Community Life

July 30, 2018

The Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Class of 1978 will celebrate its 40th reunion on Friday, September 28th, 2018 at the newly-renovated Hilton Garden Inn on Route 22 West in Springfield, NJ.  The event runs from 7-11pm. The celebration continues on Saturday with a tour of Scotch ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - First Baptist Church of South Plainfield will be holding their annual Vacation Bible School program the week of August 6-10 from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. This free VBS program is open to children entering Kindergarten through entering 6th grade. Children will participate in this ...

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Directions - Clinton to Cherry to Chestnut to 1457 Fox Place in South Plainfield (end of the street) 9 am to 3 pm Moving Sale! Everything must go, variety of items and prices,   Shoes, jewelry books, luggage, clothing - casual and business attire and formal men, women, juniors, boys, designer ...

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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 the camaraderie of women whose efforts enhance the community. The club meets at 1:00 PM on the ...

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The South Plainfield High School Wrestling Team,  who have earned the title of “Three Peat Champs”,  received their State rings on Sunday, June 10, 2018.  Presentation of the rings an plaques were given by SPHS Wrestling Coach Pavlack an assistant coaches.   Funding  for the rings were donated by ...

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Two students from the South Plainfield High School Italian Language Class were recently sponsored by Plainfield's UNICO & the Gian Maria Mazzola Foundation of Italy to attend the Liceo Betty Ambiveri (High School) in Presezzo, Italy from May 26 to June 3, 2018.  Gian Maria Mazzola was a member ...

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The Borough of South Plainfield Cultural Arts Commission hosted their 2nd 2018, Line Dancing event.  A request for a Spring event,  from the South Plainfield residents and followers of the famous "Silver Spurs" line dancers, was honored by the Cultural Arts Commission.   The event was held on ...

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The South Plainfield Elks Lodge #2298 Youth Activities Committee presented a check for 1,000.00 to Boy Scout Troop #309 for their successful Taco Night Fundraiser

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield 10U White travel team didn’t let the poor weather deter them as they racked up an undefeated spring season and won the NJ D2 Spring League. The 10U Tigers won the championship back on May 20th. Great job and congratulations to the girls and coaches.

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The South Plainfield Memorial Day Services, hosted by the American Legion Post #243  and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial Post #6763  will be held on Monday, May 28.  It will commence at the American Legion Post 243 at 9:00 a.m.  The procession will start with the tradition of wreath laying  ...

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The South Plainfield Mayor’s Wellness Committee and the South Plainfield Public Library in conjunction with community volunteers hosted the Borough’s first Autism Awareness event at the South Plainfield Public Library on Sunday April 29, 2018 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM. This “Afternoon of Awareness” was ...

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The South Plainfield Elks Lodge #2298 Youth Activities Committee recently hosted a Princess breakfast, in conjunction with the South Plainfield Summer Drama Workshop.   On the menu we featured only the BEST breakfast in town.  Our lil princesses were able to come down to have their pictures taken ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - On Thursday, April 19 at 7pm, the South Plainfield Public Library welcomes lawyer Kenneth A. Vercammen who will present a program, “Wills, Estate Planning & Probate”.  The NJ Probate Law made a number of substantial changes in Probate and the administration of estates and ...

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The South Plainfield Suburban Woman's Club placed fifty (50) blue pinwheels at the South Plainfield Memorial Library, which signifies "April as Awareness For The Prevention of Child Abuse".  Pictured L to R:  Joyce Dieterle, April Wasnick, Debbie Boyle, Diana Catone, Lucy Hudson and April ...

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Sai Datta Peetham (SDP) in South Plainfield celebrated their 4th anniversary, which was founded by Mr. Raghu Sankaramanchi in March, 2014.  The Peetham is founded based on the preachings of Shiridi Sai Baba.  When Saint Sai Baba was alive, his principles were collated in a book "Sai Satcharita" ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield Police Department and the DEA are coordinating the National Take Back Initiative, whereby unused, unwanted and expired medications can be surrendered by the public for safe destruction.  The event is scheduled for Saturday April 28, 2018 between the hours ...

