EFPCA GIFTLauren Welch, a student at St. Michael’s Academy, holds a book that was presented to her by Beth Hogan, right,, vice-president of the East Forest Park Civic Association. Beth purchased the book for Lauren after the girl’s dog was killed when a pickup truck crashed into their home earlier in April. Looking on, at left, is Ann Dougal, school principal, and Frank Ryan, president of the neighborhood association. (Mark M. Murray / The Republican)

MEET the Candidates

On Wed., Oct 14, at 6:30 PM  Candidates for City Council and Mayor will be stopping by Holy Cross Meeting Room, 221 Plumtree Rd. to discuss their plans for the City.

This informal presentation will allow you to interact with them on the issues. Join us from 6:30 -8 PM.

Sector H Comes to EFP

Community Police are coming to talk about our concerns on Wed., Oct. 7, at 6 PM in the Holy Cross Church Meeting Room. The exchange of information is helpful to both sides. Please join in our neighborhood’s discussion!

Important Safety Rally Thurs., Sept. 17, 4 :30 PM

There is an important Safety Rally called for this Thursday, Sept. 17, at 4:30 PM at the Intersection of Allen St. and Island Pond Rd.    City Councils, Bud Williams & Tim Allen, previous Counselor, Bill Foley, and EFP neighbors will meet at the proposed business site to review safety concerns at this busy intersection.  All interested parties are invited to attend. The impact of Addition Business Traffic is a serious concern for residents of EFP!   Come, listen to the details of safety hazards regarding vehicle and pedestrian traffic!

SPECIAL EFP Library Meeting

The Springfield Library Board has asked the EFPCA to hold

a SPECIAL EFP Library Meeting on Wed., August 19,   6:30.  

Come, hear the choices of the Recommended Sites

and participate in the selection.

 This special summer meeting will be held at the 

Holy Cross Church Meeting Room, 221 Plumtree Road.



East Forest Park National Night Out

NNO 3 BurgersNNO 2 ClownOn Tues., Aug. 4,    6 – 8 PM at  Dryden Memorial School on Surrey Road residents came to celebrate community!

Thank you for all the donations from our sponsors and all the help from  volunteers who  made this happen! We had burgers, hotdogs, cold water, snow cones, cotton candy, popcorn, and ice pops!
There were demonstrations by our police, firemen, state police, AMR and K-9 Unit.
Some came to hug and take a picture with our Community Safety Personnel.

They also came to enjoy that Photobooth, an Arcade on Wheels, a Shriner Clown, Face Painting, Balloon Art, and WMAS’s Robyn Lee!  Our neighbors stayed to enjoy some great music by our band  “Feel Good Drift”.

This year The Masons of Massachusetts partnering with the Massachusetts Crime Prevention Officers Association and the Massachusetts Dental Association all who contributed to A SPECIAL SAFETY FEATURE for YOUR CHILDREN:  MYCHIP Resources.  This FREE Program provided: A brief VIDEOTAPE interview of your child that can be quickly distributed to the media in order to reach a huge audience, FINGERPRINTING – a well-known means of identification. TOOTHPRINTS – A bite impression, quick and easy and like fingerprints, unique and gives both accurate and important information for identification purposes, and finally a CHEEK SWAB – a Q-tip is gently rubbed on the inside of a child’s cheek to gather DNA material. ALL this information is stored and READY for the FUTURE if needed. 

NNO 1 CopsNNO 4 Dad  burger           Next year, stop by and see our many community vendors!  Bring a beach chair or a blanket and enjoy your neighbors!  See you there!

End of the Year Social ~ Jun 10, 6:30 PM

Please join us at our  End of the Year Social!
East Forest Park Civic Association
Wed, Jun 10, 6:30 PM

Guest Speakers:
Mayor Domenic Sarno
Patrick Sullivan, Director of Springfield Parks, Buildings and Recreation
and Tim Allen Ward 7 Councilor

Please come join us for some information, pizza, and fun

We will be announcing our 2015 EPFCA $500 Scholarship winner!

Meeting on Wed., June 10th 6:30 PM @ Holy Cross School

East  Forest Park Civic Association Monthly Meeting:  Wed, Jun 10, 6:30 PM
Holy Cross School, Springfield, MA

Please join us at the End of the Year EFPCA Social meeting. Come and get to know your East Forest Park Neighbors. We will be announcing our winner of the EPFCA Scholarship. Our own Ward 7 City Councilor Tim Allen will be giving us an update on our Nathan Bill Park, South Branch , Abandoned Homes and other City Updates. Please come join us for some pizza and fun. Hope you can join us!

National Night Out Fundraiser


National Night Out Fundraiser –

June 26, 2015 at 05:00 PM  Nathan Bill’s Bar Restaurant, Island Pond Road,

Hope you can join us  for the East Forest Park Fundraiser for the neighbors largest event every year “National Night Out” . We will have some great raffle prizes, food, beer, entertainment and YES 2 Pools to giveaway!!

We are looking for donations for raffle prizes! If you know of anyone or anything please let us know so I can contact them. If you are a business and would like to donate a gift certificate please contact me at sbhogan991@gmail.com.   We want to keep NNO a free event and provide free food !!  We can’t do it with you!

Tickets will be are on sale at Nathan Bill’s! If you can’t attend please consider buying a ticket as a donation. Thank you!! .EF.P. is the place to be!

Respond at:  nextdoor.com/join/evfvmg


East Forest Park Community Night

East Forest Park Community Night 
Wed, Jun 17, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM , East Forest Park Library, Island Pond Road, Springfield, MA

* Social hour – 6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Coffee with our Cops – Sector H Police Officer Craig Staples, Sgt. John Delaney and Nextdoor Group Leaders! Learn more about the Partnership with the Spld. Police Dept .

* EFP Dog Walker and Human Watch. No dog No problem! Training and Certification with Daniel Miller. Hampden Sherriff’s Dept.

* EFP National Night August 4th 2015 Out Kick Off Meeting. Sign up to volunteer.

Open to adults and activities for children. Refreshments will be provided by People’s Bank and Nathan Bill’s

See you then!!