Girl Scout Garage Sale

Junior Girl Scout Troop 65062 is having a Garage Sale to Benefit Hurricane Dorian Relief Efforts. We will have a wide variety of items, so please stop by & find a hidden treasure and support our troop!!


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Sat, October 05
8:00 am — 4:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 10/05/2019 8:00am 10/05/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Girl Scout Garage Sale

Junior Girl Scout Troop 65062 is having a Garage Sale to Benefit Hurricane Dorian Relief Efforts. We will have a wide variety of items, so please stop by & find a hidden treasure and support our troop!!



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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 ...

Atlantic Health System Hosts Annual “Celebrating Service” Event for Team Members

When Charles Carlisle, Jr. began working at Atlantic Health System, gas was $.35 a gallon, the minimum wage was $1.60, and “Sesame Street” made its debut on PBS. It was 1969. This October, Charles, a sterile processing technician at Overlook Medical Center, is celebrating his 50th year with the award-winning health care system.

“When I first joined, I didn’t realize I ...


Plainfield – Frances F. Blount, 94, passed away peacefully Monday, October 7, 2019 at ...
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Letters to the Editor

Letter from Ernie “Jim” Giannakis

October 14, 2019

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.


Please vote. 



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 ...

Letter from Keith Both

Dear Editor,


I am writing this letter to address the issue that some of my fellow South Plainfield residents have recently encountered, securing of their Water due to “Non- Compliance” of not scheduling their Water Mater to be changed.


Per law / regulation, a home residence’s Water Meter must be changed out every 10 years.  Middlesex Water Company, ...

Letter Supporting Melanie Mott and Pete Smith

Dear Editor,


Deciding who to support for borough council this year is an obvious choice.  This November, I will supporting Melanie Mott and Pete Smith who are running on Mayor Anesh’s team. 

I appreciate all the time and energy that the Anesh team invests in our community and its residents.  It seems like each week they can be found supporting new ...

Mott & Smith: South Plainfield is financially stronger & more affordable under Anesh team’s leadership, say independent studies

October 10, 2019

Council Candidates Melanie Mott and Pete Smith, this week, pointed to a series of independent studies showing that South Plainfield is continuing to get strong results under the Anesh team’s leadership.

Mott and Smith credited the hard work of borough department heads for working with Mayor Anesh to provide an affordable place to live, while also making sure South Plainfield remains ...

Councilman Jon Dean and Sandy Doyon Believe in an Inclusive South Plainfield

October 10, 2019

As usual, many wonderful events took place over the weekend in our community. The annual Buddy Walk of South Plainfield which honors and celebrates individuals with Down Syndrome, was a great success thanks to the hard work of many dedicated volunteers. A Tournament of Bands competition was hosted by our SPHS Marching Band, who delighted the audience with an outstanding performance. Again, there ...

New Jersey's Failing Infrastructure

For decades, New Jersey has been kicking the can down the road with regard to infrastructure. Well, as of now even that road is in such bad shape, that the can can’t be kicked any further.

The American Society of Civil Engineers gave New Jersey a failing grade of D+. Almost 10% of our bridges are “structurally deficient”. The same for about 42% of our roads. Water systems, NJ ...

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

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 ...


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 ...


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
South Plainfield Senior Center 90 Maple Ave, South Plainfield, NJ 07080


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



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 ...