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The South Plainfield Elks Lodge #2298 had the pleasure of hosting a Pasta Dinner fundraiser in support for the Junior Baseball Clubs trip to Cooperstown for the Llittle League World Series.  We served many children, adults and of course our vets, throughout the night making it quite a success.  We ...

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         “BZZZZZZZZ,” the sound of the buzzer blared, and South Plainfield’s 8th grade boys travel basketball team were declared champions of the JBA league. On March 10, 2018, the team faced Branchburg in the final matchup to reveal the season’s champion. Prior to this game, a rivalry between both ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - On Sunday March 11th South Plainfield current and former residents came out in force to support the Eggert Family and stand up against cancer.  The Volleyball fundraiser was a great success and would not have happened without all of the great support from the community.  Once ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Joseph Kelly, a senior at South Plainfield High School and member of Boy Scout Troop 207, is seeking the community’s help to see his Eagle Scout project come to fruition. Kelly is looking to compile a ‘wall of fame’ honoring the men and women who have served as honorary ...

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SPHS Combined Class Reunion. May 1,2,3, 2018   Resorts Casino, AC $75 per person.  Special discounted hotel rates at Resorts, Ocean Tower $59 per night.   Music and dancing by the Cameos. Do you play golf ?  Golf outing is also planned for classmates at Harbor Pines, Tuesday, May 1st.  May ...

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On Friday, January 26, 2018 Riley School Cub Scout Pack 224 hosted its annual Pinewood Derby in the Riley School gymnasium.  The Pinewood Derby is a staple of the Cub Scout experience.  Provided a simple block of wood, four wheels and four nails (all of which must be used), Scouts are called to ...

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The South Plainfield Cultural Arts Commission is hosting our 10th annual talent showcase for the residents of South Plainfield. We will have auditions on February 3rd and 11th from 2-5PM at Wesley Methodist Church on Plainfield Avenue. The showcase will be March 4th at 4 PM at Wesley Methodist ...

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Thursday, December 21 the Seniors celebrated Christmas in pure style. The day was started with a concert from Holy Savior Academy in South Plainfield. The choir was awesome, the bell were chiming and the concert ended with all the seniors joining the choir for traditional Christmas Carols. A ...

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PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE — The North American Aerospace Defense Command is celebrating the 62nd Anniversary of tracking Santa’s yuletide journey via the NORAD Tracks Santa website www.noradsanta.org beginning Dec. 1. The site features Santa’s North Pole Village, which includes a holiday countdown, ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Each year, the Barclay Team comes together to help make a difference for local communities. In years past, we have volunteered at the Community Food Bank of NJ, donated to Making Strides Against Breast Cancer (American Cancer Society) and supported Operation Homefront, in ...

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What a treat South Plainfield seniors enjoyed last Wednesday at the high school. The music students performed a special concert for us consisting of the Jazz Band, Chamber Choir, String Quartet, Symphony Orchestra and Band. This was followed by a luncheon served to us by the nicest, friendliest ...

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As we all begin to reflect on another year past, your South Plainfield Lions Club continues to serve the community.  This year, we are helping over 100 families through FISH enjoy meals for the holidays.   This year alone, we have provided over 1000 pounds of vegetables to local soup kitchens.  ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Puleo International, a third generation family owned manufacturer and distributor of unique handcrafted holiday décor items is opening their doors to the public for their 13th Annual Christmas Sale. Puleo’s Warehouse sale rings in the holiday season much like Christmas music ...

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Join in the Holiday Spirit........Bring a new unwrapped toy suitable for a holiday gift to the South Plainfield Athletic Office and receive a free pass to a winter sporting event.  Donations accepted until December 8, 2017. Donations will be made to families in South Plainfield through the South ...

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