Springfield Top Stories

December 6, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, NJ- Springfield residents ushered in the season on Wednesday evening at the annual Holiday Celebration hosted by the Springfield Recreation Department. Even the crisp weather did not deter hundreds of residents from coming out to Town Hall to enjoy the night’s ...

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EDMONTON, Alberta - Former Jonathan Dayton and Rutgers standout Anthony Cioffi had an excellent rookie campaign in the Canadian Football League (CFL). Cioffi and the Ottawa Redblacks came up just short against the Calgary Stampeders in the 106th Grey Cup, losing by a score of 27 to 16. The game ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - On Sunday, Nov. 25, the second annual Winter Walk kicked off in Millburn's Taylor Park. The event had been postponed from Saturday Nov. 24, when heavy rain came through and soaked the field. The Snowflake Stroll, a parade of local groups, was also held during the kickoff. The parade ...

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ELIZABETH - The 81st running of the Union County cross-country championships was held Wednesday, October 24th, at Warinanco Park in Elizabeth The Jonathan Dayton Boosters Club of Jonathan Dayton High School, for the second year held its “Senior Day” celebration.  Jonathan Dayton seniors were ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - In the race for Springfield Township Committee, the Democratic Party ticket of Chris Weber and Alex Keiser won two seats. Weber received 3,478 votes, which secured him 29.56 percent of the vote. His running mate Keiser received 3,324 votes, good for 28.25 percent of the ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - In a continuation of business from the October meeting that was postponed due to time, the Springfield Planning Board approved an application from SPDSAIL for a preliminary and final site plan on the corner of Church Mall and Morris Avenue. For SPDSAIL owner Charlie Larkin, the ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Dayton boys soccer team notched another shutout victory to its state title run Thursday. Senior forward Chito Jaykwaan and junior forward/midfielder Jagger Kebea each scored two goals apiece to propel top-seeded Dayton to a 5-0 victory over eighth-seeded Palisades Park in ...

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A new video, Union County Women Making History, featuring Jan Lilien of YWCA Union County has been released. The video highlights Lillien and her work that is an inspiration to break down the stereotypes of domestic violence survivors. It is the second of a series of videos that highlight the ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Senior forward Chito Jaykwaan scored three goals with two assists and junior midfielder/forward Ian Drogowitz and junior forward/midfielder Jagger Kebea added two goals apiece to power top-seeded Dayton to a 12-0 victory over 16-seeded West Caldwell Tech in the first round of ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Jonathan Dayton High School (JDHS) boys and girls cross country teams both competed in the 81st annual running of the Union County Cross Country Championships, which were held Wednesday, Oct. 24 at Warinanco Park in Elizabeth. Sophomore Abbey Hochreiner clocked in with a time ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - After months of planning and construction, the new turf field at Meisel Park is ready for action. Monday afternoon, several members of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders met to dedicate the new turf field. The field is lined for football, soccer and lacrosse games and ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The drought is over for the Dayton boys cross-country team. Dayton edged Linden, 27-30, Tuesday at Oak Ridge Park in Clark to capture its first Union County Conference-Valley Division title since 1985. To say Dayton stepped up in the meet is an understatement. Six of the ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Kira Hoffer's dad Ben remembers the first time he knew his daughter had a penchant for climbing. At the age of four, young Kira would scoot hand over hand up the side of the A-frame swing in the park near her family home. After making it to the top, she would swing across the top ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - With a building full of water-damaged police records on their hands, the Springfield Township committee has hired a part-time-employee to properly dispose of them. Retired Detective Lieutenant Judd Levinson, who served with the Springfield Police department from 1979 to 2017 ...

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SPRINGFIELD, N.J.-An extraordinarily long planning board meeting led to the temporary rescheduling of the discussion on a planned property at 226 Morris Ave. The mixed-use residential and commercial property would be located at the corner of Morris Avenue and Church mall, next to the historic First ...

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SPRINGFIELD N.J.- Runners gathered on a chilly September morning for the second annual Salute to Veterans 5k and Fun Run. The event, which started at Jonathan Dayton High School and ended in front of the Springfield Municipal Building brought competitors from all age groups to test their physical ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - In the open public comment session, multiple Springfield parents made their voices heard and requested a remedy to what they say is a major problem at Walton School on Mountain Avenue at the recent board of education meeting. Their issue stems from the crowded morning drop-off ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Freshman forward Gabby Palermo scored a first-half goal and senior midfielder Carina Servello, sophomore midfielder Eliana McNamee and sophomore forward Ali Pinho each added scores in the second half to power Dayton to a 4-1 home victory over Linden last Saturday. Dayton ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Two candidates for Springfield Township Committee, Chris Weber and Alex Keiser, have pledged to run a positive campaign based strictly on the issues and to oppose and reject engaging in negative campaigning and personal attacks. In a joint statement sent to TAPinto Springfield, ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - In the highly-competitive Mountain Division of the Union County Boys Soccer Conference, it appears that parity is king. "Everyone has just about beaten everyone else and I think that's a good thing," said New Providence head coach Craig Barclay. "Its good to be challenged in ...

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  SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Springfield Township Committee met for their regularly scheduled meeting tonight. In a relatively quick session, there were still several major pieces of business to attend to. During the resolution section of the meeting, resolution 2018-246 was passed by a unanimous ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Township Committee passed two major resolutions and a second reading that set a contract for environmental testing at the firehouse, to allow the Springfield Police Department to apply for a grant and to codify pricing for the multipurpose space in the new pool ...

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