Wrestling: Plainfield Sends 3 to NJSIAA District 13 Tournament

February 19, 2018

PLAINFIELD, N.J. – The Plainfield High School wrestling team will send 3 grapplers to Saturday’s NJSIAA Individual Wrestling District 13 tournament at Union High School.

Senior Christian Chajon (285 lbs.), who is the No. 5 seed in his bracket, finished the season 32-6.

Junior Johnny Cruz (120 lbs.) finished the season 26-12, and Senior Walter Pineda (138 lbs.) finished ...

Scotch Plains Teen Visits NFL Pro Bowl

SCOTCH PLAINS, - Among the many wishes granted this year through the annual Jersey Mike’s “Month of Giving” campaign with Make-A-Wish was Scotch Plains resident Kyle Brainard's visit to the Pro Bowl in Orlando, Florida, in January.

Kyle, who has courageously battled a critical illness always had an admiration for his NFL heroes. The chance to experience a ...

The Week Ahead in Plainfield: Feb 19-25

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


Presidents' Day - City Hall is closed, along with the library and schools, and there will be no PMUA garbage pickup.  Banks and the post office are also closed.  New Jersey Transit will operate on a holiday ...

Wrestling: Plainfield's Cruz and Chajon Place Second, Pineda Third

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Plainfield wrestlers finished eighth overall in the team competition at the District 13 tournament hosted at SPFHS on Saturday, Feb. 18.  

Plainfield’s Johnny Cruz (120 lbs.) and Christian Chajon (285 lbs.) placed second in their weight class, while Walter Pineda (138 lbs.) placed third.

Jack Canon (152 lbs.) and ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Senior Signs National Letter of Intent

EDISON, NJ -- Mia Reyes of Piscataway, a senior at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison, has made it official: she will continue her soccer career at Haverford College next year.

The Wardlaw+Hartridge soccer star signed her official national letter of intent at a press conference with family, friends and coaches in attendance on Feb. 14. Mia, who will graduate with 30 goals and a W+H record ...

Ten 2018 Olympians Trained at New Jersey Skating Rink

HACKENSACK -- Aspiring Olympic figure skaters might be interested to learn that they, too, can train at a facility where 10 Pyeongchang Olympians trained. 

The Ice House in Hackensack has served as the training facility for 10 Olympic skaters representing five countries. They gave sneak previews of their Olympic performances for the lucky audience at "Ice Dreams," the Ice ...

The Week Ahead in Plainfield: Feb 12-18

PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto what's going on in and around town this week.  Read on to learn more about upcoming Plainfield news and events, including the State of the City address, fun for teens and tweens, varsity sports, Black History Month celebrations, and more.


Boys basketball:  away vs. Roselle Catholic, 7 p.m.
Bowling:  away at Union Catholic, 3 ...

Union County Basketball Tournament at Plainfield High School on Saturday

PLAINFIELD, NJ – The Union County Tournament gets underway this weekend at the Rico Parenti Gymnasium at Plainfield High School, 950 Park Avenue.

Plainfield's 11th seeded boys varsity team will play host to 14th seed Arthur L. Johnson High School on Saturday at 2 p.m. in the first round.

Plainfield's boys junior varsity team travels to Rahway High School on Saturday to ...

Boys Basketball: Patrick School Tops Plainfield, 69 - 30

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield’s boys basketball team struggled Tuesday night in a home game against the Patrick School's Celtics, falling 69-30.

At the end of the first quarter, the Celtics led 23-12.  As the buzzer sounded to end the half, the Celtics were ahead, 44-17.

The Patrick School started the third quarter with the ball, but couldn’t convert.  The Cardinals ...

Get a Free Sports Physical at Plainfield High School

PLAINFIELD, NJ - If you plan to play a sport in the spring, then make plans to get a free physical at Plainfield High School.

There are two opportunities:

Tuesday, Feb. 6 at 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 5 p.m.

Plainfield High School is located at 950 Park Avenue. 

Download the Plainfield Schools Physical Registration Form.

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82nd Annual Union County Baseball Association Hot Stove Awards, Student Athletes

February 11, 2018

Union County Freeholders Angel G. Estrada and Alexander Mirabella congratulate young local athletes honored for their achievements during the the 82nd Annual Union County Baseball Association Hot Stove Awards Dinner in Clark. They were joined by Union County Manager Alfred Faella, Union County Baseball Association President Jim Iozzi and the guest speaker, Major League Baseball umpire Phil ...