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Sat, March 25, 6:30 PM

North Plainfield

Plainfield Area Humane Society - Designer Bag ...

Add to My Calendar 03/25/2017 6:30pm 03/25/2017 10:00pm America/New_York Plainfield Area Humane Society - Designer Bag Bingo

All bags are designer, Admission is $30.00 per person (must be 18 to enter) Tickets are available at PAHS 30 Rock Avenue, Plainfield, NJ. Each ticket includes three Bingo boards per bag and a chance to win door prizes.

St. Luke's 300 Clinton Avenue North Plainfield, NJ 07060
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Sun, March 26, 8:00 AM

South Plainfield

11th Annual Girl Scout Breakfast Fundraiser

Add to My Calendar 03/26/2017 8:00am 03/26/2017 12:00pm America/New_York 11th Annual Girl Scout Breakfast Fundraiser

The South Plainfield Elks Lodge #2298 will host their 11th annual breakfast to benefit the South Plainfield Girl Scout Community on Sunday, March 26, from 8am - Noon .

The all-you-can-eat (for dine-in only, take- out available at posted prices) menu will feature eggs made to order, pancakes, french toast, bacon, sausage, home fries, toast, juice and coffee.

Prices are $7.00 for adults, ...

1254 New Market Avenue South Plainfield, NJ 07080
Friends & Family CPR Instruction

Sun, March 26, 12:00 PM

St. Francis Episcopal Church, Dunellen

Friends & Family CPR Instruction

Education Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 03/26/2017 12:00pm 03/26/2017 2:00pm America/New_York Friends & Family CPR Instruction

The purpose of this course is to teach untrained bystanders how to perform hands-only CPR. Having more citizen bystanders trained in this simple skill can help save lives by putting more cardiac arrest victims within a few steps of lifesaving assistance.

We will be offering Hands-Only CPR, AED use and Mild and Severe Airway Block for Adults and Children in this session.

Family & Friends ...

400 New Market Rd. Dunellen, NJ 08812
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Sun, March 26, 1:00 PM

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OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 1-4PM....135 Geary Dr, South ...

Real Estate

Add to My Calendar 03/26/2017 1:00pm 03/26/2017 4:00pm America/New_York OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 1-4PM....135 Geary Dr, South Plainfield

Move in ready! This three bedroom cape features a nice size EIK with stainless steel appliances. Master Bedroom w/walk in closet. Bathroom remodeled 09. Furnace & water heater replaced in 09. Finished basement with separate office space. Privacy fence encloses beautiful large yard with patio & storage shed. prime location in great neighborhood w/close proximity to all schools & major ...

135 Geary Dr south plainfield, NJ 07080
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Sun, March 26, 1:00 PM

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OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 1-4pm...301 New St, Garwood

Real Estate

Add to My Calendar 03/26/2017 1:00pm 03/26/2017 4:00pm America/New_York OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 1-4pm...301 New St, Garwood

A rare find! Truly unique home. A must see Bi Level in Garwood offers 4 bedrooms/3 baths can be converted to mother/daughter home. Kitchen includes, Verdee Bamboo Granite top. Garage is heated. 1st floor flooring is Radiant heated. Tankless water heater-gas. All bathrooms include onyx vanity tops, tankless toilets feature self flushing system. Close to shopping centers, sports park around the ...

301 New St garwood, NJ 07027
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Sun, March 26, 1:00 PM

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OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 1-4pm...944 Raritan Rd, Scotch ...

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Add to My Calendar 03/26/2017 1:00pm 03/26/2017 4:00pm America/New_York OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 1-4pm...944 Raritan Rd, Scotch Plains

Feel at at home in this stunning custom colonial. Enter the foyer, you'll immediately see the gleaming oak inlay floors, elegant spacious rooms, amazing custom crafted moldings & exquisite details. Each rm carries out the same exquisite style. The frml lvng rm boasts a beautiful gas fp surrounded by marble & incredible mantle complimented by wide plank oak floors. Dining rm has ...

944 Raritan Rd scotch plains, NJ 07076
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Sun, March 26, 1:00 PM

Fanwood

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 1-3pm...217 Belvidere Ave, ...

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Add to My Calendar 03/26/2017 1:00pm 03/26/2017 3:00pm America/New_York OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 1-3pm...217 Belvidere Ave, Fanwood

5 bedroom Colonial with 3 full 2 half baths. Hardy Plank siding. 3 zone heat and central air. Finished attic and basement. Custom kitchen with commercial oven and granite countertops. Tankless HWH. Surround sound built in for TV in family room. Laundry room 2nd floor. Hardwood floors throughout. So many bells & whistles can't list them all here! Close to train and center of town. Close ...

