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“Futból de Sala” and Condors of Plainfield at YWCA (VIDEO)

March 23, 2017

PLAINFIELD, NJ - On March 11, Organización Cultural Comunitaria, or Cultural Community Organization, hosted an indoor soccer tournament (termed “futból de sala” in Spanish) at the Young Women’s Christian Association of Plainfield and North Plainfield on East Front Street.

The Organización Cultural Comunitaria was created by local resident Oscar Arboleda ...

Historical Society of Plainfield to Host Lecture, Book Signing on March 26

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Stop by the Drake House Museum on Sunday, March 26th when the Historical Society of Plainfield hosts a lecture and book signing with author Carol Simon Levin as Abigail Adams.

Levin's book, “Remembering The Ladies: From Patriots in Petticoats to Presidential Candidates,” is made up of lost stories about amazing American women.  

The lecture will take ...

Housewives Star Identified as Owner of Burning Car Found with Dead Bodies

PATERSON, N.J. - According to multiple reports the burning car that was found in Paterson on Friday with two unidentified male bodies is registered to Housewives of NJ alum Kim DePaola.

Around 2:00 a.m. Friday morning police and fire  officials arrived to the scene of a burning Audi near the 500 block of East 28th Street in Paterson. 

Firefighters worked quickly to extinguish the ...

Preliminary Plans for South Plainfield Dog Park Presented at Borough Council Meeting

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The municipality’s four-legged friends and their human companions could soon have a park of their very own.

At a meeting March 6, South Plainfield Borough Councilwoman Christine Faustini presented preliminary plans for a dog park at the site of the former suburban bus company off New Market Avenue. Additionally, the borough is also considering options to ...

Plainfield Man Admits to Killing Infant Son     

UNION COUNTY, NJ -- A Plainfield man has admitted to killing his infant son nearly four years ago, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Thursday. Michael Bell, 39, pleaded guilty Wednesday to a single count of aggravated manslaughter.

On May 10, 2013, Plainfield Police Division patrol units traveled to Bell’s home on Lee Place to find 4-month-old Zion Bell ...

The Plainfield Symphony Presents "Orchestral Families: Each Happy in its Own Way"

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Symphony, New Jersey's oldest symphony and the third oldest in the country, presents "Orchestral Families: Each Happy in its Own Way" on Saturday, March 11th.  This performance promises to be a unique concert that will showcase the individual instrumental families of the orchestra.

The audience will be in for a treat as they listen to ...

Teen Struck and Killed on Central Ave. in Westfield by Off-Duty Trooper, Prosecutor’s Office Says

WESTFIELD, NJ — A 13-year-old girl was killed in Westfield Saturday night after she was struck by a service vehicle driven by an off-duty New Jersey State Police Trooper, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Sunday.

The girl’s name has not yet been released. She was reportedly a freshman at Westfield High School, playing a scavenger hunt game with friends when she ...

Bail Reform: Linden Police Arrest Suspect Accused of Numerous Burglaries in Central New Jersey

LINDEN, NJ – Linden Police have arrested Dawud Ward of Hillside Avenue in Plainfield and charged him with 1st degree robbery, 2nd degree burglary, and 3rd degree making terroristic threats in connection with a burglary on Ercama Street in Linden on February 17, 2017. Ward is accused of being a one man crime wave with burglaries in Cranford, Linden, Maplewood, Morristown, Scotch Plains, ...

Union County College Hires New Dean

CRANFORD – Dr. Bernard A. Polnariev joins Union County College’s administration as the new Dean of Curriculum, Accreditation, and American Honors. Dr. Polnariev brings more than 18 years of experience in higher education to Union, having previously served as an academic administrator, researcher, and an adjunct instructor.

As the Dean of Curriculum, Accreditation, and American ...

Plainfield Symphony’s 97th Season Concert: “Orchestral Families: Each Happy in Its Own Way”

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The next performance by the Plainfield Symphony, New Jersey's oldest, will be sure to thrill audience members.

The concert will highlight Dvorak’s Serenade for Winds, Aaron Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man, Arnold Schoenberg’s Verklärte Nacht, Op. 4 and culminating with Igor Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite.  Each of the symphony's ...

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