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Obituaries

South Plainfield – Louis V. Gambacort, Jr., 71, died Sunday August 13, 2017 at Robert Wood ...
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South Plainfield – Ruth McArthur, 87, died Monday, August 14, 2017 after a lengthy ...
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Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor from Chief James Parker

August 8, 2017

Dear Residents,

Last week the Borough held its fourth annual National Night Out, and I must say it was the best. An event like this can only work by having plenty of volunteers and community support.  Thankfully, we had both.

The South Plainfield Police Department received hundreds of donations from citizens and businesses to be used towards the National Night Out event. Volunteers put ...

South Plainfield High School Graduate Angelica Smith Earns Dean's Award at Colgate University

August 13, 2017

HAMILTON, NY -- Colgate University Class of 2017 member Angelica Smith, from South Plainfield, NJ (07080), has earned the spring 2017 Dean's Award for academic excellence.

The Dean's Award at Colgate is awarded to students with a 3.3 or higher term average.

Colgate University is a highly selective residential liberal arts institution distinguished by its commitment to global ...

Community Happenings

Class of 2007 Reunion

August 8, 2017

Who: The Class of 2007, spouses, significant others and little ones!

Where: Forest Lodge 11 Reinman Rd. Warren, NJ

When: September 3rd 2017 11:30am-5pm

Why: Because Why Not It’s Been 10 years!

How Much: Adult ticket prices will be $70, but for a limited time there will be an early pay discount of $65 through January 31st.

What’s in the Box?: Forest ...

Meeting for Parade Marshals

August 21, 2017

The South Plainfield Borough Public Celebrations Committee will be hosting a meeting on August 30, 2017 at 6 pm in the courtroom for all parade marshals for instructions and distribution of tee shirts.  Any questions please contact Debbie Boyle 908-803-1573

 

 

Columns

In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware

In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware (Scout Press, 2015)

Think Hitchcock. Think old-fashioned psychological thriller. Think good writing. If you have read and loved The Woman in Cabin 10, Ware's most recent novel, you will enjoy her first publication, In a Dark, Dark Wood.

Leonora Shaw, a crime writer, awakens, bruised and befuddled in a hospital bed. Frightened and confused, Nora tries ...

Bookmarks

ECLIPSE UPDATE: On August 21 there will be an eclipse of the sun.  It will be partially visible in South Plainfield from 1:22 pm until 4:01 pm.  NEVER look at the sun directly.  For instructions on safe methods of view, click here  ; more information can be found here.

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You know summer is drawing to a close when books checked out won't be due until ...

Press Releases

School Representatives Meet with Assemblyman Karabinchak

August 21, 2017

 Christopher Jones, Legislative Advocate for New Jersey School Boards Association (L) and L to R:  Tony Razzano South River Board of Education 18th Legislative District, Assemblyman Robert Karabinchak serving in the General Assembly representing the 18th Legislative District; Jacqueline Gibson - Metuchen Board of Education 18th Legislative District and Debbie Boyle - President of the ...