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Springfield Resident Critical of Township Committee Candidate

November 4, 2018

To the Editor of Tap Into Springfield

I feel compelled in the view of the current campaign for the Township Committee and the positions taken by Mr. Jerry Fernandez at the Candidates’ Forum last week to offer a few comments from both my experience as a former member of the Township Committee who served with him, as a former candidate and as a resident and voter as well.

Mr. Fernandez ...

Township Committee Candidate Provides Goals for Springfield

Dear TAPinto Springfield Editor,

As a life-long Springfield resident educated in our great public schools, my decision to run for Township Committee was based foremost in my desire to give back to a community that has given me so much. We live in a terrific town that has infinite possibilities, needing only vision and a commitment to increased communication and transparency, safe streets and a ...

Springfield Library Partners with Local Hospitals to Improve Health Literacy

November 15, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Springfield Free Public Library, as part of the Libraries of Union County Consortium (LUCC), has partnered with the Overlook Medical Center and the Morristown Medical Center libraries in a pilot program to provide resources to help improve health and health literacy in the community.  

Library card holders are now able to check out Health Literacy Tote Bags ...

Point View's Claire Toth Details How to 'Rewrite Your Financial Future' at SAGE Nov. 15

SUMMIT, NJ - Claire Toth, Point View Wealth Management Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, will present 'Rewrite Your Financial Future With Clarity' November 15, beginning at 6 p.m., at SAGE Eldercare.

Life changes like divorce, job loss, and widowhood can be financially challenging and isolating. Those contending with a life change are invited to hear ...

NJAWBO Annual Holiday Dinner & Expo for Women Business Owners November 29 at The Bethwood in Totowa

The New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) Annual Statewide Holiday Dinner and Expo will take place on November 29 at The Bethwood, 38 Lackawanna Ave, Totowa, New Jersey 07512, from 5:30 to 8:00 pm. This festive holiday networking event provides an opportunity for women business owners (and those who would like to do business with them) to celebrate the season; ...

Baby Rembrandts Painting Class at Springfield Free Public Library

The Springfield Free Public Library will be hosting a Baby Rembrandts painting class on Wednesday, December 5 at 10:30 AM. This program, intended for babies 10 months to two years, will introduce colors, textures and art in a fun, hands on environment.

Please be advised that the painting materials are edible to enhance the experience and will include pudding,  baby food, pasta, ...

NJ Assembly Republicans Implore Democrats to Consider Refunds for Stranded NJ Transit Commuters

November 9, 2018

TRENTON, NJ – N.J. Transit riders have faced incessant delays and poor service over the course of the year, and that has led many to come to the same conclusion as some Republican lawmakers: commuters deserve refunds.

“New Jersey Transit needs to be held accountable,” said Assemblyman Anthony M. Bucco (R-Morris).  “The problems seem to be getting worse ...

Hillsborough Man Charged in Multiple Bank Robberies





SOMERVILLE, NJ – A 52-year-old Hillsborough man has been charged with at least three bank robberies in central New Jersey over the past month, and may face additional charges as a police investigation continues in adjoining counties and ...

One Suspect Nabbed, One on the Loose After Home Depot Robbery

UNION, NJ – A shoplifting incident at the Home Depot on Route 22 turned into a wild foot pursuit and search for an armed suspect through the swamp and woods near Kawameeh Middle School Tuesday evening.  The search required the assistance of a Union County K-9 unit, the County Police and a State Police helicopter team.

Union police report that at just after 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, two ...

Upcoming Events


Sat, November 17, 2:30 PM

The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary, Short Hills

Hot Apple Cider Afternoon Hike at the Cora ...

Education Green


Sun, November 18, 1:00 PM

Springfield Free Public Library, Springfield

Palmer Museum WWI Exhibit Opening Reception and ...


Mon, November 19, 7:00 PM

Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Springfield

Springfield Interfaith Community Thanksgiving ...

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