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Vendors Wanted for Indoor Flea Market

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Springfield Presbyterian Church (Parish House Auditorium), 37 Church Mall, Springfield N.J. will host their Ninth Annual Indoor Flea Market on Saturday October 28, 2017 from 9:00A.M. to 3:00P.M. 

Vendors are sought for the event.  An 8 foot table will be provided for the cost of $25.00 which is payable at the time of reservation.  First paid- first reserved. There is on-site parking.

The Presbyterian Women's Group will offer refreshments for sale.  Tables have “sold out” quickly in the past, so don’t delay! Vendors will not be permitted to sell food.    The church reserves the right to prohibit the sale of "inappropriate" or manufacturer's recalled items.  Please call the church office 973-379-4320 for reservations.  Deadline is October 6th. The reservation form can be found on our website: www.springfieldpresbyterian.com.

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Details Emerge on Fatal Car Crash on Springfield Avenue

November 19, 2017

UNION, NJ – The deadly crash of a shoplifting suspect began at about 4:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon when police were summoned to the Target/Whole Foods stores on Vauxhall Road to assist with a shoplifter resisting arrest.

According to Union police, officers attempted to arrest the suspect, who was violently resisting, shouting he has AIDS.  The suspect bit one of the officers and ...

Parting Advice from Four Decades on the Front Lines of Local News

November 12, 2017

In February 1978 I walked into the office of The Rahway News-Record and Clark Patriot to begin what I thought was to be a short-term job stepping stone. 

Instead, it turned out to be a nearly 40-year odyssey in local journalism—including the last eight—overwhelmingly great—years with The Alternative Press (TapInto.Net).

I have decided it is time to spend more time in ...

Holiday Lights Spectacular Opens at Turtle Back Zoo

November 18, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ — After reaching its 12th-consecutive attendance milestone in 2016 with 795,558 visitors, the Turtle Back Zoo invites the public to the 11th annual Holiday Lights Spectacular, featuring 50 figures illuminated by one million lights both at the zoo and the surrounding Essex County South Mountain Recreation Complex.

Officially opened on Friday, the Holiday Lights ...

Celebrate the Season at Warinanco Park, Dec. 3

November 20, 2017

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Department of Parks and Recreation invite you to celebrate the holiday season at the Warinanco Sports Center on Sunday, December 3.

Kick off the season with family and friends at the newly modernized facility in Warinanco Park from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Skate on the new ice rink ($4 for skate rental), visit with Santa and skate with ...