Petition to Renew Contract for North Plainfield Superintendent Dr. James McLaughlin Presented to Board of Education

November 16, 2017

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Parents, teachers, and students addressed the North Plainfield Board of Education  in support of renewing the contract for Superintendent Dr. James McLaughlin and presented the board with a petition signed by more than 200 people at this week’s board meeting. 


All who spoke praised McLaughlin’s initiatives and his support of the ...

Warren Township School Board Recognizes Staffer Who Saves Student

WARREN, NJ - The Warren Township Board of Education paid tribute to Central School paraprofessional Lauralee Dupper whose recent quick thinking and action saved the life of a student at its November 13 meeting.  

“When we had our safety and security audit, one of the things that stood out was that it is important to have training and security cameras in place,” said board ...

NPHS Football: North Plainfield Shuts Out Princeton in NJSIAA Crossover

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - North Plainfield piled up a total of 298 rushing yards and the Canucks won their first football game of the season, 54-0, over Princeton in the NJSIAA regional crossover game Thursday night.

North Plainfield opened the scoring with a safety, and scored 24 points in the second quarter.

Brandon Smith hit Tony Godwin for 24 and 14 yard TDS, Al-Nasir Robinson had 11 ...

Election 2017: How North Plainfield Voted

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Unofficial results are in. 

3810 out of 10,757 registered voters in North Plainfield elected Willie Vick, Jr. and Bianka Butler to the North Plainfield Board of Education on Tuesday.

Vick received 1506 votes, Butler received 877 votes and James McGovern received 822 votes.

Thomas Allen was elected uncontested to a two year ...

Election 2017: How Green Brook Voted

GREEN BROOK, NJ - Unofficial results are in. 

Republicans James Benscoter and Frances Gaffney were elected to the Green Brook Township Committee on Tuesday. 

Benscoter received 1045 votes, Gaffney received 1050 votes, Bryan Murdock received 813 and David C. Green Jr. received 823.

The Green Brook Township School Board election was ...

Election 2017: How Watchung Voted

WATCHUNG, NJ - Unofficial results are in. 

Freddie Hayeck was elected to the Watchung Hills Regional High School  Board of Education on Tuesday. Hayeck received 733 votes and Sondra Fechtner received 620 votes.

1867 of Watchung’s 4590 registered voters voted on Tuesday.

"I want to thank everyone for coming out to vote today,” said Hayeck. “I am ...

WHRHS Girls Soccer: McNeely Lifts Scotch Plains -Fanwood Over Watchung Hills in NJSIAA Quarters

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD — Kerri McNeely might have been sidelined with injury to begin the state tournament, but the senior returned to the lineup with thunder Thursday.

McNeely rebounded from a leg injury and scored both of Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s goals in the Raiders’ 2-0 victory over Watchung Hills in the sectional quarterfinal round at Wexler Field. The ...

NPHS Boys Soccer: Bernards Advances Past North Plainfield, 4-0, in States

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Bernards boys soccer team passed its first test in the state tournament. The 12th-seeded Mountaineers went on the road and shut out fifth-seeded North Plainfield, 4-0, in the opening round of the Central Jersey, Group 2 state tournament on Tuesday.

Drini Zenelaj scored two goals for the Mountaineers (8-5-4), who outshot the Canucks, 9-7. Will Luik got Bernards ...

NPHS Girls Soccer: North Plainfield Advances in NJSIAA Tournament with Shut Out Victory

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - After a scoreless first half, North Plainfield High School's Shaniya O'Neal netted the only goal of the game on a pass from Anne Joseph, knocking the sixth seeded Spotswood High School girls varsity soccer team out of the NJSIAA Central Jersey Group Two Tournament in the first round. Jenna Guevara made nine saves for the Canucks while Julia Masucci made nine saves for the ...

Hines' Electric Play Flips Third-Quarter Points as North Plainfield Falls to Summit, 55-30

SUMMIT, NJ - It seems beyond peculiar to state that -- in a football game where the winning team amassed 55 points and won by 25 -- that a defensive play would be the difference-maker in the conquest.

But, when that play -- born out of pure hustle and athleticism --  is so dynamic and results in a 14-point swing, that proclamation is more than valid.

The moment in ...

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