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Sun, November 26, 3:00 PM

Church of the Sacred Heart, South Plainfield

Christmas Concert-The Orchestra of St. Peter by ...

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Add to My Calendar 11/26/2017 3:00pm 11/26/2017 5:00pm America/New_York Christmas Concert-The Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea -Church of the Sacred Heart, South Plainfield NJ

THE ORCHESTRA OF ST. PETER BY THE SEA opens its Christmas Season in concert at the Church of the Sacred Heart, South Plainfield, NJ on Sunday, November 26, 2017 at 3:00PM. Conducted by Rev. Alphonse Stephenson, allow this world-class orchestra to lift your spirits and leave you singing. General Admission: $30, Seniors: $25, Students: $15. For inquiries and ticket purchase call: 908-756-0633 x110 ...

149 South Plainfield Ave. South Plainfield, NJ 07080

Mon, November 27, 7:00 PM

Shiloh Baptist Church, Plainfield

Join the Community Choir

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Add to My Calendar 11/27/2017 7:00pm 11/27/2017 9:00pm America/New_York Join the Community Choir

Join the Community Choir, with Choir Director Wendell C. Woods. All are welcome from 12 years and up.

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A performance will take place on Friday, Dec. 1 at the Holiday Lights celebration at Plainfield City Hall.

Choir practice is held at Shiloh Baptist Church, and you must attend at least three out of four rehearsals. The Nov. 27 ...

515 West Fifth Street Plainfield, NJ 07060

Wed, November 29, 5:30 PM

Plainfield Public Library, Plainfield

Anime Movie Nights at Plainfield Public Library

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Add to My Calendar 11/29/2017 5:30pm 11/29/2017 6:30pm America/New_York Anime Movie Nights at Plainfield Public Library

Anime Movie Nights in the Anne Louise Davis Room!

Nov. 15: "The Girl Who Leapt Through Time" directed by Mamoru Hosoda
Nov. 22: "Fairy Tail - The Movie" directed by Masaya Fujimori
Nov. 29: "Wolf Children" directed by Mamoru Hosoda

800 Park Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07060

Wed, November 29, 7:00 PM

The Coffee Box, Plainfield

MissionCleanWater Founder Talk at The Coffee Box

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Add to My Calendar 11/29/2017 7:00pm 11/29/2017 8:30pm America/New_York MissionCleanWater Founder Talk at The Coffee Box

The Journey of MissionCleanWater: Clean Water for Life, the 3,250 Mile Walk Across North America

The Coffee Box will be hosting a talk about water, health, and adventure. Join us as the founder of MissionCleanWater, James Leitner, talks about how he walked across North America while pulling 90lbs of water and what his plans are for clean water.

MissionCleanWater is an organization working ...

1359 South Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07062

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Support the Downtown on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 25

Another shopping season is upon us here in Plainfield and shops downtown are open for business. Plainfield has a unique mix of mom-and-pop stores that offer trendy name brand clothes and shoes that compete with mall traffic and Cyber Monday deals, perfect for anyone looking for a bargain. The importance of spending locally has never been more critical as retailers and restaurants struggle to ...

A Stroll Through Echo Lake Park

This past Sunday, I joined the Freewalkers for its Stroll & Roll walking event.  Freewalkers Yohana Maria and Risa Olinsky organized the festivities, now in its second year. 

The walk, designed to be family-friendly, and for people of all ages and abilities, began in Echo Lake Park, another gem in the Union County Park system.  The four-mile round trip trek also cut ...

Scotch Plains Public Library to Host Harry Potter Events for Teens in December

November 22, 2017

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- December is an exciting month for Harry Potter fans at Scotch Plains Public Library.  

On Wednesday, Dec. 6 at 6:00 p.m., teens in grades 5-12 are invited to YA Chat Club to discuss all things Harry Potter. Talk about favorite books, movies, characters, and houses with Scotlib’s new teen librarian, Dana.

Do you long to be a student at Hogwarts? Then come ...

Canadian Aquaculture Giant Gobbles Up Last American Bait Fish Grinder as Major Decision Looms

November 10, 2017

In case you haven’t heard, a multinational fish farming company (Cooke Inc.) has made a deal to purchase Omega Protein Inc. and take them into the private sector. While the ink is not dry on this deal, it is obvious that the American fishing community will not be part of this new portfolio. There is no doubt that new, private ownership will continue to disregard the needs of the ecosystem ...

32 Students Withdraw From Fair Lawn School District Due to Residency Fraud

November 23, 2017

FAIR LAWN – After a 2016 district-wide investigation found 168 possible cases of residency fraud existed in Fair Lawn, 32 students have withdrawn from the district, Board of Education statistics show.

Mike Shansky, the director of the Community School who presented the results as part of the District Residency Program explained to a small crowd of residents on Nov. 16 that the district ...

Affordable Housing Program Helps Older Americans Make The Rent

November 10, 2017

While Barbara Ross’s income places her below the poverty line, she isn’t one of the nearly 2 million households with older adults in dire need of affordable housing. Thanks to a little-known federal program, Ross, 64, is able to afford a one-bedroom apartment in Plainfield, N.J.

Through the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) “Section 202 Supportive ...

The Two Family House by Lynda Cohen Loigman

The Two-Family House by Lynda Cohen Loigman (St. Martins Griffin, 2016)


Author Lynda Cohen Loigman states, “The Two-Family House is a story I thought about for at least ten years before I ever wrote a word. I spent countless hours over a full decade thinking about how Rose, Helen, Abe, and Mort would behave in difficult situations, and how they would feel when faced with ...