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Wed, March 20, 12:00 PM

The Cornelius Low House Museum, Piscataway

Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 03/20/2019 12:00pm 03/21/2019 4:00am America/New_York Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the 1950s

Mid-Century New Jersey – The Garden State in the 1950s is a dynamic, new exhibit.

The postwar boom led to an atom-powered future of gleaming appliances and fast cars!

The influence of 50’s culture is still going strong today, with many roots in New Jersey.

1225 River Road Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Thu, March 21, 12:00 PM

The Cornelius Low House Museum, Piscataway

Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 03/21/2019 12:00pm 03/22/2019 4:00am America/New_York Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the 1950s

Mid-Century New Jersey – The Garden State in the 1950s is a dynamic, new exhibit.

The postwar boom led to an atom-powered future of gleaming appliances and fast cars!

The influence of 50’s culture is still going strong today, with many roots in New Jersey.

1225 River Road Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Fri, March 22, 12:00 PM

The Cornelius Low House Museum, Piscataway

Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 03/22/2019 12:00pm 03/23/2019 4:00am America/New_York Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the 1950s

Mid-Century New Jersey – The Garden State in the 1950s is a dynamic, new exhibit.

The postwar boom led to an atom-powered future of gleaming appliances and fast cars!

The influence of 50’s culture is still going strong today, with many roots in New Jersey.

1225 River Road Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Sun, March 24, 12:00 PM

The Cornelius Low House Museum, Piscataway

Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 03/24/2019 12:00pm 03/25/2019 4:00am America/New_York Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the 1950s

Mid-Century New Jersey – The Garden State in the 1950s is a dynamic, new exhibit.

The postwar boom led to an atom-powered future of gleaming appliances and fast cars!

The influence of 50’s culture is still going strong today, with many roots in New Jersey.

1225 River Road Piscataway, NJ 08854
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Wed, March 27, 12:00 PM

The Cornelius Low House Museum, Piscataway

Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 03/27/2019 12:00pm 03/28/2019 4:00am America/New_York Midcentury New Jersey: The Garden State in the 1950s

Mid-Century New Jersey – The Garden State in the 1950s is a dynamic, new exhibit.

The postwar boom led to an atom-powered future of gleaming appliances and fast cars!

The influence of 50’s culture is still going strong today, with many roots in New Jersey.

1225 River Road Piscataway, NJ 08854

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The Athlete of the Week Isabella Mont Girls’ Spring Track

The South Plainfield Girls’ Track Team returns a core of starters that won the Blue Division last season.   The Lady Tigers are excited to once again vie for the top of the division.  This past week saw South Plainfield compete at  Spotswood, Metuchen, and Matawan.  One newcomer, freshman, Isabella Mont seems to have adjusted well to the high school ...

The Athlete of the Week Justin Jones Baseball

The South Plainfield Baseball Team is off to another great start to the 2019 season. The Tigers are currently 3-1 on the year.  This past week saw South Plainfield post three wins against conference opponents.  The Tigers got things rolling by defeating North Brunswick 6-0 on Monday and then again 7-6 on Tuesday. On Thursday, the 3X defending Red Division Champions, East Brunswick, ...

Want to be more energy-efficient? Ask your electric meter

With uncertainty about energy costs and increasing concern about climate change, it’s no wonder that energy efficiency is gaining more attention. But even with new and better energy efficiency tools available today, truly customized ways to save energy and money are hard to come by. This could all change with the help of a long-underused piece of equipment in your own home: ...

Obituaries

Hoboken, NJ/Fort Pierce, FL – Renato Raymond Biribin, Sr.,  78, formerly of South ...
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Letters to the Editor

Inventive Journalism-TAPinto

April 19, 2019

Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing  Michael Shapiro on Blog Radio! Michael is the  Publisher and Owner of the TAPinto franchise, which was developed originally by Michael and his wife Lauren in 2008, who  both sought to provide their town’s residents with an “all-online, objective , independent daily local newspaper.” 

Newspaper ...

Mayor's Wellness Event - Thank you

The South Plainfield Mayor’s Wellness Committee Autism Awareness Event took place on Sunday,April 7, 2019,at the South Plainfield Senior Center from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.  Mayor Anesh read “Cat In the Hat” tales to the students, Danielle Stauton author of “This is Logan” read to the audience, The South Plainfield Police Officers/SRO’s Zack and Justin ...

