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Candidate Statement: Chris Weber and Alex Keiser for Springfield Township Committee

October 20, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - With a tremendous infusion of grassroots energy, spurred by the divisive state of our national politics, Chris Weber and Alex Keiser’s 2018 campaign for Springfield Township Committee has knocked on more than 2,500 doors and received donations from 75 individual contributors – a sign of new energy permeating local Springfield politics. 

“I’m ...

Candidates Statement: Maria Vassallo and Jerry Fernandez For Springfield Township Committee

Springfield, NJ - Springfield Council Candidates Maria Vassallo and Jerry Fernandez are formally launching a ground-breaking plan to transform the way they will represent Springfield residents on the Springfield Township Committee. 

They believe in…

Bringing transparency to public office
Being accountable and responsive to our constituents
Tapping into the collective ...

Springfield Township Candidates Forum Set for Oct. 22

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Before voters got to the polls in November, the candidates on the ballot for the Springfield Township Committee will get to make their case directly to the public at a candidates forum.

The forum, which will be held Oct 22 at 7:00 p.m. in the municipal building, is being sponsored by the Springfield Patriot Chamber of Commerce. Each of the four candidates will have the ...

Springfield Township Committee Plans Disposal of Damaged Records

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - With a building full of water-damaged police records on their hands, the Springfield Township committee has hired a part-time-employee to properly dispose of them.

Retired Detective Lieutenant Judd Levinson, who served with the Springfield Police department from 1979 to 2017 will be tasked with going through the thousands of files that are currently being stored in ...

Four Springfield Letter Carriers to Receive National Award for Safety

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Four Springfield postal carriers will be honored for their 30+ years of accident-free service by the National Safety Council. The prestigious Million Mile Award will be presented to Letter Carriers James Birch, Jose Cabrales, Rich Castore and Sheila Pierce.

The award recognizes those who have driven a million miles or 25,000 hours of driving without an ...

Springfield Planning Board Hears Discussion About Morris Avenue Properties, Gets Preliminary Saks Report

SPRINGFIELD, N.J.-An extraordinarily long planning board meeting led to the temporary rescheduling of the discussion on a planned property at 226 Morris Ave. The mixed-use residential and commercial property would be located at the corner of Morris Avenue and Church mall, next to the historic First Presbyterian Church.

The reason for the rescheduling was due to a lengthy application for ...

Springfield Township Committee Candidates Weber and Keiser Pledge to Run Positive Campaign

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Two candidates for Springfield Township Committee, Chris Weber and Alex Keiser, have pledged to run a positive campaign based strictly on the issues and to oppose and reject engaging in negative campaigning and personal attacks. In a joint statement sent to TAPinto Springfield, the candidates stated, "We cannot stress enough ...

Vote-By-Mail Ballots Available on Monday, October 1st for the November 6th General Election

Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi announces that Vote-by-Mail ballots will be available in the County Clerk’s Offices in Elizabeth and Westfield starting on Monday, October 1st to registered voters who wish to cast their vote by mail ballot for the 2018 General Election.

Election Day 2018 is Tuesday, November 6th. The deadline to apply for a Vote-By-Mail ballot through the mail is ...

Springfield Township Committee Advances Plan for Saks Property to Planning Board, Awards Proclamation for National Pain Month


SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Springfield Township Committee met for their regularly scheduled meeting tonight. In a relatively quick session, there were still several major pieces of business to attend to.

During the resolution section of the meeting, resolution 2018-246 was passed by a unanimous vote. It allows the committee to move forward with a plan for the old Saks Fifth Avenue ...

Mayors Council to Finalize Plan to Mitigate Flooding; Mayor Huber Represents Springfield's Interests

Mayors Council Rahway River Watershed Flood  Control announced the State of New Jersey agreement to continue its work with the US Army Corps of Engineers to finalize a plan for  upstream Rahway River storage to mitigate flooding in Millburn to Rahway. Additionally the Congress in the FY 2019 budget has included strong policy provisions that require the US Army Corps of Engineers to keep ...


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