Dollar General Store Surprises Washington Elementary School with $50,000 and More!

May 27, 2017

ROSELLE, NJ - No one seen it coming! On Friday morning company officials from Dollar General descended on the Washington Elementary School with something BIG!! No one knew what was was about to happen, not the students, not the teachers, not even the principal!

Jeff Owen, Dollar General’s Executive Vice President, Store Operations, along with Denine Torr, Dollar General’s ...

Plainfield's Queen City Pride Receives Public Lands Clean Up Award

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Queen City Pride, a relative newcomer to Plainfield, was honored at the 14th Annual Clean Communities Awards Dinner by the Trustees of New Jersey Clean Communities Council in West Orange tonight.

To learn more and find out when the next scheduled cleanup is, visit

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Queen City Pride is set to be honored by the ...

Plainfield's Marie Bethea is a Senior Volunteer of the Year

Union County Freeholder Chairman Bruce H. Bergen joined Freeholders Angel G. Estrada and Bette Jane Kowalski in presenting certificates to Plainfield's Marie Bethea and Joe Yorey of Cranford. 

The two were honored as Senior Volunteers of the Year for Older Americans Month.

'Mac' Crosses Florida Border, Rides Past $6000 Fundraising Milepost

BLOOMFIELD, NJ - Mac-Adley Hyppolite Jr. just rode over the Florida border this week and cruised right past the $6000 milepost on his bike trip to raise funds for Children's Hospital. Mac started his journey from Bloomfield to Orlando Florida earlier this month leaving Watsessing Park on May 1. 

At the kick-off of the bike tour, Mac went out of his way to thank "every one of ...

Plainfield-North Plainfield Rotary Club Announces Upcoming Events

The Plainfield-North Plainfield Rotary Club will be hosting some fun events in the next month.  Check your calendar and get involved in your community by attending one or more of the following affairs.

Students of the Month Luncheon – May 31 at 12:15 pm
This year seven will be awarded Student of the Month award certificates to a great group of Interact Club members from North ...

Westfield Kids Plan 7th Annual Wiffle Ball Tournament to Benefit Camp for Kids with Cancer

WESTFIELD, NJ — The 7th Annual Charity Wiffle Ball Tournament benefiting Sr. Pat’s Kids Camp is set for the Friday of Memorial Day weekend. The tournament is organized by a board of four students from Westfield High School — Michael Birle, Katie Sullivan, Andrew Caminiti and Bryce Dannevig — and Delbarton student Jack Cushing.

Participants of all ages are ...

Plainfield: Take Tea in Style on Evergreen

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Van Wyck Brooks Historic District presents an "Afternoon Tea Event" to be held in a Plainfield classic historic home.

On Sunday, June 11 join Sharon Levy, Tea Expert for one of two seatings, with twenty-five guests per seating.  The first one is from 1:00 to 3:00 pm, and the second seating is 4:30 to 6:30 pm.

The event includes sit-down tea service with ...

Summit Animal Rescue 9th Annual Tricky Tray Brunch June 11

Berkeley Heights, NJ – The Summit Animal Rescue Association has announced the organization’s 9th Annual Tricky Tray Brunch.  The purpose of this event is to generate awareness about Summit Animal Rescue Association and to help raise funds to help them continue their rescue efforts.

The event is scheduled for June 11 from 11 am to 3 pm  It will be held at the ...

Plainfield's Dairy Queen Invites Community to a Celebration

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield's Dairy Queen invites the community to a special celebration to mark two incredible milestones.

Stop by on Thursday, May 18th and join the party as the Albanese family celebrates mom Adele, who will turn 85 years young.  It will also mark the fifteenth anniversary of receiving the life-saving kidney transplant from her daughter, Donna.

On May 29, 2002, ...

Go Bowling for Scholarships with Plainfield's WallynZavy's Autistic Kids Can Do!

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Let's go bowling, Plainfield!  This Saturday, May 13, WallynZavy's Autistic Kids Can Do! and Empower the Youth present this fun-filled event, with proceeds towards college scholarships.

Bowling for Scholarships will take place at Stelton Lanes, located at 1665 Stelton Road in Piscataway, from 9:00 pm to 11:00 pm.

Tickets are $30 for adults, and $25 for ...

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Imagine recognizes talented young Artists

May 24, 2017

Katie Rao and Alex Fontz of South Plainfield High School received Certificates of Appreciation for their outstanding volunteer contribution of artwork at the new Imagine Center in Mountainside.  We will be forever grateful for their talent and unique expression for our memory tree murals that captured exactly what we hoped for to make our space warm, safe, nurturing and imaginative.