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April 26, 2022

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – The Mountview Road gates to the Houdaille Quarry opened at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, and within a few minutes the parking area was full. More than 175 locals showed up for the first-in-three-years Quarry Walk sponsored by the Springfield Environmental Commission with security provided by ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- The township's Egg Hunt & Kite Fest will take place Saturday afternoon, April 16. The egg hunt will commence at Chisholm Park at 2 p.m., and festivities will continue until 4 p.m. Participants should bring their own baskets and/or bring kites to fly. A DJ will be on ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- The official reopening of the Springfield Public Library will be Monday, March 14 at 10 a.m., If you have not yet returned the books and AV materials that you still have checked out from before the library closed, you will not be able to check out any additional items until ...

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UNION, NJ - Irish eyes are not smiling with the news that the Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade has been postponed for another two weeks due to a forecast of rain, heavy wind gusts and potential snow flurries on Saturday. The Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee Chairwoman Pam ...

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UNION, NJ — The 25th Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade returns to the streets of Union after a two-year absence. The parade is set for Saturday, March 12 at 1 p.m. in Union Center.  The Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade was canceled in 2020 and 2021 because of the pandemic. The day ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- The Springfield Public Library's targeted reopening date has been moved up. Once anticipated to remain closed until sometime in April, the library now has set Monday, March 14 as the day it expects to reopen its doors following massive flooding damage from Tropical Storm Ida ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- Springfield Township and the Summit Area YMCA have reached an agreement for the YMCA to again operate the municipal pool in Springfield in 2022. The Summit Area YMCA will manage the Springfield Community Pool Summer Season and Day Camp Program. After being closed for the ...

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UNION, NJ - You don't need to be an ice skater to enjoy Union's upcoming Winter Olympics at the Union Sports Arena.  The Winter Olympics is set for Saturday, Feb. 12, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The family-friendly event will include: Skating and Hockey Lessons* Open rink* Curling DJ ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- A musical production of The Little Mermaid on Feb. 9-10 will include 18 kids from Springfield in its cast. The shows will be performed at Saint Elizabeth University in Convent Station at 7 p.m. Feb. 9 and Feb. 10. The following cast members are from Springfield: Caycie ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Two music artists who hail from Springfield have released a new single. “Need You (Forever)," the third single from the duo the dt's, is available now. The two musicians were brought together by a chance open-mic night and their shared passion for songwriting, performing, ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- Santa Claud will be visiting Springfield on Saturday, Dec. 11 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Santa will be accompanied by The Springfield Fire Department and the Grinch. Follow the link below to see the approximate times for Santa's arrival in your neighborhood. These times are ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- A Springfield woman was among those cited in the 55th annual New Jersey Senior Citizen Art Show Awards. The Union County Board of County Commissioners announced that 12 artists from Union County have been selected as award-winners. Indira Govindan of Springfield took first ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- Following the news that the Springfield Public Library may not reopen until next spring, Library Director Dale Spindel issued a letter to the public expressing regret at the timeline. The library has been closed since incurring significant damage from flooding during Tropical ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- Two Springfield students will perform in Moving Youth Dance Company’s 2021 Performance of "Twas The Night Before Christmas & Other Works." Olivia Koutroumbis and Alex Law of Springfield will be performing as toy soldiers in Act 1 as well as in a ballet, contemporary, and ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- Last summer, the Springfield Community Pool was operated by the Summit Area YMCA, but the township appears ready to go in a different direction for the 2022 pool season. One of the items on Tuesday night's Township Committee agenda is a resolution that would authorize ...

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UNION, NJ - The Model Railroad Club in Union will open to the public for a new Train Show and Open House series over three consecutive weekends, beginning on November 26 and ending on December 12. The shows will take place at the Railroad Club’s, A. Paul Mallory Model Railroad Center, located at ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -- Jonathan Dayton High School's theater department returns to in-person theater this Friday and Saturday with Rick Abbott's 3-Act Comedy, "Play On!"  Stephanie Hernandez is directing this year's JDHS Fall Drama.  The play, written by Rick Abbot, is story of a theater group ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- Unforgettable Fire, a band that pays tribute to U2's Bono (Anthony Russo), The Edge (Mick Normoyle), Adam Clayton (Craig Kiell of Fanwood), and Larry Mullen Jr. (George Levesanos) emerged victorious in the first episode of E!'s new competition show, Clash of the Cover Bands, on ...

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UNION, NJ — A new interpretive sign will be unveiled on the lawn of the Caldwell Parsonage, 909 Caldwell Ave. in Union, at noon on Saturday, Oct. 16.  The placement of the historic marker is a preparation for the celebration of the 250th anniversary of American independence in 2026. Telling the ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, the Springfield Fall Festival & Car Show is scheduled for next Saturday, Oct. 16. The event will be held at Jonathan Dayton High School on Mountain Avenue from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be food trucks, a kids' zone ($5 admission), ...

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LEWISBURG, Pa. — Bucknell University presented degrees to more than 800 graduates at commencement in the spring. Molly Barnett of Springfield, N.J. received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. The university's 171st Commencement took place across three ceremonies spread throughout one ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The Springfield B.I.D. (Business Improvement District) will be sponsoring its Summer Celebration this week. The event will take place on the Town Hall lawn from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 19. Live music will be provided by local band NxStage, and an ice cream truck will ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The township celebrated National Night Out on Tuesday at Jonathan Dayton High School after a hiatus in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event aims to promote and strengthen police, fire and EMS partnerships with the community to help create a safer place to live. The ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — National Night Out is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 3 starting at 6 p.m. in the parking lot of Jonathan Dayton High School. This event, which is free to attend, promotes police, fire and EMS partnerships to help make neighborhoods safer. A variety of food trucks will be ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The Springfield Recreation Department and U.S. Sports Institute are offering three youth sports camps at the end of the summer. Multi-Sports Camp from 8/23-8/27 @ 9 am-noon at Chisholm Park. Soccer Camp from 8/30-9/3 @ 9 am-noon at Chisholm Park. Tennis Camp from 8/30-9/3 @ ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The Springfield B.I.D. (Business Improvement District) will be sponsoring their Summer Celebration this week. The event will take place on the Town Hall lawn from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 21. Live music will be provided by local band TreeOh!, and an ice cream truck ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — Kylie and Eila Francis, sisters from Springfield, had the honor of singing the U.S. and Canadian national anthems this weekend before the Meadowlands Pace harness races. Kylie, 22, has performed in stage productions of "Grease" and "The Drowsy Chaperone." She said she plans ...

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CLARK, NJ -- Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes will play a free concert at Oak Ridge Park on Saturday, July 24, beginning at 6 p.m. Southside Johnny and The Asbury Jukes are considered to be among the pioneers of the Jersey Shore Sound. The band has recorded more than 30 albums and toured ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Uncle Sam arrived in Springfield on stilts this July 4, standing tall one year after he was laid low on a quiet Independence Day with few normal festivities in 2020. Stretched out Sam was just one of the many attractions that Springfield residents were able to enjoy late Sunday ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The 1910 Fruitgum Company emerged on the scene with a trio of top five national hits in the late 1960s. No, they haven't actually been performing since 1910, but 53 years after the New Jersey-based bubblegum band cracked the Billboard top five with "Simon Says," the 1910 ...

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