Community Life

May 27, 2020

TRENTON, NJ – South Plainfield High School (SPHS) students Olivia Olano and Andrew “Drew” Rachwal were chosen as 2020 Middlesex County Unsung Hero award recipients.  For 35 years, the Middlesex County School Boards Association along with Middlesex County Association of School Administrators have ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD – To honor and recognize those who have proudly served and died in combat for the United States of America, the Hometown Hero Banner Committee has mounted banners along Plainfield Avenue to honor the fallen heroes.  The endeavor was implemented in September 2019 by the Borough of ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD – During the May 18 Council meeting, Councilman Derryck White proposed that South Plainfield residents stand outside their homes on Monday, May 25 at 10a.m. to honor veterans in their own way.  White suggested reciting the Pledge of Allegiance and playing or singing the ...

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TRENTON, NJ – William “Bill” Frink was among three New Jersey COVID-19 casualties remembered by Governor Phil Murphy during his May 16 news briefing.  Frink passed away on May 3 due to COVID-19 complications.  Frink was a lifelong South Plainfield resident, ever loyal to his community.   “We ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD –The South Plainfield Senior Center, local organizations and members of the community are taking care of South Plainfield’s senior citizens, making sure they are safe and know that they are not forgotten during the COVID-19 quarantine.  South Plainfield Senior Center staff members ...

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With everything going on, here is a positive read on how communities are coming together.  When I came across the #frontstespproject on social media and saw what fellow photographers were doing, I knew I had to be a part of it.  The #frontstepsproject is basically taking a quick family portrait on ...

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The South Plainfield School District track at Jost Field will open Saturday, May 2. Those who visit the track should follow the guidelines outlined in Governor Murphy’s Executive Order No. 133, which states that visitors should wear cloth face coverings and must follow social distancing ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - Bill Seesselberg has been elected by members of the South Plainfield Elks Lodge 2298 as Exalted Ruler for the upcoming fraternal year.  Seesselberg, along with 14 members of the lodge, are new the leadership team for the next year.  A formal Installation of Officers ceremony will ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - South Plainfield will be one of 565 municipalities in New Jersey to receive a seedling from the iconic Salem White Oak that resided on West Broadway in the historic city of Salem, NJ.  The majestic tree stood with regal beauty watching over Salem for 500 years until it suddenly ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - Even though the doors of the South Plainfield Senior Center may be temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 quarantine, the center is working to help seniors and the community by making homemade masks.  On April 7, armed with material, elastic, scissors and fabric, the labor of ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – 'United We Roar,' a community event sponsored by the South Plainfield School District, is planned for 8:15 p.m. on Friday, March 27. In an email and video announcement made March 23, Superintendent Dr. Noreen Lishak stated that the goal is to provide residents an opportunity ...

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Many South Plainfield restaurants, delis and bakeries are adapting to this time of uncertainty and remain open to serve customers.  With curbside pickup, carry out or delivery available, and take out groceries and liquor for sale at some establishments, they are doing what they can to serve the ...

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Members of troop 207 have been collecting items to be sent over to our troops.  On Saturday March 7, the boys took the items that have been collected to Operation Jersey Cares, where they separated the items into bins to be repacked and sent to the troops. While there they meet, Gunnery Sergeant ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Daylight Savings Time begins at 2:00 am on March 8, 2020..  If you do not move your clocks an hour ahead, you will be an hour late tomorrow.  Day Light Savings is viewed as springing out of winter and into spring and summer. Smart phones and most computers will update ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The Friends of the South Plainfield Public Library will host “A Night Out at Rodolfo’s’ next month. The fundraiser, which will benefit the library, will take place at the Sampton Avenue pizzeria and restaurant from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 26.  “We wanted to hold a ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - At the Jan. 27 council meeting, Mayor Matthew Anesh proclaimed Jan. 25, 2020 as Lunar New Year, urging South Plainfield residents to join in the Chinese New Year celebration.  Several Buddha’s Light International Association (BLIA-NJ) attended the council meeting and Anesh wished ...

