Springfield

Demand for blood donations prompts action

New Jersey Blood Services is asking for help to maintain an adequate supply of all blood types, but especially O-negative – the “universal” blood which can be transfused into anyone in an emergency. In addition, hundreds of additional blood drives…

Springfield car dealer settles consumer fraud action

NEWARK – The state Division of Consumer Affairs settled a lawsuit against 21st Century Auto Group, Inc., a dealership that sells high-end used luxury cars such as Lamborghinis and BMWs, in exchange for $130,000, a promise to satisfy dozens of…

Interfaith gathering discussing the Golden Rule and welfare

UNION COUNTY – The Union County Interfaith Coordinating Committee Council will host a ‘Day of Prayer’ event Thursday, Sept. 18, at the First United Methodist Church in Westfield, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The council, comprised of 40 congregations and community-based…

Banned books film series starts August 18

The Springfield Free Public Library Lunchtime Film Series presents the first film in its “Banned Books Week” series on Monday, August 18 at 1 pm. Banned Books Week is a national event celebrating the importance of reading and the freedom…

Sperry Observatory illuminates the night sky

The general public is invited to visit the Sperry Observatory and attend the illustrated talk and enjoy views of the night sky. Admission and parking are free, however, donations are gratefully accepted.Individuals need not make reservations, however, groups should schedule…

Genovese Family associates admit racketeering conspiracy

NEWARK — Two Springfield residents admitted in U.S. District Court in Newark to charges that they conspired with the Genovese organized crime family in an illegal sports betting website, said U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman. Joseph Graziano, 77, and Dominick J. Barone,…

Drive-in movie night July 29

UNION COUNTY — Jurassic Park will be the feature film on July 29 at drive-in movie night at the Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth. Jurassic Park will begin at dusk as part of “Family Fun and Flix” – a…

Mosquito spraying scheduled

Mosquito control spraying is scheduled for Friday, July 11 between 7pm and 12am, weather permitting, in the following locations: Berkeley Hts. – DPW Yard, Eaton Ct. Area, Shadow La., Euclid Ave., Mt. Carmel Area, Wren Ct., Sycamore Ave. Clark – Frances Dr., Feather Bed La.…