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Celebrate the Season at Warinanco Park, Dec. 3

November 20, 2017

UNION COUNTY, NJ -- The Union County Freeholders and the Department of Parks and Recreation invite you to celebrate the holiday season at the Warinanco Sports Center on Sunday, December 3.

Kick off the season with family and friends at the newly modernized facility in Warinanco Park from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Skate on the new ice rink ($4 for skate rental), visit with Santa and skate ...

The Week Ahead in Plainfield: November 20-26

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Here's a look at what's on TAP this week in and around the city.  Read on to learn more about upcoming Plainfield, NJ news and events. 

Also, be sure to check out our EVENTS calendar page.  New events and activities are always being added, and you, too, can contribute. 

MONDAY

Join the Community Choir, with Choir ...

Wardlaw + Hartridge Baseball Clinic Features Former MLB Player

EDISON, NJ -- Join us for The Wardlaw + Hartridge School Baseball Clinic featuring former MLB player Milt Thompson. The clinic, which is being held Saturday, Dec. 2 at The Wardlaw + Hartridge School at 1295 Inman Avenue in Edison, will include two sessions: one for students in grades 5-8 from 9-11 a.m. and another for students in grades 9-12 from 11:30 ...

New Jersey Transit Offers Rail Shuttle Trains for Sunday's NY Giants vs Chiefs Game

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ -- New Jersey Transit will offer rail shuttle service to the Meadowlands Sports Complex for the NFL game between the New York Giants and the Kansas City Chiefs.

Service to MetLife Stadium begins at 9:41 a.m. from the Secaucus station, with the final Meadowlands-bound train leaving Secaucus at 2:01 p.m. Commuters are encouraged to purchase round trip tickets at their ...

Hoops for Humanity Basketball Tournament on Sat, Nov. 25 Will Benefit YCS Youth Program

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The fourth annual Hoops for Humanity 3-on-3 basketball tournament will raise money for Youth Consultation Service (YCS) on Saturday, Nov. 25, beginning at 10:00 a.m. at the Newmark School (1000 Cellar Ave.) in Scotch Plains.

Teams of three can register at Nick's Pizza (42 So. Martine Ave., Fanwood) to play in the tournament until Wednesday, Nov. 22. The ...

Hub City native, longtime boxer, facing off for global title in Atlantic City this weekend

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - New Brunswick native and legendary boxer Jorge “King” Diaz has certainly had his ups and downs over the years, and in some ways, he’s epitomized the rags to riches story.

Jorge was born in New Brunswick and throughout his youth, moved around to Puerto Rico, Franklin Township and North Brunswick, before finally settling down in Somerset some years ...

Plainfield’s Waldy Arias Signs National Letter of Intent with Campbell University

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Waldy Arias, a senior at Plainfield High School, commemorated today with Plainfield school administrators and coaches, his recent signing of a National Letter of Intent to attend Campbell University of North Carolina, and play NCAA Division I baseball, with the Fighting Camels.

"Waldy,” as he is best known at school, was voted top Junior Infielder in New ...

NJSIAA Tackles Gender Identity, Drone Technology with New Policies

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ – Transgender student-athletes in New Jersey high schools can now play sports based on their gender identity without a medical consultation.

The executive committee of the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association enacted a new policy Wednesday through which students can notify the school administration of their identified gender and participate in sports ...

Signups for Plainfield Men's Winter Basketball League Underway

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Men's Winter Basketball League, in collaboration with Y.E.S. Basketball, is currently accepting registrations for the Friday evening season that will start in 2018 in Plainfield.

Men aged 21 and older who want to join can sign up as an individual and then form a team.  There is a ten person maximum per team.

The season will run from January 6 through March 30, ...

Plainfield Week in Review: Salary Increases, Veterans Day, 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:

A Stroll Through Echo Lake Park

Franklin Township Police Officer Arrested by State Troopers for Armed Robbery

HOPES CAP, Inc. to Further Adult Education in Plainfield.

"The Battle of the Badges" on the Ice at the New Warinanco Sports ...

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Girls on the Run to celebrate their limitless potential at Florham Park PBA Turkey Trot on November 18

November 15, 2017

FLORHAM PARK, N.J - Nearly 600 girls who are participating in Girls on the Run and Heart & Sole programs this fall at schools and parks across Essex, Morris, and Union Counties will run in the Florham Park PBA Turkey Trot 5K on Saturday, November 18. The 5K run starts at 10AM and will take place at the Holy Family Church, 1 Lloyd Avenue, Florham Park.

During the 10-week fall ...