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The Tabernacle Church

www.tabernacle.com

The Tabernacle Church’s vision is to train people to intentionally use their time, talent, and money to make a Christ impact in the world. Located at 1253 New Market Avenue in South Plainfiel...

French School of Music

www.frenchschoolofmusic.com

Homefirst Interfaith Housing and Family Services

www.homefirstinc.org

Hyacinth AIDS Foundation

www.hyacinth.org

Investors Bank

myinvestorsbank.com

New Jersey Youth Chorus

Plainfield Area YMCA

www.plainfieldymca.org

Plainfield Rescue Squad, Inc.

Rotary Club of Plainfield-North Plainfield

www.rotarypnp.org

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Plainfield and World War One

One hundred years ago on April 6, 1917, the United States formally entered World War One, the Great War, also known as "the War to end all wars.” The war’s impact on the City of Plainfield and surrounding area was huge.

Plainfield was a recruiting center, and many young men from the area joined the fight. The mode of transportation to duty assignments was by the railroad, and ...

An Evening with Friends of the East Coast Greenway

Only recently did I start this column, so let me take a quick moment to catch you up if you are new here.  I am writing this column to document my walking journey from New Jersey to Maine in 2018 along the East Coast Greenway, which runs 3,000 miles from Calais, ME, near the Canadian border, all the way to Key West in Florida. My walk will average around 450 miles.

I will travel on foot ...

Debate Over Bike Trails in Watchung Reservation Continues at Union County Freeholders Meeting

April 21, 2017

ELIZABETH, NJ — Debate about the possible addition of trails for mountain biking in Watchung Reservation continued at Thursday night’s Union County Freeholders meeting. The county had asked for input regarding the trails in February, which sparked an outpouring of people into the subsequent board meetings.

A resolution regarding mountain biking had appeared on the agenda for ...

ICE Says Raids Targeted Gang Members; New Brunswick’s Immigrant Community Rattled

April 21, 2017

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — A series of raids by immigration authorities yesterday in New Brunswick resulted in six arrests for civil immigration violations, according to a spokesperson for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

“Those arrested are members or associates of transnational gangs,” the spokesperson, Luis Martinez, said of raids conducted by ICE’s Homeland ...

Plainfield's Mayor Mapp: Building A More Perfect City

April 22, 2017

We are on a mission to build a more perfect city one project, one home, one family, one school, one child at a time.

 

Some may say that perfection is impossible to achieve. I say that perfection lies in the level of satisfaction you feel about your quality of life, and everything that affects it.

 

So how do we build a perfect city? We pay attention, we listen, and we ...

Good Egg Hunting

Here lies Dad In The Box.  He was a good egg.

 

I probably should have greater aspirations in life, but I suppose there are far worse ways to be remembered.   

 

Being a good egg an old fashioned, aw-shucks kind of way of saying someone is a kind-hearted person.  Maybe even honorable or generous.  At the very least, still within a likeable sell-by ...

Mrs. Sherlock Holmes by Brad Ricca

Mrs. Sherlock Holmes by Brad Ricca (St. Martin's Press, 2016)

At the turn of the 20th century, the thrilling, fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes, penned by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, had captured the imaginations of both British and American readers. In those days, when sleuthing as a career was a relatively new venture, the idea of a woman detective was preposterous.

Grace Humiston, who ...