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  • Explorer the World of Cruising

    April 20, 2017

    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 ...

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South Plainfield

Obituaries

Richard J. Kennedy, age 95, of the Forked River section in Lacey Township, passed away peacefully ...
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Walter Stayvas, 67, passed away on Friday, July 21 at home surrounded by his family and bolstered ...
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Letters to the Editor

Being Able to Help Others is the Best Part of Holding Public Office

July 17, 2017

Many times friends ask me what I like most about serving in the State Senate. The answer is always the same… “being able to help people out when they don’t know where to turn.” A commonplace event in my legislative office is a concerned constituent seeking help with anything from dealing with a state agency to expediting needed services for a parent or child. Nothing is ...

Colleen Broderick Graduates from Buffalo State

July 16, 2017

BUFFALO, NY (07/12/2017)-- Colleen Broderick of South Plainfield, NJ graduated from Buffalo State with a B.A. in arts and letters in spring 2017.

Buffalo State is a State University of New York (SUNY) college located in Buffalo, New York. Buffalo State offers bachelor's and master's degrees in the arts, education, natural sciences, social sciences, and professional ...

Community Happenings

Cub Scout Pack 207 Town Wide Fishing Derby!

July 22, 2017

Cub Scout Pack 207

Presents the 1st Annual Town Wide

Fishing Derby

Sunday August 6th

10am- 2pm

Spring Lake Park

Rain date- Sunday August 13th 10am-2pm 

South Plainfield Social Services Coordinator

South Plainfield Social Services Coordinator – The Borough of South Plainfield is looking for someone to oversee and operate the Social Services Department for the Borough. The position is part-time and requires interaction on a very personal basis with issues ranging from homelessness, utility shutoffs, medical and mental issues. Confidentiality is critical as well as experience with ...

Spotlight on South Plainfield Senior Center Member Jean Mckimm

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Jean McKimm  has resided in the borough since 1957 and has been an active member of the South Plainfield Senior Center since 2007.

She has 3 daughters and is an active member at Sacred Heart Parish.    Jean takes exercise with “Greg” 3 times a week and Yoga with “Pat” 2 times per week.

Jean loves the day trips ...

Upcoming Events

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Sun, July 30, 1:00 PM

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Mon, July 31, 1:00 PM

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South Plainfield Public Library presents A New ...

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Thu, August 24, 7:00 PM

Columbus Park Extension Gazebo, Piscataway

Piscataway Summer Concert Series

Arts & Entertainment

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Thu, August 31, 7:00 PM

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Piscataway Summer Concert Series

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Columns

Diegnan Bill To Expand NJ’s Paid Family Leave Gains Senate Approval, Sent To Governor

Measure Would Boost Insurance Benefits for Family/Medical Care 

TRENTON – Legislation authored by Senator Patrick Diegnan to expand New Jersey’s Paid Family Leave Law was approved by the Senate at the end of the June voting session. The bill, S-3085, would expand the successful program that allows employees to take time from work to care for newborn children or for sick ...

Killing Jesus by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard

Killing Jesus by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard (Henry Holt and Co., 2013)

 

As a student of history, I don't know why I thought that reading Killing Jesus by Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard would be any more satisfying than their previous two publications, Killing Lincoln and Killing Kennedy. Having now finished the rapid read, I would put the O'Reilly/Dugard books in ...

Bookmarks

Bastille Day has just passed – are you ready for a different French revolution? French Impressionist painters, among them Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Alfred Sisley, rebelled against classical formats and the ancient state system of art training. Their revolutionary style created new images quivering with energy and emotion.  Join us for an Armchair Art Tour of Impressionist ...

Press Releases

Diegnan, Pinkin, Karabinchak to visit satellite office at Edison Main Library on July 26th

July 17, 2017

Senator Patrick Diegnan, Assemblywoman Nancy Pinkin and Assemblyman Robert Karabinchak of the 18th Legislative District announced as part of their satellite office program tour, a visit to the Edison Main Library on Wednesday, July 26th. This satellite office serves as an extension of their formal district offices located in South Plainfield and Edison and will be housed in a public library on a ...