Alerts from South Plainfield Police Department

  • Mailbox Thefts

    May 9, 2017

    On Tuesday, May 09, 2017, at 430 AM, South Plainfield Police Department patrol units were notified by a passing motorist that they observed a group of men attempting to steal mail out of a US Post ...

  • South Plainfield Police: "Residents Lock Your Car Doors"

    The South Plainfield Police Department would like to remind residents to lock their motor vehicles at all times.  There has been several thefts from motor vehicles in the areas between ...

  • 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 ...

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The Athlete of the Week: Ashley Veliz Girls’ Lacrosse Midfield

Last week while GMC Team Tournaments were getting underway, a few conference awards were being finalized.  Senior Ashley Veliz was honored as an All-Conference Girls’ Lacrosse Player. Her aggressive style and hard work ensured her this distinction. 

On the season, Ashley leads the team with 43 goals on the season.  She also has the most ground balls for the team at ...

Obituaries

Sharon Beth Castoral, 73, of Neptune City, formerly of Jackson and Sea Girt, passed away on ...
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PLAINFIELD -  Anna ( nee Mieszkalski ) Bozek, 97, passed away peacefully on Monday, May ...
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Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor from Stephanie Bonanno

May 21, 2017

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 ...

Letter Regarding the Tint Sprint & Wellness Fair

On Sunday April 23, 2017, South Plainfield High School's Boys and Girls Tennis Team and DECA chapter hosted the 2nd annual Tint Sprint & Wellness Fair here at South Plainfield HS! Beginning at Grant, the event was designed to be a day full of fun, friends, family, and fitness for the whole community. The event started with runners participating in the Kids’ Fun Run (ages 5-11) and ...

Timothy O'Leary Graduates from York College of Pennsylvania on May 13

May 15, 2017

YORK, PA -- Timothy O'Leary of South Plainfield graduated from York College of Pennsylvania on May 13. O'Leary earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Sport Management.

A private college located in south central Pennsylvania, York College offers more than 50 baccalaureate majors in professional programs, the sciences and humanities to its 4,600 undergraduate students. The College ...

Community Happenings

21st Annual James and Doris Boyle Memorial Golf Tournament Scheduled for June 3

May 9, 2017

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The 21st Annual James and Doris Boyle Memorial Golf Tournament will take place at the Heron Glen Golf Course in Ringoes, NJ this year on Saturday, June 3, beginning at 1 p.m. The annual event, hosted for the past two decades by the South Plainfield-based Boyle Memorial Foundation, helps fund scholarships for the community’s high school seniors.

This ...

South Plainfield High School Goes to Rutgers Model Congress 2017

May 15, 2017

From April 6 to April 9, the South Plainfield High School Model United Nations club channeled their intellectual skills to participate alongside hundreds of high school students at the Rutgers Model Congress (RMC) conference in the Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick, NJ. There, the students were challenged to debate about and propose solutions to several of the most prominent domestic issues ...

JFK Health Sponsors Health and Wellness Fair on May 17th

May 22, 2017

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - South Plainfield residents came out in full force to attend the Mayor’s Spring Health and Wellness Fair sponsored by JFK Health on May 17th.   Approximately 125 South Plainfield seniors and other residents benefited from a full array of services provided by JFK Health including Blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose screenings, oral health screenings, ...

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 ...

Upcoming Events

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Tue, May 23, 8:00 AM

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11th Annual Blood Drive

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Tue, May 23, 4:00 PM

Uncle Louie G’s , South Plainfield

South Plainfield Girl Scouts Community Spring ...

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Tue, May 23, 5:00 PM

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Summer Drama Workshop Auditions

Wed, May 24, 6:00 PM

South Plainfield Public Library Multipurpose Room, South Plainfield

South Plainfield Girl Scouts Town-Wide ...

Thu, June 22, 7:00 PM

The Yard @ College Avenue, New Brunswick

Jazz Night featuring The Tia Fuller Quartet

Arts & Entertainment

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 ...

Together: A Journey for Survival by Ann S. Arnold

Together: A Journey for Survival by Ann S. Arnold (Avalerion Books, 20160)

 

At the March meeting of the New Jersey Commission on the Holocaust, Mark Schonwetter, a survivor of the horrors of the 1930s and 40s, and his daughter, Ann S. Arnold, introduced the Commission to Ann's publication of her father's story, Together: A Journey for Survival. Arnold explained that she wanted ...

Bookmarks

Come join us at the library for Monday Night Movies!  On May 22 at 6:30 PM, we will be showing a new release based on a book of the same name by W. Bruce Cameron.  Starring Dennis Quaid, Britt Robertson, and Josh Gad, this movie follows one dog (voiced by Gad) as he goes through different dog lives.  If you cannot make it to our Monday night showing, it will also be shown on ...

2017~~4th Annual SP Football Clinic and Jr Combine

Dear Parents,

The SP Pop Warner Tigers is please to announce our 4th Annual Football Clinic and Jr Combine!  Each year, this program has grown to be a successful clinic, directed by some of the most dedicated Coaches in town. This program is designed for boys and girls ages 7-15, with no prior experience necessary to participate.

Children will be learning the basic fundamentals of ...

Press Releases

Middle School Music Department Excels at Showcase Music Festival

May 21, 2017

On Friday, May 12, members of the South Plainfield Middle School Music Department participated in the 2017 Music Showcase Festival.  The students performed exceptionally well and brought home 11 awards.  At this festival, the musical ensembles played for adjudication at the First Presbyterian Church and Bethlehem Catholic High School in Bethlehem, PA and then spent the rest of the day ...