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New Brunswick Ciclovia opens 2018 Season

April 17, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK  – New Brunswick Ciclovia will open its 2018 season on Sunday, April 22 for another fun day of open streets and active living for all. 

Now in its fifth year, New Brunswick Ciclovia is a family-friendly event that emphasizes healthy living and community building by opening our streets and offering programming for all to enjoy. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., more ...

Union County Freeholders Mark "Autism Awareness Day" with Red Bulls

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders present A Day Out with the New York Red Bulls, marking "Autism Awareness Day" on Saturday, April 21.

Join the County's Office for People with Special needs by purchasing a ticket for the game.  A percentage of proceeds will be donated to charities that benefit or support those with autism.

Tickets are $25 and include a $10 food ...

Baseball: Plainfield Blows Out Hillside 12-0

HILLSIDE, NJ - The Plainfield Cardinals improve to 2-2 with their shutout win over Hillside on Wednesday.

The Cardinals will travel to Elizabeth on Friday to face the Minutemen at 4 ...

Baseball: Plainfield Tops Roselle Catholic 13-3

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield's baseball team beat Roselle Catholic 13-3 in a home game on Monday.

Senior Waldy Arias recorded his 100th career hit in the first inning as a Cardinal.  Officials stopped the game as his teammates surrounded him to congratulate him.  Joe Curdens, one of two umpires at the game, said he has not seen a player do this in thirty years in Plainfield.

As ...

American Legend, World Champion QB Joe Theismann to Speak at Boy Scouts Breakfast in May in Basking Ridge

BERNARDS TWP., NJ –The Patriots’ Path Council of the Boy Scouts of America has chosen legendary football quarterback Joe Theismann as its keynote speaker at its second Stars and Stripes Breakfast, on Wednesday, May 2, at The Ridge – Verizon’s Learning and Development Center in Basking Ridge.

The former Washington Redskins quarterback joined ESPN in April 1988, ...

Did Racism Prevent Babe Ruth from Becoming a Major League Manager?

BRONX, NY – As baseball approaches the April 15 anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s breaking the color barrier, a new book, BABE RUTH - A Superstar’s Legacy by Jerry Amernic, makes the case that The Bambino never got the coveted opportunity to become a big-league manager for fear that he might push for integration.

Babe Ruth’s grandson, Tom Stevens, wrote the Foreword ...

Girls Softball: Plainfield Beats Roselle 16-9 on Opening Day

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield's Lady Cardinals beat Roselle 16-9 on Thursday, opening day of the softball season.

Senior Arianna Diaz gave up three hits and three walks, and struck out ten for the ...

Skateboard Lessons Available at Plainfield's Madison Skatepark

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield’s Division of Parks & Recreation will partner with ABF Skate Shop, LLC to introduce a new program for children who are interested in learning the art of skateboarding.

New to the sport?  Beginner lessons are available for kids 5 to 8, and 9 to 13 years old.  Need to hone your skills?  Intermediate lessons for those who have been ...

The Week Ahead in Plainfield: April 2-8

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

MONDAY

The city council agenda fixing session starts at 7:30 p.m. and will be held in municipal court, 325 Watchung Ave.  Download the agenda.
Girls and boys outdoor track:  Tri at Brearley vs. Dayton at 4 p.m.
Learn to ...

New Jersey State Bicycle Championships Return to Plainfield for Third Year in a Row

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Save the date, the New Jersey State Bicycle Championships will return to Plainfield for the third year in a row, in town on Sunday, May 20.

The races will feature the best cyclists in the state and from around the region.  Youth bicycle races are back, too.

2017:  A Look at the New Jersey State Bicycle Championships in Plainfield May 7

 

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Union County College to Begin Esports Program in the Fall of 2018

April 24, 2018

CRANFORD - Union County College will become one of 63 schools nationwide, and the first county college in New Jersey, to offer a coed intercollegiate esports program, also known as Electronic Sports. Esports is a multi-player video game program that competes with colleges and universities in the United States and Canada. The Union County College Esports teams could compete against two and ...