Team Weissberg raises awareness, support for rare genetic disorder

Team Weissberg raises awareness, support for rare genetic disorder

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — The Weissberg family of Springfield consists of Marc, Lauren, Reid and Holden. They refer to themselves as Team Weissberg. Together, they support their 3-year-old son Holden and others with dup15q syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that causes an individual to have extra genetic material from chromosome 15, causing a variety of symptoms, from […]

CITIZENS OF NEW JERSEY A CALL TO ACTION BY MONDAY A.M.

 WHAT IS GOVERNOR CHRISTIE TRYING TO HIDE? For over 100 years, governments and businesses in the U.S. have been required to inform the public about vital matters like government contract bids, variance applications, sub-division variance applications, foreclosures, sales of government property, government contract bids, and municipal tax sales. But this week, Gov. Chris Christie and […]

Students’ experiments in Springfield could go to space

SPRINGFIELD, NJ — One science experiment will be selected from Springfield to be launched at the International Space Station in 2017 as part of the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program. Students at the elementary level will be fully immersed in a scientific experiment that will begin in the planning stage and conclude at the experimental stage. They […]

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%) […]