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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

www.edisonhvac.com

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

mccriskinfuneralhome.com

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

www.patticonstructionnj.com

Pilates Design Studio

www.pilatesdesignstudio.com

Piscataway Funeral Home

mccriskinfuneralhome.com/Piscataway_Funeral_Home_1262595.html

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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The Athlete of the Week Ria Soni Girls’ Spring Track

The South Plainfield High School Girls’ track team is off to a solid start to their 2017 season with a record of 3-0 and a strong showing at several relay meets. This past week, the Tigers rolled through divisional rivals Metuchen and Middlesex by the scores of 88-49 and 69-61. A big part of the success the Tigers have enjoyed has been due in a large part to the steadfast contributions of ...

Obituaries

Joan Jaghab, 65, passed away on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital ...
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South Plainfield – Frederick “Willy” Meisnest, 93, passed away peacefully ...
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Letters to the Editor

Knights of Columbus - Thank you

April 12, 2017

The South Plainfield Knights of Columbus recently completed the 2017 Lenten Fish Dinners at Holy Savior Academy School in South Plainfield. This is the 13th year the South Plainfield Knights of Columbus have been running these dinners.

Over the 6 weeks 1,300 fish dinners were sold with an average of over 216 people ordering dinners each week. All proceeds from this event go towards Sacred ...

Drew University Right-hander Patrick Boyle Named Landmark Conference Pitcher of the Week

April 16, 2017

TOWSON, Md. — The Landmark Conference has released the Athletes of the Week. The conference will recognize a student-athlete for each sport based on their contributions to the team throughout the season.

Apr 03, 2017

(Sr, LHP - South Plainfield, N.J.)

Senior starting pitcher Patrick Boyle allowed just two hits and no runs over 7.2 innings of work in Drew's 2-0 shutout of ...

Community Happenings

South Plainfield Soccer Association Fundraiser Dinner at the Elks

April 22, 2017

Bring your appetite and come out to support the South Plainfield Soccer Association on Saturday, May 20th, 2017 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Elks located at 1254 New Market Avenue for a PASTA Dinner.

Meatballs, Sausage, Garlic Bread Salad, Dessert and PASTA!!  Adults $10.00, Seniors $8.00, Kids ages 5 to 12 $5.00 and kids under 5 eat FREE!  Veterans eat FREE with their ID, Courtesy ...

South Plainfield Mayor’s Wellness Health and Safety Fair

April 16, 2017

On Wednesday, May 17, 2017, The Mayor’s Wellness Committee, in conjunction with JFK Health will sponsor South Plainfield Mayor’s Wellness Committee’s Health and Safety Fair.  The event will take place at the South Plainfield Senior Center from 10am to 2pm.

 

The health fair will include nurses, specialists, and educational information.  Screenings will ...

South Plainfield Middle School Battle of the Teams

April 12, 2017

The South Plainfield Middle School PTO hosted the annual Battle of The Teams on April 7, 2017.  Middle School Principal Roger Vroom, Assistant Principal Tamekia Grier-Dupiche, Teachers and Staff prepare the students for an exciting battle of the school teams, where they compete against each other in various events, including Penny Wars.  Principal Vroom stressed that while the ...

Suburban Woman's Club of South Plainfield Annual Fashion Show

April 21, 2017

The Suburban Woman's Club of South Plainfield held their annual Luncheon/Fashion Show on April 2 to a sold out audience.  The show was held at the South Plainfield Senior Center and included basket/gift raffles and 50/50. The luncheon was sponsored by Home Town Heros and McCriskin-Gustafson Home for Funerals.  The successful event will benefit the New Jersey State Federation of ...

Armed Robbery at 7-11

On April 1st, 2017 at about 1:13 a.m., an armed robbery occurred at the 7-11 located at 2300 Park Avenue in South Plainfield.

The suspect is described as a black male who was wearing a blue mask or cloth over his face about 6’00” in his 20’s. The suspect jumped over the counter pointed a black handgun with a silver barrel at the clerk and demanded money.

The suspect fled ...

Zumba Class Offered to the Public

South Plainfield, NJ – An evening Zumba Class is open to the general public at the South Plainfield Senior Center, located at 90 Maple Avenue. Zumba is offering a special for the month of April. The cost of the classes is $56 for ten sessions and a participant may bring along a guest for free. Single session classes are $7 each. Zumba is an ongoing program held throughout the year. Zumba ...

Columns

Diegnan Bill Designating ‘Computer Science Education Endorsement’ Clears Senate

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ  – Legislation sponsored by Senator Patrick J. Diegnan Jr. that would designate a computer science education endorsement on an instructor’s teaching certificate was approved this week by the Senate.

“We need to ensure that our educators have the best tools available in order to teach our young people these vital skills which will form the base of our ...

Mrs. Sherlock Holmes by Brad Ricca

Mrs. Sherlock Holmes by Brad Ricca (St. Martin's Press, 2016)

At the turn of the 20th century, the thrilling, fictional detective, Sherlock Holmes, penned by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, had captured the imaginations of both British and American readers. In those days, when sleuthing as a career was a relatively new venture, the idea of a woman detective was preposterous.

Grace Humiston, who ...

Explorer the World of Cruising

In recent years the number of people choosing a cruise for their vacation has risen dramatically, and this trend is expected to continue. But the maze of ships can be overwhelming as there are cruises to just about every place on this planet. You can travel the American Rivers on steamboats discovering the history and culture of the Mississippi River or the Columbia River or the Islands off of ...

bookmarks

Come join us at the library for Monday Night Movies!  On April 24 at 6:30 PM, we will be showing an Academy Award nominated movie starring Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, and Janelle Monae.  Based on a true story, this movie follows Katherine Johnson (Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Spencer), and Mary Jackson (Monae) through some of their important contributions to NASA in the 1960s.  ...

Press Releases

AT&T Employees supporting families at the Ronald McDonald House

April 22, 2017

On Wednesday, April 12 AT&T Co-workers went to the Ronald McDonald House located at 145 Somerset Street, New Brunswick NJ to help support families of children who are getting cancer treatments at St Peters Hospital. 

 

Many families travel far from home and spend several weeks or months to get treatment for their seriously ill children. The Ronald McDonald House decided long ...