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Sat, August 24, 10:00 AM

Netherwood Fire Station, Plainfield

Microchip & Free Rabies Clinic

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Add to My Calendar 08/24/2019 10:00am 08/24/2019 1:00pm America/New_York Microchip & Free Rabies Clinic

Take your pet to the microchip and free rabies clinic to the Netherwood Fire Station at 1015 South Avenue from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Plainfield residents: microchip at the discounted rate of $10 per pet. Dogs must be on leashes and cats must be in carriers.

For more info, call 908-753-3092.

1015 South Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07062
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Sat, August 24, 12:00 PM

Plainfield

1st Annual Cars, Bikes & Cigars Gathering

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 08/24/2019 12:00pm 08/24/2019 6:00pm America/New_York 1st Annual Cars, Bikes & Cigars Gathering

Check out the 1st Annual Cars, Bikes & Cigars, a free event, with cigars provided by Brother Pete.

722 St. Mary's Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07062
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Sun, August 25, 12:30 PM

South Plainfield

Holy Savior Open House August 25th

Add to My Calendar 08/25/2019 12:30pm 08/25/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Holy Savior Open House August 25th

Holy Savior Academy Open House
Sunday 8/25/19
12:30pm-3pm

149 South Plainfield Avenue
South Plainfield, NJ

908-822-5890

All current, new and prospective families are welcome!

149 South Plainfield Avenue South Plainfield, NJ 07080
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Tue, August 27, 6:00 PM

Westfield

CASA of Union County Information Session

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 08/27/2019 6:00pm 08/27/2019 7:00pm America/New_York CASA of Union County Information Session

Have a passion to help the youth in our community? There are over 400 children in foster care right here in Union County. Come to an Information Session to hear more about becoming a CASA Volunteer for a child in need! No special skills or experience needed!

Our sessions run about an hour and we provide information about the volunteer commitment and requirements to be a CASA, the important ...

300 North Ave East Westfield, NJ 07090
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Tue, August 27, 7:30 PM

Plainfield

Historic Preservation Commission Meeting

Government

Add to My Calendar 08/27/2019 7:30pm 08/27/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Historic Preservation Commission Meeting

Meeting minutes and agendas.

More on the Historic Preservation Commission HERE.

515 Watchung Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07060
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Wed, August 28, 6:00 PM

Plainfield High School Cafeteria, Plainfield

Meet & Greet with Superintendent Dr. Diana ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 08/28/2019 6:00pm 08/28/2019 8:30pm America/New_York Meet & Greet with Superintendent Dr. Diana Mitchell

Meet the new Superintendent of Schools.

6:00 p.m. - Refreshments and the PAAAS Jazz Band
7:00 p.m. - Greetings from the Plainfield Board of Education
7:15 p.m. - Remarks from Dr. Diana Mitchell

950 Park Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07060
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Thu, August 29, 6:30 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Mozart, Scherzos & More with the Woodland String ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 08/29/2019 6:30pm 08/29/2019 8:30pm America/New_York Mozart, Scherzos & More with the Woodland String Quartet @ Scotch Plains Public Library

The Woodland String Quartet will perform their 49th annual Mozart and More concert at the Scotch Plains Public Library on Thursday August 29 at 6:30 p.m. This year’s theme is “Mozart, Scherzos and More.” The program is anchored by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Divertimento in D major, Ludwig van Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 4 in C minor, Op. 18, No. 4, Antonio ...

1927 Bartle Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Sat, August 31, 12:00 PM

Stone Square Lodge, Plainfield

Back To School Giveaway

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 08/31/2019 12:00pm 08/31/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Back To School Giveaway

The Young Survivor’s Foundation is a non-profit organization started in an effort to raise childhood sexual abuse awareness. This year we are hosting our Second "Back To School" giveaway. We hope all are able to attend and enjoy.

722 St. Mary's Ave Plainfield, NJ 07060

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The Glass You Choose Could Make That Wine Taste so Fine

October 9, 2019

The wine was very fine, but it was the glasses from which patrons sipped that were the main show at Ventanas in Fort Lee recently.

About 100 diners swirled, sniffed and sipped wines for about an hour while learning which wine glasses are best for what varieties and why.

“The rim diameter actually focuses the flow of the wine on your palate,” said Julio Ruix, regional sales ...

Make Our Easy Sausage and Peppers Soup

Our hearty Sausage and Peppers Soup, enhanced with a teaspoon of smoked paprika, is perfect for a chilly fall day.

If you don’t have a food processor, you can chop the vegetables and garlic by hand. Just don’t use a blender unless you want it, well, extra-soupy.

