South Plainfield Top Stories

September 21, 2018

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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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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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, 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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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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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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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Tigers are streaking. After dropping their first game of the season South Plainfield has gone 4-0-1. The latest win was a hard fought 2-1 victory over GMC rival Spotswood. South Plainfield appeared to be cruising towards their fourth win of the year on ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ -  Authorities are searching for a man wanted in connection with a bank robbery in South Plainfield last week and have released an image of the suspect. On Thursday, September 13th, at around 1:25 p.m. a man described as a black male approximately 5’7” tall weighing 150 lbs ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - South Plainfield’s American Legion held a 9/11 Remembrance Service that vividly detailed the events of September 11, 2001.  The service took place at American Legion Chaumont Post 243 on Oak Tree Avenue.  Guest speakers recounted acts of bravery and heroism during the tragic ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield Middle School held their Annual 9/11 Remembrance Service at 9am September 11th before the 9/11 Middle School Memorial that permanently resides in the school’s courtyard.  Students, staff and honored guests remembered the loss, heroism and unity the United ...

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BASKING RIDGE, N J – The South Plainfield Tigers received goals from Julio Mauricio and Michael Marrero and the Tiger defense bottled up the Ridge offense most of the game as South Plainfield went on to defeat Ridge 2-0. The victory improves South Plainfield’s record to 3-1-1 on the season. The ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. -- After not scoring any points and losing by a wide margin each of the last two years against the St. Joseph’s of Metuchen football team, South Plainfield found itself with a fourth quarter lead this time around on Friday. But, two late Falcons touchdowns enabled the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Holy Savior Academy (HAS), located at 149 South Plainfield Avenue, will hold its first Homecoming Community Event on Saturday, Sept. 22. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the school parking lot and feature fun activities for the whole family. Alumni, along ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Heavy rains overnight have caused localized flooding throughout Central New Jersey and South Plainfield. South Plainfield issued a Nixle Alert at 7:00am this morning warning commuters the overnight has closed New Market Avenue and St. Nicholas Avenue. A number of residents ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - While South Plainfield children in pre-K through 12th returned to the classroom Sept. 5, it’s now time for district parents and guardians to head back to school as well.  Throughout the South Plainfield School District, Back-to-School Nights will take place beginning this ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Hispanic Heritage Month recognizes the contributions made and the important presence of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States and, on a local level, the heritage and culture will be celebrated with a special event sponsored by the South Plainfield Public ...

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Honesdale, PA  - For over thirty years, as summer draws to a close, the drum roll of South Plainfield’s High School Marching Band can be heard echoing through the hillsides of rural Pennsylvania at Camp Cayuga in Honesdale.  This year, the S.P.H.S. Marching Band spent the week of August 27-31 at ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – School and borough leaders, along with residents, parents, and students, gathered the evening of Sept. 7 for the official rededication of Frank R. Jost Field.  Over the summer, work funded through the March 2017 referendum was completed at the field with the goal of it ...

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CARTERET, NJ – South Plainfield’s Marc Giordano headed in a throw in from fellow Tiger Chris Born to defeat the Carteret Ramblers 2-1 in Overtime. The sudden death victory improved South Plainfield’s record to 2-1 on the season. “We played well,” said South Plainfield Head Coach Anthony ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. -- In sports, the only thing that matters at the end of the day is wins and losses. Sometimes a team may play sloppy, but if it wins, all is well. That’s exactly how South Plainfield High School varsity football coach Gary Cassio felt after the Tigers committed five total ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - On Thursday September 13 at 7pm the South Plainfield Public Library welcomes back Jim Rose who will present “Meditation for a More Peaceful and Healthy Life”.  Many people all over the world are turning to meditation to help them lead a more peaceful and healthy life-style.

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month and local libraries, including South Plainfield, are encouraging residents of all ages to get one. Library cards are free with proof of residency. There is no minimum age requirement, however, parents/guardians must sign for ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield’s Joseph Frascino scored a goal to break a second half scoreless game, and Julio Mauricio added another goal as the Tigers went on to beat South River 2-0 in South Plainfield’s home opener. Tiger goalie Bryan Cruz made four saves to collect his first win ...

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New Brunswick, NJ - Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced today that joint investigations with police departments in Edison, Piscataway, and South Plainfield has led to the arrest of four men in connection with the seizure of illegal drugs. Arrested and charged with a variety of ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield’s own Flanagan’s Restaurant and Pub now has bragging rights as the ‘luckiest bar in Jersey.’ The Plainfield Avenue establishment this week was declared the winner of the New Jersey Lottery’s first-ever statewide ‘Quick Draw Lucky Bar Challenge.’  During a ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ – South Brunswick’s Antonio Debari scored twice, and the South Brunswick Viking defense limited the Tigers offensive chances as the Vikings went on to beat South Plainfield 5-1. Justin Cross recorded his first win of the season turning aside five shots on goal. South ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield’s Madison Geis, Lauren Calvey and Gianna Barbara each scored a goal and Kim Fontana turned away six of eight shots on goal to lead South Plainfield to a 3-2 victory over Piscataway. Box ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Thousands of residents braved the heat Monday to watch and march in South Plainfield’s 61st Annual Labor Day Parade.  The theme of this year’s parade was ‘Family’ and the Sept. 3 event began with the 28th Annual 5K Race and 1.5-Mile Family Fun Fitness Walk. At 10 a.m., ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Sixty one years ago South Plainfield had its first Parade that fell the week of Labor Day. Each subsequent year the Borough has celebrated Labor Day with a Parade, and today it ends with a spectacular fireworks display over Spring Lake. TAPinto South Plainfield decided to go ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – K&S Travel, a South Plainfield-based travel agency, offers personalized service with the goal of making ‘all clients’ travel dreams come true.’ Run by residents Nancylee and Ray Komoski, K&S Travel is dedicated to creating customized itineraries for cruises and ...

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