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The Athlete of the Week Madison Geis Girls’ Lacrosse

The South Plainfield High School Girls’ Lacrosse team had one of their best seasons in school history. This past year, the Lady Tigers accumulated ten wins, which is the most ever for the program.  The team finished with a 10-6 record narrowly missing the state playoffs.  A huge part of the success for South Plainfield was due to the contributions of junior midfielder Madison ...

The Athlete of the Week Sofia Watson Track Sprinter/Jumper

The Boys’ and Girls’ Track teams concluded their dual meet season on Tuesday afternoon when they went up against Middlesex.  With the blue division title on the line, both the boys and girls showed who had more guts and left everything out on the track. After a season unlike any other, the boys and girls track teams are once again, blue division champs! Sofia Watson has been one ...

Obituaries

Dominic Gruver II, 25 passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, June 12, 2021 in ...
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Letters to the Editor

Community Happenings

South Plainfield Elks Presentations

June 13, 2021

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield Elks supports the community through programs addressing the needs of veterans, youth and children with special needs.  New members are always welcome to join current members in fundraising and other activities throughout the year.

Upcoming activities include a Flea Market and Vendor Show on June 19 and a Father's Day Breakfast on June ...

Send TAPinto your "Fun in the Sun" Community Pool Pictures 2021

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Summer fun is heating up and so is the fun here at TAPinto. Send us your favorite photo of Summer Fun at the South Plainfield Community Pool. We will publish the photos and names of 5 lucky contest winners. Remember this is summer fun. The bigger the smile the larger the bonus points.

Send your summer fun pictures at the community pool to dcullen@tapinto.net.  ...

South Plainfield High School PTO-O Clothing Drive June 5

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The SPHS PTO-O is hosting a clothing drive on Saturday, June 5 from 10am to 3pm. Have you finished your spring-cleaning? This is a convenient way to get rid of your unwanted clothes and household items. A truck will be located in the back parking lot of South Plainfield High School.

All new and used men, women and children’s clothing, handbags, belts, shoes, ...

Send TAPinto your "Fun in the Sun" Community Pool Pictures 2021

June 7, 2021

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Summer fun is heating up and so is the fun here at TAPinto. Send us your favorite photo of Summer Fun at the South Plainfield Community Pool. We will publish the photos and names of 5 lucky contest winners. Remember this is summer fun. The bigger the smile the larger the bonus points.

Send your summer fun pictures at the community pool to dcullen@tapinto.net.  ...

Cornhole Tournament on Saturday, June 5th at the Ponytail Fields




There will be  a cornhole tournament/fundraiser this Saturday from 1130am-7pm at the ponytail fields. 
Register to play or just come for the day for some fun and good food!

 

We will have:


'all you can drink beer' cups for $20 
tricky tray baskets
50/50 raffles and drawing 
Regulation cornhole board ...

St. Joseph (Metuchen) Wins GMC County Tournament, 2-0, Thanks to Strong Pitching, and RBI Squeeze Play

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ -- St. Joseph (Metuchen) won the GMC Conference Championship over South Brunswick on Sunday, June 6, 2021 in East Brunswick. Andrew Goldan started and pitched 6 2/3 brilliant innings before being removed for reaching the 110 pitch limit. He gave up just two hits. Colin Leyner closed out the game with a strikeout for St. Joseph.

Jack Kern executed a squeeze ...

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Bookmarks

We are welcoming patrons back into the library—for specific purposes and limited amounts of time. The doors are now unlocked so patrons do not have to ring the doorbell to enter. There are some rules to ensure that everyone stays safe and healthy.  Everyone must wear a mask over their nose and mouth and maintain social distancing guidelines.  There are wipes and gloves available ...

How To Increase Customer Engagement

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The main goal of any advertising campaign is to engage with customers as effectively and often as possible. You want them to see your business and remember the name while creating a positive relationship with them.  Creating an engagement marketing strategy is how your business can stay at the forefront of your audience’s mind and generate business from them ...

