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Obituaries

Obituaries

Obituary for Ryan Rhoads

May 27, 2015

SPC Ryan T. Rhoads, 23, of South Plainfield, New Jersey died on May 21, 2015 in Hinesville, GA.  Ryan was born in New Brunswick and raised in North Plainfield until his family moved to ...

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Community Announcements

Obituary for Lorraine M. Petroziello

May 27, 2015

South Plainfield - Lorraine M. Petroziello, 70, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 25, 2015 at home. Born in New York City, NY, Lorraine grew up in the Elmhurst section of Queens and later ...

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Press Releases

19th Annual James and Doris Boyle Memorial Golf Tournament – June 6th

May 27, 2015

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The 19th Annual James and Doris Boyle Memorial Golf Tournament will take place on Saturday, June 6, 2015.  It will be held on Heron Glen Golf Course at 110 State ...

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Mayor's Wellness Corner

Mayor's Wellness Corner

JFK Health Sponsors South Plainfield’s Spring Health and Fitness Fair

May 21, 2015

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Senior Center looked more like JFK Medical Center, as residents lined-up to participate in the Mayor’s Wellness Committee’s Spring ...

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Letters to Editor

In the Schools

In The Schools

39 Minute Walk at Riley School

May 27, 2015

39 minute walk at Riley School on Friday, May 22, 2015 Walk to Fight Cancer with Pink Socs Christine Dispenziere and her daughter Ashley.  Riley School "Kids" raised over $4,000.00.

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Featured Business Listing

Community Life

Community Life

First Baptist Church Adopts Church Street

May 18, 2015

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Church Trustee Joseph Cabanas, on behalf of the First Baptist Church of South Plainfield, has signed an agreement with the South Plainfield Clean Business Association to ...

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Today's Events

Columns

South Plainfield Library

Bookmarks

“The truth has a way of changing people's plans.” ― Veronica Roth, Insurgent The truth of any construction project is that there are always changes in the plans.  We ...

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Cooking With Craig

Grilled Corn With Honey Lime Butter, Cilantro, Chili and Queso Fresco

This simple dish is a great side dish during a meal or eaten as an appetizer the same way you would at a street fair.  Loaded with flavor, this sweet and savory dish, should please children ...

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Health Tips from Doctors Express

Listeria in the News

You may be taking a break from some of your favorite snacks lately, due to recent concerns over listeria bacteria in food products.  A food-borne, bacterial infection most often passed ...

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Beth's Book Review

The Murder of Marilyn Monroe: Case Closed

EDISON, NJ - I have been a true crime “junkie” since Truman Capote published the first “non-fiction novel,” the incomparable In Cold Blood in 1965. For seven years Capote ...

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South Plainfield Knights of Columbus Council #6203

Knights Of Columbus Substance Abuse Awareness Contest Winners Announced

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - On Tuesday night, May 19, 2015, prior to the bi-monthly meeting of the Knights of Columbus, South Plainfield Council, #6203, the first place winners of the Substance Abuse ...

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Lost and Found Pets

Dollar Tree Robbed by Men Wielding Knives

By THEALTERNATIVEPRESS.COM STAFF

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.