SPRINGFIELD, NJ — As the calendar year comes to a close, it's time to take a look back at all the best stories from the past year in Springfield. As we reach the midpoint of the year, the best stories keep coming.
All stories are listed in alphabetical order of the section table at the top of the site:
ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT:
- The winners of the 2019 Springfield youth art contest were honored by the township committee.
- Jonathan Dayton Students won the school's first Foxy Award for a Midsummer Night's Dream.
- The Saint James fair made its annual return to Springfield with rides, games and more.
- The Springfield Library hosted the Union County Teen Arts opening reception.
- Springfield honored its fallen and missing vets with a ceremony on Memorial Day.
- As the calendar turned to June, Springfield hosted a re-enactment of the Battle of Springfield. The first day saw part one of the re-enactment and a festival. Day two brought the conclusion of the battle and a peek into the lives of the re-enactors.
- Over at Jonathan Dayton students participated in a STEM league, working on a sample problem that required them to stretch their brains.
- Others were honored by the Springfield BOE for their work on the Student Spaceflight Experiment Program.
- Italian teacher Felix Fabiano announced his decision to retire from teaching in the district.
- Middle Schoolers at Gaudineer got a firsthand look at local government during civics day.
- The class of 2019 graduated from Jonathan Dayton and got ready to head to college.
- The gold award trio was honored by the Springfield Township Committee for completing their projects.
- Springfield township took a major step forward in redevelopment when a move on the Saks Property was approved.
POLICE AND FIRE:
- The Springfield Police made one young boy's day by giving him a ride to school.
- The inaugural senior class for Jonathan Dayton Lacrosse was honored.
- Boys and girls track both had accomplished seasons.
- Jonathan Dayton Softball held its inaugural military appreciation day.
- Springfield resident Tyler Kwinta signed his letter of intent to play for Sacred Heart University.
Tomorrow, July and August...