Take Time To Get Lost In A Story: 5 Book Genres For You To Enjoy

Just as exercising is good for physical health, flexing your mental muscles is vital - especially as you age. Reading daily is a wonderful way to give your brain a workout. It stimulates your imagination, engages your concentration and memory, and allows you to learn something new.

Whether you prefer holding a book, using a tablet, or listening to audiobooks, diving into stories you enjoy is ...

Recipe Swaps: 6 Healthier Versions of Classic Cakes

Incorporating healthier meal choices into our daily lives is a great way to stay committed to overall wellness. These healthy options aren’t only available for your main course - desserts like indulgent cakes can easily retain all of the flavors while focusing on healthy ingredients. If you’re eager to swap some traditional ingredients like refined sugar and flour, fats, and added ...

Citrus, Coral, and Florals: Summer from the Inside Out

As summer swings into high gear outside, bring some of the color and brightness indoors with your home décor. Perfect for setting the mood every day and during special events, summer décor that includes florals, citrus, and coral tones is a great way to transition from the more muted spring hues to the bold colors of the brightest season. Here are five ways to incorporate these ...

Celebrate Dad with These 4 Fun Ideas

With Father’s Day fast approaching and the possibility of gatherings and parties becoming more likely in many areas, the time is perfect for a celebration that highlights Dad’s favorites and creates a lasting memory for family and friends. If you’re eager to plan something special, here are four ways to celebrate Dad that your guests won’t soon forget!

Crawfish ...

Fresh Air and Fitness: 4 Outdoor Workouts for Every Level

Fresh air and fitness – a great combination for any wellness routine! As the weather warms up, consider adding some outdoor workouts to your regular exercise regimen. New surroundings can often make the same moves feel more challenging and exciting, so heading out to your backyard is an easy way to refresh any routine that’s starting to feel repetitive. Here are four great outdoor ...

Spa Day at Home: How to Choose the Best Face Mask for Your Skin

More than ever, home skincare routines are the best way to take advantage of spa-quality products to give you clear, glowing, refreshed skin. Face masks are a great addition to any skincare routine, and regular use (2-3 times per week), can make a noticeable impact on your skin’s health. For everything you need to know when choosing a face mask, read on!

Tubes and Creams Vs. Single-Use ...

Sprinkler System on the Fritz? Tips and Tricks for What to Fix and When to Call

Outdoor sprinkler system on the fritz with summer around the corner? Here are seven tips and tricks for fixing it yourself and when to call the pros.

Assess and Adjust Sprinkler Heads
The first clue to any sprinkler system problem is usually a sprinkler head that’s not performing optimally. Maybe it won’t raise or lower, it’s spraying unevenly, or it’s not spraying the ...

Upgrade Your Patio for Under $100

As the weather warms up and we all head outside, you may be envisioning an updated patio space to gather with your friends and family. While some outdoor items can be pricey, many simple updates are budget-friendly while making a big impact. If you’re ready to transform your outdoor space without spending a fortune, here are five of the best ways to get started.

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Adding ...

Press Releases

South Plainfield Juneteenth Recycling Schedule

June 15, 2021

The South Plainfield Recycling Complex on Kenneth Avenue will be closed on Friday, June 18 in observation of Juneteenth.   The Recycling Center will be open instead from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, June 17.

The Recycling Complex will be open as usual on Saturday, June 19. The drop-off center will be open from 8 a.m.-3 p.m., and Yard Waste will be open from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.  A ...

IRS offers information and resources in variety of multilingual and alternative formats

As part of an ongoing effort to increase multilingual outreach, the IRS offers tax information in multiple languages. IRS.gov pages have links to available translations on the right side, just below the title. Languages currently available include Spanish, Chinese simplified and traditional, Korean, Russian, Vietnamese and Haitian-Creole.

Taxpayers can also click on the language dropdown arrow ...

Plainfield Symphony Orchestra June Pops Concert: Americana & More!

As we begin to emerge from the pandemic, we are thrilled to welcome back to the podium Maestro Charles Prince to conduct a concert of iconic American composers and other favorites. This concert will be livestreamed on June 26, 2021 at 7 pm performed by musicians of the Plainfield Symphony.  Featured on this hour-long program will be the following works:

The Overture to Der Freischütz ...