Community Life

December 3, 2018

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield Borough Hall once again will be the drop-off point for the annual Toys for Tots drive. The drop-off point will be at a box in Mayor Matthew Anesh’s office in Borough Hall. Toys can be dropped off now through Dec. 13. “Last year, we collected over 1000 toys ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield Borough Hall once again will be the drop-off point for the annual Toys for Tots drive. The drop-off point will be at a box in Mayor Matthew Anesh’s office in Borough Hall. Toys can be dropped off now through Dec. 13. “Last year, we collected over 1000 toys ...

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The South Plainfield Tigers Junior Varsity Cheerleaders will be holding a clothing AND food drive on Saturday and Sunday from 10 am - noon at the Pop Warner field house located at the end of Kenneth Avenue (right before the soccer field and recycling center). The clothing turned in will help offset ...

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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 14th Annual Christmas Sale. Puleo’s Warehouse sale rings in the holiday season much like Christmas music ...

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Although we have all been enjoying the unseasonably warm weather, we all know colder weather is coming.  The leaves are starting to drop quickly now.   Most of us have begun bagging leaves and will continue to do so for another few weeks.  Please don’t forget to remove leaves from storm drains ...

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The Community Collaborative Rain, Hail, and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS) is looking for volunteer weather observers in South Plainfield and surrounding areas. CoCoRaHS is a nationwide volunteer precipitation-observing network with over 15,000 active observers in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada, the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - South Plainfield Public Library welcomes Fred Miller who will present Lectures in Song: Try to Remember (1957-1964): The Youth Culture Takes Over on Saturday November 3 at 2pm. The years stretching from Eisenhower’s second term through the arrival of the Beatles was a sunny ...

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Vendors Wanted for Flea Market on Saturday, October 20, 2018.  The Flea Market will be at the South Plainfield Junior Baseball Club's Parking Lot located at 1140 Lorraine Avenue, South Plainfield, NJ 07080 from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm (Vendor set up at 7:30 am) Cost is $25.00 for 10x10 space (Must ...

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At the August 23 Board of Education meeting, president Bill Seesselberg announced the formation of a committee to keep borough residents informed on the progress of district projects approved in the March referendum. The committee, will be comprised of the superintendent of schools, interim ...

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October is National Domestic Violence Month.  Please join the Domestic Violence Team as they walk to support victims of domestic violence.  The walk will take place at Spring Lake Park on October 3rd at 6:00 pm. Candles will be provided as well as information and giveaways.  Please mark your ...

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The Suburban Woman's Club of South Plainfield will host the G&G Boutique fashion accessory sale on Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 9am to 3pm at the American Legion Hall, 243 Oak Tree Avenue, South Plainfield.  Rain Date is September 30th. The new and gently used items include jewelry, ...

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The South Plainfield Borough Cultural Arts Commission  presented the Pushcart Professional Players “Stone Soup and other stories” on Saturday, August 18, 2018 at the South Plainfield Roosevelt elementary school at 2:00 pm.   Member Joan O’Brien organized the event.  This event was a free event to ...

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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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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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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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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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WESTFIELD, NJ — Calls came pouring in to Caring Contact Friday after people awoke to the news of celebrity chef, author and television host Anthony Bourdain’s death by suicide, according to Executive Director Janet Sarkos. Just three days before, celebrity designer Kate Spade had also died ...

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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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Monroe Township, NJ- On April 21, ten South Plainfield Middle School students had the opportunity to perform with the Central Jersey Music Educators Honors Band.  Many students were nominated to participate in the event and 10 were selected from South Plainfield.  The students who participated ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The 22nd Annual James and Doris Boyle Memorial Golf Tournament will take place at the Heron Glen Golf Course in Ringoes, NJ this year on Saturday, June 2, beginning at 1 p.m. The annual event, hosted for the past two decades by the South Plainfield-based Boyle Memorial ...

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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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