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Food & Drink

Verve Restaurant Celebrates Mardi Gras in Somerville with Charity Auction of Masks, Gumbo Cook Off and Specialty Dishes from New Orleans, Brazil and Venice

January 29, 2016

SOMERVILLE, NJ - A silent auction of Mardi Gras masks created by students and residents at the Matheny School is just part of the fun at Verve Restaurant in the days leading up to Fat ...

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Government

Borough of South Plainfield Employees Participate in “Wear Red” Day

February 8, 2016

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Borough of South Plainfield employees participated in the National Wear Red Day for Women this past Friday, February 05, 2016. The day has become an annual event at the ...

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Health & Wellness

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital-Somerset Holds Free Heart Month Events

January 31, 2016

SOMERVILLE, NJ - In celebration of American Heart Month, Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset will host free community health education programs to help promote heart health. The ...

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Home & Garden

Homegrown Flavor from an Indoor Garden

January 25, 2016

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Add some homegrown flavor to your winter meals.  From microgreens to tomatoes, it is possible to grow produce indoors. Microgreens are a quick and easy way to add some ...

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Law & Justice

Residents: Beware of Phone Scams

February 8, 2016

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield residents and residents in neighboring towns are receiving phone calls from people claiming to be with the United States Treasury Department. The caller ...

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South Plainfield

Letters to Editor

Letters to the Editor

Letter from Debbie Boyle

January 28, 2016

I would like to thank Mayor Matthew Anesh, the Borough Councilmen, CFO Glenn Cullen, Police Chief James Parker, the police department, the Department of Public Works new Superintendent Len Miller,

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Community Announcements

Community Announcements

County Offers Beekeeping Workshop at the EARTH Center

February 6, 2016

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ  -- The Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County is hosting a free introductory beekeeping workshop. Introduction to Beekeeping is scheduled to be held from 10 ...

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News from the Senior Center

Senior Corner

Senior Center Announces Trips and Classes to Entice Seniors

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ The Senior Citizens Center, located at 90 Maple Avenue in South Plainfield is excited to announce a number of trips that are available to members of the Center. Trips to the ...

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In the Schools

In The Schools

Annual Grammar School Student Council Luncheon

January 30, 2016

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - South Plainfield School District Interim Superintendent Dr. Johanna Ruberto hosted the annual grammar school Student Council Lunch on January 14, 2016.  The students ...

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Community Life


Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Mon, February 8, 8:00 AM

South Plainfield

Estate/Garage Sale on Saturday February 6th & 7th

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Tue, February 9, 8:00 AM

Blood Drive, South Plainfield

9th Annual Blood Drive on February 9th at the ...

Tue, February 9, 6:30 PM

South Plainfield

Library Board of Trustees Meeting


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South Plainfield Library

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Yes, it’s finally here!!  I don’t mean Super bowl 50, but the grand re-opening of the library!  Our renovation and expansion has been completed and we are back and better than ...

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Beth's Book Review

The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick

Retro Review: The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick (Putnam, 1962)   Had Moses not led the Hebrews out of bondage in Egypt, would the Ten Commandments ever have been delivered? And ...

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South Plainfield Knights of Columbus Council #6203

It’s That Time Again….Back by Popular Demand, The Sacred Heart Lenten Fish Dinners

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield Knights of Columbus Council #6203 and Sacred Heart Church, will again be sponsoring  Lenten Fish Dinners on February 12th, February 19th, February ...

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Lost in Suburbia®

Dieting is for the Dogs

According to a recent survey by The Association of Pet Obesity, half of our nation’s pets are overweight. So apparently now, even dogs have to worry about bathing suit season. Not that ...

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Senator Peter J. Barnes, III

Barnes Legislation Requiring Inmates Receive Chronic Prescription Medication Clears Committee

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator Peter J. Barnes requiring correctional facilities to provide inmates with prescription medications that are prescribed for chronic conditions existing ...

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Assemblywoman Nancy J. Pinkin

Pinkin Bill to Help College Students Map a Path toward an Affordable Graduation Released by Assembly Committee

 TRENTON, NJ – Legislation Assemblywoman Nancy Pinkin sponsored to help make college more affordable by requiring undergraduate students enrolled in four-year public institutions of higher ...

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News from Assemblyman Diegnan

Diegnan Bill to Grant College Credit to Students Completing Jersey Boys and Girls State Programs Signed by Governor

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Bi-partisan legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr. (D-Middlesex) to give students participating in the American Legion Jersey Boys State or the American ...

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South Plainfield Junior Baseball Club

SPJBC 2016 in Person Baseball Signups

South Plainfield Junior Baseball Club (SPJBC) will have its final In-Person Registration for the Spring 2016 Season on Saturday, February 6th from 9am to 4pm at the SPJBC Clubhouse on Lorraine ...

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