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Yo Addiction delivers frozen sundaes to oncology patients at Overlook Hospital every second and fourth Thursday. Credit:  Paul Marzarella
Lisa Petrillo December 5, 2013 at 12:30 pm
Elizabeth Alterman please remove this article. As this vendor is no longer supporting my project.Read More Thank you, Lisa Petrillo
Lisa Petrillo January 17, 2014 at 08:41 am
I would just like to clarify that on July 3, 2013, I was in Overlook Medical Center undergoingRead More surgery. I did not partake in the writing of this article. Nor was I made aware of it until about a week after my recovery. Thank you, Lisa Petrillo
BART FRAENKEL June 14, 2013 at 02:43 pm
There are way too many children in our own county that have very little to eat and the CommunityRead More Food Bank does their best to provide for them. Any donation of time or money is well served.
David Biebelberg May 21, 2013 at 01:50 pm
Impoprtant to recognize these first responders.
Princess Valiant May 21, 2013 at 02:00 pm
Such a great group, needed asset to our community. Thank you to all that serve!
Kari May 22, 2013 at 04:15 am
The Springfield Volunteer First Aid Squad should be recognized and commended for the fine work theyRead More do. Recently my 78 year old Mom was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. She got very sick suddenly and fell, tried to get up and fell again. I called 911 and they were here in minutes. They treated a very sick elderly lady with speed, gentleness, compassion and dignity. I saw them later in the day at Overlook and thanked them again. They acknowledged my thanks with quiet humility as they got the next sick or injured person off the gurney and to the safety of the Emergency Room. God bless them.
ulinda cunningham May 7, 2013 at 11:15 am
I'm very sadden right now words can't explain. I Lost my nephew Daniel Slue due to Glioma CancerRead More born 8/13/98 he passed on 5/3/13. Thanks to Carene & George Sangiuliano with Century 21 for letting my family know about this foundation. We was borrowing money from people and trying to find away to help his mom Maria Slue my sister who also lost her job during this tragic time. He fought the good fight I'm so happy to say Daniel Slues my nephew. I will always remember his smile. https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn1/s480x480/941880_10200506454377059_1090433795_n.jpg
Rudolph S Caparros Jr December 21, 2012 at 08:02 pm
HazMat Experts and Firefighters petition Dow Chemical and Union Pacific for safe rail tank carsRead More transporting gas chlorine. Secondary containment is a necessary improvement that must be implemented. See--PETITION C KIT for First Responders Comments.
BART FRAENKEL May 25, 2012 at 07:16 pm
Springfield benefits significantly from people like this who volunteer for the greater good of theRead More community. Congratulations and thank you.
Jim Bonacorda October 26, 2012 at 04:45 pm
Thank you for your kind words. It looks like CERT will get its first test with Hurricane Sandy.Read More Jim Bonacorda
SLS May 17, 2012 at 03:00 pm
Thank you, Springfield Patch, for helping us spread the word about the walk, and for helping usRead More raise much needed awareness to this horrible pregnancy disorder. We are all working hard to find a cause and a cure!
Brett Biebelberg May 18, 2012 at 12:51 am
Congratulations, Dr. Hecht! You earned it.
Dr. Gary Hecht May 19, 2012 at 03:52 pm
Thank you for all your kind words...There's lot more to be done!!!!
Tom, Retired Springfield Firefighter May 25, 2012 at 01:57 am
You are a mentor to many. And a friend to all. A helpful person who provides for all! Well doneRead More Gary!
Shane Ronan April 24, 2012 at 01:00 pm
If anyone is interested in adopting one of the kittens, I can be contacted at shane@ronan-online.com
Dr. Gary Hecht April 17, 2012 at 01:46 pm
Thanks to all the vendors and participants. This was our most successful event to date. Support ofRead More events like this gives the Rotary club funds to do our work for a whole year, while providing scholarships and numerous community donations. THANK YOU SPRINGFIELD!!!!!
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