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Wed, April 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 04/24/2019 12:00pm 04/25/2019 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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Thu, April 25, 12:00 PM

The Cornelius Low House Museum, Piscataway

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

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Add to My Calendar 04/25/2019 12:00pm 04/26/2019 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, April 26, 12:00 PM

The Cornelius Low House Museum, Piscataway

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

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 04/26/2019 12:00pm 04/27/2019 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, April 28, 12:00 PM

The Cornelius Low House Museum, Piscataway

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

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 04/28/2019 12:00pm 04/29/2019 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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Athlete of the Week: Jillian Holoboski Softball Pitcher

The South Plainfield Softball Team has made it to the semi-finals of the Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament.  The Lady Tigers defeated Dunellen 4-0 in the opening round.  On Saturday, South Plainfield upset third seed Monroe 1-0 in the quarterfinals to set up a rematch against John F. Kennedy.  The success on the season is due in part to the pitching of senior Jillian ...

The Athlete of the Week Jordan Hamberg Baseball

The South Plainfield High School baseball team is having another outstanding season. Currently their record is 12-6.  This past week, the Tigers won three games beating division rival Woodbridge twice, and defeating out of conference foe Arthur L. Johnson. A huge part of the success the Tigers had this week, let alone the season, has been the consistent contributions of junior, Jordan ...

Obituaries

Scotch Plains – Jonathan Shumaker, 49, passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019 in Scotch Plains, ...
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Letters to the Editor

Community Happenings

Complimentary New Patient Exam and Cleaning for First Responders

May 8, 2019

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Amara Dental located in South Plainfield is offering complimentary new patient exams and cleaning for First Responders and their immediate family.  For details, contact their office at 908-312-9245.

South Plainfield High School Spring Concert Showcases Talents and Bids Farewell to Seniors

May 15, 2019

SOUTH PLAINFIELD -  The halls of South Plainfield High School were filled with music on the evening of Tuesday, April 30th for the Annual Spring Concert.  Featuring the Jazz Band, Concert Choir, Chamber Choir, Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra and Concert Band, the performance highlighted the talented SPHS Music Department while bidding an emotional farewell to the music students in the ...

Holy Savior Academy Honors Mary at May Crowning 

May 17, 2019

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The Holy Savior Academy held its annual May Crowning, a traditional Roman Catholic ritual honoring Mary as ‘the Queen of Heaven and Earth,’ on May 16.  

“May is the Month of Mary, our Mother. Our May Crowning is a way for our students and staff to honor Mary, our Mother, and to pray to her for Jesus’ blessings on all ...

Holy Savior Academy’s Class of 2019 Gearing Up for Graduation 

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Holy Savior Academy’s Class of 2019 will officially graduate in just a few short weeks and while high school decisions have all been made there are still finals to take and trips to go on before the eighth graders adorn their caps and gowns. 

“This is an exciting and busy time for our eighth grade class,” said Carol Woodburn, principal ...

2nd Annual John E Riley Food Truck Festival

May 19, 2019

On June 1st, 2019, John E Riley Elementary school will be holding its 2nd Annual Food Truck Festival from 11-6. All proceeds will be going to build the children of South Plainfield a safe playground to enjoy. There will be 15 food trucks, beer and wine garden, live music, vendors and a large kids zone! Additional parking this year is available. If you would like to learn more or become a ...

Upcoming Heath and Wellness Programs at the South Plainfield Senior Center

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Senior Center offers its members access to multiple events and activities designed to help them stay active and independent. While social interaction is very important, Director Tree Olano feels providing the community’s elder population with access to appropriate medical information and health resources is, too. 

“We love ...

Columns

Pinkin Bill to Allow Expedited Partner Therapy for STD Patients Clears Assembly Panel

TRENTON, NJ – A measure (A-4493) sponsored by Assemblywoman Nancy Pinkin (D-Middlesex) to allow a health care professional to provide expedited partner therapy to sexual partners of patients diagnosed with sexually transmitted diseases was approved Monday by the Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee.

Pinkin released the following statement:

“Despite significant ...

10% Happier by Dan Harris

10% Percent Happier by Dan Harris (Harper Collins, 2014)

 

My beloved sister-in-law, Betty Lenart, passed away last year. She faced death with a unique serenity, deeply dedicated to her Catholic faith. Each year Betty would go on a religious retreat, often located at the Jersey shore, where she would spend several days in silent meditation.  Sometimes I admit, I thought she was ...

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 ...

Karabinchak Says No to Asbestos in New Jersey

NJ LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT 18 - Asbestos is a real and often overlooked danger in many products for sale in the United States, taking the lives of as many as 15,000 Americans every year. Assembly Democrats Lisa Swain, Robert Karabinchak and Britnee Timberlake bill to protect the health of New Jerseyans by prohibiting the sale and distribution of products containing asbestos was signed into ...

Mother's Day at the Elks

On Sunday May 12, 2019, the PER Association of the South Plainfield Elks Lodge No. 2298 hosted their annual Mother's Day Breakfast. Every Mom received a carnation. The lodge was mobbed and the breakfast was delicious. It was a ray of sunshine for many local residents who came out and enjoyed breakfast and some Mother's Day Cheer.

South Plainfield Post Contest - South Plainfield Elks Lodge 2298

On May 7, 2019, the So. Plainfield Elks Lodge No. 2298 hosted the South Plainfield Poster Contest for Special Children. Four schools from the area participated, Grant, Kennedy, Riley and Roosevelt as well as some campers from Camp Moore (a Elk camp for special children). A total of 79 posters were submitted, all participants received a medal and first, second and third place winners received a ...

South Plainfield Knights of Columbus Special Citizens Drive

The South Plainfield Knights of Columbus Council #6203 held its 2019 Special Citizens Drive on April 25th, 26th and 27th. Over $3,100 was collected during the three-day fundraiser by canning at local businesses.

The Knights would like to thank the following local businesses for allowing them to collect in front of their stores: Shop Rite, CVS, Super Stop and Shop, Dunkin Donuts, ...

Press Releases

New Jersey Human Services Honors the Department’s Police Officers as Part of National Police Week

May 15, 2019

(TRENTON) – The New Jersey Department of Human Services marked National Police Week on Wednesday by honoring 20 of its police officers for their efforts to protect some of New Jersey’s most vulnerable residents.

Police Week is celebrated annually to recognize police officers around the country who lost their lives in the line of duty and to recognize officer achievements. During ...

8 Ways to Beautify Your Outdoor HVAC Unit

With winter just a memory and the sun shining longer, it’s time for your yard to bloom again.

But an outdoor condenser HVAC unit, in all its metal glory, can be a real stumbling block to revitalizing your yard for the spring. If your unit doesn’t blend with your landscaping, consider these DIY-design options.

A wall of flowers will definitely draw the attention away from your ...

Big Inning Overwhelms Patriots

May 19, 2019

LANCASTER, Pa. - A seven-run fourth inning led the Lancaster Barnstormers (8-12) past the Somerset Patriots (13-7) Saturday night at Clipper Magazine Stadium.

The Barnstormers struck first on a Joey Terdoslavich RBI single in the bottom of the third inning. They opened up the game in the bottom of the fourth with a seven-run frame.

Anderson De La Rosa scored the first run of the inning ...

Brett Jodie Wins 500th Game as Somerset Patriots Manager

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - As the most storied franchise in Atlantic League baseball, the bar is set high every year for one thing and one thing only, a championship. For Brett Jodie, his legacy as a winner, a competitor and a Somerset Patriot has been cemented for quite some time. Now, he passes another milestone on his way to an already legendary career in red, white, and blue. 

Five hundred ...