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ADVISORY: Plainfield Area Street Paving, Plan Alternate Routes Starting Monday, Nov. 20

November 17, 2017

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Police Division has issued an advisory pertaining to traffic interruptions due to streets around the city that are in the process of being paved.  This advisory is effect Monday, Nov. 20 through Friday, Nov. 24  between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

Weather permitting, the following streets will experience interruption daily beginning this Monday through ...

Holiday Craft Fair at duCret in Plainfield

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The duCret School of Arts in Plainfield will be holding a Holiday Craft Fair.

On Saturday, Dec. 9 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. you can score some handcrafted gifts, from greeting cards, art, jewelry, quilts, plates and more, for those on your shopping list.  The school is located at 1030 Central Avenue in Plainfield.

Vendor opportunities are available; call the ...

Teens Spruce up Union County’s “Floating Wetlands” in Watchung Reservation

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ - A group of student volunteers took to the water to help pitch in for the environment. As part of Union County’s Adopt-a-Park Program, earlier this fall the group rowed out to spruce up a “floating wetlands” demonstration project at Surprise Lake in the county’s Watchung Reservation, and they also helped repair a section of trail.

“The wetlands ...

Grants for Home Repair Available Through Plainfield Office of Community Development

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Grants for home repair are available through the City of Plainfield's Office of Community Development for qualifying Senior Citizens 60 years or older

The grants are for minor health and / or safety repairs.  Applications are available in the Office of Community Development, 515 Watchung Avenue.

For more information, contact Project Coordinator Donna Morris at ...

"Code Blue" Weather Advisory Issued, Warming Center Available

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The City of Plainfield has issued a "Code Blue" weather advisory for the next four days due to lowering temperatures.  

The Plainfield Area YMCA, located at 518 Watchung Avenue, will be available as a warming center while this code is in effect.

 

Make a Difference Today – Join the Green Brook Park Special Cleanup Event

If you are looking for a chance to pitch in for the environment, come to a special volunteer event with the Union County Adopt-a-Park program and members of the North Plainfield Shade Tree Advisory Board on Saturday, Nov. 11, 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and help clean up a section of Green Brook Park.

Green Brook is part of the Union County Parks system. It is located in Plainfield and extends ...

Time to Set The Clock Back One Hour

PLAINFIELD, NJ- Daylight Savings Time officially ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday morning.  Plainfield residents are reminded to turn clocks back one hour.

While most people look forward to the extra hour of sleep this weekend, the end of Daylight Savings time brings an earlier dusk.   From now until the Winter Solstice on December 21, 2017, the amount of daylight ...

To Help Reduce Risk of Lyme Disease, Union County Advises “Plant This, Not That”

Union County, NJ--Japanese barberry is a common shrub that could be playing a role in the spread of Lyme disease, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. By planting native shrubs instead of Japanese barberry, property owners can help reduce the risk -- and create a more healthful habitat for butterflies and other pollinators, too.

“Union County residents can take action to ...

Milling and Paving Around Plainfield

PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto Plainfield was out and about on a beautiful Friday morning, and hit a couple of roadblocks around town.

These road closures would typically be a nuisance; however, what we noticed were trucks that were what we have all heard about at City Council meetings referred to as milling and paving. 

We ran into resident Dan Crigler on Belvidere Avenue, who said, ...

Where in the World is David Brearley? Union County history trading cards are available at Four Centuries In A Weekend sites

Elizabeth, NJ--While you may still be searching for that lost Mookie Wilson or Bucky Dent card, children of all ages are invited to hunt down and collect Union County’s new History Trading Cards this weekend.

Historic sites across Union County that are celebrating the Four Centuries In A Weekend history event will have cards to give out, from Alexander Hamilton, who studied at Snyder ...

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Plainfield's Olvin Ivan Trochèz Wins Latest Leg of CAMO® Screw Off!™ Competition

November 18, 2017

Local Contractors Compete for Chance to Win Cash & Prizes at Huston Lumber & Supply in N. Plainfield, NJ

Grand Rapids, MI – Olvin Ivan Trochèz of Plainfield, NJ has won the latest leg of the CAMO® Screw Off!™ hosted by Huston Lumber Supply in N. Plainfield, NJ. Trochèz has now earned the right to compete for a 2017 ...

Rosa Wippich Joins Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Jersey Properties New Providence Office

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Jersey Properties Welcomes Rosa Wippich

to the New Providence Office

 

New Providence, NJ - Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New Jersey Properties is proud to announce that Sales Associate Rosa “Rose” Wippich, a New Providence resident with nearly 10 years of real estate experience, has joined the company’s New Providence ...