Community Happenings

Central Jersey Robotics Team Wins District Championship

April 13, 2019

The High School Robotics Team of Central Jersey, FIRST Robotics Team 747 Flight Crew, is celebrating another success this week after competing in the FIRST Mid-Atlantic District Championship held at Lehigh University April 4-6. Just one week after winning the Montgomery District Event, Flight Crew 747 went on to win the District Championship!

Over the course of three days, the top 60 teams in ...

Prevent Child Abuse Month

April 12, 2019

South Plainfield Mayor Matthew Anesh read a proclamation stating that April is “Prevent Child Abuse Month”, during the April 1,219 Council meeting.     Accepting the proclamation is the South Plainfield Suburban Woman’s Club Organization, who donates funds towards the prevention of child abuse.  Accepting the proclamation is President Diana Cotone, Treasurer Lucy ...

Borough Of South Plainfield Notification Of Right-Of-Way Pesticide Application

From April 22, 2019 to May 31, 2019 the Department of Public Works will be conducting its Right-of-Way maintenance program for control of weeds growing near guide rails and concrete medians, and sidewalks on main and connecting roads throughout the Borough.  Roadside spraying will be conducted by Kyle Schroeder License # 56338B and Tony DelPaoli License # 56976B.  The brand name of the ...

Columns

Municipal Budget 2019 – Investments in Public Safety, Pool & Principal Payments, Taxes Up 3/10ths of 1% in 10 Years

South Plainfield–The Borough Council introduced a $30,965,809 spending plan last night that calls for a municipal tax increase of $59.75 for the average South Plainfield home owner in 2019.

According to CFO/Administrator Glenn Cullen, the $30.9 million budget calls for $20,204,395 in taxes to fund Municipal and Library operations.

“This is just the Budget introduction, but I am ...

Seven Deadly Sins: Lust

Seven Deadly Sins: Lust.  A Scribophile Anthology, 2019.

Twenty-one aspiring writers, who critique and assist other writing neophytes on Scribophile, were selected to have their short stories published in Seven Deadly Sins: Lust, the final volume in the Seven Deadly Sin collection. The other six books in the series include Gluttony, Wrath, Avarice, Sloth, Envy, and Pride. The stories ...

Bookmarks

Did you miss a movie that you wanted to see in the theaters and don’t want to pay to rent it or for the DVD? Come to “Monday Night Movies” at the library.  It’s all the fun of a movie theater but none of the cost.  We are showing brand new releases every Monday night and we will be providing popcorn for all who attend. Please note that the doors for the movie ...

2019 South Plainfield Knights of Columbus Council 6203 Lenten Fish Dinners

The South Plainfield Knights of Columbus, Council 6203 recently completed the 2019 Lenten Fish Dinners at Holy Savior Academy School in South Plainfield.

This is the 15th year the South Plainfield Knights of Columbus have been running the fish dinners. Over the past 6 weeks 1400 fish dinners were sold with an average of over 235 people ordering dinner each week. All proceeds from the Fish ...

Press Releases

On Earth Day, Take Steps to Reduce Plastic Consumption

April 22, 2019

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - Happy Earth Day! As Chair of the Environment Committee, I work hard to advocate for legislation that will protect our state’s environment. Today, and every day, I urge you all to take actions in your individual lives that are conscious of our planet.

We must take steps to reduce our individual plastic consumption. Calculate your plastic footprint below to see ...

How Spring Weather Affects Your System

We need April showers to bring May flowers, but spring storms aren’t always kind to your heating and air conditioning system. There are several major ways extreme weather can affect your system; be aware of the following:

Flying debris

With potentially drastic changes in temperatures, you’re more likely to experience harsh storms. All that wind can create flying debris that ...

Defying the Odds: Patriots Sign Walk-on from Open Tryout at TD Bank Ballpark

April 22, 2019

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots have officially signed outfielder Kyle Wenger for the 2019 season, the most recent hopeful who has defied the odds and been signed as the result of an open tryout at TD Bank Ballpark just weeks before the start of the season. 

Wenger was invited to spring training, which began April 16, after impressing the team’s coaching staff at the ...

Spring Training Update: Things Get Real in One Week for Somerset Patriots

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Spring Training for the Somerset Patriots continues at TD Bank Ballpark, with members of the team facing off in a relaxed intrasquad game Friday before boarding a bus on Saturday for an exhibition game in Pennsylvania against the York Revolution.

Manager Brett Jodie sat in a folding chair behind a screen a few feet back from home plate along with his coaching staff to ...