Community Life

October 20, 2018

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up: Trading Cards Reveal History To Those Who Find Them Union County Sheriff's Office 8th Annual Pistol Competition Enjoy a Free Pancake Breakfast with the Rotary Club ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto what's going on in and around town this week.  Read on to learn more about upcoming Plainfield meetings and events. MONDAY Plainfield High School ninth graders and their parents will take part in a special reading event with Nic Stone, author of the book Dear ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up: New Acting Fire Chief Appointed in Plainfield Scenes from the 8th Annual Plainfield Queen City Historic 5K Walk/Run for Life Plainfield's Planning Board Advances ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Need your car washed?  Support the students at Hubbard Middle School and get a sparkling clean vehicle, too, all for just five dollars. Funds collected from the 3rd annual car wash fundraiser will support 7th grade field trips. DATE:  Friday, Oct. 19 TIME:  3:30 to 6 ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up: A Thousand Blooming Exotic Orchids Descend on Rutgers University New Brunswick Campus Make a Positive Impact in Your Organization with a Certificate in Human Resource ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The city of Plainfield offers financial assistance to residents in need who can provide appropriate documentation.  These programs are accessible through Plainfield Action Services. The Emergency Rental Assistance Program is available to qualifying households, providing for a ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Police Division issued two advisories for residents on Wednesday regarding parking and additional road construction work. On Thursday, Oct. 4, residents should expect closures and delays due to road construction and paving between the hours of  7 a.m. and 5 p.m.

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield residents should expect road closures and delays due to road construction and paving on Tuesday, Oct. 2 between the hours of  7 a.m. and 5 p.m. The affected locations include: West 5th Street from Clinton to the Piscataway border Hunter Avenue Astor ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up: Colorful Vines and Groundcovers for the Fall Garden Rutgers Profs study the Medical Use of Bear Drool Plainfield Symphony Orchestra Opens 99th Season with “Passion ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield residents should expect additional road closures and delays due to road construction and paving on Thursday, Sept. 27 between the hours of  7 a.m. and 5 p.m. The affected locations include: Spooner Avenue Lee Place Grant Avenue from West Front Street to ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Police Division is advising residents to expect road closures and delays due to road construction and paving on Wednesday, Sept. 26 between the hours of  7 a.m. and 5 p.m. The affected locations include: Manson Pl Prescott Pl Lee Pl Grant ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Police Division has issued an advisory for Tuesday, Sept. 25.  Residents should expect road closures and delays due to road construction and paving from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The affected locations include: Bergen Street Halsey Street McDowell Street Manson ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The city of Plainfield is advising residents to expect road closures and delays due to road construction and paving on Monday, Sept. 24 from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. The affected locations include: West 5th from Clinton Avenue to Piscataway border Hunter Ave Astor ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up:   In Plainfield News Plainfield: Meet Hometown Hero Airman Samuel Alexander Frye Jr. Audit Finds Plainfield Fiscally Fit Seminar for Entrepreneurs to be ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ -  It's official.  Today marks the start of the Fall season, and soon enough, the leaves will change and colors will pop, to the delight of leaf peepers. What better way to mark the start of the autumnal season than to visit a park.  National Park Service sites that charge an ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The city of Plainfield partnered with the GrassROOTS Community Foundation for Green Ribbon Week to promote positive mental health among local youth. Green Ribbon Week is the mental health and social action initiative of the GrassROOTS SuperGirls. The aim is to encourage ...

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As the need for military service members increases, the amount of Americans enlisting is decreasing.  A 2015 Pew Research Center study revealed how the number of active-duty forces had fallen from 2,065,597 in the nineties to 1,340,533. This, in conjunction with the amount of citizens within the ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up: Plainfield Mayor Questions Sign Ordinance To the Plainfield City Council, on Charter Changes Union County to Host Rutgers HIV Prevention Community Forum Booker, ...

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Five local leaders honored for community achievement The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites the community to join the County’s first Hispanic Heritage Celebration on Sunday, September 23rd, from 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Union County Performing Arts Center, 1601 Irving Street ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up: Plainfield's Jalloh Named Carter Chief of Staff Green Brook Multi-Use Trail Contract Extension on Plainfield Council Agenda NJ Reentry Program Expands, Helping ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield's Mayor Adrian O. Mapp invites residents to a ceremony to mark the anniversary of the attacks on September 11th.  The ceremony will be held on the plaza at city hall, 515 Watchung Ave. at 8:30 a.m. Additionally, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - A trip through Leland Park included the usual wildlife sightings, including deer, ducks and egrets (or are they herons?).  But it was hard to miss the new addition, a fountain spraying a cascade of water in the pond near the school. Jim Spear said, "On behalf of the Netherwood ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Division of Parks and Recreation is once again hosting its New Residents Bus Tour, and it will be held on Saturday, Oct. 21.  The semi-annual guided tour highlights recreational amenities and points of historical interest around the city for those who are new to ...

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NATIONAL -- Labor Day, the first Monday in September, was created by the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.  The first state bill was introduced into the New York legislature, but the first to ...

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NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for much of North Jersey starting Tuesday Aug 28 at 11 a.m. and continuing through 9 p.m. Wednesday Aug. 29.  The heat index is expected to reach the mid to upper 90s during this time period.    A cooling center will be ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto what's going on in and around town this week.  Read on to learn more about upcoming Plainfield news and events. MONDAY The Cedarbrook K-8 Center's administration is holding a meet and greet session, and there will be a PTO presentation.  At 1049 Central Ave. from 6 ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up: More than 1 Million Oysters Now Growing in ‘Castles’ at Bottom of Raritan Bay How to Make a Difference, One Tree at a Time Union County College Partners with ...

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NEW YORK, NY - The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for much of North Jersey starting today at noon and continuing through 6 p.m. Thursday Aug. 16.  The heat index is expected to reach the mid to upper 90s during this time period.  A Heat Advisory is issued when the combination ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - On Friday evening, residents gathered at a flag raising ceremony held on the steps of City Hall to celebrate the independence of Ecuador. Organized by Plainfield Advisory Committee on Hispanic Affairs (PACHA), the festivities included music provided by local talent, health ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - A Flash Flood Warning is in effect for our area and torrential rain has already caused flooding on Route 22 in North Plainfield. Eight cars have been reported stuck in the water between Watchung Avenue and North Drive. “Turn around...don't drown when encountering flooded roads.

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