The 13th Annual Saw Mill Park Halloween Fun Day was held on Saturday, October 21st. The event drew a huge crowd that joined in the festivities that included a Pumpkin Decorating, Hay Rides, Trick or Treating around the park and much more. There was also a costume parade with candy and prizes and judging of the coloring contest. The Patcong Valley Model Railroad Museum was also open during the event.
The Township Environmental Commission gave away pumpkins for each child to decorate. As you can see from the photos below, everyone was decked out in their best costumes for the day. Thanks to the members of the Special Events Committee and Environmental Commission for coordinating the event.
On September 20th Committeeman John Armato and Committeeman John Williams attended the Installation Mass of the New Head of School Father Robert J. Murray.
Municipal Drug Alliance partnered with Buena Regional High School in conducting a Distracting Driving Seminar and Simulation. Committeeman John Armato and Assemblyman Vince Mazzeo attended the event and spoke with the students.
On September 16th three Volunteer Fire Companies in Buena Vista Township attended the Annual New Jersey State Fireman’s Association Convention in Wildwood, NJ. Each Volunteer Fire Company won an award.
Collings Lakes placed 1st for Marching and received the Special Judges Committee Award in the Memory of Chief Ed Jones.
East Vineland placed 1st for Best Appearing Tanker Straight or Tractor Drawn for Tanker Truck 1222, Best Appearing Unit from Atlantic County Overall for Unit 1220 and Best Appearing Engine Any Size Pump 25-years and Older.
Richland Fire Company placed 2nd for Best Appearing Straight or Tractor Drawn Tanker 1500 gal. or more.
Many showed up at the Annual Veterans Breakfast to annual those that have served. Many children wrote thank you cards for the Veterans. Pictured is Deputy Mayor Teresa Kelly, Committeeman John Armato, Committeeman John Williams, David Turner and members of “We Care”.
Students from Collings Lakes Elementary School dressed as their favorite hero for a day. Superman, Spiderman and Batman all showed up.
Students toured Collings Lakes Vol. Fire Company and received a demonstration on fire safety. Fun was had by all and the kids enjoyed the day.