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September 16, 2018

MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ -- September is National Preparedness month, and the Middlesex County Office of Emergency Management and Preparedness is encouraging residents to prepare for the threat of any storms that may occur this season as well as any other weather-related conditions. It’s hard to know ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Heavy rains overnight have caused localized flooding throughout Central New Jersey and South Plainfield. South Plainfield issued a Nixle Alert at 7:00am this morning warning commuters the overnight has closed New Market Avenue and St. Nicholas Avenue. A number of residents ...

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In September, leaves start to fall off the trees. Less pleasant litter has been falling from trucks, cars, Dumpsters and loading docks all summer.  Leaves are good for the environment.  Litter is not. The South Plainfield Clean Communities Advisory Board will sponsor a targeted public lands ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Add a flavorful boost to any meal with garden-fresh herbs. You’ll quickly discover the difference fresh herbs make when preparing any meal or dessert. Harvest herbs whenever you need them for cooking or garnishing a favorite dish. Adjust the quantity of herbs used to allow ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD , NJ — The area is under a flash flood warning until 11:15 a.m., the National Weather Service announced at 7:21 a.m. Saturday morning. The warning was issued while strong thunderstorms rolled through the area this morning. Flashes of lightning and cracks of thunder woke sleeping ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - Would you like to learn how spruce up your garden, spend a day at the park, or enjoy the fun of a fair? You can do it all at the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County’s Open House and Folk Fest!  This event will be held Saturday, August 18 from 11 a.m. to 5 ...

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Pastor Jesse Nietzer, on behalf of the First Baptist Church of South Plainfield, has signed an agreement with the South Plainfield Clean Business Association to renew the Church’s adoption of the entire length of Church Street and a piece of Hamilton Boulevard, from the Church to the Bound Brook.  ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield Public Library recently hosted a week-long EcoCamp workshop which culminated in a showcase for participants on Saturday June 30, 2018. Local Girl Scout Puja Vengadasalam developed and presented EcoCamp as a way to help inspire children to become ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - EcoCamp is a weeklong set of summer workshops that will be held between June 25-June 30, 2018 at the South Plainfield library[1]. Targeted at elementary school students at Middlesex County, it aims to turn participants into young environmental specialists or earth advocates.

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EDISON, NJ - State Sen. Patrick Diegnan, Assemblywoman Nancy Pinkin, and Assemblyman Robert Karabinchak were recently joined by local elected officials and environmental groups in hailing a $200,000 state appropriation championed by the 18th district legislators to complete the scope of work needed ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ -  Brian Wilson, Den Leader of Cub Scout Pack 207, Franklin School, has signed a new agreement with the South Plainfield Clean Business Association to adopt the Nature Center at the Highland Woods Nature Reserve.  For the past year, Pack 207 has shared the care of the Woods ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Fill your garden with colorful annuals you and the pollinators can enjoy all season long. Look for outstanding varieties chosen by All-America Selections (AAS), a non-profit plant trialing organization, to brighten your garden, attract pollinators and outperform other ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - A line of heavy thunderstorms roared through South Plainfield this evening with a resident capturing a funnel cloud twisting down west and north of Spring Lake Park. The photo captures the funnel cloud which can be seen in the  left-hand side of the photo. The photo ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites bird watchers of all ages to tune into the County’s free Falcon Cam online at ucnj.org/falcon and observe a pair of rare peregrine falcons start their family in a nest perched on the roof of the Union County Courthouse tower. The ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Snow is in the forecast for Monday, and this is no April Fool's Day joke. A winter weather advisory has been issued from the National Weather Service (NWS) from 2 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 2, with total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches expected. The snow will be heavy ...

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 SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ -   Ms. Mary Ann Bourbeau has renewed her family’s Adopt-A-Spot agreement with the South Plainfield Clean Business Association for the coming two years. They will continue to do litter cleanups along the stream that crosses Tompkins Avenue near Maltby Avenue.  Their cleanups ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ  - Bracing for the fourth Nor'easter of March, state, county and local officials are taking precautions and planning for the worst. Upwards of a foot of snow is expected throughout the day Wednesday, accompanied by high winds. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy declared a State ...

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South Plainfield, NJ – The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for South Plainfield as the fourth Nor’easter in three weeks barrels up the eastern seaboard. The storm is kind of a bad trick as snow is set to begin on what is the first day of spring. The latest forecast ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The third in a series of nor’easters impacting the Mid-Atlantic and New England will affect the New York City area Monday evening through Tuesday. The track of the storm has been particularly troublesome to forecast, but the midday model runs today, March 11, have begun to ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Daylight Savings Time begins at 2:00am this this Sunday morning.  If you do not move your clocks an hour ahead, you will be an hour late tomorrow.  For residents weary from the apparent dueling nor’easters, Day Light Savings is viewed as springing out of winter and into ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - The second nor’easter in less than a week has paralyzed much of Central New Jersey and South Plainfield. Nixle alerts throughout the day announced road closures as downed wires and tree limbs blocked roadways throughout South Plainfield. Residents around town are reporting ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Winter Storm Riley's strong winds have brought down trees, and cut power to both street lights and homes on Friday in South Plainfield and surrounding areas. Nixle Alerts regarding down trees on Park Avenue, South Plainfield Avenue and So. 9th Street dinged phones ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The first in a series of storms marching across the northern United States over the next 10 days will combine with a coastal low over the area tonight and Friday, developing into a powerful nor’easter. This system is expected to bring severe impacts to coastal communities, ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ -   Mr. Terrence Robak has renewed his Adopt-A-Spot agreement with the South Plainfield Clean Business Association for the next two years.  He will continue to clean debris and litter from the Borough’s Open Space parcel on Belmont Avenue between Arlington Avenue and Tremont ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for South Plainfield from Saturday evening through Sunday morning. Heavy snow is possible with snow accumulations of three to six inches. The National Weather Service says travel may be difficult with the ...

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SAVE THE DATE FOR SOUTH PLAINFIELD’S SPRING VOLUNTEER LITTER CLEAN-UP APRIL 21 (South Plainfield, February 8)  The South Plainfield Clean Communities Advisory Board announced yesterday that a Borough-wide litter cleanup will be held on Saturday morning, April 21.  Volunteers will collect ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - A flood watch warning has been issued from this evening through Sunday evening for Middlesex  County, according to the National Weather Service.  According to the alert, low-lying flooding is likely where the heaviest rain occurs. Streams, creeks, and rivers could be ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory beginning Wednesday February 7th from 4:00am to 11:00am for South Plainfield and all of Middlesex County. Wintery precipitation is expected to start after midnight beginning as snow, changing to sleet, freezing ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - A snow storm canceled recycling pickup in the Thursday section last week. Due to frigid weather from Friday through Sunday, the makeup collection scheduled for January 6 was not completed successfully.  Therefore, the Thursday section will be picked up again on Thursday, ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Often, New Year's Eve gets all of the attention.  But South Plainfield, do you know about First Day Hikes that take place each New Year's Day?  Every Jan. 1, America's State Parks offer free and guided hiking events in every state across the U.S. It's a perfect way to ...

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