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 because of coronavirus, the Springfield Board of Education named Rachel Goldberg as the new superintendent, starting in July.
- The police investigated after a report of a person experiencing flu-like symptoms at the Shop-Rite on Morris Turnpike.
- Mayor Chris Capodice announced the first cases of coronavirus in town. Following the announcement, the first public case in town was revealed, former mayor Ziad Shehady.
- Lastly, in announcing the fifth positive case, Capodice also announced the end of Jitney service for the time being.