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Obituaries

Norma A. Cassio, 83, passed away on Thursday, September 24, 2020 with her family by her side at ...
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Letters to the Editor

MA of NJ A NJ Nonprofit

September 25, 2020

Letter to the Editor,

MA of NJ A New Jersey Nonprofit was founded in 2018 by Rosa Vasquez Zaremba, with the mission of being a catalyst for positive change by providing educational services that work to empower, and support the social-economic upward mobility through the power of education by offering services to Hispanic and Latino underserved high school and college students, as well as the ...

Alex Gibson

Letter To The Editor,

 

South Plainfield has multiple talented students in Academics, Music, Arts, & Sports.  Among the talented academic/sport students is Alexandra (Alex) Gibson.  Alex has been selected to the New Jersey Olympic Development Program for the upcoming 2020/2021 soccer season.  She has been selected for the Final State ODP Team.

Column 2 Will Work for You. Keefe is in it for the Kids.

September 23, 2020

As we continue to navigate this unique school year, the well-being of our students and staff should always be at the forefront. Safety is a top priority, as is the mental health of all stakeholders. Social emotional learning is paramount if we want to effectively educate our youth. A popular saying in educator circles is “Maslow before Bloom”, which means that we must consider a ...

“A Proven Team” Keith Both, Pio Pennisi and Ernie “Jim” Giannakis

The South Plainfield School District over the past four years has experienced much success.  Voting for the “Proven Team” ticket of incumbent Pio Pennisi, former board member Ernie “Jim” Giannakis, and incumbent Keith Both will ensure that the district continues to be recognized and ranked as one of the top districts in the state and nationally.  Over the coming ...

Kristine Keefe - An Independent Candidate for the Board of Education

To begin, I would like to again commend the administration, faculty, staff and students of our district on another successful week of school during a unique school year. I have heard positive things from many parents about the Meet & Greets in the various buildings. It is great to see such innovative ways to connect students, even during a global pandemic. As a teacher, I know ...

Doyon & Remming - Democrats for Council will be the change South Plainfield small businesses need. Here are 7 things we should do starting right now.

September 23, 2020

Small businesses are the backbone of our local economy. Like our community they have been met with some of the most serious challenges in history just this year alone. A pandemic where necessary health protocols limit their ability to operate, a punishing economic collapse with minimal help coming from Washington or Trenton and a public unsure of if it’s even safe to take your family for ...

Faustini and White: South Plainfield needs to move forward, not backward

September 23, 2020

            South Plainfield – Saying now is not the time to go backward, Councilwoman Christine Faustini and Councilman Derryck White this week discuss their record of results and the forward-looking agenda they are running on.

             “Our team has a ...

Community Happenings

Movie Night - Saturday, September 26th

September 21, 2020

South Plainfield Recreation & Board of Ed are partnering again for a movie night on Saturday, September 26th. The featured movies will be "The Addams Family" - South Plainfield residents only (please bring ID).

 

1 space is good for 6 family members, first come, first service. Sign in begins at 7 pm.

 

Questions? Contact the Recreation Department at ...

News from Twin City Pharmacy

Free Flu Shots for Medicare eligible Seniors.  Appointments necessary.  Call pharmacy at 908-755-7696 to make appointment and inquire if your insurance is accepted. https://www.twincityrx.com/

Twin City is located at 1708 Park Avenue in South Plainfield.

Impact Church Event - The Pull Up

Date: Saturday, September 19, 2020

Time: 2pm-5pm

Location: Impact Church | 1253 New Market Avenue, South Plainfield, NJ 07080

 

Event Description:

 

We've created an event where we will get to say hello, give you some gifts, and wish you well. It'll be a drive-thru experience for you and your family to remember.

 
When you pull up to our ...

Special Education Students Return to the Classroom

September 23, 2020

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - While South Plainfield schools remain in remote learning, one group of students has returned to in-person instruction. Special education students in the district returned to class on September 2, with important safety measures in place due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The safety procedures include mandatory mask wearing for students and staff, temperature checks, and social ...

Storm Ready Drive-By Event at South Plainfield Senior Center Prepares Seniors for Storm Season

September 24, 2020

SOUTH PLAINFIELD – In efforts to help seniors stay safe and be prepared for storm season, the South Plainfield Senior Center held a drive-by Storm Ready event on Sept. 16.  Seniors signed up ahead of time and were able to pick up kits of supplies that contained water, flashlight, batteries, shelf-stable food, self-care items, lists of emergency contact numbers and ...

Movie Night - Saturday, September 26th

South Plainfield Recreation & Board of Ed are partnering again for a movie night on Saturday, September 26th. The featured movies will be "The Addams Family" - South Plainfield residents only (please bring ID).

 

1 space is good for 6 family members, first come, first service. Sign in begins at 7 pm.

 

Questions? Contact the Recreation Department at ...

South Plainfield Middle School Remembers 911 with Annual Memorial Service

SOUTH PLAINFIELD – The South Plainfield Middle School held their Annual 911 Memorial Service on Sept. 11 at 9a.m. in the Middle School courtyard.   Although not the usual event with a sea of children dressed in patriotic colors, students and staff were able to view the service virtually.  Members of South Plainfield’s fire department, rescue squad and police ...

Weightroom Reopening Sept 16th

Good Afternoon PAL Weight room Participant,

We are pleased to announce the reopening of the PAL Weight room, Wednesday, September 16th!

There will be new procedures in place following the Dept. of Health guidelines. Please review the below information carefully.

-Call Ahead to Reserve a 45-minute time slot. (908) 226-7713. Now booking through 9/27. (See attached flyer for hours of ...

Columns

Middlesex County Freeholder Director Ronald G. Rios: POW/MIA Recognition Day, September 18, 2020

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Even when the people we care about are far away, we can always keep them close in our hearts. In times like these, this lesson is more apparent than ever- and it’s an important one to remember on National POW/MIA Recognition Day. This year, that day falls on September 18, 2020. It’s dedicated to our nation’s servicemen and women who were prisoners of ...

Bookmarks

Hello, all!  Please make sure to check the South Plainfield Public Library’s website at southplainfield.lib.nj.us or our Facebook page for the most up-to-date information on our available services. 

The South Plainfield Public Library has curbside pickup available, as well as limited in-person service.  If you are a South Plainfield resident or from out of town, you have ...

Press Releases

Foreign Actors And Cybercriminals Likely To Spread Disinformation Regarding 2020 Election Results

September 23, 2020

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) are issuing this announcement to raise awareness of the potential threat posed by attempts to spread disinformation regarding the results of the 2020 elections. Foreign actors and cybercriminals could create new websites, change existing websites, and create or share corresponding social ...

PSE&G Update

South Plainfield, NJ - PSE&G has announced that over the next two weeks, work crews will be replacing gas mains on Franklin Avenue, Kenyon Avenue, Ledden Terrace, Lonsdale Drive, Persing Place and Risoli Terrace. Crews will also be replacing gas services on Anna Place, Bianculli Drive, Carone Court, Conklin Street, Delekas Avenue, Geary Drive, Grant Avenue, Greenwich Street, Leeds Drive, ...

Atlantic Health System’s four ACOs saved Medicare more than $21 million, improved care for 75,000 patients in 2019

MORRISTOWN, NJ – SEPTEMBER 2020 – Atlantic Health System’s four accountable care organizations saved Medicare a total of more than $21 million through efforts to improve quality and reduce health care costs in 2019, according to recently released performance data from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

The four ACOs - Atlantic ACO, HealthCare Quality Partners ...