Community Life

June 2, 2020

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — This past week, as he had done for the past 40 years, Michael Graziano punched out for the day from his job at the Springfield Post Office. But this was no ordinary end of day for Graziano, who has spent decades in the United States Postal Service and was finally retiring after ...

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Springfield, NJ — Another full week of coverage brings another weekly recap. Keep reading for the best local coverage from the past week in ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Yesterday morning, with face masks affixed to their heads, the Township of Springfield held a Memorial Day Service unlike any in recent memory. Gone were the parade, hot dogs and large crowds gathered under a sweltering sun at Veterans Park, Mountain Avenue and Jonathan Dayton ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Another week means another slate of local coverage. Keep reading for the best local stories from the past week in town. Springfield resident Bea Slater was honored by the town on Friday for her 93rd birthday. This week, Springfield reported one new resident death and nine ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Bea Slater has lived an unparalleled life during her many decades in Springfield. It only made sense that even in a pandemic, she would have an unparalleled celebration for her birthday. With sirens blaring and shouts of happy birthday, members of the Springfield First ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — While there will be no parade this year, the Township of Springfield will still hold a ceremony for Memorial Day. According to Springfield mayor Chris Capodice, the Township will be having a short Memorial Day ceremony on Monday, May 25th at 10 am at Veterans Park. Those ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, a pair of young Springfield residents are looking to brighten the days of their neighbors, one painted rock at a time. For Gianna Czerniak, a local resident and mother of five-year-old Mackenzie and four-year-old Logan, the project began ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The end of another week brings a full slate of stories. Check out the best local coverage from Springfield all in one place: A group of residents worked to give nurses staying locally a car package they can use. One Jonathan Dayton student was named as a National Merit ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — It's been another week of news in Springfield. Catch up on all the most important stories right here: The Archdiocese of Newark announced the closing of 10 schools, St. James the Apostle School among them. Springfield surpassed one week without new COVID-19 cases, and ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The end of another week brings another slate of stories. Keep reading for the best local coverage from the past week here in Springfield: As of Friday, Springfield had two consecutive days with no new cases of COVID-19. That was extended to a third day on ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Another week of stories has come and gone. Keep reading for the best local coverage from the past week in ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Yesterday evening, the rest of the world was finally introduced to a young member of the Springfield community with a penchant for climbing and a personality a mile wide. Kaela Gerson, a local fifth grader at Sandmeier Elementary School finally had her episode of American Ninja ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Later this week, Springfield resident and junior ninja warrior Kaela Gerson will make her long-awaited television debut. As previously reported by TAPinto Springfield, Gerson will become the second Springfield resident to compete on the show, joining Kira Hoffer, who competed ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — It was another busy week of news in Springfield. Keep reading for a full recap of the most important local coverage from the past week in town. A backlog of released tests came through, raising the death toll from COVID-19 in town by a dozen, to 15. The cast and crew of ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Check out some of the best local coverage done by TAPinto Springfield in the past week by clicking on the related links below: Springfield Resident Samantha Kestin is purchasing medical supplies to donate to workers at Overlook Hospital. Two more residents died from ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Yesterday evening, the super pink moon was visible in the night sky. The phenomenon is caused by the moon being at its closest possible spot to the earth, which makes it appear larger and brighter. TAPinto Springfield contributor Marc Krauss took a few pictures of last night's ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — In a pair of email updates yesterday afternoon, Springfield Mayor Chris Capodice informed residents of the current total of COVID-19 cases in town, and urged residents to practice proper social distancing as the district's Spring Break comes up. As of Sunday's messages, ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Another week of coverage in Springfield brings a new set of stories. Click on the highlighted links below to see the best local coverage from this past week: Temple Sha'arey Shalom had their virtual Shabbat service interrupted by anti-semitic and racist imagery. The ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — In a show of support for first responders working to keep them safe, township residents participated in a candle lighting and round of applause yesterday evening for the first responders and medical personnel of Springfield. In order to follow proper social distancing ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — As always, it has been another week full of local coverage. Check out all the most important local stories from the past week here in Springfield below: Springfield Township provided the latest update on COVID-19 cases in town. Springfield Police were busy, catching a ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — In an update to township residents, Springfield Mayor Chris Capodice updated township residents with important information on the COVID-19 pandemic locally. As of Capodice's message on Friday, Springfield had five new cases of COVID-19, totaling 20 positive tests and 1 death ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — In an open letter to library patrons, members of the staff laid out all of the services available digitally, even as the physical building remains closed. The full text of the letter cn be read below: To All of Our Library Patrons: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — With more cases of COVID-19, commonly known as coronavirus, popping up at the local, county, state and nationwide levels, the lives and plans of multiple township residents, business and organizations has changed drastically. The Springfield First Aid Squad (SFAS) is no ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — As the end of this week draws upon Springfield, catch up on all the news you may have missed from this past week, all in one place: Springfield announced a local declaration of emergency, allowing them to tap into a well of emergency powers. After postponing their meeting ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — In an announcement on his personal Facebook page yesterday, former Springfield Mayor and Business Administrator Ziad Shehady confirmed that he had tested positive for COVID-19, more commonly known as coronavirus. The diagnosis was confirmed by an update from Springfield ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — As the situation surrounding the spread of coronavirus continues to unfold, the Township of Springfield has continued to update residents with the latest information. One such update deals with a connection to coronavirus for a Springfield employee, and the other is a notice of ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Before last week's township committee meeting commenced, members of Springfield Daisy Troop 40212 got a first-hand look at how local government worked. The girls are lead by Rachel Fishman, who is co-leader alongside fellow parent Rachel Baker. Fishman told TAPinto that the ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — It was an exceptionally busy week in Springfield coverage for TAPinto Springfield. Catch up on all the most important local stories here: CORONAVIRUS Parents questioned the school board's motives as Springfield Schools remain open for now. Meanwhile, the township closed ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ — An exhibit currently at the Palmer Museum in the Springfield Library takes visitors through the eccentricities of its namesake's collection in a display titled Far From Springfield; Items From Far and Wide From the Palmer Collection. Springfield Free Public Library Director ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - At the end of another week, take a look back at some of the best Springfield stories from the past week: One chorus line of students is almost ready to take the stage for this year's spring musical. DJ Alicea ended his varsity career with the most points in Dayton boys' ...

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