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Springfield Township Commemorates Anniversary of 9/11 Terrorist Attacks; Mayor Huber Reads Proclamation

September 12, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Mayor Richard Huber, with the members of Springfield's Township Committee in attendance, read a proclamation commemorating the 17thanniversary of the 9/11 terrorists attacks and establishing Sept. 11, 2018 as a National Day of Service.

The attacks in 2001 involved the hijacking of airplanes by terrorists who flew them into the North and South Towers of the World Trade ...

Explore Your World: Summit Library Launches Free Minicourses for Adults

SUMMIT, NJ - School is in session, but there is no reason for the kids to be the only ones to experience the fun of learning, especially when that learning involves no homework.

That's because, beginning September 14, the Summit Free Public Library is debuting a series of minicourses that enable adults to 'Explore Your World'. The eclectic series starts with 'Our ...

Union County Fishing Derby for People with Special Needs

UNION COUNTY, NJ -- The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites residents to participate in the Fall Fishing Derby for People with Special Needs on Saturday, Sept. 22, at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside. This event is free of charge and runs from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

“This is a wonderful way to celebrate the last days of warmer weather in our parks,” said Freeholder ...

Springfield Swim Team Coach Karen Bocian Celebrates 20 Years Of Fun

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - As the coach of the Springfield Swim Team for two decades, Karen Bocian has become a legend in the town of Springfield, NJ.  Karen has been a positive and dynamic leader of the team and her influence on the lives of young swimmers and their families goes well beyond the lanes of the swimming pool.

Karen Bocain has been a swimmer for almost her entire life. She began ...

Protestors March In Springfield Despite Change in VP Pence Schedule

SPRINGFIELD, N.J.-A scheduled campaign speech by Vice President Mike Pence was supposed to be held at Baltusrol Golf Club on Friday, August 10, but was moved at the last minute to the Trump Bedminster course. The speech was in support of Jay Webber, who is running against Mikie Sherrill for the vacant seat in New Jersey’s 11thcongressional district. Protestors, however, still showed up in ...

Prospective Summer 2019 Pre-K and Kindergarten Children Invited to Experience “Rookie Day” at Meadowbrook Country Day Camp on August 13, from 10 am to 12:30 pm

LONG VALLEY, NJ — Those with children entering Pre-K or Kindergarten for the 2018-2019 school year who are thinking about day camp options for next summer are invited to attend “Rookie Day” at Meadowbrook Country Day Camp, on Monday, August 15, 2018, from 10 a.m. — 12:30 p.m. Reservations will be accepted on a first come, first served basis by calling (908) 876-3429, ...

Distinguished Millburn Commander Returns from Year Deployment Overseas

MILLBURN, NJ - A familiar face is back around town in Millburn, as Commander Jonathan Sym of the US Navy and the Managing Editor for TAPinto Millburn returned from a year-long deployment. In July 2017, Sym embarked on orders based in Baumholder, Germany to support Operation Freedom’s Sentinel which focuses on training, advising, assisting as well as counter-terrorism ...

Bilingual Poll Workers Sought in Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Board of Elections is looking for bilingual poll workers to help eligable voters in the upcoming elections. Interested candidates my be available to work from 5:15 am to 8:15 pm on November 6, 2018 for the general election. 

Poll workers must be 18 years of age, must be registered to vote in Union County, and must be a resident of Union ...

TAPinto Springfield Welcomes New Managing Editor

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – TAPinto Springfield is pleased to announce a new Managing Editor joining the team. Jonathan Sym takes over management of the hyperlocal news service from Chip and Ellen Dickson, formerly of Summit, NJ. The Dickson’s launched TAPinto Springfield in October 2016 and sold their interests in the news site to Sym’s media company last month.

Since its founding, ...

Springfield Celebrates First Responder Day Sunday August 5 at the Community Pool

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – On Sunday August 5, Springfield will celebrate First Responder Day at the Springfield Community Pool.  Springfield’s first responders come from the Springfield Police Department, the Springfield Fire Department and the Springfield First Aid Squad. 

The event is an opportunity to get to now the town’s first responders personally and what they do for ...


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