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Homefirst and City of Plainfield Kick Off Partnership Over Breakfast

May 24, 2018

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The city of Plainfield and Homefirst, an organization that provides housing, social services, and homeless prevention assistance, kicked off their Dudley House veterans housing program on Wednesday to introduce program partners and provide updates on the project.

Located at the corner of Putnam and Richmond Avenue, the Dudley House is currently undergoing renovations to create ...

Plainfield Historic District Expansion Meeting Set

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Members of the Historic Preservation Commission have met informally with block associations and neighborhood groups to discuss the proposed expansion of two historic districts. On June 12, a public meeting will be held on the proposal, from 7 to 9 p.m. at duCret School of Art, 1030 Central Ave. 

The Van Wyck Brooks and Netherwood Heights districts – two of the ...

Plainfield's Linda Carter Elected to Fill LD22 NJ State Assembly Seat

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - The Democratic Municipal Committees within the 22nd Legislative District, which includes Union, Middlesex, and Somerset counties, met on May 19 at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School.  The committees voted to elect Union County Freeholder Linda Carter to fill the LD22 NJ State Assembly vacancy caused by the passing of longtime Assemblyman Jerry Green.

Carter said at a ...

New Jersey State Motor Vehicle Commission Returns to South Plainfield

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – A new state Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) opened its doors in South Plainfield on Monday, just one week shy of a year since the borough’s former agency closed its doors. The office, located at 5000 Hadley Road, will provide in-person services to residents of the borough and the surrounding communities six days a week. 

“I would like ...

The Week Ahead in Plainfield: May 21-27

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

MONDAY

A special public meeting will be held at 7 p.m. in municipal court, 325 Watchung Ave. to amend the 2018 municipal budget. Download the amendments.
Boys volleyball:  a home match ...

Plainfield Week in Review: Board of Ed Fills Seat, Budget Passage, Bike Races, and more

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up:

Plainfield's Mayor Mapp: A Cultural Renaissance

Ashley Davis - Lessons From My Mother

Plainfield Settlement Coincides with Budget Passage

Postal Letter Carrier's Food Drive for Star Fish Food Pantry in Plainfield

Queen Latifah Delivers ...

Plainfield Detectives, Swimmer Sincere Malone Recognized at City Council Meeting

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Two proclamations were read at Monday's city council meeting, the first to honor three Plainfield detectives for bravery and dedication to duty, and the second to recognize a record-breaking performance by swimmer Sincere Malone.

Plainfield Police Director Carl Riley read the councilmanic resolution recognizing the detectives who were involved in a police-involved shooting ...

The Week Ahead in Plainfield: May 14-20

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

MONDAY

The Plainfield City Council meets at 8 p.m. in the municipal court, 325 Watchung Ave.  Download the agenda in English or Spanish.
Boys volleyball:  an away match vs. Summit, ...

Plainfield Settlement Coincides with Budget Passage

PLAINFIELD, NJ - If the Plainfield City Council approves a $450,000 settlement with Deputy Fire Chief Jeffrey Courtney tonight, will it cause a budget amendment?

The governing body agreed last week to move the settlement to the agenda and also heard recommendations from the Citizens’ Budget Advisory Committee on the 2018 budget. A public hearing on the budget is scheduled for tonight, ...

Plainfield Week in Review: Possible Pedestrian Mall, Board of Ed Interviews, and More

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up:

Joylette Mills-Ransome: My Work as a Councilwoman

Bernice Paglia:  Site of Former Plainfield Businesses Up For Redevelopment Study

Meet Cameron E. Cox

Last weekend:  Scenes from a Weekend in Plainfield

Traffic Stop in Roselle Park ...

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Offshore Drilling Endangers 2 National Parks in New Jersey

May 23, 2018

SPOILED PARKS: NEW REPORT SPOTLIGHTS THREAT OF TRUMP’S EXPANDED OFFSHORE DRILLING TO 68 COASTAL NATIONAL PARKS 

 Acadia, Fort Sumter, Everglades, Olympic National Parks and Others in 18 States at Risk; Huge Potential Impact Seen on $5.7 Billion in Coastal Park Economic Output, 84 Million Annual Visits, and 60,000 Jobs.

WASHINGTON, DC – The Trump ...