Friday, September 14, 2012
Cruise over to a Classic Car Show or kick your shoes off and enjoy an old fashion clambake. This weekend all about having fun!
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Kathy Pigott
Friday, September 14, 2012
This weekend offers a number of events for you and your family to enjoy. You can attend the opening reception at the Visual Arts Center of NJ or maybe you would like to jam at one of the live music performances. The fun continues at the 16th Annual Antique/Classic Car Show and there is an old fashion Clambake at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 355. Expect a three-alarm fire in your mouth when you sample the chili cook off. Join local fireman as they cheer on their local firehouse chefs. Please refer to the Patch calendars for more events and feel free to add your event to the calendar. If you do attend an event, please share your photos and write a short free blog so everyone can see the fun had by all. Friday Opening Reception for …
Monday, July 2, 2012
David Maas and Michael Mastroeni move up in rank.
In a formal ceremony, Springfield firefighters David Maas and Michael Mastroeni were sworn in as Captains at the Township Committee meeting on Tuesday, June 26 Township Committee meeting. Both veteran firefighters were joined by their families in the ceremony. Officially, they had been promoted earlier in the month. Their appointment follows the recent promotion of Carlo Palumbo to Deputy Chief. Shortly before being officially sworn in, a beaming Maas told Patch he was grateful to the department and to Springfield for the opportunity to serve.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Springfield FD takes an unusual call.
On Friday, June 15, Gaudineer students had lunch cooked by some hotshot chefs. Taking part in an annual tradition, Springfield Firefighters and parent volunteers cooked lunch for the students at James Caldwell School. For the past 12 years, the Firefighters have been donating their time and cooking talent to support the PTA with the school's annual field day. Thanks to the Springfield FD for sharing the great photos of the day.
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Emergency services make quick work of small, smoky fire.
Springfield emergency services made quick work of a smoky fire in a Morris Ave. apartment this afternoon. Township police responded to the fire first, getting to the first floor apartment in the building behind Kris’s Family Barbershop shortly before 2:45 p.m. Captain John Cook, the Officer in Charge of Springfield’s police department, said that the officers responding to the fire found that no people were in the apartment, but that smoke was quickly filling up the structure. The police evacuated people from nearby storefronts. Kris Yawnick, co-owner of the barbershop, said that he and his staff, who were eating lunch during a lull in business, did not know about the fire until alerted by the police. “Thank God we didn’t have anybody in …
Friday, October 1, 2010
Fire department praised for recent heroics.
To coincide with Firefighter Recognition Day on Oct. 2, six Springfield fire fighters were honored for their valor and heroism at the Sept. 28 Township Committee meeting. For actions in two township emergencies from earlier this year, the township recognized Fire Department Captain James Anagnos and Firefighters Joseph Popolo, Stewart Jurczak, Walter Heckel, Altay Vigilante and Patrick Federico. The township recognized Anagnos Popolo, Jurczak, Heckel and Vigilante for their role in an April incident, where members of the fire department rescued occupants of a Morris Ave. apartment from a dangerous fire. According to a fire department release, the fire fighters entered the apartment complex shortly before 2:30 a.m. in response to a fire …