Community Life

December 16, 2018

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Each year Santa makes a special trip to the Netherwood Heights historic district section of Plainfield to deliver gifts to local area children.  He arrives with his firefighter friends from the Netherwood station on Engine 4, meeting up with community residents at what is ...

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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 Street Permanently Becomes Two-Way on Tuesday Plainfield Residents Can Keep Warm with Help from Local Organizations Union Catholic Plainfield Student ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Listen to holiday music, have breakfast with Santa, do some holiday shopping, and more this weekend.  Here are a few ideas for you, some in Plainfield, and some nearby. SATURDAY There are two chances to see Black Nativity, at 2 p.m. and at 8 p.m.  Director of film and ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to accept the legacy gift of the First Unitarian Society of Plainfield property located at 724 Park Ave.  Mayor Adrian O. Mapp also presented members of the congregation with a proclamation to celebrate FUSP. FUSP is the oldest ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced Tuesday that plans are moving forward for a group of three intersection safety improvement projects on East Front Street (County Road 620) and 7thAvenue (County Road 601) in the City of Plainfield. The work will include new ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - A City of Plainfield advisory has been issued, alerting residents to a permanent two-way street, effective Tuesday, Dec. 11. Cleveland Ave. between Fourth St. and Fifth St. will become a permanent two-way street, as of 9 a.m. The advisory reminds residents traveling in 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. Scenes from the Plainfield Symphony House Tour and Holiday Boutique The Families Speak: Karidis and Caneiro Families Express Gratitude for Love and Support, Requesting ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - There was a chill in the air, but children in Plainfield had warm thoughts, hot chocolate and cookies as they waited for Santa to arrive with his firefighter friends to hand out presents on Thursday. First Lady Amelia Mapp welcomed the crowd, and the presentation of the colors ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - This marks the 12th year that the Netherwood Heights Neighbors Association has issued a calendar highlighting positive aspects of the community across the City of Plainfield. NHN calendars have focused on historic homes and figures, and other features that make Plainfield both ...

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President Donald J. Trump has declared Wednesday, Dec. 5 as a National Day of Mourning in remembrance of former President George H.W. Bush.  Some key U.S. Postal Service operations will be affected. A statement from the USPS® notes that regular mail deliveries, retail services and administrative ...

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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. PMUA Instituting Dual-Stream Recycling in Plainfield in 2019 Giving Back: Star Fish Food Pantry of Plainfield Receives Large Donation from New Providence ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Police Division issued an advisory on Friday evening about road closures on Watchung Ave. Due to PSE&G maintenance of underground electric lines, Watchung Ave. from the North Plainfield border to East Front St. is expected to be closed until Saturday ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Take a look at what's going on in and around Plainfield this weekend.  There's something for everyone! FRIDAY The Holy Savior Academy Christmas Craft Fair runs from 3 to 7 p.m.  You can buy unique gifts for family and friends, including handmade items, jewelry, clothing, ...

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UPDATE:  Owner found! PLAINFIELD, NJ - Do you fold the page corner or use a bookmark when you are reading a book?  The Plainfield Public Library is seeking the person who used a special letter to mom.    Help us reunite this note with its owner! Sometimes we find things people have left ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Boy Scout Troop 5 invites the public to its Breakfast Buffet this Saturday, Dec. 1, at United Presbyterian Church of Plainfield. Fill up on eggs, pancakes, sausage, continental breakfast, coffee, tea and more. Adults:  $10.00 Seniors:  $9.00 Children 7 years and ...

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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. Wardlaw + Hartridge School Celebrates World Language Day Scotch Plains Public Library Announces December Book Clubs Seasonal Recipe: Apple Cider Cranberry ...

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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 Man Involved in Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Franklin Township Sunday Night Shooting Victim in Plainfield Pronounced Dead Plainfield: Sunday Night Homicide ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ – Local authorities are dealing with the season's first snow, and forecasters are warning that up to 7 inches could fall across the region into Thursday evening, A National Weather Service winter storm warning, in effect until 10 p.m., predicts accumulations of 5 to 7 inches of ...

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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. 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 ...

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UPDATE:  According to organizers, this event has been canceled. 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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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. 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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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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 ...

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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: Elections Plainfield School Board Candidate 2018: Who is Timothy Priano? Union County Clerk Dispels Voting Myths Meet Ron Johnson - Candidate For City ...

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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: 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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