Community Life

June 3, 2020

PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield neighbors came together early Wednesday evening to sing Happy Birthday to Albert Pittis to celebrate his 90th birthday. Daughters Carolyn and Melinda were able to watch on Facebook Live. Mayor Adrian O. Mapp and First Lady Amelia Mapp stopped by to sing with ...

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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. MRA International Donates Laptops to Plainfield School District 'Plainfield During WW1 and the Influenza Pandemic' Exhibit at Drake ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield woke up Friday to the news that blogger and former Public Information Officer Dan Damon has died. He had written on Facebook about some complications from foot surgery, and he was scheduled for a procedure this week. Nat Singleton wrote, "Dan Damon, my partner of 43 ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Freeholders Infrastructure Grant program will fund various projects throughout the County, including parks, sewage drainage, road resurfacing and signage. In all, the Freeholders made awards to 21 municipalities as part of the sixth annual Union County ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — As the Memorial Day weekend comes to a close, the Plainfield administration has announced there are 2,083 positive COVID-19 cases.  While there are no cases reported today, there are 95 fatalities in the Queen City. There was one fatality reported Sunday, a female, 92-years-old, ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Plainfield coronavirus cases, according to Mayor Adrian O. Mapp's daily report, stands at 2,047. A more devastating point to note is that 73 lives have been lost in the Queen City. An 88-year-old Hispanic woman has died, according to Tuesday's report. The Mayor's newsletter on ...

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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 Zoning Board Meets Virtually, Approves Applications Giamarese Farms: Create a Victory Garden During the War ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - The coronavirus has claimed two more Plainfield residents according to the press release from the Mayor's office on Monday, two Hispanic males, 74-years-old and 58-years-old. Read the Mayor's full release: As of Monday, May 11, 2020, the number of positive COVID-19 cases in ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — There has been a lot of reporting on the numbers of COVID-19 cases in Plainfield, as well as the number of lives lost.  It's not always a pretty picture.  It's time to meet someone who has lived through — and has survived — the coronavirus. What types of symptoms were you ...

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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. Petition Started Aiming to Have NJ State Parks Reopened New Brunswick Native Persichilli Leads Battle Against COVID-19 Plainfield Bar ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — One of the ripple effects of COVID-19 that is being felt in local communities is an increase in food insecurity due to sudden job losses and school closures. On Monday, several Plainfield non-profits benefited from a partnership between the Union County Freeholder Board, Sheriff ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — An update from Mayor Adrian O. Mapp on Sunday indicated there are now 221 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Plainfield, up from 184 in just a day.  An additional 247 persons are quarantined as a result of exposure to the coronavirus. According to live updates on covid19.nj.gov, the ...

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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. TAPinto CEO Speaks About the Impact of Local News During Coronavirus Pandemic South Plainfield’s Katie Stilo Launches Quarantine Collection ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ – In case you missed any of the past week’s news stories, here is the week in review. Click on the links for the entire story. Gov. Murphy's Lockdown Order Shuts Businesses, Bans Social Gatherings New Jersey May Reopen Muhlenburg Hospital in Plainfield Murphy, Area Govs Send ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ – Plainfield Police Department has issued a warning to all local residents to be aware of potential scams in connection with the Coronavirus crisis. Residents received a robocall today indicating that individuals posing as government agency representatives, specifically the Red ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — News about the COVID-19 coronavirus, its progress into New Jersey towns, and closures to increase social distancing changes daily.  Here is a look at what's going on in Plainfield to date. Plainfield Public Schools will be closed Wednesday, March 18 to Friday, April 3.  The ...

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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. Over 100 Volunteers Read to Plainfield Students on Read Across America Day Plainfield Parking Woes Raised Again By Residents, Council ...

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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. Get Ready for Spring and Witness the Remarkable American Woodcock Bill to Allow Child-Run Lemonade Stands Without a Permit Passes Fully ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — To celebrate the 19th Amendment Centennial, the League of Women Voters and the four New Jersey Girl Scout Councils are partnering to create Voter Girl Events on Saturday, March 7, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The statewide events will include all League of Women Voters chapters, and ...

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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 Alcoholic Beverage Control Board: 2020 Meeting Schedule JFK Hartwyck at Cedar Brook Earns ‘Five-Star’ Rating New Stuffed ...

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  PLAINFIELD, NJ — According to an advisory from the city, West Front Street in Plainfield will be closed from Park Avenue to Central Avenue due to emergent road construction on Friday, February 21,beginning at 9 a.m. Avoid the area and plan alternate routes.   TAPintoPlainfield.net is ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Board of Education members on Tuesday welcomed and honored Plainfield High School student Walter W. Young III who was recently awarded the U.S. Air Force 2020 Chief of Staff Private Pilot Scholarship. Assemblywoman Linda Carter and Freeholder Rebecca Williams were both on hand to ...

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CLARK, NJ - About 50 friends and relatives gathered Saturday at the Holiday Inn in Clark to help Dr. Harold Yood celebrate turning 100 years old. Born in Plainfield and a 1936 graduate of Plainfield High School, Dr. Yood returned to the Queen City after serving as a Medical Officer attached to ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Here is a round-up of this week’s upcoming events in Plainfield. There is something for everyone in the Queen City.  Did we miss anything? MONDAY Plainfield Public Library and Plainfield Public Schools will be closed in observance of President's Day. TUESDAY The ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Wondering what's going in and around town this weekend?  Here's a sneak peek at some Plainfield events. SATURDAY Maxson Middle School will host a presentation of “African Americans and the Vote” during a celebration of Black History Month, 12 to 2 p.m., at 920 E.

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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. Evergreen Elementary Students Perform Martin Luther King Jr. Poem for Choral Reading Governor Murphy Holds Town Hall in Maplewood NJ Teen ...

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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. First Lady Tammy Murphy and NJ Human Services Announce Reductions in Child Care Co-payments by 50 Percent Union County Sheriff’s Office ...

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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 Planning Board to Hold Redevelopment Hearing for Sites Including Fig Tree Market Woman Struck and Killed in Union While Trying to ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ — Here is a round-up of this week’s upcoming events in Plainfield. There is something for everyone in the Queen City.  Did we miss anything? MONDAY The Frontiers International Plainfield Area Club will present its 44th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast.  ...

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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. New Jersey Date Night: Lettuce Eat Salad Holy Trinity School Will Hold an Open House on Sun, Jan. 26 Measles, Mumps and...Warts? NJ ...

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