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Dedda Anderson Emmons, age 94, born July 18, 1925 passed away peacefully at Princeton Hospital ...
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Letters to the Editor

Act of Kindness

March 31, 2020

The Boyle family would like to thank the two young ladies who found our little Shih Tzu last week .   Reese squeezed  underneath the gate and went on a little adventure.   I jumped in my car asked neighbors if they saw her,  drove around the Manning Avenue area.  I arrived back home to find two young ladies walking Reese on a leash to see if she belonged ...

Letter from Nicole Esposito

Dear Editor:
As South Plainfield continues our journey into these concerning, historic and unprecedented times, I would just like to express a word of thanks to our community leaders. Without any previously prescribed procedures or policies in place, they stepped up and into the uncharted waters, working hard to navigate our town’s journey into the unknown. Mayor Anesh has provided us with ...

Community Happenings

Updates from Twin City Pharmacy

March 23, 2020

Twin City Pharmacy will remain open operating with our normal business hours (M-F 9am-9pm, Sat 9am-6pm, Sun 9am-5pm). Deemed an essential business during this Covid 19 pandemic, we have a responsibility to continue to serve our community including our retail, hospice and home care clientele. We are however tweaking our intake protocol to best keep our customers and staff out of harms way.


Plainfields' UNICO Welcomes Newest Members

March 9, 2020

The Plainfields' Chapter of UNICO welcomes its newest members


L. to R. Ida Vitabile, and Shannon Jeffreys, both of South Plainfield,  were sworn in by UNICO NJ District X Governor Anthony Bengivenga  (third from left). Bob Bengivenga, (fourth from left), President of the Plainfields' Chapter of UNICO,  sponsored the meeting at his home in South Plainfield.

South Plainfield Residents Sound Off, Unite for School District’s ‘Roar’ Campaign 

March 30, 2020

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – On the evening of March 27, the South Plainfield community united – separately, of course – to show their Tiger Pride. 

At 8:15 p.m., residents of all ages took to their front porches, back yards, front lawns, and driveways to let out their best tiger impersonations for the school district’s ‘United We Roar’ fundraising ...

School District's Announces 'United We Roar' Community Event Tonight

March 27, 2020

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – 'United We Roar,' a community event sponsored by the South Plainfield School District, is planned for 8:15 p.m. on Friday, March 27. In an email and video announcement made March 23, Superintendent Dr. Noreen Lishak stated that the goal is to provide residents an opportunity to come out of their homes and come together in the fight against the ...

Find Out What South Plainfield Restaurants are Open with Hours of Operation

Many South Plainfield restaurants, delis and bakeries are adapting to this time of uncertainty and remain open to serve customers.  With curbside pickup, carry out or delivery available, and take out groceries and liquor for sale at some establishments, they are doing what they can to serve the community and stay in business.

"We are very blessed to have so many businesses who ...

Borough Closes Dog Park and Tennis Courts at Putnam

Effective immediately the Southside Dog Park and Putnam Park tennis courts are closed until further notice. These moves are being taken to further prevent larger gatherings and to comply with passive recreation guidelines previously enacted.



Three pieces of legislation sponsored by Senator Patrick Diegnan aimed at addressing the economic impacts of the Coronavirus were unanimously passed by the State Senate on March 19.

S2300 Automatically extends the time to file income and corporate tax return. No penalties or interest will be imposed if a taxpayer files a return by the end of the fiscal year, June 30. This legislation ...

Eight Residents Test Positive for COVID-19

South Plainfield– South Plainfield has been notified that eight individuals have tested positive for COVID-19. These eight residents bring the total number of positive cases to 38. The increasing cases are expected as the total number of positive cases throughout the State has increased. Please continue practicing social distancing and limit gathering in our effort to flatten the ...

The Good Neighbor

The Good Neighbor by Cathryn Grant (Inkubator Books, 2020)

 Recently I was at a doctor’s appointment and my physician asked if I had read anything good lately. Then she offered a tip to read The Good Neighbor by Cathryn Grant. 

The Good Neighbor starts off with an intriguing Prologue. In fact, the first line of the novel reads, “There was so much blood. It wasn’t ...

Statement from Freeholder Director Ronald G. Rios Regarding the First COVID-19 Death in Middlesex County

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - “COVID-19 has caused suffering in communities across the globe and upended our way of lives. I wish I could say Middlesex County is immune to the immense impact of the disease, but I cannot. It is with great sorrow that I report that the disease has claimed the life of one of our own – a Middlesex County resident – a female in her 90s.

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Time for a few words (nearly 600 of them, in fact) from South Plainfield Library:
            First of all, we’re still closed due to the current COVID-19 situation.  We’ll remain closed until further notice.  At present, it hasn’t been determined exactly when “further notice” will be given, but ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Professors Rich and Anne Lee of TAPinto Greater Olean

The featured TAPinto franchisee for the month of April 2020 are journalism professors Rich and Anne Lee from St. Bonaventure University, who, together with their students, operate TAPinto Greater Olean.  TAPinto Greater Olean is owned by St. Bonaventure University's Jandoli School of Communication.

Q. Why did you want to franchise a TAPinto site? 

We were familiar ...

Press Releases

TAPinto Triples Site Traffic in March 2020, Breaking All-Time Readership Record; Facebook Journalism Project Awards Grants to Two TAPinto Franchisees for Coronavirus Coverage

April 1, 2020

Local news coverage, now perhaps more than ever, is an essential service to keep readers informed.  TAPinto’s network of over 80 local news sites in New Jersey, New York and Florida broke all readership records in March with 9,628,289 pageviews and 3,412,844 readers, an increase of 300% from February 2020.  Meanwhile, last week, two TAPinto owner/publishers, ...

Liftec Forklifts is Open for Business

For over 40 years Liftec Forklifts has been committed to providing quality Forklifts, material handling products, service/parts and rentals.  We are here to serve your Sales, Parts, Service and Rental needs during our normal business hours of 7:30am to 5:00 pm.

We are determined to provide a safe environment for our employees where they can continue our legacy of excellence.  So in ...

Councilwoman Melanie Mott - Senior Yard Waste

I just wanted to let everyone know that senior yard waste will be picked up on a bi-weekly schedule beginning on April 1st.

All seniors that have already called to be placed on the list for the season will receive a phone call and/or email from DPW by early next week with your pickup schedule and new callers will be informed of the schedule when calling in.

As always, if anyone has any ...