Sausage and Peppers Soup

1 medium red pepper, seeds and white membrane removed, cut into pieces

1 medium green ...

New Jersey's Failing Infrastructure

For decades, New Jersey has been kicking the can down the road with regard to infrastructure. Well, as of now even that road is in such bad shape, that the can can’t be kicked any further.

The American Society of Civil Engineers gave New Jersey a failing grade of D+. Almost 10% of our bridges are “structurally deficient”. The same for about 42% of our roads. Water systems, NJ ...

Lori Arena RN Joins Holy Trinity Church in Westfield As Parish Nurse

October 13, 2019

Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church in Westfield has launched a new pilot program to provide Faith-based holistic care of mind, spirit and body to its parishioners, their families and caregivers. It was announced Saturday by Father Anthony Randazzo, Pastor. 

Lori Arena, RN will lead this new ministry as Holy Trinity’s Parish Nurse, caring for members of the Parish who are sick, ...

Plainfield Board of Education Needs This New Member

October 8, 2019

This letter is in support of the candidacy of Mack Rice, Jr., for the Plainfield Board of Education. 

I have known Mack two years, and I’ve been greatly impressed with his ability to CUT THROUGH THE NOISE AND THE FOG on the issues facing our school district. 

My wife and I moved to Plainfield in March of 2017, Denise from Scotch Plains and I from Allamuchy Township in Warren ...

Plainfield Rescue Squad: Save the Date for the 2nd Annual Haunted Squad Halloween Event

October 12, 2019

PLAINFIELD, NJ — Join the Cadets and Explorers of the Plainfield Rescue Squad for the 2nd Annual Haunted Squad, a two-day Halloween event. 

(Watch the Plainfield Rescue Squad's promo video at the end of the article.)

The Explorer Program is for those 10 to 15 years old who maintain optimal grades in school.  Program participants can take CPR/First Aid ...

Featured Business: Preparing for this Year's Flu Season at Rapps Pharmacy

About 40 million people contracted the flu during the 2018-2019 season, with up to 20.1 million medical visits, over 500,000 hospitalized, and up to 61,000 deaths related to the flu, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates.

With the fall flu season just getting started, healthcare providers are already warning of a severe flu season and many areas across the country ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: John Mooney of TAPinto Scotch Plains/Fanwood

The featured TAPinto franchisee for October 2019 is John Mooney of TAPinto Scotch Plains/Fanwood.   John, a public relations professional, has been able to utilize his skills to create a successful, profitable business for himself and one of TAPinto's most widely-read sites.  

Q. You have an interesting background.  Can you tell us about it a little ...

Thou Shalt Not: A Drama by Thinkery and Verse

Thou Shalt Not - Production by Thinkery & Verse

 

On September 16, 1922, the bodies of an Episcopal priest, Edward Wheeler Hall and a member of his choir, Eleanor Reinhardt Mills, were discovered in a field near the New Brunswick-Franklin Township border. The bloody, butchered bodies obviously had been staged in the positions in which they were found. Torn love letters lay at the ...

Law and Disorder by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker

Law and Disorder by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker ( 2013)

 

The premise of Law and Disorder by John Douglas, long time FBI profiler and his long time writing partner, Mark Olshaker, is this, “Whenever theory supersedes evidence, and prejudice deposes rationalism, there can be no justice.” Throughout Law and Disorder Douglas cites cases in which he was involved as a ...

Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarity

Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarity (Flatiron Books, 2018)

 

The title of Liane Moriarity’s 2018 novel, Nine Perfect Strangers, is quite clever as it is a double entendre. The nine people who gather at Tranquillum House have never met before; they are, in fact, perfect strangers to one another. What is it that has inspired each of them to go on retreat, led by an enigmatic ...

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2018)

 

Where the Crawdads Sing is Delia Owens’ first novel, although she and her husband have published three internationally acclaimed non-fiction books about Owens’ experiences as a wildlife scientist in Africa. Where the Crawdads Sing scored a Number 1 spot on the New York Times Bestseller List, winning ...

Godfather Actor Gianni Russo Tells Steve Adubato How the Film Changed American Culture

October 9, 2019

NEW JERSEY -- Godfather actor Gianni Russo was recently a guest on One-on-One with Steve Adubato, where he discussed his new book, Hollywood Godfather: My Life in the Movies & The Mob, and shared behind-the-scenes details about the famous film. 

In the first Godfather movie, Russo played Carlo Rizzi, abusive husband to Corleone sister Connie, as well as a family traitor, complicit in ...