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Impact Church located at 1253 New Market Avenue in South Plainfield is offering a 4-month basketball program for boys and girls ages 11-15.  For session dates and times or information on how to register, contact: Renardo Mack - Program Director - email rmack@church4impact.com  or call (908) ...

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Niece Sandy Romasz and Nephew Robert Middleton lay wreath on the memorial marker of their uncle,  Henry Case. Lost at sea USS Grayback in 1944.  Niece Lisa Avellan was also present.  The USS Grayback was sunk in 1944 and recently discovered off Japan. The North Brunswick Across America ...

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The South Plainfield Elks Lodge #2298 will host a breakfast to benefit the South Plainfield High School Class of 2022 on Sunday, January 12, 2020, from 8am - noon . The all-you-can-eat (for dine-in only, takeout available at posted prices menu will feature eggs made to order, pancakes,french ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - The South Plainfield Elks presented 17-year-old Olivia Olano with a $500 check on Dec. 13 to donate to K9s for Warriors, an organization that pairs disabled veterans with a trained rescue dog for emotional support.  About a year ago Olano started an all natural dog treat business ...

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© TAPinto South Plainfield, 2019. This article may be shared online, but may not be reproduced or altered in print or any other media without written permission of TAPinto South Plainfield. SOUTH PLAINFIELD -  South Plainfield resident Samantha Kaczmarczyk was presented with a check for $4,000 ...

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Last weekend, the South Plainfield Model United Nations club was in the spotlight, holding their ninth Model UN conference, SPMUNC 2019. The conference was organized by the Executive Board of the club, including seniors Braedon Dobrynio, Arjun Patel, and Dominic Wojewodka, and junior Vivian Huynh, ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - South Plainfield came together for a very special event celebrating the community on Nov. 9, sponsored by the South Plainfield Celebrations Committee.  The event kicked off with a salute to veterans service at the Monument Park Helicopter, after which the South Plainfield High ...

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WOODBRIDGE, NJ - Ten-year-old Brianna Feeney has been selected as the Central New Jersey Area Four Alternate Ambassador for the Elks Special Children’s Committee.  South Plainfield Elks Lodge #2298 sponsored Brianna as one of the state’s eight ambassadors and alternate ambassadors.  New Jersey ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - On November 2nd, the South Plainfield Pop Warner Mighty Mite Cheerleaders traveled to Trenton, NJ, where the small squad of 10 girls participated in the Eastern Region Pop Warner Cheer & Dance Championships. The girls enthusiastically showcased their hard work and ...

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The Suburban Woman’s Club of South Plainfield is welcoming new members. Enjoy creative fund raisers, interesting activities while participating on standing committees, informative monthly programs, and share in the camaraderie of women whose efforts enhance the community. The club meets at 1:00 ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - The South Plainfield High School Marching Band (S.P.H.S.) hosted the 35th S.P.H.S. Marching Band Competition on the afternoon of Oct. 6 at Frank R. Jost Field.  After a four-year hiatus, music filled the stadium once again as marching bands converged on the field, taking their ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Public Library is gearing up for its 4th Annual Fall Festival. Scheduled to take place on Saturday, Oct. 19, the event will feature family-friendly fun for the whole family.  “The Fall Festival is one our favorite programs of the year and something our ...

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Girl Scout Senior Gianna Glover from Troop 65305 is pursuing her Gold Award. Gianna, in collaboration with the South Plainfield High Volleyball Team and Passionately Pink Club, will host the team's annual “Spike Out Breast Cancer Awareness Day event on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. Gianna, one of the ...

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No film has entered our pop culture subconscious as deeply as this enduring classic. Celebrate its 80th anniversary with Raconteur Radio’s staged radio play presentation!  The Wizard of Oz: A Staged Radio play stars Shawna Lagan as fearless farm girl Dorothy Gale.  This play also stars Jane Hardy, ...

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