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The Athlete of the Week: Mackenzie O’Brien Girls’ Basketball Forward

The South Plainfield Basketball Girls’ team has been competing hard all season.  This past week the Lady Tigers won two of the three games they played. On Tuesday, South Plainfield defeated Woodbridge by a score of 57-52.  Then in another divisional game Saturday afternoon, the Lady Tigers defeated the Mustangs of John F. Kennedy 52-47.  South Plainfield has won four out of ...

The Athlete of the Week David Loniewski Wrestling

The South Plainfield Wrestling Team has had an impressive start to their season.  The Tigers won the Morris Knolls Tournament to open the season and have compiled an 8-1 dual meet record which ranks them 7th in the state of New Jersey.  They have also defeated multiple teams ranked in New Jersey’s top 20. This past weekend the team traveled to Newton for the Henry Boresch Duals in ...

Obituaries

Eileen K. Meyer, 93, a longtime former resident of South Plainfield, died on Tuesday, January 15, ...
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Letters to the Editor

Sign Sponsorship's Available at SPJBC

January 17, 2019

Dear Friend and Business Owner, 

            On Behalf of the South Plainfield Junior Baseball Club, SPJBC, we would like to ask for your support by becoming a Sign Sponsor. Your sign(s) will be displayed on the Ballpark’s Outfield Fences during the Baseball season for everyone’s viewing pleasure. Without the help of the ...

Letter from Council President Joe Wolak

Dear Editor,

On January 5th the Borough held its annual reorganization meeting. The meeting which includes some pomp and ceremony sets the course for the upcoming year. In the Mayor’s State of the Borough, Mayor Anesh discuss the accomplishments of the past, but more importantly discusses the future ahead.

At the reorganization meeting one of the first items of business is to select a ...

Students Named to Middlesex County College Dean’s List

January 21, 2019

A total of 1,257 students were named to the Dean’s List for Fall 2018. The following students are from South Plainfield:

Kimberly Seurai, Christian Cunalata, Madison Faustini, Alexa Gentile, Zachary-James Henderson, Devin Weinberger, Aiden Adamson, Lanae Ali, Tina Amirezashvili, Isabella Ardito, Brianna Atkinson, Ariel Buenano Salazar, Adam Campbell, Brian Csobor, Leslie Del Salto, ...

Community Happenings

South Plainfield Republican Organization Seeking Candidates for 2019 election

January 21, 2019

The South Plainfield Republican Organization is seeking two council candidates for the 2019 election.  You must be a resident of South Plainfield and 18 years or older.  If interested, please send resume no later than March 1, 2019 to the South Plainfield Republican Organization, P.O. Box 371, South Plainfield, NJ 07080 or email it to chairspgop@aol.com.

GMC Winter Track Championships

January 14, 2019

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Make room on the banners and prepare the walls, the Boys and Girls Winter Track Teams are Blue Division Champs.  A week after dominating the small schools' competition at the Greater Middlesex Conference Relays, your Tigers defeated them on an individual level at the GMC Championships. 

For the ladies, this is back to back division titles.  ...

Holy Savior Academy to Celebrate Catholic Schools Week 2019 

January 9, 2019

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Holy Savior Academy (HSA) of South Plainfield will join with schools throughout the country on Sunday, Jan. 27 to kickoff the official start of Catholic Schools Weeks 2019. 

According to Carol Woodburn, principal of the preK-3 through eighth grade Middlebrook Deanery Catholic School, the focus of the week long celebration, held annually during the last ...

Holy Savior Offering Super 50/50 Raffle for Tuition Assistance

The Holy Savior Academy Board of Limited Jurisdiction is holding a SUPER 50/50 Raffle with proceeds going toward Tuition Assistance.   “We know that Catholic Education can be a financial challenge,” said Melissa Katsingris, Chairperson of the Marketing Committee and parent of a student at HSA.  “We are blessed to have such a diverse and dedicated group of students ...

Dee Stavyas Inducted into Suburban Woman's Club

January 7, 2019

President Diana Cotone inducting new member Dee Stavyas in Suburban Woman's Club

The South Plainfield School District Public Referendum Reporting Committee

The South Plainfield School District is looking for applicants to serve on the Referendum Public Reporting Committee.  As a member of the committee you will attend meetings to discuss the progress of the referendum projects throughout the district and report the information to the public during a public Board of Education meeting.  All interested applicants must submit a cover letter ...

Columns

Diegnan Resolution to Establish the ‘NJ Advanced Autonomous Vehicle Task Force’ Clears Committee

TRENTON – A resolution sponsored by Senate Transportation Chair Patrick Diegnan, Jr., which would establish the “New Jersey Autonomous Vehicle Task Force,” (task force) cleared the Senate Transportation Committee.

“The engineering and development of autonomous vehicle technology is well-underway in a majority of other states” said Senator Diegnan ...

Assemblywoman Pinkin - Government Shut Down

“As we continue to experience the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, I believe it is critical our community comes together to support one another. Following today’s press release by Congressman Frank Pallone Jr and Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman, along with a variety of local representatives, state & federal workers, we would like to follow in the footsteps of the ...

Assemblywoman Pinkin - Government Shut Down

“As we continue to experience the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, I believe it is critical our community comes together to support one another. Following today’s press release by Congressman Frank Pallone Jr and Congresswoman Bonnie Watson Coleman, along with a variety of local representatives, state & federal workers, we would like to follow in the footsteps of the ...

A Message from Assemblywoman Pinkin

As we continue to experience the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, I believe it is critical our community comes together to support one another. If you are aware of any additional resources within LD18 or Middlesex County, please share so that we may help do our part in spreading the word and taking care of our neighbors.

If you are a federal worker you may apply for unemployment ...

Tony's Wife by Adriana Trigiani

Tony’s Wife by Adriana Trigiani (Harper and Collins, 2018)

When I was a teenager, dancing in my room to “Dancin’ Machine” by the Jackson Five or “Jungle Boogie” by Kool and the Gang, my father would, on occasion, poke his head into my room and query, “What are you listening to?” I knew that I was in for “the lecture,” how young people ...

Bookmarks

The library will be closed on Sunday, January 20 and Monday, January 21 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Come in any day we are open to find movies and books about Dr. King, his work, and the history of the civil rights movement in the United States.

All the usual story times will be meeting the rest of the week: stories and a craft for children ages 3 to 6 at 10:30 am on Tuesday ...

Sign Sponsorships Available

Dear Friend and Business Owner, 

            On Behalf of the South Plainfield Junior Baseball Club, SPJBC, we would like to ask for your support by becoming a Sign Sponsor. Your sign(s) will be displayed on the Ballpark’s Outfield Fences during the Baseball season for everyone’s viewing pleasure. Without the help of the ...

Press Releases

Pianist Sean Gough to Perform Music at The Mansion

January 21, 2019

The Friends of Vermeule Mansion, Inc, (FOVM) will present their popular Music at the Mansion concert series on Sunday, Feb 10th, 2019 at 3:00 pm in the Vermeule Mansion at the corner of 614 Greenbrook Road and Clinton Avenue, in North Plainfield.  Come hear a wonderful program just featuring improvisation over tunes from the Great American Songbook performed by pianist Sean Gough.

Born in ...