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Letters to the Editor

February 20, 2024

After more than 20 years of helping, I finally got the opportunity to be a server at the South Plainfield Knights of Columbus and Sacred Heart Church Lenten fish dinners …… Thanks Maria Dolinski……I finally graduated……..   Come see me and all the Knights and church supporters the following ...

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The South Plainfield Suburban Woman's Club hosted their annual 4th & 5th grade spelling bee on January 31, 2024 at the South Plainfield American Legion. The spelling bee was open to all 4th & 5th grade students who live in South Plainfield, regardless of which school they attend. Thank you ...

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The South Plainfield Suburban Woman's Club is calling all girls who live in South Plainfield and are Juniors in high school. We will pay for one delegate to attend the Girls' Career Institute program at the Douglass Residential College Campus of Rutgers University in New Brunswick from June 2 - ...

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The Rutgers University Windows of Understanding launched our 7th season at the opening reception on Wednesday, January 17, 2024, at the Mason Gross School of the Arts, New Brunswick.  The date changed due to the weather. The event was presented by New Brunswick Community Arts Council; Rutgers ...

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The South Plainfield Suburban Woman's Club is hosting their annual 4th and 5th grade spelling bee.  The spelling bee is open to all 4th and 5th graders residing in South Plainfield, New Jersey regardless of the school they attend.  The contest is open to the first 30 registrants.  The Spelling Bee ...

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On Friday, November 10, 2023, Holy Savior Academy held their annual Veteran's Day Prayer Service. It was a time of thanksgiving and prayer for the men and women who have served our country especially our HSA Family and Community Veterans near and far. We also had a surprise special guest on zoom ...

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Thank you to my little partner Colton for coming to help with Plainfield‘s Chapter of UNICO used clothing and accessory drive. Also, thank you to Sue Mazzeo for coming Sunday morning to help. We truly appreciate community members who came out on Saturday and then came back again on Sunday to help ...

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Thank you to all those who came out and supported the Girl Scouts for their weekend used clothing & accessory drive event. Saturday the 28th brought gorgeous weather, while Sunday was pouring rain all day, but people still came out and supported!   Thank you, Nina, Debbie P., Genevieve, ...

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The Boyle Memorial Foundation is raising funds to support humanitarian efforts in Israel and Gaza. We have chosen to send funds to Doctors Without Borders, for anyone who would like to donate. Please make your checks payable to the Boyle Memorial foundation, 209 Van Fleet Ave. South Plainfield, ...

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Plainfield's Chapter of UNICO celebrated Italian Heritage Day & Columbus Day on Monday, October 9th. Thank you to all who came out to attend this event, which was held on the corner of Belmont Ave & Hamilton Boulevard. Thank you to Bob & April Bengivenga for sharing your property for ...

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Please come out and support the South Plainfield, Elks Lodge, 2298 with their raffle for Boomer Esiason (former Jets Quarterback & 1988 NFL MVP) signed memorabilia. Included are: throwback authentic Jets #7 Esiason jersey, collector's throwback kelly green Jets helmet, and collector's Jets ...

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The rainy weather was back this year for the 2nd Annual Laney Bug Stickball Tournament but thanks to so many in the community it was another tremendous success!  The event took place on Monday, September 25 at All Seasons Sports Academy where six teams alternated play on two fields.  Kids had a ...

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The South Plainfield Knights of Columbus Council 6203 Officers held a special retirement dinner on September 19th for their chaplain, Fr. John Paul Alvarado, at Angelina's Tavern in South Plainfield.  Fr. John has served as pastor of the Church of the Sacred Heart and as the Knights Council ...

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The South Plainfield, Elks Lodge, BPOE 2298 hosted a use clothing and accessory drive, and a non-perishable food drive for homeless veterans, on September 9th & 10th at the Elks Lodge.  Thank you to all those who came out and donated to the gently used clothing and accessory drive and ...

