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Girl Scout Silver Award Given to Lesly Mayta for Greenhouse Project

October 20, 2018

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield Recycling Center has a new addition thanks to Lesly Mayta, who built a greenhouse made entirely out of two-liter bottles for her Girl Scout Silver Award, which is the second highest award Girl Scout Cadettes can earn.  The project was based on the mantra, “Reuse-Reduce-Recycle,” and is located at the South Plainfield Recycling Center on ...

Flag Pole Dedicated to Keystone Community Living, Inc.

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - A new flag pole was installed and dedicated to the residents and staff of Keystone Community Living, Inc. on Sunday, October 7th.

The flag pole, new landscaping and shrubbery were dedicated as part of a community service project that was led and completed by Ryan Carey with support from local Boy Scout Troop 309.  The project was proposed to Keystone Community ...

15th Annual Buddy Walk Raises Funds for, Awareness of Down Syndrome

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The 15th Annual Buddy Walk of South Plainfield took place this past weekend at Putnam Park. Organized by borough residents Michelle and Keith Both, the family-friendly event not only promoted awareness and inclusion of people with Down syndrome but also raised money for research and education programs. 

This year’s walk, held on Oct. 6, saw 28 teams and ...

South Plainfield Juniorettes Spend Sunday Planting and Cleaning at Senior Center

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Anyone traveling on Lakeview Avenue this past Sunday saw a group of students sprucing up the front of the South Plainfield Senior Center. This group of female volunteers were members of the South Plainfield Juniorettes. Unlike the movie Breakfast Club, where students spent their Saturday paying a debt for misbehavior, these model students were volunteering their time ...

Running for a Cure: South Plainfield's Peter Smith to Take Part in 2018 NYC Marathon

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Each November, approximately 50,000 people from all over the world lace up their running shoes and set out with a mission to complete the TCS New York City Marathon. This year’s event is planned for Sunday, Nov. 4 and among the thousands of participants will be South Plainfield’s own Peter Smith. 

Smith will put his feet to the pavement and take ...

S.P.H.S. Marching Band Ready for Another Competitive Season

Honesdale, PA  - For over thirty years, as summer draws to a close, the drum roll of South Plainfield’s High School Marching Band can be heard echoing through the hillsides of rural Pennsylvania at Camp Cayuga in Honesdale.  This year, the S.P.H.S. Marching Band spent the week of August 27-31 at Camp Cayuga for an intense week of practice to finalize this season’s ...

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