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Special Springfield Planning Board Meeting Thursday, Saks Building Discussed

May 18, 2018

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 ...

Memorial Day in Springfield: Ceremony at Veterans Park with Parade and Exhibition Game to Follow

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – On Memorial Day, Monday May 28, Springfield will have its annual Memorial Day ceremony at Veterans Park followed by a parade.  The ceremony begins at 10:00 a.m. sharp.

The Hometown Heroes will be introduced.  There will also be a sing along led by Catie Hodic starting with the National Anthem and all children can come up to the stage and sing ...

Hazardous Weather Outlook for Springfield Tuesday Evening

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The National Weather Service has declared a flood advisory until 6:30 p.m. and a severe thunderstorm watch for the area until 5:45 p.m.

The National Weather Service advised people to seek shelter inside a sturdy structure and stay away from windows.

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Hometown Heroes Program Comes to Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - A committee of local residents led by Township Committeewoman Maria Vassallo will be recognizing and honoring local veterans by placing their names, pictures and dates of service on banners to be displayed on Mountain Avenue in Springfield.  

According to Maria, "Our mission is to honor every resident veteran, past and present."

 

The Committee ...

Springfield Lions Club Honors Top 21 Dayton Students of Class of 2018

SUMMIT, NJ – Wednesday evening was a special evening for 21 Jonathan Dayton High School seniors. The Springfield Lions Club hosted a dinner at Marco Polo Restaurant for them, the top 21 students of the Class of 2018.  

For this annual dinner, the students with the top 20 grade point averages at Jonathan Dayton HIgh School are chosen, over ten percent of the class.  This year ...

Springfield Calendar for Week of May 14: Radical Forgiveness

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – On Monday, the Springfield Free Public Library hosts a program “How to Improve Well-being with Radical Forgiveness.”

From the library’s website:  Bonnie Grossman, a Licensed Professional Counselor and Life Coach, will offer a presentation about the concept of radical forgiveness and how it can contribute to personal wellbeing at 7:00 PM on Monday, ...

Springfield’s Inaugural Stigma-Free Initiative Was a Huge Success

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Springfield’s first annual Stigma-Free event, labeled as “See the Person, Not the Condition” was held on Saturday, May 12 at the Chisholm Community Center. The event was conceived by Deputy Mayor Erica Dubois (who is also a childhood educator) and was two years in the making. She was inspired by the organization run by former Governor ...

Scott Maran, Jonathan Dayton’s Student of the Month for March

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — In October 2017, Scott Maran learned he was named a 2018 Commended National Merit Scholar.  In March 2018, he was named Dayton’s Student of the Month. 

The award is based on teacher nominations and Scott is the seventh senior to receive the award this school year.  Like the others he has done a great deal to earn the honor.

He is a member of ...

2018 Stigma Free Springfield to be held on Saturday at the Chisholm Community Center

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – The Springfield Stigma-Free Committee holds 2018 Stigma Free Springfield at the Chisholm Community Center.  It is a two-part event that starts at 2:00 p.m. 

Part 1 is “My Feelings Matter” art contest display and award ceremony from 2-3 p.m.

Part 2 is a National Alliance on Mental Health live & video presentation from 3-4 p.m. 

There ...

Junior State of America gets Boost from Students at Springfield’s Jonathan Dayton High School

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Dayton’s Junior State of America (JSA) students have been hold a voters’ registration drive and a “Fight Apathy” campaign during lunch periods.

The effort is meant to bribg a heightened level of civic engagement being introduced to Dayton by the participating students. 

During Wednesday’s lunch period, sophomore members ...

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Bee Day at Hanson Park!!

May 19, 2018

Please join the Hanson Park Conservancy on Saturday, June 23rd for Bee Day at Hanson Park!  At 2:00 PM Grant Stiles from Stiles Honey will be sharing his knowledge of bees with his presentation, “Fundamentals of Beekeeping and the Importance of Honey Bees in Our Society.”  Bring your blankets and chairs and enjoy the beautiful surroundings as Mr. Stiles answers all of your ...