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Letters to Editor

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor from Gary Vesce

June 30, 2015

Dear Editor: The replacement of Michael Zushma as Emergency Management Coordinator is an example of politics at its worst.  At the June 22nd council meeting I, along with other members of the ...

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Theresa D. “Aunt Tessie” ( Butrico ) DiSesso

June 27, 2015

South Plainfield - Theresa D. “Aunt Tessie” ( Butrico ) DiSesso, 100, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June, 25, 2015 at her home surrounded by her family. Born and raised in South ...

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Community Announcements

South Plainfield Hiring Part-Time 911 Operators

June 28, 2015

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield Police Department is seeking per diem personnel for the Communications Division.  The candidate must have the following: * a high school diploma or ...

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Press Releases

Governor Chris Christie May Announce Bid for Presidency at Livingston High School on Tuesday

June 29, 2015

LIVINGSTON, NJ – Media outlets are reporting that Gov. Chris Christie will be making official his bid for the Presidency with an announcement at Livingston High School, his alma mater, on ...

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Mayor's Wellness Corner

Caught on a Walk Series

Caught On a Walk - Frank Gianneschi

June 18, 2015

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Caught On A Walk program, sponsored by the Mayor’s Wellness Committee supports walking and healthy lifestyles in South Plainfield.  The program is designed to ...

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In the Schools

In The Schools

Tint Sprint 5K & Wellness Fair Set for Sept. 27

June 28, 2015

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - South Plainfield High School’s DECA (Distributive Education Club of America) & Tennis Organizations, partnered with the South Plainfield Mayor’s Wellness ...

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Featured Business Listing

Community Life

Community Life

Summer Drama Workshop Hosting Community Yard Sale on July 11th

June 22, 2015

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - South Plainfield Summer Drama Workshop will be holding a community yard sale at South Plainfield Middle School July 11th starting at 9am until 2pm  Anyone interested in ...

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Today's Events

South Plainfield Borough Council News

Mayor Anesh Proclaims Amateur Radio Week – June 22-28

June 24, 2015

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - At the Mayor and Council Meeting on Monday, Mayor Matthew Anesh proclaimed the week of June 22 Amateur Radio Week.  The proclamation explained amateur radio operators are ...

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South Plainfield Library


To celebrate the 239th anniversary of the United States, the Library will be closed on Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4.  Do you have questions about US history?  Suppose you want to ...

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Jeffrey Strauss, Esq.

Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice is a very complex subject.  In simple terms, malpractice occurs when a health professional performs their job in a way that contradicts generally accepted medical practice ...

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Cooking With Craig

Wild Alaskan Salmon Poached In Vinho Verde with Garlic Scapes

When you have a beautiful piece of fish, you really don’t need to do a whole lot to it.  Rather, restraint is really the rule of the day so that the subtle flavors really shine.  As ...

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Health Tips from Doctors Express

Skin Cancer Prevention

Skin cancer is a preventable cancer, meaning lifestyle and behavior changes, diet and exercise can impact your chances of developing this disease. Here are some of your best bets in the lifestyle and ...

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Amateur Radio Club (SPARC)

Annual Field Day June 27th & June 28th

The South Plainfield Amateur Radio Club (SPARC) is participating in the national Amateur Radio Relay League’s Annual Field Day this June 27th & 28th at Spring Lake Park in South Plainfield.

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Beth's Book Review

The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee by Marja Mills

As the date of the much anticipated Go Set a Watchman approaches, interest has been renewed in the reclusive, and now very frail, 88 year old, Harper Lee. The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper ...

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South Plainfield Knights of Columbus Council #6203

South Plainfield Knights of Columbus Hold Annual Luncheon for Veterans

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield Knights of Columbus 4th degree Assembly #2147 held a luncheon on June 13th for over 50 Veterans from the Menlo Park Veterans Home and the Lyons Hospital ...

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Lost in Suburbia®

Cutting Your Own Hair? 'Shearly' You Jest

When I was a little girl, I had this great doll called Crissy.  I didn’t name her – that was the name she came with -- so everyone who had a Crissy doll called their doll Crissy ...

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The World According to Greg...................


I had a severe case of writer’s block, so I decided to do what I do best;  come up with some sports trivia that’s a little out of the mainstream and/or something that you just cannot ...

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News from Assemblyman Diegnan

Diegnan Bill to Promote Biliteracy among N.J. Students Advanced by Assembly

TRENTON, NJ – Bi-Partisan Legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr. and legislative colleagues to honor New Jersey students who achieve literacy in more than one world ...

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Lost and Found Pets

Dollar Tree Robbed by Men Wielding Knives


January 10, 2014 at 5:51 PM

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Two men brandishing carving knives and wearing ski masks robbed the Dollar Tree Store located in the Middlesex Mall on Hadley Road at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Thursday. The two suspects were wearing dark pants and dark sweatshirts. The men are described as being either white or Hispanic, between 20 and 25 years of age and both being approximately 5-foot-8 and 5-foot-10.

A store clerk reported the men came through the doors brandishing carving knives and demanding cash.  The perpetrators fled with approximately $3,000 in cash and headed west through the parking lot.  

Anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Lloyd McNelly or Detective Sgt. Dan Hoppe of the South Plainfield Police Department at (908) 226-7660.

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