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ELVIS ROCKS SENIOR HOUSING

 

On May 19, Elvis (a.k.a Jim Barone) made a surprise visit and performed a tribute to Elvis at Springfield Senior housing's Spring Fling. Tenants also enjoyed a catered dinner by Bella Luna Caterer's and music was by Mel, from Be Our Guest Entertainment. There was a raffle of many gifts donated by local vendors in town.  Senior Housing would like to thank all the vendors for their generous donations making this years Spring Fling an enjoyable success for our seniors.

Springfield Library’s Museum Passes Offer a Great Way to Spend a Summer Day

               Thanks to the generosity of the Friends of the Springfield Free Public Library, residents of Springfield are able to take advantage of the library’s museum pass program this summer.   Passes that can be borrowed include the Intrepid Museum in New York City, Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, New Jersey, the Morris Museum, in Morristown, and the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center in Little Falls. 

 

Disappointed Mayors Council Rahway River Watershed Urges Citizens To Now Request President and Congress Flood Protection Construction Funding

The Mayors Council Rahway River Watershed Flood Control expressed disappointment that President Trump’s first budget did not contain the engineering and pre-construction funding  required for the Rahway River Flood Mitigation plan.  Now the President’s proposed  federal budget goes to the US Congress for consideration. 

St. James will celebrate their 15th Anniversary of their church building on Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Rev. Joseph F. Barbone, pastor of St. James the Apostle Church in Springfield, recently celebrated his 45th Anniversary of Ordination. Fr. Joe was the celebrant at the 5:00 P.M.mass on Saturday, June 3, 2017, after which parishioners honored him with a coffee and cake reception. (Photo credit: John Ryan).

In addition, St. James is celebrating the 15th Anniversary of its church building on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 with a special mass at 7:00 P.M., followed by a coffee and cake reception. 

 

Springfield Welcomes The Decorating Store at Terminal Mill Ends, by Jesse Broome

 

 

The first weekend in June not only brought beautiful weather to the area, but a terrific newcomer to the Springfield community. The Decorating Store at Terminal Mill Ends and its owner, Ernest Spinelli, celebrated its ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, June 2 with the Springfield Patriot Chamber of Commerce and Springfield Business Improvement District. The ribbon cutting was followed by a grand opening event on Saturday, June 3 with much fanfare.

 

SCCC Wins First Place and Best Overall Choir

The Springfield Community Children’s Chorus wowed the crowd in Hersehy, PA on May 20th when they took First Place in a choral competion sponsored by Music in the Parks. The adjudcuated competition, which required the children to perform multiple songs, included choirs from five states! In addition to first place, SCCC was awarded the title of most outstanding choir in their division! Best of all, the chorus had a fun day at Hershey Park!

 

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