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Mother's Day Breakfast "To Go" Today!

May 9, 2021

South Plainfield Elks #2298 will be hosting their annual Mother's Day Breakfast "TO GO" this year due to the pandemic.
The Drive-Up event is hosted by the Past Exalted Rulers and will be held on Mother's Day - Sunday, May 9th, 2021. Drive-up Hours will be 8:00am - 12 Noon. 
The cost of the breakfast is one price only - $8 and will include the following ...

2021 SPHS PTOO Used Clothing Drive

South Plainfield HS PTO-O Clothing Drive May 1

The SPHS PTO-O is hosting a clothing drive on Saturday, May 1 from 10am to 3pm. Have you finished your spring-cleaning? This is a convenient way to get rid of your unwanted clothes and household items. A truck will be located in the back parking lot of South Plainfield High School. All new and used men, women and children’s clothing, ...

Save the Date - 2nd Annual Classic/Custom Car Show

Save the date! May 22nd—10AM to 4PM (rain date May 23rd) The 2nd Annual Classic/Custom Car Show, a Community Outreach Event to support SOUTH PLAINFIELD’S HISTORIC DOWNTOWN DISTRICT (South Plainfield Avenue & Old Hamilton Blvd. from Front St. to Church St.) All makes and models welcome $20.00 per entry. Trophies, door prizes, raffles, giveaways and DJ “Hot Rod ...

News from Cultural Arts Commission

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The winner of March's Photography contest was Reginald Dizon.  His winning entry is feature in the photo carousal. The theme for March was "Night Photography."  April's photo contest theme is "The Beauty of our Land, Seas, and Skies". Each month there is a different theme (see photos)

Cultural Arts will be having their second ...

1st Annual SPPPA Cornhole Tournament and Spring Fling

South Plainfield Parents Ponytail is hosting a Cornhole Tournament Fundraiser on June 5 (rain date June 6). 
Pros, beginners and families are welcome. We will have great food, beer, 50/50 raffles, basket raffles, vendors, and more. 

To play, register online at https://tinyurl.com/spcornhole. 

Mother's Day Breakfast "To Go"!

South Plainfield Elks #2298 will be hosting their annual Mother's Day Breakfast "TO GO" this year due to the pandemic.
The Drive-Up event is hosted by the Past Exalted Rulers and will be held on Mother's Day - Sunday, May 9th, 2021. Drive-up Hours will be 8:00am - 12 Noon. 
The cost of the breakfast is one price only - $8 and will include the following ...

April 17 is South Plainfield Volunteer Litter Clean-Up Day

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Come out for the Borough-wide litter cleanup on Saturday morning, April 17.  Volunteers can collect equipment at the municipal building at 2480 Plainfield Avenue from 9 to 10 a.m.  We will be clearing litter and trash from roadsides, parks, streams, and vacant lots during the morning. Preregistration is required to maintain Covid-safe protocols. 

Call ...

South Plainfield School District Announces “Revive the Roar, South Plainfield Strong" Event -CANCELLED

REVIVE THE ROAR has been canceled again due to the impending weather predictions.  A new date will be announced after Spring Break.

 

 

 

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South Plainfield High School Hall Of Fame Is Seeking Nominees

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield High School Hall of Fame Committee is again  holding their search for candidates for induction into the SPHS Hall of Fame.  The Hall of Fame was established at South Plainfield High School to recognize outstanding graduates as leaders in their fields who could serve as role models for current and future students.

Candidates will be ...

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The Athlete of the Week: Kshama Parekh Girls’ Volleyball Outside Hitter

Last week while spring sports were getting underway, conference awards were being finalized for season three.  Junior Kshama Parekh was honored as an All-White Division Volleyball Player. Her aggressive style and hard work ensured her this distinction. 

On the season, Kshama led the team with 87 kills during the shortened season.  She also had the most digs for the team at ...

