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Letters to Editor

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

March 24, 2015

 Dear Editor-          I'd like to comment on Mr. Joe Lambert’s letters concerning the now infamous flag poles. It looks like this is g...

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In the Schools

In The Schools

South Plainfield High School Students Honored: John Chillemi and Joshua Stasenko

March 21, 2015

The Middlesex County School Boards Association and the Association of School Administrators hosted the 30th Annual Student Recognition Program honoring outstanding Juniors and Seniors in Middles...

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Featured Business Listing

St. Joseph High School

Community Announcements

South Plainfield Knights of Columbus Hold Annual Keystone Community Luncheon

March 27, 2015

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ -The South Plainfield Knights of Columbus Council 6203 held their annual Keystone Community Lunch at the Holy Savior Academy on March 14th. Every Month Sacred Heart Church h...

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Community Life

Community Life

Citadel Cadet Robert Waldrop joins the Class of 2016 Summerall Guards

March 22, 2015

CHARLESTON, SC -- When they move, people stop to watch. Since 1932 The Citadel's Summerall Guards have provided precision drill performances and made appearances, representing the best of th...

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Today's Events

Mayor's Wellness Corner

Mayor's Wellness Corner

SOUTH PLAINFIELD’S ANNUAL FAMILY

March 23, 2015

On Saturday, May 16, 2015, The Mayor’s Wellness Committee, in conjunction with JFK Health Systems will sponsor South Plainfield’s Family Health and Fitness Fair.  The event will...

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Borough Council News.........

South Plainfield Borough Council News

Borough Council Meeting of March 16

March 17, 2015

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ -There was second reading of ordinance #2018, an ordinance amending ordinance No. 1953 entitled “An ordinance of the Borough of South Plainfield, county of Middlesex, ...

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Columns

South Plainfield Library

Bookmarks

As most of you know, our children’s room closed a couple of weeks ago as part of our ongoing expansion of the library, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t any kids books to chec...

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Health Tips from Doctors Express

Doctors Express – South Plainfield Put Health First

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - As spring nears, many of us fall back into habits we swore on the new year we wouldn’t do anymore. This is why the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics reminds us of t...

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Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum

April Programs: Old Favorites (and New Ones!) at the Zimmerli Art Museum

New Brunswick, NJ – This April, the Zimmerli Art Museum offers new events and installations, in addition to recurring programs. Family favorites include Passport to Art, Music at the Museu...

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Senator Peter J. Barnes, III

BARNES-VITALE BILL TO PROTECT INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES RELOCATED FROM CLOSING DEVELOPMENTAL CENTERS ADVANCES

Legislation Would Require Individuals to be Placed within a 30-Mile Radius of Development Center  TRENTON – In response to the deaths of two North Jersey men who choked to death a...

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Guest Column

Awareness of Genetically Modified Organisms

The debate on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) is more and more present every day.  GMOs are considered living organisms that do not occur in nature, but are genetically enhanced or mo...

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Dollar Tree Robbed by Men Wielding Knives

By THEALTERNATIVEPRESS.COM STAFF

January 10, 2014 at 5:51 PM

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Two men brandishing carving knives and wearing ski masks robbed the Dollar Tree Store located in the Middlesex Mall on Hadley Road at approximately 9:30 p.m. on Thursday. The two suspects were wearing dark pants and dark sweatshirts. The men are described as being either white or Hispanic, between 20 and 25 years of age and both being approximately 5-foot-8 and 5-foot-10.

A store clerk reported the men came through the doors brandishing carving knives and demanding cash.  The perpetrators fled with approximately $3,000 in cash and headed west through the parking lot.  

Anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Lloyd McNelly or Detective Sgt. Dan Hoppe of the South Plainfield Police Department at (908) 226-7660.