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Plainfield Historic District Expansion Meeting Set

May 23, 2018

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Members of the Historic Preservation Commission have met informally with block associations and neighborhood groups to discuss the proposed expansion of two historic districts. On June 12, a public meeting will be held on the proposal, from 7 to 9 p.m. at duCret School of Art, 1030 Central Ave. 

The Van Wyck Brooks and Netherwood Heights districts – two of the ...

SSYC launches 50th Yr Anniversary with Alumni BBQ

Rain did not deter the South Second Street Youth Center (SSYC) from hosting its Alumni BBQ which was held indoors of the South Second street location. Alumni and friends of the center gathered to enjoy traditional BBQ fare, music and to share stories of their past at the center. Also in attendance were members of the Board of the SSYC Foundation, Mayor Mapp, City Council members and Plainfield ...

Weather Alert: National Weather Service Issues Severe Thunderstorm and Flash Flood Watches for Plainfield

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for this area until 11 p.m. tonight.

Showers and thunderstorms are expected in the area after 4 p.m. Some of the storms could be severe. Expect winds to be about 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph before 10 p.m. The temperature is predicted to drop to about 60 degrees tonight.

In addition, the ...

Scenes from a Weekend in Plainfield

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you have a chance to get out to enjoy events in and around Plainfield this weekend?  Here's a look at a handful of them, from skateboard lessons, arts and culture immersion, and activities that help build community.

A sunny Saturday started at the city's new skatepark, with youngsters about to embark on lessons with Jeremy Picado of ABF Skate Shop.  The ...

Scotch Plains Farmers Market to Open 2018 Season on Sat, May 12

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Scotch Plains Farmers Market will launch its 2018 season on Saturday, May 12 at the Municipal Building parking lot in downtown Scotch Plains.

"Our popular open-air market happens to be celebrating its 26th year, and promises to be one of the best again in the area," said organizers Jeff Stein and Lisa Mohn of the Scotch Plains Business + ...

The Week Ahead in Plainfield: April 30-May 6

PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto what's going on in and around town this week.  Read on to learn more about upcoming Plainfield news and events.  There's something for everyone!

MONDAY

Boys volleyball:  an away match vs. Scotch Plains-Fanwood at 4 p.m.
Baseball:  a 4 p.m. home game.
A Prevent Child Abuse workshop will be held at the Family Success ...

Frazee House Groundbreaking Ceremony

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ  -- The public is invited to The Frazee House Groundbreaking Ceremony, which will take place at 1451 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains on Saturday, May 5, at 12:00 Noon.

A major fundraising effort has been undertaken to complete the exterior restoration of the Frazee House.  The property -- known to longtime residents as the site of the Terry Lou Zoo -- has ...

Did You Know You Can List Blood Drives, Beefsteaks & Other Non-Profit Events on TAPinto Plainfield's Community Calendar for FREE?

PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto Plainfield invites local civic, non-profit, and school groups to list their upcoming events on the TAPinto Plainfield Community Calendar. You can contribute content through our website by clicking on fhe "Submit Content" button located in the upper right corner on the home page, where you will then be brought to a menu where you will see the "Calendar ...

Plainfield's Assemblyman Jerry Green Passes

PLAINFIELD, NJ - An email to TAPinto Plainfield from Councilwoman-at-Large Rebecca Williams notes that Assemblyman Jerry Green (D-22) has passed.

Williams also shared the information on her Facebook page.

On Jan. 24, Green had resigned as Chairman of the Union County Democratic Committee to focus on recovering from an illness. 

Plainfield Today's Dan Damon, who recently had ...

Freeholders, United Way of Greater Union County Partner with Plainfield Non-Profits to Put At-Risk Youth to Work

UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Youth Employment Pathways Program (YEPP), a pilot program that is a partnership between the Union County Freeholder Board and the United Way of Greater Union County, has put 60 at-risk youth to work part-time in various industries throughout Union County beginning this week.  The program runs through June.

"YEPP is designed to assist in school and out of school ...

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County of Union to Fly Rainbow Flag for the First Time on June 4

May 21, 2018

UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to announce that the rainbow flag will fly for the first time at the Union County Courthouse in recognition of June as LGBTQ Pride Month. A public Pride Flag Raising Ceremony event is planned for Monday, June 4 at 1:00 P.M. on the steps of the historic Union County Courthouse on Broad Street in ...