The Athlete of the Week Anthony White Wrestling

The South Plainfield High School Wrestling Team competed in the NJSIAA State Wrestling Tournament at Phillipsburg High School this past weekend and had tremendous success.  The Tigers sent two wrestlers to the state tournament and both wrestlers placed in the top 8 of their weight class.  Junior, Jeffrey Jacome completed his great season by placing 4th in a very tough 106lb. weight ...

Obituaries

Middlebury – Lawrence “Chip” Gamache, age 64, died peacefully at home in ...
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Letters to the Editor

April is Health and Wellness and National Nutrition Month

April 27, 2021

Letter To The Editor:

April is Health and Wellness month and National Nutrition Month.  The following information is from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and also shared by Middlesex County.  This information is permitted for educational purposes.

1.  The only people with medical conditions, such as diabetes or high blood pressure, need to eat healthfully.

A ...

Community Happenings

Mother's Day Breakfast "To Go" Today!

May 9, 2021

South Plainfield Elks #2298 will be hosting their annual Mother's Day Breakfast "TO GO" this year due to the pandemic.
The Drive-Up event is hosted by the Past Exalted Rulers and will be held on Mother's Day - Sunday, May 9th, 2021. Drive-up Hours will be 8:00am - 12 Noon. 
The cost of the breakfast is one price only - $8 and will include the following ...

2021 SPHS PTOO Used Clothing Drive

South Plainfield HS PTO-O Clothing Drive May 1

The SPHS PTO-O is hosting a clothing drive on Saturday, May 1 from 10am to 3pm. Have you finished your spring-cleaning? This is a convenient way to get rid of your unwanted clothes and household items. A truck will be located in the back parking lot of South Plainfield High School. All new and used men, women and children’s clothing, ...

Girl Scout Troop 65042 Dedicates Tree to Honor Those Who Lost Their Lives Due to COVID-19

May 5, 2021

SOUTH PLAINFIELD - Girl Scout Troop 65042 planted a weeping cherry tree in Willow Park on April 30 in remembrance of those in the community who passed away from COVID-19. Mayor Matthew Anesh, Councilwoman Christine Faustini, Councilman Derryck White, Library Director Linda Hansen, Library Board member Ray Rusnak, and parents were present to support the troop's efforts to recognize ...

Autistic South Plainfield Singer/Songwriter and TikTok Influencer, Cory Singer, Releases Newest Single and Video

SOUTH PLAINFIELD – South Plainfield’s own Cory Singer recently released the video for his single, “Someone,” a song he wrote about wanting to fall in love with someone who truly understands you. Singer is a singer-songwriter, musician, theater performer, and autism advocate. Diagnosed with autism at 4 years old, Singer knows the challenges. During the pandemic, the ...

2nd Annual Classic/Custom Car Show May 22nd—10AM to 4PM (rain date May 23rd)

2nd Annual Classic/Custom Car Show May 22nd—10AM to 4PM (rain date May 23rd)

This is a Community Outreach Event to support

SOUTH PLAINFIELD’S HISTORIC DOWNTOWN DISTRICT held at

South Plainfield Avenue & Old Hamilton Blvd. from Front St. to Church St.

Trophies, door prizes, raffles, giveaways and DJ “Hot Rod Mike”.

All makes and models ...

Sayreville's Brandon Bielak, Saint Joseph HS Grad, Pitches Against the Yankees

SAYREVILLE, NJ -- Brandon Bielak, a Sayreville native who played his high school baseball at St. Joseph High School (Metuchen), took the mound for the Houston Astros against the Yankees Tuesday evening in a hostile Yankee Stadium, where fans released their anger over Houston's sign-stealing scandal became public following the 2019 ALCS.

Bielak had the thrill of ...

Upcoming Events

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Sun, May 9, 8:00 AM

South Plainfield

Mother's Day to Go (Drive Up) at the Elks

Food & Drink

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Mon, May 10, 7:00 PM

Clothing Drive, South Plainfield

Clothing Drive - June 12th and Drop offs on May ...

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Thu, May 13, 4:30 PM

South Plainfield Public Library, South Plainfield

Korean Cooking with Mija

Food & Drink

Thu, May 13, 6:30 PM

Event in Online, New Brunswick

RU Ready to Garden Webcast returns for Spring of ...

