Springfield library museum to host new exhibit

SPRINGFIELD — The Donald B. Palmer Museum of the Springfield Free Public Library is hosting “Proudly Made in the USA – Shoe and Bags,” an exhibit of handbags and shoes designed and created under the tutelage of fashion accessories designer, educator and Springfield resident Jennifer Siletski. Siletski’s students, who range in age from 11 to adult, have participated in classes […]

‘Senior Wing’ opens at the Chisholm Community Center in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD — From left,  Springfield Township Committee Members Margaret Bandrowski, David Barnett and ZiadShehady joined Senior Coordinator Patricia Imbriale, Springfield Mayor David Amlen, Deputy Mayor Richard Huber, Union County Freeholder Bruce Bergen and Recreation Director Michael Tennaro in cutting the ribbon officially opening the ‘Senior Wing’ at the Chisholm Community Center in Springfield. Union County […]

Come on out for Temple Sha’arey Shalom’s Hanukkah party!

SPRINGFIELD — Temple Sha’arey Shalom invites the community to its annual Hanukkah Party on Sunday, Nov. 24, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission is free of charge. The fun starts at 10 a.m. with Brotherhood’s annual brunch, featuring bagels, schmears and sides, along with an abundance of delicious potato latkes and desserts. The temple’s […]

Library continues film series with ‘Vincent Minelli — A Short Retrospective’ on Dec. 9

SPRINGFIELD — Springfield Free Public Library will present the second film in its lunchtime series, “Vincent Minelli — A Short Retrospective” on Monday, Dec. 9 at 1pm. The third and final film in the series will be shown on Dec. 23. Admission is free. Patrons can bring a brown bag lunch to the program, and light refreshments will […]

Remains of Cranford homicide victim found in Newark

UNION – A woman’s dismembered body found in Newark Sunday, Oct 27, was officially identified by police authorities as the slain body of homicide victim April Wyckoff, 43, from Cranford. “Human remains recovered in Newark on Sunday have been identified as belonging to the Cranford woman who was the victim of a homicide in Union Township […]

Murder suspect remains in custody as police search for body of Cranford victim

UNION – Suspect Matthew Ballister III remained in the county jail this morning on $2 million bail but has refused to tell police where he dumped the slain body of his Cranford girlfriend, April Wyckoff. According to police sources, more than 100 law enforcement officers along with the Hudson County K-9 Unit, U.S. Park Police […]

Fire Safety

SPRINGFIELD — First-grader Mikey, from E.V. Walton Elementary School in Springfield, stops to smile with Springfield Firefighter Irwin Heinrich during an assembly on fire safety and prevention.

Springfield’s Calderone School of Music head guitar instructor wins grand prize in Jam-Off

SPRINGFIELD — Stephen Urban, faculty member at The Calderone School of Music, recently completed his first full band studio track, which is now creating a buzz online. Urban is the head guitar instructor at CSM’s Springfield location and also teaches in East Hanover. His compositional prowess and technical skills on banjo and harmonica, along with […]

E.V. Walton in Springfield has busy week

SPRINGFIELD — It was a busy week at E.V. Walton Elementary School in Springfield with 2 Fire Safety programs and a School Spirit Assembly. 1st Grader Mikey, from E.V. Walton Elementary School in Springfield, stops to smile with Springfield Firefighter Irwin Heinrich during an assembly on fire safety and prevention. Springfield Kindergartener Giuseppe “Joey” Cocuzza […]

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