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Advanced Family Dentistry of South Plainfield

www.greatsmileforu.com

When you visit our South Plainfield dental office, your smile is our top priority.  Dr. Nazzaro and his entire team are dedicated to providing you with the personalized, qua...

Affordable & Dignified Cremation Services of NJ

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We are an honest, low-cost New Jersey cremation provider that doesn’t hide costs or omit fees in our advertised prices – a practice not everyone around us follows. We only charge for th...

All Seasons Sports Academy

www.allseasonsportsacademy.com

AristaCare at Cedar Oaks

www.aristacare.com

AristaCare at Cedar Oaks is South Plainfield's premier short-term rehab center specializing in orthopedic, cardiac, stroke recovery and alzheimer's memory care. Schedule a tour today to exp...

Creative Kids Academy

www.creativekidsacademy.org/home.html

Edison HVAC

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EyeKrafters Medical Optics

www.eyekraftersnj.com

Flanagan's Family Restaurant

www.flanagansrestaurant.com

Giving Nest Preschool & Kindergarten

www.givingnestpreschool.com

Impact Church

www.church4impact.com

JFK Hartwyck

www.jfkhartwyck.org

We are a network of nonprofit centers providing the highest quality interdisciplinary medical care and support. Our Central New Jersey network consists of JFK Hartwyck at Cedar Brook JFK Hart...

Jo-Ann's Dance Studio - The Performing Arts Centre

www.joannsdancestudionj.com

Johanna's Creation

www.johannas.com

K & S Travel

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KC's Korner Restaurant & Tavern

Best Kept Secret in Middlesex County, private dining room for party's, outside seating, daily specials. Full service restaurant and tavern, the place to be for watching all sporting events, par...

Kreations Specialties

www.kreationsspecialties.com

McCriskin - Gustafson Home for Funerals

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Saying a final goodbye is never easy. Let us help you honor your loved one and celebrate a life well-lived by sharing the memorable moments, experiences and relationships that defined that life wit...

Moretti Team at BHHSNJ Properties

www.morettiteam.com

Since 1957 The Moretti Team at Berkshire Hathaway Home Services has been most trusted name in Real Estate leading back three generations.    Guy Moretti, Team leader, has created a u...

Nerger's Auto Care

www.nergersautocare.com

New Image Landscaping and Lawn Service

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New Image Landscaping Company with over 30+ years of experience. We offer a full array of services, lawn maintence, retaining walls, fencing, patios, pavers and walkways. Full Landscaping Services,...

Park Avenue Dental

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Patti Construction

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Pilates Design Studio

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Piscataway Funeral Home

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We pride ourselves on the functionality and appearance of our facilities. We are constantly updating and improving our premises and equipment to keep our facility within the highest of professional...

Presto Printing

www.yourinvitationplace.com/prestoprinting

              For all your Printing needs Commercial and Residential ~ Some of our services include but not limited to the follow...

Skyzone

www.skyzone.com

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South Plainfield

The Athlete of the Week: Katherine Vill Softball Pitcher

The South Plainfield Softball Team had an exciting week of action where they played in the GMC and NJSIAA tournaments. The Lady Tigers got things rolling by defeating Spotswood 7-0 on Monday in the first round of the GMC Tournament.  On Wednesday they avenged one of their three losses of the season beating Bishop Ahr 3-0. This set up a meeting with Somerville on Thursday in the first round ...

Obituaries

Gordon Glydar Williams, age 78, passed away at his home in South Plainfield on May 28, 2017. He was ...
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Thomas V. Kildea, Jr., 80, of South Plainfield, passed away peacefully on May 24, 2017 at JFK ...
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Letters to the Editor

Ron Rios: County Addresses Pancreatic Cancer

May 25, 2017

Pancreatic Cancer is now the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths. It is predicted that by the year 2020, it will have moved to the second leading cause. It is called ‘silent killer’ because of how difficult it can be to diagnose until it is in its later stages. These factors, combined with the unknown cause of the disease, have led the medical community to call for greater ...

Letter to the Editor from Stephanie Bonanno

To the Editor

I would like to thank the people who helped with the Friends of the South Plainfield Library book sale. First off Chief Parker for letting us use the sign outside in front of Borough Hall. He had that sign going the next day after I emailed him the night before. Thank You so much. Thank You to Pat Gustafson, Eric, Phyllis, and Danielle Aronowitz and especially my husband Kenny ...

Hari Kishore Bokam Graduates from Marist College

May 29, 2017

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY (05/25/2017)-- Hari Kishore Bokam of South Plainfield, NJ received a Master of Science degree in Information Management Specialization from Marist College the weekend of May 19.

Marist College is located in the historic Hudson River Valley and at its branch campus in Florence, Italy. It is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Marist is ...

Community Happenings

North Plainfield’s Kisling, Sajjad Awarded TAPinto Scholarship

May 29, 2017

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – North Plainfield High School (NPHS) seniors Victoria Kisling and Amaiana Sajjad were recognized last week for their efforts and dedication to completing an internship with TAPinto North Plainfield.

At a special scholarship dinner held May 26 at the River View Banquet Center in Berkeley Heights, Kisling and Sajjad each received a $750 scholarship from ...

North Plainfield’s Kisling, Sajjad Awarded TAPinto Scholarship

May 29, 2017

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – North Plainfield High School (NPHS) seniors Victoria Kisling and Amaiana Sajjad were recognized last week for their efforts and dedication to completing an internship with TAPinto North Plainfield.

At a special scholarship dinner held May 26 at the River View Banquet Center in Berkeley Heights, Kisling and Sajjad each received a $750 scholarship from ...

Kentucky Derby at the South Plainfield Senior Center

Senior Center director “Tree Olano” wanted to try a new theme for May 5… instead of the usual Cinco De Mayo luncheon….  She went with another favorite event  Kentucky Derby – DJ Mel was already on board and the menu was set!     120 Seniors enjoyed dinner rolls, tossed salad,  Brown Derby Sandwiches, Mint Julep ...

Columns

Diegnan Bill to Combat Opioid Abuse Among Student Athletes & Cheerleaders Advances

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ  – Legislation sponsored by Senator Patrick J. Diegnan Jr. would require the Department of Education to develop an educational fact sheet for distribution to parents of student-athletes and cheerleaders concerning the use and misuse of prescription opioids cleared the Senate Education Committee.

“Each year, more Americans die from drug overdoses than in ...

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli (Harper Collins, 2015)

Shauna Evans, a Special Education teacher at Schor Middle School in Piscataway, is guest writing Beth's Books this week. Evans, an avid reader, currently is working on her first novel in Young Adult fiction. A former columnist for the on-line magazine,“Examiner,” Evans covered the television show, ...

Bookmarks

Bookmarks (May 26, 2017)

By Eve Pasternak

The library will be closed on Sunday, May 28 and Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day.

Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day and was a time for decorating the graves of soldiers who died in the Civil War. Would you like to learn more about the Civil War and other times so many soldiers gave their lives?  The library is ...

Press Releases

Veterans Invited to Career Information Open House Hosted by American Insurance Services Agency

May 29, 2017

CLARK, N.J., May 23, 2017 -- American Insurance Services Agency is announcing a new Veteran Career Information Open House to promote insurance careers to veterans and to educate professionals about the advantages of hiring individuals who served in the military.  

Inspired by the Walmart “Greenlight A Vet™” program, American Insurance is inviting veterans to an event on ...