Cook to Springfield Patriot Chamber: Delays in Security Camera Videos Hamper Police Investigations

June 22, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Delays in delivery of security camera video from local bank branches are causing delays in police investigations, according to Springfield Township Chief of Police John Cook.

Cook was speaking in the course of his standard report on police activity to the Springfield Patriot Chamber of Commerce meeting on the morning of June 21, 2018 at Sofia’s Restaurant on Morris ...

Expanded Garbage Pick-Up Questioned at Springfield Township Committee Meeting

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Last week’s Township Meeting was meant to be held as a daytime event in honor of Civics Day. Middle School students were going to attend. However, Committee members canceled at the last minute for personal reasons and the meeting/event was called off. After proper notification, a “special” Township Committee meeting was held Monday evening ...

Last Week's Cancelled Springfield Township Committee Meeting is Tonight at 6PM

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Springfield Township Committee will hold a Special Session tonight, Monday June 18, at 6:00 p.m.  It will cover most of the business that was to be covered in the meeting that was canceled and supposed to occur last Tuesday Tuesday June 12 at 2:00 p.m.  


Here is the agenda to the Township Committee's Special Session - Springfield Township ...

Springfield Calendar for Week of June 18: Jonathan Dayton Graduation, and Wreath Laying and Open House at Historic Cannon Ball House

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Tuesday is Graduation Day for the Jonathan Dayton High School Seniors.  Congratulations to the Class of 2018!

On Sunday, Springfield's Historic Cannon Ball House will be holding an Open House on Sunday, June 24 to commemorate the 238th anniversary of the Battle of Springfield.

Preceding the open house, members of the Sons of the American Revolution will lay ...

Students Lead ‘Die-In’ at Congressman Lance’s Westfield Office; Summit Boy Arrested

WESTFIELD, NJ — Seventeen-year-old Summit High School student Ben Schachter was taken away in handcuffs Tuesday during a gun safety “die-in” protest led by local high school students at Congressman Leonard Lance's Westfield office. Lance was not present at the office at the time.

“We are organizing this ‘die-in’ at Congressman Lance’s ...

Springfield Township Committee Workshop Meeting Focus on Hiring Firefighters and Saks Fifth Avenue Property

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Monday evening at town hall, the Springfield Township Committee met for a workshop session agenda meeting. The purpose of the meeting was for discussion around the topics that would be appearing on the agenda for the township council meeting on Tuesday, June 12. Two of the major topics discussed at the meeting were the hiring of two probationary firefighters and a plan that the ...

Springfield Calendar for Week of June 11: Commemoration of Battle of Springfield & Townwide Garage Sale

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Springfield will hold its first townwide garage sale the weekend of June 16 & 17.  Sale hours are 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  receive awards and scholarships. 

The sale is being done prior to the quarterly bulk garage pickups on June 20-21.  Registration is not required and there are no permit fees.  Participating households are encouraged to ...

Springfield Calendar for Week of June 4: Senior Class Awards, Board of Ed and Planning Board Meetings

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – On Thursday June 7, Jonathan Dayton High School will hold the annual Senior Class Awards in the auditorium of the high school.  Many seniors will receive awards and scholarships.

On Monday, June 4, the Board of Education will have its first meeting since May 14. 

The Planning Board is scheduled to meet Wednesday, June 6.

Please look at the calendar for ...

Springfield Welcomes a New Community Pool Facility

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - For the first time in 55 years, Springfield residents have a new Community Pool Facility. And Mother Nature gave the Township a spectacular day for the event.  The pool was open to all residents for the first time this season. A sunny, 90 degree day, allowed quite a few of our young folks to take full advantage of the inviting water.

The event opened at 4 ...

New Probationary Patrol Officer Michelle DiParisi Takes Oath at Springfield Township Committee Meeting and Other Matters

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - A large crowd of Michelle DiParisi’s family and friends gathered at Town Hall for the regular Township Committee meeting Tuesday night to witness her taking the oath as Springfield’s newest Probationary Patrol Officer. Chief of Police Cook followed up with a speech extolling her virtues to the crowd and his expectations that she will make a wonderful new ...

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