Springfield Planning Board approves cell phone tower improvements

Springfield Planning Board approves cell phone tower improvements

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — T-Mobile Northeast put forth an application to upgrade its facility and provide improved service at Springfield’s Planning Board meeting on Monday, Nov. 15. In the application, T-Mobile Northeast’s attorney, Frank Ferraro of Ferraro & Stamos, explained during the virtual meeting that the site plan waiver would be for the T-Mobile Northeast cell […]

NJDOT announces $161 million in municipal aid grants

NJDOT announces $161 million in municipal aid grants

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy and New Jersey Department of Transportation Commissioner Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti announced $161.25 million in fiscal year 2022 municipal aid grants, with 541 cities and towns across the state receiving funds to advance road, bridge, safety and quality-of-life improvements, according to an Oct. 26 press release. The competitive municipal aid […]

Union County announces 2021 children’s recreation grant awards for municipalities

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners announced that grants have been awarded to 20 municipalities for improvements to recreation resources for children, through the Kids Recreation Trust Fund. In addition, 19 municipalities were awarded matching grants for planting new trees through the Greening Union County program. Both grant programs are […]

Springfield Library’s Palmer Museum presents new exhibit, ‘Fan-tastic: A Collection of Hand Fans From Around the World’

Springfield Library’s Palmer Museum presents new exhibit, ‘Fan-tastic: A Collection of Hand Fans From Around the World’

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — “Fan-tastic: A Collection of Hand Fans From Around the World,” is the title of a new exhibit currently on display in the Donald B. Palmer Museum of the Springfield Free Public Library. Curated by Alexsandra Gizzi, an alumna of the graduate program in the museum professions of Seton Hall University, this exhibit […]

Springfield Planning Board addresses three redevelopment projects

Springfield Planning Board addresses three redevelopment projects

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — At the Planning Board meeting on Monday, June 7, Michael Disko, Springfield’s director of Engineering, updated the members regarding the three redevelopment projects in the pipeline, first addressing the Saks property. The Saks Fifth Avenue department store closed approximately 25 years ago and the store relocated to the Mall at Short Hills, […]

Springfield’s Lieb recognized by New Jersey Recreation and Park Association

Springfield’s Lieb recognized by New Jersey Recreation and Park Association

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Adam Lieb, Springfield’s director of recreation since 2014, received the New Jersey Recreation and Park Association’s Association Service Award at the organization’s annual awards dinner on Wednesday, May 19, at the Summit Family Aquatic Center. The award recognizes a member who reflects high professional values and has rendered contribution through outstanding service […]

Springfield high school student creates cookbook to foster healthier eating habits among youths

Springfield high school student creates cookbook to foster healthier eating habits among youths

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Jonathan Dayton High School senior Mutazz Maxwell has authored a cookbook, “Cooking With Champions,” to teach younger children how to cook and gain access to better foods, all while eating healthier. Although Maxwell admits to loving music and football, his love for cooking was inspired by someone whom he holds dear — […]

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