Kent Place School Graduates Plainfield Resident at 123rd Commencement

June 22, 2017

On Sunday, June 4, the Class of 2017 graduated at the 123rd Kent Place School Commencement. Among the 71 members of the Class of 2017 is Lena Anglin of Plainfield.

Kent Place is the only non-sectarian girls' day school in New Jersey, and provides a rigorous and fulfilling education for more than 600 students in Kindergarten through Grade 12. They also offer a coed Junior Pre-Kindergarten ...

Plainfield Public Schools Graduation of the Class of 2017

PLAINFIELD, NJ – The Plainfield Public Schools Class of 2017 graduated over 400 graduates who attend three institutions within the District.

Students graduated from the Barack Obama Academy for the Academic & Civic Development, the Plainfield Academy for the Arts & Advanced Studies and Plainfield High School.

More than 70 percent of the students have declared post secondary ...

Wardlaw-Hartridge School Students Graduate at 134th Commencement

EDISON, NJ -- The Wardlaw-Hartridge School held its 134th Commencement Ceremony on Friday, June 16 under a giant tent on the back athletic fields.

The Class of 2017 marched in, led by Allison Haley of Colonia and Neha Chhabra of Edison carrying the class flag. The program began with the Star-Spangled Banner and a welcome from Dr. Bob Bowman of Scotch Plains, Assistant Head of School ...

Congrats, Plainfield Graduates, Now Show Us Your Pictures!

PLAINFIELD, NJ - On Monday, June 19, Plainfield High School students became graduates in a ceremony that had to be moved inside due to inclement weather.

Now TAPinto Plainfield is looking for photos of Plainfield graduates for a future story.  Want your pictures featured on TAP? Email them to

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Wardlaw-Hartridge Middle School Students Graduate at Ceremony

EDISON, NJ -- The Eighth Grade Class of 2017 at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison completed its Middle School journey during the Stepping Up Ceremony on Wednesday, June 14 .

It was a memorable evening that began with a processional to "Rondeau" and continued with the Pledge of Allegiance and everyone singing "America the Beautiful." Maggie Granados, ...

Summer Enrichment Program Now Accepting Registrations

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Registration for the Summer Enrichment Program for children is now open. 

The program will run from June 26 to September 1, 8:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Participants will experience read alouds, learn reading strategies, math facts and science.  There will be picnics and field trips.

New Covenant Church is located at 225 East 7th Street in Plainfield.  To register, ...

Wardlaw-Hartridge Fifth Graders Graduate at Moving Up Ceremony

EDISON, NJ -- The fifth graders at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison moved up to Middle School during the Fifth Grade Moving Up Ceremony on Tuesday, June 13. Students said farewell to Lower School with family, friends and faculty and staff members in attendance.

The program began with the processional to "Prince of Denmark's March" and a flag salute before everyone ...

Plainfield High School Graduation, June 19

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Public Schools 2016-2017 Commencement Exercises will be held on Monday, June 19, 2017 at 6:00 PM at Hub Stine Sports Complex, 1410 Randolph Rd., Plainfield, NJ

In the event of rain, the event will be held at Plainfield High School Gymnasium, 950 Park Avenue, Plainfield, NJ.  Because of limited space in the gymnasium the students will receive tickets to ...

Plainfield High School Alumni Association to Hold 12th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Luncheon

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield High School Alumni Association will hold its 12th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Luncheon on Saturday, June 24 at Giovanna’s Restaurant.  Doors will open at 10:30 am and the program will begin at 11:00 am.  

The eight Inductees include:

Peter Griswold (PHS Class of 1964)
Joseph Iravondo (PHS Class of 1971)
Linward ”Lenny” ...

Wardlaw-Hartridge Upper School Students Celebrate Achievements

EDISON, NJ -- Upper School students at The Wardlaw-Hartridge School in Edison were honored for their participation and achievement at the Honors Assembly on June 2. The program began with a welcome by Dr. Bob Bowman of Scotch Plains, Assistant Head of School for Upper School, and continued with recognition of students who participated in service and leadership, clubs, the arts and ...

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Union County Congratulates Ellen Dotto of Union County College on Retirement

June 23, 2017

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders presents Union County College Executive Director of College Relations and Secretary of the Boards of Governors and Trustees Ellen Dotto of Berkeley Heights with a resolution congratulating her upon her retirement. They were joined by Ellen’s husband Peter. The Freeholders Board recognizes the significant professional achievements of Ellen Dotto, ...