South Plainfield’s Tom Cassio Named Elks' ‘Citizen of the Year’

March 24, 2017

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Lifelong resident Tom Cassio was recently named a ‘Citizen of the Year’ by the South Plainfield Elks Lodge #2298. Cassio, who was nominated by Council President Derryck White, was one of 11 individuals honored at the fraternal organization’s 2017 Central District ‘Citizen of the Year’ dinner, which was hosted by the East Brunswick ...

Friends of the South Plainfield Public Library to Commemorate 55th Anniversary at March 23 Meeting

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Back on March 23, 1962, a small group gathered at Grant School for what was to be the first meeting of the Friends of the South Plainfield Public Library. This Thursday, the Friends will mark its 55th anniversary with a special meeting scheduled to take place at 7 p.m. in the library’s multipurpose room.

“We encourage residents to come to this ...

The South Plainfield Annual District Music Festival Celebrates 48th Anniversary

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - In a tradition dating back to 1969, the 5th through 12th grade music students of South Plainfield joined in a performance that drew thousands of parents, family and friends for the 48th Annual District Music Festival.  The festival was meant to showcase the musical talents of the South Plainfield Band, Chorus and Orchestra students. 

“The 48th ...

South Plainfield Public Library presents A W.A.S.P Takes Wing: Women Airforce Service Pilots of WWII

SOUTH PLAINFIELD,NJ - In honor Women’s History Month, Sunday, March 19 at 2pm the South Plainfield Public Library will present “A W.A.S.P Takes Wing:  Women Airforce Service Pilots of WWII”, a program done by Carol Simon Levin.  During World War II, more than one thousand women volunteers completed the WASP military pilot training program. They endured terrible ...

The History of Daylight Saving Time; Clock Change Begins on Sunday Morning

NATIONAL -- Daylight Saving Time adds 1 hour to standard time (at 2:00 a.m.) to make better use of daylight and conserve energy. It is observed in over 70 countries worldwide, although the beginning and end dates vary from country to country. Arizona and Hawaii are the only states that do not observe daylight saving time.

 “Fast Time,” the original name for Daylight Saving ...

South Plainfield Businesses with Decades Long Ties to Be Honored by Borough

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – In 2016, the Borough of South Plainfield celebrated its 90th anniversary, paying homage to the town’s official incorporation and successful separation from Piscataway after 260 years. In the past nine decades, homes have been constructed on land once rich in crops, schools were rebuilt and relocated, and shopping centers now sit where Hadley Field once ...

Cast of Characters Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ Birthday with Children at Library

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Library was literally full of things this past Saturday. There was Thing #1, Thing #2, “Cat and the Hat”, Lorax, Daisy Head Mayzie and a whole host of others as the South Plainfield Library held its annual “Read Across America” program celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday.

The Library’s multipurpose room was ...

Artwork of South Plainfield High School Seniors Selected for County Youth Art Month Exhibit

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – March is Youth Art Month (YAM) in New Jersey and throughout the month students from every county in the state will exhibit their artwork at various galleries and museums. On a local front, the works of three South Plainfield High School (SPHS) seniors will be on display at the county YAM exhibit taking place at Middlesex County College this month.

This year, ...

Celebrate the Importance of Reading and Dr. Seuss' Birthday at the South Plainfield Library March 4

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The Friends of the South Plainfield Library will sponsor a special Dr. Seuss-themed story time and Read Across America event on Saturday, March 4. Stop by the library, beginning at 10 a.m., to celebrate the importance of reading and the birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel with guest readers, appearances by some beloved characters, and, of course, birthday ...

South Plainfield High School Drama Department to Present 'Legally Blonde' in April

(Editor's Note: Katelyn Borsos is a senior at South Plainfield High School and an intern for TAPinto South Plainfield.) 

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield High School (SPHS) English teacher Christina Briskin is eagerly preparing for Legally Blonde.  The 2017 musical is Briskin’s seventh production since taking on the role of director of the school’s drama ...

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day With Traditional Irish Music and Dancing

March 12, 2017

CARTERET, NJ - In celebration of St. Patrick's Day, Middlesex County invites you to experience a program of traditional Irish music and dance. Whether you’re Irish or just moved by the spirit of the season, these performances are sure to put you in a holiday mood.

Round The House Band will headline the event. Bagpipers and drummers from the Patrick Torphy Pipe and Drum Band and the ...