South Plainfield News

September 24, 2018

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Throughout the day Oct. 13, the South Plainfield Public Library will host its 3rd Annual Fall Festival. The festival, which will run from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., will feature free fun and family-friendly events for adults and children of all ages. All activities will take place ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots (2-2) hit three home runs to defeat the Long Island Ducks (2-2) 5-3 in Game 4 of the Liberty Division Championship Series at TD Bank Ballpark on Saturday evening. With the win, the Patriots have evened up the best-of-five playoff series 2-2 and forced a ...

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COLONIA, N.J. -- Turnovers proved costly as the South Plainfield High School varsity football team committed six of them en route to a 33-13 road loss to Colonia. With the defeat, the Tigers drop to 1-2 on the and year and 0-2 in the Greater Middlesex Conference - Blue Division. Meanwhile, the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – A new electronic sign was installed last week in front of the South Plainfield Senior Center. The sign, according to the center’s director Tree Olano, will be updated weekly to provide current and prospective members with information on weekly and special events.  “The new ...

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RARITAN, NJ – USMC Gunnery Sgt. John Basilone, a local hero and true American hero, will be honored by the US Postal Service with the naming of the Raritan Post Office in his honor, 73 years after he gave his life on the beaches of Iwo Jima in the closing days of WWII. The ceremony will be held ...

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RARITAN, NJ – USMC Gunnery Sgt. John Basilone, a local hero and true American hero, will be honored by the US Postal Service with the naming of the Raritan Post Office in his honor, 73 years after he gave his life on the beaches of Iwo Jima in the closing days of WWII. The ceremony will be held ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Summit rallied from a 3-1 halftime deficit to go on and beat the South Plainfield Tigers 6-5 in overtime. The Lady Hilltoppers had a balanced offensive attack receiving goals from six different players. South Plainfield received a hat trick from Lauren Calvey and two goals ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ- The Somerset Patriots (1-2) defeated the Long Island Ducks (2-1) 8-4 in Game 3 of the Liberty Division Championship Series before an Atlantic League Playoff record 8,143 fans at TD Bank Ballpark on Friday evening. The Patriots cut the Ducks lead to 2-1 in the best-of-five ...

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SOUTH RIVER, NJ – South Plainfield’s Marc Giordano and Adrian Dominguez scored two goals apiece, and the Tigers’ defense bottled up South Rivers’ offense as South Plainfield shutout South River 6-0. The victory improves South Plainfield’s record to 5-1-1 on the season while South River falls to ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ - This year's Jersey Harmony Explosion, a festival where professional acapella and barbershop performers bring their talents and expertise to aspiring singers, was hosted at James Caldwell High School in West Caldwell, NJ. "I loved hearing all the barbershop quartets sing for ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Each November, approximately 50,000 people from all over the world lace up their running shoes and set out with a mission to complete the TCS New York City Marathon. This year’s event is planned for Sunday, Nov. 4 and among the thousands of participants will be South ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The Old Bridge Lady Knights received goals from four different players, and held off a second have Lady Tigers charge to defeat South Plainfield 4-3. The Knights Kathryn Giarraffa, Abigail Zimmerlink and Mikayla VanHorn each tallied a goal and an assist and Dylan Ghimiray ...

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CENTRAL ISLIP, NY- The Long Island Ducks (2-0) defeated the Somerset Patriots (0-2) 11-1 in Game 2 of the Liberty Division Championship Series at Bethpage Ballpark on Thursday evening to take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five playoff series. The Ducks took a 3-0 lead in the bottom of the third ...

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OAK RIDGE, NJ - The South Plainfield High School Marching Band took to the football field at dusk on Saturday September 15th to perform their show, “Illusions,” at Jefferson Township High School in Oak Ridge, NJ.  Saturday’s competition was the first in a rigorous series of weekly Tournament of ...

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CEDAR KNOLLS, NJ - Tom Bergeron, Editor and Chief Content Officer of ROI-NJ, speaks with TAPintoTV on the one-year anniversary of its launch. ROI-NJ (Return on Information, New Jersey) is a media company created to inform and connect businesses across the state. "We're thrilled to celebrate the ...