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To the residents of South Plainfield: On Monday, September 11th, South Plainfield Middle School remembered the tragic events of 22 years ago.  Our 9/11, Veterans Day, and Memorial Day ceremonies have always been supported by state and local first responders as well as local veterans. It was ...

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The Sai Datta Peetham (SDP) Edison, New Jersey, was founded by Raghu Sarma Sankaramanchi in February, 2014, based upon four pillars.  The four pillars for Peetham are Annaprasadam. Satsang, Charity, and Educational Sponsorship for deserving students.  The Peetham is founded based on the preachings ...

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The South Plainfield Elk's Lodge #2298 will host a raffle to benefit BPOE Elks#2298 South Plainfield Elks Lodge.  The items are: 1) signed Boomer Esiason Jets #7 Jersey, 2) Jets collector's football signed by Boomer Esiason, and 3) Jets collector's helmet signed by Boomer Esiason. The donation ...

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To the Editor,  The South Plainfield Police Department (SPPD), in conjunction with the South Plainfield Public Library, on August 1, held one of its most successful National Night Out events ever.   For those who may not be aware, National Night Out is an annual nationwide event established ...

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Thank you to all those who contributed to the used clothing and accessory drive on Saturday and Sunday, August 12 and 13th for the south Plainfield high school athletic booster club. The donations are truly appreciated and they will benefit the South Plainfield High School athletic ...

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To the Editor On behalf of the South Plainfield Police Department, I wanted to take a moment to recognize those that were instrumental to the success of the South Plainfield Junior Police Academy (SPJPA) that was held August 7-11, 2023.  The 5th and 6th-grade SPJPA cadets spent the first four ...

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An administrator working for the South Plainfield Board of Education recently sent letters to the men and women who have taught classes in the South Plainfield Adult School program. The letter states that “Due to the declining number of participants, we have elected to cancel our Adult School ...

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Dear Business Owner!                                                                                                                    The South Plainfield High School Girls Basketball team would like to ask for your consideration in participating in our fundraising efforts! Our team will ...

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Just wanted to do a shout-out to a young man who works at the Bagel Pantry.  Enrique Morente is just awesome… he is so kind and just loves the idea of supporting our community, especially the senior center breakfast program. This young man is so kind - he packs up the end of day bagels  (always ...

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To the Editor, Recently, we received a letter on the behalf of the town, notifying us that they would “[replace] curbs & sidewalks at various locations and [improve] storm drainage,” and then “[mill] the existing road and [install] a new asphalt surface course.” The letter will be attached.

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Thank you to all who came out and supported the South Plainfield High School Music Boosters used clothing and accessory drive hosted on July 8 and 9. These clothing drives benefit the musical arts students through all the help that is given by the music boosters.   A thank you to Donna, Jen, ...

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Dear Editor: After reading last week’s article about the state funds our State Senator has received for his home town…all I can say is THANK YOU SENATOR PATRICK DIEGNAN!!!!! In case you missed it, here is what our Senator has worked for over the last two years: $1 million for a new fueling ...

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The South Plainfield Girl Scout Troop #65167 hosted a used clothing & accessory drive on June 24 & 25 from 9 AM - 2 PM. Thank you to co-leaders Nina Rohrer and Debbie Pope, with the help of Kay Rohrer, Genevieve Pfeiffer, Sara Westgate, and Bridget Sylvester. Also, thank you to all those ...

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The South Plainfield Police Department is pleased to announce it will be accepting applications for the 2023 South Plainfield Junior Police Academy.  The South Plainfield Junior Police Academy (SPJPA) is one of many grassroots programs the South Plainfield Police Juvenile Division is developing to ...

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The Sai Datta Peetham Sri Shiva Vishnu Temple’s main mission is to feed the hungry and help the needy by donating food, school supplies and gently used clothing. Subha Patibandia (charity leader) and her committee, along with many students, gather gently used men’s, women’s, and children’s ...

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