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AFC Urgent Care

www.AFCUrgentCareSouthPlainfield.com

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

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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

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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...

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South Plainfield

The Athlete of the Week: Dondre Tate Football Running Back/Cornerback

The South Plainfield Football team won its home opener Friday night against Spotswood.  The Tigers were impressive in not letting up any points in their 13-0 win.  South Plainfield was led by senior Dondre Tate.  Dondre is trying to improve on last season.  He started the 2018 year with 8 rushes for 45 yards. He was also a leader on defense, making 6 tackles, one sack, one ...

The Athlete of the Week: Marc Giordano Boys’ Soccer Midfield

The South Plainfield Boys’ Soccer Team is looking to improve from last year with a group of veterans and newcomers.  On the season the Boys’ Soccer team is currently 3-1-1.  The Tigers have wins over GMC rivals South River and Carteret while also defeating out of division opponent Ridge.  The team this year is led by senior captain Marc Giordano.

During the ...

Obituaries

South Plainfield – Joseph J. Archutowski, 91, died Thursday, August 30, 2018 at Robert Wood ...
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Letters to the Editor

Letter to Editor from Cassie Capparelli - Supporting Democrat Ticket

September 20, 2018

Dear Editor:

I have been fortunate to have lived my entire life in South Plainfield.  My father’s family, the Capparelli’s and my mother’s family, the Massaro’s, always believed that an essential part of life is giving back to the community.  Sandy Doyon embodies that spirit, which makes our town so special.  She has been a teacher for over 25 ...

Anesh, Bengivenga & Wolak get the job done, while the democrats just talk

September 20, 2018

            South Plainfield – This week Mayor Anesh and his team discuss how the Democrats are once again talking about their plans, but actions speak louder than words.

            Mayor Matt Anesh, along with Council President Rob Bengivenga and Councilman Joe Wolak, want to ...

Democratic Candidates Say It’s Time To Stop Runaway Spending And Borrowing

September 20, 2018

Democrats Sandy Doyon, Kristine Keefe and Sherri Zwerko this week focused on the millions of dollars borrowed each year by the Republican Mayor and Council to pay for everyday expenses and the need to put the Borough on a pay-as-you-go spending system.

Mayoral Candidate Sandy Doyon said, “Since the Republicans gained control of the Borough Council, the municipal tax rate has increased ...

South Plainfield Resident Sujan Puar Participates in NJ Senior Olympics

September 17, 2018

The 2018 New Jersey Senior Olympic Games were held on September 7, 8th and 9th in Woodbridge, New Jersey.  Sujan S Puar, a South Plainfield resident and member of the South Plainfield Senior Center participated in the games.  Sujan was awarded the following medals:

Swimming – 100 yards backstroke – Gold Medal

400 Meter Run – Gold Medal

200 Meter Run - Silver ...

Community Happenings

Sai Datta Peetham - Back pack donations

September 13, 2018

Sai Datta Peetham (SDP) was founded by Mr. Raghu Sankaramanchi in March 2014.  The Peetham is founded based on the preachings of Shiridi Sai Baba.  When Saint Sai Baba was alive, his principals were collated in a book "Sai Satcharitra", based on SDP's main mission to feed the hungry and to help the needy.  Donating the school supplies to the children is a gesture of ...

Suburban Woman's Club to Host G&G Boutique Sale - Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018

September 10, 2018

The Suburban Woman's Club of South Plainfield will host the G&G Boutique fashion accessory sale on Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 9am to 3pm at the American Legion Hall, 243 Oak Tree Avenue, South Plainfield.  Rain Date is September 30th. The new and gently used items include jewelry, handbags, scarves, leather goods, and various household sundry items.  Proceeds from the ...

Help Wanted - Part Time Laborer

HELP WANTED Part-time outdoor labor, South Plainfield Recycling Complex & parks litter control, weekly hours vary. Experience with heavy equipment a plus.

Contact Recycling Coordinator atempel@southplainfieldnj.com or 908-226-7621. EOE.

South Plainfield Senior Center to Offer New 'Gracefully Made' Craft Program

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Senior Center later this month will launch a new craft program for its members. The ‘Gracefully Made’ program, which will be held at 10 a.m. every other Tuesday beginning Sept. 25, is free and will be run by longtime member Grace McGinnis. 

“Grace is a craft guru and so super creative,” said the Tree Olano, the ...

Columns

Diegnan Bill Would Authorize Special Combat Action Badge License Plates Clears Committee

(South Plainfield) – Legislation sponsored by Senate Transportation Chair Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr. that would authorize special Combat Action Badge license plates cleared the Senate Transportation Committee.  The license plate would display the words, “Combat Action Badge” and the Combat Action Badge emblem.

 

“It is of the highest honor to serve our country ...

The Clean 20 by Ian K. Smith, M.D.

The Clean 20: 20 Foods, 20 Days, Total Transformation  by Ian K. Smith, M.D. (St. Martin’s Press, 2018)

 

Dr. Ian K. Smith has written a delightful and easy to digest new book, The Clean 20: 20 Foods, 20 Days, Total Transformation. Unlike many diet books that are mired in technical language that become not only a bore but a chore to read, Smith’s writing style is not ...

Bookmarks

The Friends of the Library are having their annual book sale. It starts Saturday, September 22 and continues through the 30th.  You’ll find histories and mysteries, cookbooks and children’s books, best-sellers and classics.  Come Saturday for the largest selection and come back later in the week for rock-bottom prices. 

On Saturday, the books are accompanied by a ...

Suburban Woman’s Club Kicks Off Its 2018-2019 Year With a CASA Presentation

Imagine being a motherless child with no one to help you maneuver through a complicated foster care system.  It must be frightening, to say the least.  CASA, a volunteer-based organization founded in 1977 by a family court judge, advocates for New Jersey abused and neglected children to place them in foster homes and give them a more stable childhood.  At its September 6th meeting, ...

Press Releases

Riding with HEART Tack Sale Is Sept 29 & 30

September 19, 2018

ALEXANDRIA TWP., N.J. — Riding with HEART is holding its Fall Tack Sale on Saturday, Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 30 from noon to 3 p.m. at their Alexandria Township farm, 639 County Road 513, two miles west of the Pittstown traffic light.  

On Sunday most items are half-price.  The sale offers saddles, tack trunks, blankets, turnouts, bridles, halters, ...

Colder Weather is Coming – The Top Ten Reasons to Maintain Your Furnace (or Boiler!)

As summer winds down and kids head back to school, most of us in New Jersey begin looking forward to fall. With the promise of cooler autumn evenings, campfires, s’mores, and all things ‘Pumpkin Spice,’ it can be easy for home maintenance tasks to go undone.

Here at A.J. Perri, we would like to remind you that winter is coming, and now is the best time to get your ...

Maplewood NJ Chamber Executive Director On Building A Community of Small Businesses

September 19, 2018

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - "A membership in the Maplewood Chamber of Commerce is a gift that a small business can give to itself," said the Executive Director of the Maplewood Chamber of Commerce, Lorraine Labonne-Storch.

The Maplewood Chamber brings business owners together into a supportive community, she said. "You have like-minded individuals with common purpose getting together, ...