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North Plainfield Recreation Department to Hold Annual Egg Hunt April 8

March 24, 2017

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The North Plainfield Parks & Recreation Department’s will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 8 (with a rain date of April 15) on the lawn at the Vermeule Community Center. This year’s hunt, which will feature a very special guest, will begin at 2 p.m. and is open to all North Plainfield children ages 9 and under.

“It is a ...

Participants Shave Their Hair to Show They Care at North Plainfield’s 14th Annual St. Baldrick’s Fundraiser

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Approximately 80 heads were shaved and over $80,000 was raised last weekend for a worthwhile cause.

Nearly 300 people - men, women, and children – gathered March 18 for the North Plainfield Firefighters’ 14th St. Baldrick’s Day Fundraiser held March 18 in fire headquarters, the North Plainfield Firefighters-sponsored event raised over ...

14th Annual St. Baldrick’s Fundraiser Set for March 18 in North Plainfield

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The North Plainfield Firefighters will host their 14th annual family-friendly St. Baldrick’s Day Fundraiser on Saturday, March 18. In addition to raising funds to raise money for and awareness of childhood cancer, this year’s event will include a crayon collection in honor of a young boy who lost his battle with cancer last year.

Each year, ...

The History of Daylight Saving Time; Clock Change Begins on Sunday Morning

NATIONAL -- Daylight Saving Time adds 1 hour to standard time (at 2:00 a.m.) to make better use of daylight and conserve energy. It is observed in over 70 countries worldwide, although the beginning and end dates vary from country to country. Arizona and Hawaii are the only states that do not observe daylight saving time.

 “Fast Time,” the original name for Daylight Saving ...

Somerville Hosts 26th Annual St. Patrick’s Parade March 12th

SOMERVILLE, NJ – President Trump has declared March as Irish-American Heritage Month, continuing a White House tradition started by President George H.W. Bush in 1991.

That’s also the year Somerville hosted its first St. Patrick’s Day Parade, a central New Jersey tradition that will continue on Sunday, March 12, with a parade down Main Street that is considered one of the ...

Beauty and the Beast in Warren

WARREN, NJ - “Beauty and the Beast,” this year’s Spring Musical at Watchung Hills Regional High School (WHRHS), will be presented at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 30, Friday, March 31, and Saturday, April 1, and at 2 p.m., April 1, in the WHRHS Performing Arts Center (PAC), Stirling Road.

All Senior Citizens are welcome to attend free of charge the Saturday matinee, at 2 p.m., ...

North Plainfield High School Students Showcase Talents at Annual Fundraiser

(Editor’s Note: Victoria Kisling is a senior at North Plainfield High School and an intern for TAPInto North Plainfield.)

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - North Plainfield High School (NPHS) students took to the auditorium stage Feb. 24 to share their abilities at the annual school Talent Show. This year’s event, which was sponsored by the NPHS Parent Teacher Organization (PTO), was hosted ...

Somerset Patriots National Anthem Auditions Set For Saturday, March 11th

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots, along with Magic 98.3 FM and WCTC 1450 AM will host National Anthem Auditions on March 11 from 12:00 Noon to 4:00  p.m. at the Bridgewater Commons Mall. 

The event will be a fundraiser designed to benefit Operation Shoebox New Jersey, an all-volunteer organization dedicated to collecting donated supplies to ship care packages to U.S.

Author Kathleen DiMario Shares Important Message Wth East End Students

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Students at North Plainfield's East End Elementary School received a very special visit on Feb. 16 when author, professor, and child psychologist Kathleen DiMario stopped by to discuss her book “What Kind of Dog Am I?” and deliver an important lesson about self-discovery to students.

Co-authored and self-published in December 2015 by DiMario ...

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