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Plainfield Mayor Adrian O. Mapp Announces State of the City Address

January 22, 2017

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Mark your calendars.  Plainfield Mayor Adrian O. Mapp has invited residents to the 2017 Plainfield State of the City Address.

The meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 8th will take place at the Plainfield Senior Citizens Center, located at 400 East Front Street in Plainfield, 7:00-8:30 pm.

 

'Sister March' Held in Plainfield Area

PLAINFIELD, NJ - A Sister March took place in Westfield Saturday morning, one of six being held in New Jersey.  So TAPinto Plainfield hopped the train at Netherwood to check it out. 

While waiting for the train to arrive, Plainfield residents Jeff Robinson, Linda McLeod, Judy McMahon and Maya Robinson-Cook chatted about what they could expect at the New York march to which they were ...

With Hundreds Expected, Women’s March in Westfield to Start at New Location

WESTFIELD, NJ — A march in Westfield Saturday in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington, D.C. is garnering far more interest than its organizer had imagined. More than 650 people have registered in the past few days, and many of them said they would bring others with them.

Originally planned to begin at Lord & Taylor, the march will now begin at the south side of the ...

‘Sister’ Women’s March Planned in Westfield Saturday

WESTFIELD, NJ — A march in Westfield Saturday is one of six planned throughout the state in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington, D.C. planned that day. According to organizers, the marches are meant to "send a bold message to our new government on their first day in office, and to the world, that women's rights are human rights.”

Organizers are planning a ...

Plainfield 2017 Homeless Point-In-Time Count

PLAINFIELD, NJ -The City of Plainfield and its partners, Union County Dept. of Human Services, Homefirst, Inc., and The Salvation Army, will outreach to the homeless population in the city on Wednesday, Jan. 25th from 1:00-3:00 pm.

The occasion will include a myriad of social services vendors who will be on hand at The Salvation Army, located at 615 Watchung Avenue, to address the needs of the ...

Free Public Wi-Fi in Union County Parks and Facilities in Plainfield Area

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Okay, Plainfield, you already know some of the benefits of getting off the couch and stepping away from that television.  Now there is one more reason to head outside, and strive for those 10K steps per day. 

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced the additional park areas that will have free public Wi-Fi, so you can map out your route and post ...

U.S. Rep. Watson Coleman Will Not Attend Trump Inauguration

SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – U.S. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, D-12, will not be at President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration next Friday, she announced Saturday night.

“I am very concerned with this administration coming in,” Watson Coleman said to around 150 people during a “United Communities” town hall meeting at the Islamic Society of Central Jersey on Route ...

Union County Clerk Recognized for Tech Achievement

UNION COUNTY, NJ -- Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi was nationally recognized for her leadership in the use of electronic recording technology.

Rajoppi was presented with the national 2016 eRecording All-Star Trailblazer Award, a competitive recognition sponsored by the global business solutions company Corporation Service Company. The Trailblazer award recognizes a recording office that has ...

Union County Clerk Hosts New Jersey Notary Training

Notaries Public are invited to attend the next session of New Jersey Notary Training, an educational seminar for Notaries Public hosted by Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi, together with Union County Surrogate James LaCorte, Esq., who will present the legal aspects of the functions of notaries public.

Ms. Rajoppi will open the seminar and review the application process for ...

Union County Freeholder Angel Estrada Honored for Service on Transportation Planning Board

Union County Freeholder Angel Estrada was recognized for his ongoing service on the Board of Trustees of the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) at the agency’s annual meeting in Newark on Monday.

“I’d like to thank the NJTPA for this recognition,” said Freeholder Estrada, who joined the NJTPA Board in 2012. “I will continue my efforts to put ...

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Local Democratic Chairs Declare Support for Phil Murphy for Governor and Jerry Green for re-election as Chairman of the Union County Democratic Committee

January 16, 2017

(CLARK)  Democratic municipal chairs throughout Union County have declared their intention to support both Phil Murphy for Governor and the re-election of Assemblyman Jerry Green for Chairman of the Union County Democratic Committee.

“When I was first elected county chairman, I made it a point to work closely with our municipal chairs to ensure Democrats at every level of the ballot ...

Women's March on Washington: Why, and Why Now

January 11, 2017

As Donald Trump’s inauguration draws near, a number of groups are planning various events and rallies – perhaps most notably, the Women’s March on Washington. I have read a number of opinion pieces and spoken to many people about the March, and several questions and criticisms seem to consistently arise. I would like to address two of the major themes.

(Q) The election is ...

Local Democratic Chairs Declare Support for Phil Murphy for Governor and Jerry Green for re-election as Chairman of the Union County Democratic Committee

January 16, 2017

(CLARK)  Democratic municipal chairs throughout Union County have declared their intention to support both Phil Murphy for Governor and the re-election of Assemblyman Jerry Green for Chairman of the Union County Democratic Committee.

“When I was first elected county chairman, I made it a point to work closely with our municipal chairs to ensure Democrats at every level of the ballot ...

Women's March on Washington: Why, and Why Now

January 11, 2017

As Donald Trump’s inauguration draws near, a number of groups are planning various events and rallies – perhaps most notably, the Women’s March on Washington. I have read a number of opinion pieces and spoken to many people about the March, and several questions and criticisms seem to consistently arise. I would like to address two of the major themes.

(Q) The election is ...