Springfield Calendar for Week of January 15: Martin Luther King Day Vigil for Peace and FMG / JDHS Choir Concert

January 14, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – The week starts with the Martin Luther King Day “Vigil for Peace” at noon Monday at Town Hall.  All are invited to join the Springfield Interfaith Clergy Council for the Township’s Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day “Vigil for Peace” on Monday, January 15, 2018 at 12 p.m. in the Municipal Building. Please note municipal offices will ...

Mayor Announces Career Fair Aimed At Employing Displaced Sam's Club Employees

LINDEN, NJ –  Mayor Derek Armstead announced employment assistance to 187 employees laid off today from Linden Sam’s Club, 1900 E. Linden Avenue, Linden, NJ. 

“It is with great saddest that we are losing one of our box clubs in the area as well as the displacement of so many employees,” said Mayor Armstead.  “To address this issue we will be ...

YESTERcades Arcade Coming to Downtown Westfield

WESTFIELD, NJ — YESTERcades will open its third arcade in at 151 East Broad St. in Downtown Westfield this spring, the company announced Tuesday. The space was formerly occupied by City Sports.

YESTERcades describes itself as gaming experience straight out of the “golden age of gaming.” They offer a variety of arcade video games, such as Space Invaders, Pac-Man, Street ...

Springfield Township Says Residents Can Pre-Pay 2018 Property Taxes Before December 30

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — In response to queries, Springfield Township's Business Administrator, Ziad Shehady announced on the Facebook page called the "Springfield, NJ Resident's Forum" that it is accepting pre-payments of 2018 property taxes.

An announcement reads:

Many people have been asking if Springfield is accepting property tax prepayments - the answer is yes.

You ...

Springfield Patriot Chamber of Commerce Wraps Up 2017

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The last meeting of the Patriot Chamber of Commerce provided an opportunity for members to reflect on the community’s recent achievements in 2017 and look forward to what’s ahead in Springfield for 2018.

The meeting, which took place at the Hilton Garden Inn on Route 22 at 8:30am on December, 21, 2017, opened with entire Chamber thanking outgoing Committeewoman ...

Children’s Place in Westfield to Close Next Month

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Children’s Place in Downtown Westfield is closing on Jan. 27, according to an email sent to customers Thursday. In that email, the children’s clothing store company said it is offering 50 percent off every item in the store.

The Children’s Place did not return a request for comment in time for publication.

The space at 177 East Broad St.

Water Main Replacement on Parsonage Hill Road Set to Reroute Traffic

MILLBURN, NJ - The water main along Parsonage Hill Road is getting a major overhaul in a project that is set to last until spring. New Jersey American Water is replacing the current 24 inch main with a 32 inch upgraded pipeline and also includes new connections running to each house. 

American Water planned the project to minimize impact to the roadway by working in small sections that ...

JCP&L and Verizon Replacing Double Wood Poles on Morris Avenue in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The construction activity you may have noticed on Morris Avenue before Mountain Avenue is part of a beautification project to move unsightly double utility poles. According to Township Administrator Ziad Shehady, two dozen double wood poles are in the process of being replaced.

Utility companies will often replace a pole that is jeopardy with a twin pole that is attached. It ...

Springfield Planning Board Approves Church Mall Project In Controversial Vote

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Veale Holdings LLC returned to the Planning Board on Monday night to continue their application from July for 36 residential condominiums at the site that includes 24 Church Mall, 18 Academy Drive and 20 Blacks Lane; for a total of 1.08 acres. The applicant filed a site plan that was in conformance with the Redevelopment plan approved by the Township Committee in 2014. Many ...

Revive Personal & Sports Training Ribbon Cutting in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Revive Personal & Sports Training held its official ribbon cutting Thursday at its new location at 251 Morris Ave.  in Springfield, NJ.  The event was hosted by the owner David S. Walsh and his wife Amy.

Among those attending the Grand Opening were Richard Huber Township Committeeman and several members of the Springfield Business Improvement District and ...

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FirstEnergy Foundation Surprises 12 Non-Profit Agencies in New Jersey with $1,000 Gifts of the Season Donations

December 23, 2017

The FirstEnergy Foundation has presented surprise Gifts of the Season of $1,000 each to 12 non-profit agencies working to make lives better in communities across its Jersey Central Power & Light service areas.

“We’re pleased to provide this surprise support to so many agencies throughout New Jersey, particularly during the holidays, when the services they provide to the least ...