Community Life

May 15, 2021

PLAINFIELD, NJ — Looking for something to do this weekend in Plainfield? Temperatures are expected to get up into the 70s, so there is no excuse to sit in the house. Get outside, and enjoy! The following events are all taking place on Saturday. Kick off EMS Week with the Plainfield Rescue ...

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Union County, NJ — The Union County Board of Commissioners are recognizing 55 women, including three from Plainfield, with the 2021 Union County SHero Award. The award is administered by the Union County Office on Women, and was created to help raise awareness about the contributions of women in ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- St. Bartholomew Academy eighth-grade students Justin Klein and Anthony Kwiatkowski were honored for their participation in the Veteran of Foreign Wars, Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest. On Friday, May 7, 2021, Joseph McCourt of VFW Memorial Post 10122 in Scotch ...

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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 on our radar. Monday — Join this month's City Council meeting at 7 p.m. HERE. The 2021 budget is up for possible adoption. Download the agenda ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — In case you missed any of the past week's news stories, here is your Week in Review. Click on the links below for the complete stories. Scotch Plains to Open a Tree Memorial to Remember Residents Who Died from COVID-19 NJ Gov. Murphy Recognizes May as Asian American Pacific ...

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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 on our radar. COVID-19 testing and vaccinations will be available Wednesday, May 5 through Friday, May 7, 1 to 4 p.m. at Crescent Avenue Presbyterian ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — In case you missed any of the past week's news stories, here is your Week in Review. Click on the links below for the complete stories. In Season Now: What’s That Weird Vegetable? It’s Kohlrabi! New Jersey Films, Filmmakers and Writers Nominated at the 93rd Academy ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — In case you missed any of the past week's news stories, here is your Week in Review. Click on the links below for the complete stories. Gov. Phil Murphy Extends New Jersey’s Public Health Emergency for 14th Consecutive Time What Do You Think of the New Jersey Bear ...

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The Union County Board of Commissioners announced Thursday that box-lunch meals will be available to seniors beginning in May through its “Grab and Go” program. The program is run through the Union County Division on Aging and Disability Resource Connection, in the Department of Human Services. The ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Signs of spring are popping up all around Plainfield, as seen this weekend. From flea markets and food trucks, to flowers and futbol, the Queen City had something to show off. On Saturday, the duCret School of Art hosted its first flea market. Visitors had the chance to shop for ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — In case you missed any of the past week's news stories, here is your Week in Review. Click on the links below for the complete stories. Summer Job Alert: Union County is Hiring Lifeguards Trout Season Opens in New Jersey NJ to Dish Out $35 Million in Coronavirus Relief ...

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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 on our radar. MONDAY The City Council meets virtually at 7 p.m. Download the agenda here. Girls Volleyball — NJSIAA Round 1 — home match vs. Kearny ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — In case you missed any of the past week's news stories, here is your Week in Review. Click on the links below for the complete stories. In Rush Back to Classroom, Teachers Fear Arts May Lag Federal Rent Relief Won’t Be Enough to Protect All Tenants or Erase Landlord Losses, ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — In case you missed any of the past week's news stories, here is your Week in Review. Click on the links below for the complete stories. Plainfield Public Library Partnering with Union County for Digital Literacy New Jersey Date Night: Getaway to Lambertville ‘Hate is a ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — In case you missed any of the past week's news stories, here is your Week in Review. Click on the links below for the complete stories. Mayor, Firefighters Clean Up McKinley Place in Plainfield Should I Get the Shot? Fertility, Pregnancy, the Virus & the Vaccine Union ...

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WASHINGTON — The Federal Emergency Management Agency will begin providing nationwide financial assistance for funeral expenses, in an amount up to $9,000 per funeral, for deaths related to the coronavirus to help ease some financial stress and burden caused by the pandemic. The policy was finalized ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — The Plainfield Vulcan Pioneers of Union County, in partnership with the FMBA Local #7, or New Jersey Firefighters Mutual Benevolent Association, contacted Plainfield Action Services, who identified twenty families in need during the COVID-19 pandemic to receive $100 ShopRite ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — In case you missed any of the past week's news stories, here is your Week in Review. Click on the links below for the complete stories. Garden Your Way to Better Health This Spring Police Examining Security Footage After Gunfire at Mall in Elizabeth Saturday Rahway ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Comments from the public at the March council meeting noted areas in Plainfield blighted by trash, including McKinley Place. To address the matter, members of the fire department, along with Fire Director Kenneth Childress and Mayor Adrian O. Mapp, spent time Saturday morning ...

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During a typical year (meaning pre-pandemic), more than 52% of Americans plan some type of celebration of St. Patrick's Day, and more than 82% of celebrants will wear green, according to WalletHub. Overall, billions of dollars typically are spent on clothing, flags, green carnations, dining, and, ...

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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 on our radar. MONDAY Download the City Council agenda here. The City Council meeting starts at 7 p.m. on Zoom. Join the Zoom meeting ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — In case you missed any of the past week's news stories, here is your Week in Review. Click on the links below for the complete stories. Murphy Attends First J&J Vaccinations in New Jersey, Reports COVID Numbers for the State 10 Easy Tricks for Making the Best Grilled ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — As we approach mid-March and warmer temperatures lure us outside, thoughts have turned to spring.  One tried-and-true sign that the season of renewal and rebirth is around the corner is the start of Daylight Saving Time, which begins tomorrow at 2 a.m.  Although some may miss ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — In case you missed any of the past week's news stories, here is your Week in Review. Click on the links below for the complete stories. Murphy Signs Law That Guarantees Tuition-Free Community College New Brunswick Police Investigating Fatal Shooting Murphy's $200 Million ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Bernice (James) Hawkins, who was born in Valdosta, GA on March 1, 1931, to the late Allen and Ethel James, is celebrating her 90th birthday. Long before she lived in Plainfield, Hawkins grew up on a farm where her chores included picking cotton, cropping tobacco by hand, churning ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — In case you missed any of the past week's news stories, here is your Week in Review. Click on the links below for the complete stories. Murphy's 'The Road Forward' Initiative Addresses Top Concerns, New Jersey Public Charter Schools Head Says “The Road Forward” Initiative to ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — In case you missed any of the past week's news stories, here is your Week in Review. Click on the links below for the complete stories. National Organ Donor Day: CEO Joe Roth Speaks About the Life-Saving Mission of NJ Sharing Network As Florence Ravioli Closes in Scotch ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Today is Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday in French, a holiday celebrated across the globe, especially in places with large Roman Catholic populations. It's a day of celebration before the religious fasting season of Lent that begins this week on Ash Wednesday. Due to the COVID-19 ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — In case you missed any of the past week's news stories, here is your Week in Review. Click on the links below for the complete stories. Union County Examining Regs After Woman Demands to be Seen at Remote Meetings In ‘Open Letter,’ NJ’s Top Education Groups Offer Vision of ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — In case you missed any of the past week's news stories, here is your Week in Review. Click on the links below for the complete stories. Boys Basketball: Columbia Defeats Plainfield, 58-51 Recipe: Decadent Date and Nut Stuffed Baked Apples NJ Senate Bill Appropriates $50M ...

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