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The Athlete of the Week: Brianna Slover Competition Cheer

With the beginning of the Competition Cheer season underway, Brianna Slover was honored as South Plainfield High School’s first All-State recipient from the NJCDCA. As stated at the awards breakfast this past Sunday, only the best of the best get chosen. With over 50 applicants, Brianna was one out of the 24 recipients in the state to receive this honor. To qualify elite skills in the areas ...

The Athlete of the Week: Hallie Bisgaard Girls’ Bowling

The South Plainfield Girls’ Bowling Team is in a rebuilding year.  The Lady Tigers are looking to continually improve as the season progresses.  Against Mother Seton, South Plainfield was able to win the team’s first game of the season ending with a tie for the match.  Senior Hallie Bisgaard looks to help lead the Lady Tigers to another successful season.

Hallie had ...

Obituaries

Peter J. Richkus, 74, passed away, surrounded by his wife and children, on Friday, December 14, ...
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Letters to the Editor

Thank you from Debbie Boyle

December 18, 2018

Plainfield's Chapter of UNICO hosted their annual Pig Roast, which raises funds for high school senior scholarships, was held on December 7, 2018, at the Scotch Plains Italian American Club.  Thank you to the South Plainfield Knights of Columbus Squires Advisor Joe Scrudato, Dom Faustini and Nick Loniewsk, the South Plainfield High School Robotics Team Parents' President Maria ...

Welcome Matthew Robert Bengivenga

December 5, 2018

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Proud parents Robert Bengivenga and Priscilla LaPorte Bengivenga are happy to announce the birth of their beautiful son Matthew Robert Bengivenga. Matthew Robert was born on November 28 at 7:09 pm at Overlook Hospital. Matthew Robert weighed 6lbs 7.4 ox and measured 19 ¾ inches long.

Matthew Robert was named in memory of ...

Community Happenings

Fundraiser for Hadley Communication Technologies

December 13, 2018

The South Plainfield Hadley Communication Technologies-NJ Organization will hold a fundraiser at Mr. Sub's, South Plainfield Ave., South Plainfield, on January 15, 2019, from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  The funds that are raised with help the HCT organization to continue its support on the public safety and public service efforts of the South Plainfield Amateur Radio Club (SPARC) as well as ...

Breakfast with Santa at Holy Savior on December 16th

December 4, 2018

Holy Savior Academy is hosting Breakfast with Santa on Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018 from 9 am to 11 am.  Families can have breakfast (bagels, munchkins, orange juice, and coffee/tea will be served), take pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus (a volunteer can take pictures for you, but please bring your own phone/camera), and do Christmas crafts and games!  Free parking, and the cost is $10 ...

Borough Reorganization Meeting

Legal Notice

The annual 2019 Reorganization Meeting of the South Plainfield Mayor and Council has been scheduled for Saturday, January 5, 2019 beginning at 11:00 am at Borough Hall located at 2480 Plainfield Avenue, South Plainfield, New Jersey 07080, action may be taken. 

Amy Antonides, RMC/CMC/CMR

Municipal Clerk

Columns

Senate Approves Diegnan Bill to Implement ‘Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act’ Recommendations

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator Patrick Diegnan, which would establish a task-force to implement the recommendations made in the “Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act,” was approved by the Senate today.

“Bullying of any kind in our schools is a major issue, and has been for a long time,” said Senator Diegnan (D-Middlesex). “In order to ...

Who Knew? 10,001 Household Solutions by Bruce and Jeanne Lubin

Who Knew? 10,001 Household Solutions by Bruce and Jeanne Lubin (Castle Point Books, 2018)

 

“What’s this book?” my friend, Linda, asked me picking up my new copy of Who Knew? 10,001 Household Solutions by husband and wife writing team,  Bruce and Jeanne Lubin.

Linda was paging through the volume already and commenting on how interesting and helpful the book ...

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.  The next movie will be Monday January ...

TAPinto Featured Franchisee: Ferlanda Nixon of TAPinto Denville

In less than 3 months, new owner/publisher of TAPinto Denville, Ferlanda Nixon, has nearly tripled the site's traffic and has made TAPinto Denville the go-to place to get original local news about the community. "Ferlanda is really rocking it in Denville. TAPinto Denville is experiencing incredible growth in such a short period of time since Ferlanda franchised TAPinto ...

AT&T Employees/Knights of Columbus Members Supporting our Vets at the Menlo Park Veterans Home Inbox x

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - On November 30th AT&T employees & South Plainfield Knights of Columbus members went to the Menlo Park Veterans Home and supported our Veterans. A great time was had by everyone who attended, the AT&T & Knights Volunteers helped transport the Veterans from their rooms, helped them play bingo, then sat and talked to them and then transported them back to ...

Press Releases

New Jersey’s First Lady Meets Families Receiving State Support to Care for Children with Complex Medical Conditions

December 18, 2018

Holiday Event Highlights Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund

(TRENTON) – New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy on Tuesday joined families that have received grants from New Jersey’s Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund, which provides financial assistance to New Jersey families whose children have an illness or condition with costs otherwise uncovered by insurance or ...

Shopping for a New Heating/Cooling System

New heating and cooling systems are hefty investments. Knowing howto shop for a new system will save you money in the long run.

Beyond the initial price

Getting the right system for your home size and projected energy use is every bit as important as getting the best “deal” on the initial price. A system that is less energy efficient can end up costing a lot more than the ...