Education Green Home & Garden

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Tue, May 18, 1:00 PM

Wesley United Methodist Church, South Plainfield

South Plainfield Blood Drive - Urgent Need for ...

Giving Back Health & Wellness

Thu, May 20, 6:30 PM

Event in Online, New Brunswick

RU Ready to Garden Webcast returns for Spring of ...

Education Green Home & Garden

Columns

Streisand: Redefining Beauty, Femininty, and Power

Barbra Streisand: Redefining Beauty, Femininity, and Power by Neal Gabler. (Yale 

Univ. Press, 2016).

Stephen Spielberg: A Life in Films by Molly Haskell. (Yale Univ. Press, 2017)

 

My family complains each year at holiday time that I am impossible to buy gifts for. This is true because, usually, if I want something, I purchase it myself. They ask me for lists, but even ...

Bookmarks

Well, the weather has warmed up, the trees and flowers are blooming, and tissues are in high demand from allergy sufferers.  But, considering the past fourteen months, that’s a relatively minor concern.  So, here’s some news from South Plainfield Library to distract you further.
            First, a reminder that our ...

TAPinto Tips: Intro to SEO

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - If you own a business, you might be familiar with lots of trends in marketing that promise to increase your business: social media and email campaigns, as well as paid and organic ads. One trend that tends to get overlooked is SEO, or search engine optimization. SEO is a proven and necessary tool, but you may ask yourself, “What is it?” and “How can you best ...

Fighting Fatigue: How To Sleep Better And Longer

Getting a good night’s sleep plays a vital role in your overall health. Sleeping recharges your body and brain to help prepare and energize you for each new day. On the other hand, sleep deprivation can cause a slew of problems, including memory issues and an increased risk for car accidents.

According to the National Sleep Foundation, adults aged 26-64 need seven to nine hours of sleep ...

Celebrating Mother’s Day: 4 Ways to Make Mom Feel Special

Mother’s Day is a wonderful time to tell the caregivers in your life how special they are. By highlighting Mom’s favorite things in your celebrations, you’ll be able to shine a light on everything unique about her. If you’re looking for interesting ways to host a Mother’s Day celebration for a group, big or small, here are four memorable events that will leave Mom ...

Understanding SPF for Healthy Summer Skin

As we head outside to take advantage of the warmer weather, skincare and sun safety should be top priorities. While the sun’s rays provide countless benefits, the ultraviolet (or UV) components of sunlight are damaging to our skin. A sunburn from overexposure isn’t just temporarily painful - the UV rays that cause a burn are doing long-term damage to your skin cells that’s ...

4 Unique and Meaningful Ways to Decorate for Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day around the corner, it’s time to think about decorations that will brighten up your home as well as show Mom that she’s a unique, valued person in your family. With a few simple touches, it’s easy to create meaningful decorations that highlight the things that she loves best. Here are four great ways to add some color and style to Mom’s favorite ...

Press Releases

Starting Summer in Style

May 7, 2021

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Fewer restrictions, longer days, and warm nights provide even more inspiration when looking for reasons to head to New Jersey's Coast in 2021. Celebrating a renewed spirit, Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce members welcome travelers to take part in their 107th summer sharing memories and creating new experiences. There is no better way to explore the unique ...

As hurricane season nears, IRS reminds people to prepare for natural disasters

WASHINGTON —The Internal Revenue Service reminds everyone that May includes National Hurricane Preparedness Week and is also National Wildfire Awareness Month. Now is a good time to create or review emergency preparedness plans for surviving natural disasters.

In the last year, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) declared major disasters following hurricanes, tropical storms, ...

PSE&G Update

South Plainfield, NJ - PSE&G has announced that over the next two weeks work crews will be replacing services on Kenyon Avenue.

All gas main installations associated with this project are complete.

Other work activities may be seen on Field  Avenue near Firth Street and Clifford Street, Wadsworth Avenue near Field Avenue, Rahway Avenue near Plainfield Avenue, Marsh Place near ...