Overlook Medical Center Among Three Atlantic Health Hospitals Earning an 'A' Safety Grade from Blue-Ribbon Panel

May 19, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Overlook Medical Center in Summit is one of three Atlantic Health System hospitals that have earned the highest possible safety rating of "A" by The Leapfrog Group in its spring 2018 hospital safety grades.

Also earning an "A" grade were Morristown Medical Center and Newton Medical Center

Overlook Medical Center’s ‘A’ rating ...

Special Springfield Planning Board Meeting Thursday, Saks Building Discussed

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The regularly held monthly Planning Board meeting included a special discussion on the Saks Fifth Avenue property along Millburn Avenue bordering Millburn.

A nearly two-decade long lawsuit has been dropped on this nine-acre property.   Experts believe this property has the potential to generate sizable revenue for Springfield and increase ...

Springfield Township Committee Meeting: Discussion of Construction Fencing, Second Look at Morris Avenue Light for Wawa

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Former Mayor Clara T. Harelik, real estate attorney, addressed the Township Committee on the Ordinance that was introduced on construction and renovation site safety fencing.

While she did see the need for more protection of construction sites, she said, “There are things in the ordinance that are not practical.”

She questioned when building a ...

Springfield Patriot Chamber Salutes Outgoing Township Administrator, Provides an Update on Future Events

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – The Springfield Patriot Chamber of Commerce continued Springfield’s long goodbye to outgoing Township administrator Ziad Shehady.  They also heard reports from other Chamber members on penguins in Springfield, and another hole in the wall at the Cannonball House that didn't come from a cannon ball.  It was all at the April 26, 2018 Chamber of Commerce ...

Springfield Calendar for Week of April 23: Rotary’s 'Taste of the Towns' & Artist Reception

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Springfield Rotary’s annual Taste of the Towns fund raising event is scheduled for Monday April 23 at the Hilton Garden Inn Springfield.  The event starts at 6:00 p.m. and continues until 9:00 p.m.  Tickets are $40 and you must be at least 21 years old to attend. 

The event features food from area restaurants, wine tasting, gift baskets ...

Community Access Unlimited honors community partners at 2018 Awards Dinner

ELIZABETH, NJ - Community Access Unlimited (CAU) recently honored a number of key community partners at the agency's 2018 Awards Night Celebration, held April 12 at its headquarters in Elizabeth.

Community Access Unlimited is a statewide Union County-based nonprofit providing support programs and services to adults with disabilities as well as at-risk youth to enable them to live ...

Springfield BID Board Praises Outgoing Administrator, Reviews Agenda for the Spring and Summer

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Springfield Business Improvement District (“BID”) board members took time during the April 17 meeting to express kudos to outgoing Township Administrator Ziad Shehady.

Shehady, who has appointed the Springfield Township Administrator in September, 2016, announced on April 11 that he had accepted the Administrator position with Red Bank, NJ and would ...

Springfield Calendar for Week of April 16: Board of Education Meeting & Great American Short Stories

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – The Springfield Board of Education will have its first meeting in about month on Monday.  

The library introduces a new program Friday, Great American Short Stories.  From the website:  The library will offer three free, non-credit classes on the American short story that will provide participating adults with the opportunity to explore 20th century ...

Springfield Planning Board Meeting: Baltusrol Gets a New Fitness Facility & Project Updates

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Three professionals testified in support of Baltusrol’s application for a new fitness facility. It will replace the existing “Caddie Building”, which is no longer in use is and will be torn down. The new building with have a height similar to the existing building at 29 feet. It will be 82 feet in length and 40 feet wide. The design will be in keeping ...

Springfield Township Committee Workshop Session: Cleaning Up After the Storms

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Fire Chief Palumbo reported that the Fire Department responded to 176 emergency situations in March and is working on the updated Emergency Management Plan with Scott Seidel, Emergency Coordinator. The Chief added that a carport is being planned for behind the Firehouse and underneath the cell tower where many birds nest because bird droppings have been littering fire ...

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NJ Sharing Network Recognized as One of New Jersey’s “Best Places To Work”

May 13, 2018

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ – NJ Sharing Network was selected by NJBIZ as one of the top 25 Best Places to Work in New Jersey.

NJ Sharing Network is the non-profit, federally designated organ procurement organization responsible for the recovery of organs and tissue in the state. The Best Places to Work in New Jersey awards program recognizes and honors the state’s top employers who show a ...