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The Athlete of the Week: Ashwin deGroot Football Running Back/Safety/Kicker

The South Plainfield Football team had one of the programs most historic wins last Friday.  The Tigers knocked off defending State Champions North Hunterdon.  South Plainfield was able to win a close 15-14 hard fought overtime victory.  This brought the Tigers record to 3-2 on the season.  South Plainfield was led by Junior Ashwin deGroot.  Ashwin has been an important ...

The Athlete of the Week: Lynda Farinella Girls’ Field Hockey Midfielder

The South Plainfield Field Hockey Team is once again having a very competitive season.  The Lady tigers are currently 7-3 on the season.  During this past week, South Plainfield went 3-0 winning twice over GMC rival East Brunswick and defeating Piscataway 1-0.   Much of their success is due to the play of senior captain Lynda Farinella.

On the season, Lynda  has one ...

Annual Designer Bag Bingo Event at Holy Savior Academy

Holy Savior Academy will be hosting its 2nd Annual Designer Bag Bingo on Saturday 10/13.   There will be 10 Bingo Games, small basket raffle and a 50/50. 

For each bingo game, you will be given 3 chances to win! 

“Last year was a tremendous success and we are looking forward to building on that momentum, “ says Cindy Trunell, co-chair of the ...


South Plainfield - Vito G. Cosenza, 86, of South Plainfield, NJ, passed away on Monday, ...
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Letters to the Editor

2018 Sacred Heart Lenten Fish Dinners - thank you

October 15, 2018

The South Plainfield Knight of Columbus Council #6203 held their very successful 2018 Sacred Heart Lenten Fish Dinners last Lenten Season. The Knights made $7,250 profit from the 6 weeks the Fish Dinners ran.

On October 2nd the South Plainfield Knights of Columbus handed out the proceeds from these Fish Dinners. Grand Knight Joe Wilkowski presented Father John Alvarado from ...

Anesh, Bengivenga & Wolak: Surge in business growth holds down taxes, brings jobs

October 11, 2018

Since taking office, Mayor Matt Anesh has made growing South Plainfield’s economy a priority for his administration.  And the results show it.

“Creating a business-friendly climate is one of the most important things we can do to keep moving forward,” said Anesh.  “It helps hold taxes down, and it creates jobs.”

“When I first ran for council ...

Sandy Doyon, Kristine Keefe and Sherri Zwerko Get Great Support From Residents

October 11, 2018

Democrats Sandy Doyon, Kristine Keefe and Sherri Zwerko this week discussed the great momentum that their campaign is getting based on their experiences in walking door-to-door meeting South Plainfield’s residents.  Mayoral Candidate Sandy Doyon commented, “The people of South Plainfield have really expressed their support for the Democratic ticket this year. We get great ...

Community Happenings

Mayoral, Council Candidates To Debate Issues October 24

October 10, 2018

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ -South Plainfield candidates for mayor and borough council will debate on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. at the South Plainfield Senior Center, 90 Maple Ave.

The debate is co-sponsored by the South Plainfield Business Association and the South Plainfield Observer.

Candidates running for a four-year term as mayor are Republican incumbent Matt Anesh and first-time candidate ...

Calling All Vendors- Flea Market - Saturday, October 20th

October 15, 2018

Vendors Wanted for Flea Market on Saturday, October 20, 2018.  The Flea Market will be at the South Plainfield Junior Baseball Club's Parking Lot located at 1140 Lorraine Avenue, South Plainfield, NJ 07080 from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm (Vendor set up at 7:30 am)

Cost is $25.00 for 10x10 space (Must Bring Your Own Table) **Vendors are responsible for removal of all debris**

Plenty of FREE ...



South Plainfield -- Senator Patrick Diegnan said that the findings of the NJ Transit audit confirm the need for passage of comprehensive reform legislation to make NJ Transit more responsive, transparent and accountable to the hundreds of thousands of New Jerseyans who ride their trains and buses every day.

Senator Weinberg (D-Bergen) and Assemblyman McKeon (D-Middlesex), the sponsors of NJ ...

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan (Anchor Books, 2013)


Crazy Rich _________________. Fill in the blank with almost any ethnicity on the face of the earth, and the story will probably be similar from culture to culture. At the economic apex of every society one can expect to have the wealthiest, most self-indulgent, controlling people. When taken from that point of view, even though ...


Come join us for Monday Night Movies!  On Monday, October 15 at 6:30 PM, get ready to run for your lives. This week’s showing will take you back to Isla Nublar with Owen Grady (Chris Pratt) and Claire (Bryce Dallas Howard) as they try to rescue the dinosaurs from an impending volcanic eruption.  But things don’t always go as planned, as we have learned from the previous ...

South Plainfield Knights of Columbus Annual Trivia Night

 South Plainfield Knights of Columbus Annual Trivia Night

Saturday, November 10th 2018
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!!!


Feel welcome ...

Suburban Woman’s Club Hosts Annual Husbands/Guests Dinner

On October 4th forty Suburban Woman’s Club members and their guests celebrated the fall season with their annual Husbands/Guests dinner at the American Legion Hall in South Plainfield.   Husbands and guests were delighted with the delicious dishes and desserts offered by members and were entertained with music of the 70s, 80s and 90s thanks to The World of Rock Trio.  ...

Press Releases

Diegnan, Cryan Bill to Require Quicker Response to Mortgage Payoff Balance Requests Clears Committee

October 15, 2018

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr. and Senator Joseph Cryan which would require creditors to provide a mortgage payoff balance on home loans within five days of receiving the request cleared the Senate Commerce Committee today.

“When individuals make a request to receive the payoff balance of their mortgage they deserve to get it in a ...

Autumn Air Conditioner Tune-Ups Just Make Sense

Last time we checked, it was barely the beginning of summer, and now it’s already autumn. How did your air conditioner hold up over the past few months? 

If you skipped having your system maintained in the spring or summer, it’s important make sure it’s still in good shape now so you can stay comfortable next season.

The number one cause of air conditioning and ...

Third Annual Lincoln of Wayne Car and Bike Show Raises Money For First Responders

October 10, 2018

WAYNE, NJ - The third-annual Lincoln of Wayne Black Label Car & Bike show raised money for first responders including the Wayne Fire Department, Wayne EMS and the Wayne PBA.

"Every event we put on over the course of the year is always a fundraiser, so today we raise money for the community that supports us all year long.. that's our first responders," said Lincoln of Wayne ...