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Downtown Redevelopment Update

While the Springfield Community Partnership or "BID" has been around for over six years, not all of its progress is easily seen.  Much work has been done by it's all volunteer Board since 2011.  Certainly the quarterly business promotions, monthly business spotlights in the Patriot Times, streetscape improvements, new directional signs and events are in the public eye.  They are easy to see but that's the tip of the iceberg.  Countless hours have been spent behind the scenes working on downtown redevelopment.  

Halloween Spooktacular Draws a Big Crowd

On  a rainy Sunday afternoon, a large group of trick or treaters showed up at the Chisholm Community Center for the Recreation Department's annual Halloween Spooktacular on October 29th.  There was a photo booth, magic tricks by Joe Fischer, balloon animals, prizes and more.  The event was co-sponsored by The Springfield Recreation Department, The Springfield Patriot Chamber of Commerce, Cardinal Land Properties of Springfield and the Springfield Municipal Alliance.  More photos and the winners will be posted for the November print edition o

SPRINGFIELD ROTARY PROVIDES PIZZA LUNCH TO SENIORS 

Members of the Rotary Club of Springfield met with members of the Springfield Senior Citizens Club at its monthly birthday bash luncheon on Thursday, October 26th, at the Chisholm Community Center, and provided them with a lunch of pizza, salad, cake, and drinks. Rotarians mingled with the crowd, served lunch, and discussed their town-wide programs and services. Pictured (left-right): Mel Kevoe, Rotary Club President; Tony Losito, Recreation Bus Driver; Hope Rosenberg; Margaret Bandrowski, Senior Citizens Club President; Tim Penna; Anna Pedreiras; Dr.

OLDIES BAND, “REWIND” TO BRING MUSIC OF THE 50S, 60S, AND 70S TO THE SPRINGFIELD LIBRARY ON NOVEMBER 19

    The Springfield Free Public Library is pleased to present a performance of the oldies band, “Rewind.” at 2:00 PM on Sunday, November 19, in the library’s Palmer Museum.    Jersey through and through, the band’s members are John Delgiodice from Hasbrouck Heights on guitar and vocals,  Ken Cohen from Kenilworth on drums and vocals, and Rich Loughlin from Little Silver on bass and vocals.   Performing music of the 50s, 60s and 70s, the members of Rewind reunited after a long hiatus and are once again performi

Springfield Environmental Commission Announces 2017 Houdaille Quarry Walk

The Springfield Environmental Commission has announced that the 2017 Houdaille Quarry Walk will take place from 1-3 PM on Sunday, November 19. Alyson Miller, Chair, reminded potential participants that “The Quarry Walk is a once a year event. There is no other access to this pristine natural area. This is an opportunity to see the tracks from and sometimes even the animals that inhabit the area including turkeys, raccoons, deer, coyotes, foxes and many kinds of birds. One of the highlights comes at the bottom of the Quarry where there is a pond and a tunnel under I-78.”

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