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Memorial Stone Dedication at the South Plainfield Public Library Saturday

April 20, 2017

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – On Saturday, April 22 – Earth Day – a memorial stone dedication ceremony in honor of the Fortunata ‘Fudgie’ Guidone – the late sister of longtime library clerk Eleanor Haines – will be held the South Plainfield Public Library.

The dedication, which is being made by Haines’ grandson Austin O’Neill in honor of his ...

South Plainfield Elks Motorcycle Committee to Hold Swap Meet May 20

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Elks #2298 Motorcycle Committee will hold a Motorcycle Swap Meet in May at the New Market Avenue lodge. Proceeds from the event will help the lodge continue its mission to send special needs children to Camp Moore.

“We held our first Motorcycle Swap Meet last November, at the end of riding season, and although it was a huge success ...

Snow Storm Contest Accumulates Donations to American Legion Charity

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – As Winter Storm Stella was barreling up the eastern seaboard on the evening of March 13th 2017, Mayor Anesh was busy sending out Nixle Alerts, reverse 911 calls and making sure the Borough was prepared for the forecasted blizzard. At 9:50pm, just prior to the start of snow, the Mayor’s mischievous side came up with an idea. “I thought, why not have a snow ...

South Plainfield Resident Shirley Thompson Receives the 2017 Service Above Self Award

PLAINFIELD, NJ -  Family and friends, including friends she only just met, gathered at Giovanna’s Restaurant in Plainfield last Wednesday to honor Shirley Weaver Thompson as she received the 2017 Service Above Self Award from the Rotary Club of Plainfield-North Plainfield. Mrs. Thompson, a resident of South Plainfield, was selected for the award for her “Shirley Thompson’s ...

South Plainfield High School Hall of Fame is Seeking 2017 Nominees

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield High School Hall of Fame Committee is again holding their search for candidates for induction into the Hall of Fame.  The Hall of Fame was established at South Plainfield High School to recognize outstanding graduates as leaders in their fields who could serve as role models for current and future students.

To be eligible, all Hall of Fame ...

South Plainfield Elks Lodge Accepting Vocational Scholarship Applications

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield Elks #2298 will award six vocational scholarships to eligible students who plan to further their education in the vocational/technical field in 2017-2018.

Those eligible for the lodge’s Bob and Antoinette Eckenstein Vocational Scholarship is available to students who, within one year of earning a high school diploma or a GED, plan to ...

Somerville: Memorial to Honor Legacy of "Ministerman" John Graf

SOMERVILLE. NJ - John Graf, Jr. was known for his ministry as much as his philanthropy and efforts to support good causes throughout Somerset County, including Somerset Treatment Services.

He worked with STS for over 20 years, helping to forge advocacy and support programs for those challenged by drug abuse and HIV issues.

Graf died March 6, 2016. He was 57.

STS is hoping to raise ...

Shirley W. Thompson to Receive Rotary Club Award

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Rotary Club of Plainfield-North Plainfield is pleased to announce that South Plainfield resident Shirley Weaver Thompson will receive the 2017 Service Above Self Award at the club’s 18th Annual Wine Tasting Dinner. The event will be held on April 5 at Giovanna’s Restaurant in Plainfield, and is a fundraiser for the club’s scholarship program for ...

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