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June 24, 2022

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Borough residents will now have the opportunity to seek after-hours support from the department of social services thanks to a partnership with the South Plainfield Public Library.  According to Director Linda Hansen, the South Plainfield Library’s Board of Trustees has ...

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SOUTH BRUNSWICK, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy wants New Jersey homeowners and renters to receive nearly $2 billion in direct tax relief this year and in the years moving forward. At a gathering in South Brunswick's municipal complex, Murphy declared "promises kept" as he unfurled his plan to provide ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – At a council meeting held last week, Mayor Matt Anesh proclaimed June 2022 as PTSD Awareness Month in South Plainfield.  Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), which affects approximately 8 million adults in the United States annually, is a disorder in which a person has ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – June is Pride Month and, at a council meeting held earlier this week, a proclamation was made by South Plainfield Mayor Matt Anesh.  The month-long celebration is held in honor of the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan; the first Pride march in New York City took place ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The Borough of South Plainfield, in a proclamation made by Mayor Matt Anesh during a meeting this week, will observe Juneteenth. A contraction of the words 'June Nineteenth,’ it will be celebrated this year throughout the state and the borough on Friday, June ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – New Jersey State Department of Education (NJDOE), in a decision rendered Friday afternoon, will allow school districts in which buildings will be utilized as polling sites to offer virtual instruction on Primary Day, Tuesday, June 7. The decision was made by NJDOE due to the ...

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(Editor's Note: As of press time, the plan is for schools to be open with a police presence.TAPinto South Plainfield will update this article if anything changes or new information becomes available.)  SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Primary Day is Tuesday, June 7 and, this year, South Plainfield Schools ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – May is Older Americans Month and, locally, South Plainfield Mayor Matt Anesh is calling upon residents to 'honor and celebrate the outstanding contributions of the community's older residents.' According to Anesh, the borough is home to more than 4,400 older adults who ...

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CARTERET, NJ – Jack McGreevey, a battle-hardened Marine drill sergeant turned dogged advocate for his fellow veterans, who passed his passion for service to his son, former Gov. Jim McGreevey, died May 12. He was 93. Mr. McGreevey, of Carteret, was a constant presence throughout the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield Borough Council, at a meeting held April 18, voted 6-0 in favor of extending its agreement with Robert Wood Johnson Mobile-Health Services (RWJ-MHS).  Passage of Resolution 22-170, which was an agenda addition following a contractual matter held in ...

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(Editor's Note: This article is part of a series being published by TAPinto to provide Middlesex County residents with information on and about the services provided by the Office of the Surrogate. The next article will focus on 'Guardianship of an Adult Incapacitated Person.') MIDDLESEX, NJ ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ -At the April 4th Mayor and Council Meeting, Mayor Anesh presented the proclamation proclaiming April 2022 as “Child Abuse Prevention Month to Debbie Boyle, the Chairperson of Education for the South Plainfield Suburban Woman’s Club. “For the fifth year in a row the South ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Mayor Anesh proclaimed April 2022, Autism Awareness month at the April 4, 2022, council meeting. “I encourage everyone to observe the month by learning about people with autism, their strengths, abilities and the programs which serve their needs," said Anesh.  South ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Registration for spring sports offered through the South Plainfield Department of Recreation is now open and young residents will have the opportunity to try their hand at T-ball, teener ball, softball, lacrosse, and more.  “We are continuing our efforts to offer programs ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – March is 'Women's History Month' and, at a borough council meeting this week, Mayor Matt Anesh called upon residents to observe the contributions of women.  “Women of every race, class, and ethnic background have made historic contributions to the growth and strength of ...

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WASHINGTON, DC - As many of the mask mandates enacted in New Jersey to curb the spread of COVID-19 are lifted, there’s still one place Garden State residents must wear them —while using public transportation. The Transportation Security Administration announced Thursday it will extend the ...

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(Editor's Note: This article is the first in a series being published by TAPinto to provide Middlesex County residents with information on and about the services provided by the Office of the Surrogate. The next article will focus on wills, the importance of having one and the probate ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – February is National Black History Month and, at a council meeting Feb. 7, South Plainfield Mayor Matt Anesh encouraged residents to celebrate the achievements of Black Americans and the central role they played in our country's history.  "Black History Month provides a ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The governing body, at a council meeting held Jan. 24, approved a resolution granting an Edison-based registered LLC the right to operate a cannabis manufacturing facility within the borough's M-3 zoning district.   Passage of Resolution 22-48 grants Supporting Greater ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Department of Recreation is offering pickleball to adult residents of the borough every Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to noon. There is no cost to participate, only a PAL membership, which is also free, is required. "Pickleball has become such a ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Registration for the 2022 season at the South Plainfield Community Pool opens Feb. 1 with the Maple Avenue facility set to welcome back residents Memorial Day Weekend.  From May 28 through June 17 hours of operation at the South Plainfield Community Pool are as follows: 11 ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ –  In December 2021, the South Plainfield Public Celebrations Committee (SPPCC) worked to spread holiday cheer while supporting the borough's volunteer fire department.  Through donations raised at the borough's Making Spirits Bright Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – A statewide ban on single-use plastic bags will go into effect May 4 and, during a recent council meeting, Mayor Matt Anesh, through a proclamation, stated the Bag Up NJ initiative 'is an 'educational campaign…the governing body intends to support and promote.'  "The ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – During a Jan. 3 reorganization meeting, the Borough of South Plainfield once again unanimously approved, through a  resolution (22-24), the designation of TAPinto as its 'official electronic news source.' 2022 marks the sixth consecutive year the online daily newspaper has ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The municipality's governing body, at a reorganization meeting Jan. 3, elected Christine Faustini as council president. A resident for more than four decades, Faustini is currently serving her second consecutive term on the South Plainfield Borough Council; she previously ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Mayor Matt Anesh this week delivered his annual 'State the Borough' a bit differently than previous years, forgoing the usual 'speech' at the borough council's Jan. 3 reorganization meeting and instead will be taking his address to social media. In his 'State of the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The Borough of South Plainfield held its 2022 reorganization meeting on Jan. 3 and, for the second year in a row, the annual event was void of its standing room only crowd.  Due to the pandemic and a rise in COVID-19 cases locally, this year's reorganization was conducted ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Three veteran members of the South Plainfield Police Department started the new year in new positions.  During the borough's Jan. 3 reorganization meeting, which was held virtually due to rising COVID-19 cases within the municipality, the council unanimously voted in favor ...

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NEW JERSEY — Governor Phil Murphy says the in-school mask mandate, which was set to expire on January 11, will continue.  He also is asking the state legislature to extend his COVID-19 emergency powers.  That comes as the State Department of Health announced 20,428 new positive cases and 12 new ...

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NEW JERSEY — The State Department of Health reported 8,831 new COVID-19 cases Monday, with 9 more deaths.  The number is roughly half of the 16,626 new cases reported on Christmas Day, which is a pandemic high. Day New Positive NJ Cases Monday, December 27   ...

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