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DUCKS TAKE GAME 1 OF THE LIBERTY DIVISION CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES OVER PATRIOTS WITH LOPSIDED 9-2 WIN   CENTRAL ISLIP, NY- The Long Island Ducks (1-0) defeated the Somerset Patriots (0-1) 9-2 in Game 1 of the Liberty Division Championship Series at Bethpage Ballpark on Wednesday evening to take a ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – At a South Plainfield Board of Education meeting Sept. 12, results of both the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) and Advanced Placement (AP) tests administered during the 2017-2018 school year were presented to the public.  According ...

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            South Plainfield – This week Mayor Anesh and his team discuss how the Democrats are once again talking about their plans, but actions speak louder than words.             Mayor Matt Anesh, along with Council President Rob Bengivenga and Councilman Joe Wolak, want to keep South ...

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Democrats Sandy Doyon, Kristine Keefe and Sherri Zwerko this week focused on the millions of dollars borrowed each year by the Republican Mayor and Council to pay for everyday expenses and the need to put the Borough on a pay-as-you-go spending system. Mayoral Candidate Sandy Doyon said, “Since ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Rutgers University President Robert Barchi has agreed to continue in that position for two more years, university officials said. Members of the university board of governors asked him to remain at least two more years, and he agreed, officials said. “Bob Barchi has been a ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield Police Department wants to partner with residents and business owners to help solve crime and keep our community safe.  Registering your business or personal surveillance camera may help deter crime and assist the Police Department in its overall crime ...

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Create a colorful and fragrant fall finale in your garden with groundcovers and vines. Blanket the earth with hardy groundcovers that add seasonal interest. Then direct your eye skyward with vines climbing on trellises, fences and arbors. Add a cloud of fragrant beauty with the white flowers of ...

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MAPLEWOOD, NJ - "A membership in the Maplewood Chamber of Commerce is a gift that a small business can give to itself," said the Executive Director of the Maplewood Chamber of Commerce, Lorraine Labonne-Storch. The Maplewood Chamber brings business owners together into a supportive community, ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – In continuing its mission to provide members with fun as well as educational programs, the South Plainfield Senior Center will host several health and wellness events throughout October.  “I’ve always felt that seniors do not like change [but] they feel comfortable with a ...

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PLAINFIELD, NJ -- A Somerset County man has admitted to fatally shooting a Plainfield resident in 2011, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced Tuesday. Jose Romero-Aguirre, a.k.a. “Coñejo,” 32, a North Plainfield resident and member of the Plainfield Locos Salvatrucha (PLS) ...

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BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ –All the judges agreed on at least two things at the first ever Vegan Cook Off – the food was delicious and they would order most of it again. In fact, one of the judges (who wasn’t a vegan chef) said, “All the dishes would make excellent appetizers, and I would order ten and ...

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NEW YORK, N.Y. — Police horses and carriage horses were not the only equines in New York City on Sept. 15 — several riders on horses in western saddles took an extended tour of the Big Apple to raise awareness about suicide among veterans. BraveHearts, based in Illinois, took 10 veterans, a gold ...

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TRENTON, NJ – A 54-year-old Hillsborough man is one of 24 suspects arrested in “Operation Open House,” a sting set up by law enforcement officials to capture alleged child predators using social media to lure underage girls and boys for sexual activity, according to state Attorney General Gurbir S.

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FAR HILLS, N.J. — For the first time in its nearly century-long history, the Far Hills Race Meeting will offer pari-mutuel wagering on all of its races on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. With the introduction of wagering, Far Hills Race Meeting delivers on a long-held promise, pairing betting with its ...

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The South Plainfield High School’s new state-of-the-art STEM lab was officially dedicated Sept. 12 in honor of Carol Byrne, a former resident and longtime member of the board of education. SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – School district administrators, building principals, board of education members, and ...

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