UNICO Awards Scholarships to South Plainfield Students

June 14, 2017

The Plainfields' Chapter of UNICO recently awarded South Plainfield High School seniors with generous scholarships at their awards ceremony at Giovanna's Restaurant in Plainfield, NJ. All recipients also signed up to become youth members of the chapter. l. to r. Gina Bengivenga; Tommy Licato; Nick Pezzolla; Christian Butrico; Nicole Genser and Anjali D'Amiano.

UNICO Awards Sports Scholarships

The Plainfields' chapter of UNICO recently awarded sports award scholarships to 3 outstanding South Plainfield High School student-athletes--Mckenzie Larson; Gina Bengivenga; Jake Giordano (all seniors)---during the 42nd annual UNICO District X Brian Piccolo Sports Award banquet at the Gran Centurions' Hall in Clark NJ.

Moth Night at the Highland Woods Nature Reserve

Explore the darker side of the Lepidoptera – the butterfly’s nocturnal cousin the moth.  Join the Friends of the Woods and members of the South Plainfield Environmental Commission for some moth magic on Saturday night, July 22, from 8:30 to 10:00 p.m.  This event is being held during National Moth Week.

From "National Moth ...

Chaplin Mingle Performs Official Blessing of Truck 7

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Charles Mingle has been the official Fire Department chaplain for over 45 years, serving the needs of the department in more ways than can be recorded.  His dedication to service is unprecedented.  It was a common sight to see him alongside the members at many of the jobs over the years braving the elements and offering encouragement to the troops and helping ...

North Plainfield’s Kisling, Sajjad Awarded TAPinto Scholarship

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – North Plainfield High School (NPHS) seniors Victoria Kisling and Amaiana Sajjad were recognized last week for their efforts and dedication to completing an internship with TAPinto North Plainfield.

At a special scholarship dinner held May 26 at the River View Banquet Center in Berkeley Heights, Kisling and Sajjad each received a $750 scholarship from ...

JFK Health Sponsors Health and Wellness Fair on May 17th

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - South Plainfield residents came out in full force to attend the Mayor’s Spring Health and Wellness Fair sponsored by JFK Health on May 17th.   Approximately 125 South Plainfield seniors and other residents benefited from a full array of services provided by JFK Health including Blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose screenings, oral health screenings, ...

South Plainfield Summer Drama Workshop Announces Audition Dates for 2017 Performance of “The Drowsy Chaperone”

Auditions to become a member of the cast of the 2017 South Plainfield Summer Drama Workshop will be held on Monday and Tuesday, May 22nd and 23th at the South Plainfield Middle School from 5-9 pm.  Callbacks will be Friday, May 26th  from 5-9 pm. 

SPSDW’s 2017 show, “The Drowsy Chaperone”, is the Tony award winning “musical within a ...

South Plainfield Mayor’s Wellness Health and Safety Fair

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - On Wednesday, May 17, 2017, The Mayor’s Wellness Committee, in conjunction with JFK Health will sponsor South Plainfield Mayor’s Wellness Committee’s Health and Safety Fair.  The event will take place at the South Plainfield Senior Center from 9:00 am  to 1:00 pm.

The health fair will include nurses, specialists, and educational ...

Rutgers Day and New Jersey Folk Festival Officially Bring Spring

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY, NJ - All 5 local campuses of Rutgers University came alive yesterday for the annual Rutgers Day event and the New Jersey Folk Festival.  It was time to dig deep into our Jersey roots and recognize new growth and deep traditions.

Like every great event in America, it began with a parade.  Rutgers musicians were joined by the North Brunswick High School Raiders ...

Suburban Woman's Club of South Plainfield Annual Fashion Show

The Suburban Woman's Club of South Plainfield held their annual Luncheon/Fashion Show on April 2 to a sold out audience.  The show was held at the South Plainfield Senior Center and included basket/gift raffles and 50/50. The luncheon was sponsored by Home Town Heros and McCriskin-Gustafson Home for Funerals.  The successful event will benefit the New Jersey State Federation of ...

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