Poe performance held at Springfield Library

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Residents of Springfield and the surrounding area gathered at Springfield Public Library for Hudson Shakespeare Company’s performance of “Tales of Edgar Allan Poe” on Sunday, Oct. 30 at 2 p.m. The audience was a diverse crowd of men and women of all ages. It was recommended for adults and children over the age […]

Positions filled, projects ongoing in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — On July 10, Springfield’s township administrator Ed Fanning retired from his position after 15 years of service. Springfield’s Deputy Township Clerk MaryEllen Brennan told LocalSource that Township Clerk Linda Donnelly temporarily filled the role until three weeks ago, when Ziad Shehady was hired to fill the position. Donnelly informed LocalSource that she was […]

Springfield Knights of Columbus grants scholarships

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — On Wednesday, Sept. 14, Springfield Knights of Columbus awarded two local students with scholarships. The two recipients were and Kayla Hoesley of Summit and Cristina Tillinghast of Union. Both students were selected by the organization based upon their application. Grand Knight Ben Russo explained more about the selection process. “The scholarships are available […]

Springfield resident who owned Linden home health care agency sentenced to five years in prison for Medicaid fraud, bribery and other charges

  NEWARK, NJ — The owner of a home health agency was sentenced today to 60 months in prison for her role in a $7 million scheme to defraud Medicaid and engage in bribery, money laundering, and tax evasion, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. Irina Krutoyarsky, 62, of Springfield, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Katharine […]

Springfield man pleads guilty to Medicare fraud

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — A Springfield man admitted his role in a scheme that used bogus records and unqualified home health aides to defraud Medicare out of $7 million, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced Jan. 19. Paul Mil, 66, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Katharine S. Hayden in Newark Federal Court to an information […]

Union County board of education results

* – Indicates election winners All information according to the Union County clerk’s office   BERKELEY HEIGHTS, VOTE FOR TWO Robert Cianciulli – 867 (27.51%) *Christine Reilly – 1,376 (43.65%) *Doug Reinstein – 899 (28.52%) Write-in – 54 (.18%)   CLARK, VOTE FOR THREE *Scott Bohm – 991 (25.12%) *Robert Smorol, Jr. – 983 (24.92%) […]

Dems maintain stranglehold on freeholder board

2015 Election results for contested municipal elections

  The Union County Democrats maintained their unanimous control of the freeholder board with all three incumbents winning by a wide margin as residents around Union County tool to the polls to cast their votes in municipal, school and county races. Alexander Mirabella, Mohamed Jalloh and Bruce Bergen won their freeholder seats back with a […]

Celebrating autumn

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The Springfield Patriot Chamber of Commerce held their annual Fall for Springfield Festival on Sunday, Oct. 18, along Mountain Avenue. The event featured live music, antique cars, military vehicles, real life superheroes, great food, arts and crafts and much more. Hundreds of residents attended and enjoyed the full day of family-friendly festivities.

A new graduate

SPRINGFIELD, NJ  — A student walks away from the podium after receiving his diploma during the Commencement Exercises at Jonathan Dayton High School on Monday, June 22.