Piscataway Summer Concert Series

AUGUST 31: THE DIMENSIONS with VALARIE ADAMS - Motown, R & B, Classic Rock, dance and sing along tunes. Valarie Adams and her high energy band will have you on your feet for a not to be forgotten summer night party.

The annual concert series will take place at Columbus Park Extension Gazebo located at the intersection of Lakeview Avenue, New Market Road, and Williams Street.

In the event of rain, concerts will be held indoors at the Piscataway Senior Center on Buena Vista Ave. Patrons can call the Weather Hot Line at (732) 562-2389 for updates.

For other information call (732) 563-4117

Thu, August 31
7:00 pm — 8:30 pm
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AUGUST 31: THE DIMENSIONS with VALARIE ADAMS - Motown, R & B, Classic Rock, dance and sing along tunes. Valarie Adams and her high energy band will have you on your feet for a not to be forgotten summer night party.

The annual concert series will take place at Columbus Park Extension Gazebo located at the intersection of Lakeview Avenue, New Market Road, and Williams Street.

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Intersection of Lakeview Avenue, New Market Road, and Williams Street Piscataway, NJ 08854

Columbus Park Extension Gazebo

Intersection of Lakeview Avenue, New Market Road, and Williams Street
Piscataway, NJ 08854

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The Athlete of the Week: Zach DelVecchio Football Running Back/Linebacker

The South Plainfield Football team won its home opener Friday night against Perth Amboy.  The Tigers won in dominate fashion beating the Panthers by a score of 21-7.  South Plainfield was led by Junior Zach DelVecchio.  Zach hasn’t missed a beat from last season.  He started the 2017 year with 25 rushes for 165 yards and scored one touchdown. He was also a leader on ...

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Letters to the Editor

Letter Endorsing Faustini and White for Council

September 18, 2017

To the Editor,

Results count.  That’s why I’ll be voting for Christine Faustini and Derryck White this year. 

I try to keep abreast of what’s going on, and I see lots of good things happening in South Plainfield.  Here are just a few:  the new library addition continues to be a great asset to our hometown, Willow Park is expanding, a new Southside dog ...

Cassie Capparelli and Roberto Sayers Say it's Time to Bring Back Democracy Day

September 14, 2017

The South Plainfield Democratic Candidates for Borough Council, Cassie Capparelli and Roberto Sayers, this week voiced their support for bringing back Democracy Day in South Plainfield by letting voters cast a vote on borrowing by the Borough on any single item over one million dollars that is not related to public safety or public health.  The Democratic team believes that giving voters a ...

Faustini & White: Surge in business growth holds down taxes, brings jobs

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“When I first ran for council, I never thought I’d be attending so many grand openings,” said Council President Derryck White when talking about business growth in South Plainfield recently. 

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Michael Dolan makes the Spring 2017 Dean's List at Delaware Valley University

September 6, 2017

DOYLESTOWN, PA -- Michael Dolan, a resident of South Plainfield, NJ (07080) was honored for academic achievement by being named to the Dean's List at Delaware Valley University for the Spring 2017 semester.

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Community Happenings

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

September 19, 2017

Please join the South Plainfield Domestic Violence Team on October 3, 2017 at 6:15pm in Spring Lake Park for a candlelight walk in support of Domestic Violence victims.  Candles will be provided as well as information and giveaways. 

For further information please call 908-226-7628 or e-mail: mackerman@southplainfieldnj.com

Looking forward to having a great turnout.

Sai Datta Peetham Donates Backpacks and School Supplies

September 20, 2017

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Clothing Drive (Used) to Support SPHS Boy Soccer Team

September 19, 2017

The South Plainfield Boys Soccer Team is hosting a used clothing drive on Friday, September 29, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. through Saturday, October 1, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. in the Middle School parking lot.  Clean out your closets and help the SPHS Soccer Team by donating your used clothes.

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Part Time Position

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Bookmarks

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Suburban Woman’s Club Begins Its 2017-2018 Year

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President Cotone asked for the minutes of the previous meeting as well as the Treasurer's report.

Press Releases

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