Wardlaw+Hartridge Students Showcase Artistic Talents

December 17, 2017

EDISON, NJ -- Upper School students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison provided visual and musical art at its finest at the Winter Art Show and Concert on Dec. 7.

After patrons roamed the halls to peruse artwork in the showcases, which included a display in the lobby of the new Berry Performing Arts Center, they entered the Jean and Sal Badalamenti Theater for a wonderful ...

Season of Giving at Wardlaw-Hartridge

EDISON, NJ -- Sanya Sidhu of Edison and Samantha Phillips of Scotch Plains, Middle School students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, visit the Angel Tree to select ornaments with gift suggestions for autistic children at The Crossroads School in Westfield. The gifts were delivered to the school during the holiday season.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Plainfield's Maxson Middle School

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Public School District invites you to a ribbon cutting ceremony at Maxson Middle School.

The event will showcase the school's newly remodeled cafeteria.

Stop by 920 East 7th Street, from 6:30 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 21.  Light refreshments will be served. 


Mix it Up at Hubbard Middle School's Mixer in Plainfield

PLAINFIELD, NJ - A fundraiser for the 8th grade class at Plainfield's Hubbard Middle School is being held on Friday, Dec. 15.

All 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students from the Plainfield School District are invited, from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.  There will be music by DJ Reef.

There is a five dollar entrance fee, and student I.D. is required.

Hubbard Middle School is located at 661 West ...

Clark Student Saved by Staff Member at Valley Road School

CLARK, NJ - Valley Road School honored one of their own as a hero recently.   Mr. Nelson Tavares a custodian in the school for many years jumped into action and performed the Heimlich Maneuver when he saw a child in distress.

According to Valley Road School Principal Joe Beltramba, Tavares is a much-loved member of the school community.  He is often in and out of the cafeteria ...

Plainfield’s Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Undergoes Inspection

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield High School's Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps underwent its national inspection on Dec. 8 by Major Mike Allen, of the Headquarters Junior AFJRTOC Center, in Maxwell AFB, Alabama. Major Allen traveled from Alabama to conduct the inspection.

The inspection evaluated three primary areas that address cadet values: compliance, cadet core and cadre of ...

The Week Ahead in Plainfield: Dec 11-17

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


The last City Council meeting of 2017 will take place at 7:00 p.m. in Municipal Court, 325 Watchung Avenue.  Download the agenda.

MORE:  Plainfield Council Approves Raises For Mayor and ...

CJ Stueck of Scotch Plains Named to All-State Choir

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The third time proved to be the charm for Wardlaw+Hartridge senior CJ Stueck.

Having twice qualified for the regional choir, the Scotch Plains resident was determined to take it one step higher and earn selection to the NJMEA All-State Choir and perform with the state’s finest singers. Mission accomplished.

CJ recently performed with the All-State Choir at two ...

Panel Discussion in Sparta: School Consolidation Complex and Costly

SPARTA, NJ – A large crowd filled the Sparta High School media center on Wednesday to hear a panel discussion about school consolidation.  More than 150 people attended the event sponsored by New Jersey School Boards’ Association, according to Ray Pinney, Director of Member Engagement.

The through discussion of topic hit both sides of the issue.  “Some say it is a ...

Video: Scenes from Plainfield Public Schools State of the District

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield Public Schools Acting Superintendent Dr. Caryn Cooper held a 'State of the District' event at the high school on Thursday evening.

Principals and Administrators from all fifteen schools were present, including Content Supervisors, Special Education, Early Childhood Services, Family Success Center and the 21st Century Learning Centers.

Information stations ...

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Hannah Atkins Community Center, Plainfield

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Hickory Tree Chorus offers Free A Cappella Singing Series - January 2018

December 13, 2017

The Hickory Tree Chorus chapter of Sweet Adelines International invites women singers to register for its free “Sing A Cappella Series” of vocal workshops. Women will learn to sing chord-ringing, fun-filled, four-part a cappella music, Wednesdays, January 10, 17, and 24 at 7:15pm at The Shrine of St Joseph, 1050 Long Hill Road, Stirling, NJ.  The series kicks off with a ...