Real Estate

July 25, 2018

SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Tuesday evening’s Zoning of Board of Adjustment lasted two and a half hours with a packed agenda. For most of the meeting, about two hours, the Board heard from the Lutheran Senior Healthcare (639 Mountain Ave.), which came before the Board last month with variance requests for ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Springfield residents showed up to the Township Committee meeting looking to discuss a new ordinance up for a vote Tuesday. Ordinance 2018-12, which was passed at the meeting after public discussion, will amend the town’s general ordinance sub-section regarding construction and ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Monday night’s Environmental Commission was packed with interesting items and issues: Ø  Ash Bores are a type of Beetle that have come over from Japan and have been seen in Pennsylvania.  They were recently found in Montclair and S. Orange, and soon to be in Springfield. These ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Springfield’s Senior Citizen Club Thursday meeting will include a showing of the film Saving the Great Swamp:  Battle to Defeat the Jetport.  According to the film’s website, the film “…is a new one-hour documentary about the events, people and politics behind the struggle to ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - A “dismaying” construction error on the part of the general contractor for the Chipotle site, and a a decision on next steps for the Saks property highlighted the June 6, 2018 planning board meeting in Springfield last night. Richard Goldstein, counsel for the applicant ...

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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 ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Former Business Administrator Ziad Shehady approached the Township Committee Tuesday night announcing he will continue on as a self-proclaimed ‘Government Watchdog’ in the spirit of those before him like Sandy Wenger; a town resident who used to come to every meeting and question ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The regularly held monthly Planning Board meeting included a special discussion on the Saks Fifth Avenue property along Millburn Avenue bordering Millburn. A nearly two-decade long lawsuit has been dropped on this nine-acre property.   Experts believe this property has the ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Six of nine members of the Board of Adjustments were present at Tuesday night’s regular Board of Adjustments meeting. With the absence of Chairman Anthony Fonseca, the meeting was conducted by Vice-Chairman Greg Roth. First on the agenda was to approve two resolutions of which ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Three professionals testified in support of Baltusrol’s application for a new fitness facility. It will replace the existing “Caddie Building”, which is no longer in use is and will be torn down. The new building with have a height similar to the existing building at 29 feet. It ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Springfield’s Flood Mitigation Committee (FMC) moved its meeting up a day early to join the Environmental Commission at the end of its meeting.  The members of the Committee were most focused on better helping those in Springfield residing in the 100 year flood zone. According ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ – The Westfield Planning Board voted to accept the Housing Element and Fair Share Plan and Amendment to the 2009 Land Use Element in the early portion of an almost six-hour meeting on Monday. The plan, which includes nine new ordinances, was the result of a settlement that the town ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - For decades, the remaking of New Brunswick's riverfront has been a tug of war between historical and environmental conservationist​s​ on the one hand, and developers and city officials on the other. The 2030 physical master plan for Rutgers University has ignited a ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - At Monday's Planning Board meeting a combination of other meetings and new appointments made it possible for one vote to pass the resolution approving the Church Mall Project.  Jerry Fernandez was the sole vote to move, second and approve the project that was continued from 2017.

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CRANFORD, NJ – Affordable housing concerns wove through commissioner and resident comments during Tuesday night’s township committee meeting, at which the committee passed a resolution exempting most properties from the North Avenue Redevelopment Study. The committee voted to remove all lots ...

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Springfield, NJ - Springfield’s Board of Adjustment met for the first time in 2018 to elect a Chairman, Vice Chairman, and select numerous other professionals required to assist in the work of the board. The Board unanimously elected Anthony Fonseca to act as Chairman for 2018, and Greg Roth was ...

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CRANFORD, NJ – Furious residents and business owners filled the municipal chambers on Wednesday evening as the Cranford Planning Board heard a presentation from Harbor Consultants regarding the redevelopment of a portion of North Avenue East. The redevelopment evaluation spans from Bar Americana ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Springfield’s Planning Board held its annual reorganizational meeting, as do all Township Boards. The first order of business was to appoint a new Chairman for the year.  Jeff Tiger, a multi-year member of the Board was nominated and appointed by unanimous vote. The position of ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The construction activity you may have noticed on Morris Avenue before Mountain Avenue is part of a beautification project to move unsightly double utility poles. According to Township Administrator Ziad Shehady, two dozen double wood poles are in the process of being ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Veale Holdings LLC returned to the Planning Board on Monday night to continue their application from July for 36 residential condominiums at the site that includes 24 Church Mall, 18 Academy Drive and 20 Blacks Lane; for a total of 1.08 acres. The applicant filed a site plan that ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ -  The Township Committee meeting starting the Mayor Stampoulos reading a proclamation extending thanks and best wishes to Detective Lieutenant Judd A. Levenson on the occasion of his retirement from the Springfield Police Department.  He served 38 years and four months during which ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – During the Environmental Commission meeting Springfield’s proposal for Amazon’s second head quarter building was discussed.  It is one of 238 such proposals and as part of the bid, the Amazon Hub would be in Newark.  According to Township Committeewoman Geri Ann Bujnowski, the ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - A celebration began the Township Committee meeting Monday night with a proclamation read by Deputy Mayor Vassallo honoring Ronnie Mitnitsky for 50 years of service as an auxiliary police officer.  Officer Mitnitsky put in 10,000 volunteer hours of service.  He retired as a ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Anthony Ott and his wife Carol live at 231 South Springfield Avenue in Springfield.  They have a passion for restoring historic homes.  When they bought their current home it was considered a "tear down".  However, the Ott’s made the decision to restore the historic home with a ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – Looming over the former GSA complex along Route 206 since World War II, the water storage tower had grown obsolete years ago. It had always been a roost for pigeons, hawks and other birds of prey, affording an expansive view of the township, nearby Manville and beyond. In more ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ—The township board of education outlined for the school board on Monday a proposal to conduct environmental mediation and monitoring on the nine-acre Tree Top Property in preparation for its possible sale as open space to Union County or a privately-operated land bank aimed at ...

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CRANFORD, NJ – Assemblyman Jon Bramnick (R-21) encouraged residents against high density housing developments to hire land use attorneys during Wednesday night’s forum. Mayor Thomas Hannen Jr. and Commissioners Mary O’Connor and Andis Kalnins joined approximately 40 Cranford residents in the ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ –Take a walk through history at Union County’s annual civic heritage event, “Four Centuries in a Weekend: A Journey through Union County’s History” on Saturday, October 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday, October 22 from noon to 5:00 p.m. Sponsored by the County Board of ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Wednesday’s meeting was abbreviated as the Church Mall Project was rescheduled. It will be re-noticed for the December meeting. It was announced that the application for a Wawa convenience store and gas pumps would be presented at the November 1 meeting. The location of Wawa is ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Borough officials and other dignitaries joined with New Brunswick developer Robert Weiss to officially open the Cobalt Apartments on Veterans Memorial Drive East Thursday night, with a ribbon cutting and reception for the invited guests. The distinctive blue, white and orange ...

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