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Overlook Medical Center Participates in MIND Trial

Atlantic Health System’s Overlook Medical Center participates in unique, nationwide ‘MIND Trial’ for patients suffering from deep bleeds within the brain

Bleeding that occurs within the deep recesses of the brain – known as an intracranial hemorrhage, or ICH -- represents 10-15% of all strokes but can be among the most devastating.

“Deep intracranial ...

Measles, the Causes of Heart Palpitations and More: AtlantiCast by Atlantic Health System

On the latest AtlantiCast, find out what you need to know about measles, learn about the causes of heart palpitations, we’ll take you to the latest in state-of-the-art urgent care centers, we’ll share the physical symptoms of depression and much more! See every episode at AtlanticHealth.org.

Obituaries

South Plainfield, NJ - Rudy Hildebrandt, 77 passed away in the early hours of July 18, 2019 at ...
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Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor from Debbie Boyle

July 15, 2019

Letter to the Editor:

The Middlesex County School Board Executive team and Christopher Jones, the NJSBA Legislation advocate, have met with Senator Diegnan, Assemblywoman Pinkin, Assemblyman Karabinchak, Assemblywoman Yvonne Lopez and Congressman Pallone over the past year and a half to discuss topics of concern for the Middlesex County School Districts, which also included Statewide School ...

South Plainfield Resident Named to Dean's List at Loyola University Maryland

July 17, 2019

BALTIMORE, MD (07/17/2019)-- Loyola University Maryland has announced the members of its spring 2019 Dean's List. In order to qualify for the Dean's List at Loyola, a student must achieve a minimum QPA of at least 3.500 for the term, provided that, in the term they have successfully completed courses totaling a minimum of 15 credits.

Kara Podlovits of South Plainfield ...

Community Happenings

Christmas in July Postponed until Saturday, July 27th

July 18, 2019

The South Plainfield Business Association is postponing  the Christmas in July event scheduled for Saturday, July 20 in the downtown area (South Plainfield Avenue) due the extreme heat forecast. It will be held next Saturday, July 27.

John Foscolo Named Assistant Principal of South Plainfield High School 

July 19, 2019

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – John Foscolo, a native of South Plainfield and former teacher and coach for the district, will return to the borough this fall as an assistant principal at South Plainfield High School (SPHS). 

The South Plainfield Board of Education (SPBOE), at a scheduled Committee of the Whole meeting July 17, approved Foscolo’s appointment; he will fill the ...

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE BY AUCTION

OPEN SALE AT AUCTION OF VACANT PROPERTY APPROXIMATELY 75 FEET BY 100 FEET, KNOWN AS BLOCK 362, Lot 3 OWNED BY THE BOROUGH OF SOUTH PLAINFIELD, COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX, STATE OF NEW JERSEY, AND NOT REQUIRED FOR PUBLIC PURPOSES PURSUANT TO N.J.S.A. 40A:12-13(a) et seq.

 

On October 7, 2019 at 7:00 p.m., at the South Plainfield Borough Hall, 2480 Plainfield Avenue, South Plainfield, New ...

Crocheting Group Looking for Donations

South Plainfield Senior Center Crocheting group needs yarn,” preferably full skeins,” said Tree Olano, Senior Director.  The Crocheting group that meets twice a week at the senior center and donates everything they make to:

Trinitas Hospital, Shelters, VA Hospital and Steeple Chase Cancer Institute.

Please drop off anytime Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Columns

Legislative Team Announce Main Street New Jersey Grant Awards

(Edison) – Members of the New Jersey 18th Legislative District, Senator Patrick Diegnan (D-South Plainfield), Assemblywoman Nancy Pinkin (D-East Brunswick), and Assemblyman Robert Karabinchak (D-Edison) announced two Main Street grants totaling $48,000 from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) on Wednesday July 17th. The two grants were awarded to the downtowns of Metuchen ...

The Killer Across the Table by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker

The Killer Across the Table by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker (William Morrow, 2019)

 

Why + How = Who

The formula above represents the manner in which criminal profilers assess the suspects in a serious crime. In the gripping new Douglas and Olshaker book, The Killer Across the Table, the authors write, “We study these people (criminals) not as psychologists or sociologists, ...

Bookmarks

On Saturday, we’ll be celebrating the 50th anniversary of Man landing on the Moon, one of the greatest accomplishments in human history.  The following column is neither a small step for Man, nor is it a giant leap for Mankind.  But it is a helpful rundown of upcoming events at South Plainfield Library:
            First, a ...

Press Releases

Walk-Off Seals The Deal In Central Jersey Tremor 12u Victory Over Pv Sting

July 19, 2019

Walk-Off Seals The Deal In Central Jersey Tremor 12u Victory Over Pv Sting
A walk-off triple led Central Jersey Tremor 12u past Pv Sting 7-6 on Sunday. The game was tied at six with Central Jersey Tremor 12u batting in the bottom of the seventh when Madison Matusz tripled on a 1-2 count, scoring one run.
A four-run lead in the fourth inning was just enough ...

Pacchioli Steals 4 Bases in Patriots' Win

July 21, 2019

HIGH POINT, NC - The Somerset Patriots (4-5, 46-33) bounced back with a 4-2 win over the  High Point Rockers (5-5, 46-34) Saturday night at BB&T Point.

The Patriots got on the board first in the top of the fifth inning. Justin Pacchioli hit a one-out double and stole third before Yovan Gonzalez brought him home on a sacrifice fly.

One inning later, Michael Ohlman added to the ...

Volunteers Needed: Patriots Host OPSHBXNJ Packing for Soldiers

BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots will host a packing event with Operation Shoebox New Jersey to assemble personal care packages that will be shipped to members of the US military deployed overseas on Saturday, July 27th.

Volunteers are needed to help pack and assemble the care packages. There are no age restrictions. The packing will take place on the concourse of TD Bank Ballpark to ...