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Tue, August 21, 7:00 PM

TD Bank Ballpark, Bridgewater

Sugar Land Skeeters vs. Somerset Patriots

Arts & Entertainment Sports

Add to My Calendar 08/21/2018 7:00pm 08/21/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Sugar Land Skeeters vs. Somerset Patriots

Come out to the ballpark and enjoy The ZOOperstars, one of the most popular acts in the country presented by Somerset County Library System!

1 Patriots Park Bridgewater, NJ 08807
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Wed, August 22, 7:00 PM

TD Bank Ballpark, Bridgewater

Sugar Land Skeeters vs. Somerset Patriots

Arts & Entertainment Sports

Add to My Calendar 08/22/2018 7:00pm 08/22/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Sugar Land Skeeters vs. Somerset Patriots

The first 1,500 Adults in attendance will receive a Cutting Board courtesy of CheeZen.
Fans will be able to win prizes playing Fox Hollow Baseball Bingo.
The game features Senior Wednesday where all Fans 55+ will receive $5.00 Upper Box tickets at the Box Office.

1 Patriots Park Bridgewater, NJ 08807
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Thu, August 23, 7:00 PM

TD Bank Ballpark, Bridgewater

Sugar Land Skeeters vs. Somerset Patriots

Arts & Entertainment Sports

Add to My Calendar 08/23/2018 7:00pm 08/23/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Sugar Land Skeeters vs. Somerset Patriots

The game features a Post Game FIREWORKS Show presented by Somerset Health Care Foundation!
Come meet Spongebob Squarepants at the game!
The Somerset Patriots will also host Scout Night to welcome local Scout groups and their families to the game.

1 Patriots Park Bridgewater, NJ 08807
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Tue, August 28, 7:00 PM

TD Bank Ballpark, Bridgewater

Road Warriors vs. Somerset Patriots

Arts & Entertainment Sports

Add to My Calendar 08/28/2018 7:00pm 08/28/2018 10:00pm America/New_York Road Warriors vs. Somerset Patriots

The game features Bark In The Park. Bring your well-beahved socialized dog to the ballpark and enjoy Somerset Patriots Baseball with the whole family.
All dogs will be able to participate in the Pooch Parade around the warning track of the field beginning at 6:30 pm.
Dogs will be able to enjoy Dogsters Ice Cream during Yappy Hour in the top of the third inning.

1 Patriots Park Bridgewater, NJ 08807

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South Plainfield

The Athlete of the Week: Jordan Lovett Girls’ Tennis

South Plainfield High School Girls’ Tennis Team had another successful season.  The team had nine wins on the season and qualified for the NJSIAA State Tournament for the first time in years.  The team was once again led by junior captain, Jordan Lovett.

During the season, Jordan excelled for the Lady Tigers.  She has been playing first singles since she was a freshman at ...

The Athlete of the Week: Sam Nieves Football Quarterback/Defensive Back

The South Plainfield Football team stunned the previously unbeaten and #10 ranked team in the State of New Jersey last Friday.  The Tigers won an exciting 17-16 game over West Essex.  South Plainfield will move on to the next round of the state playoffs this week.  The victory was led by junior Sam Nieves. 

Sam had an outstanding game for the Tigers.  At quarterback he ...

Obituaries

South Plainfield – Charles Koestner, 93, died Friday November 16, 2018 in Haven Hospice in ...
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Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor from the Anesh Team

November 12, 2018

Dear Editor,

Now that the election is over and things have settled down, the three of us wanted to take a moment to thank everyone for their support last week.  We were honored that so many people put their faith in us, and we will do our best to live up to your trust.

It’s now time to come together, as a team, regardless of party affiliation, to get the job done for our ...

Letter from Debbie Boyle - 7th Annual Trunk or Treat

Letter to The Editor:

The South Plainfield Borough Public Celebrations Committee hosted the 7th Annual Trunk or Treat.  The weather was very windy and sunny,  but brought out 125 South Plainfield children.  The South Plainfield Music Booster President Bob Rossow, booster parents for all your help and students who participated in Trunk or Treat by decorating their cars and ...

