Edison's Horror Festival

Edison's Horror Festival - Show off your best costumes in our costume contest or even your best dance moves in our dance competition.  There will be rides, food and a variety of crafter tables. Vendors don't forget to decorate your tents. 

Admission is $5.00 For more information contact the Edison Chamber of Commerce 732-738-9482

Contact Information
  1. Edison Chamber of Commerce
  2. 732-738-9482
  3. www.edisonchamber.com
Sat, October 26
12:00 pm — 7:00 pm
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Edison's Horror Festival - Show off your best costumes in our costume contest or even your best dance moves in our dance competition. There will be rides, food and a variety of crafter tables. Vendors don't forget to decorate your tents.

Admission is $5.00 For more information contact the Edison Chamber of Commerce 732-738-9482

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The Athlete of the Week: Gabriel Mont Boys’ Soccer Forward

The South Plainfield Boys’ Soccer Team continues their winning ways while trying to secure a Blue Division Championship.  On the season the Boys’ Soccer team is currently 9-4.  The Tigers have wins over GMC rivals South Brunswick and are currently tied at the top of the division.  The team this year is led by senior captain Gabriel Mont.

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The Athletes of the Week: Olivia Olano and Cameron Marks Girls’ Tennis

South Plainfield High School Girls’ Tennis Team is having a very successful season.  The team is currently 6-2 on the year.  Junior, Olivia Olano and senior, Cameron Marks, has have been instrumental to the Lady Tigers success this year. 

Cameron Marks and Olivia Olano play first doubles for the South Plainfield Girls’ Tennis Team.  They are both returning ...

Union County, Overlook Medical Center to host Women's Health Fair in Union

Atlantic Health System's Overlook Medical Center has partnered with the Union County Office on Women for a Women’s Health Fair on Oct 23 near Kean University in Union. The event will include health screenings and an educational fair from 8:00am to 11:00am, with a panel discussion by seven prominent women physicians who will discuss a variety of women's health topics from 9:00am ...

Obituaries

  James J. Vokral, 70, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, October 14, 2019.
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Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor - Supporting Melanie Mott and Pete Smith

October 16, 2019

Each year, Mayor Anesh’s Team works diligently to keep South Plainfield the special and affordable community that we all call home.

To help keep all things heading in the right direction, we need to elect candidates that bring devotion, professionalism and communication skills to the position.

The right two people for job this year are Melanie Mott and Pete Smith.  Both have a ...

Letter from Ernie “Jim” Giannakis

I am writing this in response to Bogdan Fryszczyn’s letter from October 11th.

I would like to set the record straight…yes, my wife works for the District and has since July 2000, which is more than five years  before I even thought about running for the Board of Education, no help there. As far as my daughter, she too works for the District, however I was not on the Board ...

Letter from Ernie “Jim” Giannakis

While I serve as a member of the Board of Education, the following statements and opinions are made in my capacity as a private citizen, and not in my capacity as a Board member.  These statements are also not representative of the Board or its individual members, and solely represent my own personal opinions.

Dear Editor

I have sat on this Board for the better part of 14 years, and ...

Letter to the Editor from Freddie Esposito

Dear Residents,

On November 5th, please vote for Councilman Rob Bengivenga for State Assembly.

Over the years, I have seen Rob work tirelessly for all residents of South Plainfield. Rob advocates to make South Plainfield affordable, so people can continue to stay and raise their families here.

He not only fights to hold down taxes, but he listens intently to his constituents’ needs ...

Reminder regarding Vote by Mail

Every election is important at every level of government. If you are going to be out of town or unable to vote in person, please remember to vote by mail. Here is the link to do so in our town. 

 

http://www.middlesexcountynj.gov/Government/Departments/Admin/Pages/MailinBallots.aspx

 

Please vote. 

 

Sincerely

Doug Chapman. 

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor:

When I became a member of the South Plainfield community after marrying my husband Bob, I was determined to become an active participant in the volunteer organizations that aimed to contribute to the positive growth of our Boro.  As a member of the Public Celebrations Committee for 12 years and the National Night Out Committee for 5 years, I’ve been ...

Mott and Smith will continue Anesh teams focus on holding down taxes.

October 16, 2019

Saying results count, Mayor Anesh’s team this week urged residents to compare taxes under the Democrats to the results under local Republicans.

“Holding down taxes and spending is a key priority,” said Council Candidate Melanie Mott.  “Over the last decade, the mayor’s team kept taxes in check, with the local tax rate rising less than one percent. By ...

Councilman Jon Dean and Council candidate Sandy Doyon - Why us?

October 16, 2019

            As Election Day approaches, Jon and Sandy want you to know the reasons why they are the best candidates for Borough Council. They have a long history of public service, both in their careers and their private lives. Jon and Sandy take the time to ask questions and gather information before making any decisions, because their main ...

