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The Week Ahead in Plainfield: September 17-23

September 16, 2018

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


Storytime with Ms. Rosa at 6 p.m. at the Plainfield Public Library, 800 Park Ave.
Boys soccer:  a home game vs. Central HS-Newark, at 4 p.m. at Hub Stine.
Girls volleyball:  away at AL Johnson, 4 p.m.
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Football: Union Tops Plainfield 42-12

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Cardinals football team had trouble moving the ball in the team's home opening game against the visiting Union Farmers.

Union scored three touchdowns in the first quarter, and another in the second.  Isaiah Stewart (2) scored two touchdowns, and Jalen Carter (#10), Ricardo Casas (#40), Jacqu'e Cook (#4), Christian Murrell (#25), and Ahmirr Robinson ...

Phoenix Academy Wraps Up its Kiddie Soccer Season

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Members of the Phoenix Academy preschool's kiddie soccer team played their final game of the season.

Anita Fultz, Director and Owner, said kiddie soccer is "a great enrichment program for our students."

Phoenix Academy is located at 1353 South Avenue.  For more information, call 908-412-0312 or visit ...

A Busy Saturday on TAP in Plainfield

PLAINFIELD, NJ - There is something for everyone in Plainfield on this upcoming Saturday.  Root for the Cardinals at their home opener game, learn about different cultures at the Hispanic Heritage Month event at the library, and more.

Start your day with Queen City Pride, and give back to your community.  The group will be cleaning up on East 2nd Street at Johnston, starting at 8 ...

Boys Soccer: Plainfield Tops Morris Catholic 2-1

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Narvis Bent Jr. and Kenet Lopez both found the back of the net to help lead Plainfield to a 2-1 victory over Morris Catholic High School in Plainfield on Saturday.

Bent Jr. and Lopez also both picked up an assist in the win.

Anderson Lopez came up big in goal, making 8 saves.

The Week Ahead in Plainfield: September 10-16

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


Code Combat continues at the library, 800 Park Ave., for 9-17 year olds.  In the Computer Lab, from 4 to 5 p.m.  For more info, call Andrew Eason at 908-757-1111 ext. 139, or email
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WHRHS Football: Watchung Hills Drops Home Opener to Plainfield in Last Minute, 22-21

WARREN, NJ - After an 85-yard drive, Demetrius Stephens scored on a one-yard run with a minute left in the game to lift Plainfield over Watchung Hills in the Warriors home opener on Friday night, 22-21.

Game captains for the Warriors were Alex Strehle, Chris Sosuglu, Kevin Badger, and Trevor Schmidt.

Watchung Hills took an early lead on runs from Caleb Parker and Kevin Badger, ...

Volleyball: Plainfield Lady Cardinals Beat Hillside in Two Sets

HILLSIDE, NJ - The Plainfield Lady Cardinals volleyball team, led by Captain Melany Conchucos, had a season opening win against Hillside High School on Thursday, defeating their opponent in two sets.

There were outstanding performances, according to Coach Chanise Sears, from seniors Shawkia Arrington, who had 5 kills, 2 aces, and 2 digs, and Kayla Brice, with 1 kill, 6 aces, 19 service ...

Football: Plainfield Falls to Voorhees 26-12

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Cardinals opened their season with an away game loss on Thursday, falling to Voorhees 26-12.


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Ex Rutgers Football Player Devera Released Without Bail on Fraud Charges

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - One of the eight former Rutgers University football players facing charges from a credit card fraud scheme was released from jail today without bail after a brief court hearing in which the defendant appeared via a video connection from the county jail.

Brendan Devera, 18, stood before the camera in the Middlesex County Adult Corrections Center wearing jail-issued ...


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