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Plainfield Week in Review: One-Seat Ride Update, Seidler Field, Halloween Trunk or Treat

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up:

Owning the Application Process: Developing Your College List Without Going Broke at Scotch Plains Library

Wardlaw + Hartridge Community Enjoys Fall Fair and Homecoming

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Plainfield: Fig Tree Market to Hold Grand Opening Nov. 2

Debbie-Ann Anderson, Former Exec at Plainfield’s HomeFirst, Appointed Director of Human Services for Union County

Union County Introduces New Watchung Reservation Trails Interactive Map and Website

In Westfield, Raritan Valley Rail Coalition Gives Updates on One-Seat Ride



Free Services Available to Military Veterans from Union County Clerk

Wardlaw + Hartridge School Set to Stage Fall Play Nov. 17-18

New Jersey Working Families Alliance Endorses Slate of Local Mayors, Councilmembers, and Freeholder to Champion Progressive Issues in New Administration

Library to Open 12th Annual Plainfield Photography Contest Exhibition on Nov. 11th

Count ’Em: Fifth Great White Shark Tracked Off Jersey Coast This Year

Plainfield Public Library Accepting Food for Fines

Nominations Due for Union County Women of Excellence Awards

Scenes from Halloween's Trunk or Treat at Plainfield City Hall

Bernice PagliaA Busy Week for Plainfield Land Use Boards

NJIO Opens Season with “From the European Countryside” Concert Sunday, Nov 12 in Plainfield

Vegan Chili Even Carnivores Will Love

Drug Lord for NJ Trafficking Organization is Extradited from Dominican Republic

Plainfield: Fire in Leland Gardens Apartment Wednesday Afternoon

The State Pension Crisis Needs to be Addressed

Holy Savior Academy to Hold Fall Gala Cocktail Party November 17

Plainfield's Drake House Museum Presents “Researching Your New Jersey Ancestors”

Bernice PagliaPlainfield ZBA Hears Revelations About Yates House

Plainfield Board of Ed Candidates Meet Public at LWV Forum

Make a Difference Today – Join the Green Brook Park Special Cleanup Event

Union County Pumpkin Sail at Echo Lake Park

Wardlaw + Hartridge Students Assist Refugee Family

Bernice PagliaPlainfield's SSYC Wins Approval For New Building

To Help Reduce Risk of Lyme Disease, Union County Advises “Plant This, Not That”

Bernice PagliaDems Dominate Plainfield Voter Numbers

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Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno Against New Jersey Becoming A Sanctuary State

VIDEO: Ribbon Cutting for Seidler's Multi-Sport Field in Plainfield Held; Let the Games Begin!

 

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