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. The annual recap comes in for a landing in the final installment of the series.
All stories are listed in alphabetical order of the section table at the top of the site:
ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT:
- The fall drama hit the stage for its run at Jonathan Dayton
- The BOE honored the winners of this year's holiday card design contest.
BUSINESS AND FINANCE:
- The Moe's/Carvel combo store opened up in the Krispy Kreme plaza.
- Veteran's Day gave the community a chance to honor those who have served.
- Springfield received its first snowfall of the winter season, just days before the annual tree lighting.
- The educators in the school district were honored for their work in attaining a high ranking on Niche.com.
- Science teacher Alison GIllen was also honored, after being secretly nominated for an award.
- The BOE recapped the exposure the district got on CBS News This Morning for their anti-bullying program.
- Voters went to the polls in this year's general election, to pick the town representation, as well as the school board.
- The Springfield community came together to pack meals at Rise Against Hunger.
- Mayor Erica Dubois was one of the teachers locked down during the shootout in Jersey City.
POLICE AND FIRE:
- Sal Cocuzza will be promoted to Fire Capitan starting tomorrow.
RELIGIONS AND SPIRITUALITY: