Photography on exhibit in the Donald B. Palmer Museum

Photography on exhibit in the Donald B. Palmer Museum

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Selecting a theme for a photography exhibit of her work as she coasts toward the finish line of life is challenging, said photographer Barbara Wirkus of her work on exhibit during library hours in the Donald B. Palmer Museum of the Springfield Free Public Library, 66 Mountain Ave. in Springfield, through the […]

School board candidates square off in upcoming election

UNION COUNTY — In addition to state, county and local municipal elections, Tuesday, Nov. 8, will also see Board of Education candidates square off and seek votes. Although many of the candidates have catchy slogans, in much the same manner as their cohorts on municipal councils and committees, the key element missing for BOE candidates […]

Election season roars to life in Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ — With Election Day less than a week away, the entire state is looking toward the midterm election. In Union County, it is the county clerk’s office that is involved in much of the preparatory work, and a key element is security. “We do coordinate with the municipal clerks who are responsible […]

Springfield parish kicks off centennial year with joyful celebration, new pastor

Springfield parish kicks off centennial year with joyful celebration, new pastor

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The parish community of St. James the Apostle Roman Catholic Church in Springfield kicked off its centennial anniversary year with a celebration on Sunday, Sept. 18, that featured the installation of its new pastor. The festivities began at Mass when Bishop Elias R. Lorenzo, the Archdiocese of Newark’s auxiliary bishop for Union […]

‘Hamlet’ returns to Union County

‘Hamlet’ returns to Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Hudson Shakespeare Co. returns for its 30th season of traveling Shakespeare with a medieval take on “Hamlet, Prince of Denmark.” The show stars Zach Hendrickson as the prince directed by the ghost of his father to avenge his murder at the hands of Hamlet’s uncle, Claudius, played by Jon Ciccarelli, but […]

City & State honors Springfield resident as Above & Beyond honoree

City & State honors Springfield resident as Above & Beyond honoree

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Angela Harrington, a higher education leader who spearheaded a Women’s Entrepreneurship Week initiative at Berkeley College, was recognized among the magazine City & State New York’s Above & Beyond honorees at a ceremony on Thursday, March 24, at Sony Hall in New York City. The award honors women who exhibit exemplary leadership […]

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