Southern Maryland Blue Crabs vs. Somerset Patriots

  • It's Italian-American Heritage Night. There will be a Gift Card Giveaway, as well as specialty foods and beverages, performances, and more!
  • Come out and enjoy Jack McDade singing Frank Sinatra classics on the main concourse from 6:00 pm to 6:40 pm.
Contact Information
  1. 908-252-0700
  2. ticketing@somersetpatriots.com
Tue, July 24
7:00 pm — 10:00 pm
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It's Italian-American Heritage Night. There will be a Gift Card Giveaway, as well as specialty foods and beverages, performances, and more!
Come out and enjoy Jack McDade singing Frank Sinatra classics on the main concourse from 6:00 pm to 6:40 pm.

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Athlete of the Week: Lauren Zultowski Girls’ Field Hockey Center Forward

The South Plainfield Field Hockey Team had a huge week going into the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament.  The Lady Tigers rolled off four straight wins including a first round conference tournament win.  This helped raise their season record to 12-5.  Much of this success is due to the play of senior center forward Lauren Zultowski.

On the season, Lauren has eight goals ...

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 ...

Obituaries

South Plainfield – Joaquin R. Barrios, 77, passed away on Sunday, October 21, 2018 surrounded ...
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Letters to the Editor

Letter to Editor from Councilman Gary Vesce

October 23, 2018

Dear Editor:

I was extremely disappointed when I read the local Republicans attack on me in their most recent political release.  Thankfully I have recovered, but I suffered medical issues over the past two years requiring hospitalization and medical treatment which caused me to be unable to attend all council meetings.  I did inform the Mayor, Council Members and Borough ...

Anesh, Bengivenga & Wolak: Getting it done, Versus Democrats Failed Attendance Record

October 18, 2018

Mayor Matt Anesh, Council President Rob Bengivenga, and Councilman Joe Wolak, this week discuss the Democrats failed attendance record and how there is a stark contrast between the two teams.

“It is amazing that Democrat candidates Doyon, Keefe and Zwerko have never even attempted to apply for a borough committee, board or commission and at the same time criticize those who volunteer.

Democrats Ask…How Are We Going To Deal With Hundreds Of New Students, Increased Traffic, And Demands On Our Emergency Services Resulting From Overdevelopment?

October 18, 2018

Democratic candidate for Mayor Sandy Doyon challenges the current Republican administration to disclose their plan for dealing with the effects of overdevelopment.   “Approximately 400 housing units were approved by the Mayor and council on the former Motorola site on Durham Avenue.   In addition, the area bordered by Front Street and Hamilton Boulevard could potentially ...

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 ...

Meeting with Congressman Pallone

October 17, 2018

Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr., United States Representative for New Jersey 6th Congressional District, has been serving since 1988.  Debbie Boyle, Middlesex County School Board President and Christopher Jones, New Jersey State School Boards Legislative Advocate,  met with Congressman Pallone in his Long Branch Office on Tuesday, October 9, 2018.  Guests included in the ...

South Plainfield Library Presents: Fred Miller’s Lectures in Song: Try to Remember (1957-1964): The Youth Culture Takes Over

October 21, 2018

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - South Plainfield Public Library welcomes Fred Miller who will present Lectures in Song: Try to Remember (1957-1964): The Youth Culture Takes Over on Saturday November 3 at 2pm. The years stretching from Eisenhower’s second term through the arrival of the Beatles was a sunny extension of the baby boomer years, more prosperous, optimistic good times for America.  ...

Columns

DIEGNAN: NJ TRANSIT AUDIT SHOWS NEED FOR STRONG REFORM LEGISLATION

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 ...

Chick-fil-A to Open at Middlesex Mall

South Plainfield– Last night the Borough Zoning Board granted an approval for Chick-fil-A to move into Middlesex Mall. The approval clears the way for a 5,000 square foot building including a drive thru to be built at the corner of Stelton Road and Hadley Road.

“This will be a welcomed addition to South Plainfield,” said Mayor Matt Anesh. “Economic Development Chairman ...

The Liberators

The Liberators: America’s Witnesses to the Holocaust by Michael Hirsh (Bantom Books, 2010)

 

“It was bad. It was very, very bad,” said Jay Dakelman, a medic with the 3rd Army Corps of Engineers during World War II. He was describing to me the first moment that he stepped into a concentration camp, somewhere in Germany, during the final months of World War II. Jay ...

Bookmarks

Halloween is coming – are you getting scared?  If you’re frightened you won’t find the right costume or create the best decorations, have no fear.  Your library will help you!  If it’s ghosts you’re afraid of—watch Ghostbusters. We’ve got both the Bill Murray and Melissa McCarthy versions.

Whether you want to make a costume for children ...

Knights of Columbus Fall Mums Sale

The South Plainfield Knights of Columbus Council #6203 have been hard at work with one of their biggest fundraisers of the year. The Knights of Columbus Fall Mums Sale.

This fundraiser was started 15 years ago by Gerry Butrico and this year $3,200 was raised from this year’s mum’s sale which goes to the Knights Charity Fund. One of the Knights of Columbus's principles is ...

Press Releases

Find the Right Job for You at Middlesex County’s Fall Job Fair

October 19, 2018

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Are you looking for employment or a new job opportunity? Maybe you’re new to the workforce and aren’t sure where to start looking for a job. The Middlesex County Office of Workforce Development may be able to get you on the right track at its Annual Fall Job Fair.

The fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 at the Woodbridge Community ...

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 ...