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St. James the Apostle Festival Rolls Into Springfield May 2

SPRINGFIELD, NJ—One of the highlights of Spring in Springfield Township is the annual Parish Festival on the grounds of St. James the Apostle School on South Springfield Avenue.

This year’s festival will take off on 6pm on Tuesday, May 2, and continue from Wednesday through Friday, May 3 through 5 from 6 to 10 pm and Saturday, May 6, from 2 to 10 pm. The festival again will feature fun for all ages, including:

  • A Tin Can Auction during all festival hours from Tuesday through Saturday
  • 50/50 Drawings throughout the festival
  • A Super Prize Drawing on Saturday night Rides for the youngsters (including Bracelet Nights, May 2-4 from 6 to 10 pm and May 6 from 2 to 6pm—purchase a $25 ticket and ride all evening)
  • Food from burgers to hot dogs to desserts and Italian dishes.

This year, however, there will be added attractions—a money wheel, and for the adults—a Beer Truck (For those 21 years of age and older who can prove it with appropriate identification)..

All residents of Springfield and surrounding communities are invited to join in the fun and support the worthwhile activities of St. James Parish and St. James the Apostle Elementary School, one of the top educational institutions in Union County.

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Three School Buses Involved in Crash at Clark's ALJ High School

June 21, 2018

CLARK, NJ — Three buses collided in the Arthur L. Johnson High School parking lot around noon on Thursday in a chain-reaction crash. 

Students were on board at the time, according to Police Chief Pedro Matos. One driver and two students had minor injuries, Matos said.   

According to a Honeywell alert issued by the Clark Public School District, ...

Construction Update on Vauxhall Ave. Bridge, Chestnut St. Bridge and Morris Avenue Work

June 19, 2018

UNION, NJ – A CodeRed alert about road construction, the resulting congestion, and what can be expected, was sent to residents Tuesday morning.

The message said the work on these state roads is being performed by the New Jersey Department of Transportation.  The message outlined the following work scheduled for June and July:

The Vauxhall Bridge over Route 22.  Work ...

Shakespeare in the Park Returns to Union County, Sunday, July 8

June 22, 2018

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce the return of Shakespeare in the Park this summer. The first performance will be presented on Sunday, July 8 at 7:00 p.m. at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade in Linden.

The Shrew Mechanicals Troupe from The Shakespeare Theatre of New jersey will present an hour long performance of “Powerful Trouble,” a stirring ...

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