Community Life

November 14, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Donald B. Palmer Museum of the Springfield Free Public Library will hold an opening reception from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18, to welcome the public to a new exhibit, “Over There and Over Here: Springfield, New Jersey and the World during the Great War.” As ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Springfield children are invited to dress up in their most creative costumes and participate in other ghoulish activities at the annual Halloween Spooktacular, sponsored by the Springfield Recreation Department, on Sunday, October 28, 2018, from 1:00-3:00 pm, at the Chisholm ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Kira Hoffer's dad Ben remembers the first time he knew his daughter had a penchant for climbing. At the age of four, young Kira would scoot hand over hand up the side of the A-frame swing in the park near her family home. After making it to the top, she would swing across the top ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Springfield Environmental Commission invites the community to the 2018 Houdaille Quarry Walk, which will take place from 1 p.m to 3 p.m. on November 18, 2018.   “This is a once a year event. There is no public access to the Quarry except on this day," said Alyson Miller, ...

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Please join the Millburn-Short Hills Chamber of Commerce as it presents the 2nd Annual “Winter Walk” in Taylor Park. The official lighting ceremony will kick off the holiday season on Saturday, November 24th at 4:00pm in the Rose Garden adjacent to the Gazebo. This location is closest to the corner ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Fall for Springfield Street Fair attracted large crowds eager to enjoy the nice weather, food, music and entertainment.

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Mayor Richard Huber, with the members of Springfield's Township Committee in attendance, read a proclamation commemorating the 17thanniversary of the 9/11 terrorists attacks and establishing Sept. 11, 2018 as a National Day of Service. The attacks in 2001 involved the hijacking ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - School is in session, but there is no reason for the kids to be the only ones to experience the fun of learning, especially when that learning involves no homework. That's because, beginning September 14, the Summit Free Public Library is debuting a series of minicourses that enable ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ -- The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites residents to participate in the Fall Fishing Derby for People with Special Needs on Saturday, Sept. 22, at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside. This event is free of charge and runs from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. “This is a ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - As the coach of the Springfield Swim Team for two decades, Karen Bocian has become a legend in the town of Springfield, NJ.  Karen has been a positive and dynamic leader of the team and her influence on the lives of young swimmers and their families goes well beyond the lanes of ...

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SPRINGFIELD, N.J.-A scheduled campaign speech by Vice President Mike Pence was supposed to be held at Baltusrol Golf Club on Friday, August 10, but was moved at the last minute to the Trump Bedminster course. The speech was in support of Jay Webber, who is running against Mikie Sherrill for the ...

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LONG VALLEY, NJ — Those with children entering Pre-K or Kindergarten for the 2018-2019 school year who are thinking about day camp options for next summer are invited to attend “Rookie Day” at Meadowbrook Country Day Camp, on Monday, August 15, 2018, from 10 a.m. — 12:30 p.m. Reservations will be ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - A familiar face is back around town in Millburn, as Commander Jonathan Sym of the US Navy and the Managing Editor for TAPinto Millburn returned from a year-long deployment. In July 2017, Sym embarked on orders based in Baumholder, Germany to support Operation Freedom’s Sentinel which ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Elections is looking for bilingual poll workers to help eligable voters in the upcoming elections. Interested candidates my be available to work from 5:15 am to 8:15 pm on November 6, 2018 for the general election.  Poll workers must be 18 years of ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – TAPinto Springfield is pleased to announce a new Managing Editor joining the team. Jonathan Sym takes over management of the hyperlocal news service from Chip and Ellen Dickson, formerly of Summit, NJ. The Dickson’s launched TAPinto Springfield in October 2016 and sold their ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – On Sunday August 5, Springfield will celebrate First Responder Day at the Springfield Community Pool.  Springfield’s first responders come from the Springfield Police Department, the Springfield Fire Department and the Springfield First Aid Squad.  The event is an opportunity ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Every Tuesday, at Springfield’s Spirit Eatery & Social Drinks on Morris Ave., the Springfield Rotarians take over the back room and meet to enjoy some comradery among neighbors – but more importantly, to discuss ways they can help those around them. The Rotary is a global ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Saturday July 28 at the Springfield Free Public Library, young children and their parents got an up close at a wide variety of animals, insects, reptiles and amphibians. Zoo Jersey, a company that runs animal programs throughout the tristate area was on hand to show the ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - For the past eight years local gardeners without viable space at their own residences have enjoyed harvesting their homegrown produce at the Adler - Heitbridle Springfield Community Gardens. Located on Wabeno Avenue near the corner of Mountain Avenue and Patriot Park, the 21 plots ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – On Sunday August 5, Springfield’s Recreation Department will host First Responders’ Day at the Community Pool from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. On Wednesday 7:00 p.m., the Library presents Wild West:  The Mystery of the Golden Piano presented by ScienceTellers. From the Library’s ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Joseph Cardinal Tobin, archbishop of Newark, celebrated a special mass at Saint James the Apostle Church in Springfield on July 21, 2018 to mark the 95th anniversary of the parish and the 65thanniversary of Saint James the Apostle School. In his homily, Cardinal Tobin commended ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Springfield Storm U12 Girls Softball team had a chance to play for a championship as they faced off against a squad from Kenilworth at the Jonathan Dayton High School turf field complex on Thursday July 26. Playing in a one game winner-takes-all format, the second-seeded ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Tree-Oh took to the lawn in front of Town Hall on July 26 to perform the second of Springfield’s Sound Bites concert series. The band is comprised of lead vocalist Lisa Kasdan, guitarist Adam Kestin and Conrad Erdt on the keyboard. The group also has a local flavor, as Kestin is a ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ –Caitlynn McTernan will be a senior at Jonathan Dayton High School in September.  Right now, she is focused on completing her Girl Scout Gold Award Project.  The Girl Scout Gold Award Webpage says, “The Girl Scout Gold Award is the most prestigious award in the world for ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Tuesday evening’s Zoning of Board of Adjustment lasted two and a half hours with a packed agenda. For most of the meeting, about two hours, the Board heard from the Lutheran Senior Healthcare (639 Mountain Ave.), which came before the Board last month with variance requests for ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - At graduation, on June 8, 2018 and on the last day of school, June 18, 2018, Springfield’s Saint James the Apostle School students in Grades 4 through 8 were honored for their academic achievements of the third trimester and for the school year.   FIRST HONORS – ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Hudson Shakespeare Company will perform "All’s Well that Ends Well" at the Springfield Free Public Library Monday, July 23, at 7:00 p,m,. The performance will take place in the Donald B. Palmer Museum and is free and open to all members of the general public. From the ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – On Monday the Springfield Free Public Library hosts the Hudson Shakespeare Company for a performance of All’s Well that Ends Well at 7:00 PM. The performance will take place in the Donald B. Palmer Museum and is free and open to all members of the general public. On Saturday, ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Summer is in full swing, and that means the return of the summer reading program at the Springfield Public Library. Teen and Emerging Technologies librarian Alice Chunn and Children’s Librarian Brianne Mintz sat down for an interview about the reading program and answered some ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Governor Murphy has added over $400 million dollars to almost 400 different local school district budgets. More than 150 districts, however, will be losing money received from direct state aid. Springfield is among the winners. For the 2018-2019 school year, we will receive ...

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