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Plainfield Week in Review: HOPES Opening, Veterans Day, and More

November 10, 2018

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

Give Thanks for Good Health by Giving Blood or Platelets at Plainfield High School

Union County Honors and Remembers Those Who Served for Veterans Day

Sneak Peek at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day 2018 Parade Balloons

Treelicious Orchards Celebrates ...

Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey Hosting Bonfire Event in Plainfield

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey is hosting a bonfire at Milt Campbell Field for girls in Plainfield.  The event will serve as an opportunity to bring together current, registered Girl Scouts and to recruit new scouts, too. There will be songs, s'mores, and more.

The Girl Scouts are "2.6 million strong—1.8 million girls and 800,000 adults who believe in ...

Plainfield to Hold Veterans Day Ceremony

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The City of Plainfield will hold its Veterans Day ceremony on Sunday, Nov. 11.

Residents, city officials and veterans will gather at Plainfield City Hall, 515 Watchung Ave., at 10:30 a.m.

In Union County, resources are available for Veterans through the Heroes Success Center.  Services are offered through various county agencies, including the Office of Veterans' ...

TAPinto Reminds Everyone to Turn Your Clocks Back 1- Hour this Weekend

PLAINFIELD, NJ - It’s time to fall back as Daylight Saving Time comes to an end this weekend. 

TAPinto reminds readers to turn their clocks back one hour at 2 a.m. Sunday morning.

This adjustment typically takes place automatically on smartphones, computers, and tablets. Those with non-automated devices will have to manually change the time.

With the end of Daylight ...

Plainfield Week in Review: Halloween Pics, Meet the Candidates, 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.

Local Elections:

Union County Clerk Offers Extra Opening for Vote-By-Mail on Saturday, November 3
Vote-by-Mail Breaking Records in Union County
Plainfield School Board Candidate 2018: Who is Rebecca Perkins?
NAACP Forum: Public Hears from ...

“Love Wins” Documentary Screening in Recognition of LGBTQ History Month

Honoring the Fifth Anniversary of Marriage Equality in New Jersey

Union County, NJ –The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to join Union County College for a special screening of “Love Wins” followed by a discussion with filmmaker Robin Kampf, and “Love Wins” co-stars Jan Moore and Emily Sonnessa.

The event, free and open to the public, will be ...

Scenes from a Halloween Trunk or Treat in Plainfield

PLAINFIELD, NJ - There were superheroes, ghouls and goblins, and princesses, too, all at Plainfield's City Hall for a Halloween trunk or treat event.

Cars were creatively decorated, and the candy may have run out in record time.

And the Plainfield Rescue Squad beat out the Police and Fire Divisions for bragging rights with its "zambulance" (that's shorthand for zombie ...

Happy Halloween from TAPinto

PLAINFIELD, NJ - For the best Plainfield Halloween yet, follow these simple safety tips:

Carry a flashlight
Walk, don’t run
Stay on Sidewalks
Obey traffic signals
Stay in familiar neighborhoods
Don’t cut across yards or driveways
Make sure costumes don’t drag the ground
Wear shoes that fit (even if they do not match the costume)
Avoid wearing masks while ...

Plainfield Halloween Festivities and Safety Tips

PLAINFIELD, NJ - It's almost time for witches and ghosts and zombies to visit Plainfield, so it is the perfect time to share information on Halloween candy and costume fun, as well as tips for a safe holiday.

Fun stuff first... the Plainfield Family Success Center presents Halloween Movie Night, showing Hocus Pocus at 504 Madison Ave., 5 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 30.  ...

Sheelen's Hosts Third Annual Fall Street Party on Sat, Nov. 3

FANWOOD, NJ -- With bagpipers, step dancers, live music and a DJ, Sheelen's Crossing Pub & Bistro (200 South Ave, Fanwood) will host its third annual street party on Saturday, Nov. 3, with festivities and live entertainment beginning at 5:00 p.m.

The party will take place on the Sheelen’s Crossing Bridge and will feature drink specials, food specials, and live entertainment ...

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