Somerset County Prosecutor Investigates Jan. 9 Shooting Death

BOUND BROOK, NJ – A 29-year-old Old Bridge man is dead following a shooting incident at residence on Farm Lane in Bound Brook on Jan. 9, according to Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson.

Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, and Bound Brook Chief of Police Vito Bet confirmed the death of Terrence C. Coulanges.

Robertson provided the following details:

Middlesex ...

Obituaries

South Plainfield, NJ – Margaret (Pascazio) Butfiloski, 99, passed away peacefully on June 2, ...
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Pegasus World Cup Preview: City Of Light And Accelerate Renew Rivalry

January 18, 2019

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. — The final pieces of the jigsaw are falling into place for the third running of the Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream Park on Jan. 26.

Hot favorite, Accelerate and market rival City Of Light are both on course for the nine furlong $9 million spectacular.

The inaugural running of the Pegasus in 2017 was billed as a clash of the Titans with California Chrome ...

N.J. 4-H Model Horse Show To Be Held In Somerset County On Jan. 19

Spectators welcome

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — The New Jersey 4-H State Model Horse Show will be held at the Somerset County 4-H Center.

Spectators are welcome but competition is open only to current New Jersey 4-H members. Members from nine counties are competing.

Judging starts at 9:30 a.m. and will continue through early afternoon.

The primary objective of the 4-H Model Horse Project ...

N.J. Rider Makes 2019 U.S. Saddle Seat Young Riders Team

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Hallie Ricci, of Allentown, N.J. will once again represent the United States in an international competition for saddle seat riders.

This time, Ricci will be on the Stripes Team, in the three-gaited division. The Stripes Team will compete at the 2019 U.S. Saddle Seat Invitational Test Event from May 2-3, in New Orleans, La., against teams from South Africa.

Ficci has ...

Cape May County Horse Diagnosed With Rabies

TRENTON, N.J. — A Cape May County horse has tested positive for rabies.

According to a press release from the New Jersey Department of Agriculture:

The horse, which was on a farm in a rural part of the county, was being treated at a referral facility and was tested for rabies because it showed neurologic symptoms. The 20-month-old colt was previously vaccinated as were all other ...

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