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By VICTORIA CARUSOMay 21, 2018
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – A new state Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) opened its doors in South Plainfield on Monday, just one week shy of a year since the borough’s former agency closed its doors. The office, located at 5000 Hadley Road, will provide in-person services to residents of the borough and the surrounding communities six days a week.
“I would like ...
By JIM LAMBERTMay 21, 2018
PLAINFIELD, NJ -- The Union Catholic girls won its fourth straight title and the boys placed second at Thursday's Union County Track & Field Championships at Hub Stine Field in Plainfield.
In the girls competition, Zamira Ysaac and Sydney Tucker each scored victories and several other Vikings came up with huge performances to spark the Vikings to a 115 1/4-86 ...
By MARIBETH FISHERMay 21, 2018
SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Bookmark Book Club, popularly referred to as Scotch Plains Public Library’s Afternoon Book Club, is celebrating 35 years of monthly meetings.
Book clubs are a very influential factor in the lives of suburban women. In reviewing the histories of these groups there seem to be two variations: most are recent arrivals on the scene, and the remainder start and ...
May 21, 2018
EDISON, NJ -- Seventh and eighth graders at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison successfully staged three of William Shakespeare's classic plays in the school’s amphitheater on May 10-11.
Two sections of seventh graders kicked off the festivities with performances of Macbeth on May 10. One group of eighth graders staged Julius Caesar in the morning on May 11 and another group ...
By JACKIE LIEBERMANMay 21, 2018
WESTFIELD, NJ — The New Jersey Festival Orchestra presented its season finale, In London Town, at the Presbyterian Church in Westfield Saturday night. It was auspicious timing, as the royal wedding had taken place in England just that morning.
“We were so happy when Prince Harry and his bride picked our finale date,” Linda Doyle, executive director of the NJFO ...
By JOHN MOONEYMay 21, 2018
SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ - It started with a collection to help fund a Memorial Day barbecue at the Valley Brook Village veterans facility in Lyons, NJ. When the bucket collection raised $7,000 at John's Meat Market in downtown Scotch Plains, they decided to keep it going and had barbecues all summer. The program has grown ever since.
Steve Hackenberg, a Scotch Plains ...