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The Athlete of the Week: Jada Worthem Girls’ Tennis First Singles

While some fall sports were finishing their seasons, a few conference awards were being finalized for tennis.  Junior Jada Worthem was honored as an All Blue Division tennis player. Her aggressive style and hard work ensured her this distinction. 

On the season, Jada was a leader and captain for the South Plainfield girls’ tennis program.  Her play on the court earned her ...

The Athlete of the Week: Madison Geis Field Hockey Center Mid

The South Plainfield Field Hockey Team had a huge week going into the New Jersey Interscholastic Athletic Association Regional Tournament.  The Lady Tigers rolled off three straight wins including a first round NJSIAA tournament win.  South Plainfield had wins over Sayreville, Monroe, and Monmouth Regional.  Much of this success is due to the play of junior captain Madison ...

Obituaries

South Plainfield – Donald E. Herman, 77, passed away on Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, ...
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Letters to the Editor

To the Editor

November 26, 2020

To the Editor:

I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Christine Faustini and Derryck White on their re-election to our Borough Council. I know that they will continue to work hard for the residents of South Plainfield.

I would also like to thank the many residents who reached out to me with their support, concerns, and ideas for our community. I am inspired by the young ...

Donations for Families in Need of Assistance

On November 20, 2020, the well renowned Deccan Spice opened their flagship fine dining restaurant with a full service bar & lounge right off of Oaktree Road in the Little India area of Edison, NJ.  I was invited to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony along with Uprenda Chivukula, Executive Director of the Sai Datta Peetham and Priest /Founder of the Peetham Raghu Sarma Sankaramanchi , ...

Community Happenings

South Plainfield Athletic Booster Club Toy Drive

November 23, 2020

Join in the Holiday Spirit…..

The South Plainfield Athletic Department and The South Plainfield High School Athletic Booster Club are sponsoring the annual Toy Drive.  

The student athletes are having a special toy drive drop off at the high school on December 2nd and December 3rd from 1:30 to 3:30. The drop off will be outside the building circle side by the main office ...

South Plainfield SEPAC and South Plainfield Special Athletes Sponsor "Cookies for Santa"

In order to have our annual Cookies with Santa we have come up with a covid friendly version! 

“Cookies for Santa”🤶

 For $10.00 a Disney character couple will deliver a 32oz mason jar filled with dry cookie ingredients, a craft kit which includes a stocking with your child's name, a craft and coloring item. 

If you have more than one child you may purchase ...

South Plainfield High School Senior Gianna Glover Receives Amistad Commission’s Rising Scholars Recognition Award

November 27, 2020

SOUTH PLAINFIELD - South Plainfield High School senior Gianna Glover has received the Amistad Commission’s Rising Scholars Recognition Award. Glover was honored during a virtual recognition ceremony on Nov. 15. The goal of the Amistad Commission is to ensure that New Jersey schools recognize the integral part African-Americans have played in United States history.  

“The ...

South Plainfield Athletic Booster Club Toy Drive

November 23, 2020

Join in the Holiday Spirit…..

The South Plainfield Athletic Department and The South Plainfield High School Athletic Booster Club are sponsoring the annual Toy Drive.  

The student athletes are having a special toy drive drop off at the high school on December 2nd and December 3rd from 1:30 to 3:30. The drop off will be outside the building circle side by the main office ...

Lock Your Doors

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield Police Department would like to remind residents to lock their motor vehicles at all times.  There have been several thefts from motor vehicles throughout the State and in South Plainfield. These thefts typically are in vehicles that have been left unlocked. If you have a car alarm make sure it is set. There has even been an uptick in vehicle ...

Columns

Dear Martin by Nic Stone

Dear Martin by Nic Stone. (Ember, 2017)

“Last night changed me. I don’t wanna walk around all pissed off, and looking for problems, but I know I can’t continue to pretend nothing’s wrong, Yeah, there are no more ‘colored’  water fountains, and it’s supposed to be illegal to discriminate, but if I can be forced to sit on the concrete in too-tight ...

Bookmarks

At this point, it’s tough to tell what this year’s Black Friday will look like.  No doubt the usual crush of shoppers and lonely hunts for parking spaces will be different, given the situation.  You could check on how restrictive things may or may not be, or you can just kick back and check on what’s going on at South Plainfield ...

Press Releases

PSE&G Gasline Modernization Project Continues

November 23, 2020

South Plainfield, NJ - PSE&G has announced that over the next two weeks work crews will be replacing services on Ledden Terrace, Wadsworth Avenue, Risoli Terrace, and Carone Court. All gas main installations associated with this project are complete. 

In addition to the service replacements, upgrade work is expected to occur on Maltby Avenue and Ellis Place.

Abandonments will be ...

Healthgrades recognizes Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center for hallmark specialties

Newton, Chilton & Hackettstown medical centers score Five-Star ratings in treatment for an array of medical conditions

MORRISTOWN, NJ– NOVEMBER 2020 – Atlantic Health System’s Morristown Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center were again recognized in the top five percent of hospitals in the nation for the clinical specialties for which they are nationally and ...