Congratulations to Kaitlyn Faustini and Bryan Palacios

October 14, 2019

Kaitlyn Faustini and Bryan Palacios were married August 3rd at Sacred Heart Church in South Plainfield in a beautiful bi-lingual ceremony officiated by Pastor John P. Alvarado.  Their reception was held at the Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth, NJ.

Faustini and Palacios are both 2014 graduates of South Plainfield High School. Kaitlyn is currently completing her Master’s ...

Community Happenings

Summertime Renovations Improve Overall Learning Environment for Students at Saint Joseph

The Zenga Library and Media Center, Brother Clifford O’Neil, S.C. Hall, and the Campus Store were renovated over the summer as part of Saint Joe’s continuing efforts to offer the best possible learning environments for the students.

 A major change in the Media Center was the addition of the Economics Lab, which has a three flat-screen TV’s and a stock ticker that ...

South Plainfield High School Seniors Receive Commendation, Student of the Month Recognition

October 8, 2019

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Several members of South Plainfield High School’s Class of 2020 were recently recognized for their academic achievements and commitment to the community. 

On Sept. 17, seniors Liesl Co, Yug Modhera and, Fiza Rizvi were named ‘Commended Students’ in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program and were presented with a ‘Letter ...

Community Breast Cancer Awareness Fair

October 3, 2019

Girl Scout Senior Gianna Glover from Troop 65305 is pursuing her Gold Award. Gianna, in collaboration with the South Plainfield High Volleyball Team and Passionately Pink Club, will host the team's annual “Spike Out Breast Cancer Awareness Day event on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. Gianna, one of the players, will be holding a 'Breast Cancer ...

Part time Opening at the Borough

South Plainfield Recycling Groundskeeper – The Borough of South Plainfield is looking for a part-time Groundskeeper to work at both the recycling center and at the Borough Compost.

Candidates shall maintain a valid NJ driver’s license. Customer service or landscaping experience is preferred. Please send resume to: Borough of South Plainfield, 2480 Plainfield Avenue, South ...

Columns

Pinkin on Vaping Crisis: “It’s All Hands on Deck Now”

TRENTON, NJ – Concerned by the significant increase in vaping among American youth, Vice Chair of the Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee Nancy Pinkin (D-Middlesex) released the following statement:

“I am alarmed by the trend showing that e-cigarette consumption has skyrocketed among high schoolers in recent years and that the number of teens in America ...

Thou Shalt Not: A Drama by Thinkery and Verse

Thou Shalt Not - Production by Thinkery & Verse

 

On September 16, 1922, the bodies of an Episcopal priest, Edward Wheeler Hall and a member of his choir, Eleanor Reinhardt Mills, were discovered in a field near the New Brunswick-Franklin Township border. The bloody, butchered bodies obviously had been staged in the positions in which they were found. Torn love letters lay at the ...

Bookmarks

Come join us for Monday Night Movies on Monday, October 21 at 6:30 PM.  The latest release we are showing is a Disney live action remake that involves a street rat, a blue genie, and a magic carpet, to name a few characters. Please note that the doors do not open until 6:15 PM to give us time to finish setting up.  If you cannot make it to the Monday night showing, there is a second ...

Grow your Business Through Video on TAPinto

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Would your business or organization benefit from putting a video message in front of TAPinto readers? 

TAPinto can now offer advertisers the opportunity to promote their products, services, or message online 24 hours a day, seven days a week, throughout the length of your contract.

The video will work on both desktop and mobile devices, and plays right from ...

 South Plainfield Knights of Columbus Annual Trivia Night

  South Plainfield Knights of Columbus Annual Trivia Night

Saturday, November 2nd 2019
Doors open at  6:30 PM
(FIRST QUESTION @ 7:02 PM SHARP!)
South Plainfield Senior Center 90 Maple Ave, South Plainfield, NJ 07080

 

Gather your table of party friends & join the fun!!!

 

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Press Releases

Goryeb Children’s Hospital Opens Expanded Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

October 15, 2019

Expansion Funded in Part by Generous Community Members

Morristown, NJ — To meet the demand for the highly specialized care needed for critically ill or injured children, Atlantic Health System’s Goryeb Children’s Hospital today announced the opening of its expanded Joan and Edward Foley Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU).

Prior to the renovation ...

Pipe Talk

Fall and winter in New Jersey can get pretty chilly. It’s important to protect your pipes BEFORE the weather gets into the 30s or even 20s.

Just one episode of frozen pipes can wreak havoc on your home. When water freezes, it expands and exerts pressure on your pipes, occasionally causing them to split. A burst pipe can potentially leak several gallons of water per hour, cause thousands ...