South Plainfield's Taylor Parajon Received a Pharmacy White Coat from University of the Sciences

November 7, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, PA (11/06/2018)-- Taylor Parajon of South Plainfield, NJ, a doctor of pharmacy student in Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at University of the Sciences, received a white coat at a ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018. The white coat ceremony is an annual rite of passage for students in their first professional year (third year) of USciences' six-year pharmacy program and ...

Community Happenings

Holy Savior Christmas Craft Fair On November 30th

November 18, 2018

Holy Savior Academy is having a Christmas Craft Fair on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 from 3 pm to 7 pm.  Buy unique Christmas gifts for your family and friends!  Handmade items, jewelry, clothing, and more will be available!  Free admission and parking, and food will be available for purchase.  Holy Savior Academy is located at 149 South Plainfield Ave., South Plainfield NJ, ...

Holy Savior Christmas Craft Fair On November 30th

November 18, 2018

Holy Savior Academy is having a Christmas Craft Fair on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 from 3 pm to 7 pm.  Buy unique Christmas gifts for your family and friends!  Handmade items, jewelry, clothing, and more will be available!  Free admission and parking, and food will be available for purchase.  Holy Savior Academy is located at 149 South Plainfield Ave., South Plainfield NJ, ...

Holy Savior Academy Gives Back

Holy Savior Academy has begun its Season of Giving with three traditional initiatives that allow faculty, students and families to support those in need.

Our Veterans Day collection serves the NJ Veterans Memorial Home at Menlo Park.  This campaign, spearheaded each year by our school nurse, Mrs. Pinto, provides the students and faculty an opportunity to discuss the importance of giving ...

Puleo International Kicks-Off the “Most Wonderful Time of the Year” with Warehouse Sale at 3614 Kennedy Road, South Plainfield Location

November 17, 2018

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Puleo International, a third generation family owned manufacturer and distributor of unique handcrafted holiday décor items is opening their doors to the public for their 14th Annual Christmas Sale. Puleo’s Warehouse sale rings in the holiday season much like Christmas music in late November. The doors open daily will sales running from now thru ...

Columns

The Real Lolita: the Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel that Scandalized the World

The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel that Scandalized the World by Sarah Weinman (Harper Collins, 2018)

Who would have thought that the “nymphet” of Humbert Humbert’s perverted fantasies in the famous Vladimir Nabokov novel, Lolita, published in the United States in 1958, was influenced greatly by an infamous kidnapping case that took place in Camden, ...

Bookmarks

The library will be closed Sunday, November 11 and Monday, November 12 in observance of Veterans Day. 

The library will be open on Saturday, November 10; if you come you will be transported to 19th century France in an Armchair Art tour. Explore the world of Paul Cézanne, a painter whose artistic goals took him beyond his Impressionist beginnings as he expressively combined ...

2018 South Plainfield Knights of Columbus Trivia Night Fundraiser

The South Plainfield Knights of Columbus, Council #6203 held their 11th Annual “Trivia Night” Fundraiser at the South Plainfield Senior Center on November 10th.

Twelve teams  - Big Joe and the Mamma’s, Smarties, C&B, The Price is Right, Red Hot Trivia Peppers, Team Sean and Company, Crazy Eights, The Youngers, ARPA, The Blue Horseshoes, The Warlocks and The ...

Press Releases

Ray Negron to Appear at Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment

November 14, 2018

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Ray Negron, NY Times best-selling author and New York Yankees executive, will be making an appearance at the Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment on Saturday, Nov. 17.

Negron will be the “In The Sulky” guest on the pre-game show with Bob “Hollywood” Heyden.  They will discuss Negron’s relationship with George Steinbrenner, his ...

Proper Ventilation During the Holiday Season

With everyone home for the holidays, the extra bodies, shower use, and cooking power in your home can really bring up the heat. While that’s nice for your heating bill, it may cause unwanted ventilation issues in your home.

Kitchen

Remember a few tips for keeping smoke out of your eyes and steam from coming out your ears while your kitchen works overtime:

Use the hood ...