SPRINGFIELD, NJ — As a result of power being restored and a majority of the debris from tropical storm Isaias being cleaned up, Mayor Chris Capodice announced yesterday afternoon that he had officially rescinded the temporary state of emergency.

Capodice's full letter is below:

Good evening. 

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The immediate threat posed by the severe weather of August 4, 2020 has passed and ceases to endanger the health, safety, and resources of our residents.

Therefore, I have rescinded our Local State of Emergency for Springfield, as of 12:00 p.m. today.

I wish to express my appreciation to the people of the Township of Springfield, for the manner in which they cooperated during this emergency, and to the Springfield Emergency Response Personnel on their untiring efforts.

Stay safe!

-- Mayor Christopher Capodice, Sr.