217 Belvidere Ave Fanwood, NJ 07023
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Sun, March 26, 1:00 PM

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Open House 344 Middlesex Avenue, Metuchen, NJ ...

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Add to My Calendar 03/26/2017 1:00pm 03/26/2017 4:00pm America/New_York Open House 344 Middlesex Avenue, Metuchen, NJ 08840

Metuchen's crown jewel home on an estate setting with unique character at every turn! Minutes from all transportation and an eclectic downtown that boasts fantastic shopping, dining etc. Guest house offers 2 bedrooms and is a legal rental property. A most unique pool, tennis court, viking appliances, many newer updates!!!

344 Middlesex Avenue Metuchen, NJ 08840
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Sun, March 26, 1:00 PM

fanwood

OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 278 La Grande Ave, Fanwood

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Add to My Calendar 03/26/2017 1:00pm 03/26/2017 4:00pm America/New_York OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 278 La Grande Ave, Fanwood

Immaculate updated home. Newer furnace and central air. New kitchen with granite top, stainless steel appliances. New bathrooms. Refinished hardwood floors. Washer/dryer on 1st floor for convenience. 1st floor has new sheet rock and insulation in the walls. Basement partially finished with bar. Newer hot water heater, newer driveway. New outside walkway

278 La Grande Ave fanwood, NJ 07023
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Sun, March 26, 2:00 PM

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OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 2-4pm...8 Tisbury, Scotch Plains

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Add to My Calendar 03/26/2017 2:00pm 03/26/2017 4:00pm America/New_York OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 2-4pm...8 Tisbury, Scotch Plains

End unit in desirable gated community.Newer floors in living room & dining room.Updated kitchen & master bath. App. 5 yr old gas furnace & AC compressor.Each room is spacious. Laundry room 2nd floor. Attic space. Oversized loft can be used as 3rd bedroom, office, workout area. Clubhouse, outdoor pool and tennis court.

8 Tisbury scotch plains, NJ 07076
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Wed, March 29, 6:00 PM

South Plainfield

Grill Cheese Night at the Elks

Add to My Calendar 03/29/2017 6:00pm 03/29/2017 9:00pm America/New_York Grill Cheese Night at the Elks

The Motorcycle Committee of the South Plainfield Elks Lodge #2298 is having it's annual Grilled Cheese and Soup Night on Wednesday March 29th from 6:00 - 8:00 PM. All proceeds are donated to charity to help handicapped children who attend summer camp at Camp Moore.

If you have any questions, please contact Paula Janeczek at 908-917-9907

Elks on New Market South Plainfield, NJ 07080-1508
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Fri, March 31, 5:00 PM

South Plainfield

Sacred Heart Lenten Fish Dinners

Add to My Calendar 03/31/2017 5:00pm 04/01/2017 5:00pm America/New_York Sacred Heart Lenten Fish Dinners

The South Plainfield Knights of Columbus Council #6203 and Sacred Heart Church, will again be sponsoring their world famous Lenten Fish Dinners on March 3, March 10 March 17, March 24, March 31 & April 7

Dinners will be served in the Holy Savior Academy Cafeteria located at 149 South Plainfield Ave, South Plainfield, from 5PM to 7PM each Friday during Lent.

The menu will feature fillet ...

Holy Savior Academy Cafeteria South Plainfield, NJ 07080

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The Athlete of the Week Chelsea Alers Girls’ Bowling

The South Plainfield Girls’ Bowling Team finished another fantastic season.  The Lady Tigers have become one of the top bowling programs in the Greater Middlesex Conference.  The team finished with a record of 14-2-2.  The South Plainfield Girls’ Bowlers finished as the GMC Blue Division Champions and were Semifinalists of the GMC Conference Tournament.  At the end ...

Obituaries

- Mar 13, 2017
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Paulus J. Tuyp, passed away at his residence with his loving and ...
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- Mar 12, 2017
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Edward K. Larsen, 94, passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at JFK ...
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Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

March 22, 2017

Dear South Plainfield Residents and Businesses,

We, the Franklin Elementary School PTO, would like to thank you from the bottom of our hearts – not only for the great support that you showed at our 22nd annual auction last Saturday, but for the support you have given us over the previous years.

This was one of the most successful auctions in our history and it would not have been ...

Letter from Councilwoman Christine Faustini

Dear Neighbors,

As a mother and resident with four children, two of which are attending college, I understand the difficulties South Plainfield families face to live within a budget and do more with less every day.  As expenses are increasing all around us, one has to fight to continue to find savings to make ends meet.  Sometimes this means waiting to make purchases and being sure ...

