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Home of the Week: 28 Stanford Place, Montclair NJ

You’ll find 28 Stanford Place in the desirable town of Montclair, a charming colonial on a corner lot. The first floor has a lot of character, featuring a large living room with a wood-burning fireplace, a den with a lot of natural light, a formal dining room, and a kitchen with stainless steel appliances. The second floor has three bedrooms including a master bedroom, ensuite. And it ...

The Athlete of the Week: Sara McNelly Girls’ Basketball Guard

The South Plainfield Girls basketball team continued its winning ways.  The team first scored a 44-33 win over Woodbridge.  South Plainfield then scored a 60-56 OT win over Red Division rival Piscataway and finished the week on Friday with a 60-11 win over Carteret.  The Tigers have now won four in a row to bring the team’s record to 6-5 for the season.  A major ...

Obituaries

South Plainfield - Joseph F. Goffreda, 94, passed away Saturday, January 22, 2022 in Robert Wood ...
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Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

January 27, 2022

I would like to congratulate Shannon Colucci and Tameka Grier-Dupiche on their appointment as principal of Franklin Elementary and Riley Elementary schools respectively. 

 

I would also like to congratulate Superintendent Noreen Lishak for those appointments which begin to reflect the diversity of the student body of South Plainfield. 

 

I believe ...

Community Happenings

TAPinto South Plainfield Named Borough's Official Electronic News Source 6th Year in a Row 

January 20, 2022

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 garnered this distinction. 

"We are delighted ...

Middlesex County Sheriff's Office to hold Ninth Annual Sheriff's Civilian Academy

Applications are now accepted for Spring of 2022

The Sheriff’s Office will hold an 8-week-long Sheriff’s Civilian Academy for residents of Middlesex County in the Spring of 2022. The Sheriff’s Civilian Academy is designed to educate Middlesex County residents on the various functions and duties of the Sheriff’s Office. Applications are being accepted now for the ...

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic--Walk-In, No Registration & No Appointment Necessary, Ages 5 to Adult

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic--WALK-IN, NO REGISTRATION & NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY - AGES 5 TO ADULTS

Open EVERY WEDNESDAY to the general public ( you don’t have to be a patient) at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Hamilton from 7:30am to 3:30pm. COVID-19 vaccines & boosters (Pfizer, Moderna & J&J). Park in Lot D & enter @ Lakefront Tower entrance. Bring insurance ...

TAPinto South Plainfield Named Borough's Official Electronic News Source 6th Year in a Row 

January 20, 2022

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 garnered this distinction. 

"We are delighted ...

Wrestling Saint Joseph Defeats Old Bridge, Somerville and Sparta at Quad Meet

METUCHEN, NJ -- Saint Joseph wrestlers continued their strong performances on Saturday by defeating opponents from Old Bridge, Somerville, and Sparta on Saturday. 

Saint Joseph over Old Bridge, 59-16

106 Zachary Beadling (St. Joseph Metuchen) over Nicholas Duchatellier (Old Bridge) (Fall 0:37)
113 John Whitacre (St. Joseph Metuchen) over Ziyad Ibrahim (Old Bridge) (Fall ...

Fund Raising- It Isn't Just About Money Given by the Rich and Famous!

That's right: It isn't just about Warren Buffett and Bill Gates.

Hi everyone. Whether you live in New Jersey, New York, or almost anyplace else, fund-raising is vital to your community's well-being!

Today we’re going to discuss this vital, multi-billion-dollar industry, which seeks to help societies and people around the world function better. I’m ...

South Plainfield Environmental Commission Public Meeting Dates for 2022

South Plainfield Environmental Commission Public Meeting dates for 2022 are as follows:

February 9, March 9, April 13, May 11, June 8, July 13, August 10, September 14, October 12, November 9, December 14 & January 11, 2023.

 The meetings take place on the second Wednesday of each month at the Borough Hall @ 7:30 pm

Upcoming Events

Fri, January 28, 10:30 AM

South Plainfield Free Public Library, South Plainfield

"Babytime" Program

Arts & Entertainment Education

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Sun, January 30, 12:30 PM

South Plainfield

Holy Savior Academy – Open House

Education

Mon, January 31, 10:30 AM

South Plainfield Free Public Library, South Plainfield

"Toddler Time" Program

Arts & Entertainment Education

Columns

A Cornoranvirus Story, Some Guidelines, Some New Information

LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT 18, NEW JERSEY: Hello again everybody, and a happy and healthy New Year to you all. It has been some time since I last wrote an article here and a lot has transpired in the world since. The world continues to deal with COVID-19 and the rise of variants. We are still coming to terms with the loved ones and milestones lost to the pandemic. In the last two years we have ...

The Sailor's Bookshelf: 50 Books to know the Sea by Adm. James Stavridis, USN (Ret.)

The Sailor’s Bookshelf: Fifty Books to Know the Sea by Admiral James Stavridis, USN (RET.) (Naval Institute Press, 2021).

 

The first review that I published with the tapinto franchise was entitled 50 Books That Went to War. That volume recounted the books that were popular with the men and women who served our country during World War II. The fascinating list of works, which ...

February is American Heart Month

The month of February is dedicated to bringing awareness to the causes of heart disease, stroke, and cardiovascular disease and how to live a healthier lifestyle.

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease is “the leading cause of death for men, women, and people of most racial and ethnic groups in the United States.” Heart disease ...

Bookmarks

As winter slogs on, the library is still the best place to stock up on cold weather reads, movies, music and more. The library hours are as follows. We’re open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm; Wednesday from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm and Saturdays from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. We’re also offering contactless, curbside pickup, so feel free to reserve items online ...

TAPinto Publisher Bobbie Peer Expands Ownership, Acquiring Two More Local Sites

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ — Bobbie Peer is clear about what she is and what she is not.

"I'm not a journalist, I'm the first to tell you that. I'm a marketing person that runs a business," Peer said.

Peer owns five TAPinto sites. In October 2021, Peer became the publisher of TAPinto Basking Ridge and TAPinto Bernardsville/Bedminister. She started ...

Press Releases

RWJUH/Somerset Celebrates 5th Anniversary of PROUD Center

January 28, 2022

SOMERVILLE, NJ – The Babs Siperstein PROUD Center at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) Somerset, the first hospital in New Jersey to offer specialized primary care services for the LGBTQIA community, will mark its fifth anniversary on Jan. 30th.

Opened as PROUD Family Health in 2017, it was the first in New Jersey to provide primary care services tailored to meet the ...

ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP and Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center (CBMC) Join Forces to Form a Clinical Affiliation in New Jersey

Tarrytown, NY– ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP (ENTA) is pleased to announce that the practice has formed a clinical affiliation with Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center (CBMC), formerly Saint Barnabas Medical Center.

“We are thrilled to affiliate and collaborate with ENT and Allergy Associates. ENTA is recognized throughout the region as a leader providing outstanding care to their ...

Local Author debuts children's book inspired by her two rescue cats

(SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ) Lifelong South Plainfield resident Nora Bruno has fulfilled a dream over 2.5 years in the making. She has written and published The Meow Brothers…Find A Home ideal for children ages 4-8. Bruno considers the book “a passion project close to my heart.” Upon discovering two stray cats in her neighborhood within months of each other in 2011, Bruno ...