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 — […]

NJAW’s temporary scheduled treatment change to end in this area

UNION COUNTY, NJ — On April 19, New Jersey American Water will resume using chloramines in water treatment at its Raritan–Millstone and Canal Road water treatment plants. These plants serve NJAW customers in Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Somerset and Union counties. In mid-January, as part of an annual routine maintenance program for its water […]

Union County Board of Commissioners awards 60 HEART grants

UNION COUNTY, NJ — The Union County Board of County Commissioners has announced that 60 artists, historians and local nonprofit organizations will receive funding through the 2021 Union County HEART — History, Education, Arts Reaching Thousands — grant program. The HEART grant program was created by the Board of Commissioners in 1998, in recognition of […]

Progress: Union County sees many advancements in 2020

Progress: Union County sees many advancements in 2020

UNION COUNTY, NJ — 2020 was packed to the brim with goings-on, from COVID-19 to the census, from the Black Lives Matter movement to the presidential election. While COVID-19 and unrest dominated headlines, there were many infrastructure advancements in Union County. The following is a short recap of some of those improvements; this is by […]

Longtime Springfield Library assistance honored upon her retirement

Longtime Springfield Library assistance honored upon her retirement

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — Debra LoSchiavo recently retired from the Springfield Free Public Library after more than 25 years of service as a part-time library assistant. At its meeting on Thursday, Dec. 17, the library board of trustees passed a resolution honoring LoSchiavo on reaching this milestone. In the photograph, LoSchiavo, right, is pictured receiving a […]

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