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Registration For Annual Math Competition at Saint Joseph HS is Open to All 7th and 8th Graders in New Jersey

November 13, 2018

METUCHEN, NJ - Know a student that soars through math challenges without hesitation?  Have a Math whiz in the family?  It's time to get them to sign up for the Saint Joseph High School Annual Mathematics Competition.   

The event is open to any New Jersey students in grades seven or eight.   The 45-minute exam consists of 16 questions including algebra, ...

U.S. Veterans Remembered, Honored at Plainfield's Cook School

PLAINFIELD, NJ - A special assembly was held at Plainfield's Frederic W. Cook School to commemorate the service of U.S. Veterans, and to present Certificates of Appreciation to family members. The presentation included a “Thank You” from all of the children at the school.

“This is the tenth year Cook School celebrates Veterans Day with a special program,” said ...

The Week Ahead in Plainfield: November 12-18

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


The Plainfield Public Library will be closed in observance of Veterans Day.  The City of Plainfield will be also be closed.


The school board will hold a work and study session, meeting in the ...

Project SEARCH at Overlook Medical Center Holds Open House Dec. 12

SUMMIT, NJ - The Project SEARCH program at Overlook Medical Center which, since launching in 2016, has seen 15 out of 18 interns securing competitive employment in the community, will be hosting an open house event for prospective students and families on December 12, from 7 - 8:30 p.m, at the hospital.

Attendees wil learn more about one of New ...

Plainfield's Shaun Keating Honored for Being Named a Commended Student at UC

PLAINFIELD, N.J. --  Shaun Keating, a senior at Union Catholic and Plainfield resident was honored at the school for receiving a Letter of Commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Program.

The Thursday ceremony included an opening prayer that Keating wrote and delivered during the fifth annual Veterans Day Ceremony in front of the school.   

The ...

Out and About in Plainfield This Weekend: November 9-11

PLAINFIELD, NJ - There is a bevy of activities - dinner and dancing, art, wildlife, and more -  from which to choose this weekend in and around Plainfield.  Where will we see you?


A Domestic Violence Awareness presentation by the Union County Rape Crisis Center, the Union County YWCA, and the Plainfield Police Department will be given at  7:30 p.m. at Mount Olive ...

Armady Tops Johnson, Incumbents Sweep Board of Ed in Plainfield

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Unofficial results are in for Plainfield for the 2018 General Election, with residents casting their votes for Elton Armady, Joylette Mills-Ransome, and Ashley Davis for City Council seats.  The Children First slate swept the race for seats on the school board.

Armady beat out Ronald Johnson, Jr., 7,788 votes to 1,829, in what Mayor Adrian O. Mapp called a failed ...

Plainfield, North Plainfield Third Grade Students Receive Free Dictionaries

Teams of Rotarians and volunteers are fanning out to the three elementary schools in North Plainfield, and the ten elementary schools and three charter schools in Plainfield during the months of October and November to give a dictionary to every third grade student.  A total of twelve hundred dictionaries will be presented, including Spanish-English dictionaries for ESL ...

Y Vote? Just Ask Our Youth

SOMERSET, NJ - Students from 11 Central New Jersey schools competed in the League of Women Voters' (Greater New Brunswick Chapter) inaugural "Y Vote" contest earlier this year. 

Already a big hit, the contest drew 91 responses - 77 essays, and 14 videos. The top entries in both categories received $500, while $200 went to second place, and $100 to third place.

School Based Youth Services Programs Aimed at Mentoring Plainfield Middle School Boys

PLAINFIELD, NJ - In recognition of School Violence Awareness Week in October, administrators at Hubbard Middle School in Plainfield hosted several school based youth services programs (SBYSP) aimed at identifying and mentoring 7th and 8th grade boys who may be considered “at-risk” due to a number of factors.

The programs were coordinated by Ralph Johnson, a School Based Youth ...


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Union Catholic's Shaun Keating of Plainfield Honored for Being Named a Commended Student

November 10, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. -- Union Catholic's Shaun Keating sure had a memorable day on Thursday.

Her day started when she was honored at the school for receiving a Letter of Commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Program.

Then just a few minutes later, Keating wrote an opening prayer that she delivered during the fifth annual Veterans Day Ceremony in front of the school.