Far Hills 97th Meeting Race Draws 40,000 Tailgaters and Horse Enthusiasts

October 22, 2017

FAR HILLS, NJ - A mass of 40,000 tailgaters and horse enthusiasts, young and old alike, swarmed the small town of Far Hills yet again. The crowd arrived Saturday at Moorland Farms for the 97th annual Far Hills Race Meeting adorned in their best fall attire.

The day's action started long before the races. As the sun began to peek over the colorful trees, families, friends, and coworkers, ...

Plainfield Week in Review: Fundraisers, Fall Events, and more!

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

Casino Night, Four Centuries, and more... Plainfield has Plenty on TAP this Weekend

Closing out the busy week was the Plainfield YMCA's Casino Night fundraiser, held at Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church on Saturday night.  President/CEO Ravenell ...

Crescent Choral Society Sings Brahms Requiem on November 4 in Plainfield

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield's Crescent Concerts presents The Crescent Choral Society in a “Basically Brahms” concert on Nov. 4 in the gothic nave of the Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church.

Maestra Deborah King, Crescent Concerts’ new Artistic Director, will conduct the Choral Society in Johannes Brahms’ German Requiem featuring guest soloists Mary Ellen Assue ...

Where in the World is David Brearley? Union County history trading cards are available at Four Centuries In A Weekend sites

Elizabeth, NJ--While you may still be searching for that lost Mookie Wilson or Bucky Dent card, children of all ages are invited to hunt down and collect Union County’s new History Trading Cards this weekend.

Historic sites across Union County that are celebrating the Four Centuries In A Weekend history event will have cards to give out, from Alexander Hamilton, who studied at Snyder ...

Casino Night, Four Centuries, and more... Plainfield has Plenty on TAP this Weekend

PLAINFIELD, NJ - How will you spend this weekend in Plainfield?  Here are some ideas to help you make plans!


The Plainfield YMCA Casino Night Fundraiser starts at 7:00 p.m. at the Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church.  Learn more and Buy Tickets!

New to Plainfield?  The Plainfield Division of Parks and Recreation is hosting its first “New Resident ...

Enjoy Union County History Tour, “Four Centuries in a Weekend”

UNION COUNTY, NJ – History fans of all ages can enjoy Union County’s annual civic heritage event, “Four Centuries in a Weekend: A Journey through Union County’s History”; Saturday, Oct. 21, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 22, noon to 5:00 p.m.

Sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders with the participation of staff and volunteers at ...

The Week Ahead in Plainfield: October 16-22

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Here's a look at what's on TAP this week in and around the city.  Read on to learn more about upcoming Plainfield, NJ news and events.


Plainfield Vision 2025:  the third and final Public Safety listening session takes place at Washington School, 427 Darrow Avenue, at 7:00 p.m.  Having trouble making it to a session?  You can provide ...

VIDEO: Scenes from Plainfield Student Performances at Latino Festival

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Public Schools Latino Festival took place at the high school on Saturday, Oct. 14, with performances by students across the district, as well as adult groups representing music from Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, and more.  The festival was in partnership with the Plainfield Arts Council and the Latin American Cultural Association of Plainfield.

The day's ...

Plainfield YMCA Fall Casino Night Fundraiser to be Held Oct 21

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Area YMCA will hold its Fall 2017 Casino Night fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 21.

The fun-filled affair will raise funds to benefit its many youth development and emergency housing programs, including its future housing program for youth aging out of foster care.

The event kicks off at 7:00 p.m. and will be held at Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church, located ...

Lantern Cemetery Tour of Aging Tombstones on Tap  -- If You Dare

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ If your love of history is stronger than your fear of zombies, then mark Saturday, Oct. 21, in your calendar.

As part of the Four Centuries in a Weekend history event, the Rev. Chaz Hutchison, pastor of the Scotch Plains Baptist Church, will lead a lantern tour of one of the oldest cemeteries in the area. The tour starts at 5:30 p.m. and will run approximately one ...

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'Murder By The Book' at Terrill Middle School Nov. 3-4

October 22, 2017

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Just in time for the Halloween Season, the Terrill Middle School Players' Eighth Grade Dramatists bring you a deviously funny play!

Twists and turns abound in this surprising comedy/mystery packed with clever literary references. Directed by Kale Thompson and Amanda Salcedo, these talented upperclassmen will bring you a Mystery with a twist! The cast ...