Celebration of Black History Month

A Celebration of Black History Month Learning from the Past: Today’s Frontlines of Freedom Special Guest: Mr. Aaron Greene, Esq., Associate Counsel to the NJ Institute for Social Justice Sunday, February 16, 2020 11:30 am – 2:00 pm A Caribbean, African, and Southern style meal will be served RSVP by February 13, 2020 to Princess Thomas at: prnss_thomas@yahoo.com

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Sun, February 16
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A Celebration of Black History Month Learning from the Past: Today’s Frontlines of Freedom Special Guest: Mr. Aaron Greene, Esq., Associate Counsel to the NJ Institute for Social Justice Sunday, February 16, 2020 11:30 am – 2:00 pm A Caribbean, African, and Southern style meal will be served RSVP by February 13, 2020 to Princess Thomas at: prnss_thomas@yahoo.com

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The Athlete of the Week Thomas Renna Wrestling

The South Plainfield High School Wrestling Team won their sixth consecutive sectional title this past Friday as they defeated Rumson – Fair Haven 42-30 in front of a packed house in Anthony Cotoia Gymnasium.  The Tigers traveled down to the State Group Tournament on Sunday where they fell to the Eagles of West Deptford concluding their dual meet season.  Overall the Tigers ...

The Athlete of the Week: Mackenzie O’Brien Girls’ Basketball Forward

The South Plainfield Girls’ Basketball team is starting to peak at the right time of the season.  This past week the Lady Tigers won all three games they played. On Tuesday, South Plainfield defeated Woodbridge by a score of 57-36.  Thursday the Lady Tigers had a rematch against North Brunswick.  This time South Plainfield dominated them 45-24.  Then in another ...

Community Members, Family Foundation Mark American Heart Month with $2.5 Million Donation to Gagnon Cardiovascular Center Expansion

As individuals and organizations across the nation gather to raise awareness of heart disease during American Heart Month, Thomas P. and Sally Mac Mahon and Ken and Claudia Silverman have marked the occasion by giving $1.5 and $1 million, respectively, to further expand the largest cardiovascular program in the state — Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute at Morristown Medical Center. The ...

Atlantic Health System and CentraState Healthcare System Announce Clinical Affiliation

Partnership Enhances Community Health Care Quality and Access

Atlantic Health System and CentraState Healthcare System today announced a clinical affiliation that will provide enhanced access to high-quality specialty health care services to the communities of central Jersey. The affiliation will accelerate the growth of CentraState’s oncology and neuroscience programs through linkages ...

Obituaries

Jill Helmstetter, 68, died on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at JFK Medical Center in Edison. Born ...
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Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor from Samantha Kaczmarczyk

February 16, 2020

I would like to start by saying thank you to all of you for your support and donations. I am pleased to announce that we have met our goal for the diabetic alert dog. We couldn’t have done this without the support from all who have donated. So, thank you from the bottom of our hearts. We truly appreciate everything this community and beyond for all your help and prayers. We can’t even ...

Middlesex County School Board Team: Meeting with Senator Diegnan

Senator Patrick Diegnan, 18th Legislative District met with the Middlesex County School Board Team, on January 31, 2020,  IPPresident Debbie Boyle, Vice President Secretary Sharon Miller, Lisa Manz parent advocate for various policies put into place by the State of New Jersey affecting school districts and Christopher Jones, New Jersey State School Board Association Government ...

Community Happenings

South Plainfield High School Hall Of Fame Is Seeking Nominees

February 11, 2020

The South Plainfield High School Hall of Fame Committee is again holding their search for candidates for induction into the SPHS Hall of Fame.  The Hall of Fame was established at South Plainfield High School to recognize outstanding graduates as leaders in their fields who could serve as role models for current and future students.

 Candidates will be evaluated on the following ...

TAPinto South Plainfield Wants to Know: Who is Taking the Polar Bear Plunge Today?

February 22, 2020

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, NJ – The weather is supposed to be warmer today in New Jersey, and an anticipated 7,500 people are planning to take a dip in the Atlantic Ocean as part of the annual Polar Bear Plunge.  According to organizers the annual event is the largest fundraising event for the Specials Olympics New Jersey.  

If you live in South Plainfield and are ...

Anesh Proclaims Jan. 25 Lunar New Year

SOUTH PLAINFIELD - At the Jan. 27 council meeting, Mayor Matthew Anesh proclaimed Jan. 25, 2020 as Lunar New Year, urging South Plainfield residents to join in the Chinese New Year celebration.  Several Buddha’s Light International Association (BLIA-NJ) attended the council meeting and Anesh wished everyone a healthy and prosperous new year.

Anesh and several council members had ...

Columns

Chaos: Charles Manson, the CIA, and the Secret History of the Sixties

Chaos: Charles Manson the CIA, and the Secret History of the Sixties. John 

O’Neill and Dan Piepenbring  (New York: Little Brown, 2019).

It took me three weeks to read Chaos:Charles Manson, the CIA, and the Secret History of the Sixties. Although fascinating, with its detailed analysis of the true motives for the Manson crimes in Los Angeles, 1969, the prose was dense and a ...

Residents Invited To Meet Freeholder Director Ron Rios At 7:00 Pm On February 25th

Middlesex County Freeholder Director Ron Rios will be the guest speaker at the meeting of the South Plainfield Democratic Organization on Tuesday February 25th.    The meeting will be held at Sherbans Diner and will start at 7:00 pm.   The public is welcome to attend.

Democratic Chair Vinnie Buttiglieri commented: “We are looking forward to talking with ...

Bookmarks

Self-checkout is here!  In our on-going efforts to serve you better, the library has installed two new self-checkout machines, one at the circulation desk and one in the children’s room. Of course, we are always happy to check out your material—we love the personal interaction!  Self-check lets you spend less time waiting in line and have some privacy if you are researching ...

South Plainfield Knights of Columbus - Installed Wheel Chair Lift

The South Plainfield Knights of Columbus Council #6203 saves the day for a local resident

 

Fellow Knights member Gerry Butrico was contacted by local South Plainfield resident Nancy Guarraci, asking for help assembling and installing a wheel chair lift that she purchased for her husband who is wheelchair bound.

 

The Knights sprang into action and took on the task and ...

Press Releases

The Harlem Wizards are Back in Town

February 21, 2020

Roosevelt Elementary School, with the help of Kennedy, Riley, Franklin and Grant Schools proudly present our 3rd annual Harlem Wizards event!

Please come out and watch our own South Plainfield Teaching Tigers play against the Harlem Wizards.  The SP Teaching Tigers will feature the following superstars:

Roosevelt: Dr. Goman, Mr. Bertram, Ms. Lair, Mr. Gerardi, Ms. Maroulis, Mrs.

Affordable Energy for New Jersey Coalition Launches with Support of Business, Labor, Civic and Energy Interests

In response to the recently released New Jersey Energy Master Plan (EMP), representatives of labor, energy, business and civic groups have come together to launch Affordable Energy for New Jersey.  The Coalition will work to ensure New Jersey residents continue to have safe, reliable and affordable choices to meet their energy needs.

“The EMP’s emphasis on a move to complete ...

Congressman Tom Malinowski visits Atlantic Health System's Overlook Medical Center

SUMMIT, NJ - FEBRUARY 20, 2020 - Congressman Tom Malinowski (NJ-07) visited Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center in Summit on Thursday, where he was given a first-hand look at the innovative ways that the hospital is delivering high-quality care.

The visit included a presentation and discussion with Overlook’s leadership led by Atlantic Health System President and ...