Community Life

January 2, 2019

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Images of nature by photographer Larry Kerner will be on exhibit in the Donald B. Palmer Museum of the Springfield Free Public Library from Jan. 7 through Feb. 8 of 2019.  Turning his focus toward the natural beauty of the west coast, Kerner’s images range from cloud capped ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - As part of the Rise Against Hunger volunteer food packing drive, members of the Springfield community came together to pack over 50,000 meals. The event, which was held in the gym of the Chisholm Community Center was co-sponsored by Rise Against Hunger, an organization that ...

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Springfield Free Public Library will show Kedi (2016) as part of its lunchtime film series on Monday, December 17th. Additional films will be shown on Wednesday, Jan. 2 and Monday, Jan.14. Admission is FREE. Screenings start at 1:00 pm.  For more information, stop by the library or call (973) ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - As the Hanukkah Holiday winds down, the celebration is only beginning. On Saturday, Dec. 8, congregants from all the Jewish houses of worship in town will come together at Temple Sha'arey Shalom for a Hanukkah party. Join guests from Sha'arey Shalom, Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael, ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ- Springfield residents ushered in the season on Wednesday evening at the annual Holiday Celebration hosted by the Springfield Recreation Department. Even the crisp weather did not deter hundreds of residents from coming out to Town Hall to enjoy the night’s ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - As a kick off to the holiday season, Springfield held their holiday celebration and tree lighting on the front lawn of Springfield Town Hall on Wednesday, Dec. 5. Despite the cold temperatures, a good crowd turned up for the games, events and the chance to take pictures with Santa ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - As part of the festivities at the December open house, the Springfield Historical Society got into the holiday spirit. Visitors to the event not only got to hear about the history of the house and the town during revolutionary times, but in the spirit of the season, the house ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Springfield Historical Society is holding an open program at the historic Cannon Ball House in just a few days. On Sunday, Dec. 2, the historical society will be opening up the colonial structure from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. for a tour and holiday program. The topic of the ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Township of Springfield honored its veterans and all service members at a ceremony held at Veterans Park in Springfield. The day paid homage to past and current veterans of the U.S. military with special recognition to those that are missing in action and prisoners of ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - On Sunday, Nov. 25, the second annual Winter Walk kicked off in Millburn's Taylor Park. The event had been postponed from Saturday Nov. 24, when heavy rain came through and soaked the field. The Snowflake Stroll, a parade of local groups, was also held during the kickoff. The parade ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Nestled up in the woods off Mountview Road in Springfield, the Houdaille Quarry is locked away most of the time. But once each year, members of the public are allowed in for a guided tour. The most recent one took place on Sunday, Nov. 18 allowed an inside look at the facility, ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Join with other community members on a guided tour of the Houdaille Quarry on Sunday, November 18 from 1-3 PM. Sponsored by the Springfield Environmental Commission, the quarry walk is a popular annual event that showcases this unspoiled natural area open to the public just one ...

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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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