11th Annual Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure

Be BOLD. Be FEARLESS. Be MORE (THAN PINK). Join 2018 Honorary Race Chair Steven M. Fulop, Mayor of Jersey City, at Liberty State Park for the 11th Annual Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure, locally presented by ShopRite and Xfinity. WABC-TV Eyewitness News reporter Anthony Johnson will be the official MC for this family-friendly Race Day that includes an official USATF Timed 5K Run, 5K Fun Walk, Wellness Village sponsored by CarePoint Health, and Kids Zone. Survivors and  Forever Fighters are a focus with an exclusive Survivor Tent sponsored by Local Survivor Sponsor RWJBarnabas Health, Survivor Procession and Ceremony, special commemorative race medal, and more! There will be exciting entertainment and activities to keep the whole family engaged. Register now and be part of the cure!

The Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure is generously sponsored by Local Presenting Sponsors ShopRite and Xfinity; Platinum Sponsor TAPinto, Local Survivor Sponsor RWJBarnabas Health; Official Transportation Sponsor NY Waterway; Wellness Village Sponsor CarePoint Health; Gold Sponsors BERGEN Magazine and Morris/Essex Health & Life; Silver Sponsors Atlantic Health System, BD/BARD, Eight O’ Clock Coffee, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, NJ.com/The Star-Ledger and PSE&G; Bronze Sponsors Newport Centre-a Simon Mall, Novartis and Pfizer; Official Team Sponsor RPM Raceway, and Social Media Sponsor Summit Medical Group MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Contact Information
  1. 9082772904
  2. race@komennorthjersey.org
Sun, May 06
7:00 am — 12:00 pm
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Be BOLD. Be FEARLESS. Be MORE (THAN PINK). Join 2018 Honorary Race Chair Steven M. Fulop, Mayor of Jersey City, at Liberty State Park for the 11th Annual Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure, locally presented by ShopRite and Xfinity. WABC-TV Eyewitness News reporter Anthony Johnson will be the official MC for this family-friendly Race Day that includes an official USATF Timed 5K Run, 5K Fun ...

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Chief Michael J. Cleary, Sr. 66, of South Plainfield, died suddenly on July 14, 2018. Born and ...
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Letters to the Editor

Carly Kensey Graduates from ECU

July 13, 2018

GREENVILLE, NC -- Carly Kensey of South Plainfield graduated with a BA-Psychology from East Carolina University during spring commencement exercises May 4 in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.

The fireworks capped off a new format for ECU's 109th spring commencement ceremony, which was held in the evening for the first time.

The keynote speaker for commencement was Linda McMahon, administrator of ...

Community Happenings

Adult “crafternoon” at the South Plainfield Public Library

July 15, 2018

Crafting isn't just for kids anymore!  Come to the South Plainfield Library on Saturday July 28 at 2pm for a fun filled “crafternon” for adults with crafter Patricia Dahl.  Crafters will be decorating a wine bottle. We will supply all the materials, just come and enjoy! If you have a glue gun at home, if you could bring it to the craft program.  Registration is ...

Frist Baptist Church of South Plainfield to Host Annual Vacation Bible School

July 17, 2018

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - First Baptist Church of South Plainfield will be holding their annual Vacation Bible School program the week of August 6-10 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. This free VBS program is open to children entering Kindergarten through entering 6th grade. Children will participate in this exciting experience learning how God is faithful and keeps His promises through Bible stories, songs, ...

South Plainfield Police Hiring Per-Diem Dispatchers

The South Plainfield Police Department is accepting applications for Per-Diem Police Dispatcher.  The following are the minimum requirements for applicants:

Must be at least 18 years of age
Must have a High School diploma or GED
Must be certified in 9-1-1, EMD and CPR
Must pass a background check and a computerized Dispatch test
Must be able to multi-task while using Police, ...

Columns

Lucia, Lucia by Adriani Trigiani

Lucia, Lucia by Adriana Trigiani (Ballentine Books, 2003)

 

If a summer romance novel is what you are craving to read as you sit by the pool or beach, Adriana Trigiani's Lucia, Lucia is a perfect choice. Set in 1950 New York City, the novel is about a young woman, Lucia Sartori, who is determined to have a career and be able to support herself, an unusual choice for a girl who was ...

Bookmarks

Come join us Monday, July 23 at 6:30 PM for Monday Night Movies.  This week’s selection stars Donald Sutherland and Helen Mirren, and it follows their characters as they journey across the country in a RV, rekindling their passion for life and their romance.  It is rated R.  If you cannot make it to the Monday night showing, there is a second screening on Wednesday, July 25 ...

Press Releases

Criminal charges brought in South Plainfield fatal motorcycle crash

July 17, 2018

Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey announced today that a driver has been charged in the motorcycle fatality in which a passenger was killed in South Plainfield on July 4, 2018.

Ruddy Custodio, 30, of Piscataway, the operator of the motorcycle, was charged on July 16, 2018 with vehicular homicide in the second degree caused by driving while under the influence of alcohol and ...

5 Simple Ways to Save Water this Summer

According to the L.A. Times, the average American uses an estimated 98 gallons of water EACH day.  

Here are five simple ways you can save water, to help you conserve water this summer and take some pressure off of your drains.

1. Unless you are using it, turn the faucet off. How many of us still leave the water running while we shave or brush our teeth?According to ...