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Obituaries

Lakewood – Florence Kusalba, 93, died Thursday, August 10, 2017 at Ocean Medical Center in ...
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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ  - John J. Christ, Sr., 81, passed away peacefully Monday, August 7, ...
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Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor from Chief James Parker

August 8, 2017

Dear Residents,

Last week the Borough held its fourth annual National Night Out, and I must say it was the best. An event like this can only work by having plenty of volunteers and community support.  Thankfully, we had both.

The South Plainfield Police Department received hundreds of donations from citizens and businesses to be used towards the National Night Out event. Volunteers put ...

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.

Colgate University is a highly selective residential liberal arts institution distinguished by its commitment to global ...

Community Happenings

Class of 2007 Reunion

August 8, 2017

Who: The Class of 2007, spouses, significant others and little ones!

Where: Forest Lodge 11 Reinman Rd. Warren, NJ

When: September 3rd 2017 11:30am-5pm

Why: Because Why Not It’s Been 10 years!

How Much: Adult ticket prices will be $70, but for a limited time there will be an early pay discount of $65 through January 31st.

What’s in the Box?: Forest ...

8 Candidates to Vie for 3 Seats on South Plainfield BOE

August 2, 2017

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Petitions for those residents seeking to run for the South Plainfield Board of Education were due July 31 and, at the 4 p.m. deadline, eight candidates had thrown their hat into the race for three open seats.

Incumbents John Farinella, Chere Glover, and Sharon Miller are seeking to retain their seats. Also running this year are Keith Both, Jennifer Curtis, Anthony ...

Starts Sunday in East Brunswick: 79th Annual Middlesex County Fair

August 6, 2017

EAST BRUNSWICK,  NJ - The 79th annual Middlesex County Fair will be held from August 7th-13th at 655 Cranbury Rd, East Brunswick. The fair runs from 5-11 p.m. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. on Saturday, and 11 a.m.- 10 p.m. on Sunday.

The fair is a fun time for all ages with a multitude of rides, entertainment, games, and much more! The entertainment includes The Pork Chop Review animal ...

Special Town Hall Meeting on August 14th

NOTICE:

A special town hall style meeting of the South Plainfield Mayor and Council has been scheduled for Monday, August 14, 2017 beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the Municipal Building located at 2480 Plainfield Avenue, South Plainfield, New Jersey 07080. The purpose of the meeting is to hold a special public hearing pertaining to fair share housing. Action may be taken.

Amy Antonides, ...

Senior Trips

Back by popular demand!     South Plainfield Senior Center Presents

Grounds For Sculpture  On Wednesday, September 27

Bus leaves the senior center at 9:30   - return is 3:00 p.m. apprx.

$60.00 p/p  includes admission,  lunch and transportation

Must sign up at the center 908-754-1047

Upcoming Events

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Sun, August 20, 2:00 PM

Indian Queen Tavern - East Jersey Old Town Village, Piscataway

“Magnificent Monarch” Migration

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Sun, August 20, 2:00 PM

Middlesex

Open House 12 Douglass Lane Middlesex NJ

Real Estate

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Thu, August 24, 7:00 PM

Columbus Park Extension Gazebo, Piscataway

Piscataway Summer Concert Series

Arts & Entertainment

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Thu, August 31, 7:00 PM

Columbus Park Extension Gazebo, Piscataway

Piscataway Summer Concert Series

Arts & Entertainment

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Sat, September 9, 11:00 AM

South Plainfield

South Plainfield Rescue Squad First Annual Food ...

Columns

DIEGNAN LEGISLATION ESTABLISHING NEW JERSEY SCHOOL SAFETY SPECIALIST ACADEMY SIGNED BY GOVERNOR

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ -Senator Patrick J. Diegnan sponsored legislation to establish New Jersey School Safety Specialist Academy in Department of Education and require school districts to designate school safety specialist was signed into law by the Governor on July 21, 2017.

"Enhancing security measures can better prepare schools to respond to situations that threaten the physical safety ...

Bookmarks

Come join us at the library for Monday Night Movies!  On August 14 at 6:30 PM, we will be showing a new release based on the children’s book by Marla Frazee.  Alec Baldwin voices the new baby in the Templeton household who has to team up with his older brother to take down the CEO of Puppy Co.  If you cannot make it to our Monday night showing, it will also be shown on ...

Press Releases

Still Time to Join the Labor Day Parade

August 15, 2017

2017 Labor Day is quickly approaching,  but there is still time to join in the parade as a marcher, showing off a great float and vendors at the festivities following the parade.  Children who have barbie, hummer or jeep type motorized cars can be in the lineup and show off their vehicles or decorate your bicycles with your imagination and join in the parade.  if anyone belongs to ...