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Save the Date for South Plainfield Spring Volunteer Litter Clean-up April 15

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield Clean Communities Advisory Board has announced that a Borough-wide litter cleanup will be held on Saturday morning, April 15.  Volunteers can collect equipment and clean-up assignments at the municipal building at 2480 Plainfield Avenue from 9 to 10 a.m.  

Roadsides, parks, streams and vacant lots will be cleared of litter and trash during the morning.  Volunteers will be invited back to the municipal building at 12:00 for a Pizza Pickup Picnic, complete with environmentally-friendly door prizes.  "You can organize a crew, or come on your own, " said Clean Communities Coordinator, Alice Tempel.   Alice Tempel can be reached at (908) 226-7621 for more information or email her at atempel@southplainfieldnj.com.                          

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South Plainfield High School Graduate Angelica Smith Earns Dean's Award at Colgate University

August 13, 2017

HAMILTON, NY -- Colgate University Class of 2017 member Angelica Smith, from South Plainfield, NJ (07080), has earned the spring 2017 Dean's Award for academic excellence.

The Dean's Award at Colgate is awarded to students with a 3.3 or higher term average.

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Meeting for Parade Marshals

August 21, 2017

The South Plainfield Borough Public Celebrations Committee will be hosting a meeting on August 30, 2017 at 6 pm in the courtroom for all parade marshals for instructions and distribution of tee shirts.  Any questions please contact Debbie Boyle 908-803-1573

 

 

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