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Holiday Bazaar @ Dunellen American legion Post 119

Sat, November 17, 9:00 AM

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Holiday Bazaar @ Dunellen American legion Post 119

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The Scouts of the American Legion will host their 6th annual Holiday Craft & Vendor Fair on November 17 & 18, 2018, from 9 am – 3 pm on both days. The fair will include unique handcrafted and commercial items including apparel, jewelry, home decors and much more! Homemade delights and treats! The event will take place at the American Legion Post 119, 137 New Market Rd, Dunellen, NJ ...

137 New Market Rd Dunellen, NJ 08812
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Sat, November 17, 6:00 PM

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Tiger Take Down - Saturday, November 17th

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South Plainfield Wrestling Club will be hosting - Tiger Take Down on Saturday, November 17th at the American Legion on Oak Tree Road in South Plainfield, Cost is $10.00 per person, tickets will be sold at the door. Tickets includes the Game Rider Truck, Basket Raffles, Cash Bar, Soft Drinks, Water, Coffee and Tea will be provided. Feel free to bring your own food and refreshments. Super 50/50 ...

American Legion - Oak Tree Road South Plainfield, NJ 07080
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Sun, November 18, 8:00 AM

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Elks To Host Breakfast For SPHS Girls Soccer

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The South Plainfield Elks will host a breakfast to benefit the SPHS Girl's Soccer Team on Sunday, November 18th from 8 am-Noon. The all-you-can-eat breakfast (all you can eat is dine-in only; take out will be charged the posted price) features eggs made to order, pancakes, french toast, bacon, sausage, home fries, toast, juice and coffee. Unfortunately, due to the rising costs of food, we ...

South Plainfield Elks - 1254 New Market Avenue South Plainfield, NJ 07080

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The Athlete of the Week: Sam Nieves Football Quarterback/Defensive Back

The South Plainfield Football team stunned the previously unbeaten and #10 ranked team in the State of New Jersey last Friday.  The Tigers won an exciting 17-16 game over West Essex.  South Plainfield will move on to the next round of the state playoffs this week.  The victory was led by junior Sam Nieves. 

Sam had an outstanding game for the Tigers.  At quarterback he ...

The Athlete of the Week: Zach DelVecchio Football Running Back/Linebacker

The South Plainfield Football team continues to have an impressive season.  The Tigers were dominate in their 34-0 win over Carteret.  This win enabled South Plainfield to qualify for the state playoffs.  The team was led by senior Zach DelVecchio. 

Zach continues to be one of the better running backs in the conference.  Against Carteret, Zach rushed 21 times for a ...

Obituaries

South Plainfield – Barbara Ann Costante, 66, died Thursday, November 1, 2018 at home ...
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Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor from the Anesh Team

November 12, 2018

Dear Editor,

Now that the election is over and things have settled down, the three of us wanted to take a moment to thank everyone for their support last week.  We were honored that so many people put their faith in us, and we will do our best to live up to your trust.

It’s now time to come together, as a team, regardless of party affiliation, to get the job done for our ...

Letter from Debbie Boyle - 7th Annual Trunk or Treat

Letter to The Editor:

The South Plainfield Borough Public Celebrations Committee hosted the 7th Annual Trunk or Treat.  The weather was very windy and sunny,  but brought out 125 South Plainfield children.  The South Plainfield Music Booster President Bob Rossow, booster parents for all your help and students who participated in Trunk or Treat by decorating their cars and ...

South Plainfield's Taylor Parajon Received a Pharmacy White Coat from University of the Sciences

November 7, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, PA (11/06/2018)-- Taylor Parajon of South Plainfield, NJ, a doctor of pharmacy student in Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at University of the Sciences, received a white coat at a ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. The white coat ceremony is an annual rite of passage for students in their first professional year (third year) of USciences' six-year pharmacy program and ...

Community Happenings

Thanksgiving Food Drive

November 11, 2018

Dear Friends,

We are approaching the time of year when we very often count our blessings and think of ways we can share our good fortune with others.  We hope that you will consider sharing your blessings to help a family in need.

The Garden State Chiropractic Society, a non-profit state organization, is sponsoring a statewide food drive.  There will be offices throughout the ...

Halloween Buzz at the South Plainfield Middle School

November 1, 2018

Halloween buzz at South Plainfield Middle School. Many staff members dressed as bees. Principal, Roger Vroom dressed as the bee keeper and Assistant Principal, Kelly Richkus was the queen bee.

Holy Savior Academy Gives Back

November 10, 2018

Holy Savior Academy has begun its Season of Giving with three traditional initiatives that allow faculty, students and families to support those in need.

Our Veterans Day collection serves the NJ Veterans Memorial Home at Menlo Park.  This campaign, spearheaded each year by our school nurse, Mrs. Pinto, provides the students and faculty an opportunity to discuss the importance of giving ...

Holy Savior Hosting Pasta Night

Holy Savior Academy will be hosting a Pasta Night on Saturday November 10th from 6pm-8pm.  Proceeds from the dinner will be used toward the Holy Savior Academy Athletic Department as well as the JV cheerleading competition music and stunt clinic for this season.

Included with the admission will be dinner, salad, dessert, drinks and coffee.  BYOB! There will also be a 50/50 and a ...

Please Help Keep The Drains Clear Of Leaves Storm

November 5, 2018

Although we have all been enjoying the unseasonably warm weather, we all know colder weather is coming.  The leaves are starting to drop quickly now.   Most of us have begun bagging leaves and will continue to do so for another few weeks. 

Please don’t forget to remove leaves from storm drains while raking leaves from your property.  Storm drains play an ...

Columns

Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult

Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult (Ballantine, 2013)

Jodi Picoult is the Law and Order author of our times. She uses stories “ripped from the headlines” as seeds for her plotlines and, thus, presents readers with a framework in which to discuss important societal issues, such as school shootings, teen suicides, and organ transplants. Picoult’s writing is compelling, and many of ...

Bookmarks

The library will be closed Sunday, November 11 and Monday, November 12 in observance of Veterans Day. 

The library will be open on Saturday, November 10; if you come you will be transported to 19th century France in an Armchair Art tour. Explore the world of Paul Cézanne, a painter whose artistic goals took him beyond his Impressionist beginnings as he expressively combined ...

2018 South Plainfield Knights of Columbus Trivia Night Fundraiser

The South Plainfield Knights of Columbus, Council #6203 held their 11th Annual “Trivia Night” Fundraiser at the South Plainfield Senior Center on November 10th.

Twelve teams  - Big Joe and the Mamma’s, Smarties, C&B, The Price is Right, Red Hot Trivia Peppers, Team Sean and Company, Crazy Eights, The Youngers, ARPA, The Blue Horseshoes, The Warlocks and The ...

Press Releases

NJAWBO Annual Holiday Dinner & Expo for Women Business Owners November 29 at The Bethwood in Totowa

November 13, 2018

The New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) Annual Statewide Holiday Dinner and Expo will take place on November 29 at The Bethwood, 38 Lackawanna Ave, Totowa, New Jersey 07512, from 5:30 to 8:00pm.This festive holiday networking event provides an opportunity for women business owners (and those who would like to do business with them) to celebrate the season; networkwith ...

Proper Ventilation During the Holiday Season

With everyone home for the holidays, the extra bodies, shower use, and cooking power in your home can really bring up the heat. While that’s nice for your heating bill, it may cause unwanted ventilation issues in your home.

Kitchen

Remember a few tips for keeping smoke out of your eyes and steam from coming out your ears while your kitchen works overtime:

Use the hood ...