Students Named to Dean's and Honors Lists at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Florham and Teaneck Campuses

March 12, 2017

MADISON, NJ - Students at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Florham Campus and Teaneck Campus have been named to the Dean's and Honors Lists for the Fall 2016 semester.

Daria Approvato of South Plainfield, NJ, has been named to the Honors List. To qualify for the Honor's List, a student must carry a 3.5 or better grade point average out of a possible 4.0 and be enrolled in a ...

Community Happenings

South Plainfield Recreation and Police Department Host Annual Easter Egg Hunt

March 24, 2017

The South Plainfield Recreation Department and Police Department will be hosting the Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 15th at 2:00 p.m. at the PAL Memorial Field.

All residents’ ages 1-10 are welcome, please bring a bag for your eggs and don’t forget your camera to takes pictures with the Easter Bunny and/or in a real police vehicle.

For more information visit ...

Blood drive - Middle School PTO/SPHS Student Council

March 18, 2017

The South Plainfield Middle School PTO President Debbie Boyle, Vice President Nicole Plate, Treasurer Eileen Brady, Public Relations Tree Olano and Facebook Coordinator Jenn Falcone,  hosted the 11th annual Blood Drive with South Plainfield High School Student Council Advisor Anthony Encinas and the Student Council on February 7, 2017, at the South Plainfield High School Auditorium with the ...

Free Yoga Classes at the South Plainfield Library

March 19, 2017

Cristine Iannitto- Cancela, a Certified Yoga Instructor, will conduct Free Chair Yoga classes sponsored by The South Plainfield Library to be held at the South Plainfield Public Library located at 2484 Plainfield Ave. Thursday evening classes are scheduled for March 23, April 13, June 22 and July 13 from 7-8 PM.  Chair yoga one of the gentlest forms of yoga that is practiced sitting on a ...

Keep The Fire Hydrants Clear

When clearing away the snow, don't forget to clear snow at least three feet in every direction from your nearest fire hydrant.

Clear a path from the hydrant to the street as well. 

Clearing the snow now can save precious time should the fire department need to respond to a neighbor in need. 

 

Columns

Diegnan Pilot Program to Increase Security at Non-Profits Under Threat Passes Committee

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ  – Legislation sponsored by Senator Patrick J. Diegnan aimed at increasing security at New Jersey’s nonprofit organizations deemed high-risk targets of threats  was approved by the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee.

“We know that individuals, with great animus, are looking to endanger our friends and neighbors for who they are, what they ...

Without Mercy by Jefferson Bass

Without Mercy: A Body Farm Novel by Jefferson Bass (Harper Collins, 2016)

In James Patterson's Master Class, an online course which I recommend highly to aspiring authors, Patterson talks about the validity of writing with a partner. Patterson notes several well respected creative teams like Lennon and McCartney, Simon and Garfunkle, and explains that combining the creative juices of two ...

Bookmarks

Well, Friday is St. Patrick’s Day.  And that night you may decide to settle in to watch the parade, followed by “The Quiet Man” and (for those of us of a certain age) maybe some Dennis Day music.  But could you please spare a moment to check on upcoming events at South Plainfield Library?

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South Plainfield Knights of Columbus Keystone Community Saint Patrick's Lunch

The South Plainfield Knights of Columbus Council 6203 held their annual Keystone Special Citizens Community Lunch at the Holy Savior Academy on March 11th. Every Month Father John Alvarado from Sacred Heart Church holds a special Mass for the Mentally Challenged residents from the Keystone Community as well as other residents from Middlesex County.  This month’s theme was St ...

News from Suburban Woman's Club of South Plainfield

The Suburban Woman's Club of South Plainfield met on March 2nd at the American Legion Hall, Oak Tree Road. After opening ceremonies, Grace Bertucci and Orvie Hoffman were thanked for hosting this month. Business items included Orvie Hoffman, Corresponding Secretary, reporting that a letter was received from the New Jersey State Federation of Women's Clubs confirming that Jean Popik, ...

Press Releases

Local Author Book Talk with Betty Livingston Adams

March 23, 2017

Plainfield Public Library is pleased to present 2017 Wilbur Non-Fiction Award Recipient, Betty Livingston Adams, who will discuss her latest publication, Black Women’s Christian Activism: Seeking Social Justice in a Northern Suburb, on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 2 pm at Plainfield Public Library, 800 Park Avenue, Plainfield, NJ  07060.

Add this ...