Springfield BID Board Praises Outgoing Administrator, Reviews Agenda for the Spring and Summer

April 17, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Springfield Business Improvement District (“BID”) board members took time during the April 17 meeting to express kudos to outgoing Township Administrator Ziad Shehady.

Shehady, who has appointed the Springfield Township Administrator in September, 2016, announced on April 11 that he had accepted the Administrator position with Red Bank, NJ and would ...

Township Committeeman Capodice to Hold Office Hours Tuesday April 17 at 6PM

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Springfield Township Committeeman Christopher Capodice will be holding Open Office Hours Tuesday, April 17 from 6:00 P.M.- 8:00 p.m.   

Office hours will be held in the card room, located on the first floor of the Chisholm Community Center, up the stairs, first door to the left. 

All residents are encouraged to stop. If anyone is unable to ...

Springfield Township Administrator Ziad Shehady Takes Position of City Administrator in Red Bank Starting May 14

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Red Bank, located on the Navesink River in Monmouth County, will be the new place of employment for Springfield Township Administrator Ziad Shehady.  His appointment as Business Administrator was approved at Wednesday night's Council Meeting according to the Red Bank Borough website.  The Red Bank Council approved the hiring under a one year contract with ...

Springfield Township Committee Meeting: Commendations, Proclamations, Promotion and Lengthy Executive Session

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - A standing room only crowd was on hand to recognize Fire Chief Carlo Palumbo and Fire Captain Michael Maestroni on their successful delivery of a baby girl in March on I-78. Chief Cook addressed the crowd and mentioned the fact that the Police Department, Fire Department and First Aid Squad “...always show up for events like this. We are part of a great ...

Springfield Township Committee Workshop Session: Cleaning Up After the Storms

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Fire Chief Palumbo reported that the Fire Department responded to 176 emergency situations in March and is working on the updated Emergency Management Plan with Scott Seidel, Emergency Coordinator. The Chief added that a carport is being planned for behind the Firehouse and underneath the cell tower where many birds nest because bird droppings have been littering fire ...

Springfield Calendar for Week of April 9: Dayton JV Lacrosse Opener & Township Committee Meeting

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – The Jonathan Dayton High School Bulldogs’ junior varsity team has its inaugural game Monday at home against Summit High School.

Monday evening the Township Committee holds its Workshop meeting and follows it Tuesday with the formal meeting.  Most of the activity should occur Monday.  

On Thursday, the Hadassah Annual Holocaust Memorial Commemoration ...

Springfield Municipal Budget Presentation: At 2% Cap Despite Increases in Fire and Recycling

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Saturday morning budget presentation was lightly attended with only members of the press in the audience. The budget was introduced by Township Committee member Chris Capodice, presented by Chief Financial Officer Quick, and Township Committee member Diane Stampoulos wrapped it up.  Diane’s daughter Olivia who has attended many meetings worked ...

Springfield Calendar for Week of April 2: Dayton Spring Sports Season Starts & Municipal Budget Presentation is Given

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – This week is the schools’ spring break.  Because of the school days lost to snowy weather, students are expected to be in class April 2 and then commence their spring break. 

This week is also the start of the season for Dayton spring sports.  Golf, softball, baseball, tennis and track have their opening events this week.

On Saturday morning ...

Springfield Township Committee and Residents Celebrate the Spirit of Service in the Wake of Snowstorm Quinn

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Dozens of Township residents gathered at the March 27, 2018 Township Committee meeting to watch several members of the community receive awards and certificates for their service in the aftermath of snowstorm Quinn.

The storm, which swept through the area on Wednesday, March 8th, left Springfield with the greatest number of residences without power (as a percentage of total ...

Springfield Township Committee Hear Details of 2018 Budget

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Springfield Township Committee heard details from all department heads on the municipality’s 2018 budget at the March 27, 2018 Township Committee Meeting.

The $32.97 million budget shall be financed with $8.2 million in revenue and the balance of $24.76 million from property taxes. The budget represents a 3.9% increase in spending over 2017’s budget, which ...

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Union County Freeholder Board Reminds Seniors on New Medicare Cards

April 18, 2018

In recognition of May as Older Americans Month, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds Union County’s senior adults that they will receive new Medicare cards from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services this summer.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is the federal agency that runs the Medicare program. It is a branch of the US Department of ...